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In our D’Alijo Retreat Center we offer space to renowned yoga teachers and yoga studios.
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February 2023

Weekend Winter Retreat with Esther

February 16, 2023 - February 19, 2023
D’Alijo Retreat Center, Rua de Alijo 36
Casal - Cabeceiras de Basto, Braga 4860-133 Portugal

Join Esther Ekhart for a 4 day/3 night weekend winter break. Spend a restful weekend in the company of like minded people, with mindful yoga, meditation, rest, sitting by the fire and enjoying the healthy daily fresh prepared meals together at the beautiful D’alijo retreat centre in Portugal. About the event: This long weekend 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…

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March 2023

The Inner Landscape (50hrs) – By Dhugal Meachem

March 11, 2023 - March 18, 2023
D’Alijo Retreat Center, Rua de Alijo 36
Casal - Cabeceiras de Basto, Braga 4860-133 Portugal

some of us have practiced a lot, some a little... ...but all yin teachers and practitioners talk about the importance of Qi & meditation, ideas and techniques. but can we truly understand these concepts and their relevance to our lives today? in this course we will explore and discuss the most iconic interwoven mandala (or graphic picture) on these ideas and explore their relationship with meditation. what you will learn & practice the neijing tu (內經圖 - pronounced 'nay-jing-too') is at once a story, a map of qi flow in…

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An Introduction To Teaching

March 26, 2023 - April 10, 2023
D’Alijo Retreat Center, Rua de Alijo 36
Casal - Cabeceiras de Basto, Braga 4860-133 Portugal

A Deep Dive Into The Bikram Series Take the step to learn more about something you already love or just get an introduction to teaching it! MyYoga 26&2 (bikram method) teacher training is a 200 hour Yoga Alliance certified training. In this course you will deepen your knowledge of the bikram series by studying and learning teaching cues, studying functional anatomy of all the postures and get a nice background on the lineage of this series; including yoga philosophy. This…

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April 2023

YIN YOGA, ANATOMY, CHAKRAS, MERIDIANS & MINDFULNESS – 100 HOURS

April 10, 2023 - April 20, 2023
D’Alijo Retreat Center, Rua de Alijo 36
Casal - Cabeceiras de Basto, Braga 4860-133 Portugal
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With Joe Barnett, Marcel van de Vis Heil and Esther Ekhart This course is intended to generate a deeply nourishing experience for body, heart and soul. High up in the mountains of Portugal we dive in the yin universe. We look into the variations in human anatomy and how this influences our practice, we learn what the poses are supposed to do for us and how everybody can achieve that, regardless of age, experience or flexibility. We will also explore…

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JEDI FIGHT CLUB TRAINING WITH JASMINE NASH

April 20, 2023 - April 27, 2023
D’Alijo Retreat Center, Rua de Alijo 36
Casal - Cabeceiras de Basto, Braga 4860-133 Portugal

Created by Esak Garcia, Jedi Fight Club is an opportunity for passionate yogis to step into a world of practice that has assisted numerous people in having a more complete and fulfilling experience of yoga. During this 6 day/7 night training you will learn and practice homework exercises designed to deepen yoga postures. This JFC will be led by Jasmine Nash. Jasmine has been a yoga athlete since 2012, and has trained extensively with Esak Garcia since 2014. Jasmine has…

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May 2023

E84 TRAINING~ MAY 1-29, 2023

May 1, 2023 - May 29, 2023
D’Alijo Retreat Center, Rua de Alijo 36
Casal - Cabeceiras de Basto, Braga 4860-133 Portugal

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 2023 This is a month-long training during which you’ll learn to practice and lead the traditional hot yoga 84-asana sequence and the  e84 Intermediate class. Our asana practice will be accompanied by an inquiry into non-physical yoga via an introduction to Jnana yoga and a survey of yoga history and influential yoga texts. This training is a stand-alone course that comprises a 200-hour Yoga Alliance certification. It is also the first step towards earning a 500-hour…

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June 2023

BALANCED PRACTICE YOGA RETREAT

June 9, 2023 - June 16, 2023
D’Alijo Retreat Center, Rua de Alijo 36
Casal - Cabeceiras de Basto, Braga 4860-133 Portugal

