WINTER 2018/19 DATES NOW RELEASED

SKI AND YOGA

RETREATS

In collaboration with Chalet Grand Loup, Sommet et Neige brings you a fantastic and unique opportunity to relax and reconnect, whilst also improving your skiing technique.

With 4 days devoted entirely to you, our Ski and Yoga Retreat has been designed to rest your min, nourish your body and fill your soul. Expect revitalising yoga, nourishing and healing meals and fun-filled afternoons on the slopes with an expert ski instructor, all set in a luxury boutique chalet in the heart of the Swiss Alps.

Invigorate your mind, body and soul, and join us for an unforgettable retreat!

 

 

 

   

Upcoming Retreats Winter 2018/19

24th-27th January 2019

       7th-10th       March 2019

YOUR EXPERIENCE

Arrive at Chalet Grand Loup to be welcomed by a glass of bubbles before you check into your en-suite bedroom, settle into the chalet and make the most of its facilities.

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Each morning, awaken your body with a carefully sequenced 90 minute Vinyasa flow practice. Energise and improve flexibility during sun salutations and explore alignment and strengthening your core with dynamic movement - vital for yoga, skiing, and your day-to-day posture. We will then provide a delicious continental breakfast with freshly made juices and smoothies. The rest of the morning is yours to relax and take in the wonderful views of the surrounding mountains.

In the afternoon, you will meet with your instructor who will guide you through equipment selection. Your 3 hour ski lessons will be tailor made to the individual.  Upon returning to the chalet, refuel with a delicious homemade cake and afternoon tea. To help you recover from skiing, the second yoga session is a 45 minute Yin and Restorative practice. Spending a few minutes in each pose it will relax and reset your mind and body.

 

Finally, enjoy a gourmet 3 course evening meal with a focus on healthy plant based recipes with meat or fish if you you prefer. Wine and other non-alcoholic beverages are available. Any dietary requirements can also be catered for. 

What's included

 In order to get the most out of your ski and yoga retreat, we've put together a fantastic package which includes the following:​

  •  3 nights accommodation in a shared room

  •  Daily 90-minute invigorating morning yoga class to    awaken your body and mind for a day on the slopes

  •  Daily 45-minute evening yoga flow to unwind and  stretch out the body

  •  Delicious and healthy continental breakfast    with freshly made juices

  •  Homemade cakes with afternoon tea each  day

  •  A gourmet 3-course evening meal on each nights

  •  Printze lift pass

  •  3 day equipment hire

  •  9 hours of ski lessons

  •  Small groups of maximum 8 guests

  •  All yoga equipment

  •  A private hot tub and sauna

Ski Sessions

Look forward to experiencing the spectacular 4 Vallees on your skis.​ You will soon see why so many people choose Nendaz as their go to ski resort. 

We get you out there hassle free by organising your ski instructor from our team of top instructors at our sister company European Snowsports - Nendaz, ski rentals and lift ticket. 

European Snowsport instructors are hand picked for their fantastic personalities, knowledge and life experience. The lessons will be tailored to the needs of each individual so you can improve quickly and come away feeling on top of the world.

Only a few minutes away from your chalet is our partner Premier Alpine Centre. The friendly, informed staff will help you collect you rental equipment. Your instructor will meet you here to assist if you need any advise and will guide you to the ski lift. 

Benefit from 3 hours of our quality ski instruction to help you further your skiing technique and enjoy the ambience of the beautiful mountains. 

 

The Benefits of yoga

We believe yoga to be amazingly beneficial and complimentary to skiing.

 

Our handpicked and experienced yoga teachers will guide you through two daily yoga sessions focusing on key elements to further your skiing:

 

 

 

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Our absolutely perfect location in the Swiss Alps allows you to completely switch off from the buzz of everyday life and immerse yourself in mountain life.  

 

Here we create the ideal sanctuary to focus on your practice.

