Mindfulness, Yoga & Dance Retreat. 6th-10th June, 2018
Your Invitation to slow down.
Immerse yourself in pure nature, sink into to the enchanting beauty of your surroundings, dive into the river of your own flow, and emerge shining within, free to be yourself and enjoy it all. Treat yourself to a retreat of pure bliss!
Take the opportunity of resting in harmony with nature in this relaxing luxury yoga and dance retreat France, surrounded by vineyard and oaks, enjoying custom crafted classes, nature excursions, wild dance, meditation, bathing, body treatments and relaxing with a small intimate group. Take the natural world in and merge into oneness.
"When the soul lies down in that grass, the world is too full to talk about.
Ideas, language, even the phrase "each other" doesn't make any sense"
Set in a private park, where the colours of the olive trees blend with the perfumes of lavender and rosemary creating a small Mediterranean paradise, lays a 17th century magical oasis of calm in one of the most beautiful parts of France: Provence, Cote d‘Azur. The perfect setting for a yoga holiday France; tune into nature, connect and reflect. A place of stunning simplicity and incredible natural beauty where you can truly relax and be one with nature!
Surrounded by glorious vineyards and centuries old oaks, The 17th century charming fortified Provencal demure is set in 3 hectares of a private park in the heart of Provence, Cote d‘Azur. Secluded yet within easy access to pretty villages, it offers the perfect opportunity to tune into nature and into yourself. Your yoga and dance holiday France is situated only 40 minutes from the sea and from the Cote D'Azur between Cannes, St Tropez and Hyeres, with its hundreds of kilometers of white beaches, rocky capes and wild bays-the most beautiful coastlines. Medieval villages, lavender fields, chateaux and vibrant markets make this a perfect yoga and dance retreat south France destination for many heart-centered moments!
The private villa offers a truly pampering experience; comfortable suites, a spacious garden, indoor and outdoor spaces, an outdoor swimming pool, lush gardens, breathtaking view of the vineyards and ample privacy and shaded spots between the pergola and the hammocks under centuries-old oak trees.
All suites overlook the garden, are very spacious and offer a perfect, quiet and elegant stay on your luxury yoga retreat France. The exposed stone harmonises with the pastel colours of the walls and the furnishings. The varying height of the ceilings and the ancient beams give all the spaces an equilibrium between past and present. Rooms have spacious modern en-suite bathrooms with walk-in shower.
Flow of the Day
Below is an outline of our daily schedule, each day different surprises are offered. Please remember that this south France Yoga and dance retreat is all about you! This means that all activities are optional as you are encouraged to participate in what feels right for you, moment by moment. Take a deep breath and visualize this…
Wake up at dawn to start the day with a serene smiling meditation. Tea, coffee and fresh fruit will be served for a light breakfast. Convening on the outdoor space overlooking the garden, we will share a deep yoga practice followed by a delicious breakfast under the shade of trees in our beautiful pergola.
A memorable excursion tour to one of the many beautiful spots Cote d‘Azur has to offer will follow breakfast two mornings, leaving one mornings for a mindful dance workshop.
As you deepen into your own natural rhythm on your south France yoga retreat, afternoons are free to enjoy – you can explore quaint neighboring villages on bike, or you can pamper yourself with a body treatment, go for a swim, read a book or just be. To continue your inner connection and bring you back again to yourself, 5pm will be dedicated to a deep relaxation practice.
Sunsets are blissed with a nature guided walk followed by a Five Rhythm guided dance. Your south France yoga & dance retreat evening meal is served by candlelight in the veranda. Let yourself be tempted by the three course menu where the traditional flavors of Provence mix with the French, Italian and Mediterranean styles. After dinner enjoy a tranquil night swim, soulful moment with friends or gaze at the stars...then tuck yourself to into bed smiling, whilst listening to the soothing sounds of the night ♥
All Inclusive Yoga holidays France - Mindfulness, Yoga & Dance Retreat includes*:
- Four nights accommodation at a stunning 17th century French Estate (rooms serviced daily, AC, ensuite bathroom, garden view)
- Private serene location; a luxury yoga & dance retreat France surrounded by vineyards, close to local villages
- Private outdoor pool, tennis court
- Three daily delicious healthy meals in villa prepared by your chef or at local restaurants (veg and non veg options)**
- Complimentary coffee/tea/juice, snacks and fresh fruit throughout the day
- Daily crafted yoga classes
- Daily guided sitting/walking meditation
- Mindful Dance workshop
- Guided deep relaxation sessions
- Two body treatments: body massage and a Biodynamic Craniosacral therapy session
- Two day trips including transport and lunch
- Wine and cheese tasting special
- Bike rental on market day & island tour
- Transportation to/from daily trips
- Quality mats, blocks, straps, blankets and eye masks
- Complimentary wifi internet access
- A small group Yoga retreat France: an intimate retreat with max 7 participants-personalized experience, authentic connections
–French Riviera: Porquerolles Island
–Local market & countryside Tour
Please note: *airfares, transfers to venue/back are not included
**special dietary requirements can be accommodated
South France Yoga & Dance Retreat Dates and Time:
Arrival Day-Wednesday, 6 June 2018
3pm Arrival at Villa & welcome lunch
5pm Opening sacred circle
Departure Day-Sunday, 10th June 2018
8am Closing sacred circle
Helpful Travel Info:
For international travel, arriving a day earlier will allow you to adjust to the time difference and culture, while also allowing you to rejuvenate from the long fight before your south France yoga retreat starts, feel free to contact me for recommendations of some great places to stay.
Nice (NCE) and Marseille (MRS) international airports are both about 1hour and 10 minutes away, transfer from all airports is quite easy, and we can help guide you on the directions. Transport can be arranged on first and last day of retreat, please email me here.
There is also the option of TGV from Paris to Carnoules- only 4h away, and from there it's only 15 min drive to Bastide Avellanne.
For more detailed travel info, visa, weather, suggested packing please visit FAQ Travel France
Treasures you take back home:
- A personalized south France Yoga retreat deep relaxation recording
- 2 detailed yoga sequences–Yin and Yang flow
Relax in harmony with nature and discover an authentic path of mindfulness practice that goes way beyond the mat, this unique yoga and dance holiday in France is full of many heart-centered moments, smiles & fun!
Your Yoga and dance holidays France Investment Details (all inclusive):
Shared Room: US$ 1,453 (separate twin beds in a luxurious en-suite room with garden view)
Single Room: US$ 1,899 for 1 person (King bed in a luxurious en-suite room with garden view)
Couple Room: US$ 2,906 for 2 people (King bed in a luxurious en-suite room with garden view)
Max no of participants: 7
*Early Bird 10% discount for registrations by February 24th, 2018 (sign up early, limited spaces available!)
US$800 deposit required to confirm your place. Full payment due at 60 days prior to retreat start date
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