Lotus Room Yogacenter Malta organized the yearly Yoga retreat and I was part of it to take photos of the event. Want to give you an impression from my personal perspective on such an assignment.
I know Jenny since a couple of years now and met her first when I went to her Yoga classes. I wasn´t attending her classes regular but we worked together on different events and met here and there and so we stayed in touch. Besides our friendship Jenny likes my photos and I love to photograph Yoga.
The retreat was in the Tuscany at a beautiful old restored house, surrounded by a park, farm land and nature.
I write this article when I was just back from this experience, all is fresh and the moments are still very present. It was a 24 hour job, shooting, editing, shooting, sleep. Though it was so relaxed, I could join some meditation and connect with the other participants.
After our arrival at the Yoga center we got pampered with a yummy lunch and learned that the food cooked for us will be vegetarian, mainly organic, local, some gluten and diary free. Though there was a power cut the kitchen team managed to cook with candle light this excellent meal.
In the afternoon Jenny strated off with a introduction of the schedule for the coming days and a meditation.
Every day started with meditation before breakfast, then Yoga practice till lunch. Jenny shared during the class very detailed knowledge regards yoga poses which was also for me very interesting.
In the afternoon were activities like wine tasting, visiting and the visit of a natural reservat and the village close by.
Fruits, tea and water provided at all times
Yoga outside on a wooden deck
One afternoon we visited Orvieto and Civita Bagnoregio two amazing places.
Had my camera always ready and asked to give me a yoga pose in front of iconic backgrounds. Here Civita Bagnoregio
Our Yoga teacher and her mum
Wine tasting in this beautiful atmosphere of this old house
We got spoiled with Pizza out of a traditional stone oven