Yoga Retreats (1)
A truly passionate and dedicated yogi, Alex began his journey into yoga twenty years ago when he began to question the state of consciousness in the world around him. He was feeling the essence of something divine present but not seeing this manifested in the values and actions of those around him. That's where Alex started his search for truth. He spent five years dedicated only to his practice, living in solitude and isolation, studying scriptures, and practicing meditations which helped him to realize his purpose and enabled him to release a limiting and destructive mindset.
Liverpool fighter Michael Lazano first came to yoga as a means for increasing flexibility, but after discovering how much more there is to this ancient practice, quickly fell in love. This actually happened on a visit to Vikasa for a yoga holiday. He soon came back and completed both his 200 and 300-hour teacher training, before eventually returning permanently, to beautiful Koh Samui and taking a place on the Vikasa teacher team. Although Mikey only found yoga later on in life, in many ways he was born into the lifestyle. Raised as a vegetarian with a strong spiritual and moral compass.
Niki found yoga during a stressful time and fell in love with the way it made her feel; moving her closer to her inner self. From that day, yoga has taken her on a beautiful journey from Sweden into the world; holding classes, running workshops, retreats, and training in Thailand, India and Australia. Niki is an experienced teacher with a background in traditional Hatha Yoga, Akhanda yoga, Yin yoga, Restorative yoga, Tantra, and breath-work, and finds inspiration from people, nature and life. For Niki, yoga is all about moving from the head and the thinking, into the body and the feeling.
from Thailand, January 2019
"I had a great time"
Outstanding location with great views, glass bungalow with 360 degree nature views, fantastic food, helpful team
from Norway, December 2018
"Amazing retreat "
I like that it was so quiet and an amazing view who was breathtaking. Placed in the forest and a few minutes walk to a wonderful waterfall. The food was really good and tasty, and different dishes everyday. And the hole place has a good energy.
All of the instructors was really dedicated.
from Singapore, December 2018
"Perfect place to find peace "
My stay at the Sun Art Center was wonderful and the quality of the meditation and yoga classes was really good! As the only guest on the retreat during the first day, I was being very well taken care of with a special schedule of one-to-one yoga and meditation sessions.
The food was simply amazing and the location of the retreat is perfect (with an incredible view point).
The yoga- and meditation teachers as well as the staff are all super nice and I felt at home at the retreat immediately. I will definitely continue to do yoga and meditation by myself now.
from United Arab Emirates, November 2018
"For the total Reset and new spiritual YOU"
So the place is out of the world out standing
True luxury is not in 5 stars properties or above
If someone wants to experience being close to real nature to identify real YOU
this is the address
Yes it have no great amenities or facilities
But the magic around the viberations around is priceless
You need not to have luxury sanitary a shower under the pious waterfall created just for you.
The complexity cannot b explained in words
The Mother Earth and nature around would pamper you if you have the right eye to look at it
And would feel a rush of positivity flowing inside you
Words like detox/Vipassana/yoga cannot b attained without being close to God this way
A complete overwhelming experience
from Thailand, November 2018
from Thailand, November 2018
"I got a total reset that I needed"
The moment I arrived I felt at peace and so happy to be there. I have not felt so good for a long time. I was waking up everyday full of energy that lasted all day. The food and surrounding nature was magical! The instructors were very knowledgeable and willing to help with any issues I had about yoga and meditation. I really haven’t felt so good in years after the retreat. Daily visits to nearby waterfall was a routine and so rejuvenating. I am definitely coming back again and bringing my family!
from Austria, November 2018
recommended! for people who are looking for new experiences and want to learn meditation and yoga! Minimalism, silent, best vegan food and much more .... for me a life experience in our fast electronic world! I found health and peace in my Body and mind. I met great people ... and learned a lot more ....
from Thailand, October 2018
"Worse experience ever!"
Just the food, the food it's really good.
from New Zealand, September 2018
"My first retreat. well priced and had a great time"
I don't have much to compare with, but I felt immediately very relaxed and part of the group of people staying.
The food is absolutely mind-blowing. Olga's recipes come from friends cheffing in 5-star Hotels, and she executes them brilliantly. There was a large selection, and something new at every meal for the 5 days I was there.
from Australia, September 2018
everything is very relaxed, the location is really good in the mountain with fresh air.
I stayed in the tent but still felt safe.
the food was really good, vegetarian food considering i don't usually eat only vegetarian.
the organisers were very friendly and caring.
from United Arab Emirates, August 2018
The food was great. The instructors were really nice. I met some nice people there. The gong and tibetan bowl sessions were really good. Mediation sessions with Gregory were very good.
from Australia, July 2018
such a beautiful setting to take a few days out of it all, nurture yourself and eat delicious wholesome vegan food. The program of activities was great with a good mix of structured yoga and meditation as well as plenty of time to do solo practice or just relax- thank you!
from Australia, June 2018
"Great place,amazing food, even if it's a work in progress"
The food was absolutely stunning and the russian volunteers who are helping to establish the place and are often around, are very polite.
