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Sat, Aug 17


Free municipal consortium of Syracuse

Inner Fire

Hatha Raja Yoga Retreat with Lucie David

Inner Fire
Inner Fire

Time & Location

Aug 17, 2024, 3:00 PM – Aug 24, 2024, 10:00 AM

Free municipal consortium of Syracuse, QXMX+C6, 96017 Noto, Free municipal consortium of Syracuse, Italy

Retreat Details

Ignite Your Inner Fire: A Week-Long Yoga and Meditation Retreat

Dive deep into yoga and meditation during this transformative week-long retreat, designed to help you develop a personal practice and unlock new potentials. This experience balances intensive training with the relaxation of a vacation, offering thematic workshops and ample free time to explore the beautiful surroundings.

What to Expect

In Yogic philosophy, the Sanskrit word "tapas" translates to discipline and inner fire—the drive to take action and live your dream life. Both are essential for progress, on and off the mat. This retreat will ignite your inner fire, providing tools to enhance your practice and confidence.

Daily Schedule:

  • Morning: Meditation, Pranayama, and a 2-hour Hatha Raja Yoga class
  • Afternoon: Free time to explore Sicily’s magic or to have a massage
  • Evening: Thematic classes and lectures to help establish a personal practice and integrate Yoga's wisdom into your daily life

Enjoy Sicily’s warm, sunny weather and nourishing vegetarian food to rejuvenate your body and spirit.

The Venue

Danena is a private 19th-century farmhouse villa in Southeastern Sicily, surrounded by natural beauty and close to pristine beaches and historical sites like Noto and Siracusa. The retreat center includes:

  • Freshwater infinity pool
  • Indoor yoga studio and outdoor practice space
  • Two massage rooms
  • Various patios and living spaces
  • Comfortable accommodations in charming apartments
Sample Daily Schedule
  • 8am - 9am: Sadhana (meditation, pranayama, kriyas, mantras)
  • 9am - 11am: Asana
  • 11am - 1pm: Brunch
  • 1pm - 5pm: Free time
  • 5pm - 7pm: Thematic workshops or gentle practice
  • 7pm - 8:30pm: Dinner
  • 8:30pm - 10pm: Kirtan, meditation, or yoga nidra on special nights
The Practice

Our core practice is Hatha Raja Yoga, with classes that include backbends, forward folds, inversions, and balancing postures. Suitable for all levels, we offer individual adjustments and modifications.

Workshops include:

  • Posture Clinics: Understand the mechanics and proper alignments of asanas.
  • Creating a Self-Practice: Establish a safe meditation and physical practice tailored to your needs.
  • Yoga Philosophy: Explore classic texts and concepts to deepen your understanding of Yoga.
Your Guide: Lucie

Lucie is dedicated to igniting a passion for personal practice in her students. With over 10 years of experience, she offers an inclusive approach that meets students where they are. Trained in the tradition of Hatha Raja Yoga by Sri Dharma Mittra, Lucie has led retreats globally and built communities in NYC and Paris. Her devotion to Yoga is both inspiring and contagious.


  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Daily generous brunch and dinner (vegetarian, organic, and local)
  • Beverages and snacks
  • All yoga activities, with mats and props provided
  • Exclusive access to the estate's beautiful outdoor areas and pool

Join us for a week of growth, relaxation, and community. Ignite your inner fire and embrace the life you dream of.

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