Sunset Mountain Ibiza Yoga Retreat

About the classes

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All the Yoga classes are held in English, and there will be always 2 teachers (one holding the class and one assisting) to ensure a correct performance and to attend to individual needs.

Our yoga program includes:
4 hours of theory during the week divided in 3 goes :


First Theory class
(1 hour):

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During this session you will receive important and inspiring information about the yoga philosophy giving you in a simple way a profounder understanding of the origins, types, and goals of Yoga. In this session, you will learn about Vedanta Philosophy, the three Gunas, the four paths of Yoga and the 8 steps of Raja Yoga.


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Second Theory class
(1 hour):
You will learn about the chakras, the etheric body and how yoga benefits not only your physical body but also your energetic body. The connections between the chakras and your glandular system and the importance of bringing your practice to a deeper pranic level..

Third Theory class (2 hours)
You will learn about Ayurveda principles based on a correct diet and healthy life style. During this class you will receive many important tips about food combinations and personal diet according to your nature and your Dosha ( personal physical and mental constitution).

Asana and pranayama sessions:LenaScreenshot9

2 Morning sessions of 3 hours each, where you will learn the complete traditional Sivananda system which includes sun salutations, 2 different kinds of pranayamas ( breathing techniques), 12 basis asanas (steady poses) and final relaxation. The 3 hour session will give you important and specific information about the correct performance and alignment of the asanas.LenaScreenshot13

1 Additional morning session (1 and a half hours) of Sun Salutations (Surya Namaskara) to ensure that you will learn it perfectly.

1 Additional morning session (1 and a half hours) of Pranayama where you will learn how to control the flow of prana through different kinds of breathing techniques.

2 Afternoon sessions of 3 hours each. These classes will be more dynamic and strenuous and there will be taught a large range of different asanas with many variations.

1 morning session of 3 hours of detox Yoga  (Sukushma Vyayama), which is an ancient component of yoga not known to most of the schools of yoga today in the world. This is one of the few systems of exercises in the world where each and every part of the body including each organ, each joint and each muscle is taken into consideration.

1 Afternoon session about 3 hours which will revise all you have learned during the week.

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Guided Meditations

Each yoga session will finish with 30 minutes of guided meditation. Every time you will learn a different technique in order to get an idea which form of meditation might be suitable to your nature:
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2 – Chakra Meditation
3 – Nidra Yoga
4 – Chanting
5 – Music Meditation

 

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Below, you find a summary of what you will learn during this week:

Yoga sessions:
Asanas (steady poses)
Pranayama (control of prana through breathing)
Mudras (gestures)
Bandhas (to lock and redirect the prana flow)
Kryas (purification techniques)
Dhyana (meditation techniques)
Mantras (chants and prayers)
Nidra Yoga (state of total relaxation)
Sukushma Vyayama (Subtle exercises)

Theory classes:
Introduction to Vedanta Philosophy,
The Three Gunas
The four paths of Yoga
The 8 limbs of Raja Yoga
The Chakras
Basic Asanas and their benefits
Ayurveda diet and lifestyle


Programm Details

Daily schedule of the week:

Day 1– (Arrival day)

You will be picked up from the airport by one of our co-workers and taken to the retreat.

There will be no yoga lessons on the first day.

We will inform you about the week, provide you with practical information about the island and our retreat and answer possible questions.

During the day, fresh fruits, salads, hummus, bread, water, herbal teas will be available .


20:00 – Dinner
21:00 – Open circle

Day 2

07:00 to 08:00 Breakfast
08:00 to 12:00 1 hour theory + 3 hours yoga and meditation
12:00 Lunch
14:00 Free massage gift
20:00 – Dinner

Day 3

07:30 to 10:00 Breakfast
10:00 to 11:30 Sun salutation class
12:00 Lunch
17:00 to 20:00 Yoga and meditation
20:00 – Dinner

Day 4

07:00 to 08:00 Breakfast
08:00 to 12:00 1 hour theory + 3 hours yoga and meditation
12:00 Lunch

FREE AFTERNOON
20:00 – Dinner

Day 5

07:30 to 09:30 Breakfast
09:30 to 10:30 Pranayama class
12:00 Lunch
17:00 to 20:00 Yoga and meditation
20:00 – Dinner

Day 6

08:30 to 11:30 Detox yoga and meditation
08:00 to 12:00 1 hour theory + 3 hours yoga and meditation
12:00 Lunch

FREE AFTERNOON
20:00 – Dinner

Day 7

07:30 to 09:30 Breakfast
09:30 Closing circle
12:00 Lunch
16:30 to 18:00 Ayurveda Theory
18:00 to 20:00 Yoga and meditation
20:00 – Dinner

Day 8 (Departure day)

From 07:30 Breakfast
08:00 to 12:00

You can stay in our retreat till the time of departure of your airplane..

Our driver will take you to the airport safely and on time.


See you next time!