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August Slow In Sabina, Italy All Level Gentle English Restorative Chrissie Chung Hatha

Dolce Far Niente

Dolce Far Niente - The Sweetness of Doing Nothing

All Level ✺ 20-26 August ✺ In Sabina, Rieti, Italy

One of Yoga’s greatest gifts (of which there are many) is that it opens us to the simple sweet nothings that are really quite something. To see magic even in the most mundane. To appreciate more and more of life. To feel satisfaction simply because we exist.

When we start to slow down, there comes a point where we can land back into the somewhat familiar feeling of stillness and begin to remember what it is to be at ease within ourselves, and as such at ease within the world around us.

This retreat is an opportunity to do just that; to slow down and invite deep, replenishing rest into the cells of your body. To know nourishment as something that gives to you without taking anything else away. To find the deliciousness of space, and experience stillness as so much more than a physical act, and come to know it as a joyful feeling that arises under the right conditions.

Mornings will comprise of a complete practice (asana, pranayama & meditation) that weave Yogic philosophy/ understanding into the fabric of your experience. The afternoons will alternate between restorative practices that help us to balance & regulate the nervous system, inviting deep rest for body, mind & soul (Guided Relaxation, Yoga Nidra, Meditation etc) and, or workshops that provide an opportunity to further unpack some of Yoga’s essential teachings as it pertains to the power of presence, rest, and emotional resilience.

Journalling and self enquiry will play a large role in our experience together, as a means to spark greater clarity, growth and transformation.

Chrissie Chung 

Chrissie Chung is a student and teacher of the Himalayan Tradition. She has been studying, practicing and sharing Yoga extensively for the last 7 years.

Her heart is firmly rooted in sharing the far-reaching potential of practice, using its various tools as a means to serve the individual in finding their own unique way to rediscover their truest essence.

She offers the richness of Traditional Tantric Hatha Yoga, inviting you to embrace your practice as a spiritual science. Move with purpose, breathe with wisdom and begin the journey of turning your attention in, returning to a state of Being that is inherently whole.

Expect deep practices intertwined with philosophy, intelligent use of the breath, self study, contemplation & meditation.

Chrissies website

Journey Home

It's time to connect with your true self

retreat offerings
○ 6 nights in a countryside house in Torri InSabina
○ 9 yoga sessions
○ hatha yoga (mornings)
○ restorative yoga or workshops (afternoons)
○ meditation, pranayama & chanting
○ inspiring vegan food 3 times/day
○ river experience afternoon trip
○ aperitivo on last evening
○ water, tea & coffee
○ practicing on the famous yoga deck

not included
○ flight or train to Rome
○ airport transfer to In Sabina
○ ceramics workshop & massages
○ dinner on friday at the local pizzeria
○ travel insurance (recommended)

investment
from 1100€

group size
16

a typical day

07.30 tea, coffee, fruit

08.30 yoga & meditation 

10.30 breakfast

reading 〰️ ceramics 〰️ pool 〰️ massage

15.00 lunch or snack

17.30 yoga

19.30 dinner

arrival day: check-in from 16.00,
afternoon snack, no yoga class,
19.30 dinner, 21.00 welcome circle 

departure day: no yoga class,
9.00 breakfast, check out until 10.00

 

about the place

It doesn’t seem possible that InSabina is less than an hour’s drive from the crowded streets of Rome. With lush, abundant grounds of its own, along with a natural spring and a magnificent wooden yoga platform which overlooks the valley below, this is a truly magical place that’s ideal for spiritual practice, slowing down, and plunging oneself into nature. More

© Yoga Spirit Circle 2022

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October Beginner Slow All Level Gentle Jivamukti English Yin La Viñuela, Spain Restorative

Slow Down

Slow Down

Beginner & All Level ✺ 21-27 October 2023 ✺ La Viñuela Andalusia, Spain

A reset for body mind and soul. Let’s slow down with yin yoga, cleansing pranayama (breathwork) practices and gentle somatic flows to attain balance.

Suitable for beginners, but also for all levels.

Janine Behrendt

Janine’s Yoga journey started in 2008 during her late teens after being in show dance for a decade. First for the physical relief but not long after that for the feeling of wholeness, a calm mind and the ability to see things differently. 

