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8 Days Ayurveda Yoga Retreat in Czech Republic

  • Resort Svatá Kateřina, Svatá Kateřina 327, Počátky 394 64, Czech Republic

Yoga Retreat Czech Republic

Join Katerina Resort for a de-stess Ayurveda and yoga retreat where you can put down your notebook, turn off the mobile phone, and leave your car keys deep in the bottom of your bag. This is the chance for you to stop and just relax while enjoying Ayurvedic and other wellness treatments. Explore your body, spirit, and mind and discover ways of restoring your internal harmony and balance.

Highlights

  • Daily yoga classes
  • Daily pranayama sessions
  • Thai, Bali, and aromatherapy de-stress massages
  • Lectures on stress, yoga therapy, Ayurveda, psychology, and a healthy lifestyle
  • Ayurvedic massages and consultations
  • 7 nights’ accommodation
  • Daily nutritious meals
  • Transfers
  • 8 days with instruction
  • Czech, English
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During the retreat, you will be staying at the St. Kateřina in the countryside, where harmony found its name. There is no car, only peace and quiet and the murmur of trees undulating in the wind. This is the place where you can forget everyday worries and just relax. Healthy food, clean air, and a lot of movement will help you lose weight, increase energy, and add joy to your life.

The St. Kateřina resort has 79 double bed rooms in three buildings: the St. Kateřina Hotel, the Garnison Hotel, and the Gymnasium Hotel.

Rooms of category standard such as Shiraz and Shiraz superior are in the Gymnasium Hotel. Here you will also find the dietary laboratory with Inbody 720 equipment, a cardio fitness center, indoor cycling hall, four gyms, beauty salon, manicure and pedicure, and solar meadow RA.

Rooms of category standard such as Chardonnay are located in the Garnison Hotel, where you will also find the sport republic shop with sportswear, golf equipment, hygienic goods, and cosmetics.

Rooms of category superior such as Cabernet and Merlot, category deluxe like Sauvignon and Pinot, and deluxe junior suite like Carmenere are located in the St. Kateřina Hotel, where you will also find the restaurant Voda, café Orangerie, the wellness center and spa, and four hydro massage bath tubs Jacuzzi under the sky. All rooms are very comfortable and are furnished with tasteful and stylish furniture.

Shiraz

Shiraz is a double bedroom on the first floor of the Gymnasion Hotel, 150 meters away from the St. Kateřina Hotel. It is furnished with modern, tasteful furniture, and large comfortable beds which can be ordered either as a queen-sized bed for couples or separate beds. The bathroom with WC is equipped with a washbasin, shower, and hairdryer. Bathrobes and terry cloth slippers are standard amenities.

Chardonnay

Chardonnay is a very large double bedroom with a bathroom and dressing room. You will find it the in Garrison Hotel, 70 meters away from the St. Kateřina Hotel. It is furnished with modern, tasteful furniture, and large, comfortable beds which can be ordered either as a queen-sized bed for couples or separate beds. The bathroom with WC has its own window and is equipped with a washbasin, shower, and hairdryer. Bathrobes and terry cloth slippers are standard amenities. The room has a beautiful view of the little St. Kateřina church and the forest.

Cabernet

Cabernet is the double bedroom in the attic of the St. Kateřina Hotel. Located on the third floor, it is furnished with modern, tasteful furniture, and large, comfortable beds which can be ordered either as a queen-sized bed for couples or separate beds. The bathroom with toilet has its own window and is equipped with a washbasin, shower, and hairdryer. Bathrobes and terry cloth slippers are standard amenities. The room has a beautiful view of the neighboring forest, the lakes, and St. Kateřina spring.

Merlot

Merlot is a spacious double bedroom furnished with modern, tasteful furniture, and large, comfortable beds which can be ordered either as a queen-sized bed for couples or separate beds. The bathroom with WC has its own window and is equipped with bath, shower, ladder radiators, and hairdryer. Heating is located in the floor. Bathrobes and terry cloth slippers are standard amenities. The room has a beautiful view of the neighboring forest, the lakes, the St. Kateřina spring, and the forest.

Sauvignon

Sauvignon is a deluxe spacious double bedroom with a large terrace. It is located on the first floor of the St. Kateřina Hotel. It is furnished with modern, tasteful furniture, and large, comfortable beds which can be ordered either as a queen-sized bed for couples or separate beds. The bathroom with WC has its own window and it is equipped with bath, shower, ladder radiators, and a hairdryer. The heating is located in the floor. Bathrobes and terry cloth slippers are standard amenities. The room and especially the terrace, have a beautiful view of the upper and lower lake, the little church, the St. Kateřina spring, and the forest.

