Relax and Refresh Tuscany Yoga Retreat

Castelfiorentino, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy

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Roni Yaari
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Aug 17 - 24, 2019
Group size: 8 - 18
Relax and Refresh Tuscany Yoga Retreat
Castelfiorentino, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy

Roni Yaari
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$1970
Deposit: $500
Aug 17 - 24, 2019
Group size: 8 - 18

About this trip

  

Join us for 7 nights of rest and relaxation in the beautiful Tuscan countryside.

 
 

      Spend a week surrounded by the unparalleled beauty of the Tuscan countryside, nourishing body, mind, and spirit. Slow down and take a break from stress and every day pressures, and experience life as the Italians do.


      Awaken daily with yoga, meditation and mindfulness. Enjoy delicious vegan meals made on site with mouthwateringly fresh, local produce, and take a cooking class to learn how to make them for yourself!  Of course, no trip to Italy would be complete without a tour of a 15th century castle and sampling their very own wines and olive oils.  


      Our venue, Il Grandeprato located in Castelfiorentino, Italy is ideally situated between the cities of Florence, Pisa and Sienna. We highly suggest using one of our open schedule days to hop on a train and explore this beautiful country! You will be at most of them within an hour. A balance between free time and scheduled group activities means there will be plenty of opportunity to make this retreat your own. 




A yoga retreat like none you’ve ever attended:


      It is our understanding that the practice of Yoga goes far beyond exercise. It is a guide for living a meaningful and purpose filled life. Asana (the physical postures) are only 1 of the Eight Limbs of yoga. Our retreats offer a beautiful opportunity to stretch the mind, looking inward to see how our outer experiences stimulate our minds. 


      We encourage you to be flexible on our yoga retreats. Challenge yourself by being an adventurer and traveling to see nearby sights on a whim. Or maybe your challenge is learning to slow down and go with the flow, allowing yourself to rest surrounded by the beauty of nature around you. Our work is done both inside and out, and sometimes you will only discover what yours is in the moment. 


      Be open, be flexible, and be free!




Note from Roni about Dhamma/Dharma:

 
 

    What makes our retreats unique is our dedication to remaining  connected to service. As we allow ourselves to receive the beauty of the  lands we visit, having been maintained by the local people, we always aim to demonstrate our gratitude by giving back. 10% of profits from all  retreats will be donated to local projects and organizations working to  serve members of their community. Many of our trips will also include  donating a few hours of our trip to do something to bring a smile to  others in some way, such as a performance or activity with local  children, maintaining an active cultural exchange, giving ours as we  receive theirs. Keep an eye out for updates and details on the chosen organization for each retreat!

 
 

* Space is VERY limited! Reserve your space TODAY!*

Note about transportation

From whatever city you fly into, we recommend traveling (as the Italians do) by train to Castelfiorentino Station. This will provide you an extra cultural experience!


We are more than happy to help you to organize local transport from the train station to venue (about 15 minute drive) and are always available to answer any questions you may have!



What’s included

  • 7 Night Accomodation
  • 2 Delicious Meals Daily
  • Tea, Coffee, Water
    Unlimited
  • Daily Classes
    Yoga & Meditations in a variety of styles to balance the days activity levels
  • Vegan Cooking Class
  • Wine Tasting
  • Castle Tour
  • Use of Yoga Mats & Props
  • Wifi
  • Airfare
  • Transport from airport
    **See notes in desription

Available Packages

Triple Occupancy
Available until Jun 15, 20198 left
$1970
Deposit: $500
Double Occupancy
Available until Jun 15, 2019only 3 left

Please specify if you need a single bed or will be sharing a double bed with another guest.

$2070
Deposit: $500
$1970
Deposit: $500

Triple Occupancy

Your Organizer


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Roni Yaari
2 reviews
My ultimate goal is to reach peace and assist others in doing the same. I believe it is important to understand and take responsibility for our emotions, and always treat others with the same kindness and compassion we desire for ourselves. Looking at the world in a positive light is a powerful choice- one that can transform our lives. For years it has been my honor to teach others these same principals and techniques, both at home and abroad, in hopes that they will in turn spread that love and understanding wherever their lives take them.

Reviews

This was the trip of a lifetime. The retreat center was beautiful, clean, and the staff was extremely accommodating. The retreat center was right on Lake Atitlan, providing 24/7 breathtaking views. The food at Villa Sumaya was among the best food I’ve ever had. Everything was delicious and freshly made with local ingredients. I enjoyed every excursion we made to surrounding villages, and encountered nothing but kindness from the locals living there. Our leader, Roni, organized an exciting trip filled with surprises. She organized it in such a way that we were able to experience the Mayan culture, as well as spend some time relaxing at Villa Sumaya. This retreat was honestly perfect and I will never forget the time I spent at Lake Atitlan.
By Amanda Zecca for Guatemala Yoga Retreat on Feb 21, 2019
This was a fantastic trip! Villa Sumaya was very beautiful and clean. The food was amazing. They have a variety of massage therapists available for treatments. The two that I utilized were highly skilled. The trip was well planned by Roni and Stephanie. We had an opportunity to connect with the Mayan people in the water taxi's, in the local villages and at a school. We went kayaking, hiking, sightseeing and shopping. And of course we meditated and did yoga daily. I am excited to attend the next trip! Kate