In honor of National Yoga Day this June 21, Frontiers International Travel and Great Plains Conservation are excited to announce two new Wild Studio Yoga retreats being offered in one of the most spiritual locations on the African continent. These four-night retreats will take place on the edge of the Chyulu Hills in southern Kenya, where guests will enjoy sunrise and sunset meditation and yoga sessions with incredible views across the wildlife-filled plains to Mt Kilimanjaro’s snow-capped peak. Trips are scheduled for November 30 – December 4, 2018, and December 4 – December 8, 2018.  Packages include internal flights, the yoga program, accommodations at ol Donyo Lodge, meals, drinks and activities for $2,607 per person. No single supplement charge applies. For more info, visit https://www.frontiersej.com/news/yoga-soul-safari-in-africa or call Frontiers at 800.245.1950.
ol Donyo LodgeGuests will enjoy the finest luxury in terms of accommodations, guiding, service and cuisine at the highly-acclaimed, ol Donyo Lodge. A member of both Relais & Chateaux and National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World, the lodge embodies the high standards of sustainability, hospitality, community involvement, and service these organizations require. Their suites are built into the rock, each with private plunge pools and rooftop star beds.

Binita Shah © Heather Bonker

Binita Shah © Heather Bonker

The retreat program will include sunrise yoga, enriching workshops to further your yoga knowledge, sunset meditation and/or restorative yoga practice. Sessions will be led by Binita Shah, a conservationist, and yoga teacher who has been practicing for over 10 years and is passionate about keeping yoga authentic.

ol Donyo Lodge-Safari-Experience-GreatPlainsConservationGuests can add on a photographic safari, gorilla trek, or beach holiday in East Africa that will allow further exploration of the fascinating cultures, incredible wildlife, and majestic landscapes of this wonderful part of the world.

WILD STUDIO YOGA PROGRAMME 2018

ol Donyo Lodge-Safari-Experience-GreatPlainsConservationArrival into Nairobi 29 November or 03 December 2018
Our suggested arrival into Nairobi would be either the 29th of November 2018 or 3rd of December 2018 stop overnight before the commencement of the Wild Studio Yoga experience (see price grid below for suggested accommodation although alternative hotel choices are available). Timings below are fluid and subject to wildlife distractions affecting the programme:

DAY 1
(30 Nov / 04 Dec)
[07:30] – 40 minute flight from Nairobi Wilson Airport to ol Donyo Lodge. Welcome Session. Lunch. Day at leisure enjoying all the usual activities at the lodge. Dinner and evening meditation.

ol Donyo Lodge-Safari-Experience-GreatPlainsConservationDAY 2
(01 Dec / 05 Dec)
Sunrise yoga. Breakfast, activities, Workshop,lunch, activities, Sunset yoga, free time, dinner and meditation.

ol Donyo Lodge-Safari-Experience-GreatPlainsConservationDAY 3
(02 Dec / 06 Dec)
Sunrise yoga. Breakfast, activities, Workshop, lunch, activities, Walking meditation, free time, dinner and Yin yoga.

Binita Shah © Heather Bonker

Binita Shah © Heather Bonker

DAY 4
(03 Dec / 07 Dec)
Sunrise yoga. Breakfast, activities, Workshop, lunch, activities, Sunset yoga, free time, dinner and Farewell session.

Chyulu HIlls YogaDAY 5
(04 Dec / 07Dec)
[08:30] – Departure flight from ol Donyo Lodge to Nairobi Wilson airport. (Optional extensions to the Maasai Mara or Nairobi)

Yoga ol Donyo Lodge_Amy Rostace

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