Yoga and Health Retreat
The aim of this retreat is to teach you not only yoga to an excellent level, but also to teach you about th health benefits of yoga with the best knowledge in the world on the subject. Yoga includes physical practice of asanas - each one of which has positive health benefits on the body. Namit, the founder of Yoga Sutra Shala has worked for many years as a leading healthcare professional and as has studied with some of the most respected yoga teachers in the world.
As a result his retreat is designed to offer you knowledge at the highest level of all the health benefits of yoga practice. As well as this yoga encompasses a healthy diet known as a 'sattvic' diet in Sanskrit. Your teacher's knowledge of health allows this to be translated in a scientific way so that you are given the healthiest food on the planet as well as explained with the latest research the principles of the healthy diet that you will taught about. We want this retreat to be the best experience of yoga and health that we can give you. At Yoga Sutra Shala you are in the most perfect place in the world for a retreat on Yoga and Health as the nature walks that surround us are some the most beautiful in the world. The tranquility and the mountain air that surround make this place perfect for developing your wellbeing and learning about developing your long-term health.
We truly aim to teach you about nutrition with the best knowledge available in the world. The teacher on this retreat is an expert in nutrition. Namit has two degrees in health related areas, one from King's College London and one from Queen's University Belfast. As well as this he has many years of clinical expertise. He uses his knowledge of health to design and plan recipes as well as menus that will be used for the yoga retreat. Fernanda our chef has developed a vast repertoire of nutitional knowledge as a result of her experience as a health care professional and as a result of her studies in nutrition. As a result of their combined experience this week will be full of delicious and healthy recipes.
The emphasis will be on locally grown organic fresh fruit and vegetables as well wholemeal foods, antioxidants and low-glycaemic living. You will be given the healthiest and most delicious food that exists all based on the most highly taught knowledge on the planet. You will be explained the health benefits of all the foods we use - the locally produced organic food that is free of pesticides, foods made from healthy wholegrains and legumes - and we are sure you will agree that you will return feeling like you have learnt the best secrets of healthy cooking, living and practising yoga. You can see some of our recipes on our blog page as well as our instagram page.