Spoiler : there are no pictures for this post. You’ll just have to believe that Trey’s headstand was legendary and my plough pose: simply sublime.
6am – Meditation (chanting, ringing bowls, silent walk, pre yoga nap)
7am – Shatkarmas: Morning cleansing of body (nose, stomach and chest all with salt water- google it – the nose cleanse is amazing)
7.15 – Herbal tea (drinking it and not sticking up our nose)
7.45am – Yoga (Hatha, Vinayasa, Ashtanga) – 90 mins, mellow class – lots of focus on breathing techniques and stretching.
9am – Breakfast (Vegan or Vegetarian options / no bacon sandwiches or full English here)
10am – Rest
12pm – Meditation: Yoga Nidra, Singing Bowl Meditation (also known as pre-lunch nap time)
1pm – Lunch – DhalBaat, rice and curry
2pm – Free time
4.30pm – Herbal Tea
5pm – Yoga – As above yoga but tougher and more dynamic. Longer more intimidating poses. #speedsalutations
7pm – Dinner – Delicious Nepali food
8pm – Meditation (Chanting, Intense Meditation / Japa Yoga)
9pm – Retire for the evening – actual sleep.
Cost: 6 days / 5 nights: Room/board/classes and full instruction: $310.00 pp (excl flights). Compare this to the cost of retreats organized from San Francisco [6 days in Peru for $2950.00 pp (excl flights).
Well done you pair, what a treat! I hope you are both well and heathy, how was the teaching, are you all done now? Can’t wait to hear more. xx
Thanks. The teaching didn’t happen because of the festival so we kept ourselves busy with trekking and yoga. Off to Japan on Monday!