With Stéphane Bourhis – BKS Iyengar Center Brussels

This course is reserved for regular practitioners (min 3 years of practice) wishing to deepen their postural practice (asanas) and pranayama in a peaceful setting, surrounded by nature and immersion.

Max: 12 students.

Teaching for 6 days: 400€ / yoga equipment is provided on site.

How to get there:

Flight: To Faro or Lisbon

Train: From Faro (1h) Comboio.pt or From Lisbon (2h30). https://www.cp.pt/passageiros/en

Bus: A company serves the region from Faro or Lisbon: https://rede-expressos.pt/en

For buses, the arrival stations are either Odemira or São Teotónio.

A car is waiting for you on arrival to drive you to the retreat location (25€/ride – you can organize yourselves to share rides, up to 4 persons).


  • 8pm – Hot drinks, teas, fruits and nuts
  • 9am – Asanas
  • 1pm – Lunch & free time
  • 4pm Recovery Asanas Inversions & Pranayama
  • 7p.m. – Dinner


  • Apartments and yurts: Single beds – Shared room: €170/week/person
  • Double beds (2 people): €420 per week
  • Camping: 55€ for the week per person with your own camping equipment. We have tents to accommodate 6 people + sleeping equipment for rent for 4€ extra/night

Please note: accommodation is allocated in the order of registration.


  • 180€ for the week, per person. 2 meals/day + tea and fruit and nuts buffet – included in the price is a light dinner on October 22 and a breakfast on October 29.

Mainly vegan, gluten-free and made from local products. Some meals will be vegetarians (eventually, dishes could be cooked with ghee, and eggs from our chickens or fresh goat’s cheese from a local producer may be offered. In this case, it will be communicated and alternatives will be proposed). If you have any diet specific or particular intolerance, please inform us in time so that we can consider them.

Registration and info:

For the course: stephane.bourhis@gmail.com

To reserve your place, please pay a deposit of €200 (teaching deposit) on the bank account BE42 5230 4320 1754 Mention: portugal yoga course The balance for the teaching is to be paid on site.

Terms of cancellation: after booking your place, for any cancellation up to one month before the date of the course, the deposit will be refunded in full. If the cancellation takes place less than 30 days from the date of the course, no refund of the deposit will be possible except in the event of medical problems.

For the accommodations and meals: chardon.lou@gmail.com +351 910 518 101 (Whatsapp/Telegram)

Your fee for accommodation and food is to be transferred to the account: PT50 – 0033 – 0000 – 45422191553 – 05 Mention: surname and first name, name and dates of the course, chosen accommodation.

Terms of cancellation: see conditions on our website https://www.amandorla.pt/rates-conditions/

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Oct 23 - 28 2023


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A Mandorla


A Mandorla
Monte do Carvalhosinho, 7630-568 São Teotónio (37.515889, -8.621389)
Louise Chardon


Louise Chardon
+351 91 051 81 01

After a long and intense professional career as a dancer and performer, Louise Chardon develops further herself into the field of somatics, based on spiritual growth and self-inquiry. For more than 30 years she dedicates her life to the study of the self in motion. Specialized in the profound sensitive abilities of the being and how its subconscious manifests through embodied patterns, she mainly applies her researches to her visual and performative art and shares it through her pedagogic and therapeutic approaches which she defines as Embodied Philosophy and Energetic Physiology. Louise is a certified Body-Mind Centering® Practitioner. She embodies Chi Kung, Tuina, Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy, Feldenkrais, Alexander Technique, Authentic Movement and Yoga for more than 20 years.

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