Mystical Morocco: Yoga Off the Mat and Onto A Magic Carpet Ride to Support Education for All

JA
2 reviews
Jun 17 - 24, 2017
Group size: 7-14
Mystical Morocco: Yoga Off the Mat and Onto A Magic Carpet Ride to Support Education for All
Morocco

2 reviews

$2350
Deposit: $500
Jun 17 - 24, 2017
Group size: 7-14

About this trip

Souljourn Yoga and Alma Retreats invites you to take a magical, 7 night/8 day carpet ride with us to the enchanting Morocco that re-imagines the summer vacation to epic proportions. Souljourn Yoga founder, Jordan Ashley, and inspiring, Chicago based yoga teacher, Alison Riazi, on this cinematic yoga retreat where we will be supporting Education For All Morocco, an organization that provides secondary education and boarding houses to rural, girls form the High Atlas Mountains. We begin our at the journey in the ancient city of Marrakech, where will be staying deep in the historic Medina at the Riad Zam Zam, and will explore the hidden gardens, barter in the souks for traditional goods (hand woven textiles, silver jewelry, perfume oils, dried fruits, kohl, etc) and replenish in the luxurious hammam to integrate on our exotic journey of the senses. We are then transported to Camp Adounia, for beachside Bedouin glamping at its best complete with days spent practicing yoga, surf lessons and camel rides along the shore. We finish our adventure at Kasbah Toubkal, a rustic guesthouse with panoramic mountain views, delicious Berber dining, and a mountain hike before meeting up with the young women from Education for All. 

What’s included

Infused on our adventure is daily yoga, meals, activities*, airport pick up/drop off, and a $300 tax-deductible donation for Education for All. * Spa treatments, surf lessons, camel rides, are add-ons 

Not included

Not Included: Airfare and gifts

Itinerary

Day 1, Saturday, June 17th
Welcome to Marrakech!
After getting picked up from the airport, our adventure begins with a healthy, organic lunch at the Riad Zam Zam with a blend of traditional and western delicacies. Lounge on the roof top, indulge in a traditional Moroccan beauty ritual (complete with mineral mud and a massage) followed by our opening circle and first yoga class. After building up your hunger, we will have a traditional dinner in the medina with offerings of tagine, couscous, and mint tea to transport your taste buds. Overnight at Riad Zam Zam

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JA
Jordan Ashley
2 reviews
Founder of Souljourn Yoga Foundation (souljournyoga.com, a non-profit dedicated to raising money for girls education in developing countries through global yoga retreats and local events.

Reviews

JA
A wonderful experience with amazing people. I had the time of my life and can't wait for the next one. Souljourn is an awesome foundation and their retreats combined with the trip to girls home and education in Nicaragua made it truly unbelievable :)