BARCELONA Retreat

15th-20th August 2020

FITNESS | YOGA | DETOX

Come join Yogalife in our picture perfect 1000 year old converted monastery

This is one of Yogalife’s favourite retreat locations, hidden away high in the hills of Montseny National park, one hour thirty minutes drive north of Barcelona and only thirty minutes drive from the beautiful city of Girona. The monastery is a truly magical place full of energy that you can feel the second you walk into the courtyard, surrounded by breathtaking views and renovated to a very high standard, all of which evokes the feeling of peace and calmness instantly! We never get bored of seeing our clients faces light up as they explore the venue for the first time.

Yogalife Life Changing Retreats are always designed with you at the forefront, your health, wellbeing and happiness is really important to us, we want you to feel invigorated, full of new found energy and self confidence! We achieve this by pooling together over FIFTY years combined knowledge in the wellbeing industry, we cover every aspect of wellness from the inside out, from freshly made vegan meals nutritionally balanced, prepared by our very own chef.

A vast array of chakra/hormone led yoga sessions, from vinyasa, restorative, power, kundalini, pranayama, mantra and mediation, fun PT group sessions, life coaching sessions, along with mini work shops that work on inversions, meditation techniques and the art of creating and keeping good wellness habits. While you flow through these daily practices you will effortlessly learn about yogic sciences that will open the door to understanding your body and mastering your mind.

There will be lots of time to relax and recharge, whether thats by lazing around the pool, being at one with nature, hiking or mountain biking the many surrounding trails, chatting to amazing like-minded people while you wander around the beautiful city of Girona… and the best bit about all these decisions is thats it’s completely up to you! So, what are you waiting for? It’s time to treat yourself….

Bespoke

The yoga sessions will be focused around the chakra/hormone system this will allow you to create that feeling of complete peace while at the same time feeling energised and focused, the optional fitness sessions will aim to strengthen muscles that will enhance and improve your yoga, while the mini
daily workshops will break down sections of your yoga; such as inversions, candle light meditation, mantra, and kriya.

INTIMATE

Our secret hideaway is exclusively ours and far away from any tourists. With rooms available as a single or twin en-suite occupancy, dependent on your preference. Whether you are a seasoned yogi or a complete beginner we promise to take care of you and make sure you have a life changing but relaxing experience, our Yogalife goody bags will be filled with supplements, aromatherapy candles, oils, bath salts and muscle balm that are designed to enhance relaxation & recovery.

ENERGISING

Our menu has been specially put together for optimum health, food will be prepared fresh everyday and will be mainly plant based, we guarantee it will be delicious and nutritious, yet perfectly balanced for energy, health and detoxification

Dynamic

 We want you to not lift a finger; yes we will be doing lots of yoga, some fitness sessions, and learning now skills that will last you a life time, but we really want you to relax and slow down life! There will be plenty of time to laze around the private pool, take country walks and lose yourself in the surrounding nature and occupy one of the many meditation spots. We want you to nourish your body and soul from all aspects!

Your Experience

Our main aim of all the Yogalife life changing retreats is to bring amazing people together to some of the most unique and beautiful venues around the world and try to change lives! We do this in a number of ways, using the power of yoga and the chakra system, fueling the body with healthy, detoxifying foods and supplements, using the latest training methods and hormone response science, then add to that, vitamin D from the sunshine, the sound of the ocean, beautiful views, great company and lots of rest and rejuvenation! Let Yogalife take care of you and guide you from session to session, from experience to experience….

Highlights

  • 2 hours of ‘snowga’ specific yoga sessions
  • Yogalife goody bag, packed with Yogalife hoody, aromatherapy muscle rub, massage oil, and Epsom salts
  • Delicious organic plant-based menu
  • 20 minute discussions/workshops on: the importance of sleep, goal setting and mind mapping, understanding the chakra system
  • Day trip to the beautiful city of Girona
  • Airport transfers and flights included ** if recommended flights have been booked**
  • Private pool
  • Yogalife closing PARTY!!

A day in the life of

Your morning begins with fresh pressed juices, yogic herbal tea or detoxifying mushroom coffee, then onto Yogalife’s take on traditional Kriya yoga to clear the sinuses and awaken the body. This is then followed by a chakra lead dynamic yoga session designed to awaken the mind and super charge the body as you draw on the energy from the breathtaking views from our outdoor yoga terrace, After a quick freshen up with a shower and maybe a swim in our infinity pool you will be ready for breakfast which will be served in the court yard. Expect cold pressed juices, smoothie bowls, smashed avocado, omelettes, superfood porridge, fruit salad and ice cold water from the monestrys naturally filtered spring.

