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Come and experience the essence of yoga set in an exotic magic paradise of amazing pristine nature surrounded by the jungle and ocean. This is an inspired opportunity for you to enjoy the benefits and bliss of being in beautiful nature, while deepening your connection with your body, mind, spirit, community, and your practice. Immerse yourself in the yogic lifestyle while learning the art of yoga, and be ready to feel entirely refreshed and anew!
The accommodation is very much about simple Thai style bungalows, surrounded by lush gardens, and jungle fauna, with the ocean, yoga shala, and restaurants just a few minutes walk away. It is a perfect compliment to the minimalist yogi lifestyle. These simple, rustic, wooden bungalows have a double bed, fan, and hammock on the deck.
In the event that all accommodation is fully booked, or you’d prefer to stay somewhere more luxurious, there are a variety of other accommodation options, not affiliated with the studio, all within five to ten minute walking distance from the yoga shala. Most of the budget accommodations have 24 hour electricity, bucket flush toilets, and cold water showers, which is much nicer than it sounds. Upon your arrival here, the tropical paradise island, the footsteps to the beach, and the simple lifestyle that yogis recommend, will likely begin to highlights that zen-like simplicity offers so much more than one could ever imagine.
The yoga retreat schedule is unique in its focus on a compassionate and enjoyable timetable. This schedule allows you to process all that may come up during your yoga retreat and leaves plenty of time to relax and play in the crystal blue oceans waters and white sandy beach of Haad Yuan Bay, Thailand. It also gives plenty of time to take in the scrumptious delights of exotic fruit shakes and tantalizing Thai cuisine while enjoying the beauty of nature in this stunning paradise island of Koh Phangan.
Yoga, meditation & healing is at your doorstep with Pure Flow Yoga Shala being situated atop a lush jungle canopy surrounded by the magical sounds of rare birds and creatures while overlooking the majestic ocean below.
Weekends are off to relax and play.
This Code of Conduct outlines acceptable, ethical, and professional behavior by which all students of Pure Flow Yoga agree to conduct in the learning of Yoga.
This Code is intended to uphold our inherent essence of respect, integrity, and compassion.
Any infringement on these ethical and professional standards that are brought to our attention will be looked into. Should we find that the ‘Spiritual Code of Conduct’ agreement has been breached by the student, we reserve the right to dismiss any students.
Francie is a passionate and free-spirited yogi, hula hoop flow artist, community activator, inspired teacher, joy-spreader, and devotional musician who is dedicated to uplifting and inspiring people from all walks of life to live playful, connected, balanced, and magical lives. Specialized in Hatha flow, Vinyasa, and Yin styles of yoga asana, Francie's inspiring and playful classes weave her love of storytelling, music, and dance with her knowledge of mindfulness meditation, pranayama, energy anatomy, and yogic philosophy to facilitate deep openings of the heart through in-depth instructions.
The Pure Flow Yoga Shala is located between the secluded bays of Haad Yuan and Haad Tien on the Southeast corner of Koh Phangan . The easiest way to get here is by boat or truck from Haad Rin, a major ferry port on Koh Phangan and a bustling beach town where all the usual amenities of bank machines, money exchange, travel agents, shops, and clinics can be found. Once you have arrived at Haad Yuan or Haad Tien ask for “Bamboo Huts” bungalows & restaurant. Pure Flow Yoga Shala is only a 2-minute walk up the hill from the restaurant.
The paradise island of Koh Phangan is off the Southeastern coast of Thailand and is considered to be one of the best kept secret destinations for travelers worldwide. White sand beaches hug the sparkling blue ocean waters for deep relaxation and fun-filled adventures, snorkeling, diving, hiking, kayaking, and yoga.
The creative and vibrant community offers the experience of dance, spoken words, movies under the stars, drumming and chanting, and a kaleidoscope of workshop possibilities to expand your heart and horizons. Yoga, meditation, and healing is at the doorstep, altogether with amazing healers and therapists, from a collection of traditions that are available to support healing and all of needs, to feel free, and to take refuge in the lap of luxury with massage therapies and the pampering experience of the spa.
While remaining isolated and pristine in nature, Koh Phangan shares the benefits of Koh Samui’s international airport for easy access by air and boat. Tourism, being one of Thailand’s leading industries, provides you with a smooth, safe, and carefree journey to Koh Phangan by either plane, train, bus, or boat, to meet your various budget needs.
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Thailand hosts some of the world’s most tantalizing cuisine, and the yoga retreat in Koh Phangan is no exception. From healthy raw food, to vegetarian dishes, to exotic Thai delights, from scrumptious seafood fare, to gourmet Western favorites, the bay area of Haad Yuan, Haad Thien, and Haad Why Nam bay offer an incredible culinary symphony of tastes and aromas to satiate all appetites.
Bamboo Huts restaurant and lounge in Haad Yuan Bay is in particular renowned for its restaurant at affordable prices and its outstanding ambiance and view of the ocean and stars at night. It is also the nearest option. Haad Thien Bay hosts the Sanctuary Spa and Health Resort that specializes in a fasting, raw food, and health conscious choices. The Sanctuary’s in-house wellness center offers colonics, fasting programs, and health consultations with the Spiral Life Center, providing a medley of health and healing practitioners, acupuncture, massage therapy, and energy healing.
