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3 Days Weekend Vinyasa Yoga in France

  • Le Moulin des Bouillons, France

Overview

Spring Yoga Retreat in France

Enjoy a break on this beautiful and relaxing domain, combining the benefits of Vinyasa yoga with the calm of nature in the Perche at only 1 hour 30 minutes from Paris. Located on an area of 120-hectares, Le Moulin des Bouillons (16th century) offers a haven of peace and harmony, warm, delicious vegetarian meals, charms and comfort. Take a special moment for yourself, leaving behind the winter and welcoming spring

Highlights

  • Daily Vinyasa flow yoga sessions
  • Pranayama and meditation sessions
  • Free time to explore French countryside
  • Friendly and warm atmosphere
  • Delicious vegetarian meals
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • 3 days with instruction
  • English, French
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There are 4 types of room available - private, twin sharing, triple, and quadruple room.

Daily schedule

Friday

  • 15:00 Arrivals
  • Afternoon free
  • 18:00 - 19:30 Yoga class
  • 20:00 - 21:00 Dinner

Saturday

  • 07:30 - 08:00 Pranayama and meditation
  • 08:00 - 08:45 Infusions
  • 09:00 - 12:30 Yoga class
  • 12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
  • Afternoon free
  • 16:30 - 17:30 Open studio (optional)
  • 17:30 - 19:00 Yoga class
  • 19:30 - 20:30 Dinner

Sunday

  • 07:30 - 08:00 Pranayama and meditation
  • 08:00 - 08:45 Infusions
  • 09:00 - 12:30 Yoga class
  • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
  • Afternoon free
  • 17:00 Depart

Antonée Lua

Dancing Yogini is directed by Antonée Lua, a native of Los Angeles, who began her formal dance training at the age of three studying ballet with the renowned Olga Fricker for six years. Eventually she added tap, hip-hop, freestyle as well as traditional African dance and dances of the African diaspora to the mix. It was love of movement that led Lua to her first yoga class in 1994 (someone said it was like dancing!) and the euphoria that comes from an awesome asana (yoga postures) and meditation practice.

Her love for "moving meditation" led her to study with various yoga schools and teachers. After years of a rather eclectic practice, she has for the last several years focused on the flowing energy of Vinyasa yoga, the alignment of Iyengar, and the restorative and quieting practice of Yin Yoga. Antonée has found an inner calm and physical well-being through the teachings of these schools which are not mutually exclusive but complementary. In order to deepen her understanding of yoga, Lua spent six months studying Eastern Philosophy and Yoga in India and Thailand and received her Teacher Training Certification from Sivananda Kutir in October 2006.

The creation of Dancing Yogini is a means to share knowledge acquired from her wonderful teachers at Kula Yoga Project, Deborah Wolk and Kristen Davis in New York, Swami Nirmalananda of Sivananda Yoga, Swami Govindananda Saraswati of Sivananda Yoga Veedya Peetham, and all of her wonderful yoga and dance teachers throughout the years. The aim is to help students bring consciousness to their body and optimize their breath in order to maintain a healthy mind, body, and spirit.

Le Moulin des Bouillons, built in the 16th century is located 1 hours 30 minutes from Paris.

Activities
  • Swimming nearby
General
  • Dining area
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Yoga studio
Services
  • Local market

Delicious vegetarian meals are offered in this retreat.

In your free time you may choose to take a dip in the nearby pond or explore the vast property grounds for some personal time to reflect, relax or simply for your own personal adventure.

  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Daily Vinyasa flow yoga session
  • Delicious vegetarian meals
  • Pranayama and meditation session
  • Travel cost
  • Travel insurance

Arrival by train

If you are taking the train, the nearest station is Gare de la Loupe, which is thirty minutes from the site. A shuttle transfer can be arranged from the station but the arrivals should be grouped so that only one pickup is done per day. Please contact Dancing Yogini Yoga et Danse for more information.

For information about the booking conditions, please send Dancing Yogini Yoga et Danse an inquiry.
  • Review by Laurence L from France

    "A super weekend with Antonee allowed us to advance gently. It gave us a real desire to practice and I learned a lot not to mention the house, location and incredible meals. Antonee is a great teacher!"

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  • Review by Alexandra L. from France

    "It was a super retreat in a pleasant setting. The classes were super interesting. Antonée is really passionate and it shows in her classes. The group work permitted us to deepen postures with the help of others. She gave us lots of advice. This made me want to restart a regular yoga practice. Antonée is dynamic and a super teacher!"

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  • Review by Virginie from France

    "Antonée is the yoga teacher that everyone dreams of having. She is very professional, attentive to each student, never without good advice, always showing ways to go further in the practice and always cheerful! Antonée is a ray of sunshine for each class and retreat. Indeed it was a very lucky meeting!"

