All welcome yoga retreat
with Jo Buick and Alice Hobday
Igniting your innate capacity to feel purposeful, connected, loved and whole through traditional and contemporary yogic practices.
Friday 14th – Sunday 30th June 2019
Maladhara Eco Retreat and Farm
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Alice and I are thrilled to be connecting in Chiang Mai to facilitate this 16 day immersion. Over the years, we have spoken to many of our students who want to dive a little deeper into their practice, but aren't necessarily interested in a teacher training course.
Stoking the Flame is an immersive and intentional retreat experience held deep in the beautiful landscape of Chiang Mai, Thailand. We have designed this retreat as an opportunity to ‘stoke the flame’ of intention and purpose for those who are interested in taking time out to restore and revive.
Who is this immersion for?
This offering is for everyone. Our retreats are inclusive of all bodies, all genders, all orientations and all levels of experience.
Alice and I have trained over many years to facilitate and hold space for diverse groups of practitioners with unique needs and intentions. We both believe wholeheartedly that yoga is a personal practice that starts from where we are at and are committed to facilitating experiences that are both inclusive and accessible.
For many people, retreat is a time of deep unfolding, self-discovery, break-through and metamorphosis. Stoking the Flame is an opportunity to purposefully and repeatedly reconnect with one’s breath, body and essential nature. To ‘stoke the flame’ is to ignite your innate capacity to feel purposeful, connected, loved and whole, just as you are.
What is included?
16 nights of accommodation at Maladhara;
All meals and refreshments for six days of the week (option for the 7th day if desired);
Daily led yoga asana practices;
Daily led meditation and pranayama practices;
Asana, meditation and yogic philosophy workshops;
Individual mentoring to support personal practice and growth;
Holistic activities to choose from including: Thai cooking class, Guided Sippa Hot Springs day-trip, Guided local caves and ridge top hike;
Private Herbal Steam; and
Fire Body Scrub Night
Concession prices are available, at a discounted rate of 20% for concession/ healthcare card holders and yoga teachers. Please indicate that you are eligible for this option in your booking form.
Payment plans are absolutely available - please contact us directly to discuss.
There are three accommodation types: standard twin share, deluxe twin share and single occupany. The prices below are all-inclusive:
Standard twin share - shared bathroom: $2,899 AUD p/p total (or $2,320 for concession/ yoga teachers) ONE AVAILABLE
Deluxe twin share - private bathroom: $2,999 AUD p/p total (or $2,400 for concession/ yoga teachers) THREE AVAILABLE
Single occupancy - private bathroom: $3,299 AUD p/p total - SOLD OUT
Deluxe single occupancy - private bathroom: $3,899 p/p total (or $3,040 for concession/ yoga teachers) ONE AVAILABLE
About Maladhara Eco Resort and Farm
Maladhara is a beautiful eco-retreat centre and organic farm located 40 minutes outside of the Old City of Chiang Mai. Surrounded by rice paddies, the environment is one of peace and restoration. Nourishing organic meals are provided onsite by Kin Dee Restaurant, with all dietary requirements catered for.
For further information and images click here.
About Thailand in June
Stoking the Flame is held in the monsoon season of June, a time when the ground is soft, the rain is warm, and the air is gentle. In Ayurveda, this is understood as Kaphic season - characterised by great fertility, new beginnings and a sense of connectedness. This is an incredibly potent time for introspection and realignment. For these reasons, our retreat schedule includes spaciousness for private processing, reading, meditating and resting.