After experiencing so many yoga or sitting meditation retreats, are you ready to try something even more incredible? This year why not try a retreat that combines walking meditation and deep yoga practices with Hart Lazer. This retreat will take place in one of the two pilgrimage routes recognized by UNESCO in Japan and also in the ancient capital of Japan, Kyoto. This adventure will definitely be an experience of a lifetime!
Your journey will start at the Shirahama Onsen Hotel where the group will meet and get a good night sleep. The next morning we will leave by public transportation to Takijiri-Oji where the start of the walking routes are and where we say goodbye to the modern world and go into the mountains.
We will walk 38.5 km within 3 days. Each day we will start with a simple asana practice to warm-up your bodies, then we will walk and let Hart guide us through 3 different meditations. We will walk on the Nakahechi Route or the Imperial Route which are the most well known routes of this region. We will then finish our walking trip at Naichi Taisha, to then head back to the city of Kyoto.
In Kyoto, each day will start with breakfast, then 5 hours of deep yoga practice and exploration with Hart.
Precious personal time at the end of each day will be given to enjoy and taste this beautiful ancient city.
Join us for a perfect combination of meditation, hiking, yoga, onsen (hot spring), exotic Japanese culture and travel.
Give yourself this wonderful gift in 2020!
Stay in three of most famous hot spring (onsen) villages in Japan
Hiking on one of the UNESCO's world heritage sites
Walking and meditation with Buddhist methods
Stay in Kyoto's hotel runned by Myoshinji Temple which is the biggest temples complex in Kyoto
What is included:
✔️ 6 nights accommodation in a double room.
✔️ Daily yoga and walking meditation practice led by Hart Lazer
✔️ Daily breakfast in the hotel
✔️ Two lunches are included in two of walking days (Lunch Box)
✔️ Three days public bus fares during hiking days.
✔️ Two luggage shuttle services.
- €1,500 per person before 15th of March
- €1,700 per person after 16th of March
※ Please note that the spaces are limited, 20 registrations are accepted.
A non-refundable downpayment of €500 is due upon booking to hold your room, this is used toward total cost.
Full payment due before 31th May 2019
No refunds given but you may transfer your spot at the retreat to a friend
What is not included
✗ Flight to/from Osaka, Japan
✗ All transportation before and after hiking Kumano Kodo
✗ Three days lunches and all dinners
✗ Additional excursions, activities
✗ Additional meals and drinks
About Hart Lazer
Hart Lazer has been teaching and training Yoga teachers for more than 30 years.
Something of a cultural hybrid, he thrives in the alchemy distilled in the hatha yoga traditions including Iyengar and Ashtanga systems. Hart’s current teaching contains an emphasis on meditation, derived through the study of zen, Tibetan, and Buddhist practices. Using a tailored and multi-faceted approach, his intention is to guide individuals in their understanding of themselves, and despite the challenges of life, to do so with ease and enjoyment.
Hart’s major influences in his life and teaching are Ramanand Patel and Ken McCleod.
Being the co-founder of United Yoga Montreal gives Hart a home base from which he teaches nationally and internationally.
Contact Linda Shih
7, Ln. 90, Sec. 1, Fuqian Rd., Tainan City, Taiwan