AMALFI COAST YOGA & WALKING RETREAT

July 23rd - 29th 2017

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Positano, Italy at "La Selva"

Teachers - Christian Gentile & Chloé Porter

This is an Active Yoga Holiday as that allows you to practice in connection with nature. We will practice Yoga daily in this picturesque area of Italy where the earth meets the sea to create astonishing views. This week will allow you to lightly detox your body while remaining active and fit.



Come and spend a week away with us on the beautiful Amalfi Coast at La Selva. Our home will be just above the picturesque village of Positano where the panoramic views of the Sea alone will take your breath away. With your daily yoga practice, nourishing food, walks to the beach and the incredible natural surroundings of La Selva this retreat will leave you feeling replenished, re-energized and centered.

La Selva is perched above Positano and reachable only by foot (a steep 30 minute walk from the main road - we will take care of your bags :). This space is unique and a rustic jewel within this elite touristic destination. There are two beautiful yoga shalas, Positano a 30 minute walk down the hill and a stunning natural environment.

Your Yoga holiday will include:

Shared Accommodation with shared Bath (Linens and Towel provided)

Two daily yoga sessions (2 hrs each)

A Workshop

Two delicious organic meals a day (brunch and dinner)

Free use of the pool and space at La Selva

Nature walks

Lunch in Capri

Boat Trip to Capri

Airport Shuttle to and from Napoli airport (conditions apply)

 

Excluded from the price are:

Flights

Massages

Nutrition Coaching Session


Italy is home to people who eat well, live long and enjoy life. Being set on a cliff Positano is a very active town as you will walk up and down a lot. Our home for the week will be accessible only by foot so it is important for you to be in a good physical condition to attend the week and comfortable walking up and down rugged terrain. If the sweaty walks are not your thing but you still want to discover Italy come to our Puglia Yoga Holiday.

The benefits of this week will be:

Better energy levels 

Increased physical strength

Lift of spirit

A gentle detox of the system cleansing your digestive organs

Clarity of mind

Rest and rejuvenation

The Practice:

Yoga - There will be two daily yoga sessions (afternoons off Wednesday & optional Friday). Practice will include meditation, pranayama and asana (1.5 - 2 hour sessions). The morning practice with be a more energetic class and the evening practice will be a more restorative class.

The Food:

All the meals are fresh and healthy made with seasonal organic produce grown in the garden with some traditional elements of true Italian cuisine to put a smile on our faces. All meals will be balanced vegetarian dishes made to provide maximum nourishments to our bodies.  We will eat twice daily to allow the body time to lightly detox. Caffeine, sugar and lactose are limited through out the week but we will keep a little good Italian wine for our evening meal ;)  

Dietary requirements can be taken into account if discussed before hand. 

 

Around Yoga:

Positano - Between Morning and Afternoon Yoga you will have time to explore Positano and the beach areas during your week stay here. Positano is home to some of the most beautiful art, food, hotels and gorgeous Limoncello! Please note that Positano is only accessible by foot.

Boat Trip to Capri -  Wednesday afternoon will be taken off for a boat excursion to the scenic island of Capri. Bring your sunblock, beach towel and shades. Lunch is on us!

Natural Cosmetic Making Class - Martha, owner of La Selva, has been making her own beauty products and cosmetics for year. You will be able to learn more about the process from her and even learn how to make your own soap!

Massage – Thai Massage Sessions can be booked at an discounted rate throughout the week (1 1/2 hr for 75 Euro).

La Selva:

La Selva is run by Martha and Cristiano and their lovely family. They are both avid yogis and have spent many years studying in India. They built La Selva to call on some of the more valuable ethics of eco friendly living: simplicity and a deep respect for nature.

The accommodation at La Selva is all shared and simple but has everything you need. The two dorm rooms are shared between 4-5 people each with their own bathroom. The two double rooms share a common washroom with two toilets and two showers.

Prices:

The Couple's Double - €1360 per person all inclusive

The Yogi Dorm - €1160 all inclusive 

YOU WILL LEAVE FEELING LIKE THIS...

Getting Here:

The closest Airport is Napoli. Airport Shuttle will be to and from Napoli. Shuttle time is 2 1/2 hours.

Napoli - Positano Shuttle is after 14.30 

Positano - Napoli Shuttle is at 11 am (Departure time from La Selva)


REVIEWS

"I had a truly fantastic week at the Amalfi Coast retreat in La Selva, Positano. Chloe and Christian are two of the most talented and patient yoga teachers I've ever come across and it was a pleasure to be a part of their classes every day. During the week I met some lovely people, ate some yummy healthy food and really made the most of a superb location. I couldn't ask for more from a holiday and I am already pining for the daily yoga classes and stunning views!!" - Jenny, UK

"The retreat in Positano was absolutely amazing! I couldn't have wished for a more amazing time. The yoga and meditation taught, the location, the food and people were just super. I would recommend this experience to anybody. Will definitely be looking to book another retreat with Christian and Chloe next year! x" Marie, UK

"Christian and Chloe are an incredible team. They are knowledgeable, compassionate, and skilled teachers. I felt that each person on the retreat received individual attention and all of our needs were met. I learned so much during our stay in Italy, and I look forward to learning even more at future retreats with them. Outstanding experience!!" Tammy, USA

"The teaching these guys gave us during our week in Positano was amazing; I was able to really push myself and they kept it really varied so that we were constantly engaged. They took time to notice everyone's progress during the week and created a fabulous vibe for the group. Great location and great yoga." Nina, UK

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