Join Wanjira for a holistic week of dynamic movement, restorative yoga and mindful meditation in an authentic Andalusian city overlooking the sea. Unwind, find your center and deepen your practice as you soak up all the soul-nourishing beauty this region has to offer. Expect a renewed sense of physical vitality, mental clarity and deep relaxation and a sense of renewed energy.
The intention for this retreat is to nourish your body and mind with a unique, interconnected blend of movement and insight meditation practices that are both deeply grounding and expansive. Daily practice sessions are a balanced offering of Hatha Yoga, Mobility tune-up, Functional Movement Essentials, Restorative Yoga and meditation, all held in a gorgeous studio, open and full of light, with unique architectural design. This retreat is suitable for all levels of practice and experience, as all the practices will be taught with modifications to suit each level.
You will be able to relax and rejuvenate at this gorgeous eco-retreat center set amongst Spanish gardens with panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea and the neighboring mountain range. After the morning yoga classes, you can spend your days exploring the expansive gardens with exotic trees and plants, an olive grove, vibrant fruit orchard, extensive herb and vegetable garden, and charming sculptures. Take the time to view the many birds, tortoises, and other wildlife that thrive in this secluded oasis and swim in the beautiful solar heated pool. We will enjoy and be nourished with the delicious organic and sustainably sourced food, the majority of which is grown in the gardens on site!
- 6 nights accommodations
- 3 meals per day starting with dinner on the first night and ending with breakfast on the last day
- Group Ground Transportation to/from Almería Airport to Retreat Center
- Daily yoga practices
- Personal retreat time (having time to nap, explore, walk, read, and just be)
Our retreat home for the week will be a stunning luxury retreat standing amidst 33 acres of fruitful Spanish gardens, enjoying a 360-degree vista of the Sierra Cabrera Mountains and the Mediterranean Sea. This gorgeous center is a spiritually calm and inspired healing environment with an abundance of creatively landscaped gardens, stunning architecture, and sacred geometry.
All food is organic or sustainably sourced, much of it grown in the center’s extensive gardens. All freshly caught fish are carefully selected from the fishing port in Garrucha, and meat is chosen for its’ quality from local suppliers and artisan butchers. Local cheeses, organic eggs, homemade chutneys and jams, and the center’s own olive oil and fresh fruit and vegetables are always readily available.
This secluded and magical space is booked solely for our group of travelers and includes two pools, myriad gardens, a magnificent studio space for yoga, crystal healing, Ayurvedic massage and bodywork, and much more.
Wanjira is a bodyworker, movement and mindfulness teacher/therapist based in Montreal, Canada. She brings more than 12 years of experience teaching traditional and hybrid forms of yoga and movement, yoga philosophy, pranayama (breathwork), Mobility Conditioning and meditation. This holistic retreat reflects years of questioning and research into what practices are most beneficial and sustainable over the long term. Wanjira’s teaching blends traditional yoga with current science on movement. Her yoga classes are unique as she brings a deep understanding of anatomy and alignment into my teaching and hands-on adjustments. Her toolbox is wide and rich! Check out her website: www.wanjira.com
Wanjira teaches all levels of classes – Beginner, Intermediate, Gentle/Restorative, and Therapeutic. She loves teaching yoga in a way that is accessible to all.
Training and Influences:
Hart Lazer, Doug Keller, Michael Bridge-Dickson, Leslie Kaminoff, Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen. Melanie Roche.
While on your retreat you will also have the opportunity to take part in inspiring activities and wonderful excursions. Some of the possible options include:
- Cacao ceremony
- Full moon ceremony
- Fire ceremony
- Spanish dancing
- Day trip to Mojacar
- Visit Cabo de Gata National Park
- Day trip to the local fishing village
- Relax and swim at the local beaches
- Take a cultural day trip to Alhambra, Granada
*Cost of activities is not included in Retreat Package
Paying your initial deposit of $350 will lock in your tuition rate and hold your space for the trip. A non-refundable $35 Payment Processing Fee will be added to the tuition rate upon registration.
For technical questions or alternative payment options, please contact us.
You will be booking your flights for the Almeria Airport (LEI). Before booking tickets, please be sure you have received your official confirmation note that the retreat has met its minimums. There will be one group airport shuttle each way based on our flight window guidelines. Be sure your flights align with the provided flight windows if you wish to use the group shuttle.
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Save $300 on full-price (shared only) of $2495 USD until July 1, 2020!
Shared Accommodations – $2195 USD (Full Price $2495 USD)
Single Accommodations – $2795 USD
Additional options are available at registration!
Paying your initial deposit of $350 will lock in your tuition rate and hold your space for the trip. A non-refundable $35 Payment Processing Fee will be added to the tuition rate upon registration. For technical questions or alternative payment options, please contact us.