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“To me, if life boils down
to one thing, it’s movement.
To live is to keep moving” ∼ Jerry Seinfeld

Detoxify Body and Mind and Develop a Yoga Practice

April 12 – 19, 2014

with Arielle Nash-Degagne and Tracy McDonald

The Program

The seven day detox and yoga retreat program is the ultimate opportunity to take your wellbeing to a new level. This fully supported detox program will lead you through a transformative process both on a physical and mental level to leave you feeling light, energetic and uplifted. This detox retreat can help you to normalize your weight, balance your eating habits and transition into a healthful way of living.

The detox program nutrition includes:

  • Fresh fruits & vegetables
  • Fresh wheatgrass or gotu kola juice
  • Fresh vegetable juices
  • Soups, broths and teas
  • Detox herbs & supplements
  • Our special ayurvedic herbal detox formula

Educational talks on topics such as:

  • Detox and your health
  • Healthy balanced nutrition
  • Keys to digestive health
  • Importance of a clean, healthy lifestyle
  • Discussion, Q & A

Yoga classes include:

  • Guided asana practice specially adapted for the detox program. Ashtanga Yoga Mysore style will be available for those with an established self-practice
  • Restorative yoga
  • Breathwork, pranayama and meditation

The detox program is a direct way to enhance your wellbeing. Some common benefits of detoxing are:

  • An increase in energy and stamina
  • Weight loss bringing you closer to your natural weight
  • Improved breathing
  • Improved digestion and circulation and skin condition
  • Improved concentration and motivation
  • Enhanced sleep quality
  • Greater ability to relax
  • Alleviation of moodiness and depression
  • Increased immunity
  • Reduced risk of major diseases
  • Reduced allergy symptoms
  • Reduced headaches
  • Reduction in joint and muscle stiffness.

Program Inclusions

  • Our special ayurvedic herbal detox formula
  • Yoga practices and breathwork
  • Yogic cleansing techniques
  • Fiber, probiotic and superfood supplementation
  • Specially developed ayurvedic body oil to perform abhyanga
  • Specific foods, fruits, broths, juices and teas
  • An optional liver and gall bladder flush
  • Detox Welcome Kit
  • Full Samahita Retreat facilities including pool and steam room
  • Full staff support including daily meetings with our wellness director
  • Pre-arrival guidelines to help you prepare for your detox
  • Post- detox guidelines to help you transition from your detox

To increase the therapeutic detox benefits and to deepen the detox process we recommend you add on one of the detoxifying therapy packages below:

(please note there is an additional cost for these to the standard retreat rate)

Basic Detox Package: € 160 Complete Detox Package: € 370
  • 1 x Colon hydrotherapy
  • 1 x Far Infrared Sauna Therapy
  • 1 x Chi Nei Tsang – therapeutic abdominal massage
  • 1 x ‘Body & Soul’ therapies
  • 1 x Detoxifying Body Scrub
  • 3 x Colon hydrotherapy
  • 3 x Far infrared sauna therapy
  • 3x Chi Nei Tsang – therapeutic abdominal massage
  • 3 x ‘Body & Soul’ therapies
  • 1 x Detoxifying Body Scrub

About the Teacher

Arielle Nash-Degagne

Arielle

Arielle has been interested in human movement since she was a competitive teenage athlete, which led her to pursue her degree in Kinesiology. After her degree and years of competitive sports, she recognized the healing and balancing effects that a committed Ashtanga practice created within her own body. In 2005, Ariellecompleted the Centered Yoga Teacher Training, with Paul Dallaghan, where she was fortunate to be introduced to Sri O.P. Tiwari and the study of pranayama. In addition to travelling through Europe, South America, Central America, India, China and Southeast Asia, she returned to Thailand annually to grow in her practice,prior to making it her home in 2013.

Arielle teaches with humility and aims to guide students toward a better understanding of their physicality. Arielle also teaches anatomy in teacher trainings and continuing education courses, at Samahita and other yoga studios. She is grateful to her teachers, Paul Dallaghan, Tiwariji and R. Sharath Jois who have shared a part of themselves to guide her along this path. For more please see her full see full bio.

