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South India – The Way of Ayurveda Nature

Oct 31 to Nov 8, 2022

Join HERIZEN™ Yoga for Women and other like minded women like you, on a Personalized South India - The Way of Ayurveda Nature Experience.    Calm the mind and rejuvenate the body!

The Way of Ayurveda Nature is an adventure into the colourful ancient land of South India, with its sacred temples, yoga centres, authentic villages, flavourful cuisine, spiritual pilgrims, and festivals of light.

Let your senses be enraptured by the vibrant spice markets, the intricate and ornate temple carvings and the vast shimmering ocean with spectacular sunsets, while your mind is calmed by daily yoga practices, quiet meditation in the world’s most sacred shrines, and time to connect to your inner light.

We begin our adventure in Varkala at the edge of the Arabian Sea, where we can relax with the beauty of the lovely beaches, walking the red cliffs and enjoying historic Hindu Temples.  After your journey from North India or your international flight - this is the perfect place to settle and begin your South India Ayurveda and Yoga Adventure.

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DETAILS: 8 Days / nights in Kerela, South India Oct 31 to Nov 8, 2022.

A mystical Women-only Shakti fusion adventure in South India. Deepen your spiritual practice in authentic India while enhancing your natural Well-being through Yoga, Ayurveda and Astrology.

Self Investment: $2195 USD   
Deposit 50%: $1097.50 USD

Balance due:

All payments non refundable

All of our Women Yoga Adventures include a fusion of yoga, nature art and self awareness processes designed specifically for women to create peace of mind, clarity and purpose for living your ideal life and taking your next step to Self Mastery! 

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This South India - The Way of Ayurveda Nature program is an 8 day add on experience from our 16 day North India Shakti Yoga Fusion Adventure.

A few options here for you.   When combinng both experiences If you can add on a 300 / 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Certification - Yoga Alliance Recognzied. Or received Yoga Alliance Educational credits and or just enjoy the experience with a small group of like minded women in a personalized and unique way

On this journey we attract women from around the world, that are gentle, heart centered and self responsible adults who are interested to enrich and advance their Consciounsess in the Motherland of YogaWelcome to India!

Arrive Trivandrum, Kerala India on Oct 31, depart from Trivandrum on Nov 8, 2022. Travel with experienced Yoga Acharya (Teacher) and Ayurvedic Practitioner, Astrologer -Astro Palmist Valma Shakti (Brenton) E-RYT 500, R.A.L.C, R.AP.  She has traveled both the north & south India for the last 13 years and has much wisdom and knowledge to share with you.

What others says about their experience...

Travelling through the exotic and fascinating country of India with Valma was a life changing and humbling experience! The entire trip was a deeply spiritual journey for me with new and exciting adventures unfolding each day! Valma led us through India with confidence, awareness, experience and incredible knowledge. It was truly an enlightening experience that I would recommend to anyone looking to deepen their own personal practices while experiencing the magnificence of this ancient country!  Namaste!  Lois Kerr, Canada

OUR PROGRAM OUTLINE

 

Nov 31   Day   1   Thiruvananthapuram – Varkala: Arrive to Thiruvananthapuram (TRV) airport and private transport to hotel 30 to 45 minutes.  Check in to our Vakala Beach House.  Relax, walk, beach time, swim, shopping, massage or surf. Afternoon Meditation / Yoga.  Enjoy evening sunset with dinner on the north cliffs.  Make sure your camera is fully charged as this is a magical experience!  (Breakfast was at the hotel in Delhi) Bring snacks for your morning travel.  We will be at Varkala by lunch -time.   Free time to explore and enjoy yourself.

