What to Expect on a Retreat

We ‘specialise’ in being  generalists

On a Wildfitness retreat you can expect to take part in a wide range of different sessions from mobility to combat, animal flow to lifting, circuits on the beach to yoga and much much more.

On this page you can find details of our signature sessions and example days. Unfortunately though we can not provide you with a full schedule before arrival for the following reasons:

  • It is very easy to worry about what is ahead. We want to encourage you to live in the moment and take every session for what it is.

  • Many of us have lives that are dictated by schedules. We want to take this burden away from you and by doing so allow you to fully relax and enjoy your time with us.

  • Although our schedules are planned months in advance, unforeseen events sometimes occur that require us to change the days activities slightly. Therefore by not revealing the schedule before hand we can prevent confusion.

Our Signature Sessions

Wild Lifting, Carrying and Throwing

We have all been given basic lessons in lifting; ‘keep your back straight and bend your knees. However sometimes depending on what you are lifting and where you are carrying it to this isn’t always possible or applicable. Here at Wildfitness we understand this and instead teach you the foundations needed to lift, carry and move objects safely and effectively in real world scenarios. Applying this to your skillset not only helps with safeguarding against injury but it promotes healthier joints, ligaments and tissues which builds a stronger, leaner and healthier body in the process.

Wild Flow

Combining elements of yoga, gymnastics, martial arts and dance, we take you on a journey of exploration through movement. This is incredibly nourishing for the body, creating hydration in the muscles and tissues that will relax your body into healing and repair. It is also a great way to connect the mind to the body, and identify areas to work on. The mind body connection is a fundamental way to strengthen your attitude towards health and wellbeing and this is one of those sessions where the two really come together.

Low Gate Locomotion

If you don’t use it, you lose it. We explore elements of flexibility, locomotion and elastic potential energy and provide you the skills to move effortlessly and gracefully in natural environments. Taking inspiration from how wild animals move, this is a creative session that will challenge your assumptions on what it is to have a strong body. This session will improve your posture, your body awareness and mechanics in how you navigate your body effectively over tricky or sometimes challenging environments.

Natural Running Fundamentals

Most of us have attempted to run at some stage in our lives. Some love it while others loathe it. But there is no denying the fact that running is a natural movement and we all have the capacity to run skilfully. In this session we explore the various factors that stop us running effectively and teach you ways to sharpen your running technique. We film you to track improvement and you will receive advice from one of our highly trained coaches on your personal running efficiency.

Example Days

The following are example days from our Menorca and Crete locations.

  • Menorca

  • 6:45- Running fundamentals

  • 8:15- Breakfast

  • 9:30- Wild movement two: lifting and carrying

  • 11:00- Throwing

  • 12:30- Lunch

  • 13:30- Wild movement three: hanging, jumping and climbing

  • 15:30- Down time and complimentary massage

  • 18:30- Evening mobility

  • 19:15- Dinner

  • Crete

  • 6:30- Joint articulation followed by Zeus’ pass hike

  • 8:30- Breakfast

  • 9:45- Combat 1- Basics of boxing

  • 12:00- Wild living presentation

  • 13:00- Lunch

  • 14:00- Low gate locomotion

  • 15:30- Down time and complimentary massage

  • 18:30- Evening mobility

  • 19:30- Dinner

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