SWITZERLAND YOGA RETREAT • AUGUST 2017
It was a fantastic week! I loved every minute of every day: powerful yoga sessions, stunning hikes, spa moments and delicious gourmet dinners! The mix of people, the teacher, and the beautiful W Hotel! Will definitely do another Exotic Yoga Retreat!! — Elizabeth Press, UK
LUXURY YOGA RETREAT
SPA, HIKE & YOGA
August 7—12, 2017
Surrounded by stunning alpine scenery and spectacular hiking trails, step into your peak season of health and fitness with a revitalizing week of yoga and meditation— and enjoy luxurious spa services, sun-bathing, the swimming pool, fitness centre and gourmet restaurants—or add altitude and adventure—with hiking, biking, paragliding or even heli-sightseeing!
Flow of the Day
MORNINGS Start your health-filled day with Hatha Yoga and meditation with yoga teacher Sylvia Ferguson, followed by a healthy breakfast in the W’s restaurant to prepare you for a day of hiking, spa and relaxation!
AFTERNOONS are free to create your own Alpine adventure—whether exploring one of the area’s stunning hiking trails, soaring above the mountains with a paraglider, or living it up on the beach at Place Blanche. The hotel offers a range of the latest beauty and detoxification therapies and chromeotherapy in its 800 m² spa, so book yourself in and unwind. Late afternoon we re-convene for a relaxing and rejuvenating restorative yoga, pranayama and meditation session.
EVENINGS see the sun set over the snow-capped peaks with an aperitif, followed by a menu of Swiss and Mediterranean flavors, delicious healthy food and great company! Take a stroll around town or watch the stars from the hotel terrace, or climb into bed early with a book—our retreats provide the the perfect setting for you to relax, rejuvenate and be inspired—in the way that fits for you!
EXOTIC YOGA PROGRAM
Discover or rediscover the joy of yoga with intelligent and creative yoga classes blending Hatha, Vinyasa, Iyengar and Yin Yoga traditions. Classes are led by Irish guest teacher, Sylvia Ferguson, with morning classes focusing on flow and afternoon sessions focused on alignment, pranayama, restoratives and yoga Nidra. Whether fiery and energetic or soft and receptive, the yoga sessions are designed for mixed levels, offering modifications for beginners, and greater levels of challenge for advanced students. Our yoga programs emphasize safety, awareness, intelligence—and the joie di vivre of yoga!
5-STAR VERBIER, SWITZERLAND
Daring contemporary design meets serenity and sophistication at Switzerland’s new 5-star W Verbier Hotel & Residences. The W Verbier invites you to experience the ultimate escape into nature, fresh air and pure pampering luxury—where they’ve thought of everything: savor Chef Sergi Arola’s modern, locally inspired menus; recharge and detox at the beautiful Away Spa; stay in shape with yoga and work-outs in the fit gym; take a dip in the stunning indoor/outdoor wet pool; enjoy the sunset with a glass of wine on the deck or in front of the fire.