yoga & cooking retreat

Next yoga & cooking retreat: May 3 – 5th 2019

Food is the most important of all things for the body.
Therefore it is the best medicine
for all the body’s ailments.
They who look upon food
As the Lord’s gift
Shall never lack life’s physical comforts.
- Upanishads

Join Gauri and Hanna for a delightful weekend in ‘Hof de Brulle’ to practice yoga and meditation, learn about the yogic approach to food, and gain inspiration and recipes for healthy cooking!

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About the venue

Hof De Brulle – a restored farmhouse in Dutch Limburg – has everything for a great summer weekend retreat: a serene yoga room, cozy bedrooms, a charming area, a purpose-built kitchen for cooking workshops, and a beautiful garden to walk, relax and eat in.
Hof de Brulle is located in Wijlre (the Netherlands), just over the Belgian border. It’s a 1.5h drive from Brussels and very close to Maastricht.

About the program:


• Welcome dinner
• Introduction
• Gentle evening yoga exercises


• Guided meditation and energising hatha yoga class
• Breakfast
• Lecture on nutrition and yogic food
• Free time
• Cooking workshop I
• Dinner
• Soothing yin yoga class


• Guided meditation and energising hatha yoga class
• Breakfast
•  Cooking workshop II
• Lunch
• Closing session

COOKING: The cooking workshops are rooted in the yoga philosophy and a cumulation of over 18 years of yoga practice and yogic cooking. We use only organic, fresh, mostly vegan ingredients. In a lecture we will explain everything about yogic food.

The cooking workshops are designed to be educational, delicious and fun. Everyone works hands-on, and we will enjoy the results together.

Don’t worry if you have been to our previous cooking retreats or workshops,  we  are sure that there is a lot more to discover! Also for people with allergies, this is a great opportunity to get inspired by new food items and combinations!

We bring sunshine or exotic flavour on the plate with dishes inspired by Italian, Greek Lebanese, Indian or Thai cuisine. We mix demo’s with hands on workshops. You will also learn some new and healthy vegan or raw desserts. Simple and quick recipes based on pure ingredients and fresh herbs are sure to become your favorites at home!

MEDITATION: If you are new to meditation, this retreat offers a good introduction. Using different meditation techniques we will guide you into a peaceful state of mind on both mornings. In addition, we will practice mindfulness as we work together in the kitchen.

YOGA: we practise sampoorna hatha yoga as an open class suitable for all levels. This style focuses on breathing, warming up with sun salutations, different asana’s in a nice harmonious flow and ends  with a guided relaxation. You will feel rejuvenated and relaxed after this class. In the evening we finish the day off with a soothing yin yoga class, that focuses on longer stretches in asana, breathing and a deep attention for the self.


shared room 295euro, single room 355euro. See here.
Single room limited availability.
Price includes everything: accommodation, lectures, workshops and yoga classes, organic vegetarian food, drinks, tea.

Reservation, terms & conditions

Early bird prices till 3 months before date: needs to be paid in full.

Reservation must be confirmed with a deposit of 150€.
Full price to be paid at least 3 weeks before start of the retreat.
Cancellation possible (with 50€ admin fee) until 3 weeks before start of retreat; no refund after this time.

The organizers – Hanna (Finland) and Gauri (Belgium) are certified Sampoorna yoga teachers (YA500hrs) who practice yoga since more that 18 years and love to share the treasure of yoga and healthy ‘yogic’ food.

Feel free to contact us in case of any doubts or questions:
+32 (0)496/127 266 (Hanna)
+32 (0)50/68 73 29 (Gauri)

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