Yoga Ishta Style - Barcelona, Spain

Yoga Ishta Style Retreat FAQs

  • The yoga
  • Number of participants
  • Airport transfer/ arrival and departure details and times
  • Accommodation types
  • Activities on offer at the Ski/ Mountain Resort
  • Extra costs involved
  • What do I need to bring?
  • How to book and pay

What are Yoga Ishta Style Retreats?

Combining a program of yoga, meditation and group activities in a French Alps setting YIS Retreats provide a unique and wonderful way to have fun on your adventure holiday whilst connecting with the wonder of nature. In winter skiing, boarding and other activities are offered, in summer you can design your holiday to include hiking and biking in inspiring mountain places. Designed to allow you free time to enjoy the tranquil mountainous surrounds in the French Alps to the fullest capacity starting with an energising and nurturing yoga practice, followed by skiing/ boarding (winter) or hiking/ biking (summer) and then apres ski activities (yogi style) in the chalet for the afternoon and evening.

FAQs- URBAN RETREATS FAQs- MOUNTAIN RETREATS FAQs- SAILING & YOGA RETREATS

FAQs- URBAN YOGA & ACTIVITY RETREATS

Yoga Ishta Style offers some fabulous Urban retreats in and around the mediterranean city of Barcelona, SPAIN. Whether mixing yoga with Pole Dancing or Zumba we believe that yoga can be combined with every discipline of movement and be integrated into our everyday lives in a city environment. These retreats are designed to allow participants to enjoy some sightseeing, beach lazing and cultural immersion whilst taking part in daily yoga and other classes.

 

 

FAQs- MOUNTAIN ADVENTURE YOGA RETREATS

HOW MANY PEOPLE ON EACH RETREAT?

16 maximum but on average around 12 people per retreat.

IS THE HOLIDAY SUITABLE FOR NON-SKIIERS / BOARDERS AND INEXPERIENCED YOGA STUDENTS

Yes to both! The yoga classes will cater to complete beginners and offer something more for the more advanced student. Not only will you be able to experience countless benefits of yoga during your wellness retreat, but you can carry on your yoga practice at home and throughout your life. The ski resort offers slopes suitable for beginners to learn skiing or boarding and has a ski school you can book into group or private lessons.

I AM AN ADVANCED SKIIER, ARE THERE SUITABLE SLOPES FOR ME?

Yes there are 160km of slopes with 15 black runs that include challenging blacks, with villages and forests and off-piste options.

WHERE DO I FLY TO/ TAKE TRAIN TO?

Book flights to Geneva airport for all French Alps retreat or take the green approach and take the train. 

HOW DO I GET FROM THE AIRPORT TO THE CHALET?

Our hosts pick you up and drop you off, the transfers are included in the cost of the retreat.

WHAT TIME DO I ARRIVE?

It is suggested you book a return ticket to arrive at Geneva airport at 2pm on Day 1 and depart at 4pm on Final day. Same with train arrival times. Winter and Summer transfers to/ from the resort are on Sunday unless otherwise advised.

HOW MANY PEOPLE WILL BE IN ONE ROOM?

The maximum in one room is three people. There are some double rooms available. We will place you in shared accommodation.

CAN I HIRE SNOW SHOES FOR WALKING? WHAT OTHER ACTIVITIES ARE ON OFFER?

Yes you can - there are various ski schools that hire them such as alpes randos, ecole du ski francais and evolution 2. Other activities you could choose to do are: dog sledding, nordic walking, snowkiting and heliskiiing. Free activities include: exploring by foot over 11km of forested marked and well-maintained trails.

IS THE COST OF THE SKI LIFT PASS INCLUDED?

No, some people may choose to ski for less days than others so we will leave this choice to you. As a guide to prices, a 6 day adult lift pass is £160

IS THE COST OF THE SKIING/ BOARDING EQUIPMENT INCLUDED

No, some people may choose to ski for less days than others so we will leave this choice to you. Prices for board or ski, boot and pole hire range from £86 to £10 for beginners to advanced 6 day hire.

WHAT EXTRA COSTS DO I NEED TO CONSIDER?

Insurance, flights, ski hire,lunches.

IS THE FOOD VEGETARIAN?

There are vegetarian and meat options available. Nourishing meals are offered to replenish the energy spent from your day on the mountains and to delight your senses and of course 'when in France', gourmet cheese and other local culinary delights will be incorporated into the menu (dairy free options available)

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

WINTER: Yoga mat, comfortable clothes, notebook or journal, swimsuits. We provide bath towels, comfortable clothes, all skiing and boarding equipment can be hired if you do not have your own.
SUMMER: Yoga mat, notebook or journal, swim suits, sunscreen, running/ hiking shoes, backpack, sunhat,comfortable clothes, personal toiletries. We provide bath towels, all sporting equipment can be hired if you don't own your own.

HOW DO I BOOK INTO THE RETREAT?

To book into any retreat, first please fill out the booking form at: http://www.yogaishtastyle.com/retreats-book-now. Details on how to make a deposit are on this page also. Generally a £250 deposit is required to hold your place. Can vary slightly depending on retreat.

WHAT ARE THE ACCEPTED MODES OF PAYMENT?

Direct deposit into bank account or PayPal via the Yoga Ishta Style website. If you can only pay with credit card, this is possible however a 3% charge will be added.

WHAT IS THE CANCELLATION POLICY FOR RESERVATIONS?

If you need to cancel, we will deduct a £75 administration fee. We will also keep £150 as a holding deposit which can be used on any other retreat in the future.

FAQs SAILING & YOGA RETREATS

In 2013 Yoga Ishta Style retreats will offer two exciting sailing & yoga retreats. Watch this space!!

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