Cheneil 2013

Yoga and life, Hiking in Chenei, Italy, 2013 • Hasita Nadai and Brahmani LiebmanYogagaia in Cheneil, Italian Alps 2013, Yoga and lifeOut of our deep desire to teach together and share our love of  Yoga & life, we are joining this year in the dramatic setting of Cheneil, Italy for an exploration of body, mind and spirit. Read more

Yoga journeys, pictures of Cheneil, Valley d’Aosta, Italian Alps

Take a look at pictures of Cheneil…

Yogagaia invites you to have a look at pictures of Cheneil taken during a few of our journeys. Cheneil (wikipedia/italian) is a locality belonging to the municipality of Valtournenche (Valle d’Aosta). It is a place of particular naturalistic beauty, landscapes of mountains, larches and broadleaves, located in the italian alps. There is the Sanctuary of Clavalité, from where you can enjoy  the stunningly beautiful view over the Matterhorn and the Grandes Murailles as well as over the adjoining peaks. These mountains have many stories to tell us about their origin and evolution through millions of years. They harbor many human dramas as well. One of these, the story of the first ascent of the Matterhorn, is a human drama with heroes and victims. Meet the inhabitants of Cheneil and get to know their lovely families, and all their pets, including horses. The homemade food is exquisite Northern Italian Cuisine. It is one of the few Valle d’Aosta villages not reachable by car.

For centuries, there was no real village here until the beginning of the 20th century, with the construction of two hotels. Finding itself along the trail that leads to the summit of the Grand Tournalin, Cheneil was crossed and remembered by the great names of mountaineering, like Edward Whymper.

Images worth thousands of words, pictures of Cheneil tell about how much of a magnificent environment it is for relaxing, meditating, hiking, practicing yoga and so much more. Over 200 kilometres of hiking trails, from those at high altitude to those for families or walkers who just want to stroll and relax, surrounded by countryside and silent woods, following well-signposted trails featuring breathtaking views, just a stone’s throw from Cervinia and Valtournenche town centres. The Cheneil valley (which can ‘only’ be reached on foot or with the help of a lift) offers tourists a timeless natural environment, characterised by the unspoilt countryside of this valley, featuring dense fragrant woodland and the scent of verjuice.

Gallery of pictures of Cheneil… 

Yoga and Hiking in The Italian Alps

Yoga, hiking and painting in the italian Alps, Yogagaia
Yoga, hiking, meditationg in the Italian Alps, Yogagaia 2010

Celebrate the beauty of the planet In the high mountains through Yogagaia, hiking, painting and playing fun games. A unique opportunity to rejuvenate and rejoice in our connection to ourselves. This program is open to adults, families and children over six years old.

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Meditating and Hiking in The Italian Alps – July, 2008

Yoga meditating and hiking in the Italian Alps

Yoga, meditating and hiking in The Italian Alps with Hasita Nadai and David Lurey. Cheneil Italy – July 11 – 21, 2008
Join us for an exploration of body, mind and spirit in the dramatic setting of Cheneil (italian description), a small mountain village which sits in the verdant meadow of a glacial bowl in the Alps, on the Italian side of the Matterhorn.

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