SOLUTION FOCUSED RETREAT TO ALIGN BODY, MIND AND HEART

  • Akasha Wellness Retreat Akasha Wellness Retreat
  • Pestera, Brasov, Romania
  • Oct 17 - 22, 2019 (6 days)
  • Double Room - Private - €1,500.00 Twin Room - Sharing - €1,200.00

About This Event

A yoga and Solution Focused retreat to awaken body, mind and heart

Welcome to a journey of self discovery and development. Away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, this retreat in the Carpathian mountains of Romania is offering you the opportunity to bring a new level of aliveness and awareness. It will allow you to align with your potential and your purpose.

In daily life, we spend a lot of time with mental activities and outward directed focus.   Before we know it, we get alienated from our inner world, the signals and wisdom of our body and heart and we live a second best life that is not fully reflecting our best possible self.

During this yoga and Solution Focus retreat, you will reconnect to the wisdom of your body, the vastness of your possibilities and the ease of your personal flow. You will make room and way for your essential self, a way to see a world that is working for you instead of against you.

How we work

I often hear ‘we have to stretch ourselves to grow and to move out of our comfort zone!’. Well, we have quite a different understanding of growth. We are not a rubber band but a living being. Plants don’t grow faster when you pull them. And even a rubber band will move back into the old form when we stop pulling it. And what do people do when you pull them out of the comfort zone? Most of us try to resist and move back as soon as possible. In all these years we am supporting people in their personal growth and development we have seen again and again, when we ENLARGE THE COMFORT ZONE, growth comes easy and natural. Like a plant needs sun, water, minerals and space to grow, we need nourishment, inspiration, love, trust and safety to grow well. And yes, we grow with the challenges we are facing and we don’t mean we should hide in a nice cozy place and let life happen outside. When we are more aware and connected with our resources, we build confidence and trust in ourselves, we flow into our potential naturally. We grow with ease out of the challenges we meet in life. And our comfort zone grows.

Flow into your potential.

Our work is based on more than 30 years research on what helps people to move forward in their lives and live their potential. Recognizing resources, discovering forward moving forces by focusing on solutions (not problems) and honest appreciation is the foundation of our work. As coaches and therapists we experience every day that body, mind and emotions are very closely connected and cannot be separated. Therefore all our exercises and learning experiences integrate the wisdom of our body. Starting and ending the day with Yoga is the perfect frame and supports a clear and peaceful state of mind. It’s like a container that holds the days in which we explore, experiment, discover new sides and qualities of us. This will be through guided interactions within the group and in individual sessions.

What we will do

Meditation and mindfulness exercises, guided breathing and conscious movement sessions, Solution Focused coaching conversations and Systemic Constellations work, visualising and journaling will be offered in group settings.

Optional we offer private coaching sessions, massage, heart coherence and breathing sessions.

What we will take away:

Healthy practices to sustain your energy on a daily basis

An increased feeling of Inner peace and balance

More awareness of your personal qualities and uniqueness

More clarity about what feels right to you and your possibilities

Feeling more connected to your inner freedom and wisdom

Vibrant life energy, joy and a happier body!

A new network of powerful and warm connections

Who will be there

Everyone who wants a time-out for body and soul and come closer to an authentic life.

Maximum 15 participants

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

•Twice daily yoga & meditation sessions

•Sacred fire ceremony & intention setting

•2 times a day group facilitation by two senior Solution Focused trainers

•Daily chakra balancing superfood juice & smoothies

•Chakra balancing nutrition: 3 daily healthy vegan & vegetarian meals, all organic and local produce

•5 nights accommodation in boutique rooms with en-suite bathrooms and glorious mountain views

•Unlimited jacuzzi hot tub & sauna

•Optional spa massage therapy & salt herbal bath soak rituals

•Optional individual heart coherence/ breathing session

•Enjoy hiking, nature & forest walks

•Pick up & drop off to & from Brasov city

•Integrative medicine & nutrition support from resident medical doctors.

