Yoga and Culture in Italy with Ashley Rideaux and Billy Gill
August 30 - September 6, 2014
This beautiful retreat center, about an hour from Rome, lies in the midst of the Italian countryside and has just about the most beautiful outdoor yoga platform we’ve ever seen, overlooking the surrounding valley. Accommodation is in two beautifully restored 17th century stone farmhouses with terraces which open out to a gentle panorama of olive groves, fruit trees and stunning sunsets. The grounds are lush and abundant, with a natural spring, gardens, pond and a swimming pool. The property is peaceful, rustic and ideal for spiritual practice. Every room is unique and tastefully designed. Selected by Taschen books as one of the “Great Yoga Retreats” (2009), they described this retreat center as “a second home that makes you forget the passing of time.”
The skillfully led yoga classes will be the perfect bookends to our days with energizing morning classes, deeply relaxing evening classes and plenty of free time to explore the local region which has a rich culinary heritage and has been famous since ancient times for the quality of its food and drink, in particular its olive oil, one of the best in the world. The charming medieval village of Torri in Sabina with just 1000 inhabitants is only three kilometers away, Rome is an hour away and day trips are possible to nearby Orvieto and incredible Assisi.
Meals made from the freshest of local ingredients will be prepared for us by our personal chef and enjoyed around a traditional family style table. Relax by the pool or enjoy a therapeutic massage. Join us!
- 7 nights accommodation in a 17th century villa
- Breakfast, lunch, dinner and wine
- Day hike with picnic
- Airport transfers from local train station
- All taxes
- Twice daily Yoga & Meditation with Billy & Ashley
- International Airfare
Single rooms are limited but available at an additional cost. Payment plans are also available. Please contact us for details
A non-refundable deposit of $500 is required to hold your space. Final payment must be received by June 1, 2014 in order to be eligible for the early bird pricing and is non-refundable. Cancellation Policy: In the event of cancellation your entire payment will be refunded less the $500 deposit if the cancellation is made before June 1, 2014. Payments are non-refundable after this date. Travel Insurance: We strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance for your trip. There are many travel insurance companies to choose from but Travelex and STA are two reputable organizations for worldwide travel coverage.
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