Ashtanga yoga Retreat with Heidi Ittner and Rikke Olesen in
Alicante, Spain, Sammati Wellness Retreat,
April 14-20, 2018

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6 days of Mysore self-practice and 2 afternoon theory sessions. All levels are welcome.

Mysore practice (self-practice):
Sunday to Friday: 8.00-10.30 am. Max. 12 students.

Afternoon theory sessions:
Monday: 4.00-6.00 pm: Basic Physiology and Anatomy for Yogis
Wednesday: 4.00-6.00 pm: Restorative practice and meditation

670€ The price includes all yoga sessions, accommodation in a double room (6 nights) and 2 vegetarian meals per day (brunch and dinner).
See further details and non-residential price option below.

Booking information:
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A 30% (200€) deposit is due at the time of booking to confirm and secure your spot

About Heidi and Rikke:

Heidi (Munich, Germany) is an Ashtanga yoga teacher, a massage therapist (Thai Yoga Massage/Osteothai), psychologist and mediator. She started practicing yoga 16 years ago to deal with the high workload in the academic world. Soon, yoga and bodywork became more and more her passion. Since 2011, when she left the university career, she works as a freelancer to connect the mind and the heart. She loves to travel to connect with the sangha of Ashtanga Yoga and Thai Yoga Massage/Osteothai. In Munich she teaches Ashtanga Yoga (Mysore/led classes) on a regular basis and gives treatments. Her main teachers and mentors are Lucy Crawford, John Scott, Greg Nardi, Krishnatakis and David Lutt.

Rikke (Aarhus, Denmark) is an Ashtanga Yoga teacher, a massage therapist (deep tissue/Swedish massage) and a medical doctor. She has been practicing ashtanga yoga since 2004 and has utilized the yoga as a tool to deal with the workload and stress during medical school and a PhD. In 2013 she opened her own yoga school Ashtanga Sadhana, together with a close friend to pursue her dream and passion of sharing Ashtanga yoga. Here she teaches regular Mysore classes year round. Her main teachers and sources of inspiration are Lucy Crawford, David Keil, John Scott and Gretchen Suarez.

For further information:

sammathi2Ashtanga Yoga and Mysore self-practice:
In a Mysore class, the student will move through the Ashtanga yoga sequence at their own pace and receive individual adjustments and guidance from the teachers. The group is limited to 12 students to ensure that each student will receive the attention and support they need during the practice. If you are new to Ashtanga yoga we will focus on teaching you the first part of the Ashtanga yoga sequence and help you memorize it during the 6 days of the workshop.

Accommodation and Yoga Studio:
All options are based on shared room and bathroom. It includes a set of bath towels, Coffee/Tea bar, blow dryers, minibar and use of the swimming pool.

About Sammati wellness retreat:

sammathi1Brunch and Dinner:

There will be a brunch after the morning practice as well as a dinner in the evening, where we all come together for a meal.
The food is vegetarian and based on local organic produce when possible. Please let us know, if you have any special dietary requirements, and we will do our best to accommodate them. Snack´s are available between meals.



Arrival: Saturday (April 14th) afternoon/evening.
On arrival day dinner will be provided
Check out: Friday (April 20th) before
On departure day brunch will be provided

Double room: 670 €. (Deposit/remainder: 200€/470€)

Your spot is secured once we receive the 30% (200€) deposit.
The remainder payment is due three months before retreat start at January 15th.

Non-residential price: 320€ (Deposit/remainder: 100€/220€)
Nb. Meals are not included in the non-residential price.

Regarding international transfers:
Important: Remember to pay both the sender/receiver fee for international transfer and make sure to transfer the amount in EUR.

Refund Policy:
The 30% deposit is non-refundable. With cancellation before March 16th (4 weeks prior to retreat start), we will make a refund of the full amount minus the 30% deposit. After March 16th, there will be no refund.

Getting there:
The 2 closest airports are:

Murcia-San Javier airport
Approximately 20 min. drive from Sammati wellness retreat

Alicante-Elche airport
Approximately 40 min. drive from Sammati wellness retreat