11 Days Meditation Mindfulness Yoga Retreat in Kerala, South India

  • Beach and Lake Resort, Pachalloor, Trivandrum, Kerala, India

Meditation and Yoga Retreat India

Chill out before Christmas in Kerala South India. Get away from the cold and the Christmas rush and give yourself time to relax, unwind, and explore another country and another culture. You will have the chance to practice yoga twice daily with 2 different yoga teachers, to learn how to practice Mindfulness and bring it into your everyday life when you return home and to enjoy massages and laughter yoga as well as trips to explore the area.

Highlights

  • 2 daily yoga sessions
  • Daily morning meditation
  • Free time to swim, sunbathe, massage, relax, or explore
  • 2 daily mindfulness sessions
  • 9 nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • 8 days with instruction
  • English
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During this retreat you will stay in a shared or double room on our own tiny island at The Beach and Lake Ayuvedic Resort. beach and Lake resort has beautiful beach view ensuite rooms with a yoga shala, swimming pool and 2 restaurants set in a tranquil place where the river meets the sea. Kovalem and Samudra beach are a short tuktuk ride away and the airport and city of Trivandrum are less than a 15 minute taxi ride.

  • 07:30 Early morning meditation
  • 08:00 Yoga with Michele
  • 09:00 Breakfast
  • 10:30 Mindfulness with Maggie
  • 12:00 Free time for swimming, sunbathing, massage, relaxing, or exploring
  • 16:00 Yoga with Sivan
  • 17:30 Mindfulness with Maggie
  • 18:00 Sunset
  • 19:30 Dinner
  • Backwater trip along the rivers and waterways
  • Trip to the tip of India
  • Trip to the beach at Kovalem
  • Maggie

    Maggie is a qualified mindfulness teacher and has been running Mindfulness and Yoga Holidays for four years in Portugal, India, and next year also Ireland. She teaches mindfulness for stress reduction, mindfulness for well-being, and mindfulness for creativity as well as the art of breathing.

  • Michele Stein

    Michele has been teaching yoga for more than 20 years. Her style has evolved over the years to include Hatha yoga, Feldenkrais method, and somatic movement. Michele is a very experienced teacher and can provide alternative for all levels within her classes. She will be teaching between May 20 -26, 2018 in Portugal together with Maggie.

This retreat will take place at the Beach Lake Ayuvedic Resort in Pachallor, Kerala, India. Beach and Lake Resort is situated in an idyllic spot where the river meets the sea between Trivandrum and Kovalem and trips along the peaceful river are available to experience the peace and tranquility of the backwaters.

During this retreat, you will be served one daily delicious breakfast.

Exclusions

Lunch and dinner are not included in this retreat. You may also enjoy lunch, dinner, and drinks at the local restaurant in the Beach and Lake Resort or in nearby restaurants at the beach in Kovalam for approximately 10 GBP per person per day.

During your free time, you may enjoy swimming at the beach, sunbathing, relaxing, or exploring. A full schedule of trips is available including the backwaters of Kerala , the tip of India and an elephant sanctuary.

During this holiday you may enjoy massages with Sivan and Ayuvedic treatments at the resort at additional cost.

  • 1 daily breakfast
  • 1 daily evening yoga sessions with Sivan
  • 1 daily mindfulness sessions with Maggie
  • 1 daily morning yoga sessions with Michele
  • 9 nights accommodation
  • Excursions
  • Flights
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Spa treatments
  • Taxis to and from places locally
  • Transport from an to the Trivandrum International Airport (TVR)
  • Travel insurance
  • Visas

Please book your flight to arrive at the Trivandrum International Airport (TVR).

You can send the flights details to be met on arrival and transferred to Lagoona Beach Resort. The cost for the transportation service is approximately 5 GBP per person each travel.

  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 42 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 42 days before arrival.

Testimonials

  • Review by Christine
    10 out of 10

    "My second year and still just as good. Loved Michelle and Maggie's classes and my classmates. Food and juices are excellent. Enjoyed all the trips out and am on my way home feeling relaxed and mindful to carry on. Next stop India!!!"

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  • Review by Barbara
    10 out of 10

    "Wonderful retreat. Pilates, Yoga Thai massage, Yin Yoga and Mindfulness! Food was excellent, everyone got on so well together. Villa Champana is the best."

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  • Review by Paul and Morag
    10 out of 10

    "Villa Champana is elegant and well equipped, the food was plentiful and tasty, we ate on the terrace by the pool surrounded by exotic trees and did yoga on the roof under the clear blue sky. The Mindfulness sessions cleared our minds, relaxed us and enabled us to focus. All fantastic."

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  • Review by Pam
    10 out of 10

    "Highly recommend! This was the best time ever. Loved the yoga, mindfulness and the villa and the people were great"

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  • Review by Christine
    10 out of 10

    "Cant wait to go back!"

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  • Review by Ruth
    10 out of 10

    "I would recommend this holiday to anyone looking for a relaxing and life changing time."

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  • Review by Flick from Europe
    10 out of 10

    "This course has done wonderfully for lowering my stress levels. I have always tended to get worked up over things but Maggie has taught me to take a step back and look at things in a different way."

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  • Review by Gill from Europe
    10 out of 10

    "I have found that the course has been excellent in enabling me to set up a daily meditation practice and I am now much more composed in the face of adversity."

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  • Review by Megan from Europe
    10 out of 10

    "The eight-week mindfulness course has helped to reduce my stress levels and to treat myself with kindness. I would highly recommend it and believe it should be practiced widely."

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Yoga and Mindfulness provide the perfect combination to relax, restore, revive both your mind and your body in beautiful peaceful surroundings with great food, fantastic teachers, and good company.

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11 days / 10 nights

Availability

Arrival: Thursday November 30, 2017
Departure: Sunday December 10, 2017

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