Save the Date | Dream Big

Retreat with us to Danena Sicily, a 19th-century farmhouse situated in the luscious natural landscape of Southeastern Sicily.  Enjoy daily yoga & meditation classes and chanting led by Los Angeles based yoga teacher, Alex Dawson, along with a cooking class, writing workshop, swimming in a fresh water pool, wine tasting, spa treatments and excursions around Sicily.

Rates: $1590 - $2125

Things to Do (optional)

While at Danena, enjoy the gorgeous fresh water pool with a swim or relax on the stunning property with a book or some time to write and reflect.  Many people rent cars so they can explore more readily while on our breaks.  Whether you need time to slow down and do less or you would like to explore a bit more, there will be something for everyone.  

Excursions Options

  • Hike to Mount Etna

  • Visit to Taormina

  • Visit to Siracusa

  • Vendicari Nature Reserve beach day (just 10 minutes away)

Included in the Price

  • daily yoga

  • daily meditation

  • “bhakti hits” ~ led chanting sessions with Alex

  • 3 meals daily, vegetarian (some with fish)

  • 7 nights accommodations

  • cooking class

  • writing workshop

  • wine tasting

  • yoga mats and props

  • free-wifi

Not Included in the Price

  • airfare

  • airport transfer

  • additional activities

  • additional transportation to activities

  • spa treatments/massage

  • personal expenses

  • travel insurance (highly recommended)


Sample Daily Schedule

  • Morning ‘Dream Big’ Meditation followed by

  • Morning Yoga Flow

  • Breakfast

  • Mid-Morning Workshop or Free Time

  • Lunch

  • Afternoon Free time for personal activities (visit the beach at the Vendicari Nature Reserve, explore Taormina, Mt. Etna, book a massage, write, swim, relax).

  • Late Afternoon Workshop (depending on the day, this may include a writing workshop, additional yoga practice, cooking class, or wine tasting)

  • Group Dinner

  • Evening Satsang & Chanting Session, Intention Setting or Free Time


Sign Me Up!

  • 1 person, Shared room, Shared bathroom$1590

  • 1 person, Shared room, Private en-suite bathroom$1790

  • 1 person, Private room, Shared bathroom $1890

  • 1 person, Private room, Private bathroom$1990

  • 2 persons, Private room, Shared bathroom$3180

  • 2 persons, Private room, Private bathroom$3980

  • 2 persons, Private apartment, Private bath$4250