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Freedom from Stress through Yoga & Meditation
28 Feb – 1 Mar, 2020
with Parizad Mazda

“…your actual reality lies not in outer things, but in your inner reaction to them”
—Paramhansa Yogananda

This weekend we shall have the opportunity to release ourselves from the various life stresses, in the beautiful nature surrounds of our retreat and experience deep relaxation through the practices of gentle and healing yoga and meditation. We shall also share and discuss various other scientifically proven techniques that help one to relieve stress and cope better with it, while also finding longer lasting, meaningful changes in one’s life.

This retreat will include:

  • Guided yoga sessions specifically designed to help the mind and body release physical, emotional and psychological stress. (These sessions are gentle and adaptable for all body types, ages and health conditions).
  • Guided pranayamas or ‘breathing techniques’ that will help calm the mind, emotions, and feelings, while also soothing the nervous system.
  • Guided Meditation sessions for stress relief, to release negativity, and cultivate inner peace, that will help one find inner happiness, calmness, and meaning in their lives.
  • Guided deep, relaxation with healing music and visualizations.
  • Discussions about scientifically proven effects of stress on the mind, brain and body, how to differentiate between good and bad stress, how to make stress your friend and cope better with it in your life.
  • Discussions about spiritual principles that will help one cope better with stress, find meaning in the life challenges, and help change our attitudes and behaviours towards ourselves and others in our life.
  • Free time to go walking in nature or enjoy the beautiful nature sounds and scenery or rest and relax as one chooses.
  • Movie screening (optional)

Accommodations & Rates:

For bookings or inquiries, WhatsApp or call on 8291820552,
or email: consciousembodiedwisdomliving@gmail.com
For Facebook: find ‘Parizad Mazda’ or #consciousconsciousembodiedwisdomliving

Room Type Rate  (Fri dinner-Sun lunch)
Fully furnished room Rs 6000 / person

Detailed Schedule

Friday, 28 February

4 pm onwards – Arrival, check-in and registrations. Settle in to rooms and acquaint yourself with the retreat facilities.

5.00 – 5.30 pm Chai served in the dining area

5.30 – 7.00 pm – Free time to relax and destress as one chooses. One can either go for a nature walk, or a hike up the local mountains or watch the sunset from a vantage point, or visit the reception area for wifi, library or boutique facilities or rest in your room.

7.00 – 8.00 pm – Delicious vegetarian, dinner served in the dining area

8.00 – 9.30 pm – Opening Circle: where we make introductions, relax and center yourselves, share and discuss ideas about ‘Stress Relief’.

Saturday, 29 February

7.00 am – Chai served in dining area

7.30 – 8.45 am – Guided Pranayamas and Meditation to relieve stress and experience deep relaxation

8.45 am – 9.30 am – Breakfast in Silence

9.30 am – 10.30 am – Free time

10.30 am – 11.30 am – Discussions about what is stress, video presentations about neurobiological effects of stress and other scientifically proven methods of dealing with stress and making stress your friend.

11.30 am – 11.45 am – Short break

11.45 am – 1 pm – Discussions about how to cope better with stress, how to achieve clarity of mind, and how to change our responses, attitudes and behaviours towards ourselves and other people in our life.

1.00 – 2.00 pm: Delicious vegetarian lunch

2.00 – 3.00 pm: Free time for relaxation

3.00 – 5.00 pm: Learn about Meditation, its several scientifically proven benefits, how to meditate based on ancient yogic and healing techniques.

5.00 – 6.00 pm: Chai break and free time to rest, relax, watch a glorious sunset or go for a walk.

6.00 pm – 7.30 pm: Guided Yoga and deep, relaxation session.

7.30 pm – 8.30 pm: Delicious vegetarian dinner

8.30 pm onwards: Free time or optional movie in the reception area.

Sunday, 01 March

7.00 am – Chai served in the dining area

7.30 am – 8.45 am – Guided Pranayamas and Meditation session for inner peace

8.45 – 9.30 am – Breakfast in Silence

9.30 – 11 am: Free time or nature walks

11.00 am – 12.30 pm: Guided Yoga session for stress relief and deep, relaxation. Guided visualization and brief meditation.

12.30 – 1.00 pm: Closing circle: sharing our experiences and saying goodbye.

1.00 pm – 2.00 pm: Delicious vegetarian lunch

2.00 pm onwards: Checkout, buy any books or boutique items and drive safely back to our homes.

About the Facilitator

Parizad Mazda – Founder of ‘Conscious Embodied Wisdom Living’.

Parizad is an internationally certified and experienced ‘Yoga and Meditation’ Teacher. She believes in the power of combining the mind, body and spirit to lead a more integrative, fulfilling, healthy and balanced life.

In her current avatar, Parizad serves from the ‘Ananda Meditation Retreat’ and she aspires to share the wisdom, light and love of her Guru, the enlightened Master and Yogi, Paramhansa Yogananda and her spiritual mentor, Swami Kriyananda. Parizad has been a long time, spiritual seeker, philosopher, meditator, and is also a Kriyaban. She also serves as a Spiritual Guide and Counsellor, Educator and Humanitarian on various fronts.

Parizad also acts as a ‘Counseling Astrologer’ based on the path of ‘Evolutionary Astrology’. This sacred knowledge and wisdom, aligned with higher universal principles, enables her to consult and counsel every individual about their own unique soul journey, identify the life lessons and unique soul intentions of every person, and lead them towards a path of greater understanding of themselves, combined with healing, soul growth and evolutionary progress.

In her previous incarnations within this one lifetime, Parizad has extensively studied, researched and professionally trained for four years, in the scientific disciplines of ‘Clinical Psychology and Neuroscience’ from highly reputed, academic institutions and professionals in Australia and the United States. She has also gained much experience, in various clinical, natural and alternative healing modalities and therapies, and in the field of personal and business development.

Parizad is also a fully certified and experienced ‘Chartered Accountant’ from Australia and London, and she has gained over 16 years of dynamic experience in the international space after working for highly reputed, multinational organisations and clients, in the field of Taxation Law, Financial Accounting and Business Advisory Services.

At present, Parizad simply wishes to serve humanity in divine love and friendship, through various capacities.