Upcoming events ...

2014

JANUARY

5-19, Ulpotha Retreat, Sri Lanka

JULY

Guangzhou, Conference

AUGUST & SEPTEMBER

Here are the details for our events in Amsterdam, Darmstadt, and Ticino!

30-31, Amsterdam, Netherlands

6-7, Deva Yoga, Darmstadt, Germany

13-14, Centro Annapurna Yoga, Ticino, Switzerland

OCTOBER

20-27, Yoga & Hiking Retreat, Seoul and Jeju

DECEMBER

11-15, Yoga Retreat, Navutu Dreams, Siem Reap, Cambodia

2013

JULY

20-21, Lullaby Yoga, Weekend Intensive, Bangkok

SEPTEMBER

7-8, Centro Annapurna, Weekend Workshop, Switzerland

13-15, deva yoga, Urban Yoga Retreat, Darmstadt, Germany

20-22, Bhakti Yoga Summer, Bad Meinberg, Germany

 

Past events ...

Clarify Your Intentions 2013

A Yoga Retreat with Bo and Shirley Srey in undiscovered Cambodia

31st January to 4th February 2013

Come join us as we create space to inhale and pause before we exhale the rest of the year 2013.  During our time together at the highly acclaimed Vine Retreat organic farm and eco-friendly guesthouse, nestled in the foothills of Phnom Voar (Vine Mountain) and 15 km from the sea, we dive into the creative space of dynamic stillness to clarify our Beings to be more open to our hearts’ deeper intentions.

Between sunrise and sunset meditations and asana practices, in a setting with few unwanted distractions, your time is your own to cultivate, explore or simply refine the deeper longings of the heart.  Meditations, talks and practice themes, revolve around this central intention.

When we cultivate our intentions with space and clarity, from an authentic place, we increase the potency to manifest them in our lives.

Retreat Highlights

  • It’s the cool season!
  • Thursday evening welcome practice and meditation
  • Daily sunrise and sunset meditations, cultivating your creative center
  • Two daily 90-minute fluid alignment asana sessions (Anusara and Iyengar based) with intention cultivating theme
  • Day trip to Koh Thonsáy (Rabbit Island) with yoga and meditation on the beach
  • Half-day guided hike up Phnom Voar with exquisite sunset meditation and a beautiful overlook of Kep Bay
  • Daily meals included, featuring some home grown organic produce and local seafood
  • Saltwater pool
  • Optional excursions and activities:  Kep city, reservoirs and caves, Kampot, Bokor Mountain, Kampot pepper plantation, massages, cycling in the countryside, walks around The Vine

Price:

USD530 (before 20 December 2012)

USD580 (from 21 December 2012)

Includes yoga sessions, 4 nights’ accommodation in a shared room, meals (3 dinners, 2 lunches, 4 pre-breakfast refreshments, 4 breakfasts), fees for guided hike, and boat fares to Koh Thonsáy

Need to know:  (updated 8th January)

  • Airfare is not included.  Please fly in to Phnom Penh International Airport (PNH)
  • Good airfares via Tiger Airways, Air Asia or Jetstar Asia.  Please check if you need a visa
  • Airport transfers are kept separate to lower costs.  PNH to The Vine is approximately 3.5 hours:  Taxi USD45 one-way (up to 3 persons); 12-seater van USD85 one-way (Shirley will coordinate)
  • Those flying in to PNH from Singapore: To share airport transfers, book flights on Tiger Air (It’s on sale!), 31st January TR 2816 and 4th February TR 2817
  • Pick up from Phnom Penh city centre can be arranged and transfers to The Vine take approximately same time and cost
  • Due to the outing to Koh Thonsáy, Sunday’s lunch and dinner at the Vine will not be included
  • Option to have lacto-ovo vegetarian, vegan, or veggie and seafood meals
  • Please bring your own yoga mat and any props you may need 
  • 2 way transport to Kep/Rabbit Island pier will be added on to the total cost later.  Please add USD10. Total is USD540/590 respectively
  • Payment by international telegraphic transfer, please add USD45
  • Payment by Singapore inter-bank transfers, please add USD5. Amount to be converted by bank exchange rate 1USD=1.2309SGD
  • Please bring enough cash in USD for extra purchases/meals.  
  • Nearest ATM is 35km away

Space is limited.   Email shirley@spandananda.com with any questions.

About The Vine Retreat:

“The Vine Retreat is an ecologically conscientious guesthouse and organic farm nestled at the foot of a small range of jungle entrenched mountains called Phnom Voar.  The Vine Retreat lies in the midst of some of the most beautiful landscape that Cambodia has to offer.” – The Vine Retreat

www.thevineretreat.com

http://www.facebook.com/thevineretreat

Location and Setting

The Vine Retreat is located in the rural village of Chamcar Bei in Kep province, Cambodia. In contrast to the dramatic dense jungle and steep inclines of Phnom Voar to the north, the southern vista presents a panoramic sprawling scene out over idyllic rural countryside and the surrounding Kampot pepper and tropical fruit plantations. 

The Gulf of Thailand is visible in the distance, dotted with steep sided islands.  The Vine’s location is truly spectacular and quite remote. Our guesthouse provides the perfect atmosphere for visitors to relax and forget about the rest of the world, whilst offering easy access to all of Kep and Kampot’s attractions.

 

2012

AUGUST

29, Teachers' Practice, Singapore

11, Workshop, Singapore

4-5, Teacher Training, Bangkok, Thailand

JULY

25, Teachers' Practice, Singapore

JUNE

27, Teachers' Practice, Singapore

2-3, Weekend Workshop, Bangkok, Thailand

MAY

30, Teachers' Practice, Singapore

19-20 & 26-27, Weekend Workshop, Singapore

MARCH

16-18, Conference, Guangzhou, China

FEBRUARY

18-19, Weekend Workshop, Shenzhen, China

JANUARY

14-15, Weekend Workshop, Bangkok, Thailand

 

2011

NOVEMBER

26-27, Weekend Workshop, Dongguan, China

2, Workshop, New York, USA

OCTOBER

29, Workshop, New York, USA

15-16, Weekend Workshop, Eugene, CO, USA

14, Teachers' Intensive & Special Class, Eugene, CO, USA

SEPTEMBER

22-25, Retreat, Con Dao, Vietnam

AUGUST

26-27, Conference, Bad Stafflestein, Germany

JULY

28-31, Immersion 2, Jakarta, Indonesia

9-15, Immersion 1, Beijing, China

JUNE

25, Workshop, Singapore

MARCH

13-27, Retreat, Colombo, Sri Lanka

1-5, Immersion 1 (50-hour), Beijing, China

FEBRUARY

27-28, Immersion 1 (50-hour), Beijing, China

19-20, Weekend Workshop, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

18, Special Class, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

15, Special Class, Apollo Bay, Australia

12-13, Weekend Workshop, Melbourne, Australia

11, Special Class, Melbourne, Australia

JANUARY

22-23 & 28-28, Immersion 1, Jakarta, Indonesia

27, Master Class, Jakarta, Indonesia

26, Special Class, Jakarta, Indonesia