In 2013 she completed her first 200 hour Multi- Style Yoga Teacher Training in Dharamsala, India with Trimurti Yoga School (RYS), focused on Yogic anatomy and various different styles like Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Hatha and Yin which she personally likes to combine during her own practice and therefore share that experience with her students – “Different bodies, different needs. Its about finding the balance (tula) in everything .”

In 2017, she completed a 300 hour Jivamukti Teacher Training under the guidance of Sharon Gannon (Co-founder of the method) , Yogeswari and Moritz Ulrich. Later in 2017 she started studying and practing the Insight Yoga method as taught by Sarah Powers.

2018 she completed an apprenticeship program with her mentor Miriam Iannone (advanced certified Jivamukti teacher) who has shared with her the art of sequencing and hands on assists.

2020 she completed a Yin Yoga Teacher Training focused on functional anatomy and TCM practice with Sebastien Pucelle and Murielle Burrelier (With-Yin Yoga).

She is currently diving into the therapeutic approach of Iyengar Yoga as well as doing in depth studies into the field of Kundalini Yoga practices, integrating and exploring the benefits of Pranayama ( breathwork). Janine continues to explore the blend of various different styles and likes to share the benefits of a well balanced Yoga practice , integrating Yin and Yang sequences supported by Yogic teachings , gracefully incorporating music to assist those benefits . 

More about Janine

Slow Down & Cleanse

“To know ourselves as we really are, we must restore the pristine nature of our mind” Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, PHD​

retreat offerings
○ 6 nights at La Viñuela
○ 3 vegan meals per day
○ yin yoga, pranayama & meditation in the mornings
○ gentle flows in the afternoons
○ hike on Wednesdays
○ water, tea & coffee

not included
○ flight or train to Málaga
○ airport transfer to La Viñuela
○ massages, optional Workshops
○ travel insurance  (recommended)

investment
1300€ in double or twin room

group size
12

please visit our faqs for infos about our corona policy, travel, airport transfer and much more.

a typical day

07.30 tea, coffee, fruit

08.30 yoga & meditation 

10.30 breakfast

reading 〰️ journaling 〰️ going for walks 〰️ massage

15.00 lunch or snack

17.30 yoga

19.30 dinner

arrival day: check-in from 16.00,
afternoon snack, no yoga class,
19.00 dinner, 20.30 welcome circle 

departure day: no yoga class,
9.00 breakfast, check out until 10.00

 

all yoga equipment is available at our retreat location, as well as towels & bed linen. we’ll let you know what’s good to bring, a few days before your retreat.

check- in is from 16:00, dinner at 19:30 // check- out on saturday until 10:00 after breakfast

arrival & departure: group pick ups & drop offs will be organized for arrival day from Málaga airport & Málaga city center. Vice versa for departure on saturday. costs: 30€/person/way

we need a negative corona test (antigen or PCR) 48 hours prior to arrival via email. every guest needs to bring 5 self-tests. we ask participants during the week to take one or more tests for the groups safety.

Read more about our corona policy.

please take a look at our faqs or send us an email. Looking forward to hearing from you.

about the place

This is the cozy place you want to escape to for a week of withdrawal from the world. The venue is set in the mountains overlooking the beautiful La Viñuela lake. The sun here is also warming in the autumn and winter months. More

© Yoga Spirit Circle 2022

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Vera Bettiol Vinyasa Flow In Sabina, Italy All Level Gentle Dynamic Yin

Autumnal Escape

Autumnal Escape

All Level ✺ 15-21 October 2023 ✺ In Sabina, Rieti, Italy

This autumn retreat has been designed to allow you to deeply re-tune your inner rhythm with that of the surrounding nature, drawing on both its energising yang power and its enveloping yin softness. It is the ideal time to release and let go but also to focus on our inner warmth, to establish comforting routines and to slow down our pace.

As the colours of Autumn twinkle and dance across the  magical countryside of Italy, we will spend a week together surrender by stunning views over rolling hills and olive groves. This retreat embraces the abundance of harvest time, offering a balance between yin and yang energies with daily yoga practises, meditation, breath-work, restoration and relaxation. 

We embrace the start of each day with a soulful and uplifting dynamic „yang“ yoga practices (Vinyasa flow) that accommodates all levels. We will also explore various meditations and pranayama practices. Come late afternoon, you can enjoy a soothing guided relaxation, Yin or Restorative yoga. We will spend some magical time getting to know ourselves and feeling in harmony with life. All this deeper work will balance with free time for rest,  reading, contemplation, walks in nature, ceramic workshop, massages and light-hearted time.

