Yoga Retreats to celebrate National Vegetarian Week

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Last Updated on August 9, 2021 by Editor

Did you know that the the 10th – 16th of May is National Vegetarian Week. National Vegetarian Week is an annual event to educate people about the benefits of a meat-free diet.

During National Vegetarian Week people are encouraged to try going meat-free for a week, with vibrant and exciting vegetarian recipes being promoted and shared.

National Vegetarian Week is endorsed by the Vegetarian Society to help people enjoy a vegetarian diet.

To celebrate National Vegetarian Week here are 8 recommended yoga retreats which guarantee servings of delicious and homemade vegetarian food throughout the day, plus plenty of inspiration for new recipes for when you return home.

Adventure Yoga Retreats in Spain

Our handcrafted Adventure Yoga Retreats combines daily vinyasa flow and restorative yoga classes with super exciting activities in the beautiful setting of Andalusian Natural Parks.

From canyoning in the stunning Green Gorge, kayaking in a local lake, cycling the Green Road, hiking in Grazalema National Park, Via Ferrata in Ronda and visit to historic Ronda town, relaxing and detoxifying in Suryalila’s own salt water swimming pool and sauna, to learning how to dance flamenco and enjoying delicious organic meals every day, you will love it all.

The goal of this retreat is to help you deepen your yoga practice in a beautiful retreat environment while exploring the Spanish countryside through outdoor activities here in the breathtaking nature of Andalusia. Classes will be focused on alignment, moving with integrity, powerful breathing and meditation practices. The morning sessions will be vigorous and uplifting and the afternoon classes rejuvenating and relaxing, with a strong focus on breathing. The yoga holiday is ideal for active people and nature lovers.

There could not be a better way to experience all that Andalusia’s magnificent nature and culture have to offer! Suryalila exudes a sense of vastness the minute you arrive: rolling hills, sunflower fields and lakes – the perfect backdrop to deepen your yoga practice.

With its beautifully decorated rooms, gorgeous rolling hills & olive groves, salt water pool and nourishing meals, Suryalila ensures you will be completely satisfied. This trip is open to all levels of yoga experience, all ages, families, couples, friends and solo travellers.

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Way Of The Goddess Retreat with Gourmet Vegan Food

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We will swim in wild waters, soothe our skin with healing unguents, make gorgeous plant-based meals together and learn the fine art of beditation.

A goddess realises that love, strength and connection cannot be felt from someone else, but must rise from within. And to that end, we will learn essential tools of self-care, we will practice joy and become mindful of when we judge ourselves or others. We will learn how to cleanse the shackles of history from our very DNA.

Discover:

  • Breathing, mindfulness and visualisation techniques to apply to any yoga practice that will ease your soul back into the practice. This includes
  • Using the concept of the “ Edge” to turn your yoga practice into a life practice
  • Practices to develop your intuition
  • Practices of self-acceptance
  • Investigating the link between judgement, discernment, acceptance and forgiveness
  • Philosophies on the nature of reality, and where science and mystical wisdom traditions meet
  • Going beyond the paradigm of masculine and feminine to investigate your experience
  • Self-care and the fine art of beditation
  • Making natural beauty products to help you detoxify
  • For those who are interested, weaning yourself of detergent heavy soaps, shampoos and conditioners
  • For those who are interested in joining the cooking workshops, we will be covering nut based dairy, raw desserts free from processed sugar, wheat or eggs, and simple but beautiful main meals

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Vale de Moses Yoga Retreat in the Portuguese Mountains

Vale de Moses is a family run yoga retreat in the heart of the Portuguese mountains. Spend a week or more practicing yoga, receiving massage and acupuncture treatments, walking in forests, swimming in natural river pools and eating delicious nutritious food.

Stay in one of the beautifully restored stone cottages, Soulpads or in a Tipi.  Our retreat home is perfect for those in need of a break, rest and relaxation. We are surrounded by nature and forests, peace and tranquility – the perfect ingredients to restore your body and mind.

The combination of good food and sleep, clean mountain air and water, therapeutic massage and acupuncture, hill walking and river swimming, all create a highly restorative context in which to begin, or to deepen, your yoga practice.

Soulfully reconnect with our planet and with your own body. This warm invitation to deepen your love affair with yoga, is open for everyone, travelling alone or with friends, new to yoga or practicing for decades. Most of our retreats at Vale de Moses include morning and afternoon classes, a health consultation, massage/acupuncture treatment, 3 nourishing daily meals and a trip to the nearby Rio Zêzere.

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Rejuvenating Yoga and Pilates in Fuerteventura

Join us year round at our Surya retreat, on the sun-blessed island of Fuerteventura, with epic sand dunes rolling down into the turquoise ocean, breathtaking white-sand beaches and dramatic volcanic sunsets.

More than just a holiday, we are here to support you in your wellbeing journey, making you feel at ease from the moment you arrive. Relax and revitalise at Surya, one of Europe’s leading yoga and pilates retreats in the Canary Islands.

Stretch and strengthen your body and mind and bring yourself back into balance with a unique blend of yoga, pilates and meditation. Enjoy mouthwatering vegetarian meals, holistic massages and stunning sunsets over the volcanoes.

