South India – The Way of Ayurveda Nature
Nov 08 to Nov 16, 2024
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.
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!
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 Yoga. Welcome to India!
Arrive Trivandrum, Kerala India on Nov 08, depart from Trivandrum on Nov 16, 2023. Travel with experienced Yoga Acharya (Teacher) and Ayurvedic Practitioner, Astrologer -Astro Palmist Rev. Valma Shakti (Brenton) B.Msc, E-RYT 500, R.A.L.C, R.AP. She has traveled both the north & south India for the last 15 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 08 Day 1 Thiruvananthapuram – Varkala: Arrive to Thiruvananthapuram (TRV) airport and private transport to hotel 30 to 45 minutes. Check in to our Vakala B&B. 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 09 Day 2 Varkala – Am Meditation & Yoga class at B&B 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 10 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 assessment & treatment included. Within walking to the beach and local Shiva Temple. B / L / D
Nov 11 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 12 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 13 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
Poorvar Homestay on the beach, rest, enjoy evening. B / L / D
Nov 14 Day 7 Kanyakumari – Kovolam: Yoga / Meditation.
Yoga, morning backwater trip. Drive to Kovlam to stay at a B&B. A fun beach town. Enjoy free time to see the lighthouse beach, swim, shopping, Ayurvedic massage or have coconut by the beach. B / L
Nov 15 Day 8 Kovalam Beach – Am Yoga / Meditation with Valma. Late afternoon meditation and evening out for our last dinner / night together. B / L
Nov 16 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 2024, and 15 minute Ayurvedic Consult including palmistry and astrology reading by Aarcharya Valma Shakti.
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.”
"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!"