Yoga Holiday “Source of Light” above Malaga, Spain with Jill

June 8th to 15th 2019 (7 nights)

Nestling amongst the Andalucían Mountains we are within walking distance of the traditional Spanish white hamlet. This venue is an especially lovely venue for those of you who like a room to yourself as rooms single rooms have no extra costs involved. Rooms are inspired by a mixture of traditional Andalucían architecture and materials, and ancient Arabic patterns and decorations.

All the facilities here are of a very high standard although we feel we should point out that the rooms are small – but perfect for your needs. There are 9 single rooms All rooms have en-suite facilities with a terrace; look down the mountains over the lake (on a clear day you can see Africa) .

Yoga Holiday “Source of Light” above Malaga, Spain £635 (plus flight)

There is no single room supplement.

Non Yoga partners / friends are welcome to join you.

Included: Accommodation, yoga, daily breakfast, a light lunch and dinner on 6 nights

Not included: Flight to Malaga, transfers, travel insurance.

There will be one day without yoga and dinner. Instead you will be taken to a typical Spanish restaurant where you may purchase your own meal.

There will also be optional excursions during the week..

There is a purpose built yoga circle in the shade of the trees on the mountainside, plus a yoga yurt for indoor practice. A second space between the buildings is used for meditation. It is also possible to do yoga indoors in the dining room, with its full length panoramic windows and fantastic views, or on the deck beside the swimming pool.

Flights and transfers:

You will need a flight to Malaga, you might like to search the internet for prices, Free Spirit Travel can do this for you if you wish. Call Jilly or Debbie on 01273-564230.

Please call for advice on transfers, we will be matching people up to share taxis.

Do not arrive in the evening if you wish to share a taxi.

Flowing Hatha Yoga with Jill Hurley

Jill has been practicing yoga for forty plus years. She is a member of The British Wheel of Yoga and a qualified BWY teacher.

She teaches holistically, using movement, breath and awareness to bring about benefits for the body and mind: benefiting the physical, psychological and spiritual aspects of the individual.

Additional information

Sunbathing takes place by the oval pool, with its mosaic lining depicting leaping dolphins.

The relaxation area surrounding it is a natural sun trap. Lay on the sun-beds with a book and look down through the olive groves to the lake below you and far in the distance glimpse the glittering sea and occasionally Africa.

As keen nutritionists the owners offer raw food options at some meals. The food is delicious. Richard and Betty also offer on-site Massages, Holistic Therapies, Reiki and Healing that complement the retreat activities perfectly. Personalised consultations with a nutritional therapist are also available. Cost is 45 euros per hour.

The retreat is relatively isolated and car hire is recommended if you wish to explore the region. The nearest village is Periana, 4 kms away down the mountain – here you will find a variety of shops, cafés and a restaurant.

Horse riding (one hour away), visits to the hot springs and other excursions can all be arranged by your hosts.

A short walk away, within the hamlet, is a local bar (picture below) with coffee, drinks and snacks, these are also available on site from the in-house bar.

Your basic holiday includes vegetarian, vegan or raw food diet options, with one night dedicated to a trip to a local restaurant where you can buy a Spanish meal for a modest price.

A large breakfast/brunch will be served after the morning yoga class and dinner after the evening yoga class. A snack is provided at lunch time.

Schedule:

There are four main areas used for yoga: the Lake room, the central open Moroccan style patio, the yoga platform and the newly extended area around the swimming pool.

Morning yoga usually takes place on the yoga platform on the the hill behind the centre. Surrounded by olive and almond trees, and shaded from the morning sun, the scent of the trees and plants will make these sessions even more special.

Yoga mats, blocks, belts, cushions, and blankets are provided.

 

Other yoga holiday events:

Yoga Holiday India 2019

Yoga Holiday Italy 2019

Please look out or contact Jill for further info.

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