28 September – 5 October 2019

Travelling from the outside in
Yoga and Meditation Retreat with Joan Hyman

Canary Islands, Lanzarote, Spain

Take a deep breath and feel the pure blessing of a sunny escape in Autumn. Allow changes to happen in this truly magic island.

This all-inclusive retreat is a perfect combination of nourishing yoga practices lead by the senior experienced teacher Joan Hyman, meditation and guided relaxation practices, island atmosphere, nature trips  and a selection of delicious and healthy organic food.

Discover this unique island, declared Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO:. Have a bath in secluded beaches, feel the strength and the energy of the volcanic earth, explore the unspoilted La Graciosa Island…

Set yourself up for the next cycle of the year, reset and rejuvenate your soul & body.

This is all about practice, healing and selfcare.

THE PROGRAM

You will experience an oasis of tranquility that gives you the space you need to improve, reinforce or return to your practice.

Joan will lead you in delicious long daily morning and evening yoga classes. You will understand better how to personalize your yoga practice so it fits your body.

In the evening, you will be immersed in silent meditation, guided relaxation and energy healing practices with Paloma Dorado, to experience the peace and the stillness within ourselves.

All levels are welcome! We will tailor to each individual​, so that everyone is sure to get the most out of their practice!

The daily program will be enriched with trips to the most special natural places out of the turistic tracks, organized by us with care and love, to allow you to discover the island without having to plan, prepare, think how to reach each spot or pay any extra.

We will feel the healing power of nature , that help us to integrate the positive and new mindset that yoga can bring into our daily life.

The group will be small, to take care of each detail with time and dedication.

All excursions and transport are included.

We will have time to discover the magic of Lanzarote, exploring unique places, bathing in isolated beaches, meditating inside a volcano, trekking though cliffs and watching the beautiful sunrise or sunset from the best spots of the island.

Outstanding excursions:

  • Endless golden sand Famara Beach (Surfing and best sunset spot)
  • Trekking in Caldera Blanca Volcano
  • Boat and half day trip to La Graciosa Island
  • Crystal clear and blue Papagayo Beaches (Snorkeling spot)
  • Meditation inside El Cuervo Volcano
  • Discovering most beautiful spots of Timanfaya Natural Park

THE TEACHER

JOAN HYMAN

Joan Hyman’s grounded teaching style seamlessly supports her students as they emerge from their practice with the rich and bright energy that yoga has to offer. It is here that the space is created for her students to deepen their personal journey while aligning with the teachings of true yogic traditions.

Joan’s teachings come from an organic and intuitive place, as she draws upon the combination Ayurveda, meditation, as well as the studies of Ashtanga and Iyengar yoga.

An authentic modern day yogi, Joan’s love and devotion show up in her practice and through her teachings.
With over twenty years of experience leading retreats, trainings, and workshops worldwide – fifteen of which as a distinguished YogaWorks senior teacher – Joan recently brought her expertise to Wanderlust. As Director of Teacher Trainings, Joan collaborates with teachers who are experts in their field of study with the goal to create an eclectic training program for students at any level.

As a leader in the Los Angeles yoga community, Joan also contributes to popular blogs such as The Daily Love, Elephant Journal, and Wanderlust. She has been featured in Yoga Journal, ORIGIN Magazine and Women’s Health for her advice and expertise on health and wellness.

Joan’s openhearted approach to teaching yoga keeps both her inner spirit
and her students continuously evolving.

You can find out more about Joan at www.joanhyman.com

WHERE

lanzarote

Lanzarote is one of the best preserved islands of the Canary Islands in Spain. It offers mild and pleasant temperature all year round, crystal clear waters with abundant marine life, relaxing beaches and 300 volcanoes that give a special energy to the land.

We will stay in an eco-conscious villa surrounded by vineyards located in a large property in open countryside, with a harmonious and peaceful atmosphere far from traffic and light contamination. It’s located only 15 minutes drive from the best beaches of the island and 20 minutes from the airport (with direct flights to most European capitals).

A unique paradise in nature to support your practice, where you can let the healing essence of the place regenerate you.

You will stay in beautiful little houses or studios in single or shared accomodation, each with their own bathroom and terrace.

It also offers a solar-heated pool, large organic garden, massage and alternative therapies room and WIFI access.

You will be experience a high quality vegetaine cuisine that is made fresh and mostly organic, picked directly from the garden and cooked with love and dedication by our Italian private chef. All dishes favor the regeneration of our body, with delicious gluten or lactose-free options prepared upon request.

Sample Daily Schedule (*)

Saturday 28:

Arrival: Check in from 16.00

  • 18.00 Presentation and Introductory Class
  • 20.00 Dinner

Everyday, from September 29 to October 4:

  • 8:30 – 10.00 Energizing morning: yoga class with Joan Hyman
  • 10.30 – 11.30 Brunch
  • 11.30 – 16.30 Discovering the island: excursions/ nature/ beach/ treking
  • 17.00 – 18.30 Restore and renew: Afternoon yoga class with Joan Hyman.
  • 19.00 – 20.00 Dinner
  • 20.30 – 21.30 Relaxing Evening: Meditation / Guided Relaxation /Engery Healing with Paloma Dorado

October 5:

  • 8:30 – 9.30 Farewell yoga class with Joan Hyman
  • 10.00 – 11.00 Brunch

Departure: Check out before 11.30

(*) The scheduleis tentative. It can change depending on the type and duration of the trips and the weather conditions.

Package Includes

  • Accommodation in little houses,studios or rooms, both with ensuite bathroom and terrace (7 nights).
  • Healthy vegetarian food, using fresh, local and organic ingredients prepared by an experienced Italian chef (2 meals per day)
  • Coffee, teas, purified drinkable water and fruits available all day long.
  • Use of the solar-panel heated swimming-pool.
  • 2 Yoga classes per day with Joan Hyman in a beautiful indoor yoga shala.
  • Evening meditation, guided relaxation and healing with Paloma Dorado.
  • Trips to some of the most pure, tranquil and beautiful natural places in the Island.
  • Transport on all the excursions with our own rental cars.
  • Boat to La Graciosa Island.
  • Transport from/to the airport.
  • Local guides and advice.

On request (at additional cost):

  • Several types of massages and energy healing (on request at arrival)

Flights tickets are not included

Total Price

SPECIAL OFFER: Accomodation in double rooms with shared bathroom. Just 2 places left: 1100 € 

Accomodation in double shared house, studio or room with private bathroom and terrace: 1440 €.

Note: there are different forms of double accommodation: small houses (50 m2-40 m2), studios (30 m2), double rooms (15 m2) and one Yurt (28 m2).  All of the these double shared options with private bathroom have the same price. The specific type of double accommodation will be assigned by registration order.

Accomodation in double studio with private bathroom and terrace, for single use: 1640 € (LAST PLACES)

All prices are per person.

To secure your retreat booking, we require a 300 € deposit. Full payment is due before August 21, 2019

For more information, write to us: info@shamaretreats.com. We will be happy to answer.