Pinot

Pinot is a deluxe spacious room located in the St. Kateřina Hotel. It is furnished with stylish oriental furniture and large and comfortable beds which can be ordered either as a queen-sized bed for couples or separate beds. The bathroom with WC has its own window and is equipped with bath, shower, bidet, ladder radiators, and a hairdryer. Bathrobes and terry cloth slippers are standard amenities. The room has a beautiful view of the little church, the St. Kateřina spring, the upper lake, and the forest.

Carmenere

Carmenere is a deluxe junior two bedroom suite located in the St. Kateřina Hotel. It is furnished with stylish oriental furniture and large and comfortable beds which can be ordered either as a queen-sized bed for couples or separate beds. The bathroom with WC has its own window and is equipped with bath, shower, bidet, ladder radiators, and a hairdryer. Bathrobes and terry cloth slippers are standard amenities. The room has a beautiful view of the little church and the St. Kateřina spring.

Called "Sanskirt" in Hindi, yoga means “unification”. Thus, it unifies your body, mind, and spirit. Let yourself be carried away by the beauty and precision of the asana yoga movement. Learn to breathe properly and try to look into the secrets of yoga and meditation.

Pranayama is focused on conscious and free breathing, with prana meaning “breath”, the cosmic energy, and ajami “to monitor”, “to regulate”. Pranayama, thus, has positive effects on the body, mind, and spirit.

The physical effects of pranayamas

  • Blood purification
  • Harmonizing and stabilizing the nervous system
  • Increase of oxygen intake
  • Increasing resistance to diseases
  • Maintain and improve physical health
  • Normalization of blood pressure
  • Strengthen the lungs and heart
  • Supporting the healing processes and medical therapies

The psychological effects of pranayamas

  • Calming the thoughts and emotions
  • Dissolution of energy blocks
  • Internal balance
  • Stress, anxiety, and depression elimination

Aside from yoga and pranayama, you will experience a number of treatments that will definitely de-stress you, including Ayurveda Shirodhara and Ayurveda Abhyanga massages, aroma therapy massage, and Thai and Bali massage and foot reflexology.

There are also lectures about stress as well as about yoga therapy, Ayurveda, psychology, and healthy lifestyle. Each lecture is about 60 minutes long and accompanied by an English speaking interpreter.

You will also get the chance to have individual stress measurements and consultations with a Czech speaking psychologist. If necessary, you will be accompanied by an English speaking interpreter during each session.

This retreat will take place in Pocatky, Czech Republic.

Nearby places

  • Brno, 130 kilometers
  • Prague, 130 kilometers
Activities
  • Cycling
  • Golf course
  • Gym
  • Horse riding / rental
  • Hot tub / Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Pilates
  • Sauna
  • Shopping
  • Spa
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis court
  • Volleyball court
General
  • Bar
  • Café
  • Lake
  • Lounge
  • Terrace
Services
  • Beauty salon
  • Bicycle rental
  • Hair dryer
  • Internet access
  • Parking lot

During the retreat, you will be served full board, nutritionally-balanced meals, including seven dinners, seven lunches, and seven breakfasts.

Dog sledge riding

There is a unique opportunity at the St. Kateřina Resort to experience dog sledge riding.

For some, it is romantic. For others, it is an adrenaline rush. But for everyone it is an incredible experience of the pleasant moments spent with dogs in the countryside. Experience the adventure and feel the charm of the surrounding countryside from a dog drawn sledge or cart, or try what it is like to guide your own sledge!

Golf

You’ll certainly improve your golf swing at the teeing-ground at St. Kateřina.

Horse-riding

There are seven horses on the retreat venue: Scheila, Tammy, Viskonzin, Ulske, Tieneke, Finessa, and Crazy Pur. They are housed in the stables. They will carry you around the beautiful surrounding forests, countryside, and fields.

Jacuzzi

Relax your tight muscles, relieve your sore back, and ease your tension. Allow time to stop for a while and let your worries float away. The St. Kateřina’s Jacuzzi uses a gentle massage of swirling water at around 36-38 degrees Celsius, with a recommended bathing time of approximately 15 to 20 minutes.

