5 Elements Holistic Retreats

" Yoga and Ayurveda are very ancient Disciplines and Sciences that help Our Body and Mind to Connect inner 5 Elements Micro Cosm with the Outer 5 Elements Macro Cosm, feeling the Unity with the Divine Soul and the Universe : while practicing We quite Our "Monkey mind" and Focus on smelling the breeze of Sea and Plants, Feel the warmer Sun hitting volcanic stones under feet, roots of a Body tree flowing into a colorfull Sky, searching for Peace... Ohm Shanti ".          Ale B. Gurukkal

Yoga 

 Yogi Food & Mediterranean Cuisine

Surfing

Ayurveda 

Conscious Trekking 

Sailing

Thai Massages

Crystall waters Snorkeling

MASSAGES descriptions :
Ayurveda - Kalari - Thai - Sport - Therapeutic - Relax - Beauty
Our massages are holistic therapies that take care of the entire Body, Soul and Mind. We use different kind of technics and healing plants oils. All of them following a personalized care that balance various body systems and helping to clean out toxins that can be reason of diseases. These Arts, in addition to be global treatments of preventive medicines, they have a very detoxifying and therapeutic aims when going within a proper diet. It is an important goal for us to let our Guests have organic meals by a personalized Ayurveda feeding.
- Ayurvedic is a Millenary medicine from India believing the fact that diseases born when there are blocks on the energies flows through the body. Massages of Marmas or Vital Body where different systems cross together will help unblock all energy flows. You will discover the Qualities of Aloe Vera Barbadensins, growing here in Canarian Island with a proper climate. It will be picked up right before its usage to keep its countless healing properties more consistent. A special focus of Ayurveda Massages goes on nerve endings areas like feet, hands, head and face. The Reflexology was born from Ayurveda , an ancient Art of Healing, to stimulate the self healing properties of everyone by pressuring on specific points and their reflexed organs or general parts of the Body.
- Marma Kizhi is traditional Ayurveda and Kalary treatment from Kerala, south India, to heal different inflammations by the use of 20 plants in powder inside a cotton bag, heated over medical herbal oils and applied to the affected area or marmas (vital points), to heal different diseases like sciatica, lumbago, contractures, etc. We use certified organic herbal oils by maceration without any kind of chemical or alcohols substances, as we believe the fact that through the skin you could also absorb toxins that could damage your immunity systems.
- The Sportive Kalari Ayurveda massage is an Holistic Therapy that could be applied in different Yoga posture, helping to get more flexibility. It has been a must during thousand of years in Kerala, for Yogi, Dancers and Martial Artists.
- Thai Massage has to be received in a total trust with the therapist by a constant and relaxed breathing, following a passive sequence of postures and stretching.

HIGHLIGHTS                                                                                   CHOOSE YOUR 5 OR 8 DAYS ...

5 DAYS HIGHLIGHTS :
* A Welcoming Organic Fruit Juice with basket of Tropical Fruits
* 4 Nights by a charmefull  Cottage or room, Single or double shared
* Ayurvedic diagnostic with personal diet;
* 4 Vinyasa or Hatha or Iyengar Yoga classes style of 90 minutes each with small groups of máx 5 guests , beginners and medium levels are wellcome
* 2 Meditations on different place of the amazing Nature of La Palma ( Close the Ocean and by the forest ) with technics of Yoga Nidra.
* 1 Ayurveda or Thai massages of 1h each with use of different oils and technics depending on your dosha;
* 1 Body and face treatments with local ingredients made of ocean salt scrub and mask, may be clay or Aloe vera depending Your needs
* 4 Daily Yogi menus (Organic and Fresh Vegetarian or Vegan Brunch / Pic nic / Dinners); Illimited water, Ayurveda herbal infusions* 2 Excursion to amazing national park areas like Laurisilva Forest Volcanos, water falls, natural swimming pools, beachs and star watching with hiking, snorkeling and conscieness breathing of the amazing fauna* Transport from airport to villa and back

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8 DAYS HIGHLIGHTS :
* A Welcoming Organic Fruit Juice with basket of Tropical Fruits
* 7 Nights by a charmefull Cottage or room, Single or double shared
* Ayurvedic diagnostic with personal diet;
* 7 Vinyasa or Hatha or Iyengar Yoga classes style of 90 minutes each with small groups of máx 5 guests , beginners and medium levels are wellcome
* 2 Meditations on different place of the amazing Nature of La Palma ( Close the Ocean and by the forest ) with technics of Yoga Nidra.
* 3 Ayurveda or Thai massages of 1h each with use of different oils and technics depending on your dosha;
* 3 Body and face treatments with local ingredients made of ocean salt scrub and mask, may be clay or Aloe vera depending Your needs
* 7 Daily Yogi menus (Organic and Fresh Vegetarian or Vegan Brunch / Pic nic / Dinners); Illimited water, Ayurveda herbal infusions* 4 Excursion to amazing national park areas like Laurisilva Forest Volcanos, water falls, natural swimming pools, beachs and star watching with hiking, snorkeling and conscieness breathing of the amazing fauna* Transport from airport to villa and back

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it is also possible to ask for the following extra Activities:
- Montain electric bikes rent or excursions
- Excursions to the World famous Astronomical observatory " Roque de los Muchachos"
- Surfing lessons or rent all levels
- Workshops on Local Traditional Arts like Ceramic, Stake Art, Pole jump , etc..
-Spanish lessons
- Cooking classes
- Pilates
-Sailing excursions among Cetaceans
NOT INCLUDED
-flying tickets
- alcoholic beverages, tabaco, drugs and meat not allowed during the retreats as there will be a deep Body and Mind cleaning process


TEACHER 's Bio :
Our Director, Ale B. Gurukkal 's goal is to teach how taking care of ourselves and protect from a new decadence of stressed life due to modern habits full of contradictions and a strong influence of material society. He started at young childhood Hatha Yoga under the teaching of His Mother, Master of the European Federation of Hatha Yoga, in Catania, Sicily. After graduating as Physical Education Teacher in 96 in Sicily , He decided to spend 2 years in Kerala, India, under the teaching of Sri Vasudeva Gurukkal and Ayurveda Doctor Shaji Mon, to study more about Integral Hatha Yoga - Kalaripayatt ( Indian Martial Art) and Graduating as Therapist in Ayurveda Kalary Massage.
Also take part in Siddarsana Krias with the Association "Art of Living India" .
He has working many years as Spa Manager in a well known School of Yoga in Paris, where He also learned the Yoga of Sri B K S Iyengar , highly effective trough His alignments, and Sri Pattabi Joys's Asthanga Vinyasa, for an energizing and solar practice. Graduated in Traditional Thai massage and Thai Yoga in France 2005 . He has more than 16 Years experience working at different Spas around the World with various personalized cares. His continuous learning focused him on a Natural and Global way of Healing even more Holistic ( 360º wellness) and trying to work without any mental or body toxins. He loves to share his passions for Sea Sport since his very Young childhood and the experiences of a native volcanic Island as his teachings create an intimate connection with the Natural Elements: Enjoy easily and Respectfully Safe All Grateful Presents of This Wonderful Planet .