Desert Dream with Michael Stewart

October 26th to November 3rd

An Arabic proverb says: The desert is clearing the soul.
Imaging you discover a new culture and you feel home. Imagine you practice Yoga and all around you is silence and pure Nature. Imagine you experience to wide of the stunning Sahara Desert and you are in the middle of it. Imagine you have everything in the middle of nowhere.

At the Sahara Yoga desert Camp in the middle of the dunes of Erg Chebbi in the Sahara desert you will find this place. The camp provides a place of peace, of love, of silence and comfort. You can let go of everything you no longer need and be with yourself, your soul and your heart in an absolutely amazing surrounding.

Come and feel the Sahara Yoga Feeling

About the Retreat

In our time amidst the desert of Morocco we will share many practices of Yoga that will awaken the primal spirit deep within. Each day will begin with pranayama and meditations accompanied with awakening practices for the adventure filled days ahead. We will find ourselves deep in the desert surrounded my ancient sand dunes and families whose histories are written upon them. The entire adventure will be a deepening in your practices of Yoga and your intimate relationship to yourself and those around you. Shanta Vira Yoga is a practice of actively being human and in our time together we will have many opportunities to explore these possibilities. Come with an open mind and be prepared to leave with an open heart and new friends. Jai Śri Ma More Information on Michael Stewart: www.shantavirayoga.org

About Michael Stewart

Michael J. Stewart is a teacher, nomad and creator of Shanta Vira Yoga. Born in Karachi to an Assamese mother and a Scottish-Irish father, he developed an early interest in a broad sense of humanity. His first initiation in to spirituality and esoteric practices came from his maternal grandmother, a healer who was deeply connected to her Hindu roots and as much, a counter-cultural rebel. Being raised by his athletic and disciplinarian father, he spent his youth building a relationship with the physical body through boxing, competitive powerlifting and bodybuilding. Michael has since lived, studied and traveled in over 30 countries.

About Sahara Yoga

Sahara Yoga is organizing Yoga Retreats especially in the Sahara Desert and also all over Marocco since 2007. We built our own desert camp in the middle of the Sahara Dunes of Erg Chebbi to provide a place of full stillness and silence. No Wifi, no phone but we guarantee that you will find a better connection. You will be in the middle of pure nature and the wide freedom of yourself. There you find everything. Sahara Yoga is a family based project founded by Barak Oussidi who was born in the desert an lives in Germany since 2001. With Sahara Yoga we build a gathering of different backgrounds and cultures to melt together as one. Experience an authentic travel experience close to the local people. Be part of the Oussidi Family who share their knowledge about the nature, the desert and the berber culture with you. We love to welcome you in the circle of our camp. The Camp is equipped with comfortable tents with beds and night tables, light, a shower, toilets, running water, shadow tents, hammocks, a restaurant tens, a kitchen, fireplace and a stunning surrounding.

Itinerary:

Oct. 26th: Individual arrival in Casablanca, domestic flight to the desert (Casablanca - Errachidia at 8:40 pm), transfer to the Hotel "Kanz Erremal" in Merzouga

Oct. 27th: Starting the day with a Yogasession at the pool, breakfast, preparing for the desert camp, Lunch at the house of family Oussidi and visiting the Oasis of Merzouga and the childrens charity project which was founded by Barak, cameltrakking to the camp (2,5 h)

Oct. 28th - 01st: Desert camp, Yoga twice a day, trekking in the dunes, wonderful meals cooked by the Oussidi Family, drumming at the campfire, enjoying the magical nature of the desert and the soft- and wideness of the dunes. Let's clean our souls.

Nov. 02nd: Return from the desert camp to the Hotel "Kanz Erremal", enjoing the dunes from the Hotel, last yoga session and dinner together at the hotel

Nov. 03rd: Early Airport transfer, domestic flight from Errachidia to Casablanca

OPTIONAL:

We offer you a three days stay in Marrakech to experiece the diversity of Marocco. Le Jardin Du Majorelle, the Souks, the Medina, the Bahia Palace, the great place Djemaa El Fna. All this and much more offers one of the most popular cities of Africa. It is a city of 1001 where you can see, smell and feel the orient.

Price for two nights at a traditional, authentic and familiar Riad with breakfast: 250 Euro per Person (shared doubble room)
Price includes:
* transfer from Casablanca Airport to Marrakech
* two nights at the Riad with breakfast
* transfer to the airport Marrakech
Price for Yoga with Michael in Marrakesh 50 Euro per person

Booking Request

If you have any question we would be more than happy to assist you. Just send us a message

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Price and Service:

• Price: 1.250,- Euro
• Organisation and Tour Guide
• 8 Nights
• Half board in Merzouga, Voll board in the desertcamp, Breakfast in Casablanca
• Yogasessions
• Airport transfer
• All transfers according to programm
• Cameltrekking in Merzouga
• Donation to the childens project 10€

Not included:

• Flights (we would love to assist you to find the right flight for you)
• Drinks and Tip

Flight information

For this retreat you need your international flight from wherever you come from and two national flights from Casablanca to Errachidia and from Errachidia to Casablanca.

October 26th: Casablanca - Errachidia Flight AT447 10:40 to 11:50 p.m.
November 03rd: Errachidia - Casablanca Flight AT446 07:45 to 08:55 a.m.

Please notice to arrive at least two hours before depature at Casablanca Airport.
Book your flights under: www.royalairmaroc.com

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