Yoga in the Pyrenees

Patrick Thorne

15 Dec 19

Yoga in the mountains continues to grow in popularity and this winter there are a number of chances to give it a try in the French Pyrenees.

Special Yoga and Snowshoeing breaks are being organised in St Lary from 24 to 26 January and 13 to 15 March 2020. Christine, a mountain guide, and Stephanie, a yoga teacher will lead small groups with a maximum of 8 people. In the morning there will be relaxation sessions and yoga, to recharge your batteries before going snowshoeing.

Guests stay in the four star Hauts de SaintLary which has its own wellness facilities and are served  local organic cuisine in the evening.

In addition on 8 and 9 February there’s a Yoga and Ride Weekend at another ski area in the French Pyrernees, Cauterets Organised in partnership with Roxy the programme will include a morning yoga session led by a professional coach followed by skiing on the slopes of Cirque du Lys and relaxation in the waters at the Bains du Rocher.

Finally on 21 and 22 March a Snow and Yoga Weekend at the Pic du Midi (pictured) and Grand Tourmalet will include snowboard lessons and Ashtanga yoga sessions.