In August 2019 we have the pleasure to offer our traditional yearly retreat in the silence and nature of the village Gorna Bela Rechka devoted to purity: the experience of external and internal purity.
NOTE! We are fully booked!
Through combination of Yoga exercises – Hatha Yoga cleaning practices (shatkarmas) – Laghoo Shankaprakshalana, Neti, Tratak, Kapalbhati ; physical exersices (asanas), meditative techniques for calming down the mind and emotions ( Yoga Nidra, Antar Mouna, Antar Darshan), singing, walking in nature, collecting herbs, simple organic vegan local food – everyone will have the opportunity to experience the quality of purity and ways to achieve it. There will be practical and theoretical guidance and explanation for every exercise.
The retreat will be concentrated on silence – everyday several hours will be spent only in silence.
The program will be the fifth summer event after the start 2015 and is carefully prepared after observing for more than 15 years the nature of the place and the laws of Yoga.
Diana Ivanova (Yoga practitioner in the Bihar Yoga Tradition with a solid education in group psychoanalysis from the IAG Bonn and the science of Yoga by Satyananda Yoga Academy Europe 2006-2009, Member of the Traumasensible Yoga Network (TSY ingradual) in Germany, one of the founders of the GOATMILK Festival of Memories in Bela Rechka) and Galina Ivanova (Yoga practitioner in the Bihar Yoga Tradition and designer with a long practice of Yogic lifestyle, gardening and cooking) will lead the retreat.
The first weeks of August are in Bulgaria traditionaly weeks for fasting before the Assumtion of Virgin Mary on August 15th. We will use this ancient energy for the retreat. During the retreat alcohol, coffee, meat and milk products will be prohibited. It is recommended to check your health before signing up for the week. The program is suitable for everyone, including yoga beginners. Full program will be sent individually to every participant after signing up.
149 euro ( for payments done before 1st June 2019, participation fee includes: teachings, accommodation in double room with shared bathroom and two meals a day)
169 euro (for all payments after 1st June)
Signing up after sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
and sending the amount of money to
BG60RZBB91551060434614 Raiffaisen Bank Sofia,
New Culture Foundation
or by PayPal on email@example.com
For any cancellation until one month prior to the workshop, the fee will be returned, less 10% cancellation fee. After that the cancellation fee will be 30%.
The retreat will be held from Monday 5th till Saturday 10th August 2019. Arrival is by 4 pm, finishing on Saturday by 11 am.
Transport from Sofia to the place can be organised individually or as a group. Details could be arranged individually. A public transport (train and bus ) costs around 12€ in both directions. A shared taxi (4 people) costs around 15€ per person (one direction).