Ancient teachings, modern approach.

Late Apulian Summer

Past retreaters refer to this retreat as “epic & legendary”, saying “I got to experience a side of Italy that most people only dream of. Anton & Tony know the best spots, go above and beyond to create unforgettable group experiences"

Puglia, Italy -

Welcome to Salento, Puglia. A dry, ochre-hued land of olive groves and cliff-jumping kids, too languid to have much of a scene. The food is homely and unfussy. This is the Italy you've dreamed of. 

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The Retreat Center

Our private 19th century villa still serves as the Dukes summer residence.  It’s a whimsical villa, just steps from the crystal clear Adriatic. 

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Daily Schedule

Each day is balanced between group activities, and plenty of free time to do as you wish. Whether you want to embrace your introvert, or hang out with new friends - there will be plenty of opportunity for both.

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Our Teachers

Anton Brandt

Anton is the founder of The Sacred Fig.

Tony Lupinacci

Tony is a Portugal-based Yoga, Meditation + Mantra teacher.



Accommodations for the duration of the retreat at our private seaside villa. 

Food + Wine

Three meals per day for the duration of the retreat, cooked by our private chefs. We will go out for three meals: you are responsible for paying for yourself for those meals. Wine at the villa is included. We have a selection of fabulous wines from a friend's nearby winery.


Access to the stunning property, including walking access to the port with cafes and great spots to swim.


A total of twelve 90 minute yoga classes with Tony + Anton, including meditation, breathwork, asana, and workshops.