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).