OUR YOGA RETREATS
We run annual weekend hot yoga retreats in Scotland, and also an overseas yoga holiday!
Scottish Yoga Retreat
Our Scottish weekend hot-yoga retreats are the perfect ‘mini escape’, allowing you the opportunity to immerse yourself in 3 x 90 min hot yoga sessions, 1 restorative Yin yoga class, breath-work, guided meditation, on-site Indian Head massages, guided relaxation and walks in the beautiful Scottish outdoors.
You can do as much, or as little, as you like, everything is optional. The weekend includes all your yoga classes, food, accommodation, drinks and snacks.
We love our yoga, but we also love our food and we create meals that we ourselves want to eat and share; all the meals are plant-based, low on gluten, dairy and have no-added sugar. Our aim is to create the tastiest and most nourishing food possible. Our menus include everything from vegetable lasagna to homemade granola and banana bread; you’ll also find aubergine brownies and chocolate bliss balls on offer and gut-healthy homemade kimchi, sauerkraut and sourdough breads. You will not go hungry!
All our sessions are perfect for beginners, to intermediate and we use a few extra props too, including straps, bolsters, blocks and eye masks.
2021 WEEKEND HOT YOGA RETREATS
March, 12th to 15th
Venue: Eastwood House, a stunning country home in Dunkeld, Perthshire, overlooking the River Tay. The house is relaxed and the ideal location for a gathering of like-minded individuals, with spacious, beautiful rooms, featuring comfortable beds and gorgeous linen. There is a purpose built yoga ‘shala’ outdoors, with a pot belly stove and under-floor heating and the house is set within 9 acres of scenic gardens and woodland, perfect for wonderful views and walks.
Prices start at £365pp twin sharing.
A deposit of £100 is required upon booking and the remaining monies, 8 weeks before the retreat.
For more information or to book a spot, please click here.
2020 OVERSEAS YOGA HOLIDAY
Each year we plan a ‘yoga holiday’ overseas. To be able to take your yoga outdoors everyday in a stunning setting with beautiful weather is ideal. This type of trip is all about your enjoyment and relaxation, with yoga twice a day, local beaches nearby for excursions, a pool to lounge around in-between yoga, three nutritious meals lovingly made for you each day, and a few extra curriculum activities such as ‘stand-up paddling’, a boat trip and a meal in town – and all totally optional.
Our 2020 ‘yoga holiday’ is in Almeria, Spain in a stunning new yoga venue on the edge of the Cabo de Gata (a beautiful and natural coastal park). It offers peace, isolation and a spectacular mountain backdrop. Almeria is Spain’s sunniest region and one of the least visited.
Sunday, 30th of August to
Sunday, 6th of September, 2020.
Sunday, 6th of September, 2020.
Our retreat centre is run by Huzur Vadisi, one of the longest running yoga retreats in Europe – they started in Turkey and now have venues in Wales, Iceland, Rome, Spain, to name a few.
The retreat house has been used for film sets, photo shoots and the coastal area has featured in movies such as Indiana Jones and Lawrence of Arabia. It’s pretty unspoilt and does not attract a huge amount of tourists. The airport is tiny, but JET2 fly direct to Almeria from Glasgow, which is perfect for us.
This retreat will be hosted by Juliette Cassidy. We’ll do our best to give you some awesome yoga every-day, twice a day, and a few excursions to secluded beaches, the local village for shopping and dinner, plus a boat trip.
There are walks straight from the main house, short and long, and the local village of Nijar is a 20 minute walk from the house.
The setting is beautiful, and the Finca (main house) and surrounding cortijos (villas) offer a range of accommodation – all of which are ensuite.
You can stay in the main house in a large room with twin beds or choose to go for single occupancy and book a double bed or you can choose a villa with twin sharing or have one to yourself! All the rooms and cortijos have ensuite facilities and the cortijos also have a small kitchen and veranda.
There are two pools to choose from. The house has an eco-pool. and the water is continually filtered through reed and water-plant beds and is crystal clear. Both pools are minimally treated to ensure cleanliness without harming the delicate eco-system. It makes for a lovely swimming experience.
All meals are vegetarian, served buffet style with fresh local produce, and include breakfast, lunch and dinner. The meals are healthy and varied, with plenty of choice. If requested, they can provide our group with one or two meals during the week with fish or chicken and they cater for gluten and dairy free diets and for medical allergies. One night a week dinner is eaten out and we can go to the local village, to a restaurant recommended by our hosts.
There is a beautiful yoga shala, with mats, blocks, bolsters, eyemasks and straps.
The costs are detailed below:
Twin share: £ 895 each
Single occupancy: £1095
Shared double: £895
Single occupancy for double room £1195
Flights are extra and there is currently one flight available with JET2 costing £130pp return. Flight transfers are £40 to £50pp depending on numbers. The airport is 30 minutes from the retreat centre.
All meals eaten off-site are extra and any excursions that we plan are also extra, but totally optional.
For more information on the retreat center, please visit: https://www.huzurvadisi.com/venues/almeria/introduction/
For more information or to book a spot, please click here. A deposit of £50 is due now and £150 by the end of February (both are non refundable). The remaining monies are due 8 weeks before we leave.