Vera Bettiol

Vera is an E-RYT 500 YA certified yoga instructor & former YTT lead. Vera is specialized in Vinyasa Yoga and has additional certifications in Aerial Yoga, Yin Yoga, Pranayama and Meditation. She was born and raised in Italy, but lived for about 15 years in San Diego, CA. She has taught classes in the U.S., Europe and India. Currently she teaches yoga at numerous studios in Italy, and travels the world leading yoga workshops and 200hrs Yoga Teacher Trainings.

Vera believes that yoga is limitless in its potential to transform and heal our lives. Her intention is to create space for everyone to move with intention and awareness to the breath & body, to turn inward, to recognize the constant transformations taking place with each breathe and to connect with the strength of the heart that’s in us all. She feel blessed and grateful to be able to share the essence of Yoga’s teachings.

When not teaching, Vera loves eating avocados, reading books, watching sunsets, spending time with family and & exploring every corner of the planet.

Veras website

Vera Bettiol

A charming & peaceful retreat to restore, renew, recharge & heal as you disconnect from the outer world & reconnect within.

Source: belle-melange.com

retreat offerings
○ 6 nights in a countryside house in Torri InSabina
○ 9 yoga sessions
○ vinyasa yoga in the morning
○ yin and/or restorative practice the afternoons
○ a guided hike
○ inspiring vegan food 3 times/day
○ water, tea & coffee
○ practicing on the famous yoga deck

not included
○ flight or train to Rome
○ airport transfer to In Sabina
○ ceramics workshop & massages
○ dinner on friday at the local pizzeria
○ travel insurance (recommended)

investment
from 1100€

group size
14

a typical day

8.30- 9.30 breakfast

10.30 – 12.30 yoga & meditation 

13.00 lunch

reading 〰️ ceramics 〰️ massage 〰️ walks

16.30- 18.00 yoga

19.00 dinner

arrival day: check-in from 16.00,
afternoon snack, no yoga class,
19.30 dinner, 21.00 welcome circle

departure day: no yoga class,
8.30 breakfast, check out until 10.00

 

Source: belle-melange.com

about the place

It doesn’t seem possible that InSabina is less than an hour’s drive from the crowded streets of Rome. With lush, abundant grounds of its own, along with a natural spring and a magnificent wooden yoga platform which overlooks the valley below, this is a truly magical place that’s ideal for spiritual practice, slowing down, and plunging oneself into nature. More

© Yoga Spirit Circle 2022

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Vinyasa Flow In Sabina, Italy April All Level Gentle Dynamic Yin Imogen North

A Space to Breathe

Source: belle-melange.com

A Space to breathe

All Level ✺ 9-15 April 2023 ✺ In Sabina, Rieti, Italy

Our capacity to breathe is our capacity to feel.  It is our capacity to live in this world and be sensitive.  Our breath is our most primal connection to life.  It is through our breath that spirit moves through us. 

Join Imogen for a week of diving deep into your respiratory system, exploring each day a different part of your body’s breathing apparatus that will increase your lung capacity.   As we open up these different breath doorways in the body you will, in turn, open the pathways in the body to receive consciousness.  You will begin to understand that what you take in on your breath becomes your tissues.  You will use your breath to create spaces in your energy channels.  These energy channels acting like transformation highways as the breath gives life to a bright, free, awakened you.  

Each morning will include a deep transformational vinyasa practice interwoven with meditations, self-enquiry, myofascial release and different pranayama (breath techniques).  Each evening you can join a lunar practice which will be either yin or restorative (or a combination of the two).  There will also be plenty of down-time to pause, to rest or to enjoy the sights and sounds of the local area.

Imogen North

Imogen hails from London, England and is now based in Harpenden, Hertfordshire.  She trained initially under the expert eye of Katy Appleton and primarily teaches Yin and dynamic Vinyasa flow descended from the Krishnamacharya lineage.  

Imogen enhanced her teaching becoming one of Judith Hanson Lasater’s Relax and Renew® certified restorative yoga teachers and continues to train with her teacher Tiffany Cruikshank towards her Yoga Medicine® Therapeutic Specialist certification. 

Imogen is passionate about helping people make changes in their lives. Her teaching fuses anatomy, physiology and biomechanics with traditional Eastern yogic practices; tantra, ritual, and a deep reverence for nature.  

