Finding Your Flow in Mallorca with Emma-Louise Smith
4 – 10 June, 2018
Connect with Yourself and Find Your Flow!
|4 June – Mon||5 June – Tue||6 June – Wed||7 June – Thu||8 June – Fri||9 June – Sat||10 June – Sun|
|8:00 yoga||8:00 yoga||8:00 yoga||8:00 yoga||8:00 yoga||9:00 brunch|
|10:00 brunch||10:00 brunch||10:00 brunch||10:00 brunch||10:00 brunch||10:00 check-out|
|17:00 opening circle|
|17:30 welcome yoga||17:00 yoga||17:00 yoga||17:00 yoga||17:00 yoga||17:00 yoga|
|19:30 dinner||19:00 dinner||19:00 dinner||19:00 dinner||19:00 dinner||19:00 dinner|
- accommodation in shared double rooms with en-suite bathroom.
- unique historical mansion by Randa, surrounded by nature.
- plant based, locally sourced brunch and dinner by our private chef.
- 11 yoga classes.
- swimming pool with sun loungers.
- chill out area by the pool.
- airport transfers / travel arrangements.
- massages or any programs not included in the program schedule.
- optional sea (scuba diving, SUP, sailing) or land (hiking, rock climbing, cycling) programs.
Hi, my name is Emma! I would love you to join me on the beautiful island of Mallorca for an energising yet restorative journey into deepening your yoga practice!
So, a bit about me…
My physical yoga practice started when I was around 15 years old, when yoga became a big part of my fitness regime – I loved (and still do) how my yoga classes enabled me to work up a sweat whilst also reaching the deepest stretches, I had never experienced exercise quite like it!
When I was in my late teens, I started to understand what my yoga teachers had been talking about the whole time – the non-physical side of yoga. In a tough time when it felt like my body was ‘failing’ me, my yoga practice was vital in keeping my strength both in mind and body. This experience is what inspired me to train as a yoga instructor, in the hope that I could one day help others to find that strength in themselves, just like I did then and continue to do now.
Since completing my training, I now teach Vinyasa-flow, Hatha and Yin yoga mostly in the city centre of Manchester, England. Teaching brings so much light to my life and I continue to learn from my students with every class. My Vinyasa style classes bring the heat and passion of yoga as a guided flow practice that combines traditional asanas with dance-like movement, rhythm and music. Hatha feels more restorative to me, creating a balance of strength and focus. Yin, my ‘quiet’ practice, aims to deepen the stretch and supple nature of yoga postures, and I incorporate this type of yoga into the cool-down part of my classes.
From this retreat, you can expect to deepen your practice of all 3 yoga’s described above, as well as working on your Pranyama (breathing) and, of course, the gorgeous Savasana that ends each session. I am very much looking forward to meeting all who visit, and I will try my best to tailor each yoga session to the needs of the group. All experience levels are welcome!
ABOUT THE “ISLAND FLOW” RETREAT
Mallorca – sand, sea, sun and now – yoga! What better place to feel connection between our bodies, minds the world around us, than this inspiring island!
During your stay, you are invited to partake in 2 yoga classes per day (either at our beautiful venue or on one of the island’s golden beaches), these include an energising flow in the morning and a restorative practice in the evening.
Each day, a delicious, fresh and locally sourced brunch and dinner will be served, along with options to experience a wine tasting, scuba diving and other fabulous excursions! Take a look at the itinerary to discover your options! Massages and other treatments are available on request and can be booked in advance. Go on, treat yourself!
The theme of our retreat is ‘finding your flow’ – I aim to guide you through your development of a deeper yoga practice, as well as your exploration of this beautiful destination. It will be a journey for us all. I will be available for one-to-one support throughout your stay and I very much look forward to meeting you all!
VENUE – HISTORICAL MANSION IN RANDA
Our retreat will be hosted in our main venue in Randa that was built in the 13th century. Staying there provides a unique experience in traditional Mallorcan countryside lifestyle. The house is equipped with all modern commodities, rooms with en-suite bathroom, terraces, a yoga room and a swimming pool. Due to the location we highly recommend you to rent a car (we help you with that, and also organise share-rent). This way, you can easily discover our beautiful island!
DESTINATION – MALLORCA
You fly to Palma de Mallorca International Airport (PMI) which is the capital of the beautiful island of Mallorca.
“If you can bear living in the paradise, then come to Mallorca.” – Robert Graves
If you have never been to Mallorca, chances are, that you might have an image of high rise apartment blocks, streets lined with bars and a plenty of drunken package holiday makers.
Mallorca, however is quite different and far more complex.
First, the inevitable 550 km coastline of the island with a variety of small, hidden calas (bays) and vast stretches of virgin beaches with a Caribbean-esque feel. There is almost 200 beaches altogether!
The Mediterranean climate makes the island particularly attractive in all seasons.
Mallorca has a long historic past, therefore it is packed with a great number of impressive buildings and architecture of interest. The rich cultural history has left many remarkable sights to explore, such as castles, ruins, monasteries, grand manor houses and gardens.
We should not forget about one of the main attractions of the island: its astonishing natural beauty. The stunning scenery is ideal for enjoying outdoor pursuits. You can find protected Natural Parks all over Mallorca topped by the Serra de Tramuntana, which is a Unesco World Heritage site. Walking and hiking are popular activities as well as cycling, which is really massive in Mallorca, as it is a well-established destination for professional road cycling teams.
The island also attracts golfers of all levels with its around 20 golf courses.
The surrounding seas offer great possibilities for sailing as it hosts many international regattas each year.
Scuba divers can choose between a wide variety of National Parks and other amazing diving spots all around the island. Here you have the chance to submerge in the unique underwater life of the Mediterranean.
Mallorca is known by Spaniards as “La Isla de la Calma” which refers to its laidback and relaxed atmosphere.
The island is only a few hours flight from all major European airports, hence it is the best choice for group retreats!
Use this opportunity to discover paradise just a few steps away from you!