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New Life Enhancement Retreats at Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary


Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary & Holistic Spa welcomes guests to embrace the spirit of healing through personal and collective transformation. While the resort’s primary focus continues to be on personalized individual wellness programs, Kamalaya’s Life Enhancement Group Retreats provide a setting for guests to explore specific areas of interest in greater depth and benefit from the support network of like-minded individuals. Please note, there is a maximum of 12 participants per retreat.

Upcoming Life Enhancement Retreats include two self-discovery retreats with Kamalaya co-founder Karina Stewart, Master of Traditional Chinese Medicine and a maven in the field of health and wellbeing. Further retreats will be hosted by Kamalaya’s Life Enhancement Mentors and by renowned “Yin & Yang Yoga” teacher Simon Low.

The retreats provide a setting for guests to explore specific areas of interest in greater depth and benefit from the support network of like-minded individuals.

Life Enhancement Group Retreats

Yin & Yang Yoga Immersion with Simon Low

Enrich and expand yoga practice through a four-night yoga immersion with Simon Low, one of the foremost specialists of “Yin & Yang Yoga.” Principal of The Yoga Academy and co-founder of Triyoga in London, Low has been teaching yoga internationally for more than 20 years with ongoing studies in Traditional Chinese Medicine, applied anatomy, Pranayama, Oriental and contemporary energy practices, psychology, and philosophy. Suitable for all levels of experience, the retreats will include dynamic Yang Yoga practice with flowing Vinyasa and a broad asana spectrum building energy, flexibility and strength, followed by slower paced Yin Yoga, using long passive holds to work on the connective tissues and energy systems to achieving a sense of inner strength, calmness, and presence.

Dates for 2018: March 29th through April 2nd; May 31st through June 4th; October 18th through 22nd; December 6th through 10th.Prices for the 4-night retreat start $2,539  per person sharing a double room, including all meals, daily classes and treatments.

Awakening Your Essential Self with Kamalaya Co-founder Karina Stewart

In this special nine-night retreat, guests are invited to participate in a unique opportunity to work closely with Kamalaya co-founder and Master of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Karina Stewart, who will facilitate a series of intimate group retreats to support participants through a subtle process of awakening to their essential self. With more than 35 years of experience in the Asian healing and spiritual traditions, Stewart’s approach to integral health and life-renewal inspires people to discover themselves in new and heartening ways. The retreat will combine individual and group consultations, a dedicated nutrition concept, and a range of therapies for cleansing the body. Through experiential practices and processes designed to discover, clear, and release habits and patterns that no longer serve a healthy and fulfilling lifestyle, guests will learn  to let go and eliminate what is extraneous and non-essential to their health and wellbeing, while reconnecting to an inner source of health and happiness.

Dates for 2018: February 24th through March 4th; September 22nd through 30th. Prices for the nine-night retreat start at $4,955 per person sharing a double room, including all meals, daily classes, and treatments.

Finding Emotional Balance & Freedom with Kamalaya’s Life Enhancement Mentors

Join Kamalaya’s Life Enhancement Mentors for a six-night intimate group setting where participants will explore their own emotional habits and practice practical and effective responses to life’s challenges. The retreat is led by Kamalaya’s Life Enhancement Mentors, Rajesh Ramani, Smitha Jayakumar, and Sujay Seshadri, who are all experienced teachers with strong backgrounds in ancient Asian philosophies, having been immersed in monastic lifestyles in India for more than a decade. This unique opportunity will be beneficial for anyone looking for greater connection and happiness with oneself and others. The retreat will include daily group talks, one-to-one mentoring sessions, guided experiential coaching, meditation practices, and healing treatments.

Dates for 2018: May 9th through 15th; August 30th through September 5th; November 22nd through 28th. Prices for the six-night retreat start at $3,426 per person sharing a double room, including all meals, daily classes, and treatments.