Thailand Retreat 2017

Thailand Mindfulness and Meditation Retreat

December 14 – 22, 2017

“A Wellness Holiday”

Thailand, the land of smiles, is known for its gentle people, warmth, and friendly

hospitality. This beautiful land of serene temples is the perfect backdrop

for this nine day retreat modeled on the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Course

developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

 

Our retreat begins in Bangkok 

  • Three days and three nights at Navalai River Resort
  • Daily breakfast
  • Welcome lunch
  • Guided river excursion to Temple of The Dawn
  • Meditation instruction and practice
  • Rooftop pool with river and city views
  • Weekend market excursion
  • Thai dinner with classical Thai dancing
  • Free Wi-fi

 

Wat Arun (Temple of the Dawn) from Chao Phraya River Bangkok

 

Then we journey to Chiang Rai in Northern Thailand

Museflower Retreat and Spa
  • 5 days and 5 nights at Museflower Retreat and Spa
  • Three organic vegetarian meals per day
  • Early morning Museflower yoga (optional)
  • Morning meditation practice and instruction
  • Daily afternoon excursions
  • Heated Himalayan saltwater pool
  • Afternoon access to spa and holistic treatments*

* Requires spa reservation at additional cost.

Daily retreat practice and instruction

Each day at Museflower Retreat and Spa will begin with optional early morning yoga then breakfast followed by morning meditation, guided body scan practice and group discussion supplemented with gentle mindful movement and qigong.

You will learn and practice:

  • Mindfulness meditation
  • Body scan meditation
  • Walking meditation
  • Loving kindness meditation
  • General stretching and mindful movement
  • Mindful Yoga & qigong

Afternoon excursions

In the afternoons and evenings we will embark on unique guided excursions in and around Chiang Rai.

  • Royal Summer Palace at Doi Tung

    Elephant Trek
  • Long Tail Boat journey
  • Elephant trek to hill tribe village
  • Chiang Rai night market
  • Temple tour including:
  • Black Temple
  • White Temple
  • Wat Phra Kaew ancient Buddhist temple
White Temple

 

Hill Tribe Village

 

 

 

 

 

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Retreat Pricing

  • Take $300 off this price if we receive your deposit before June 1, 2017
  • Single Occupancy $2,250 per person           
  • Double Occupancy $1,950 per person
  • 10% due on booking
  • 50% due on August 15 , 2017
  • 100% due on October 15, 2017

Price includes:

  • Accommodations Dec. 14th – 21st
  • Daily breakfast
  • Daily meditation instruction & practice
  • Group welcome lunch in Bangkok
  • Temple Of The Dawn tour in Bangkok
  • Weekend market excursion in Bangkok              
  • Thai dinner with classical Thai dancing in Bangkok
  • Airport transfer for flight to Chiang Rai, Dec. 17
  • R/T airfare Bangkok/Chiang Rai
  • Early morning yoga or other wellness activity at Museflower Resort and Spa
  • All meals at Museflower
  • Afternoon/evening excursions in and around Chiang Rai
  • Airport transfer for return flight to Bangkok, Dec. 22nd

Price does not include:

  • Round-trip airfare from city of origin to Bangkok
  • Airport transfer to hotel upon arrival in Bangkok
  • River taxi fares in Bangkok
  • Spa treatments at Museflower Resort and Spa
  • Some meals

Retreat organizers

Corinne Collins RN and family nurse practitioner is a qualified MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction) teacher, a graduate of the UC San Diego Mindfulness-Based Professional Training Institute. She has been meditating since 1997, is a former resident of Thailand, and will be leading this nine day retreat.

Bruce Spears is a Shamatha and Tong Len meditation instructor and retreat facilitator. Bruce has coordinated countless retreats in his former role as resident manager of Pullahari Retreat Center in Cayucos, CA. He is a long time practitioner in both the Zen and Tibetan Buddhist traditions and will be facilitating this wellness holiday.

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