12th - 17th October 2020

Reconnect, Rewild, Restore 🙏

Five days of soul and body nourishment with Joanna and Esmeralda.
Join us in Andalusia to experience a rich concoction of yoga, dance, movement and stillness. Reconnect to yourself, rewild your body and restore your whole being.

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A lot more than just a yoga retreat

Create Magic

Join us on this yoga journey as we move in different ways, exploring and rediscovering our bodies. We will also nourish our souls with deep connection, nature and dance.

First we acknowledge our body as it is and how it is formed — together with all its curious uniqueness. Then, through carefully designed workshops, we will play with expanding our ranges of motion and building strength in ways you never thought possible.

From these safe foundations we open the space for playfulness and spontaneous flow, inviting freedom to swirl, spiral, and find your own dance.

Expect a rich concoction of yoga, dance, ritual, thai massage, breathwork, acroyoga, dynamic meditation, EFT and stillness. All designed for you to explore, let go, and feel deeper into your presence.

Stunning Southern Spain

The retreat is in the stunning Suryalila retreat centre (where we both trained and Joanna is now living!) - right in the heart of the Andalusian countryside ♥ an area known for its natural beauty. The majestic mountain range of Sierra de Grazalema can be seen on the horizon behind Suryalila, making the views in all directions breathtaking.

The property has 50 acres of land and is still a working olive farm with 800 olive trees. The buildings are beautifully renovated farm houses laid out in typical Spanish style with lemon and orange tree courtyards.

Suryalila also has state of the art yoga halls, including the magnificent Om Dome, with a high quality sound system, beautiful views and decorated murals around the walls. We can't wait to host our ecstatic dance in this amazing space!!

Our Days:

7.30am - 9.30am
Morning movement and meditative practices

9.30am - 12.30pm
Breakfast, free time

12.30pm – 2pm
Workshop/playtime* (or some days time off)

1.30pm - 4.30pm
Lunch, free time

4.30pm - 6.30pm
workshop/playtime* (or some days time off)

7pm – 8.30pm
Supper

8.30pm – 10pm
Evening activity, gathering, or free time

*Playtime = a variety of movement and explorations of connection such as dance, massage, animal movement, acro-yoga, sound, outdoor hiking, sharing circles and more

Everything will be suitable for all levels and everyone will be supported with two teachers always available and a small group size.

What to expect

Wildly Alive

Through our variety of workshops, yoga, movement explorations, dance and connecting practices - feel more in tune with life, and more at home and at ease in your body. Remembering your inter-connectedness to the natural world, and how deeply your wildness is needed.

Leave this special place with a new circle of friends, and a refreshed toolbox of ideas you can take home and use to take care of your physical, spiritual and emotional bodies.

Wildly Nourished (inside and out!) ​

• Three delicious, healthy, vegetarian meals a day. Cooked lovingly with local, seasonal and organic produce (often using produce harvested from the Suryalila garden).

• Rest, integrate, relax and read in the hammocks or by the salt water swimming pool. There is also a weekly wood fired Sauna to enjoy!

• A range of options to explore the stunning hikes in the Sierra de Grazalema, or cultural trips to Ronda, Cadiz or Seville.

Wild Spirit

Allow your spirit to be wild and free — free to feel whatever you need to feel and free to show up exactly as you are.

Expect to walk the walk of self-love, self-compassion and body liberation, whilst nourishing and uplifting the most important relationship of all — the one you have with yourself.

Retreat Costs:

Discounted and Early Bird prices range from £550-£680 all inclusive (subject to room availability)

Rooms available include:

  • glamping bell tents (outdoor bathroom facilities, including hot showers)
  • yurts (outdoor bathroom facilities, including hot showers)
  • eco-casas (outdoor bathroom facilities, including hot showers)
  • 4 bed minidorms (shared bathroom)
  • twin (shared bathroom with one other room)
  • private double (shared bathroom with one other room)

* Early bird EXTENDED until 1st August 2020
** payment plans available until 1st August 2020 - contact us for details
*** prices and payment can be given in €'s - contact for details


The cost includes:

  • 5 night's accomodation
  • 3 delicious freshly-prepared vegetarian/vegan meals/day
  • All yoga/mediation/workshops including equipment, not to forget the tuition, guidance and love from two teachers, ecstatic dance, cacao ceremony, acro-yoga, massage workshops (and more!)

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  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Added excursions or massages

For questions and bookings:

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About Joanna and Esmeralda

Joanna and Esmeralda qualified together as yoga teachers at Suryalila in 2015. During the training they supported each other with copious amounts of hugs and held space for each other to share and process the journey they were on.

Despite rarely living in the same country over the last 6 years, Joanna and Esmeralda have shared and supported each other through all life has thrown at them.

They are one of each others’ biggest teachers, loudest cheerleaders and also clearest reflections. A friendship like this isn’t always easy but it has been a gift to have a safe space to learn to communicate and express with more love.

Co-creating retreats, holding space and sharing magic is something Joanna and Esmeralda have been dreaming up for a long time.  After their first workshop in the summer of 2019 was a huge success they are overjoyed to be sharing more of the magic, and love that overflows when they come together.

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