20-26 August 2023
Join Alex and Sarah-Jane for 7 days of Iyengar yoga in the South of Spain at the Centro Santillan. The retreat center is situated in the mountains of the Axarquía in Andalusia, 15 minutes from the beaches of Rincon and 20 minutes from Málaga.
During the week, you will practice in a beautiful fully equipped yoga studio. The daily yoga practice is designed in a way you will feel energised and relaxed. You will start the day with pranayama, followed by an active asana class and in the afternoon, you will have a restorative yoga session.
You will also have time to relax, take time for you or visit the region.
During this yoga retreat we will practice Iyengar yoga in a beautiful and fully equipped yoga studio, complete with a Yoga Wall.
Alex and Sarah-Jane (Intermediate Junior III) will be your teachers. They will inspire you to go deeper in your yoga practice and to get the full benefit out of the poses using, when needed, the perfect set up for your body.
The morning will start with a pranayama session followed by an active asana class. In the afternoons, we will have a restorative class before dinner.
Everyone is welcome, beginners as well as advanced yoga practitioners.
SUNDAY 20 AUGUST
3:30pm Check in at Centro Santillan
5:30pm Welcome and yoga class
From MONDAY to FRIDAY ◆
7:00-7:45 am Pranayama
8:30-11:00am Yoga class
4pm Tea and snacks
6:00-7:30pm Restorative Yoga
SATURDAY 26 AUGUST
7:00-8:30 am Yoga class
Check out at 10am
◆ The timings may vary slightly and we will have one afternoon free (probably on Wednesday).
THE RETREAT CENTER
Centro Santillan Yoga and Wellness Centre is an authentic Andalusian farmhouse with gardens overlooking the sea.
Set in a secluded location, in the peace of the Spanish countryside, you can immerse yourself in its lovely gardens and surrounding hills. With it’s fully equipped studio, It’s a perfect setting for an Iyengar yoga retreat.
During your free time, you can relax around the saltwater pool, enjoy a massage, play paddle tennis, hike in the surroundings mountains, etc…
EARLY BIRD PRICES (for bookings confirmed before 10 May 2023)
1200 € for a shared double room
300 € extra for single occupancy
950€ for a non yogi companion in a shared double room
If you book a single room before the 10th of May 2023, you will be able to bring a friend to share the room with you (yogi or non yogi) for an early bird price till the end.
PRICES (for bookings confirmed after 10 May 2023)
1400 € for a shared double room
300 € extra for single occupancy
1150€ for a non yogi companion in a shared double room
HOW TO GET TO SANTILLAN
Santillán is about 36 km east from Malaga international airport, which is serviced by a number of international and budget airlines.
A driver can be arranged to pick you at the airport for a reduced rate of 55 € per journey (up to 4 people in the car, depending on the amount of luggage).
If you want to arrive by yourself, check the location! Car rental is quite cheap at the airport and it will give you the flexibility to explore the surroundings, go to the beach, etc…
Santillan will provide you with early morning snacks (fruit, juices, tea and toast), brunches and dinners.
The cooks enjoy sharing their Spanish-influenced healthy Mediterranean cuisine. The food will be vegetarian.
Let us know in advance if you have any food allergies/intolerances.
A lot of activities are possible close to Santillan: Golf course (5min), horseback riding (15min), the beaches (7km), Hammam bath (in Malaga), Stand up Paddling (15min), kayak, etc… The retreat center has an arrangement with the local golf club for reduced access to their green and with the riding school.