Soft Adventures

with Chrystal DAwn

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Sustainable, surf and natural health adventures for the wild at heart!

Sri Lanka
(more dates tba)

Join me Chrystal Dawn for a week of Eco adventures, surfing, gentle yoga, and play on this life changing sustainable Soft Adventure in Sri Lanka, one of the worlds most bio diverse and ancient islands on earth. Come stay footsteps to the sand at a boutique Eco-Villa nestled in the tropical flora, on a gorgeous bay perfect for swimming and all levels of surfing. Enjoy healthy meals, experience the local culture, and Safari by jeep though a wild elephant sanctuary with other like minded souls.

Explore the link between yoga, creativity and surfing with Chrystal Dawn and her sister Leilani Leialoha increasing your overall balance and well-being. This outdoor adventure is for people wanting to get started with surfing or yoga, as well as those keen to learn new skills or soften into their daily practice. Created with the intention of empowering you to integrate ancient knowledge into daily life, with fun workshops, sustainable travel and wild nature.

Spaces are limited to ensure personalized experiences. Please fill in the following form and Chrystal Dawn will reply to you with availability asap. Proceeds from every Soft Adventure in Sri Lanka are donated to the Shining Light Children's Trust for their ongoing humanitarian aid work with women and children in Sri Lanka. See packages and more in-depth details below and Join us for this amazing Adventure today!

*Please Read Terms & Condition's


OUR LOCATION

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Packages

Eco Twin Share:                  $1,550 USD p/p
Eco Single Occupancy:      $2,195 USD p/p


Whats included

  • 6 Nights Accommodation at Beachside Eco Villa
  • Eco Safari through Wild Elephant Sanctuary full day event
  • 3 Surfing Lessons(+option for more)
  • Gentle Yoga classes w/Chrystal Dawn & Leilani Leialoha
  • Mindfulness mediation sessions
  • 3 Delicious healthy meals a day whilst at Villa (w/Vegan & GF options)
  • Botanical Remedies DIY workshop w/ Leilani Leialoha
  • Surfing Fundamentals Workshop w/Joel Fitzgerald
  • Group Surfing Sessions w/Chrystal Dawn & Joel Fitzgerald (relaxed non-instructional)
  • Daily Adventures; jungle hikes, markets, & more!
  • Weaving & Optional Cooking workshop (see Add On's)
  • Opening and Closing Ceremonies
  • Airport Transfers with Group
  • Eco Gift Pack on Arrival
  • Donation to the Shining Light Children's Trust

Spaces are Limited for this personalized adventure Deposit is Required see Terms & Conditions


Add On's

  • Ayurveda Treatments & Massage Therapy
  • Whale Watching
  • Cooking Workshop with Local Sri Lankan family
  • Additional Surfing Lessons with the locals
  • Surfboard Hire
  • Cultural Excursion including shopping at the Historical Galle Fort

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Who is this Adventure for?

Anyone looking to get started with surfing and or yoga, learn more about sustainable living and soften into life though gentle yoga, workshops and play.  All levels welcome, beginner oriented.

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Whats not Included?

Flights, Insurance, meals on days not at the Eco Villa.


Accommodation

Located footsteps to one of Sri Lanka's most beautiful beaches this boutique Eco Villa is nestled among the coconut trees for a truly one of a kind experience. Drift to sleep with a tropical lullaby, waking up fresh to warm sun and salty breeze. This location is pool free, and eco friendly,  just footsteps to the pristine sea.

Rooms are Eco Twin Share with two single beds or Eco Single Occupancy with one King Bed.  Twin share rooms are not limited to friends, if you book as a single, you will be put in a room with a guest of the same sex. Light filled, each room includes natural elements and brings the outside in. If you are traveling with a friend or partner and would like to share an Eco Single Occupancy room please do let me know. If max capacity has not been reached, we may be able to accommodate two people in a Single Occupancy room for an additional charge.


Food

Sri Lanka has long been known for its amazing food, using fresh spices and locally grown seasonal produce. During your Adventure three delicious meals a day are provided. On days we are out on Safari or having a cultural experience at Galle Fort, and away from the Eco Villa, food is at your own expense. 

