...Come Back to Your True Nature Retreat
We are thrilled to announce that Kobi & Pazit will be hosting a special retreat this summer at El Convento, Andalucia, Spain.
Join Kobi & Pazit at our secluded Mediterranean sanctuary to reconnect with yourself and nature.
June 24th – July 1st 2017
Highlights of the retreat include:
4 classes a day: yoga asana, philosophy and meditation
3 vegetarian meals a day
Eco-friendly accommodations surrounded by nature
Beautiful nature trails
Water Bolsa for swimming
Excursion to Spring Water River & local village
Like-minded people from around the world
It’s time to reset and connect to the nature around us, inspiring deeper connection to ourselves. Immerse yourself in the clean air, mountains and forest surrounding the eco village at El Convento Retreat center in stunning Andalucia, Spain.
A daily program of Yoga, Buddhist and Taoist philosophy, Pranayama and Energy healing will reconnect you to your inner source of wisdom and harmony. The peaceful closeness to nature and relaxing Mediterranean lifestyle will allow you to focus on peeling back the layers covering your true self.
Start your day with a morning yoga practice from the rooftop terrace overlooking panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. Discover how to integrate spirituality into everyday life through interactive talks. Enjoy delicious vegetarian food with local flavor served 3 times a day. Benefit from diverse healing methods during an afternoon practice, including Kundalini Yoga, Yin Yoga, and Taoist movements. Ease into restful sleep with guided evening meditations. Connect with a like-minded community and create a spiritual life that will keep you happy and balanced.
A day trip to a pristine local river for picnicing, sunbathing and relaxing, and then on to the nearby village for sightseeing and tapas will allow for more time with nature and to experience the local culture.
All together, your experience will include:
Exploring different techniques and perspectives for dealing with restrictive emotions & thoughts
Finding connection between ourselves and nature
Learning many spiritual principles to create a new frame of body-mind health
Increasing mindfulness and awareness to live a fulfilling life
Spiritual philosophy classes integrating the wisdom of Yoga, Buddhism, Taoism and Zen; drawing on Buddhist texts, particularly the heart sutra
Diverse meditation practices from the traditions of Yoga and Buddhism
Yoga Asana posture classes—increasing awareness of both the physical and energy bodies through Hatha, Kundalini and Yin Yoga
Spiritual activities to connect with nature, increasing inner peace and harmony
Using the breath to access heightened awareness of absolute consciousness
Location & Facilities
El Convento Yoga Retreat Centre is nestled in the Sierra de las Nieves nature reserve in Andalucia. The reserve is only a 30 minute drive from the beautiful mountaintop city of Ronda and a 70 minute drive from the region’s capital Malaga.
The centre features a unique panoramic roof practice space, offering beautiful views of the mountainside, sunrise and sunset. The main room is equipped with an open plan kitchen and dining area, creating a community atmosphere. Outside, a 12 meter long terrace provides the opportunity to relax and enjoy the stunning nature.
The centre’s facilities have an eco-charm, with sleeping rooms in huts or tents set within nature, accessing a shared compost bathroom outdoors and a shared conventional bathroom indoors. Wi-fi is available throughout the centre.
Set within olive and almond trees on flat ground, the centre is overlooked by forested mountains and a former monastery in the north. The crumbling ruins of the church provide a mystical atmosphere amidst the breathtaking nature.
Accommodation & Prices
Single Hut: $900
Shared Hut (2 Single Beds) : $760 per person
Single Tent: $800
Private Tent for Couples (Double Bed): $1,400
*To secure your reservation, we ask for a non-refundable deposit of 50% of the retreat package via PayPal. The remaining balance is payable upon check-in.
The 7 day Spain retreat fee includes:
Excursion to local river
Accommodation for 7 nights
Three healthy vegetarian meals a day
Open use of all house facilities with wi-fi access
*Transportation to and from the airport is not included but can be arranged for an additional fee.
If you would like to book a place, or for more information please contact Vagabond Temple directly here .
Kobi is a yoga and meditation practitioner and teacher, a nutritional and holistic health counsellor and life coach. Kobi was born in Israel in 1981 and has a degree in Comparative Religion (Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism and Western Philosophy) from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He has extensive experience and education in varying styles of yoga including Ashtanga Vinyasa, Kundalini, Hatha, Yin and Iyengar. In addition to training with yoga masters around the world, and becoming certified in Thai Yoga Massage and Yoga Therapy, he has a great passion for and knowledge of health and nutrition-based healing methods including—raw food, ayurveda, integrated nutrition and a natural hygiene nutrition method. Kobi uses his extensive theoretical knowledge complemented with years of practical experience working as a life coach and social worker to gently guide people on their path to self-realization.
Pazit is a yoga and meditation practitioner and teacher, a life coach and holistic healing therapist specialising in reiki, pranic healing and reflexology as well as self-development through theatre.
Pazit was born in Israel in 1976 and has degrees in both Performance Arts as well as Education from the David Yalin Institute in Jerusalem. She is a certified reflexologist (Reidaman Institute in Jerusalem) and completed numerous studies in Reiki, including her Master level in 2012. While deepening her yoga practice in buddhist studies and retreats, she became a certified yoga teacher at Yoga Vidya Gurukul in Nasik, India. Pazit has over 10 years of experience in teaching, leading group workshops, personal coaching and alternative healing. She combines her extensive knowledge and expertise to help people heal and offer support on their life journey.
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