Looking for a good reason to take a Yoga Holiday? How about spending 7 days in Salento, Italy at the gorgeous organic, eco-resort: Agricola Samadi Agriturismo!
Join level 2 authorized teacher, Krista Shirley, June 15-22, 2013 at Agricola Samadhi to connect with like minded people, immerse yourself in a week of internal and external self exploration, relaxation, and holiday in gorgeous Salento, Italy.
Krista has dedicated her life to the practice and teachings of Ashtanga Yoga, as taught by her teachers Sri. K. Pattabhi Jois and R. Sharath Jois. Krista is passionate about this practice and teaching it to others so they can discover conscious movement with conscious breathing brings peaceful living.To learn more about Krista, visit: www.AshtangaYogini.com
Morning: 2 hour Mysore Session
Mid-Day: Organic Brunch and Free Time
Afternoon: 2 hour Afternoon Session (asana clinic, philosophy, regressive therapy, meditation, and more)
Evening: Fresh, Organic Dinner
Post Dinner: 45 min – 1 hour of Chanting, Meditation, Tratak and Pranayama
WHAT TO EXPECT
Each morning will begin with asana practice from 7:00-9:00am. Under Krista’s attentive instruction you will practice the Ashtanga sequence you are doing with your teacher or in self practice at home, or you will work with Krista to learn the foundations of Ashtanga Yoga along with the sun salutations and standing and finishing postures of the Ashtanga Yoga method. The rest of the morning and early afternoon is yours to enjoy however you see fit. After a delicious organic brunch you can rest and relax, sightsee, go to the beach, lay by the pool or explore the garden.
We will meet as a group again in the afternoon for 2 hours to explore various topics from Philosophy, Breath work, Asana, Vinyasa, Technique and more. Each thought provoking, eye opening and educational afternoon session will be followed by a delicious, organic, fresh dinner. After our evening group dinner we will close the day together bringing our focus within, settling the mind and calming the body. We will devote this time to chanting, meditation and tratak.
In order to allow retreat participants time to explore the gorgeous beaches and other sites Salento has to offer, there will be no afternoon or evening session on Tuesday and Thursday.
ABOUT THE RESORT
Agricola Samadhi is a gorgeous 10 acre organic eco resort. The resort is located in the town of Zollino, in the center of Salento, south Italy. Salento is the heel of the peninsula (Italian boot) with 250 km of coastline and Agricola Samadhi is in the center of the peninsula.
Salento’s extraordinary beaches and sea shores are a mere 20 minute drive or 30 minute train ride. Agricola Samadhi features a charming park, organic vegetable garden and olive oil trees, a wide swimming pool, a children’s playground and much more.
- Accommodation for 7 Nights and Daily Room Cleaning
- 7 Vegetarian, Organic Brunches
- 6 Fresh Organic Dinners
- Daily coffee and tea prior to morning Mysore sessions.
- 7 (2 hour) morning Mysore classes
- 5 (2 hour) afternoon Yoga sessions, and 4 (30 min – 1 hour) evening yoga sessions.
- Use of swimming pool and sun chairs
- Access to all the areas of the center
- Access to Yoga Library
- Yoga in Salento staff assistance
- Yoga mats
All meals are organic and vegetarian. Fresh and seasonal vegetables and fruits are used. No sugar, artificial flavors, canned foods, or microwave preparation is used at all. Food allergies and intolerances are accommodated with advance notice.
SELECT A ROOM & BOOK TRIP
Superior Triple (private bath): $1235.00
Book Superior Triple
Low Budget Double (no air-conditioning/heating): $1235.00
Book Low Budget Double
Classic DoubLe (shared bathroom): $1380.00
Book Classic Double
Superior Double (private bath): $1535.00
Book Superior Double
Superior Single (prIvate bath): $1680.00
Book Superior Single
To book your spot click on the link above that corresponds to the room of choice. You may hold your spot with a deposit of $600.00 or pay for all at once.
Early Bird Discount: Book my March 1, 2013 and receive $50.00 off your trip price.
OPTIONAL TRIP ADD-ONS
- Pick up and drop off service from and to Brindisi airport: $75.00
- Pick up and drop off service from and to Lecce train station: $40.00
- Light lunch: $19.00 per person
- Wifi internet connection: $6.20 per day or $25.00 for five days
- Laundry: $6.20
- Massage: $62.00 (Thai, Shiatsu or Ayurvedic)
- Additional towels:
- Additional Shower Towel: $1.25
- Additional Small towels and shower mats: $0.62
- Boat Excursions and horse back riding (inquire for details)
Round trip flights out of Orlando beginning at $1400 roundtrip.
Yoga in Salento (YIS), at Agricola Samadhi, is located in in Zollino, in Via Stazione 116. YIS is in the center of Salento, which is the south portion of the region of Puglia, the longest region in Italy.
How to get to Zollino
Flight information: www.aeroportidipuglia.it
Train information: www.ferroviedellostato.com
Brindisi’s Papola Casale airport is the closest airport.
Zollino is 50 km from Brindisi airport.
- Taxi from Brindisi to YIS is approximately $112.00
- Car pick up from Brindisi to YIS $75.00 (arranged on request)
- Car rental can be arranged at the airport but best prices when booked in advance.
- You can rent a car or take a train from Brindisi airport to Lecce. From Lecce you can take a taxi ($62.00) to YIS, use YIS’s in house car service ($37.00) or take a local train to Zollino ($1.25) and then walk five minutes to YIS.
Reserve your space today, get your passport ready and book your flight! You are going to have an amazing week in gorgeous Salento, Italy with Krista deepening or beginning your journey of self love, appreciation and happiness.
I look forward to this week with you exploring ways to live a more mindful, thoughtful, peaceful life! See you in June. – KRISTA
$600 deposit is non-refundable
Full Refund minus $600 deposit until March 15, 2013
50% refund minus $600 deposit until April 1, 2013
No refunds after April 1, 2013
All refunds will be made in the form of credit less $15.00 processing fee.