Indulge yourself in an authentic Moroccan medina!
With its riads, palaces, mosques and fountains, Fez is probably the most typical Moroccan medina and a magical spot to practice Yoga. Listed in the UNESCO World Heritage, with its 1200-year-old history, the medina is home to the oldest university of the world, the Qaraouyine. Former imperial city, Fez remains the cultural and spiritual center of Morocco. Every year, the World Festival of Sacred Music and the Festival of Sufi Music are organized there.
Saturday, February 7th
*12.00 - 15.00 ~ Check in & welcoming circle.
*16.00 - 18.00 ~ Yin Restorative tuning into the body.
*19.30 ~ Moroccan dinner.
FULL - DAY PROGRAM
*7.00 - Moroccan herbal tisane + morning refresher.
*7.30 – 8.00 ~ Pranayama.
*8 - 9.30 ~ Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga led class and *Mysore style*.
*9.30 - 11.00 ~ Moroccan Brunch.
*14.00 – 16.00 : *Cultural activity.
*16.30 - Afternoon refresher and snack.
*17h00 - 19h30 ~ Yoga workshop/Vinyasa/Yin style.
*20.00 - 21h30 ~ Moroccan Dinner.
Friday, February 13th (Closing Circle + Check-out)
*7.00 - Morning refresher.
*7.30 – 8.30 ~ Pranayama & Walking Meditation.
*8.30 - 10.00 ~ Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga led class and *Mysore style*.
*10.00 - 11.30 ~ Moroccan Brunch
*12.00 ~ Check-out.
Sharing occupancy price: 880€
Single occupancy price: 1170€
- six nights / seven days.
- FULL Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Program for all levels, beginners, intermediate, advanced and Mysore Style Practitioners l (including morning and evening Pranayama, Meditation and Ashtanga Vinyasa Class, workshops, Yin Restorative Yoga).
- FULL Moroccan meals, 1 cooking workshop and "hands-on" dinner.
- Price does not include transportation.
Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga is a traditional form of yoga that was taught by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois in Mysore, India. This method of dynamic yoga involves synchronizing the breath with a progressive series of postures, producing intense internal heat and sweat, which purifies the body from toxins. As a result, not only blood circulation improves, but it also allows the body to gain strength and flexibility. Practionners also increase their ability to concentrate and becomes calmer.
Our teaching is tailored for all levels of practitioners including (beginners, intermediate, advanced, and Mysore Style practitioners). Both morning and evening Yoga sessions will be led with precision and safety, strongly focusing on alignment, posture modifications, gradual adaptation and progressive practices, giving full personal attention to each of participants' needs.
Our teachers are Linda Munro & Gérald Disse at Ashtanga Yoga Paris: www.ashtangayogaparis.fr
This experience of Moroccan "art de vivre" would not be complete without a taste of authentic Fassi cuisine! Fez is also famous for its cuisine, one of the best in Morocco. During this retreat, we will offer you the finest vegetarian and healthy food, inspired by the colored and spicy repertoire of typical Moroccan cuisine, and particulary Fassi cuisine. To give you a taste of what you will be having, visit the blog Bread & Olives: www.breadolives.com
Stay and practice yoga in the quietness and refinement of a Fassi riad. Located in the heart of the medina, near by the main street TalaaSghira, close to Mnebhi Palace, Dar Labchara is a 18th century house, restored and furnished in a traditional style. The courtyard,with its colored zellige (typical Moroccan mosaic), creates a feeling of peace and quietness ideal for relaxation and meditation. The terrace offers an amazing view on this beautiful city and its minarets.
Dar Labchara: www.darlabchara.com
The Global Yogini
As a multi-faceted artist, Carolina Daza a.k.a. The Global Yogini, is a globe-trotter who travels the world planting seeds of holistic approaches to Yoga, Art, and Natural cooking. Carolina has been teaching yoga and organizing retreats for numerous years. Her teachers are Linda Munro & Gérald Disse at Ashtanga Yoga Paris, where she completed her 500HR Yoga Alliance Teacher Training in Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga.
Carolina has a Master's degree in Contemporary Arts from Université Paris 8, as well as a Master’s of Arts and Food Culture at New York University. Carolina lived in a Bhakti Yoga Ashram under the guidance of Divya Alter, her Ayurvedic Teacher, in the Lower East Side of Manhattan.
Certified Yoga teacher & author of Bread & Olives
Majda discovered yoga at the studio where she was practicing dance for many years. But it was when she had her first Ashtanga Class in 2010 that she fell in love with this practice. At that moment, she was consultant in an international management firm. The stress and pressure led her to seek for a more balanced lifestyle.
She then decided to dedicate herself to her passion. After completing a Teacher Training with Linda Munro & Gerald Disse at Ashtanga Yoga Paris, she completed several trainings abroad, in particular in Bali with Prem & Radha Carlisi.
Majda teaches Ashtanga Yoga in Paris and develops a comprehensive approach of wellbeing with her blog Bread & Olives, where she shares healthy and vegetarian recipes inspired by Moroccan cuisine.
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