Christmas Yoga Holiday in The Canary Islands - Lanzarote

  • Camino las Huertitas, 11, 9, 35560 Tinajo, Las Palmas, Spain
  • Dec 21 - 27, 2019 (7 days)

About This Event

Escape for some winter sun and join me on this beautiful Island in the Canaries and take in all the natural beauty, whilst doing a daily practice of yoga, meditation and mindfulness.

This retreat is an inspiring and tranquil haven in the unspoilt countryside of La Geria Natural Park. Surrounded by vineyards and mountains which run into sandy beaches, makes it the perfect place to leave behind the Christmas rush, switch off, unwind and recharge your body & mind.
Lanzarote is the easternmost island of the Spanish archipelago. It’s around 125 km off the coast of Africa, meaning the weather is glorious most of the year, where the sun shines with clear blue sky’s. In December, you’ll get average highs of 22°C during the hottest part of the day.

Yoga, Meditation & Relaxation

My retreats attract every level of practitioner. I always have a mixture of people attending. I can cater for beginners to advanced. The style of yoga varies too as I’ve trained in quite a few disciplines, such as sivananda ( hatha style ) and ashtanga.
I really work with the feel of the group and meet the needs and requirements of my class participants in that moment, adapting with modifications or more challenging versions of the postures for those who want the option.

My retreat welcomes all levels of practitioners!

"Reinvigorating yoga in a peaceful setting" It was a wonderful experience! I am pleased to say that Ladan's yoga sessions during the retreat were exactly what I needed, and I now view yoga as an essential part of my life - something I need to do to help keep me balanced and secure in myself. I had attended yoga classes for most of 2018 leading up to the retreat, which was good in and of itself, but it also meant that I was able to get more from Ladan's classes than if I had been an absolute beginner. However, I learnt more from her in the space of a week than I had learnt over the whole year! My understanding of my body has improved and deepened hugely, and, for me, the mind-body links and meditative practices that she is so clear about, make absolute sense. I enjoyed and found useful the breathwork, and I am very grateful to her for correcting me in some of the postures. All in all the experience has been quite a profound one for me, and is definitely influencing how I live and work - in very positive ways! The retreat house was lovely - especially the peaceful location away from all the crowds - and the food was absolutely delicious. What a treat over the Christmas holiday.

Event Highlights

  • Each morning, you’ll start the day with a Yoga class followed by a healthy, vegetarian brunch using locally, produced organic food, prepared by one of the Islands top chefs. All dietary requirements can be catered for.
  • The evening sessions will be varied such as Yin Yoga, Yoga nidra, breath work ( pranayama ), guided meditation, sound healing and a yoga workshop for core strength and back care, then you can enjoy a delicious dinner.
  • There will be plenty of time between the morning and evening sessions to explore the wonders of this Island and learn about the history. Alternatively you can stay at the Villa and take a relaxing massage or peacefully read a book by the solar panel, heated swimming pool.
  • This is the perfect opportunity for solo travellers to make friends and meet like minded people.

Schedule

Typical Schedule
9 – 10.30am – Yoga class ( hike & stretch one morning )
10:30 – 11:30am- Deluxe brunch ( 8.30-9.30am on departure day )
11:30am – 5:30pm- Free time for relaxing, massage, 1-1 yoga, excursions
5:30pm – 7pm- Yin yoga/guided meditation/yoga nidra
7pm- Delicious dinner ( includes welcome meal )

Optional – Christmas eve dinner which we organise.

All sessions are optional!

Arrivals from 3.30pm onwards
Departures from 10am onwards


This includes:

Morning yoga classes
Evening guided meditation, yin & yoga nidra sessions
6 daily deluxe brunches ( includes departure breakfast )
5 delicious, vegetarian evening meals ( includes welcome meal )
6 nights accommodation
1 guided hike & stretch
1 yoga workshop for back care
This excludes flights, transfers, Christmas eve meal or treatments.
I will help organise solo travellers who wish to share a room and meet at the airport to car/taxi share

Venue Highlights

Services & Excursions
There will be plenty of time in between the yoga sessions to venture and and explore the Island. Therefore, it is advisable to rent a car. Many of Lanzarote’s attractions are of volcanic rock. Some of the wonderful places to visit which shows the creative force of past volcanic eruptions are the fire mountains in the National Park of Timanfaya. The lava caves, Cuevas de los Verdes, the green lake in El Golfo. Information on Lanzarote: (contact info blocked)

Selection of teas & Coffees available
Drinking water filter system
Bicycle rental
Laundry
Snorkling
Scuba diving
Surfing
Horseriding
Hiking
Excursions
Environmentally friendly
Massage
1-1 yoga sessions
Yoga mats/blankets & props
Solar panel swimming pool
Gardens
Famara beach ( 15 minutes drive )
Supermarket ( 6 minutes drive )
Towels in the rooms

Accommodations

All studio/apartments are designed individually with their own colourful, charming character. Most have their own patio’s with outdoor seated space, en-suite bathroom & kitchenette. Free WIFI access in designated areas. Free parking

Amenities

  • Free Wifi
  • Pool
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchen
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Yoga Studio

Menu Types

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

Directions

Travel
Lanzarote Airport ( ACE ) – 20 minutes away by airport taxis
Transfer cost: 30 euros each way

Rental cars recommendations – I highly recommend hiring a car during your stay as the retreat is in a peaceful, rural setting. ‘Plus Car’ is a local company the venue have been using for many years who are reliable and economical. They offer free airport pick up and drop off. For a personalised quote and to make a reservation, use “Amatista” reference and follow this link: AMATISTA

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