Serenity Residence, Koh Phangan, ThailandOur venue for the training is on the serene northwest coast of Koh Phangan. Serenity is a stunning property infused with Mediterranean style and hidden away on its own private beach. Tropical flowers grow throughout the property and views are spectacular with breathtaking sunsets direct from your balcony every evening.
Our yoga space is bright and airy with views directly out to sea. There are a variety of private and shared room options available on site and we have a fantastic French/Thai restaurant on site serving wonderful meals at very reasonable prices as well as fresh juice & smoothies. See more events in this venue
... meditation and a beautiful flowing yoga class in a tranquil yoga hall overlooking the ocean to start the day
... a healthy and energizing brunch buffet
... a relaxing gentle yin yoga practice at sunset
... deeply relaxing Reiki sessions and massages
... and in between a lot of time to simply chill out on the beautiful private beach, read, catch up on sleep and take life a little less seriously.
Sounds good? It is possible.
We think you need to do this for yourself!
Learn the simple way to bring the balance of yoga and meditation practice to your life and immerse yourself in our eight day retreat at Serenity Residence on the tropical island of Koh Phangan to energize your body and relax your mind.
THE RETREAT - OVERVIEW
Daily yoga and meditation practice with certified teachers who love to share their love of yoga, healthy vegetarian food and a beautiful surrounding make this retreat the perfect fit to relax, unwind and replenish from your everyday life, both inside and out. At the same time our daily schedule allows you the time to explore the island, indulge in a holistic or spa treatment or just simply relax on the beautiful white sandy private beach.
Daily vinyasa and yin/gentle yoga classes
Complementary Reiki session
Surprise evening activities
We have designed a simple program that allows you to practice with fully qualified and experienced teachers who will guide you and help you to improve your practice and at the same time have enough space to explore the island, have fun or just take time for yourself and relax.
DURATION, ARRIVAL, DEPARTURE
8 days / 7 nights
Day 1: 5pm opening circle followed by a welcome group dinner
Day 2-7: Program as scheduled; last full day of the retreat is May 16th with a closing dinner at 7pm
Day 8: Morning yoga & meditation practice, followed by breakfast. Depart at 12 noon.
HOW A TYPICAL DAY LOOKS LIKE
07:30 - 08:30 Meditation & Pranayama
08:30 - 10:00 Vinyasa Yoga
10:00 - 11:30 Healthy breakfast buffet
11:30 - 16:30 Chill out time (Reiki, Massage or individual activitiy)
16:30 - 18:00 Gentle/Yin Yoga or Yoga Nidra
18:00 - 21:00 Surprise evening activity (2 evenings), group dinner on 1st and last day
WHO THIS RETREAT IS FOR?
No matter if you are a first timer, beginner or intermediate student. Single traveller, couple, mum or dad - we are happy to welcome you all to Serenity Residence. Ideal for any level, this retreat focuses on empowering you to develop a strong foundation in the practice of both yoga asana (postures), pranayama (breathing exercises) and meditation, so that you may continue to develop your own personal practice after the retreat, with a greater depth and understanding of the essence of yoga. The tools and techniques that you will learn during the retreat, will give you an essential guide of how to bring yoga in your day to day life. We are pleased to share with you how yoga and meditation can transform your life, and at the same time have an unforgettable experience of Thai culture in this beautiful environment.
Single AC Bungalow: 785€ (after March 31st 855€)
Twin Fan Bungalow: 575€ (after March 31st 645€)
Triple Fan Bungalow: 525€ (after March 31st 595€)
7 nights accommodation
7 days guided yoga & meditation practices with certified teachers
Healthy and energizing breakfast buffet
Welcome and closing group dinner
Unlimited filtered water
1 Reiki treatment
2 surprise evening activities
Transfer from ferry port to Serenity Residence
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED
Flight to Thailand
Lunch and dinner are yours to explore (available at Serenity Residence or a short walk to a large selection of restaurants on the beach of Had Yao)
Airport transfer and ferries
Additional food or drinks requested from kitchen
Additional reiki treatments or other services
8 days in paradise with lots of yoga, meditation, reiki, healthy food, chill out time on the private beach or in the hammock with sea views... Join us!!
Gentle and kind, yet strong and passionate. Words that describe Anja's nature, her classes and her way to relate with people. Anja is an authentic yoga teacher with a calming and nurturing energy, who expresses her creativity and compassion in her classes. A few years ago she decided to take a leap of faith, quit her coporate job to explore all things new and exciting and followed her dream. She is passionate about inspiring and helping others to follow their heart, and to find their true passion in life. Now she lives an island life in Thailand, teaches group and private classes, loves to help people with yoga therapy and organizes inspiring retreats combining yoga, meditation, coaching and nutrition.
Anja's slow flow vinyasa classes are food for your body, mind & soul. She skillfully translates the ancient knowledge of Hatha Yoga to the modern world, she knows to raise your spiritual awareness and her personal goal is to inspire you and make you feel just a little happier. To get you out of your daily routine and into the present moment she likes to start her classes by guiding you through some gentle pranayama and meditation. Dynamic and energizing sequences are followed by conscious and grounding asanas always keeping the right balance between flexibility and strength, freedom and stability, flow and static, yin and yang. Anja loves to weave storytelling and proper alignment into her yoga teachings.
Anja has been practicing and studying yoga around the world completing her 300h+ teacher training at Yoga Vidya Gurukul in Nasik, India and holding an advanced certification from Jivani Yoga in Koh Phangan, Thailand (RYS 500h). Her love for people, nature, traveling, yoga, nutrition and alternative healing techniques have led her to travel and study with teachers from different spiritual lineages to extend her knowledge. She is also a Reiki and Thai Massage practitioner. See more photos and other events by this presenter
Paula has 19 years of nursing experience and 10 years of experience as a clinical nurse specialist. Coming from a family of healers, Paula was always interested in a more holistic approach to healing and from 2002-2004, she completed her Reiki training moving up to a Reiki Master. Since 2004, she has been offering Reiki sessions to clients, as well as conducting workshops and meditations in Reiki and Chakra Healing & Balancing in both her native Ireland, and in Koh Phangan, Thailand where she has spent a lot of her time since 2008. Her experience hours in the same are over 1500 hours.
In 2009, she completed a 300 hour Chakra Yoga TTC from the Pyramid Yoga Center in Koh Phangan, Thailand and she has been teaching yoga regularly, for the past 7 years in Siam Healing Center, Samma Karuna, amongst other places. Her experience hours as a Yoga teacher are more than 1000 hours.
Apart from being a yoga teacher and Reiki Master, Paula has also a trained in African Reflexology, Chakra Meditation, Meditations for Healing and works with Crystal Therapy. She has been using a combination of these modalities in working with clients one-on-one and also in conducting group sessions and trainings.See more photos and other events by this presenter