The Yoga Retreat India Team
Virginia is your Yoga and Ayurveda lifestyle therapist. She has been teaching Yoga since 2008 in the UK and worked as a nurse in the NHS for 27 years. She also works as an Ayurvedic chef. She has hosted several retreats in the UK, Spain and India. Virginia will liaise with you about the retreat and deals with most of the administration. You can read more about Virginia on her website: virginiacompton.co.uk
Shibu is our retreat partner in Kerala. He has been working as an Ayurvedic practitioner since 2004. He co-ordinates Ayurvedic services in the local area as well as working with the local Ayurvedic hospital and doctors. He is a Yoga practitioner and practices the traditional Kerala martial art Kalari. He sources the venues & therapists for us and organises all of our cultural visits and local sightseeing tours. He also assists you with onward travel in India should you wish to extend your trip.
Paul is the link to your whole retreat experience during your stay with us. He will meet you from the airport to welcome you. Any questions regarding your schedule or anything else during your stay will be handled by him. Paul is a qualified counsellor with 15 years experience in the NHS, so he is a great listening ear. He also has extensive experience of travelling throughout India.
Sam is our flight and visa expert. She has been organising individual and group travel for twenty years. She now runs her own travel business, 50 Worlds Travel. As a former Yoga student of Virginia, Sam will ensure that your journey is to and from us is safe and pleasant.
All of our other staff are local people who are employed by our venue. These include Ayurvedic massage therapists, cooks and everyone who works to ensure that your stay with us is enjoyable and comfortable at all times.