RETREAT FOR GAY & QUEER MEN

19 to 22 October 2023

Make your reservation with just a 200€ deposit, pay the rest on the day of the event.

UDUGU ARISE

UDUGU ARISE is a 4-day transformative adventure exclusively for gay & queer men at the beautiful AMARA VALLEY Retreat Center in Catalonia, Spain. This retreat offers a safe space for exploration, self-discovery and to rest within the midst of nature and a supportive community.

Our special guests will provide yoga sessions, embodiment workshops, sharing circles, Cacao ceremonies, and other transformative experiences to help you cultivate a healthy connection with your gay self.

This is an invitation to reconnect and rediscover your true essence in a fun, non-sexual environment. Don't miss this opportunity to experience a beautiful journey towards self-knowledge and personal growth.

Our community is wonderfully diverse, and our retreats embrace both English and Spanish, adding a beautiful bilingual touch.

Embark on this retreat and unlock an Exclusive Gift

A 60-minute therapy session of your choice. Included with your reservation.

Delight in the soothing touch of an Grounding, full body Massage or experience the transformative energy of Reiki and Sound Healing, by the hands of our exceptional UDUGU Therapists. Your well-being journey begins here.

THE PROGRAM

THURSDAY

⫸15:00 - Arrivals

▷16:30 - WELCOME SNACK

⫸17:30 - Landing Yoga Practice

▷19:00 - DINNER

⫸20:30 - Opening Circle

FRIDAY

⫸08:00 - Morning Meditation

⫸08:30 - Synergy Yoga Practice

▷11:00 - BRUNCH

⫸12:00 - Free Time

▷15:30 - SNACK

⫸16:30 - The Human Canvas Workshop

⫸18:30 - Sauna Session

▷19:30 - DINNER

⫸21:00 - Massage Circle

SATURDAY

⫸08:00 - Morning Movement

⫸09:00 - Heart opener "Puja" Workshop

▷11:00 - BRUNCH

⫸12:00 - Free Time

⫸14:00 - Men's Sharing Circle

⫸16:30 - CACAO & CANNABIS Ceremony

▷20:30 - SPECIAL DINNER

SUNDAY

⫸08:30 - Morning Movement

⫸09:00 - Sounding the Soul Workshop

▷11:00 - BRUNCH

⫸12:00 - Packing Up

⫸13:00 - CLOSING CIRCLE

▷15:30 - Farewell

Amara Valley is a beautiful rustic retreat center 1.5 hrs from Barcelona near Banyoles, with a range of comfortable accommodation options, beautiful outdoor and indoor facilities, peaceful landscapes and nature, delicious gourmet vegetarian/vegan food, and a large practice Shala. All accommodation options below include all meals and use of facilities (including the pool and the sauna!).

Find Out more at www.amaravalley.com

THE VESSEL

LOCATION

THE SPACE HOLDERS

Leon (He/Him) 🏳️‍🌈
As the manager of Amara Valley for a few years, Leon has accumulated the experience of holding retreats for a number of teachers, therapists, healers and others who come to Amara seeking well-being for themselves and their people, being inspired by yoga, shaktism, ceremonies and different body expressions, he has a talent for creating spaces where people can feel safe and inspired to relax into themselves.
Nico (He/Him) 🏳️‍🌈
Food is his way of sharing love and nourish people, Nico brings the beautiful, relaxed and efficient energy he emanates. On his hands will be the curation of the delicious food journey we will have during our experience. He is one of the Chefs at the well known Amara Kitchen, for them is important to make magical and special combinations that are healthy and support our process inside and out while bringing people together with joy and care.
Emilio (He/Him) 🏳️‍🌈
Yoga Teacher, Integrative Body Therapy and Tantra Facilitator.

After traveling the world, Emilio started a spiritual path and found deeper and more authentic meaning on his life by the hand of Yoga, after developing his practice in India and New York with Dharma Mittr he found depth in the Integrative Body Therapy (TCI) including Psychotherapy, Bioenergetics and Sexuality. Right now he is a certified Tantra facilitator.

Rob (He/Him) 🏳️‍🌈
Massage Therapist.
Through his hands he will help you calm your mind and bring focus back into your body. The massage offered is intuitive, with techniques from Ayurveda, lomi lomi and conscious touch using organic oils. The techniques were obtained from his teachers in Thailand, Mexico, the Netherlands, Germany and India.
Alfonso (He/Him) 🏳️‍🌈
Reiki and Sound Healing Practitioner.
Alfonso’s spiritual awakening began almost 10 years ago when he discovered the world of meditation while traveling through Southeast Asia. Years later, during a trip to India, the path of Reiki opened along with the inspiration to incorporate music in a therapeutic way.

His Vibrational - Energy Healing session is an experience that allows you to clean, recharge, transform and expand your mind, body and energy. He combines the transformative power of Reiki Energy and the Healing benefits of Sound and Vibration.

The Bunk Beds 

A single bed in a shared rooms with 3 others.

⫸ Shared Bathroom

⫸ Bring your towel

⫸ Include the full meals plan

Price: 495€ (Early Bird -10% Until September 10th)

The Rustic Suites 

One bed in a spacious Suite shared with 1 person, double bed or two single beds.

⫸ En-suite Private Bathroom

⫸ Include towels

⫸ Include the full meals plan

Price: 615€* (Early Bird -10% Until September 10th)

(Only 1 Spot Available Shared)

The Twins

A single bed in a shared rooms with 1 other.

Shared Bathroom

Bring your towel

Include the full meals plan

Price: 530€* (Early Bird -10% Until September 10th)

*Private use +15%

ACCOMMODATION & PRICING

The Boat Room

A cozy room with a double bed, ideal for couples or individuals who look for a more private space.

En-suite Private Bathroom

Include towels

Include the full meals plan

Price Couple (each): 580€

Price Individual: 670€

SOLD OUT

SUPPORT FOR OUR COMMUNITY

At UDUGU, we believe in inclusivity and supporting members of our community who may have limited financial means. To make our retreat accessible to everyone, we are pleased to offer a Special Discount for individuals with low income.

If you find it challenging to cover the full retreat cost, please don't hesitate to reach out to us via email. Share with us your reasons for wanting to be a part of UDUGU, and we will gladly provide you with more information on how to avail this discount.

Our aim is to ensure that as many people as possible can benefit from the transformative experience our retreat offers.

The UDUGU Team.

AMARA KITCHEN

The goal of our Amara Kitchen team is to create an experience that will open up a new perception of plant-based cuisine that supports health and vitality.

They care for every detail to deliver meals designed with seasonal, locally produced ingredients creating dishes bursting with flavor, color and nutritional goodness.

Contact us if you have any questions