LAR – Lisbon Art Retreat
LAR is Portuguese for ‘home’.
It is much more than the house you live in, the ‘casa’. LAR is a feeling of comfort, warmth and well-being, a place to rest and recharge. By offering a pause from the usual rhythm and routine, LAR is a space where you’re invited to find a new flow and tap into your creative energy.
Connecting body and mind through yoga, meditation, creative workshops, visits to the local art spaces and healthy food, LAR allows you to get into a fresh flow by moving your body and inspiring your creativity.
LAR is where you come home to yourself and back to your true creative nature to then take on the world afresh.
© Tessy Morelli
© Eglė Duleckytė
Hi there, it’s Jule. Nice to meet you! My favourite word is serendipity – finding valuable things not sought for, making happy discoveries by chance.
Thanks to my curiosity and wanderlust I’ve lived in several places around the world, learning that home is not so much a place but something I carry inside me. Originally from Germany, I’ve now made Lisbon my home. My studies and a good feeling brought me here. The good feeling got confirmed a hundred times over, so I stayed.
My background is in arts management and culture studies, and I have taught yoga for several years. I love yoga and art for the perspectives, inspiration and energy they give me. When I practice yoga and when I make art, I get into a fresh flow that makes me vibrantly feel alive, and I’m present in the moment.
The year 2020 has shown me more clearly than ever the importance of keeping up practices that help to stay grounded, positive and inspired and the power of creativity as a tool for well-being. LAR was born from this.
Holistic Retreats for Creative Wellbeing
Yoga and Meditation
Body and mind are each other’s mirror. That’s why we start the day with a vinyasa yoga flow and a little meditation – to relax, refresh and energise body and mind and prepare ourselves for a day of creative activities.
Through diverse creative workshops such as drawing, ceramics, paper-making and printmaking and textile art, we explore artistic forms of expression and find that fulfilment of getting out of the head and into the hands.
Our delicious and healthy meals are the perfect foundation and fuel for this wholesome journey. The fresh, local and vegetarian ingredients prepared with much love nourish body, mind and soul.