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Come on a journey to a land known for its rich source of spirituality. Inspire your practice as we guide you through local pilgrimage sites. Step out of your daily routine and connect to your inner wisdom. Discover Nepals living traditions disperse across the Kathmandu Valley. Develop your yoga practice, take a hike against the backdrop of the Himalayas and wander through the night markets of Thamel. Have a chai, discover a momo, experience Nepal, experience yourself.
20% of profits from this retreat will be donated back towards Rebuild / Education within Nepal.
The maximum participants in the group is 12.
Situated in a beautiful rural, home-stay setting, Chandra Ban offers a quiet sanctuary with fresh air, an extensive garden with private terrace or garden area to watch the sunset over Nagajuna Mountain. Shared room accommodation for 5 nights. A spacious and harmonious setting, each room has an expansive view out to the villages and fields in the foreground and the lights of Kathmandu city in the rear. Each accommodation has free WiFi, a fridge, dish, TV, DVD player, kettle and water filter.
This course includes lectures on yoga to support the daily yoga asana practices and facilitate an understanding of yoga on the whole. Yoga classes are suitable for all levels and are modified to suit individual levels and needs. In between the yoga curriculum, students will be exploring a series of local pilgrimage sites and cultural landscapes. One hour of bodywork is inclusive in the retreat package. The daily schedule allows for additional bodywork sessions in the mornings after yoga practice.
In addition to Routes of Yoga, our resident local guide will join during the excursions. Based in and studying Buddhism in Nepal, the guides input allows the history and philosophy of these sites to be covered in more detail.
This is a general schedule and subject to change depending on the weather and activities. Please note that excursions are organized during leisure time on each day. These events punctuate the general schedule listed above.
Chandra Ban is located just under the Shivapuri forest on the north side of the Kathmandu valley rim. It is about 10 minute by car, east of the Sleeping Vishnu Temple of Budhanilkantha or 20 minutes walking.
Vegetarian food will be served, three times a day. Unlimited herbal tea will be provided.
One complimentary 1 hourr of bodywork (massage/cranial sacral therapy / reflexology) is inclusive in the retreat package.