A perfect match
India - the birthplace of Yoga, Ayurveda and meditation - is a place of ancient wisdom and incredible beauty. Come along on a journey to discover and explore, not only the country but yourself and meet Veechi and Annie - an experienced, mindful duo who will guide you through body cleansing, mental and spiritual upliftment and transformation.
Peace and Harmony
Veechi Shahi is an exuberant, joyous and deeply-connected Life and Wellness coach, who believes in the wonder of Life.
She is based in Mumbai and is the founder of A New Leaf - a platform for integrated and holistic healing techniques and programmes to lift people into a place of peace and harmony. Veechi has been offering Life and Wellness Coaching, Resilience training, Women Empowerment Workshops and Mindfulness programmes to train Individuals, groups, institutes and corporate clients. Leveraging her rich 17 years of experience, Veechi honors the individuality of each person. She undertakes inward journeys with them to go beyond their limitations and to bring out their finest. As a wellness therapist, Veechi delivers a unique coaching solution of Management through Mindfulness, in order to create a better work-life balance for her corporate clients. She complements her coaching, with awareness, mindfulness sessions, centering, self-knowing techniques and breathing methods. She uses body-mind relaxation, de-conditioning processes, hypnotherapy, nutrition & movement, to achieve wellness.
Veechi connects with her Indian and global clientele through intensive programmes at her centers in India and her workshops across Europe. Her pragmatic approach consists of first establishing an Emotional Quotient in her client, and then driving forward to achieve a Spiritual Quotient.
Veechi’s personal life has been a journey of self-discovery. She has enhanced her natural gift of sensitivity with her professional training in Transformational work. Veechi is certified as an Executive Coach by International Coach Federation, has a specialization in Clinical Hypnotherapy, an M.B.A. from University of Pune. Veechi is a certified Meditation facilitator and Body mind relaxation therapist from Osho’s Pune. Veechi is deeply influenced by Iyengar Yoga, and Dr.Vijaya Venkat’s Nutrition principles. She enjoys travelling, vegan food and nature.
Detox and develop
Annie Wyatt (45) is South African and lived in London, Japan, Plettenberg Bay and Johannesburg before settling in Cape Town. She the founder of Cape Town Retreats and has run over 20 deep cleansing juice detox retreats in South Africa near Cape Town.
Annie has over 20 years experience with cleansing practices both through diet and various yogic techniques. After experimenting personally with fasting, detoxification and working with food as medicine she shares what she has learned. “I am passionate about my work and particularly interested in the area of self development though caring for oneself and others,” she says. “I believe strongly that when we care for ourselves, our lifestyle automatically improves.”
Annie teaches Traditional Indian Yoga, a synthesis of Ashtanga Yoga and Hatha Yoga, based on Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras (Ashtanga) and Hatha Yoga Pradipika. She studies in India at Yoga Vidya Gurukul (ashram) under Rishi Dharmajyoti and teaches yoga as a means to develop consciousness and to make the mind body soul connection and as such is the perfect person to travel to India with.
“The host Annie was warm, compassionate, loving nature, who was ever attentive to each of the guests individual needs. Her intuitive, deep approach to meditation (yoga and Pilates and tailoring each of the sessions to suit everyone’s level and individual process. Her calming, loving energy was apparent in everything she graced her presence and time in. For me, Annie made the whole experience deeply spiritual and energizing.” (Melanie Flynn, Amsterdam, a recent retreat participant.)