Imogen’s teaching honours the lineages of all of her teachers and through her teaching she hopes to inspire possibility and encourage self-awareness, awakening your authentic creativity as a yoga practitioner in the modern world. Imogen fiercely believes that yoga is for everyone, that it is a vital tradition that transcends all race and religion, fundamental in all of our lives more so now than ever before.

More about Imogen
Imogen North

It's time to connect with your true self

Source: belle-melange.com

retreat offerings
○ 6 nights in a countryside house in Torri InSabina
○ 9 yoga sessions
○ embodied vinyasa yoga in the morning
○ all classes are interwoven with meditations, self-enquiry, yin and goddess ritual
○ yin and/or restorative practice the afternoons
○ inspiring vegan food 3 times/day
○ a guided hike
○ water, tea & coffee
○ practicing on the famous yoga deck

not included
○ flight or train to Rome
○ airport transfer to In Sabina
○ ceramics workshop & massages
○ dinner on friday at the local pizzeria
○ travel insurance (recommended)

investment
from 1100€

group size
14

a typical day

8.30- 9.30 breakfast

11.00 – 12.30 yoga & meditation 

13.00 lunch

reading 〰️ ceramics 〰️ massage 〰️ walks

16.00- 18.00 yoga

19.00 dinner

arrival day: check-in from 16.00, afternoon snack, no yoga class, 19.30 dinner, 21.00 welcome circle

departure day: no yoga class, 8.30 breakfast, check out until 10.00

Source: belle-melange.com

about the place

It doesn’t seem possible that InSabina is less than an hour’s drive from the crowded streets of Rome. With lush, abundant grounds of its own, along with a natural spring and a magnificent wooden yoga platform which overlooks the valley below, this is a truly magical place that’s ideal for spiritual practice, slowing down, and plunging oneself into nature. More

© Yoga Spirit Circle 2022

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Vinyasa Flow Gentle In Sabina, Italy All Level Yin Fleur van Hille Restorative Nidra

Abundant Heart

Abundant Heart

All Level ✺ 6- 12 August ✺ In Sabina, Rieti, Italy

Life can be hectic, keeping us on a hamster wheel of thoughts and worries. On this retreat, you’re invited to break free from this state of being by opening and listening to the wisdom of your heart – out of your head, into your heart.

Each day, we’ll flow through our yoga practice, carried by inspiring musical vibrations, and sing mantras that fill us with joy. We’ll use the breath to soothe our nerves and take deep rest with Yin Yoga and Yoga Nidra, creating the stillness we need to see ourselves as we really are. And we’ll use the stories and myths behind the asanas as a playful way of understanding life’s universal themes – and looking at our own situations with a fresh perspective.

This shared journey will remind you that you are part of a bigger whole and connect you to the abundant joy that comes with this experience. You’ll learn to let sadness and pain flow through you, gently widening your compassion towards yourself and others. Above all, you will discover that freedom from worry doesn’t come from controlling your outer world, but from trusting yourself in this very moment.

Fleur van Hille 

People often describe me as a warm and sunny person with an intuitive approach to teaching yoga. I like hearing this description because it shows that I’ve made a real connection with my students. And if there’s one thing about yoga that I love the most and which characterises my classes, workshops and retreats, it’s the feeling of being connected.

A retreat offers us the possibility of a truly profound experience of yoga. Surrounded by nature and among like-minded people from every corner of the world, a unique journey unfolds. Conversations open up, emotions are untapped, and discoveries are made…

In the quiet of each morning, we begin our yoga practice in stillness, taking time to anchor our awareness in the present moment through a guided breathing exercise, a meditation or visualisation. Then, drawing on the energy of the rising sun and the freshness of a brand-new day, I lead you through a vinyasa flow that is both gentle and energising.

During the dip in energy that tends to follow lunchtime, the sessions slow down, allowing for a deeper exploration of the techniques and practices encountered earlier in the day. There’s also plenty of time for sinking into a profound state of relaxation with restorative or yin yoga, or even yoga nidra (yogic sleep) – sometimes accompanied by mantras, music, or myths.

