Sound Method 2018 Yoga Retreat in Mallorca
SMY retreats are are about rich experiences with like minded Yogis, sweet unrushed Yoga practices in lovely places, and opening up to the you that you are when unengaged by life’s obligations. Mallorca is the largest of the Balearic islands in the Mediterranean Sea. This lovely island is easy to get to, as it has its own International Airport. Our retreat center will feature views of the Tramuntana Mountain Range, which also happens to be a World Heritage site. From our retreat center in the small village of Sa Cabaneta, we will have easy access to Mallorca’s beaches, mountains and cultural points of interest. On our 2018 Yoga Retreat Mallorca our practice each day will cultivate one of the most valuable skills of all, contentment.
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Retreat House Mallorca
SMY Yoga Retreat Venue
This retreat centre brings together fantastic yoga facilities, beautiful accommodation and delicious food, all in a peaceful environment boasting spectacular views of the Tramuntana mountain range. The Retreat House is located in the old part of a charming village, Sa Cabaneta. Our home base is just 15 minutes away from Palma, the capital of Mallorca. It’s about 20 km from Palma de Mallorca International airport lodging will be distributed throughout a large parcel of land. There will be 4 single or double rooms available in the main house. A really cool thing about this retreat house is the dorms! Double and quadruple rooms are an awesome option if you are travelling on a budget or with a group of friends.. All dorms have designer bunk beds and each dorm room has a private terrace. The dorms share multiple showers and WC’s in the Yoga Shala building.
Retreat House Mallorca boasts beautiful and versatile locations for Yoga classes. There is a gorgeous Yoga Shala which has 3 glass sliding doors to let in the mountain breezes and natural sound track. There is also a stunning outdoor area for practicing with views of the Mountains. Retreat House Mallorca provides high quality and abundant Yoga props! We’ll have access to mats, blocks, straps, blankets and bolsters! This is a first for an SMY retreat!! With access to props we can enjoy some nice supported Yin or light restorative practices!
Relax by the pool after class each morning or go for a stroll in the village. You may like to read in the garden or relax in the communal areas. Wifi is available at no charge in the common areas. The Retreat center supplies all linens, pillows and towels, though they do ask that we bring our own beach towel for pool and beach use.
For this retreat we will be hiring a chef for our meals so you can just relax, do yoga, go sightseeing hiking or beach bumming. 7 amazing days of Mediterranean sun and Yoga 🙂
Mallorca is a popular destination for European travelers due to it’s accessibility and fantastic climate. There are so many things to do there that you will likely lament at having to choose what to do while on retreat. Mallorca features 2 mountain ranges in the North and stunning beaches all around the coast. Our retreat center is just 20 minutes away from beautiful beaches on the West side, by car. While in Mallorca you may want to hike in the mountains, visit a village market, see historic and cultural sites or taste unique local wines. Our Yoga Retreat Mallorca will include a daytime visit to a sandy beach and a village market. Two optional tours are available; 1) a wine tour and dinner and 2) a daylong hike in the serra Tramuntana area. See more about optional tours below.
Day Trips and Tours
Visit traditional Mallorquin Fincas that have been producing their own wines for centuries. These Fincas have been handpicked for a unique experience in the Wine World for our special afternoon/evening tour.First, we will visit the oldest winery in Mallorca (1711), we’ll stroll through the BODEGA’s fermentation tanks along with their beautiful cellars. There will be a chance to taste their superb wines together with typical Mallorquin tapas.
Our second stop will take us to a very old Mallorquin working Finca which has been in the same family for more than 6 generations. The vineyards are set in the fields below the Finca in a stunning location. We’ll will walk amongst the vines and see how the plants produce “magic” fruit in this small and unique BODEGA. At this location we will try some of the wines produced on the property as well as wines from 3 other area bodegas. Local, homemade tapas will be served with each wine.
After plenty of wine and exploration we will enjoy the the sunset with one of the best views on the island over a dinner of Spanish Paella.
- Pick up and drop off at the Retreat House
- Tour of two wineries
- Wine samples from 5 Mallorcan vineyards
- Sunset paella dinner
Trip Leader – Mandy Ryle
Mandy Ryle is the owner of Sound Method Yoga. She is a versatile instructor with over 10 years of teaching experience. Mandy taps into a wealth of knowledge about yoga philosophy, anatomy, and asana repertoire to produce opportunities for growth and learning. Her classes follow an arc, facilitating a practice that prioritizes awareness and sensitivity through postures, breath, and introspection. Yoga Retreat Mallorca is Mandy’s third international Yoga retreat. Learn more about Mandy