Yoga Retreat with Sandra Carson in Gredos Mountains, Spain.

Gredos, España

SR
2 reviews
Sep 1 - 8, 2019
Group size: 1 - 30
Yoga Retreat with Sandra Carson in Gredos Mountains, Spain.
Gredos, España

2 reviews

€1170
Deposit: €250
Sep 1 - 8, 2019
Group size: 1 - 30

About this trip

Are you interested in your own growth and getting everything out of your life that you desire? Do you feel there is more to you but you just don’t know how to access that?

Are you tired of dramas playing out in your life and ready to take charge? Are you looking for ways to come into your power?

This retreat is for you if you are curious to see how to “live” philosophy and transform knowledge into embodied wisdom. If you want to experience how you can use different flavors of energy to nurture, support and strengthen your power. If you are ready to let go of the things that are holding you back from being yourself completely.

This week will give you the chance to step up for your true self, to take responsibility for your life, drop the stories that keep you trapped in limiting beliefs, to forgive, to speak your truth and to let go of the past.

Are you ready to come into your power and freedom? The freedom to completely be who you are, to love fully and to be present in all aspects of your life is in your own hands!

During this week everything is geared to support your journey; you will stay in a beautiful venue in natural surroundings.

You will be away from the business and enter into stillness, enjoy mountains , do treekings and having renewing baths in natural pools with fresh water from the mountains.

You will be served delicious vegetarian foods that are low in sugar and carbs so that you enjoy your natural energy, feel relaxed and increase your clarity.


THE TEACHER - SANDRA CARSON

Sandra Carson is a knowledgeable and insightful yoga teacher who has been teaching internationally for the last 18 years.
Her teaching style is rooted in alignment and the cultivation of body awareness through the sensory body. Sandra’s background is Vinyasa Flow, Anusara yoga, therapeutics and Tantra.

She became a Yoga Alliance certified teacher in the USA in 2001. She is also a Anusara® certified teacher and an Experienced Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance (E-RYT500). She teaches workshops and retreats in different countries, Yoga Teacher trainings and Advanced Yoga Teacher trainings.

Her unique yoga classes are a mix of flow and alignment and mostly dynamic and energizing in nature. They invite you to step up and curiously explore your abilities while respecting your boundary. Sandra encourages you to listen intimately and choose what serves you in every moment by offering modifications and variations throughout the practice.
Over the past years, Sandra has been specializing more in the pelvis and psoas.

Sandra teaches classes in Amsterdam and for online yoga studio EkhartYoga.com, with more than 800.000 students all over the world.
You can find her on LivingAlignmentYoga.com and EkhartYoga.com

WHERE

Located in the Tiétar valley, on the south-east side of the Gredos mountains,  we can fully immerse ourselves in nature .

We will stay in a large property with rural houses made of stone and wood, in harmony with the landscape, with double and single rooms, all with private bathrooms.

A place with dozens of unique corners, to listen to the water, the wind and observe the magic of the growth of life.

The classes are taught in a room of 140 m2 with wooden floor hidden in the forest and with views to the outside.

In September we can still enjoy the outstanding mountains views swimming pool, cleaned with sea salt instead of chlorine.

You can reach this magic place in just one an hour and a half from Madrid (transport from the airport included).

A unique space to practice, reflect, connect, feed consciously and rest.

THE PROGRAM

This retreat invites you to come into deep contact with yourself and help you to move and shift things in your life that are not serving you and move you towards more freedom and fullness in life.

Sandra’s yoga teaching is a real mix of movement (flow and intuitive or free movement) and alignment. Her alignment work is knowledge and sensory based. Sandra will offer techniques so you can find and feel the alignment that fits your body.

There will be daily yoga classes with Sandra, stress release practices and meditation.

You will also dive a bit deeper into philosophy and coaching exercises (written and sharing) and partner exercises. Part of the day will be in silence, giving you a chance to go deeper into yourself.