Yoga Videos with Fleur

Fleurs website

Abundant Heart

It's time to connect with your true self

retreat offerings
○ 6 nights in a countryside house in Torri InSabina
○ 9 yoga sessions
○ gentle vinyasa yoga (mornings)
○ restorative yoga or yoga nidra (afternoons)
○ meditation & chanting
○ inspiring vegan food 3 times/day
○ river experience afternoon trip
○ aperitivo on last evening
○ water, tea & coffee
○ practicing on the famous yoga deck

not included
○ flight or train to Rome
○ airport transfer to In Sabina
○ ceramics workshop & massages
○ dinner on friday at the local pizzeria
○ travel insurance (recommended)

investment
from 1100€

group size
16

a typical day

07.30 tea, coffee, fruit

08.30 yoga & meditation 

10.30 breakfast

reading 〰️ ceramics 〰️ pool 〰️ massage

15.00 lunch or snack

17.30 yoga

19.30 dinner

arrival day: check-in from 16.00,
afternoon snack, no yoga class,
19.30 dinner, 21.00 welcome circle 

departure day: no yoga class,
9.00 breakfast, check out until 10.00

 

about the place

It doesn’t seem possible that InSabina is less than an hour’s drive from the crowded streets of Rome. With lush, abundant grounds of its own, along with a natural spring and a magnificent wooden yoga platform which overlooks the valley below, this is a truly magical place that’s ideal for spiritual practice, slowing down, and plunging oneself into nature. More

© Yoga Spirit Circle 2022

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Slow Vinyasa Flow Beginner Gentle English All Level Casa Erica, Spain Fleur van Hille May Restorative Nidra

Inner Balance

Inner Balance

Beginners, All Levels ✺ 25- 31 May 2023 ✺ Casa Erica, Málaga, Spain

Yoga is, at its core, a practice that calms the mind. Our lives are often stressful, full of inevitable interruptions and challenges to overcome. Yoga gives us a tool to stay centered and to approach each challenge with serenity.
Over the course of our time together, we’ll explore these benefits through poses, breath work, and mantra singing.
We’ll learn the essentials of yoga and explore the myths and texts, which are the base of yoga philosophy and inspired this ancient practice.

In the mornings, we will move our bodies in a dynamic, playful morning flow. The basic asanas will be explained and some asanas we will practice together with a partner, allowing you to move deeper into the poses and feel the alignment.

In the afternoons, we’ll explore quieter practices like yoga nidra – a guided meditation, restorative yoga – a practice of deep relaxation, and singing. We’ll learn how to release the subtle layers of tension in the body and open ourselves up to space, to relief, and to breath.

Each day, we’ll come together over delicious meals to share, connect, and laugh. You’ll find inspiration and friendship in others, and perhaps in yourself as well. When it’s finally time to return home, you’ll leave feeling restored, reenergised, and fortified to take on whatever life gives you.

This retreat is perfect for everyone completely or relatively new to yoga. All levels are welcome though.

Fleur van Hille 

People often describe me as a warm and sunny person with an intuitive approach to teaching yoga. I like hearing this description because it shows that I’ve made a real connection with my students. And if there’s one thing about yoga that I love the most and which characterizes my classes, workshops and retreats, it’s the feeling of being connected.

A retreat offers us the possibility of a truly profound experience of yoga. Surrounded by nature and among like-minded people from every corner of the world, a unique journey unfolds. Conversations open up, emotions are untapped, and discoveries are made…

In the quiet of each morning, we begin our yoga practice in stillness, taking time to anchor our awareness in the present moment through a guided breathing exercise, a meditation or visualisation. Then, drawing on the energy of the rising sun and the freshness of a brand-new day, I lead you through a vinyasa flow that is both gentle and energising.

During the dip in energy that tends to follow lunchtime, the sessions slow down, allowing for a deeper exploration of the techniques and practices encountered earlier in the day. There’s also plenty of time for sinking into a profound state of relaxation with restorative or yin yoga, or even yoga nidra (yogic sleep) – sometimes accompanied by mantras, music, or myths.

Yoga Videos with Fleur

Fleurs website

Abundant Heart

In the beginners mind there are many possibilites.

retreat offerings
○ 6 nights at casa erica
○ 3 vegan meals per day
○ vinyasa yoga in the morning
○ meditation, pranayama
○ restorative yoga, chanting or yoga nidra in the afternoons
○ hike trip to a beautiful national park & hidden beach
○ water, tea & coffee

not included
○ flight or train to Málaga
○ airport transfer to Casa Erica
○ massages, optional Workshops
○ one dinner at a local restaurant
○ travel insurance  (recommended)

investment
from 1150€ 

group size
18

please visit our faqs for infos about our corona policy, travel, airport transfer and much more.

