12 Sep Danena Sicily October 2-9
The day will start at 8 AM with a pranayama session followed by a 2 hour Vinyasa Flow. Expect creative, slow, deep and intense sequences, leading to a peak pose, and garnished with Indian philosophy, psychology, immersive music and kirtan, followed by a wonderful energising brunch, The food is naturally plant-based and local.
During the day you can use your free time for a massage , to visit the beauty of Southeast Sicily, go to the beach, or simply relax by the pool at the beautiful venue.
In the evening we will practice Yin, Self-Reflection and Meditation, followed by a wonderful sit down dinner.
You will meet again at 5 p.m. for the evening program. This could be a Yin Yoga class, a workshop on a specific family of postures (such as headstand, backbends, inversions, arm balances, handstand, etc), a satsang where you can ask all sorts of question on yoga philosophy and practice, or a session on self-reflection and sharing. The evening program is concluded with a meditation from the tantric tradition.
La Masseria is a beautiful restored farmouse from the 1800, set in amongst olive and almond groves, we’re just 15 minutes south from the unspoilt World Heritage town of Noto – one of Italy’s most beautiful historical centres.
A 15-minute drive east is the Nature Reserve of Vendicari, a heaven of wildlife and some of the island’s most beautiful and deserted golden-sand beaches.
We are one-hour drive south from Catania airport, on the island’s east coast. We recommend hiring cars from the airport, to discover this wonderful part of the world while retreating with us. Alternatively we could arrange transfers for you.
The Yoga studio is a beautifully restored pitch roof barn and can accommodate up to 25 people, fully equipped with all props, with an outdoor wooden shala overlooking our orange garden.
A fresh water infinity pool, loads of different patios and living spaces, where to eat or simply relax, two massage rooms and a stunning sunset terrace.
There is plenty to do, walking through plantations of almonds, olives and watermelons fields or cycling on trails amongst the groves, having a massage from one of our great therapist, swimming in our magical pool and of course going to the wonderful beaches or Sicilian historical towns all very nearby.