Yoga Retreats

Yoga Retreats

Our retreats are held in the fringe seasons when the island is less busy and hot and the energy perfectly complements this type of  experience.  You don’t need to have done  yoga or meditation before to take part  – all levels are welcome 🙂

Dates:

» 13-20 May  2019 – Integrate Yoga in your daily life – with Elena

» 9-16 June  2019 – Dive deeper in your yogic journey – with Swami Shiva Shankar

13-20 May 2019

INTEGRATE YOGA IN YOUR DAILY LIFE with Elena Ravasi 

Join us for a 7 day journey of Yoga practices in a stunning villa on the magical island of Ibiza.
Take a break from your daily routine, connect with nature and like-minded people and take the opportunity to deepen your Yoga practice with uninterrupted time for yourself.
Our aim is to provide you with yoga practices and healthy tips that you can integrate into your daily life.
This is a fully-immersive retreat with a complete yoga program and a variety of workshops that will keep you busy throughout the day.
All meals are included so you can be sure to follow the best eating plan for your practice.
We will keep a journal during the retreat and dedicate time to gather and share our observations throughout the course.
The aim is to strengthen and consolidate the results of our practices and go home with a new purpose.
The retreat is open to all levels and you don’t need to have experience with either yoga or meditation to participate.

Program

Day 1

  • Arrival Day – Take your time to chill and relax in the villa after your arrival and enjoy a welcome snack & smoothie
  • 18:00-19.30 Opening Ceremony
  • 19.30 Dinner

Day 2

  • 8:30-10:00 Morning practice – Hatha Yoga, relaxation techniques, pranayama
  • 10:00 Breakfast – Homemade organic, healthy, vegetarian food  
  • 11:00-12:00 Workshop – emotional purification techniques: Internal dialogue and Journaling – what is it and how to use it. Let’s see together the practice for the rest of the week
  • 12:00-13:00 – Pranayama & Meditation
  • 13-14.30 – Lunch
  • 14.30 – 15.30 – Digestive breathing – learn the practice
  • 15.30 – 16.30 – Free time
  • 16.30 – 18 – Workshop – learn the properties of herbs and spices and how to make hot drinks, alternative to coffee and tea.
  • 18:19.30 Evening practice- Hatha yoga class, relaxation techniques, pranayama and meditation
  • 19:30-21:00 Evening meal – homemade organic, healthy, vegetarian food
  •  Satsang: how did it go today? ask and share, set intentions for tomorrow

Day 3

  • 8.30-10 Morning practice – Hatha Yoga, relaxation techniques, pranayama (breathing practices)
  • 10:00 Breakfast – homemade organic, healthy, vegetarian food  
  • 11:00-12:00 Free time for yourself, have a look at the books in our library, write your journal, have a walk in the surroundings
  • 12:00-13:00 – Pranayama and Meditation
  • 13-14.00 – Lunch
  • 14.00 – 15.00 – Digestive breathing
  • 15.00 – 16.00 – Workshop – learn the properties of herbs and spices. Lets prepare together our hot drinks
  • 16.00 – 18.00 – Walk to the beach – Cala Nova
  • 18:00-19.30 Evening practice – Hatha yoga class, relaxation techniques, pranayama and meditation
  • 19:30-21:00 Evening meal – homemade organic, healthy, vegetarian food

Day 4 and Day 5

  • 8.30-10 Morning practice – Hatha Yoga, relaxation techniques, pranayama (breathing practices)
  • 10:00 Breakfast – homemade organic, healthy, vegetarian food  
  • 11:00-12:00 – Philosophy class on Yamas and Niyamas, the ethical precepts of Yoga, and how to apply them to your daily life
  • 12:00-13:00 – Pranayama and Meditation
  • 13-14.00 – Lunch
  • 14.00 – 15.00 – Digestive breathing
  • 15.00 Workshop – Learn the properties of herbs you can easily grow in your garden or terrace. Lets prepare delicious herbal teas together
  • Free time
  • 18:00-19.30 Evening practice – Hatha yoga class, relaxation techniques, pranayama and meditation
  • 19:30-21:00 Evening meal – homemade organic, healthy, vegetarian food
  • Yoga Nidra

Day 6

  • 6.00-7.00 Sunrise meditation
  • Herbal tea break
  • 7.30-9:00 Morning practice – Hatha Yoga
  • 09:00-10:00 Breakfast – homemade organic, healthy, vegetarian food  
  • 10:00-12:00 – The daily schedule of a Yogi: how to integrate yoga into your daily life – theory and discussion
  • 12:00-13:00 – Pranayama
  • 13-14.00 – Lunch
  • 14.00 – 15.00 – Digestive breathing
  • 15.00 – Let’s prepare our herbal tea together
  • 16:00- Free time
  • Session of Ecstatic Dance! The power of dancing!
  • 19:30-21:00 Evening meal – homemade organic, healthy, vegetarian food

Day 7

  • 9:00 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Closing ceremony
  • 11:30 Departure time

The teacher & the style of Yoga

Elena Ravasi is a Hatha Yoga teacher who has been practicing yoga for the last 18 years. Since November 2009, she has been attending the Himalayan Yoga Teacher Training under the direct supervision of Swami Veda Bharati and joining regular retreats in India.
She has been teaching in Ibiza since she moved there in 2011 and is now settled in her yoga paradise, in the hills with her horses and cats.
She is one of the founders of IbizaYogaGetAway and the manager of beautiful Casa Shakti Ibiza.
She is also a student and practitioner of Natural Horsemanship as a way to rehabilitate horses who have experienced physical and psychological traumas.
In her Yoga classes great importance is given to the preparation of the breath, relaxation techniques and meditation, allowing you to relax and let go of stress.
Elena’s classes will help you to let go of any tension built after a stressful time and restart your life calmer, with more energy and with a clearer head.
The practices, together with the scenic and peaceful surroundings, will help you to re-energise and improve the quality of your sleep.

