2 YOGA RETREATS IN THE GARDEN, FROM MAY 31ST TO JUNE 11TH, 2019
PRACTICE YOGA WITH OUR TEACHER, SOPHIE LE BRET, IN THE WILDERNESS FACING THE MOROCCAN ATLAS MOUNTAINS. YOU WILL STAY IN ONE OF THE FIVE PAVILIONS NESTLED IN THE HOLLOW OF A LUSH GARDEN SURROUNDED BY FIELDS OF OLIVE TREES. IN 2019 DARZAHIA OFFERS YOU TWO SIX-DAY SESSIONS AT HALF BOARD. A « YOGA RETREAT » FROM MAY 31 ST TO JUNE 5TH, AND A « YOGA RETREAT+EXPLORING THE REGION » FROM JUNE 6TH TO 11TH.
WHY A YOGA RETREAT IN MOROCCO?
Enjoy the delicious climate of southern Morocco when it is still cold in Europe and practice open air yoga in a magical garden. You will enjoy the art of living in Morocco while practicing your favorite discipline, and during your escapades in town, discover the medina of Taroudant.
For yoga enthusiasts at any level: those who regularly practice yoga for at least a year and are eager to practice and deepen their knowledge of the art of yoga; and also for those who simply wish to enjoy the benefits of yoga in the privileged environment of a garden.
With our instructor, Sophie le Bret. Since 2011, Sophie has been teaching in various Parisian centers and has given training courses in the garden of DarZahia since Spring 2017. She enjoys transmitting and sharing her knowledge and experience of a yoga that is both accessible and intense, demanding and joyful. You will practice with other yoga lovers, like you, in a small group limited to 10 people.
« Yoga Retreat » session from 31 May to 5 June. Three days of intensive yoga practice. Optional free activities on the last day. Second « Yoga Retreat + Exploring the region » session from 6 – 11 June, one evening and four mornings. The afternoons are free with optional activities to discover the region of Taroudant on horseback, by bike or walking – in the mountains or by the seaside.
Sophie le Bret discovered the precision and intensity of Iyengar yoga in Paris in 2008, after practicing Hatha Yoga for more than 20 years. After two years training at the IFAREN Institute in Paris, she successfully completed a two and a half year « Advanced Studies / Teacher Training in Iyengar Yoga » training (2012/2015) with Billy Konrad (American Certified Senior Iyengar Yoga Instructor). She pursued the study and the deepening of yoga Iyengar with Billy Konrad in Paris and Lisbon.
WHERE DO I LODGE?
In a luxuriant garden of 4000 m2 amid fields of olive trees in full nature facing the Atlas mountains. You sleep alone or together in a dream pavilion in paradise. You fall asleep by candlelight to the sound of crickets, and wake up in the light of day to the song of the lark and bulbul in the gardens.WHAT DO I DO ALL DAY LONG?
You participate in yoga sessions and enjoy a healthy and home-made local cuisine. You swim through the refreshing water of the swim-lane, contemplating the garden of euphorbia and grasses that run alongside the pool. You go shopping in the artisanal souks of Taroudant. You take a walk in the mountains, exploring the Amazigh villages and their oases, or spend the day at the beach and return in the evening to the garden. You will be surprised at how much there is to discover during your stay at DarZahia.
I WANT TO COME! HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
Six days and 5 nights half board, 590 euros per person for a shared room and 700 euros solo. In 2019 there will be 2 sessions of six days half board from May 31st to June 5th and from June 6th to 11th.
THE STAY WILL BE SUBJECT TO A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS
35 euros for a massage at home, 60 euros for a hammam+massage in a Spa. Local hammam in the medina with scrubbing, 10 euros. Horse riding 15 euros per hour, or 44 euros for half a day. Bike rental, 10 euros per day, 5 euros per additional day.Taxi excursions are charged à la carte, the cost to share between participants. All activities are available by appointment and should be booked at the beginning of your stay. If you want to discover the region of Taroudant, the stay may be extended at a preferential rate.
I BOOK !
Write us at email@example.com, we will answer you personally to confirm availability.
HOW DO I GET TO DARZAHIA?
You fly to Agadir and we will pick you up at the airport (40 euros per transfer). From there you are taken care of by our team until your return
A PASSPORT IS REQUIRED TO TRAVEL TO MOROCCO AND MUST BE VALID AT LEAST 90 DAYS PAST THE DATE OF EXPECTED DEPARTURE.
THE WORKSHOPS OF DARZAHIA
DarZahia offers workshops in residence in its garden with various fields of activity. Each stay is conducted by a professional contributor. Here are the stays for the 2019 season:
Photography with Mohammed Kilito
Cinema club with Marc Lantéri and Samuel Zlatoff
Pottery with Sophie Sauvaigo
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