Would you like to attend the reputable Ecole Ski Francais School (ESF) to learn how to master the slopes or improve your mountain skills during your retreat? This is the time to book the perfect option for you. We strongly recommend booking these in advance as they are very popular and get booked up (especially the English speaking options).
Please note, all class options are based on availability and only refundable with a two-week cancellation period.
Any ski lesson bookings are booked subject to availability. If booked within two weeks before your retreat, ESF can not guarantee availability of English speaking lessons.
For Snowboarding classes or Off-Piste classes *NEW* - please contact a member of the Soulshine Team.
We have group and private classes available to book. When selecting your classes, please make sure you select the correct level as defined by Ecole Ski Francais below. This will help us to book the correct class for you. The teachers will gauge your level again during the week and your class may be adjusted accordingly to match your needs:
I have never skied before
Becoming familiar with the equipment and snow
Balance while sliding over smooth terrain on a gentle slope
Snowplough turn, controlling speed using a snaking trajectory, using ski lifts
Lower Intermediate Group – Level 1
I have skied the equivalent of about a week and can snow plough comfortably on a green or easy blue
Descending in an elementary turn on a gentle to moderately steep slope
Elementary direct line
Elementary sideslipping: uphill swing, at an angle
Step turns sliding uphill
Upper Intermediate Group – Level 2
I have passed the level 1 and I have skied at least a week and can turn with my skis in parallel on blue to red runs
Descent with a basic parallel turn on a varied, moderately steep slope
Basic direct line, basic sideslips and garlands, basic high-speed turns
Advanced Group – Level 3
I have passed the level 2 and I am comfortable on most runs and can manage short radius turns
Descent with perfect turns on all types of piste
Perfect direct line
Perfect high-speed turn
Experience of skiing in all types of snow and terrain
Ski Class Options
And now, please choose your ski class option. Please note you can combine group classes and private classes if you would really like to focus on your development.
Beginner & Intermediate: 2 hours per day
09.00 – 11.00am
Advanced: 3 hours per day
09:00am - 12:00pm
If you would like more than one of a certain type of private session, please choose multiple sessions for multiple days by adding new sessions to your cart. Any queries please contact a member of the Soulshine Team.
Please note - we will endeavour to book you on a session for your preferred day and time, but this will depend on ESF availability.
Please note, these prices for privates are for 1-2 people. For more people, the price will increase.
Phew, that should be all your mountain needs catered for.
We just need to arrange for final payment and then we should all be done. Exciting! Please click on the shopping cart icon on the top right hand side of the page to check your order and proceed to our payment page.