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This retreat is dedicated to an intense practice and a carefully planned diet aimed to detoxify the system. Join your hosts Marco Mandrino and Emanuela Boriotti and test your own boundaries to grow stronger. Experience days of daily yoga classes and meditation sessions, functional trainings to strengthen the body and increase flexibility, silent meditations, and learn a new way of listening and observing all surrounded by a peaceful and relaxing environment.
The Bellaria Farmhouse was created with the desire and intention of getting together, sharing a lifestyle aligned to the rhythms of nature and to the yoga and Ayurveda philosophy. The Bellaria Farmhouse is a classical homestead build in the traditional Piedmont style, part of it originated as far back as the middle of the 19th century.
You will stay in a private or a shared room at Farmhouse Bellaria. The house offers a shared dorm with a shared bathroom, a double, a triple, and a quadruple room with their own private bathroom, and a tree house bungalow or lotus belle luxury tents with two single beds with a style camp bed, and a shared bathroom.
This retreat values 56 hours for the 300-hour certification. The program includes jogging, running, martial arts, and yoga to help the body becoming more flexible and strong. Two days will be dedicated to complete silence.
During this retreat, you will enjoy a walk in the hills and a swim in the lake.
Marco is the founder and director of Hari-Om Yoga School. Marco is an enthusiastic practitioner of Muay Thai and combat sports in general. He has been teaching yoga for around twenty years, dealing almost exclusively with teacher training and retreats. Marco's idea, which the school reflects, is to integrate diverse techniques from various disciplines and arts in order to live simply, in harmony with the present moment and to the best of one’s potential.
Emanuela Boriotti is the creator of Floating Touch Massage, she is an Animal Flow and yoga instructor, an Ayurvedic therapist, and is specialized in sound massage as well as being an expert in nutrition. She practices many different sports that range from functional training to Muay Thai practice, to surfing. Emanuela's been practicing yoga since many years and she is tireless when it comes to mountain trekking. She brings and incredible passion in everything she does.
This retreat will take place at Bellaria Farmhouse in Alessandria, Italy. The farmhouse is a classical Piemont style, newly renovated with the original structure and style dating back to the middle times of the nineteenth century. It is located in a quite hilly area of the countryside between Alessandria and Acqui Terme.
Far from the inhabitant center and from the main roads, it is surrounded by a quiet and relaxed atmosphere that follows the rhythm of nature. It is also an eco conscious farm producing organic vegetables, fruit, honey, jams, and preserves. It is a farm with vegetarian cuisine that promotes respect for nature and the earth in every aspect.
Foxes, deer, squirrels, wild boars, and many kinds of birds live in that countryside and very often they get close to the houses and to the small lake, which is located inside the property of the farmhouse.
This retreat is dedicated to an intense practice and a carefully planned diet aimed to detoxify the system. During the week, you will gradually shift from a vegetarian and mainly raw diet to a liquid diet. The breakfast, lunch, and dinner include smoothies, raw and cooked vegetables, soups, herbal teas, and fruit juices.
Please book your flight to arrive at Milan-Malpensa Airport (MXP), Linate Airport (LIN), Orio al Serio International Airport (BGY), Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport (GOA), or Turin Airport (TRN).
Hari-Om Yoga School will provide shuttle service to Milan-Malpensa Airport (MXP), Linate Airport (LIN), and Orio al Serio International Airport (BGY). While return transfer from Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport (GOA), or Turin Airport (TRN) is available for approximately 200 EUR.
The closest railway station is Alessandria.
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