Kollam, India

$3.890,00

Take a transformational journey to Kerala, India as you embrace the ancient healing science of Ayurveda. Touted 'God's own Country' Kerala is India's luscious jewel abundant with herb and tea plantations, scenic beaches and breathtaking backwaters.

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    Price

    $3.890,00

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    Specific Date

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    Group Size

    Max 20 people

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    Location

    India, Kollam

Highlights

Daily Ayurvedic Treatments
Yoga and Meditation
Lake View Rooms

Course description

Your retreat begins with a detailed consultation with an Ayurvedic doctor who will carefully design Ayurveda experiences to treat, heal, restore and rejuvenate your health. Ayurveda is an elaborate healing system of India, a science of life-based on the laws of nature. Its derived from the Sanskrit words Ayur(life) and Veda(knowledge), it traces its origins to about 50 centuries. Each day on retreat begins with a yoga session and includes a 60 minute Ayurveda Treatment, meditation, nourishing food and relaxation. Dotted throughout your 7-night retreat you will experience a guided boat cruise of the backwaters, an Ayurvedic cooking class and workshops which will give you invaluable take home knowledge on how to best manage your lifestyle and health. A full program will be available closer to arrival date.

About the place

Fragrant Nature Resort, Kollam, the only SLH (Small Luxury Hotels of the World) in South India is a consummate backwater experience. Loose yourself to the postcard scenery, a bewitching collage of blue and green, underlined by world-class hospitality and service. Our 4-star retreat is set overlooking the stunning backwaters, 30 mins drive from Varkala Beach and well away from the hustle and bustle of India\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s City\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s. People come here from all corners of the globe to experience profound healing and it\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s also where the Indian people themselves come to restore balance, health and inner harmony. The amazing interiors are contemporary and ensure a perfect opportunity to relax and rejuvenate in calm surroundings.

Food

Delicious Keralan cuisine prepared using traditional Ayurvedic principles with pesticide-free produce from the retreats own farm.

Things to do

Holistic treatments

Prana Wellness Spa at Fragrant Nature offers carefully designed Ayurveda wellness experiences to restore and rejuvenate one’s health. We offer uniquely designed spa programs combining various therapies with fitness and well being that balances the body and mind. Our wellness spa offers excellent treatments by highly experienced therapists in superbly designed treatment rooms. Each program combines a choice of authentic Ayurvedic therapies—ancient Vedic wellness practices like traditional Panchakarma with its oil massages, organic meals, yoga and meditation for today’s global citizen. They rejuvenate the mind and body and derive the benefits of India's time-honoured science of healing. Pure, authentic preparations with Fragrant Nature’s own ‘farm-grown pesticide-free’ food products are used to ensure maximum benefit. "Aroma Fresh" - our CSR initiative for a healthy community - vouches our commitment to use safe, pure and nutrient balanced food as diet during treatment.

Other activities

Boat trips from the resort Bird watching Village cookery demonstration Local industry visits Bicycles on hire Visit to Varkala beach Explore the scenic coastline of Kappil Local Picnics Cultural Performances Elephant riding and feeding Escorted shopping trips to Paravur or Kollam Shrine of Sree Narayana Gurudev at Sivagiri, Varkala Kollam town and Thangassery fishing village Monroe Island backwater trip Kottukal Rock Cut Cave Temple Thenmala Ecotourism Project Palaruvi waterfalls

Inclusions & Exclusions

What’s included

7 nights accommodation, All Meals, Daily Ayurveda:60 to 90 minutes Daily Ayurveda Treatment prescribed specifically for you to treat your ailments with uniquely prepared oils, Daily Yoga & Pranayama, Daily Yoga Nidra or Meditation, Ayurvedic Doctors Consultation, Private session with your teacher Emily Spurling, Boat cruise, Ayurvedic Cooking Class, Return Airport transfers, Lifestyle Management, Stress Management, Take Home Recommendations, Airport transfers

What’s not included

Airfare, Visa, Travel insurance, All services not listed above

Additionnal information

Meeting point

Thiruvananthapuram Airport

Airport transfers

Transfers to and from the airport are included in this retreat.

