Back To Your Body Yoga/Detox
Style of Yoga to be taught
Yoga Foundations is a perfect format for beginners. It will focus on improving your basic understanding
of yoga and building a safe and sustainable practice. The classes decompose many of the common poses
in yoga as well as help you to find your alignment, balance, strength and energetic flows. The teacher will
assist you in modifying your postures to enable you to achieve a better technique.
Teachings will include some introductory pranayama practices using the breath. We include poses from
numerous traditions and occasionally utilize yoga props (blocks, blankets, straps, etc) for a better comfort
and stability. On the evenings, yoga nidra and gentle slow hatha will prepare you for the best ever night of
Expect a slow rhythm, with more concentration and focus. Yoga Foundations is suitable for all levels :
perfect for beginners, it’s also a wonderful opportunity for advanced practitioners to come back to the
basics and to water your roots.
Your Rustic Retreats journey
Yoga means UNION. It includes much more than physical postures, meditation and breathing techniques.
Yoga is about re-unifying body and mind, movement and awareness, inner presence and breath, frame and
freedom... And beyond the practice, as complete as it may be, yoga is a whole conscious living attitude.
This retreat is an invitation to reconnect to the wholeness of your « being alive experience ». We will take
good care of our physical body, offering it a nice opportunity to detox and to include new healthy habits
in our daily life, but also we’ll give our whole self the marvellous present of being present.
Dive into the magic of Bagend, happily surrender to a soft, natural rhythm for a week, and draw the
possibility of a brand new self, cheering up each one of your colours.
Daily timetable for yoga retreat
07.30 Morning meditation
08.00 Morning yoga practice
09.30 - 10.15 Breakfast buffet
11.00 Workshop (practical/theoretical) or free time
15.00 Free time
19.00 Evening yoga practice
20.30 Meditation or Yoga Nidra
21.00 Evening meal
(Please note, this is a sample timetable and may be subject to change.)
There will be one workshop a day, it may be in the morning or afternoon.
Your workshop programme
For being able to grow and expand, we need to feel safely grounded in the first place. This workshop will
guide you through different kinds of grounding techniques, using the breath as an anchor to physical,
meditative and visualization experiences. You’ll feel as strong and solid as a baobab, while as flexible as a
ManiCoooking up your vitality - Detos day experience
This is a very special opportunity to rejuvenate and revitalize yourself. You’ll get to experiment a detox
recipe, along with an instructive chat with a nutrition specialist, and enjoy the rare chance to learn from
Elliot’s long experience as a chef, cooking with him the meal of the day.
How much freedom in our daily life do we offer our body to express the exact way it wants to ? And yet,
our first way of expression as a child, even before walking, is following rhythms of music with
movement, as to say : dancing. Free dance is one of the most liberating way of expression we can offer to
ourselves. It allows us to let go of any unnecessary weight we might carry, and to re-encounter with our
very first nature : pure joy.
Feel the energy - Approaching subtle bodies
You often hear about people who radiate with happiness or serenity, or people with a special ‘aura’.
According to many traditions and what can be experienced directly with the feeling, the human body is
animated with infinite vibrations that reach well beyond the physical body. Our holistic being is thus
consist of various layers, each corresponding to a definite level of energy and to a specific vibration.
This workshop will guide you through simple techniques of approaching and listening to the information
provided by our energetic fields. A wonderful opportunity to feel and balance our whole being, which is a
source of deep joy and overflowing creativity.
All Kriya routine for clear body and mind
"Liberation can be attained by that pranayama which is accomplished by disjoining the course of
inspiration and expiration.” (Yoga Sutras II:49)
Kriya Yoga is a pranayama (breathing) technique by which human blood is decarbonated and recharged
with oxygen. The atoms of this extra oxygen are transmuted into life current to rejuvenate the brain and
spinal centers. Kriya is an ancient science, already mentioned in the Bhagavad Gita 2000 years ago, and is
know for its powerful cleansing effects.
It costs from €599 per person, including all meals, yoga, workshops & equipment. Not including flights or transfers.
Get in touch with us to ask any questions, find out more about our retreat or reserve your place now for just €140 deposit.