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Spain Yoga Retreat

Join Birthlight On Tour as they return to Omshanti for a six-day motherhood yoga teacher training retreat. This Yoga Alliance-certified training program combines pregnancy, birth, postnatal, and baby yoga in one exciting discovery course. Sally Lomas and Micha Merrick will be your guides in this exploration in motherhood yoga. Be nurtured and feel the joy of being alive in your mind, heart, and body.

Retreat highlights

  • Daily yoga classes
  • Motherhood yoga teacher training sessions
  • Demonstration class and practical assessment
  • Birthlight course manual and certification
  • 5 nights accommodation
  • Daily vegetarian meals

Skill level

  • Intermediate

Yoga styles

6 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: Spanish, English
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During the retreat, you will stay in the peaceful accommodation provided by OmShanti Yoga Studio.

Birthlight On Tour Yoga Holiday Spain

Your experience will begin with dinner and opening circle on Wednesday, November 1st, and continue for the next five days filled with specialized yoga classes, world-renowned Birthlight training, Thai massage, delicious meals and new friendships.

Upon completion, you will be certified to teach motherhood yoga and integrate these principles into your existing classes or build a class based on the knowledge you will gain. You will learn Birthlight’s gentle yet powerful techniques to ensure your students have a positive birthing experience and optimize bonding with their babies.

The course is open to:

  • Yoga teachers with an interest in pregnancy and babies
  • Instructors in yoga for children and infant massage
  • Health professionals with related interest
  • Mothers looking for a new direction in life’s journey
  • Qualified Birthlight teachers

Course content

Like all Birthlight courses, this course is a blend of theory, practice, and teaching methods with the aim of imparting practical proficiency and confidence to students over a relatively short time. You will move through practices to create balance and harmony during pregnancy, relieve, and prevent discomforts and to prepare for the birth of a baby

You will learn about positions and breathing to ease mum and baby into a gentle birthing experience. Birthlight’s postnatal moves involve “invisible yoga” for the pelvic floor and healing and strengthening from within. Baby yoga creates joyful shared sequences of great benefit to both mum and baby.

The course offers a wide range of resources for creating flexible lesson plans and offering classes that are both professional and enjoyable. Whenever possible, several of the sessions on this course involve practice with guest pregnant women and new parents and babies.

Assessment and qualification

This course is tutor-assessed with a practical and students are asked to complete worksheets relevant to each area of practice.

Birthlight On Tour is an introduction to the Birthlight philosophy and techniques. On completion of the course, participants will receive the qualification “Birthlight Certificate of Training in Yoga for Motherhood”.

Daily schedule

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

  • 17:00 Arrival and check in
  • 18:30 Dinner
  • 20:00 Opening circle

Thursday, November 2 to Sunday, November 5, 2017

  • 07:30 Yoga class
  • 09:00 Breakfast
  • 10:30 Motherhood yoga teacher training
  • 13:30 Lunch
  • 15:30 Motherhood yoga teacher training
  • 18:30 Dinner
  • 20:00 Women’s circle or Thai massage or herbal Thai massage

Monday, November 6, 2017

  • 07:30 Yoga class
  • 09:00 Breakfast
  • 10:30 Motherhood yoga teacher training
  • 13:30 Lunch
  • 15:30 Closing circle
  • 16:30 Departure (shuttles to train station begin)


Sally Lomas
RPYT and YACEP Yoga Alliance E-RYT 200 (Yoga)
Yoga Alliance USA (Yoga)
Sally is an active birth teacher trained in the Active Birth Center in London. She continued her training with Françoise Freedman in Cambridge and qualified as a Birthlight teacher in Antenatal, Postnatal, and Baby yoga. Her Birthlight classes have been running successfully for many years in Cambridge. Sally is now a director of Birthlight Teaching, Joyful Babies, Joyful Dolphin Swim, and Dolphin Baby Swim. She is a registered yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance E-RYT 200 and Yoga Alliance in the US. Sally is also a qualified Montessori teacher and counselor with many working experiences.

Retreat location

This retreat will be held in OmShanti Yoga Studio in Barcelona, Spain. The retreat center is the perfect place away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

This Yoga Retreat is vegetarian-friendly

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You will be served three delicious vegetarian meals a day.

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

What's included

  • 5 nights accommodation
  • Birthlight course manual
  • Daily vegetarian meals
  • Training sessions

How to get there

Driving directions from Granollers

  • From Granollers, take the direction to Cardedeu (the hospital will be on the left and your right Cinemas Nord).
  • Past the roundabout and past the stores Hipo, at the sign of petrol station 500 meters turn left (Green Park direction).
  • You rise to find a direction signal Marata right.
  • Still 300 meters Marata direction to find an entrance to the left with an 'OmShanti' indication. *Lower right on the sand road and park past the oak.
  • Walk the path to your right.

Driving direction from Barcelona or Girona

  • AP-7 exit 12 'Cardedeu' and touring the roundabout turn left towards 'Cardedeu est'.
  • When you get to a roundabout, take direction 'Granollers' turn to your left.
  • Still two kilometers, you pass another roundabout all straight and when you see a petrol station on your left, take the first street on your right (Green Park direction).
  • You rise to find a direction signal 'Marata' right.
  • Still 100 meters 'Marata' direction to find an entrance to the left with an indication of 'Omshanti'.
  • Low sandy path to the right and past the oak park.

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN).

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 15 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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