Summer Escape & Yoga Retreat in Old Taanayel Monastery II 26, 27 & 28 August 2022

Summer Escape & Yoga  Retreat in Old Taanayel Monastery
(26,27 & 28 August)

Disconnect from the chaos & Reconnect with yourself and Nature!

This Retreat is all about your Mental & Physical Health:
Practice Yoga, Meditation & Mindfulness, Breathing, Deep Relaxation, listen & interact to Lectures that will teach more about Yoga Philosophy & Practice and on how to shift to a Healthier Lifestyle. 
Enjoy Free Time & Walks in the Monastery’s private Land, Sit and Reflect by the Lake, Visit & Hike in Ammiq.
And last but not least, Savor Healthy Organic Food from the Farm!

Program
( Content of the Classes with this sign * is explained just below the program)

Friday 26
5:30 pm Arrival Check in
6:00-7:00 pm Diner / Vegetarian
8:00-9:00 pm Pranayama + Japa Meditation *

Saturday 27
7:00 am Wake up
7:30-8:30 am Silent Meditation by the lake
8:30-9:30am Tea time
9:30-11:00 am Yoga class / Basic Asanas from A to Z*
11:30 am Brunch / Vegetarian
1:00-2:30 pm Lecture “5 points of Yoga” * +QA
2:30-4:00 pm Free time
4:00-6:00 pm Master Class / Advanced variations
6:30 pm Diner / Vegetarian
8:00-9:00 pm Pranayama & Candle light Meditation

Sunday 28
7:00 am Wake up
7:30-8:30 am Pranayama & Guided Meditation
8:30-9:00 am Drive to Ammiq
9:00-11:30 am  Hiking in Ammiq
12:00 am Brunch / Vegetarian
1:00-2:30 pm Lecture “8 limbs of Yoga”* + QA
2:30-3:30 pm Free time
3:30-5:30 pm  Yoga class / Yoga Nidra*
5:30 pm Departure



*Basic Asanas from A to Z:
Introducing the 12 basic Sivananda postures / Proper guidance on how to practice each / Highlight on their benefits

*5 Points of yoga :
The lecture’s aim is to show how yoga can be implemented as a lifestyle in our day to day life including how to shift to a proper diet, the importance of proper exercise, breathing and relaxation as well as positive thinking.

*Yoga Nidra:
Is a practice from the Bihar school of Yoga.
It is a powerful practice that uses a deep  relaxation technique. It is not a mere physical relaxation but a mental and spiritual one. A sankalapa or resolution can be implemented during the practice.

*8 limbs of yoga or Ashtanga Yoga:
These are the 8 steps put together thousands of years ago by Patanjali (an Indian sage).
These steps help attain a higher state:
Yamas & Niyamas (personal code & social code), Asana (Yoga exercises ), Pranayama (Yogic Breathing), Pratyahara (Withdrawal of the senses), Dharana (Concentration), Dhyana (Meditation) and Samadhi (Super conscious state).

*Japa meditation
Is a guided meditation while focalizing on a mantra

Fees:
Full retreat 150$/per person (Shared room) or 180$ (Private room)
2 days / 1 night 100$/per person (Shared room) or 115$ (Private room)
1 day 50 $

Deadline to register is 16 of August , whatsapp 03 752739
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