New Years Retreat
New Years Retreat
In the Swiss Mountains
Let go of the old and celebrate the new!
29. December -1. January 2018
Yoga | Meditation | Play | Dance | Singing | Nature| Cacao Ceremony
Do you long for the joy of being grounded in nature?
Do you want to acquire better habits and patterns to achieve something greater for the mind, body & spirit?
Do you want to realize true balance in your life?
Would you like to experience clarity through stillness?
Letting go of the old, inviting the new!
Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for conversations beside the fire: it is the time for home.” Edith Sitwell.
Winter is a great time to go inwards, to reflect and to be soft with ourselves. The end of the year is full of celebrations, family times and lots of consumption. With this retreat you get a chance to get out of the world of consumption, into a space for yourself. To spend a few days in nature surrounded by like minded people, to reflect, to reset and maybe even set intentions for the coming year.
During these 3 days you’ll have the opportunity to discover more about yourself. But what does that actually mean? This question is simple yet so profoundly deep and so much fun to explore. We grow up with labels, judgement, shoulds and shouldnts, a definition of the self from the outside. A label of who and what a woman or a man should be.
In our space, the space that we create together in this retreat, we want to look within beyond our belief system and conditioning to meet in our own presence where only love can exist. The sharings of these days are based on techniques to let go of the masks that keep us away from our true self. Techniques to shake off the conditioning. One big part of this is the breath and the connection to the body. We will use the body in all kinds of forms, dancing, with yoga, play and in stillness, all using the power of the breath to simply move deeper within and more radiantly out. This is a way to learn to feel what is alive in you, to connect with feelings and accept that they are just part of the wheel of life. Being our own observer we can be open not to taking ourselves too serious and to celebrate who we are as we are right now. And again we will be having LOTS of fun here, we will sing, dance, meditate, connect, share, laugh, play and hopefully find a space within ourselves that experiences love, the self love that is always there within us. The space is limited to 16 participants to keep it safe and intimate.
We are in this wonderful place in the Swiss mountains, in Tschlin, Engadin, not far away from Scuol, very secluded, out in the nature, with an amazing view over the mountains. Pretty much all room have a mountain view and our practises will be held in a beautiful wooden hall.
In the past the house was a school and has been beautifully renovated. We have 4 x 4 bed -dorms and 2 double rooms all with shared bathrooms.
Wifi is available.
Pick up and drop off from and to Scuol Trainstation can be organized for a little extra charge.
There are trains from Zurich to Scuol. For further travel information please get in touch.
We love food and we love you. Food shall be nourishing and healthy. With the host we arrange to have as much organic and local food as possible. We provide a big brunch in the mornings and some snacks during the break. In the evenings a beautiful vegetarian meal will be created with lots of love. We happily make arrangements for gluten free and dairy free diet requests. For anything else please contact us.
“When you own your breath, nobody can steal your peace”
Arrive & Connect
16:30 – 18:00 Hatha Yoga
20:30 Welcome Dance / Songs
30th – Be, Feel, Enjoy
7:30 – 9:00 Hatha Yoga
9:00 – 9:30 Meditation
11:00 Hike, wondering in Nature. (program depends on weather)
16:00 – 18:00 Partner Yoga, Group Fun.
20:30 Singing/ Dancing/ Games (Depending on group wishes)
31th – letting go- inviting the new
7:30 – 9:00 Hatha Yoga Class
9:00 – 9:30 Meditation
11:00 Program depends on weather, outside walking, hiking, enjoying the area, resting
16:00 – 18:30 Chakra Journey, Explore the 7 Chakras
21:00 Guided Meditation
22:00 – open end Cacao Ceremony, Setting new intentions, celebration, dance with DJ Shiv
1th – New Year
9:00 – 10:30 Hatha Yoga
10:30 – 11:00 New Years Meditation
14:00 Check out
Our workshops offer high-quality material and are facilitated by international teachers. Our teachers bring variety and a background of many years of working with people. This retreat is suitable for beginners in yoga and also helps to develop advanced practitioners.
We will create a sense of being at home and being held in a sacred space to allow transformation to happen.
Check out our teacher profiles to get a better picture about the facilitators of this retreat. In this retreat Mela Mariposa and Dariush Matloubli will be the main facilitators . Feel free to ask us any questions.
The full retreat fee in a 4 Bed- Dorm is: 540 Chf
Double room: for single use: 720.- Chf , to share: 615.- Chf
This includes, accomodation, food and all the classes.
We will have limited space to just come for 1 Night 31th/1st. (yoga class, dinner, evening celebration, a bed in a 6-bed-dorm, breakfast, morning yoga) for 180.- Chf.
Please email us to book your spot.
