ASHTANGA YOGA RETREAT WITH LARUGA


Jul 31 – Aug 7, 2021

RETREAT DETAILS


We are honoured to host a two week intensive retreat with Laruga Glaser
for the fourth consecutive year
Each morning there will be morning Mysore class based on the traditional method of Ashtanga yoga. All guests will be self-led into the practice under the watchful guidance and supportive instruction of Laruga and her assistant. This will be an exciting opportunity to become more profoundly grounded and immersed in the practice within the beautiful natural setting of Mallorca.

The evening workshops will be dedicated to all aspects of the Ashtanga yoga methodology including practical techniques and philosophical wisdom in regards to integrating yoga principles into daily life. This is a time to be inspired and more deeply rooted within the true nature of the Self through the context of Ashtanga yoga and all the beauty and insight it entails. This retreat is appropriate for all levels.

Workshop Programs
  • The Art of Ashtanga Yoga
  • Core Integrity
  • Backbends: Balancing Active Release
  • The Gateway Postures of Primary and Intermediate Series Exploring Transitions
  • Arm Balance and Strength Awareness Breath and Vinyasa
  • Inversions and Spatial Awareness
Philosophical & Contemplative Topics
  • Yoga is Stilling the Mind. Inhabiting Our True Nature
  • The Fire of Transformation: Tapas
  • The Discipline of Transcendence: Abhyasa and Vairagaya Asana: A Tool for Understanding the Self
  • Overcoming Obstacles on the Path
  • Self Practice = Self Responsibility
  • Ashtanga Yoga: The Path and The Journey
  • Vinyasa and Tristhana: Cultivating the Meditative Mind

Schedule in Detail


Saturday 31 July

15:00 – Check-in
18:00 – Welcome Meeting
19:00 – Dinner

Sunday 1 August

8:00 – 10:00 – Meditation and Led Primary Series
10:30 – Brunch
11:00 – 16:45 – Free Time
16:45 – 18:45 –
Theme: Ashtanga Yoga: The Path and The Journey
Workshop: The Art of Ashtanga Yoga
19:00 – Dinner

Monday 2 August

8:00 – 10:00 – Meditation and Mysore Practice
10:30 – Brunch
11:00 – 16:45 – Free Time
16:45 – 18:45 –
Theme: The Fire of Transformation – Tapas
Workshop: Core Integrity
19:00 – Dinner

Tuesday 3 August

8:00 – 10:00 – Meditation and Mysore Practice
10:30 – Brunch
11:00 – 19:00 – Free Time
19:00 – Dinner

Wednesday 4 August

8:00 – 10:00 – Meditation and Mysore Practice
10:30 – Brunch
11:00 – 16:45 – Free Time
16:45 – 18:45 –
Theme: Yoga is Stilling the Mind
Workshop: Backbends: Balancing Active Release
19:00 – Dinner

Thursday 5 August

8:00 – 10:00 – Meditation and Mysore Practice
10:30 – Brunch
11:00 – 16:45 – Free Time
16:45 – 18:45 –
Theme: Asana – A Tool for Understanding the Self
Workshop: The Gateway Postures of Primary and Intermediate Series
19:00 – Dinner

Friday 6 August

8:00 – 10:00 – Meditation and Mysore Practice
10:30 – Brunch
11:00 – 16:45 – Free Time

Saturday 7 August

10:30 – Brunch

Off Day, Take Rest

Sunday 8 August

8:00 – 10:00 – Meditation and Mysore Practice
10:30 – Brunch
11:00 – 16:45 – Free Time
16:45 – 18:45 –
Theme: Vinyasa and Tristhana: Cultivating the Meditative Mind
Workshop: Breath and Vinyasa

19:00 – Dinner

Monday 9 August

8:00 – 10:00 – Meditation and Mysore Practice
10:30 – Brunch
11:00 – 16:45 – Free Time
16:45 – 18:45 –
Theme: Self Practice = Self Responsibility
Workshop: Arm Balance and Strength Awareness
19:00 – Dinner

Tuesday 10 August

8:00 – 10:00 – Meditation and Mysore Practice
10:30 – Brunch
11:00 – 19:00 – Free Time
19:00 – Dinner

Wednesday 11 August

8:00 – 10:00 – Meditation and Mysore Practice
10:30 – Brunch
11:00 – 16:45 – Free Time
16:45 – 18:45 –
Theme: The Discipline of Transcendence – Abhyasa and Vairagaya
Workshop: Exploring Transitions
19:00 – Dinner

Thursday 12 August

8:00 – 10:00 – Meditation and Mysore Practice
10:30 – Brunch
11:00 – 19:00 – Free Time
19:00 – Dinner

Friday 13 August

8:00 – 10:00 – Meditation and Mysore Practice
10:30 – Brunch
11:00 – 16:45 – Free Time
16:45 – 18:45
Theme: Overcoming Obstacles on the Path
Workshop: Inversions and Spatial Awareness
19:00 – Dinner

Saturday 14 August

8:00 – 10:00 – Meditation and Mysore Practice (Optional)
10:30 – Brunch
12:00 – Goodbyes and Check-out

What´s included:

  • Morning Mysore practice
  • Afternoon workshops/classes
  • Accommodation in a stunning luxury finca in Mallorca
  • Plant-based meals prepared with love by our team using organic and locally grown ingredients
  • All day fruits, coffee, and tea available
  • All yoga equipment
  • Wi-fi
  • Plenty time to explore the beauty of the island
  • Welcome presents
What´s not included:

  • Flights
  • Transportation
  • Massages or other therapies (available under request)
  • Activities (available under request)

ABOUT THE TEACHER


LARUGA GLASER

LARUGA GLASER

KPJAYI CERTIFIED TEACHER

Laruga has been practicing Ashtanga yoga continuously for over 24 years. Starting in the beginning of her 20s, she was immediately drawn to the practice after working with other forms of yoga years prior. After establishing a committed practice she then deepened her studies traveling to Mysore, India annually to practice at KPJAYI where the late Sri K. Pattabhi Jois taught and now his grandson, R. Sharath Jois teaches. Laruga has made more than 14 trips to Mysore and is on a mission to continue to learn and grow as a student as well as a teacher. She is one of the few in the world who have been given the distinction of being certified to teach up to Advanced B, which is not easily given and takes many years to earn. Through it all, Laruga teaches as an act of deep sharing and love for what yoga develops in each individual, facilitating space to open, challenge, and inspire those to realize their inherent potential, and has been personally invited all over the world to do so.

PRICING


Early Bird Shared Room 1600€
Early Bird Private Room 2300€
Early Bird 2 weeks Shared Room 3000€
Early Bird 2 weeks Private Room 4300€
Shared Room 1750€
Private Room 2450€
Shared Room 2 weeks 3200€
Private Room 2 weeks 4500€

Note: Early-Bird rate good until Jun 19, 2021
 

BALANCE DUE 2 MONTHS BEFORE RETREAT

THE LOCATION


This intensive will be held in a beautiful antique finca in Campo, in an atmosphere of exceptional quiet and seclusion. The finca is easy to reach, only 25 minutes by car from the International Airport of Palma (PMI) which receives direct flights from all over Europe throughout the summer months. The finca has spacious and fully appointed rooms, with a variety of different sleeping arrangements to insure your complete comfort.

The retreat will be orchestrated by Pilar de Miguel, founder and director of Balearic Retreats. As a Mallorca native and devoted Ashtangini, Pilar has developed a reputation for organizing magical Ashtanga retreats in the Balearic Islands and elsewhere. She will ensure that our intensive runs smoothly. You can email her with questions about logistics, accommodations, registrations, or anything else.