Nov 01   Day   2   Varkala – Am Meditation & Yoga class at hotel with Valma.  If you wish to make arrangements for Ayurvedic treatments and other Yoga class it can be arranged at this time or the evening before. 15 min complimentary continue Ayurvedic Consult with Valma. Temple visits, exploration or beach / swim time or surfing.  B

Nov  02   Day   3 Varkala – Azlmala Beach: Am Meditation / Yoga.
Drive by private taxi to Azimala Beach Home stay.   Stop at the Chudukad Devi Temple (Kali Temple – one of Valma favorite).  Meals are included at the Homestay or you can take meals at local restaurants. In addition, the Homestay is also an Ayurveda Panchakarma Clinic.  1 Ayurvedic treatment included. Within walking to the beach and local Shiva Temple. B / L / D

Nov  03   Day   4  Azlmala Beach Home Stay – Ayurveda Panchakarma Clinic.  Am meditation and Yoga class with Valma, temple visit.   Ayurvedic treatments, Astrology Session with Valma, afternoon Meditation / Yoga class, Free time.  Beach sunset. – Satsang.    B / L / D

Nov  04   Day   5   Azimala Beach– Kanyakumari: Meditation /Yoga class at Home Stay with Valma.  Drive with private taxi to Kanyakumari the southern most tip of India.  Check into Homestay / hotel in Kanyakumari.

Kanyakumari is in the state of Tamilnadu and is the southern most point of mainland India.  Travel by small ferry-boat to visit the Vivekananda Memorial Rock where he meditated. Serene and lovely energy here.   We will visit and mediate on the island. Back in time to see the sunset at the Mahatma Ghats and Market area.   Then to Kumari Temple for evening Puja. Local restaurant for dinner.  The Dosa is fantastic.  B

Nov  05   Day   6   Morning Yoga / Meditation. Early departure with packed breakfast to visit sunrise mountain.  It is a special experience to see the sunrise from the most southern point in India.  It is a morning climb and we will do this as suits each individual

Back to Homestay for rest, wash up and have lunch.   B / L / D

Nov  06   Day   7  Kanyakumari – Kovolam:  Yoga / Meditation.
Drive to Kovlam to stay at a homestay.   A fun beach town.  Enjoy free time to see the lighthouse beach, swim, shopping, Ayurvedic massage or have coconut by the beach. Backwater tour.  B / L

Nov  07   Day   8  Kovalam Beach –  Am Yoga / Meditation with Valma.  Visit Elephant Rehabilitation Center.  Late afternoon meditation and evening out for our last dinner / night together.  B / L

Nov  08  Day   9  Kovalam to Thiruvananthapuram Airport – Am up early for meditation and Yoga class.  Be ready to head to airport to catch flights. The airport is a 25- minute drive.  B

 

COMPLIMENTARY WITH YOUR BOOKING:

In addition, you will receive a complimentary Numerology Prediction 2022, and 15 minute Ayurvedic Consult including palmistry and astrology reading by Aarcharya Valma Shakti.

VALMA SHAKTI

YOUR GUIDE

Meet Valma Shakti (Brenton) - of HERIZEN Life Adventures International Sailing, Yoga, & Self-Awareness teacher and lifestyle coach. Valma is also an Ayurvedic practitioner, astro-palmist, hora-astrologer, yogini, author, inspirational speaker and global adventurer.

"My purpose,” says Valma “is to be a mirror for other women like yourself, to share my knowledge and wisdom of life and empowering you to live your very best life. To inspire you to create miracles in your life and be open to the present moment...creating balance through awareness, self-confidence, intention and faith. I invite all women to celebrate personal success and natural Well-Being through awareness, motion and nature. Join me on a journey of freedom and transform all aspects of your life through Yoga, Ayurveda, Qigong, Mantra, Meditation, Pranayama, Sustainable Green Living and let your spirit fly.”

Praise

"The HERIZEN™ Yoga for Women South India - The Way of Ayurveda nature experience was transformational for me. Valma deftly guided us through this magical land of The Jungle Book with its wide white sand beaches, lush forests, elephants and sumptuous cuisine. Meeting the challenge of a pre-dawn hike up a sacred mountain to witness a stunning sunrise at a shrine to Hanuman was a huge confidence booster and the three soulful and relaxing days at an Ayurvedic spa probably worked out every bit of tension my mind/body ever held. This unforgettable journey into the exotic is a MUST for any spiritual seeker." Mary Burruss, E-RYT 500, Richmond, VA, USA

PS - "Visiting India was a priceless part of earning my 300 / 500 hour Yoga teacher training with HERIZEN™ Yoga for Women and Valma Shakti. I wouldn’t do it any other way!"

