Yoga Retreat with Kathy Ran
We travel to most amazing places! This is our past retreat in India and this year we are in Bali- Join us for an adventure in yoga, fun and new friends.
Join Kathy for this 7 night awakening at the stunning Krishnatheeram Resort, in the jewel of Kerala beaches and Ayurvedic Healing.
Find your self in the lush and breathtaking cliffs of Verkala overlooking the best beaches and local restaurants.
Our yoga takes place in an open plan yoga shala overlooking the sea and resort pool, the shala is surrounded by tropical flora and sounds of the sea, our daily yoga practice will have a focus on a variety of Asana, Pranayama (breath control), and meditation coupled with Shakti (energy) work. The Asana practice will include elements of alignment focus, moving mudra meditation and focus on bhandas leading to a safe and enlightening yoga practice. Kathy designs every yoga class for all levels ensuring it is challenging when needed but retaining its playfulness. Our interactive workshops on various topics are your opportunity to be supported and inspired to go deeper into your own practice. After a week of amazing yoga with Kathy you will have developed a greater knowledge of yoga and your yoga journey. It will leave you with renewed sense of yourself and you will just feel fantastic...
Each morning there will be a variety of foods on offer for breakfast , including coffee, omlets and toast, along with indian breakfast of pancakes and Dhall. This is including in your stay.
The surrounding area is surrounded with the most amazing restaurants of vegetarian menu as well as an array of freash seafood caught on the day. There is also a really groovy place called The Coffee Temple that searves the best coffes, fresh juice and flafal wraps. Lunch usually coast about £3 to £5 and dinner runs about £8 to £10, which usually includes appitisers, a drink and a main dish. There are many places to choose from and Kathy knows the best places and we all love to eat dinner together- more yogi bonding...
The ethos of this retreat is 100% health and well-being, giving you time to relax, unwind and reconnect.
It’s 7 days of daily yoga, meditation, plus lots of sleep & sunshine so you can expect to leave rejuvenated
YOUR 7 DAY RETREAT
YOGA & REJUVINATION
Dynamic morning yoga practice with KATHY RAN (Ashtanga, Vinyasa flow, Rocket)
Every evening yoga workshops
Vegetarian breakfast included
Expect authentic Kerala curries, vibrant salads and fresh elixirs and juices from local venues
Visit to Fort Kochi, local ancient Temple, Kerala Backwaters boat tour, Holi Festival
Many other trips and days to explore
Local aryuvedic centre across the street and many places to receive massages and treatments from £10
Swimming, sunbathing & swinging in the hammock
PRICES AND ACCOMMODATIONS
All costs include ensuite accommodation (DBL Occupancy), transfers, breakfast, yoga, workshops and meditation
* Flights and activities marked with an asterisk are not included, but we can assist in advising or organising these.
Ayur Holy Beach Resort has designed cottages wtih sea views and beautiful garden views with A/C facilities and ensuite bathrooms. Each cottage is designed for 2 people and is to be booked directly with Black Lotus Yoga.
They have a stunning open air dining facility, sea view and lounge area all over looking the amazing Indian Ocean. The facilities is a few min. walk to Black Sand Beach, shopping and amazing food.
These bedrooms line the swimming pool - sitting on top of the rock and offer views out over the pool, trees and sea beyond. Your own tropical paradise.
All Rooms have ensuites, air con, fresh daily linens, towels, tea kettle, refridgerator, free bottle water daily, toiletries, and hair dryer on request.
Shared twin £800pp
Single Room £950pp
To book please email firstname.lastname@example.org
We accept payment by bank transfer and all major credit cards. Payment plans available, £150 deposit non-refundable and payment in full is required 30 days before retreat date. For full booking terms please see our T&C's in the footer
GETTING TO Kerala India
Price excludes flights, the nearest airport Thiruvananthapuram, India. Transfers included. with spaces limited to 12, It will be an intimate affair for only your closest new friends.
Kathy's approach to yoga is one that honors the need for individual self study with the aim of improving interpersonal relations and common-unity. Kathy has studied yoga since 1999, with teachers such as Duncan Wong, Shiva Rae, Desiree Rumbaugh, Bikram, Larry Shultz and Iyengar.
By combing asana, meditation and pranayama, Kathy provides an opportunity to explore the Spiritual through the Physical. Kathy works to bring the study of yoga off the mat and into the practice of Life. "Yoga is an amazing experience and it is my greatest joy to share this ancient practice with others".
She has over 10,000 hours of teaching experience and holds a Sports Yoga Certification, 200 hour vinyasa certification, 200 hours Anusara inspired teacher, Masters degree in Physical Science and is a Senior Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance.
It is the perfect balance of effort and surrender-nurture yourself with challenging Vinyasa yoga in the mornings, then explore your personal practice and some fun advancements. It is all suitable for most abilities.
The Vinyasa will be creative, flowing and challenging. There will be extra optional workshops/CPD's throughout the 7 days, covering partner yoga, the 8 limbs of yoga, chakras, arm balances and inversions, and pranayama, plus beautiful sunrise and starlit meditations some mornings and evenings. Pick and choose, do a little or a lot, it is your holiday, Enjoy. The retreat setting allows for plenty of individual guidance so that we’ll be able to work with your specific level and requirements.