Sun, Aug 18 | Covelong Point Surfing School

Yoga and Surf Holiday

Practice, and surf in the best south indian destination
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Yoga and Surf Holiday

Time & Location

Aug 18, 2019, 7:00 PM – Aug 27, 2019, 11:00 PM
Covelong Point Surfing School, Kovalam, Tamil Nadu 603112, India

About the Event

We invite you to join us for a unique journey to the Coromandel coast of South India, from Chennai to Kovalam Fisherman's village, Mahabalipuram, Auroville and Pondicherry. An experience of discovery, heart opening and nourishing meetings with people who share their knowledge and inspirations, from meditation to acro-yoga, music, permaculture, sound healing, surf, kayak, tamil culture... A daily morning and evening nia and yoga practice will empower your confidence, restore your deep self in your own rhythm and pace in a peaceful, colorful environment of lush nature, simple people and boutique hotels.

The retreat will end with two full days access to the annual Covelong Point Surf, Yoga and Music Festival.

ITINERARY

Day 1 - sunday 18th august

We will meet in Chennai airport with Yotam and Sandra, the local producers.

From there we will drive together about 3 hours to Mango Hill Hotel, which is located 20 kilometers ahead of the town of Pondicherry, at the gates of Auroville.

We'll get to know each other on the way and breathe in the warm air of this first indian evening.

There will be an opening session before we enjoy dinner at the hotel and a short yoga for sleeping session before we take our nightly rest.

Day 2 - monday 19th august

We will open the day by practicing Yoga for about 1h30. After breakfast we will go register at the Auroville Visitor Center in order to arrange our visit to the unique Matri Mandir - the world famous meditation hall.

We will have some free time in the center of Auroville to learn about this very special utopic city, for tea break or shopping the local organic productions.

Orly will prepare lunch for us in her social restaurant meant to share good food and good practices (recycling, women empowerment). Orly lives in Auroville for 15 years and will share her stories with us.

In the afternoon we'll be back at the hotel for a Yoga practice and a Sound Meditation with Yotam Agam.

Free time for dinner.

Day 3 - tuesday 20th august

We open the day with a Sunrise Yoga practice for half of the group.

The other half of the group takes a tour of Matri Mandir - the famous Auroville meditation hall and the Ashram gardens.

Lots of free time in the afternoon, where you can take an auto to discover more of Auroville, book massages or alternative therapies, watsu, ayurveda treatments in special SPAs of Auroville, or just read at the pool or go for shopping in the village...

A sunset Yoga practice will close the day, followed by a delicious dinner at Roma’s Kitchen in the village.

Day 4 - wednesday 21th august

We open the day with a Sunrise Yoga practice for half of the group.

The other half of the group takes its tour of Matri Mandir and the Ashram gardens.

Lots of free time in the afternoon, where you can take an auto to discover more of Auroville, book massages or alternative therapies, watsu, ayurveda treatments in special SPAs of Auroville, or just read at the pool or go for shopping in the village...

A sunset Yoga practice will close the day, followed by an organic dinner from the garden at Solitude Cafe, a restaurant attached to a permaculture project.

Day 5 - thursday 22th august

We will open the day with a Sunrise Yoga practice.

After breakfast we will go visit the Svaram Music Factory and its magical sound instruments.

In the afternoon we will take a ride to Pondicherry - the White City, where we will visit the ashram of Aurorbindo, the temple of the famous elephant and spend free time roaming in the streets of the White City.

Dinner will be served in a typical colonial style restaurant, the Villa Helena.

Day 6 - friday 23th august

We will open the day with a sunrise Yoga practice.

After breakfast we will get organized and set out on our way to Kovalam, the fishing village where Yotam operates for about 15 years.

Check in at Hotel Taj in a fisherman’s village.

We'll spend the afternoon walking and getting to know the village and if you want, try surfing the sea. We will practice Yoga and Nia facing the sea and finish with a dinner at the Taj.

You will be invited to the Opening Ceremony of the Festival in Covelong Point.

Day 7 - saturday 24th august

First day full access to the various activities at the Covelong Point Surf, Yoga, Music Festival.

Day 8 - sunday 25th august

Second day full access to the various activities at the Covelong Point Surf, Yoga, Music Festival.

Day 9 - monday 26th august

On our last full day, we will start with a sunrise Yoga practice in the village.

After breakfast, enjoy some free time for yourself, reflect on your stay and practice, go for a walk, get a massage, do more surf in Mahabalipuram, or sit at the pool, and just rest, whatever makes you happy.

We will close our stay with an intimate ending practice, and a farewell meeting.

Dinner at the Taj.

After dinner Yotam will offer a Sound Meditation with Mahesh Vinayakram, an amazing mantra singer and spiritual teacher.

Day 10 - tuesday 27th august

According to the timings, there will be a short yoga preparation for the flight, before we continue towards the airport, to the plane that will bring us home filled with experiences and happiness, that we can share with anyone waiting for us at home.

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