Yoga Events and Happenings

Online 200hr Yoga Teacher Training

Become an Internationally Certified Yoga Teacher or simply deepen your personal practice without having to leave your job or family. One Yoga & Canadian Yoga Alliance, after 12 years of offering, now offer you the opportunity to study at your own pace and require only six days Residential for Certification. You will get the opportunity to be a part of a global classroom and still have the guidance of your lead teacher who will personally correct and oversee your assignments and progress as well as be available to answer all your

Yoga and Safari Healing Retreat

THIS 10 DAY TRANSFORMATION ALSO INCLUDES 2 MONTHS OF SPIRITUAL COACHING BOTH BEFORE AND AFTER THE RETREAT, FOR A FULL 4 MONTH CONTAINER OF LIFE CHANGING OPPORTUNITIES. Join us for a 10-day journey of returning to self: Experience life in Tanzania and the soulful practice of yoga, mindfulness, and breathwork each day. Learn about Maasai culture and the traditional healing practices used by this incredible tribe. Enjoy a breathtaking 3-day safari in Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara National Park. Heal your body, mind, and soul while reconnecting to the nature

Beyond Flexibility

Flexibility is great, but what about mobility? Strength? A focused and peaceful mind? With Yin Yoga, Ashtanga, guided meditation and bush walks, this retreat offers you a holistic experience. Slow down and take a step back from your daily life in peaceful surroundings, whilst taking care of your body and mind. Richard Kitoshi offers Ashtanga sessions: expect to sweat, laugh and strengthen the body. These sessions are accessible for all levels so don’t feel daunted if you’ve never practiced Ashtanga before. Melissa offers Yin yoga: a gentle and

Kilifi Wellness Festival: Kusi Edition

​After the success of the first Kilifi Wellness Festival in January 2021, the same team brings you the Kusi Edition. The second edition of the Kilifi Wellness Festival will bring even more yoga, inspiration and laughter to the white sands and lush creek of Kilifi. Expect four days comprising an enticing variety of wellness sessions. Yoga styles include Vinyasa Flow, Hatha, Aerial Yoga, SUP yoga, yin, power yoga and laughter yoga. There’s also breath work, meditation, injury prevention, addiction recovery, spiritual healing and Shamanic wisdom. Some treats added for the

Karuna Yoga 100-hour Yin Yoga and Anatomy Teacher Training: Module B

We are beyond thrilled to announce our 100-hour Yin Yoga YACEP with focus on bio-individuality and anatomy with none other than our East Africa Yin Guru: Benny! In this module, You will learn the anatomy of major muscle groups and skeletability – which is the individual differences of the physical body that affect our practice and life. You will learn the various modifications to make the practice accessible and beneficial to every body type. You will also develop a deep understanding of how the body works and moves and the impact

KISIMA Festival - a celebration of mind, body and soul

Beneath the Baobabs presents KISIMA Festival! A transformational wellness experience, spanning four days in the tranquility of beautiful Kilifi. From Thursday afternoon (21st October) to Sunday morning (24th October), the 50-acre Beneath the Baobabs festival venue will be transformed into an oasis of peace, joy and relief for you and your loved ones. Come celebrate life and all its wonders! KISIMA Festival is a space dedicated to holistic practices, workshops and discussions centred around creating space for human connection, creativity and mutual understanding. This event is dedicated to the well-being

Karuna Yoga Journeys 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training

Take the entire training online in the comfort of your own home (or head to a retreat space of your choice to indulge in learning) Options to attend each day as planned or to watch recordings in your own time and to self pace. 10 days Part 1 Online: OCT 22nd – October 31st 2021 7 days Part 2 Online: Nov 6th 2021 – 13th November This is a 200 hour Yoga Alliance Certified Training in The art of Vinyasa yoga and creative sequencing During the training you will learn how to integrate the movement of the body to

Suyian Soul November Retreat

Yoga, Qi Gong and Camel Walks Reconnect with Inner-Nature This retreat is accessible for all levels of yoga Includes A 5-day yoga and meditation retreat on the theme of serenity in the beautiful wild land of Suyian, in Laikipia. Some of the things to look forward to on this retreat: Yoga Bush walks Mindfulness Workshops Meditation Healthy Vegetarian Meals Accommodation at the lovely Suyian Soul Yoga with Mélissa - Allow your body to unfold under Méli’s calm guidance. Surrender to gravity in Yin Yoga and feel the

Women’s Wisdom Retreat

Lamu Island with its tropical climate, excellent variety in accommodation to fit all budgets, miles of empty beaches and car-free sandy roads, is the ideal destination to relax and leave behind life’s stressfulness. The fresh seafood, organic foods and warm welcome of the Swahili people make it the perfect wellness getaway. Inspired by Lamu, chairlady Monika Fauth started Lamu Yoga, a community based organisation that has hosted the Lamu Yoga Festival on the pristine Muslim island for seven years. The team is now offering the first Women’s Wisdom

Blue Space November: Yoga, fitness and healthy nutrition

This programme is adapted to beginners and to the more advanced. YOGA | FITNESS | HEALTHY NUTRITION | BLUE SPACE Energise Yourself | Experience Deep Relaxation | Enhance Your Fitness | Strengthen Your Body Rates: Package for three nights full board Ksh 45,500 per person single sharing a suite | Ksh 42,000 per person double sharing a suite Includes: *Healthy vegetarian full board menu *Unlimited participation in daily Yoga and Fitness sessions *A choice of health juices after each Yoga or Fitness session *Afternoon breakout sessions with Tina and Thule *One 30 minute massage at our 5enses Massage Studio *One

Lamu Yoga Retreat

Lamu Island, Kenya’s leading wellness destination, is the perfect place for you to relax, unwind, connect with yourself and others while tuning into your deepest wants and needs. In this four‑day immersion, you’ll be introduced to various yoga styles including vinyasa, Hatha, Yin Yoga, Dance, meditation, breath work, sound healing and personal development. As we move through the various traditional Swahili homes that are hosting our classes, you can explore the charming village of Shela. With its winding, narrow streets, beautiful architecture and donkeys around every corner,

Back to the Source: Uganda

This retreat is organised by Another Way, a social enterprise aimed at helping women and girls around the world to realise their worth and reach their full potential through empowerment, education and wellness. In a largely patriarchal society, we want to redress the balance of the feminine – because we believe that by empowering women, we impact not only the individual but also the household, village and wider community as a whole. By offering powerful tools, practices, opportunities and support, we aim to help women realise their potential and step into

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