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Yoga Styles

  • Meditation

Activities

  • Cooking
  • Cycling
  • Guided tour

Amenities

  • Airport transfer
  • Bike rental
  • Full board
  • Massage
  • Spa
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Wellness facilities
  • Yoga

Daily Program

The schedule for this yoga retreat will be announced upon booking or arrival.

Instructors

Emily Spurling
Emily Spurling is a Yoga teacher and Certified Holistic Health Coach who loves sharing the ultimate toolbox for becoming your best authentic self. Emily is an eternal student of yoga globally and is formally trained in Hatha and Vinyasa flow, she has beautifully combined these styles to create her own much-loved yoga experience. This \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'fusion\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\' style is the perfect blend of light and shade, one flow will have you generating heat and building lean muscle and the next you will be blessing out in a slow, opening restorative sequence. Emily is also a Thai Masseuse whose hands-on adjustments in class help you to slip into the perfect pose and a state of deep relaxation. Emily is drawn to yoga and meditation as a way to become fully present and \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'show up\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\' as the best version of herself in all areas of life. “We are all expected to wear so many different \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'hats\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\' every day, as a mother of two beautiful children, a wife, entrepreneur and teacher, to name a few, it can be really confusing and challenging to stay grounded, positive and on my path. If we are not living in the moment, then we\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'re not showing up, Yoga and meditation are my secret weapon and it is my pleasure to share this gift with you.”

 

Phoebe Greenacre
Phoebe is a qualified vinyasa flow, power and restorative yoga instructor based in London, United Kingdom. She has also studied Embodied Flow style of yoga and brings an innate connection to the body and mind to her classes. After practising yoga for the past ten years in over 15 countries, Phoebe loves making yoga fun and accessible to all levels. Phoebe shares her yoga students in London and abroad on yoga retreats.

 


 


 

 

    “It feels so good to give the body and mind a detox. You certainly come back refreshed with the Ayurvedic food, massages, also meeting new friends and plenty of yoga . Looking forward to the next retreat!” From Karma Being Testimonials
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    Its the best decision I have ever made!!! I knew I already cared about myself and my health, but this retreat just put it all into perspective and encouraged me to take the skills I learnt home. Allowing yourself time to stop and take it all in with beautiful people was also a bonus! From Karma Being Testimonials
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    The Karma Being team are extremely friendly and very helpful for a beginner. I am leaving this retreat in a more balanced state of mind with less stress and worries. From Karma Being Testimonials Page
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    I have enjoyed it immensely and would definitely do another retreat. I have taken away new friendships and experiences. This retreat will remain in my mind for a long time From Karma Being Testimonials Page
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    It changed my life forever, the lifestyle, the eating habbits, the way I look at everything and the dramatic weight loss. I just love it and I will keep on going to these Retreats From Karma Being Testimonials Page
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    "detoxification"
    It feels so good to give the body and mind a detox. You certainly come back refreshed with the Ayurvedic food, massages, also meeting new friends and plenty of yoga . Looking forward to the next retreat! - Karma Being Review
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  • Lyn , Queensland

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    "Wonderful!"
    “It changed my life forever, the lifestyle, the eating habits, the way I look at everything and the dramatic weight loss. I just love it and I will keep on going to these Retreats.” - Karma Being Review
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    "Relaxing"
    “I have enjoyed it immensely and would definitely do another retreat. I have taken away new friendships and experiences. This retreat will remain in my mind for a long time” - Karma Being Review
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  • "Very fulfilling"
    “Very fulfilling - One of the most relaxing breaks I have every had! I'm also taking away new opportunities for a change of lifestyle which is much needed.” - Karma Being Review
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