Most contemporary yoga is an active practice in which you move from pose to pose, building heat and increasing your strength and flexibility in equal measure. Restorative yoga is something completely different. It’s about slowing down and opening the body through passive stretching. Holding each carefully selected posture for longer helps relax the muscles deeply & restore the free flow of breath calmly. Restorative classes are very mellow, making them a good complement to more active practices, the hectic pace of every day life and an excellent antidote to stress. Modern yoga practitioners have ancient tools at their fingertips to approach living to the fullest, optimising the mind and body through peak experiences in all sensory dimensions.
Our location is rural & remote on purpose, at 1000m altitude in a sleepy village in the heartland of Transylvania. There is virtually nothing around us apart from nature, forests, mountains & village life. Find us 2.5hrs from Bucharest Airport, 45min from Brasov and 15min from Dracula’s Castle.
Our secluded retreat venue is the quiet refuge for complete body & mind renewal. With beautiful gathering spaces, lovely lodging, and plenty of fresh air and space, guests quickly appreciate the healing power and wonder of their time here.
As a guest you’ll have unlimited access to swedish & infra red sauna + outdoor jacuzzi hot tub, both with views of our mountains.
On arrival you can also book on demand body therapies, energy healing and massages.
A full body oil massage with gentle touch that will nourish your skin at all levels.
Treats many medical conditions and improves mental and physical health.
Since November 2016, we've hosted over 100 yoga retreats with over 30 facilitators. More than 1500 guests have experienced the Akasha Experience from over 49 countries and counting... We didn’t even know this many people knew Transylvania is an actual, real place.
We don’t like to boast, luckily we have out tribe who does this already.
“I did my first mini yoga retreat in this place! Everything was amazing: the location, the house, the great vegan food, the yoga staff, the caring owner, and all the people we met there. I lived a fantastic experience. I recommend this little peace of heaven experience to anyone who wants to take a break from the hassles of daily life and reconnect with themselves, nature and other fantastic people.”Read More
“Great food, home comfort and more, excellent yoga teacher, amazing environment and fabulous people around. Peaceful and relaxing place where you can recharge both your mind and body. The moment I arrived in Akasha and met the group, I’ve had a feeling of belonging and everything was very natural. I am an omnivore and honestly I never thought I can live on veggies.”Read More
“Farewell Transylvania! It’s been an absolute joy. Thank you @akasharetreats it’s been magical! We’ll be back, but next time with our own baby bear in tow!”Read More
“I can't find the right words to describe how wonderful it is. The friendly staff are all experts at what they do and so interesting to get to know. The accommodation, atmosphere, food and scenery is incredible. Walking around and picnicking in the Carpathian Mountains was sublime. If, like me, you've not been to Transylvania before or you've not done much yoga, OMG, you're in for a treat.”Read More
December 6 - 12 2019
From: $1,688 Per Person