Mindfulness and Yoga
Come and enjoy our little oasis hidden in the sunny mountains amidst cherry orchards and almond groves, midway between Valencia and Alicante. Get to know like-minded people. No previous experience needed.
Every day we will have a session of Yoga / Yin Yoga, a session of Mindfulness, time for relaxation by the swimming pool.
Type of Event
starts at 18.00 on Friday 20th July 2018 and finishes at 10.00 on Thursday 26th July, 6 days.
THEME: This retreat in the spectacular Spanish mountains, will teach you the tools to gain more insight into yourself, and be more at ease and content through life's ups and downs. The program consists of more than 25 hours of classes during the week. Highly participatory, supportive, and structured, this program will provide you with:
Solterreno, a retreat centre in Spain. guided instruction in mindfulness meditation practices;
gentle stretching and mindful yoga;
morning practice sessions;
group dialogue and mindful communication exercises to enhance awareness in everyday life;
individually tailored instruction;
a workbook with daily assignments and home practice materials.
MINDFULNESS: for life. Mindfulness is about waking up to a new way of seeing things, and that’s not easy to do on your own. In this course, unlike when you study from a book or CD, you’ll be guided personally by an experienced teacher. The program is challenging and life-affirming.
YOGA: will be suitable for all and is Mindful Yoga and Yin Yoga, aiming to empower individuals towards health and well-being. It will be focusing on optimizing health and well-being at every level of the body and mind. It blends the ancient wisdom of Hatha Yoga with mindfulness and modern mind-body techniques.
WALKS: We will be offering several short walks into the spectacular mountains with views of the Costa Blanca coastline. All optional and lead by an experienced trainer. We have on our doorstep two spectacular walks: one down in to "Hells Gorge" and the other up onto the "Green Horse Mountain" suitable for all.
Venue:- Solterreno Mindfulness Retreat Center lies in peaceful countryside where you can live close to nature. With views of the mountains, valley and the sea. The space is ideal for meditation, relaxation and rest. Take this opportunity to spend some uninterrupted time feeding your creative spirit with like-minded people in lovely surroundings. This will be a small, supportive group, with two experienced group facilitators and mindfulness teachers. Come and join us, you deserve it!
Accommodation - Solterreno has rooms that sleep 2 and two that sleep 3 (same sex) located both in the main house, and in cabins. Linen and towels are provided. There is also a swimming pool and limited WIFI
Typical day routine:
08.00h Mindful Practice
10.30h Mindfulness session
12.30h Tea break
13.00h Free time, pool, massage etc.
18.45h Tea break
20.00h Evening meal
Your two instructores:
Bodhin Philip Woodward Bsc. SYT, AMT, MBSR Supervisor and Senior Trainer, is accomplished and skilled at creating a safe, supportive, and deeply engaging experiential learning environment. He will assist you in learning these methods, providing both group and individualized instructions and directions for how to learn, practice, and integrate mindfulness into your everyday life.
AND your instructor, Coco Noordervliet, AMT, MBSR Teacher, Advanced Yoga Teacher. Coco's warmth and humour will make sure you feel safe and secure. Thanks to her knowledge and experience she will guide you with a lot of attention during sessions and challenge you according to your capacity. She likes to create an accessible and safe environment where everybody can explore, learn and grow with awareness. She loves inspiring others to find their own power and happiness in life using Mindfulness, Yoga and movement.
PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Accident and travel insurance.
Air transportation and airport taxes.
Transfer to/from the airport to Solterreno,
But I do offer a free pick up from the nearest town Orba at 17.00 on the first day and we also drop people back after breakfast on the last day.
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If you want extra nights accommodation this will cost 60€/night inc. all meals.