NICARAGUA 2018

Our new location for Nicaragua 2018 has just been announced and applications are now open!

Join us in the Isletas de Granada in Lake Nicaragua on our own private Circus Island. Train in paradise with a family of yogis, circus freaks and digital nomads.

Reserve today to secure your place!

SEE YOU ON THE ISLAND
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A COMMUNITY OF NOMADS

The artist residency is a training ground open to all traveling artists, digital nomads, circus aerialists and yoga teachers who wish to travel with a deeper purpose. Geared towards personal and spiritual growth, residents take part of teaching and training in daily workshops in yoga, meditation, movement and aerial arts. Momentom is proud to host annual residents in beautiful location worldwide, including Bali, Nicaragua and Guatemala.

The Artist residency is perfect for the new yoga teacher and recently graduated/ traveling circus artist who want teaching experience, looking to complete internship hours, network with incredible artists and/ or develop their portfolios. Digital nomads and artists work on their personal projects during time off. Many activities are available to residents, including performances, social service, teaching and running an artist residency while living in community in paradise.

SAMPLE SCHEDULE

7:30 AM // Meditation [guided and non-guided]
8 AM // Yoga [open to public]
9 AM // Breakfast [included]
10:30 AM // Circus, acrobatics and movement arts [open to public]
12 PM // Lunch
1 PM- 4 PM // Free time and skills haring workshops [open to all artists]
5 PM // Sunset Aerial Jam
7 PM // Family Dinner
8 PM // Yoga Philosophy

// 1 x weekly community involvement
// Performance opportunities throughout Nicaragua
// 1 x monthly open house party for locals

2018 APPLICATIONS OPEN

NICARAGUA // January – June 2018

WHERE
Private Circus Island off Granada, Nicaragua
Isleta Ikaria

WHEN
January – June 2018

HOSTS
Therese Lowton
John Early
Jeff Kirdeikis
Lisa Renee

PRICES

Dorm: US $25/day or $700/month
GUATEMALA // February – May 2018

WHERE
Volcanic lake clifftop sanctuary San Marcos, Guatemala
Eagle’s Retreat

WHEN
February – May 2018

HOSTS
Gabrielle Bonneville
Kristin Golder
Alissa Bonneville

PRICES

Dorm: US $25/day or $700/month
Single: US $60/day or $1500/month
Double: US $80/day or $2000/month
BALI // September – November 2018

WHERE
Where luxury jungle villas Bali, Indonesia
Desa Sanctuary

WHEN
September – November 2018

HOSTS
Gabrielle Bonneville
Therese Lowton
Jeff Kireikis
Lisa Renee

PRICES

Dorm: US $40/day or $250/week
Single: US $100/day or $650/week
Double: US $150/day or $1000/week

SPONSORED PLACES
Our crew strives to be accessible to all traveling artists. Momentom Collective offers 5x sponsored places per residency. per month. Your Investment starting at $500/month + $5 meal plan. Conditions apply.
Apply at thrive@momentomcollective.com with subject: “Sponsorship Package”

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

ELIGIBILITY
  • Must have interest or practice in one discipline of the arts, including literature, visual arts, circus, burlesque, magic, acrobatics, music, movement, culinary arts, performing arts, design, dance, philosophies or energy healers.
  • Have a yoga or meditation practice.

 

IN RETURN YOU GET
  • Gain teaching and performance experience
  • Event Management & Performance- Set up our gigs including artistic direction, promotion, administration and performance in completely unique shows.
  • Personal growth and travel experience
  • Boost meditation and yoga practice
  • Give back/ Get your hands dirty with Project CirQus classes and other local community projects. We teach in many community centers and schools in Nicaragua. Our volunteers in Nicaragua are the first to be offered places in international Project CirQus placements.
  • Hospitality experience- Help with all aspects of running an artist residency and hostel
  • Opportunity to live out your dreams- We support all kinds of zany ideas, so if there is something that you want to try during your stay at the house, we will do all that we can to make it a reality!

 

PACKING
  • Training gear
  • Suncreen [zinc / chemical-free] – sold on premise
  • Old books you can donate
  • Old clothes/ instruments/ yoga mats/ toys you can donate to  local community
  • Musical instruments
  • Yoga mat
  • Water bottle

 

ARTIST RESIDENCY ETIQUETTE
  • Honour Silence between 10PM and 9 AM
  • Do not arrive late for class
  • Help with cleaning and cooking duties
  • Leave the space better than when you arrived
  • Mindful consumption of substances and water/ food.

 

OUR FACE BOOK COMMUNITY

Momentom Artist Residency
Flying Witches [Aerial Group]

APPLICATIONS FOR 2018 OPEN

Register to live with us in paradise by completing the form below. We will be in touch shortly!