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Move and learn...

Unleash your inner yogi at our Beginner's Yoga Retreat. Discover the joys of yoga in a supportive and serene environment. Our expert instructors will guide you through gentle sessions, fostering strength, flexibility, and inner peace. Immerse yourself in nature, savor nourishing meals, and cultivate mindfulness. Whether you're a novice or seeking to deepen your practice, this retreat is your gateway to a healthier, happier you. Reserve your spot now and embark on your yoga journey.

Yoga Retreat for Beginners

Embark on a transformative Yoga Retreat for Beginners: Delving into the Essence of Practice

Are you ready to embark on a soul-nourishing journey that combines the ancient wisdom of yoga with a serene retreat experience? Join us for our Yoga Retreat for Beginners, where you will not only learn the physical aspects of yoga but also delve into its rich philosophy and history. Discover the transformative power of yoga asana, pranayama, mudra, and bandha practices in a nurturing and supportive environment.

Exploring Yoga philosophy and History

Dive deep into the profound philosophy and history of yoga, gaining insights into its origins, principles, and guiding philosophy. Our experienced instructors will illuminate the essence of yoga, helping you understand its holistic approach to well-being and its potential to create harmony in your daily life. Immerse yourself in captivating discussions, exploring the ancient texts and teachings that have shaped this ancient practice.

Embodiment through Asana

Experience the beauty and grace of asana practice as you learn a wide range of postures that build strength, flexibility, and balance. Our skilled instructors will guide you step-by-step, ensuring proper alignment and technique while encouraging you to listen to your body's needs. From foundational poses to more challenging sequences, you'll deepen your understanding of the physical aspect of yoga, finding joy and liberation in movement.

Harmonizing Breath with Pranayama

Discover the transformative power of breath through pranayama, the practice of conscious breathing. Explore various techniques that enhance vitality, calm the mind, and cultivate inner awareness. With expert guidance, you will learn to harness the breath as a tool for self-healing, energy regulation, and deep relaxation. Experience the profound effects of pranayama as you unlock the vital life force within.

Unleashing Energy through Mudra and Bandha

Delve into the subtler aspects of yoga as you explore mudra and bandha practices. Mudras are hand gestures that channel energy within the body, while bandhas involve specific muscular contractions that direct and control the flow of prana. Learn these powerful techniques to enhance concentration, awaken dormant energies, and deepen your connection with the inner self.

Holistic Retreat Experience

In addition to the enriching practices, our Yoga Retreat for Beginners offers a holistic experience to nurture your body, mind, and spirit. Indulge in nourishing meals that support your well-being and savour the flavours of wholesome, vegan cuisine. Engage in guided meditation sessions that cultivate inner peace and mindfulness, allowing you to connect with the present moment. Take time for self-reflection, enjoy the beauty of nature, and relish the tranquility of a supportive community of fellow seekers.

Your Journey Begins Here

The Yoga Retreat for Beginners is your gateway to unlocking the transformative potential of yoga. Whether you're a complete novice or seeking to deepen your understanding, this retreat welcomes all who are curious and open-hearted. Step onto the path of self-discovery, as you integrate yoga philosophy, history, asana, pranayama, mudra, and bandha practices into your life. Reserve your spot today and embark on a transformative journey that will illuminate your path towards holistic well-being.

Average group size: 4 – 8 students only. So, you get plenty of personal attention!

What do you get in this Yoga Retreat for Beginners ?
  • Meditation: once daily, various guided techniques.

  • Morning Yoga: Asana, Pranayama and Nidra.

  • Evening Yoga: mixed levels and styles, with explanations.

  • Yoga Philosophy: Yoga for Daily Life.

  • Video Shows: Cultural & Spiritual Videos etc.

  • Chanting: Once a week.

  • Private one to one Coaching/consultation.

  • Robberg Nature hike

  • Knysna forest hike

  • Biomimicry guided hike in Knysna forest

  • Inspirational Breathwork Session

  • Optional reiki, energy balancing, kinesiology and massage sessions
     

In Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra, the eightfold path is called ashtanga, which literally means “eight limbs” (ashta=eight, anga=limb). These eight steps basically act as guidelines on how to live a meaningful and purposeful life. They serve as a prescription for moral and ethical conduct and self-discipline; they direct attention toward one’s health; and they help us to acknowledge the spiritual aspects of our nature.

We delve into In Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra, the eightfold path is called ashtanga, which literally means “eight limbs” (ashta=eight, anga=limb). These eight steps basically act as guidelines on how to live a meaningful and purposeful life. They serve as a prescription for moral and ethical conduct and self-discipline; they direct attention toward one’s health; and they help us to acknowledge the spiritual aspects of our nature.

 

Duration: 7 Days, 5 Days Or 3 Days, Or Any Duration You Desire!
Level: All Levels
Costs:

7 days – R18,000

5 days – R15,000

3 days – R8,000

 

You can come and leave whenever you wish – we can work out a bespoke programme for any length you wish to join us.

Call or email now to book! info@ valahouse.co.za / 082 574 3198

 

Programme

 

Day 1

  • 2 pm – Welcome an settling in

  • 4 pm – Yoga

  • 6:30 pm – Dinner

  • 8 pm – Free time/conversations by the fire
     

Day 2

  • 7 am – Yoga

  • 9 am – Breakfast

  • 10 am – Workshop – What is yoga? / The eight limbs of yoga

  • 12:30 pm – Lunch

  • 2 pm – Free time

  • 4 pm – Yoga

  • 6:30 pm – Dinner

  • 8 pm – Free time/conversations by the fire
     

Day 3

  • 7 am – Yoga

  • 9 am – Breakfast

  • 10 am – Workshop – Asana, Pranayama, Mudra Bandha

  • 12:30 pm – Lunch

  • 1:30 pm – Beach trip

  • 4 pm – Yoga

  • 6:30 pm – Dinner

  • 8 pm – Free time/conversations by the fire
     

Day 4

  • 7 am – Yoga

  • 9 am – Breakfast

  • 10 am – Free time

  • 12:30 pm – Lunch

  • 2 pm – Biomimicry Forest Hike

  • 5 pm – Yoga

  • 6:30 pm – Dinner

  • 8 pm – Free time/conversations by the fire


Day 5

  • 7 am – Yoga

  • 9 am – Breakfast

  • 10 am – Free time

  • 12:30 pm – Lunch

  • 2 pm – Inspirational Breathwork Session

  • 4 pm – Yoga

  • 6:30 pm – Dinner out

  • 8 pm – Free time/conversations by the fire

 

Day 6

  • 7 am – Yoga

  • 9 am – Breakfast

  • 10 am – Reiki

  • 12:30 pm – Lunch

  • 4 pm – Yoga

  • 6:30 pm – Dinner

  • 8 pm – Free time/conversations by the fire

 

Day 7

  • 7 am – Yoga

  • 9 am – Breakfast

  • 10 am – Farewell
     

Cost includes all accommodation in a single, private room, all in-house meals, snacks and drinks.

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+27 82 574 3198

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