Nowadays yoga is a well-known concept. the attention is mainly focused on the body postures and the practice often does not go beyond the classroom. This week you will work with both Yoga and Ayurveda to create a lasting positive development in your life.
By Pinky More and Richard Slager.
- Stay at a beautiful French estate in the middle of nature.
- Learn about the basics of Ayurveda and find out what your Ayurvedic constitution is.
- Learn about the effects of asanas and find out which asana balances you.
- All afternoons are free to attend.
- The opportunity to participate in healthy vegetarian (Ayurvedic) meals.
This week is all about Ayurveda. Dinner is prepared according to the guidelines of Ayurveda. The program from Monday to Friday is as follows:
From 07:30 – 08:30 you can participate in morning yoga.
From 09:30 – 11:00 you will be introduced to the basic principles of Ayurveda. What does the philosophy entail? What is your Ayurvedic body type? How does your body interact with herbs and nutrition?
From 11:30 – 12:30 you will learn about the effects of asanas on your body and your personality By combining the knowledge of Ayurveda and Yoga you will find the perfect balance for yourself.
In addition to the existing program, 2 other Ayurveda programs are offered in the same week. It is possible to add an extra module for EUR 100,-.
- Ayurveda and herbs 5 days from 14:00 – 16:00
Get to know the herbs in the grounds and surroundings of Centre Lothlorien. Get to work with them by drying them, composing teas and making massage oil or rose water, for example.
- Ayurveda and cooking 5 days from 16:30 – 18:30
Actually apply what you learn in theory by preparing Vedic meals for guests under the guidance of the cook. Use Indian spices for Sattvik meals and balance the 6 flavors.
Please indicate when making your reservation if you wish to participate in other workshops as well.
At Centre Lothlorien, we teach Indian Classic Yoga, Yoga as it is taught in India. Here Yoga is “A Way of Life”. At the Centre Dutch and English are spoken.
About the organisers
The week will be taught by Pinky More and Richard Slager.
Pinky was born in Mumbai, India. Here she completed the most advanced programme for yoga teachers at ‘The Yoga Institute’. After a few years of working and travelling around the world, she settled in the Netherlands to introduce Indian Classic Yoga, the traditional style of yoga. In Kerala, India, Pinky studied Ayurveda and started giving Ayurvedic massages. Since 2012, Pinky has been organising Yoga retreats at Centre Lothlorien. In 2019, she established the affiliation between ‘The Yoga Institute’ and Centre Lothlorien. Currently, besides leading her own Yoga Teacher Training Courses, she teaches in several countries in Europe and participates in yoga programmes in Dubai, Ghana and India.
Together with Pinky More, Richard is responsible for running the Yoga retreats and Yoga teacher training courses at Centre Lothlorien, The Yoga Institute France.
SInds 2002, Richard spends a lot of time at Centre Lothlorien and knows all the special places in the area.
In Kerala, India, Richard studied the basics of Ayurveda and Herbology. Richard completed Yoga Teacher Training at The Yoga Institute in Mumbai. Now Richard teaches the Yoga Teacher Training Course at Centre Lothlorien, organises courses on the philosophy of Yoga and Ayurveda and conducts practical workshops on balanced eating, practical use of local herbs and preparation of oils and other herbal preperations.