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in:spa retreats invites you to take part in the peaceful yoga retreat in Spain. Enjoy the magnificent panoramic views, outdoor heated swimming pool, expansive terraces, superb accommodation, indoor and outdoor yoga and fitness training spaces, plus wonderful hiking. The team of health and fitness experts will guarantee a transformative retreat to give you an energized body and calmer mind. You can always be sure that you’re always in excellent hands. Calm your mind and detoxify your system!
La Vella Farga (which means The Old Forge) dates from 1036 and is now an impressive cluster of restored stone buildings and expansive terraces with fabulous 360-degree panoramic views. It’s just as gorgeous inside as it is outside with fabulously luxurious and spacious bedrooms and suites, al fresco and indoor dining, and elegant sitting rooms and peaceful corners. The large outdoor heated swimming pool is perfect for relaxing beside or for enjoying a few lengths. This lovely boutique hotel has just 14 bedrooms and suites.
in:spa retreats’ is not a boot camp. You will be asked to tell in:spa retreats about your health and fitness before you arrive together with your likes and dislikes so in:spa retreats can tailor activities for each guest and you will be encouraged to enjoy only as many of the activities as you would like.
The fitness element of the program includes guided hikes through stunning, diverse scenery, and personal fitness sessions. The trainers also offer challenging and invigorating group circuit training, boxercise, barre classes, cardiovascular, and resistance training as well as jogging / running sessions which are a great way to take in the local surroundings.
in:spa retreats caters for all levels of fitness and focuses on encouragement rather than a boot camp approach to achieve heightened aerobic fitness, improved core stability and muscle tone, and accelerated fat burning. Morning yoga classes are energizing Dynamic classes while evening yoga classes are a Restorative and relaxed end to the day. All the teachers teach the importance of correct postural alignment and incorporate breath work and meditation in their classes. All fitness and yoga classes are optional.
in:spa retreats' team recognizes the importance of an integrated approach to health and believes that health and fitness programs should always bring together mind, body, and spirit. After all, it is a holiday and in:spa retreats wants you to return home feeling refreshed, relaxed, and full of energy. This is why in:spa retreats incorporate a deep tissue massage into the program for each of the guests. The intuitive, skilled therapists soothe tired muscles and facilitate deep relaxation.
Plus, it feels delightfully indulgent and wonderfully restorative. During your retreat, there will always be plenty of time to relax by the pool in the sunshine, have an afternoon snooze, or take a quiet walk around the gardens and grounds. So, in addition to optimizing your physical well-being, a key aim of the holiday is to allow time for personal reflection, relaxation, and the opportunity to learn more about the positive effects that a more balanced lifestyle can have on your health. The expert teams are on hand throughout the day and evening.
The in:spa retreat’s team comprises only the most experienced and highly-regarded health professionals for the retreat and you’ll have constant access to the outstanding and knowledgeable yoga instructors, personal trainers, nutritionists, specialist chefs, and massage therapists. You’ll also be looked after by one of the dedicated retreat hosts.
Note: You can enjoy hikes at your own pace as there are always at least three guides. Yoga and fitness classes are tailored to individual levels too.
With easy access from Barcelona, La Vella Farga sits in the foothills of the Pyrenees and provides a luxurious, contemporary boutique hideaway that’s perfect for an in:spa retreat.
Improving your well-being through a diet of light, healthy and nutritious food is one of the most enriching experiences at the retreat The chefs and nutritionists combine their expertise to create a menu that is as delicious as it is nutritious. When possible, in:spa retreats also aims to serve the highest quality locally produced and organic food, making every meal a taste of the surrounding countryside.
The nutritionists combine their expertise with the creative flair of the chefs to produce the menu for your retreat. It consists of light, innovative food that makes use of the highest quality fresh local fruits, vegetables, fish, poultry, and other ingredients, all organic when possible. The chefs also hold a cooking demonstration during which they’ll demonstrate the techniques, cooking styles, and unique flavors of the favorite meals of the retreat.
The food program offers the perfect blend of nutritious and delicious cuisine. Alongside targeted exercise, it is a formula that encourages deep cellular cleansing and rejuvenation that hundreds of our guests have enjoyed and greatly benefited from. During the retreat, guests will also have a private consultation with the nutritionist to develop a clear personal nutritional plan of action for sustained health and well-being. For an idea of how the menus for a day might look, please see below:
Please book your flight to arrive at Barcelona–El Prat Airport (BCN). Transfer from and to the airport is available upon request.
Airport transfers are complimentary for returning guests. Otherwise, they are 30 GBP each way. The recommended flight is from Gatwick to Barcelona with Easyjet. The flight departs at 11.35 a.m. on 26 October and arrives at 2.45 p.m. The return flight on 31 October departs at 2.10 p.m. and arrives in Gatwick at 3.30 p.m.
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