Journey back to Mother Earth – Retreat in Chianti

In the heart of Florence, in Chianti, a retreat of Yoga and Meditation to bring us back to Mother Earth, to reconnect us to the nature.

The perfect place: Villa Vrindavana, a paradise in Tuscany, in contact with all elements, putting in balance Earth, Air, Water and Fire, with Yoga practices, meditations and activities related.

4 days surrounded by nature, healthy vegetarian food, daily yoga practice, meditations, mantra chanting, trekking, optional massages and curative circles. An occasion to take few days of break and reconnect to mother earth.

THE LOCATION: Villa Vrindavana is located on Tuscan hills of Chianti, in San Casciano val di Pesa, just 12 km away from Florence. The main building dates back to the Renaissance and it is surrounded by an Italian garden and around 90 hectares of wood. Originally, it was a noble residence, where also the famous Niccolò Machiavelli stayed.  In the XIX century Fenzi family bought the Villa, renovated it and added many rare and exotic plants in the garden.

During the II World War, the Villa was also used as a base for military troops and was also battle stage.Villa Vrindavan Firenze Garden

After a period of decay, in 1979  passed to ISKCON, who decided to give the name of Vrindavana to the Villa. Initially, it was mainly home to the religious community Hare Krishna. Nowadays it hosts many activities and services.

 

THE TEACHERS