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Introduction

Detox, Meditation, and Yoga Retreat Spain

This is a seven-day retreat in Granada, Spain located on the foothills of the Sierra Nevada National Park. It is designed to give you the space you need to give your mind, body, and soul what it needs. When you are stressed, tired, and fatigued, these are signs that you are not taking time to care for yourselves. Rest, relax, and reflect. This retreat features an indoor pool and steam room.

Highlights

  • Daily yoga class
  • Daily meditation session
  • Retreat workbook / materials
  • Sacred ceremonies and Ayurvedic massage
  • Round-trip transportation from Granada Airport (GRX) to Atalbeitar
  • Daily vegan and Ayurvedic meals
  • 6 nights' accommodation

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Group sizes

The maximum participants in the group is 10

Styles

Ayurveda, Vinyasa, Restorative

Languages

Spoken languages: Spanish, English

Accommodation

The 700-year old house is located in Las Alpujarras of Granada and situated minutes from the Sierra Nevada National Park. It sits on the very edge of the ancient and well-preserved village of Atalbeitar, with its donkey lanes that make it a car-free village. Surrounding Atalbeitar lies seven other Moorish villages, all connected by beautiful paths that offer glorious walks. The property features an indoor pool and steam room.

Retreat Program

Kiva Yoga Holidays Spain

OVERVIEW

Dive deep into yoga meditation, Ayurvedic cooking, and plant medicines to explore deeper aspects of your true self and nature. In the end, you will take home the tools necessary to continue training your mind and other aspects of your being. This retreat is meant to act as a guide and is subject to change. Kiva Yoga believes in creating a space for co-creation to that flows with each moment.

AYURVEDA

You will take an assessment of yourself to determine your prominent dosha and specific constitution. You may keep a journal of how you feel each day according to what you ate and take time to practice self-love, whatever that looks like for you. Recipes will be shared and you will have a better understanding of what you need to feel your best.

YOGA MEDITATION

Grasp a basic understanding of the fundamental concepts and techniques that allow you to journey inward. Each day, you will explore a pillar of yoga meditation and practice. As you learn to observe, accept, understand, and train your minds, you will use plant medicine to help you release blockages and open the gate to the center of consciousness.

PLANT MEDICINE

Ancient and indigenous cultures around the world have documented and passed down ceremonies using plants since the beginning of time. Plant medicine is used for healing and communicating with nature. Through these practices, you will learn how to tap into the sacred medicine, spirit, essence, and guidance of the plants.

SAMPLE ITINERARY

DAY 1: MAY 12, 2018 (SATURDAY)

  • 12:00 Arrive at Federico García Lorca Granada Airport (GRX)
  • 13:00 Head to the retreat house in Granada
  • 14:30 Arrive in Granada
  • Get settled into your rooms
  • 15:30 Gather for house meeting - overview
  • 16:30 Tour of the property
  • 17:30 Restorative yoga
  • 19:30 Vegan dinner
  • 21:00 Tea plus meditation
  • 23:00 Lights out

DAY 2: MAY 13, 2018 (SUNDAY)

  • 06:30 Wake up to Ayurvedic tea
  • 07:00 Salute the sunrise - Yoga flow
  • 09:00 Ayurvedic breakfast plus discussion
  • 10:30 Journey to Jardin de la Alpujarra
  • 14:00 Vegan lunch
  • 17:30 Restorative flow
  • 19:30 Vegan dinner
  • 21:00 Deep Chakra meditation
  • 23:00 Lights Out

DAY 3: MAY 14, 2018 (MONDAY)

  • 06:30 Wake up to Ayurvedic tea
  • 07:00 Salute the sunrise - yoga Flow
  • 09:00 Ayurvedic breakfast plus discussion
  • 10:30 Journey to Fuente Agria plus Las Chorreras
  • 13:00 Vegan lunch
  • 17:30 Breath ceremony
  • 21:00 Lite vegan dinner
  • 23:00 Lights Out

DAY 4: MAY 15, 2018 (TUESDAY)

  • 06:30 Wake up to Ayurvedic tea
  • 07:00 Salute the sunrise - yoga Flow
  • 09:00 Ayurvedic breakfast plus discussion
  • 10:30 Journey to Trevelez
  • 13:00 Vegan lunch
  • 17:30 Ayurvedic massage by the fire
  • 19:30 Vegan dinner
  • 23:00 Lights out

DAY 5: MAY 16, 2018 (WEDNESDAY)

  • 06:30 Wake up to Ayurvedic tea
  • 07:00 Salute the sunrise - yoga Flow
  • 09:00 Ayurvedic breakfast plus discussion
  • 10:30 Journey to Sierra Nevada
  • 13:00 Vegan lunch
  • 15:30 Head back to the house
  • 17:30pm Sacred ceremony by the fire
  • 19:30 Vegan dinner
  • 23:00 Lights out

DAY 6: MAY 17, 2018 (THURSDAY)

  • 06:30 Wake up to Ayurvedic tea
  • 07:00 Salute the sunrise - yoga Flow
  • 09:00 Ayurvedic breakfast plus discussion
  • 10:30 Time for reflection
  • 13:00 Vegan lunch
  • 17:30 Head to the town for tapas plus music
  • 19:30 Dinner at the town
  • 23:00 Lights out

DAY 7: MAY 18, 2018 (FRIDAY)

  • 06:30 Wake up to Ayurvedic tea
  • 07:00 Salute the sunrise - yoga Flow
  • 08:30 Ayurvedic breakfast
  • 11:00 Atalbeitar to Federico García Lorca Granada Airport (GRX)

Included Excursions

You will enjoy a journey to Sierra Nevada.

Instructors

KRYSTAL ARIEL
Yoga Alliance E-RYT 200 (Vinyasa Yoga)
Krystal teaches Vinyasa, Restorative, and Yin and Yang styles of yoga. She received her training with Fred Busch Power Yoga in 2013 and studies Ayurvedic medicine through the works of Dr. Vasant Lad and Swami Sada Shiva Tirtha. She applies the wisdom of Ayurveda to food, medicinal teas, and plant medicine. She is full of love and nurturing vibes, creating a safe space for bodywork and healing.
ISRAEL PASOS
Israel studied Mysore style Ashtanga yoga under Matt Champoux in San Francisco and studies yoga science under Swami Jnaneshvara, a master of the Himalayan meditation tradition. He delights in the philosophies of Buddhism, Taoism, and the yogi way. He is a mover of subtle energy and facilitator in the process of reaching the center of consciousness.

Food

During this retreat, you will be served daily vegan and Ayurvedic meals. Kiva Yoga will do their best to accommodate any dietary restriction or requirement. Please send Kiva Yoga an inquiry for more information.

THE FOLLOWING MEALS ARE INCLUDED:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Drinks

THE FOLLOWING DIETARY REQUIREMENT(S) ARE SERVED AND/OR CATERED FOR:

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Gluten Free
  • Other dietary requirements on request
  • Ayurvedic
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What Is Included

  • Daily yoga classes
  • Daily meditation sessions
  • Ayurvedic program
  • Retreat workbook / materials
  • Sacred ceremonies
  • Entrance to Sierra Nevada National Park
  • Round-trip transportation from Federico García Lorca Granada Airport (GRX) to Atalbeitar
  • 6 nights' accommodation
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner

What Is Not Included

ARRIVAL BY AIRPLANE

Please book your flight to arrive at Federico García Lorca Granada Airport (GRX). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Kiva Yoga will pick you up from the airport.

Select your flight to arrive at Federico García Lorca Granada Airport (GRX) at 12 p.m. or earlier.

How To Get There

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 34% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 43 days before arrival.