Samahita Health Retreats
Yoga & Healthy Weight Retreat
November 16 - 23, 2013
with Arielle Nash and Andrea Mayer
Whether you’re overweight as a result of stress, lifestyle, bad eating habits, hormonal imbalance or emotional eating, this retreat will help you reach the goal of bringing your body to its ideal and healthy weight. Learn how to manage your weight in a holistic way with the ancient tool of yoga practice and healthy eating, in the tropical and serene environment of Samahita Retreat.
Let this retreat be a path to long-term and sustainable transformation of your body and mind as well as an educational experience to help you make wiser food and lifestyle choices for your health and wellbeing.
Morning yoga sessions will be led by resident teacher, Arielle Nash and afternoon sessions will be led by Andrea Mayer.
On the Healthy Weight & Yoga Retreat you will enjoy:
- Delicious and nutritious, healthy weight loss meals
- Fresh fruit and vegetable juices
- Fresh wheatgrass or gotu kola juice
- A variety of nutritious healthy supplements
- Healthy cooking class
- Daily Led Yoga Classes
- Guided morning walk/run
- Afternoon Fitness Classes
Afternoon sessions will be cover topics such as:
- Nutrition & healthy eating to achieve ideal weight
- Weight management strategies for long-term success
- How to overcome sugar addiction and eliminate unhealthy cravings
- How improving digestion supports weight loss and overall health
- How and why your weight affects your health and wellbeing
- How stress causes weight gain - Breathing Techniques as a Tool for Stress Management
- Mindfulness Meditation & Breaking the Pattern of Emotional Eating
- Relaxation sessions
- Discussion, Q & A
Upon arrival you will receive your complimentary Samahita Wellness Healthy Weight & Yoga' Welcome Kit.
We recommend you take the opportunity to relax and rebalance further by adding on one of our Samahita Wellness Healthy Weight packages over the 7 days:
|Basic Healthy Weight Package: € 150||Complete Healthy Weight Package: € 350|
(please note there is an additional cost for these to the standard retreat rate)
Arielle teaches with compassion and humor, gently guiding students toward an understanding of their physicality. Following her university graduation in Human Movement, Anatomy and Physiology (Kinesiology) in 2000, Arielle began a career in the fitness industry. During that career she specialized in training women through pregnancy and after childbirth, elite teenage athletes, professional athletes and women in peri-menopause.
Since 2002, Arielle has presented continuing education courses throughout North America as well as in Thailand. As a course presenter, she is a natural educator with the ability to explain complex physiological processes in an easy-to-understand format.
In 2004 Arielle found Ashtanga. The following year she completed 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. Since then she has returned to Thailand annually to continue her personal study and to grow in her teaching.
Arielle has also completed specialized teacher trainings in prenatal and restorative yoga that have further enabled her to assist female students and gain additional knowledge of the female body.
She has primarily taught in Vancouver, Canada and most recently was the Director of Path Yoga, Kingston Canada's dedicated Ashtanga studio. Currently Arielle is traveling the world with her husband. In September, 2012, they will travel to Mysore, India to practice under the guidance of Sharath Rangaswamy at the Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute. This will be followed by personal exploration in Nepal and Tibet.
Andrea is a Registered Dietitian through the American Dietetic Association. She completed her Nutrition Degree at Bastyr University in 2011, immediately followed by a Dietetic Internship through Sodexo's Distance Program. Andrea has over 5 years' experience in clinical, food service & community nutrition settings where she takes great interest in cooking, nutritional counseling and kidney disease. She leads an extremely active lifestyle in her home town of Seattle Washington where she runs, bikes, hikes, backpacks & cross country skis regularly. A constant interest in overall mental & physical wellbeing as well as a keen sense of adventure has brought her to Ko Samui to share her nutrition knowledge with all that come to Samahita. For more please see her full bio.
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 Arielle Nash|
|8:00 am||Asana Practice: Ashtanga Vinyasa Led and Self Practice Classes with Arielle Nash|
|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.yoga-thailand.com/yoga-holidays.html
|Share two bedroom loft||€ 890 per person|
|Single superior room||€ 1,090 per person|
Optional addition to retreat rate
|Basic Detox Package||€ 150 per person|
|Complete Detox Package||€ 350 per person|
Upgrade to our Deluxe 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
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.
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.
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
Claudia 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. Iwill be back
Emma, Ireland (2011-11-01)
Way beyond excellent. Claudia is very attentive, always approachable, very knowledgeable. Dear Claudia, many, many thanks, Iwill be back.
Anna, Russia (2011-11-01)
Claudia 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)
Claudia was excellent. She took time to explain all aspects of the program not only as a group but personalized attention
Kelly, Myanmar (2011-11-01)