YOGA & MINDFULNESS RETREAT: KENYA

2019 Yoga & Mindfulness Retreat
Kenya
 November 2019 - Dates TBC
 

 

 
 
A unique once in a lifetime opportunity to reconnect with nature and develop your yoga practice in the idyllic setting of Kenya's south coast.
 

 

I am excited to announce that I am working with Camps International, the ethical travel specialists, to offer you the chance to take part in a really special yoga retreat unlike any other.

This retreat is equally suited to beginners as well as more experienced yogis and is specifically designed to help you reconnect with nature and yourself through experiencing the wonder, beauty and adventure of one of the most spectacular places on Earth.

You'll spend time in the Kenyan bush where you can live among nature and experience Africa's incredible wildlife on an adventure packed safari. Then its down to the coast where you'll stay in a beautiful hotel with full yoga and spa facilities on one of the world's best tropical beaches. 

This retreat not only gives you the opportunity to focus on yourself, balancing your mind, body and soul, but also give those who wish, a chance to give back to local Kenyan communities through meaningful project activities and a beneficial yoga session with the local children.

Lions Bluff Lodge, Tsavo

View from Lions Bluff Lodge

View from lodge overlooking Tsavo East NP

Tsavo

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Lion

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Game drive through Tsavo East

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Zebra

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Diani Beach

© Swahili Beach Hotel

Swahili Beach Resort

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© Swahili Beach Hotel

© Swahili Beach Hotel

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Diani Sunrise

Yoga

Yoga in Kenya

Group Yoga Practice

Draft Itinerary

 

Day 1: Arrival Mombasa and transfer to Tsavo to settle into accommodation. Evening meditation to unwind and relax.

Overnight Lions Bluff Lodge, Tsavo (LD)

 

Day 2: Early start to enjoy a full day's safari in the world-famous Tsavo East National Park. Evening lunar mindfulness practice. Overnight Lions Bluff Lodge, Tsavo (BLD)

 

Day 3: Energising morning yoga practice. Community visit to women's group. Afternoon yoga & meditation. Overnight Lions Bluff Lodge, Tsavo (BLD)

 

Day 4: Transfer to Diani Beach and settle into hotel accommodation. Evening restorative yoga practice. Overnight Swahili Beach Resort, Diani (BLD)

 

Day 5: Sunrise yoga on the beach. A day to rest and relax or enjoy the local area. Afternoon Yoga. Group dinner out. Overnight Swahili Beach Resort, Diani (BL)

Day 6: Morning yoga. Community visit and project work in Muhaka. Afternoon yoga workshop with community. Group dinner out. Overnight Swahili Beach Resort, Diani (BL -packed lunch)

Day 7: Morning yoga. Day to relax, go shopping, enjoy treatments or a spa day in hotel. Evening yoga. Overnight Swahili Beach Resort, Diani (BL/D)

Day 8Transfer to the airport for your departure.

Cost:  £1250  Due to limited spaces, a non-refundable deposit is required to secure your place.

 

Includes:

  • Transport: Airport transfers, all transfers as per itinerary except during R&R, plus fully equipped safari vehicles.

  • Staffing: Fully qualified guides where appropriate

  • Two group yoga classes per day with me: One uplifting solar practice in the morning and one more gentle, restorative lunar practice in the late afternoon, including pranayama, meditation and deep relaxation

  • Full board based on shared accommodation  - Single rooms are available at a supplement

  • Big game safari, optional day's project work and project donation

  • Access to hotel facilities in Diani

  • Meals as per itinerary (B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner)

  • Park fees: Local payment in USD

 

Does not Include:

  • International & domestic flights, arrival and departure fees (if applicable), Insurance, vaccinations, tourist visa (typically $50 US), personal equipment, spending money, additional activities, drinks, excursions and treatments.

About Camps International:

Camps International are a multi-award winning ethical travel company specialising in volunteering expeditions with impact. They strive for lasting positive change by supporting rural and indigenous communities around the world to improve their living standards. They also conserve, protect and enhance the world's most fragile ecosystems to benefit wildlife, many of which are endangered. 

Since 2002, over 230 projects have been completed by over 22,000 volunteers, helping to improve the lives of more than 100,000 people in the poorest parts of the world.

For more information on this retreat, please contact Hannah at Camps International on 01425 204234 or follow the links below:

Email: Sarah@RingwoodYoga.co.uk  |  Tel: 07754 704263

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