Join Jessie Chapman for an inspirational yoga retreat in Tuscany combining dedicated twice daily yoga with beautiful guided walks and cultural tours, pre lunch core strength classes, evening yoga nidra, inspiring sightseeing and wonderful regional food. This is your time to relax, develop your yoga practice and enjoy being on retreat together in beautiful Italy.
We stay 7 nights at Villa Benvenuti, a beautifully restored 17th century Villa perched on the hillside outside the medieval city of Lucca (the home of Puccini) with stunning gardens and views, olive groves and vineyards, pool, in-house massage & holistic treatments and lots of areas inside and out to enjoy relaxing in...
Our daily schedule:
|7.00 am:||morning yoga with Jessie Chapman|
|9.00 am:||fresh juice and delicious buffet breakfast|
|10.30 am:||depart for one of our inspiring walks or daily excursions|
|1.30 pm:||pre-lunch core strength class / restoration yoga or meditation|
|2 pm||delicious home cooked vegetarian Italian lunch|
|3.00 pm:||guided walk / enjoy an in-house massage / simply rest|
|6.00pm:||afternoon yoga with Jessie Chapman|
|7.30 pm:||delicious home cooked vegetarian Italian dinner|
|8.30 pm:||yoga nidra - a guided lying down relaxation for a good nights sleep|
The retreat price includes:
7 nights accommodation at the lovely Villa Benvenuti
Group pick-up and return transfers to and from Lucca Train & Bus Station
Morning and afternoon yoga classes with Jessie Chapman
All delicious vegetarian meals & juices (excluding one lunch & dinner mid-week)
Guided daily walks through the beautiful Tuscan hills & villages
Pre-lunch core strength classes strengthening lower back & abdominal muscles
Mindfullness walking & seated meditations
Evening yoga nidra for a good nights sleep
All juices, teas, fruits and the villa's own wine with dinner
*The group is also often together sharing one of the optional excurions (see below)
*Massage and holistic treatments are available in-house
*other optional group activities include in-house cooking classes, wine tastings, day trip to Pisa, Florence and the world heritage listed Cinque Terra, Italian language classes and more...
Villa benvenuti has a lovely pool, extensive gardens, beautiful views, wine and olive groves, nature trails and a dedicated massage space. Food is organic where possible and sourced from local markets and the villa's vegetable gardens prepared for us with love...
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