Ananda Yoga Retreat in the Sacred Valley of Peru: Awaken Your Sacred Soul to Bliss with Shelagh Mckee
Take time to connect to your soul and discover your inner Ananda or Bliss (Joy and Happiness) on this wonderful yogic journey in the sacred valley of Peru. Join us for an amazing week of yoga, food, and meditation in the beauty of the ancient valley of Peru.
During your time in the Sacred Valley, you will have no choice but to reconnect with your soul and discover your inner journey of Asana, Pranayama, and Dhyana. This retreat will incorporate a dynamic vinyasa yoga flow, with the intention to improve strength, stability, and balance, followed by soothing pranayama and meditation. Each morning you will awaken to a beautiful setting followed by a dynamic vinyasa flow. Each practice will be designed for strength and stability that will put a smile across your face. The days are filled with exploring your surroundings while rediscovering your blissful self. The day ends with a chance to slow down and become present in mindful meditation.
The intention of this retreat is to reach all senses of your mind, body, and spirit and reclaim your sacred soul to bliss and Happiness. Discover the path to your happiness while exploring the beauty of Peru. Nourish your soul with freshly made local cuisine, trips to the heart of the Peruvian people, a karma experience that will change your life, as well as the option to hike through Machu Picchu.
7 Nights Accommodations
3 Whole Foods Meals Each Day
Round-Trip Group Transport to/from the Airport
Karma Yoga Service Project
Daily Yoga Practices
Personal Retreat Time (having time to nap, explore, walk, read, and just be)
Shelagh McKee is a Yoga Alliance certified Hatha teacher. Shelagh specializes in Yoga therapy and focuses on proper body alignment. Using yoga to heal both the body and the mind. Having previously been a school teacher with a masters in special education her true passion is yoga. Shelagh has been studying yoga for over twenty years and truly enjoys expanding her yoga journey. While traveling through India, Australia, SouthEast Asia, and Mexico, Shelagh spends time with locals to learn the culture and expand her yoga practice.
The retreat center’s name translates as “love from the ancient forest.” It is nestled in an oasis of native plants and fruit trees, nourished by a magnificent waterfall in the Sacred Valley of Peru. This lovely spot is in the Andes Mountains and home of the twelve mountains known as Apus—“luminous beings.” Those who come to the center have the opportunity to commune directly with these mountains, as well as with the local curanderos and pacos (healers), who engage with us for ritual and Despacho ceremony.
The guests at this center enjoy delicious meals with locally-grown and lovingly-prepared ingredients. Each guest room is a reflection of the Peruvian culture of the Sacred Valley. The entire center embodies kindness, love, and wholeness that seem to permeate the magical place.