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Join this relaxing yoga retreat in Jamaica to revitalize your body and soul, boost your health and immune system, relax, lose weight, detox, and relieve all the accumulated stress. This retreat is all about slowing down, getting back into balance, and help you to get a yoga plan specially designed for your own practices with helpful didactic material like yoga e-books, yoga music, and a lot of healthy tips for your daily routine.
The Go Natural sanctuary can accommodate up to 12 people, either in a dorm room, a private room, or oceanfront villas. All accommodations have a private or shared bathroom, hot water, fans, beds with mosquito nets, towels, and daily cleaning service, organically motivated design featuring Caribbean cool colors with woods, organic handmade furniture, and meditative photographs that will make you feel relaxed.
The Go Natural sanctuary also has a shared space for all guests that includes a dining area, a living room, a massive garden with hammocks, Wi-Fi, housekeeping, purified water, 24-hour available security guard, and a meditation pyramid. The property is beautifully landscaped with flowers and palm trees, great for meditation or chilling in the hammocks.
Go Natural sanctuary is not a luxury resort, it is a meditative space in priceless nature environment that welcomes you as an integral human being, more than just a customer, where you can truly be yourself, and feel genuinely cared for.
Treat yourself to cozy accommodation in two bedroom sunrise villa with amazing panoramic sea views. Each bedroom is set with one queen bed which can accommodate two singles or two couples, or the whole family maximum of four persons.
The seafront villa has one bedroom with private bathroom, stunning sea views, and can be set with up to three beds to accommodate up to three persons.
The enlightenment room is a private room with shared bathroom that can be set with one or two beds to accommodate up to two persons.
The sunbeam room has a comfortable sunny room, shared bathroom, and it can be set with one or two beds to accommodate up to four persons.
The harmony room is a private room with private bathroom that can be set with one or two beds to accommodate up to two persons.
The irie dormitory is a fresh green accommodation with happy reggae colors that host comfortable bunk beds that can accommodate up to five persons.
During this retreat, you will be able to revitalize your body and soul, boost your health and immune system, relax, lose weight, detox, and de-stress while on this yoga vacation. You will be treated to healthy organic meals and drinks, herbal teas, fresh coconut water, and super-food smoothies. There will be also many opportunities to try exotic activities such as snorkeling, horseback riding, waterfalls, surfing, hiking, rafting, and much more.
This retreat is about slowing down and getting back into balance. Go Natural will cater the needs of each individual as a whole being and provide an oasis of tranquility and rejuvenation through yoga for mind and body awareness through healthy food and herbal teas in a priceless natural environment. Their aim is not only to teach you yoga while you are in this retreat but also to show you how to bring more yoga and healthy living practices into your everyday life. Go Natural will provide you a yoga plan and healthy tips for your daily routines.
Go Natural has prepared a yoga program that will suit your level, from beginner to intermediate for balance, immune system boost, weight loss, and concentration. The yoga sessions are based on Hatha, Kundalini, and Yin yoga. The classes usually will take place on the yoga platform facing the ocean or on the roofed yoga ashram. Usually, there will be two classes a day; one during the morning sunrise and another during the evening sunset, but it can vary.
Sometimes they host special guests like yoga gurus from India, Yogi masters from all around the world, Ayurveda experts, spiritual guides, and meditation experts. They will share with you all the knowledge they have gathered to give you a different idea on how to live a healthier and happier life even in a fast paced society; changes that you can make in little habits, tricks for improvement, and yoga practices that are just so good for everyone and have the power to improve your quality of life.
Once you are happy, the world is becoming a better place and the Earth heals through you. The yoga sessions will be tailored to meet your needs. They can work specifically on your issues (back pain, weight loss, hips openers, insomnia, and others) so that you will get the most out of your time during this retreat.
Different yoga techniques will be introduced and different meditation techniques as well so that you can find the one that fits you most. They will make a special custom-made plan for you to continue it afterward so that your time here becomes a true life improving this experience.
One excursion to a waterfall and one beach trip are included in this retreat.
Ramjas traveled the world for 10 years, searching for natural wisdom, healers, shamans, gurus, searching for the answers, learning about nutrition and healthy living, eating and experiencing all that in her own skin, practicing, learning, and teaching yoga. Ramjas has over decade of experience teaching yoga and various RTY certifications. Ramjas learned on her travels from gurus in India the secrets of Hatha, Pranayama, and meditation; secrets of Kundalini yoga and nutrition in Costa Rica; secrets of Tantra and Mohenzodaro woman yoga in Czech, and Yin yoga from American yogis.
