15 Day Tai Chi Qi Gong And Meditation Retreat, Greece

  • Organizer: Iliohoos
  • Type: Yoga Retreat
  • Starting From: 14-May-2020
  • Duration: 15 Days
  • Area: Volos, Magnisia, Greece
  • Food: Vegetarian,Pescetarian,Include Meat
  • Surrounding area: Near to Beach,Sea,Forest,Mountain,Close To Nature


The well-structured seminars consist of breathing / movement exercises, self-massage and meditation.

We learn to use movement, breath and perception to sense and direct the flow of life energy.

In this way, energy blockages can be eliminated. When the life energy flows unhindered, inner peace, harmony and healing arise.


It was a very important holiday for me, with self-discovery and big, inner changes.

For the first time in my life, I am free of addiction.

Can you imagine what that means!

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    Dr. Jorgos Pappas

    Core Subject: Qi Gong and Meditation

    in 1993 he founded "ILIOHOOS - the school of simple life" - in Pelion. The guiding idea is to discover the omnipresent life energy and consciously use it for a better life.


The Seminarhaus Iliohoos is located directly on the beach on the edge of the small idyllic fishing village of Kalamos. Kalamos lies at the foot of a green hill with olive, lemon, and orange trees.

The mediated contents form an independent health program for everyday life.The courses take place outdoors in a quiet, dreamlike olive groves.The spacious seminar room (about 100 square meters) is built of wood.

Excerpt from the Qi Gong seminars:

  • Breathing exercises in the style of Tai Chi / Qi Gong
  • "The Return of Spring", a special detoxification exercise for the body
  • "The silkworm exercise", collecting the cosmic qi and pouring out the seven chakras (the endocrine system).
  • Taoist meditations that open the meridians of the body. They naturally lead to the special "Qi Gong Condition", a deep state of rest that contributes to well-being and holistic self-therapy.
  • The formation of the golden light, a meditative exercise built on the theory of the "five elements" of traditional Chinese medicine and the Taoist doctrine of inner alchemy. His main goal is to produce the healing light in the lower Dantian (in the lower abdomen) in order to spread it throughout the body. This exercise detoxifies and revitalizes the internal organs while harmonizing the emotions. It is easy to learn and forms the foundation for advanced Taoism meditation practices.
  • The Fundamental Exercise, a meditative exercise that opens the lower chakras of the pelvis.
  • Hso Wan, "All Forgotten", a classic relaxation exercise of the Taoist tradition
  • The little celestial energy cycle
  • Self-massage of the face and head that stimulates the senses and revitalizes the internal organs; an excellent "cosmetic" for the face and skin.
  • A special stomach and lower abdominal massage to strengthen the digestive and nervous system
  • The theory of the "Five Elements" and their application in everyday life
  • The "Six Healing Lutes"

Daily routine - Qi Gong

  • 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM Healing breath and body exercises
  • 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM Breakfast
  • 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Gentle movements for revitalization and longevity
  • 12:30 PM - 18:00 PM Free to swim, relax and enjoy the beach
  • 18:00 PM - 19:30 PM Relaxation exercises and meditation
  • 19:30 PM - 21:00 PM 9x dinner together
  • 21:00 PM - 22:30 PM Evening event in company with dance, lecture etc.

* 4 days of hiking and the rest day

You will either stay in a room in the main building or in one of the spacious apartments within a 1 to 3-minute walk. 

All accommodations have a balcony or terrace, shower / WC, TV and fridge, most with sea view. Wi-Fi reception is available at the restaurant. The complex also includes a tavern and the seminar room.

Buffet breakfast and Greek dinner are served on the beachfront terrace or in the restaurant.

The food comes mainly from local cultivation. There is homemade olive oil, honey, jams, vegetables and fruits.

The price includes 9 dinners. On the hiking days and on the day off, the food can be taken for a fee in our popular hotel restaurant or in one of the taverns.

This yoga retreat offers a program that can lead to harmony, self-healing and inner transformation amidst a nature pulsating with life and energy. 

Daily Taichi Qi Gong sessions combined with meditation and walks through the breathtaking surroundings will help you find your balance - away from the tourist trails in Greece.

 There will be joint body and breathing exercises, hikes to special places of power and immersion in the Greek culture. Be curious!

  • Tai chi  and Qi Gong program of eight days
  • Deep relaxation, meditation and concentration exercises
  • 14 Nights
  • Daily breakfast buffet
  • 9 Dinners (except on the hiking days, the day off and the day of departure)
  • Collective transfers from / to Thessaloniki or Volos airport
  • Mats are available



Our complex with tavern and exercise room is surrounded by beautiful olive, lemon and orange trees. It is located on a gravelly beach with clear calm water. Other beaches are in Kalamos and the surrounding idyllic bays. 

Cancellation by the customer:

  • Cancellation up to 30th day before departure 10%
  • Cancellation from 29th day until 20th day before departure 25%
  • Cancellation from 19th day to 10th day before departure 50%
  • Cancellation from 9th day to 4th day before
  • Starting date 65% From the 3rd day (72 hours) before departure 85% of the travel price.

No-Show: No show is when the customer is away from the journey. In this case, any costs incurred, but at least 85% of the travel price, must be paid.