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In our villa it is possible to have private Yoga class. For groups renting the whole villa, we can organize Yoga retreat on a weekend or weekly basis, as explained in detail below.


Yoga is an ancient discipline that is now establishing itself worldwide as one of the most effective tools to ensure both physical and mental health together with spiritual attainment to people of all ages.

Taking into account that every individual is different, Valerio works with students on an individual level, choosing among the asana, those best suited to each student’s needs. The student is then guided to have a greater awareness of his body and slowly this knowledge will help him get started on the path of meditation.

Valerio is a Yoga Teacher. He received his diploma from the school "Saints School of Yoga & Vedanta Studies" in Kochi, India.
Over the years he also attended several courses to learn about new methods and to deepen the knowledge learned over the years.
Valerio collaborates with the Volterra Prison giving lessons to the inmates.

The yoga classes, lasting from 1 hour, start at 6.30 - 7.00 am (lesson time changes depending on season and will be agreed with guests), the classes can take place outside in the lawn of the Farmhouse , under the porch of the barn, in the woods and on the banks of the rivers; in addition to the practice you will live a unique sensory experience because you will hear the sound of nature, smell the different scents and enjoy the bucolic landscapes between Volterra and San Gimignano in Tuscany.
Since classes are held outdoor, the recommended period is from June to September, except for guests who rent the villa or apartment in the house, because, in case of bad weather, the lessons may be kept indoor.
Each lesson begins with a careful heating of any part of the body, then move on to the execution of asanas based on the individual needs of each person, followed by some breathing exercises (Pranayama) and concluded with relaxation and meditation.

For groups, interested to Yoga, wishing to rent the whole house we propose 2 alternatives for groups of min. 8 to max. 12 people hosted in the villa 1) Yoga Weekend in Tuscany

Arrival on the afternoon or as agreed
Vegetarian dinner at the inn of the house

Yoga class and after Breakfast (According to guests’ requirements we can then arrange visits to art cities, trekking, hiking on the Tuscan rivers, tasting of pecorino cheese, horseback riding, mountain biking....)
Afternoon class yoga
Vegetarian dinner
Walk Saturday at night to hear the sounds of the forest.

Yoga class
Departure (If you are a group who arrived by plane there is the possibility to rent a minibus to take you directly to the airport)

2) Yoga holidays in Tuscany
For groups whishing longer period of Yoga training/school, Valerio is available to organize courses on a weekly basis.

At the ground floor of the villa is available an ample space (approx. 55 sqm) that can be adapted as yoga hall (see pictures aside).

Yoga Teachers intending to rent the Tuscan villa for a week of Yoga retreat with their disciples will enjoy the assistance of Paola and Valerio as regard to preparation of breakfasts, lunches and dinners, organisation of transfers, and tours.

Look at the review made ​​by yoga teacher who rented the villa for a retreat

Read the review

The villa includes five double bedrooms with bath and two sofa beds, spacious living rooms and 3 kitchens.
Outside are available a 5000 sqm garden and a swimming pool

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Villa Le Ginepraie, Loc. Pignano - Volterra - Tuscany
Mob. Phone +39 338 2138464, +39 333 8885857
Phone +39 0588 35113
P.I. 02808060988
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