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Self-Exploration Yoga Retreat Spain

Join Azulfit Yoga & Pilates Retreat to delve into an understanding of all aspects of your deeper self! This unique retreat week will be led by Jo and Andrea, sharing their secrets and practices with you. Gain the tools and knowledge to discover your very own vitality and to feel and look younger longer! During this retreat, you will explore and integrate ancient teachings of Ayurveda, the sister science of yoga, and traditional Chinese medicine.

Retreat highlights

  • Daily guided yoga practices
  • Strengthening Pilates classes
  • Nutritional talks and workshops
  • Full body therapeutic massage
  • 7 nights of accommodation
  • Brunch, lunch, and dinner
  • Use of yoga equipment

Yoga styles


7 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 18

Airport transfer available:
Fuerteventura Airport

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Accommodation

Surya Retreat has a relaxed, friendly atmosphere, beautifully decorated rooms from and lots of comfy chill-out areas. You can relax with a book in the garden, have a dip in the pool, chat with your fellow guests in the bright open lounge or Spanish courtyard or sit and enjoy the view to the sea from the terrace.

This eco-friendly villa is powered by solar panels and a wastewater management system to feed the gardens. If you are there in the season you will taste some of the delicious fruits and vegetables are grown in the Azul garden. There is also a hot tub Jacuzzi in the garden next to the pool, perfect for you to relax in!

Vitality Deluxe Courtyard Suite

This suite has a large ensuite bath, deluxe bed, and beautiful shower and tub. It is located off the main courtyard.

Tranquility Courtyard Apartment

The apartment offers a private room with a double bed plus a single bed and a large bright private bath. The apartment also has a private garden terrace with lovely seating. The room is bright and beautiful room and it is located off the main courtyard.

Rejuvenate Room

Private room with double bed, private bath, and garden view. This room is off the lounge with a lovely stove. There is also a beautiful private chillout terrace for the apartment.

Sanctuary Courtyard Room

This private room is equipped with a double bed and a shared bathroom. This room is right and beautiful and located off the main courtyard.

Contentment Pool View Single Room

Private room with single bed, private bathroom with shower, and pool view with a large window. This beautiful room is off a lovely, cozy lounge with a lovely wood burning stove. There is also a beautiful private chillout terrace off the lounge.

Serenity Room

Private room with single bed and private bath with its own private courtyard and a pool view. This is one of the most popular rooms located off the main courtyard.

Inner Peace Twin Room

Private room with two single beds, private bath, garden view with a large window, and funky interior details including a typical Canarian style rock wall.

Zen Apartment

The apartment has twin room option with two single beds and a shared bathroom with shower. There is also a lounge area, private kitchenette, private terrace, and chillout areas off the main pool. The apartment can sleep up to four persons in total.

Om Cabin

Private and charming large rustic cabin with single beds, private bathroom with shower, and lovely pergola covered chillout area with pool view.

Prana Vista Cabin

Prana Vista Cabin is a bright and beautiful cabin with lots of light. The cabin offers sweeping vistas of Mount Escanfraga and the coast. The cabin also has two twin beds and there are also shared shower and bathroom with lovely custom built communal bathroom and shower area that is off the pool. The shower block is situated just behind the cabin in a short walk distance.

Soul Space Cabin

Soul Space Cabin is a bright and beautiful cabin with lots of light, two twin beds, shared shower, and bathroom with lovely custom built communal bathroom and shower area that is off the pool.

Azulfit Yoga & Pilates Retreat Yoga Holiday Spain Program

The ancient teachings of Ayurveda and Chinese medicine remain the most ancient living traditions for natural approaches towards our health and wellbeing. The week will help you discover new-found knowledge for the modern-day woman and how to integrate it into your daily practices and lives and, of course, all in the name of fun and love.

This retreat is an inspiring and nourishing retreat week to delve into the therapeutics of yoga. A balancing and educational week specifically created for women of all ages and abilities. Join Andrea as she welcomes you to the mat for Vinyasa yoga and nourishing, recharging meditations and flow with Jo, as she introduces Pilates and strengthens your core, with longer and leaner muscles, and a toned tummy.

