Pilates & Wellness Retreat

Elevate your well being: The Anne Sexton Pilates Retreat at Finca Monasterio, Sotogrande.

Discover a transformative journey towards holistic wellness at the Anne Sexton Pilates Retreat, held at the breathtaking Finca Monasterio in Sotogrande. Led by renowned Pilates practitioner, Anne Sexton, this retreat promises an immersive experience that combines the power of Pilates, healthy eating and fascia-focused movement to nourish both body and mind.

Central to this retreat is the promotion of healthy eating and gut-friendly foods, recognizing the vital role they play in our overall well-being. A healthy gut is the cornerstone of optimal health, influencing various aspects of our physical and mental vitality. By consuming nutrient-dense, gut-friendly foods during the retreat, we can support the flourishing of our gut microbiome, aiding digestion, nutrient absorption, and bolstering our immune system. The Anne Sexton Pilates Retreat at Finca Monasterio takes pride in offering carefully curated meals and educational workshops that empower participants to make informed choices about their diet, fostering lasting habits that can be seamlessly integrated into their daily lives.

Moreover, this retreat places a strong emphasis on movement and the fascial system, recognizing its profound impact on our bodies. Fascia, the intricate connective tissue that envelops and supports our muscles, organs and bones, plays a pivotal role in our overall physical well-being. Sedentary lifestyles, poor posture and repetitive movements can cause fascial restrictions, leading to discomfort, limited range of motion and diminished vitality. Through specialized Pilates exercises and fascia-focused movement practices, the Anne Sexton Pilates Retreat at Finca Monasterio aims to unlock and restore the fluidity of the fascial network, enabling participants to experience enhanced flexibility, improved alignment and a renewed sense of physical well-being.

Now, let’s delve into the vital importance of a retreat like this for avoiding or recovering from everyday stress and burnout. In our fast-paced world, chronic stress has become a silent epidemic, wreaking havoc on our physical and mental well-being. The Anne Sexton Pilates Retreat offers a sanctuary of serenity, allowing you to escape the demands of everyday life and find solace in self-care. Engaging in Pilates exercises amidst the idyllic setting of Finca Monasterio provides a powerful outlet for releasing tension, reducing anxiety and promoting a state of deep relaxation. By reconnecting with your body, focusing on your breath and surrendering to the present moment, you will cultivate a sense of mindfulness and inner calm that will extend far beyond the retreat experience.

Furthermore, the Anne Sexton Pilates Retreat fosters a supportive and inclusive community, embracing individuals from all walks of life and levels of Pilates practice. Whether you are a beginner seeking to establish a solid foundation or an advanced practitioner looking to refine your technique, this retreat offers a space for growth, exploration and connection. Through group sessions, individualized guidance from experienced instructor, Anne, and shared experiences, you will forge meaningful connections with like-minded individuals who share your passion for Pilates and holistic wellness. This sense of camaraderie and support creates an empowering environment where you can challenge yourself, celebrate your achievements and find inspiration in the collective journey.

In conclusion, the Anne Sexton Pilates Retreat at Finca Monasterio, Sotogrande, offers an unparalleled opportunity to elevate your physical and mental well-being. By embracing the principles of Pilates, nourishing your body with gut-friendly foods and honoring the intricate nature of the fascial system, this retreat provides a comprehensive experience tailored to meet the diverse needs of all participants. Regardless of your level of Pilates expertise, this retreat invites you to ignite your inner strength, unlock your potential and embark on a lifelong journey of holistic wellness.


What’s Included?

The retreat includes a 5-night stay at the beautiful Finca Monasterio hotel, allowing you to relax and unwind completely with use of the beautiful gardens, pool, sauna and steam room during downtime. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are provided by the talented chefs at Finca Monasterio and are all based on gut-friendly and non-inflammatory cuisine.

From sunrise to sunset you will practice and improve your Pilates movement under the guidance of Anne, who will help you choose a level suitable for your body and goals. Whether you have never done Pilates before or want to deepen your practice – we will tailor the workouts to your ability and goals. Ashleigh Tobin, our special guest coach, will take you through various mindfulness sessions. We have also a fun day of adventure where we visit the beautiful Tarifa where we will practice Pilates on the stunning beach, 10 km of white sandy beaches, stroll through the historic town, have lunch and enjoy this gorgeous town which sits at the most southern point of mainland Europe.


Shared Twin Room, Meals, Classes, Workshops & Excursion:

€950 per person sharing / €1,200 single occupancy

Book before 31st July 2023 and avail of our early bird offer

€900 per person sharing / €1,100 single occupancy

Join us for an unforgettable 5 days in Spain. If you have any questions, please contact Anne on annesextonpilates@gmail.com.

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