LA BHAKTI VITA Tuscan Yoga and Kirtan Retreat

  • Saturday, October 5, 2019 - Saturday, October 12, 2019
  • Tuscan Villa, Lucca, Tuscany
LA BHAKTI VITA  Tuscan Yoga and Kirtan Retreat
Join David Newman, Daniela Riva and Philippo Franchini for a Bhakti Vita Yoga and Kirtan Retreat in Tuscany.  October 5th-12th, 2019 Lucca, Tuscany, Italy Lovers of beauty, yoga, kirtan, music, shanti, and maybe even chianti, join us for this special retreat in glorious Tuscany, Italy! This magical retreat will take place at the elegant Villa Arsina for one week in the inspiring Tuscan countryside, on an estate with gorgeous private grounds and a swimming pool. Together, we will enjoy chanting, yoga, heart wisdom from the Bhakti tradition, and delicious local cuisine. There will also be opportunities for organic wine tasting, horseback riding, biking and hiking. Our gathering, will be both a yogic and Italian culture immersion experience, situated just 5 minutes from the enchanting, medieval town of Lucca, 25 minutes from the famous beaches of Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi and Torre del Lago, 30 minutes from Pisa and 1 hour from Florence. The retreat is a once in a lifetime adventure to taste the sweetness of the Heart, in the Heart of Tuscany! It will also be quite INTIMATE, as attendance at the villa will be limited to 15 people, so register now before it’s sold out! Your retreat facilitators will be world renowned sacred music and chant artist, David Newman, noted composer and Musical Alchemist, Philippo Franchini, and Daniela Riva, master teacher of yoga and Indian classical dance. -Both Daniela and Philippo are fluent in Italian, and will be able to guide participants in navigating the local activities and attractions. Private Rooms for Couples – (3 Rooms Available)      Includes Food, Lodging, and Retreat Program      $1350 US per person  Shared Rooms – (3 Rooms Available)      Includes Food, Lodging, and Retreat Program      $1100 US per person Retreat Program & Food Only  (No Lodging)      $500 per person Retreat Program Only (No Food & Lodging)       $300 per person If you are buying a retreat ticket only, you are responsible for securing your own housing through Airbnb or local Inns. A list of local lodging can be provided upon request.  For retreat questions, please contact More About the Facilitators: David Newman David Newman is a renowned sacred mantra artist, singer-songwriter, author, and inspirational teacher. David, also known as Durga Das, has released numerous acclaimed albums, including the #1 iTunes World Music bestseller Love is Awake. David is also the author of the #1 Amazon bestseller The Timebound Traveler and the founder of the Stay Strong Project and Yoga On Main. David’s music is a celebration of spirit diving deep into the power of mantra, and spreading conscious lyrics with a message of hope, peace, and universal love. Daniela Riva Daniela Riva is a native Italian who has adopted India as her spiritual home. Having deeply studied the classical Sacred Dance of south India for fifteen years, as well as Yoga and Ayurveda, she has absorbed its essence, culture, history and philosophy. Blessed by her teachers to share and develop this art, she now guides her own students worldwide in the transformative power of the Sacred Feminine encoded in the body temple. Philippo Franchini Known as a multi faceted musician, producer, performer and composer, Philippo Franchini has roots in Italy and the United States and considers music to be his life‘s purpose and passion. Philippo began classical study early in life and then followed explorations into pop, traditional and world music. His interest in yoga led him to investigate the spiritual dimensions of sound, which he shares as the Musical Alchemist.  

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