7 Day Women Wisdom And Yoga Retreat, Portugal

  • Organizer: Yogaion Retreats
  • Type: Yoga Retreat
  • Starting From: 11-July-2020
  • Duration: 7 Days
  • Area: Aljezur, Algarve, Portugal
  • Food: Vegetarian
  • Surrounding area: Near to Beach,Sea,Close To Nature

Overview

Welcome to all women retreat and rediscover your energy and make your weakness your strength. This unique retreat is hosted by women for every single woman. Here you will understand the women's cycle and health and live according to your natural cycle. It will be a fun week full of laughter, embodiment, and connection. 

Relish a healthy life by eating fresh and waking fresh, and let your soul unite to the enchanting surroundings of your amazing retreat placed amidst nature in Portugal. Rest and enjoy the daily yoga and meditation classes, take a swim in the sparkling pool or explore the town or pristine beaches.

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Teachers

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    Shaini Verdon

    Core Subject: Organizer, yoga teacher

    Shaini is a certified Iyengar yoga teacher and currently pursuing her Junior 1. She loves to learn and explore and has been attending many workshops and classes with famous Iyengar gurus: Patxi Lizardi, Billy Konrad, and others. Her teaching is based on flexibility, strength, and spaciousness within body and soul through proper adjustments, alignments, and verbal awareness into the practice.

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    Elisabeth Tiesinga

    Core Subject: Mindfulness meditation

    She has been a certified mindfulness mentor since 2012 and is currently studying an advanced yoga teacher training course with an institute in the Netherlands. Besides being sharing mindfulness, she also enjoys surfing and yoga and living a simple life with her partner and dog.

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    Maria Do Carmo Gallet

    Core Subject: Menstrual cycle host

    Maria is a fertility awareness menstrual cycle facilitator. Her beautiful journey towards understanding her body has led her to a pathway of women's empowerment. Her journey has inspired many women in choosing a body-friendly and healthy lifestyle towards natural birth control, menstrual control, and fertility control.

Location

The beautiful south-west coast of Portugal locally recognized as the Costa Vicentina is one of the country's last absolutely wild extents of the seaside. The town is known for its laid-back fishing villages, countless desolate beaches, and rugged cliffs.

The charms of this town are the beautiful beaches, dramatic coastlines, pleasant sunny days, friendly locals, quality seafood, and great surfing experience. The accommodation here is very minimalist but very chic style, eliciting a kind of neo-primitive charm.

Become the physical manifestation of your heart so that you uncover the lady you were always meant to be. This program will take you through daily mindfulness meditation, fertility awareness sessions, menstrual cycle, and herbal medicine workshops to make you aware of your health and natural living. 

This unique retreat will include herbal workshops to make you intimately tied to nature and its natural herbal medicines. The next in line is the Iyengar Yoga sessions that will primarily focus on your health and also it is for all levels, ages, and fitness. Cycle awareness workshops will also be held to make you aware of your body by understanding the method of menstrual cycles, pregnancy, breastfeeding, and birth. The last but not the least will be mindfulness meditation sessions to make you focus your attention on your feeling, breath, and physical sensations. And when we are aware, we learn to take care or our feeling of stress, fear, anger, and insecurities. 

Your sessions will be led by the incredible female mentors that will make you understand your body on different revolutions. So be a part of this life-transforming knowledgeable retreat and by the end of your program, you will be fully aware of your body. This retreat also might help you develop a daily practice of living a healthy lifestyle. 

Sample Daily Schedule:

  • 07:30 AM - Wake up to the beautiful sound of nature
  • 08:00 AM - Sunrise yoga session
  • 10:00 AM - Breakfast 
  • 11:30 AM - Workshop on Herbal medicine and Menstrual cycle awareness
  • 14:00 PM - Yummy Lunch 
  • 15:00 PM To 18:00 PM - Free time to explore the town, the beaches, or just chill by the swimming pool
  • 18:00 PM - Restorative yoga session
  • 19:30 PM - Dinner time 
  • 20:30 PM - Mindfulness meditation for better sleep

Your amazingly fun retreat will be held at Costa Vicentina retreat house in the south-west of Portugal. The retreat is placed just a few kilometers away from two beautiful wild beaches, and also there is Rota Vicentina track pass right beside the house.

The retreat is recently renovated with five spacious ensuite rooms with a stunning view of the natural park or the backyard. All the bedrooms have large glass windows to give you a close look of nature. The eco-friendly house gets it lukewarm water by solar energy.

You will be served with three healthy vegetarian meals prepared and cooked freshly by the excellent chefs. The food you will eat will be purely organic and locally sourced straight from the farmer's market. 

A woman's body changes and grows, like a flower, so it is very important to know your body at every evolution. This retreat will take you through various workshops where you will learn and understand about the herbal medicines required in your crucial times, and you will also learn how these medicines have an important role in your life.

You will also discover the journey of realizing the powerful beauty and fullness of your menstrual cycle. This journey will make you fall more in love with yourself, and you will happily accept the beautiful changes. And this will also help you in passing on the knowledge to the new ones.

  • 3 Healthy vegetarian meals 
  • 5 Evening mindfulness meditation
  • 10 Morning and evening Iyengar women's health yoga sessions
  • 6 Night stay at the beautiful house
  • All the yoga equipment including mats
  • Mineral water and herbal tea
  • 1 Massage treatment for relaxation 
  • 1 Herbal medicine workshop 
  • 2 Menstrual cycle awareness workshops
     

Exclusion:

  • Flight tickets 
  • Travel Insurance
  • Pick and drop facility 

 

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The beautifully made rustic house sets amidst nature surrounded by bushes and trees. It has a large open swimming pool that overlooks the lush greenery giving you peace of mind. All the rooms have private bathrooms with all the shower and toilet facilities. The eco-friendly house makes sure to give full comfort to their guests in terms of services and facilities. 

  • For booking, deposition of 50% of the total amount is to be paid just after one week of confirmation. 
  • The remaining balance should be paid 7 days before your retreat starts.
  • If you book within the 7 days before the start of your retreat, the total amount is payable within the 3 days.
  • In case of cancellation, you will only get your refund back if the organizer finds someone else at your place.