The key principal of Yoga, Ayurveda and Naturopathy resides on understanding our nature, optimising out inner resources through lifestyle and regular practices for a better management of the daily challenges.
Yoga, an integrative Art and an ancient Indian Science of Healthy living, unfolds the infinite potential of the Human Being, leading one self to establish harmony between the mind, body and heart. Accessible and beneficial to all, its several techniques and practices enhance self observance, self awareness and self discovery.
Ayurveda, originating from India, is considered to be the oldest medical system in human history. Based on a holistic approach, this science of life is based on the principle that a being in harmony with his environment and lifestyle is naturally happy and healthy. Understanding a person’s own nature is essential to detect imbalances and help him or her regain his or her natural state of happiness and health.
Naturopathy is an holistic health care system based on natural therapies using exclusively the elements available in Nature: Earth, Water, Fire, Air and Ether. Its fundamental belief is that in the optimum conditions a living system has an inherent ability to heal itself.
This immersive retreat has been thoughtfully crafted to build up the ideal lifestyle according to your nature and integrate into your daily life simple actions to promote, strengthen and preserve your health and well-being.
Through a series of workshops and masterclasses you will be learning about the role of Yoga, Naturopathy and Ayurveda in daily life and practicing different healing techniques including:
Explore, understand and apply the art and science of Integral Health into your daily life
You will learn about Integral Health Scoring and how to include it in your daily practices
Gain an understanding and take a practical approach to the Ayurvedic principles of Panchamahabhuta (the five elements); the three Gunas (Sattva, Rajas and Tamas) and the three Doshas (Vata, Pitta, Kapha); Dhatus, Malas and Agni – enhancing the understanding of our inner engineering.
Explore your Dosha constitution through questionnaire.
Daily practice of Asana (Yogic posture) and Pranayama (technique to mastering the vital energy)
The programme designed to stimulate energy circulation and harmonise your different body systems.
Is the path of selfless action; it is an integral part of the yogic lifestyle philosophy. During your stay you will practice Karma Yoga with some simple tasks shared amongst the guests… (this may include assisting in the kitchen, setting the table for meals, or some other gentle tasks), transforming the work as an offering.
Vedanta Meditation, Prana Meditation, Chakra Meditation, Kundalini Meditation and other types of dynamic meditations.
Exploring the specific use of Yoga tools and how to apply them for the prevention and treatment of particular health conditions.
A set of simple practices and techniques, suitable for all, based on the ancient Netra Yoga Kriya techniques and Dr Bates visual rehabilitation methods. The aim is to improve particular vision conditions; strengthening the eyes and maintaining good eyesight… whilst contributing to overall relaxation.
Massage and self healing sessions:
Learn how to harmonise the energies triggered during the retreat, providing you with a state of deep relaxation and letting go. Benefits include reduced stress; relieving pain and stiffness, increased circulation and improved immune system function and glowing skin.
The body never acts against us and has the capacity to rebalance itself under the right circumstances. Using its own resources the body can rebalance and optimize the role and functions of all its systems; which promises significantly enhanced vitality when it can process and eliminate physical, mental, and emotional toxins:
- Practical Yogic cleansings (Shatkarma): Jala Neti (cleansing of nasal passage with water)
- Tratak (concentrated gazing involving candle flame), Kapalbhati (frontal lobe cleansing)
- Practical Naturopathy through the application of the 5 elements (Panchabhuta)
- Optional 1 days Juice fasting detox: Row organic seasonal vegetables and fruits juice are light, full of vitality and in addition easy to digest and supply all the necessary nutrients. Juicing helps to expel toxins and foreign matter from our body systems. They increase our physical and mental vitality making it easier to experience clarity, lightness and peace of mind.
- Silence and Conscious speech: as part of the cleansing
Seasonal organic vegan and vegetarian food from our local producers and the market, freshly prepared in our collective kitchen, including superfood options, juices, and raw food. Eating with compassion and cherishing the life energy that food gives is a vital part of living an authentic yogic lifestyle.
Beautifully appointed eco-friendly luxury double or individual style rooms with private bathroom. If you wish, your stay can be extended before and/or after the retreat to continue enjoying the peaceful energy at Maison de Lunel and the quietness of this exceptional place
Typical Daily schedule
07.00 Asana, Pranayama & Meditation
10.00 Karma Yoga
11.00 Workshop theory & practice
16:00 Tea/Juicy time
16.30 Workshop theory & practice
21:30 Bedtime & Self-time
Kindly note that the main sessions will vary according to the group needs and interests.
Highlights of the Retreat
- 7 nights’ accommodation
- 3 Daily Organic Vegan / Vegetarian meals – unlimited filtered water and herbal teas
- Daily Yoga & Meditation
- Ayurveda & Yoga Lectures
- Indian Naturopathy Practical Sessions
- Clear Vision sessions
- Self-awareness through games & activities
- Healthy Juicing Class
- Healing & Massage Sessions
- Meditative Walks in the surrounding natural fields and woodland
- Yogic cleansing sessions on Jala Neti (sinus cleansing, Tratak and Kapalbhati)
- A Yogic Cleansing Kit to practice at home
- Maximum 16 guests
Debiprasad is an Assistant Professor in charge of the Integral Yoga studies at AURO University, Surat, India. He is a Yoga teacher and examiner certified by the ‘Quality Council of India’ and qualified UGC Net. Debi has been a Yoga professional representative associated with the Indian Council of Cultural Relations, under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He has been closely associated with the Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Delhi Branch from 2002 to 2018; he has been teaching Yoga at The Mother’s International School and has extensively conducted Yoga sessions and workshops for all ages, Yoga teacher training courses and retreats.
He has also developed The Naturopathy and The Clear Vision Departments at the Mother’s Integral Health Center, New Delhi. He has completed the Sanyasa course from the Bihar School of Yoga. He also holds a Master’s degree in Yoga and a Diploma in Yoga and Naturopathy.
Fidji is a Yoga- teacher and a therapist at AURO University, Surat, India. Her qualifications include a Diploma of Osteopathy – Diaphragma School, Madrid, Spain. She has a Diploma in Naturopathy and Yoga – Archna Yogayatan Center, New Delhi and a Diploma in Yoga therapy – Yoga Vidya Gurukul, Nashik, India. She holds a Yoga and Meditation Advanced Teacher training course (500h) – SriMa International School of Transformational Yoga, New Delhi, and a 6 months Integral Yoga training at Aurovalley Ashram, Rishikesh, India. She is trained in different holistic approaches including reflexology, Niramaya Ayurvedic massage and watsu liquid flow massage.
Since 2012 she has been spending her life between France and India and provides individual sessions combining Osteopathy, Naturopathy and Yoga-therapy. She regularly conducts Clear Vision sessions, lifestyle awareness workshops through Yoga, Ayurveda and Naturopathy for all age groups.
€ 1,020.00 – Twin occupancy inclusive of all taxes
€ 1,230.00 – Single occupancy, inclusive of all taxes