5 Days Anti-Stress, Yoga & Meditation Holiday at Vikasa Yoga in Koh Samui, Thailand

Yoga and Anti-Stress Vacation in Koh Samui

Aching to escape from all the stress and blunders that your busy life brings? Do you want some peace and quiet in paradise? Have you come to ask yourself, Where has your power gone? Well then, its time to re-build a healthy body and focused mind for your happiness and wellbeing. Join Bettina Maul in this specially tailored yoga and anti-stress program by Vikasa Yoga Retreat. Discover your real potential.

Highlights

  • Wellness consultation
  • Daily yoga and meditation
  • Private one on one anti-stress sessions with Bettina Maul
  • Reiki healing, Ayurvedic lifestyle, health coaching and education
  • Healthy brunch and dinner buffet
  • 4 nights accommodation

Styles


4 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English

Airport transfer available:
Samui Airport (US$20 per person)

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Accommodation

Facilities

  • Spa
  • Café
  • Garden
  • Restaurant
  • Yoga shala

Program

Is it time to step back after a period of stress, busy schedules, or hard work? This anti-stress program can help to rebalance your body and mind, change your eating habits, renew your energy and replenish your spirit. Learn to relax, nurture yourself, start or deepen your yoga practice and healthy living. Increase concentration, improve sleep quality and increase overall happiness and wellbeing. Rebuild a positive attitude towards life.

The anti-stress program starts with an initial wellness consultation. Vikasa Yoga Retreat has designed the whole process to be a stress-free one, from your arrival to departure. Based on your personal needs and preferences, a three to a five-day program will be developed for maximum results. This program use a unique mix of stress relieving activities: yoga, meditation, pranayama (breathing techniques) relaxation techniques, Reiki healing, Ayurvedic lifestyle guidelines, and wellness massage. Enjoy the relaxing environments of Vikasa and Koh Samui.

Sample schedule

  • 07:00 - 07:45 Group meditation
  • 09:00 - 10:15 One-on-one anti-stress session
  • 10:30 - 11:30 Healthy brunch
  • 11:30 - 13:00 Free time - enjoy and relax by the pool
  • 13:00 - 14:00 Massage
  • 14:00 - 16:00 Free time or additional coaching or acupuncture session
  • 16:00 - 17:15 One-on-one anti-stress session with Bettina
  • 18:00 - 19:15 Yoga
  • 18:30 - 20:30 Healthy dinner

Instructors

Betti
Betti has studied and practiced yoga for more than 10 years in diverse styles and different settings in Europe and Asia. Believing that one of the essential parts of yoga is meditation, she is very well practiced in several meditation techniques that can be applied in all walks of life with lasting health benefits for body, mind, and soul.Yoga has been an essential tool in her personal journey, and one that she is passionate about sharing with others.

Location

Food

Vikasa serves wholesome health-conscious meals in buffet style from 9:30 -11:30 and 18:30 - 20:30. Both meals are complimentary for every yoga vacation guest. Kickstart your day to an amazing brunch. A freshly squeezed juice, tea and coffee, a sunny side up or vegetable omelette, wholegrain toasts, oatmeal or muesli with yogurt, or chia seeds pudding, superfoods, veggies with speciality in-house organic dips, vegetarian sandwiches or pancakes, and of course a variety of fresh-cut tropical fruits. Dinner includes a hot soup, typical local dishes with tofu, brown rice, two or three vegetarian dishes, fresh salad, dahl, and always one seafood dish. For dessert, Vikasa serves fruits, occasional delectable mango sticky rice or other uniquely Thai savouring. Vikasa homemade signature tea is a perfect finish to your meal.

The following meals are included:

  • Brunch
  • Dinner

The following drinks are included:

  • Water
  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Detox juices

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Lacto-ovo Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Gluten Free
  • Organic
  • Raw food
  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
  • Pescatarian
  • Seafood
  • Naturopathic
  • Fruitarian
  • Lactose Free
  • Whole food
  • Paleo diet
  • Yogic
  • Other dietary requirements on request
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

Bophut fisherman village

The traditional heart of Bophut is a charming fisherman village on the east side of the beach. Enjoy walking the street bazaar every Friday for local shopping. If you want to try the local seafood, your fresh catch is prepared before your eyes. Chaweng is the largest and most popular of Koh Samui beaches. This is the longest beach on Samui and also the busiest tourist area with lots of shopping, dining, and nightlife. Lamai is another nearby area situated along the second biggest beach after Chaweng. It also has a shopping street with many shops and restaurants. Vikasa’s very own Bliss Spa offers traditional and alternative healing therapies. The Thai massage is wonderfully therapeutic and relaxing. Massage services can range from gentle and relaxing to highly effective deep tissue massage. Your therapist can help with specific problem areas and help to relieve stress-related blockages. Muay Thai lessons Just across the road from Vikasa, there is a traditional Muay Thai boxing school. Private or group Muay Thai lessons can be easily arranged. For those willing to try a new experience in the martial arts, Muay Thai provides an exciting contrast to yoga practice. Optional activities can be booked through the resort to the local waterfalls, see a secret Buddha garden, visit the National Marine Park, explore the temples of Koh Samui, or meet local Buddhist monks. Many other exciting touring options are available by special request. You can take your group to a nice beach at sunrise or sunset for an unforgettable meditation and pranayama session.

Spa treatments

Vikasa’s Bliss Spa offers a range of luxurious services that will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed. They specialize in authentic Thai massage as well as Swedish and Indian massage styles. They use excellent quality organic and locally manufactured products for their scrubs, facials, and skin treatments. Vikasa spa is open air and constructed on a natural ocean cliff side. For a unique experience, enjoy one of our special treatments such as Manual Lymphatic Drainage massage or a detoxifying Herbal Thai Compress treatment. Their signature Thai yoga massage emphasizes the assisted stretching that is a smaller part of most Thai massages and enhances your yoga training by increasing flexibility. Yoga and massage go together like breathing and air. Feel the soft sea spray and hear the waves crashing on the rocks as you enjoy being pampered by one of our expert therapists. A trip to Koh Samui wouldn’t be complete without visiting Vikasa’s Bliss Spa.

What's included

  • One on one anti-stress sessions with Bettina Maul that includes a mix of meditation, yoga (physical practice), pranayama (breathing techniques), relaxation techniques and therapies, Reiki healing and Ayurvedic lifestyle & health coaching and education
  • 2 yoga classes daily
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • Access to Sky Gym
  • Daily meditation class
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout resort
  • Healthy brunch after morning yoga
  • Up to 6 extra yoga classes in between weekly
  • Wholesome dinner after evening yoga
  • Yoga mats and other supplies

What's not included

  • Additional acupuncture and additional coaching sessions are not included in package pricing. Any other activity not mentioned in the above-given program is at an extra cost.

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