We invite you to come and relax in a place quite magical, Big Banana Island Retreat, which has a soothing and tropical nature.
Near a river, the center of yoga and meditation is located in Kerala, about 25 km from Cochin.
Historically, we are at the heart of a region that has been nourished by cultural contributions of other civilizations, and, on the other side of the river is the oldest Jewish synagogue in India, in addition, only 10 km from this retreat is the oldest mosque in India, Cheraman Juma Masjid.
You will be welcomed as if you were a full member of the family of this Indian village, which is the perfect setting for an exceptional yoga retreat: Ashtanga Yoga and Ayurveda.
It aims to help you discover the Yoga of Guru Pattabhi Jois (asanas, kriyas, pranayama, meditation and yoga sutras) or deepen your "ashtanga practice" and its transformative effects on the body and mind.
Meanwhile, this retreat is an opportunity for you to study the correlation between these two ancient sciences Yoga (Vedic Science of Self-realization) and Ayurveda (Vedic Science of healing the body and mind).
You will stay in cottages tastefully decorated in simple comfort.
We propose you during this retreat a « healthy cuisine « will consist of a variety of organic & bio dishes suited to the climate, the well being of your body and your mind.
The food is prepared from fresh vegetables, mostly grown organically on the farm retirement.
In addition to yoga classes, you will be able to enjoy Ayurvedic treatments in the purest tradition (Abhyangam, Steam Bath, Podikhizi, Elakikizhi, Lepanam).