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Samahita Yoga Retreats are for everyone, all ages
and levels, sincerely looking to learn and build a stronger foundation
for practice. For only a little extra money (compared to the Yoga Daily Program),
you have a great opportunity to go deeper into the practice and put the
entire practice into a larger context. It is the perfect balance
between the Yoga Daily Program and one of our Centered Yoga courses.
Although you have extra time with one teacher, there is still plenty of
free time in the afternoons to relax, enjoy the beach and the quiet
Throughout the week you will be working with Elonne, building on the
different yogic practices each day, so that you leave with some
essential groundwork, a more profound understanding and a solid practice
to take home with you. Those with a pre-existing practice will expand
on their knowledge and foundation, leaving with greater clarity and a
more refined practice.Each Samahita Yoga Retreat week consists of the following:
teachers. All of our teachers have been trained extensively by the
renowned Paul Dallaghan and O.P. Tiwariji.
the Kaivalyadhama/O.P. Tiwariji tradition and asana/poses and
vinyasa/movement with breath based on a liberal approach to the Ashtanga
poses and training poses). We teach students to use props in order to
accommodate everyone — all ages and levels of students, regardless of
the limitation, are welcome and encouraged to join.
system, or to improve on and expand their existing practice and
experience. Again, all levels are welcome.
practice, answer questions and help students come to a greater
understanding of Yoga in its entirety. This extra time is invaluable, as
it puts the entire practice into a larger framework.
Although each week has all of the above listed offerings, there is a
specific focus for each retreat, and they are taught by a particular
teacher who will share their individual expertise and knowledge.This Week’s Focus: Restore & Relax
Most of us in our busy lives need to rest more than anything, but it
is often the part of the practice that we forgo because we feel we lack
time. Rest and relaxation are essential parts of the practice. During
this week we will pay extra attention to the importance of
Shavasana/rest and relaxation, incorporating extra time for this
throughout the practice. Learn about and experience deep relaxation and
rest. See it as an integral part of practice.
We will also look at how the entire practice can and should have a
restorative effect. Whether you are doing breathwork or asana/poses and
vinyasas/movement with breath, the entire practice should support all
the systems of the body. Learn how to soften the practice and find this
subtle aspect, touching a deep sense of calm and inner peace.
About the Teacher Elonne Stockton
Elonne has been a committed yoga practitioner and devotee since the
early age of 14. She has lived and taught in the Bahamas, Canada, India,
the United States, and Taiwan where she has taught asana, pranayama,
and meditation at yoga studios, ashrams, resorts, schools, orphanages,
hospitals, and clinics.
In 2006, Elonne moved to Asia, where she met her teachers, Paul Dallaghan, O.P. Tiwari, and Richard Freeman.
As Elonne’s understanding of the practice grows, she feels more and
more like a beginner, and she is excited to continue this journey. She
feels blessed by the opportunity to teach at Samahita Retreat, and she
is extremely grateful for the chance to help others while she continues
her own studies. For more see her full bio.
The Daily Schedule
The program begins at 5pm on the first day of the retreat with a group welcome and departure is at 12pm on the last day.
The schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the teacher.
|7 am||Morning tea|
|7.15 am||Day Opening, Guided Meditation and Breathwork|
|8 am||Yoga Asana Class (Guided and Self Practice)|
|10 am – 1 pm||Brunch buffet|
|3 – 3:30 pm||Snack and refreshment|
|4 pm||Guided Relaxation & Centering Techniques Followed by Workshop and Q&A|
|5 pm||Restorative Yoga Class|
|6 – 8 pm||Complimentary herbal steam room available|
|6 – 8 pm||Dinner buffet|
|7.45 pm||Optional Evening Program or Quiet Time|
|Share two bedroom loft||€ 890 per person|
|Semi Private room||€ 990 per person|
|Single superior room||€ 1,090 per person|
We only have two deluxe one bedroom suites located in our most
private building closest to the sea. They have a private bedroom, living
room, fully equipped kitchen, generous bathroom and an extra large
balcony. Both suites offer a modern open living room with sofa bed, LCD
TV, working desk and DVD/ iPod Stereo. They are perfect for a family or
couple. The additional rate is a flat rate based on the room and is
added on to the total rate package whether a single individual, couple
Deluxe One Bedroom Suite - Additional cost on the total program package:
Our guestrooms are
set back just over 50 meters from the water to provide with you with a
private community and greater security. A selection of our rooms enjoy this spectacular sea view, while others enjoy the tropical gardens scene.
It is possible to extend your time on detox day by day from an above
program as fits your timeline. You can also add extra therapies and
treatments to your program at a special discounted rate.
Thank you and we look forward to you joining us.
Reserve your place on this program.