Charlie Morgan and Ottilie Wellness are bursting to offer you this exclusive and limited space yoga retreat. A chance to feel alive, appreciate natural beauty, gain insight and feel connected, feed your body with nutritious fresh food, and explore the wondrous mind-body benefits of yoga in nature, deepening your practice and opening you up to a new way of living deeply.
THE THEME OF THE RETREAT
• to grow well and develop in a luxuriant way: thrive
• to be in a period of highest productivity, excellence or influence
• as the result of a particularly favorable environment.
YOUR RETREAT LOCATION – FINCA AVEDIN, SPAIN
Nestled in the mountains just a short walk from the pretty Spainish village of Gaucín, Finca Avedin is an unbeatable destination for relaxation. A totally private, stylish and exceptional home with an infinity pool that appears to float above the trees. Set within its own 15 acre estate of cork forest, woodland and olive and almond groves. It’s an incredibly peaceful setting that gives you a feeling of calm as soon as you arrive.
Finca Avedin was once a traditional farmhouse which has been lovingly restored to create a wonderful country home. Wrapped around a large central courtyard, you’ll find rooms with whitewashed walls, exquisite furnishings and carefully-chosen antiques as well as all the modern comforts you’d expect. The villa is spacious yet cosy, luxurious yet comfortable and
has an amazing energy.
YOUR YOGI – CHARLIE MORGAN
Charlie Morgan is an all-round inspiration. She has been practicing yoga for 17 years, coming to it initially from a workout perspective. Following a life-changing trip to the Himalayan Yoga Institute in 2011, Charlie decided to leave her job as an Assistant Buyer for The Disney Store and deepen her knowledge of yoga. In 2012, she became a certified teacher in Bali with The Wise Living Yoga Academy (affiliated to The Yoga Institute of Santacruz, Mumbai, India – the world’s oldest organized yoga institution) and came back to set up her own studio in Somerset, UK. Charlie now Head of Yoga for Hot Pod Yoga in London, teaches group classes at various top yoga centres and corporations as well as private one-to-ones. Charlie is also the yoga instructor for the Harlequins rugby team AND teaches internationally at resorts and is Ambassador for Notting Hill, Sweaty Betty and the wonderfully Organic and Fair Trade coconut water, Coco Zumi.
Charlie is a perfectionist when it comes to correct body alignment, the synchronisation of movement and breath and the importance of a sumptuous, meditative relaxation.
Her classes are down-to-earth, fun, creative and can be challenging, but at the same time accessible, maintaining the philosophy that ‘yoga is for all’.
COST OF THE RETREAT
Bell Tent – £950 pp
Shared space in a Triple Room – £1025 pp
Shared space in a Twin Room – £1200 pp
Double Room for Single Occupancy – £1650 pp
To reserve your space with a 50% deposit please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get you booked in.
We will send you an invoice for a final balance on March 23rd, 2020
OR you can pay in full.
£50 OFF EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT (PER PERSON) – IF BOOKED BY JANUARY 20, 2020
when booking in full, please email email@example.com and we will get you booked in.
PLEASE NOTE: No refunds, deposits or cancellations are possible once booking and first payment has been made
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions
6 days & 5 nights full board accommodation
Infinity Pool & Rooftop Yoga Space
Daily Vinyasa Flow Yoga, Yoga Nidra sessions, visualisations & guided meditations with Charlie Morgan Yoga & Ottilie Wellness
All meals – including alfresco dining on the terrace provided by La Pachamama
Chill & relaxation time
La Eva Toiletries
Amazing new soul sisters!
Add ons: Extras can be booked at an additional cost: Massages and spa menu. Life Coaching sessions with Charlie Morgan Yoga
Cost excludes: flights, transfers, travel insurance, personal toiletries, laundry service, alcohol, spa treatments, life coaching sessions and extra activities.
Samantha Warner – Founder & Creative Director of Ottilie Wellness
Kate Blockley – Retail guru & Location Scout of Ottilie Wellness
Kate, is based in the UK and Sam, is now based in Los Angeles, California
“We are both keen travellers who love nothing more than a new adventure and we know a beautiful and inspiring location when we see one! Approachable, friendly and a true tribe, we are balance driven girls invested in inspiring others to take care of their wellbeing. Mind, body and soul. Our passion is to provide a safe space where women feel able to discover their true, authentic self. You are our top priority and we will be sure to provide you with everything you may need on this retreat. One of the greatest compliments we regularly receive is that our attention to detail is flawless. We really hope you think so too!”
The aim of an Ottilie Retreat is to collaborate with inspirational yoga teachers, caterers with a passion for nutritious food and introduce people to incredible locations. Feeding the mind, body and soul through every detail on a transformational retreat. Alongside this, Ottilie wants to provide space to connect, away from the pulls of daily life, giving you self-care, to feel inspired and most of all know that you have the power to FLOURISH. Sam & Kate want your stay to be a life-changing experience you share with similar souls.
” …all of the qualities that the activities, fine dining, indulgent massages and aesthetic beauty was only magnified by the shining lights that are Sam, Kate and Charlie. Their hospitality and desire to ensure we all left this retreat with a relaxed mind, a looked after body, and a new outlook and vision of our own was so authentic and heartfelt. Organising a wellbeing retreat is no easy task but Sam did it from the depths of her heart and every detail was seeped in thought – from the ‘goodie bags’ awaiting our arrival on the beds, to the special birthday celebration I was surprised with, and her genuine interest to make each and every guest comfortable, thought of, and cared for on a personal level.” Iona – Rise Yoga Retreat, Kenya, March 2018 – Click here to read Iona’s full review of the RISE retreat
Each day of our retreat will bring new practices, workshops, explorations and adventures.
Below gives you an idea of what a day might look like
Welcome check in – time to settle, explore, relax
Opening & Yoga Practice
Tuesday – Friday
Tea & energy snack
Daily Morning Vinyasa Flow Practice
Freetime (spa treatments, time to relax, swim, take a nap, free time in nature with hiking trails)
Freetime or workshop (TBC)
Restorative Yin Practice or Evening Circle
Tea & energy snack
Yoga Practice & Closing
*There will be an opportunity to book excursions and spa treatments at an additional cost – details and plans can be organised once your booking confirmation has been received.
Gibraltar is the closest airport (approx. 50 minute drive) but usually there are less transfer options available from London compared with Malaga.
Málaga is about a one and a half hour drive but has the most connections. Sevilla and Jérez airports are other alternatives and are both about a two hour drive.
Gaucin is a 35 minute drive from the Costa del Sol (A7/N340) and about a 25 minute drive from the AP7 toll motorway which connects to both Málaga and Gibraltar airports
Full details and address will be provided on booking.
Check-in: Monday May 11th, 2020, 4pm
Check-out: Saturday May 16th, 2020, 10am
The retreat will officially begin at 6pm on Monday 11th May 2020 so please plan your arrival accordingly.