the watermill

Unplug & Unwind

There’s still time to grab an early bird offer for my 2016 retreat in Tuscany, Italy at the Watermill at Posara.

 

Full details can be found here: Yoga Retreat

 

Here’s a draft itinerary for our inspirational Unplug and Unwind retreat: It will alter a bit, perhaps, because of the weather or the needs of the group.

Monday

  • Morning: guests arrive at Pisa airport between 11am and 1pm
  • A late lunch at the mill (all meals at the mill will be vegetarian. Omnivores catered for on request!)
  • 5pm: introduction to the week followed by yoga session/relaxation at mill
  • 7.30pm: Welcome dinner in nearby Medieval walled town of Fivizzano eating traditional Tuscan fare. (There will be lots of vegetarian offerings, but also local hams and a pasta with a meat sauce for those who like it.)

Tuesday

  • 8am: wake up- tea/coffee/juice and fruit available for participants
  • 8.30am meditation session at the mill
  • 9.00am yoga session at the mill
  • 10.30am: brunch at mill
  • 11.30am trip to Fivizzano market
  • Free time at the mill with optional massage/shiatsu sessions to be booked by guests
  • 5.15pm to 6.45pm: yoga/relaxation
  • 7.30pm: Dinner at the mill
  • Extra at cost after dinner: Shiatsu sessions
  • 9.30pm: silent meditation, or guests free to spend the evening as they wish

Wednesday

  • 7.30am: silent meditation
  • 8.00am: breakfast
  • Excursion day to Lucca or the Cinque Terre – with packed lunch if desired
  • 7/7.30pm return to mill for dinner at 7.45/8pm
  • 9.30pm: silent meditation, or guests free to spend the evening as they wish

Thursday

  • 8.00am: wake up- tea/coffee/juice and fruit available for participants
  • 8.30am: meditation session
  • 09.00am/11.00 yoga session at the privately-owned Convento dei Carmine
  • 1130 noon brunch at mill
  • free time at the mill with optional massage/shiatsu sessions to be booked by guests
  • 5.15pm to 6.45pm: yoga/relaxation at the mill
  • 7.30pm dinner
  • 9.30pm: silent meditation, or guests free to spend the evening as they wish

Friday

  • 07.30am wake up- tea/coffee/juice and fruit available for participants
  • 08.00am silent meditation
  • 08.30am/10.00am: yoga session at mill
  • 10.30 brunch at mill
  • Afternoon excursion – wine tasting
  • 5.15pm-6.45pm: yoga/relaxation
  • 7.30pm dinner
  • 9.30pm: words and music meditation

Saturday

  • Depart after breakfast (08.30am/09.30 am)

Esprit Yoga

Passionate about teaching yoga and meditation and their many therapeutic and remedial uses, has been a way of life for Esprit Yoga for more than 25 years. Further details on classes & workshops can be found at: http://www.claire-murphy.com