Eat nourishing delicious meals with Jo’s incredible recipes, all designed to give energy and boost vitality. Jo will also be taking you through nutritional talks and workshops to learn how to eat for your vitality and become the very best version of yourself. Together, you will share and explore:

  • Empowering and restorative yoga practices in line with the seasonal changes; the five-element theory, twelve primary organ systems, and subtle anatomy.
  • Strengthening and lengthening Pilates classes; working on the deeper muscles of the pelvic floor, crucial for women of all ages.
  • Elevating embodied awareness and cultivating intuitiveness of the chi in the body
  • Learn to recognize and understand changes in your female cycle and acquire the therapeutics to restore balance and harmony within yourself during those hormonal fluctuations.
  • Individual one to one program available for students with specific needs (booking required)
  • Specific Ayurvedic diet; support and guidance on balancing your dosha (Ayurvedic constitution)
  • Daily yoga practices including yoga therapy, Jivamukti yoga, Restorative yoga, hormone balancing class through Yin yoga, yoga Nidra, and three Pilates classes.
  • Nutritional talks and intuitive female movement.

Itinerary

All morning classes are followed by brunch at 10:00 and inclusive evening meals are served at 19:30. Inclusive massage therapies are offered on Monday and Tuesday between classes.

Day 1 (Saturday)

  • Arrivals
  • Restorative yoga

Day 2 (Sunday)

  • Balancing yoga
  • Pilates and yoga Nidra

Day 3 (Monday)

  • Jivamukti yoga
  • Yin yoga

Day 4 (Tuesday)

  • Pilates
  • Pranayama and restorative postures

Day 5 (Wednesday)

  • Ayurvedic yoga for doshas
  • Free afternoon for treatments, relaxing, and exploring

Day 6 (Thursday)

  • Pilates
  • Workshop

Day 7 (Friday)

  • Jivamukti yoga
  • Final Restorative yoga class

Day 8 (Saturday)

  • Departures

Instructors

Jo Dombernowsky
Jo is a Pilates instructor and nutrition advisor. She is a Stott Pilates MAT-plus instructor (matwork, fitness-circle, flexband, arc-barrel), nutritionist and dietician - Dietetica y nutricin ISMET -Instituto Superior de Medicinas Tradicionales, Barcelona and the Author of Truly Healthy, Truly Delicious. Jo is also an advanced practitioner and inspiring instructor of Stott Pilates. Her classes focus strongly on understanding correct form, body awareness and body synergy, giving students the understanding and skill to progress in their pilates safely and quickly.
Andrea Everingham
Yoga Alliance RYT 500 (Yoga)
Andrea is the founder of OneYoga Studio in Manchester and a regular contributor to ‘Ask The Expert’ (Manchester Evening News). She combines her many years of experience studying and working with the human body and movement with an in-depth study of nutrition and raw foods and their impact on overall wellbeing. She is also trained in ante- and post-natal care. Naturally approachable and caring, her passion is to bring the joy and release of yoga to her students.

Retreat location

This special retreat week will take place at Surya Retreat in Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain. The villa is beautifully situated nestled amongst the volcanoes with views of the sea. Offering different levels of accommodation to suit all budgets, Azulfit Yoga & Pilates Retreat is sure to have the perfect place for you to lay your head.

Nearby places

  • Fuerteventura Airport (FUE) - 35 minutes

Unique features

Activities

  • Horse riding
  • Hot tub / Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Spa
  • Surfing
  • Swimming pool (outdoor)

General

  • Dining area
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Garden
  • Hammock
  • Lounge
  • Luggage room / storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Terrace
  • Yoga studio
  • Patio

Services

  • Bicycle rental
  • Board rental
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet access
  • Ironing / ironing board
  • Parking lot
  • Wireless internet

Food

Daily brunch (fruit salad, selection of cereals, home-made bread, eggs, salad, cheese, pancakes, juice, herbal teas, and coffee) is served after the morning session. Truly healthy and delicious takeaway lunches will be provided so you can spend your days on the beach, rest by the pool, or explore the island between classes. Five delicious and healthy evening meals are included in the cost of the course, designed by Jo.