The different meditations with different people and also little workshops were very enjoyable and educational, since it gave many aspects of meditation.
I wish SunArt centre all the best for the future and I will come back if I visit Koh Samui again.
Also, I'm from South Africa, not Australia.
from Thailand, April 2018
"3 Day Feel Good Now retreat"
I had a great experience here, being a total novice at meditation and beginner at yoga. The instructors were amazing, kind, positive and and very open. I learned to relax and let go, still my busy mind and appreciate what I have in the now. It was only a short stay but I’m inspired to grow and continue my practice.
from Germany, November 2018
"Good experience in great nature"
Thank you Roman and your team for being our host at SunArtCenter. Your retreat is really great located, Annas food was so delicious and I could not just do Yoga and Meditation, I really got some new insights and ideas thanks to the good discussions we had and as the center is really located purely in the nature, calm and far away from the stress. It was also positive that there was in those days no internet. I think you should leave it like this :-) .
You are a real positive and pure soul Roman. All the best for you and your team. Tara, Marko and Marilyn
from Indonesia, November 2018
"Great retreat for backpackers !"
Super flexible, Amazing vies, Amazing food and people
from Malaysia, October 2018
"Los voluntarios son el alma"
El lugar es increible y los voluntarios como Rocio y Julian son el alma del retiro. Las conversaciones con ellos mientras compartiamos experiencias en la cocina hizo que nos sintieramos como en casa. Te dan una bien venida excelente que te hace amar el lugar desde el primer minuto. Las clases con Sergey de yoga por las mañanas son lo mas potente del dia junto con la meditación con el gong y los cuencos, tiene un don y te hace sentirlo y vibrar com toda la fuerza que lleva dentro.
Gregory solo va a dar clases de meditación pero a pesar de estar iniciando te lleva a otro nivel de concentración.
Sin embargo, se nota que es un negocio, las clases que estaba sustituyendo el dueño del lugar jamás habría pagado por ellas en una ciudad y mucho menos repetiría, hay desorganizacion y falta de preparación en sus clases. Tuve la percepción de que la filosofía de vida que predica no es la que practica ya que tras el intento de hacer una critica constructiva la actitud no fue abierta ni receptiva, por lo que me reafirmó la sensación de que para él solo es un negocio, sin embargo el hecho de habernos encontrado con el en el retiro e ir con una actitud de aprendizaje, nos hizo recordar y reflexionar, por lo que el balance de la experiencia es mas que positivo.
from Thailand, August 2018
"Super entspannt und man fühlte sich wie zu Hause "
Ich bin einfach begeistert. Es ist ein magischer Ort in der Mitte von Dschungel auf der positivsten Insel Kho Samui. Das Essen ist rohkostbasiert, immer frisch und lecker zubereitet. Frische Gemüse als all you can eat! I habe richtig genossen die Meditationsrunden an den Wasserfällen. Ein Wasserfall ist hier 2 min entfernt. Magic Garten ist 5 min mur dem Auto entfernt. Dort hatten wir auch meditiert. Ich könnte mich tiefer mit der Kundalini Yoga auseinander setzen. HIGHLIGHT war Meditation mit nf Meditation mit Tibetischen Klangschalen. Ich habe an diesem wunderschönen Ort 6 Tage verbracht und ich wollte nicht weg. Sergej und Olga waren super nett und versuche jede Wünsch zu erfühlen. Sergej(Kundalini Yoga Lehrer) hat sogar mir einen persönlichen Kundalini Übungsplan erstellt.
Ich würde immer wider noch mal zurückkommen..❤
from Thailand, July 2018
the ritual of the full moon
from Thailand, May 2018
"Great overall experience"
This place offers a calm and peaceful environment to calm down, meditate and find your inner self. The waterfall is amazing and the viewpoint the best place to start the day with morning yoga and see the sunset over Koh Samui. As a beginner in yoga and meditation I was perfectly instructed and got great tips how to work on my inner peace and personal fulfillment. The food was delicious, very fresh and healthy! I had an exceptional stay and really enjoyed it. Thanks for this experience!
from Netherlands, May 2018
I really really liked the surroundings of the center. So peacefull and in the middle of nature. The food was very good and the people very nice. Had great yoga classes and enjoyed the kundalini and loving kindness meditation class. Learned a lot more about yoga and meditation and the filosofy behind it.
from Thailand, May 2018
The place is wonderful, up in the mountains, very quiet. Everything is really clean. The food was completely amazing and really healthy.
The yoga professor, Priscilla, was also really good.
It's a place where you can really relax.