Meet our teachers: Josephine McGrail

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We’ve got some wonderful new teachers joining us at Sardinia Yoga and we’d love to introduce you to them. This week it’s Josephine McGrail.

At the age of 12 Josephine was introduced to the world of yoga and it stole her heart. Josephine has an extensive background in dance and performance and spent years travelling the world working with some famous names; and would find a yoga studio at every possible occasion.

After years of wearing herself too thin Josephine realised it was time to begin her yoga training and did so with The Yoga People; slowly but surely regaining her inner strength.

Her style is reflective of the years she spent dancing around the globe but she also draws strongly from the traditional yoga styles of Meditation, Ashtanga, Yin and Rocket.

Josephine sees yoga as a form of medicine for the mind, body and spirit and now travels the globe teaching. She also teaches charity classes in order to enable everyone to practice yoga regardless of their financial situation.

We are so lucky that Josephine will be joining us in Sardinia on the 15 September and then again on 13 October in Majorca. If you would love to join us with Josephine in either of these venues please don’t hesitate to get in touch! Or, if you can’t make those dates  or September feels too far away; we’re open all summer!

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Is it time for a solo adventure?

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Solo holidays with Sardinia Yoga

Solo holidays can feel a bit daunting but they’re such a great way of recharging your batteries and having a bit of ‘me’ time.

But, admittedly all that ‘me’ time can get a bit much after a few days; which is why an activity holiday – like one of our wonderful yoga holidays could be just the thing for you.

Whether you’re in Sardinia, Majorca or Croatia we’ve got just the right balance – you start the day off with a light breakfast, then it’s a two hour yoga session with our incredible yoga teachers and the amazing views that our locations have to offer. Then it’s a big, delicious brunch with the group and then the day is yours. Whether you want to explore the local areas, try out some delicious local cuisine or simply relax in the sun with your favourite book – it’s up to you.  We don’t make you stick to any sort of tight schedule and free time really is free.

So, if this is just the antidote for the hectic you’re currently living then how about you visit our website and have a look at the dates we’ve got available at all three of our venues.

We can’t wait to see you there!

The Great Escape!

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The season begins

We’re so excited that our new season is almost upon us!

On the 24th March we’re opening our doors for the first time this year in magical Majorca!

And, if like us you’re over this cold wintery weather – because quite honestly it feels like winter’s really dragging its heels this year – then how about you plan your great escape and come join us? We still have spaces left over the Easter weekend in Cala d’Or and we’d love to see you there!

Our season this year looks a little bit like this:

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  • 24 March – 29 May
  • 29 September – 03 November

Sardinia

  • 19 May – 28 July
  • 25 August – 29 September

Croatia

  • 26 May – 21 July
  • 25 August – 13 October

The great thing about one of our yoga holidays at all of our venues is that you can tailor the trip however you like. There’s no set check in day, you can stay for a few days or even a week. We run extra yoga classes in the afternoon or you can just relax on the beach with a good book.

If you’d like more information on any three of the venues and the dates above don’t hesitate to take a look at our website, fill in our contact form or drop us an email at bookings@sardiniayoga.com and we’ll answer any questions you may have or get you booked up onto your next luxurious yoga holiday.

Back to life, back to reality – or not!

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The summer holidays may be over and ‘real life’’ may well have resumed somewhat but we’re still offering the ultimate relaxation get away at all three of our destinations…In case you need a holiday after your holiday!

  • In sunny Sardinia we’re open until 30th September
  • We’re still accepting guests in Croatia until the 7th October
  • In the beautiful town of Cala d’Or you’re still welcome from the 30th September until the 4th November

So, if a few days of yoga, sunshine and wonderful company is just the tonic then get in touch with us today and we can help you plan the perfect getaway!

Jessica joins us in Cala d’Or, Mallorca!

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We asked one of our wonderful yoga teachers, Jessica to fill us in on the week she just spent in Mallorca at the end of May!

What was a typical morning like for you during your week with Cala d’Or yoga?

I would go to the gym early before the 8am class so that I could enjoy the space and do a HIIT circuit, then I’d grab a quick coffee before heading off to teach.

What was guests’ favourite restaurant in the area?

We had a beautiful tapas evening at a restaurant which was hidden just off Main Street – all the food looked amazing and the portions were super generous!

Where is your favourite secret spot?

I didn’t venture too far but the rocks to the left of the beach have what seems like a built in deck  chair – which was a perfect little reading spot.

What is the best way to while away a few hours after morning yoga and brunch?

The weather was just beautiful and I got through 4 books down at the beach – I can’t personally think of anything better than that when I’m away! Also mid-afternoon just when you’re starting to feel a little peckish someone comes and sells fresh pineapple, coconut and watermelon to your sunbed – just perfect!

Favourite moment of the trip?

Meeting a whole new group of beautiful, easy going, happy yogis in such a beautiful setting!

What should a guest never forget to bring?

A little top to put over your yoga vest on the bottom deck – sometimes at the very end of the class in savasana it gets cool. Other than that you don’t need to stress over anything and should you forget anything Cala d’Or shops totally have your back!

Any special memories from this particular trip?

Wendy stole all my laughs this trip – totally new to yoga and completely falling in love with child pose, Wendy if you read this we want you there every year, you were great fun!


If this sounds like your idea of heaven then take a look at our website and get in contact about booking your place with us!

Just a quick note…

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The view from the hotel just this morning!

April saw the opening of the season in Majorca and we are VERY excited by this!

From the 14th April we will have two teachers with us at a time and will be offering not one, but two yoga classes in Cala d’Or – a choice of gentle hatha and a vinyasa flow.

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The beautiful beaches of Cala d’Or

We are fully booked over Easter but we do have some spaces after that for most dates in the season, so do get in touch to find out more or to book your place!

The season’s starting!

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Cala d’Or is opening its doors for the first time in 2017 on the 1st April – just one week away!

We can’t wait to welcome all our lovely yogi’s to the Hotel Cala d’Or. This hotel is so special – it was the first hotel to open in Cala d’Or and dates back to the 1930s and is still the only one on the bay so it’s like your own private bit of paradise!

The exclusive yoga classes are held on the shaded yoga space right by the beach and are great for beginners and experienced yogis alike, you can take the classes at your own pace.

The hotel comes with a pool, spa, gym, cafes and beautiful gardens and Palma d Majorca airport is less than an hour away, so transferring from airport to hotel is easy!

If all that isn’t enough the town of Cala d’Or is beautiful, with streets full of shops and bakeries serving delicious cakes and treats! So when you’re not on the mat or at the beach there’s plenty to do and see!

We will be out in Majorca from the 1 April till 20 May and again from 30 September till 4 November so if you’d like to find out more or book a place please drop us an email at bookings@sardiniayoga.com and we’ll be back in touch to help plan the perfect break for you!