Friday 28 September 2012

Yoga and wellness retreat in the Snowy Mountains

Stretch, strengthen and de-stress in the Snowies

Stunning scenery, clean mountain air and instruction from one of Australia's nationally renowned yoga gurus, Kris McIntyre, will be on offer as part of a yoga and wellness retreat at Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa in the Snowy Mountains from 16 to 18 November 2012.

"It's often hard to find time to slow down during our busy lives, but this retreat is a perfect opportunity to relax and unwind.  Yoga and meditation are well-known to improve both physical and mental health, and the Snowy Mountains is the perfect backdrop to this retreat, with its beautiful surroundings and fresh mountain air," said Peter Sheppard, Tourism Snowy Mountains CEO.

Kris McIntyre will take participants on a journey of strength, healing and happiness, with classes designed for beginners through to those with intermediate levels of experience.  The retreat is based on Ryoho Yoga Therapy and will be tailored specifically to meet participant's needs and conditions.  Themes for the weekend include power and strength, upper back release and happy hearts.

Participants can enjoy the retreat as part of a package, which includes two nights' accommodation at Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa, a full buffet breakfast each morning, five yoga and meditation sessions, a two course dinner each night and access to the resorts' numerous FREE activities.  The package also includes a one-hour relaxation massage at The Spa at Lake Crackenback.

Spaces are limited and bookings are essential. Packages from $524 pp.  For details call 1800 020 524.

This yoga and wellness retreat is part of the Mountains of Events, an exciting program of year-round events in the spectacular Snowy Mountains.  Whether you are into music, physical challenges or good food and wine, there is something for everyone in the Snowy Mountains, whatever the season. For details go to:

Mountains of Events is supported by the NSW Government through Destination NSW and its Regional Tourism Partnership Funding Program, which is facilitated by Tourism Snowy Mountains.

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