Yoga with Virginia, and the award-winning Amakhosi Safari Lodge have created a luxurious yoga and safari retreat, to be launched 8 – 11 September 2022.

The retreat will be repeated in October, for those who miss this first sought-after event.

 The internationally-acclaimed safari lodge accommodates guests in opulently-furnished suites with floor-to-ceiling, panoramic views of the Mkuze River.

  Amakhosi Private Game Reserve enjoys prime location near the Swaziland border – a scenic 5½-hour drive from Johannesburg and just 4 hours from Durban. Amakhosi guests indulge in five-star service, daily game activities and mouthwatering Afro-European fusion cuisine and home to the elegant Amakhosi River Spa. 

 Valued at R5,000 per person per night (sharing), this all-inclusive retreat is available for only R3,900 per person per night, on a sharing basis.

  • Lavish accommodation in an Amakhosi River Suite (King or twin)
  • Brunch, High Tea and Dinner
  • Two game drives, daily
  • Two Yin and Hatha Yoga sessions, daily (beginner to intermediate)

The package will exclude:

  • Travel to and from the lodge
  • Additional activities not included in the full rate
  • Beverages
  • Curio store purchases
  • Conservation fees
  • Additional spa treatments or products that do not form part of the yoga programme

Healing and holistic – Yoga with Virginia  

Virginia Burger is qualified in 3 Principles Life Coach techniques and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, and is training in Neuroscience Coaching. Virginia combines her expertise and experience to deliver a holistic programme that guides yoga students toward healing, rejuvenation and grounding.

The benefits of practising Hatha and Yin Yoga are broad – regular yogis can expect to:

  • Improve stress management and reduce anxiety and depression through breath    work
  • Improve range of motion and ease stiff joints, while reducing inflammation.
  • Support the heart and cardiovascular system through breathing exercises
  • Improve the health of the lymphatic system
  • Enhance mental concentration and performance
  • Challenge overall strength and flexibility
  • Build core strength and improve posture
  • Boost the body’s immune system
  • Facilitate grounding and help to cope better physically and mentally through  connection to the earth
  • Embody the powers of gratitude and mindfulness for a greater sense of peace