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A gentle retreat to rediscover yourself and your body…
If you are looking for a truly meaningful retreat, one that gives you more than just a holiday with some nice movement classes…Join us! Each year, Mareile & Anja are refining this retreat for an in-depth exploration and understanding of your body. Expect fun and laughter and be ready to dive in deep.
Have fun, try something new, let’s fly!
Pilates & Acro/Aerial Yoga Retreat
Come with us to Bali – one of those perfect places to go on retreat. Couple that with a dream venue and two dream teachers and you will be speaking about this retreat for the rest of your life. Turn the wishful thinking into reality and join us in Bali. What can I say…you are more than worth it!
It’s hard to believe, but our big trip is over. I was on the road for 10 months with my family, traveling through India, Sri Lanka, China and Pakistan. As a result we have some amazing new places for you in 2017 including Portugal and Sri Lanka.
Back by popular demand is Bali in May with Pilates Elevate and our dearest Tash Barnard. If Bali is too far, you could always come and visit me in Turkey – be it for a private retreat, Pilates Within or our 200-hr Mat Teacher Training.
Probably the most exciting news is that I have teamed up with Rael Isacowitz for an epic retreat in Portugal. If I had to chose for you… well who would not want to spend a week with Rael?
I wish you all a wonderful end of 2016, do stay in touch and see you soon, I hope!
A retreat to recharge and reconnect…
Pilates & Yoga Retreat
We found the greek islands a perfect place to truly disconnect in order to reconnect with yourself. In this retreat movement in all its shapes and forms stands at the forefront: From the up and down of our breath during meditation, via the deep inner connections found during the Pilates and Yoga sessions, to the hiking and swimming while exploring Amorgos. A retreat to embrace yourself!
Surrounded by nature and friends – Join us for the retreat of a lifetime…
Pilates & Martial Arts Retreat with Rael Isacowitz
We could not be happier to announce a dream come true: a retreat lead by Pilates master trainer, teacher of teachers and founder of BASI Pilates – Rael Isacowitz! And as we love to combine Pilates with other forms of movement, Rael has invited his own Martial Arts teacher, Master Dennis Brookman, to join us for 7 days of ‘Movement with Intention’. Book your spot soon, as spaces are limited.
Join one of our 200-hr Mat Pilates Teacher Trainings in 2017. The programme will be taught in two retreat-style intensive weeks here in Alacati, Turkey, with practise time and personal online tuition in between the courses.
Move your Life! Join Mareile Paley’s regular group classes in different locations in the region of Alacati, Cesme, Urla. Classes are taught in English and/or German.
Use our new boutique RETREAT FINDER to find more retreats! We are teaming up with a few select teachers and retreat organizers to share our love an passion for the retreat business. Retreats that are featured under this page are not directly organized by Pilates Retreat Asia, but are lead by instructors and companies we personally know and trust. Today, there is so much choice of Pilates, Yoga and Wellness Retreats and holidays – we want to help you sift through the options and support colleagues and partners sharing our ethics and high standards.
And if you really want to have a much larger choice (of course ONLY if our retreats don’t fit your schedule or budget) you can try Book Yoga Retreats as a very good retreat finder resource.
Fantastic week with excellent teaching, wonderful people in a magnificent setting. All that I was hoping for and more. The teachers had a presence and experience that was clear and reassuring, I knew I was in safe hands! It went deeper than my everyday Pilates and I went away having learnt a lot. I didn’t expect the week to go so quickly. I also didn’t expect to feel so profoundly refreshed at the end. Liz McCord, UK
The retreat I did in Turkey October 2014 nourished my body and spirit with personalized Pilates training in a beautiful place with an amazing group of wonderful new friends. I was reminded that new adventures are exhilarating so jump in! Kate, USA
I could say so much about the week, I don’t know where to begin. I really loved the balance between yoga and pilates. I was looking for an introduction to pilates, and ideally in a way I could combine it with my existing yoga practice, and I got exactly that. I would be delighted to be able to join you both on a future retreat, be it Turkey or elsewhere. Natalie, UK
Loved the Pilates Retreat with Mareile in Koh Samui. It was very relaxing, amazing food, beautiful location, lovely people and good accommodation. It was the perfect week away to unwind. Would highly recommend it! Inge, Australia
Mareile does a wonderful job of working to make sure that all retreat participants have a meaningful experience …whether you are just a beginner or you have been practicing for years. The instructors were incredibly hands-on, and the location exquisite. I can’t wait for the chance to sign up for another retreat!
I had an amazing time at Kamalaya. I have not felt so relaxed since years. The combination of Pilates and the second workout was just right, demanding but doable. Kamalaya is the perfect place for such a retreat. The service is incredible and the food is so delicious despite of being very healthy. Not only did I become leaner, more relaxed and learned much about Pilates, but I have also adapted a healthier life style in general using the tips that Mareile and Andrew shared with us. I wish I could do this much more often. Helen, London
After 9 years of practicing Pilates I took the next step and signed up for Mareile’s retreat. I was completely happy with the retreat and it would be hard to improve it. Thanks for making me discover Thailand. Mizzi, Netherlands
I feel so energized that my friends say I am ‘glowing’! Pauline, Hong Kong
To begin with, the retreat was all I expected and even more. I would highly recommend the retreat to people, and I will definitely go again in the future. Both of us are not the kind to take relaxing, pool-side vacations. But the retreat provided us with an opportunity to have a semi-active vacation, together with a semi pool-side vacation. A combination that worked out really well. Sam, New York
A truly wonderful experience unlike no other, in a gorgeous setting and very well organized with terrific leaders. I really enjoyed the beautiful resort, but also loved the excursion to Ulu Watu area very much and the Ubud day trip. The meals were spectacular, and the staff at Desa Seni really could not have been nicer. Thank you for everything you did to make this experience and memory possible. Leslie, Virginia
I felt very exhilarated, rested & relaxed, joyful & very happy to have spent the time with you both. I am grateful to have had you both as instructors for my first experience of a yoga/pilates retreat in such a beautiful location. Being a beginner with yoga and a first for Pilates, I thank you for your patience & understanding. Tisha, Canada
Just a quick email to let you know how much we loved that retreat. We really had a great time and came back with full energy to HK. Keep us posted on future retreats, we’re definitely interested. Guillaume, Hong Kong