Five elements retreat – Yoga Holidays in Spain

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Come and enjoy yourself exploring the five elements through Yoga and direct contact with Nature. This promises to be a week of honoring and nourishing the body, soothing the mind and giving space to meet yourself anew.

 

Yoga and vedic culture are based on a system of five elements which constitute the whole universe. The nature and manifestation of these five elements can be explored in body, movement, mind and environment.

 

Relish the peaceful, gentle sunny and genuine atmosphere in finding time for yourself. Soak in the sun, sea and ancient science of Yoga.

 

Earth, water, fire, air and space will assist you.

 

WHERE

In the Catalonyan region of Alt Penedés, famous for its vineyards and gastronomy. 30 minutes by car from the beach and 1 hour from Barcelona

 

 

SUGGESTED PROGRAM:

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This is a tentative itinerary, the program will be organically adapted to the group’s needs and given circumstances.

 

08:00 Morning meditation

09:00 Breakfast

10:00 -12:00 Practice (asana and pranayama)

12:30 Consultation for individual practice

13:30 Lunch

14:30 Consultation for individual practice

16:00 Afternoon activities (massage, ayurveda, boat trip, beach)

20:00 Dinner

21:00 Evening activities (relaxation, mantras, sharing circle, tibetan bowls)

 

SHORT DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM:

 

The theme of these retreat is to explore the nature and qualities of the five elements in the Yoga practice. Each day will be dedicated to one element, in order to integrate them all and understand their relationship during the last days.

 

We will start the day with meditation and breathing exercises, to increase our mindfulness and become more present in order to explore who we are and live more fully.

 

The Asana practice is inspired in dynamic yoga form Godfrey Devereaux and Iyengar yoga.

 

There will be space to have an optional individual consultation with Carmen where you can find support and inspiration for own yoga practice and work out an individual asana program.

 

Each afternoon will be dedicated to an activity such as yogic massage and delicious partner stretching, introduction into yogic-ayurvedic practice with the five elements through asanas, pranayama, daily practices, cooking and others. Some space in afternoons will be also free for rest and play, on the beach or in the beautiful surroundings.

 

In the evenings space for relaxation through mantras, yoga nidra or satsang (sharing circle) will be given.

 

 

BOOKING AND MORE INFORMATION:

 

PRICE

Option 1: 6 days all included, bunk bed + vegetarian menu 650 eur (without travel)

Option 2: 6 days all included, private double room + vegetarian menu 730 eur (without travel)

 

RESERVATION

To hold your place a deposit of 50% is required before 1.9.15

Bank Account Nr. 2600692214/2010 IBAN: CZ4320100000002600692214

 

CONTACTS

Victoria@essentiallybarcelonz.cz, esther@essentiallybarcelonz.cz

infoisvara@gmail.com