About this retreat:
We want you to feel safe and at home, to be able to try something new and explore the depth of the healing energy through breath, sound and movement.
We have created a beautiful program that allows you to explore different energies such as; gaining knowledge and understanding about the importance of our inner Chakra system. When we understand our energy levels and the functions of the different chakras, our mind can relax and we can drop deeper into the state of being.
Breath is our life energy, our prana, it nourishes our cells everyday, it keeps us alive. In this retreat you will explore different ways of how to use breathwork to become more present in the body and therefore in life. In the mornings we will integrate breathing techniques into the Meditation and Yoga practises, which are suitable for beginners and advanced practicioners.
Breathwork enables us to go deeper into our inner being. In Breathwork Ceremonies we can learn how to free ourselves from old beliefs, overcome birth traumas, learn more about our own personal law and become more conscious and alive with our breath. We integrate the power of affirmations, the 5 emotions and various practical exercises to deepen the connection to ourselves and others.
You will leave with simple tools which allow you to connect with your true self, bringing you into a deeper state of happiness.
The power of vibration and the power of sound are integral vitality tools that we will share with you. We are vibration and we are sound. How do you feel when you listen to the ocean, to the birds, to the wind or when you hear a baby cry? Do you remember that special song, that made your heart smile? Together we will explore the science of sound and in turn discover much more about ourselves.
On this retreat you will have the chance to sing, to explore sound, to find the magic of the healing powers of music. You don’t have to be a singer or need any experience. Simply come with open ears and an open heart willing to play and explore the power of sound!
We also want to celebrate with you. We all naturally contribute to this beautiful coming together in nature, something which is definitely worth celebrating! There will be time to relax by the pool, nourish our bodies with amazing food and dance into ecstasy with heart touching music. On fullmoon we’ll gather for a beautiful cacao ceremony.
We do not serve any alcohol and also ask you to be free of alcohol and drugs for your stay with us.
Our workshops offer high quality material and will be facilitated by international teachers. Our teachers bring variety and a background of many years working with transformation and healing. This retreat is suitable for beginners in yoga and healing work and also helps to develop advanced practitioners.
We will create a sense of being at home and being held in a sacred space to allow transformation to happen. We will be a unified family and welcome a range of age, culture and background to experience this magical journey together.
We have a maximum of 15 particpants, to keep it intimate and safe.
Here 11 benefits for you on deep belly breathing.
1. Deep Breathing makes you calmer.
2. Deep Breathing helps to detoxify the body.
3. Deep Breathing relieves pain.
4. Deep Breathing makes you happier.
5. Deep Breathing helps to improve your posture.
6. Deep Breathing stimulates the lymphatic system.
7. Deep Breathing increases our cardiovascular capacity.
8. Deep Breathing gives you energy.
9. Deep Breathing improves your digestion.
10. Deep Breathing strengthens the major organs of the body, such as lungs and the heart.
11. Deep Breathing helps to regulate weight.
We focus on the breath, on the breath and on the breath. In yoga, pranayama, breathwork and singing. We breathe every day and most of the time we are not aware of it. In just 5 days you will discover many benefits of the breath, and I promise you, you will feel a difference. As we are in a stunning place in the middle of the nature, this helps us to go deep and connect with our true being.
Kundalini Yoga is a form of traditional Hatha Yoga. It is a Yoga practice with the use of the breath, some-times we hold the breath in different postures and that creates a lot of energy. We use Bhandas (locks) that bring a lot of benefits, and help us to move stagnant energy in the body. Kundalini yoga is mainly used to awaken an energy inside of us, the clear energy channels and brings us out of the mind into a state of meditation. It is not a stretchy dynamic class or very physical, even though the physical body will also benefit of the practices.
May is the best time of the year to travel to this area, it is spring time, it is a sunny area. The days are warm (25 degrees) and we have a beautiful garden to hang out and have a dip in the pool. The night may still be a bit chilly.
Yes we offer a 50€ discount for any friend you bring.
We usually only provide shared accommodation, but if you want to have your own space, for an extra charge this may be possible depending on availability.
We offer a beautiful hike to Mt. Mulhacen, the highest mountain on the main land, on the free day. Also, the city of Granada and the Alhambra Palace is highly recommend to visit.
Yes, please let us know and we can send you directions.
We’ll arrange a pick-up service from and to Orgiva.
You have to take a Bus from Malaga or Granada to Orgiva. Find Bus schedules here:
The place is secluded and privately situated on the mountains. There are no shops close by.
You don’t have to! Just be open to explore new things, we always give options for beginners.
Yes, we offer glutenfree and vegan option. For any other diet needs, please get in touch with us. Food is a very important topic for us, so it is important for us to use local products, high quality ingredients and as healthy as possible.
Breathe Deeply And Say YES!
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