a typical day

07.30 tea, coffee, fruit

08.30 yoga & meditation 

10.30 breakfast

reading 〰️ beach 〰️ pool 〰️ massage

15.00 lunch or snack

17.30 yoga

19.30 dinner

 

arrival day: check-in from 15.00,
afternoon snack, no yoga class,
19.30 dinner, 21.00 welcome circle 

departure day: no yoga class,
9.30 breakfast, check out until 11.00

 

all yoga equipment is available at our retreat location, as well as towels & bed linen. bring sturdy shoes or sneakers with a good grip sole for the hike & a beach/pool towel. we’ll let you know again what’s good to bring, a few days before your retreat.

check- in on thursday from 15:00, lunch snacks waiting for you // check- out on wednesday until 11:00 after breakfast

arrival & departure: group pick ups & drop offs will be organized for thursday from Málaga airport & Málaga city center. Vice versa for departure on wednesday. costs: 20€/person/way

we need a negative corona test (antigen or PCR) 48 hours prior to arrival via email. additionally we will test at check-in and during the retreat every guest needs to bring 6 self-tests. we ask participants during the week to take one or more tests for the groups safety.

Read more about our corona policy.

please take a look at our faqs or send us an email. Looking forward to hearing from you.

about the place

Casa Erica is where it all begun and where we host retreats since 2014. It is a home to us, which we love to share. Peacefully located on the coast of Andalusia, between Málaga and Nerja. The beach in walking distance.

What we love most about it are the pastel sunsets, the wild beaches and the laid back Andalusian mentality. Also our dog Alpha and cat Hanuman live here. More

© Yoga Spirit Circle 2022

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Vinyasa Flow January Gentle English All Level Fleur van Hille Restorative La Viñuela, Spain Nidra

Reflect & Renew

Reflect & Renew

All Level ✺ 21-27 January ✺ La Viñuela, Spain

As the Earth experiences seasons, so too do our bodies and minds. Spring brings new life and color, summer rains abundance, autumn calls us to shed our unnecessary layers, and winter turns us inward. How can we find a way to honor this phase that is so profoundly connected not only to life, but to who we are as well?

Winter is a time when both our bodies and the earth are slower, calmer, and more withdrawn. We burrow into piles of warm blankets, and we are called to rest more deeply. Winter is ruled by our intuition, so we will set our intentions for the year ahead. What are we ready to let go of? What are we ready to call in?

During this week, we will move our bodies in dynamic vinyasa morning classes that will get stagnant energy flowing again, leaving us feeling freer and lighter.

In the afternoons and evenings we will rest deeply to release even subtler layers of tension from the body and mind. Often these are a kind of holding on that we are not even aware of. When they are released, we find space, relief, and we feel an opening up.

 

These sessions will include yoga nidra, a guided meditation while you are laying down, restorative yoga, in which we restore the body to a state of complete relaxation, and singing mantras, to connect to our hearts.

The Spanish sun will bring light and uplifting energy. The mountains will offer us a broader view. And as we zoom out from our daily lives, we will give rise to new ideas, inspiration, and energy for the year ahead.

Gift yourself a week of quiet me-time surrounded by others looking for connection, inspiration, and shared laughter. Come to rest, reflect and get new energy for the year ahead.

Fleur van Hille

People often describe me as a warm and sunny person with an intuitive approach to teaching yoga. I like hearing this description because it shows that I’ve made a real connection with my students. And if there’s one thing about yoga that I love the most and which characterises my classes, workshops and retreats, it’s the feeling of being connected.

A retreat offers us the possibility of a truly profound experience of yoga. Surrounded by nature and among like-minded people from every corner of the world, a unique journey unfolds. Conversations open up, emotions are untapped, and discoveries are made…

In the quiet of each morning, we begin our yoga practice in stillness, taking time to anchor our awareness in the present moment through a guided breathing exercise, a meditation or visualisation. Then, drawing on the energy of the rising sun and the freshness of a brand-new day, I lead you through a vinyasa flow that is both gentle and energising.

During the dip in energy that tends to follow lunchtime, the sessions slow down, allowing for a deeper exploration of the techniques and practices encountered earlier in the day. There’s also plenty of time for sinking into a profound state of relaxation with restorative or yin yoga, or even yoga nidra (yogic sleep) – sometimes accompanied by mantras, music, or myths.