The yoga retreat price does not include meals, but they can be found for all budget ranges at the nearby resorts. A daily meal stands anywhere from 12 USD to 40 USD a day.
Indulge your senses as you admire the beauty of nature, the sounds of the sea, the aroma of the frangipani trees, and delight in the sweet nectar of the coconuts and exotic fruits. Enjoy a deeper connection with nature as you connect to the earth which is made of the powerfully amplifying quartz crystal.
Eden Garden on Saturday nights and Guys Bar on Friday nights in Had Thien offer locals and tourists alike an all-night dance groove in a spectacular setting. If dancing is not your thing, be sure to wear ear-plugs on those party nights.
Borrow a book from the library, curl up with your own, write in your journal, play music, or daydream.
There quite a lot of viewpoints nearby that you can go to, such as Had Thien, Had Rin, and Had Yao Beach.
This retreat in the magical and simple Koh Phangan invites you to relax and unwind. It is an ideal environment to unplug a bit, reconnect with your self while delighting your senses and meeting amazing new friends from all over the world
Usually, there is a free market Friday from 11:00 at Whynam Beach, so come drop off old clothes and maybe find some new treasures.
This magical little gem of a paradise is home to many expats and other travelers who are living their dreams. Magic Bay or The Bay as it is affectionately referred to as by locals, is a particularly fascinating and inspiring place to connect with people from around the globe.
Meet with a vast array of talented, passionate professionals, and holistic wellness specialists to compliment your retreat. Enjoy the benefits of everything from sound healing to cranio-sacraltherapy to ayurveda and beyond. Also, the sanctuary offers free meditations every night at 18:00.
There are movie nights at the resort at 19:30 and 21:00. The sanctuary screens movies under the stars on Tuesdays at 20:30.
Treat yourself to a Thai or oil massage, the steam bath, or indulge in the beauty services on offer at the Sanctuary Resort & Pariya Resort.
You can choose from a variety of activities to do at the ocean, from kayaking, snorkeling, to fishing.
Enjoy this sacred public walking meditation space located on Had Thien Beach. This space offers you the opportunity to let go of what is no longer serving you as well as practicing the art of calling in and opening to receiving.
Pamper yourself with massage therapy, and experience the amazing healers and therapists from a collection of traditions that are available in the area to support your healing and needs. Your package includes one complimentary Thai or oil massage and one visit to the aromatic steam bath.
Please book your flight to arrive at Samui Airport (USM).
Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) , also referred to as Bangkok International Airport , services all of South East Asia and the world. The easiest way to get from Bangkok to Koh Phangan is to take a plane from Suvarnabhumni Airport in Bangkok to the neighboring island, Koh Samui . Bangkok Airways and Thai Airways are the only airlines that currently operate on this route. Bangkok Airways provide over 20 flights daily between Bangkok and Koh Samui and flights typically range in price from $100-$150 USD one way. Flight departures begin at 6am thru 9pm, 7 days a week and are easy to purchase online. Thai Airways also operates two flights per day from Bangkok to Koh Samui, at 7:45am and 4pm. It is recommend you book your flight from Bangkok to Samui ahead of time as flights are sold out quickly. You can arrive and stay a night in Bangkok,
or if time allows, you can connect to a flight directly to Koh Samui.
Firefly airlines flies from Subang airport in Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui, Mondays, Wednesday, Fridays and Sundays, departing at 1:35PM arriving 2:35 PM of the same day. Flights typically cost around $150 USD one-way.
Once you have landed on Koh Samui, you will need to get from Big Buddha Pier, Koh Samui to Haad Rin in Koh Phangan. At the Samui airport you will be approached by the airport staff to assist you (tourism is a big industry for Thailand and they are very attentive to tourists). Let the staff at Samui airport know that you need to go to Haad Rin, Koh Phangan. It is approximately a 10 min mini bus ride from the airport to the Big Buddha Pier, Koh Samui, and a 45 min ferry ride from Big Buddha Pier to Haad Rin Pier, Koh Phangan. The cost for the mini bus ride & ferry is approximately 10 USD and can be purchased at the airport upon arrival. Ferry departures from Big Buddha Pier, Koh Samui to Haad Rin Pier, Koh Phangan are at the following times: 10:30 am / 1:00 pm / 4:00 pm / 6:30 pm
Upon your return home, the ferry schedule from Haad Rin, Koh Phangan to Big Buddha, Koh Samui is as follows: 9:30 am / 11:40 am / 2:30 pm / 5:30 pm
Once you arrive in Haad Rin, Koh Phangan, you can easily ask a taxi boat driver to take you to Haad Yuan or Haad Thien beach. You will be approached at Haad Rin Pier by many taxi boat drivers willing to take you, as well, there will often be a number of trucks parked to the left of the pier that can also take you to Haad Yuan or Haad Thien beaches by road. Depending on whether the waters are too rough to ride straight from the pier, the taxi boat drivers may guide you to the neighboring Sunrise Beach,
Haad Rin which is a 10 min walk away in order to travel safely by taxi boat. There are times when the waters are too rough for taxi boat drivers to take you safely to Haad Yuan or Haad Thien beaches, during which times you should take any available trucks by road. The boat trip from Haad Rin to Haad Yuan or Haad Thien beaches takes approximately 10 min, while travel by road takes about 45 min.
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