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 3 week Summer Retreat in the South of France

300-Hr Registered Yoga Teacher Training

September 1 - 21 2022 

 

 Set upon a charming, illuminating old farmhouse in the south of France. This 300-Hour Advanced Yoga Alliance Teacher Training is for those interested in being on retreat with nature. As the fragrant and colorful landscapes endlessly unfold wonderment for the senses...so too, does a deep and provocative study and exploration into the self and into the teacher you are cultivating within. Expand how to engage and understand the vastness of what we call Yoga. 

  

Luscious gardens, flowers, an array of fruit-nut-olive trees, herbs & Ayurveda herbs surround this little Eden. You will experience hands in the garden, delicious organic 'farm to table' vegetarian meals and the local tastes from this region. Home to some of the most beautiful villages in France, including Barjac (8 minutes’ drive away or 30 min bicycle), this retreat includes a number of enchanting places to explore and pilgrimages to journey. 

 

Daily Schedule ~ Sample

6am | Chai or Herb Tea, light snack or fruit

Journaling exercises or solitude & silence in nature

7-10am | Silent Practice, Asana, Pranayama, Mediation

10am - 1pm | Brunch & Free Time

1-4pm | Teacher Training

4-6pm | Work on assignments/practice teaching & karma yoga/seva in the garden

6-7pm Free Time

7-8pm Dinner

*Note: Schedule changes to accomodate enchanting outings and help support evenings for study group sessions, workshops or dharma talks. 

Investment

Total $3000 CA  |  2200 euro​

Includes: Registered Yoga Training with Yoga Alliance, Accommodations & Vegetarian organic farm to table cuisine. Airfare and all travel expenses within France are not included.

$200 deposit to reserve your spot - 12 student maximum 

Payments via

Cash, check or PayPal shelleytomczyk@gmail.com or Interac- e-transfer 

Cancellation Policy
Shakti Path of Yoga reserves the right to cancel any teacher training if there are fewer than 4 participants registered one week prior to the event start date. Upon cancellation of a training by Shakti Path, all deposits will be returned in full. Our policy for student cancellation provides the student with a 50% refund of their deposit, plus any other completed payments if we are notified of cancellation 30 days prior to the start of the teacher training. Any cancellations made within 30 days prior to the start of training or thereafter will not be eligible for a refund.

  

 

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Retreat Location

 We welcome you in a charming old farm house from the 18th century on one hectare of diverse landscape. Full of fascinating history and nature, we are in between Provence and the Cévennes Mountain range, a unesco preserve heritage. Nestled in natural beauty and elegance, the senses are empowered and liberated.  Waves of bird song, earthy colors and fragrances of flowers and foliage in full bloom. This magical place is 8 mins from Barjac, France. Barjac is a Renaissance town. The old city centre retains ancient narrow streets, charming squares and houses of that time. The valley of the river Cèze lies to the south, and the river Ardèche is 20 km to the north.

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Chalet surrounded in Nature ~ Bird Song ~ Peace of Mind & Heart 

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Solar Shower & compost toilet

Yoga Platform with surround views 

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Tantra

The space holders for this retreat yoga teacher training, teach in the traditions of Tantra.

tantra: means thread, to expand, continue the lineage; stretch or weave, like a tapestry or patchwork..

 

The spectrum of flavours that this Tantra offers is limitless. Steeped in sahaja yoga (- sahaja yoga - indicate disciples' belief that union with the divine is the birthright of each individual. Sahaja can also be translated as 'spontaneous') crazy wisdom, vajrayana buddhism, esoteric hinduism, sufism, kashmir shaivism, Bauls of Bengal, Jungian analysis and the 4th way...to name some of the main threads in their tapestry of offerings.

We offer fresh new perspectives to practicing and how to integrate the teachings into everyday life, holding space for the highest potentials of each individual being to emerge naturally in the process of alchemical transformation. This work is like a labyrinth, where there are pathways of both shadow and light, entries and exits and the 'spaces in-between' form and formlessness, in between your thoughts, emotional experiences... Tantra is about transformation of relationship. A deepening of relationship to the manifestations of the Spirit and pure unequivocal enjoyment, delight in being alive with what is...

 

Open your heart to ancient mythologies, Hatha-Vinyasa and therapeutic yoga asana practices. Mixed with dance, chanting, meditation, pranayama to engage with the subtle energies. Engagement in ritual, sacred art and dharma discussions around the vast lineages and teachings of Tantra.

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