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This monsoon yoga and Ayurveda retreat at Hinterland Village is a great opportunity for you reconnect one’s body and mind whilst experiencing the magical rains of Kerala. This retreat is designed and flexible for all levels of yoga practitioners. Monsoon retreats have a special significance culturally, as Ayurveda treatments and yoga practices performed during this time are more effective than any other time of the year. Learn how to see or experience that one light from deep within!
Hinterland Village is a home stay type of accommodation where you can get all the warmth and care that remind you of home with the added benefits and luxuries of a resort. Each of the six available rooms is different and offers a unique blend of antique charm and modern comfort. There are a number of options of shared, double or single rooms. All rooms are air-conditioned and offer stunning views of the surrounding greenery. Massages and other therapies take place in two individual rooms each featuring a treatment table as well as a bath steamer. A beautiful and inviting yoga space was designed to maximize contact with nature. Surrounded by coconut trees, lush vegetation, and a paddy field, the open shala is the perfect setting for unforgettable yoga sessions.
Enjoy traditional monsoon Ayurvedic therapies or massages and deep relaxation sessions while discovering the benefits of yoga and meditation in the cacophony of nature. Nestled in seven acres of lush vegetation and home to a wide variety of bird species, Hinterland Village is the ideal place to experience that ‘ One Reality’ that is the truth. Come experience the warm hospitality of a Kerala village and be ready to taste some delicious Kerala food.
Discover a unique program of yoga sessions or classes for all levels of practitioners. Focus on experiencing one’s light within, the Bodhi center uses a holistic approach to purify and reconnect the body, mind, and the reality. You can enjoy the benefits of meditation, yoga, Ayurveda, and learn how to see or experience that one light.
Every year, the hot temperatures of April and May cool when it’s around June 1st, the southwest monsoon winds bring rains to Kerala. When it finally arrives to quench the parched soil, the monsoon makes it perfect for taking Ayurvedic treatments and for deeper meditation. The softened environment renders mind and body to become more receptive to the qualities of the therapies. Quite naturally, one discovers less preoccupation with mental constructions about the future and experiences more of a gentle and present physicality. This state of awareness and receptivity promotes deep cellular and energetic integration of the benefits of Ayurvedic treatments. The moist qualities of monsoon also help soften and ripen the seven tissues of the body the dhatus during poorva karma, the preparatory phase of pancha karma involving snehana (oil application) and svedhana (steam treatments).
The day usually starts with pranayama and meditation sessions. You will have the chance to deepen your yoga practice on a daily basis for twelve days, working on the primary series, and moving onto advanced sets of postures. Learn more about asanas, anatomy, and perfect certain postures during the afternoon workshops. Relax deeply and restore your body and mind with Yoga Nidra (deep relaxation). You can get a consultation with the on-site Ayurvedic doctors on your first day and receive daily treatments or massages according to your body constitution.
Hinterland Village represents seven acres of lush greenery - a haven of rich native biodiversity and an oasis of peace on the outskirts of the city of Kochi. Hinterland Village boasts more than 180 native species of flora that grow abundantly and naturally throughout the year. The Bodhi center at Hinterland Village was an initiative undertaken by its founder, Unni, to promote yoga and Ayurveda. Unni’s desire was to create a space where guests and visitors could immerse themselves in spiritual practices in a peaceful and natural environment.
The Bodhi Ayurveda and Yoga Center at Hinterland Village is a spiritual paradise set amidst jungle giants overlooking a paddy field. The space around the Bodhi Ayurveda and Yoga Center is a paradise for bird watching and nature walks. The resort also has a swimming pool set amongst the greens so guests can cool off from the South Indian heat.
You will enjoy a healthy selection of balanced food made by the resort's excellent cook. Brunch and dinner will be served during the day with a tea-break accompanied by a light snack in between.
Biking and hiking are the best activities you can do to see the beautiful sorroundings.
This retreat includes a consultation with an on-site Ayurvedic/ Naturopathy doctor and you will receive treatments according to your body constitution. Massages and steam baths will be scheduled during your stay. Naturopathy and Hydro Therapy on 3 days.
Please book your flight to arrive the Cochin International Airport (COK).
Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request.
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