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JUNE 11th to 16th, 2020

French Alps

Ayurveda & Yoga Retreat in the Alps

An Atma Ayurveda & Durga Yoga collaboration

We want to make this experience truly special for you and create a genuine healing experience of Ayurveda & Yoga. Take time out to experience deep healing and rejuvenation.

be inspired to initiate or deepen your own healthy lifestyle .

  • Immerse yourself in authentic Ayurveda and learn with Susan Renee Pulley & Marije Hoekstra
  • Practice the Ayurveda daily elements that support deep rejuvenation
  • Have an easeful time absorbing by doing, and be able to take home the techniques
  • Relax and unwind with a great group of engaging people
  • Enjoy the ideal location to unplug and enjoy the beauty of nature
  • Experience peace and quiet for the mind, refreshing energy for the body
  • Susan & Marije draw from our collective experience in authentic Ayurveda & classic yoga
  • Activities include transformative healing practices, from hatha yoga, qi gong, sacred meditations, learning Ayurvedic bodywork and practicing with partners, Ayurvedic home spa techniques, inspirations from the philosophy of yoga, and fun collaborative activities to uplift and transform your life
  • Take home the Ayurvedic daily routine, and learn to work with your body type to continue supporting you for months after

Special Benefits

  • Strengthen your fitness and mentally recharge
  • Recover from a long period of stressful work or family situations
  • Reconnect to yourself if it’s been too long or you’re feeling disconnected
  • Pause to let the beauty of nature refresh you and restrengthen you
  • Take refuge in place where you can care for yourself without distractions

 

Ayurveda

It’s rare to find a retreat that’s not just Ayurveda in name, but gives you a genuine Ayurvedic rejuvenation experience, and that’s exactly what you’ll get with Atma retreats. We take the core elements of the Vitality Recharge annual program that are so effective at helping members transform their health, mindset and inner connectivity, and blend them with a blissful tridoshic yoga practice. The result is a powerful 

 

The biggest bonus is we’re super focused that you can learn the Ayurvedic self-care techniques and to be able to take home use effectively, in your day-to-day life.

That means you won’t just get an amazing retreat-high.  But you will keep the good feeling will remain once you get home! 

 

Through Ayurveda, you can uncover a deeper respect, connection and healing for the body. This retreat will help to reset your stress and body’s rhythms and cycles. Your entire system, physical, mental and spiritual becomes aligned!

 

What you’ll take home

 

  • The authentic Ayurveda daily routine
  • Ayurvedic home spa techniques: nasya, head & foot massage, 
  • Cleansing tips 
  • Transformative healing practices, 
  • Breathing practices
  • S P A C E in your heart & mind
  • Short hatha yoga routines
  • A qi gong sequence
  • sacred meditations
  • inspirations from the philosophy of yoga, 
  • fun collaborative activities

 

Please note: Health Consultations with Susan Renee Pulley will be available in the weeks prior to arrival, or after returning home to support you to continue your healing.

 

 What’s Included in this Retreat

  • 5 nights INCLUDING shared accommodation at Chatel, a small village  in the French Alps. An off-the-grid Ayurveda retreat with yoga and other activities in the rural mountains.
  • Original bedrooms in Alps chalet with gorgeous views
  • Learn & live an authentic Ayurvedic lifestyle. 
  • Delicious healthy food cooked in accordance with Ayurvedic guidelines:
    • “Breaking the fast” with light bite after yoga.  
    • Lunch is a vegetarian feast and featured meal of the day as per Ayurvedic guidelines will keep you going for the day with  a bright, energetic feeling
    • Nourishing healthy evening meal
    • Fruits and herbal infusions and teas all day long.
  • Learn more with an Ayurvedic explanation of dishes & take home the delicious recipes!
  • Guided Ayurvedic daily morning practices  incl morning self care techniques and meditation
  • Morning meditation and singing mantras
  • Join organized activities like hiking and cycling through pine trees with  fresh air and amazing vistas
  • Daily 2 hr Hatha yoga lessons with full breathing practices & savasana
  • Yogic breathing techniques
  • Ayurveda & Yoga inspiring talks throughout the experience
  • Evening stillness practices to deeply decompress: yin yoga, qi gong, meditations
  • A break from screens ( but Free Wifi available for necessary communication)

 

What support do you give after the retreat?

Health Consultations with Susan Renee Pulley will be available prior to arrival, or after returning home.

 

Personal yoga experience can be developed with Marije Hoekstra, Durga Yoga, before and after the retreat.

Marije & Susan make an amazing team, and have been partnering up for nearly a decade to offer unique opportunities for yogis to draw Ayurveda closer into their lives

About Marije

Marije & Susan make an amazing team, and have been partnering up for nearly a decade to offer unique opportunities for yogis to draw Ayurveda closer into their lives

About Marije

Marije is a yoga teacher & enthusiast, and she keeps pace with her 3 seriously sporty young boys. She has a big love for breathing and healing techniques. She spreads the love for yoga in her french mountain village sharing with locals as well as tourists from all over the world. 

Thanks to yoga, she juggles family life, work, and manages the full sceduals of her little people– and she does it in style. We hope you’ll love her as much as we do at Atma Ayurveda!

 

Marije is an inspiring teacher for some of our yoga sessions, and she will introduce you to some meditations and Pranayama techniques. She will guide you into the mountains along her favourite routes. We could also call her our Course Concierge! She’ll keep track of timings and ensure smooth transitions. 

     

    About Susan

    Ayurvedic Practitioner Susan Pulley will be giving talks & sharing hands-on techniques about:

        • Introduction to Ayurvedic medicine
        • Ayurvedic routine for this season
        • Food guidelines based on your Ayurvedic type
        • Understanding our fresh, healthy meals according to Ayurveda
        • The Ayurvedic body types their guidelines
        • Trading Ayurvedic mindfulness bodywork (clothed) 
        • Learning and trading head, shoulder, hand and foot massage with Ayurvedic herbal oils
        • Practice Ayurveda’s Mind Hygiene techniques
        • Nose drop treatment and neti pot cleansing
        • Selecting pranayama and yoga for your needs
        • How Ayurveda can give you peace and quiet in the mind and refreshing energy for your body

    Susan is the founder & lead practitioner at Atma Ayurveda, a full-spectrum Ayurvedic wellness clinic offering nutrition, consultations, Ayurvedic therapies & cleanses in Amsterdam.

    Susan specializes in women’s health & menopause, stress and burnout, and has more than a decade of clinical experience. Susan helps people transform their health and vitality through practical use of classic Ayurvedic nutrition, herbs, warm oil treatments and education.

    In 2008, Susan moved to the Netherlands to teach for the Academy of Ayurvedic Studies, now Delight Academy.

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