“The Great Heart” Meditation and Self-Healing Experience in Tuscany, Italy 30th May – 5th June (2021)

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Description

This exclusive Yoga & Meditation Retreat in Tuscany is a perfect environment to tap into your heart energy, nurture your soul and find peace with all that is. Surrounded by the wild nature and its healing properties your whole being will revive. You will gain a great sense of clarity and connectedness with yourself on a spiritual level.

This is your invitation to step into a renewed sense of living from the place of unconditional love. This all-inclusive “The Great Heart” program is a transformative and personalised meditation experience for your emotional wellness. We will be working with the energy of the heart centre to develop a feeling of openness and nourishment.

We provide a safe environment for you to go onto the journey of self-rediscovery, gain perspectives and restore inner wellbeing. This experience can support you in healing from past stories and change your vibration. As you change your frequency, you change your reality.

Join us and find out for yourself what unconditional love is and how it feels to live with your heart wide open. In your free time, you can stroll around picturesque Tuscan hills, enjoy horse riding or cycling, or simply breathe in the lavender scent while reading your favourite novel.

With incredible passion, devotion and love our partners cultivate their organic garden which lately manifests on the dining table. Featuring mama’s best creations we are lucky to taste true Tuscan flavours along with enjoying magnificent nature around the mansion.

One day you will be guided by the owner of the mansion to the organic farm for meditative vegetable picking, allowing you to get closer to Mother Nature and learn about permaculture in Monteriggioni.

Accommodation

Our retreat home for the week is a 12th-century rural complex converted into a charming agriturismo, owned by an Italian family and full of fascinating history. Village sounds, earthy colours, and wild fragrances are still prominent. The mansion is surrounded by an evergreen forest and beautiful hills allowing to go hiking.

This magical place sits between Siena and Florence in Monteriggioni village. The amazing part is that it is still a working Tuscan Farm. They cultivate olive trees, vineyards, officinal plants, fruits, and vegetables, used in the preparation of the vegetarian meals during our retreat.

The farm has horses, donkeys, chickens, doves, geese, and dogs. In this place, you will feel at peace, where the spectacular scenery combines history and flavours.

Rustic yet refined accommodations set itself apart from other Tuscan villas. An 800-year-old classic Tuscany farmhouse converted into a stylish place. The ambiance of this place is truly a one-of-a-kind experience. Looking out one of the many windows of the different accommodations, you will be captivated by the undulating hills swept with thriving vineyards, olive trees, and enchanting evergreen forests.

Every room is elaborately designed and created with a lux rustic taste. All bathrooms are shared at the mention. There are only 9 bedrooms and each is different and unique in its way.

Highlights

  • Heart-expanding yoga & meditation sessions
  • Spend 7 days in the 12th-century Tuscany agriturismo mansion
  • Hiking and cycling in the beautiful Tuscany hills
  • Farm-to-table delicious Italian holistic food
  • Emotional Balance & Spiritual Reconnection
  • Tools and practices to manage stress and anxiety in your daily life
  • Rest and restore in the blissful atmosphere of picturesque Tuscany

*This program suits perfectly for men, women, couples, friends or a family who are looking for a nourishing time in the heart of Italy. Beginner and intermediate levels of practitioners are welcome to join this retreat

Schedule

Day 1

15:00 Arrival
16:00 Welcome circle
18:00 Restorative Yoga & Meditation
19:30 Gourmet Holistic Dinner

Day 2

06:30 Herbal Tea
07:00 Yoga Practice
09:00 Gourmet Holistic Breakfast
10:00 Relaxation /Additional Activities
15:00 Gourmet Holistic Lunch
18:00 Restorative Yoga & Meditation
19:30 Evening Tea & Snacks

Day 3

06:30 Herbal Tea
07:00 Yoga Practice
09:00 Gourmet Holistic Breakfast
10:00 Hiking Around Tuscany Hills
15:00 Gourmet Holistic Lunch
18:00 Yoga Nidra Rejuvenation Session
19:30 Evening Tea & Snacks

Day 4

06:30 Herbal Tea
07:00 Yoga Practice
09:00 Gourmet Holistic Breakfast
10:00 Free Time For Relaxation/Additional Activities
15:00 Gourmet Holistic Lunch
18:00 Restorative Yoga & Meditation
19:30 Evening Tea & Snacks

Day 5

06:30 Herbal Tea
07:00 Yoga Practice
09:00 Gourmet Holistic Breakfast
10:00 Relaxation/Additional Activities
15:00 Gourmet Holistic Lunch
18:00 Connected Breathwork Session
19:30 Evening Tea & Snacks

Day 6

06:30 Herbal Tea
07:00 Yoga Practice
09:00 Gourmet Holistic Breakfast
10:00 Relaxation/Additional Activities
15:00 Gourmet Holistic Lunch
18:00 Restorative Yoga & Meditation
19:30 Celebrational Fire Ceremony

