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We will announce the new dates as soon as we can

Thank You for Patience During This Time

Following a sold out and delicious debut ‘Living Prayer’ Retreat in 2019, we are delighted to announce the return of Living Prayer to Portugal in 2020.

Nestled in a healing landscape of fruit trees, grape vines and giant oak corks, the Shanti Space is the perfect container for our journey together, we loved it so much last year that we had to return.

Join the Hanuman Project, Mollie Mendoza (UnMind) & Sam Garrett for a week of rejuvination, inspiration and transformation in beautiful Portugal.


Extending a warm invitation to explore both the light and shadowy aspects which motivate growth - our intimate journey together will be supported by powerful tools such as sacred song, movement, workshops, sound ceremony, active release and authentic connecting.


We’ll be holding space for you to relax into your highest creative potential, supported by an in house plant-based chef and an idyllic location. The entire experience is carefully curated to support your journey of unwinding, activating and connecting.

We are passionate about creating an experience that will leave you feeling recharged, motivated and ready to step into the most exciting and REAL relationship to yourself and all around you.


This is a retreat for anyone ready to live life more fully, express their creativity and dive into parts of themselves that may have gone unoticed.

Expect Kirtan, Medicine Songs, Cacao, Voice Expansion (Yoga of Sound and Chocolate), Daily Movement and Creative play space.



When we gather in community with those ready to support, reflect and encourage our empowerment, amazing things happen.

As such we are anticipating a very special group of people to gather for ‘Living Prayer’. We will open applications on the 26th November and and look forward to hearing from you.

⁂ Secure your place with a successful application. You shall then receive an email with deposit payment information. We cannot wait to celebrate, sing and play with you all!

There are 4 super early bird price spots available with a 12% discount for the first applications accepted.


Example Daily Schedule


𓂻 7:30 - 9:00 am  The Art of Movement


𓇽 9:00 - 11:00 Breakfast & Rejuvenation


𓀡 11:00 - 12:30 The Art of Exploration  (Intention, Ceremony, Bhakti, Cacao, Voice & Song)


𓆉12:30 - 1:30 Reflection


𓇽 1:30 - 3:00 Lunch


𑁍 3:00 - 5:00pm The Art of Inspiration & Creation (Art Play, Creativity, Visioning, Sound Healing, Kirtan, Medicine Music, Writing)


𓀬6:30 Gather for pre-dinner ritual and play


𓇽 7:00 pm Dinner


⁂ Evening Integrative Space (Satsang, Spontaneity, Connection, Live Music, Restorative Movement)

Location and Practicalities

The Shanti Space is our home and sanctuary for the week, it is just a 30 minute drive from Lisbon Airport. You will receive more information about arrival once your application has been received.

Check-in on the first day will be between 3-4pm. We will open our container in celebration and sharing at 6:00pm before a delicious feast.

Please arrive to Lisbon Airport in the early afternoon on the 15th so your travel intinerary is spacious.

Lisbon and Sintra are both incredible spots, if you have the time to arrive a few nights before we begin we encourage some time to explore the amazing food, culture and beaches!

Prices and Deposits


The first four applications accepted will receive a 12% discount off their chosen accommodation in this beautiful space.

You will receive an email with a £300 deposit payment if your application is successful.

We recommend booking your flights soon as they are extremely cheap at the moment!


⁂ Deluxe King Bed in beautiful room with Ensuite

Single Person  £2’400

Couple or Friends Sharing £1’998 = £999/person


⁂ Shared Twin Bed Room (the twin rooms may also be offered with a queen sized bed for couples)



⁂ Spacious Dorm Room



⁂ Shared Twin Bed Beautiful Glamping Yurt





Sam Garrett & Mollie Mendoza

Sam & Mollie travel around the world sharing the diverse practices which have enriched and transformed their lives. Offering the arts of Sacred Song & Kirtan, Sound and Embodiment, and Ceremony at retreats, festivals, and yoga teacher trainings.

They have also created UnMind Space in London - a community space that exists as a creative platform for their own and others’ workshops and events, as well as a place for people to gather with the shared intention of growth, self-inquiry and devotion.




Patita Pavan Das

Patita Pavan Das and the Hanuman Project are known for creating ceremonial spaces that are full of joy, are powerful and accessible.

Highlights include: Festivals; Bhakti Fest, Beloved Festivals, Singing Alive (USA), Noisily, Spirit Fest (UK), Bling (Estonia), Cosmic Convergence (Guatemala) Prem Baba Satsang (India) and their highly popular self produced ‘Magic Carpet Parties’ in London UK.

In 2015 Patita Pavan co-founded the ‘Yoga of Sound & Chocolate’ transformational retreat programme, a deeply held container for personal growth, voice expansion and creative exploration. This programme has supported many participants every year in releasing trauma around vocal expression and creative blocks, and becoming familiar in a range of practices including, nada (voice) yoga, cacao ceremony, sacred song, sound healing. Yoga of Sound and Chocolate mixes radical experiential and participatatory learning methodology; deeply safe space to experiment outside comfort zones; full heartcentered presence allowing authenticity, vulnerability and healing.

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