Where the focus goes, energy flows
22nd - 27th July 2023
Yoga, Sound, Clay
Experience the beauty of Tuscany with us during a 5 nights and 6 days stay at Ebbio Tuscany, a restored 12th-century farmhouse set on an organic farm between Siena and Florence in Monteriggioni. Enjoy of joyful movement, meditation, and creative workshops as well as a range of activities including cooking lessons, biking, swimming, and hiking, or simply relax.
Our daily yoga practice will take place in a beautiful, fully equipped practice space. The ceramics workshop will use the creative process to connect with our inner selves and expand our horizons. There is no need to have any specific goals or expectations; instead, bring curiosity and a playful attitude as we explore different hand-building and wheel thrown techniques and tools. This retreat is designed to provide you with a grounding connection to nature, there will be plenty of time and space to find a meditative flow.
How we'll FLOW
Yoga Styles: Vinyasa Flow, Yin & Restorative Yoga, Meditation & Journaling
Skill level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Special Events: Clay Workshop, Sound healing, Welcome & Closing Ceremonies
Food: Vegetarian farm to table experience
Yoga Mats: We will provide yoga mats for you! You don’t have to bring your own
Group Size: max 8 participants
Want more info or to find out if this retreat is for you... Book a 15 minute zoom call with with one of our team to learn more
5 nights of accommodation in the Tuscan Countryside
x3 days pottery flow: handbuilding and throwing
x2 daily movement sessions (Yoga, Yin, meditation & sound Healing)
Daily breakfast, lunch & dinner (seasonal, organic, & vegetarian)
Guided walk to Monteriggioni town
Bathing in natural Tuscan rivers & hot springs
Italian cooking class
Vineyard visit with wine tasting and lunch
Transportation to all offsite activities
Our accommodation for the week is the Ebbio Estate, a restored 12th century farm located in the heart of Tuscany. Surrounded by an evergreen forest and overlooking the medieval walled town of Monteriggioni, the estate offers a tranquil and healing oasis.
The farm is dedicated to organic cultivation of olive trees, vineyards, fruits, vegetables, and herbs, which are used to prepare home-made vegetarian meals.
The ten bedrooms are decorated in traditional Tuscan style with earthly colors and windows showcasing the beautiful surroundings. The farm is home to a variety of animals, including geese, chickens, horses, donkeys, dogs, cats, and butterflies, along with their dedicated team.
pricing + rooms
To reserve your room a non refundable £500 deposit is required. The remaining balance is collected 60 days prior to the retreat. Early bird £200 off applies until May 16th 2023.
Each of the rooms is integrated with this beautiful landscape, maintaining harmony with the natural environment, embracing guests with welcoming, therapeutic, and peaceful energy.
Within the program of events there will be plenty of space to explore and enjoy some time to yourself and the facilities, including a heated pool and tranquil yoga studio and massage.
Double Occupancy: 2 beds
£2150 per person
Single Occupancy: 1 bed
£2450 per person
*All prices are inclusive of £500 deposit which is non-refundable. Prices include 5 nights accommodation, full board, airport transfer (subject to arrival and departure dates) and all scheduled experiences. Flights not included See below for full Ts&Cs.
TEACHERS & HOST
London, Ceramicist & Teacher
As featured in British Vogue, House and Garden, with collections stocked in galleries such as The New Craftsmen, and Cynthia Corbett, Freya learned the craft of clay under her father’s guidance. Anchoring her practice in teaching; sharing the craft is very important to her whilst holding a caring, healing space to help those that are drawn to her ways. Each piece of her work is created as a meditation and spiritual activity.
Tibetan Certified Yoga & Meditation Teacher
Originally from Tibet, and grew up in India. Tseyang, shares a passion for connecting nature and the union of body and mind though teaching Hatha yoga and running international workshops over the past 10 years. Mindfullness in every Asana (pose), Pranayayama (Breathing) and Meditation. Her truth is to share her practice to help people recognise their own potential and introduce this practice as a way of life rather than just stretching.
London, Host, Creator & Dreamer
Following over 10 years in corporate Marketing, Gemma took an unexpected career break in 2022 taking her down the path less travelled. It was here she recognised the beautiful synergy her two passions; pottery and yoga. Full of big ideas and putting plans in place - she is the mastermind behind Vessel Retreats. She thrives on bringing people together to build connections and inspire people to live more fulfilled and conscious lives.
From Florence Airport (about 60km)
1. Tram + Train Tram from airport to SMN train station, and train from Florence SMN to “Castellina in Chianti - Monteriggioni” about 1 hour 45
mins, one change of train in Empoli. Ticket is 12€ per person. Transport from the train station to Ebbio 15€ per person (about 10 mins drive).
2. Taxis are available to/from Florence +39 055 4390, firstname.lastname@example.org - 150/160€, you can ask for larger cars (about 1 hour drive)
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