Day 7 Departure

07:00 Herbal Tea
07:30 – 09:00 Closing Circle
09:00 Breakfast
10:30 Departure

Yoga & Meditation

  • Ancient yogic sadhana will give you tools for the physical body activation, mental freedom, and spiritual reconnection.
  • Tantric Hatha Yoga (asana, meditation, pranayama, mantra) – Helps to clear major channels in the body and activate your life force energy.
  • Meditation Practice – Supports encoring in the present moment, helps to expand your state of consciousness and enter the deepest experience of oneness.
  • Restorative Yoga – is a practice that is focusing on the alignment of the 5 elements and activates the meridians or pathways of Chi (energy).
  • Yoga Nidra – A classical yogic guided meditation technique that harnesses the biology of sleep for a spiritual purpose.
  • Chakra Meditation – This meditation will activate your energetic system and balance the flow of energy in your body.

*No previous experience is required and beginners are very welcome to join this journey.

Special Features

Clearing Breathwork Session

This experience will show you how you can manage stress and anxiety just by using your breath.
Discover this profound tool to get into expanded emotional awareness, peak experiences of oneness, and spiritual breakthroughs.
Conscious breathing is a safe and gentle process that encourages everyone to explore, experience, express and release their emotions.

Celebrational Fire Ritual During Sunset

With the casting Tuscan sun, we will gather in a circle on the last evening of our retreat, to express gratitude and set intentions.

According to the Eastern approach of 5 elements, the element of the Fire is a transformative force that can help you to release old energies and attachments from the past and make space for new intentions and goals.

This is a fire of love, compassion, purification, joy, and gratitude for life. Let this ceremony enchant you and inspiration for your next chapter.

Farm-To-Table Holistic Cuisine:

With the main idea of coming back to the roots and celebrating earth element, the retreat mansion is surrounded by olive plantations, fruit gardens, and the vegetable farm. All products are organically grown and harvested at the retreat centre

Delicious and authentic menus always contain daily fresh pickings from an onsite certified organic garden.

You will taste a holistic fusion of innovative & classic vegan Italian recipes.

Healing buffet breakfasts will include:
Berry Chia Porridge
Salad bar with Farmers Dressings
Flaxseed Orange Porridge
Nut-based oatmeals
Seasonal fruit salads and cold-pressed juices

During lunch, you will be delighted by the explosion of Italian flavours and a wide range of delicious dishes, like:

Pesto Courgetti
Wild Herbs Risotto Primavera
Roasted Aubergine Gluten-Free Lasagna
Warm salad with Roasted Carrots and Quinoa
Millet with Spinach and Mushrooms sauteed
Oven-baked Squash Gnocchi with Sun-dried Tomato
Gluten-free Forger’s pie
Tuscan-style Roasted Asparagus
Beetroot Panzanella
Caponata
Elaborate desserts like chocolate pie and cheesecakes, chestnut cakes, vegan tiramisu

Additional Holistic Activities

Gentle Energy Healing & Chakra Balancing
Tarot & Intuitive Reading Session
Massage Healing Sessions
Plant-Based Holistic Cooking Workshop
Horseback riding
Gardening & Veggie Picking

Retreat Price

$2550 USD / Private Bedroom
$1990 USD / Shared Bedroom

Included

General
– Pre-retreat guidance & support
– Branded Welcome Kit
– 6 nights accommodation at Tuscany charming agriturismo mention
– Post-retreat guidance and excess to the “Bliss Body” Membership

Yoga & Meditation
– 10 Profound Yoga & Meditation Sessions
– 10 Heart Opening Practices
– 1 Yoga Nidra Rejuvenating Session
– 1 Clearing Breathwork Session
– Journaling and Mindfulness practices

Nutrition

– 2 Daily Holistic Gourmet Italian meals
– Daily Evening Tea & Snacks
– Unlimited Herbal Teas & Water

How to get there

From Pisa Airport (about 90km) 2 options:
1. Train from Pisa airport to “Castellina in Chianti – Monteriggioni” about 1 hour 45 mins. The ticket is 12€ per person, transport from the train
station to Ebbio 10€ per person (about 10 mins drive).

2. Minivan Transfer
From Florence Airport (about 60km) Minivan Transfer
From Rome Airport (about 300 km) Minivan Transfer
Taxi from Florence

Participation Terms & Conditions

​It is strictly prohibited to bring or use cigarettes, alcohol, and drugs.
Please inform if you have allergies, food intolerances or any other health issues.
Make sure to do sightseeing and shopping before or after the retreat.
Check-in is at 2 pm on the first day and check-out is at 11 am on the last day of the retreat. Please book your flights accordingly.

Booking

To enquire about or make a booking on a this “The Great Heart” Meditation and Self-Healing Experience in Tuscany, Italy, fill in the form. You can also contact the team direct on retreats@soulseedmedia.com if you have any questions.