Yoga Videos with Fleur

Fleurs website

Abundant Heart

It's time to connect with your true self

retreat offerings
○ 6 nights at La Viñuela
○ 3 vegan meals per day
○ vinyasa yoga in the morning
○ meditation & chanting
○ restorative and/or yoga nidra in the afternoons
○ ceramics workshop
○ hike on Wednesdays
○ water, tea & coffee

not included
○ flight or train to Málaga
○ airport transfer to La Viñuela
○ massages, optional Workshops
○ travel insurance  (recommended)

investment
from 1300€, group size 12

please visit our faqs for infos about our corona policy, travel, airport transfer and much more.

a typical day

07.30 tea, coffee, fruit

08.30 yoga & meditation 

10.30 breakfast

reading 〰️ journaling 〰️ going for walks 〰️ massage

15.00 lunch or snack

17.30 yoga

19.30 dinner

arrival day: check-in from 16.00,
afternoon snack, no yoga class,
19.00 dinner, 20.30 welcome circle 

departure day: no yoga class,
9.00 breakfast, check out until 10.00

 

ceramics workshop


with Danyela @totumaceramics, duration: 3.5 hours

We love the meditating effect working with clay has! Just like in yoga there is no pressure, you can enjoy the process. If you have experience already or not – it is always nice to join the workshop. Maybe it is going to be a new inspiration you take home with you and find a ceramics course back home?!

During this workshop you will learn how to hand-build either a cup or a mug (or whatever you like) with a technique called Neriage, in which colored clays are used to create a unique marble effect on each piece.
This workshop is suitable for everyone, as no prior experience is necessary.
All materials are included, and you will be able to take your piece home.

If you want to explore your creativity through your hands this is a great opportunity!

all yoga equipment is available at our retreat location, as well as towels & bed linen. we’ll let you know what’s good to bring, a few days before your retreat.

check- in is from 16:00, dinner at 19:30 // check- out on saturday until 10:00 after breakfast

arrival & departure: group pick ups & drop offs will be organized for arrival day from Málaga airport & Málaga city center. Vice versa for departure on saturday. costs: 30€/person/way

we need a negative corona test (antigen or PCR) 48 hours prior to arrival via email. every guest needs to bring 5 self-tests. we ask participants during the week to take one or more tests for the groups safety.

Read more about our corona policy.

please take a look at our faqs or send us an email. Looking forward to hearing from you.

about the place

This is the cozy place you want to escape to for a week of withdrawal from the world. The venue is set in the mountains overlooking the beautiful La Viñuela lake. The sun here is also warming in the autumn and winter months. More

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Culinary Yoga Retreat

A Yoga & Culinary Retreat // Abundant Heart

All Level ✺ 1- 7 June 2023 ✺ Casa Erica, Málaga, Spain

Our signature Yoga & Culinary Retreats are perfect for those interested in plant- based cuisine eager to learn more or simply get inspired.

Life can be hectic, keeping us on a hamster wheel of thoughts and worries. On this retreat, you’re invited to break free from this state of being by opening and listening to the wisdom of your heart – out of your head, into your heart.

Each day, we’ll flow through our yoga practice, carried by inspiring musical vibrations, and sing mantras that fill us with joy. We’ll use the breath to soothe our nerves and take deep rest with Yin Yoga and Yoga Nidra, creating the stillness we need to see ourselves as we really are. And we’ll use the stories and myths behind the asanas as a playful way of understanding life’s universal themes – and looking at our own situations with a fresh perspective.

This shared journey will remind you that you are part of a bigger whole and connect you to the abundant joy that comes with this experience. You’ll learn to let sadness and pain flow through you, gently widening your compassion towards yourself and others. Above all, you will discover that freedom from worry doesn’t come from controlling your outer world, but from trusting yourself in this very moment.

Fleur van Hille 

People often describe me as a warm and sunny person with an intuitive approach to teaching yoga. I like hearing this description because it shows that I’ve made a real connection with my students. And if there’s one thing about yoga that I love the most and which characterizes my classes, workshops and retreats, it’s the feeling of being connected.

A retreat offers us the possibility of a truly profound experience of yoga. Surrounded by nature and among like-minded people from every corner of the world, a unique journey unfolds. Conversations open up, emotions are untapped, and discoveries are made…

In the quiet of each morning, we begin our yoga practice in stillness, taking time to anchor our awareness in the present moment through a guided breathing exercise, a meditation or visualisation. Then, drawing on the energy of the rising sun and the freshness of a brand-new day, I lead you through a vinyasa flow that is both gentle and energising.

