Join innovative and experienced teacher, Alison West, director of Yoga Union and YU’s Posture, Backare & Scoliosis Center, for a unique experience of Yoga for Scoliosis. This is a rare opportunity to develop a sound practice for your back in an intimate and uplifting setting. Spend a refreshing week addressing your spinal asymmetry in a retreat center unique for the beauty of its fully equipped studio. Learn safe movements that can effectively reduce your pain, strengthen your back and help you with your curves, concavities and rotation of the spine. Explore how yoga can help re-pattern both your nervous system and your body’s mechanics to improve not only the health of your back but your overall quality of life. You will leave with new tools and feel empowered to practice safely on your own.
The enchanting Santillan resort is situated in the Andalusian Countryside embraced by quiet mountains with beautiful views of the Mediterranean. Enjoy delicious and healthful farm-to-table meals from the Center’s garden and local farmers. Swim in a salt water pool. Walk through Santillan’s lovely gardens or hike the nearby hills with their views out to sea. Indulge in the various kind of spa treatments or visit historic Malaga, with its Roman Theatre and stunning Moorish architecture or the spectacular caves at Nerja. Seville and Granada (Alahambra) are only a couple of hours away. Unencumbered by daily obligations, benefit from a deep mental and physical release that allows you to experience your practice in a new way. Make this commitment to yourself and see your spine change!
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Yoga Union, located in Manhattan and considered to be one of the most beautiful Yoga studios in NY, has the largest dedicated Yoga for Backcare and Scoliosis Program in the world with the most far-reaching program. It holds an annual Certification Program for teachers with Alison West and Kaitlyn Hipple, as well as classes, workshops, programs and series that support those in pain.
From Healing to Health
we have both a Backcare and a General Yoga program, our students
can go from healing to health. Many students graduate from their
back pain, postural issues and other problems into our regular Yoga
program, taught by some of the same teachers teaching in the
Our motto is “Conscious Movement, Conscious Life.”
The same awareness developed by paying attention to how the body moves
and breathes can be applied to life and how we live it.
are based on double occupancy.
If you would like a private room, there is an additional charge of $350.
- Non-refundable deposit to reserve your spot: $500 (included in total price)
- Early bird by November 15, $2100 in full.
- After November 15, $2400
- Full payment due six weeks from time of first deposit.
Registration and full payment deadline: April 20.
• These prices include your deposit, your room, meals and Yoga classes.
• Not-included are flights, extra-curricular activities such as excursions, spa services, tips and transport to/from Malaga airport.
If you are travelling with someone and want to be in the same room, make sure to say so. We will do our best to accommodate you.
Email us with SPAIN BACKCARE RETREAT ROOM REQUEST in the subject line.
Refund Policy in the event of an emergency
- Deposit is non-refundable.
- Cancellation two months prior to departure, or April 20: full refund, excluding deposit and minus a 5% processing fee.
- No refunds after April 20, the registration and full payment deadline.
Please note: Centro Santillan does not offer Yoga Union refunds after April 20. Consequently, Yoga Union is not in a position to offer refunds. For this reason, Santillan makes it mandatory that you get travel insurance (flight + retreat). You will receive information about travel insurance in your information package, which will be sent on request.
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