Join this yoga retreat in the beautiful isle of Lanzarote. If you already practice Iyengar yoga, don't miss the chance to deepen your practice, and if you don't know it yet, this is a great chance to get in touch with the precious legacy of yoga master B.K.S. Iyengar, who's been a great revolutionary in the field of yoga, thanks to graceful, clear, precise, and detailed instructions.
Airport transfer available: Lanzarote Airport
You will stay in a luxurious accommodation at Villa Virian in Costa Teguise. Villa Virian in perfect style of Cesar Manrique consists of three separate bungalows and a common area composed of the patio and pool. The Villa is surrounded by a Mediterranean garden of 1200 squaremeters with a view on the golf fields, in the residential area of Costa Teguise, just 3 minutes' from the city center and the main beaches and shops.
Ideal for family holidays or to share with friends, each bungalow; one double for three people and two singles for two people, has its own bathroom with panoramic garden views. Your pets are welcome.
There will be a total of 16 hours of classes, mainly distributed in the morning, but there will also be afternoon sessions for the practice of recovery asanas and pranayama. The first lesson will be held in the late afternoon of Thursday 19 and the last one in the evening of Wednesday 25. The lessons will be suitable for both beginners and expert practitioners and will be all the families of Asana. You will find on-site all the necessary material for the practice. Italian, Spanish, English, and Portuguese are fluently spoken
The yoga transmitted from great master B.K.S. Iyengar is based on the precise alignment of the postures, with aim to catch up a sense of inner and external balance. The real alignment means that the inner mind catches up every cell and fiber of the external body. The posture gradually maintained for a longer time, and through the respiration, the perfect position is caught up.
Iyengar is famous for the perfection of its executions and in order to have invented supports, straps are used to help the students to execute the postures correctly.
This retreat will be held at Lanzarote in the Canary Islands, Spain. Lanzarote was declared biosphere reserve by UNESCO, is therefore a unique opportunity to discover the lunar landscapes of Timanfaya National Park, in the heart of wine country and wineries.
This atypical island leaves its wild landscapes that magnificently express themselves in complete freedom; turquoise lagoons with white sand in the north, black sandy beaches and jagged rocks in the south. This small island dressed in white with its protected ancestral architecture highlights a special harmony between the man and mother nature. Come and discover this unique place, out of the paths used by global tourism.
During this retreat, you will enjoy daily healthy detox breakfast included in the price.
During you free time, you may enjoy of the local sport activities, relax, or explore beautiful locations around the Island. Some popular activities are golf, windsurfing, hiking, and diving. You can also visit Costa Teguise, a coastal location just 15 minutes from the airport, known worldwide for windsurfing, with the best golf courses on the island and has the most prestigious hotels on the island.
One Ayurvedic massage is included in this retreat. The Ayurvedic massage finds its rules in the holy ancient scriptures that are the base of the Ayurvedic medicine; Sushruta and Charaka Samhita. The scope of such massage is to restore the balance in the organism thus maintaining the physical and mental health and protect the vital areas of the body, upgrading the natural defense.
The treatment happens in a calm and quiet atmosphere, adequately heated and illuminated from the tenuous light of candles, perfumed from essences, and incenses and overflowed from the spirituality of mantra and it lasts approximately 60 or 80 minutes.
This ancient art of massage may activate the blood circulation, strengthens the muscles, has benefit effects on the vertebral column, brings positivity in the psychological state of the patient, calms the nervous system, and acts effectively towards problems such as insomnia and anxiety.
Please book your flight to arrive at Lanzarote International Airport (ACE).