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Inspired Life Centre at Cortijo Las Salinas

The Executive Burnout Reset Retreat
An Inspired Space with Expert Support

to Restore and Reset Your Body and Mind

5 days - 20th-24th September 2023

Join This Very Special Retreat in Andalucia, Spain.

Your Space to Pause, Reflect and Reset.

Recover from Physical and Emotional Exhaustion and Learn to Create a Healthy and Stress-Free Relationship to Life, To Your Work And To Yourself. 

About Executive Burnout

Executive Burnout is far more common than you might think, and with symptoms far more diverse than has been previously been recognised. It is caused by prolonged pressure and stress and can include a complicated mix of unconscious mind patterns, practical issues, and somatic, or body-based responses that create the experience of burn-out as felt differently by each individual who experiences it.


How to know if you are experiencing burn-out or are about to? Most people start with noticing they are doing things to keep going in-spite of the small signs that something is wrong. If you have a high-pressure job and are suffering from any of the list below, the chances are that you may have emerging or well established Executive Burnout and it is important to do something about it sooner rather than later. 

Feelings of Stress or Overwhelm

Lack of Energy or Feelings of Exhaustion

Loss of Motivation

Difficulty Concentrating

Sleep Issues

Lowered Sense of Satisfaction at Work

Problems with Concentration or Memory

Feelings of Having a 'Short fuse' or Irritability

Detachment or Feeling Remote

Feeling Alone

Feeling Overly Negative or Pessimistic

Excessive Self Criticism

Disillusionment and Loss of a Sense of Meaning or Purpose

Feeling anxious

Excessive Tiredness or Lethargy

Finding Yourself Not Returning Calls or Emails or Not Showing Up For Commitments

Withdrawal From Social Situations

Work Absenteeism or lateness

Some of the Physical Symptoms Include: 

Chronic Fatigue

Heart palpitations

Relationship Problems

Weight Loss/Weight Gain

Aching, Tired Body

Low Energy

Frequent Illnesses due to Lowered Immune System

Brain Fog

Loss of Libido



The Retreat

If you have a sense that it's time for something to change if only you knew how, or had the space to work it out, then this is the retreat for you. The Inspired Life Centre offers a beautiful place to deeply rest, relax and be guided in the powerful work, lifestyle and mindset shifts that will change your relationship to yourself and how you live your life. 


Your week will include your choice of the following: Optional Workshops and Classes, Walks in nature, Time to swim and enjoy the pool, Space to Sleep, Rest and Relax, Transformational Coaching; Cognitive Hypnotherapy; Hatha Yoga; Reiki; Massage; NLP; EMI; Mindfulness; Mediation; Yoga Nidra; Breathwork.

Classes Change From Week-to-Week But Can Include:

Education on unconscious mind-change: how to recognise triggers and create powerful positive alternative responses.

Learn Meditation and Mindfulness.

All You Need to Know About the Stress Response and What to Do About It.

Yoga Nidra and Deep Relaxation.

How to Live Slow in a Fast World.

Understanding Your Relationship to Your Belief Systems: Beliefs That Heal and Beliefs That Harm 

Boundaries: Learning to Ask For What You Need and Say No To What You Don't (and how to know the difference!)

Sleep Clinic 


7 day retreat - the olive groves, the mountains, the sky, the stars - and you.

Including teaching, accommodation, full board and post-retreat coaching session (all sessions are optional and will be tailored to you and the needs of this small group).

  • Space for you to breathe, relax and reconnect to yourself

  • Healthy cleansing food

  • Walks in nature

  • Andalucian fresh air and uplifting skies.

  • Walks in nature, star-gazing and swimming

  • Daily morning yoga, mindfulness and/or movement sessions

  • Transformational Therapy (Cognitive Hypnotherapy, EMI, NLP and Embodiment/Somatic Reframing) to release existing stress and anxiety patterns.

  • Transformational Coaching/Executive Coaching helping you to create inspired new processes and ways of approaching life and work

  • Opportunity to Take Part in an Inspired Sleep Clinic Workshop, (WHAT OTHER WORKSHOPS)

  • Breathwork session

  • Evening yoga nidra or meditation and talk/discussion 


This small group retreat offers your very own sanctuary, a break from everyday life and a chance to take home a truly inspired difference.


