February 11th – 18th (Pilates Intensive week)
March 11th – 18th
April 1st – 8th April
April 8th – 15th
June 10th – 17th
June 17th – 24th
July 8th – 15th
7 days/7 nights
Gran Canaria, Spain
Alex Estornel & Paola Reznik
PILATES. YOGA. MEDITATION. BEACH HOLIDAY.
PILATES & YOGA RETREAT GRAN CANARIA – Spain
A healthy and fun holiday!
This retreat promises to be fun and challenging and is run by our colleague and friend Alex Estornel. If you are looking for an active holiday that includes Pilates in Europe this spring or summer, look no further…
Included in the price:
8 days & 7 Nights Stay
2 classes a day of Pilates instruction
All class materials (mats, bands, magic circles, etc)
Brunch everyday of your stay
5 dinners throughout the week
Excursion to the gorgeous sand dune beaches of the south
4 hour hiking excursion in the beautiful green island interior
Transfer service to & from Gran Canaria Airport
Transfer service to scheduled excursions
- Flights to and from Gran Canaria
- Travel Insurance
- Alcoholic & non-alcoholic drinks during your stay
- Any meals in between brunch and dinner
- Massage Therapies are available upon request
- Mountain Biking
A beautiful villa surrounded by nature
See the Canary Islands like you’ve never seen them before. Experience your ultimate healthy holiday in the most beautiful island in the Canaries. Gran Canaria Spain is a small continent on it’s own. With enormous lush green mountains, sand dune beaches and multiple mircroclimate zones Gran Canaria makes the perfect backdrop of a holistice practice of yoga and Pilates. This retreat will guide you through a daily practice of Pilates, Yoga and meditation along with several active excursions to keep you feeling fit and healthy. Opt for a shared or single room in the tastefully designed Villa Gran Canaria.
Villa Gran Canaria with Pool Side and Fountain Courtyard Accommodations:
Single Private Room:
starting at 875€
starting at 675€
Alex Estornel is certified by the prestigious Equinox Pilates training headed by master instructor Carrie Macy and is qualified in the fitness industry by International Sports and Sciences Association. His passion for authentic classical Pilates started in 1998 whilst training for his professional dance career in Los Angeles. Dancing for top recording artists such as Cher, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Gloria Estefan and a many major films, commercials, and tv shows for Alex living in physical pain was a constant. He quickly discovered the only remedy of rehabilitation was Pilates and it was the practice of Pilates that elongated his career as professional performer.
Along side his friend and mentor Carrie Macy, Alex started BACE Pilates in Los Angeles located on the corner of La Brea avenue and Wilshire Boulevard. After several years in operation Alex and Carrie built a very successful Pilates practice specializing with both fitness enthusiasts and rehabilitation clients. In 2009 after collaborating on a Pilates training manual he began traveling to take his teaching on the road and it was then when he began to realize his goals of creating healthy retreats in beautiful locations. He came back after a year in Europe with his wife Stacey and continuedhis growth in the Pilates industry, teaching and training at the formidable Polestar Pilates in Miami where he learned directly under Dr. Brent Anderson and Shelly Power.
He now devotes his life’s work to bringing the transformative approach of Joseph Pilates to everyone around the globe. He has recently been teaching all over the United States as well several locations in Greece, Spain, and England and after leading numerous retreats in Spain and Greece is now determined more than ever to start his own approach to wellness retreats with Sky Pilates and Yoga.
Alex’s style of teaching is a perfect combination of classical Pilates and progressive methods, with the fervor and tenacity that Joseph Pilates intended for his clients. His private sessions and classes will rebuild the body you deserve and transform your life.
Hatha Yoga Teacher (200 HR TTC) training at Gayatri School of Yoga with Master Radhika González
- Teacher training Yoga for Kids at Om Shanti, with Master Gopika
- Pilates instructor at Wellness RH School
- Reiki Level 2, Diploma Dr Usui
- Nutrition Diploma at tengasalud.com with Mónica Flores
There are few yoga instructors that draw you in, support you and elevate you to another realm, and we’ve got one of them!
Paola started practicing Yoga in 1998 in Argentina with the Maestre Juan Haberfeld and it became her absolute passion in life. She continued her studies in Swásthya Yoga, the first University of Yoga founded in Brazil where yogis from around the world congregate to learn from the masters and from each other. The Swásthya method includes Asana Yoga, Raja Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Karma Yoga, Jnana (Gyana) Yoga and Tantra Yoga.
She took her practice even further and lived and taught in the US, México, Costa Rica and The Canary Islands. She’s had the opportunity to teach with the best in the world and we’re happy we snatched her up with Sky!
She received her qualification diploma as a Yoga Teacher from the Gayatri School of Yoga following the traditions of Sivananda and Satyananda Yoga. She belives that Yoga is a way of life and that good nutrition is essential to find harmony in the body and mind.
Additionally, in her practice, she places great importance in the art of breathing which teaches us to find a balance with our mind and emotions. Quieting our thoughts in order to better conect with our bodies is the key to achieving complete enlightenment.