Indulge your senses in 7 luxurious days of yoga and music. Deepen your practice and take some time away to reconnect with your self, community and nature. Immerse yourself in the peaceful and nurturing environment of Animal Farm and take advantage of this amazing and unique opportunity… Dive deep into your yoga practice on a secluded, self-sustainable organic permaculture farm in South Central Texas.
We will explore the art of listening as a means to deepen our relationships - to ourselves as well as with each other. We'll investigate practices to strengthen our intuition, tune us in to our inner guide and examine how we listen and receive the world around us. We'll exercise ways of increasing sensitivity in order to be more receptive to the gifts and teachings that are being offered in every moment. Expect strong practices that will take you deep- mentally, physically and spiritually. We'll also go beyond asana into Ayurveda and yoga lifestyle practices, meditation, pranayama, kriyas,chanting and more...
“Your knowledge and passion is evident. Thank you for creating this opportunity. I feel rejuvenated and refreshed. Peace abounds here.” — 2007 retreat attendant
“The facilities were extremely conducive to yoga practice and the accommodations wonderful. ” — 2010 retreat attendant
Nestled in a wild forest, Animal Farm creates the perfect setting for a yoga retreat. Yoga classes are conducted in a beautiful thatched roof center, hand-made with all natural materials.
Nourish yourself with freshly harvested farm-to-table organic vegetarian feasts. Gita’s gourmet cooking is always a highlight at Animal Farm retreats.
“The food was incredible, much better that I could have imagined/expected.” — 2006 retreat attendant
During your free time at Animal Farm, you can hike amidst 70 wooded acres, explore the flower and vegetable gardens, reflect in the Buddhist sculpture garden, or relax by the Gaudi-esque pool.
Then, after 4 days, we’ll pack our bags and retreat to Austin for 4 days for the largest and world famous music festival in the world; SXSW. We’ll stay at Travaasa, the newest experiential resort and spa in Texas. Surrounded by the ancient live oaks and undulating hills of the Balcones Canyonlands Preserve, this resort embraces nature and is described as a Zen-like preserve for the soul. After a morning yoga class, explore Austin and the SXSW festival or stay on premises for spa pampering or a wide array of adventure or cultural activities.
Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime chance to embark on this unique yoga and music adventure!
7 nights, 7 days full package: $1450
Includes airport pick-up and drop-off, all yoga classes and accommodations, all meals at Animal Farm and breakfast in Austin. You will be responsible for concert tickets and activities (Austin is filled with free music everywhere during the festival), lunch and dinner while in Austin. *Hotel taxes and service charge not included (approximately $80-$100) due last day of retreat.
Animal Farm only: $700
4 nights all inclusive
*All deposits and payments are non-refundable