Tracy McDonald

Tracy McDonald

Tracy is passionate about helping people to re-ignite their vibrancy, radiant health and well-being through nutrition, yoga and mind-body holistic therapies. She believes in daily practice to evolve greater self-awareness, love and acceptance. She believes in the healing power of foods and natural herbal supplements, having seen and experienced the miracle of food-as-medicine when taken with right consciousness.

Tracy is a mind-body-spirit integrative therapist, practicing and teaching cranial-sacral and polarity therapy for several years. She is blessed to have a personal Ashtanga yoga practice since 2004 and pranayama since 2011. She has completed 600 hours of training at Samahita Retreat, finished Natalia Rose's PhDetox program, is a Certified Nutritionist Consultant, and is completing The Southwest Institute of Healing Arts' Holistic Nutrition program.

For more please see her full bio

Schedule

The program begins at 5pm on the first day of the retreat with a group welcome and departure is at 12pm on the last day.
The schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the teacher.

7:30 am Day Opening, Breathwork-Pranayama with Amy Sharpe
8:00 am Asana Practice: Ashtanga Vinyasa Led and Self Practice Classes with Amy Sharpe
10:00 am – 1 pm Brunch Buffet
4 – 6 pm Practical Sessions with Nutritional Director
6 pm Dinner Buffet
7:30 pm Optional Evening Program –Video, Tratak or Mediation

Based on request and availability, you are welcome to arrive early or extend your stay, our Residential and Wellness Programs details are on http://www.samahitaretreat.com/yoga-holidays.html 

 

Rates

Share two bedroom loft     € 940 per person
Semi-Private room     € 1,040 per person
Single superior room     € 1,140 per person
Add On: Optional addition to retreat rate
Basic Detox Treatment Package:     € 160 per person
Complete Detox Treatment Package     € 370 per person

Deluxe One Bedroom Suite

We only have two deluxe one bedroom suites located in our most private building closest to the sea. They have a private bedroom, living room, fully equipped kitchen, generous bathroom and an extra large balcony. Both suites offer a modern open living room with sofa bed, LCD TV, working desk and DVD/ iPod Stereo. They are perfect for a family or couple. The additional rate is a flat rate based on the room and is added on to the total rate package whether a single individual, couple or family.

Deluxe One Bedroom Suite - Additional cost on the total program package:

  • € 50 per day
  • € 320 for one week
  • € 620 for two weeks
  • € 900 for three weeks
  • € 1100 for four weeks

Our guestrooms are set back just over 50 meters from the water to provide with you with a private community and greater security. A selection of our rooms enjoy this spectacular sea view, while others enjoy the tropical gardens scene.

It is possible to extend your time on detox day by day from an above program as fits your timeline. You can also add extra therapies and treatments to your program at a special discounted rate.

The rate is inclusive of:

  • Full yoga program
  • Fully equipped accommodation with AC
  • Full brunch and dinner buffets
  • Mineral drinking water
  • Herbal steam room
  • Salt water swimming pool
  • Wi Fi internet
  • Service charge
  • VAT government tax

Thank you and we look forward to you joining us.

Reserve your place on this program.

If you wish to combine or extend your stay to include a wellness program please use the Wellness Booking Form

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Testimonials

I have been sick for a while, fainting with no founded diagnosis, experiencing muscle pains, stress and constipation for many years. A friend of mine invited me to attend this retreat. After 7 days of detox and yoga, I found that I slept well, my snoring was gone, and my muscle pain in my arms was gone. I highly recommend everyone to be open minded, your health will be better. The therapists at Samahita Wellness were also experienced and approachable. Thank you to all the staff for making me better. More power to you. ∼ Maria, (2013-01-01) 

The Wellness Director is fantastic-very helpful and knowledgeable. Huge Applause! An excellent detox program that is informative, supportive and really promotes overall wellbeing and health. Thank you! ∼ Anne, Australia (2011-11-01) 
An excellent week-going home feeling light and rejuvenated. I will be back ∼ Emma, Ireland (2011-11-01) 
Way beyond excellent. The Wellness Director is very attentive, always approachable, very knowledgeable. Dear Wellness Director , many, many thanks, I will be back. ∼ Anna, Russia (2011-11-01) 
The Wellness Director is a great teacher. Always calm, very knowledgeable and always there for questions. I would do the detox again. It is greatly organized with high quality teaching and products. It helps definitely to get deeper in touch with body and mind. ∼ Oliver, Germany (2011-11-01) 

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