7 Days Mindful Walking and Yoga Retreat in Spain

  • Calle Del Mingo Ramos 22, 10200 Trujillo, Cáceres, Extremadura, Spain

7 Days Mindful Walking and Yoga Retreat in Spain

  • Calle Del Mingo Ramos 22, 10200 Trujillo, Cáceres, Extremadura, Spain

Spain Yoga and Mindful Walking Retreat

Join Spanish Yoga Retreat in this retreat to improve your physical and mental fitness! During this retreat, you will experience stillness in movement with yoga and mindful walking. Let go of stress as you become immersed in the richness of the present moment. Walking is a great way for you to practice mindfulness meditation and experience Extremadura's cultural and pristine natural beauty and you will improve your physical stamina and mental clarity for greater productivity and creativity.

Highlights

  • Daily two-hour yoga classes
  • Daily one or two-hour guided mindful walking
  • Explore the historic quarter and beyond into Extremadura's pristine countryside
  • Time to explore the amazing surroundings
  • Daily vegetarian lunch and dinner
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • 5 days with instruction
  • Spanish, English
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Posada El Baciyelmo

The Posada is a 16th-century building stylishly and exquisitely decorated in a contemporary style. The studios have en-suite bathrooms, kitchen, terrace, underfloor heating and air conditioning, a television, and Wi-Fi. There is a library, a garden with a pool (and a lemon tree), and on-site parking. This is an intimate family-run place. The very friendly staff speaks fluent English, Dutch, and Portuguese as well as Spanish. Situated in the town center, it is just a five-minute walk from the yoga studio.

Hostal Hueso

This hostel is a good choice if you are looking for affordable single-occupancy and are happy to use the local public facilities. There are two pools (open June - September). The Hostal offers clean, simple, and attractive rooms with en-suite bathrooms, central heating and air conditioning, and a television. All have windows, some have balconies. The Hostal is situated in the town center within a five-minute walk from the yoga studio.

During this retreat, yoga and mindful walking will become a great way to practice mindfulness meditation and experience Extremadura's pristine beauty. You will get guided instruction on how to keep your focus and remain present and alert to fully enjoy your experience. If you find sitting meditation challenging, this is the option for you. You will start the day with a soothing and invigorating yoga class then walk-off lunch with a guided walk within Trujillo's historic old quarter, and beyond into Extremadura's wild and fantastic countryside

  • Manuel Ponce

    Manuel started teaching integral yoga in 1980 in the London Sivananda Ashram where he was resident until 1985. He studied full-time at the British School Of Osteopathy, underwent further yoga-teacher-training with Sunra Yoga and most recently has qualified in medical acupuncture. He is a member of the General Osteopathic council and currently practices and teaches in South and East London as well as Trujillo in Spain.

This retreat will take place in Trujillo, Extremadura in Spain. The city of Trujillo in central Extremadura houses a population of only 9,800 inhabitants, yet its size belies its cultural and historic heritage. Set on a high granite tor in wild, mountain-ringed country, the city sits in splendid isolation. Its 9th-century Moorish castle gives way to a labyrinth of shady streets and open squares housing the rich architectural heritage of nobility, merchants, and conquistadors.

The castle was built for pleasure and good living as much as ostentation of power during Trujillo's long and colorful history. Today it's a place of beauty and tranquility. A place for relaxation and healing. Whether your preference is for activity or letting go and relaxing, for town or country, Trujillo has it all.

Nearby places

  • Posada El Baciyelmo - 5 minute walk
  • Hostal Hueso - 5 minute walk

During this retreat, you will enjoy a daily lunch and dinner. Spanish Yoga Retreat prepares freshly cooked vegetarian meals which by default include eggs, cheese, and other dairy products and nuts. Special diet requests, including vegan meals, are available upon request. Spanish Yoga Retreat also has a strong preference for locally grown organic produce and will buy directly from the grower when the option is available.

Book a therapy such as classical osteopathy, craniosacral osteopathy, therapeutic massage, reflexology, and acupuncture

  • Book available spa treatments for an additional cost
  • Explore Trujillo's art and history in its monuments and museums
  • Go bird watching
  • Pass through the city gates to stroll or hike in nature
  • Relax in the outdoor cafes of Spain's most theatrical town square
  • Sample local tapas in the very numerous bars and cafés
  • Shop for local crafts and produce
  • Swim and relax by the outdoor pools in the summer months
  • 1 afternoon off to do your own thing
  • 2 daily meals
  • 4 guided afternoon walks
  • 5 yoga classes
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Brunch on departure
  • Dinner on arrival
  • Inbound airport transfer to hotel (optional)
  • Travel costs
  • Travel insurance

Driving directions from Madrid

  • Trujillo is off the A5 trunk road connecting Madrid to Lisbon, 189 kilometers from Madrid.
  • From the airport follow the signs to the circular M40 traveling south-west (counter clockwise).
  • You will eventually see signs for the Avenida de Extremadura / A5 to Badajoz.

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (MAD). Transfer from Bajaras Airport is available upon request. Inbound airport transfer is optional and is not included in the price. This option requires a minimum of three subscribers; pick-up is from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Arrival by bus

The easiest way of getting to the retreat center is by first-class express coach run by Avanza Bus (autoRes) from Estacin De Autobuses Sur (Metro: Mendez lvaro). If you need to get to the retreat center by yourself follow the signs to Plaza Mayor. Spanish Yoga Retreat will meet you on arrival, escort you to your accommodation, and assist with your check-in as necessary

  • 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 on arrival.

Testimonials

  • Review by Mary and Herv from United Kingdom
    10 out of 10

    "Manuel and Brandon welcomed us with open arms into their eclectic, spiritual and peaceful home.Manuel was attentive and considerate in his yoga teaching. This was supplemented with much laughter, joy and discussion during our meal times together with Brandon.The vegetarian menus, lovingly created and inspired by travels and chillies were amazing - each day we looked forward to sampling new tastes.The experience was one of pure relaxation, learning and soul searching. We return to England inspired and wanting more!"

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  • Review by Keith from Nigeria
    10 out of 10

    "Many will know Manuel for his yoga, osteopathy and his healing touch in London but this is a another level.There were just two of us on my visit so I cannot comment for a larger group but Manuel specialises in creating intimacy. He has a whole range of experience and skills to add to those stated and has helped me in a number of ways in treatment terms.But here in Trujillo there is the whole aspect of Spanish hospitality thrown in. The cooking is quirky and has influences from Mexico, North Africa and the far east - as well as Spanish of course. The town is a delight to walk round and there are many lovely bars and cafes to share a bottle of wine, relax and talk therapy. Works a treat!"

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  • Review by Father Peter from United Kingdom
    10 out of 10

    "I needed an intense time of study to develop my yoga practice. I found Manuels web page, I love Spain, so off to Trujillo I went. A brilliant week of practice - really focused on individual needs of the group of three. The food is spectacular too and Im not a vegetarian! I visited Manuels practice in London for a review session and returned to Spain for another weeks yoga last June. I can't recommend him highly enough."

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  • Review by Anne from United Kingdom
    9 out of 10

    "Having taken both classes and yoga holidays in Trujillo with Manuel I believe you couldn't do better. He has a true gift for healing, and both body and spirit feel so much better after each session.One of the key differences is that Manuel employs his deep understanding of the body to help you truly experience what yoga should feel like, rather than striving for advanced poses for the sake of it.Its concentrated therapy in a class."

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Trujillo, Extremadura, Spain

Director Manuel Ponce is a UK registered osteopath and teacher. He & his team combine current science with ancient wisdom to provide a modern approach to yoga.

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