Yoga for Healthy Living Holiday in Turkey
and Restorative Yoga Holiday
at Spectrum Turkey
in a beautiful
near Dalyan (fly to Dalaman)
Monday 28th September to Monday 5th October 2015
FOR ASHTANGA HOLIDAY
(takes place following week)
Join Paul Fox
at the holistic retreat centre, Spectrum Turkey, near Dalyan and
half an hour
north west of Dalaman on the Mediterranean coast. The centre is
set in a beautiful conservation area flanked by mountains, lush
greenery and pomegranate and orange groves. Highlights include a
nearby turtle beach and sanctuary, abundant wildlife including
storks and kingfishers as well as hot sulphur springs, mud baths
and cruising along the coast for the day. This
week will be a chance to recharge and relax before the chilly
Autumn. Temperatures are typically a comfortable 25-30
degrees at this time of year. There will be two yoga classes a day in the purpose
built yoga space; a morning practice before breakfast from 8 -
9.30am and an evening restorative class from 5 - 6.15pm,
followed by optional meditation.
Both classes will be suitable for all levels of ability.
This is very much a
holiday and not a retreat. You are free to have a glass or wine or a beer in the
evening if you wish. Expect an informal and friendly
atmosphere and plenty of laughter. If you have a non-yoga
partner there is plenty to do in and around the venue, such as
relaxing by the pool or walking in the surrounding mountains.
After morning practice and
full and delicious brunch, the rest of the day and evenings are
free to enjoy the relaxed and beautiful setting of Spectrum
www.spectrumturkey.co.uk Have a dip in the pool, hike or walk
by the river or to the beach. Many day trips and excursions are
offered. A full and varied breakfast
is served at 9.30am, lunch
is at 1.30pm and the evening meal is at 7.30pm. Massage can be
The holiday is limited to a maximum number of 12 - 16 students.
Paul is a highly experienced yoga
teacher, with 19 years of practice, four teaching qualifications
and a reputation as an inspirational workshop teacher. He has
also trained more than 50 yoga teachers for the British Wheel of
Spectrum Turkey Holistic
The centre is a sanctuary from city life and in harmony with the
beautiful nature all around. The neighbours are Turkish farmers.
Accommodation is provided in 9 individualised single en suite
rooms with air conditioning, and 3 double rooms which can have
twin or king sized beds. The centre has an 80 square metre pool and
plenty of space to relax, enjoy the sun and surroundings as well
as views from the tree house. Delicious vegetarian food is
served - a very interesting fusion of Turkish veggie dishes. The centre provides all yoga mats,
towels and beach towels to save on luggage allowance. Free wifi
available. Our hosts are Joanne and Tom who have a pet cat
and small dog. Full address: Spectrum Turkey, Alacinar Mevkii, Dalyan, Mugla, Turkey 48840.
visiting the area will not want to miss the river delta and
turtle beach and the turtle sanctuary to see these amazing and
graceful creatures close up. The turtle and sandy beach is 11km
away and reachable by a half hourly mini-bus service, or by taxi
at a cost of around six pounds per person return (4 in a cab).
Dalyan is a 20 minute walk and is on the river with boat
trips to the beach/coast leaving every half hour and costing
around two pounds each way. So you could
go to the beach by boat and return by cab or vice versa.
Double or twin ensuite (2 sharing) £550
You can secure your booking with a £200 non-returnable deposit.
Balance due 6 weeks before the holiday.
The price includes, accommodation, brunch, five evening meals and all yoga classes.
Getting there - Flight Options
holiday runs from Monday to Monday as that is when most flights
from the UK to Dalaman operate. Spectrum Turkey is half an hour from Dalaman Airport. The cost of the transfer will be
kept as low as possible by grouping people together. Here are some
Jet 2 www.jet2.com
UK Airports to Dalaman….
Easyjet from Gatwick, Stansted, Bristol, Manchester and
Monarch from Luton, Gatwick, Birmingham, East Midlands,
Leeds-Bradford and Manchester.
Thomas Cook - various UK locations.
Jet2 from Blackpool, East Midlands, Glasgow, Manchester,
Pegasus from Gatwick, Stansted and Manchester.
Turkish Airlines from Gatwick, Heathrow, Birmingham, Manchester.
To search for flights for the week, you can also try this link to
Skyscanner Please let Paul know your flight details once
At the foot of this page are some testimonials from
people who have attended previous holidays run by Paul. Click here
We will explore the rich hatha yoga tradition, using flowing
sequences and held postures to integrate body, mind and spirit. Restorative sessions are designed to
integrate the yoga practice, re-balance the body and develop
relaxation skills. Beginners and experienced students are
welcome as the practice can be adapted to suit all levels of
Paul Fox is a yoga teacher
and teacher trainer based in Norfolk and Cambridge. Paul
passionately that the purpose of a yoga practice is to support
and nourish individuals to help face the everyday challenges of life, and
some esoteric practice. On this holiday you will be nourished
with yoga and helped to develop your practice so that it may support
you when you get home and tumble back into the hurly burly of
and island boat trips
Conservation area of outstanding natural beauty.
Abundant wildlife & Turtles!
Pool and within easy reach of the beach
Delicious vegetarian food
Historic area with Roman ruins
springs and mud bath
8 - 9.30am Hatha Yoga Class with Paul
5 - 6.15pm Restorative/techniques class with Paul
6.15 - 6.30pm Optional meditation
To book email Paul at
paulfoxashtanga @ hotmail.com
or telephone 07782413146 or 01354 610239