Join Emma for a week of deep yogic study, rest, family and practice for all in the beautiful Yoga in Salento.
ASHTANGA YOGA RETREAT WITH EMMA ISOKIVI
15-22 October 2022
Description of the retreat
A week of deep diving into your yogic practice with Emma Isokivi, set deep in nature at Yoga in Salento. The retreat will be focused around finding wellness in your body and mind so that you can find focus, steadiness and health through daily practice, philosophy, prāṇāyāma and yoga nidra.
This retreat is a family friendly retreat, so bring your children, partners and all. Salento’s centre is perfect for families- swimming pools, lush gardens, playground and nearby beaches. If you need support with childcare for the morning classes, please contact Emma directly.
This retreat is welcome to all levels, bodies and abilities.
Prāṇāyāma and meditation.
Mysore style (last day led primary class) and additional beginners sessions the first 3 days.
Adult (12+ only).
Afternoon & Evening:
2 afternoon sessions of philosophy, storytelling, chanting for all the family.
2 post dinner yoga nidra and deep rest. (Adults 12+)
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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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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.
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7 vegetarian dinners
double, single or shared rooms
A very wide swimming pool and beautiful gardens
Spa Healing Center. Treatments and massages on request
Yoga In Salento - ritiri yoga, corsi di yoga Lecce
Via Stazione, 116, 73010 Zollino LE, Italy
Emma Isokivi is a dedicated student and teacher of the Ashtanga Vinyasa system and has been practicing yoga daily since 2006. Her teaching style focuses on making the Ashtanga practice accessible to all and welcomes both advanced (3rd series) and beginners. Her classes are rich with āsana (posture), breath work, chanting and philosophy.
Emma is the Ashtanga Program director at Meadowlark Yoga, Edinburgh Scotland and manages a team of 8 other Mysore teachers & assistants.
She is a student of Sharath Jois in Mysore and has studied with him annually since 2012, in 2017, she received his blessing to teach- receiving Level 2 authorisation. She is also a long term student and apprentice of Sarah Durney Hatcher, who has supported her in her journey since 2012 and who she learns 3rd series from. Her study has also taken into year long anatomy programs, trauma informed courses and vedic chanting.
Emma is also a mother of 5 year old Oliver- full of great energy and you see her rock climbing, cycling and running with her family- husband, dog and son in the hills of Scotland (and Salento!).
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