3 Week Advaita & Ayurveda Yoga Retreat

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3 Week Advaita & Ayurveda Yoga Retreat

- This yoga retreat is available from March 25th to April 14th, 2017 -


The Advaita & Ayurveda Retreat in Guatemala is intended to offer you space, guidance and inspiration to allow for 21 days of profound Self-Enquiry Meditation and Yoga sadhana along with Ayurvedic din acharya. It will be a time devoted to self-enquiry, the joy of yoga, stillness and quietude, and profound healing through the gift of Ayurveda. 

Yoga retreat highlights:

  • Private consultations with the main teachers to set and clarify intentions
  • More than 150 hours of immersion
  • Vegan Meals daily
  • Ayurvedic consultation with Tiffany


Program

These 3 weeks will be an intensive process of deepening your understanding of the potency of these sacred ancient teachings and finding the most unique and beneficial way for you to integrate them fully into your life well beyond the retreat. Although this is organised as a group immersion, there will be an ongoing focus upon aiding each practitioner to truly find their own love for enquiry and the most optimal way to create a daily routine that will be serving and bring continued healing, peace and self-knowing. There will be periods and days of silence and reflection, but the entire retreat is not in complete silence.

Advaita – Non-Duality:

  • Daily talks and meditation in the light of self-enquiry and the lineage of Ramana Maharishi & Sri Mooji


Classical Tantric Hatha Yoga:

  • Asana: Discover the profound wisdom of every unique posture
  • Bandhas & Mudras: Classical ‘locks’ and ‘seals’ that offer potent revelations
  • Pranayama: Experience daily extended practices of the classical pranayama techniques
  • Dharana: Concentration practices that amplify one's attention and clarity of mind
  • Dhyana: Daily Meditations at the beginning and end of each day
  • Subtle Anatomy: Chakras, Nadis, Gunas, Dhatus, Vayus and Koshas


Ayurveda:

  • Understanding the Doshas (Constitutions) as well as Prakruti & Vikruti
  • Exploring the 3 Pillars: Diet, Sleep & Sex
  • Exploring the 3 Causes of Disease
  • Agni & Ama: Improving Digestion & Removing Toxicity
  • Developing a Dinacharya (Daily Routine) & Rutucharya (Seasonal Routine)
  • AyurYoga: Applying Ayurvedic considerations to our yoga practice
  • Simple Herb Preparation and uses
  • Ayurvedic Cooking & Mindful Eating
  • Cleansing & Detoxing according to Ayurveda


Other Offerings:

  • Kirtan: Sharing of devotional song, chanting and musical celebration
  • Nidra Yoga: The Yoga of Sleep, Dreams and the Power of Deep Relaxation
  • Nada Yoga: The Yoga of Sacred Sound, Rhythm & Mantra
  • Kriya Yoga: The Yoga of Purification of the physical, energetic and mental bodies
  • Tantra Yoga: Discovering the sacredness inherent in every aspect of life
  • Daily Micro-Practices & Mindfulness tools

Location

The Hermitage is a Practitioner’s Yoga retreat Center set on the shores of Lake Atitlan in the highlands of Guatemala. It offers beautiful and simple cabins for practitioners looking to dive deeper into their own practice in a safe, quiet and natural environment.


Accommodation

The Hermitage offers the perfect environment for the retreat, both with its awe-inspiring landscape and its intention to support those who are giving themselves to reflection and devoted practice. The healing waters of Lago Atitlan are nearby and the whole food meals sourced from their own gardens only contribute further to the nourishment received here. It is a truly welcomed respite.


Food

3 Delicious, Vegan Meals daily


Additional information

Meeting point

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Airport transfers

Airport transfers are not included in this yoga retreat

 
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  • Secure your booking with a 10% guarantee deposit *
  • Payment method: Credit card


  • Upon confirmation: 500 CAD (non-refundable)
  • 60 days before arrival: final payment
  • Payment method: E-transfers within Canada, credit card

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Instructors

Kristof Wittstock

Kristof Wittstock (E-RYT 500) is a down-to-earth spirit who is known for his clear dedication to truth and his humble heart. He has had the opportunity to study for the last 20+ years with various teachers and schools, most situated in India, and steeped in the traditional, classical wisdom of Hatha, Laya, Kriya and Kundalini yoga. Kristof also has a deep respect and love for Buddhism and has retreated extensively in the Theravada tradition. His offerings are always infused with this revolutionary edge of Tantric Yoga, Meditation and Buddhism. His students often comment on his artful blend of focus, precision, laughter and joy, and enjoy his mindful invitations to live a life of true alignment and awareness.


Tiffany Nicholson-Smith

Tiffany Nicholson-Smith (E-RYT 500, RPYT) is a radiant Yogini, an Ayurvedic Practitioner and a lover of life who is known for bringing her clarity, abundant energy and aspiration for truth into everything she shares and offers. A world citizen and sacred activist, she approaches life with an open heart and an inspired mind. Tiffany has studied and retreated extensively with various teachers in India and around the world, immersing herself deeply into Tantric Hatha & Kundalini Yoga, Advaita Vedanta, Spiritual Nutrition, Ayurveda, Compassionate Communication & Sacred Sexuality. Her students appreciate her art of drawing upon the wisdom of these approaches to offer their truths in ways that are both accessible and highly applicable

Inclusions & Exclusions

What's included in this yoga retreat:

  • 20 nights accommodation at The Hermitage
  • 150+ hours of immersion
  • 3 Delicious, Vegan Meals daily
  • Private consultations with the main teachers to set and clarify intentions
  • Ayurvedic consultation with Tiffany


What's not included:

  • Airfare
  • Taxes (13%)
  • Airport transfers
  • Travel insurance
  • All services not listed above

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