ASHTANGA YOGA RETREAT at Yoga in Salento (Italy) with Francesca and Janet, May 11th to 18th 2019!
Invest in your health and wellbeing during this week-long Ashtanga Yoga retreat with Francesca Di Rosso Batic and Janet Hawkins, two experienced and loved Ashtanga yoga teachers, in one of Italy’s most beautiful regions. A week of yoga, sightseeing (if you wish), pool and beach time as well as the freshest organic food Italy has to offer!
Just as a diamond has many facets, Ashtanga Yoga can be
interpreted in many ways. Francesca and Janet https://www.ashtangayogacalgary.com/ practice and teach in a way that is joyful, accepting and respectful. Both are experienced at connecting to the subtle rhythms of the body and will share how to experience the practice in a way that is sustainable and supportive.
Practice will include five traditional Mysore-style classes with Old
School vibes, one led class and two afternoon technique workshops.
Instruction can be offered in English and/or Italian.
Agricola Samadhi will host us for a week in this picturesque region of Italy at their eco-conscious retreat centre just 20 minutes from pristine beaches near the town of Zollino. Organic fruit and vegetable gardens provide the produce served at the retreat centre where they are prepared and served with love in the beautiful outdoor cafe.
Ashtanga yoga practitioners practicing partial Primary Series through Advanced B are welcome to join Francesca and Janet for this week of practice and learning where they will share their experiences of the Old School Ashtanga traditions. This is a perfect retreat for yoga teachers to deepen their own practice as well as students interested in time away to re-connect with their practice.
SCHEDULE and PRICES
Saturday May 11th: arrival to the retreat location, time to chill out, dinner at 7.30 pm followed by a ‘meet & greet’ circle
Sunday May 12th: 8am to 10am Mysore followed by brunch. Free afternoon to explore the area or to chill out by the pool. Dinner at 7.30 pm
Monday May 13th: 8am to 10am Mysore, followed by brunch
3 pm to 5 pm workshop with Janet ‘Gentle yin yoga and hip openers’, time for questions and answers
Dinner at 7.30 pm
Tuesday May 14th and Wednesday May 15th: 8am to 10am Mysore followed by brunch. Free afternoon to explore the area or to chill out by the pool. Dinner at 7.30 pm
Thursday May 16th: 8am to 10am Mysore, followed by brunch
3 pm to 5 pm workshop with Francesca ‘Breathing exercises and how to integrate accessible prāṇāyāma in your daily life’, time for questions and answers
Dinner at 7.30 pm
Friday May 17th: led class at 8 am followed by brunch. Free afternoon to explore the area or to chill out by the pool. Dinner at 7.30 pm
Saturday May 18th: breakfast at 10am and checkout!
PRICES: 250€ for the yoga, to be paid to Francesca and Janet upon arrival.
Accommodation and meals'prices are to be paid directly to Yoga in Salento: check their website: