*7 day exclusive Yoga and Meditation Holiday* in **Mallorca**

10-17 October 2015. Only £595 incl. 4 *Half board*

*Places limited. All Bookings must be made by 7th March.*

Come and join us for a fantastic holiday focussed around morning Dru Yoga and Meditation Master Classes. Each day you will be taught by one of the Senior Tutors. This is an opportunity to increase your skills, take you to greater awareness of your own practice and answer many of your searching questions on your own personal journey of awakening. The classes will be held in a quiet conference room overlooking one of the pools and we may also choose to do some of our early morning yoga on the rooftop terrace as the sun rises! Your teachers for this week include Paulette Agnew (Director Dru Ireland), Sylvia Barrington (Senior tutor and curriculum chair for Dru Worldwide), Padma McIntyre (Senior tutor Dru London) each with more than 25 years experience.

A really special treat.

For this exceptional week we will also have the pleasure or being joined by Mansukh Patel, author, inspirational speaker and one of the Founders of Dru Worldwide. He will be joining us for many of the events and will be speaking during the mountain walk outing.

A really special treat.

For this exceptional week we will also have the pleasure or being joined by Mansukh Patel, author, inspirational speaker and one of the Founders of Dru Worldwide. He will be joining us for many of the events and will be speaking during the mountain walk outing.

About the hotel.

We will be staying in a fabulous 4 star hotel, the Bahia del Sol in Santa Ponsa, (www.hotel-bahia-del-sol.com) situated SW of Palma with two great beaches just 3 minutes walk from your door. After the yoga you can swim in either of the hotel’s two great pools. It’s the perfect time of year for you to enjoy the late summer sun, clear blue skies and, yes , the Mediterranean Sea is warm! The hotel is just 25 minutes from the airport and close to all local amenities. Outside the hotel you can drop into one of the many bars, cafes and restaurants for a snack or glass of wine or just chill with friends over a coffee watching the world go by.

About Mallorca.

Mallorca is a stunningly beautiful island and a sporting paradise for both sun and water sports enthusiasts as well as keen walkers and cyclists who enjoy the wooded Traumantara mountains. It’s called the gem of the Mediterranean and is only 2-2.5 hours flight from the UK and Ireland! The climate in October is perfect, not too hot! We may have a little rain – which is why the island is so green and beautiful, but it never lasts for long.

Fun for the afternoons.

You are also invited to join in the many and varied events planned for each day to make this holiday both interesting and relaxing. I have been visiting the island for 30 years and know many of its secrets which will make this the perfect holiday on an idyllic island.

Walking in paradise.

On one of the days you will be invited for an easy walk in the Tramuntana mountains to explore the secret old ways through the wooded slopes, stopping for Tapas and refreshments in a high mountain hamlet with breathtaking views. (Trainers or walking shoes needed for the trail.)

*Original Spanish -* *Latin dancing! *

On one of the afternoons you are invited to join a leading Spanish Dance teacher – Manello Castello, (who specialises in Argentinian Tango) at his Dance Studio in Palma for a wonderful exhibition and workshop! So bring your dancing shoes and don’t panic, he’s been teaching for 30 years and knows how to get two left feet working together and the rest of you looking good! Apparently it’s all about the hips! Also in between getting into the groove we will enjoy the tranquillity of his beautiful home, gardens, orange groves and outdoor patios. Light refreshments and snacks will be provided.

*Seeing the very best acrobats in action!!*

Mallorca is also home to the world famous musical and acrobatic show called Pirates! For those who love a good night out, don’t miss this one.. It’s one of those shows you should see once in your life and, yes, Captain Barbosa will truly come alive in this night to remember. And it’s only 15 minutes away from our hotel.
(Tickets are extra to the course fees).

*What’s included in this holiday?*

The cost of this seven day holiday includes all 6 master classes, half board i.e. breakfast and dinner in a twin or double i.e. shared room. After your morning class (7am-9.45am) and a late brunch the day is yours to relax and enjoy or explore as you wish, and dinner can last all evening Spanish style! However you are also welcome to join me and the team on all the exciting outings planned for you. The cost for these extras is outlined below. Please book in as early as possible.

