Patrick Oancia: YogaJaya Weekend Hatha Yoga Asana, Meditation, Pranayama retreat Tangier, Morocco

July 28, 2006 - July 30, 2006
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This Residential Workshop will be held in an enormous beautiful traditional Moroccan Villa in the foothills of Tangier over looking the straight of Gibraltar.


Friday July 28

*Welcome tea at the bazaar. Tour of the medina (Tangier old city center) followed by traditional light brunch.
*After brunch coffee / tea at the famous "Cafe Hafa" with beautiful views over the ocean to Spain.
*Transfer to spacious Moroccan villa retreat.
*Check in- Traditional dormitory style salon with Classical Moroccan Decor.

14:00-17:00 (Light afternoon Yoga)
*Short discussion about modern day yoga.
*Pranayama(Breathing Practice)
*Restorative yin style asana sequence focusing on acclimatizing to the surroundings.
*Guided meditation.

*Traditional Sufi Musical performance.

Saturday, July 29

6:00-8:45 (Morning Practice on the terrace overlooking the hills of Tangier)
*Guided meditation.
*Short tea break.
*Freestyle Hatha yoga with emphasis on back bending, and spinal twists.


*Swimming/Beach activities
*Light Lunch

15:00-17:30 (Afternoon Yoga)
*Freestyle Hatha Asana- Arm Balances/Inverted postures/Forward Bends and Hip openers.
*Yoga Nidra

*Traditional Evening activities, Sufi music, dance…..

Sunday, July 30

6:00-8:30 (Morning Practice on the terrace)
*Flowing Hatha vinyasa sequencing with emphasis on core strength, alignment, and economy of breath.
*Closing Meditation

*Transfer to the Medina



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