Yoga Retreat Ibiza - Find Your Centre In Beautiful Surroundings
Yoga retreat Ibiza is a synopsis of what you can expect from a yoga retreat, what are the principles of Harmonic Escapes and why we, at Harmonic Escapes have made Ibiza our home. The benefits of yoga are widely known by now. From stress relief, to increasing flexibility and strength, helping back pain, improved concentration, balance and stability, yoga helps in so many ways. Imagine overdosing on all these benefits during a week's retreat!
Ibiza, the mystical white island in the Mediterranean is increasingly becoming well-known as a place of spirituality, healing and everything that is wellbeing. Ibiza has always meant freedom of expression, acceptance, openness. Open to explore within, immerse oneself in new experiences, new connections. The people who spend time on the island are all seeking something, seeking to transform, seeking happiness and peace within. The island has a certain energy that draws people in, most feel a special connection with the island, many wanting to come back again and again.
What Can You Expect From A Yoga Retreat?
Imagine.... a yoga retreat Ibiza... a holiday where feeling good is the top priority, where waking up with the sound of the birds and without a hangover is the norm. Where getting fitter and eating the most delicious and healthy food is easy. Where everything is prepared for you, there is no need to think about anything, a break away from responsibilities and chores. Ibiza yoga retreat reviews show that a retreat is often in beautiful surroundings in a small group setting. Where the hosts really care about the wellbeing of all the guests. Where real friends are made and communities created.
Going on a yoga retreat is different to going on a yoga holiday. A yoga retreat has a schedule, usually involving daily yoga sessions. At Harmonic Escapes we offer daily morning and evening yoga sessions. Yoga holidays are usually set in hotels where one can dip in and out of yoga at various times in the day. Yoga retreats very often have a theme ranging from the spiritual to the active and focus on one or two types of yoga. On our retreats, we practice vinyasa flow yoga in the mornings, which means we keep our sessions creative and dynamic, no class is the same. Evening yoga sessions are restorative, based on the teachings of yin yoga. An introduction to meditation will follow the evening yoga and if this sounds slightly overwhelming don't worry we'll guide you all the way throughout this journey. Evenings are just beautiful....dining under the stars followed by a dreamy crystal healing sound bath to perfectly prepare you to the best night's sleep.
For a guide on how to choose your perfect yoga Ibiza 2019 retreat, read our blog post here.
The Five Cornerstones That Create The Best Yoga Retreats In Ibiza
Energy - The program is planned with this is mind: feeling alive! Active yoga is very much about revitalising you, so you feel full of energy after your best yoga Ibiza retreat. From the food, to the yoga and the activities - stand-up paddle boarding, drummers workshop, beach yoga, morning swims and beach sunsets at the famous Benirras beach, a retreat in Ibiza will surely fire you up with positive energy. For more on Active yoga retreats click here.
Inclusion - Very little yoga experience? Have not done yoga in a long time? Don't think you're fit enough to practice so much yoga? Our yoga retreats are open to everyone, from the complete beginner to the highly experienced yogi. Our guests join us from all levels of fitness and they have all gained, they have all been challenged, they have all enhanced their yoga practice whether it's the physical or the spiritual. The yoga teachers at Harmonic Escapes adapt the yoga classes to all levels of experience and due to the small group sizes receiving individual attention is not only possible but a top priority.
Empowerment - Retreats are a time to make space from your busy life. You can reflect, re-align and feel empowered to go back to your life afterwards. This is a breakaway from your daily life, from normality but it is so necessary in today's hectic and digital lives. The yoga sessions, the meditation, the activities and the friends made will make you stronger and leave you ready for whatever life throws at you.
Transformation -Transformation is never-ending, we are continuously evolving, continuously changing. For transformation to happen, we need to be ready for it, we need to be consciously seeking it and we need to make space for it. A retreat is the perfect opportunity to find space in our hearts and in our minds to let transformation begin.
Balance - Retreating with Harmonic Escapes means balance in all it forms. Our best yoga retreats in Ibiza are active, have an element of adventure rather than just yoga. We aim to achieve balance between being active, having a schedule and being free to do whatever you please, relax, sunbathe by the pool, read a book, sleep or get a massage.
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The Yoga Retreat Ibiza: Little Guide to Ibiza
Below is a little guide of our favourite places and beaches in Ibiza close to the retreat centre. Some popular, some a little off the beaten track...but all wonderful places to visit whilst on a yoga retreat Ibiza.
These are our favourite restaurants on the island, most within 5 minutes from the yoga Ibiza retreat villa Can Amonita
La Paloma: A popular restaurant but still one of the best that we keep on going back to. Paloma is a beautiful and romantic garden restaurant, homemade food from their gardens in a relaxed atmosphere.
Es Caliu: An Ibizan and Mediterranean restaurant offering genuine food mostly from their organic gardens set in an area surrounded by fruit trees with cosy lighting outdoors.
Ses Escoles: The first olive-grown restaurant in Ibiza, you can walk around the olive farm and see first hand the process of olive oil production.
Nagai: A picturesque and peaceful Japanese restaurant in the Ibizan countryside serving Japanese and fusion food.
Aiyanna: Going East to Cala Nova, the relative newcomer has been a hit. A relaxed restaurant right on the beach offering a lunch only menu but a great place to while away the hours.
Los Enamorados: Going further north to Portinax, perhaps the most romantic restaurant in Ibiza. Cocktails, seaside location, beautiful original decor...this is a little off the beaten track but still easy to get to.
Sunset ashram: This is definitely not 15 minutes away from the retreat, but it is oh so worth the trip. Claiming to be the best sunset in Ibiza, and they are so right! Many guests come here on their night off and they all love it. Good food, cool music and the most atmospheric sunset.
Ibiza has a beach for everyday of the year.....not all easily accessible but all stunning in their own way. Here is a list of our favourite beaches in the North and North East of the island.
Benirras beach has become so popular in recent years mostly due to the drummers that perform daily (yes even in winter!) at sunset. We tend to go Benirras beach on our last night to soak the magical sunset atmosphere.
Cala nova and Cala Llenya to the east are only 2 minutes from each other, yet completely different beaches. Why not check them both out? We love Cala Llenya for morning beach yoga and Cala Nova for body surfing.
Aguas Blancas, a further drive up north and a 5-minute walk down from the car park, it's stunning scenery never fails to.... Make sure you check out the bar shack at the rightmost side of the beach, yes keep walking. Cool reggae tunes.
Ibiza is well-known for its hippy markets and nearly all our guests visit one during their week's retreat.
Las Dalias: Based in San Carlos, it's a popular market on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings, mainly selling artisan products made in Ibiza. Music, food and more.....
Es canar hippy market: A super busy market, perfect to find amazing bargains and hippy style clothes and accessories.
Sant Joan market: open only on Sundays, this small market is truly artisanal. Open all year round, there is a different music band and a real fun and authentic hippy vibe.
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Plan Your Next Yoga Retreat Ibiza With Harmonic Escapes
Take a few moments to yourself? How is your life feeling right now? Be true to yourself, write your thoughts down if that helps. We all know that taking care of our wellbeing is good for us, good for our families, good for the people around us. Harmonic Escapes is a dynamic yoga retreat Ibiza provider. We love what we do, we are passionate about offering a platform for your wellbeing. Sign up to our Blog to receive inspiration on leading a healthier life and our newsletter to keep you updated on special discounts on our retreats.