Azulfit Yoga & Pilates Retreat can accommodate special dietary requirements including gluten free, dairy free, and vegan / vegetarian diets. The kitchen is a bustling, love filled retreat kitchen so it cannot accommodate all allergies or preferences, but Azulfit Yoga & Pilates Retreat will work with you to the best of their ability. Please indicate allergies on the booking form so Azulfit Yoga & Pilates Retreat can correspond with you directly about it.

In addition, within five to ten minutes walk from the accommodation, you can also find a supermarket, a wonderful bakery, and two of the island's best restaurants.

The following meals are included:

  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

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

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Gluten Free
  • Other dietary requirements on request
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

During the retreat, individual one to one program is available for students with specific needs. In addition, you can also book additional treatments, including massages, beauty treatments, and complementary therapies to make sure you go home completely relaxed and rejuvenated.

Spa treatments

Included in this special week is a one-hour full body massage - the perfect way to balance and restore.

What's included

  • Daily yoga practices
  • Pilates classes
  • Nutritional talks and workshops
  • 7 nights’ accommodation
  • Brunches, lunches, and dinners
  • 1-hour full body therapeutic massage
  • Yoga equipment (mats, belts, etc.)
  • 7% IGIC

How to get there

Driving directions from Fuerteventura Airport (FUE)

  • Upon leaving the airport, take the Corralejo exit and off the roundabout, which filters into the dual carriageway going north.
  • Take the second exit signposted Antigua, La Oliva, Corralejo (this road circles sharp left under the dual carriageway) and proceed to continue on this road.
  • Take the second exit on the right marked La Oliva and go around the roundabout taking the third exit for La Oliva (FV-10) and stay on this road.
  • Passing through Tindaya, until you reach La Oliva, you will see a church on the right-hand side and please continue along passing a small post office (Correos) on the right-hand side.
  • You will come to the end of La Oliva and please continue driving on this road.
  • Next, you will see Casa Vieja Hotel & Restaurant on your left-hand side and Hiperdino Supermarket on your right-hand side.
  • Then, you will be able to see the sign for Villaverde on the right-hand side and please continue until you reach Personare (bar and restaurant) on your right-hand side.
  • Take your next left onto Calle Los Altos (this is not a very visible turn, so please be aware of that and also the speed limit is 50 within the village so you should be going slow enough to see the road).
  • Take the third right on Calle Virgen Del Pino and take this turns into Calle La Tabaiba.
  • Make a left into the gate and you will see a large blue flag with the logo, Azulfit.

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Fuerteventura Airport (FUE). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request.

You can book your flight to come directly to Fuerteventura Airport (FUE). For a wider choice of flights, you can fly to Lanzarote Arrecife Airport (ACE) and take the 20-minute ferry crossing to Fuerteventura. The last ferry crossing to Corralejo from Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, is at 7 p.m. so please make sure your flight arrives by 4 p.m. if traveling with luggage.

Fuerteventura Airport (FUE) is 35 minutes from Surya Retreat. To get to the retreat place, it is recommended that you allow Azulfit Yoga & Pilates Retreat to organize a transfer for you. This will ensure that you have no waiting around at the airport and that your driver knows exactly where you are going, allowing you to get to the place and settle in as smoothly and stress-free as possible.

The cost is 40 EUR for one guest, 20 EUR per person for two guests, and 15 EUR per person for three guest or more. Azulfit Yoga & Pilates Retreat always try to arrange shared transfers for guests that arrive at similar times to keep your costs down.

Arrival by bus

Coming by public transport is not recommended as you will need to take three buses to get to the Surya Retreat. You need to take bus number 3 to Puerto del Rosario, changing to the number 6 to Corralejo, and the number 8 to Villaverde.

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Availability

Arrival: Saturday July 14, 2018
Departure: Saturday July 21, 2018

Pricing information

In addition to the listed packages, you can also book the following rooms. Kindly ask Azulfit Yoga & Pilates Retreat for more information.

  • Vitality Deluxe Courtyard Suite: 1,559.94 EUR - 2,489.88 EUR
  • Rejuvenate Room: 1,235 EUR - 1,980 EUR
  • Contentment Pool View Single Room: 1,130 EUR
  • Inner Peace Twin Room: 1,095 EUR - 1,840 EUR
  • Om Cabin: 1,060 EUR - 1,840 EUR
  • Soul Space Cabin: 1,025 EUR - 1,700 EUR

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