Author Archives: Christine Pauchard

Yoga and meditation workshop- 7 to 11 November 2018


 The purpose of this 5 mornings workshop is to help you to find more stability in your emotions and more peace inside.

We will do yoga asanas, breathing exercices, pranayama,  Patanjali yoga sutra reading ( yoga philosophy), some meditation and relaxation. And explore the limitations of our body (and mind).

Registration by mail:

Every ones has to bring one mat for yoga and one cushion for meditation + towel to wipe the sweat and water to drink . 

The venue is Taramangaling. You will find explanations to go there on this website on the page ” YOGA”

From 8.00 am to 12.00 noon

Price: 2600rs

To give you a taste  of deep yoga: Yama, Nyama, concentration and the philosophy  which lead to Pratyahara

(Pratyahara leads the mind inwards, preparing it for meditation. In pratyahara, the mind is withdrawn from the senses and the sense objects, yet remaining fully aware of the inner processes. Pratyahara is the stage between externalizing and internalizing the mind.)
Afternoon you can get a personal session With Christine  to discuss about your obstacles in Yoga asanas and or/and in your personal development in your life, and find how you may improve happiness and stability in with yourself, with your family, with your work.

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NLP& self-improvement-part1 – 6 to 8 October 2018

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pnl, coaching, communication


Learn  NLP skills and insights.  After this 3 days your NLP can then be used anywhere  & for your  personal development 

  • Develop a better understanding of what makes you ‘tick’by working at the deepest level of the Psyche
  • Better understand why the people in your life behave as they do
  • Recognise your own out-of-date responses to situations and people – and begin losing these
  • Develop skills to change your moods and your reactions.

You want to know yourself better, unlock the immense potential within, or achieve a goal, or even clarify where you are, now, in your own life

Learn tools to understand yourself, the others and open yourself to a larger world.Learn tools to communicate on a more efficient way.
Stop repeating same mistakes, change your behaviors change your life…

Through the way we communicate, we can understand how we see the world , how we  analyze it and how we reply to it. NLP tools are made for discover step by step how our brain is working, what are the behaviors and patterns stock in our unconscious and that we use every day to face our life. And to change them if there are useless or  if we want to become more efficient regarding our profession or to become aware of our limiting mechanisms and achieve our goals

Info &Registration by mail:  or 9489805493

NLP & self-improvement :  6 to 8 October : Practitioner NLP part1 

(NLP, meaning neuro-linguistic program is a tool developed by psychologists and indicated to determine the mapping of the brain and its workings.)

The pre-suppositions – The 4 pillars of NLP
The  rapport
The filters of perception
The component of NLP
sensory predicates & predicate system
The frame objective
anchoring resources
Perceptual Positions
Time line process

Timing:   from 9.00 to 12.00 a.m and 2.00 to 5.00 pm
If you need that we book accommodation for you or taxi pick-up, let us know.




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woga 2017- At Srima- 19&20 March 2018-Registration at [email protected]


Srima- 19 &20 March 2018 At Sri- Ma – Auroville

with Petra Buschfeld WOGA® instructor and WABA registered teacher

Traditional Asanas, Pranayama and relaxation techniques
modified to be practised in warm water. Asana are divided
into 3 sections:
Standing, Floating and Underwater

The warm water oasis offers an environment where deeper
relaxation and meditative states are entered.

A deeper sense of joy is entered.
Due to the decreased effect of gravity flexibility increases,
articulation can be freed, muscles melt and lengthen and the
whole being becomes more fluid.

A 2 DAY Intensive Learning – 6 HOURS PER DAY
@Srima- Auroville


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Watsu Basic and OBA- GOA- 25&26&27 Dec 2017-For Registration: [email protected]

A 3 DAY Intensive Learning  @ Goa (Inda)  on 25-26-27 Dec. 2017-
@blueplanet wellness retreat Agonda

WATSU® BASIC & OBA (oceanic bodywork aqua) Introduction Course with Petra Buschfeld (WABA registered teacher)

This workshop takes place at the warm water oasis at Blue Planet wellbeing centre

It combines light movement and stretching, massage and mobilisation of joints in connection with breathing and energetic work conducted both on the surface and underwater

In this Intensive Learning Retreat  an opportunity is offered for profound relaxation and letting go, building trust, being nurtured and held,expanding inner and outer boundaries, releasing emotions and traumas and ultimately freeing body and mind in a flow unique to each client and each session

A 3 DAY “Intensive Learning”  8 HOURS PER DAY

@BluePlanet wellness retreat Agonda Goa


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Relaxation&Detox package–Come and enjoy from 2 to 7 days retreat


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ayurvedic oil massage

Relaxation & Detox package  2 days- 3 days- 5 days- 7 days .