Lion is teaching original rasta yoga style, fusing Hatha, and Kundalini yoga with a deep understanding of spirituality and breath control. In his teaching, he is very intuitive and listens to the needs of students. He practices yoga over decades and has RTY certification with Yoga Alliance. Between his specializations in yoga, he is also singers and performing artists.
Kassandra is a certified naturopath, holistic health coach, yoga instructor (CYT-RYT 200) and entrepreneur who has had a strong love, passion, and respect for holistic wellness for over a decade and has over seven years of personal research and professional experience in the natural health field. Her ultimate mission is to promote health empowerment. She holds a naturopath certification from the Alternative Medicine College of Canada and a RYT-200 certification from the Yoga Skills School of Kemetic Yoga.
Kim is a passionate traveler who studied yoga and yoga sciences in India and Tibet. She attained her first certification at Sivananda School of Yoga, Neyyar Dam, India. She then studied Astanga yoga under Pattabhi Jois in Mysore. She later attained a certification in yoga therapy at Vivekananda Kendra, in Bangalore, and also took courses in yoga Nidra, Vippasana meditation, and pranic healing. In addition, Kim is a certified hypnotist and practicing medicine woman.
Go Natural Sanctuary is located in the parish of Portland, Long Bay; the nicest and purest part of Jamaica. They are directly on the seaside; an oasis for your mind and soul with fantastic ocean views and surrounded by gorgeous green nature. It is a quiet and safe area where the only sounds you will hear are singing birds and the ever flowing voice of the ocean.
Long Bay beach It's one of the most beautiful virgin beaches with kilometers of fine white sand and it is located just three minutes away to a walking distance in fishermen village Long Bay. The parish of Portland, on Jamaica's East Coast is one of the most beautiful places on the island. With its stunning and warm blue waters, romantic coves, virgin beaches, breathtaking panoramic views, and waterfalls, it is not a tourist area and you will be far away from the rush, stress, and hustle of the city.
You will have a chance to meet locals, walk around and enjoy amazing wild nature and the pulsing culture of sweet Jamaica. Jamaica is described as the most beautiful island in the Caribbean; the enchanting jewel with sugar-white beaches, majestic waterfalls, charming houses, breathtakingly beautiful mountain peaks and tropical flora; all of it accompanied by the sensual beat of reggae.
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During this retreat, you will be served three main daily vegetarian meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner), delicious healthy snacks, and fresh fruits during the day, as well as unlimited water and herbal teas. Go Natural believes that the starting point for rejuvenation of the body and mind is through the foods that you may consume.
Go Natural Jamaica offers an abundance of carefully selected fresh fruit, organic vegetables, homemade foods prepared with loving care and attention. They follow as much as possible correct food combinations for optimal digestion. You may learn more about the correct food combinations during the nutrition workshop. As it is not only what you may eat but what you digest and assimilate that adds to your health, strength, and usefulness. Their menu is vegetarian based on Jamaican and Caribbean cuisine with healthy and international variations.
Their juices and meals have the purpose to cleanse and rebalance the body without eliminating the essential nutrients required. The menu is vegetarian with fresh seasonal products grown locally. There will be breakfast, dinner, fresh juice or smoothie, and coconut water included in the cost of this retreat. Go Natural has a large variety of teas from Jamaican herbs that have impressive healing properties.
You can at any time make yourself any of these teas. Jamaican flora possesses 80% of the most powerful medicinal plants, and Go Natural has learned to use them as natural remedies and they will be more than happy to share their knowledge with you.
The foods that are not served in this retreat include pork, beef, fish, chicken, white sugar, bread, refined flour, dairy products, alcohol, and sweets. These foods place extra stress on your body systems. By cutting them out for a few days, the body has the opportunity to re-balance itself.
Whenever you are not doing yoga, you can relax or read a book in a hammock as Go Natural has a library with books about yoga, healing, and wisdom topics. You can also swim in the sea or sunbathe at the beach. There are workshops and consultations taking place at Go Natural, all oriented on natural and healthy living.
Making homemade face masks and body scrubs, learning about healing herbs and making tea, making homemade cosmetics, Ayurveda knowledge workshops, nutrition talks, and debates will be also available. They can also arrange a variety of exotic trips and activities such as trips to waterfalls, Blue Lagoon, Frenchman cove, snorkeling, horseback riding, rafting, and much more.
Relax all your body and all your muscles. A professional massage therapist will give you the massage of your choice for an additional cost. You may choose Thai massage, pressure points massage, deep tissue massage, or Swedish massage. Pamper yourself with an amazing outdoor massage with the sound of the sea and just relax. Go Natural prepares homemade face masks and body scrubs for your natural spa experience.
Please book a flight to arrive at the Kingston International Airport (KIN). Go Natural will pick you up from the airport. The transfer is included in the price of the retreat.