ITALY FOOD, YOGA & MEDITATION RETREAT
May 31-June 6, 2020
Recharge your life battery
at a charming hilltop country
house set amongst the rolling
hills of Umbria in Italy
This is one of the most authentic regions of Italy where local customs have been kept intact for centuries with a thriving food agricultural scene. The organic artisanal italian food of casa faustina and their accredited italian chefs will leave your tastebuds mesmerised. No joke! You will be charmed by the authentic farmhouse of Casa Faustina nestled on a hilltop nearby Assisi. This locations boasts a yoga room in white wood with glass wall windows, inspiring your practice with a 360 degree panoramic view of nature and olive groves. The only sounds you will hear once you arrive are chirping birds, ideal for yoga and morning meditation practice.
Immerse yourself in wellbeing holiday, nourishing your mind and body with delicious Italian cuisine (check out our video testimonials in the video section), dynamic yoga classes, wellbeing workshops, one on one coaching sessions, yoga related talks, guided meditation and an in-depth journey of authentic connection with others and your teachers Michel and Sandy.
Your Zen Den
WHAT TO EXPECT?
Yoga & Wellbeing Program will include the following:
Optional daily morning meditation and Pranayama (breathing exercises)
Different methods of meditation taught each day
2 classes of yoga every day each about 2 hrs long / slower integration
1 Yang Yoga, (Traditional Hatha, Hatha Flow, Vinyasa / Power Flow) and 1 Yin Yoga Class per day for balance.
1 Yoga Workshop
All food is vegetarian, local, seasonal and organic. Casa Faustina is an accredited organic vegetarian farmhouse.
Casa Faustina in Assisi, Italy.
Only 1,5 hrs drive from Rome. Flights also available direct to Perugia.
Airport pickup available with other guests at an additional cost or carpooling arrangements organised within the retreat group.
Check in: from 3pm
Check out: from 1:30 pm
Equipt with spacious italian country style rooms with ensuite bathrooms or shared bathrooms
Yoga shala in white wood and a 360 panoramic view of nature!
Swimming pool overlooking the scenic hills and farmlands
Spacious grounds to relax, meditate and journal
Nature walks nearby and in vicinity of many historic villages such as Assisi, Perugia & Gubbio.
Typical daily schedule
Here is an example of a typical schedule, however different activities will take place on different days.
07:00 Morning Meditation
07.30 Hatha or vinyasa yoga class
09.00 Breakfast for kings and queens
11.00 Free time or wellbeing talk
13.00 Revitalising Lunch
14.00 free time for village visits, nature stroll or coaching
16.30 Yin Yang yoga class
19.30 Grounding Dinner
20:30 Free time or evening activity
Price range of single and shared rooms € 900 - 1320 all-in // food, yoga and extra activities.
€ 950,- per week per person in a twin room in an apartment for 4 people (two double rooms, 1 bathroom in this apartment)
€ 1000,- per week per person in a twin room with private bathroom
€ 950,- per week per person in a triple room with bathroom
€ 1180,- per week per person in a single room with shared bathroom ( two rooms, one bathroom in this apartment)
€ 1320,- per week per person in a single room with private bathroom (one room apartment)
€ 950 twin or triple share
€ 1000 twin private bathroom
€ 1320 private room & bathroom
Extra activities (optional)
Motivational talks / coaching
Day excursions to surrounding village + Italian style lunch
Italian Cookery classes (optional)
Optional one on one coaching with certified life coach Sandy McNolty
You will also have free time to unwind and there are many beautiful nature walks to do and charming villages to visit.
Michel Van Cauter
400 RYT teacher in Hot, Power Yoga and traditional Hatha Yoga
Sandy Mc Nolty
Guest international teacher from Canada
Yin, Hatha, Sivananda
Certified Baptiste Power Vinyasa
Certified Counsellor and Robbins/Madanes Life Coach