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"The soul always knows what to do to heal itself. The challenge is to quiet the mind" ∼ Anouk Prop and Manuel Molina de la Torre
Suitable for all levels - beginners welcome.

Samahita Yoga Retreat

Yoga and Holistic Healing Retreat

Oct 21st – 28th,2017

With Anouk Prop and Manuel Molina de la Torre

About the Retreat

retreat-photo-manu-2017-1We are excited to bring to Samahita a wide array of healing modalities from practitioners and teachers in the field, as well as our usual excellent quality yoga and breath-work teaching.

All of us yoga practitioners, have discovered that the yoga practice is highly transformative and causes a lot of our “stuff” to come up. Asana (yoga postures) needs additional support in order to really harvest the true gems of the asana practice that help us to evolve.

These moments are valuable chances – they are in fact huge gifts for us in our evolution to move through something that was holding us back. Some limiting belief, some challenge, be it on the physical, mental, emotional or spiritual level. However, we may not know how to process this. We may not have ever been taught tools for honoring it, giving it space, holding space for it., and even allowing it to continue to move through our system and not get stuck inside again.

In this retreat, we will be including lectures about healing diets and proper nutrition, and the enormous impact that a healthy diet can have on your energy levels and in your daily life.

You will learn how to prepare healthy and easy recipes. These recipes have been chosen for their high nutritional value. Some have particularly been included because of their healing properties and probiotic contributions.

Here are some of the modalities that we intend to present you with in the afternoon workshops of this retreat.


  • Somatic Experiencing
  • Reiki
  • Chakra Balancing
  • Family Constellations
  • Food & Nutrition

This retreat is suitable for:

  • Complete beginners
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • Pregnant women – modifications will be offered

*If fewer than 5 students sign up, we will give students the option to join our regular YCC classes (

About the Teacher

About Anouk



Anouk Prop is a psychotherapist, registered Yoga Alliance (500 RYT) yoga teacher and reiki master, originally from the Netherlands. She combines yoga, psychotherapy & energetic healing through their very compatible aspects and stresses on the non-medical methods in healing and offers a holistic approach as such. Postgraduate education in trauma healing in combination with yoga put into practice, she has a broad range of experience in the field, varying from working with children and adults with a history of abuse, addiction, eating disorders, anxiety disorders, depression, but also car-accidents and other traumatic events like war or natural disasters. She encounters people with deeply rooted tension, trauma or blockages on a level which. goes beyond cognition and shows that yoga and energetic healing can open doors in this. Her mindful approach is focused on empowerment and guiding people towards their own unique essence by gently inviting them to look in the beautiful, though sometimes confronting mirror life provides, taken by her hand of compassion, positivity and enthusiasm







About Manu


From my experience, I can relate the practice of yoga to an adventurous journey. The journey of LIFE itself. I have practiced yoga since 2004 and taught since 2007 and it has become my way of life. To me, yoga instructor is not just a job, but it is a responsibility and a passion. I feel so blessed, grateful and inspired to be a thread in the majestic tapestry of the lineage of yoga. It gives me strength to feel a part of this unbroken transmission of knowledge from teacher to student.

I am a certified yoga teacher:

-RYT 300

-CYA International 200

I completed my first yoga training (RYT 200) from Samahita Retreat with Paul Dallaghan, Koh Samui, Thailand in 2014. I continued my education in Pranayama with Paul’s teacher, Sri Tiwari in July 2016 (RYT 100). In September 2016, I did a teacher training with Kaivalyadhama yoga institute in India (CYA International 200).

I have been involved with nutrition, organic food, vegan and vegetarian food for the last few years, working and collaborating as a cook with yoga retreats in Europe. I am also collaborating with the revising of the Samahita cook book and the buffet at the center. I believe that the combination of a healthy diet and yoga practice are great tools for reaching our full potential as human beings.

In the more recent years, I have been interested in the channelization of emotions as a way to supporting the yoga practitioner. I have participated in workshops in Gestalt therapy and Systemic constellations and I am really interested about how this tools can support enrich the practice of yoga.

You can follow me on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter as Yoga con Manu

The Daily Schedule



Add-On Programs

Combine your Retreat with a Health or Wellness Spa Add-On Program to make the most out of your stay. We invite you to enjoy rejuvenating massage and treatments at an exclusive rate - Enjoy a 10% discount on the Add-On Program of your choice.

Wellness Spa Add-On Program

Relax and enjoy our Wellness Spa Add-On Program, designed to nourish body and soul. Choose from a range of massage, beauty treatments and detoxifying therapies to compliment your time with us.

3 days 5 days 7 days
Wellness Spa Program 4,770 THB 7,560 THB 10,530 THB

Health Add-On Program

Our Health Add-On Programs have been specially designed to help you rediscover health and vitality, and where necessary target areas of imbalance in your life. From our healthy detox, candida detox program to our de-stress program, our specially designed blend of treatments, nutrition and support ensure you meet your wellness goals.

3 days 5 days 7 days 10 days
Detox 13,500 THB 20,250 THB 23,150 THB 32,400 THB
Candida Detox 20,250 THB 29,460 THB 34,930 THB 45,850 THB
De-Stress 13,500 THB 20,250 THB 23,150 THB 32,400 THB

We recommend you book in advance for your Health or Wellness Spa Add-On Program as much preparation work is required and space is limited.


