Omsara Yoga Chiang Rai invites you to establish a healthy lifestyle with a happy mind and body in Thailand. They offer an individual and personal yoga retreat in small groups with a maximum of four people. Everybody is different according to their experience, strength and health condition. You will practice Vinyasa, Yin or Ashtanga yoga together. Come and join this retreat so you can create an individual program fitting your personal goals, level or state of health! Choose your personal retreat of 4-7 days with a personal vegan or vegetarian diet.
Airport transfer available:
Chiang Rai International Airport (US$6 per person)
During this retreat, you will stay in one of two private bedrooms at Omsara Yoga Home Stay. The studio is called a homestay because you basically live together with Pook and her two dogs in her private home. The homestay is not a hotel. She does not expect you to do any house work or cleaning and she will try to fulfill all your needs and wishes but she cannot provide the full service of a hotel with restaurant.
All bedrooms have air conditioning and a king size bed. The yoga room is an open space with an open terrace where you also eat breakfast and dinner together and which can be used in the daytime to relax.
The luxury room is upstairs with a private bathroom and whirlpool next to the yoga room with an open platform. The standard room is downstairs with a private bathroom with shower.
Every style offers different qualities and a great variety of practices. Pook will combine all yoga styles with different approaches according to your personal needs. Vinyasa or Flow yoga provides students with a complete yoga experience and an excellent workout.
Students move from one pose to the next without stopping, coordinating breath with movement to maintain focus and energize the body. It is a good idea to take a few slower paced classes to learn basic poses before joining your first flow yoga class.
Yin yoga explores the softer side of the movements practiced in more muscular (Yang) yoga series. The focus of Yin yoga is the gentle stretching of muscles and connective tissue, especially in the areas of the hips, pelvis, and lower back. Yin yoga is suitable for students of all levels.
Ashtanga yoga begins with a series of postures practiced with close attention to breath, gaze point, body alignment, and bhandas. Focus on these areas forms the basis of the practice. Ashtanga yoga is physically challenging and spiritually rewarding and can be practiced in a class setting or more traditionally, at an individual pace under guidance of an instructor.
If you want to stay longer than 4 days/3 nights please leave a message with your booking inquiry.
Omsara Yoga is a small homestay studio in Chiang Rai in the north of Thailand. Located in a remote area embedded in beautiful nature, the house is the perfect getaway. The yoga studio is located 20 minutes by car from the city center of Chiang Rai and 15 minutes from the airport. The village area is called Ban Du, only five minutes from Chiang Rai Rajabhat University on 261 Moo 6 Soi 9/6 Ban-Pongphabat, Tambon Ban Du, Amphoe Mueang, Chiang Rai 57000.
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Healthy food and cooking are Omsara Yoga Chiang Rai passion. They only offer vegan meals during the retreat. You will be served with breakfast and dinner, as well as lunch on request without extra charge. All food is hand-selected, local and organic. They try to produce everything on their own from scratch, e.g. yogurt and milk from soy beans and coconut and I have a little vegetable and herbal garden. Yet they are not able to produce enough food themselves to supply the homestay kitchen built it is their dream to built up an organic farm in the future and make the homestay more self-sustainable. If you have any food allergies or intolerance, Omsara Yoga Chiang Rai will create a personal diet for you. Just let them know.
Omsara Yoga Chiang Rai love different cuisines from all over the world and love to experiment to bring these together in a new fusion. They create different typical Thai dishes which normally you can only find with meat. If you would like to learn Thai cooking, they are happy to show you the basic dishes and tricks. You will go to the local markets together and Omsara Yoga Chiang Rai will show you all different ingredient and herbs and how to choose a good quality. They have several local organic projects around Chiang Rai and you can visit them together to learn more about organic farming and food.
Please book your flight to arrive at Chiang Rai International Airport (CEI). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request. Omsara Yoga Chiang Rai can pick you up, if you send your flight details in advance. Airport pick up cost 200 THB for up to 4 persons. You can also take a taxi from the airport for approximately 250 THB.
There are local buses going to Ban Du and Ratchapat University Chiang Rai (35 minutes). Greenbus has a direct stop at the market of the village. The stop is one before the Ratchapat University Chiang Rai and it is called Ban Du. Make sure when you buy the ticket to tell them that you want to go to Ban Du or University, they might charge you a little more but Omsara Yoga Chiang Rai can pick you up for free. Both stops are only 5 minutes by car for them.
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