5 Day Kundalini Yoga & Sound Retreat in Andalusia, Spain

Explore the power of breath, sound and movement

11- 17 November 2018

Daily Meditation & Yoga Classes | Singing Circles | Cacao Ceremony | Healthy Organic Soul Food | Breathwork

5 Day Kundalini Yoga & Sound Retreat in Andalusia, Spain

Explore the power of breath, sound and movement

11- 17 November 2018

Daily Meditation & Yoga Classes | Singing Circles | Cacao Ceremony | Healthy Organic Soul Food | Breathwork

  • Do you long for the joy of being grounded in nature?

  • Do you want to acquire better habits and patterns to achieve something greater for the mind, body & spirit?

  • Do you want to realize true balance in your life?

  • Would you like to experience clarity through stillness?

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Location

Location

Cortijo Caseria Del Mercado is a small organic, biodynamic farm high in the Alpujarras mountains of Andalucia, southern Spain with a huge array of fruit and vegetables grown on site. The farm cares lovingly for goats, horses and has a peacock breeding sanctuary.

Their traditional practices honour nature, ecology and a heartfelt love for the land. The retreat center has been specially adapted to host bespoke events and the main yoga shala faces West, overlooking the stunning mountain ranges. The Cortijo also has an amazing natural mineral water swimming pool and a second yoga shala outside in the clear mountain air, under the shade of fruit trees.

The local area (the highest point in Spain) is fantastic hiking country with spectacular mountain views and isolated “White villages” where you have the opportunity to hike to Mt. Mulhacen on your day off.

The closest town from Cortijo is Orgiva.

GPS coords: 36° 55.543, -3° 16.388

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Accomodation

Accomodation

The venue’s farm building offers various traditional, comfortable rooms with a communal style and family feel. Each shared unit has a small kitchen with wood fires for cool evenings and windows opening onto the abundant flowers that envelop the buildings in color.

Shared accommodation with shared bathroom is included in the course fee but for an additional fee single rooms may be available. Please contact us to determine availability.

Wifi is available.

Food

Food

We have an amazing chef with us, who will lovingly prepare amazing vegetarian meals to nourish our body and soul.  Fresh organic fruits and vegetables will be available from the farm. During the day we provide snacks and tea. We are happy to arrange for special dietary needs upon request. Please note there is no supermarket close by.

“When you own your breath, nobody can steal your peace”

Program and Daily Schedule

Program and Daily Schedule

07:00- 07:30   Meditation

07:30- 09:15   Yoga

09:30-11:00    Brunch

11:30-12:00    Sharing

12:00-13:30   Workshop 1

13:30-16:00   Snacks, Rest and Personal Treatments

16:00-18:00   Workshop 2

19:00-20:30   Dinner

20:30 -22:00  Evening Event

There is a natural mineral water swimming pool and hammocks in the beautiful and colorful garden to spend your free time and rest.

We offer 8 workshops within 5 days for this yoga retreat. This includes Sound and Chakra Healing Journeys,  Breathwork Ceremonies, Nutrition, Partner Yoga and much more.

The evening events will be created beautifully to celebrate life with dance, singing circles and a full moon cacao ritual.

Our workshops offerhigh quality material and are facilitated by international teachers. Our teachers bring variety and a background of many years of working with transformation and healing. This retreat is suitable for beginners in yoga and healing work, and also helps to develop advanced practitioners.

We will create a sense of being at home and being held in a sacred space to allow transformation to happen.

Check out our teacher profiles to get a better picture about the facilitators of this retreat. In this retreat Mela Mariposa is the main facilitator and some amazing guest teachers. Feel free to ask us any questions.

Wednesday is a day off, to relax, integrate and enjoy the beautiful farm we live on.  You can either stay at the Cortijo and chill out, rest by the pool, read or get a massage or explore the beautiful area.  There may be an option to arrange a day trip for you to hike up to the highest mountain of Spain, Mount Mulhacen (3500m). It is a beautiful trek into the Sierra Nevada with a stunning 360 ° panoramic view. The trek itself takes about 6 hours roundtrip (a take away lunch will be provided). The trek is NOT included in the retreat fee, and costs an additional fee of 35 Euros per person. (we arrange transports to the trek starting point and back)

Cost

Cost

€650 for 5 days/ 6 nights in the Alpujarras Mountains of Andalusia.

*Early Bird Offer until Sept 1st  590 €

This includes all meals, shared accommodation, full use of the property’s spaces, farms and hiking trails, daily yoga and meditation classes, all the workshops, evening events and an arranged transport from and to Orgiva on arrival and departure days.

To save your spot we ask for a 130 € deposit. The deposit is not refundable.

Limited spaces. As we like to provide a high quality retreat and hold space for healing and transformation we only take a maximum of 15 participants for this yoga retreat.

