Yoga Retreats with Rachel Lovegrove
Iyengar retreats and yoga camps
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Unpack your bags and feel instantly at home, ready to immerse yourself in Iyengar Yoga on one of these world renowned yoga retreats. Rachel Lovegrove is a senior level Iyengar yoga teacher and trainer, and has been hosting outstanding retreats for 20 years. Many happy yogis come back time and again to experience her excellent teaching, to rest and relax in the high-quality venues. Every element of her retreats is carefully planned. From the booking process through to the yoga programme, each guest receives the personal attention and support they need for a peaceful, relaxing and uplifting experience.
The beautiful venues in Spain and Portugal have been specially chosen to provide lovely accommodation, comfortable facilities, delicious food and restorative treatments, the perfect balance for a healthy, relaxing holiday. Each venue is located in a natural environment with access to quiet walks in the hills, or into the local town, or down to the coast. There are swimming pools and areas for private relaxation, with skilled therapists on hand to offer massage and other nurturing treatments. The chefs pride themselves in serving delicious, nourishing meals and make allowances for dietary needs.
For those who prefer to stay in the UK, there’s the option to join the highly popular September Yoga Camp for three nights and two days of yoga, music, fantastic food, beautiful surroundings and no distraction. The focus of the yoga camp is to give you an opportunity to really connect with the practice of yoga while being fully immersed in nature. Classes are conducted to suit both beginner and more experienced students. The camp has lovely hot showers, large communal areas, with plenty of space to roam in the woods and fields. As you’d expect from all of Rachel Lovegrove’s retreats, it’s fully catered by an amazing team of chefs and caterers.
Suitable for: For Spain and Portugal, it is recommended that you take some yoga classes first to make the most out of your holiday. Two retreats a year are Intermediate Level only for more experienced students of yoga. The Yoga Camp welcomes all levels, even new beginners.
Accommodation: Portugal and Spain: single, twin and double rooms are available. Yoga Camp: camping, dormitory, or campervan. The yoga hall itself is also a key component in the choice of venue. The wooden floors, well-equipped props room, the beautiful light and views, each element adds to the depth and quality of your yoga practice.
How much: Europe Retreats from £850pp; Yoga Camp from £325 Included: all accommodation, breakfast, lunch, dinner and the full yoga course. More details about each retreat available on the website.
Where: Spain, Portugal, UK When: : Monthly options, from May to December 2022