26 January – 1 February 2020
Costa Rica is one the most beautiful and biodiverse countries on the planet, an ecological gem of tropical rainforests, rolling green hills and pristine beaches. Costa Rican culture is defined as Pura Vida, Pure Life, where the beauty and power of nature is the temple and sunlight is the soul.
Pranamar Villas offers a barefoot luxury boutique experience on the beautiful beach of Playa Hermosa, Santa Teresa. Stunning white sand beaches, lush vegetation, tropical forest and spectacular sunsets make an unforgettable setting for your retreat experience.
Pranamar Villas has been ecologically constructed with tropical simplicity in harmony with the beauty of nature. The villas are Balinese inspired architecture, built from bamboo, hardwood and stone. The buildings surround a river-lagoon theme pool, tropical gardens and beautiful beach.
The elegantly designed villas offer stunning nature and ocean views. Each villa has two air conditioned bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living space and terrace. Decorated with hand-crafted Indonesian furniture, the villas inspire a naturally relaxed atmosphere. Luxurious granite stone tubs give a unique, exotic touch to the open-air bathrooms.
On waking up in this stunning location, we will do a blissful sunrise sadhana in the Balinese Yoga Shala, surrounded by tropical gardens. Moving through beautiful sequencing and creative namaskars, we will embody the beauty and power of nature through elemental inspired Vinyasa. These soulful practices create a sense of connection, openness and vibrancy, leaving you feeling lovingly uplifted and alive. In the afternoons, we will surrender to a more restorative, yin sadhana, allowing your being to rest, renew and rejuvenate.
31 July – 4 August 2020
Villa Marion is located in the stunning natural beauty of Tuscany in the unspoilt province of Siena. The area is surrounded by rolling green hills and valleys; vineyards and olive groves; sleepy hamlets and wild gorges; medieval churches and ancient castles.
This historic country villa is nestled amidst the rolling hills of Tuscany in acres of picturesque landscape, lavender fields and wild natural beauty. This majestic property has been beautifully renovated, retaining its original authenticity and rustic charm. The architecture is emphatically built in harmony with nature, radiating the golden light of Tuscany. The beautiful bedrooms have been uniquely designed to reflect the colours of the Tuscan landscape. Reclaimed wood and original features create an authentic country retreat atmosphere.
There is a beautiful garden pool that overlooks the Tuscan hills and a nearby river for wild swimming. This idyllic Tuscan villa creates an unforgettable setting and serene ambience for your retreat experience.
On waking up in this stunning location, we will do a blissful sunrise sadhana. Moving through beautiful sequencing and creative namaskars, we will explore inspired Elemental Vinyasa. These soulful practices create a sense of openness and vibrancy, leaving you feeling lovingly uplifted and alive. In the afternoons, we will surrender to a restorative and yin yoga practice, meditation, relaxation and yoga nidra, allowing your being to rest, renew and rejuvenate.
The chefs at Villas Marion are committed to creating diverse, colourful, flavourful food. Meals are freshly prepared using the best of local produce. You will indulge in delicious, nutritious Italian inspired vegetarian and fish cuisine.
In your free time, walk in the beautiful countryside and Tuscan hills, relax by the garden pool surrounded by nature or go wild swimming in the nearby river. Villa Marion offers the opportunities to explore Tuscany on horseback, hiking or biking. For those that wish to indulge in these culinary culture of Italy, experience cookery classes and wine tasting.
You may also choose to explore the Tuscan villages and towns of Siena Province. Radicondoli is a quintessential Tuscan village and the world famous town of Siena is close by. Excursions to the Tyrrhenian Sea and pristine beaches can also be organised upon request. There are many places and spaces to relax and surrender to the beauty of Tuscany.
17 – 20 September 2020
Seven hundred acres of ancient forest encircle this beautiful, historic Victorian house, set in outstanding, quintessential natural beauty. Through centuries, 42 acres has evolved into this exquisite retreat space. The buildings and interiors have been beautifully renovated using natural resources, reclaimed materials and renewable energy.
The living spaces are filled with stylish furnishings and traditional features, creating a luxurious, yet homely ambiance. The large windows fill the space with natural light, offering beautiful views of the surrounding countryside and woodland.
The beautiful bedrooms combine Victorian charm with contemporary innovations. Reclaimed wood and original features add splashes of colour and authenticity to the rooms. The bedrooms and bathrooms have all been finished with loving care, attention to detail and the highest quality.
On waking up in this stunning location, we will do a blissful sunrise sadhana in the Yoga Yurt. The spacious yurt has wooden floors, a traditional wood burning stove and is surrounded by green fields and ancient forest. Moving through beautiful sequencing and creative namaskars, we will explore Equinox inspired Elemental Vinyasa. These soulful practices create a sense of connection, openness and vibrancy, leaving you feeling lovingly uplifted and alive. In the afternoons, we will surrender to restorative and yin yoga practice, meditation, relaxation and yoga nidra, allowing your being to rest, renew and rejuvenate.
The chefs at 42 Acres are committed to creating diverse, colourful, flavourful, healthy food. Their ingredients are locally sourced, organic and wild, often foraged from the land. 42 Acres believe in the regenerative benefits of food, prepared with care and shared with compassion, sustaining the vitality of our bodies and our community. Nourishment of both body and soul are integral to your stay here.
In your free time, walk in the beautiful countryside and woodland or relax with friends in the stunning spaces in our Victorian home. You may also choose to visit the sacred Celtic pilgrimage site of Glastonbury Tor, the heart chakra of the world. In the evenings, we will enjoy a delicious dinner together and an outdoor fire circle.
Dates coming soon …
I will be offering a beautiful Vinyasa Flow yoga retreat for Sardinia Yoga in 2019. It really is a little piece of paradise.
Your two hour, energising morning class takes place on a private beachfront yoga space. Yoga is brought alive by the shining sun; the bright, blue sky; the turquoise sea and the white-golden sand.
The boutique hotel is positioned on forested hill top, offering ocean views from the gardens, outdoor pool, jacuzzi, and relaxation areas. The deep, blue sky, the golden sun, the colour of nature enlivens and soothes your body and being.
After a delicious, Italian brunch, the day is yours explore the stunning, sandy beaches, swim in the sea, snorkel, cycle the island or simply relax by pool under an infinite, blue sunshine sky. Sunset yoga classes are offered in the late afternoon for guests who wish to deepen their daily practice. Simply listen to the sound of the sea, your heart, your soul and create your experience.
This is an unique yoga experience and a beautiful island holiday, spiced with Italian sophistication and a stunning, natural environment. You cannot help but relax, smile and fall head over heels in love!
To find out more about Sardinia Yoga visit: www.sardiniayoga.com