-“It was really a great meaningful experience for me. I could feel how yoga is “manipulating” my nervous system! Combination of  theory and practices worked for me very well. Anouk’s approach is really affirming and she generated a sense of comfort and safety. I’m so glad I participated! Thank you!”
– “The Trauma Healing through Yoga was such a valuable workshop for me professionally and personally. Understanding how to use yoga to heal and address trauma in our lives is such a effective tool. I really enjoyed learning from Anouk in such a safe and open environment!”
– “Finding Anouk was the first step in transforming my life and rediscovering what it is to be happy. After a PhD and children I had  lost my way and my balance. I had essentially lost ‘me’. With the gentle support, coaching and safe-haven Anouk provides, as well as the flexible approach (no ‘one-size fits all’), I feel like I am now in charge of my path, my direction, my life. As Anouk aptly put it: ‘it’s my party!’ Anouk has been a guiding light for which I will be ever grateful.”

– “I had an immediate click with Anouk. It was important for me to be able to trust the person I share my personal experiences with. Every time I had a session with her, I felt good. I felt lighter. She helped me to open my heart and to have contact with my mind and body. There was no judgement or criticism in her eyes. She didn’t tell me how to deal with things according to books. She asked me questions and the answers came within myself.  Questions still rise in my head after a year of biweekly session with her. However she taught me how to observe them from different perspectives. To have balance and connection between mind and body bring harmony in life. Now I take yoga lesson with her and it just feels great.”


Vicky GuestHouse

June 8, 2015

A good yoga teacher who is there when you need help

Manuel is a dedicated and friendly yoga teacher who is there when you need help.
I’m so blessed to have come across a team of dedicated yoga teachers during my 2-month yoga practices in Samahita Retreat Centre, Thailand.
Manuel’s one of them. He is a good and friendly yoga teacher who is THERE when you need help.

Lucy Keller

March 30, 2015

Thank you :)

Manuel delivered a lovely session in lumpini park for a mixed group of students and made us feel very welcome. Manuel is incredibly informative and educated us about the asanas. He has a great knowledge of each asana and although teaches an astanga style, is adaptable and interesting to talk to about being open to different styles. thank you Manuel, I will come back to another class soon :)

Lori Hermano

March 23, 2015

Self-adjustment made easy

Ah yessss! Manuel makes you aware of how much further your body (& mind) can go by teaching how to do it without having to push yourself to the limit. He honors the limitation of every student and just let’s one enjoy the benefits of the pose, stress free. Thanks for constantly reminding us ‘to breathe’. Also by stating the first and basic steps that need to be done in preparation to get out of the pose, i.e. inhaling, curling your toes in, putting down the arm firsts & looking up, etc. I think many teachers forget this because they are so advanced that it has become second-nature to them but to the beginning student it is sooooo important! Gracias Manuel, mucha suerte en todo!

Jan McNeil

March 14, 2015

Well done. Kudos to Manuel Yoga.

I attended an excellent and dynamic Vinyasa inspired yoga class for seniors and older adults that Manuel taught on March 9, 2015 in Bangkok. I found Manuel to be not only be quite proficient in the yoga postures but also a super teacher who gave numerous options to meet the needs and capabilities of the people in the class. He also seemed quite kind and clearly explained what we were doing, which added a lot to my enjoyment of his class. I’m very glad that I went.

Stella Hutson

February 17, 2015

Phenomenal teacher who lives and breathes his practice

Manuel is a student first and foremost. It’s this studentship that gives his teaching an authentic power that’s unmatched. Everything he does is an extension of his yoga practice.

Jackie Pichit Phromkade

February 16, 2015

Very impressive

It’s my third time so far in his class. Manuel was very friendly, approachable and detail oriented. In the class, there were students with different yoga background but could conduct the class and bring out the potential in everyone. Well, I have to say that I’m very inexperienced in yoga but Manuel explained to me step by step the relationship between body and mind during the practice. The way he taught was impressive. Although he didn’t push me too hard, he encouraged me to reach my potential.


Retreat Rates (THB)

Private room     39,480 per person
Semi Private room     35,280 per person
Share two bedroom loft     31,080 per person


*Early bird massage promo: Complimentary 60 minute body & soul treatment of your choice when you book at least 60 days in advance! Booking must be confirmed and deposit paid at least 60 days before and balance settled at least 1 month before retreat start date.

Friend / Family Room & Board Rates

These are available to any registered Samahita Retreat guest's partner, family member or friend, who is not interested in participating in any of the programs but will stay in a room and board capacity. Shared accommodation, food, and the facilities are open to the Room & Board guest(s).

During our Peak periods, the friends and family rate applies to single and deluxe rooms only.

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:

  • 2,100 per day
  • 13,440 for one week
  • 26,040 for two weeks
  • 37,800 for three weeks
  • 46,200 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 and fitness 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

All rates will be charged in Thai Baht at the time of booking. The following conversions are intended as a guide only. This currency converter uses inter-bank rates rather than the cash rates that apply to payments, so it is likely that the actual exchange rate will be different to what is indicated here.


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