Natural Therapies & Yoga
Natural Therapies & Yoga - A Holistic Approach to Balanced Wellbeing
August 6 - 13, 2011
With Claudia Jones
About the Retreat
The Natural Therapies & Yoga retreat educates you in how to take care of yourself and your wellbeing in a natural and holistic way. By exploring a variety of complementary therapies and re-evaluating our approach to how illness and wellness are created, we can become empowered to take control of our own health. On this retreat you will learn practical tools and techniques that can transform your inner and outer health. Mornings will incorporate yoga asana, pranayama and meditation practices. Afternoons will offer both practical therapy workshops and discussion sessions as well as restorative yoga.
Afternoon sessions include:
- Aromatherapy - how to use essential oils for mental, emotional and physical wellbeing
- Reflexology - learn the basics of foot reflexology so you can practice on your family and friends
- Indian Head Massage - benefit from learning this ancient Ayurvedic healing technique
- Talks on holistic health and wellbeing and how we can integrate what we have learned into our everyday lives
- Q&A, discussion
Reiki Level One and Two courses will be available during the retreat week. Reiki Master Course is also available with prior arrangement
*Please note there is an additional charge for these courses
Yoga classes include:
- Guided asana practice.
- Ashtanga Yoga Mysore style will be available for those with an established self-practice
- Restorative yoga
- Breathwork, pranayama and meditation
About the Teacher
Claudia is the Director of Samahita Wellness at Samahita Retreat. Claudia expertly guides and supports our guests through detox and wellness programs and has done so since the program's launch. She is instrumental in the ongoing development of our detox programs and the growth of our wellness center. Claudia brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the field of complementary health and wellbeing from her holistic health and yoga center in the UK, which she ran for many years till selling in 2006. She completed her Centered Yoga Training in 2007, has taught retreats in Goa, India and on the Greek Islands and is a resident teacher here at Samahita Retreat. She has spent time in study in both Mysore with Pattabhi Jois and Sharath and also at The Kaivalyadham Yoga Institute with Sri Tiwari for pranayama. For more please see her full bio
The Daily 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.
|7:00 am||Herbal tea|
|7:30 am||Intention and Day Opening
Breathwork-Pranayama and Meditation
|8:15 am||Asana Practice: Guided asana practice. Ashtanga Yoga Mysore style will be available for those with an established self-practice|
|10:00 am - 1.00 pm||Brunch buffet|
|4:00 - 6.00 pm||Practical sessions including: Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Indian head massage, talk on holistic health and wellbeing, discussion, Q & A, Restorative yoga asana and breath work|
|6:00 pm||Dinner buffet|
|6:00 - 9:00 pm||Steam room available|
|7:30 pm||Evenings are free for relaxation or to enjoy therapies at the wellness center.|
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
|Share two bedroom loft||€ 790 per person|
|Single superior room||€ 990 per person|
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
Thank you and we look forward to you joining us.