Join master teacher Amelia Disspain and yoga therapist & physiotherapist Liz Bennett on our 7 day retreat. Be guided skillfully through yogic practices including steady, balanced asana,  energy gathering pranayama, mindful meditation and deep relaxation and learn about Ayurvedic lifestyle practices. Liz and Amelia design their retreats to ignite a spark within participants that charges their very way of being into one that is more open, joyful and more connected to themselves, others and this beautiful planet. In June, wild…

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Relax & Renew – Yin Chakra Retreat by Sabina Ihrig

June 9, 2023 - June 16, 2023
D’Alijo Retreat Center, Rua de Alijo 36
Casal - Cabeceiras de Basto, Braga 4860-133 Portugal
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          Do you feel burned out, restless and not at all with yourself? Do you also feel this longing for rest, refueling and feeling good (again)? Maybe you've noticed for a while that you're more irritable . Your stress level has reached a new high and it feels like your energy level is bobbing on the back burner. Maybe it's a bit more subtle and you just feel a little sensitive , insecure and undecided about where you should go right now. Now is the perfect time for a…

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Hot Yoga Retreat by Hot Yoga Hellerup

June 16, 2023 - June 23, 2023
D’Alijo Retreat Center, Rua de Alijo 36
Casal - Cabeceiras de Basto, Braga 4860-133 Portugal

JUNE 16 – 23, 2023 JOIN MOLLY AND METTE FOR 7 NIGHTS WITH DAILY BIKRAM AND YIN YOGA CLASSES Soothe your mind, feel your body and rejuvenate your spirit in the green mountains of Northern Portugal! Seven inspiring days with daily Bikram and Yin Yoga classes held in a beautiful purpose built heated yoga studio situated at the top of a terraced hill. ALL THIS IS INCLUDED 7 nights’ accommodation in spacious single or double rooms with verandas Brunch and dinner…

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Root Retreat

June 25, 2023 - July 2, 2023
D’Alijo Retreat Center, Rua de Alijo 36
Casal - Cabeceiras de Basto, Braga 4860-133 Portugal

CONNECTING BACK TO YOUR ROOTS Immerse yourself in a transformational & rejuvenation retreat in the lush north of Portugal. A journey of self-discovery & healing through movement, stillness, sound, breath, meditation & yoga with Nuno Azevedo & Stijn Bourlet               RETREAT EXPERIENCE Roots offers a holistic approach, that not only treats you well but also teaches you how to incorporate these practices into daily life ​ What to expect:  Intention circles to check-in with…

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July 2023

Release, Refresh, Reload Retreat

July 2, 2023 - July 7, 2023
D’Alijo Retreat Center, Rua de Alijo 36
Casal - Cabeceiras de Basto, Braga 4860-133 Portugal
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  Drankje Minder Met Koos van Plateringen Retreat in Dutch   dagelijks twee keer yoga stiltewandelingen masterclass "Persoonlijke Effectiviteit" van persoonlijk-leiderschaps coach Ton Keunen Seminar "In verbinding komen met jezelf" door Koos van Plateringen twee complete maaltijden per dag (voor/hoofd/na) authentieke dorpjes op 30 minuten genoeg tijd voor jezelf release refresh reload Wil jij ook een weekje even helemaal weg zijn van het alledaagse leven en tot rust komen?  Meld je dan aan voor het Reload Retreat in Portugal: CLICK…

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The Body Retreat (100-hour training)

July 8, 2023 - July 17, 2023
D’Alijo Retreat Center, Rua de Alijo 36
Casal - Cabeceiras de Basto, Braga 4860-133 Portugal
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Alignment with your life towards awakening The Body Retreat is a 10 day retreat guided by Satya Katiza and Kevin Sahaj, for anyone who wants to deepen their practice and discover what it means to live a yogic life of awakening. The program is a transformational journey including different practices like Yoga Asana (Hatha, Vinyasa), Pranayama, Kriyas, Mantra, Meditation and yogic philosophy. You will also dive into the science of Ayurveda and its close relationship to yoga and the yogic…

