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VICHARANA - 10- day Silent Meditation and Philosophy Retreat, with Swami Kashi

(in English)


5  - 16 June 2017, Monastero of Fonte Avellana, Italy 


This immersion retreat will focus on the deep practice of Vedantic meditation, Yoga, Pranayama and the study of Vedanta philosophy. 

The retreat will take place in Fonte Avellana, an isolated 1000 years old monastery situated approximately 3 hours drive from Florence. 

Swami Kashi is a monk who has lived in Uttarkashi, India, for 16 years. He learned Sanskrit and Indian philosophy from his guru, Swami Chaitanyananda of Uttarkashi. Swami Kashi has taught extensively around the world. His down-to-earth approach and loving nature make him an ideal bridge between the Yogic teachings and Western Audience. 




Workshops on AYURVEDA, with Lalita Devi  

(In English)


Wednesday 21 September, at 6:30pm - Proper digestion according to Ayurveda

Wednesday 28 September, at 6:30 - Ayurveda for women


Lalita Devi is the director of the Well-Being Centre at the Sivananda Ashram in the Bahamas since 1996. She is a graduate and former faculty of the California College of Ayurvedais, Clinical Ayurvedic and Panchakarma Specialist, and Sivananda Yoga teacher. Her background includes herbalism, aromatherapy, polarity therapy, Reiki, and trauma resolution therapy. During her stay in Florence she will also be available for individual consultaion (appointment necessary).






Holistic Treatments, from October (appointment necessary) 


Friday 23 September at 6:30pm - Presentation of Shiatsu Treatments, with Giulia De Razza

Thursday 29 September at 8pm - Presentation of Holistic Treatments, with Ivana Vlkova






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