Join Simon Low for a wonder-filled yoga start to the year. A week of yoga practice and study for body, breath and mind to revitalise the spirit of refreshment and renewal, recovery and rest, while setting supportive intentions and establishing intelligent directions for a happy and healthy year ahead, on and off the mat.
Each day will include a predominantly yang morning practice with afternoon yin and restorative yoga. Throughout the week we will share, chant, come together for meditation and benefit from study sessions to deepen your yoga knowledge and experience, especially in the fields of anatomy and physiology, psychology and philosophy.
The rest of the day allows time to enjoy the beautiful beach right in front of Samahita Retreat, the nearby temple, the numerous local beaches and attractions, and of course to benefit from the many therapies available at the Samahita wellness and detox centre.
For those of you wishing to extend your yoga time with Simon a further 6 days, on Jan 11-17 Simon will be leading a retreat at the amazing all-floating lake destination at Khao Sok, deep into the rainforest of the National Park. Those of you wishing to join Simon for this retreat can travel with him to the lake on Monday 11th January. You would thus need to book an extra night at Samahita, or elsewhere, on Jan 10th. For further details and to book the Jan 11-17 Jungleyoga retreat, please visit www.simonlow.com
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|
|7:30 am – 10:00 am||Morning Practice – a predominantly yang style practice incorporating asana, applied anatomy, pranayama and meditation. Yang style of practice is a combination of continually flowing breath-led sequences involving explorative circular and spiral movement patterns, balanced with precise postural alignment and attention to anatomical detail to ensure safety and ease of movement with individual modifications, where necessary.|
|10 am – 1 pm||Brunch buffet|
|4:30 pm – 6:30 pm||Afternoon Practice – deeply restorative yin yoga sessions incorporating a broad spectrum of still postures, practiced with ample props for optimum relaxation, and gentle exploratory movement to enhance concentration, deepen breath awareness, relieve muscle stiffness and improve freedom of movement in joints, infused with philosophy, mindfulness teachings, inspirational poetry and meditation.|
|6:30 pm – 8:00 pm||Steam room available|
|6:30 pm – 8:00 pm||Dinner buffet|
|8:00 pm||Optional evening programs on certain days|
Based on request and availability, you are welcome to arrive early or extend your stay, our Residential and Wellness Programs details are on http://www.samahitaretreat.com/yoga-holidays.html