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Atha Yoga immersion

Atha Yoga immersion

Intensive yoga and meditation practice with breathing and meditation exercises give the established yoga practice even more depth. Year-round mild, Mediterranean climate supports the process of harmonizing body, soul and spirit.

In this workshop, advanced Atha Yoga series with inversions are practiced. However, it is not about a workout or acrobatics, but about sensing and harmonizing the body’s energy flow or releasing any blockages. Isabella Welsch teaches her own, modern blend of different styles, which she calls atha yoga. She guides the group through a program, with carefully designed yoga-classes on an advanced level. We need to know a bit about physical and psychological fitness of a participant: Please let us know ahead if you have any conditions.

Note: Classes are taught english and german.

Program / Activities:

Arrival, day 1:
from 15.00: Check-in
19.00: dinner
21.00: Welcome, introduction and orientation
Departure, day 8:
9.00: Breakfast
11.00: check-out

Day 2 – 7:
8.00: Morning hydration
8.30-10.45: Yoga with deep relaxation and meditation
11.00: Brunch
15.45 or 16.45.-18.45: afternoon activities or yoga
19.00: Dinner

Afternoons:

Mon: Yoga with inversions, pranayama and meditation
Tue: Yogic philosophy and psychology, exercises and outdoor activities
Wed: Yoga with inversions, pranayama and meditation
Thu: Coastal and pine forest hike to the Waikiki natural bay
Fri: Yoga with inversions, pranayama and meditation
Sat: Yogic philosophy and psychology, exercises and outdoor activities

There are many places to visit in your free time, such as:
– The Roman ruins of Villa dels Munts right in Altafulla
– Short coastal walk to the bay Canyadell
– The neighboring Torredembarra (3 minutes by train) with numerous shopping opportunities in small boutiques
– Excursion to the nearby city of Tarragona (8 minutes by train)

Please note: part of the afternoon program is weather sensitive and is subject to change.

Meals:
We offer high quality vegetarian  food, using local organic produce where possible. 1-2x / week you may choose fish and seafood. 5 times per week dinner in the seminar house is provided. Other 2 nights you are free to choose the place to have dinner, like a beach tavern or in the courtyard of the medieval castle.

Residence:
We have two places to accommodate participants: there are rooms in the Villa Isabel, which is a former residence and studio of the famous Catalan painter Josep Sala Llorens or in the family-run Hotel Yola near the beach. You may choose between single and double rooms as well as shared or private bathroom. Regardless of the accommodation, the meals are available to all participants in Villa Isabel, where the yoga room is located.

Workshop dates:
June 2-9 2019
October 20-27 2019

Services:
– 6x a total of approx. 22 hours of yoga and meditation
– 1x excursion as described
– Meals at Villa Isabel:
– 7x Morning hydration
– 7x Brunch after yoga
– 5x Multi-course dinner
– 7 nights in Villa Isabel or Hotel Yola

Prices per week per person for lodging, food and yoga:

Villa Isabel:
Double room : 830,- € (shared bathroom with another room)
Double room : 970,- € (with AC and bathroom)
Single room: 970,- € (shared bathroom with another room)

Hotel Yola:
Single room: 1236,- € (with AC and bathroom)

Note: The tourist tax (0,99 €/night) ist not included in the prices.

Address and how to get there:

Villa Isabel: Camí Hort del Senyor 6
Hotel Yola: Via Augusta 50

Both Villas are situated in 43893 Altafulla, Spain

Check out the details on how to arrive

What to bring with you:

One week before the workshop starts we will send you a list of things to bring with you. We have enough yoga props in the house, including high quality yoga mats. If you tend to sweat during yoga, please bring your own yoga towel with you.

Information and registration:

  1. Fill out the registration form and let us know which workshop you want to attend
  2. Wait till you receive the confirmation from our side that the workshop takes place and that there is a place for you available
  3. Transfer the money to the account that you find in the confirmation
  4. Book your flight