Rewrite Your Life Retreat with Charisse Louw

Discover the healing power of words with yoga, qi-gong, nature and more on the magical island of Corsica

Wednesday 27 November – Sunday 1 December 2019 

Spoken Language English

Maximum 12 participants

Yoga Suitable for beginners + 

Charisse Louw


Ancient energy practices -Yoga- Qi gong – Tapping – Free dance

Breath work – Meditation techniques -Fresh veggie cuisine -Expression through words

Healing in nature -Hiking -Co-creation and so much more…



Charisse Louw invites you to reflect on yourself and your story. Through gentle movement, meditation and writing practices you will gain insight into your life and discover how to re-imagine your story. Using the gorgeous natural setting of Corsica as an opportunity to ground and inspire, we will embark on a journey of self-discovery and transformation. This is the perfect time and space to meet yourself face to face and gently fall in love with what you see. The most important thing you can do with your life is to love it so you can really live it!


Return to your life invigorated with healing methods that can be easily incorporated into your daily schedule. Experience the power of shaking, dancing, breath and meditation to shift your perception and tap you into energy & creative living. You will write a personal account of your own story, you may develop into memoir or keep as the secret book of your heart. This will serve as a guide and key to understanding your own soul for years to come. Come as you are and leave as you long to be — in harmony with yourself and the world.


About Charisse

Eternal student and teacher Charisse has studied medicine, theatre, languages and just about every healing modality out there. She has a BA in English and Theatre as well as an MA in Cinema Studies from New York University, the common thread is an abiding love for storytelling in all its forms. A yoga teacher for 20 years she spent time in ashrams in India, Buddhist temples in Japan and has worked for NGOs in Afghanistan and her native South Africa. She has taught at universities and schools across the world in theatre, film, art, philosophy, creative writing and critical studies. Her first and greatest love is the written word and she particularly cherishes the power of narrative to heal. Website :

Daily Program 


15h Introductions and settling in

Relaxation, visualization, free writing

Introduction to the Hero’s Journey, archetypes and other less conventional methods to access our story

Fresh vegetarian supper

Opening Circle – setting intentions & deep listening exercise


8h Herbal tea &Gentle yin yoga for healing & restoration

Brunch -Finding the poetry within & without

Afternoon Teatime & snacks -Walking meditation


Dance your own dance


8h Tai Chi & Qi Gong & Brunch

Writing your Story / Embrace the Shadow

Hike & Co-create Natural Sculpture


Breathe & Relax – Pranayama & yoga nidra


8h Healing movement techniques to de-stress, reenergize and tap into creativity

Brunch – Rewriting your Story / Celebrate the Light

Free Afternoon to explore, play, rest/ one-on-one consultations


20h30 Release Ceremony


Morning Herbal tea/biscuits

Shake & tap it out


Bringing it all together

14h Retreat close

Charisse Louw
Charisse Louw

Starting Rate 850 € for a single bed in a shared room

This unique retreat will take place in a charming private villa, in the South of the Island close to Porto-Vecchio (Figari airport). Rates are all inclusive (excluding flights) and airport transfers from Figari/airport or the Port of Porto-Vecchio are also included. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us at


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