Casa Cuadrau is an ecologic retreat center, set in the majestic Ordesa National Park that offers yoga, meditation, hiking, and relaxation retreats.
Yoga Retreats (7)
Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500
Katya found in yoga a way of life, a system for self-exploration, providing her with constant support on her path. In early 2014 Katya underwent further asana training with Bharath Shetty and got a 500 RYT teaching certification (Hatha yoga, Vinyasa, and Therapeutic yoga). In 2009, she got her teachers’ training certificate from the International Sivananda Vedanta Organization. Later, after having spent three years working in yoga centers and ashrams from the same organization in Buenos Aires, Toronto, and Quebec, she took an advanced teacher training course in India (500 RYT).
Yoga Alliance RYT 500
Co-director of Casa Cuadrau, Dani is a yoga, meditation, and meditative hiking instructor and an ecological builder. Following several consecutive trips to India, he completed his yoga teacher training with Bharat Shetty (RYT 500). Dani’s meditation practice is based on Buddhist teachings received from Tich Nath Han (Zen) and S.N. Goenka (Vipassana). He has also developed his own open meditation practice with Open Dharma. Having studied technical architecture in Barcelona, Dani worked in the construction and theater industries, and also as a yoga instructor.
Gemma Polo Pujol
Gemma was born in Barcelona in 1976. At 11, she started her own meditation practice inspired by Saint Francis of Assisi. In 1992, she began practicing zen intensively for ten years. During this time, she spent two years as a contemplative nun and a Catholic activist in Latin America. She then went on to work as an organic beekeeper and to study agriculture, international development, and religious sciences. She lived in India for ten years, offering retreats there and across the world through Open Dharma. She now lives in Dharmaloca, where her four horses and two children can live freely.
Juan Carlos Escanciano
Juan Carlos Escanciano is the creator of Navetierra, a project of propagating science, with emphasis on astronomy and space exploration, and its potential impact on the human mind and in society. Juan Carlos was initially formed as a Computer Engineer, a profession he has practiced for over 15 years and now has left. In fact, his early passion for the mountains, science and spiritual traditions encourage him to look for something more tuned with his true vocation.
James is originally from Yorkshire, England, he teaches yoga and applied yoga philosophy globally. He is known for his inspiring, inclusive, and engaging teaching style and his holistic approach, which weaves together multiple mutually complementary elements. These include live storytelling, a principle-based, practical and inclusive style of asana/natural movement work, meditations and kirtan, all informed by years of practical exploration and dedicated study of Sanskrit and traditional yoga texts.