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MARRAKECH, MOROCCO


YOGA IMMERSION: For the love of practice. Week-long immersive retreat with Sarah Williams

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This immersion will gather together like-minded students of yoga who will bring their own wealth of knowledge to create a unique and welcoming community for the week. Classes and workshops will be designed for experienced practitioners and teachers and are an opportunity to expand your understanding of asana, philosophy and meditation in practical accessible ways relevant to the day to day.

“Sarah’s meticulous, attentive and compassionate classes have enabled me to truly explore yoga, diving deeper into the subtle aspects of the practice. Her knowledge and passion are simply inspiring and she has immensely helped my confidence as a teacher and for that I can’t thank her enough.”  Lucy O'Toole

Through a combination of practice and workshops this immersion provides the space to discuss, experiment, implement and connect with greater depth than most yoga holidays and drop in classes. Workshop themes will include:

  • Asana Labs focused on deconstructing familiar postures, transitions and alignment cues to focus on skilful ways to practice

  • How to use self assists in your own practice and teaching

  • What does it mean to live your yoga?

  • How do you maintain and nourish your self-practice?

  • The art of active rest

Using specific asana and meditative practices as a vehicle to regulate the nervous system, move away from asana as a goal orientated practice and using the body as the ultimate feedback tool you will work to anchor yourself in the present moment. 

As teachers and students of yoga we often overlook the necessity to take time to immerse ourselves in the teaching of yoga.  During this special retreat you will experience daily asana, meditation and restorative practices fused with workshops and discussions providing tools to maintain a rich and fulfilling practice of compassionate self-inquiry.

There is plenty of time between classes for quiet meditation, reflection, journaling and discussion in the beautiful setting of Tigmi. As well as time to relax or explore the surrounding area, or even just the pool!

Participants will have a TT certification or a regular practice for at least 2 years. This retreat will also provide 30 hrs CPD points with YA USA.


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Plenty of time to reflect, unwind and explore the delights of Marrakech.

3rd October:

Arrival day. We leave the day free for you to arrive at leisure. The first group meal will be dinner at 7:30pm on the 3rd. This will be the first time we will meet as a group, although you may meet fellow yogis by the pool beforehand. You can check into your room from 2pm, though if you arrive earlier we will do our best to accommodate you, and you are welcome to enjoy all facilities from whenever you arrive.  

Over dinner, Sarah will introduce herself and chat with you about the week ahead. This is also an opportunity to discuss any injuries or personal issues with her, (there is a chance to let us know any concerns or injuries in advance on the booking form we will send you).

Typical day:

  • 7.00am - 7.30: Help yourself tea and coffee

  • 7.30am - 9.30: Meditation and Asana

  • 9.30am - 10.30: Breakfast

  • 10.30am - 11.30: Walk (silent Tuesday and Thursday) optional

  • 11.30am - 1.30pm: Workshop

  • 1.30pm - 2.30: Lunch

  • 4.30pm - 6:00: Restorative + Nidra

  • 7:30pm: Dinner

10th October:

Departure day. Check out from your room is by midday but we will do our best to accommodate a later check out where possible. Lunch is served as usual at 1pm for those who are leaving later, and you are welcome to continue using the facilities until whatever time you leave.

For more information about the retreat, the surrounding area and travel and transfer information, be sure to visit our Moroccan Retreat Destination page

Choose which room option works for you, everything else is included

• 7 Nights Accommodation
• 2 Daily Yoga Classes of around 90 minutes each and 1 Daily Workshop
• 3 delicious meals a day - prepared with locally sourced ingredients
• Use of two outdoor pools
• Yoga Mats and Props
• All drinking water and refillable water bottle provided


MARRAKECH IMMERSION WITH SARAH WILLIAMS: 3rd OCTOBER to 10th OCTOBER 2020

Full prices

  • £1275 in a shared double or twin with ensuite bathroom

  • £1550 in a double ensuite room as a single supplement

  • A limited number of suites are available at £1650 per person sharing or £1950 as a single supplement.

There are 23 places available at this destination, but numbers will vary.

Reserve your space on this retreat with a £250 deposit per person

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Where in the world will I be?

PANORAMIC RETREAT NEAR MARRAKECH, MOROCCO

 
Earlier Event: October 1
HIGHLANDS, SCOTLAND
Later Event: October 17
MARRAKECH, MOROCCO