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Segera Launches 2016 Yoga Retreat

Apr 19, 2016 | Wilderness Safaris

April 2016 – Segera in Kenya will be hosting yoga expert Nella Nencini-Hutchings from 31 October to 6 November 2016 for a yoga retreat and workshop involving daily yoga classes and walking meditations in the surrounding bush.

“We are delighted to welcome our friend Nella Nencini-Hutchings back to Segera”, commented General Manager Jens Kozany, “as she is not only a long-standing believer in our goals but also able to add to our guests’ rejuvenating and revitalising Segera experience, through guided meditation and tailored yoga sessions”.

Segera is a wildlife sanctuary dedicated to a sustainable lifestyle focused around Conservation, Community, Culture and Commerce (the 4Cs). Located at the foot of Mount Kenya, it offers the classic East African safari experience in addition to giving guests the opportunity to experience the Segera lifestyle. Meals are made from organic, local produce and as a hub of Zeitz MOCAA, Segera features a notable African art collection with which guests can engage.

Segera’s botanical gardens, oasis and private wooden decks provide a range of spaces where guests can enjoy meditation, individual yoga sessions and also small group sessions. Daily raw food menus, juices and invigorating outdoor activities are also included in the yoga workshop.

Nella Nencini-Hutchings describes herself as a ‘safari mixologist’ in addition to being a private pilot and trained yoga instructor. She is the founder of Tin Trunk Safaris and has many years’ experience creating and running yoga workshops in the bush.

In addition to the activities led by Nella during the yoga retreat, a range of treatments and massages can be enjoyed in the privacy of guests’ villas or at the spa, including scrubs made from soil, salt and local spices and full-body therapies. The Segera spa also features a salt-water swimming pool and state-of-the-art gymnasium.

All oils used in Segera treatments are blended with herbs from the garden, and body wraps and detox treatments use locally grown ingredients. Time spent at Segera allows guests to relax and reconnect at the same time as making a positive contribution to conservation and local communities.


Segera provides the perfect setting for a holistic wellness experience founded on yoga and meditation.