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About this retreat:

We want you to feel safe and at home, to be able to try something new and explore the depth of the healing energy through breath, sound and movement.

We have created a beautiful program that allows you to explore different energies such as; gaining knowledge and understanding about the importance of our inner Chakra system. When we understand our energy levels and the functions of the different chakras, our mind can relax and we can drop deeper into the state of being.

Breath is our life energy, our prana, it nourishes our cells everyday, it keeps us alive. In this retreat you will explore different ways of how to use breathwork to become more present in the body and therefore in life. In the mornings we will integrate breathing techniques into the Meditation and Yoga practises, which are suitable for beginners and advanced practicioners.

Breathwork enables us to go deeper into our inner being. In Breathwork Ceremonies we can learn how to free ourselves from old beliefs, overcome birth traumas, learn more about our own personal law and become more conscious and alive with our breath. We integrate the power of affirmations, the 5 emotions and various practical exercises to deepen the connection to ourselves and others.

You will leave with simple tools which allow you to connect with your true self, bringing you into a deeper state of happiness.

The power of vibration and the power of sound are integral vitality tools that we will share with you. We are vibration and we are sound. How do you feel when you listen to the ocean, to the birds, to the wind or when you hear a baby cry? Do you remember that special song, that made your heart smile? Together we will explore the science of sound and in turn discover much more about ourselves.

On this retreat you will have the chance to sing, to explore sound, to find the magic of the healing powers of music. You don’t have to be a singer or need any experience. Simply come with open ears and an open heart willing to play and explore the power of sound!

We also want to celebrate with you. We all naturally contribute to this beautiful coming together in nature, something which is definitely worth celebrating! There will be time to relax by the pool, nourish our bodies with amazing food and dance into ecstasy with heart touching music. On fullmoon we’ll gather for a beautiful cacao ceremony.

We do not serve any alcohol and also ask you to be free of alcohol and drugs for your stay with us.

Our workshops offer high quality material and will be facilitated by international teachers. Our teachers bring variety and a background of many years working with transformation and healing. This retreat is suitable for beginners in yoga and healing work and also helps to develop advanced practitioners.

We will create a sense of being at home and being held in a sacred space to allow transformation to happen. We will be a unified family and welcome a range of age, culture and background to experience this magical journey together.

We have a maximum of 15 particpants, to keep it intimate and safe.

FAQs

Here 11 benefits for you on deep belly breathing.

1. Deep Breathing makes you calmer.
2. Deep Breathing helps to detoxify the body.
3. Deep Breathing relieves pain.
4. Deep Breathing makes you happier.
5. Deep Breathing helps to improve your posture.
6. Deep Breathing stimulates the lymphatic system.
7. Deep Breathing increases our cardiovascular capacity.
8. Deep Breathing gives you energy.
9. Deep Breathing improves your digestion.
10. Deep Breathing strengthens the major organs of the body, such as lungs and the heart.
11. Deep Breathing helps to regulate weight.

We focus on the breath, on the breath and on the breath. In yoga, pranayama, breathwork and singing. We breathe every day and most of the time we are not aware of it. In just 5 days you will discover many benefits of the breath, and I promise you, you will feel a difference. As we are in a stunning place in the middle of the nature, this helps us to go deep and connect with our true being.

Kundalini Yoga is a form of traditional Hatha Yoga. It is a Yoga practice with the use of the breath, some-times we hold the breath in different postures and that creates a lot of energy. We use Bhandas (locks) that bring a lot of benefits, and help us to move stagnant energy in the body. Kundalini yoga is mainly used to awaken an energy inside of us, the clear energy channels and brings us out of the mind into a state of meditation. It is not a stretchy dynamic class or very physical, even though the physical body will also benefit of the practices.

May is the best time of the year to travel to this area, it is spring time, it is a sunny area. The days are warm (25 degrees) and we have a beautiful garden to hang out and have a dip in the pool. The night may still be a bit chilly.

Yes we offer a 50€ discount for any friend you bring.

We usually only provide shared accommodation, but if you want to have your own space, for an extra charge this may be possible depending on availability.

We offer a beautiful hike to Mt. Mulhacen, the highest mountain on the main land, on the free day. Also, the city of Granada and the Alhambra Palace is highly recommend to visit.

Yes, please let us know and we can send you directions.

We’ll arrange a pick-up service from and to Orgiva.

You have to take a Bus from Malaga or Granada to Orgiva. Find Bus schedules here:

Yes there is!

The place is secluded and privately situated on the mountains. There are no shops close by.

You don’t have to! Just be open to explore new things, we always give options for beginners.

Yes, we offer glutenfree and vegan option. For any other diet needs, please get in touch with us. Food is a very important topic for us, so it is important for us to use local products, high quality ingredients and as healthy as possible.

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