8-day AYP Yoga and Meditation Retreat, Tuscany, Italy, May 2019

  • Grosseto, Province of Grosseto, Italy
  • May 18 - 25, 2019 (8 days)

About This Event

This will be an AYP Yoga and meditation retreat held in the hills of Tuscany in Italy, during May 2019. The retreat will last for 8-days and full instructions in practice will be given. 

Practices will include Asanas, Deep Meditation, Spinal Breathing Pranayama and Samyama, as well as other yoga practices.  

The focus of the retreat will be on the cultivation of inner silence, peace-fullness and inner purification.

Full instructions in practice will be given.  All yoga classes and meditation sessions are optional, so each person can take the retreat at whatever pace suits them. The retreat will be suitable for people at any level of yoga practice.

The retreat will be taught and led in the English language by one of Europe's most experienced teachers. 


 

“I just wanted to thank you for yet another lovely retreat weekend. It really helps to keep me on track and motivated in my practice. I feel blessed to have found a true teacher, and the opportunity to take time out to deepen my practice with a great group of people. Your wonderful work inspires and encourages those around you…” (V.H. , Ireland)

Event Highlights

  • Tuition in a full-scope yoga practice
  • 2 great meals each day (brunch and dinner)
  • Walking in the Tuscony hills
  • Satsang with an experienced yoga teacher

Schedule

Daily schedule:

Saturday 18th May
15:00 - 16:30 arrival
16:30 - 18:00 asana, pranayama, meditation, samyama
18:30 dinner

Sunday 19th May- Friday 24th May
07:00 wake up bell
07:30 - 09:00 asana, pranayama, meditation, samyama
09:20 - 10:10 pranayama, meditation, samyama
10:30 brunch
11:30 - 14:15 free time/ walking/ personal practice
14:15 - 15:00 asana class
15:00 - 15:50 pranayama, meditation, samyama
16:00 - 16:50 pranayama, meditation, samyama
17:30 dinner
19:30 evening talk/ questions and answers


Saturday 25th May
07:00 wake up bell
07:30 - 09:00 asana, pranayama, meditation, samyama
10:30 brunch
11:30 - 12:00 farewells and departure

Venue Highlights

The retreat will be held at Il Risveglio Retreat Centre in Tuscany, Italy.

The centre is located in an area of hills and woodland in the province of Grosetto. There are 40 hectares of land surrounding the centre, with an organic garden, an orchard and 800 olive trees.

There are some great walks in the local area.

Accommodations

Accommdation will be in shared rooms (2 or 3 sharing). Accommodation will be single sex unless you are sharing with a friend.

Amenities

  • Free Parking
  • Yoga Studio

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free

Menu/Cuisine

We will be serving two meals each day: Brunch and dinner. The meals will be vegetarian. We can also cater for vegan, gluten free etc.

Directions

How to reach us:

By car:
From Florence: exit the motorway at Firenze Impruneta, follow the signs for Siena - Grosseto, exit at Grosseto east, follow the signs for Scansano, along the SP 159 (Scansanese) up to Km 60/1. You can find us on the right.
From Rome: exit Grosseto south, follow the signs for Scansano, arrived on the SP 159 (Scansanese) drive up to km 60/1. You can find us on the right

By plane:
The nearest airports are in Pisa (1:30 hours far away ), Rome (2 hours far) and Florence (2 hours far ),
from Pisa airport there is a shuttle service to the train station, you can take the direct train to Grosseto,
from Florence airport there is a shuttle service to the train/bus station, from there you can take the direct bus to Grosseto;
From Rome Fiumicino there is a train to the central station and then a direct train to Grosseto.

We have established an agreement with a bus company that offers a shuttle service from the main airports ( Rome, Pisa, Florence) to the Meditation Center (contact us for details).

Tags: italy meditation pranayama retreat satsang tuscony yoga

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:

Recenter, Rebalance, Renew..... I cannot provide nurture and wisdom to the people I love without the opportunity to fill up my own cup. Diane
 

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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