Yoga Teacher Training 200 hr
and Yoga Retreat 

NiseKO, JAPAN

Your Teachers: Janet Corvino and Kanami Anderson

Take the plunge with Janet Corvino & Kanami Anderson into Niseko’s world-famous deep powder snow, Japan’s natural hot springs, food culture, and elevate your yoga practice to new levels. The retreat is filled with a week of skiing/snowboarding, adventure, relaxation, and daily yoga in the winter wonderland of Niseko, Japan. Janet and Kanami teach all levels and provides modification and variations as needed. 


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Niseko is:
Listed one of the world’s top 20 ski resorts by Forbes Travel. 
Top 20 places to visit in the world by The New York Times. 
Rumoured to have snowflakes that are “large enough to cast shadows.”

Skiing and snowboarding require a great deal of strength, stamina, balance, and flexibility. A daily yoga practice can help to increase your performance and confidence for when you hit the slopes.

Join Janet & Kanami every morning as they help strengthen & warm up your body before you head out on the mountain to enjoy Niseko’s playful snow. Feel first-hand the difference it makes in your on-mountain skills. In the evenings they will lead you through a practice specifically targeted to stretch out muscle groups that easily get sore and overused from the mountain. Your days are free to explore the mountain, roam downtown Niseko or soak the in the many Onsens of Japan.



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Japan’s number 1 ski resort
Did you know that Japan has over 500 ski resorts? From the northern island of Hokkaido (where Niseko is located) to the southern main island of Kyushu, Japan has an incredible collection of ski resorts, & Niseko is ranked at the very top. Thanks to bouts of winter storms off Siberia, Niseko is also rated one of the snowiest resorts in the world with 15 -18 meters of average annual snowfall (that’s over 50ft!!).

Hot springs culture

In order to truly get in touch with a unique aspect of Japanese life, one must tap into the “onsen” (Japanese hot spring bath) culture. Japan is a chain of active volcanic islands, and is home to over 3,000 natural hot springs! The onsen is such a precious way to delve into an ancient part of Japanese culture that is still very much alive today.

Onsen culture encourages aligning yourself with nature and the slow passing of time. Through this we give time to draw out the natural healing powers of our bodies. Soaking your tired muscles & body in a 40C+ hot spring bath after a long, cold day of skiing is by far one of the most amazing things about Niseko.
 

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VENUE 

Before, after, and in-between your deep powder sessions on the mountain, dive into the Japanese culinary culture and allow your taste buds fall in love with the country who created the fifth basic taste!

Even CNN Travel boasts “Japan is a culinary wonderland thanks to an incomparable uniqueness, a national obsession with cuisine & an almost religious embrace of fresh productive perfection.”You’ll begin every day with a delicious, traditional Japanese breakfast buffet, have hot lunches (we highly recommend ramen & donburis!) on the ski hill, and experience four Izakaya (Japanese tapas-style food: an integral part of Japanese culture) family dinners out in the village.
 

Seven Nights at Chalet Ivy

Seven Nights at Chalet Ivy
A brand new boutique hotel only footsteps away from the main lifts & right in the heart of Hirafu Village, the luxurious Chalet Ivy will be your winter Niseko home. Enjoy breathtaking views of either iconic Mt. Yotei every morning as you roll out of bed and open up your curtains.

You will have unlimited access to the hotel’s private onsen (hot springs) that you can walk to/from your room in your bathrobe and slippers. The waters are drawn up from a depth of 300 meters where it has the best quality and temperature for health benefits.
Chalet Ivy also has an exclusive Ski Concierge desk that can arrange equipment rental services, lift passes, and ski & snowboard lessons through their Winter Activity Counter.

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What’s included in the price
Accommodation:
(6 nights at the luxurious Chalet Ivy)
Daily yoga classes
Daily delicious breakfast buffets
2 Izakaya-style family dinners
Unlimited use of hotel’s
private hot springs
Private transport to/from ski hill
Valuable local knowledge
from your instructors
An adventure of a lifetime!

What is NOT included:
Flights
Transfers to Niseko*
Insurance
Ski Pass**
Ski/board hire
Ski/board guide/lessons***

* Direct buses from New Chitose International Airport to Niseko are easy to book and cost under $40USD. http://www.chaletivy.com/the-hotel/airport-transfers/
*** If you are interested in hiring a local mountain guide, our good friends at Japan Powder Connection have offered a group discount rate for Dive Deep Retreat students. Please inquire for details.
JapanPowderConnection.com

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