At the end of this week, you will have a good sense for what is right for you and where your energy flows and your body feels stable and free.

THE EXCURSIONS

We will have time to discover this pure part of Spain, a freshwater paradise during the late summer time.

We will explore the area and enjoy beautiful hikings, bathing in different secluded natural baths with water that comes down from the mountains and comtemplating a unique clear starry sky at night.

All excursions and transport during the trips are included.

What’s included

  • Accommodation
    Accommodation in double rooms, with ensuite bathroom (7 nights). Single room available with a 120 € suplement).
  • Healthy vegetarian food
    Using fresh and local ingredients prepared by an experienced chef (3 meals per day).
  • Coffee, teas and water
    Available all day long.
  • Swimming pool
    Use of the mountains view swimming-pool.
  • Yoga classes
    Yoga classes with Sandra Carson in a beautiful dome in the forest.
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    Tension release excercises.
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    Yoga philosophy discussions.
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    Conscious energy connections and coaching exercises.
  • Excursions
    Trips to some of the most pure, tranquil and beautiful natural places.
  • Transport
    On the excursions.
  • Airport transport
    Private transport from Madrid ‘s airport to the retreat center, round trip. (Please ask the timetable of the transport before purchasing your flight tickets)
  • Flights tickets
  • Massages
    Several types of massages and energy healing (on request at arrival)

Available Packages

Double shared room
5 left
€1170
Deposit: €250
Single room
only 2 left
€1290
Deposit: €250
€1170
Deposit: €250

Double shared room
Past Trip

Itinerary

Sample Daily Schedule
Sample Daily Schedule

7.30- yoga practice, meditation/breath work
9.15- breakfast
11.00- morning session or excursion
13.00- lunch
14.00- free time/ contemplation/assignments time
17.00- afternoon session or excursion
19.00- yoga nidra/restorative yoga
20.00- dinner

(*) The daily schedule can change depending on the weather conditions and the duration of the trips.

Check in: Sunday September 1, from 7.30 pm.

Check out: Sunday September 8, before 1 pm.

Your Organizer


SR
SHAMA RETREATS
2 reviews
Shama Retreats creates inspiring experiences to reconnect with inner calmness and to favor well-being through yoga and meditation retreats. After more than 15 years of taking part in and coordinating retreats, we are aware of the keys to providing unique getaways of health, nature and yoga that allow you to regenerate completely in a few days, improve your practice, and discover yourself and the world. Yoga opens a door to transformation.

Reviews

So grateful for the beautiful and magical journey to India Shama Retreats prepared with loving care. Incredibly nourishing places to relax and have a taste of the amazing local cuisine, combined with the finest excursions around the area., meditations, yoga sessions and ayurvedic treatments. Looking forward for a new trip! Would definitely recommend it.
This was an awesome yoga retreat. Definitely one of the top 3 I attended (I attended perhaps 12). Paloma as organiser: I felt like a friend, and not like a 'customer', and everything was perfectly organised, I didnt have to organise anything for the whole week. It was for me had just the right balance between excursions to exciting rivers and creeks and free time and time with the group. Mil gracias Paloma! Sandra Carson's classes were deep and inspiring. I follow her classes regularly in Amsterdam so I knew they are very high quality but practising every day brought my practice to a new level. We had two yoga classes daily plus one or two additional sessions a day which meant a lot of opportunities to experience in new ways my body, but also my mind, emotions, spirit, and explore values, mindfulness, meditation... a really transformational week for me. I loved morning meditation and the silence for the first hourse of the day. The venue in the forest in the mountains was just amazing. Silence. Nature. Forest. Water. Rivers. Creeks. Yoga dome in the forest. The Spanish vegetarian food was superb (and my standards are high as I am an Italian who loves cooking) and the personalised attention by the cooks made it even more special. I would go back to this retreat tomorrow. I will go back next year f I can!