Under the Tuscan Sun - Habit Mindful Living Meditation and Yoga Retreat

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Monte San Savino

52048 Monte San Savino


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HABIT Mindful Living is a community building platform assisting you in your self-growth and self-development journey through cultivating amindful way of living and practising meditation.

We organise retreats that encourage you to reconnect to your creative self through self reflection and meditation enjoying the here and the now whist fully immersed in nature and all its glory!

Our Tuscany retreat isin cooperation with artistJo Holland. We welcomeyou tojoin us andimmerse yourself in the breathtaking scenery of Maraviglia, practicemediation and yoga daily, eat locally grown organic meals and let the countryside rhythm rebalance you.

Positioned in an olive grove surrounded by oak trees the palpable Maraviglia energy offers a truly healing experience. Located in a splendid Tuscan country farmhouse with a private pool near the charming village of Monte San Savino, province of Arezzo, Italy.

Come and absorb the magnificent view over the surrounding countryside during the day andstar-filled sky andrejuvenating silence during the night.

Whats included :

  • 6 nights/7 days accommodation in double rooms

  • FullBoard – 3 locallysourced organic meals per day

  • Daily YogaClass

  • Guided Meditation Sessions with Buddhist Monk with LP Pasura

  • Two creative meditative sessions with Jo Holland

  • Mindful Gardening

  • One to One with a Buddhist MonkandDailyCoaching

  • A Special Movement Improvisation Workshop

  • DailyLectures on Buddhist philosophy and how to integrate thisancient wisdom in our daily lives

Organisers / Instructors

Jo Holland

Jo Holland is a practicing artist who works with meditation to enhance her creativity and passion for life in celebration of beauty and the natural world.

Jo exhibits nationally and internationally, taking part in The Other Art Fair in Brooklyn,New York, May 2019 and having recentlybeen commissioned to create large-scale works for Harrods, Re:Centre wellness centre in Hammersmith and One Fen Court, London, a new building designed by EPA & owned by Generali.

www.joholland.com| Instagram @joholland_uk

Yana Yaneva

Yanahas been practicing meditation for 8 years. She hasdeepened her practice by turning it into a mission to share knowledge and to help people. In recent years, she has been traveling as a mentor and meditation instructor, mostly in the Middle and Far East, teaching and mentoring international programs.

Over the years, she has given trainings to more than 2,000 people in 15 countries and is currently active withseveralprograms and studios, organizing retreats, corporate trainings, women empowerment workshops and offering self-development tools to help people deal with stress and anxiety. She believes that her words can change human destiny, not because they are something people do not know, but because they are at the right time.

Monk Phra Pasura Dantanamo

Monk Pasurais very special and respected among the monastic circles. Hehad a pretty stormy life before becoming a monk. He was a DJ, steward, and professional basketball player. Because of his ability to be part of both worlds, he has a very interestingapproach to sharing with his knowledge, wisdom, experience, and inthe way he givesit forward to the modern human.

Phra Pasura has practiced meditation for nearly 30 years, and has been conducting meditation classes and retreats to people of different religions, races, and cultural backgrounds from around the world. Phra Pasura's belief is that all human beings are equal, and everyone is entitled to be happy and living a life of peace.

Christian Coelho

Born and raised in Brazil and initially trained in Ashtanga & Rocket Vinyasa Yoga, Christian found inspiration in Yin as well as the slower and intuitive style of Forrest Yoga. Recently graduated from SOAS University with a Masters degree in Yoga History & Philosophy.

Christian loves to create an environment where students can explore many aspects of yoga – physical, mental, emotional and spiritual - so they can listen to the voices of intuition and develop a growing relationship with themselves. Further, Christian uses the power of Native-American ceremony to inspire his life and to teach from a place of fullness, so his students are always welcomed and guided to his best quality of attention.


This retreat will take place in Monte San Savino, province of Arezzo, Italy.

Dates : Sunday 16th- Saturday June 22nd

Full board price : €1,300 / £1,120

Early bird bookings by May 5th or second timers*: €1,100/ £950

Bring along your friends and receive a €100 / £85 discount per person(NB for a group of 2 or more people )

* discounts cannot be combined
** for single room or triple room option please inquire

Limited spots : 9 people only

To reserve your space you need to pay 50% deposit

Contact us on habitmindfulliving@gmail.com or via facebook https://www.facebook.com/habitmindfulliving/

Example Schedule :

5.30am - optional silent sunrise meditation

7am - guided meditation

8am - yoga

9am - breakfast

10am - optional workshop

11am - free time

12noon - lunch

free time – organised activity

6pm - dinner

7pm - meditation with lecture

9pm - free time

10pm - sleep

What is not included in the price :

- flights to and from your destination to retreat

- personal insurance

- transportation to and from the airport to retreat site *please see details below


-Nearest centres:

Arezzo 25 min, Siena 30 min, Perugia and Florence about 45 minutes, Pisa and Rome 2 hours

- Nearest Airports:

Florence (about 45 min drive)

Perugia (about 45 min drive)

Pisa (about 1.5 hour drive)

Bologna (about 2 hour drive)

Rome (about 2 hour drive)

- We can Arrange pick ups at:

Monte S.Savino Train Station(Free)

Arezzo Train station€20 / £17 per person - 2 people minimum, 6 max per trip.

Florence “Peretola” Airport€45 / £38.50per person - 4 people minimum, 6 max per trip.

-National Railway booking system:

http://www.trenitalia.com/tcom-enexcellent service - works great!


You can easily walk (20 mins) or bike (5 mins) to town, the country roads and scenery will make your stroll wonderful at any time of day!

Monte San Savino offers numerous shops and services, supermarkets, ice-cream shops, bakeries, butcher shops, bicycle rental, fitness centre, post office, banks, restaurants, bars, antiquarian and ceramic shops etc.

This ancient medieval town is all you can imagine when you think of the gorgeous tuscan stone paved streets, welcoming locals, fragrant air and laundry drying from window to window over narrow streets. Get ready to reset you clock, get a taste of small town life and have coffee with the locals … “un espresso per favore”!

For more information, please contact us on habitmindfulliving@gmail.com or via fb message

Payment methods :
PayPal yana.yaneva@gmail.com or bank transfer *contact for details

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