Suryalila Yoga Retreat Centre

Summer Yoga Festival

Yoga Festival

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With 6 Master FLY teachers plus friends!

May 27, 2017 — June 3, 2017
Follow the link to read about the full description of the festival. 

Join a week of fun-filled Yoga Workshops, Yoga Classes, Meditations, Dance, Acro-Yoga, Kirtan and Fabulous Live Music with great artists.

This festival will be led by several outstanding master yoga teachers from internationally renowned Frog Lotus Yoga plus several talented musicians and some additional guest teachers joining us.

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You can join the festival for the whole week, for any 3 or 5 nights of your choice. 

Festival Schedule

Sat 27 May

Arrival Day
3.00pm–4.00pm ~ Loop Hike with Vidya
4.00pm ~ Permaculture Tour with Jacob
5.30pm ~ Vinyasa Flow Yoga Class with Jennilee
7.00pm ~ Dinner
8.15 pm ~ Welcome meeting and Introduction to Suryalila
9pm ~Yoga Nidra/Tibetan Bowls with Vidya, Lidiya & Aoife


Sun 28 May

8.00–9.00am ~ Moving Meditation: Salutations to the sun with Mantra with Jennilee
9.00–10.30am ~ Breakfast buffet
10.30–1.30pm ~Yoga Workshop with Jennilee: Common Yoga Injuries and how to prevent them
1.30–2.30pm ~ Lunch buffet
2.30–3.30 ~ Monastery Hike with Lisa
3.30–5pm ~ Acro-Yoga with Paddy and Lidiya: In his workshops, he will give a fun introduction to the world of AcroYoga, teaching a mix of acrobatic and therapeutic poses and transitions, culminating in learning the FLY Fest Flow. An AcroYoga Montreal inspired flow created especially for the festival.
5.30–7pm ~ Awaken your Inner Goddess: Yoga and belly dancing / Or Vinyasa Flow Yoga Class with Lisa
7–8.30pm ~ Dinner Buffet
8.30–9.30pm ~Talk on Myths of the Asanas with Jennilee


Mon 29 May

8–9am ~ Moving Meditation: No Dimensions with Vidya
9–10.30am ~ Breakfast buffet
10.30–1.30pm ~ Yoga Workshop with Vidya:a creative and intelligent blend of Kundalini and Vinyasa Flow Yoga with a little Iyengar and a little heart-expanding magic thrown in the mix. This intermediate workshop focuses on backbends and clearing any holding of psychological tension in the heart chakra.
1.30–2.30pm ~ Lunch buffet
2.30–3.30pm ~ Loop hike with Vidya
3.30–5pm ~ Yin Yoga with Lidiya
5.30–7pm ~ Kundalini Vinyasa Fusion Flow with Vidya
7–8.30pm ~ Dinner Buffet
8.30–10.30pm ~ DJ Warrior One Ecstatic Dance Party in the Dome

Tues 30 May

8–9am ~ Meditation with CarlSummer Yoga Festival Spain
9–10.30am ~ Breakfast buffet
10.30–1.30pm ~ Yoga Workshop with Carl: “The Ground of Being”: Strengthening through muscular and structural support. 
1.30–2.30pm ~ Lunch buffet/pool
2.30–3.15pm ~ Permaculture tour of Suryalila with Jacob
3.30–5pm ~ Four Elements Vinyasa Flow Yoga Class with Raquelle and Jodie:
fusing traditional Kirtan with conscious original music and powerful connective Vinyasa.
5.30–7pm ~ Animal Movement Class with Carl
7–8.30pm ~ Dinner Buffet
8.30–10.00pm ~ Spiritual Music in the Dome with Raquelle and friends

Wed 31 May

Spain Summer Yoga Festival8–9am ~ Pranayama & Meditation with singing bowls with Lidiya and Aoife
9–10.30am ~ Breakfast buffet
10.30–1.30pm ~ Budokon, Mixed Movement Workshop with Gilda
1.30–2.30pm ~ Lunch buffet
2.15–3.15pm ~ Lecture: The Power of a Whole Food, Plant -Based Nutrition with Gilda
3.30-5pm ~ Vinyasa Flow Class with Lidiya
5.30-7pm ~ Restorative Yoga with live Indian Music with Vidya and Saeed
7-8.30pm ~ Dinner Buffet
8.30-10pm ~ Live Fusion Ecstatic Dance in the Dome with Saeed

Thurs 1 June

FLY Summer Yoga Festival8–9am ~ Meditation with Vidya and Saeed
9–10.30am ~ Breakfast buffet
10.00–1.30pm ~ Envision Yoga Workshop with Vidya
1.30–2.30pm ~ Lunch buffet
2.15–3.15pm ~ Loop hike with Vidya
3.30–5pm ~ Acro-Yoga with Paddy and Lidiya: In his workshops, he will give a fun introduction to the world of AcroYoga, teaching a mix of acrobatic and therapeutic poses and transitions, culminating in learning the FLY Fest Flow. An AcroYoga Montreal inspired flow created especially for the festival.
5.30–7pm ~ Yang Flow for Happy Hips with Gilda
7–8.30pm ~ Dinner Buffet
8.30-10.00 pm ~ Concert and dancing with Somesh and Harry

Fri 2 June

Yoga Festival Suryalila Spain8.30am ~ Yin Flow for healthy hips with Myofacial Release with Gilda
9.30-10.30am ~ Breakfast buffet
10.30-1.30 ~ Yoga Workshop with Lisa: Spread Your Wings – A Therapeutic Yoga Workshop for Shoulder and Neck Relief
1.30-2.30pm ~ Lunch buffet
2.30-3.15pm ~ Permaculture tour with Jacob
3.30-5pm ~ Thai Yoga Massage Workshop with Catia: Invitation to Touch and Listen
5.30-7pm ~ Kundalini Yoga with live music instruments with Javi
7-8.30pm ~ Dinner Buffet
8.30–10.00 ~ Live Music & Kirtan with Emilio, Javi and Fran