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The Heart Retreat (100-hour training)

July 20, 2023 - July 29, 2023
D’Alijo Retreat Center, Rua de Alijo 36
Casal - Cabeceiras de Basto, Braga 4860-133 Portugal
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  Alignment with your life towards awakening guided by Satya Katiza and Kevin Sahaj   a very unique opportunity for dedicated yoga practitioners looking for further guidance and inspiration in their practice: a 10-day retreat In The Heart retreat, you will have the opportunity to deepen into the yoga that is most suited to your individual needs and will give you the foundational ground, connection, and steadiness to become a living yogi or yogini. For more information or to sign…

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August 2023

The Mind Retreat (100-hour training)

August 1, 2023 - August 10, 2023
D’Alijo Retreat Center, Rua de Alijo 36
Casal - Cabeceiras de Basto, Braga 4860-133 Portugal
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  Learn to befriend that Monkey Mind of yours   The Mind Retreat is a silent 10-day retreat guided by Satya Katiza and Kevin Sahaj. 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. In The Mind retreat, you will have the opportunity to deepen into the yoga that is most suited to your individual needs and will give you the foundational ground,…

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September 2023

Bikram Yoga retreat with Lydia Wright, MyYoga.NL

September 2, 2023 - September 9, 2023
D’Alijo Retreat Center, Rua de Alijo 36
Casal - Cabeceiras de Basto, Braga 4860-133 Portugal
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During the retreat we conduct two posture clinics to go into more detail about the execution of the Bikram Yoga Postures. And if you’re really keen, you can join us every morning for the Tibetan Rites practice. Between the Bikram lessons you can relax on the terrace near the main house or down the Balinese inspired pool. There are beautifully maintained walking paths around the property and many secrets places to sit and meditate. Equally guest can book treatments for…

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Summer Yoga & Meditation Retreat with Esther Ekhart

September 10, 2023 - September 17, 2023
D’Alijo Retreat Center, Rua de Alijo 36
Casal - Cabeceiras de Basto, Braga 4860-133 Portugal
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SOLD OUT Please check out Esther's other retreats at our venue. Bring more peace, awareness, strength and stability in both your body and mind in this week-long retreat full of yoga, meditation, inquiry, yoga nidra, pranayama and restorative sessions.   Open To All Levels This retreat is open to all levels, but not for complete beginners. As a guideline, you should be able to follow the level 1 and level 1-2 classes on ekhartyoga.com with relative ease. It is important…

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Yoga & Meditation Summer Retreat by Esther Ekhart

September 24, 2023 - October 1, 2023
D’Alijo Retreat Center, Rua de Alijo 36
Casal - Cabeceiras de Basto, Braga 4860-133 Portugal
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Bring more peace, awareness, strength and stability in both your body and mind in this week-long retreat full of yoga, meditation, inquiry, yoga Nidra, pranayama and restorative sessions. What To Expect 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 26 people on the retreat.   This is so much more then…

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October 2023

Yoga, Pranayama, Meditation & Hiking Retreat with Eileen Muir

October 13, 2023 - October 20, 2023
D’Alijo Retreat Center, Rua de Alijo 36
Casal - Cabeceiras de Basto, Braga 4860-133 Portugal
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The retreat is geared to Iyengar Yoga levels II and up, but all students are welcome.  I will work with your individual needs and show you how to modify the poses to maximize your practice regardless of of physical abilities or the level of your experience. A Typical Day Each day begins with meditation followed by an asana class. There will be two vegetarian meals prepared for us, as well as scheduled hikes, swimming, optional excursions, massage treatments, and chill-out time. There is an…

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Partly Silent Retreat with Esther Ekhart

October 21, 2023 - October 31, 2023
D’Alijo Retreat Center, Rua de Alijo 36
Casal - Cabeceiras de Basto, Braga 4860-133 Portugal
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Slow down, restore and revitalize on a deep level. Join Esther Ekhart for a restorative and inspiring week of Meditation, Yoga, Pranayama, Yoga Nidra and Inquiry. Within the 10 days there will be 5 full silent days, somewhere in the middle. 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…

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