During the dip in energy that tends to follow lunchtime, the sessions slow down, allowing for a deeper exploration of the techniques and practices encountered earlier in the day. There’s also plenty of time for sinking into a profound state of relaxation with restorative or yin yoga, or even yoga nidra (yogic sleep) – sometimes accompanied by mantras, music, or myths.

Yoga Videos with Fleur

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Abundant Heart

Culinary Workshops:
Nourish and Connect

by Caro Gante

The process of cooking and eating food does not have to be a chore – it can be a celebration. With Caro, you will feel the collective energy of cooking as a community, sharing laughter, tips, and the recognition of the land as provider of everything. You’ll eat a variety of food, that not only feed your belly but nourish your soul. Disconnect from the utility of consuming and reconnect with the idea that food is more than just food – it is the core of community, of connection, of life.

In the afternoons, we’ll gather around the kitchen for three different vegan workshops:

  • Fermentation: learn the basics and the benefits of this ancient practice
  • Pasta: a hands-on adventure in preparing 3 different pastas and sauces
  • Galette: a sensory affair of both sweet and savory

In the evenings, the dinner table will become our social experience where we will feast on the soulful meals we created, sharing mouth-watering bites and the stories that bind our hearts to one another.

You’ll leave this retreat with a greater ease in the kitchen, technical skills and a recipe e-book, and a deeper connection to your own intuition so you can flow beyond the recipes to create meals that bring you both joy and sustenance.

About Caro Gante

Retreat chef and integrative nutrition health coach Caro will guide you with her creative approach through three workshops in which she’ll share her knowledge and passion for wholesome vegan food. Next to essential ideas of the plant-based cuisine Caro will introduce to you a variety of her favorite recipes which are designed for experienced cooks as well as curious-minded yogis that are new to the world of vegan cooking.

On this retreat, you’ll level up your cooking skills and confidence in the kitchen while also getting a better understanding of holistic health and wellbeing.

More about Caro

Soulful meals & a heartfelt yoga practice.

retreat offerings
○ 6 nights at casa erica
○ 3 vegan meals per day & snacks
○ vinyasa yoga in the morning
○ meditation & chanting
○ restorative and/or yoga nidra in the afternoons
○ 3 culinary workshops/presentations with Caro
○ hike on wednesdays
○ water, tea & coffee

not included
○ flight or train to Málaga
○ airport transfer to Casa Erica
○ massages, optional Workshops
○ friday night dinner at local restaurant (25- 35€) 
○ travel insurance  (recommended)

investment
from 1250€ 

please visit our faqs for infos about our corona policy, travel, airport transfer and much more.

a typical day

07.30 tea, coffee, fruit

08.30 yoga & meditation 

10.30 breakfast

reading 〰️ beach 〰️ pool 〰️ massage

15.00 lunch or snack

17.30 yoga

19.30 dinner

 

arrival day: check-in from 15.00,
afternoon snack, no yoga class,
19.30 dinner, 21.00 welcome circle 

departure day: no yoga class,
9.30 breakfast, check out until 11.00

 

all yoga equipment is available at our retreat location, as well as towels & bed linen. bring sturdy shoes or sneakers with a good grip sole for the hike & a beach/pool towel. we’ll let you know again what’s good to bring, a few days before your retreat.

check- in on thursday from 15:00, lunch snacks waiting for you // check- out on wednesday until 11:00 after breakfast

arrival & departure: group pick ups & drop offs will be organized for thursday from Málaga airport & Málaga city center. Vice versa for departure on wednesday. costs: 20€/person/way

we need a negative corona test (antigen or PCR) 48 hours prior to arrival via email. additionally we will test at check-in and during the retreat every guest needs to bring 6 self-tests. we ask participants during the week to take one or more tests for the groups safety.

Read more about our corona policy.

please take a look at our faqs or send us an email. Looking forward to hearing from you.

about the place

Casa Erica is where it all begun and where we host retreats since 2014. It is a home to us, which we love to share. Peacefully located on the coast of Andalusia, between Málaga and Nerja. The beach in walking distance.

What we love most about it are the pastel sunsets, the wild beaches and the laid back Andalusian mentality. Also our dog Alpha and cat Hanuman live here. More

© Yoga Spirit Circle 2022