Join Amara’s New Year Retreat in Thailand

    Integral yoga, deep nourishment & conscious transition

    29.12.2016 - 05.01.2017

  • The Chrysalis Retreat came to be when 3 women were inspired to innovate a new kind of yoga retreat - with an integrative, holistic approach where people can work on all aspects of themselves.


    We imagined an ideal way to support the transition into a New Year - in a beautiful natural environment, deeply connecting to ourselves through yoga and group workshops, and purifying our systems in preparation for what is to come - supported by a personal process of reflection and inspiration through group learning.


    The New Year's retreat is an integral approach to creating a conscious transition into 2017. The retreat activities are based on a foundation of yoga practices and a variety of other modalities to enhance and amplify your vitality.


    Through workshops, coaching sessions, movement and meditation, and connection with an inspiring group, you’ll experience a profound container in which to release the old, gain clarity, and make empowered choices as we move into the new year.


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    We look forward to welcoming both men and women!

  • “Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.”


  • Chrysalis Retreat Process

    The Chrysalis Retreat provides a gourmet menu from which to design your ideal process for deep nourishment and rejuvenation. We provide a structure and a buffet of optional activities to support all aspects of your being, in alignment with your personal style. All of our retreat ‘ingredients’ have been chosen for their maximum contribution to individual strengthening and development.


    You can chose to do one thing a day - or five things! There will be a range of levels of physical movement through different styles of yoga and a range of learning spaces from quiet reflection to highly interactive. Group activities will playfully support and amplify participants’ individual expansion and co-emergence with others.


    The Chrysalis Facilitation Team members bring diverse skill sets and professional knowledge to provide tailored individual coaching sessions as part of the week-long retreat and will be sharing a wide variety of integral development opportunities with the group.


    Weaving through the week will be the theme of transition, where participants are supported to hold awareness of where in their lives they are letting go. The core activities of the retreat are designed to contribute to individual strength and balance from which to make space for the new.


    Additionally, we embrace the possibilities of co-creation within the group members. Participants are invited to contribute to the group learning process and may offer to share a meditation, story or a poem. For participants who might want to lead a group activity, there will be a time made available within the afternoon retreat schedule.

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  • "When the butterfly is ready to hatch, the chrysalis becomes transparent. The need for restriction has been outgrown. Yet the struggle toward freedom has an organic timing.”

    Anodea Judith

  • Chrysalis Retreat Components


    Kundalini, Vinyasa Flow and Hatha Yoga

    Meditation and Relaxation Practices

    Workshops, Dialogue and Inquiry Sessions


    Individual Coaching Session

    Choice of One Spa Treatment


    Co-creative Offerings by participants


    2 Excursions (one included, one optional)


    Khun Korn Waterfall is located in Khun Korn Forest Park, approximately 30km from Chiang Rai.


    At 70 meters, Khun Korn is the highest waterfall in Chiang Rai, with a pool below perfect for cooling off after the short hike through the jungle!


    There will also be the option of going to visit the Golden Triangle, the point in northern Thailand that converges with Laos and Burma where the Ruak and Mekong rivers join.


    Another option will be to go into the town of Chiang Rai, or alternatively stay at the resort and have a relaxing day.


  • "No problem can be solved by the same kind of thinking that created it."



    Afternoon arrivals for welcome session at 4 pm on 29th December 2016

    Departures following breakfast on 05th January 2017


    EARLYBIRD (until 30.09.2016)

    € 1,190

    C$ 1,720


    FULL PRICE  (from 01.10.2016)

    € 1350

    C$ 1,950


    ( € 150 / C$ 220 extra for a single room )


    Payments accepted by wire transfer. Details on the registration form.

    Deposit of € 350 / C$ 500 to secure your spot.

    Payment plans possible, inquire for options.


    ≜ Single or shared retreat accommodations with vegetarian meals

    ≜ Several yoga classes daily

    ≜ All workshops, sessions and activities on the menu

    ≜ Individual coaching session with one of the team

    ≜ One spa treatment

    ≜ Excursion to Khun Korn waterfall


    The Museflower Retreat Center is located 25km from Chiang Rai's international airport, which has 16 flights/day from Bangkok (flight time of 1hr 20min).


    From the airport you can take a taxi to the location (approx. 30 min drive) which should cost about $20/person. The retreat center is 17km from Chiang Rai, a small town with a chilled vibe and great food!

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    Facilitator, Developmental Coach, Transformation Catalyst & CEO of Amara Collaboration

    Heidi is an innovative social entrepreneur with an executive background in advertising. She is initiator and co-founder of Amara Collaboration and works internationally with transformations on three levels, the individual, groups/teams and systems/organisations.


    Find her online: amara.fi

    Send her an email: heidi@amara.fi


    Psychologist + Coach, Facilitator & Way of Council practitioner + Flower Essence Therapist

    Stephanie Lisa Kelly is a Retreat Leader, Facilitator & Coach who helps women live more embodied, empowered and delicious lives. She’s also a restless creative, passionate instigator, bold adventurer, wildhearted dreamer and international vagabond. She hosts workshops and retreats on self-expression, power and freedom, and facilitates transformational containers at meetings, conferences and other events.


    Find her online: www.stephanielisakelly.com

    Send her an email: stephanie.lisa.kelly@gmail.com

    Connect on Facebook: stephanielisakelly



    Holistic Life + Health Coach, Certified Yoga Teacher + Reiki Practitioner, Ayurvedic Lifestyle Teacher

    Kristen is an integrative coach, yoga teacher, and creative facilitator on a mission to help people ignite their light within and express themselves freely and authentically in the world. She is a passionate adventurer, artist, community builder and catalyst for freedom-seekers and change-makers to live a purposeful, joyful, and vitalized life - ignited in their life's mission with an awakened mind, body, and spirit.


    Find her online: www.artofwild.com

    Send her an email: kyates8@gmail.com

    Connect on Facebook: kristenyates


    Yoga + Meditation Instructor, Integrative Reprogramming Technique practitioner, Nutritionist, Holistic Healer

    Deborah is a vastly experienced, much sought-after, internationally acknowledged expert practitioner within the fields of yoga and holistic healing. She has two decades of study and practical experience gained in South Africa, India, the Middle East, Germany, and North America. She holds qualifications as an Integrative Reprogramming Technique (IRT) practitioner, yoga instructor, nutritionist, and instructor of meditation and advanced breathing techniques for self-healing. Deborah founded "BlissFullPath", a universal forum for services in holistic practices empowering people to live their best life.


    Find her online: www.blissfullpath.com

    Send her an email: debbiecay@gmail.com

    Connect on Facebook: Deborah Small


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