april 2019 - hoi an

Mindful Writing & Meditation Retreat


Mindful Writing & Meditation Retreat

11 - 14 April 2019
(4 days, 3 nights)

Hoi An, Vietnam


Come home to yourself with mindfulness, writing & Yin Yoga.

Escape to a peaceful river-front boutique resort, surrounded by nature, in magical Hoi An to unwind, relax deeply and learn valuable skills that will last you a lifetime!

book with yoga in vietnam and save $50 usd
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  • Learn to practice Mindfulness as a lifestyle

  • Release mental, physical and emotional tension with Yin Yoga

  • Feel in tune with sound bowl meditation

  • Discover the therapeutic benefits of writing

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Accommodation & Rates

Set amongst the river and rice fields, you’ll be immersed in the tranquillity of An Villa Boutique Resort (located half way between Cua Dai Beach and Hoi An Ancient Town). Each living space comes with a private garden or terrace and a well-equipped kitchen (although food is included during this retreat, so you’ll hardly need to cook!) Around the resort are plenty of quiet spaces to go inward and to connect with your creative flow during your stay.


private room in shared accommodation*: $650 usd / per person

*Private room with shared bathroom, living space, kitchenette and terrace.

private room with private bathroom**: $675 usd / per person

**includes private living space, kitchenette, and terrace.

NB: Spouses are also welcome to stay in the accommodation (but not attend the retreat) for an extra surcharge for room and meals.


Exclusive Discount

Book through Yoga in Vietnam and claim an exclusive $50 USD discount off the retreat rate.

To save your mat, a non-refundable deposit of $200 USD per person is required. The remaining cost is paid directly to the retreat organizer two weeks before the retreat starts.

About the Retreat Facilitators



Kerstin Pilz, PhD believes in the healing power of writing. She’ll make you become best buddies with your inner writer, teach it to speak in your authentic voice and send you on a  journey of discovery together. She has taught a wide range of forms of communication, writing and reading in over two decades as a university lecturer and education manager. Kerstin’s also a keen traveller, certified yoga teacher and a practitioner of mindfulness meditation.

Nigel Rowles is a  professional musician with over 30 years experience teaching music, playing in bands and as a solo performer. During the retreat, he will help you unleash your creative genius with unique sound bowl balancing techniques.



  • 3 x nights accommodation in a boutique resort, halfway between Ancient Town and the beach

  • Bicycle rental and local transfers

  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner & afternoon tea on all days

  • 1 guided bicycle tour through the ricefields

  • Sunset boat ride to Ancient Town

  • 1 one-on-one sound bowl massage

  • transfer to/from Da Nang airport

  • all workshops*

what’s not included

  • International or domestic airfares/bus/train tickets to reach Hoi An (Da Nang is the closest airport)

  • Visa fees and travel insurance (highly recommended)

  • Additional activities can be organised at own cost and on demand.

  • Alcohol and personal items

This offer is in partnership with Write Your Journey and is subject to our Terms & Conditions. Prices for the retreat were updated as of 12 March 2019 at the organizer’s request.