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • 8 nights / 8 days of Shakti Yoga for Women - The way of Ayurveda Nature
  • Airport Arrival / departure transfers Oct 31 to Nov 8, 2022  (If arriving and departing at the same time)
  • 8 nights shared accommodation 2 person per room, in hotels, guest-house, homestay in Trivandrum, Varkala, Azlmala Beach, Kanyakumari and Light House Beach, Kovalam
  • Meals: 6 breakfast, 4 lunch, 3 dinner
  • Daily Meditation (learn a Natural Based Meditation practice
  • 8 Yoga classes and spiritual teachings
  • All transport by train / private car / coach
  • All transfers, entrance fee sightseeing tours, excursions as per itinerary including boat ride Vivekandna Memorial Rock Memorial.  Kanyakumari Temple / Pooja
  • 1 Ayurvedic Treatment
  • 1 Hour Ayurvedia Lesson by local Ayurvedic Doctor
  • 1 Hour Backwater trip
  • All guide services as per our itinerary
  • 15 minute Ayurvedic Consulation / /Councel Session
  • Ayurvedic Intuition Guidance and Astro Palmistry Reading
  • Numerology 2022 Prediction
  • Your Guide Acharya Valma Shakti, E-RYT 500, Spiritual Intuitive, Ayurvedic Practitioner, Ayurveda Counsel and Education
  • Add on the 15 day North India Yoga Shakti Fusion
  • Add on 300 / 500 Hr Yoga Teacher Training - Yoga Alliance Recognized
  •  International / and or domestic Airfare to and from India - Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) and Trivandrum Airport (TRV)
  • If travelling in India before trip start or finish - any travel to reach / depart Trivandrum
  • Accommodation when in India outside the dates we describe above
  • Ayurvedic treatments/ massages, herbs (other than what is included)
  • Any meals and snacks outside what is included. (food is very economical) you will love Dosas
  • Personal Items, laundry, telephone, internet fees.
  • Shore excursions outside what we describe in what is included
  • Insurance of any kind
  • All gratuities at hotels, guides, taxis, trains  - be sure to have lots of small bills on hand it is custom to tip
  • Cost for passport and VISA (required)
  • Airport departure fees
  • Baggage handling fees
  • 2 covid masks and personal hand sanitizer
  • Destination country entry requirements
  • Covid-19 testing if required
  • Medical treatment / evacuation if required (have out of country insurance) add on cancel for any reason.

 

ADDED FEATURES TO ENHANCE YOUR WOMEN AYURVEDA & YOGA  

SOUTH INDIA EXPERIENCE

  • Travel with Yoga Acharya & Certified Ayurvedic Health Practitioner Valma Shakti (Brenton) E-RYT 500 / Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner R.A.P and Ayurvedic Spiritual Counceller, Astrologer/ Astro Palmist
  • Yoga and Meditation classes with Valma Shakti - Certified Natural Meditation Teacher and Intuitive Guide as well as other gifted teachers
  • Market and fabrics - Indian clothes made to fit
  • Home Stay - 2 days with all Ayurvedic meals
  •  1 Ayurvedic Treatment
  • Goddess Temples, Shiv Temples, historial cultural temples
  • Entrance fees to temples as per adventure plan
  • Sacred Shakti Circles
  • You can add on  the North India Shakti Yoga Fusion Adventure
  • Combine both programs and complete your 300 / 500 Yoga Teacher Training - Yoga Alliance Recognzied - All training materials included.

 

TRAVEL INSURANCE

We always recommend that you purchase Trip Cancellation Insurance and appropriate out of country Medical Insurance.

We also suggest Cancel For Any Reason Insurance, which will cover you if you cancel for any reason (including fear of travel).

Please secure your travel investment!

Travel Insurance Services (TSI) for Americans covers covid reasons for cancellation. If you test positive before departure, or while on your adventure, it would be treated as any other unwellness under the plan and you would be covered. There is also coverage for quarantine and other expenses that you might incur. Canadians can check out RBC Travel Insurance and Manulife Travel Insurance. Nomad Travel Insurance is another option.

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