The Solar Alvura Health Hotel introduces the Nurture, Heal & Transform Yoga Retreat led by Sylvia Ferguson

The Solar Alvura Health Hotel introduces the Nurture, Heal & Transform Yoga Retreat led by Sylvia Ferguson. This new wellness retreat offers a sanctuary for relaxation for those seeking a rejuvenating and relaxing holiday experience. The Solar Alvura Health Hotel is the ideal location for people to indulge in a new way of holidaying, where health and relaxation come first.

To experience the transformative power of yoga, guests can join the Nurture, Heal & Transform Yoga Retreat, led by Sylvia Ferguson, at The Solar Alvura Health Hotel on various dates throughout 2023 and 2024. The five-night retreat includes daily yoga, meditation, and mindfulness practices, along with opportunities to explore the picturesque surroundings and indulge in optional spa treatments and excursions.

Sylvia’s six-day Nurture, Heal & Transform Yoga Retreat starts on the 24th June 2023 running on various dates until February 2024. Prices for the retreat range from €1495 for single-person shared accommodations, including all meals and yoga sessions, to €3675 for a master suite that includes medically supervised weight loss or a ketogenic diet plan. The retreat also offers optional add-ons such as dietary assessments, colonic hydrotherapy, massages, and excursions to local towns and beaches.

The Nurture, Heal & Transform Yoga Retreat programme at The Solar Alvura Health Hotel focuses on the role of yoga in weight management and offers four key ways in which yoga can assist with maintaining a healthy weight:

The program focuses on yoga’s role in weight management, offering key benefits:

  1. Healthy Exercise: Yoga burns calories, tones muscles, and improves flexibility, promoting overall wellness.
  2. Stress Management: Yoga reduces stress, lowers cortisol levels, improves mood, sleep, and chronic condition management.
  3. Mindful Eating: Yoga fosters mindfulness and body awareness, leading to healthier food choices and balanced nutrition.
  4. Supportive Community: The retreat provides acceptance and support, empowering participants of all shapes and sizes to benefit from yoga.

A typical day at the retreat includes sunrise meditation and yoga, a healthy breakfast, free time for relaxation or optional activities, a nutritious lunch, afternoon excursions or spa treatments, evening yoga or meditation, a leisurely dinner, and a starlit stroll after dinner.

Sylvia Ferguson has been teaching yoga in Dublin for over 20 years, teaching on luxury yoga retreats world-wide for the last decade and loves curating meaningful learning journeys. Her passion is exploring the synergy of yoga and science for practices that are evidenced-based, trauma-aware and potentially transformative. She is one of Dublin’s favourite yoga teachers frequently hosting events in nature, finding ways to bring community together for wholesome fun and connection.

Situated amidst the serene landscapes of Portugal, The Solar Alvura Health Hotel offers a range of wellness programs designed to empower guests to reset, relax, and bring their health aspirations to fruition in a warm and supportive environment. The programs at Solar Alvura are tailored to align with specific health goals, from weight loss to complete relaxation, with an emphasis on living healthily and feeling supported throughout the process. This transformative destination provides a welcoming environment that enables visitors to unwind and reset their minds and bodies.

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