Relax and Restore Retreat - Granada, Spain.
Dynamic & Hatha Yoga. Pilates. Auurveda. Meditation.
Saturday 14th - Friday 20th September 2013.
Our RELAX and RESTORE week long retreats in the mountains of Granada are a wonderful blend of Yoga, Pilates, Nutrition and Meditation.
You are welcome to bring a 'non yoga' partner to this retreat at a discounted price - please enquire at email@example.com.
You can expect a warm welcome from your hosts at the Hacienda, Tracie and Jason, and from your teachers, Sally Parkes and Neil Phillips. The week promises a relaxing break with daily yoga and Pilates classes on the outdoor yoga space or in the indoor yoga studio.
See our Hacienda Retreat YouTube film here.
About the Hacienda:
• Indoor and outdoor yoga areas including a purpose built yoga studio, meditation temple with prayer chairs
• Infinity pool with two cabanas.
About the Classes:
During our yoga classes we will also practice breathing techniques that will assist your yoga practice by calming the nervous system and focusing the mind.
Yoga Nidra (meaning 'yogic sleep') is a form of deep relaxation and is offered before bed to encourage restful sleep so you will feel refreshed & renewed both mentally & physically.
Meditation. We will practice several meditation techniques including Trataka (candle gazing) and observation of the breath amongst others.Above is the Haciendas' meditation temple.
There are a number of classes included in your stay with us, all of which are optional. Classes are suitable for all levels including beginners. Our 8.15pm session will run every other night. Schedules can be subject to change but a typical day will include the following (Please note our two main meals are large meals and there is fruit, yoghurts and snacks offered all day).
8.45-10.15am Dynamic yoga and meditation.
12pm: Free time to walk, swim and relax.
Also time for one to one alignment sessions with Sally*.
3pm: Light refreshments.
5.15-6.45pm: Pilates with Hatha yoga stretch.
8.15-9pm: Yoga Nidra (deep relaxation) and meditation.
*Alignments sessions with Sally are at extra cost. Please see below.
What's an Alignment Session?
Alignment sessions are for one hour at a special price of £50. Your session can be booked with Sally upon arrival at The Hacienda.
"The alignment session has really helped my awareness with regards to what I need to work on, and has also helped me feel more confident in my yoga practice" (Jenny Cove, Portugal Retreat, 2010)
What to see and do in the area
We do have a limited number of single occupancy rooms at extra cost. Please contact us for details and availability.
Flight, insurance, additional activities and excursions are not included. Travel insurance is required. Transfer from Malaga airport is subsidised by Sally. The cost is therefore £20 each way. This is charged separately and is payable in cash upon arrival please. There are set times that the transfers are available so please check with us before booking your flight. Please contact Sally at firstname.lastname@example.org regarding our payment plan and to check availability before booking online. Please also read our cancellation policy. Thank you.
Twin room (shared occupancy) deposit £150
Shared occupancy room balance due £549 (after deposit of £150)
Shared occupancy room full price £699
What is included in the cost?
All classes, accommodation, meals, snacks and fresh fruit and herbal teas are
included in the cost. Flights are not included.
Where shall I fly to?
Malaga. Easy Jet and Ryan Air run cheap flights from the UK. Book early for cheaper rates.
Transfers from the airport?
We will be arranging a transfer around 2pm on Saturday from Malaga airport. This costs £20pp each way and you will be collected from Malaga airport straight to The Hacienda Retreat Centre.
What should I bring?
Please bring with you suitable clothing for yoga and Pilates. Loose or stretchy clothes are perfect. A mat, block and strap are useful although there are some at the venue. A swimming costume, sun block and a sun hat is also strongly recommended. You may also want to bring some suitable clothes for walking.