Swim in the upper and lower lake

St. Kateřina's spring water creates a unique shade of the upper and lower lakes. The wharf at the lower lake allows access into the water and swimming possibility.

Tennis

You can play some tennis on the best clay tennis courts in the area. One of the courts can be used for volleyball. The courts are terraced beneath.

During the retreat, you will enjoy various treatments including Ayurveda Abhyanga and Shirodhara massage, Thai and Balinese massage foot reflexology, and aromatherapy de-stress massage. These treatments are included in the price.

Abhyanga

Abhyanga is an oil massage which brings relaxation to the body as well as the mind. Ayurvedic natural herbal oils relax and harmonize the whole body. It is a basic Ayurvedic massage, which improves functioning of the circulatory system, nervous system, muscles, and joints. It improves lymph and prana flow, which helps with your immunity and slows down aging.

Aromatherapy de-stress massage

This treatment uses Thai massages techniques combined with essential oils. It brings the perfect relaxation to your whole body. It eliminates stress and creates a feeling of inner harmony and bliss.

Balinese massage

Special Balinese coconut massage of the back, shoulders, and neck brings relaxation to your tired muscles, restores the elasticity of your skin, and pampers your senses. Let yourself be carried away by the exotic aromas and unique techniques of this massage.

Shirodhara

Shirodhara is a special Ayurvedic therapy focusing on the sixth chakra (for various illnesses related to the head, neck, nervous system, vision, and hearing). The therapy is very effective when you’re suffering from sleeping problems, headaches, and tiredness. Shirodhara means a gentle oil flow on the head. It is very pleasant massage technique and a unique experience. Part of this procedure is also a head massage.

Thai massage

Traditional Thai temple massage which in Thai is called "nuat". It is a combination of master techniques with use of the acupressure and manipulation exercises on energetic points of the body and so releases tension and pain from muscles, tendons, and joints. This traditional Thai massage brings general muscle relaxation, a feeling of recharged vitality, and mental balance.

  • 1 aromatherapy de-stress massage
  • 1 final consultation with a Czech speaking psychologist (30 minutes) with an English speaking interpreter
  • 1 Thai and Bali massage foot reflexology
  • 2 Ayurveda massage Abhyanga
  • 2 Ayurveda massage Shirodhara
  • 2 diagnoses on the InBody 720 device (initial 30-45 minutes, final 15 minutes)
  • 2 individual stress measurement and consultation with a Czech speaking psychologist (each 45 minutes) with English speaking interpreter (ESI)
  • 3 consultations with an Ayurvedic English speaking therapist (each 15 minutes)
  • 4 lecture about stress (yoga therapy, Ayurveda, psychology, and healthy lifestyle) each 60 minutes with ESI
  • 6 sport lessons, including 4 yoga and meditation, each 60 minutes and 2 pranayama, each 30 minutes
  • 7 nights’ accommodation
  • Free entrance to fitness room
  • Free entrance to wellness and spa (saunas, steam rooms, whirlpool, and relaxation rooms)
  • Full board, nutritionally-balanced meals (7 dinners, 7 lunches, and 7 breakfasts)
  • Natural spring water from the St. Kateřina, well-served with each meal
  • Transfer from and to Počátky

Driving directions from Prague

  • Take the D1 motorway towards Brno
  • Exit #90 to Humpolec / Pelhřimov
  • In Pelhřimov, continue through Pelhřimov along the main direction to Jindřichův Hradec
  • After the third traffic light by the petrol station Benzina turn left in the direction of Telč
  • At the end of the first village Rynárec (after Pelhřimov) turn right at the outset to Počátky

Driving directions from Brno

  • Take the D1 motorway towards Praha, exit Jihlava / Pávov
  • Continue through Jihlava towards Pelhřimov
  • About five kilometers after Jihlava turn left towards Telč, Třešť, Kostelec
  • After the village Kostelec, behind the meat processing plant Kostelecké uzeniny, turn right towards Horní Cerekev
  • At the entrance to the square in Horní Cerkev take the first left turn to Počátky

Driving directions from Jihlava or from Pelhřimov

  • Go in the direction of Kamenice Lipou along the main road
  • Turn left towards the village Stojčín
  • Continue further to leave Počátky
  • On the left you will find the parking lot of the St.Kateřina Resort

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Václav Havel Airport Prague (PRG).

GPS

49°15'23.776"N, 15°13'58.133"

Saint Catherine, Czechia

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