Ayurvedic Lifestyle Retreat – 2016

Learn to live simply. Practice daily meditation. Immerse yourself in an experience designed to calm the mind, de-stress + create an in-depth experience of yoga + Ayurvedic wellness practices for daily living.

Join the most recognized Ayurvedic Health Counselor in the US–Hilary Garivaltis, founder + former Dean of the Kripalu School of Ayurveda–in Topsail Beach for a life-changing yoga teacher training retreat with views of the Atlantic Ocean. This retreat isn’t just for yoga teachers! It’s a lifestyle training that’s perfect for couples, friends + family looking to create healthy lifestyle changes together. It includes an optional teacher training portion for those looking to become registered as an RYT500 through Yoga Alliance. Retreat includes most meals.

In this Ayurvedic lifestyle retreat, you will learn how to:

  • Prepare healthy meals in the kitchen
  • Reduce stress by creating a calmer mind
  • Solidify a daily yoga practice with the faculty of the Kunga Yoga School
  • If interested in furthering your Ayurvedic credentials, this training would prepare the graduate to enter into a professional training track to become an Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor (additional 500 hour program) or to become a full Ayurvedic Practitioner (additional 1300 hour program).


Tuesday – Wednesday
May 10-18, 6:30am-6:30pm

Tuesday – Wednesday
Oct 18-26, 6:30am-6:30pm
Staying at the beach house? Arrive the night before training begins at 6pm.  Training starts at 6:30am.  Checkout is upon training ends.


6:30 – 8:00: Morning Yoga
8:00-9:00: Breakfast
9:00-12:00: Morning Class
12:00-2:00: Lunch and Class ( each meal will be part of the class)
2:00- 5:00: Class
5:00-6:30: Dinner and Evening Meal Class
7:00-8:30: Evening Classes/ Twice a Week


Ayurvedic Lifestyle Retreat
$3450 (does not include homework to become an RYT500)
Payment Plans available. Contact our Programs Team.
*Plus $200 fee for materials (manuals, oils, etc.) + meals for each day of the training (Tuesday – Wednesday. See schedule for days/times off).  Payable directly to Hilary Garivaltis.*
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Bunk $1000
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Private Queen $1400
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Final registration date: April 15th***

About Hilary Garivaltis, RYT200, Ayurvedic Consultant & Educator, National Ayurvedic Medical Association Board Member


Hilary Garivaltis, Founder and former Dean of the Kripalu School of Ayurveda, has more than 13 years of experience in teaching Ayurvedic daily living tools and Ayurvedic therapy techniques. She received her training at the New England Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine with advanced training in India from the Rishikesh College of Ayurveda and the Jiva Institute. She continues to train with the world’s leading teachers in the United States and in India. www.hilarygarivaltis.com

Cancellation Policy

In the event of cancellation, the following policies apply:

      • 60 days or more prior to the training: Your payment can be refunded for a $250 administration fee, or transferred to another WYC training at no cost.
      • 59-31 days prior to the training: Payments are not refundable, but are transferable (less $50 administration fee) to another WYC training.
      • 30 days or less: Payments are not refundable, but are transfereable (less $150 administration fee) to another WYC training.

Withdrawals from active trainings will result in the loss of all fees paid.

MyCAA Information:

If you are a military spouse, you may qualify for the MyCAA program. The MyCAA program is a career development and employment assistance program offered by the military for military personnel and their spouses. MyCAA provides a maximum educational benefit of $4,000.
MyCAA approved.