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August 8th- August 11th, 2024
Palace Grand Hotel
Varese, Italy

Special Guests 

Leonardo, the dedicated founder of DPC Yoga and DPC Academy, boasts over two decades of yoga practice and teaching expertise. With a robust 500-hour yoga teacher training, he imparts a profound understanding of yoga to his students, aiming to foster physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. Under his guidance, DPC Yoga strive to spread yoga's transformative power.

In Leonardo's workshop, participants delve into the art of inversions, from headstands to handstands, amidst a supportive, empowering, and playful ambiance. Through dynamic learning experiences, attendees unlock the secrets behind these poses, gaining insight and confidence. 

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Federico, originally from Italy, embarked on a journey from Australia to China, deeply immersing himself in the practices of Ashtanga Yoga and somatic movement. With a foundation in sport science and remedial therapy, he now teaches yoga emphasizing body alignment and biomechanics globally, fostering introspective and functional movement.

In Federico's  Embodied Movement Yoga workshops, participants delve into the practice's essence, exploring the fusion of traditional yoga with somatic movement principles. These workshops offer a unique opportunity to deepen understanding and experience the transformative power of movement meditation and natural body alignment.



The Body-Mind-Soul Retreat offers a unique opportunity to delve into wellness through a brief but immersive experience dedicated to nurturing the body, mind, and spirit. It's a collective journey embarked upon by a group of individuals eager to cultivate relaxation techniques and skills, not only for personal growth but also to foster the well-being of the entire group.

Throughout the retreat, participants will have the opportunity to deepen their understanding of yoga through intensive asana practice, exploration of breathing techniques (pranayama), and engaging discussions on yoga culture. Personalized coaching sessions (1:1) will also be available to delve into movement and body awareness, tailored to individual needs and availability .

In addition to honing their own skills, participants are encouraged to share their experiences, fostering a sense of community that enhances the overall yoga retreat experience.

Furthermore, we are excited to announce that we'll be joined by special guests who will offer unique insights and experiences to further enrich our retreat journey.


Palace Grand Hotel

Palace Gran Hotel Varese is a luxurious retreat nestled in the picturesque city of Varese, Italy. Offering a seamless blend of elegance, comfort, and modern amenities, the hotel provides guests with a tranquil haven amidst stunning natural surroundings. With its rich history and impeccable service, Palace Gran Hotel Varese promises an unforgettable experience for both leisure and business travelers alike.

The city of Varese boasts significant artistic, gastronomic, scenic, and monumental value, providing a culturally rich environment for guests to explore and appreciate.

Strategic Location and Accessibility: Situated close to the city center, Palace Grand Hotel Varese is easily accessible for guests coming from Paris or Zurich. Its proximity to Malpensa Airport and excellent rail connections from Zurich make it a convenient choice for participants.

Tailored Experience: The hotel offers fantastic indoor and outdoor spaces, perfect for hosting yoga retreats. Guests can enjoy physical yoga classes and theoretical workshops while staying in the same location where they sleep, dine, relax, and immerse themselves in nature, creating an integrated and complete experience.

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What's included:

  • Individual support & guidance.

  • Upon signing up, participants will receive a private coaching call, enabling them to prepare for the retreat and address any questions they may have.

  • Three nights at the Palace Grand Hotel.

  • Intercontinental breakfast.

  • A three-course meal per day at the Hotel restaurant (four meals total).

  • Daily Meditation & Pranayama.

  • Daily Jivamukti Yoga Practices.

  • Workshops or Soft restorative classes.

  • Mats, bolsters, blocks, straps, blankets provided.

  • A small look at Yoga's philosophy & history.

  • Spa and outdoor pool.

  • Free parking.

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access.


Transportation arrangements from Malpensa Airport, Linate Airport, Dax, or Varese Train Station will be coordinated by our team, and comprehensive information on 'How to get there' will be communicated via email.

Please note: Flights tickets, travel insurance, transportation to the venue, and additional activities or extra meals are not included in any of the prices below.

The retreat will be held in English language.

Our Rooms and packages 

Single room
Park view

A cozy single room with a serene view of the park surrounding Palace Gran Hotel Varese. Ideal for solo travelers seeking tranquility and comfort.

Early Bird 1050 CHF

Double room
Park view

A spacious double room offering a picturesque view of the lush parkland surrounding Palace Gran Hotel Varese. Perfect for couples or friends looking to unwind amidst nature's beauty.

Early Bird 1150 CHF

Early Bird Shared 890 CHF per person


Double room
Lake view

Enjoy breathtaking vistas of the serene lake from this comfortable double room at Palace Gran Hotel Varese. Ideal for guests seeking a tranquil retreat with stunning views.

Early Bird 1200 CHF

Early Bird Shared 950 CHF per person

Deluxe double room
Lake view

Experience luxury and elegance in this deluxe double room offering unparalleled views of the picturesque lake at Palace Gran Hotel Varese. Perfect for those seeking a lavish getaway with unmatched scenery.

Early Bird 1300 CHF

Early Bird Shared 1000 CHF per person

Workshop without stay 
(Available for residents only)

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Only 10 Early Bird spots.

Contact us for any questions:

Palace Grand Hotel 

Via Manara Luciano, 11, 21100 Varese VA, Italie

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