Tailored to your personal dietary and health requirements, gluten free, and vegan options are available at no additional charge. Meals served are plant based with some wild locally caught fish, no meat will be offered, most meals are dairy and gluten free. Sri Lankan food is a celebration of freshness and we are so excited to share healthy local foods that nourish and support natural health and well being.

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Eco Safari

Wild animals in wild habitat. For the Wild at heart, this Soft Adventure includes a day trip to a unique Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park known for its large population of Asian Elephants. Enjoy a safari jeep ride while exploring the Sanctuary's endemic plants and animals. You may spot water buffalo, wild boar, spotted deer, sambur deer, jackal, samber, black-naped hare, mongooses, bandicoots, foxes, the endemic toque macaque and gray langers, as well as.  If you are lucky you might be able to see a leopard and other smaller cats, such as fishing cat and the jungle cat.

As with all natural experiences there is no guarantee of seeing
these Wild animals, that said, our chances are very high, and there
is an Elephant Orphanage outside the park.


SURF

Southern Sri Lanka is full of amazing beaches, Chrystal Dawn has hand selected this Soft Adventure spot for its epic surf. Located in a protected bay with rolling waves perfect for beginners, a point break outside for intermediate to advanced surfers, and safe swimming areas. Off the beaten path it is a tropical surfing haven not to be missed.

The three surfing lessons included in your Soft Adventure are with a local Sri Lankan guide, as customary in Sri Lanka these lessons are taught by men. Chrystal Dawn will be surfing with intermediate to advanced surfers in relaxed non-instructional sessions. She will also provide feedback for anyone who would like it (beginners included), along with practical tips for reaching your personal surfing goals.

*This Adventure will include special surfing guests TBA


Location

Nestled in a tropical forest away from the hubbub of the cities in Southern Sri Lanka, our exact location will be released upon booking. This is to ensure the privacy of all guests, and to aid in this amazing place to maintain its natural serene beauty. There are options for excursions to the more populated areas, temples, and cultural sites, which you can visit in your free time or on one of our optional excursions.

All Soft Adventures are predicated on Responsible travel, being mindful of the economic, environmental, and cultural impact/sustainability of travel. Villas are eco, and we will have local beach cleanups and group lead sharing on sustainalble living.

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Leilani Leialoha

We are so blessed that Leilani Leialoha sister to Chrystal Dawn, will be teaching and collaborating on this Soft Adventure.  She is an experienced yogi, sustainability teacher and natural health practitioner with 10 years experience in botanical healing.

Leilani studied under Norman Allen; the first American pupil of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, and the first person to bring yoga to the United States. It is though her two years of intensive tutelage with Norman Allen, along with her continued study in his Mysore style practice that Leilani learned the foundation of Ashtanga Yoga, as well as first and second series.

She now practices and shares a Dharma Mitra style vinyasa flow yoga that focuses on opening the hips and shoulders-great for all surfers.

Living an organic lifestyle in Hawaii, Leilani promotes sustainable agriculture through educational programs serving her local community and youth groups at the state and national level. She also enjoys dancing hula, making flower lei's and playing in the surf with her sister Chrystal Dawn. 

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Chrystal Dawn

Raised off the Grid on the Island of Hawaii with her sister Leilani, Chrystal Dawn is a natural health practitioner, free surfer, and storyteller.

With 15 years experience in the natural health industry, Dawn is a Yoga Alliance certified Yoga Teacher, remedial massage therapist and certified in Permaculture Design.  She also studied Pranayama- the conscious awareness of breath with BNS Iyengar, the oldest living teacher of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga in Mysore India.

Dawn has taught natural health, surfing, and yoga as well as managed retreats internationally. Her Yoga classes incorporate postures to balance and support the body enhancing the ability to develop technical skills required for surfing.

She has a lifetime of surfing experience and knowledge of surfboard design from her husband Joel Fitzgerald. During this adventure you will have time to talk story, practice yoga, and surf with both Leilani and Dawn.

This is an amazing opportunity to soften into life's flow, open up your creative pathways an integrate yoga into daily life. Each Soft Adventure is intimate to ensure a personalized experience for all. Come play in paradise, join us today!

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*Once your deposit has been made you will be sent a Welcome packet, with more information, specifics on our beautiful location in Southern Sri Lanka, as well as Dawn's suggestions on what to bring.


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