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 Dr Elena Tome, MD, specialising 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.
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.
2x DAILY GENTLE YOGA
3X DAILY PLANT-BASED MEALS
5 NIGHTS BOUTIQUE ACCOMMODATION
HIKING AND FOREST WALKS
YOGA PHILOSOPHY WORKSHOPS
PICK UP & DROP OFF TO & FROM BRASOV CITY
UNLIMITED JACUZZI HOT TUB & SAUNA (TRADITIONAL + INFRARED)
OPTIONAL SPA MASSAGE THERAPY & SALT HERBAL BATH SOAK RITUALS
GROUP EXCURSION TO BRAN CASTLE. OPTIONAL GUIDED TOUR OF DRACULA’S CASTLE (ENTRANCE FEE & TRANSPORT COSTS ABOUT €15)
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.
My journey with yoga started slowly, as a practice that could help me release the stress of working in the film business. Also having a past as a rally driver, I rediscovered the power of focus and of active meditation, something that my brain was trained to do but was missing in the hectic rhythm of city life. Being of a very competitive nature, I learned that sometimes letting go of control is the right way to grow. Throughout the years I built the courage to pursue this path, realizing that I could actually pass on what I was learning, thus having my work reflect my values and bringing a piece of awareness and kindness into the world.
I take on every class with a light-hearted creative approach, focusing on vulnerability and encouraging the inner child to come out and play. Yoga should be a practice where our attention focuses inwards and where we can let ourselves be free of judgment towards the self and others. The mind in its natural relaxed state is still, which in turn brings balance and strength to our bodies. So leave all expectations to the door and let yourselves flow and experiment with your body, mind, and soul.
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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
October 25 - 30 2019
From: $1,000 Per Person