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THE STORY

A week of learning how to prevent disease and integrate holistic remedies in your daily life.

We will look at lifestyle, diet, exercise and what it means to have all elements symbiotically in balance. We will explore plant based seasonal, wholesome, healthy vegan cooking, principles of Integrative Nutrition, and clean eating so that all participants obtain the skills and knowledge they need to implement these at home. The presentations will be done by specialized doctors in Integrative & Functional Medicine. We’ll start each day with sunrise yoga session, breakfast & seminars that will guide you on how to form good habits and create a healthy balanced lifestyle for yourself and your family. Please note during this retreat we will serve a specialised gut healing menu with organic slow cooked meats, all local produce. Options for vegans and vegetarians available.

Location 'Transylvania'

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.



YOUR RETREAT

What's Included

3x 2hr presentations by Dr. Elena Toma & Dr. Ana Maria Stoica on the principles of Integrative Nutrition

30 min Private Medical Consultation with Dr Elena Toma

2x Daily gentle yoga sessions

cold pressed juices & smoothies, filtered water & organic detoxifying teas

5 nights boutique accommodation

Specialised gut healing menu serving organic slow cooked meats, all local produce. Options for vegans and vegetarians will be possible.

yoga philosophy workshops

hiking & forest walks

creative arts & crafts

unlimited hot tub and sauna (infrared + traditional)

Integrative Medicine & Nutrition support from Medical Doctors.

Optional Spa Massage Therapy

Optional: Group excursion to BRAN CASTLE & BEAR SANCTUARY ( Entrance fee and transport cost about €15 EACH)

FREE PICK UP FROM BRASOV (3PM FROM TRAIN STATION AND 3:30 FROM THE CITY CENTER) AND DROP OFF ON THE LAST DAY AT 12PM


REST & RESTORE

Sleep Sanctuary

Shared Twin Room

These beautiful shared rooms come with two comfy twin beds, an en-suite bathroom, and mountain views.

Now only $800/pp
$1,000.00/pp
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Private Room for 1 person

A private room with two twin beds, en-suite bathroom for single occupancy.

Now only $1258/pp
$1,573.00/pp
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Private Room for 2 persons

A private room with two twin beds, en-suite bathroom for double occupancy.

Now only $800/pp
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THE VENUE

Akasha Wellness Retreat Centre

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.

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PRACTICE

A Typical Week on a Yoga Retreat

On our retreat we aim to provide you with the seed of yoga, which is not just the physical practice but also the yogic lifestyle philosophy, breathing techniques & meditation as an integrative practice. And whilst this just a seed carefully planted in your heart over your time spent here, we hope it can only grow and blossom to bare the fruits of mindfulness, health and peace in your daily life.  If by day 6 of your stay you leave with only a couple of these elements embedded in your being without even noticing, we’ve achieved our purpose. 

Here’s a typical week on a Yoga Retreat

Our yoga retreats are designed with balance in mind so you have plenty of time for your yoga practice, spa treatments, massages, walks in nature, workshops & much needed rest.

DAY 1 - ARRIVAL DAY

Hello new friends!  We’re glad you found your way to Transylvania. 

3pm Free pick up shuttle from Brasov to Akasha.

4pm Arrival & Registration, Retreat Tour & Snacks on arrival. 

6pm 1st Yoga Practice at Akasha - 90 min evening Yoga and Meditation practice to ease you in retreat mode, release traveling aches and soothe the mind. 

7.30pm Delicious Vegan Dinner

8.30pm - Opening Circle & Retreat Introduction

Sun Salutations on a Yoga Retreat at Akasha Wellness Retreat in Transylvania

DAY 2, 3, 4, 5 - FULL RETREAT DAYS

Settle in, Relax & Enjoy the views! 

7.30am - 90 min Morning Yoga Practice

A dynamic flow to energise & awaken, working through the whole body and finishing with a relaxing savasana or guided meditation.

9am Yummy Vegan Breakfast

10.00am Free Time for relaxing, walks in nature, reading & Spa Therapies or Scheduled Workshops as per retreat programme. 

2pm Main meal of the day, Lunch

3pm Free Time for relaxing, walks in nature, reading & Spa Therapies or Scheduled Workshops as per retreat programme. 

6pm Evening Yoga Practice 

An evening slow flow based on Yin/Restorative styles, moving slowly through asanas to enhance and build on the work done in the yoga morning practice. 

7.30pm Delicious Vegan Dinner

8.30pm - Evening Group Activities - Varied every night from Hot Tub Night, Movie Night, Live Music Night or Hang Out Time. 

DAY 6 - DEPARTURE DAY

The journey continues with the Akasha Tribe community. 

7.30am - 90 min Morning Yoga Practice

9am Yummy Vegan Breakfast

10am Closing Circle Group Photo

11am Departure & Free shuttle back to Brasov. 

On occasion we publish retreats for 4 or 7 Days that follow the same program as above with the only difference being the length of full retreat days. 

Yoga Retreat Essentials

We provide all Yoga Mats & Props but if you prefer to bring your own that’s fine too. 

Yoga classes, workshops, early meditations & few sore muscles are to be expected.

Morning Practice consists of 90 minutes of yoga asana & pranayama. Morning practice is followed by a daily chakra balancing juice & breakfast. 

Evening Practice consists of 60 minutes of yoga and pranayama and 30 minutes sitting meditation.


RELAX & HEAL

Holistic Spa

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.

MASSAGE

Swedish Massage

A full body oil massage with gentle touch that will nourish your skin at all levels.

€45/pp
MASSAGE

Yumeiho

Treats many medical conditions and improves mental and physical health.

€45/pp

OUR COMMUNITY

Meet The Tribe

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.

PREVIOUS GUESTS

TESTIMONIALS

Alice D

“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.”

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Aurora C

“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.”

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Ori C

“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!”

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Charles C

“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.”

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RETREAT DATES & PRICES

October 23 - 28 2020

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October 23 - 28 2020, Romania

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