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Take advantage of last minute 15% discount for 'Love Asanas' Yoga Retreat.

>>> Total price 459€ /person all inclusive for 8 days.
>>> Invite also your friend and gain one week free yoga lessons at Samos Yoga Shala for summer 2017!

In 8 days ‘Heart opening‘ Retreat in Greece you will learn to live life from an open heart space. Let the Aegean light insert into your heart and illuminate every dark place of it. Everyday practicing of love asanas, pranayama (breathing techniques) practice, mellow hatha yoga classes and more disciplined Ashtanga sessions, meditation sessions by the beach and at the castle,  workshops, daily trips,  Aegean blue and sun,  great accommodation around olive trees in historical Pythagorio Village and vegetarian ‘yummy’ meals cooked with love, can give you a transformative experience for yourself.
Explore Samos island in Northern Aegean Sea, meet people and local lifestyle, laugh, swim. Open your heart. Reconnect to your life’s purpose.
An open heart increase emotional balance, vitality and inspiration. Also helps to meet life with fluidity and grace. Allow yourself to experience the joy of deep connection of love and peace in a great 8 days heart journey in Greece.

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The teacher

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Maro Georgatou left city life 12 years ago and went to Samos Island, where she lives with her husband and her two kids. She started practicing yoga 15 years ago, training in traditional Hatha yoga on 2004 and later on Ashtanga yoga in 2014, in Mysore, India. She has attended many seminars, workshops, and training with many different teachers. Her deep dedication for yoga, endless generosity and tenderness make her classes a unique experience for each participant.

 

Accommodation and food

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Great accommodation in Pythagorio Village by Northern Aegean sea. Only 400m from a great beach and 2km from The Temple of Hera. Rosmarinus Studios is the perfect Yoga Spot. Spacious apartments 55s.m. with all comforts.  Two options of accomodation are available for varying costs in this retreat. These spacious apartments are fully equipped with bathroom and kitchen. Each apartment accommodates two people (different rooms) with shared bathroom. One single small apartment only available. Mediterranean, vegetarian, nutritious meals cooked with local pure products and much love from Eleni. The big rounded table under the pavilion in the garden will make every meal part of a ritual.  Lunch and dinner are included. Also every studio provides one jar of organic local honey, one jar of organic hand made marmalade, fresh eggs and daily fresh bread at your door, materials for making your daily yogi breakfast, all free of charge.
The facilities of the studios are: 2 outdoor pavilions suitable for dining and exercise, free Parking, Wi-Fi internet, public area with Laundromat, free herbal tea, sofas, library and iron. Each apartment has two main areas, kitchen,  bathroom, balcony and veranda.  Guests can also take a leisurely walk in the garden and taste the organic fruits and vegetables from the garden. The beach is wonderfully suitable for both swimming, snorkeling and for any water sport (3 water sports spots among the beach).
Yoga classes take place in the beautiful garden. The combination of relaxed yoga exercise and sunrise colors will make these 8 days unforgettable.

 

The Shala

The studio is 20min away from the resort. We will use it twice for the workshops and following dinners. Also for practicing in case of bad weather.

 

About the daily trips

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Two daily trips are part of that retreat. First one the ‘Archeological Sites’ trip.  We will visit Pythagorio Museum, The Temple of Hera and Monastery of Meg. Panagia,  all with experienced guide. And secondly is the Seitani daily trip. Hiking,  swimming and pic- nic on the beach with Giorgos an experienced hiking guide.  Visiting 3 of the most beautiful beaches on Samos Island.  Free time for snorkeling and swimming.

 

What is included in 8 yoga days retreat:

• 7 nights accommodation
• daily vegetarian, nutritious lunch and dinner
• daily 1,5 hours morning yoga class and 1 hour evening yoga class (optional meditation session)
• guided meditation sessions
• 1 yoga ’take home‘ practice workshop
• 1 feldenkrais workshop with Antje Lubeck
• props and necessary materials such us mats, belts
• 2 daily trips (Archaeological Sightseeing and Seitani Hiking –Swimming)
• Breakfast is self-catering. All the apartments include daily fresh eggs & bread, homemade marmalade and organic honey.

 

What to bring

Here are some suggestions: one swimming suit, sunscreen, trainers, hat for sun protection, an outfit for a night out, sandals, beach towel, yoga clothes, light comfy pyjamas, personal toiletries and a few light jumpers for the occasionally cooler evenings.

 

Speaking languages

English, Greek

 

Daily schedule

Thursday 22/9 Friday 23/9 Saturday 24/9
19.00 Evening welcome yoga session
Evening Meal & introductions
1hr and 30min morning yoga, pranayama
Time to relax, swimming
Lunch
evening yoga, pranayama
Dinner
Optional evening meditation
1hr and 30min morning yoga, pranayama
Sightseeing trip
Break for lunch and relax
continue sightseeing
Free time in Pythagorio Town for dining and meet night life
Sunday 25/9 Monday 26/9 Tuesday 27/9
Time to relax, swimming
late lunch
Meditation at the castle of Lykourgos –Pythagorio
Dinner
1hr and 30min morning Pranayama
lunch
Afternoon feldenkrais workshop at the Shala
Light evening meal at the Shala
Daily trip to Seitani
Pic-nic on the beach
Evening yoga session
Dinner
Wednesday 28/9  Thursday 29/9  
Yoga on the beach-Morning class
Lunch
Afternoon workshop’take home practice’
Light evening meal at the Shala
Morning yoga, pranayama
Lunch
Packing and goodbyes
 
 

Activities

• Cycling
• Walking
• Running
• Reading
• Stargazing
• Relaxing in the garden
• Swimming
• Snorkeling
• Kayaking (ask for organized trips)

 

Booking informations

Capacity:
The retreat offers 3 different types of accommodation 5 shared occupancy with different rooms-shared bathroom and only one single apartment.
• Double shared apartment garden view
• Double shared apartment sea view
• Single apartment garden view

 

Availability and prices

Arrival: Thursday September 22, 2016
Departure: Thursday September 29, 2016

     
1 person
Shared double room
Garden view
540 €
Total price
 
     
1 person
Shared double room
Sea view (1st floor)
600 €
Total price
 
     
1 person
Private room
Garden view
770 €
Total price 
 
 

Payment

A 200€ deposit is required to secure your space.
Accepted payment methods by Samos Yoga Shala: Bank wire transfer
Accepted currencies on location: Euro (€)

 

How to get there

Arrival by airplane.
Please book your flight to arrive at Samos International Airport (SMI).
Please note the inbound flight from Samos to London Gatwick operates via Lemnos (Samos-Lemnos-Gatwick).
Flights timing:
London Gatwick Airport (LGW) - Samos Airport (SMI)
Dep: Thu 22 Sep 2016 at 11:15
Arr: Thu 22 Sep 2016 at 17:05
Samos Airport (SMI) - London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
Dep: Thu 29 Sep 2016 at 18:05
Arr: Thu 29 Sep 2016 at 22:00

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