EASTER: Yoga, Meditation & Hiking Retreat

EASTER: Yoga, Meditation & Hiking Retreat

Reconnect with nature and its cicles. Regain energy with simple practices that can transform your day to day life.

✔️Learn and experience the principles of yoga, as an art of living,
✔️Practice everyday yoga asanas and movement,
✔️Calm down your mind with guided meditations,
✔️Enjoy nature step by step with the meditative walks,
✔️Dive in the heart of the Pyrenees with meditative hikes. *If the weather allows it there will be one full day snowshoeing excursion,
✔️Experience a deep relaxation with a sound journey,
✔️Contemplate the beauty and power of nature with a Tea Ceremony.

 

Duration of the retreat

 

The retreat starts on April 22nd at 16h. There will be an introduction and opening, followed by a dinner and a meditation. The retreat finishes on April 27th after brunch, at 11am.

 

Activities description

Yoga classes are for all levels of practice. The sessions combine Hatha Yoga and Vinyasa Yoga principles, as well as movement and mobility exercises.

There is one yoga class per day. The morning sessions are usually are more dynamic and  after the long meditative hikes there are gentle yoga classes.

Yoga classes are progressive, variations for different levels of practice and particular limitations are always offered.

Meditative walks and hikes are esencial practices in our retreats. They are very simple and accesible for everyone. They help us to understand, through experience, our deep connection with nature.
It makes us notice in each step and in each breath, that the energy that exist inside us it is just the same as the energy that exists out there. Nature is our greatest teacher, silence and deep listening helps us enrich the experience She offers.

There will be a daily 90 minute meditative walk in nature, opening the senses and developing mindfulness.

Two days will be dedicated to meditative hiking, starting just after breakfast and coming back for a gentle yoga session. It is a perfect opportunity to enjoy the wonders of the the Ordesa National Park or surrounding areas. If the weather allows it, we will have one longer excursion with snowshoes.

Everyday there will be guided meditation sessions, in the morning and before going to sleep. The best way to start and finish the day.

We practice simple techniques that are easy to carry on at home. We use universal elements to all of us as concentration objects, such as the breath, the body sensations, sounds, etc.

In Sanskrit, Sat means truth and Sang means group or community.

Satsang is a gathering to share our concerns, questions, and our deepest insights. It is also a time to meditate together, contemplate nature and sing meditative songs or mantras.

Karma Yoga is Yoga in action = finding skillfulness and integration in any action.

We bring the principles of Yoga in everything we do. We invite you to practice Karma Yoga by helping us with simple tasks of the house as fetching water from the fountain, chopping vegetables, drying dishes, etc.

 

 

Experience level

✔️ Beginner
✔️ Intermediate
✔️ Advanced

 

About the facilitators

 

Katya Ríos

Katya found in yoga a way of life, a system for self-exploration, providing her with constant support on her path. Currently she continues to deepen her practice with teachers such as Matthew Sweeney, Boris Georgiev, James Boag among others. In early 2014 Katya underwent further asana training with Bharath Shetty and got a 500 RYT teaching certification (Hatha yoga, Vinyasa, and Therapeutic yoga). In 2009, she got her teachers’ training certificate from the International Sivananda Vedanta Organization. Later, after having spent three years working in yoga centers and ashrams from the same organization in Buenos Aires, Toronto, and Quebec, she took an advanced teacher training course in India (500 RYT).

Daniel Benito Po

Co-director of Casa Cuadrau, Dani is a yoga, meditation, and meditative hiking instructor and an ecological builder. Following several consecutive trips to India, he completed his yoga teacher training with Bharat Shetty (RYT 500). Dani’s meditation practice is based on Buddhist teachings received from Tich Nath Han (Zen) and S.N. Goenka (Vipassana). He has also developed his own open meditation practice with Open Dharma. Having studied technical architecture in Barcelona, Dani worked in the construction and theater industries, and also as a yoga instructor.

 

Important Information

- Discover our different types of accommodation.

- Learn more about mindful eating and our vegetarian food.

How to get here? We can provide transport from Ainsa to Vio on the first day of the retreat, and from Vio to Barbastro on the last day.

-What to bring to the retreat?

- Yoga retreats are undertaken in a toxin-free environment with no tobacco or alcohol.

Everyday from the end of the evening Satsang up until before lunch the following morning, we cultivate joyful silence in the house. This deep silence is very healing for calming the mind and being in peace with ourselves, allowing us to deeply listen to ourselves. We will have a restful sleep and the next day we will enjoy the silence with mental clarity during our asana practice, meditation and other activities. Breakfast will be taken mindfully and in silence. By participating in this period of joyful silence we will be supporting each other in our practice.

Throughout the afternoon we will enjoy conscious speaking and deep listening, which will allow us to get to know each other in a more authentic way.

 

Rates per person

 

Types of accommodation Price per person
Shared dormitory 690 €
Chandra double occupancy 850 €
Chandra single occupancy 980 €
Surya double occupancy 870 €
Surya single occupancy 1.015 €
Suite Brahmanda double occupancy 990 €
Bhumi double occupancy 850 €
Bhumi single occupancy 980 €
Without accommodation 635 €

*It includes all the retreat activities and meals, staying in another guest house.

The price are per person and include:

 

✔️ All meals made with love in our vegetarian kitchen (breakfast, lunch, dinner). 
✔️ 5 nights of accommodation (except the "without accommodation option").
✔️  Guided meditation sessions.
✔️  Daily yoga and movement classes.
✔️  Satsangs.
✔️  A deep relaxation session.
✔️  Guided meditative hikes.
✔️  2 longer meditative hikes of half day. If the weather allows it, one of them with snowshoes.
✔️  All taxes, public liability and accident insurance for activities: hiking and yoga.

 

* These rates do not include transportation.

Discounts

-10% if you have already come to one of our retreats.
-10% on your 2nd retreat if attending two consecutive retreats.
-7% if you come with a group of 4 or more people.

 

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