8 Days Ayurveda retreat for Back pain
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8 Days Ayurveda retreat for Back pain

- This yoga retreat is available all year round -


Ayurvedic program which offers holistic and integrated method in the treatment of chronic back pain. Ayurvedic treatments like Abhyanga, Vahsti, Elakizhi and Kati Vasti are very effective in relieving acute back pain while helping to solve the causes of the pain. The program combines therapy, the use of oils, herbs, herbal supplements and yoga, which teaches proper breathing, improves posture, stretches shortened and strengthens weakened muscles.

Yoga retreat highlights:

  • Luxury resort
  • Ayurvedic full board
  • Free access to the wellness & spa (sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi and relaxation room)
  • Daily yoga session (yoga, pranayama or therapeutic classes)
  • Variety of Ayurvedic treatments and consultation


Location

The St. Katerina resort is located on a clearing surrounded by forests, far from civilization. Instead of the sound of engines you can hear birds singing, the wind blowing through the grass and the whisper of the trees. The Institute also provides a nice quiet retreat for the weary who desire a break from the noise of everyday life. Favorable local conditions, which are based on high altitude air, dry soil, revitalizing and energizing forest air in a truly lovely and romantic atmosphere, are certainly beneficial to the human body.

There is a refreshing social spirit in the spa that is free from compulsory labeling and tiring convenience.Slow down, turn off the mobile phone and leave your car keys, deep in the bottom of your bag! Stop! You are at the St. Katerina, in the countryside, where harmony found its name… No cars, peace and quiet, just the murmur of trees, undulating in the wind. Forget everyday worries and relax! Healthy food, clean air and a lot of movement will help you to lose weight, increase energy and add joy to life.


Accommodation

The St. Katerina resort has 79 double bed rooms in 3 buildings: the St. Katerina Hotel, the Garnison Hotel and the Gymnasium Hotel. Rooms of category standard (Shiraz and Shiraz Superior) are in the Gymnasium hotel. Here you will also find the dietary laboratory with Inbody 720 equipment, a cardio fitness center, indoor cycling Hall, 4 gyms, beauty salon, manicure and pedicure and solar meadow RA.

Rooms of category standard (Chardonnay) are located in the Garnison hotel, where you will also find the Sport Republic shop with sportswear, golf equipment, hygienic goods and cosmetics. 

Rooms of category superior (Cabernet, Merlot), category deluxe (Sauvignon, Pinot) and deluxe junior suite (Carmenere) are located in the St. Katerina hotel, where you will also find the restaurant Voda (Water), Café Orangerie, the wellness centre & spa and 4 hydro massage bath tubs Jacuzzi under the sky. All rooms are very comfortable and are furnished with tasteful and stylish furniture.


Food

St. Katerina resort is a place where harmoniously balanced lifestyle meets healthy food. This yoga retreat includes Ayurvedic full board (3 dinners, 3 breakfasts and 3 lunches).


Holistic treatments

This holistic retreat center offers many optional ayurverdic and spa treatments on top of those included in this package.


Things to do

  • Daily yoga classes
  • Initial diagnosis with an ayurvedic therapist
  • Initial measuring with Ayurveda therapist
  • Initial consultation with Yoga- and Ayurveda therapist (recommendations for home practice)
  • Included holistic therapies
  • Use of saunas, steam rooms, whirlpool, relaxation rooms
  • Use of fitness room


Optional:

  • Additional massage and spa treatments
  • Bike rental
  • Snowshoes rental
  • Skiing
  • Tennis
  • Table tennis
  • Nordic walking
  • Volleyball
  • Hockey
  • Skating
  • And many other sports!

Additional information

Meeting point

Meeting point is at the retreat center (transfers from Pocátky (unsecured fenced parking lot) by shuttle are included).


Airport transfers

Airport transfers are not included in this yoga retreat.

Note: Due to the fact that there is motor traffic banned at the St. Katerina Resort, guests have unguarded parking free of charge at their disposal at Pocátky and can use the free hotel shuttle bus, which runs between the parking lot and the resort when necessary.


Course info

The yoga classes, workshops and lectures are held in Czech language (some classes use Sanskrit names). English language is possible just by prior arrangement. We guarantee the yoga classes and consultations in English if arranged upon booking. The workshops will be simultaneously interpreted from Czech to English as well. Thank you.


Group size

This yoga retreat will be held with a minimum of 7 participants.


Travel information

  • Your children are welcomed in the resort if arranged upon booking.
  • Standard check in is from 14:00 o'clock. If you wish to start your stay earlier, and if your room is already prepared, we accommodate you happily earlier or we keep your luggage at the reception.
  • Standard check out is until 11:00 o'clock. In case that your room remains available in the day of your departure, you can use late check out until 18:00 o'clock. So you will leave your room after finishing of all your wellness treatments and activities.

