Saturday, 21 March 2015

Sri Lanka Yoga Retreat, July 16-19, 2015

This is much more than a yoga retreat.

Over 4 days I will lead us through a series of twice daily yoga classes designed to deepen your understanding of movement, enhance body awareness, and help you understand how it is possible to practice more challenging postures with greater ease and less effort.  

I teach active movements and emphasise free spinal movement as essential to the practice of posture. The environment is relaxed and friendly.  

Each class will be a combination of workshop and flowing practice so that you leave feeling as though you have both learned and done something.

We will have the opportunity for meditation practice in the morning for early risers.

Amazing Sri Lankan food will be prepared for us--much of it sourced locally.

In between sessions I also make myself available for discussion, to help you refine your technique or practice some skills so you can make the most of our time together.

Check-in Thursday 16th July 1 pm - Depart Sunday 19th July after breakfast by Noon

Venue: Talalla Retreat

Classes: Six 2 hour classes. First yoga class starts on Thursday afternoon at 4.30pm.  From then we will have 2 classes on Friday, 2 on Saturday, and 1 on Sunday.  

Aside from the usual yoga there is the opportunity to relax by the pool or at the beach, surf, get a massage, or just hang out.

Because there are limited rooms I am encouraging people to please consider sharing so that as many people can participate as possible.    Rooms need to be confirmed with full payment received.  In case you have to cancel, a full refund can be provided up until 16 June 2015.

The rates quote below include:
   All yoga classes
   Full board (tea/fruit before yoga; buffet style breakfast served at table; a la carte lunch (there is a menu to choose an item from), buffet style dinner)

You need to pay for any extra drinks or snacks you might have if the mega breakfast and dinner and light lunch still leaves you hungry!  

Normal timetable is as follows

6.30am                 tea/fruit (if desired)
7.00-9.00am         yoga
9.00                      breakfast

RELAX                  (have massage, swim, surf, read, have lunch around 1 or 2ish depending on how full you are after brekkie)

4.30-6.30pm         yoga
7pm                     dinner

The prices quoted below are based on 3 nights per person.   You need to find a person to share with if you opt for double or triple and Tilak can put you in touch with other people who may also want to share.  

Full payment is required at time of booking.  You can make your booking directly with Tilak ( +94-773-912-100) and pay  Tilak directly or he can provide a Sri Lankan or Australian bank account details for you to transfer to if that is easier.

Retreat Rates
Sri Lankan citizens or with those with a Sri Lanka Resident visa:
Single 3 nights                   Rs. 50,000/-
Double (share) 3 nights     Rs. 39,000/- per person
Triple (share) 3 nights       Rs. 36,000/- per person

Non-Sri Lankan citizens without a Sri Lanka Resident visa
Single 3 nights                   USD650
Double (share) 3 nights     USD560- per person
Triple (share) 3 nights       USD530- per person

Look forward to seeing you!

Much metta,

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