The Center For Higher Knowledge

A Spiritual Journey Within Your Heart                           
Tanya & Michael Aprile ~ Tuscany Italy & Goa India


Personalized Spiritual Retreats
 with yoga, meditation, therapies, spiritual guidance

  Patnem beach south Goa, India 
 20th November 2019 - 15th march 2020

A unique experience with 2 master teachers

choose you own arrival date & how many days to stay
Choose a private retreat or
a group retreat
We are as well offering special couple retreat packages
and family retreat packages


Give yourself a life-changing gift!

The Center For Higher Knowledge – We, Tanya & Michael Aprile are pleased to welcome you to our Goa, India!

We welcome you to Patnem/Palolem beaches. Our paradise - a modern Ashram we called it. A place where you have everything you need for seeking your spiritual heart.

We invite you to a life changing experience! start a new journey of your life!

our retreats have focus on seekig the stillness

We give you time just for you & your inner growth. 

Where focus is on your evolution, regaining energy & breaking old habits. 

Where you will learn to see your self and the world a new. 

This is a journey back to your heart.

Everything has been arranged for you - just come and enjoy

are you traveling alone, our retreats are perfect for you
for families as well it is an ideal retreat destinaton
non participants/travel companions are also most welcome


patnem/palolem beach goa, India

Goa is a little paradise in india located on the south west coast by the sea. patnem/palolem beaches are located in the South of Goa surrounded by the amazing nature and mountains.

We have our selves traveled around in many parts of india for our spiritual studies,. we always returned to Patnem/palolem beaches. because of its unique energy.

as well it was here we met each other and our lovestory started. its a pleasure and naturally for us to invite you to our home away from home!

Goa is an unique retreat destination, because you find the deep spiritual energy combined with all the best of India..

Goa has an amazing nature with many beautiful beaches.

it has been a Portuguese colony and today you will still see a lot of the Portuguese architecture and as well many Christians churches.

Meet the warm hearted goan people, discover the indian culture, taste all the great Indian food and of course relax in the beautiful nature & beaches.

you can spend hours just looking at the amazing sunrises & sun sets and swim in th

we will be pleased to recommnd you the best ayurvedic massages...

Patnem/palolem and the surroundings offers you as well small shops where you can buy everything that your heart is dreaming of from local indian spices, beauty ayurvedic products, to jewels, buddhas, clothes etc.

from December to april the weather is wonderful - warm, sunny, dry and with summer temperatures. 



Your retreat will take place at the beautiful Home Beach Resort on Patnem Beach. 

Thee place welcomes you to quiet moments in a spiritual calm atmosphere. This is indeed a little paradise. 

we have chosen this place among many other reasons, because Home Resort has a unique calm energy. Its location is magical and so peaceful right on the beach.

You will be accommodated in double rooms, or private room of your wish. The rooms at Home Beach Resort are beautiful decorated with attached bathrooms and their own terrace.

The restaurant offers delicious food inspired of European dishes and standard dishes, and here as well you can meet many lovely people.

The resort is right on the beach, two steps away from the sea where you can have lovely swims in the refreshing water, enjoying stunning sunrises and sunsets. You will fall asleep to the sound of waves. Wake up in the morning to the quietness of Patnem.


During our retreat,s you will be served a wonderful vegetarian breakfast after morning yoga class with freshly pressed juice, fresh fruit, yoghurt, musli, and masala chai, cappucino, cafe latte or herbal tea.

The beach front restaurant of Home Beach Resort is open from 8:30 a.m. until 9:30 p.m., serving highly delicious food also with a European touch. Salads, pastas, hummus, panini, home made bread, cakes, cappuccino, latte, etc. In the high season and peak season, they are also open at night for dinner. Daily specials are available offering a range of dishes to cater to customers of all tastes and health requirements. The juice bar offers the most extensive range of juices, organic wherever available, in the area.The restaurant offers delicious vegetarian and vegan food inspired of European dishes and standard dishes, and here as well you can meet many lovely people.

Since there as well are so many delicious restaurants on the beaches, we decided to give you more freedom in your lunch & dinner options and let you select your favorite spots, in order to enjoy the authentic indian/goan cuisine in the place of your choice. We'll provide you with a list of our favourite restaurants upon arrival 

Our Spiritual Center 

at Home beach resort

 retreat packages & prices 
starts from 3 nights/ 4 days 
all packages can be costumized 
therefore send us an inquiry of your wish of stay with the following information

   - duration of stay 
(you can add extra days to stay at the resort after your retreat
- how many persons 
- what teachings are you wishing to inlcude - EXPLORE OUR WEBSITE TO READ ABOUT OUR TEACHINGS

retreat package ideas
you can add as many days  and teachings of your wish - can as well be booked during your stay 
we can warmly recommend to take a fews days after tehe retreat to relax hre in our paradise:-)

