The retreat takes place at La Domaine de la Graou, a boutique guesthouse with beautifully decorated rooms and a spacious yoga room with a stunning view to the mountains. The rooms are single or double. It is located a few kilometers out of the village of La Palud sur Verdon at an altitude of 900m. In the natural garden surrounding the guesthouse there are many spots to meditate under trees with views to the valley. The Gorge de Verdon is one europe's most beautiful natural parks and biggest canyon, it is just breathtaking. The water and air are pure and clean and the nights are covered with millions of stars of the milky way. This place has a very high vibration, where the yoga practice flows, you feel this very special energy the moment you arrive. This workshop will deepen your understanding and practice of asana, pranayama, yogic breathing, and how these yogic practices help to achieve and maintain excellent health and overcome stress and burnout. The older we get the more we need to keep our bodies young and healthy and for this we need proper tools such as yoga. Morning practice before breakfast will be a more vigorous yoga class with a relaxing yoga nidra. The afternoon yoga classes will explore asanas in detail, alignment and opening of the chakras, pranayama and meditation. During the time after breakfast and before dinner you can choose from many exciting activities to do in the Gorge de Verdon. Either hike the famous "Sentier Martell" , try some rock climbing or canyoning, do a paragliding tandem flight, cycle, ride a horse, do some sightseeing, drive the scenic roads and visite the surrounding ancient villages or simply just chill at the pool and read a book. All meals are included. Breakfast and dinner are at the guesthouse, while a lunchbox is provided to take along on your activities between the yoga classes. All the meals are vegetarian. This retreat is limited to 8 participants only, assuring each student very personalized treatment and the best practices for you to advance and profit in an exceptional way. In addition to speaking 7 languages including German, French, Spanish, English, Dutch, Portuguese and Serbian, Nives has more than 25 years of yoga experience, teaching and practicing with many renowned Master Teachers, she teaches in the lineage T. Krishnamacharya, Patthabi Jois and B.K.S Iyengar. She has lived in many years in south america in argentina, where she had her own yoga studio. Each class is a transmission of knowledge and experience. All actvities are in French and English. If you need translation, she will be happy to help.
In the Gorge de Verdon, Europe\'s most beautiful natural park, you can reconnect to the nature, invigorating and improving your yoga practice exceptionally.