Special yoga retreats and classes

Iyengar Yoga classes and retreats have been run in the Algarve since 2003 by Rachel Lovegrove, founder of Orange Tree Yoga.

Rachel is a skilled yoga teacher and experienced yoga holidays host, welcoming clients from all over the world as well as locally.She trained in the UK and India and previously taught in Northamptonshire and London.  

Orange Tree Yoga offers week-long retreats where guests enjoy seven days of yoga, sunshine, good company and healthy living in a tranquil environment.

Weekly yoga classes, monthly workshops and private tuition for all levels are also available at Dunas Douradas and Active Q in Quinta do Lago. Discounts are available to local residents.

Iyengar yoga can be practiced by anyone regardless of age, ability, fitness or experience.

Rachel said: “Through my firmly grounded experience, training and passion for what I do, I am able to offer clients a first-rate service and through the practice of yoga, help to establish health, vitality and alleviate symptoms of illness or injury, improve performance, concentration, balance and coordination and assist with emotional afflictions such as depression, anxiety, stress and insomnia. I am dedicated to sharing this life-enhancing art with others.”

Readers of this article can receive a free half-hour taster session by quoting the Algarve Resident when booking.

For more information, please contact Rachel on 913 839 621, e-mail

[email protected] or visit www.orangetreeyoga.com.