The amazing support of all the staff, the food and friendliness made my second yoga course a delight.
The group was enthusiastic and focused and they loved everything about the venue, food, staff and the […]
Basunti: a flower growing in northern India in the foothills of the Himalayas, and the name of the retreat centre chosen by Sheila for a two-week yoga course in March/April 2012. Built about five years ago by David Butterworth, the centre is described as of ‘modern Indian design with European plumbing’. It is simple, […]
By Su Sareen.
This is our second time at Basunti and it was wonderful to be back… it’s a joy to be in such a special place.
By Gill Mitchell –
Basunti, to me, is like a fine wine that improves with age. I have returned to Basunti three years running. The first time I thought it was perfect, the second even more perfect, and the third it was just something so special it is beyond words. Sadly, I am a […]
We arrived late afternoon to Basunti, an oasis of peace and tranquillity after a tiring journey. The next day we found that the monsoon season had yet to finish, but this did not dampen our spirits, as we practiced our yoga in the comfort of the Shala. The afternoons were brighter and very hot, […]
“We need beauty around us. Beauty is like a perfume impalpable yet so very strong. Beauty is the essence of life. Its feeling pushes the artist to create, opens the heart to love, leads the brain to clarify, invites the mind to comprehend and brings the body to participate. You find yourself in Beauty, […]
For David and Izzy
With many many thanks for making this special place possible, here are few acrostics to show how touched and appreciative we all are.
With love, from the yoga group (images by Steve).
Here are just a few of them –
As far as the eye can […]
The retreat at Basunti was even better than dreamed or imagined. It was a larger, three dimensional and vibrant version of the pictures on the Basunti website – a walk-in photo shoot with all senses awakened.
It felt that the yoga was restorative with ancient techniques practiced in the land of their origin. Certainly […]
Last October Bridget was leading her second Anusara Yoga yearly retreat at Basunti – magical as ever, was madly enjoyed by all, even the staff!! Bridget will be returning to Basunti in November 2012. Derek Ure had sent some photos to everyone – “he is still doing Yoga!”….