August 1, 2016 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas, a rejuvenating escape on the island of Kaua‘i, announces the launch of its Mindful Wellness Retreat, a series of half-day programs focused on wellness of the mind and body. The program features meditation, Kundalini Yoga and a nourishing meal to engage participants seeking wellness during their travels. Held on select dates from June through August, 2016, the program is open to the public and is ideal for advanced yoga practitioners as well as first timers. The cost is $110 per person and includes the wellness programming, a light lunch, an after-class refreshment, tax and gratuity.
The Mindful Wellness Retreat commences at with a guided meditation session that sets the intentions of the day’s programming and guides participants to experience the program’s beautiful ocean-view setting through the sounds of Kaua‘i. An hour-long Kundalini yoga session follows on a coastal bluff, 200 feet above the Pacific Ocean. Also referred to as the “yoga of awareness,” Kundalini Yoga focuses on breath and movement that challenges students both physically and mentally to achieve elevated awareness and physical fitness.
At lunch, a healthful selection featuring Westin Superfoods awaits. Explore the connection between yoga and the Aloha spirit, and discuss the mental, physical and emotional benefits of yoga.
A second, hour-long session of yoga and guided meditation follows, emphasizing core awareness that builds balance, strength and flexibility. Deep relaxation is achieved through the healing sounds of the Tibetan bowl and Kosmosky drum.
The programming concludes at with a Westin Fresh by The Juicery cold-pressed juice in the resort’s Princeville Market. The rest of the days is yours to explore and discover Kaua‘i’s natural beauty and charm.
The Mindful Wellness Retreat is hosted by Kundalini yoga instructor and Kaua‘i native Noah Peragine, who also leads the resort’s regularly scheduled yoga and guided meditation lessons. Peragine first began yoga with a broken leg, and encourages people of all ages and fitness levels to experience the ancient practice in Kaua‘i’s revitalizing setting and elevate what he calls “present moment awareness.”