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14 Day Intensive Ashtanga Yoga Retreat in Chalong, Phuket

  • location Clubhouse at Land & House Park, 26/8 Moo 8 Muang, Chalong, Phuket 83130, Thailand

Yoga and Pranayama Thailand

TAYSP offers the ideal program for experienced practitioners and beginners. Discover new information and develop useful skills for your yoga practice. This intensive yoga course is not complete without focusing on work with the mind. Even the asana, pranayama, and kriya required a deep concentration students get additional experience and training in yoga Nidra and meditation. It helps to change the habitual patterns of the mind which is essential for self-development and inner growth.

14 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English; English; Russian;
The maximum participants in the group is 12

Highlights

  • Daily yoga sessions
  • Daily workshops and lectures
  • Evening guided meditation and chanting
  • Morning pranayama, meditation, and chanting
  • 14 nights accommodation
  • Daily healthy meals

Skill level

  • Advanced
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Retreat Style

  • Ashtanga Yoga
  • Nidra Yoga
  • Dynamic Yoga
  • Power Yoga
  • Viniyoga
  • Therapeutic yoga
  • Japa Yoga
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Program

During this retreat, you will study the main aspects and principles of Ashtanga yoga, implementing knowledge into practice. You will build a solid practice based on Vinyasa system, applying bandhas, drishti, and using ujayi breath. You will discover the foundation of each asana and its modifications, body alignment, therapeutic effect of asanas, and additional trainings for building the strength and flexibility to improve the practice.

You will take a journey to explore the inner and outer sequence of Ashtanga yoga primary series to make a daily asana practice a meditation experience. The retreat also includes training in pranayama practice. Students will be guided to practice a number of pranayama techniques consistently, taking time to deepen the understanding of this ancient practice and strengthening breath control.

During the retreat, you will learn kriya techniques (ancient purification exercises which help to purify the body and prepare yourself for pranayama and asana practice). Students will be provided with basic equipment for these cleansing practices.

This retreat would not be complete without focusing on mind work. Even the asana, pranayama, and kriya require a deep concentration, while students get additional experience and training in yoga Nidra and meditation. It will help to change the habitual patterns of the mind, essential for self-development and inner growth. Students will also be introduced to yoga philosophy and main ancient yoga texts, as it gives a strong theoretical foundation of the practice.

Daily schedule

  • 06:15 - 07:15 Pranayama
  • 07:30 - 09:30 Ashtanga asana practice (Mysore/Led)
  • 09:30 Brunch
  • 13:00 - 14:00 Optional alignment class
  • 14:30 - 15.30 Yoga Nidra
  • 15:30 - 15.50 Tea with a snack
  • 15:50 - 16.50 Lecture
  • 17:00 - 18.80 Workshop/yoga therapy
  • 18:00 - 18.30 Guided meditation/chanting
  • 18:30 Dinner

Please note that the schedule may and will be changed due to the number of circumstances.

What is included

  • 14 nights accommodation
  • Daily guided meditation
  • Daily healthy vegetarian meals
  • Daily workshops and lectures
  • Daily yoga sessions

What is not included

  • Airport pick up
  • Bicycle rental
  • Massage

Additional Details

Accommodation

TAYSP accommodates their guests in a fully equipped house with a comfortable single or double occupancy rooms at Land and House Park close to the Yoga Shala. It's a big private and quiet area in a serene lush tropical setting near the lake.

For the convenience of the guests we provide bicycles to move around the park. The allocation of the houses depends on availability on the moment of booking.

House amenities:

  • Air conditioning
  • Wi-Fi
  • Kitchen
  • Shower room
  • Housekeeping service
  • Car park

Clubhouse amenities:

  • Restaurant
  • Swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Steaming room
  • Massage salon
  • Changing rooms
  • Showers
  • Taxi service
  • ATM at the entrance

Facilities

  •  Restaurant
  •  ATM / banking
  •  Bicycle rental
  •  Free Wi-Fi
  •  Laundry
  •  Parking lot

Retreat location

Phuket Island, Thailand, will be your home during this retreat.

Nearby places

  • Phuket International Airport (HKT) - 1 hour

Things to Do

Optional

Explore beaches of Phuket, Island tours, Shopping, Visit Big Buddha of Phuket, Visit Wat Chalong Temple

Food

During the course healthy vegetarian food is provided. To experience the good effects of the yogic lifestyle, please do not bring meat from outside to eat. In a case if student has any allergy or intolerance to any kinds of food, please inform TAYSP so the diet will be adjusted accordingly.

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The following meals are included:
  • Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks
  • Snacks
The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
The following drinks are included:
  • Tea
  • Water

Spa Treatment

The following treatments are available for the additional charge: Thai massage, oil massage, foot massage, deep tissue massage, facial treatments, body scrub, and waxing.

Meet The Instructors

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Sofya Linkova

Sofya is studying under the guidance of R. Sharat Jois at Sri K. Pattabhi Jois Institute in Mysore, India - the place where Ashtanga yoga as a set or asana and pranayama practices was systematized and kept preserved. There in Mysore she was also studying Ayurveda, Sanskrit and ancient yogic texts. She was also trained and certified as Asana and Pranayama teacher at Tattvaa Yoga School in Rishikesh, India. As a Yoga teacher Sofya is also registered with Yoga Alliance International. She is known for her warm and light way of teaching yoga, which creates a special atmosphere in her classes.

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Rich

His passion to personal development brought him to meet and learn from different teachers in Europe, India, Russia, Kazakhstan and Thailand, over the years he has been exploring asana and pranayama practice, kriyas, meditation, ayurveda, reiki, su djok, cold water treatment and art of cooking health food. Rich is famous with warm and personal approach to the teaching of yoga. He is talented with a special natural vision of students needs which allows him to guide them in their practice in a right direction to achieve the best result on their path of yoga.

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Location Clubhouse at Land & House Park, 26/8 Moo 8 Muang, Chalong, Phuket 83130, Thailand

Recommended Airports

  • (HKT) Phuket International Airport: 30 km Transfer available for additional THB 650 per person

 

Driving directions from Chaofa road

  • Following Chaofa road, just turn right before Wat Tai (temple) and go toward security check post at the entrance of Land & House Park.
  • Sign your name at the security post and drive straight towards Clubhouse.

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Phuket International Airport (HKT).

Airport: Phuket International Airport Airport transfer available: Phuket International Airport (THB 650 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.

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Booking And Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 30% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

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