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  • Review by Alexandra from UK
    10 out of 10

    "The weekend retreat was very great! The class was really good. Antonée is a great teacher who is very dynamic and always wears a smiling and positive attitude. She gave many advices. The place was great : beautiful landscape, amazing vegetarian food, cozy rooms. It was a perfect weekend. "

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  • Review by Gaelle Abautret from United Kingdom
    10 out of 10

    "The weekend with Dancing Yogini Yoga et Danse was really great. The superb location, excellent veggie food and the fantastic teacher makes it really awesome! You raely see these all in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. "

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  • Review by Fiona Pauli from London UK
    10 out of 10

    "It was a fantastic experience. I am left invigorated and inspired!"

    "The organisation of the retreat was excellent Antonee was great at communicating all the information and emailing RE questions and details of the retreat, travel etc. The accommodation was excellent. More than 5 stars, I have never stayed anywhere so peaceful and comfortable, with such incredible food. We had beautiful accommodation that was spacious, comfortable and really lovely. Warm and cosy and very quiet. There was then a lovely dining room in the main house overlooking the surrounding forest. the accommodation was set in a huge forest with a lake where we went on a lovely walk. There was also a sitting room with a wood burner. We had huge meals of the most excellent quality, wonderful breakfasts and then 3 course lunch's and suppers! "

    "Antonee was great, there was a great energy in the group, we did a full timetable of yoga and everything just flowed, brilliant organisation. She taight really well andI didn't want the classes to end. We all felt very comfortable to try new things without any risk of not being properly guided through poses. I had peaceful nights sleeps, very nutritious food, great level of activity and the opportunity to walk through all the countryside. I never thought I could find a retreat that included so much, I thought it was too good to be true. We came from England as we couldn't find anything near that for such value too. It was incredibly down to earth and inspiring. "

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  • Review by Estelle from France
    10 out of 10

    "I attended the yoga workshop last July and I loved everything about the place including the pedagogy and good humour of Antone . The hosts, Sylvie and Jean-Yves, were very welcoming and are excellent cooks, the cottage is beautiful as is the setting. I highly recommend this retreat to those wishing to relax, learn yoga, eat healthy food and have beautiful encounters."

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  • Review by Sophie from France
    10 out of 10

    "Antonee est une super prof! J ai Beaucoup apprecie tous ses cours et n hesiterais pas du tout a la recontacter lors de mon prochain sejour en region Parisienne , Elle est tres professionnelle, Beaucoup d humour et tres fraiche! Je vous la recommende."

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  • Review by Valrie from France
    10 out of 10

    "Je ne connaissais rien au yoga avant de participer aux cours d'Anthone et le hasard m'a mis sur son chemin, quelle chance ! je ne peux plus m'en passer. Anthonne ce don de crer une ambiance chaleureuse et conviviale chaque fois. La technique du yoga est bienfaitrice ainsi que sa passion qu'elle sait faire partager dans le rire et la bonne humeur, merci Anthonne !"

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  • Review by Anne from France
    10 out of 10

    "Difficile de dire quelque chose qui assure aprs le commentaire d'Ariane ! A part oui, c'est a exactement. Son sourire gnreux, sa faon de se mouvoir, de parler, de rire, son dlicieux accent aussi et son grand rire font d'Antonne une personne spciale, parfaite pour transmettre, que l'on aime suivre et couter, avec qui on se sent en confiance. Elle regarde, soutient, corrige juste ce qu'il faut, propose avec bonne humeur, et ne juge pas. Enfin ajoutons qu' son cours on la voit et l'entend toujours bien, que ses postures sont extrmement bien prsentes et dcomposes avant d'tre pratiques dans une technique parfaite, et tout a dans une trs grande simplicit. Alors oui, Antonne est une personne et une prof formidable qui je souhaite beaucoup de succs ! "

    "Merci beaucoup et septembre. Bisous"

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  • Review by Marie-Nolle from France
    10 out of 10

    "Je garde un trs bon souvenir du Stage hatha yoga et randonne passs ensemble du 5 au 11 juillet 2015. Le cadre etait idylique , l'accueil exceptionnel, nous avons pu allier dtente et pratique profonde et intense du Yoga. Nous avions un groupe trs sympatique, une ambiance extra malgr nos ges, horizons, cultures , et pratique du yoga differents. Je pratique dsormais le yoga trs rgulierement, il est vital pour moi.""I have very fond memories of the Hatha Yoga and Hiking retreat from July 5 to 11 of 2015. The setting was idyllic, exceptional hospitality, combined with relaxation and a deep, intense yoga practice. We had a very nice group with an extra atmosphere despite our various ages, backgrounds, cultures, and yoga practices. I now practice yoga very regularly, it is vital for me."

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Paris, France

Life, peace, and prosperity through movement. Dancing Yogini Yoga et Danse offers classes and workshops in Hatha and Vinyasa yoga.

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3 days / 2 nights

Availability

Arrival: Friday May 19, 2017
Departure: Sunday May 21, 2017

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