Friday September 18 - 20, 2020
DEEPEN YOUR PRACTICE
Yoga Staycation with Claudia and Jojo
Join Claudia and Jojo for a weekend yoga retreat at Awei Metta Resort in the lush and peaceful oasis of Pun Hlaing Estate. This retreat will offer yoga practitioners of all levels the chance to delve deeper into various aspects of the yoga practice from mindfulness to breath mechanics to refining alignment and beyond. From Friday evening through mid-day Sunday, immerse yourself in 9+ hours of yoga practices and workshops, relax by the salt water pool or enjoy the club's recreational facilities including 18-hole golf, tennis courts, and full-service spa.
Two nights accommodation at upscale Awei Metta Resort
Welcome group dinner on Friday evening, Brunch on Saturday and Sunday
Seven themed yoga sessions throughout the weekend designed to help you deepen your practice, including:
Morning guided meditation and pranayama practice (breathwork)
Understanding mechanics of breath to more naturally connect breath with movement
Fine-tuning your own alignment based on your unique body through small-group alignment clinics
Creating spaciousness in back bends through progressively sequenced vinyasa
Experiencing deep relaxation with Yoga Nidra (yogic sleep)
Letting go of tension with myofascial release and self massage techniques using therapy balls
Stepping into courage with inversions and arm balances workshop
Building shoulder stability and mobility to find "the perfect chaturanga"
This weekend retreat is suitable for practitioners of all levels, including yogis who are new to the practice. See below for detailed description of each practice
GETTING TO/FROM AWEI METTA (excluded)
Awei Metta Resort is located within Pun Hlaing Estate which is west of the river, roughly a 45 minute drive from downtown Yangon. Taxi fare is between 7,000 - 10,000ks from most areas of Yangon.
Arrive at Awei Metta on Friday anytime between 2 to 6PM. We will have our first yoga practice at 6PM
Depart from Awei Metta on Sunday at your leisure. Check out is 1PM and we will have an optional inversions workshop from 1:30 - 2:30 on Sunday. The hotel can call "kilo taxis" for guests (fare is approximately 8,000ks to downtown Yangon) and we encourage you to carpool back.
OTHER RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES
Retreat participants are welcome to attend yoga sessions at your leisure, nothing is mandatory.
In addition to yoga, participants have access to a large salt water swimming pool and recreational facilities of Pun Hlaing Country club including free use of tennis courts and the gym.
Retreat participants also receive 15% off Oasis Spa, and free buggy service around the estate.
Pun Hlaing Estate is built around an 18-course golf course and driving range.
Non-Residents: Yoga & Accommodation
PER PERSON: $195 (assumes double occupancy - you will be paired with a roommate)
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: $85 (for private room or for couple where only one person is participating in yoga)
Residents of Pun Hlaing Estate: Yoga Only
ENTIRE WEEKEND OF 7 CLASSES: $85
INDIVIDUAL CLASS DROP-IN: $18
Space must be booked in advance; email to reserve for a class
WEEKEND CLASS DESCRIPTIONS