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Alps Retreat

1,090.00 950.00

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Ayurveda

It’s rare to find a retreat that’s not just Ayurveda in name, but gives you a genuine Ayurvedic rejuvenation experience, and that’s exactly what you’ll get with Atma retreats. We take the core elements of the Vitality Recharge annual program that are so effective at helping members transform their health, mindset and inner connectivity, and blend them with a blissful tridoshic yoga practice. The result is a powerful 

The biggest bonus is we’re super focused that you can learn the Ayurvedic self-care techniques and to be able to take home use effectively, in your day-to-day life.

That means you won’t just get an amazing retreat-high.  But you will keep the good feeling will remain once you get home! 

Through Ayurveda, you can uncover a deeper respect, connection and healing for the body. This retreat will help to reset your stress and body’s rhythms and cycles. Your entire system, physical, mental and spiritual becomes aligned!

What you’ll take home

  • The authentic Ayurveda daily routine
  • Ayurvedic home spa techniques: nasya, head & foot massage, 
  • Cleansing tips 
  • Transformative healing practices, 
  • Breathing practices
  • S P A C E in your heart & mind
  • Short hatha yoga routines
  • A qi gong sequence
  • sacred meditations
  • inspirations from the philosophy of yoga, 
  • fun collaborative activities

Please note: Health Consultations with Susan Renee Pulley will be available in the weeks prior to arrival, or after returning home to support you to continue your healing.

 What’s Included in this Retreat

  • 5 nights INCLUDING shared accommodation at Chatel, a small village  in the French Alps. An off-the-grid Ayurveda retreat with yoga and other activities in the rural mountains.
  • Original bedrooms in Alps chalet with gorgeous views
  • Learn & live an authentic Ayurvedic lifestyle. 
  • Delicious healthy food cooked in accordance with Ayurvedic guidelines:
    • “Breaking the fast” with light bite after yoga.  
    • Lunch is a vegetarian feast and featured meal of the day as per Ayurvedic guidelines will keep you going for the day with  a bright, energetic feeling
    • Nourishing healthy evening meal
    • Fruits and herbal infusions and teas all day long.
  • Learn more with an Ayurvedic explanation of dishes & take home the delicious recipes!
  • Guided Ayurvedic daily morning practices  incl morning self care techniques and meditation
  • Morning meditation and singing mantras
  • Join organized activities like hiking and cycling through pine trees with  fresh air and amazing vistas
  • Daily 2 hr Hatha yoga lessons with full breathing practices & savasana
  • Yogic breathing techniques
  • Ayurveda & Yoga inspiring talks throughout the experience
  • Evening stillness practices to deeply decompress: yin yoga, qi gong, meditations
  • A break from screens ( but Free Wifi available for necessary communication)

What support do you give after the retreat?

Health Consultations with Susan Renee Pulley will be available prior to arrival, or after returning home.

Personal yoga experience can be developed with Marije Hoekstra, Durga Yoga, before and after the retreat.

How to get there

It’s easy to get to Chatel, to the guesthouse La Chaumiere Chalet. You fly to Geneva airport. 

Flights are typically available from Amsterdam to Geneva through Easyjet and KLM. Here are examples:

June 11th 2020: 7:00, 9:00, 9:40

June 15th 2020: 13:10, 14:10, 15:15, 18:30, 19:15

From Geneva airport you can arrange a (shared) transfer to Chatel, which will only take you one hour and 15 minutes. We can arrange a shared shuttle for our group to and from Chatel.

It’s rare to find a retreat that’s not just Ayurveda in name, but gives you a genuine Ayurvedic rejuvenation experience, and that’s exactly what you’ll get with Atma retreats. We take the core elements of the Vitality Recharge annual program that are so effective at helping members transform their health, mindset and inner connectivity, and blend them with a blissful tridoshic yoga practice. The result is a powerful 

The biggest bonus is we’re super focused that you can learn the Ayurvedic self-care techniques and to be able to take home use effectively, in your day-to-day life.

That means you won’t just get an amazing retreat-high.  But you will keep the good feeling will remain once you get home! 

Through Ayurveda, you can uncover a deeper respect, connection and healing for the body. This retreat will help to reset your stress and body’s rhythms and cycles. Your entire system, physical, mental and spiritual becomes aligned!

What you’ll take home

  • The authentic Ayurveda daily routine
  • Ayurvedic home spa techniques: nasya, head & foot massage, 
  • Cleansing tips 
  • Transformative healing practices, 
  • Breathing practices
  • S P A C E in your heart & mind
  • Short hatha yoga routines
  • A qi gong sequence
  • sacred meditations
  • inspirations from the philosophy of yoga, 
  • fun collaborative activities

Please note: Health Consultations with Susan Renee Pulley will be available in the weeks prior to arrival, or after returning home to support you to continue your healing.

 

 Arrival & Departure

Practical information

Arrival

The retreat starts on June 11th at 16:00. Plan to arrive at the chalet on June 11th around 12:00 -14:00 to settle in. At 16:00 we will come together as a group to begin. 

Departure

The retreat will end on June 15th around 10:00 after morning practice. Breakfast will then be served and you’ll have time afterwards to pack and empty your room.

We strongly advise you not to arrive after the start of the retreat or leave before it has ended, as this would be meaning missing important elements of the program. 

The costs for the accommodation and food start at € 950 early bird, on the basis of 4 nights in a shared room at the Chalet La Chaumiere and full board (3 vegetarian meals per day, plus tea and snacks). Once you have booked your spot in the retreat using the link below, we will get in touch with you via e-mail to discuss your accomodation selection and requirements (please indicate in case you snore or have frequent nightmares). You will then receive payment instructions for these accomodation fees, depending on the room of your choice. 

Not included in price are: travel costs to- and from the retreat centre (including flight and shuttle), travel insurance (highly recommended), local activities, local tourist tax (approximately €1/night), recommended books.