Free dates on request
One fixed date is: 17 to 21st October 2019
Info &Registration by mail:

You can registered for free dates if you are at least 2 persons. . 

What sets us apart is the lifelong experience of the therapist (Christine Pauchard) who will take care of you – his or her professionalism as a health and wellness therapist as well as their personal inner journey, discovering the way towards inner peace.

The Relaxation & Detox Retreat offers you a complete detox with particular focus on stress reduction, better immunity, cleansing the body and re-establishing harmony between body, mind and soul.

Every person is different, each individual has his or her way to face life: our internationally experienced therapists will facilitate your own journey to your place of happiness and relaxation. The Retreat is designed by closely keeping in mind the approaches of Systemic Healing and the therapeutic tradition of  Yoga. In holistic healing there are many paths towards a healthy body and mind – our experts assist you by facilitating your choices, so that you benefit with ease in finding a new harmony and ways to maintain the balance in your daily life.

The aims of the retreat are

  • To teach and experience how to balance the energy in your body;
  • To learn to calm your mind     and above all,
  • to teach you the tools for keeping a clean body returning in daily life

to teach you how to keep a strong and relaxed mind.

  This retreat has a personal approach, one of our  a health and wellness professionals will be available to take care of your personal requirements. Christine will welcome you and be your retreat guide for this retreat during the entirety of your stay .

Dates for those who would like to participate in a group Retreat and  interact with others during this journey of wellbeing:

If you want to be part of a group, subscribe for these dates. Keep in mind that your trip must start on the first day and that you would choose whether you want to sign up for 2 days, 3 days or 5 days beforehand.

  • All Inclusive standard + or Luxury Accommodation.
  • Standard accommodation: Sharnga Guest House ***(see picture in “our venues” or on ( ) located in the center of Auroville:
  • Dune Spa and Ecovillage ****(located on the ECR aprox. 5 kms from Auroville)

The retreat includes:

  • Daily educational talks with your main therapist
  • Daily Yoga and Relaxation sessions
  • Daily Sessions in Guided Meditation ( Mindful Meditation, Chakra Meditation)
  • Daily Herbal Tea
  • Daily Vegetarian meals
  • Daily one massage session (Thai Massage, or Shiatsu, or Ayurvedic Massage workshops

and sessions in  NLP & Hypnotherapy

You are welcome to request additionally:

  • Airport Pick-Up and Drop off.
  • A Personalized Retreat Diary.
  • If these dates do not fit in your schedule, you can contact us via mail to set up a personalized package. Please be sure to mention your dates and requests.

Program for group (minimum 4 people).
Day 1: Auroville
7am to 8:30am :    Yoga and breathing exercices
8:30am to 10am:   Breakfast and Shower
10am to 12 noon:  Massage
12 noon to 3pm :   Lunch and rest
3pm to 6 pm:         Meditation, chanting  and relaxation technique

Day2: Auroville
7am to 8:30am:     Yoga and breathing exercices                                                                                 8:30am to 10am:   Breakfast and Shower                                                                                        10am to 12 noon:  Massage
12 noon to 3pm :   Lunch and rest
3pm to 6 pm:        Chanting and Relaxation techniques

Day 3: Auroville
7am to 8:30am:      Yoga                                                                                8:30am to 10am:    Breakfast and Shower                                                                                        10am to 12 noon:   Massage
12 noon to 3pm :    Lunch and rest
3pm to 6pm:           Sightseeing in Auroville by bicycle, motorbike, or car