Our seven night Yoga and Pilates retreats run every week from Saturday to Saturday. They are designed to help reduce stress, improve fitness and vitality and most importantly take time for you. Perfect for all levels from beginner to advanced practitioners.

For relaxation, healing and pampering we include an hour massage in your programme, plus we have a team of experienced therapists offering complementary therapies such as ayurvedic consultations and reiki, holistic and sports massage and beauty treatments.

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Springtime Hiking Yoga Retreat in the Peak District

Our springtime Peak District retreat is the perfect short stay adventure. Great for nature-loving yogis that want a more modern, luxurious feel.

Join us for a three-night weekend or mid-week Peak District retreat at a stunning new venue in the Derbyshire Dales, Hope Valley area. With views across the valleys of the Peak District, you will leave feeling like you have had a full escape away!

Our modern home for your springtime Peak District retreat has all the cosy comforts you could ever need. Plush sofas, warming fires and views from every window, of which there are a lot of! An abundance of seating areas both inside and outside means you will have plenty of space. Perfect to curl up with a book or chat with your new retreat friends.

Our days on this Peak District Retreat will be filled but relaxing. Hikes directly from the house, delicious plant-based meals, and yoga to nourish both body and soul.

We will be running covid secure retreats, with reduced numbers and lots of space, as we did summer 2020 – so you will feel like you can relax and enjoy your experience with us.

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8 Day Detox, Yoga, Cooking and Hiking Retreat in Mljet Island, Croatia

This 8 Day Detox, Yoga, Cooking classes, and Hiking Retreat in Mljet Island, Croatia will nourish, nurture and inspire your body, mind and spirit. It will create a platform on which you will be able to build on once when your return home, so that you can continue implementing positive changes and healthy life style in your daily life.

During this retreat you will experience the joy of yoga practice combined with meditation and breathing exercises. The healthy cooking classes are led by our macrobiotic chef whose love and knowledge of nutritional, healthy, organic food is truly exceptional. You will also join hiking trips with stunning views of the island, lakes and sea and to Odysseus’ cave.

You will be spoiled and nurtured by our chef who will cater for your needs with love and care. Our holistic wellbeing yoga retreat is a short training that will help you start a balanced, healthy lifestyle and it is also a great way to relax, meet new people and just have a joyful, restorative and rejuvenating holiday.

We only accommodate a small number of participants, in order for us to be able to serve you in the best possible way and to care of each of participants needs as well as to give everyone the personal attention that is needed during yoga classes as well as cooking classes.

The schedule is designed in a way that every day is a new experience. At the evening tea time, you can discuss and reflect on the experience that you had throughout the day.

Experience the lush, peaceful, unspoiled and serene environment of National nature park. You will find yourself surrounded by abundance of green thick lushes forest of pine trees, enchanting turquoise salty lakes, crystal clear blue sea and breathtaking nature.

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7 Night Breathtaking Hiking and Yoga holiday in Montenegro

If you are a lover of the great outdoors then this hiking and yoga holiday in Montenegro is for you. We have planned a week to showcase all that this untouched area of the world has to offer!.

You can expect a relaxed yet exhilarating itinerary, with breathtaking hikes, water sports, boat excursions, beautiful day trips and more, with 3 hours of yoga per day.

We are based in a beautifully renovated olive mill 10 minutes from the spectacular coast, a short walk from the traditional old town and with its cosy restaurants and shops, so if you choose to have a day to relax by yourself, this is fine, too!

If you haven’t visited Montenegro before, you are absolutely in for a treat. Unlike its neighbour Croatia, Montenegro is relatively untouched by tourism but shares the same stunning coastline, scenery and friendly people, we have planned a week for you exploring all that Montenegro has to offer!

Montenegro is half the size of Wales, but in a relatively small area you will be lucky to find an incredible coastline with unspoilt beaches, clear lakes in the national parks for wild swimming, rivers fit for kayaking, and mountains that are begging to be conquered. We can arrange day tours, hiking, cycling and more for you so that you can take in all there is of this incredible country.

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Gourmet Cuisine, Yoga and Wine Retreat in Tuscany

We have created a very special opportunity for you to join us at a magical farmhouse in Tuscany, to experience and enjoy the vibrant Tuscan culture.

This week-long Wine & Wellness retreat in Tuscany happens only once a year! It begins on Sunday, June 6, 2021. We invite you to arrive at our villa any time after 3 pm, so you can join the delectable welcome dinner Sunday evening.

Each weekday you’ll sweat and flow with a morning Lakshmi Rising Hatha Vinyasa class. You’ll have a single or double room in the Brolioquinto farmhouse, and enjoy curated cultural and culinary experiences in this famous wine-producing region, until your departure on Saturday, June 12, after breakfast.

Tuscany’s unparalleled fusion of history, nature, and food offers the ideal location for a serene immersion into yoga—with some fabulous adventures to boot!

Optional excursions include a visit to a boutique biodynamic vineyard and winery featuring a vegetarian lunch and wine pairing; a day trip to Cortona including a special visit to the Molesini & Sons Wine Market; an outing to Terme San Giovanni thermal spa; truffle hunting; in-house massage therapy and healing body work; and much more.

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