Our retreat will be in the same beautiful home as last year on the banks of the Gaasperplas, a serene lake surrounded by quiet trees and walking trails 15 minutes to Amsterdam on the train or 20 minutes by bicycle. Transportation and accommodation are all within 10 minutes walk to the venue. Participants are encouraged to spend the entire retreat in conversational silence.
The home of Monique and Henk
1108 DX Amsterdam
Check-in and Registration
Thursday November 1: 6:30pm - 7:15pm
(please be at the venue no later than 7:15pm
so we can all get settled for the first meeting)
Thursday November 1: 7:30pm
Friday - Sunday: 11am, 3pm & 6:30pm
Monday November 5: 11am
€500 includes an organic vegetarian lunch and dinner on Friday, Saturday and Sunday prepared on site. See below for details.
If you cancel on or before October 4, your payment of €500
will be refunded, minus €50
If you cancel on or after October 5, your payment of €500
will be non refundable.
For questions about local accommodation or transportation
please contact our gracious host Monique: 0031 640812311
The Retreat will be held in English
This retreat includes a full lunch and a light dinner on our three full days, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The group will eat together in a cozy living/dining room near the venue. The meals will be prepared by sagha member Lilli from Vienna.
Lilli is an Ayurveda therapist who works at an organic vegetable farm in Austria. She cooks with a lot of love for seminars and private dinners. She uses organic, fresh products, a lot of vegetables and herbs and prepares delicious ayurvedic and mediterranean dishes.
An example for a lunch: Zucchini-Chickpeas-Coconut-Curry, Basmatirice, green leaf Salad with roasted Sunflower seeds. An example for a diner: Potatoe-Mushroom-Soup, Bread with Red Beetrout-Spread and Herbal Quark.
Notice: reserve your accommodation as soon as possible, as these places fill up by mid July/August.
Ilma lives close to Henk amd Moniuqe. She has rooms for rent. Please call her to find out the details: +31622050207
The Tulip Inn Amsterdam Riverside Hotel 13 minute walk to the venue along the lake.
There is also an option to co-house in a sweet yoga village, Reijgershof, within walking distance to Henk and Moniques. 8 people can rent a house here for under €50 per night each.
Take the metro 53 Gaasperplas to the end. This takes 20 minutes from the central station in Amsterdam.
Directions for walking from the metro station to the venue
When you get out of the metro station turn right on a red bicycle path, follow this path (3 min.) till you see a school before you on your right and a tennis court on your left. Turn left on the red bicycle path till the end (2 min.) and keep the tennis place at your right hand. Then you will see the lake and follow the path to the right ( 2 min.) and walk to the apartments closest to the lake at your right hand. Walk around the building and find no. 406. There is an elevator that will take you to the 4th floor!
Get off at the A9 at exit Weesp/Gaasperplas nr 113. Follow Gaasperplas and see the metrostation and the Campanille Hotel. Park at the Campanille Hotel and walk to the venue (see directions above).