Day 4: Auroville
7am to 8:30 am:     Breakfast

8.30am to 9:30am: Meditation at the Matrimandir
10 am to 12 noon:  Massage                                                                                                             12 noon to 3pm :    Lunch and rest
3pm to 6 pm:          NLP- Communication Workshop: Identifying your Resources
Evening:                 Meditation

Day 5: Auroville
7am to 8:30am:      Yoga
8:30am to 10am:    Breakfast and Shower
10am to 12:30pm:  Massage                                                                                                             12:30pm to 3pm:    Lunch and rest
3pm to 6 pm:          Sightseeing in Auroville by bicycle, motorbike, or car

 Day 6: Auroville
7am to 8:30am:       Yoga
8:30am to 9:30am:  Breakfast and Shower
9:30am to 12 noon: Massage                                                                                                            12 noon to 3pm:      Lunch and rest
3pm to 6 pm:           Hypnotherapy or Regression Therapy Workshop

 Day 7: Auroville                                                                                                                          7am to 8:30 am:       Breakfast and Shower
8:30am to 10:30am: Matrimandir
10h30-12h30:           Chanting. Yoga Philosophy, and Daily-life Talks                                                      12:30pm to 3pm:      Lunch and rest
3pm to 6 pm:            Massage and Yoga Nidra

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Fertility Enhancement Retreat

For booking or any more information, contact

Holistic`s Fertility Enhancement Program welcomes all couples who decided to start a family. You may have already started trying to conceive, you may have questions or experienced difficulties or you may just be starting to plan – whatever stage you are at, our retreat program will have precious offerings and solutions to you. Preparing for conception is an extremely exciting time but can be filled with anxiety and disappointment if you do not immediately get the results you desire.

With our Fertility Enhancement Retreat we aim to help prepare you for the journey ahead – giving you the building blocks for fertility, healthy pregnancy and optimum fetal development. We believe the best results are achieved by making sure that the three body systems – the Physical, the Physiological and the Psychological reach a state of equilibrium. Once this is achieved, naturally your body’s own very powerful capabilities will do their work.


You can book a 5 days retreat .

The Retreat Package includes:

  • Personal and Pre Retreat questionnaire review session
  • Homeopathic consultation to transform  psychological and hormonal  issues to balance and well-being, with international expert homeopath
  • Nutrition consultation and advice
  • 1 Daily Yoga Class and pranayama
  • Hormonal yoga sessions
  • Menu of specialised Health foods
  •  5 massages
  • 1 Session NLP workshop
  •  Chakras alignment -group session 2
  •  Hypnotherapy sessions
  •  Meditation Sessions
  • “good standard” or “luxury” accommodation

You can ask for (*Not included in the price):

  • Airport Pick-Up and Drop-off.
  • Your own Personalized Retreat Diary.
  • In case these dates are not convenient for you, welcome to contact us via mail to set up a personalized package. Please be sure to mention your dates and requests.

Price: on request.

adapted to retreat with only two persons, or a group of 6 or 10.


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Marcella Calvani Cortes


Hypnotherapy , Chakras Healing


-Hypnotherapist (Certified Integrated clinical hypnotherapist with the reputed California Hypnosis Institute of India, now EKAA).

-Chakras Healing (Certified Advance Redikall healing from the reputed Omnipresence Academy of life  – India,)

-Sivananda Yoga Teacher


-Reiki Master

Languages: English, Italian


Location: Sharnga guest-house

Info &Registration by mail:

Reiki cetificate

Reiki Master cettificate

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Petra Buschfeld .

Acupuncture, WOGA, WATSU and WATA practitioner, cranio sacral therapy in water,
Instructor Led Training.
WOGA , WATSU BASIC and OBA instructor.