What to bring

Recommendations for exercises: You do not need shoes for yoga. Exercise in comfortable clothes, which will not constrain movement, e.g. t-shirt, shorts or long pants, tracksuits or leggings. Warmup and cool down periods of relaxation, meditation and breathing are included at the beginning and conclusion of each lesson. We recommend you to take a sweater or long-sleeved t-shirt.


FAQ

How far is St. Katerina Resort from Prague?

It is about 130 km from Prague on highway D1 direction to Brno, close to the city Pocátky.


What types of stay are offered for families with children at the St. Katerina resort?

For your peace of mind and relaxation, the children younger than 8 years are welcomed in special terms settled in advance only. During certain holidays such as St. Nicholas, Christmas, New Year, Easter, holidays, etc. special stays for parents with children are on offer and special program is prepared.


Does the St. Katerina Resort have its own parking lot?

Yes, nearby in Pocátky (about 3.5 km) the Resort has a unsecured fenced parking lot which is available free of charge throughout your stay. There are toilets to your disposal at the parking lot. Motor vehicles are prohibited from the entering the area of the St. Katerina resort. Transportation from the parking lot to Pocátky and back to the Resort is provided by hotel bus free of charge.


Is it possible to connect to the Internet at the St. Katerina resort?

The internet connection is available in all hotel rooms. The fee is 100 CZK/day. You will get the cable at the reception. There is a free wifi connection in the lobby and restaurant.

 
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Other terms & policies

  • Children: For your peace and relaxation, the children younger than 8 years are welcomed in special terms settled in advance only. In special occasions, such as Christmas, New Year's Eve, holidays etc., stays for parents with children are prepared. Children up to 3 years – free stay, no right for crib/bed. Children crib available – 170 CZK/night (6,50 EUR) in rooms in Hotel Garnison and Gymnasion, 270 CZK/night (10,40 EUR) in rooms in Main Hotel Svatá Kateřina. Children in age 3 – 8 – extra bed in room with 2 adult persons – 390 CZK/night (15 EUR) in rooms in Hotel Garnison and Gymnasion, 490 CZK/night (18,50 EUR) in rooms in Main Hotel Svatá Kateřina.
  • Pets: The stay with a pet is possible until the size of retriever, in rooms of hotel Gymnasion and Garnison only. The fee fo the first dog is 250 CZK/night (9,50 EUR), and for another dog 370 CZK/night (14 EUR).


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Instructors

The instructor(s) for this yoga retreat will be announced upon booking or arrival.

Inclusions & Exclusions

What's included in this yoga retreat:

  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Ayurvedic cleansing food  7x full board (7 dinners, 7 breakfasts and 7x lunches)
  • Cleansing water program (water to all foods, water with lemon and ginger before the class in the morning, detox tea and Wheetgrass juice once a day)
  • Initial diagnosis with an ayurvedic therapist
  • Initial consultation with Yoga- and Ayurveda therapist (recommendations for home practice)
  • 8 Yoga classes
  • Jala Neti - nose cleansing, 15 minutes
  • Kunjal Kriya - Vamana dhautí (body cleansing with salt water), aprox. 30 minutes to 3 hours
  • Trataka - psychosomatic eyes cleansing, 30 minutes
  • 3 yoga lesson, 60 minutes
  • 3 pranayama, 30 minutes
  • 2 yoga nidra, 45 minutes
  • 1 ayurvedic massage Abhyanga, 55'
  • 1 ayurvedic massage Abhyanga, 85'
  • 1 ayurvedic massage Shirodhara, 55 '
  • 1 ayurvedic massage Pada Abhyanga, 25'
  • 1 detoxifying aromatherapy massage, 85'
  • 1 salt body peeling, 40'+5'
  • 1 himalayan facial drainage massage 25'+5'
  • 1 classic massage, 55'+5'
  • Free entrance to wellness & spa (saunas, steam rooms, whirlpool, relaxation rooms) 
  • Free entrance to fitness room
  • Transfer from Pocátky (unsecured fenced parking lot) to the resort and back


What's not included:

  • Airfare
  • Visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Airport transfers
  • All services not listed above

Highly Recommended !

  Reviewed July 17
Beautiful place located in the middle of a forest, very clean, excellent service. I just returned from a very relaxed trip in this resort, the place was very clean and the service very good. Enjoyed...

just a perfect place

  Reviewed June 17
travelling to Svata Katerina 1-2 times per year during last 7 years.one of my favorite place outside the Prague.Perfect Management, Friendly Staff, perfect services.i would like to come back asap.....

Nice relaxing place

  Reviewed April 17
We stayed at the hotel for 3 days and we really enjoyed our stay. Crew was fine, food is delicious, but a little overpriced. They are offering beer only in bottles!' Really' About Spa - nice, clean...

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