A Weekend Yoga, Meditation, & Plant-Based Wellness Retreat
October 23-25 2020 located in a magical monastery Hotel Eremito in Umbria
Yoga – Meditation – Nature – Healing Cuisine
This is a two-night rest, reset, and renew retreat in the Umbrian countryside designed to create a space to take care of your mind, body and spirit.
Yoga and meditation sessions will be offered twice daily by Danielle Barker. Delicious and beautiful plant based meals (vegan and gluten-free) will be crafted with love by Morgan Witkin of Morganic Kitchen along with the talented kitchen staff of Eremito..
Come, take care of your body- feed your soul and find your balance.
In the hills of Umbria, Eremito is a unique place, a secular hermitage where you can spend a relaxing and regenerating time, away from the noises of everyday life, in a majestic isolation in front of the Unesco Biosphere Reserve.
Friday October 23, 2020
15, 30: Arrival and Check-in
17, 00: Opening Circle and Welcome
18,00; yoga practice
19,30: Silent Dinner
21:00: Evening Circle
Saturday October 24, 2020
7:30 Dawn Yoga/Meditation Session
11:00 Silent Nature hike/mindfulness experience
14:30 free time for beauty treatments, spa, relax
17:00-18:30 Dusk Yoga Session
19:30 Silent Dinner
21:00 Evening Circle/Release Reset Ritual
Sunday October 25, 2020
7:30 Dawn Yoga/Meditation Session
11::00 Free time for hiking, beauty treatments, relax
15 Retreat End
– A private or shared room with private bathroom
– Full board of an all plant-based, organic, detox meals by Morganic Kitchen
– Tea and herbal infusions during the day
– 4 yoga/movement/meditation sessions
-Spa (jacuzzi and steam bath) access
-Surrounding nature hikes and trails
-Transfer in jeep (2 km) from parking point if you arrive by car
-Service and 10% VAT
-Transfer to/from Eremito parking point (we will provide you with driving directions, train indications, and transfer options)
– City tax (1 euro/night)
Who we are
Morgan Witkin – Morganic Kitchen
Morgan is a vegan chef and certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach living in Rome, Italy. With American roots and international experience, she brings her knowledge of multiple cultures and cuisines to her plant-based, whole foods kitchen. Adding to her growing list of qualifications and training, she is certified in Plant Based Nutrition through the T. Colin Campbell center at Cornell University.
Morgan founded “Morganic Kitchen” in 2015 and has provided cooking classes and workshops for both groups and individuals. She has worked as a consultant on various menus in the food industry and opened an organic café and juice bar in the center of Rome. Morgan’s aim as a mentor is to help individuals execute diet and lifestyle changes in order to promote overall sustainable wellness.
*All of Morgan’s recipes are gluten free, vegan and refined sugar free. The ingredients, when possible, are local and seasonal.
*The meals offered throughout the retreat can be modified to adhere to special dietary needs and allergies.
A dedicated meditator for the last 10 years, Danielle began her physical yoga practice in 2013. Now a dedicated student and practitioner, she completed her first 200-hour teacher training through Power Living Sydney, Australia, an Ashtanga Vinyasa, Myofascial release, and pranayama 300-hour training at Kranti Yoga in Goa, India, in addition to a Vinyasa creative sequencing course in London, Great Britain. Danielle completed a third 200 hour teacher training in Forrest Yoga this September 2017, in addition to their Advanced Teacher Training in April 2018 which helps to deal with various physical and emotional injuries, including back problems – something she had first-hand experience resolving through this incredible teaching paradigm. Danielle offers a dynamic practice inspired by my key teachers and training. Danielle is known for taking her students on a journey through each practice creating a joyful, transformational and supportive environment.