Yin and Yang Yoga for Body, Breath and Mind
About the Retreat
This week will offer two classes daily (except one afternoon) with Simon, assisted by Yoga Academy teachers for every class. Simon is offering this week to all who wish to come for a focused yoga holiday at this fabulous location on beautiful Koh Samui. Come and enrich your practice, understanding and experience through Simon’s transformative Yin and Yang Yoga. This week is suitable for students of all yoga traditions and styles. Children are also welcome.
Type of Event
Check in time is at 2 pm on the first day. Check out time is at 12 pm (noon) on the last day.
Share two bedroom loft € 990 per person
Semi Private room € 1,090 per person
Single superior room € 1,190 per person
Deluxe One Bedroom Suite
We only have two deluxe one bedroom suites located in our most private building closest to the sea. They have a private bedroom, living room, fully equipped kitchen, generous bathroom and an extra large balcony. Both suites offer a modern open living room with sofa bed, LCD TV, working desk and DVD/ iPod Stereo. They are perfect for a family or couple. The additional rate is a flat rate based on the room and is added on to the total rate package whether a single individual, couple or family.
Deluxe One Bedroom Suite - Additional cost on the total program package:
€ 50 per day
€ 320 for one week
€ 620 for two weeks
€ 900 for three weeks
€ 1100 for four weeks
Our guestrooms are set back just over 50 meters from the water to provide with you with a private community and greater security. A selection of our rooms enjoy this spectacular sea view, while others enjoy the tropical gardens scene.
It is possible to extend your time on detox day by day from an above program as fits your timeline. You can also add extra therapies and treatments to your program at a special discounted rate.
The rate is inclusive of:
Full yoga program
Fully equipped accommodation with AC
Full brunch and dinner buffets
Mineral drinking water
Herbal steam room
Salt water swimming pool
Wi Fi internet
VAT government tax
About the Teacher
Simoin-LowSimon Low, BWY and Yoga Alliance (E-RYT 500) teacher, is the Principal of The Yoga Academy offering foundational and continuing education to yoga teachers and students in the UK and internationally. After a career in the music industry based out of London and New York, Simon undertook training as yoga teacher and therapist 24 years ago with renowned yoga teacher, therapist and author Dr. Larry Payne at Samata International in Los Angeles, California. These studies were augmented by Simon’s training in macrobiotics, bodywork and psycho-spiritual enquiry. Simon’s foundational teachings are informed by the teachings of Sri T Krishnamacharya and his primary students. Simon’s current teachings reflect his continued training and on-going studies with international teachers in many forms of Hatha and Classical yoga, traditional Chinese and eastern medicine, Chi Kung, ancient and contemporary healing methodologies, centred-movement, psychology and physical therapy. Simon is an ongoing student of Almaas’ Ridhwan School, but his primary teacher lives within himself, a relationship he continues to cultivate with the help and guidance of his current teachers and practice. He inspires others to cultivate the same relationship within themselves and their own yoga practices.
Following many years of teaching in the UK, Simon co-founded Triyoga in London, where he was Director of Yoga until 2003, since which time he has concentrated on teacher training at The Yoga Academy and on leading study intensives, workshops and rejuvenating yoga retreats around the world. Over the years, Simon has developed a unique and personal teaching style and now practices and teaches a harmonious combination of Yin and Yang Yoga. Not a set system but a balanced approach that can inform and enrich all styles of yoga, Yin and Yang Yoga offers fresh vitality to yoga practice, kindness and respect to the human form, transformative breathing practices, and for the mind – the space for peace and tranquillity.
In 2007, Simon released his now very popular DVD “Yin and Yang Yoga” and will release a Yin Yoga App in 2014.
For information on Simon’s dvd, workshops, holidays and teacher training courses, please visit:
The Daily Schedule
The program begins at 5pm on the first day of the retreat with a group welcome and departure is at 12pm on the last day.
The schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the teacher.
7 am Morning tea
7:30 am – 10:00 am Morning Practice – a predominantly yang style practice incorporating asana, applied anatomy, pranayama and meditation. Yang style of practice is a combination of continually flowing breath-led sequences involving explorative circular and spiral movement patterns, balanced with precise postural alignment and attention to anatomical detail to ensure safety and ease of movement with individual modifications, where necessary.
10 am – 1 pm Brunch buffet
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Afternoon Practice – deeply restorative yin yoga sessions incorporating a broad spectrum of still postures, practiced with ample props for optimum relaxation, and gentle exploratory movement to enhance concentration, deepen breath awareness, relieve muscle stiffness and improve freedom of movement in joints, infused with philosophy, mindfulness teachings, inspirational poetry and meditation.
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Steam room available
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Dinner buffet
8:00 pm Optional evening programs on certain days
Based on request and availability, you are welcome to arrive early or extend your stay, our Residential and Wellness Programs details are on