The Italian Escape- South Italy, 4-11 July 2015
Salento Yoga offers you a sanctuary from the outside world. Give yourself the gift of some well-deserved time to nourish your body, calm your senses, relax your mind and awaken your spirit.
Our Salento Yoga family is a vibrant mix of International yoga teachers, organisers with Italian and Indian backgrounds, a Salentina Chef with 40 yr of experience; each of us dedicated to providing you with an authentic Italian experience.
Type of Event
Prices start from 745 Pounds for a shared room.
EARLY BIRD PRICE 655 Pounds BEFORE Jan 31 2015.
For the July retreat our yoga teacher will be the amazing Kirsty Gallagher who will take you through the flow with Vinyasa & Yin yoga, meditation (optional) & Philosophy (optional) lessons.
Morning classes will be Vinyasa Flow to set you up for your day, and in the evening Yin Yoga to help you wind down ready for a peaceful evening and deep nights sleep.
The three hour classes will be a blend of the two styles and the perfect chance to immerse a little deeper in your practice.
There will also be an optional meditation and philosophy class each day to help you to immerse yourself deeper into the teachings of yoga.
Saturday - Arrival day. Check in 14:00. We will join together for an evening meal so we can all get to know each other. If requested lunch can be arranged with our cook for a small supplement.
Sunday - Meditation 8-8.30am (optional), Vinyasa Flow Yoga 8.30-10am, breakfast will be served after class. A light lunch will be served. Philosophy 5-5.30pm (optional), Yin Yoga 5.30-7pm, with dinner served after class.
Monday- Meditation 8.30-9am (optional), Flow/Yin Yoga 9-11am, Brunch will be straight after class. You then have the full day free to relax (we have an arrangement for you to use a local swimming pool and bikes to hire to get there (1.5km), the is a refundable deposit of 30euros for the bike hire). 5pm Italian cooking class - followed by dinner.
Tuesday - Meditation 8-8.30am (optional), Vinyasa Flow Yoga 8.30-10am, breakfast will be served after class. We will then go on a day trip to the beautiful Grotta Della Poesia (poets cave) with a picnic. Philosophy 5-5.30pm (optional), Yin Yoga 5.30-7pm, with dinner served after class.
Wednesday - Meditation 8-8.30am (optional), Vinyasa Flow/Yin Yoga 8.30-10am, brunch will be served after class. This is then a rest day for you to use to relax. There will be no lunch or evening meal provided this day. We will head into Lecce late afternoon where we can all enjoy an evening meal together, usually pizza and gelato!
Thursday - Meditation 8-8.30am (optional), Vinyasa Flow Yoga 8.30-10am, brunch will be served after class. Day free to relax, go back to the local swimming pool or we can arrange a beach shuttle (for a small supplement a pack lunch can be provided).
Friday - Meditation 8-8.30am (optional), Vinyasa Flow Yoga 8.30-10am, breakfast will be served after class. A light lunch will be served. Philosophy 5-5.30pm (optional), Yin Yoga 5.30-7pm, with farewell dinner served after class.
Saturday - Breakfast and check out (12:00)
For an extra supplement the following can be arranged: airport transfer, cheese and wine tasting, horse riding lessons and much much more.
Treat yourself to a massage with our incredible local massage therapist Sabrina. Sabrina has the magical power of knowing just which areas of your body needs attention and her massages leave you floating on air! Price: 45euro/hour
It will be possible to purchase homemade products made from the Salento Kitchen, local olive oil and wine.
Our rustic country home is in the heart of Salento surrounded by olive trees. Located 5km from some of the most beautiful coastline, a short drive from the historical towns of Lecce and Otranto. The structure was built in the 1800s - each room which an individual character and personality. The garden is blessed with figs, apricots, pears, oranges and can be practise amongst the nature or in one of the beautiful halls with a view of the courtyard. This country home has the perfect energy for a retreat to remember. 1km from the structure there is access for quad biking, horse riding & a swimming pool!
Shared Room (double or 2 single beds) - 745Pounds
Single Occupancy (Double Bed) - 1145Pounds
What the price includes:
- Accommodation, 7 nights
- Breakfast or Brunch every morning
- 5 Evening Meals, 4 Lunches, 2 Brunches, 1 Picnic
- Vinyasa & Yin Yoga Classes
- Cooking Class followed by Dinner
- Optional meditation & philosophy classes everyday
- Towels (not provided for beach)
- Use of Yoga Mats
- Bike Hire (20euro refundable deposit required)
- Shuttle services to Lecce, beach (days already assigned
- All rooms with ensuite bathroom
- If permitted by the yoga group, for all retreats we produce a complimentary video of your retreat. Please see the following links for the latest videos: (please note that the location of the retreats in these videos differs to the current SalentoYoga Retreat location offered in this brochure, The 2014 July Location is the same as the July 2015 location)
- Extra activities can be organized on request (Horse riding, massages etc)
For any variations (number of nights, extra meals, non veg meals) please contact us for a quote.
The nearest airport to Salento Yoga is Brindisi International Airport.
For further information please contact the Salento Yoga Team:
We thank you for taking the time to read this and we look forward to welcoming you in Salento.