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An idyllic Ashtanga yoga retreat in the jungle heartland of old Ceylon, with Philippa Asher

Ulpotha is a retreat in paradise, in the heart of tropical jungle in Sri Lanka. Set in acres of lush rain forest, surrounded by stunning views, guests can expect to relax and be at one with nature.

Includes 2 yoga classes per day, 3 veggie meals & snacks & juices, twin-sharing accommodation in elegant huts, swimming in large lotus ringed lake, bike rides, hikes, excursions to local ancient heritage sites and much more. Ayurveda treatments on option. One or two week stays.


Ulpotha, Embogama LK 60718
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Type of Event

  • Retreat

Yoga Styles



Nov 9 to
Nov 24
17:00 pmto05:00 am

10th - 24th November 2013

Philippa Asher
Ulpotha, Sri Lanka



Book before Aug 31st, to enjoy discount!

Full Description

Philippa is one of a few Ashtanga yoga practitioners in the world to receive the Advanced Certification (the highest teaching qualification) awarded by K. Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute in Mysore, India. She regularly practices the first four series with her teachers at KPJAYI and has Guruji's and Sharath's blessing to teach the Primary, Intermediate and Advanced Ashtanga Series. Her approach to teaching and learning asana is serious, yet lighthearted and joyful.

Morning and afternoon classes at Ulpotha will cover:
- Concepts of the Ashtanga practice
- Yoga philosophy
- Technique and safe alignment
- Led classes
- Self Practice
- Meditation & pranayama

Book before October 31st, to enjoy discount!