Change your life and live your dreams by joining the Pranaforce Yoga detox retreat! Cleanse and purify your body during this retreat while forging new friendships with like-minded companions. Cherish the clarity of mind you will experience with the fasting program and yoga practices. Relax your body and mind and don't forget to enjoy the warm ocean waters, sandy beaches, coral reefs, and lush jungles surrounding the luxurious resort.
The Sanctuary Resort and Spa has a diverse and exciting array of accommodations available. As a participant of this retreat, you will be staying in one of the luxurious, exotic, and romantic bungalows inspired by traditional Thai architecture and stunning views. The healing environment of the resort offers you many lounges and hammocks, a vegetarian and seafood restaurant, and many soothing spa treatments.
The housing options are all shared, unless you have requested for a private housing for an additional fee. While situated in the jungle, all accommodations are equipped with full amenities like electricity and Wi-Fi. Air conditioned rooms are available based on request, availability, and a possible upgrade price.
During this 10-day luxurious detox and yoga retreat, you will cleanse and purify your body with a specially designed detoxification program. You will increase your knowledge about yoga and nutrition through inspiring workshops and lectures. Between the classes, you can fully relax yourself in the healing environment of The Sanctuary Resort, rest and lounge in the unique housing you will be staying at or explore the bays of Koh Phangan.
The detoxification program consists of an optional fasting of three and a half days and is also optionally complemented with four self-administered colonics. On the pre and post fast days, you will enjoy delicious and organic breakfasts, lunches, and dinners prepared specifically to detoxify the body. The program is supported with herbal and nutritional supplements, probiotics, and Bentonite Clay and Psyllium Husk shakes.
Each day will include two yoga classes that are led by Abria Joseph and Heidi Syvrud, who are both very powerful instructors specialized in Yin, Vinyasa, and Hot yoga styles. These inspirational yoga lessons are suitable for all levels of yoga practitioners, from novices to advanced yogis.
Heidi Syvrud will be one of the guest yoga instructors who will help Abria Joseph during this retreat.
Abria Joseph is the founder of Pranaforce Yoga and a world renowned yoga instructor. “Dream It Real” is the slogan of Abria Joseph’s international lifestyle company and he has used this motto to achieve a reality that he loves and wanted for years. He attended a 700-hours Vinyasa yoga certification encompassing Asana, Vipassana, teaching methodology, postural alignment clinics, and the 8 limbs of yoga. He is currently teaching Bikram yoga, heated Vinyasa classes and Synergy (Acro yoga).
This retreat will be held at the Sanctuary Resort and Spa on the Haad Tien beach in Koh Phangan, Thailand. The southern and mountainous island, Koh Phangan, is a very peaceful place with most of its area only accessible by boat. The relaxing atmosphere of the island will certainly make your pace of life slow down and enable you to fully enjoy the tranquil surroundings at ease.
The Sanctuary Resort is a popular place for yoga teachers to organize a retreat because of its unique and supportive facilities. With its comprehensive list of spa treatments, the beautiful beaches and ocean nearby, the green jungles surrounding the resort, and the diving and snorkel options, you will surely be able to luxuriate at this resort.
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On the days pre and post the optional fasting program, you will enjoy delicious and organic breakfasts, lunches, and dinners prepared specifically to detoxify the body. The Sanctuary Resort also offers a wide range of taste-tempting and freshly prepared dishes that are suitable for a healthy diet at their vegetarian and seafood restaurant.
Various spa treatments offered by The Sanctuary Resort and Spa are available at additional costs.
Please book your flight to arrive at Samui International Airport (USM).
The journey from Surat Thani or Donsak to Thong Sala takes around two and a half hours. In Thong Sala, you can get a taxi to Haad Rin, where you can take a boat, taxi, or just walk to The Sanctuary.
Walk through the town to reach the ferry port on the Sunrise beach. The boats at this beach will reach the resort directly. The boat drivers will often ask you to wait for more customers to arrive. To improve your chances of getting a boat quickly with other passengers, head to the ferry port when the boats from Koh Samui come in at 11:20 a.m., 1:50 p.m., 4:50 p.m. and 7:20 p.m.
The easiest way to get to the resort when you travel between mid-April to late October is with the Thong Nai Pan boat. This boat departs from Mae Nam town, please not that this is not the pier, in Koh Samui everyday at 12:00 a.m. and brings you directly to the resort by departing the boat at the second stop called Haad Tien.