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4 Days Biodanza and Yoga Holiday in Spain

Overview

Vitalizing Biodanza and Yoga Holiday Spain

  • 4 days with instruction
  • Join Armonia Alpujarra in this life-changing retreat for more joy and happiness in life, greater self-confidence and presence, healing of past traumas, wounds and hurts, deeper connections with others, nature and oneself, and feel the body as a source of pleasure, rather than one of pain. Set within the stunning Sierra Nevada mountain range and facilitated with love by two highly qualified yoga teachers and healers, with over twenty years of experience within their unique therapies, Armonia awaits you. Go beyond the ego, connect with all there is.

    Biodanza

    Biodanza is a system of self-development that utilizes music, movement and positive feelings to deepen self-awareness. It promotes the ability to make a holistic link between oneself and one's emotions. Biodanza supports in deepening the bond with others and with nature.

    Highlights

    • Daily morning yoga classes
    • Daily Biodanza special sessions
    • 3 times delicious vegetarian meals a day
    • Sierra Nevada Mountains view
    • Evening meditation sessions
    • 3 nights accommodation

    Skill level

    • Intermediate

    Styles

    Languages

    • Instruction language: English
    • Spoken languages: Spanish, English
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    Casa Iris

    Surrounded with ancient olive trees and wild nature, with spectacular views to the high sierras.The house is 70 square meters, comprising 2 bedrooms (one with a double bed and one with 2 single beds), 2 bathrooms, and a beautiful terrace from which you can enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the property. Fully furnished and equipped kitchen and living room, with a small TV and a DVD player. Wi-Fi internet is also available. In addition, guests may have full use of the swimming pool. Casa Iris is eco-friendly, using solar energy for electricity and heating water. Cosy wood burning stove is available for cold night.

    Yurts

    Nestling in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, Spain, Armonia Alpujarra is a truly special place. They wanted to create a space where their visitors could be close to nature, and where they could be part of a community, while enjoying their own privacy. It was important that Cortijo Eco-friendly Yurt Holiday Retreat Farm would be environmentally self-sufficient, in line with their belief that we should do our best to live in harmony with the natural world. So the water comes from their own well, and their electricity is solar-powered.

    Respecting the harmony and tranquil energy of the area, they have built two yurts for holiday rental. Both yurts are eco-friendly, self-contained and fully furnished, and equipped with all modern facilities. Yurts have a different energy from more conventional living spaces: their rounded shape and pointed tops create a sense of spaciousness and tranquillity. At night, you can gaze up at the stars. During the day, natural light fills the yurt. Looking out, you gaze across to rolling hills with olive orchards sloping up towards majestic mountains. You can enjoy being close to nature, without sacrificing your comfort.

    The retreat will start on Thursday, May 4, 2017 and will end on Sunday, May 7, 2017 in the morning. In a day, you will have various activities that can heal and help you get a better view toward life from daily yoga classes, Biodanza special sessions and meditation sessions in the evening. You will also have time to relax yourself for revitalizing your body and mind.

    • Yair Sagy

      After serving in the Israeli army for four years, Yair felt a deep need to change, like an inner voice that was whispering "that is not it, you need to continue and explore, your destiny is calling". That voice was so strong that he could not ignore it. So, he packed up and embarked on a spiritual quest which led him to India where he discovered yoga, meditation, and a deep urge to unite with the divine. As the magic continued to evolve, Yair was guided in a way that allowed him, through teaching yoga, Qigong, and the practice of acupuncture, to help others to heal and transform.

    • Ziza Fernandes Sagy

      After finishing her army service and a degree in art, Ziza moved to Los Angeles. Whilst living there, she was invited by a friend to model in a foot reading and reflexology class. She was amazed by the depth and amount of information the students managed to gather from her feet, as well as the deep physical and emotional experience when she was treated. That experience had a profound effect which helped her understand herself in a new way. For the first time, Ziza understood there is a connection between body, mind, and emotions, and so she decided to become a therapist herself.

    The retreat centre is located on the foot hills of the Sierra Nevada natural park. With pristine unspoiled beauty of rolling hills, high mountains and ancient olive groves.

    Distances

    • Alhambra - 45 minutes
    • Granada - 45 minutes
    • Granada Airport - 1 hour
    • Lanjaron - 5 minutes
    • Malaga Airport - 2 hours
    • Orgiva - 15 minutes
    • Playa Granada Beach - 45 minutes
    • Sierra Nevada ski resort - 1.5 hours
    Activities
    • Horse riding/rental nearby
    • Massage
    • Outdoor swimming pool
    • Sauna
    • Spa
    General
    • Environmentally friendly
    • Fireplace
    • Garden
    • Terrace
    Services
    • Internet access
    • Library
    • Wireless internet

    During this retreat, Armonia Alpujarra offers you great vegetarian food for daily breakfast, lunch and dinner.

    The following meals are included:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner

    The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

    • Vegetarian
    (If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation)

    During your free time, you can also enjoy these activities:

    Coast / Beaches. Nearest beaches on the Costa Tropical are Playa Granada near Salobrena and at Torrenueva just east of Motril. Journey time about 45 minutes.

    Foot reading

    Holistic reflexology

    Horse riding. Horses trekking facilities are available nearby and may be pre-booked, as can visits to the Alhambra in Granada, 45 minutes drive from the centre. Nature walks, high altitude treks and other activities can also be arranged locally.

    Massage

    Mind & body acupuncture and chakra balancing

    Shiatsu

    Spa treatments are available for you to enjoy during your free time for an extra cost and will be charged separately:

    Foot reading - 70 EUR for 1.5 hours

    Holistic reflexology - 50 EUR per hour

    Mind & body acupuncture and chakra balancing - First treatment 70 EUR for 1.5 hours, second treatment 50 EUR per hour

    Massage - 50 EUR per hour

    Shiatsu - 50 EUR per hour

    Holistic facial massage - 50 EUR per hour

    Tibetan bowls massage - 50 EUR per hour

    • 3 times healthy vegetarian food per day
    • 3 nights accommodation
    • Daily Biodanza workshops
    • Daily morning yoga workshop
    • Evening meditation sessions
    • Airport transfer
    • Treatments

    Arrival by aeroplane

    The nearest airports are Malaga and Granada Airports. Low cost group transfer from Malaga airport to the centre can be arranged, subject to your flight arriving no later than 13:30 and your request being confirmed in advance. Please contact Armonia Alpujarra for more information regarding this.

    Car rental is another option which allows exploring the beautiful area surrounding Lanjaron.

    Arrival by bus

    From Malaga Airport's railway station take the train to Malaga. The main railway station in Malaga is Mlaga-Mara Zambrano Station. Just outside this railway station, you can find busses to Lanjaron and the villages of the Alpujarra.

    Alternatively, there is one bus a day direct to Lanjaron from the airport. Information about buses in English can be found at: http//.alsa.es

    • A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
    • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 30 days before the arrival date.
    • The rest of the payment should be paid 30 days before arrival.

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    Armonia Alpujarra creates harmony at every level, offers yoga holidays for growth and transformation, and combines a family holiday with a healing yoga retreat.

    Speaks English

    • Availability: The Yoga Retreats of this organizer are available 72% of the time.

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