5 nights / 6 days spiritual therapy with YOGA & MEDITATION Retreat
  • 1 individual clairvoyance- therapy - regression session 1 1/2 hour
  • 1 individual Reiki session 1 1/2 hour
  • 1 ayurvedic complete body, neck, face, head masssage 1 1/2 hour
  • 1 afternoon intuitive movement/dance therapy with meditation class
  • 1 afternoon spiritual walk/jogging with meditation 
  • 1 afternoon light yoga with meditation class
  • daily Morning spiritual beach yoga and meditation class
  • 2 higher knowledge lecture with meditation
  • 5 nights accommodation in the beautiful and peaceful home beach resort
  • Welcome drink
  • breakfast


5 nights for 2 persons in shared double room per person1100 euro  = 2200 Euro total for 2 persons 

5 nights for 1 person in single room  - per person: 1550 euro 

 3 nights/ 4 days therapy with YOGA & MEDITATION Retreat

  • 1 individual clairvoyance- therapy - regression session 1 1/2 hour
  • 1 individual Reiki session 1 1/2 hour
  • 1 ayurvedic complete body, neck, face, head massage 1 1/2 hour
  • daily Morning spiritual beach yoga and meditation class
  • 1 afternoon intuitivedance/movements with meditation class
  • 1 higher knowledge lecture with meditation class
  • 1 spiritual jogging/walk with meditation class
  • 3 nights accommodation in the beautiful and peaceful home beach resort
  • Welcome drink
  • breakfast

4 nights/ 5 days beginner basic retreat package

  • Daily morning spiritual yoga therapy & meditation class right on the beach in front of the sea and the dolphins
  • 1 afternoon intuitivedance/movements with meditation class
  • 2 higher knowledge lecture with meditation class
  • 1 spiritual jogging/walk with meditation class
  • 4 nights accommodation in a beautiful the peaceful Home beach resort
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Vegetarian Breakfast

6 days/ 5 nights EXCLUSIVE couple therapy with yoga & meditation Retreat
  • Spiritual love/wedding ceremony
  • 4 course Love dinner on the beach after your ceremony
  • 1 individual Reiki session for each of you 1 1/2 hour
  • 1 individual ayurvedic complete body, face, neck, head massge for both of you at the same time 1 1/2 hour
  • 1 Individual Clairvoyance - therapy - regression - healing session for each of you 1 1/2 hour
  • 1 couple therapy session 1 hour
  • 1 tantra lecture 1 hour
  • 1 intuitive love dance/movement session with meditation
  • daily Morning spiritual beach yoga and meditation class
  • 2 higher knowledge lectrues with meditation 
  • 5 nights accommodation in the beautiful Home beach resort
  • Welcome cocktail
  • breakfast

Not Included in the retreat packages 

Flight Ticket, 
Airport transfers - can be arranged with our local driver for 35 euro 1 way
Passport and Visa fees for India,
 Travel insurance 
Medical Emergency, 

Due to different unexpected situations and cancellations outside The Center For Higher Knowledge's control, we reserve the right to make changes to the program.

practical information


ATM/banking nearby
Currency exchange nearby
Scooter rental nearby
Shops nearby
Tour assistance nearby
laundry service nearby

How to get there

Arrival by airplane Please arrive at Goa International Airport (GOI) also known as Dabolim Airport. You can fly directly from Europe, UK, and USA with Qatar Airways. 

The airport transfer is not included. However, we are happy to arrange taxi pickup for you. Just let us know. 

The average price is around 30 Euro one way.

Cafés nearby
Restaurants nearby
Night club nearby with headphone parties
Passport/visa - currency

Please ensure that you have a valid passport and apply for an India tourist visa before you arrive. 

Visa application is easy and normally takes a maximum of 5 working days.

you need indian rupess for paying in india. You can e.g bring travel checks, or take our cash in the atms around in the country.

Travel insurance info
We strongly recommended that you have your own travel insurance to cover any loss or injury,

including repatriation if necessary.

terms of payment

The booking deposit is 30% of the total amount (non refundable).

the balance (70 %) is due within 8 weeks prior to arrival. 

For bookings done after 8 weeks before arrival, the total amount has to be paid.

Payment methods: Bank wire transfer & paypal

Cancellation policy

If You cancel

up to 10 weeks before the retreat starts:

100% refund, minus the deposit.
between 8 to 10 weeks before the retreat starts:

50% refund, minus the deposit.
8 to 0 weeks before the retreat starts:
0% refund will be given.

If The Center For Higher Knowledge Cancel:

If a cancellation is being done by us, the full amount of your money will be paid back to you.



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