Rectoria runs retreats on specific dates. They can also adapt to your dates and small groups under request. Other activities are also available such as hiking, pilates, beach yoga, and cooking courses
from Great Britain, July 2017
Everything! From the beautiful scenery, tranquillity within the setting of the retreat. Comfortable accommodation with decor to reflect the environment, to my wonderful yoga teacher Salva who inspired me everyday with his knowledge of yoga,wisdom and beautiful energy, and his lovely wife Esther who made me feel so very welcome.
from Netherlands, June 2017
Although it was a very short yoga-retreat for me (less than 4 full days), I enjoyed every minute of it. First of all, Orient is so quiet and peaceful; here your mind can find rest, also for the 'stressy' people like me. It's also very nice walking in the mountains around Orient.
The house and certainly the surrounding garden : it is a kind of paradise : no big and special things, but through its simplicity, it's so wonderful and enjoyable. I found my favourite little spaces (the hammock and the eco-fun shower, overlooking the mountains) and could take in the breathtaking views.
Salva, the yoga and pilates-instructor, made my stay here even more fantastic : he teaches the classes with such an enthusiasm and professional knowledge; it's really motivating and inspiring. Although I have problems with my lower back, he adjusted every exercise to my level, and told me when I had to be extra careful and of course without being too soft.
Mostly I was surprised by the pilates-classes : I wish they were the same in gym here in Belgium.
Being home, I still think a lot about those few fantastic days. Then I close my eyes, take a few deep breaths, and imagine laying on the lovely yoga deck in that beautiful garden in Orient. So I trained my body AND soul, and I manage now much better to slow down in real life.
So, I really want to thank Salva and also his wife Esther, who takes care of the administration and practical matters. I wish them good luck and all the best. Probably until next time!