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NEXT RETREAT WITH JULIE:

FEB. 21 - FEB.24

Join Julie on an immersion into yoga and the natural wonders of northern Laos. You’ve taken her classes at YYH, you’ve heard about the retreats she runs in Laos, now join her as she takes you on a journey into asana, beyond asana, and deep into a remote village nestled in mountains, where nature welcomes you into presence and well-being.

 

Julie has been running yoga retreats in Laos through her own independent companies, Laos Yoga Retreats and Luang Prabang Yoga for almost five years. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn and to be nurtured in a place far removed from the distractions and stresses of city life. These 4 day/3 night or 6 day/5 night retreats take place in Nong Khiaw, a 3-hour minivan ride from Luang Prabang. Classes include vinyasa practice, breathing techniques (pranayama), special-focus workshops, practical application of yoga philosophy and a special evening program on the last evening. Full participation in all scheduled classes is requested. Detailed information on the program and daily schedule can be found at Laos Yoga Retreats

The Program

 

Your yoga program will include philosophy, meditation, pranayama, vinyasa yoga, restorative yoga and yoga nidra, giving you the benefit of a full sadhana or spiritual practice. The program will encourage you to uncover your own truth and to gain a self-awareness that will help you build a healthy connection to the world around you. Through this sense of connectedness, we find compassion for others, and through this compassion, we revive the human experience.

Available dates

Retreat programs are structured either as 4 days/3 nights or 6 days/5 nights. Retreat dates in 2018 with Julie are:​​​

  • Monday October 15 - Saturday October 20, 2018

  • Wednesday November 7 - Saturday October 10, 2018

  • Thursday November 22 - Sunday November 25, 2018

  • Thursday November 13 - Tuesday December 18, 2018

  • Sunday December 30 - Wednesday January 2, 2019

Location:

 

Nong Khiaw is a sleepy village, nestled in the highlands of Northern Laos. Located approximately 150 km from Luang Prabang, Nong Khiaw is easily accessible by road and river. Travel by road to Nong Khiaw from Luang Prabang takes approximately 3 hours, although many travelers opt for the longer, 6-hour boat ride as the views along the river are spectacular (check with travel agencies in town for availability and pricing of boat travel and this has been affected by the recent building of dams along the Nam Ou River). Life in Nong Khiaw takes place primarily along the banks of the Nam Ou River. A main street and bridge run through the center of town, connecting the two sides. From Nong Khiaw, day trips to Hmong villages, rock climbing, and visits to caves and waterfalls can be arranged, but the village is best experienced at leisure. Ultimately, Nong Khiaw's draw is its impressive landscape. The Nam Ou River is flanked on both sides by rolling hills and stone massifs. The river cuts through the mountains, opening spectacular views into the distance. It's a destination not to be missed. Arrival via Luang Prabang International Airport.

Prices:

4 day/3 nights

Shared Room (only two shared twin rooms available)

Fountain Bungalow - USD 290 per person

Riverside Bungalow - USD 298 per person

 

Single Occupancy Room:

Fountain Bungalow - USD 358 per person

Riverside Bungalow - USD 375 per person

6 day/5 nights

Shared Room (only two shared twin rooms available)

Fountain Bungalow - USD 560 per person

Riverside Bungalow - USD 580 per person

 

Single Occupancy Room:

Fountain Bungalow - USD 665 per person

Riverside Bungalow - USD 695 per person

For detailed information on the program and daily schedule, visit Laos Yoga Retreats.

ABOUT JULIE

A Singapore-born, third culture, globe-trekking teacher and life-long student of yoga who has made Laos her home for the past five years. Over the past two years, she has also lived in Yangon where she has taught yoga in various spaces across the city. Julie is the creative force behind Luang 

Prabang Yoga and Laos Yoga Retreats, and is also a co-owner and teacher at Yangon Yoga House. She has been running yoga retreats and immersions in Laos for almost five years. As a teacher, Julie endeavors to take her students beyond asana, to see how a complete yoga practice can positively impact life. 

This retreat is operated by Luang Prabang Yoga. Bookings and inquires to be made directly through Julie at LuangPrabangYoga@gmail.com or through the retreat booking form here.