ons 08 maj|
Hotel Puerto Juan Montiel
Yoga Retreat with Diana
Come join Diana for a luxury Yoga Intensive in Murcia, Spain, May 8-12.
Time & Location
08 maj 2024 12:00 CEST – 12 maj 2024 12:00 CEST
Hotel Puerto Juan Montiel , Av. del Puerto Deportivo, 1, 30880 Águilas, Murcia, Spain
About the event
Join Diana for a 5-day & 4-night Yoga Intensive Retreat in Murcia, Spain.
May 8-12, 2024
What is a Yoga Intensive Retreat?
You will immerse yourself in practicing Yoga 4 hours a day focusing on Pranayama, Meditation, MIA Yoga (Myofascial Integrated Alignment Vinyasa Yoga), Flexibility, Handstands, Inversions, Arm balances, as well as functional training. All classes are offered on the schedule and are not mandatory if you want to perhaps skip a certain class. This retreat is specifically catered so that you can deepen your yoga practice while having a luxury holiday with ample time for laying on the beach in between the activities. Classes are early in the morning and afternoon, so you can enjoy a cheeky drink in the hotel, or visit the town and local attractions.
Who is this retreat for?
Embrace the opportunity to join our retreat, where yoga enthusiasts of all levels are not only invited but celebrated! Whether you're a seasoned yogi or just starting your journey, you can partake in daily meditation, breathwork, and expert guidance in mastering inversions and arm balances. Dive into daily flexibility sessions, savor exquisite cuisine, bask in ideal weather, unwind in luxury, sip fine wines, and soak up the coastal beauty—it's all here waiting for you!
This training is limited to 14 participants to ensure personal one-on-one development.
What kind of Yoga are we doing?
Daily 90 min Master MIA (Myofascial Integrated Alignment) Class
These classes focus on stimulating and building fascial properties (elasticity, plasticity, glide), strength, and mobility through highly specific poses and movements to create a balance of tension and compression between antagonistic lines and self-balancing lines.
Daily Handstand (& Headstand) Training
ALL LEVELS of handstand (& headstand) experience from brand-new beginners to more experienced handstanders are welcome. Just come willing to play!
Examples: flexibility/mobility/strength conditioning, handstand line training, basic and advanced handstand entries, hollow backs, and press to handstand.
Daily Arm balance exploration
ALL LEVELS of arm balancers are welcome. We will master the technique of the Crow pose and learn how to evolve into other arm-balancing shapes.
Daily MIS (Myofascial Integrated Stretching) Class
Unwind with Myofascial Integrated Stretching to promote recovery and increase mobility. Think Yin-style cool down and relax class at the end of a long and active day of practice.
What does a day look like?
7:00-7:45 Sunrise Pranayama & Meditation on the beach
8:00-9:30 MIA Yoga on the pier
9:30 Breakfast & free time
11:00-12:30 Workshop Module: Handstands and headstands, Arm balances, or Functional Training followed by - Flexibility with MIS Yoga
15:00-18:00 Excursion: Beach, Boat tour, Vineyard & winetasting
What is there to do in my free time?
In Hotel Puerto Juan Montiel, the beach is less than 50 meters away.
At an extra cost, you can enjoy the hotel's full spa with treatments, an indoor pool, a paddle court, CrossFit gym, bike rentals, scuba diving, kayaking, sailing, and more. There are tourist attractions like a castle by the sea and an old mining cave if you want to venture off and see the sights.
In the town of Aguilas, there are lots of shops, bars, and restaurants you can visit. If you speak Spanish, it is a plus!
Who's the teacher?
Meet Diana Bjälvenäs, a native New Yorker and a highly experienced & dedicated yoga teacher with a 900 E-RYT certification. She has been teaching for over 7 years and has over 7000 hours of teaching experience. As the proud owner of Updog Bodies studio, she brings a wealth of knowledge gained through 9 years of personal practice and extensive training under renowned yogis such as Dylan Werner, Briohny Smyth, Dice Ilda-Klien, and Tiffany Cruikshank. Diana's expertise extends beyond traditional yoga, as she's also trained in AcroYoga & partner acrobatics by Daniel Scott and Lux Seattle.
Diana's teaching approach is distinctive, emphasizing yoga integration and sequencing with a focus on the Myofascial meridians. In her classes, each pose is thoughtfully placed within a sequence, offering you not only the physical benefits of yoga but also a path to finding balance in your body's resting tension. Join Diana on a transformative journey through yoga that goes beyond the mat, exploring the depths of mind, body, and soul.
What is Included?
- Transfer from Alicante Airport to Hotel.
- You will be staying at a 4-star beachfront hotel for 5 days & 4 nights at Hotel Puerto Juan Montiel with free access to the beach.
- You will stay in a shared twin room. Single room upgrade available.
- 3 buffet meals a day. Dietary preferences are available. Water and House wine included.
- Access to the swimming pool.
- There will be 3 excursions. La Carolina Cove Beach, a 3-hour boat tour of the coast, and a Vineyard visit with wine tasting.
- 4 hours a day with Yoga on the dock by the sea, pranayama, and meditation outdoors on the beach, and Flexibility with Handstands, inversions, and arm balancing in a fully equipped cross-fit box.
All yoga sessions and excursions are not mandatory, but it is included in the package.
Early bird pricing:
Offer valid until December 31, 2023
Only 8 spots.
Offer valid while availability lasts
Max 16 participants
Payment in full by card or invoice.
If you would like to pay by Bankgiro/invoice, please email email@example.com
14 days Full Refund from purchase date.
30% is Non-refundable 15 days after the purchase date.
70% Partial refund is available until March 1, 2024.
No refunds after March 1, 2024.
Your spot is not secured until your payment is paid in full.
Single room supplement (added cost - 5000 SEK)
Beach towels are available to rent
What to bring:
Flights we recommend for arrival:
Departing May 8, 2023
7:00 AM – 12:30 PM
ARN–ALC 5 hr 30 min
45 min OSL
11:45 AM – 3:50 PM
NorwegianOperated by Norwegian
ARN–ALC 4 hr 5 min
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More detailed information will be sent in the welcome email closer to the event date.
- Sale ends: 31 dec. 12:00 CET
Early bird pricing: 13500 SEK Max 8 spots Offer valid until December 31, 202313 500,00 krTax: Moms included
- Sale ends: 01 apr. 2024 12:00 CEST
Happy bird pricing: 15000 SEK Offer valid upon availability15 000,00 krTax: Moms included
- Sale ends: 31 dec. 12:00 CET
Single Early Bird
18500:- Early bird pricing plus Single room supplement (added cost - 5000 SEK) Offer valid until December 31, 202318 500,00 krTax: Moms included
Águilas is a charming coastal town located in southeastern Spain, nestled along the Costa Cálida. Known for its picturesque Mediterranean coastline, Águilas boasts beautiful sandy beaches, clear blue waters, and a pleasant climate, making it a popular destination for beach lovers and water enthusiasts. Beyond its natural beauty, the town also offers a rich history and cultural heritage, with landmarks like the imposing San Juan de las Águilas Castle and the lively Carnival of Águilas, one of the most famous in the country. Visitors can explore a vibrant blend of Spanish traditions, delicious seafood cuisine, and a relaxed coastal atmosphere in Águilas.