Stressed out, time poor and in need of a holiday that will kick start your health? Here’s our Recommended Wellness Retreats for busy professionals.
Retreats for busy professionals in Greece
Dates: 20th – 27th October
Best for: Deepening your meditation practice
Location: Lefkada Greece
What to expect: Join us for a beautiful and transformative Indian Yoga and Alchemist Meditation experience in the scenic backdrop of Lefkada Islands, Greece. Learn to go inside through deep Buddhist meditation and classical yoga in order to release our blockages and undo the cycles of our past, while simultaneously applying this powerful knowledge in order to heal the body through tantra, ayurveda and reflexology practices.
Winner of the Luxury Travel Guide Awards 2017 for Asia and Australia region and Service Excellence by Tripadvisor this is an intensive spiritual experience, where with the back drop of pure nature you can learn to go inside, let go off the pain, the cycles of limitations and expand beyond your original self through simple direct work on and into the mind which the Yogis have practiced for thousands of years.
There are opportunities to work directly with the Zen master and seek Transcendental appointments and therapies from him during the retreat. Come, allow yourself the change you have always wanted, but did not know how to create. This retreat is immerse and content rich, suitable for the student who is ready to form his her spiritual path.
Our luxurious back drop if the Urania Luxury Resorts, standing on top of a mountain overlooking the 7 Ionian Islands and the beautiful Ionian Sea.
Price: From €2450
Retreats for busy professionals in France
Dates: 11th – 15th October
Best for: Switching off and discovering the deliciousness of plant based food
Location: French Pyrenees
What to expect: A 5 day Yoga, Mindfulness and Embodied Mediation Retreat in a French Chateau to re-establish a rich, soulful connection to your yoga and meditation practice. Located in a picturesque medieval village in the southern French Pyrenees, the house feels like a temple, the rooms are large and stylish.
This retreat is intended for all those in need of rejuvenation, rest and relaxation, and those who are seeking a more mystical connection to their existing yoga and meditation practice.
Retreat facilitator Gertrud shares her practice of Embodied Meditation, which is the yoga of breath, mindfulness and movement. Without excessive effort, the practice strengthens your core, legs and hips, tones your parasympathetic nervous system and sets alight your inner space.
The gourmet vegan food has been described as sensational, outrageous, alchemical, the best ever, and more. It is often raw, always free from dairy, meats, gluten, and sugar.
There will be periods of free time each day, which gives you opportunity to just relax in the walled garden, pamper yourself or explore wild swimming in nearby lakes and rivers. You will be held within a clear daily structure. You are welcome to add additional nights to the end of your stay.
Price: From €800
Retreats for busy professionals in Spain
Dates: 19th – 24th October
Best for: Designed for people who find themselves over-thinking or over-analysing, or who are prone to stress and fear they are heading for burn-out, and for those seeking to heal trauma or heartbreak.
Location: Ibiza, Spain
What do expect: Through mindfulness and meditation practices to train the “monkey mind” and flowing, therapeutic yoga for all abilities, you will ease relentless mind-chatter and tune into the quieter voice of your inner-guidance system.
The 21st century sees us constantly plugged in and always digitally available; we invite you to step into stillness, switch off your phone and tune back in. Bring the art of mindfulness into your yoga practise, with breath-work and meditation to reconnect to your power-centre and inner guide. Feel new passions and purpose emerge, empowering you to create a more sustainable love-life-work equilibrium, and step forward into a more harmonious chapter of your life. This is for you if you are feeling burned out, tired out or in need of stillness.
A personal program of massages and therapies will help you to let go of stress and tensions and practical life coaching techniques to take away with you, will transform your fears and anxieties, whilst daily meditations and evening yin and restorative yoga rejuvenate your peace and clarity. You will then feel fresh insights arise, with holistic life coaching and spiritual counselling to help this process further.
And 1:1 yoga therapy and wellness coaching will empower you with a compelling daily practice and a new sense of personal boundaries, so you can feel equipped and excited about your return to reality.
Price: From €1595
Retreats for busy professionals in Italy
Dates: 24th – 30th May
Best for: Culture and spa lovers
Location: Amalfi Coast, Italy
What to expect: Join us for our seven day retreat combining daily yoga classes (and on this Amalfi retreat, it will be a class overlooking the sea!), walks and hikes around the breathtaking scenery on the Amalfi Coast, as well as a day walking one of Italy’s most renowned scenic hikes, the “Sentiero degli Dei” and several other lesser known paths in the area.
A meditation walk will be included in the week as well. We’ll also be learning about and experiencing firsthand the amazing flavours of this region. Each day we’ll be able to enjoy mouth-watering cuisine, as well as take part in tastings from wine and olive oil, to cheeses, pastries, and lemons. From award-winning restaurants to family farms and kitchens, learning and enjoying the food will be an added bonus to working up an appetite during our classes and walks!
Price: From US $3295
Retreats for busy professionals in the Algarve
Dates: Open March – November
Best for: A health kick start
What to expect: Escape everyday life and treat yourself to an indulgent 5 day retreat at a boutique hotel with maximum pampering and minimum stress. This is the perfect spa getaway experience just for you with your partner or a friend guaranteed to rejuvenate, relax and de-stress.
Boost your energy levels and establish new healthy habits with our selection of spa treatments and restaurant menu.
This Relax & Revive 5 day retreat includes 5 nights in a room with a beautiful sea or garden view, a welcome smoothie or juice on the hotel’s panoramic terrace with stunning views of the sparkling ocean and endless sky, super-food breakfasts with dairy free alternatives, fresh fruit, vegetable juices and smoothies.
A two course lunch is included on two days of this relaxing break, to be taken on days of your choice as well as one evening four course dinner with vegetarian, vegan and raw food options.
As part of the retreat you can enjoy four organic treatments in the hotel’s Neal’s Yard Remedies of Covent Garden London Spa the first overseas spa of its kind.
This includes Indian Head Massage, Body Harmony Treatment, Relaxing Back Massage and a Facial. Morning yoga sessions are included every other day and you will also enjoy unlimited access to the wellness pool, sauna and steam room.
So relax and completely unwind with us, it will make a world of difference to your health and wellbeing and see you returning home completely renewed.
Price: From €795
Retreats for busy professionals in Sri Lanka
Dates: Open all year
Best for: Rest and connection with nature
Location: Sri Lanka
What to expect: The Sen Wellness Sanctuary is a small, peaceful and modest retreat in a nature reserve set between a lagoon and the ocean in the south of Sri Lanka. It is the perfect place to immerse yourself in natural beauty and relax and rejuvenate your body and mind. The Sanctuary offers Yoga and Ayurveda retreats all year round and hosts detox retreats and special Signature retreats a few times a year. Founder Sam Kankanamge, is a world-renowned Osteopath who runs a clinic in London as well as hosting the signature retreats at the Sen Wellness Sanctuary himself.
We teach Kundalini Yoga and other yoga styles in twice daily classes that mark sunrise and sunset. The gentle rhythm of the sanctuary and the pared back approach and architecture of the place allow for a genuine retreat. The focus at Sen Wellness Retreat is on rest and connection with nature and oneself. The eclectic and fascinating selection of books available are perfect to fill your time between yoga, treatments and walks on the beach. You’ll be encouraged to put away your devices as much as possible and allow for a digital detox too.
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Having trouble choosing from our retreats for busy professionals? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will help you find and book your perfect retreat. Follow our travels on Instagram @soulseedtravel.