Yoga Retreat with Harijati Darmawan
3 - 8 July 2020
Granada, Spiritual Magnetism.
Leave me in Granada in the middle of paradise where my soul wells with poetry
Give him an offering, my lady, for there is no greater tragedy than that of the blind man in Granada.
So goes the famous quote, allegedly said to a woman passing a beggar in the street in Granada. The beauty and truth of the phrase encapsulates everything about this majestic city. The city offers the visitor a dizzying variety of attractions, from it’s fun-filled streets (this is a large student city) to its reputation as a Flamenco hotspot, Granada offers both history and modernity. Opposite the Alhambra is the Albaycín – the old Muslim quarter of the city, and with its steep banks, winding streets and sharp turns, an air of the past still lingers here.
Our venue is near the capital of the province of the same name and the wider region holds a number of attractions. From the mystical Alpujarras mountains, to the Sierra Nevada and down to the Costa Tropical centred on Salobreña, a visitor to this province can ski in the morning, have lunch in the city, then sit on the beach in the afternoon. Not a bad claim to fame.
While on your yoga retreat, spend an evening in old town for a night out where you can experience the nightlife of Spain, nibbling tapas and get the chance to see local flamenco dancers. Stroll around the Albaycín, exploring the old Muslim quarter opposite the Alhambra and stop at the Arab tea house Abaco Te for a journey in time with a tea and sweet local pastry, 1400AD style. Afterwards head up to the Mirador San Nicolás for a spectacular view of the Alhambra and the Sierra Nevada. Visit the Cathedral and Royal Chapel – resting place of the famous Catholic kings Fernando and Isabel. Take your time to explore the province visiting the Costa Tropical for the beach. Practice a variety of Yoga styles with different instructors immersed in the peace of Spiritual Magnetism of Granada
You can relax on the beach, go to the mountains, enjoy sightseeing and practice yoga on this all encompassing yoga retreat in beautiful Granada Spain!
Veggie Organic Meals
Different Yoga Teachers
Four Yoga Classes per Day
Pick Up and Activities Included
Arrival Day. Pick up 15:30 Granada Bus Station
Departure day at 12:00
- 7:30- 9:00 Energizing Yoga class.
- 9:00- 09:30 Meditation.
- 9:30-10:30 Gentle Yoga Class.
- 10:30-11:30 Breakfast.
- 11:30-13:30 Free time.
- 14:00-15:00 Lunch, Traditional Meal in the city or Picnic
- 15:00-18:00 Free time.
- 18:00-19:15 Energizing yoga Class or Workshop.
- 19:15- 20:15 Gentle or Restorative yoga class.
- 20:30 Dinner.
The retreat is located at Pinos Puente, Granada, Spain. This is 20 min from Granada airport, 2h 30 min from Sevilla airport, or 1h 15 min from Malaga airport.
If you wish to have an airport transfer from Malaga we are happy to organize for you both pick up and drop off in time for your flight after the retreat. You can also get to the house via train or bus to Granada. Both, buses and trains, leave Malaga or Sevilla city regularly throughout the day and we can come pick you up from the bus/train station in Granada.
Harijati was born and raised in Jakarta, Indonesia. During her medical studies – she’s graduated as a doctor at the Atma Jaya University - she already had a strong interest in physical education. That is why she also followed a sports education in parallel to her study. Afterward, she always combined her work as a professional in the medical sector by giving personal training and group classes.
In 2003 Harijati moved to Belgium and followed several additional studies, such as Nutritional Sciences at the University of Ghent and Master in the management of health data at the VUB. Since then she has been working as Clinical Data Manager in the clinical research in the pharmaceutical industry.
As with her medical career, Harijati puts a lot of effort to gain thorough training for her career as a professional sports instructor. This is the reason why she chose to follow the Pilates Teacher Training Course via Peak Pilates in 2009, which is one of the leading institutes where the ‘classical system of Pilates’ is taught. Currently, she has level 3 (advanced) Pilates teacher certification.
In 2014 Harijati completed the 200 hours full-immersion Teacher Training Course at YogaLife, which is recognized by the Yoga Alliance. She soon discovered that Pilates and Yoga have a lot of similarities in both disciplines: synchronizing breath and movement to improve strength and flexibility. Pilates puts emphasize on ‘core strength’ which is also needed in doing Yoga asanas. The advantages of both disciplines also extend outside the class to improve daily life activities. Harijati teaches Hatha and Vinyasa Yoga.
PRICES AND PROMOTIONS
VERY EARLY BIRD: BOOKING 5 MONTHS IN ADVANCE:
750 EUR (SAVE 150 EUR)
EARLY BIRD: BOOKING 2 MONTHS IN ADVANCE:
795 EUR (SAVE 100 EUR)
LAST MINUTE BOOKING: 895 EUR
FRIEND PROMO (-50 EUR): BOOKING AT THE SAME TIME
SINGLE OCCUPANCY: +165 EUR
DATES: 3 - 8 July 2020