WABA – qualified  Woga and Watsu Basic instructor

WABA – qualified  Watsu and Wata therapist
cranio- sacral therapy in water
OBA student
Fluid Presence student
BSC Complementary Therapy – pathway acupuncture , Westminster University , London
Diploma Chinese Herbal Medicine , University of Westminster , London qualified in 1999
Healing Practitioner , selbstverwaltete Heilpraktikerschule , Berlin qualified in 1993
Yogateacher- Sivananda , Iyengar Tradition, Satyananda Saraswati  qualified in 1986
Languages: German, English,
 Location:  sharnga guest-house.
Info &Registration by mail:
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Executive De-Stress Retreat 22 dec to 26 dec 2018










Executive De-Stress Retreat

Info &Registration by mail:
Or 9489805493(Christine)

 If you too wish to:

  • Break away from unhealthy habits.
  • Get a better understanding of your “self”.
  • Take a break from Everyday Life.
  • Get rid of the feeling of being stressed or overworked.
  • Get rid of the effects of city life (high-stress environment, long working hours, pollution, and late nights).
  • Get release from emotional turmoil (irritability, anger, frustration, depression, and sadness).
  • Look for ways to experience inner peace and happiness.

De-Stress Retreat

Come for a two-day three-day or five-day Retreat

Life today is characterized by constant change and it is a well known medical fact that this causes high stress levels. It’s a wellknown fact that stress compounds itself, leading to ill health, weight gain, anxiety, depression and drastically lowered energy levels. As much as your emotional and work stress has an effect on your health – the food you eat also plays an important role. Our habits add up- and the bad ones take their toll.

Welcome to a unique retreat: Get a quick way to break those habits, find your energy renewed, clear your mind, relax deeply in an enjoyable environment  all while being surrounded by an attentive team of experts.

We at Holistic Retreats believe that relaxation is the key to rebalance the body in all three levels  (the physical, physiological and psychological).

The Executive De-Stress/ Stress Buster Retreat is programmed in such a way as to granting you release from stress. You will leave the retreat relaxed and rejuvenated. You will be equipped with techniques to cope better with the world you face. You might even choose to loose the habit of letting yourself run into stress and go for a better quality life.

Dates :


You can book a two days,  three-days, five-day, or seven-day packages.

Package includes:

  • good Standard + or luxury accommodation
  • 1 Daily Yoga Class and introduction to pranayama
  •  or Tai-chi
  • Menu of Healthy Raw foods
  •  1 massage every day
  • 1 Session NLP workshop
  • 1 session regression Self Hypnosis workshop
  • 2 Relaxing Baths: (e.g. Sound Bath)
  •  Meditation Sessions

You can ask for (*Not included in the price):

  • Airport Pick-Up and Drop-off.
  • Your own Personalized Retreat Diary.
  • If these dates do not fit in your schedule, you can contact us via mail to set up a personalized package. Please be sure to mention your dates and requests.

If you are only two, or a bigger group, ask for our price.

Day 1: Auroville
7am to 8:30am:      Yoga and introduction to Pranayama
8:30am to 10am:    Breakfast and Shower
10am to 12 noon:   Massage
12 noon to 3pm :    Lunch and Rest
3pm to 6 pm:         Sound Bath Meditation

Day 2: Auroville
7am to 8:30am:     Yoga and breathing exercices
8:30am to 10am:   Breakfast and Shower
10am to 12 noon:  Massage
12 noon to 3pm :   Lunch and rest
3pm to 6 pm:         Meditation, and Chi Gong or Tai Chi

Day 3: Auroville
7:30 am to 8:30am:  Breakfast and Shower
8:30am to 9:30 am:  Meditation in the Matrimandir
9:30am to 12 noon:  Massage
12 noon to 3pm:       Lunch and rest

3pm to 6 pm:        2 choices: 1) NLP workshop (Finding the Roots of Stress and How to Face it)                                                 2) Hypnotherapy (Regression Workshop)
Day 4: Auroville
7:30 am to 8:30am:  Chi Gong or Tai Chi                                                                                  8:30am to 10am:      Breakfast and Shower
10am to 12 noon:     Massage
12 noon to 3pm:       Lunch and rest                                                                                            3pm to 6 pm:          2 choices: 1) NLP workshop (Finding the Roots of Stress and How to Face it)                                                         2) Hypnotherapy (Regression Workshop)
Day 5: Auroville
7am to 8:30am:       Yoga
8:30am to 10am:     Breakfast and Shower
10am to 12:30pm:   Massage
12:30pm to 3pm:     Lunch and Rest
3pm to 6 pm:          Sound Bath Meditation
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