Tuscany Retreat

October 2nd-9th, 2022

Come Experience Italy's La Dolce Vitta

Every year, La Dogana hosts Yoga retreats on it’s beautiful forty acre olive grove estate. Mixing yoga and Italian activities gives guests a unique experience they will not forget. Just picture yourself starting your morning in downward dog in the rolling hills of Italy on a beautiful Italian morning. After breakfast, a day of adventure awaits with a city tour where you can shop, eat, and explore your way around an old city. Or maybe go horseback or bike riding in the Tuscan hills. After returning to La Dogana and relaxing by the pool, a four course Italian dinner awaits. Come and see what else La Dogana can offer you on this amazing retreat.

La Dogana Villa

A 30 meter pool overlooks the Trasimeno lake and Tuscan hills to help you unwind and relax. Our restaurant, Antica Dogana will be preparing 4 course meals for you every night. Chef Stefano is sure to deliver one of the best experiences of the trip.

A family estate of the de Ferrari’s for generations, La Dogana’s 40 acres are actually a national landmark in Italy and a popular wedding venue. With the capacity to room over 80 guests, La Dogana has apartments each containing their own kitchen appliances, bathroom, bedrooms, and a beautiful view.

Join Natanya Ruth (E-RYT, MA Ed.), Yoga & Meditation Instructor, Reiki Master, Breathwork Facilitator & Transformational Coach & Poet & Writing Professor, Shawn Connor, on a sensual journey in Tuscany, Italy, La Dogana.

There, in a private coastal villa , you'll practice daily Yoga and Meditation, delve into your creativity through writing workshops and journaling, and nourish yourself with incredible local wine, delicacies while touring the ancient villages and extraordinary land. Enjoy daily breaks by the pool, walks through vineyards and medieval villages, and maybe a horseback ride. Unwind in the refreshing infinity pool. Treat your body and mind with Yoga, meditation, fresh meals made locally, and a massage or healing treatment. Fill your cup, uncover your writer's voice, move, build community, and find stillness and inspiration on this transformational and rejuvenating retreat in stunning Italy.

About Your Instructors..


About Your Instructors...

Natanya Ruth (MA Ed., E-RYT, Coach)

Natanya Ruth is a Transformational Coach, Breathwork Facilitator, creator of GIFT 200 Hr Yoga Teacher Training & host of the Go Gift Yourself Podcast. Serving hundreds of soul seekers across the globe, Natanya infuses her international retreats, trainings, specialty workshops & online offerings with ecstatic movement, Vedic rituals and co-creation practices. Natanya is on a mission to support your sacred breakthrough as you release self doubt, anxiety and burnout and know and trust your true nature as pure, loving and limitless creative force.

Shawn Connor (MA, Professor of Writing)

Poet, professor, dancer, and world traveler, Shawn has been teaching folks to unearth their inner voices across America and internationally for over two decades. Once a social worker and counselor, always a teacher, Shawn has a lifelong love of writing and playful adventure. In his writing workshops, Shawn combines Transcendental and meditative practices with journaling, a philosophy of patience, idea generation, and persistence. Shawn's passionate approach, helps support your realizing your narrative voice through intricate diction and description. Shawn believes in letting your dreams lead the way.

What's Included...

Private coach transfers to and from Florence


  • Home made breakfasts & dinners.

  • Six nights accommodations in an Italian countryside apartment.
  • Access to beautiful infinity pool with amazing views

  • Wine & olive oil tasting with visit into a winery.

  • Gelato class and tasting.

  • Daily Yoga & Meditation

  • Regular Writing Workshops

  • Three stunning town tours

  • All Yoga Mats & Props



Each apartment has two bedrooms, one bathroom,

living-room with kitchenette. You will share the

apartment with one person, you may choose with

which person to share it.

Services and Treatments Available:

  • Massage
  • Reiki
  • Horseback Riding
  • Wine Tasting
  • Stand Up Paddleboarding
  • Kayaking

Pricing (Per Person)

$2,300.00 USD

A Non-Refundable, 30% Deposit is required to hold your spot!

What's Not Included...


Travel Insurance

Tips & Gratuities