Yoga and Meditation Retreat September 23rd through 29th, 2012 Join us for a week of rejuvenation and renewal in beautiful Tuscany! Come home to yourself by leaving your routine behind… This is more than a vacation. This is an invitation. This is an invitation to practice mindfulness by delighting the senses and awakening the body. Give yourself the gift of unwinding, meditation, healthful vegetarian meals and body awareness through yoga and other workshops amidst the unique beauty of the Tuscan landscape, with excursions to Florence and surrounds. Our guides:
Jane is the co-founder of the Burlington Yoga Conference, one of New England’s largest annual yoga gatherings, and Vermont’s celebrated Liberate Music & Yoga Festival. Jane teaches in the Kripalu lineage; she’s a co-founder of Laughing River Yoga studio in Burlington, VT and leads yoga retreats near and far. Jane’s mission is to connect people with the power of yoga to heal (body, mind, spirit and community, through positive change. Jane’s message is ultimately love. She’s inspired by her teachers and students from around the world and by her personal practice, which cultivates for Jane a sense of connection to all that is. Read Jane Yoga Blog.
He knows nothing. He wants you to know it, too. Ark has Master’s degree in Contemplative Psychotherapy from Tibetan Buddhist inspired Naropa University, and has spent months and months on retreat sitting all day face-to-face with that nothing. He has served as support staff for several Maitri Space Awareness retreats, led a workshop on meditation for mediators, engaged in Shambhala training and spent several years as a student of the Japanese Tea Ceremony. Blah blah blah. All you need to know is that nothing is important. Cost of this retreat: $1,950.00 per person! What this program includes:
- Six nights accommodation at le Pòggiola;
- Three vegetarian meals per day (special dietary requirements will be accommodated where possible);
- In-house cooking class with a professional Italian chef;
- Beginner, intermediate and advanced yoga instruction;
- Meditation, instruction, and dharma talks;
- Yoga Dance;
- Contemplative movement workshop;
- Journal for reflection;
- An excursion to Florence;
- Wine tours and tastings.
The program does not include: Airfare or transfers from the airport. Flights, transports and travel insurance can be arranged upon request. Additional services are available. Contact us for pricing:
- Bicycle rental;
- Car rental;
- Additional excursions.