Who is retreat for?
This retreat is for a lively group of people of color who are interested in making new friends and having an amazing travel experience. You do not have to be vegan to attend this trip but it will be a great way to see how to eat and travel vegan.
What is included:
Housing for the entire stay, homemade breakfast, two chef led cooking classes, yoga classes, fitness classes, price of excursions and activities, on site photographer, and all ground transportation. We will be visiting two restaurants and those prices are not included.
Where will we be staying?
We will be renting an air b n b. All the lodging information will be sent to those who are registered. This will be a co ed trip and we will be sharing the house with each other and rooms. If you would like to bring your own bedding or air mattress feel free to do so or we can provide one for you at an extra cost!
Who are the organizers?
Your hosts are Naliaka and Ajani: two vegans who have hosted many events and organize NYC Vegans of Color and D.C. Vegans of Color. Naliaka is the founder of the Black Theory and has planned countless, trips, dinners, parties, you name it! She is also a Vegan Chef and fitness instructor based out of New York. We will also have volunteers and a personal Yoga instructor during the trip. You can check out our Instagram @theblacktheory and follow our FB page by clicking here. We have plenty of events, trips, cooking classes, dinners and parties so if this one isn't for you stay tuned! For updates checkout www.theblacktheory.com.
What will we be eating?
We will have two hands on cooking classes that involve savory foods, nutrition, and some knife skills. You will also have a homemade soul food dinner Thursday night. Most of the meals will be Caribbean inspired (curries, coconut milk, fresh fruits, greens, etc) and you will have the opportunity to also explore some restaurants in the D.C. area!
How will we be getting around?
We will be carpooling with the organizers and using LYFT. All ground transportation is included. If we go out we encourage all to participate but please note the restaurants are not included in the price so remember to bring extra money for that.
Do I have to participate in everything?
When we leave the house everybody will be encourage to be together. There will be plenty of free time for you to rest, hang out or retreat to your room. Please refer to the itinerary above to see what we will be doing each day.