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Cape Yoga and Detox Retreat

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Life Is About Balance between Body, Mind and Soul. We invite you to this Yoga and Detox Retreat, a 6 day & 5 night journey in the Cape

Dates: 26 to 31 March 2017
Group Size: Min 6 - Max 15

Overview

Life is about balancing the body, the mind and the soul..

This 6 day & 5 night journey is designed to completely detoxify, reboot & recharge your mental & physical health. Set on a gem of natural Cape Vegetation with an abundance of wild-flowers & bird life, the private farmhouse (approx. 1 hr 45 mins from Cape Town) is a place of sheer tranquility & where you will be practicing daily Yoga, meditation & hiking combined with delicious, simple & healthy meals.

The daily activities promise to enhance your overall well being. Morning Yoga classes are designed to assist the detoxification process and is suitable both for beginners as well as well as advanced practitioners. To complement this we will be exercising the body with a further Yoga class in the late afternoon strengthen and support the physical changes as well as daily morning walks which also serve to lubricate the joints, tone and rejuvenate the body.

At the end of the 6 days, not only will you be a healthier, happier, lighter you, but you will have the knowledge required to set you on track for a vibrant new healthy lifestyle. The benefits of this process are far reaching.

 

 

 

About the Facilitator Annie Wyatt

Annie runs holistic Yoga and detoxification retreats in South Africa near Cape Town and Johannesburg.

She has over 20 years experience with cleansing practices both through diet and various cleansing techniques.  After experimenting personally with fasting, detoxification and working with food as medicine she shares what she has learned.  She is passionate about her work and is particularly interested in the area of self development though caring for oneself and others.  She believes strongly that when we care for ourselves, our lifestyle automatically improves.  

Annie is a Yoga teacher, teaching in Cape Town South Africa.  She teaches Traditional Indian Yoga, a synthesis of Ashtanga Yoga and Hatha Yoga, based on Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras (Ashtanga) and Hatha Yoga Pradipika.  She studied in India at Yoga Vidya Gurukul (ashram) under Rishi Dharmajyoti.  She teaches yoga as a means to develop consciousness and to make the mind body soul connection. 

To add to the effectiveness of physical Yoga practice, she works with remedial Pilates to strengthen muscles and to correct structural integrity.  She studied under Susan Arena Pepper, former ballerina based in Geneva Switzerland, who developed the Swiss Body Pilates method, and Master teacher Jennifer Paynter who has a deep knowledge of anatomy and is based in Cape Town South Africa.   

In her personal quest for self development, Annie has immersed herself in the study of Taoism and has a profound personal interest in Psychological Astrology.  She integrates her knowledge in her work. 

The Farmhouse

Set on this gem of natural Cape Vegetation with an abundance of wildflowers and bird life, the private farmhouse is a place of sheer tranquility and is the centre of our retreat.

Tulbagh and the Valley of Abundance

The valley was first discovered by European settlers in 1658 and land grants were made to 14 farming families in 1700. The town itself was developed in 1743 when the museum church was built. Post the 1969 earthquake every historic home in Church Street was painstakingly restored to its original glory. These 32 buildings now constitute the largest concentration of National Monuments in a single street in South Africa.

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The town is situated at the northern end of the beautiful Tulbagh valley, which is almost completely surrounded by majestic mountain ranges - the Obiqua mountains to the west, the towering Winterhoek on the northern end and the Witzenberg on the eastern side. The Great Winterhoek mountains tower 2077m above sea level and are picturesquely snowcapped in winter.

Diverse flora is abundant throughout the valley and in the mountains. Proteas grow wild, as do herbs such as Buchu. Spring brings on a multitude of wild flowers which, coupled with the blossoms of the fruit trees, makes for a glorious show. This fertile valley produces some of the country's best red and white wines, olive oil, peaches, grain, pears - and 70% of the country's plums.

 

 

 

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