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Melanie Fawer

June 6-14, 2014

Ravello, Italy

Yoga on the Amalfi Coast

June Yoga Trip to Italy
6/6/14 - 6/14/14

Join Melanie Fawer and assistant Adrienne Davis for a sumptuous week of yoga, exquisite food and amazing scenery in beautiful Ravello, Italy.

Location: Ravello, Italy
"Perched high on a hilltop overlooking the Amalfi Coast sits Ravello, a medieval village full of winding cobblestone streets, fragrant gardens, and breathtaking views of the Mediterranean. Ravello offers the perfect mix of culture - spectacular churches, villas, and expansive gardens - and complete relaxation in the form of delicious meals and luxurious lodgings with restorative sea views." - Forbes 2013

Hotel: Villa Maria
Rich and interesting is the history of this villa which was Roman noble Marquis de Cinque family's manor, a history which blends with that of Ravello and the Amalfi Coast. The structure, while preserving the elegant forms of a lordly mansion, over the years has undergone noteworthy redecoration which has fashioned its actual splendor. In all of the premises, halls, staircases and public areas it is still possible to admire the antique marble floors and in the rooms and the bathrooms hand painted Vietrese School majolica tiles. Visit the hotel website:

The Restaurant: Restaurant Villa Maria
Enjoy stunning views, first class cuisine and excellent service at the Restaurant Villa Maria. Chefs utilize the surrounding gardens to prepare opulent meals, paired with local wine. "In our kitchen we utilize mainly our biological garden products. In fact, Villa Maria is surrounded by wonderful terraced gardens where every morning our farmers harvest the biological products (fertilized with humus from near mountains sheep and goats' breeding) which can be savored in our restaurant. Our guest are welcomed to stroll through the gardens and even visit the cave chapel at the end of the gardens."

The Cooking School:
Learn how to cook Italian! Immerse yourself in Italian cuisine with a private cooking lesson. Our group will learn how to cook a fabulous Italian meal using locally grown, organic ingredients.

Half-Day Trip to Pompeii
We will depart from the hotel by private chauffeur driven car. Escorted by an expert guide on site, you will visit the remains of the ancient Roman town buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D,with its houses, the Forum, the Theatres, the Temples, the Amphitheatre, and the Villas. Explore the famous Villa of Mysteries that holds one of the most important collections of pictorial and decorative work of the Roman world. Walk on the original paving stones through the well-preserved rows of shops, and get acquainted with the daily lifestyle of that period.

Retreat includes:

8 Nights Luxury Accommodations at the Villa Maria, Ravello.

All breakfasts.

4 locally grown, organic 3 course dinners (vegetarian options available)

1 Cooking Course

1 Half Day Excursion to Pompeii

Morning Ashtanga practice with Melanie and evening chakra meditations and restorative flow classes.

Contact Explore Yoga
to Book Your Trip
Double Occupancy - $2,495
Single Occupancy - $3,550

$500 Non-refundable deposit due February 15, 2014.
Remaining balance due March 30, 2014.

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