7 Days Ayurveda Yoga & Cooking Education Week in Florida

7 Days Ayurveda Yoga & Cooking Education Week in Florida

  • Ayurveda Health Retreat, 14616 NW 140th Street, Alachua, Florida 32616

Ayurveda Yoga and Wellness Education Retreat in Florida

YogaVeda lifestyle education is an immersion program that includes education in Ayurveda, yoga, meditation, and cooking demonstration where you will learn about foods for healing.

What is Ayurvedic therapy?

Ayurvedic therapy is a truly holistic approach to achieving and maintaining wellness based on thousands of years of scientific study. The secret to health is knowing how to take care of your body. The practices of Ayurveda are practical and incorporate daily habits that are easy to follow. By following a simple Ayurvedic lifestyle one can improve mental and physical health.

Who are we?

The Ayurveda Health Retreat has been successfully helping patients heal emotionally, spiritually, and physically for over 10 years. We are a group of dedicated health professionals who have created an authentic Ayurvedic retreat offering traditional Kerala Ayurvedic therapies. We have an Ayurvedic practitioner, a naturopathic doctor, psychologist, massage therapists, reiki healers, and yoga and meditation teachers.

Highlights

  • Yoga classes twice daily
  • A la carte spa treatments
  • Education classes and ayurvedic health consultation
  • Ayurvedic warm oil massage
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Delicious vegetarian meals
  • 6 days with instruction
  • English
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Schedule

Sunday

16:00-18:00: Registration

18:30: Dinner

20:00-20:30: Orientation

20:30-21:00: Intro to meditation

Monday

08:00: Yoga, breathwork and meditation

08:15-10:00: Breakfast

10:15-11:45: Intro to Ayurveda (5 elements and 3 doshas)

12:00-12:45: Intro to sound meditation - Mantras

13:00-14:00: Lunch

14:00-17:00: A la carte treatments

18:00-19:00: Yoga

19:00-20:00: Dinner

20:30-21:00: Meditation

Tuesday

08:00: Yoga, breathwork and meditation

09:15-10:00: Breakfast

10:15-11:45: Ayurveda: diet and lifestyle

12:00-12:45: Intro to yogic breathwork - pranayama

13:00-14:00: Lunch

14:00-17:00: A la carte treatments

18:00-19:00: Yoga

19:00-20:00: Dinner

20:00-21:00: Kirtan mantra meditation

Wednesday

06:00-07:30: Ashram Sadhana (we will visit the Temple of the Universe)

08:00: Yoga, breathwork and meditation

09:15-10:00: Breakfast

10:15-11:00: Foods for Health and Healing class

11:00-12:45: Ayurvedic cooking demonstration

13:00-14:00: Lunch

14:00-17:00: A la carte treatments

18:00-19:00: Yoga

19:00-20:00: Dinner

20:30-21:00: Meditation

Thursday

08:00: Yoga, breathwork and meditation

09:15-10:00: Breakfast

10:15-12:45: Florida nature experience - kayaking, tubing, nature walk etc.

13:00-14:00: Lunch

14:00-17:00: A la carte treatments

18:00-19:00: Yoga

19:00-20:00: Dinner

20:00-22:00: Self Awareness talk with author Michael Singer, Untethered Soul)

Friday

08:00: Yoga, breathwork and meditation

09:15-10:00: Breakfast

10:15-11:30: Understanding Your constitution prakruti and vrikruti

11:45-12:45: A la carte spa treatment

13:00-14:00: Lunch

14:00-17:00: A la carte treatments

18:00-19:00: Yoga

19:00-20:00: Dinner

20:00-21:00: Kirtan mantra meditation and Closing Circle

Saturday

08:00: Yoga, breathwork and meditation

09:15-10:00: Breakfast

Departure

What to expect?

  • Acquire the skills to manage weight, stress and pain through yoga, meditation, and a healthy eating plan.
  • As you detox your body, you will have more energy, sleep soundly, and heal physically and emotionally.
  • A la carte spa treatments.
  • Feel empowered to improve your health and reduce pain.
  • Learn to care for yourself by making healthier choices specific to you bodys needs
  • Receive dietary and lifestyle recommendations specifically designed for you, taking into consideration any imbalances in your body.
  • Spend 1 hour with our Ayurvedic practitioner, Richard Masla to learn about your unique individual constitution.

Ayurveda Health Retreat is located in the small historic town of Alachua, in north central Florida, United States. The school is surrounded by hiking and biking trails, crystal springs, and many opportunities to find peace and serenity with the earth. Be in nature, make heart to heart connections with community, enjoy pure and whole foods, all which help you embody oneness with the self. Ayurveda Health Retreat are here to provide a nurturing environment and help you embody your most inspired self.

Nearby places

  • Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV) - 20 minutes
  • Orlando Executive Airport (ORL) - 120 minutes
  • Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) - 90 minutes

During your free time at the retreat, you may want to take advantage of the abundant out-doors activities available within a fifteen or twenty minute drive. Nothing encourages relaxation and recovery like quality time spend reconnecting with Mother Earth. There are many clear springs, rivers, and lakes for swimming and canoeing or kayaking, as well as a wide range of walking and hiking trails for any level of expertise. Take a slow amble on a leafy path through O'Leno State Park, climb the stairs down into the Devil's Milhopper sinkhole, tube down the Ichetucknee River, or even bike through the San Felasco Hammock.

  • 2 yoga classes daily
  • 3 vegetarian meals daily
  • 6 nights lodging in a deluxe private room
  • 1 hour Ayurvedic warm oil massage
  • Ayurvedic health consultation
  • Education classes

Arrival by airplane

You have to book flights to Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV), Orlando Executive Airport (ORL) or Jacksonville International Airport (JAX). Airport pickup and drop off are available for the Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV). Please understand that all other airports are further away, therefore, transportation from all other airports are the guests responsibility.

Arrival by shuttle

From Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV), Ayurveda Health Retreat can arrange an airport shuttle for 60 USD roundtrip.

  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 14 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

Alachua, Florida, United States

Ayurveda Health Retreat is a group of dedicated health professionals offering authentic retreats with traditional Kerala Ayurvedic therapies.

  • Availability: The Culinary Vacations of this organizer are available 90% of the time.
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7 days / 6 nights

Departure:
Saturday November 25, 2017
(7 days / 6 nights)

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