Beyond Yoga - Mixed Retreat
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About the event
Beyond Yoga - a space that’s been created for you
For October 2022, Matt (The Bearded Naked Yogi) and Marc (The Anahata Chef) have created a retreat that goes beyond yoga.
A retreat where the physical practises of asana are seamlessly combined with meditation, ayurvedic cuisine and sound healing - a retreat where you’ll explore and experience the alignment of your physical self with your spiritual heart through regular hatha, restorative and yin yoga classes, daily sunrise meditations and two extraordinary sound healing sessions.
Taking place over 7 days and 6 nights at the beautiful Finca Sa Garriga Darder on the sun-kissed island of Mallorca, you are invited to join us on this very special retreat and experience the practises of yoga as never before.
This experience is not just about the shapes we create with our bodies; it’s an experience of sharing ourselves and the knowledge we all have in a safe, creative space.
Matt has been teaching hatha and restorative yoga for over six years and yogic meditation and mindfulness techniques for five. Through these years, the physical and mental practises of yoga have been his constant companion.
Matt is passionate that the practice of yoga should not be complicated - that it is a practice of simplicity, honesty and of self-realisation and understanding. Yoga is available to everyone, regardless of flexibility or physical strength, and that even the simplest of movements contain benefits for our bodies and minds.
A fully qualified practitioner of reflexology, crystal and colour therapy, Matt perceives the golden thread of relaxation for optimum health and wellbeing that runs through all holistic healing practises.
During this retreat, Matt will share his knowledge and experience of what it means to go ‘beyond yoga’ as he shares his deep understanding of spirituality and philosophy from different traditions; helping you to discover the pure, blissful state of awareness and light that is your birthright.
Marc has a passion for yoga, sound healing and cooking in equal measures.
At the head of a thriving business spanning restaurants and cafes for over 20 years, within this fast-paced world of hospitality and his own dedicated yoga practice, he found a deeper yogic calling in 2018 upon completion of his teacher training on the beautiful island of Mallorca.
Teaching regularly, his classes and teachings have been guided towards the more restorative aspect of asana through yin yoga, yoga nidra and sound healing.
Marc regularly uses Tibetan singing bowls and crystal singing bowls in his teaching practice and is honoured to connect with people on this level; he has a fundamental understanding of the power of sound to help us reduce stress, create a deep sense of well-being and to promote our own healing.
Marc believes the combination of healthy foods, aligned with a consistent practice of yoga and meditation allows us to experience on a deeper level of awareness the expansion of our experience throughout our daily lives.
Ayurvedic cooking is paramount for Marc’s connection to himself and it is his teaching that health and wellness depend upon the delicate balance between the mind, body, and spirit.
About Finca sa Garriga Darder
Situated on a beautiful secluded 4.5 acre plot, in the heart of Northern Mallorca, Finca sa Garriga Darder is an idyllic traditional Mallorcan country farmhouse.
The Finca is spacious and filled with light from its glorious southern aspect, the gardens have plenty of space to enjoy quiet time to reflect or simply read under one of the beautiful rubber trees. It is a wonderfully tranquil space complete with a 5m x 10m salt water swimming pool, sun kissed terraces and expansive views across the Mallorcan countryside.
The Finca’s long gated, rose bush lined driveway completes the feeling of privacy.
Finca sa Garriga Darder has its own organic vegetable garden with herbs, tomatoes, melons, zucchini, lemon and orange trees and even its own daily egg supply.
Each bedroom is comfortably appointed with air conditioning and the Finca has Wifi throughout.
Finca sa Garriga Darder is a short 15 minute drive from the famous beaches of Pollensa, Alcudia, Ca’n Picafort
All meals, snacks and fresh smoothies will be freshly prepared in the kitchens of Finca sa Garriga Darder daily, by our in house professional chef Marc. With an emphasis on ayurvedic principles to fully balance your body’s natural energy, helping us to reduce stress, improve flexibility, strength and stamina.
All food will be vegetarian (vegan options) and local cheese will be used, and of course as much home grown produce as we can. All snacks will be plentiful during your stay, herbal teas, coffee and tea all on hand whenever you desire.
Finca sa Garriga Darder has its own water filtration system, however bottled water will be readily available.
The food, whilst nutritious will be plentiful, healthy and a truly social occasion to allow us to share quality time in this magical setting.
16th - 22nd October 2022
Arrival at Finca sa Garriga Darder is from 16:00
Where: Finca Sa Garriga Darder, Ariany, Mallorca - Spain
Price*: €995** per person which includes:
- shared accommodation in a double bedroom
- all asana, meditation and sound healing sessions
- all meals and drinks
- all workshops
*Price does not include flights - airport transfers from Palma de Mallorca International Airport to Finca Sa Garriga Darder can be arranged for €50 per person.
**Please refer to the Terms & Conditions for those wishing to pay in Pound Sterling.
Alternatively, taxis are readily available from Palma de Mallorca International Airport.
A 20% deposit is required to secure your space with the remaining 80% balance to be cleared four weeks ahead of the start date of your retreat.
Payments is via BACS (UK Sterling account holders) or IBAN (EU Euro account holders).
Just 10 places are available for this magical event - please contact me via RSVP to confirm your place and to receive all payment details.