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Looking for a yoga retreat in Spain to leave all your deadlines, routines, and stress behind? After having some time in this yoga holiday in Catalonia, you will come back refreshed and rejuvenated, your yoga practice will have evolved, and you will feel re-energized and relaxed. The retreat in Spain will be an exquisite and balanced blend of mindful yoga, yoga Nidra, and massages (Thai yoga and Ayurvedic massages).
Can Lledo has breathtaking setting, views and the extreme comfort of the house. This stylish and sleek farmhouse is the ideal place to leave your worries behind, relax, have fun, and refresh yourself. It is the perfect spot to ease you into an intimate yoga holiday. The house can accommodate 8-10 persons.
The house is unique for being a modern, spacious, and open plan farmhouse conversion while retaining many original features. Furthermore it is set around a stunning infinity pool and tranquil gardens. You will be able to practice yoga indoors or outdoors in large studios. The house is fitted with five large en-suite double rooms, open plan living area, and kitchen with all mod cons, arched outdoor area with barbecue, a games room, TV room, laundry room, and air conditioning.
The holiday will be a mix of mindful yoga and yoga Nidra twice a day, fasciatheraphy massage and Thai Yoga massage. As well as optional activities like horse riding, sightseeing, hiking, or you could be simply lying back and letting go on the beach or around the pool.
You will work with traditional Hatha yoga postures and sequences to prepare you for the rest of the day. Every day classes are focused on a different part of the body. You will be able to discuss how to improve your practice, your goals, and how to work best around any ailments or health conditions. The practice will be a mix of the gentle and the dynamic. You will explore breathing exercises and relaxation techniques, so that you will be able to practice at home yourself.
After a long day of fun and activities, there will be a gentle and restorative Hatha yoga class with particular focus on gentle stretches and releasing tension from the body. Most essentially, we will be bringing lightness to the spine, focusing on our breathing, and learning to meditate away the stresses of the day. After each class, you will practice the wonderfully beneficial yoga Nidra. It provides complete physical, mental, and emotional relaxation and is perfect for those suffering from tiredness, insomnia, anxiety, depression, or anyone who needs some blissful chill out time.
09:00 - 10:30 Dynamic flow and Hatha yoga class. Postures clinic and relaxation.
10:30 - 11:30 Breakfast and a chat around a big bowl of coffee and tea in the big kitchen table or outside in the field.
11:30 - 18:00 Relax, swim or lunch, picnic or barbeque, day out sightseeing or outdoor activities, or a one to one yoga class if requested (before 18:00, need to be booked in advance).
18:00 - 19:00 Gentle and restorative yoga class, pranayama, meditation, yoga Nidra.
19:00 - 20:00 Your time to prepare yourself and relax before dinner.
20:00 : Dinner, relax, enjoy the stars, dance, play games, or sleep.
The retreat is situated in the rolling hills of Catalonia in Northern Spain. Can Lledo offers unparalleled luxury with views across Gavarres National Park to the coast and the islands of the Costa Brava. Originally, Can Lledo would have been part of a small farming community based around the 17th century church in the village of Santa Pellaia, Catalonia.
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All meals will be prepared by an in-house chef who will be cooking traditional Catalan food along with international cuisine. We will be happy to accommodate any special dietary requests you may have. All meals are prepared with fresh and local products to ensure the highest quality.
Between your classes, you will be free to take part in exciting activities available in the area.
Enjoy the unique pleasure of horse riding in the Costa Brava and Pirineu de Girona area. Discover the hidden spots of the region on from an interesting vantage point.
Explore and enjoy roses. With four kilometers of sandy beach at the head of a sweeping bay, a fishing port and an ancient Greek colony, roses has become the tourist capital of northern Costa Brava. The town also boasts water sports, castles, coves, and restaurants.
If you are interested in art then you will find yourself in paradise. Visit the Gala Dal Castle in Pbol, formerly owned by the infamous Salvador Dali. It was intended as a shrine to the eccentric artist's wife and is well worth a visit. Continuing in the Dali vein, why not wander across to the Teatre Museu Dali in Figueres, a journey through the imagination of the artist, where Dali created a memorial to himself. It is one of the most visited museums in Spain.
If history is more of your thing then explore Girona's old town, and take a stroll among its medieval streets. Or, visit the Monestir de Sant Pere de Rodes, an old monastery which was built on the site of a Roman temple, where you can watch the most magical sunrises from the top of the Pyrenees.
Don't forget that you can always just relax and float the day away in the luxurious infinity pool.
Pampering massages with a talented masseur, Stephen Nock, are included in the cost.
Often described as yoga thats done to you, Thai yoga massage uses a combination of deep tissue massage, gentle rocking, and assisted yoga stretches to leave you feeling deeply relaxed. The massage is performed through loose clothing of the type that you would wear for yoga.
Girona Barcelona is the nearest airport, 20 minutes drive from the property. Flights go daily from the UK (Stansted, Luton, Bournemouth, Bristol, Manchester, Birmingham, East Middlands, Liverpool). Airlines options are Thomsonfly, Ryanair.