Yoga & Detox retreat
ABOUT THE RETREAT
Give yourself the gift of this blissful yoga retreat,
to renew and rest in an exclusive venue with everyday yoga classes and joyful activities.
DATE : Nov. 2024 (9 nights)
Starting your day with a dynamic yoga class to re-energize your body, mind and spirit, and end your day with a relaxing and grounding yoga practice.
During the retreat we will also have the opportunity to practice meditation, creativity workshops and learn about self-care techniques to nurture your body and mind .
All classes will be taught by Paulina and Belen with English guidance. All levels are welcome and no experience is required.
Gaia Retreat Center is a private 8 bedroom charming Balinese traditionally-built villa located within direct access to the rice fields for wonderful morning walks into the main town.
Located on SriWedari street ~ only 5 minutes (1.8 KM) drive or 15 minutes leisurely stroll to the heart of Ubud town.
The retreat center is surrounded with beautiful expansive rice terrace views, garden, and chlorine-free pool, offering the best in Bali living, backed up with 5-star warm support by our staff to assure that your stay on the Island of the Gods and Goddesses is a complete blessing.
Enjoy such a rich culture, fresh food, lush jungle landscape and flawless beaches, the beautiful smells of incense,and sacred offerings…
Gaia Retreat Center offers students and teachers the perfect environment; a private and natural setting surrounded by acres of rice terraces and swaying palm trees due to a therapeutic knock-out breeze allowing you to pursue a mindful, health-conscious lifestyle in peace and solitude.
Our 2024 India trip is an invitation for you to step outside your current context of life, enter into another world of spiritual wonder, and redefine the foundation on which you find personal purpose and meaning.
We approach our journey in a mood of opening our minds and hearts with humility so that genuine transformation can take place in our lives.
You will be in the company of supportive fellow travelers and have the chance to form personal friendships that often last a lifetime.
Throughout our journey, we will connect to Yoga through sounds and music, take part in gentle regular Yoga practices, learn about Yoga traditions, meditation, Ayurveda and share wholesome meals together.
Rishikesh - Beatles Ashram
WHAT DO PEOPLE SAY?
WHAT TO EXPECT?
This is an opportunity to recharge and disconnect , to take the time and space to recharge mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Hopefully after this 2 weeks you will be able jump back into your life and work with focus, energy, and enthusiasm.
From March 15th to 21st touring 'Golden triangle' : Delhi - Agra ( Taj Mahal ) + Jaipur
March 21st to 28th AYURVEDA AND YOGA RETREAT in Raiwala
29th & 30th Varanasi Tour
March 15 & 16 Arrival in Delhi - Visiting around Delhi with a tour guide Staying at Surya Delhi Hotel
March 18/19 -Visiting around Jaipur
Staying at Sarovar Portico
March 20 - Agra / (Taj Mahal, Red fort)
Staying at Crystal Sarovar Premier
March 21- We will travel to Raiwala (PDI SCHOOL)
* All transfers will be done with our own bus and chofer
WHERE ARE WE GOING TO STAY?
During the retreat , we will be based in Northern Goa, at
PDI Ayurveda Goa.
This health facility, wellness centre and Yoga training Institute is perfect for seekers of Ayurveda and Yoga.
It is a place to get relaxed by various Ayurvedic Massages, Panchakarma therapies and Yoga Detox programs.
It is a perfect destination for all the beach lovers as it is
located miles away from the hustles & bustles of city and surrounded by scenic & serene beaches of Querim, Arambol, Mandrem, Ashvem, Morjim, Sweet water Lake, Historical Terekhol Fort Redi Ganesh Temple, this indeed is a place of tranquillity & solace.
April 1st, 2nd, 3rd staying at Ayurvedic school
Rishikesh - In India
EXPERIENCE YOGA AND AYURVEDA IN INDIA
7 days retreat at Prakash Deep Institute of Ayurveda and Yogic Sciences (PDI) which is a health care facility, wellness center.
Enjoy the possibility to access to different ayurvedic treatments, massage, ayurvedic doctor consultation.
Price includes: Accomodation, all foods at school, daily Yoga classes, 1 ayurvedic consultation and 1 treatment (massage, steam, basthi,etc)
During the trip you will also have the time to visit Rishikesh and just relax in the riverside cafés, bookshops and mountain air. Also to visit Haridvar
(15 min from the PDI)
We will set time apart to visiti Kunjapuri temple(for sunrise), AuroValley Ashram, "The beatles ashram"
(tours are included in price)
March 28 Overnight train Raiwala - Varanasi (15 hs)
March 29/30 - Varanasi sightseeing
Staying at Radisson hotel
March 31 - End of trip in Varanasi
Optional Flying back : Varanasi-Delhi
*takes around 2.5 hs and costs around 50 € (flight is not included in price)
"The trip to India is a dream come true for me. Paulina helped me make it happen by designing a complete and flexible program at the same time. It was a perfect combination of tourism and relaxation. "
"The group flowed perfectly and I keep very good friends from this experience!"
* Stay at in 4 stars hotels during tour and in Ayurveda center during the retreat
* During the retreat : All meals - fruits, filtered water and herbal tea during the day / Daily yoga and meditation practice (morning and evening) / 1 ayurvedic consultation and 1 treatment at the Ayurvedic center
* Transportation in between cities
All tour transportation around "Golden triangle"
Bus from Delhi to Raiwala / Train from Raiwala to Varanasi
What’s not included
*Food outside the Ayurveda retreat center
*Entrance to Taj Mahal or other temples.
*Short distance transportation / taxis
Traveller's tips :
* It is advisable to book the flight with anticipation but not before 3-2 months before the date.
* India requires a visa for visitors from most countries. Luckily, it also offers the option of e-visa. That means that you don't have to attend the embassy, you can fill the forms and file the documents online, receive confirmation to your email, and get the visa put in your passport on the border.
Go to Indian official e-visa site to check if this option works for you.
For most countries, e-visa gives a right to stay in India for the period of 30 days / 1 year.
Be sure to print your confirmation email and bring it with you on the border.
* What to ware ? It is advisable to bring light clothes, preferible clothes tha may cover your shoulders and knees. Something like light pants ( You can get Alladin pants in stores of Rishikesh for s about 300 rupees). Some light jacket or pullover will also be useful. Shoes: sandals, flip-flops, crocs, and flats (ballet shoes).
"The days at the PDI School were unforgettable. It is the perfect place to relax and connect with yourself, combining Yoga practices and daily meditation with Ayurvedic treatments."
"I hope this is NOT the last trip I will have the Joy of sharing with you Paulina- this really meant the world to me & fulfilling is the Word for this trip for me"