WHAT TO EXPECT
For a busy professional with many responsibilities like you sometimes it is hard to find time to relax body, rest mind, and shift perspective. The Serenity, our 6-day retreat program, offers a structured journey for you to gain insight and practical tools for managing stress, better understanding yourself, while expanding knowledge in history and cultures.
The program offers group and individual meditation sessions, gentle physical health movement practices, work with life coach, a set of a diverse history excursions learning about the Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs’ times.
Check experience of Serenity participants here.
Luxor is a "millefeuille of civilizations" with layers of pharaonic, christian and islamic traditions peacefully coexisting under the bright sun of Egypt.
The city of Luxor is known as the world’s largest open-air museum. Together with other prominent historical sites such as Karnak, the Valley of the Kings, and the Value of the Queens it was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1979.
It is a place unique in its history, energy, with grand temples and ancient tombs scattered along the East and West bank of the Nile River.
In the core of our program is the Wheel of Motivation approach. Our lives are busy, work days and even weekends - hectic. The key to have a joyful, fulfilling life - the sense of motivation we carry within.
What keeps you going? How do you get motivated?
We all have this wheel, and it has four gears to ensure a smooth journey.
Gear 1 - “I learn”
Gear 2 - “I do and act”
Gear 3 - “I meditate and pray (for clarity of mind)”
Gear 4 - “I do nothing (for clarity of mind as well)”
During the 6 day journey you will have an opportunity to activate all five gears:
You will enjoy lectures on mental and physical health, guided meditations, affirmation sessions, and have time for individual practice in the serenity of our magnificent villa overlooking graceful Nile.
You will learn about history, temples, myths and legends of the Ancient Egyptian civilization.
You will practice various gentle physical activities supporting body movement and vitality.
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This is the expression of interest form only. No credit card is required. Our caring customer care team will assist you with selecting and planning your perfect retreat experience.
DAY SCHEDULE SAMPLE
In our retreat program we combine structured group time sessions along with private consultations and individual leisure time to synthesize, assimilate new insights and tools while surrounded by the energy of the ancient place.
6:30 am our early risers (remember there is only roughly half of population are like that) can enjoy Sunrise yoga flow at our lovely villa overlooking the River Nile
8:30 am we all (except those who do intermittent fasting - all regimes are respected) join at breakfast prepared by our caring chef
9:30 am as a group we get introduced to the subject of mindfulness and vitality and do a group exercise
11:00 am individual relaxation time
1:30 pm we meet all again for a nutritious lunch as we will need energy - in the afternoon we embark on our first guided history tour
2:30 pm we sail using local river transport - Felucca - to the Karnak Temple, "the Most Select of Places" - how it was called in the Ancient times. It is considered the largest religious building, or the site, in the world
5:00 pm we will be back to our Villa where each participant could choose Activity A-la carte
7:00 pm a dinner will be served to allow us to debrief
8:00 pm we will relax during evening docu series watching together an episode about Ancient Egypt mysteries to prepare for the next day adventures.
During the week we will have various exercises done, concepts learnt, practiced and discussed within a beautiful group of the like-minded people.
Knowledgeable facilitators will ensure you maximize your time during the 6-day journey. Depending on facilitator availability attendees can secure private appointments, consultations (coaching, meditation, or personalized cultural experience).
"Think of thyself in all places at the same time, earth, sea, sky, not yet born, in the womb, young, old, dead, and in the after death state" - Ancient Egyptian Saying which inspired Natalia to create this unique program in Luxor, the site of special energy and wisdom.
Natalia is an experienced life and career coach having helped hundreds of executives like herself to acquire knowledge, pathway to Serenity, inner preparedness to lead a fulfilling life, full of energy and motivation.
For many Natalia is known as a business management executive, recognized for her innovative take on management, and an impeccable track record in coaching and developing transformational programs for individuals, employees of large multinational corporates, and up and coming startups founders.
A Fullbright Fellow, Natalia is an academic at heart. She then spent more than a decade conducting research and teaching local, national and multinational corporations the importance of policy advocacy and decision making in multilateral trade agreements.
While building her career in business, Natalia was on a search for tools and ways to have life style where she will be in control of her well-being, motivation, energy level and feel confidence that there are tools to manage stressful times and challenges that are natural part of life. From her own experience she knows what it is to have a corporate success while feeling exhausted, frustrated and disoriented. Natalia have dedicated years to various practices, learning from the best teachers and mentors to synthesize teachings, and practices. This knowledge - foundation for Serenity Guide projects - for full portfolio of our services visit Our Services section.
LET THE JOURNEY BEGIN
The program is comprised of group and individual activities. We keep our groups small to ensure the hyper-personalized approach to each of our wonderful participants.
18 - 24 February 2023 (closed)
25 February - 3 March 2023 (closed)
4 - 10 March 2023 (open)
11 - 17 March 2023 (open)
18 - 24 March (closed)
1 – 7 April 2023 (open)
14 - 20 October 2023 (open)
The cost includes:
Accommodation at a beautiful traditional villa (studio and 1-bedroom for each participant)
Wellness and mindfulness lectures and practical exercises
Ancient Egyptian history tours with professional Egyptologist in Luxor, Karnak
Gentle movement classes
3 healthy meals a day prepared by our talented chef
Individual Theta healing sessions, coaching
The cost does not include:
Meals outside the retreat
Optional day-trips and other excursions
Tips to the guide and drivers