A Restorative Retreat: Get Nurtured By Nature At De Hoop Nature Reserve

Feeling mentally stressed out by your job? Need some time off to get in tune with your body? If so, De Hoop Nature Reserve has just what you need to let your mind and body reach ultimate relaxation.

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Courtesy of De Hoop Collection

De Hoop Nature Reserve — a magical haven rich in South Africa’s natural biodiversity — is offering a journey of yoga, self-awareness and healing where you can treat yourself to a Forrest Yoga Retreat with respected Forrest Yoga guardian Jambo Truong between March 10-13, 2016. Jambo Truong is a teacher and has been a Shaman apprentice to Senior Shaman Esther Lim for 13 years.

Forrest Yoga is a strong, healing and spiritually connected practice founded by Ana Forrest and is deeply influenced by Native American traditions and this exclusive opportunity to train with Jambo Truong Forrest Yoga Guardian, and founder of Jambo Yoga, will take your practice to a new level. What you can expect at the Retreat are daily Forrest Yoga sessions, a traditional ceremony, body work, meditations, guided marine walks, star gazing and delicious, healthy meals.

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Jambo Truong says his primary focus is, “using yoga and complementary therapies as a means to create sustainability for health and well-being, in a world, that is faced with financial cuts, poverty and dis-empowered health. My classes are informative, encouraging and inspiring. My teaching style is based on practical approaches to a reality that can be often disengaged from body and spirit.”

The cost for the entire retreat package with accommodation, meals are R3,525 for rondawels, R3,975 for cottages and R5,475 for suites. For booking, contact Samantha Hughes at vnares@dehoopcollection.co.za. You can follow De Hoop on Twitter at @dehoopreserve and like them on Facebook at DeHoopCollection. If you happen to go, be sure to use the hashtags #dehoopcollection and #dehoopgetaway when posting pictures on social media. For more information on The De Hoop Collection, call 021 422 4522, email info@dehoopcollection.co.za, res@dehoopcollection.co.za, or visit The De Hoop Collection website.

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