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This yoga holiday is perfect for people who want to practice yoga daily but also want some free time to relax, enjoy the local area, and really feel they are on holiday. You are free to do as much or as little yoga as you wish. After all, its your holiday! During your stay, you can decide which classes you would like to do and how often. You can design your perfect holiday to create a balance between your yoga practice, and exploring the outstanding beauty that south Goa has to offer!
The maximum participants in the group is 14.
La La Land Resort is truly unique. They have 14 bungalows on site, each differing in design situated on a small hill surrounding by outstanding natural beauty. They have created a little village feel that accommodates both comfort and style. You will have the choice between different accommodations to suit your budget.
During the retreat, you will stay in bungalow type B for single or double occupancy. This unit includes one bedroom for two people or single occupancy (single or double bed king size). Every room is equipped with a refrigerator and air conditioning, a bathroom with hot water and toilet. Each dwelling has a beautiful terrace to relax and indulge in.
Yoga Land offers you the opportunity to create your own unique yoga timetable so you can decide how much or how little yoga and free time you wish to have. Yoga Land has a fabulous team of international and Indian yoga teachers. They would like to share with you the opportunity to develop and expand your knowledge and experience of many different types of yoga available to you through the diverse team of professionals.
The teachers offer adjustments and modifications to suit every student, so whether you are new to yoga or are a well-seasoned practitioner, you are given the opportunity to deepen your practice. The team offers Vinyasa Flow, Hatha, Slow flow, Kundalini, Art yoga, Aerial Yoga, Yin Yoga, Ashatanga mysore style (not suitable for beginners), and meditation.
Learn to fly! A fun workshop class combining yoga, acrobatics, and Thai massage. No need to bring a partner, just a sense of humor and an open heart. There’s three-hour Acro Sunday session every week.
A more vigorous class based on the Ashtanga system, building strength and flexibility.
A gentle class perfect for beginners or those who want to work at a slower pace with traditional postures and breath work.
A blissful practice of rest and deep relaxation using props to support the body, taught by candlelight.
Vinyasa flow on the slow! A beautiful moving meditation connecting breath to movement.
A creative class, where you move fluidly from one pose to the next. A smoothly flowing, almost dance-like practice.
A seated practice where postures are held from one to ten minutes to increase flexibility and find release in the body and mind.
Following your arrival at Yoga Land, you can relax and unpack before starting your activities. Apart from the daily yoga classes of your choice, you may explore the area, try local dishes in charming restaurants, or enjoy the sun, the sand, and the waters. You will feel more relaxed and energized after the holiday.
Yoko is originally from Switzerland. His yoga journey began in India in 1998. He has since spent many years exploring life and spirituality in India, a country he feels deeply connected to. Yoko enjoys embedding the traditional values of yoga into his Ashtanga and Hatha classes to guide his students to explore this beautiful practice with mindfulness. Through his teaching, he helps students link breath, asanas, and mind, so that their practice becomes a meditation in movement.
The yoga vacation will take place in Yoga Land, Goa, India. You will discover one of the pearls of India, with magnificent beaches unspoiled by over-tourism. Goa had a historic heritage rocked between the Portuguese catholic colonialism and the millenniums of Hinduism. This mixture makes of Goa a unique and traditional place in its kind.
La La Land Resort is located between two beaches, Patnem Beach and Pallolem Beach. The stunning shala, Yoga Land, is perfectly situated surrounded by nature and exotic birds. The shala offers you a haven of peace and tranquility while still close to all the activities that beach life can offer. Patnem Beach is five minute walk away.
The resort is five-minute rickshaw ride away from the local town Chaudi, where you can find all necessary services such as, ATM, pharmacy, supermarkets, and traditional fruit and vegetable markets. On Pallolem or Patnem's main street, you can find bikes to rent, money exchange, travel agents, and shops selling souvenirs and clothing alongside everyday essentials such as toiletries.
And to for the peace of mind, the resort is also five minutes away from a very good dentist. Doctor can be on call and the resort is only 40 minutes away from a very good private hospital offering all European standards.
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La la land restaurant offers you a large choice of multi cuisines, from Indian, Asian, and occidental. They can also meet any special dietary needs, including gluten or lactose intolerance. If you have any dietary restriction, please let Yoga Land know in advance.
Start your day with either a delicious herbal tea or the staff can prepare a freshly-squeezed juice to refresh and boost your energy level in preparation for your first yoga class. Following your morning yoga class, the chefs will prepare you a mighty yogi vegetarian brunch.
The vegetarian brunch includes a large healthy brunch of muesli, curd, fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables, brown bread, tea, coffee, and fresh juice, with an option of eggs or pancakes. During the day, refillable mineral water to eliminate plastic bottle wastage is offered.
If you fancy a day off the mat or would simply like to enjoy some of the extra activities in-between your classes, there is a whole array of fun leisurely pursuits. These can be organized for you on request at any time, offering you the best prices and best services without any extra charges from Yoga Land.
You can get an aquatic massage (watsu) for an additional cost.
Please book your flight to arrive at Goa International Airport (GOI). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Yoga Land will pick you up from the airport.
"Yoga land is a very beautiful shala located in Colomb, surrounded by three magical Banyan trees. Entering the shala already has its magic. In combination with yoga of Yoko, it is pure bliss for your soul and a perfect escape of reality. I can highly recommend this place and yoga teacher. The place also offers different yoga classes like Aerial yoga, Ashtanga yoga, Vinyasa flow, and others. Anything you want and feel like."
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"Yoga Land has beautiful shala, fabulous setting, and all equipment you need. You just turn up and get ready to embrace the wonderful class with Koko."
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"My friends and I came to Goa for a week-long holiday and did yoga at Yoga Land every day that we were there. We loved Yoko's classes. His positive energy and gentle encouragement were wonderful and we really felt both physically and spiritually rejuvenated at the end of the week. We also had the opportunity to try flying yoga with April, which was wonderful! Thanks so much!"
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