Travel to Portugal
Depart Dublin on your flight to Faro Airport. Upon arrival, you will be met by our local representative at the airport before being transferred to your hotel in Sagres, in the Algarve. Sagres is a tranquil village which overlooks some of the Algarve’s most dramatic scenery and provides the ideal base for your yoga escape.
Each morning you will enjoy a yoga class with a qualified instructor from MOONSyoga. You will starting each day by opening up the body/mind and getting energy flowing from tip to toe; the morning classes will build to a relatively strong flow class, incorporating breath work and mindfulness throughout. Starting softly and working up into a series of slow fluid sequences, each morning class will include lengthening, balancing and strength building poses; a heat building Hatha Vinyasa class. Eventually coming back down onto the ground for a deep releasing stretch and well earned pre-breakfast savasana.
You will be free every afternoon to explore the town of Sagres and its surroundings areas. From independent sightseeing, the beach, shopping and the many cafes and restaurants, you are sure to be kept entertained in this charming seaside village.
Each evening you will enjoy a yoga class with a qualified instructor from MOONSyoga. The evening sessions will begin with a warm up, like in the morning, but will focus on a particular section of the body, moving more deeply into it through specifically targeted postures. It will be more like a workshop than a ‘general’ yoga class. For example, the first one might focus on hips and hip openers working towards a climax posture such as pigeon/reclined virasana etc. Another evening workshop could be based on shoulders and arms, working up towards arm balances etc. One could be specific to twists, another to inversions etc. An additional benefit of these evening sessions is the education you take away with you off the mat, going home to your local studio with a better awareness and knowledge of the poses/alignment/benefits. The class will be followed by a cool down sequence with time to release, relax and rest the body leaving you ready to float away and enjoy the remainder of your evening.
At Leisure & Return Home
You will have one final day at leisure to soak up the seaside atmosphere of Sagres before an evening transfer to Faro Airport for your return flight home.