Yoga Vacations Week
Silencio” Sivananda Sadhana Kutir, San Carlos-Uruguay
This is a yoga retreat time, but with
a light schedule to allow enough free time for either rest,
study or some short trips to the ocean beach area or other
places in the surrounding area. You can come and leave any
time between those days.
It is a specially good opportunity for
foreign visitors to participate in a yoga program in a retreat
natural environment in combination with getting to know some
of the natural beautiful places of Uruguay.
This course is open to all kind
of practitioners of all levels.
"El Silencio" Sivananda
Sadhana Kutir is in a beautiful natural country side,is silent,
outside of the noise of the cities, an ideal place for practice,
rest and recoup from the stress of the busy competitive city
A yoga practice, adapted to all different levels, based on:
Asanas (yoga postures)
Pranayama (breathing excercises)
Vegetarian wholesome diet
Positive thinking and meditation
All these combined with walks in the
country, unpolluted air, bathing on natural clean rivers and
powerful ocean beaches, is a great combination for healing
, rest and relaxation.
Meditation and Mantra chanting
08:00 – 09:30
pranayama practice. It will be alternating between group
class and individual practice
09:30 – 10:00
10:00 – 11:00
11:00 – 12:00
Guests will be asked to perform one hour of selfless
service to keep up with the community needs
time, depending on weather and other factors, there
may be either a trip, or a lecture/workshop or time
to rest and an asana class at 4 pm.
Meditation and Mantra chanting
The retreat is still small and there
is a limited capacity. Only small groups will be taken.
and fees :
• Includes the course, accommodation and meals (two
main meals plus one light snack daily)
is NOT included (to and from the place)
Paypal, Western Union, Money Gram
Your payment or donation is the way for us
to maintain the place and keep expanding it to allow more
people to benefit, thank you very much!
There are 15 beds available total within the main house and
cabins, those are in shared rooms.
If you want to keep your privacy, please bring your own tent.
There is plenty of tenting space available in beautiful natural
Beds in dormitory’s or cabins are only available to
the first people who request them. After that there will be
only tent space.
We have a couple of tents available, only for those who request
them first. If you don’t want to travel with your own
tent, let us know immediately to reserve one for you if they
are still available.
During the course and stay at "El
Silencio" , we ask you to observe the following
rules, to help maintaining a Sattvic atmosphere in the place
Do not smoke, drink alcohol, or take any drugs, meat or fish
* Observe ahimsa
or non-violence towards anybody in body, action, speech and
* Do not hunt,
kill or harm any animal
* Do not pollute
the place by leaving garbage of any sort
* Respect and
keep silence as much as possible, avoid shouting, screaming
or loud music
* Please participate
in the practices as much according to your physical capacity
and follow the instructions of the teachers explicitly only
not light any fire, incense nor candles in the whole property
including tents or bedrooms
Only authorized staff will be in charge of incense and
other fire related items.
• Yoga mat
• Notebook to take notes
• If you are going to stay in a tent, please bring your
own sleeping bag or blankets and towel
• Boots. If you like to walk in the wild nature it is
useful to wear boots to prevent thorns and mud especially
if it rains
• Toiletries items
• Bathing suit (there is a river in the property)
•Proper clothing: During November and December the weather
is usually warm and very pleasant, but nevertheless it can
be cool sometimes in the early mornings or evenings, so make
sure you have some warm cloths for those times.
to reach the place
We are 21km away from San Carlos city, Maldonado state, 40km
from Punta del Este city and around 160km from Montevideo,
capital of Uruguay.
you are flying to Uruguay:
you are coming from Montevideo
- Arrive at Carrasco international
airport (MVD) and from there take a bus to San Carlos
(2 hours long). From San Carlos there are buses that will
leave you 1km away from "El Silencio", we will
be there waiting to pick you up. You can also come from
San Carlos by taxi. In case its needed we can coordinate
(in advance and only if it is possible for us) to
go and pick you up at San Carlos bus station. After you
register for the course we will send you a map and bus schedule
to see which one fits better your conexions.