You continue your day by relaxing, whether thats by kicking back and soaking up the sun, taking a swim in the infinity pool, chatting to amazing like minded humans or just taking time out to explore the beauty of the surrounding national park, its all completely up to you.

Once rejuvenated we invite you to another specially designed fitness or yoga workshop session, here at Yogalife we work on all aspects of wellness, mind, body and soul all catered for, to achieve this all our yoga sessions will follow the unique Chakra/hormone system, this works through the survival, physical, soulful and spiritual traits of our endocrine/hormone system, ensuring you are perfectly balanced. The fitness sessions are designed to increase strength, burn fat and improve fitness to compliment your practice, sessions will be unique, challenging and SO rewarding, whether you are a beginner or a yogi veteran we will make sure you get the best out of each session, we always have two teachers assisting in each class to ensure you are working to your best ability.

Again, you will have time to rest and relax and upon your return, lunch will be waiting. Delicious soups, lentil dishes, fresh fish, vibrant salads and vegetables and ice cold pressed juices. This brings us nicely to the afternoon which again can be spent relaxing by the pool soaking up the sun with a good book, listening to chilled music and putting the world to rights with your fellow yogis!

Our third yoga chakra session takes place before dinner, expect to travel through a wide range of yoga styles as we progress through the week, a well earned evening meal awaits you on your return, each dish packed with nutrients and detoxifying properties to encourage optimum health, our chef as always will offer a delicious array of local organic produce this may include fresh vegetables, grilled fish, accompanied by rainbow salads & traditional Spanish dishes.

Your evening draws to a close with a final session of mediation, again themed around the chakra system and deep relaxation sleep science, helping to promote the best sleep environment possible so you fall into a deep NREM slumber (the most powerful healing stage of sleep), take your time to walk back to your room not forgetting to take in the stars and the amazing views, light your aromatherapy candle and drift away while listening to the carefully selected guided sleep mediations

“You will create memories with new friends for life!”

Accommodation

Luxury 1,000 year old converted monastery, infinity pool, private yoga studio, yoga sun terrace, large en-suite rooms, twin and single rooms available.

Dates

15th-20th August 2020
(note: guests in the past have stayed an extra few days to explore Barcelona before heading home).

Recommended Flight

Arrive
15th August 2020 Manchester – Leave 6.05am arrive Barcelona at 9.25am
Depart
20th August, Leave Barcelona 2.15pm arrive Manchester 3.55pm

Cost

(Earlybird £1350)
£1450pp based on 2 people sharing a room (single occupancy available on request)
All payments are none refundable, full balance to be settled 8 weeks before departure or your place may be at risk and all payments paid are non-refundable.

Things You Need To Arrange/Pack

Book Your Flights!
Book your flights! We have partnered with Donna from Travel Counsellors, she will take care of all your flight booking needs, let Yogalife take away the hassle.

Travel Insurance
Please ensure you are fully insured for the area we are traveling to. Check with your insurance provider for full details of your policy. If you prefer us to have a copy of these details in the unlikely event we need to act on your behalf please send them to gareth@yogalifeuk.com

Sun Cream
Lots of people forget this and as we will be practicing yoga outside we want you to be safe.

Currency
You wont need much as we will have taken care of nearly everything, but get some currency just incase!

Sports Gear
Bring lots of training gear, yoga leggings, sweat towel, running trainers & lots and lots of enthusiasm!

Goody Bag
Don’t forget your Yogalife goody bag (we will get this to you 2 weeks before we fly

What Can You Expect On This Retreat?

A full body cleanse inside & out.
We want you to get the most from this retreat and so we have designed a nutritional program to compliment all of our sessions. There will be no alcohol until the final night when there will be an option to have alcohol at the closing party.

We eat lots of plants!
Plant based means exactly that, lots of super healthy vegetables, fruits nuts, seeds, beans, pulses, herbs and spices, we will slowly introduce eggs and fish as the retreat progresses, we obviously cater for any directly requirements, please volunteer this information upon confirming your place with us.

1 Morning & Afternoon fast
Fasting is one of the oldest traditions within yoga and now is widely used in sport and the health and wellbeing industry. To reap the health benefits of fasting we will be skipping breakfast & lunch for 1 day. This will only take place once. You will lose body fat/weight, tone up and feel bloody amazing!

What to do next?

1. Contact Gareth confirming your interest and booking.
2. Pay a non-refundable deposit of £300
3. Book your flight.
4. Pay the full balance 8 weeks before departure.

Contact details:
Gareth Caple
Director of Yogalife UK
Tel: 07979 520 339

Payment Details:
Barclays Bank – Life Changing Retreats
Sort Code: 20-45-45
Account Number:‍ ‍03000486

* please leave your full name as a reference and email gareth@yogalifeuk.com to confirm.