Carnival, Yoga
& Meditation Retreat

In Sicily

25th February - 1st March 2017

"Clare's retreat is so relaxing and free-spirited! Yoga, excursions, culture, food, wine! I highly recommend this experience."

As the first signs of spring appear, say cheerio to winter in the full colour of Sicilian carnival!

Combining the stillness of meditation, yoga and shiatsu with dancing, socialising and mindful eating in the full explosion of Sicilian carnival, this is a joyful and mindful way to begin 2017!

Each day is unique, with different carnivals and yoga practices, sometimes at the beach, sometimes walking along the cape or meditating in the garden.

You may enjoy solitary and silent practices, creative exercises and materials are always available.

Staying at Claudia's home-from-home by Milazzo castle and just above Milazzo beach, we have the garden and house to practise and relax. We are in the old part of town with beautiful stone buildings, delicious views of the sea and the marina promenade with Messina province's famous granita and ice cream is a short walk away. Accommodation is mainly in twin rooms - a single room may be available, please ask for details.

The schedule for the retreat is open to change as we adapt to the wonderful possibilities that Sicily offers us. A willingness for spontaneity and adaptation is essential so that we can let the magic happen... A typical day can look like this:

All activities are opt-in opt-out, this is your retreat and it's entirely up to you how you use it.

The price of this Carnival, Yoga & Meditation retreat is £550

This includes:

It does not include:

A non-refundable deposit of £75 is required to confirm your booking - please see booking details below.

Travel: A shared taxi will meet the Easyjet flight on Saturday 25th February from London Gatwick 14.30 to Palermo 18.25. Another option from London that day is with Easyjet from Gatwick 08.45 to Catania 12.50 where you can catch a bus to Milazzo. Heading back, you may like to take a train on Wednesday 1st March for the Ryanair flight 21.30 to London Stansted 23.40, or perhaps spend a little extra time in Sicily before you fly home.

Checking flights...
If you are not catching the flights above that will be met by shared taxi, then the closest airports to Milazzo are Catania and Palermo, then you can catch a train or coach to Milazzo and we will arrange a taxi to take you from the train station to the accommodation. It takes a few hours by train from either Palermo or Catania, so allow yourself plenty of time. To check flight times and prices, I recommend

"Sicily is a magical place with delicious food
and Clare fed us the best of it. I can't wait to go back
and live that experience all over again"

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Booking your place

To book your place, please fill out the booking form and check the terms and conditions here

Then send your £75 non-refundable deposit through this page
(payment is made via Paypal, let me know if you would prefer to make a bank transfer)

The full price can be sent in a single payment or in installments.

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