SCHEDULE

Day 1 Arrival Day

16.00PM – 18.00PM Arrival & registration & first chakra juice + centre tour

18.00PM – 19.30PM Evening yoga & meditation practice

19.30PM – 20.30PM Candlelit dinner & fire pit

21.00PM – Opening ceremony

DAY 2, 3, 4, 5 Full retreat Days

7.00AM – Wake up

7.30AM – 9.30AM Morning yoga, pranayama & meditation practice + chakra juice

9.30AM – 10.30AM Breakfast

10.30AM – 13.00PM Morning group program

13.00PM – 14.00PM Lunch

14.00PM – 17.30PM Free time, individual sessions & spa therapies

18.00PM – 19.30PM Evening yoga & meditation practice

19.30PM – 20.30PM Dinner

21.00PM – Optional group activity

DAY 6 Departure Day

7.00AM – Wake up

7.30AM – 9.30AM Morning yoga, pranayama & meditation practice + chakra juice

9.30AM – 10.30AM Breakfast

11.00AM – 11.30AM Closing ceremony & departure

Akasha 🙂paradise within the mountains, that would be the best way of described it. It is situated in lovely peaceful area surrounding Bran where the air is so pure and the scenery is breath taking. This experience is only paralleled by the hospitality and the friendliness of the Akasha team. They immediately welcomed everyone into the retreat and made everyone feel relaxed and gave us a sense belonging. Akasha helps you to connect with your inner self, the earth and nature .The yoga classes channel your thoughts and energy into positivity and appreciation of the natural world. Thank you Anna for being so inspiring and so helpful.The food was delicious and appetizing ,lovely fruits and vegetables .The flavor combinations that the chef creates is astonishing and inspires you to consider plant based meals.Unfortunately my time there had to end but I have experienced a direct connect to nature. So if you are looking for a yoga retreat and a place you can really connect with yourself and nature and meet lovely people I really recommend Akasha! I want to thank Akasha for the experience and look forward to my return. Ps : Daniela you and your team are doing great job!🙂🌱😘

Schedule


Venue Highlights

The AKASHA experience

SPA, WELLNESS & NUTRITION
Organic Produce sourced from local farms
Delicious Home cooked vegan & vegetarian meals
Nutrition & Dietary support & advice from Integrative Medicine Doctors
Juice Bar with Superfood Detox Juices & supplements such as Omega 3, Kale, Multivitamins
Outdoor Jacuzzi Hot Tub
Infrared Sauna
Salt Bath Therapy
Aromatherapy
Massage Therapy including Shiatsu, Thai & Relaxation massage.

YOGA & MEDITATION

Beautiful Yoga & Meditation Shala
Fire & Cacao Ceremonies
Guest Teachers & Musicians
2 x Resident Teachers

ACTIVITIES

Library, large collections of international books
Cinema, screenings of movies & Dharma talks
Arts & Crafts area where you can explore & express your creative side
Walks in nature & virgin pristine forests
Hiking, Horse riding or observing local village life

Accommodations

For when you need a night of truly restful sleep. All rooms include:

En-Suite Bathroom & Toiletries, Cotton Bath Robe & SLippers
Quality Linen & Towels
Orthopedic Mattress
Seating Area, Retreat Handbook
Hairdryer, In-Room Safe
Some Rooms have balconies
MOUNTAIN VIEWS> THE PIATRA CRAIULUI NATIONAL PARK & BUCEGI NATIONAL PARK

Amenities

  • Spa
  • Sauna
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen
  • Hot Tub
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Yoga Studio
  • House-Keeping

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free

Menu/Cuisine

Traditionally in Romanian culture, food is king. Although plant-based food is a new term in Romania, vegetable fermentation, organic farming & meat/dairy free are widely practiced traditions. You'll also receive all our recipes at the end of the retreat so you can keep on eating the same Akasha delicious food at home.

Directions

187 str Principala, Sat Pestera, Com. Moieciu
Jud. Brasov, 507136
Romania

The nearest airports are Sibiu or Bucharest International (most frequent flights). The nearest town to Akasha is Brasov.
We organize a free shuttle service from Brasov on Day 1 of the retreat at 3 PM for all guests. And on return at 11 AM to Brasov. If you are arriving/departing outside of these times private taxi service to Brasov is €45/one way.

Directions

From Bucharest International Airport.
BY PRIVATE TRANSFER
Pre-booked taxi through Akasha €120 for a small car ( up to 3 people ) or €200 for a large car ( up to 8 people) one way. The journey takes about 2.5hrs and you can pay when you arrive at Akasha.

BY BUS TO BRASOV
Direct Aeroport has a regular shuttle service from the airport to Brasov (Aro Palace station), approx. €17.50 one way. The service leaves every hour.

BY TRAIN TO BRASOV
Main train station, Bucuresti Nord to Brasov. Trains run every hour, the journey is approx. 2hrs 45 min.

BY CAR
Drive towards Bran, pass Bran Castle and continue north towards Moieciu for another 15 min you will see a signpost towards Pestera on the right. Continue driving up the hill until you reach the village, pass Casa Tabacaru on the right and continue another 200m we are on the left and the car park is on the right.

Thank you!

We're glad you've joined our retreat community. See you around :)

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Why Retreat?

We asked people why they go on retreat, here's what they said:

To give my ego a break from all these construction projects. Layth
 

Retreat Guru's Vision

We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.

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