*Airport pick up.*

The hotel can arrange a pick up and transfer from the airport at an incredible price of 5 Euros! You may wish to hire your own car for a bit of independence and explore many of the famous villages, tourist sights and fabulous coves throughout the island. All these fine details are provided on booking and you will be advised of the most economical and trusted providers on the island.

*Mallorca local markets.*

The local Spanish market is one of the best places to get great gifts for family, or stock up on local produce like almonds and salt to bring home (and fabulous clothes, €10 jeans and handbags galore). We have planned for you to visit this market on the Friday before departing.

*Incredibly good value.*

You will be amazed at the low cost for this extraordinary retreat. The total price of the yoga and meditation holiday and master classes including the hotel at half board for 7 nights, is only £595 which at today’s rate is 795 Euros. The holiday is set at the sterling rate. NB; should the exchange rate change, please adapt the Euro cost accordingly. We use Currency XE www.XE.com to find the midway rate.

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*You will need to pay separately for: *

  1. Flights, airport transfers to the hotel, or your own car hire, and any taxis/busses to the various events such as the dance class, market, walk or Pirates. Some of you may wish to hire a car between 4 of you if you are comfortable driving on ‘the other side’ or share taxis together etc. Nothing is too far from us and never more than 25 mins drive anywhere.
  2. Private mentoring and coaching with any of the tutors. Please pay cash at the time to your tutor for this service.
  3. A special group mentoring will be hosted by Mansukh one day during the week. (This event can be booked at the time and is outside of the standard course fees).

*What do I do now?* – *Call us / email to see if there is a place available and then:*

  1. You’ll need to arrange your own flights and travel insurance, and transport to and from the hotel from Palma de Mallorca airport. Ryan Air and Easy Jet fly from Dublin and Belfast respectively. Seriously – book them now, as prices can go up by the day.
  2. Book your place with Dru Ireland / b-in-control.com To aid your cash flow we have an option of paying a deposit of 495 Euro or £370 (by March 7th). This is non-refundable. The remaining balance is to be paid by June 31 st. *Email us as soon as you transfer the cash to enquiries@druireland.com stating which bank you paid it into, the date you paid and the amount.
  3. Please state on booking if you wish to come to the fabulous party night out at Pirates as we will be booking tables together by June 1st. The cost for the evening show and meal is €59 pp Please pay Paulette cash on a training weekend or transfer to the bank accounts below. *Again send us details of the date you made the transfer and the amount you paid.*
  4. To help you have the ideal holiday, please can you team up with someone you would like to share the room with and mention this on your booking email . I will then send this to the hotel with your deposit.
  5. Ireland yogis come first! Therefore please book as soon as possible as there is a waiting list for UK residents wanting to join this retreat with us. Please note the final booking date is March 7th.
  6. Check your passport is in date and usually you are requested to enter its details into your flight company’s web page. Spain requires this.
  7. Check you have holiday insurance and please email a scanned copy to us. Please also scan in your European Health Insurance card details (if you don’t have one – please get one). Should you need to visit a doctor on the island you are required to produce this.

We have limited spaces on this retreat as this hotel is always well booked up. All accommodation is in twin rooms and places will be allocated on a first come basis. You will need to book by 7th March to ensure a room/place . After this prices will increase dramatically and I can’t guarantee there will be any rooms left in the hotel.

If you need an extra night before or after the retreat – the hotel is offering our group a very cheap rate for that purpose. These can be booked directly with the hotel.. Please ask for details.

Call Paulette on 01248 602900 ext 210 before 16th February for more information, after which she will be overseas. To book your place please send an email to enquires@druireland.com and CC the mail to christinetraining@hotmail.com. Please attach a copy of the bank transfer to either the sterling account or euro account.

To pay in Sterling – Please send a bank transfer to B-in-control Ltd, Co-operative bank. Sort code: 089299 Account No: 69362608

To pay in Euros – please transfer the Euro First Payment to: Paulette Agnew. Permanent TSB, sort code; 990613 and account No 19395467

We all look forward to seeing you soon. You will have a beautiful holiday, returning home well rested, relaxed and restored, with new experiences under your belt and a renewed energy for your life.

Call me if you need to know anything and please note Christine Poland will be monitoring and responding to bookings and emails as I will be in Holland, India and Dubai until the end of April. She has the room allocation list and all monies paid will be receipted by her. Christine’s mobile is 07873413684.