Imagine daily nurturing yoga & mindfulness practice, in addition to farm-to-table alfresco feasting with fresh local produce and immersion into the Italian “la dolce vita” with a selection of authentic cultural + gourmet excursions and activities.
Join Julie + Vicki for a “wellness” immersion retreat with a focus on the practices that truly impact our health and well-being – moving our bodies, yoga, mindfulness and delicious food (and of course wine), all amidst the amazing history and culture of beautiful Tuscany!
Typical Daily Program
Each day with begin with a rejuvenating and relaxing yoga class followed by energy giving juices and freshly prepared breakfast. During the day and evening we will enjoy a deep, authentic immersion into Italian culture, from Lucca’s spectacular art & architecture, to the rolling hills of Tuscany & the Mediterranean sea-side charm of Cinque Terre, to volcanic hot springs; fabulous wines and gastronomia (“the art of good eating”) throughout.
In addition to our magical stay at an authentic Tuscan home estate with a 180-degree view of the Tuscan hills and Lucca, salt water pool, wood burning pizza oven and Turkish steam room, this wellness retreat includes:
- Homemade Tuscan vegetarian food and local wine for dinner
- Bike and walking tour of Lucca with the fabulous Federico
- Day trip to the breathtaking Cinque Terre region to hike and visit centuries-old seaside villages on the rugged Italian Riviera coastline.
- Night out in the thriving artist village of Pietrasanta
- Daily walks (optional)
Aboveall, this retreat is designed for you to experience a lot with great ease and with plenty of wide, open spaces in the itinerary to relax and/or explore on your own or with others. Your investment practically covers everything!
Who is this retreat for?
This retreat is OPEN TO ALL LEVELS of yoga, fitness, health and life experience. We look forward to taking this amazing journey and celebrating the practice of a healthy life with you.