Breathing Space Retreats

Event Highlights

  • Daily individual sessions with Alan ( aka the breathguru)
  • Daily group breathe
  • Bodywork with Martin our wonderful Massage therapist who incorporates Cranio Sacral Therapy and energy healing into his work
  • Island exploration - Timanfaya Volcanic National Park - beautiful beaches - awe-inspiring landscapes


8:30am Smoothies and shots

1-1 sessions with Alan

Bodywork sessions with Martin

Vegetarian al fresco lunch

Free time for pool / jacuzzi / island exploration / beach

4:40pm Group breathe

6pm Dinner

post dinner : jacuzzi & self practice

About This Event

Breathing Space Retreats happen all year round and take place on the beautiful volcanic island of Lanzarote 60 km off the coast of Morocco in the Atlantic Ocean.

The inspiration for the retreat was to create a sanctuary-like space where you can go deep into your journey knowing that all practical aspects of your stay have been managed on your behalf leaving you free to give yourself some quality time and attention using the vehicle of the Breath to facilitate your journey. From the moment you step off your flight to the moment when you are dropped off at the airport on completion of your stay we

The retreat has an air of calm and a lot of space so you can be as sociable or not as you like. Days are filled with individual breath sessions with Alan as well as bodywork session and later in the day a group breathe. Guests are encouraged to initiate a self-practice while on retreat with the objective being to be able to ´fly solo´ competently and safely by the end of the stay.  

We have consciously chosen to limit numbers at the retreat ( maximum 4 at any one time ) to allow for maximum individual attention and space in which to enjoy your journey with us.

´´The privilege of a lifetime is getting to Be who you are ´´ Joseph Campbell The ethos of the retreat is to use the breath as a vehicle to bring us home into our bodies and specifically into our hearts. The Breath allows us to deconstruct the ´smoke and mirrors´ of the mind to allow us to experience the true radiance of our eternal being.çA very safe space where you can feel vulnerable and held at the same time. I feel more grounded than ever before Serena Gordon Co-founder The Hoffman Process UK

Venue Highlights

Beautiful environment and accommodation
Heated pool
Hot tub
Vegetarian cuisine prepared by our chef
Airport transfers


All rooms have ensuite bathrooms and are furnished to a high standard. This is definitely not roughing it. There is a variety of accomodation to suit different budgets.
Skyview has an atrium through which its possible to lie in bed and look at the stars and a high spec bathroom including a shower unit whihc can covert to a steam room should you wish for some extra detoxification.
The Suite is twice the size of Skyview incorporating a bedroom and an additional room which has a day bed for lounging. Both rooms have sliding doors onto the pool terrace and the day bed can be converted into a very comfortable bed. frineds or family travelling together often choose this option-
The Loft is in a separate building next to the pool terrace and is our premium accomodation. As the name suggests there is a lot of space and wonderful views down to the Ocean. The indonesia teak four poster beds sets the tone for the furnishing which are an eclectic mix from around the world. There is a lounge area as well as the sleeping area and even a space for massage and / or yoga. On entering the Loft there is a tangible feeling of peace and tranquility.


  • Air Conditioning in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Pool
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen
  • Tour Assistance
  • Hot Tub
  • Coffee/Tea
  • House-Keeping

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Ayurvedic
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Nut Free


Our Chef grows a lot of our food herself and is very passionate about producing delicious appetizing food light years ahead of what most people are expecting from a vegetarian diet.

Breakfast : An apple/ginger shot followed by a ´power´ smoothie using hemp, maca ,cacao, bananas and rice milk as well as other goodies.

Lunch : a selection of raw salads which can be eaten as and when you feel ready - there is no set lunch time as we are all on differing schedules

Dinner : a more substantial cooked meal eg Lentil Lasagne / black and white bean casserole / vegetable masala ( not spicy)

Snacks : there are always snacks and fruit should you find yourself in need between meals


Airport transfers are included in your package price. Alan meets everyone personally at the airport in Lanzarote and takes them back to the retreat.

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