Yoga Detox Retreat
The Yoga Detox holiday is our most popular yoga retreat. Whether Yoga is new to you, or you are an accomplished Yogi, you will enjoy and benefit highly from my specific detoxifying blend of Yoga postures. The level of instruction is personalized to suit each individual.
On a daily basis you will have two meditation sessions and two yoga classes including asanas (postures), pranayama (breathing exercises) and relaxation techniques. You will be served breakfast, a light lunch and dinner, all based on simple, but pure, healthy, vegetarian yoga food.
(read more about my food philosophy)
To help the detoxifying process of your body, we use special detox devices, foods and natural supplements to help eliminate accumulated toxins. Yoga has a very detoxifying effect on the organs, and our yoga classes focus on poses beneficial to the detox process. Diseases are born in the body, and their root is often over toxicity (body pollution caused by heavy metals, pesticides, preservatives and other foreign toxins). More and more diseases are caused by our modern lifestyle therefore cleansing is an essential physical process that brings health and happiness.
The detox not only happens on a physical level. You can also expect a body, mind and heart detox!
07:15 Yoga class - asanas, pranayama and relaxation (90mins)
10:00 Talk on nutrition/lifestyle
11:00 Spare time to relax or for other activities
14:00 Snack, light lunch
17:00 Yoga class (90mins)
Through the combination Yoga and healthy vegetarian food, your body will receive a boost of life energy. You will leave the holiday with a deeper understanding of yoga, a healthy body, a relaxed and clear mind, and an open heart (and sparkling eyes )
We offer all our Yoga Detox Retreats at the majestic retreat center of
Monte Velho. Located in the rolling hills of St. Vincent Natural Park
(Carrapateria), Monte Velho sits on the western edge of Portugal and
overlooks the great Atlantic ocean.
Life in Monte Velho is kept down to earth, though it is a first class
resort with a large Yoga hall, sauna and steam room. The Monte Velho
bungalows are very cozy and warm with comfortable beds. It is your
decision if you want to stay in a single room, shared with one - or shared with 3 fellow yogis. All the rooms at Monte Velho are en suite and are cleaned
every day by the Monte Velho staff. From the venue it is a 7 min drive to
View Monte Velho on: Monte Velho photo album.
The teacher for our yoga detox retreat in 2016 is Diana
15 - 21 April 2018
14 - 20 October 2018
If fully booked enquire for waiting list or other suggestions.
Arrival time for all Yoga Detox Retreats: Sunday between 3 and 6pm
Departure: Saturday 10am
Prices per person:
Shared room with max 3 other person (female only): 790 Euros
Shared room with 1 other person: 980 Euros
Single room: 1280 Euros
Please enquire for larger group prices
Alternative therapies like massages, foot reflexology, shiatsu, spiritual healing, reiki, acupuncture, homeopathy, holistic horse riding, nutrition consultations = approx 45 Euros / hour
Other spare time activities include hammock relaxation, nature walks, salt water bathing...
Other detox retreats run by the Algarveyoga Family