September 28 - October 5, 2019 | Yoga, Wine, Cuisine + Culture Retreat in Tuscany, Italy with Dr Liz Lindh & Chef Naga of Gaia Gourmet Cuisine 

We have created a very special opportunity for you to join us at a beautiful luxury villa estate near Cavriglia in the Chianti Hills of Tuscany, Italy September 29 - October 5, 2019 to experience and enjoy the vibrant Tuscan culture at it’s finest. This yoga retreat features several farm-to-table, vegetarian menus with wine pairings from this infamous wine producing region. Chef Naga & Gaia Gourmet have designed a delightful culinary journey for us featuring some amazing Italian chefs and utilizing the best of everything available locally. Join us for daily Lakshmi Rising Yoga with Dr. Liz Lindh (Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Credits available), two Italian cooking classes, options for curated excursions to cultural sites, a food & wine adventure to a bio-dynamic vineyard, a class in traditional pecorino cheese-making at a sheep farm, truffle hunting in the Tuscan forest, soaking in natural thermal springs, Italian artisan shopping, Chianti hills hiking, in-house massage therapy & healing body work, and exclusive enjoyment of a beautiful 15 acre private estate with olive groves and lavender fields in the Chianti Hills of Tuscany. 

SAMPLE SCHEDULE

Saturday September 28
1:00pm Meet in Florence for an opening lunch to enjoy a multi-course gourmet vegetarian tasting menu with wine paring. From there we will all ride together to the villa.
8:00pm Light Gaia Gourmet Dinner

Sunday September 29
8:30-10am Morning Yoga
10:00am Gaia Gourmet Breakfast Buffet
Hike (or shuttle) to Montegonzi for an al fresco, a la carte gourmet Tuscan lunch *extra charge for lunch and shuttle
No lunch will be served at the villa
7:00 Cooking Class with Dinner & Wine

Monday September 30
8:30-10am Morning Yoga
10:00am Gaia Gourmet Breakfast Buffet
Day trip to Cortona for Cheese Making and multi-course gourmet vegetarian Tuscan lunch with wine pairing, Wine Lesson and Exploring *extra charge for this excursion
No lunch or dinner will be served at the villa

Tuesday October 1
8:30-10am Morning Yoga
10:00am Gaia Gourmet Breakfast Buffet
Boutique Bio-Dynamic Winery Tour with a multi-course gourmet vegetarian Tuscan lunch with wine pairing *extra charge for this excursion
No lunch will be served at the villa
8:00pm Light Gaia Gourmet Dinner (bring your own wine)

Wednesday October 2
8:30-10am Morning Yoga
10:00am Gaia Gourmet Breakfast Buffet
Day trip to Terme San Giovanni and an a la carte, multi-course gourmet Tuscan dinner *extra charge for this excursion
No lunch or dinner will be served at the villa

Thursday October 3
8:30-10am Morning Yoga
10:00am Gaia Gourmet Breakfast Buffet
Excursion to Montevarchi Outdoor Market and a traditional family-style vegetarian Tuscan lunch *extra charge for this excursion
No lunch will be served at the villa
7:00 Cooking Class with Celebration Dinner & Wine

Friday October 4
8:30-10am Morning Yoga
10:00am Gaia Gourmet Breakfast Buffet
Truffle hunting and special truffle-infused gourmet multi-course vegetarian Tuscan lunch paired with wines *extra charge for this excursion
No lunch will be served at the villa
8:00pm Light Gaia Gourmet Dinner (bring your own wine)

Saturday October 5
9-10am Gaia Gourmet Breakfast Buffet
10am Departure shuttle to Montevarchi-Terranuova Station

 

REGISTER HERE



Standard Twin [shared room & shared bath] $1750 USD per person
Deluxe Twin [shared room & private bath] $1950 USD per person
Superior Queen Single [private room w/ Queen bed & shared bath] $2350 USD per person
Deluxe Queen Single [private room w/ Queen bed & private bath] $2550 USD per person
Superior Queen Couple [private room w/ Queen bed & shared bath] $3350 USD for two ($1675 per person)
Deluxe Queen Couple [private room w/ Queen bed & private bath] $3550 USD for two ($1775 per person)

The per person retreat price includes 1-2 organic vegetarian meals each day, Italian espresso, an assortment of teas, fresh seasonal fruit for snacking, high vibration spring water for drinking and bathing, accommodations in a beautifully restored 17th century Tuscan Villa, hand-crafted lavender soap & bathroom amenities, full access to the common areas, access to laundry machines, wifi, a vegetarian tasting menu with wine paring in Florence, 90 minute asana & meditation practice each morning, transportation from Florence on arrival day and to Montevarchi-Terranuova Station on departure day, 2 cooking classes with wine, unlimited enjoyment of a beautiful private estate including olive groves, gardens, wooded trails, chaise lounge beds for sun bathing and infinity swimming pool, and concierge assistance planning your travel. The retreat price does not include international transportation, lodging in Florence, six optional group excursions, additional food, wine or personal care necessities, meals out, or optional wellness services.

**Gluten-free or Vegan diets are not possible to accommodate on this Italy experience.

All payments are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Step 1:
Simply place a $500 deposit per person to reserve your room on this magical retreat! Room selection will be made during this check-out process. Please note: your final payment must be received by July 28.

Early Registration Retreat Deposit
500.00
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Step 2:
Make the following final payment based on your pre-selected room type before July 28.

**The following prices are the remaining balance due after placing your $500 deposit.

 

Book Excursions:

Bio-Dynamic winery lunch with wine pairing
110.00
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Thermal spa transportation, entry to private thermal pools and and group dinner
130.00

Book your optional spa treatments here. Contact Liz with any questions.

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Truffle hunting with lunch paired with wine
210.00
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