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Myself and Abdiya from Modest Fitness have teamed up to bring our dream of offering Muslim women, and women who are interested in becoming Muslim, fitness and spirituality retreats and Southern Spain is our first location!
We will be running retreats there in June & July 2022 with more coming inshallah.
Muslim Women’s Retreat
15th to 20th June 2022 – SOLD OUT
1st to 6th July 2022 – PLACES AVAILABLE
6 Day, 5 Night All-Inclusive Retreat,
4 Nights spent at a Retreat Centre in Orgiva,
1 Night spent in Granda,
Fitness classes like Yoga & Zumba, Mountain Hike,
Dhikr Circles, Creative Writing Workshop,
Private Swimming Pool
Healthy Vegetarian Meals,
Spiritual Alhambra Tour,
Granada City Tour & Granada Mosque Tour,
Pick-up and Transfer from Malaga Airport,
3 Focuses for our Muslim Women’s Retreat:
- Islamic History
- Health & Fitness
We know how hard it has been for women to meet each other over the last 2 years, especially those who like myself, became Muslim recently and don’t have a community around them.
Many of us have built online friends and an online community which is great, but there’s nothing like in-person connections.
When women get together it is so so special, I witnessed this in the women’s group tours in India I ran in 2020 and we want to be able to provide a retreat for sisters in a safe, beautiful, private, peaceful setting for Muslim women to be able to do this.
There is over 800 years of Islamic History in Spain which so many of us don’t know about! If you are a European Muslim or were brought up in Europe, you may feel disconnected to Islam because of your location but your mind is bound to change when you realise just how much history there is in Spain!
We want to show women around what was the Muslim area in Granada and show them the new mosque in Granada which took so long to build and is a testament to the Muslims of Granda and the surrounding areas.
The Alhambra is one of the most popular tourist sites in Spain, it is seeped in Islamic history and incredible Islamic architecture. We want to take Muslim women on a really unique tour of Alhambra to see and understand the spiritual side because the amount of lines from the Quran on the walls is unbelievable.
Health & Fitness
Modest Fitness is all about promoting and encouraging a healthy lifestyle for women, which is how myself and Abdiya first met and first connected because we both feel so passionate about it.
How many times have we been on holiday only to come back feeling like we’ve put on weight, we need to go on a diet and feeling lethargic from such little movement on holiday, or feeling totally exhausted and in need of another holiday??
I love the idea of going away, having a holiday, experiencing a new culture but also eating healthy, moving regularly and therefore coming home feeling good, refreshed and revived and that’s what we’re going to give you from this retreat!
We also want to help your motivation before and after the retreat in working out, eating right and living a sustainable healthy lifestyle.
Retreat in Spain for Muslim Women
These retreats are for Muslim women only, or those looking at reverting to Islam.
We ask women to come as you are.
We don’t want you to worry if you don’t wear hijab.
We don’t want you to worry if you fully cover and prefer to stay fully covered.
We don’t want you to worry if you don’t pray all of your prayers yet.
We don’t want you to worry if you don’t know HOW to pray yet.
We don’t want you to worry if you can’t speak any Arabic.
We don’t want you to worry if you’ve never been to a retreat like this before.
We don’t want you to worry if you’ve never done yoga.
We don’t want you to worry if you’re not even a Muslim yet.
We just ask you to come as you are with a positive attitude and open mind.
If this sounds good to you and you can imagine yourself in the mountains of Southern Spain connecting with a group of like-minded Muslim women and then going on an adventure into Granada to learn and see the Islamic history there then all you have to do is:
- Join the Modest Fitness Retreats Facebook Page,
2. Look for the Calendly link in the Facebook group to book a call in with Abdiya or I,
3. Jump on a 10-15 minute call with Abdiya or I so we can answer any questions you have,
4. Pay a deposit to confirm your place.
5. Get ready & get excited!
For the price and more details, please join the Facebook group!
More photos of our retreat for Muslim women: