EARLY PRICING GOOD TILL MAY 1ST – SAVE $300
Join Julie and Peter for a fantastic journey for the senses! Abhaya Yoga is offering a breathtaking journey. Set in magnificent Tuscany where the pace of life is slower, focus is on of quality of life, and living in harmony with the world around you is most important.
Peter and Julie are long time friends on the path and are thrilled to bring you to the heart of Tuscany. Cradled between medieval hilltop towns and surrounded by woodlands, vineyards, olive groves and mountain streams, is a private haven called “Grosseto”, ideally suited to creative exploration and spiritual practice. Spectacular views and untouched landscapes imparts a real and complete sense of freedom here.
The estate is an IMC certified organic farmstead with more than 80% of it’s energy coming from renewable sources, and all the water comes directly from the mountain spring. The property offers a variety of rooming options from double to dorm, mostly with en-suite bathrooms, and beautiful, spacious indoor and outdoor fully equipped yoga facilities.
The rich land, nourishing food, and fragrant air will offer the backdrop to a full experience of what it is to be awake and alive! What an incredible opportunity to dive into yoga and life in such a beautiful place on earth.
Mornings will begin with early meditation and breath work surrounded by fresh, cool air. A light breakfast of coffee/ tea and fruit is available in the early am. Prior to Brunch, Peter or Julie will lead an active asana class that will include dynamic poses and flow to get the blood moving and the heart open. Enjoy an incredible feast for the senses after yoga practice prepared by the Tuscan chefs. The afternoons will be filled with sight-seeing, alternating with days of afternoon quiet/ restorative and rejuvenating yoga practice.
Dinners held on site, prepared to perfection, in the Tuscan style of simple and delicious are sure to bring great joy to the palette. You will have plenty of freedom and time to explore the magical land of Tuscany while being provided with a full experience of wellness, and heart-mind-body connection and centering.
- Group transfer between Rome and Tuscany
- 2 nights in Rome on arrival & departure
- 7 nights private Tuscan villa accommodation
- Daily yoga classes and meditation
- 3 traditional Italian meals per day
- Local organic wine and liquors with meals
- Wine tasting and visit to award winning vineyard
- Group excursions to nearby towns & villages
- Italian cooking demonstration
- Added staff gratuity
- International flights
- Transfer from airport to hotel in Rome
- Lunch and dinner in Rome
- Entrance and guide fees
- Alcoholic beverages outside of mealtimes
TRAVEL: We will all meet in Rome for an overnight on Sept 28, and then travel together the following morning to the retreat center. We will spend 7 days practicing yoga, meditating, exploring our inner world, and exploring the beautiful land of Tuscany.
Oct 6th: return to Rome for another overnight and depart the following day.
Your flight should arrive into Rome ANYTIME on Friday Sept 28 and depart from Rome ANYTIME on Sunday Oct 7th. You should make your own arrangements for transport from the airport to the group hotel in Rome, but we will give you a list of group arrivals, in order to co-ordinate and share travel costs.
Angus and Tania of Chirriposa Retreats will be your retreat hosts for the whole week, and there will be rental vehicles (9 seater mini-vans) and drivers to take us on group excursions throughout the week, giving us the freedom to visit as many medieval villages and towns as we like!
EARLY BIRD PRICING (per person):
- $2000 ‘dorm’ occupancy with shared bathroom
- $2950 double/twin with private bathroom
- $2500 double/twin with shared bathroom
- $3650 single occupancy with private bath
- $2950 single occupancy with shared bath
SUITES and COTTAGES
- $3300 double occupancy with private bath
- $3950 single occupancy with private bath
EARLY BIRD ENDS MAY 1st, 2018 – ADD $300 ONTO ABOVE PRICES
Meet Peter Goodman: Certified Anusara® yoga teacher, E-RYT 500, YACEP, and Co-Founder of The Bliss Brothers Yoga
Peter has a playful spirit and loves to share this path of delight through his teaching of yoga. He has been in the world of yoga for 25 years and has had the great honor and pleasure of traveling worldwide to study with many great yogis in many corners of the world. He is passionate and sincere in offering students a place to journey to, a place filled with stability, freedom and integrity in alignment yet never forgetting the joy filled love of life, the highest teaching life offers! He has a special love for safe alignment teachings, therapeutic yoga and the proper hands on touch aspect of yoga. Peter teaches worldwide and offers private instruction as well as group trainings for the more serious student. Concurrently he has served as a guide and mentor to many along the way seeking his life earned wisdom and support as they go through major life changes.
Peter is excited to come to Tuscany to co-teach this retreat with his friend Julie, adding to the many Urban 3-day retreats, assisting week long retreats and module focused trainings in Costa Rica, Mexico, Bogota, Ecuador, Barbados, Italy, Athens, and Ireland.