Sat 3 June

7–7.30am ~ Guided sitting meditation with Vidya
8–9.30am ~ Rocket Yoga with Raphaelle
9.30am ~ Breakfast/Departures
Summer Yoga Festival Suryalila

 

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Accommodation& Prices

Full Board Price per Person for 3 nights:

  • Dormitory: €372 (shared with three other attendees of the same sex)
  • Twin Yurt: €384 (share with one other attendee of the same sex)
  • Twin: €435 (share with one other attendee of the same sex)
  • Superior Double (shared bathroom): €495 | for two people sharing €834
  • Deluxe Double (private bathroom): €540 | for two people sharing €960

Full Board Price per Person for 5 nights:

  • Dormitory: €620 (shared with three other attendees of the same sex)
  • Twin Yurt: €640 (share with one other attendee of the same sex)
  • Twin: €725 (share with one other attendee of the same sex)
  • Superior Double (shared bathroom): €825 | for two people sharing €1,290
  • Deluxe Double (private bathroom): €900 | for two people sharing €1,600

Full Board Price per Person for 7 nights:

  • Dormitory: €868 (shared with three other attendees of the same sex)
  • Twin Yurt: €896 (share with one other attendee of the same sex)
  • Twin: €1,015 (share with one other attendee of the same sex)
  • Superior Double (shared bathroom): €1,155 | for two people sharing €1,946
  • Deluxe Double (private bathroom): €1,260 | for two people sharing €2,240€

Yoga Festival

Festival Teachers

Vidya Heisel – Director of Frog Lotus Yoga International Yoga Teacher Training Programs and Director of Suryalila Retreat Centre.  She has studied, practiced and taught yoga since 1975 and has trained well over 2000 vinyasa yoga teachers. Vidya teaches a creative and intelligent alignment based flow that weaves together varied styles of yoga.

Jennilee Toner – Author of The Perfect Chaturanga: A Comprehensive Guide to the Human Body Through the Practice of Vinyasa Yoga, has been practicing hatha and vinyasa yoga since 1996, teaching hatha and vinyasa yoga since 2003, teaching experiential anatomy to yoga teachers in training since 2010 and teaching her own Hot Warrior Yoga teacher trainings since 2012.

Carl Faure – The founder of Stretch and the main boss man, with 7 years of passionate and encouraging teaching experience, set to the possible best music. A big fan of strong, sweaty, flowing, alignment-based sequencing, accompanied by some deep, bass-heavy electronica…

Gilda Goharian – Her classes are strongly focused on alignment and breathing. I encourage my students to constantly surprise themselves by going beyond their limits and to approach yoga with a lot of fun and curiosity. In addition to yoga, I love the practice of Traditional Thai massage and became a certified bodyworker in 2012.

Lisa Dunn – Lisa is a 500-hour certified Vinyasa Flow Yoga teacher based at Suryalila Yoga Retreat Centre in Southern Spain.  She has been teaching for 7 years and practicing for the past 15.  Her formula for a great yoga class is to combine intelligent anatomical sequencing, with continual focus on the breathe whilst interweaving yogic philosophy – enhancing the practice to bring a profound sense of well-being and aliveness.  Lisa’s passion is to encourage and empower students to develop their practice, and to have a safe life-long yoga experience.

Lidiya Petkova – is one of Suryalila’s onsite Vinyasa Flow and Yin Yoga teachers.  Her classes are vigorous, fluid and energising, with a strong focus on pranayama and mindfulness.  Apart from her marketing and manager assistant day to day role at Suryalila’s office, she leads various retreats, most famously the Adventure and Yoga Retreat – dubbed “the retreat of a lifetime” by previous participants.

Paddy O’Hanlon – an AcroYoga Montreal teacher, with a passion and healthy addiction to sharing and playing AcroYoga. In his workshops, he will give a fun introduction to the world of AcroYoga, teaching a mix of acrobatic and therapeutic poses and transitions, culminating in learning the FLY Fest Flow. An AcroYoga Montreal inspired flow created especially for the festival.

Summer Yoga Festival SpainRaquelle and Jodie – The founders of Fringe Yoga who have created a unique method of fusing traditional Kirtan with conscious original music and powerful connective Vinyasa. During their workshop will invite you to feel every single sensation through tribal beats and melodic mantras, flow with dynamic movement and fluid asana. With a fierce intention to surrender to the divine within you, may you find freedom in this original fringe workshop.
 
Yoga Festival Spain SuryalilaCátia Garcia – is the magic touch Thai Yoga Massage Therapist at Suryalila.  Her treatments work holistically to restore peace and equilibrium. The body’s energy systems are nurtured and harmonised, promoting a powerful sense of wellbeing. Cátia is renowned for her kind and loving presence, her sense of intuition, sensitivity and gentle touch, and her deep trust in life.
 
Travel Arrangements

There are a few airport options close to us.  The best airport to fly to is Seville (75 min away), then Jerez de la Frontera (50 min).  Malaga is also an option (2 hours by transfer/car or 3 hours by bus).

We organise transfers from the airport to Suryalila. The cost from Seville is €90, from Jerez – €70 and from Malaga – €150.  Usually we group people arriving at similar time together, so you can share the cost of the transfer. Alternatively, there are buses running to Villamartin from where we can pick you up.  The cost of a pick up form Villamartin to Suryalila is €10.

Should you decide to travel by bus, we can send you the bus timetable closer to your arrival. 

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For more information and to book please email: info@suryalila.com

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