ASANAS – MEDITATION – PHILOSOPHY
Calm abiding in body and mind
Ester, 18 -21 April 2014
Villa Gamberaia – Settignano – Firenze
“Nowhere else in my recollection have the liquid and solid been blended with such refinement on a scale that is human yet grand without pomposity…It leaves and enduring impressions of serenity, dignity and blithe repose…”
Harold Acton, London 1973
THE YOGA WORKSHOP:
Daily Retreat Overview:
11:00 Asanas, yoga practice
17:00 Asanas, yoga practice
18:30 Meditation and/or Philosophy
This YOGA and MEDITATION retreat has been designed in order to explore the practice of Hatha yoga and breathing exercises (pranayama) and to learn more about the shamata and vipassana meditation techniques, the calm abiding and profound observations.
The workshop is organized by the Associazione DRUMAYOGA of Florence and will be lead by Cristiana Biogli, who will guide the practice of hatha-yoga, and Sergio Busi who will guide the meditation and philosophy sessions.
This workshop is open to everyone, beginners and advanced practitioners after prior telephone contact with the organizers.
Arrival is scheduled for dinner on Friday April 18 and departure after lunch on Monday April 21. Full pension is provided with vegan/vegetarian meals and with rooms are available in the Villa apartments as singles, doubles or triples with en-suite bathrooms. Four houses on the property have been carefully restored in apartments and are tastefully decorated with family owned antiques and modern comforts.
The cost of the three day YOGA and MEDITATION workshop is €150,00, and it will be offered €100,00 if the reservation is made before 15 March. The cost of full pension at Villa Gamberaia is €300,00. I twill be an extra-charge for english translation about €….
RESERVATIONS and PAYMENT:
To make a reservation please send a non-refundable €100,00 deposit to the l’Associazione Culturale DRUMA YOGA. Write in the memo section “Villa Gamberaia Retreat” and send a copy of the payment, complete with your personal information (first and last names, place and date of birth, residence, telephone and Fiscal Code) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Bank wire information is as follows: IBAN IT34 Y076 0102 8000 0007 8301 785. The outstanding balance will be paid upon check-in at the Villa.
Space is limited and reservations will be closed as of Saturday April 5, 2014.
The deposit is non-refundable.
The workshop will take place at Villa Gamberaia, Via del Rossellino, 72 50135 Settignano – FIRENZE Tel: +39 055697205 – +39 055697090 Fax : +39 055697090 E-mail: email@example.com
From the A1 highway exit at “Firenze Sud”, following signs for the Centro Tecnico Nazionale Coverciano/Settignano. From Coverciano, continue on Via Gabriele D’Annunzio and from Settignano on Via del Rossellino until you reach Villa Gamberaia. Public transport: Bus No. 10 from Piazza San Marco towards Settignano (last stop), then 10 min by foot until you reach Villa Gamberaia (follow signs).
FOR INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION:
via Luigi Lanzi 12, 50134 Firenze
Tel. 055 579370 – 347 8070072 – www.drumayoga.it – firstname.lastname@example.org