Retreats

We offer 3 different retreat programmes throughout the year in peaceful locations both at our Yoga Tree centre in Chiang Mai and at our favourite eco nature resorts outside the city. Everyone is welcome. Please choose your retreat now and book early!


  • MOVEMENT & DANCE MEDITATION

    NEW YEAR REJUVENATION RETREAT

    30 December (10.30 – 18.30)

     

    about the retreat

    This urban one day retreat offers you a space for reflection and a getaway to refresh, energise and be ready to welcome in 2019.  You will have an opportunity to dive into healing and transformative movement meditation, the DANCEmandala, and to enjoy Biodanza, a system of dance expression to creatively let go of what’s no longer serve and to create more space for within. The program will include a balance of dance, gentle yoga, music, guided journey, shamanic session, sounds and healing touch workshop. You will have the opportunity to work individually and in group space. The retreat will be led by Areeradh and guest facilitators at our beautiful Arak Road centre. Full program to follow..

    about the retreat leader

    Areeradh is the founder of the Yoga Tree and the initiator and the teacher of the DANCEmandala movement meditation. She’s an experienced movement facilitator and a long time yoga teacher and practitioner.

    who is the retreat for

    Everyone! If you are looking for space and workshop that will help facilitate your new year transition in a meaningful and joyful way that leave you refreshed and inspired. This retreat is for you.

    price

    THB1500 early bird by 15th of Dec OR THB1900 there after (vegetarian with vegan option lunch and light dinner included)

    registration and booking

    Please email: info@theyogatree.org for early bird offer


  • YOGA & MEDITATION

    ONE DAY YOGA & MEDITATION RETREAT FOR ALL

    26 Jan. 2019 | 23 Feb. 2019 (8.30 – 16.30)

    about the retreat

    This one-day retreat is a chance to recharge, refresh or simply find some peace and calmness away from your everyday life. Gentle yoga integrated with meditation, healthy vegetarian food and our delicious Ayuvedic smoothies, this retreat will leave you feeling lighter, brighter and revitalized. Set in the lush, tropical gardens of Chiang Mai’s famed yoga centre, the Yoga Tree offers an oasis of calm in the heart of the old city. The retreat will be led by long-time yoga teacher and founder of the Yoga Tree, Areeradh and her partner Kru Neil. Suitable for both beginners and experienced practitioners

    feedback from previous retreats

    “I found it really excellent….. the time taken to welcome people and set the tone, the balance of yoga and meditation, the ongoing guidance, having a chance for reflection as a group. Also, the food!” Amanda, UK

    “It’s a really beautiful place with lots of nature that helped me to stay focused and relaxed during the meditation. I think this is the best opportunity for beginners like me to learn more about yoga and meditation. The teachers are professional and prepared.” Priscilla, Italy

    “This retreat is a beautiful gift for yourself. The yoga instruction was wonderful – very relaxing. Suitable to all levels. I found the yoga nidra with Tibetan bowls to be so relaxing. The meditation was beautifully guided and helpful. The day schedule was perfect – not too long or too busy. Food was amazing – that curry is my new favourite Thai food! “ Helen, Canada

    “I felt like I learned several tools to help with the life we busy ourselves with. I really enjoyed the love and comfort I felt with everyone here. No judgments. The notebook for thoughts was a great idea.”

    “Beautiful experience! Heart opening. I feel genuinely a huge calmness, stillness and connection. Such a beautiful place!”  Camilla, Sweden

    who is the retreat for

    Everybody! Whether you are a curious first-timer or want to freshen up your practice, everyone is welcome. You must be in good physical and mental shape.

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    the venue and facilities

    The Yoga Tree is a well-established centre for yoga, meditation, dance and wellbeing. We have three studios, daily classes in everything from Hatha Yoga, Chi-Gong and Women sacred dance, to Dance Mandala, Stillness meditation and the ever-popular Laughter Yoga. More than anything, the Yoga Tree is a community space which people come back to time and again over many years and the well-established local community enjoys regular festivals, retreats and workshops. The Yoga Tree café has juices, smoothies and healthy snacks.  We provide yoga mats, props and back-supporting meditation cushions.

    Easy walking distance to all the great markets, galleries, cafes and temples that Chiang Mai has to offer, the Yoga Tree is a great place to meet, connect or simply hang out and enjoy the atmosphere.

    the location

    The Yoga Tree lies in the heart of the in the beautiful old city of Chiang Mai, northern Thailand, centre of the ancient Lanna Kindom and steeped in local culture and customs. When you visit Thailand, locals often ask, ‘Have you been to Chiang Mai yet?’ and for good reason. Consistently voted in the top 10 best world cities to visit, Chiang Mai is known for its hospitality, relaxed pace of life, spirituality, and closeness to nature. A vibrant mix of both old and modern culture, the old city is home to great local coffee, numerous cafes, galleries, vegan and vegetarian restaurants, beautiful old temples, fresh food markets, the infamous weekend Walking Street night markets, all enclosed within a 13th century moat and old city walls. If you haven’t been to Chiang Mai yet, what are you waiting for?  

