Yoga Getaway on Salt Spring Island

Company Name:
The Salt Spring Centre of Yoga

Name of yoga retreat:
Yoga Getaway

Dates:
October 16- 18th, 2015
November 6-8, 2015

City: Salt Spring Island, British Columbia Country: Canada

Cost/Price: Approximately $300-$450, depending on accommodation type. This fee includes all meals and a full program of events. Ayurvedic and Health treatments available for additional fee.

Early booking discounts?
No

Description of the Retreat:
The Yoga Getaway is a 2 night retreat during which guests can experience the peace and beauty of our intentional yoga community. You'll get a taste of a variety of yoga practices including Pranayama (breathwork), Meditation, and Asana (yoga posture). The program includes morning and afternoon classes, 3 vegetarian meals per day, and programs in the evenings. In the Spring, Fall and Winter we'll offer a session in our onsite wood stove sauna. There's also free time factored in for those who want to explore Salt Spring Island, rest on the property, read books in our library, or have a treatment at our Wellness Centre.

Accommodations:
We have indoor housing for up to 23 people, with shared and private options. The house is a cosy, clean building with a lot of character and charm, set in a beautiful 70 acre property. During the warmer seasons (May-September) many people choose to camp in our gorgeous forest. All accommodation, classes and meals are onsite.

How long has the your company been running retreats?
We've been running retreats for over 40 years!

Instructor name and bio:
We have a great repertoire of experienced and engaging instructors. Each yoga getaway features between 3 and 5 different instructors.

Type of Yoga:
We offer a range of classes in different styles covering Yoga Asana, Pranayama and Meditation. Beginners and experienced practitioners will be catered for.

Is there childminding available?
No

What's included in the cost of the retreat:
Food, Accommodation, Classes, Evening programs, Sauna, Use of library, tea bar.

What's not included in retreat cost:
Travel to and from the centre, Wellness centre treatments

Are non-yoga partners welcome?
Yes, but there's no discount offered for guests who opt out of classes. Beginners are encouraged to attend though, and it's a great weekend to spend with a partner.

Food whats included in the cost and what type of food is it?
Food is delicious and plentiful! Dinner on Friday evening, Chai, Brunch, Snack and Dinner on Saturday, Chai and Brunch on Sunday. Lacto-vegetarian diet with vegan options.

Do they serve alcohol?
No

Number of Participants: what is the minimum and maximum number of participants?
Between 10 and 30.

Daily schedule:
Yoga Classes in the morning and afternoon. Talks and classes after dinner on Friday & Saturday, and after brunch on Sunday. Saturday mid-day includes some free time to relax or explore.

Instructions for getting there:
We are in the Center of Salt Spring Island. Easy ferry access from Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland.

Website:
www.saltspringcentre.com

contact email:
yoga@saltspringcentre.com

contact phone number:
250 537 2326

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