'Grounded Presence' Yoga & Yoga Therapy Retreat Spain

  • Suze Retera Suze Retera
  • Cortijo La Fabrica, Pago del Pajarete 11650 Villamartin (Cadiz) Spain
  • Feb 29 - Mar 7, 2020 (8 days)

About This Event

Enjoy a week-long retreat while receiving all the teachings of the 'Yoga Therapy for safe Tension Release & Embodiment through a Physical Approach' module that is part of the Yoga Therapy Training of The Yoga Therapy Institute (30-hrs credit). This retreat is open to all: yoga students, yoga teachers, and yoga therapists (in training).

On this retreat with yoga therapist Montserrat G. Mukherjee and yoga teacher and psychologist Suze Retera, you get to explore a range of practices that allow you to release tension and trauma in a safe and grounded way.

Tension and traumatic experience settle in the body and are often experienced as physical sensations. In an effort to escape these sensations, dissociation can become a to go to state, which is often an obstacle in cognitive therapy, but also in the functioning of people in daily life.

Physical practices are a very effective tool to release access tension, facilitate are more grounded state and create awareness around dissociation which plays an important part in any healing process.

On this retreat, Suze will explain the way tension settles in the body, looking at the nervous system, but also at the fascia and certain muscles. You will learn how different physical practices can facilitate the release of this tension and create embodiment an the physical and mental effects of different movement modalities.

These include moving beyond the common restorative and meditative yoga practices and applying the physical practice to create mobility, functional strength, tension release, balance, and a grounded state.

Montserrat and Suze share a wealth of experience, passion for the teachings they have to offer, and a good dose of humor. They will guide you every step of the way during this retreat with practices including yoga therapy, yoga asana, breathwork, yoga nidra, and a variety of lectures.

In your free time, you can enjoy the beautiful retreat center, go for walks in nature, explore the area, or enjoy some time alone with a book. Throughout the week you will not only be nourished by the practices, but also by the 3 delicious, home-cooked vegetarian meals you get to enjoy each day.


Yoga Style: Yoga Therapy, Yoga Nidra, Vinyasa Yoga, functional strength and flexibility

Explore meditation practices and breathwork

Study with two senior teachers

Relate and apply your practice to your daily life

Receive 30-hrs credit towards the Yoga Therapy Training

Enjoy a week of deepening practices to take care of yourself and serve others

Stay at a beautiful eco-resort

Enjoy healthy home-cooked vegetarian meals

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