Give some love to those tired bod­ies with a ‘Snowga’ re­treat

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FALLS CREEK’S Track­ers Moun­tain Lodge will host its first “Snowga” Re­treat this Septem­ber which will en­able skiers and snow­board­ers to give some love to their tired bod­ies.

The five day re­treat al­lows guests to com­bine skiing, board­ing and yoga in the one hol­i­day.

The day will start with a two-hour yoga ses­sion af­ter which par­tic­i­pants have the day to ski the moun­tain, ex­plore the pic­turesque vil­lage, treat them­selves to an in-house mas­sage, re­lax in the spa and sauna or sim­ply un­wind fire­side at the lodge.

Af­ter an ac­tion-packed day on the snow there is a nightly restora­tive Yin Ses­sion aimed at re­leas­ing ski fa­tigued mus­cles be­fore guests en­joy din­ner in the award win­ning in house res­tau­rant.

Fa­cil­i­tat­ing the re­treat are Kate Tay­lor and Donna Buchanan from the Yoga Vine, a bou­tique ur­ban stu­dio based in the heart of Perth. The Yoga Vine of­fers a range of yoga styles and sup­port­ive prac­tices in­clud­ing Vinyasa, Yin, My­ofas­cial re­lease and Pi­lates.

Kate and Donna run work­shops as well as lo­cal and in­ter­na­tional yoga re­treats and have fa­cil­i­tated pro­grams in the beau­ti­ful south­west of Western Aus­tralia, Lem­bon­gen, Thai­land and Morocco.

This Septem­ber they will be tak­ing their re­treat from the coast to the snow for the first time.

With a com­bined 30 years prac­tice and 25 years teach­ing ex­pe­ri­ence be­tween them, Kate and Donna bring a fresh, cre­ative and play­ful ap- proach to their classes, aim­ing to make Yoga ben­e­fi­cial and en­joy­able to a broad range of prac­ti­tion­ers from be­gin­ners through to ex­pe­ri­enced.

On the last day of the re­treat guests are in­vited to join in an op­tional aerial silks class led by Sun­shine Coast Aerial artist Josie Tor­risi.

Re­treat pack­age

in­cludes

PHOTO: Chris Hock­ing break­fasts, din­ners, yoga, af­ter­noon teas, guided vil­lage tours, wel­come and farewell func­tions. Ad­di­tional op­tional ac­tiv­i­ties avail­able for guests in­clude snow mo­bile tours, ski­ing, snow­board­ing and cross coun­try ski­ing. . For more

PER­FECT RE­LEASE: Aerial artist Josie Tor­risi en­joys noth­ing more than sooth­ing and stretch­ing her mus­cles with Yoga af­ter a day on the snow.

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