5 Upcoming Wellness, Yoga, and Meditation Retreats Across Egypt
Image via Wellness Seek Facebook page.
Everyone needs a break. Every now and then, in the midst of the hustle and bustle of life and the accumulation of stress, one reaches a point where a break to stop, slow down and recharge is urgently needed. The need for a break is a sense of community, and after such a tumultuous year, the need to take care of one’s mental and physical wellbeing seems to have increased and become paramount.
Although retreats have always been available, it seems like they are more available now than ever. Egypt is full of beautiful places to immerse yourself in nature and take a break from the chaos in Cairo. Many local wellness centers have started to take advantage of this and regularly organize wellness retreats in various locations in Egypt. whether on the coast, on the Nile or in the desert.
More and more people have begun to turn to the importance of exercise, meditation, and diet in their life, making a conscious effort to prioritize these aspects of life rather than just focusing on work or other stressful daily events, for example.
The following wellness studios regularly offer all types of workshops and courses and organize retreats from time to time. These upcoming retreats will all take place this month and offer unique, beautiful and unforgettable experiences.
Sukun Studios ‘Flow of Life’ Nuba Retreat
Although the Sukun Studios don’t actually have a physical location, but instead offer virtual yoga and wellness classes on a regular basis, they have created an upcoming physical retreat that brings their online community together. Sukun is one of the first virtual yoga and wellness studios of its kind in Egypt to also offer mediation podcasts. It’s about taking care of general wellbeing. Your upcoming “Flow of Life” retreat will take place from March 3rd to 6th in Nuba (Aswan). It will include four days of yoga, meditation, local activities, and sightseeing.
Dates: March 3rd to 6th
Price: +20 1032277337
Detox by Annis Siwa Retreat ‘Magic of the Desert’
This retreat will whisk people away into the tranquility and beauty of the Siwa Desert. “The purpose of this trip is to connect through the purity of nature. So that you connect with your true self. To discover yourself and to remember who you are again, ”explains Anni, the founder of the retreat. This retreat takes place February 18-21 with the option to stay three or five nights. It includes tours, activities and daily wellness sessions, as well as specially formulated meals.
Dates: February 18-21
Contact: +20 1270762120
The Mala Aswan Yoga Retreat
This New Cairo-based wellness studio offers a wide range of workshops and classes based primarily on exercise. from different types of yoga classes to aerial fitness. Her upcoming retreat is slated for February 18-21 in Aswan. This retreat includes yoga and meditation sessions, sightseeing, and various types of local activities.
Dates: February 18-21
Wellness Seek Cruise
Dubbed Egypt’s first wellness cruise of its kind, Wellness Seek offers a weekly wellness cruise on the Nile through Luxor and Aswan. In addition to daily activities, tours, and sightseeing of these beautiful and historic cities, the cruise offers daily yoga and meditation sessions in addition to specially curated nutrient-rich meals.
Dates: Set sail every Saturday, the retreat lasts 7 nights
Contact: +20 1050238832
Roof River “Ground and Be Present” Fayoum Yoga and Mindfulness Retreat
Another spa in New Cairo, Roof Flow, offers a variety of workshops and classes that mainly focus on different styles of yoga, in addition to occasional wellness moves based on meditative practice. Your upcoming retreat will take place February 18-20 in beautiful Fayoum Province. This retreat includes yoga and meditation practice, as well as activities like horse riding, pottery, and a desert safari.
Dates: February 18th to 20th
Contact: Dachfluss Instagram page
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