2 places remain open in this retreat
Welcome to a 5 day residential summer course in beautiful Tuscany. Ateeka will guide you in daily practices of YogaSomatics on land and in water. What is Rejuvenation? Rejuvenation is returning to a state of open curiosity . . . of energy flowing . . . of knowing when to rest and when to play . . . of feeling the breath in your lungs and the blood in your veins . . . of natural balance and natural flow . . . of feeling alive and happy and rested and open. Welcome to 5 days to rejuvenate and refresh body, and mind and spirit. We really need this.
The YogaSOMATICS practice is simultaneously energizing and meditative doorway to bring us back to awareness of life as-it-is. In this 5 day rejuvenation retreat, we will explore a connected flow of body and breath centered meditations in the warm water environment of the Sassetta Alta pool. The aquatic environment is useful in helping us to soften our habitual patterns and relate to the water’s constant state of flow and change that is much like life. Above all, the warm waters invite us towards relaxation and pleasure in life . . . a stream of the tantric attitude.
Five days of meditative explorations include free movement and breath-work adapted for an aquatic environment, meditative stillness, work with sound and breath, Conscious Touch, bodywork and tantric/taoist philosophy inspired by the water.
In our land work, we explore the healing practices of YogaSOMATICS including gentle asana, myofascial unwinding, pranayama, guided relaxations, mindfulness meditation and inner exercises.
In this shared journey of inner and collective transformation, we will bathe ourselves in the eternal creative flow of life, rest into a space of presence and listen with heart to hear the song of the Divine that sings through each one of us . . . each moment . . . each breath.
This workshop is open and very accessible for individuals who simply wish to enhance their awareness of the vital flow of life felt through the breath, movement and sound, as well as enriching for yoga and movement teachers and bodyworkers wishing to expand their practice and sharing.
We will work individually, in partners and in small groups primarily in the warm water and with some hours on land as well.
I am delighted to be sharing Aqua-Yoga-Soma and warm water movement/relaxation in Sassetta Alta’s purpose built warm-water pool for meditation, relaxation and aquatic therapy.
Price for 5 day/6 night course is 900 euros.
A non-refundable deposit of 500 euros holds your space.
This price includes 6 night stay in double occupancy room. Abundant organic breakfast, lunch and dinner daily (vegetarian and meat dishes available), use of warm water pool, bio-lake and facilities of agriturismo, 5 - 6 hours of daily teachings in the warm pool and on land.
Travel is not included in your package price. Arrange your own flights into Rome or Pisa, then take train to Grosetto (approx 1.5 hours from Rome)
Shuttle van available from Grosseto train station directly to Sassetta Alta Agriturismo for approx. 25 euros each way (depending on # of people sharing transportation)
Arrivals: MONDAY 17 July, 2017 - after 3 pm
Departures: SUNDAY 23 July, 2017 - following breakfast
5 full days of practice from TUESDAY TO SATURDAY!
Monday and Sunday are travel days.
14 places available. To apply for course, please send a short letter introducing yourself to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please share why you are interested in joining this course and a bit about your background.