    food

    Now for the important bit: food! We provide healthy lunch, tasty and vegetarian, with vegan options, made from local ingredients. Fresh, in-season tropical fruit herbal tea will be provided throughout the day. At morning break, we’ll offer one of our special Ayurvedic smoothies, which you can customize according to your Ayurvedic body type! Free drinking water is always available.   

    schedule and outline

    We start at 8:30am sharp and finish at 16:30

    8:30-10:00               Gentle Yoga and Meditation
    10:00 -10:30            Break for Ayuvedic smoothie
    10:30-12:00             Yin-yang Yoga and Meditation
    12:00-13:00             Healthy Vegetarian Lunch
    13:00-14:30             Walking Meditation, Restorative Yoga and Tibetan sound bowls relaxation
    14:30 – 15:00           Break for fresh fruit
    15:00 -16:00            Meditation and Reflection
    16:00 – 16:00           Closing smoothie in the garden !

    cost

    THB1300 early bird (advanced payment by the 10th of the month)
    THB1500 full price there after

    Bring a friend for 1,000 baht!

    registration and payment

    To book a place, please send us an application form and payment no later than the 10th of the month, if you want to get the Early Bird Discount, or otherwise by the 22nd.  If you wish to book a place after that date, please write to us at info@theyogatree.org to check for availability.  We operate a first-come first-served booking policy. Maximum 20 places. No refunds! For any registration or other enquiries, please email info@theyogatree.org.

    We accept bank transfers to either UK or local Thai accounts and PayPal. For some events, including this one-day retreat, we also accept cash payment directly at the Yoga Tree centre. See how to pay, terms and conditions by clicking on the link below.

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  • SACRED DANCE & WOMEN RETREAT

    ONE DAY SACRED DANCE RETREAT AND DIVINE FEMININE IMMERSION

    21 January 2019 (9.30 – 17.30) | The Yoga Tree – Chiang Mai

    about the retreat

    This one-day retreat provides space and tools for you to re-connect to your feminine essence and immerse into the divine energy in a sacred space. We will connect with each other through authentic sharing, meditation and SheDance sacred movement and healing ceremony. This is an invitation to you to slow down, rest and shine from within. We will practice giving and receiving unconditional support and cultivate our women wisdom, balance and inner harmony.

    who is the retreat for

    All women welcomed! Whether you are a curious first-timer to this topic or want to develop further your divine feminine connection and practice, every woman is welcome.

    apply now

    the venue and facilities

    The Yoga Tree is a well-established centre for yoga, meditation, dance and wellbeing. We have three studios, daily classes in everything from Hatha Yoga, Chi-Gong and Women sacred dance, to Dance Mandala, Stillness meditation and the ever-popular Laughter Yoga. More than anything, the Yoga Tree is a community space which people come back to time and again over many years and the well-established local community enjoys regular festivals, retreats and workshops. The Yoga Tree café has juices, smoothies and healthy snacks.  We provide yoga mats, props and back-supporting meditation cushions.

    Easy walking distance to all the great markets, galleries, cafes and temples that Chiang Mai has to offer, the Yoga Tree is a great place to meet, connect or simply hang out and enjoy the atmosphere.

    the location

    The Yoga Tree lies in the heart of the in the beautiful old city of Chiang Mai, northern Thailand, centre of the ancient Lanna Kindom and steeped in local culture and customs. When you visit Thailand, locals often ask, ‘Have you been to Chiang Mai yet?’ and for good reason. Consistently voted in the top 10 best world cities to visit, Chiang Mai is known for its hospitality, relaxed pace of life, spirituality, and closeness to nature. A vibrant mix of both old and modern culture, the old city is home to great local coffee, numerous cafes, galleries, vegan and vegetarian restaurants, beautiful old temples, fresh food markets, the infamous weekend Walking Street night markets, all enclosed within a 13th century moat and old city walls. If you haven’t been to Chiang Mai yet, what are you waiting for?  

    food

    Now for the important bit: food! We provide healthy lunch, tasty and vegetarian, with vegan options, made from local ingredients. Fresh, in-season tropical fruit herbal tea will be provided throughout the day. At morning break, we’ll offer one of our special Ayurvedic smoothies, which you can customize according to your Ayurvedic body type! Free drinking water is always available.   

    schedule and outline

    We start at 9:30am sharp and finish at 17:30

    * Full schedule to follow

    cost

    THB1300 early bird (advanced payment by the 10th of the month)
    THB1500 full price there after

    Bring a friend for 1,000 baht!

    registration and payment

    To book a place, please send us an application form and payment no later than the 10th of the month, if you want to get the Early Bird Discount. If you wish to book a place after that date, please write to us at info@theyogatree.org to check for availability.  We operate a first-come first-served booking policy. Maximum 9 places. No refunds! For any registration or other enquiries, please email info@theyogatree.org.

    We accept bank transfers to either UK or local Thai accounts and PayPal. For some events, including this one-day retreat, we also accept cash payment directly at the Yoga Tree centre. See how to pay, terms and conditions by clicking on the link below.

    go to payment page