YOU ARE INVITED
To RETREAT, to SOFTEN, and to find your own INNER SANCTUARY
Within the sacred land of Mother India
Join international Yoga Teacher, Amy Landry, for a 8 day/7 night immersion into your self, amongst the lush mountain landscape of mystical Northern India.
Happening APRIL 11-18, 2018, this very special retreat will be a fusion of all the facets of the Yoga system. The daily schedule will include plenty of well deserved down time to allow you to practice your own self-care rituals…
Read, rest, rejuvenate
Feast on home-grown food
Release into the relaxing views of sunrise and sunset
Be immersed in nature
Explore the local sites for a step back in time
Swim in the clear waters of Pong Dam
Enjoy the company of other heart-felt yogis and the local village people
“Basunti is a jewel, the kind of magical place that you might spend months looking for if you were travelling independently through India, and still never find.”
– Sunday Telegraph
+ 7 nights of twin-share accommodation at Basunti Retreat Centre, Himachal Pradesh
+ All meals (vegetarian) made from local food – most grown on site!
+ Tea/Coffee throughout the day
+ Twice daily Yoga: including a variety of asana, pranayama, meditation, yoga nidra,
restorative, inversions, mantra, and more
+ Use of all props – blocks, straps, bolsters
+ Use of saltwater swimming pool
+ Every sunrise and sunset, viewed over the mountain tops!
++ PLUS a day trip to the rare & spectacular 8th century BATHU TEMPLES (normally submerged under water) ++ Note – this trip is weather permitting.
Tourist Visa, Flights, Transfers (but can easily be arranged for you), Travel Insurance, Tips, Laundry Costs, Wifi, Day Trips (should you wish to make any during the retreat – see below).
Kayak hire, trip to local shopping markets, day trip to Masroor and/or Kangra Fort (recommended), boat tour around magical Pong Dam, visit to local mud-hut village (with homemade chai and snacks), and much more.
Step away from the draining distractions of daily life, and step into an experience which will enable you the time and freedom to realign yourself with your values and your vision.
|“What an experience! Amy you are an inspiration! Your caring and positive attitude prior, during, and after the retreat made everything possible. The additional tips and hints on India and many emails providing information were invaluable.The retreat offered many opportunities of self exploration: yoga classes, pranayama, meditation, workshops and free time in the beautiful outdoors. I love Yoga and everything that it offers even more due to the retreat. Without you Amy I would also not have experienced magical India this year. Actually, this was not merely a holiday – the retreat provided me with spiritual insight and inspiration for my daily life!”
Melanie Hunter – Australia
LOCATION & ACCOMODATION
Basunti is an idyllic private lakeside retreat in the foot hills of The Himalayas, situated in the state of Himachal Pradesh in North India and surrounded by the waters of the Maharana Pratap Sagar. It sits at the heart of a wildlife reserve and has been developed sympathetically in accord with the local environment.
Set in beautiful tropical gardens with oranges, mango and papaya trees, Basunti’s spacious residences provide comfort combined with spectacular views. Basunti has its own open air, thatch-roofed shala that is ideally suited for yoga, meditation, and other holistic activities. Otherwise, yoga can be enjoyed on the main house rooftop with unobstructed views of the Himalayan Mountains, plus every sunrise and every sunset!
Basunti offers many relaxing activities including peaceful walks, bird-watching, fishing, swimming (in the fresh-water lake or the secluded swimming pool) and canoeing. It all adds up to a lifestyle that is peaceful, easygoing, and informal.
Accommodation (non A/C) comprises simple yet comfortable double or twinbedded rooms, spread over two low rise lodges and the Main House – each with its own en-suite bathroom facilities, veranda or balcony. They all come with extensive views over the gardens or the surrounding area.
This 7 night Yoga Retreat is an incredible opportunity for you to reset and unwind your body, your digestion, the mind, and the breath.
Step into an oasis at the magical, eco friendly retreat centre, located within the lush, picturesque, and quiet surrounds of Himachal Pradesh.
This experience will leave you reconnected to self, inspired, and thirsty for life once again!
“I have so many fond memories of the retreat with you Amy. It will stay in my heart for a very long time! As a regular yoga practitioner, I really enjoyed the vinyasa krama sessions as well as the meditation, pranayama, Ayurveda, and mantra work. I have attended yoga retreats before and very few have included these essential parts of the practice. Amy, your assists and alignment cues were some of the best I’ve had, and I’m continuing to see improvement in my practice following the retreat!”
Jennifer Chwalek – USA