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Deepen the practice immersed in the charming atmosphere of Salento, ashtanga yoga in its traditional form.
Yoga is a transformative journey and it has the power to improve ourselves.
Take the opportunity to be under the careful guidance of Gabriele.
His approach is calm, gentle and attentive to the individual needs.
All level are welcome.



29 July – 5 August, 2023

Description of the retreat

Mysore style and guided for beginners in the morning, 3 meetings in-depth in the afternoon.

The in-depth will be on proper asana alignment and technique, the vinyasa system, back opening.





6 days with an international teacher 

6 morning sessions

3 afternoon in-depth classes


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The YIS retreat centre is located in Zollino, in the heart of the Salento. Twenty minutes from both coasts and from cultural centres such as Lecce, Otranto and Gallipoli.

Our yoga retreats are also an opportunity to get together, share good moments, pamper yourself and enjoy the beauty of the Salento in a peaceful environment. Give yourself an energetic recharge through vegan and vegetarian organic food, eco-sustainable tourism and relaxation in our spaces.

Our staff are at your disposal for the entire duration of the retreat to advise you about the must–see places in the Salento, organise excursions, guided tours, gastronomic tours, transfers, rentals and anything else to make your stay enjoyable.

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The Location

Our retreats take place at Agricola Samadhi, a unique organic farmhouse because it proposes something more than just recreation.

In this charming oasis, the lifestyle revolves around well being: you can combine your stay with a SPA, Ayurvedic consultations and treatments, and a wide range of massages and more.

You can regain your well being through a variety of top–level yoga classes. There is also a SPA Healing Centre and the HQ of YIS, Yoga In Salento, a European leader in yoga retreats, for years a favourite destination of the best internationally renowned teachers in the world.

An energy recharge and psycho–physical well being will be the most precious gifts of your stay that you’ll take home with you, together with the new friendships you’ve made during the retreat.


7 nights

6 brunches

7 vegetarian dinners

1 breakfast

double, single or shared rooms

A very wide swimming pool and beautiful gardens

Spa Healing Center. Treatments and massages on request

Gabriele Severini is officially certified by Shri K. Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute in Mysore, India
He has been studying regularly since 2002 with Shri K. Pattabhi Jois and his grandson Sharath. Sharath Jois is the current director of the institute and under his guidance, Gabriele completed the A (third series) advance and started the whole series.

Gabriele graduated in Motor Science at the faculty of Rome and started the practice of Ashtanga Yoga in 2000, his reference teacher in Italy becomes Tina Pizzimenti, after a few years she will leave her work as a swimming instructor to devote completely to practice and ‘ teaching of the Ashtanga.

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