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Yoga Retreats Europe 2019 Portugal Calendar, Qigong, Yin, Ashtanga, Vinyasa

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We’re always adding new yoga retreats 2019 Europe to our calendar so check back regularly for updates or contact us here for more information.

We run our year-round yoga retreats from 13 all-natural, beautiful acres in a rustic area of central Portugal. So whether you’re looking for Ashtanga Yoga Retreats, a yoga retreat just for women, or a Vinyasa Flow yoga retreat, this is where you’ll find it.

Below you’ll find more information on our retreat as well as helpful links to our retreat overviews and what you can expect to learn and to experience on a Yoga Retreat with Yoga Evolution.

The Retreat

Our beautiful retreat exudes a year-round sense of peace and tranquility. We are nestled into a lush mountain valley, surrounded by pine forests and miles of hiking trails. The retreat consists of a traditional stone house, a stone guest house, a series of eco-caravans and a wooden yoga shala. There’s an idyllic running stream at the bottom of the valley where you can take a dip and we have a private sea salt water swimming pool that has sublime views of the surrounding mountain ranges. We have countless spaces where you can unwind with a book, relax in a hammock and breathe in the pristine mountain air far away from the troubles of daily life.

Your Teachers

Though the retreat is ran and maintained by Peter & Sue for much of the year, we also host guest teachers and specialists, such as Leo Rutherford, a renowned teacher and pioneer of shamanism in the West, who teaches along with Peter on our Shamanic Yoga retreats, and Kate and Freya who teach on many of our August retreats.

As a friendly and knowledgeable team, we offer the highest standard of teaching and guidance to help you to get the most out of a retreat. With this in mind, we have developed each of our yoga experiences to be inclusive and offered to you in small community-inspired groups to make sure that you leave with a solid foundation and a new found understanding of the fundamental aspects of Yoga. We’ll always be close by to offer whatever help that you need on your journey.


We have a selection of rooms and eco caravans that you can book in single, double, twin or shared rooms. If you want your own private facilities then you will need to book our recently and tastefully renovated stone cottage which is perfect as a double, shared or twin room. Take a closer look at each of our rooms here.

Find a yoga retreat below.
31st August to 7th September

Vinyasa Flow & Yin Yoga

Freya & Sue

7th to 14th

Dynamic Yoga Flow
Meridian Qigong
Yin Yoga


14th to 21st

Yoga Retreat

Fully Booked
21st to 28th

Yoga Holiday

Fully Booked
holidays in september
retreats in september
2nd to 13th of October

Our next Yin yoga training course is the 12th to 23rd of May 2020 which you can book onto now or October 2020

19th to 26th

Fully Booked
26th October to 2nd November

Evolutionary Yoga Retreat
Qigong vinyasa flow
Yin Yoga
21st to 28th of December

Christmas Yoga Retreat

Evolutionary Yoga

Vinyasa, Qigong, Shamanic, Meditation

28th December to 4th of January

Evolutionary Yoga

New Year Yoga Retreat

Vinyasa, Qigong, Shamanic, Meditation

Guest Review 2018 - A very special place, as though time stood still.

Its hard to put into words how much I valued my time spent with Peter & Sue, and their team. Yoga Evolution provides you with the opportunity to discover new ways of thinking (and living), to be nourished both mentally and physically, its a place to totally unwind and feel nurtured from every angle.The site itself is snuggled into a valley presenting breath-taking views, on a clear night the sky is lit by a billion star glory without any pollution. On a hot day you can take a hike through the forests and on return plunge into the generous chlorine free pool.

The rooms are designed in an authentic Portuguese style all presenting you with views out over the rolling hills. At the top of the house the cosy communal attic which provides a collection of home dried herbal teas a shelter from the sun and the most amazing eclectic library.
The food here is outstanding, Selina the chef is also a qualified naturopath, her knowledge and enthusiasm on the human body and food inspired me to make long-term changes to my diet. I feel more Intune with my body than I have in a long time.
I spent time practicing Ashtanga and Yin, Peter and Sues combined knowledge blew my mind, from traditional yoga practices, mindfulness, meditation, homeopathy, astrology, Qi gong, yoga therapy and shamanic practices. This for me is what made them unique as a retreat, they embody such passion for passing on their knowledge, you cant help but want to soak it up, so much so that I booked onto the shamanic retreat that followed.

I have studied and practiced the primary series ashtanga for just over one year before attending Peters class, Peter has thoughtfully modified the series to make it assessable to both experienced and inexperienced practitioners of all ages. He brings great knowledge, enthusiasm and humility to the practice. I feel renewed in this practice after falling out of love with it at home and I cant thank you enough for this!

I'm usually more yang when it comes to yoga but Sue has inspired me towards the benefits of yin yoga. She has a wealth of knowledge in this subject and is very empathetic and thoughful in ensuring each persons comfort and understanding of the benefits of each pose. I came away from each class feeling more open and also with a deeper awareness and understanding of my own body and mind, I've just ordered two yin yoga books! Thanks Sue

I really feel Yoga evolution has something for everyone, weather your an experienced yogi or a beginner, if your looking to unwind and relax from everyday life or maybe make some long term changes in your life you can find it here.

Big Thanks Peter, Sue, Selina and Amy with love, Camilla x
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