In our D’Alijo Retreat Center we offer space to renowned yoga teachers and yoga studios.
Check our agenda below to see which Yoga Retreats or Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) appeals to you the most.
Or see the complete list of our yoga events.
If you find the event of your choice, then you have to book your place directly at the relevant Yoga Studio.
We love to see you soon at our D’Alijo Yoga Retreat Center.
Events Search and Views Navigation
Due to the high demand and waiting list for her earlier retreat in September, Esther is offering another one of her popular retreat weeks September 26th – October 3rd. This week long retreat will be full of yoga, meditation, inquiry, yoga nidra, pranayama and restorative sessions to bring you more peace, awareness, strength and stability in both your body and mind. There will be a maximum of 24 people on the retreat. It takes place in the beautiful surroundings of…Find out more »
We have all heard about texts like the Mahabharata and the Bhagavad Gita; some of us have even read it, and all teachers tell us about the importance of these works. But can we truly understand these books, or their relevance to our lives today? In this course we will read and discuss these texts and explore their relationship with meditation and the chakras. What you will learn This course will dive into one of the most beloved and revered…Find out more »
Yoga classes are held in a beautiful purpose built heated yoga studio situated at the top of a terraced hill. The yoga room has floor to ceiling windows with stunning views out to the peaceful surrounding valley. Enjoy your final savasana to the sound of the rushing waterfall right outside the door. There is also a beautiful grass area near by to conduct classes and posture clinics outside. Between the Bikram Yoga lessons guests can relax on the terrace near…Find out more »
This week long retreat will be full of yoga, meditation, inquiry, yoga nidra, pranayama and restorative sessions to bring you more peace, awareness, strength and stability in both your body and mind. There will be a maximum of 24 people on the retreat. It takes place in the beautiful surroundings of the D’alijo centre, surrounded by nature with great hiking trails, leading you to rivers, waterfalls and natural pools. Wake up to the mountain views enjoying the special energy of…Find out more »
Meret and Mikel will guide you through some powerful yoga sessions. Meret’s dynamic, vigorous Vinyasa flow classes alternate with Mikel’s soothing yin classes. You will experience a week of daily yoga practice and healthy, rich nourishment to make your body feel strong and light & your mind calm and present. You’ll wake up in the morning in the midst of nature’s wonders of rocks, olive trees and waterfalls and kickstart your day with a 1.5-hr- yoga session, followed by a…Find out more »
This retreat is a silent 10-day (100-hour) training - which can be followed individually or in combination with the Advanced Teacher Training - where we will investigate the Mind as true scientists within our own laboratory. The philosophical ground of practice will be based on non-dual practices, Buddhism, and Tantra.Find out more »
We hereby present you with a very unique opportunity for dedicated yoga practitioners looking for further guidance and inspiration in their practice: a 10-day (100-hour training) retreat guided by Satya Katiza and Kevin Sahaj at D'Alijo Yoga Retreat Center in the beautifully green region of Northern Portugal.Find out more »
3 weeks training in Portugal and The Hague, based on Astanga, Vinyasa and Hatha yoga practices. This training is fully booked. To join the waiting list, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. This is a unique and transformative training program, with fully accredited and inspiring teachers, registered with Yoga Alliance as a 200-hours teacher training.Find out more »
Yoga, Sacred Music & Meditation We return to our beloved Portugal, between the Douro Valley, UNESCO world heritage, and the National Park of Peneda-Geres. The enchanting location which will welcome us was born specially to host Yoga retreats. The attention to detail from the property owners is tangible, you can breath it in the air, you can see it in the smallest details around every corner of the property, you can taste it at every meal. Our stay will be surrounded by a quiet and…Find out more »
This retreat is designed to slow you down and restore and revitalize you on a very deep level. When you are relaxed and your energy system is balanced, you can easily gain access to the world of reality, with all its joys, rather than being stuck in the world of the mind. We will mainly use yoga and meditation, but also lectures, inquiry, pranayama and silence as tools. During the 10 days we observe mouna (silence) every morning from waking…Find out more »
Martina O’Donnell and Mikel Hengeveld are happy to invite you this year (June 13 to June 19 – 2021) to a perfect fusion between Yin and Bikram in the most exclusive yoga resort in Europe, D’Alijo Retreat Center, located in the village of Cabeceiras de Basto in the province of Minho. Porto offers an international airport just one hour away from our retreat centre. The area is well known for its Vinho Verde vineyards, olive fields and beautiful national parks.…Find out more »
Como conseguem percepcionar pela palavra R-E-T-I-R-O, estamos a afastarmo-nos de algo. Neste caso da nossa rotina diaria, que dependendo do caso de cada um pode ser stressante. Então aqui o convite é retiras-te da tua zona de conforto e vens viver estes dias numa conexão profunda contigo. Usufruindo de varias praticas de Yoga, de estilos diferentes, e adoptares ferramentas para puderes usar no teu dia-a-dia com o objectivo de ganhares estabilidade menta, fisica e psicologica para os obstaculos da vida.…Find out more »
D’alijo Yoga retreat center no Norte de Portugal, Cabeceiras de Basto. Desenhamos um plano diário para todos que oferece 6 hectares de natureza, quartos bonitos, duas refeições vegetarianas diárias (brunch e jantar) e duas aulas de yoga, tudo incluído. Temos uma piscina, trilhos inacreditavelmente bonitos para caminhadas na natureza e cascatas naturais para apreciar à distância de uns passos. As aulas de yoga sāo dadas no nosso estúdio de ioga totalmente equipado e de portas abertas para o exterior. Estamos…Find out more »
“A get away happy retreat with yoga, meditation, cooking classes, movie night and Myofascial release workshop by Mikel & Marcel in the mountains of North Portugal” We all had the strangest spring and summer, maybe all your travel plans felt apart like they did for most people and maybe you didn’t get the change to go anywhere so far…. We offer a “long weekend” short retreat; checking in on Thursday and checking out on Monday. 5 days- 4 nights full of…Find out more »
According to the most ancient pagan practices, Winter is the beginning of the new cicle and a big opportunity to dive inside ourselves, meditate and plant the seeds for the new year. In this retreat expect to dive into several meditative moments to bring the creativity out of your spirit. We will also be doing a Yoga practice as a complement, using physical movements and breathing to calm down your emotional state and be in harmony with ourselves and the environment. With…Find out more »
During the retreat, we will make our way inside to the place where we are allowed to be in silence. It is a step from everyday life to the to find a familiar connection to the self. This journey can be full of surprising mental obstacles.Find out more »
Join Esther Ekhart for a week of yoga and meditation at the beautiful D’alijo retreat centre, Portugal.Find out more »
The best of two worlds: technology meets tradition. You will learn about a novel approach in which Asana praxis, meditation, neuro feedback, bio feedback and mental training are perfectly matched.Find out more »
2 bikram classes per day, 2 indepth posture clinics, daily tibetan rites practice and 1 yoga nidra class in a week retreat! "Upon arrival at the retreat center I felt the stress slide off me. The classes were powerful and educational. With a good dose of humor we moved from posture to posture. My body felt stronger each day and my postures have improved since, I came home a richer person." ALL INCLUSIVE: 7 nights/8 days accommodation, Porto airport transfers*,…Find out more »