, enjoy mindfulness and movement, healthy food and the beauty of the natural surroundings of the Inspired Life Centre.

Your Hosts and Expert Guides

Kirsty Macdonald is a Mindset Expert and Transformational Therapist and Coach, Reiki healer and Hatha Yoga teacher, specialising in healthy embodied leadership of self and of others. Formerly practicing at her clinic in Harley Street, London, Kirsty is the founder and Co-Director of the Inspired Life Centre and as well as hosting retreats at the centre, also continues her successful therapy and coaching practice in London, Spain and online. 

Jon Macdonald  is a leadership coach, an expert in C-Suite dynamics and a 30 year meditator and teacher. Formerly a Board Member and Chief Risk Officer of a FTSE-100 sized business, Jon has overseen more than $2 trillion of assets and more than 1,000 executives in his career, created >$1 billion of capital, sponsored $300m projects, and built and run teams with world-class leadership and engagement.

Jon is passionate about guiding people towards an inspired way of living and leading and teaching them how to positively impact their life, business and the wider world from this place. Jon is a passionate leader, teacher and truth-teller for the change that is needed in our world.


Bring yourself and a desire to enjoy this very special week. 

Bring clothing suitable for occasionally slightly chilly mornings, and often hot afternoons and evenings, a water bottle, and light clothes for morning class that you can move in, swimwear to enjoy the pool, sun lotion, a hat, a journal and pens. We may go for mindful walks in the countryside so bring shoes suitable for walking if you would like to join in


The nearest airports are Granada (1hr) and Malaga (2 hours). Spain's international hub is Madrid. (4.5 hours), but you can also connect into most major European airports to arrive at either Granada or Malaga. Car hire is possible at all airports and we can also help  to arrange transport if you do not wish to hire a car whilst you are here.

Included in the price:

  • 5 day stay with 4 nights in the beautiful surroundings of the Inspired Life Centre

  • Optional classes and workshops, led walks, and talks.

  • Full use of the Centre's facilities including yoga shala, pool, yoga studio, meditation room, hammocks and relaxation areas.

  • 3 nutritious and balancing vegetarian meals each day, herbal teas, and fruit snacks*

  • Accommodation in a single or double room. Please note that we have ensuite and rooms with shared bathrooms, twins and doubles. We will assist you with booking the space you would like, on a first come, first served basis. You can read all about the centre layout and rooms here:

  • Bed linen and towels.

  • Lots of silence, fresh air, inspiring countryside, self-reconnection and time to pause.

*Dinner only on arrival day, breakfast only on departure day.

What’s not included:

  • Flights and transport to the Inspired Life Centre.

  • Travel insurance.

  • Additional therapies and treatments (Reiki, Cognitive Hypnotherapy, Transformational Coaching, One-to-one meditation instruction - all bookable on request).


Price and conditions

The price is per person in a twin or double room, including all teaching, full use of the facilities and three delicious meals each day.

Own room, shared bathroom (twin or double):  £4500

Double room, own bathroom: £5500


There are fans in all rooms to keep you cool on warm days. We do not use air conditioning.

Although we would love to be a disabled accessible building this is not possible due to the layout of the building. It is likely that your room may have steps to access. 

it is recommended that you unplug from the rat race during your retreat but we do have wifi should you need it. We ask that you use it only in your room so as not to disturb others who wish to be tech-free.

We are an alcohol free centre. 

Registration and payment

Your place is secured with a non-refundable 30% deposit with the remainder due 12 weeks before your retreat start.

The first step is to end your enquiry to: and we shall send you the booking form and payment details. 

In the event of illness, the place can be transferred to another person on application, or the booking can be transferred to a future retreat, subject to availability.

Force majeure: Should the government put travel restrictions in place due (i.e. to a global pandemic) or if the unthinkable should happen that the Inspired Life Centre has to be closed, the full amount paid will be refunded minus any payment fees.


The Inspired Life Centre is an ideal place for inner and outer sanctuary of reflection, self-development, inspiration and re-connection. 


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