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4 Days Trekking, Mindfulness, Vitality, and SUP Yoga Retreat in France

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Mindfulness Adventure Yoga Retreat France

  • 4 days with instruction
  • Alpine Action Adventures and Ocean Flow Fitness have joined forces to offer you an energizing, health boosting, and a stress relieving alpine yoga retreat, where you can get away from your hectic daily life to reconnect with nature for a long weekend of land and water-based activities in the great outdoors of French Alps in France.

    Highlights

    • Morning Vinyasa yoga sessions
    • Evening multi-style yoga classes
    • Mindfulness workshops and activities
    • Introduction to Ayurveda and TCM through the 5 elements
    • Stand-up paddle yoga and guided mountain treks
    • Daily healthy and nutritious vegetarian meals
    • 3 nights accommodation
    • Intimate group sizes

    Group sizes

    The maximum participants in the group is 10.

    Styles

    Languages

    • Instruction language: English
    • Spoken languages: English
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    Accommodation is a traditional alpine lodge that can host up to 10 people. There are two twin or double rooms and a quadruple room. The chalet boasts an outdoor hot tub and a sauna surrounded by breathtaking mountain views that can be enjoyed from the veranda spaces.

    Throughout this diverse weekend experience, you will have two daily yoga sessions on offer to start and finish your day. Using the five elements as the basis for the retreat’s program, you will explore earth, water, fire, air and space through a diverse range of yoga practices including: Hatha, Vinyasa Flow, SUP yoga, Yin yoga, Restorative yoga and Partner yoga. The five elements will also be used as a starting point to introduce you to Ayurvedic and yoga philosophy and Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).

    You will be energized, soothed, and inspired by the retreat’s stunning alpine location, with its exciting heritage spots for yoga practices that will feed your soul and ignite your practice. Every day, you will have an exciting range of alpine activities on offer including, guided mountain treks, a walking tour of a beautiful local lake, the chance of experimenting with some stand-up paddle yoga, a river hike, local sightseeing, and some wonderful mindfulness experiences to further connect you with nature and yourself.

    Typical daily schedule

    Day 1, Friday

    • 11:55 Airport pickup at Geneva Airport (GVA) followed by settling in, welcome teas, and room allocation
    • 13:30 Lunch
    • 15:00 Treatments or extra activities, such as walk around Morzine with free time and drop off or pick up
    • 17:30 Evening yoga at the Abbey
    • 19:00 Dinner followed by optional post dinner journal writing workshops

    Day 2, Saturday

    • 07:30 Breakfast smoothie or herbal tea
    • 08:00 Yoga
    • 09:45 Breakfast picnic by the lake
    • 10:30 Stand-up paddle yoga
    • 12:30 Pick up to go back to chalet
    • 13:00 Lunch at the chalet followed by option to book therapies or activities such as paragliding and free time
    • 18:00 Evening yoga
    • 19:15 Silent walk to the waterfall viewpoint

    Day 3, Sunday

    • 07:30 Breakfast smoothie or herbal tea
    • 08:00 Morning yoga
    • 10:00 Breakfast at chalet
    • 11:30 Trekking with picnic lunch followed by free time
    • 17:30 Evening yoga at the Abbey
    • 19:00 Dinner at chalet
    • 20:30 Fire pit night

    Day 4, Monday

    • 07:30 Breakfast smoothie or herbal tea
    • 08:00 Morning yoga
    • 09:30 Breakfast in Morzine
    • 10:30 Walk back to chalet along river from Morzine
    • Alpine lake for picnic
    • Mountain treks
    • Sightseeing in Morzine
    • Stand-up paddle yoga
    • Yoga in a medieval Abbey
    • Emma Wall

      Emma is a fully qualified 500hr Multi-style yoga teacher with Indian based training in Yin and Yang yoga & the 5 elements. A keen surfer, paddle boarder, and trekker, she loves nothing more than the good vibes and energy that she gets from being at one with nature. Her creative multi-dimensional approach to yoga has a strong Vinyasa flow element to it, along with a focus on balancing strength and flexibility, building anatomical awareness. She also believes that both yoga and nature can be tools to help you connect with the essence of your true self and to find an empowered and liberated you.

    The lodge is based just outside of the beautiful alpine village of Morzine in the French Alps. Morzine is part of the Portes du Soleil, one of the largest linked mountain areas in the world. All activities and classes will be held around this area.

    This listing is vegetarian-friendly Click to see more vegetarian-friendly listings

    A specially-selected and delicious home-cooked vegetarian menu by a trained nutritionist will be served daily to compliment your yoga classes and mountain activities. Daily three meals and morning superfood smoothie will be provided. All tea, coffee, wine, and beer will be complimentary when in the lodge.

    The following meals are included:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    • Snacks
    • Drinks

    The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten Free
    (If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation)

    Various massage therapies are available at additional cost and upon request.

    • 3 daily meals
    • 3 nights accommodation in a traditional alpine lodge
    • Airport Transfers from and o Geneva Airport (GVA)
    • All bed linen and towels
    • Daily morning and evening yoga sessions
    • Free Wi-Fi and welcome pack
    • Guided treks,SUP yoga experience, mindfulness exercises and evening activities
    • Smoothies, teas, coffees, wine, and beer
    • Transfers to all locations around the area

    Arrival by airplane

    Please book your flight to arrive at Geneva Airport (GVA). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Alpine Action Adventure will pick you up at the airport and transfer you to the chalet; it will be a 55-kilometer journey.

    • A reservation requires a deposit of 20% of the total price.
    • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 56 days before the arrival date.
    • The rest of the payment should be paid 42 days before arrival.

    Saint Jean D'Aulps, France

    Alpine Action Adventures offers fun activities and retreats specializing in winter and summer alpine at Chalet Bernadine, in St. Jean D'Aulps, Morzine, France.

    Speaks English

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    4 days / 3 nights

    Departure:
    Monday June 11, 2018
    (4 days / 3 nights)

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