26-28 November 2023: Yoga Retreat Astam
3-day Himalayan view yoga retreat in Astam village (close to Pokhara). Transport is provided.
- Starts Nov 26Starts Nov 26
- 185 US dollars$185
- Lakeside Road
Nestled in the foothills of the Annapurna Himalayan Range, Astam is the perfect place to rewind and relax, practice yoga and meditation, and breathe. Astam is approximately 1,5hr drive away from Pokhara and offers the serenity and peace away from the hustle and bustle of the city. This 3-day retreat is for you if you want to practice yoga and meditation daily, gain knowledge on breathing practices, experience the beauty of the Annapurna Himalayas and immerse yourself into the yogic lifestyle and local culture. On this yoga retreat, you will get a chance to: - Practice yoga, including breathing techniques (pranayama), on a daily basis. Beginners will get the chance to get a taste of yoga and build a good foundation for their yogic journey. More experienced yogis will deepen their practice and gain further inspiration for their ongoing yoga journey. - Practice silent walking meditation, guided meditation and experience a unique sound bowl healing session - Learn about the local farmer life, the local herbs and ayurveda - Taste organic healthy foods and specialties - Wake up to stunning sunrise views on the Annapurna Himalayan range Detailed itinerary: Day 1: 11 AM Morning gathering at Pokhara, Lakeside-6 (meeting location: The Juicery Cafe, Bangladi, Lakeside). We will then take the jeep from Pokhara to Astam and have lunch there. Yogi Philosophy circle with Madan, followed by afternoon yoga and Kirtan mantra chanting. Dinner. Day 2: Morning yoga and pranayama with sunrise views on the Himalayas. Breakfast. Hike and local farm / ayurveda tour, followed by lunch. Afternoon yoga and Sound bowl healing session. Dinner. Day 3: Morning yoga and pranayama, with sunrise views on the Himalayas. Breakfast. Singing bowl workshop & lunch. Depart back to Pokhara The retreat venue is located at Annapurna Eco Village Resort in Astam Village, close to Pokhara, Nepal. It is a local village where life is slow and peaceful - an ideal spot to immerse yourself in your yoga practice. From here, the views on the Annapurna Himalayan Range as well as the surrounding hills and towns are just stunning. Annapurna Eco Village Resort in Astam offers spacious and bright private rooms (Queen sized bed) with attached bathroom and hot shower. There is a huge garden as well as a big, newly built and inspiring yoga hall where we can practice. From all rooms we have views on the Himalayan mountains. The food will be entirely vegetarian/vegan organic meals.
Pokhara Lakeside, Lakeside Road, Pokhara, Nepal