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Retreats

Yoga & Bodywork Retreats

for Mind, Body and Spirit

 

 La Rosa dei 4 Venti, our retreat venue in June, 2018

La Rosa dei 4 Venti, our retreat venue in June, 2018

Samacitta retreats are like spiritual surgery or psychic transformation...   

An integral and holistic approach to being, to self, to living with awareness is what Samacitta retreats are all about.  Working with your own highly qualified yoga instructor and holistic bodywork therapist, you will delve into immersion with yoga and bodywork and eat highly nutritious food and live with intention and optimum nourishment  to help restore you back to balance in mind, body and spirit.  We offer two types of retreat service:  wellness/yoga retreats as part of our annual retreat calendar and also carefully curated bespoke retreats tailored to your own group/individual requirements for groups of family and friends who wish to spend a week together either for time out, to nourish or perhaps as a special celebration for an anniversary or birthday in an exclusive private retreat space of your choice.  We have a selection of preferred venues to offer you if you are interested in hosting your own bespoke retreat.   

With a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 14 spaces on any retreat,  our next retreat is in Puglia, Italy at one of , at a private masseria near to Lecce in Puglia, nearest airports are Brindisi and Bari.  Dates are from June 22 to 29, 2019.  Come and join us in June to shed old layers and to renew, rejuvenate and restore over the 8 day/7 night retreat that includes asana, meditation, pranayama and bodywork and delicious local chef-cooked Apulian cuisine.  Fresh vegetables from the home garden and lunches outside by the pool after bodywork treatments from Katrina punctuated by dips in the pool and walks in the olive groves... Practise yoga twice daily a.m. and p.m. with Monica Marini.  The accommodation is  set in an idyllic estate and features stunning trulli architecture, a beautiful pool, a perfect wooden yoga space and hectares of grounds and gardens for lovely, long walks under the shade of the olives.   

Prepare to immerse yourself in simple Apulian pleasures, extremely healthy and alkalising, local food, and a yoga program designed to recalibrate you.  This retreat is open to everyone, suitable for both beginners and more advanced practitioners.

 Sunrise Yoga in Lecce - Tree Pose - Vrksasana -, Puglia

Sunrise Yoga in Lecce - Tree Pose - Vrksasana -, Puglia

All our retreat venues are ideal for meditation, down-time, reflection and time out to restore and return to a greater sense of being from the inside out, rather than from the outside in. Please join us. 

BESPOKE RETREATS

If you are interested in a bespoke retreat we can arrange it for you.   

If you are a group of friends who would like to share a private villa or retreat space and host your own private yoga retreat we can arrange everything for you.   We have a variety of ideal retreat venues in Italy, India and worldwide to suit every requirement.   We can source the venue, arrange the menus and curate the retreat experience on your behalf so that you can enjoy a week of healthy living with your friends and family.    We offer a bespoke private service with your own yoga teacher, bodywork/massage therapist, chef and can include a variety of healing arts like breathwork, sound healing, dance if you desire.  Just let us know your group size and email us your preferences at life@samacitta.com

I cannot thank you enough for organising such a beautifully curated week of spiritual yoga practice, sumptuous and healthy meals, a perfect venue and most importantly — sharing it all with such an exceptional group of people. I am looking forward to the next one next year!
~France B - in Italy, August 2017

The drive here has allowed me to reflect on my time on retreat with you all. It really feels as though this came at the perfect time to wake me up.
Thank you for taking such good care of me, and for infusing the retreat with your generous spirit.
~Tamara B - in Italy, August 2017

What a truly wonderful week - loved every bit of it and you made it just that more of a ‘special’ one, thank you so much Katrina.
~Lubna Al-F, in Italy, August 2017

Thank you dear Katrina for your insights, your kind hands and your gentle guidance and organization. It was a blissful week.
~Denise K, in Italy August 2017

Thank you both for your presence on this retreat...
The combination of yoga and bodywork is really the best idea and this location is just a dream.
Such a lovely location, you can feel the love that reigns there. Everyone with each other, true to nature and to the animals: that is true yoga. We love Apulia, and the food, we’ll be back.
~Thomas & Susanne on Retreat in Puglia, Italy - June, 2018
 At our June 2019 venue in Puglia at a luxurious trulli-style masseria near to Lecce - June 23 to 30, 2018 - a perfect pool! !

At our June 2019 venue in Puglia at a luxurious trulli-style masseria near to Lecce - June 23 to 30, 2018 - a perfect pool! !

 The beautiful bodywork house/room at La Rosa dei 4 Venti, Puglia, Italy - where I gave many sessions in June, 2018!

The beautiful bodywork house/room at La Rosa dei 4 Venti, Puglia, Italy - where I gave many sessions in June, 2018!

 Turquoise waters of the Adriatic await you in Salento, Puglia - 10 minutes to the sea from our June 2019 venue.

Turquoise waters of the Adriatic await you in Salento, Puglia - 10 minutes to the sea from our June 2019 venue.

 The view out to sea from Ostuni, on our day trip - June 2018.

The view out to sea from Ostuni, on our day trip - June 2018.

 Inversions on retreat in June 2018!

Inversions on retreat in June 2018!

 Orrechiette integrale - a typical southern italian pasta - home-made in Puglia

Orrechiette integrale - a typical southern italian pasta - home-made in Puglia

 Bodywork and massage room from June 2018, Puglia

Bodywork and massage room from June 2018, Puglia

 Amazing food on retreat in June 2019

Amazing food on retreat in June 2019

 Yoga requires energy balls! Who says chocolate can’t be healthy? From August 2017 in Umbria, Italy

Yoga requires energy balls! Who says chocolate can’t be healthy? From August 2017 in Umbria, Italy

 Ready for some R & R on our Salento, Puglia retreat next June 2019 retreat!

Ready for some R & R on our Salento, Puglia retreat next June 2019 retreat!