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December 8 & 9, 2018 in Bago, Myanmar

"When we bring our mind into our body, the body becomes mindful, and the mind becomes embodied" ~ Donna Farhi


 Yoga Therapist Daphne Chua is returning to Yangon Yoga House for the 3rd year in a row to host this weekend retreat at the beautiful Bulaeinn Villas in Bago. Uncover therapeutic tools through a blend of movement inquiry, meditation & breathwork, restorative & partner work, and creative journaling. Cultivating sensory awareness in movement and touch, as well as embodying this knowledge of the human body, will empower one to practice self-care effectively, and to also share this knowledge to others in meaningful ways. 

What you will learn and experience


  • Cultivate a nuanced sense of awareness through movement & breath

  • Inquire into an ongoing, moment-to-moment relationship with balance, stability and mobility in our movement

  • Bring clarity to our body-mind’s relationship with gravity and levity: yielding / propping / collapse

  • Experience balance as a dynamic and intuitive state in both movement and hands-on partner work

  • Discover whole body functional integration of healthy movement patterns through the lens of our body’s unique blueprint

  • Apply the yogic principles of the Gunas: the three primary qualities of all matter through movement & touch

Weekend Schedule


Saturday, 8th of December 

  • 7:00 Depart YYH, light breakfast on bus

  • 9:00 Arrive at retreat center, check-in and room assignments

  • 9:30 - 12:30 opening circle and session 1 – Movement explorations 

  • 12:30 lunch & free time

  • 15:00 – 18:00 session 2 – Group work & Therapeutic Practice

  • 18:30 dinner


Sunday, 9th of December 

  • 7:30 Tea and fruit

  • 8:00 - 10:30 session 3 – Movement explorations

  • 10:30 brunch

  • 12:00 - 14:30 session 4 & closing – Partner work & Closing circle

  • 14:30 late lunch, checkout and departure

  • 18:00 Arrive in Yangon

Retreat Pricing 


Shared Twin Bedroom (2 beds): $210 per person

Shared Double Bedroom (1 king bed): $195 per person

Single Occupancy (1 king bed): $260

Included in this all-inclusive retreat:


  • One night accommodation in a beautiful villa with ensuite

  • 4 well-balanced plant-based meals catered by Nourish Cafe

  • Transportation to and from Yangon Yoga House studio

Payment can be made in USD, Kyat, via PayPal or credit card (fees may apply for non-cash payments. Details provided upon registration)

About Daphne Chua


​Daphne Chua has been bringing the study of movement and touch to life for over a decade. She has helped teachers and practitioners from yoga, dance, fitness, and bodywork backgrounds improve their teaching, enhance their personal practices, and provide better experiences for their students.

As a bodyworker of various healing modalities, Daphne is trained in the art of Traditional Thai Yoga Massage, Cranial Sacral Therapy, Chi Nei Tsang (Abdominal Detox Massage), Tai Chi Massage and Reiki, in which she infuses into the alchemy of her intuitive bodywork and yoga therapy. Daphne has completed over than 2,000 hours of teacher trainings and has taught over 3,000 hours in classes, private sessions, special needs yoga, workshops, retreats, and teacher trainings. She is a certified yoga therapist, movement educator, bodyworker, Anusara Inspired™ teacher,  and an E-RYT500 Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider (YACEP). She started assisting and co-teaching in teacher trainings since 2013, and has been running her own embodiment and inquiry-based therapeutic training modules for the last 3 years. 

Daphne incorporates a heart-centred approach, the sensibilities of alignment, somatic education, functional anatomy, as well as insights into yoga philosophy and inquiry practices within her practice. Visit Daphne's website here>



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