  • Balance

  • Coordination

  • Flexibility

  • Focus

Chalet Grand Loup

A Luxury Retreat in the Heart of the 4 Valleys. Tucked in a privileged position close to the centre of the village is Chalet Grand Loup. Beautifully built it maximises the view over the mountains. Your hosts, Steve and Karen, have spent many years perfecting their chalet and menu for an unforgettable stay. 

 

Unique and furnished with loving care and attention to detail, it features a large open-plan living area and four bespoke bedrooms, accommodating up to 8 guests. The property also has a sauna and hot tub where you can soothe tired muscles after a day on the mountain.

 

With just 4 bedrooms at Chalet Grand Loup, ensuring that your stay is intimate and relaxing. Each room features 2 single beds, sumptuous linens, bathrobes and slippers, a tv and private en-suite bathroom.

Travelling alone? Fear not. You don’t need to travel with a friend to benefit from our room-sharing prices. As most of our guests will be solo travellers, we will pair you up (same gender of course) so that you can enjoy a shared-room rate.

Don't fancy sharing? Please get in touch with us to discuss options for single-room occupancy.

  • 4 Bespoke En-suite Bedrooms

  • Fully Catered 

  • Sauna and Outdoor Hot Tub

  • Swiss & UK channels​

  • Wood Burning Fireplace

  • Bathrobes and Slippers​

  • Panoramic Views

  • Close to lifts

  • Welcome Drink on Arrival

  • Daily Housekeeping

  • Free On-Site Parking

TYPICAL DAILY SCHEDULE​

The following is a guide to our schedule during the 4 day retreat:

07:00 - 90-minute invigorating Vinyasa Flow to warm up your body and mind and get you ready for a fun-filled day ahead

08:45 - Delicious continental breakfast with freshly made juices

09:30 - Free time to enjoy the chalet's facilities

12:30-16:00 - Meet your instructor and enjoy some fun times on the slopes

16:30 - Return to the chalet for time to relax, unwind and indulge in a homemade cake with afternoon tea

18:00 - 45-minute restorative yoga session to stretch out your muscles

20:00 - Enjoy a gourmet evening meal in the company of friends old and new

OUR YOGA TEACHERS

BECCA

Having been exposed to an active and outdoor lifestyle from a young age, Becca has always been up for trying new challenges. Initially discovering yoga by stepping onto the mat to compliment running and workouts she was doing at the time, soon regular practice opened her eyes to a new understanding for the importance of finding balance in mind and awareness of body.

 

Becca qualified as a yoga instructor in 2016 and has since been teaching dynamic Power Vinyasa flow classes, with a Baptiste influence. More recently exploring and learning about the benefits of restorative & yin yoga, her teaching aims to link steady breath with each movement, focusing on different areas of the body, and offering variations in order to welcome and empower yogi’s of all levels.

SOPHIE

Sophie has been fascinated with the body and the way in which it works. In 2014 she headed off to India to complete her Level 1 Yoga Teacher Training and finding her passion headed off to participate in an Advanced Training that same year. 

Since undertaking her Level 2 training she has been working closely with a Teacher Training School seeing her work alongside them in Thailand, Costa Rica and Europe. In 2017 she quit her job to become a full time teacher and has been holding classes, events, retreats ever since. 

2017 also saw Sophie complete her Meditation Teacher Training which she loves to incorporate into her classes. 

 

Whilst she sometimes enjoys a stronger practice, for Sophie yoga is and always will be so much more than back-bending and headstands. She encourages her students to drop in and draw awareness into their own bodies, creating a safe space to practice and grounding them in a strong foundation. 

 

A lover of travel, nature and experiencing new cultures, delicious food and books, Sophie is constantly learning and evolving and trying to absorb all the beauty that this world has to offer. 

 

For further information and to book onto one of our exclusive Ski & Yoga retreats please contact us now. 

© Sommet et Neige. 

Sommet et Neige Sàrl (Ltd.) is the parent company for all summer and autumn activities and operates under the name of European Snowsport Nendaz during winter.

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