e84 Immersion Weeks ~ Cabeceiras de Basto, Portugal ~ May 2023

Join us in Portugal for a 1 week immersion into the e84 approach to learning the hot yoga sequence of 84 asanas. This is a chance for hot yoga lovers to alternate a practice of the e84 Intermediate class and the 84 Asanas class every day for 6 days in a row. The e84 Intermediate class is a moderately paced, accessible class that teaches the skills found in the 84 class. It moves much more slowly than the 84 class, and has no prerequisite to attend. These two classes are the heart of the e84 Teacher Training Diploma program. 

There will be a morning class each day, alternating between the e84 Intermediate class and the 84 Asanas class. On the days we do the e84 Intermediate class, you are also invited to participate in a Jedi Training session. Except to participate in 3-4 hours of yoga practice each day.

In your free time, we can arrange excursions for you to nearby attractions, or you can simply spend time in nature at the D’Alijo Retreat Centre.

There are no requirements to attend this Immersion Week, however we recommend it for people who are proficient in the practice of the hot 26&2 class (Bikram yoga) and want to expand their practice. 

Date Options:

  1. May 7-13 (arrive May 7, depart May 13)
  2. May 14-20 (arrive May 14, depart May 20)
  3. May 21-27 (arrive May 21, depart May 27)

D’Alijo Yoga Retreat Center
Rua de Alijo 38, Cabeceiras de Basto, Minhos, 4860-133, Portugal

What’s included

  • 6 days of asana classes with Esak Garcia and supporting staff
  • Jedi training techniques to develop strength and flexibility
  • 6 nights accommodation at the beautiful D’Alijo Retreat Centre
  • 2 vegetarian or vegan meals per day (brunch and dinner)
  • daily green juice
  • Purified drinking water and tea
  • Laundry service for yoga clothes
  • Towels and mats for yoga classes
  • Assistance booking your airport shuttle if wanted 

Rooms are located at the beautiful D’Alijo Yoga Retreat Center, situated on three hectares of rolling hills and terraced land, complete with an olive grove. D’Alijo consists of a main house with five bedrooms, five wooden chalet style rooms with outdoor verandas, and 3 luxury cabins overlooking the garden. There is a heated swimming pool, water features, and a peaceful meditation cave on site. Two vegetarian meals per day (brunch and dinner) are prepared by our exclusive team of chefs. 


  • €1330 ~ Shared room (one roommate of the same sex with a bathroom in the room)
  • €1525 ~ Single occupancy (private room with a shared bathroom outside the room)
  • €1665 ~ Standard single (private room with a private bathroom)
  • €1775 ~ Luxury single (Luxury private room with a private bathroom)
  • €1560 per person ~ Luxury couple share per person (Luxury private room with a private bathroom)

What’s not included

  • Flights
  • Transportation to and from D’Alijo

Note: renting a car in Portugal is inexpensive. Alternatively, we can arrange a shuttle for you to D’Alijo at an added cost (about a 75 minute drive.)

Travel info

  • The closest airport is the Porto International Airport (OPO.) You may arrive and depart anytime on your check in/out days.

Additional information 
There are no requirements to attend this Immersion Week, however we recommend it for people who are proficient in the practice of the hot 26&2 class (Bikram yoga) and want to expand their practice. You must be up for doing 2 hot classes per day for a week, and have the desire to learn more. 

Registration payment

  • To complete your registration, please submit a payment of $300 now.
  • Deposits are refundable for 30 days only (minus transaction fees). After 30 days deposits cannot be refunded but can be transferred to another event.
  • Additional payments (beyond the initial deposit) are nonrefundable, but they are transferable (minus fees) to any future events that you sign up for on esakgarcia.com
  • All transferred or unused payments expire after two years
  • ALL PAYMENTS are non-refundable and non-transferable within 30 days of the Immersion start date
  • Your balance for this training is due on or before April 1, 2023

NOTE: The cost for the training is charged in Euros because the venue charges in Euros. Our credit card processor accepts only USD and you will be able to pay your balance in both USD or Euros.

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