7 days 8 limbs

Delve into the practice of the 8 limbs in India’s tropical south.

A unique opportunity to study the 8 Limbs with Ziba at her shala in Kerala. The programme is designed to give you a highly personalised, focused insight into the philosophy and practices involved so that you may experience the truth of the system for yourself and enjoy the far reaching benefits in your daily life.

The natural, intimate and relaxed setting, in beautiful Kerala, makes for an ideal starting point to an exploration of the 8 Limbs in tranquility, on your own, as a couple, or with a friend.

Shanthi. Shanthi. Shanthi.

Practice. Unwind. Listen. 

Our rooftop shala, where the programme takes place, is set amongst thick palm fringes that frame the Arabian Sea view. Feel the light oceanic breeze sail across the coconut sprung shala floor. Hear the jungle song of tropical wildlife, mantra chants echoing from the temples. Let your senses immerse you in the present. Practice yoga in it’s natural setting.

Discover. Experience. Energise.

Absorb yourself in self-discovery. Experience the application of the 8 Limbs holistically. Energise through real yoga enquiry in a focused and safe environment. Discuss, practice, learn with Ziba in a personal and intimate setting. Embrace the nourishing daily routine: retreat.

Energise your creativity. realign intentions. discover new ways of seeing yourself.


This unique 7 day programme is relaxed though structured, with plenty of space for personal time and reflection. The perfect addition to a longer holiday or a soul soothing short break. With 6 hours of personally tailored, attentive yoga enquiry a day, the benefits of the programme can be far reaching and simply put - priceless.


06:00 - 09:00am Morning Practice*

Early Morning Meditation, Pranayama & Asana practice with Ziba.

09:00 - 10:00am Healthy Breakfast

Enjoy a breakfast of fruit, yogurt & muesli. Tea’s & Coffee available on request

10:00 - 2:00pm Free Time

Explore, sunbathe, read, have an Ayurvedic massage (included).

2:00 - 5:00pm Afternoon Session

Afternoons with Ziba - discussing the 8 limbs & exploring the various practices.

Temple Visits:

These will occur as and when you choose.

*Practice times can be shorter or commence at a time more suited to your needs

Sight-seeing or trips to the many beaches, Trivandrum and the surrounds can be arranged to suit.


The programme gives you the opportunity to enjoy delving into the 8 limbs with Ziba on a one to one basis and experience yogic life in the tropics with all the modern amenities you could wish for. Feel at home in our beautiful house throughout the daily schedule. Enjoy the view, the sounds, the many books on yoga, the super fast wi-fi, unlimited teas & filtered electrolyte water. We close our doors at 6pm.


Kovalam offers a full range of amenities that cater to all visitors needs. There are plenty of hotels and guest houses available nearby that vary in both price and options. Please see here for more information.

We can recommend suitable places to fit all budgets.


We offer the programme year round. Please contact us with your proposed dates. We do not offer any immersions between July 18th - August 18th 2019 & Jan 7th - February 12th 2020


7 Day’s 8 Limbs

1 person: £495 / 2 persons: £595

Includes: the daily schedule (with breakfast) / Ayurvedic massage / access to our extensive yoga library / unlimited filtered electrolyte water / unlimited tea & coffee / access to high-speed wi-fi.

Bursaries are available please contact us directly.

Interested in our unique, personally focused 7 days 8 Limbs retreat?

If you are interested or have any other questions about the programme please contact us, we are happy to help.


30% non refundable deposit on booking. Balance to be paid online no later than 1 week prior to programme start.

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