Kundalini & Sound Retreat, South Goa, India 1-8 Feb 2020
Andy & Anna - owners of the retreat space `Peopletree Mallorca´, have been running retreats for five years and spent two months in Goa last winter doing a reccee to find this stunning retreat spot and activities.
Situated on the unspoilt beach in Talpona, South Goa, India, you will find The Peace Garden. These sweet beach huts all with en-suite bathrooms and terraces are dotted around the lush gardens. There are two yoga shalas, one facing the beach and a restaurant run by fantastic Nepalese staff, who will be providing you with three delicious vegetarian meals, teas, refillable filter water and fruit each day.
Each day will begin with transformative sunrise kundalini yoga classes as taught by Yogi Bhajan. After you have had free time to enjoy the virgin beach, a complimentary ayurvedic massage, some delicious food, we will begin our later optional activities around 4pm. These will include sunset gong meditations, kirtan, a boat trip with dolphins, an authentic Indian cooking class, live Indian musicians.
In addition, you will learn the basics of how to play The Gong/how to play a mantra on the guitar and learn the science behind their meaning/make and play a didgeridoo/understand the power and effects of frequencies.
7 nights at The Peace, Garden, Talpona, South Goa, India.
Huts are on a twin shared basis. Single huts are available at an extra charge.
All classes and activities
Three delicious vegetarian meals per day + fruit, teas & water.
1 x 75 min Ayurverdic massage
Indian Cooking Class
Sunset boat trip with dolphins
Early bird £995. Full price £1200.
What’s Not Included
Flights to Dabolim, Goa Airport.
1.5 hour taxi ride from airport: Approximately £25 each way. If you give us your flight times, we will arrange transport and try to pair you with another retreatree. There are ATM’s at the airport. Make sure you have 2500 rupees each way to pay the driver. There is no ATM in Talpona. It is advised to also get spending money from the airport in advance. The nearest ATM is in Chaudi, 30 minutes away by tutktuk.
Visa - you will need a visa from your respective country. These are mostly Evisas and can be obtained quickly, but please plan well in advance of travelling. Please watch out for bogus sites posing as official sites.
What To Bring
We recommend bringing everything you need as shops are about 30 minutes away by car. Things we recommend include:
Note pad & pen
Water bottle to fill from unlimited filter
Swim wear, suntan cream (approx temperature 30 degrees)
A long sleeve top for the evening and morning practice
A copy of Japji
Yoga mats are provided
Beach towels are provided
Medication - nearest pharmacy and hospital in Chaudi. 30 mins by Tuk Tuk or taxi
Dentist - there is a very good English speaking dentist in Palolem. 40 mins away
Anna trained as a Kundalini Yoga Teacher as taught by Yogi Bhajan in London with The Karam Kriya School in 2011. She starts every day with this wonderful transformative practice and loves making it accessible to everyone. She also trained to become a Gong Practioner with Mark Swan in 2012. She has since done master training with Jens Zygar and Mehtab Benton.
Andy has been passionate about music since age 6. He first learnt to play classical guitar and then discovered the didgeridoo whilst in the company of aborigines in Australia, where he learnt to play and make his first ever didgeridoo. He also produces music and is currently creating a mixed genre album based on the 432 frequency. Andy is excited to share his experience and knowledge in a simplistic and easy to understand format.