SOUTH INDIA: VERKALA WELLNESS RETREATS and TAMIL NADU CULTURAL EXPERIENCE

Experience the Rich Diversity, Artistry, Simplicity and Majesty of India!
January 2019

Spiritual Tours and Dr Chandra Kumar are delighted to present ~
Varkala Wellness Yoga and Meditation Retreat 1: Friday 4th ~ Friday 11th January
Tamil Nadu Culture and Pongal Festival Experience: Sunday 13th ~ Friday 18th January
Varkala Wellness Yoga and Meditation Retreat 2: Saturday 26th January ~ Saturday 2nd February

7-day Varkala Wellness Yoga and Meditation Retreats

If you’re seeking a nurturing space to simply get away from it all, work on your yoga and meditation practice, deepen your connection with self, build up resilience through wellbeing therapies and teachings to help you face the next chapter of your life then join us for 7 chilled out nights and 7 relaxing days in the beautiful temple town of Varkala, then,
Our 7-day Varkala Wellness Yoga and Meditation Retreats are for you!

5-day Tamil Nadu Culture and Pongal Festival Experience

If, over and above twice daily yoga and meditation, you’re seeking a truly authentic experience, where you dive into local life during one of the most popular Hindu festivals of the year where the festivities build over a four-day celebration and the locals believe that during this time of thanksgiving complicated problems can be resolved, then,
Our 5-day Tamil Nadu Culture and Pongal Festival Experience is for you!

Varkala, the perfect place to re-treat and tackle those life challenges that have gotten too big to ignore while you ~

  • Remember the forgotten skill of talking to your body-mind and deepen those connections with yoga, meditation, swimming, and walking in nature
  • Practice meditation and yoga to the lull of the ocean waves
  • Practices led by experienced professionals in their field, who will also help you choose from the comprehensive menu of wellbeing treatments and teachings
  • And much more…

Visit Tamil Nadu for thanksgiving, let go all that is no longer useful and celebrate in time honoured tradition ~

  • Imerse in the Tamil culture.
  • Join in the Pongal rituals and celebrations
  • Practice Meditation and twice daily yoga on a village rooftop
  • Visit temples and particpate in helping with English lessons at the local school
  • And much more…

I’m in, when can I book my flights?

Book Now – 12 places only

Varkala Wellness Yoga and Meditation Retreat 1: Fri 4th ~ Fri 11th Jan 2019 £495.00
Varkala Wellness Yoga and Meditation Retreat 1: Fri 4th ~ Fri 11th Jan 2019 (Single Supplement) £595.00
Tamil Nadu Culture and Pongal Festival Experience: Sun 13th ~ Fri 18th January £295.00
Varkala Wellness Yoga and Meditation Retreat 2: Sat 26th Jan 2019 ~ Sat 2nd Feb 2019 £495.00
Varkala Wellness Yoga and Meditation Retreat 2: Sat 26th Jan 2019 ~ Sat 2nd Feb 2019 (Single Supplement) £595.00

~Itinerary ~
Varkala Wellness Yoga and Meditation Retreats
Friday 4th ~ Friday 11th January 2019 and/or
Saturday 26th January ~ Saturday 2nd February 2019

The first day, after arrival, you’ll take some rest from the journey before the welcome meeting where Vicki and Chandra will talk you through the area and the set up for classes, talk about the therapies and teachings and be available for questions and personal consultations. Then we will begin our programme with the evening yoga class followed by Day 1 of Osho: Reminding Yourself of the Forgotten Language of Talking to Your BodyMind. Then your first yummy South Indian dinner! The morning programme begins with teaching and practice of Zen Mindfulness and Meditation followed by a short tea break before the morning yoga class. After breakfast you choose with Vicki and Chandra’s help your programme of treatments and enjoy some free time. The final day ends with our farewell breakfast.

7-day retreats include:
Welcome meeting, consultations, 4-star accommodation, breakfast and dinner
7-day Zen Mindfulness and Meditation Training with Vicki
Morning Yoga with Chandra
Evening Yoga with Chandra
OSHO Reminding Yourself of the Forgotten Language of Talking to Your BodyMind Course with Vicki

Excluded:
Travel to the location / flights
Transfers
Insurance
Meals other than as stated

~ Itinerary ~
Tamil Nadu Culture and Pongal Festival Experience
A true Tamil experience with yoga, meditation, and yoga nidra
Sunday 13th ~ Friday 18th January 2019


The first day, Sunday 13th the group will arrive, take some rest from the journey then begin our programme of festival, village, and temple visits. These cultural experiences will be set between our twice daily classes which include a combination of meditation, pranayama, yoga, and yoga nidra. On the final day, Friday 18th we will have our farewell dinner after the evening session, then say our fond farewells

Included:
3+ hours teaching daily
3 home cooked meals daily
4 overnight accommodations.
Local transportation on the tours.
Yoga, Meditation Pongal Festival.
Cultural program with village school
Local tours

Excluded:
Travel to the location
Transfers
Insurance

Because you deserve it ~

Book Now To Avoid Disappointment

Varkala Wellness Yoga and Meditation Retreat 1: Fri 4th ~ Fri 11th Jan 2019 £495.00
Varkala Wellness Yoga and Meditation Retreat 1: Fri 4th ~ Fri 11th Jan 2019 (Single Supplement) £595.00
Tamil Nadu Culture and Pongal Festival Experience: Sun 13th ~ Fri 18th January £295.00
Varkala Wellness Yoga and Meditation Retreat 2: Sat 26th Jan 2019 ~ Sat 2nd Feb 2019 £495.00
Varkala Wellness Yoga and Meditation Retreat 2: Sat 26th Jan 2019 ~ Sat 2nd Feb 2019 (Single Supplement) £595.00

I had the most amazing 6 weeks in India where Seda and I met Dr Chandra and made the “alright on the night” video opposite~

 

 

You are welcome to read the blog I made of that trip

~ Holiday in India 2015~2-16

So, if you are ready to make your changes from the inside out, look no further…

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