Inclusions and exclusions

What’s included:

  • 7 nights’ accommodation

You will be staying in a beautiful, authentic 17th century Ibiza farm house nettled in the hills, with sweeping views over green valleys and down to the glistening sea.

  • All meals
    A plentiful breakfast, lunch and dinner with be prepared fresh for you each day with love by our chef, using locally source, quality produce.
  • All classes and workshops
    We offer an intensive program of yoga, meditation and a variety of workshops which will provide you with practices that you can use once you return home.
  • Daily villa clean
    We make sure that our bathrooms and communal areas are always kept clean and tidy so you can feel comfortable throughout your stay with us.
  • Airport transfers

We will be there to meet you when you arrive and wave you off at the end of your stay.

What’s not included:

  • Only your flights

Airport transfers are included and there are places to visit at walking distance from Casa Shakti so we don’t think it will be necessary for you to rent a car during your stay. The closest beach, Cala Nova, is 2km/25min walk away and the famous hippie market, Las Dalias, is only a 10 minute walk. There will be options for you to visit both during your free time.

Prices start from 1460€.
Please email us for prices and availability: info@ibizayogagetaway.com
Please read more about Casa Shakti here »

9-16 JUNE  2019

 SWAMI SHIVA YOGA RETREAT

A transformational week in June that will take your yoga to new heights.
Taking residence at Casa Shakti, an enchanting finca in Ibiza’s north, we are proud to host Swarmi Shiva Shankar to lead a week of yoga and meditation.
Shiva grew up in an ashram at the foothills of the Himalayas and has dedicated his whole life to following the journey within by walking on the well-trodden ancient path of yogic revolution shown by the Himalayan masters, sages, great yogis and vedic scholars.
This retreat is a great opportunity to study under a teacher that incarnates the authentic teaching of the Himalayas.
This retreat is open to all levels and  you don’t need to have experience with either yoga or meditation to participate.
Shiva will be there to answer all the questions of the more experienced yogis whilst beginners will have the opportunity to start their practice with the best possible foundations.

The teacher
SWARMI SHIVA SHANKAR
Shivaji was known from an early age as a leading exponent and expert of the Yogic tradition its texts and practices. He was a child prodigy with a flair for recitation of mantras for a prolonged time-span, the practice of yogic techniques, meditating for hours and studying the ancient Holy Scriptures.
At the age of 14, crossing all familial and social boundaries and limitations, he left his home to attain spiritual enlightenment.
After successfully completing a three-year course in Vedic Science and Meditation (TM) for which he achieved first rank, he was selected to visit the West to spread the message of Sanatana Vaidika Dharma.

The Schedule

Your check-in will be Sunday evening and we will open the retreat with an energy grounding circle.
Mornings start with an optional sunrise meditation on the rooftop of Casa Shakti followed by our morning yoga class. After brunch, Shivaji will lead a yoga philosophy class, taking us through some of the rich history and teachings behind our asanas and introduces us to the life of an Indian Yogi.
You will then have free time to sunbathe, go to the beach (just a 30 minute walk away), visit nearby Las Dalias hippy market or just relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Casa Shakti.
​Our second daily yoga class takes place early evening and is often followed by a Nidra meditation. A freshly-cooked vegetarian dinner is provided afterwards before we close the evening – ready to enjoy it all over again until the end of our retreat on the 16 June at midday.
One of our afternoon yoga classes will be held at the beach and there will also be an optional trip to the famous Es Vedra viewpoint.

Daily program
Our schedule will start on Monday morning

  • 06.30-07.30 Meditation from the VIJNANA BHAIRAVA TANTRA text with 7 main pranayamas, mudras and bandhas.
  • 07.30 – 08.00 Herbal drink with sunrise ritual and mantra chanting
  • 08.00 – 10.00 Hatha yoga asanas
  • 10.00 – 11.00 Brunch
  • 11.00 – 12.00 Yoga philosophy
  • 12.00 – 17.00 Free time
  • 17.00 – 20.00 Asanas with extra focus on alignment adjustment and individual progress. Healing pranayama, mudras and yoga Nidra.
  • 20.00 – 21.00 Dinner

What is included?

  • 7 nights stay at Casa Shakti
  • 6 mornings Meditation from VIJNANA BHAIRAVA TANTRA ,With 7 main pranayama, mudras, band has before Sunrise.
  • 6 Hatha Yoga classes at sunrise.
  • 6  meditation and asana and relaxation sessions in the evening.
  • Daily Yoga Philosophy 1 hr talks With swarmi Shiva
  • Sunset excursions
  • High Vibrational Brunch, and  Dinner.
  • Unlimited herbal teas and water.
  • Welcome circle and welcome dinner

What is not included?

  • Your flights to Ibiza
  • Transfers too and from the airport.

Accommodation

Casa Shakti is an authentic Ibicencan finca, with traditional rooms which are comfortable and lovingly decorated to a high standard.

Lodging in Casa Shakti consists of:

  • En suite double bedroom with a separate entrance from the courtyard (ideal for a single person or a couple)

  • Double bedroom in the main house with access to 2 shared bathrooms (ideal for single use or for a couple)

  • Triple room in the main house with access to  2 shared bathrooms (1 double bed plus 2 singles)

  • Traditional Yurt – this unique and beautiful structure sleeps 3 people – single beds

Prices start from 900€.
Please email us for prices and availability: info@ibizayogagetaway.com
Please read more about Casa Shakti here »