7 Days Yoga Retreat With Yoga Yamas In Santorini, Greece

  • Organizer: Yoga Yamas
  • Type: Yoga Retreat
  • Starting From: 26-August-2019
  • Duration: 7 Days
  • Area: Santorini, South Aegean, Greece
  • Food: Vegetarian
  • Surrounding area: Forest,Close To Nature

Overview

Pack your bags, leaving your everyday weariness behind and travel to the land with views that can take your breath away. A surreal place you would not believe actually exists; Santorini in Greece is a dreamland that deserves to be visited at least once in your life.

Breathe and grow in the island of mysterious energy during 7 Days Yoga Retreat here with Yoga Yamas in the pleasant month of August.

It is a well-structured yoga vacation organized by a dedicated team of teachers who offer a perfect combination of visiting magnificent places for your holidays with yoga practice amidst the astonishing natural setting and historical terrain of Greece. 

We believe that after attending the retreat with us, you will feel completely and fully rejuvenated, and return home refreshed. We invite you to unearth your inner light during the program and let it overflow past the Cycladic’s bright and vibrant energy.

We at Yoga Yama welcome you to join us for our 7 Day Yoga retreat lifetime experience.

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Teachers

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    Katerina Patmazoglou

    Core Subject: Hatha Yoga, Reiki, Thai Massage, Physiotherapy, Pranic Healing

    “Become the change you want to see around you! Start by opening your heart!” is Katerina’s Moto, who has always been an artistic soul. An eminent yoga teacher, Katerina Patmazoglou loves music, reading, mathematics, painting, and dancing. She worked as a graphic designer and later as a press editor for years. She was an athlete until uncertainties happened and she couldn’t continue what she loved. Yoga gradually became a part of her life and not only helped her treat her injury, but has become a tool for soul searching. Since then, she aims at broadening her knowledge in health issue, energy techniques, and works on sharing the same yogic wisdom with her students.

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    Yanna Papa

    Core Subject: Hatha, Vinyasa, Restorative, Partner, Accessible, Chair, and Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga, Yoga Dance, Chanting, Mantra, Meditation, Contact Techniques, Bodywork Techniques

    Yana Papa is a certified 700 Hour Trained Yoga Instructor and was a competitive swimmer. She loves dancing and is a trained contemporary dancer. Her search for ecstasy ended when she discovered a method of embodied techniques where body and mind connect deeply, got trained in somatic, group awareness, contemplative practices, and more. In 2010, she started her relationship with yoga and meditation and has been evolving ever since and even got training as a Hatha Yoga Instructor, Nada Yoga, Sound Healing Massage, and Body Mind Cleansing. Her classes are well-structured and creatively added every essence of the practice.

Location

Breathtaking views, charming villages, spectacular sunsets, scintillating beaches, and great local wines make Santorini the most beautiful archipelago in Greece. Filled with mysterious energy, this dreamy land of Santorini makes you feel content and powerful that provides strength and restoration.

Your retreat location gives you the perfect glimpse of the island crediting to its beatific serene atmosphere and ideal background for yoga. The private beach enhances the experience making it more intimate and provides quality time for self-relaxation at the shore.

The 7 Day retreat leaves you refreshed and revitalized crediting to its carefully designed schedule and course by the experts. Here you can choose daily practice between a slow-paced soft practice of Hatha Yoga and dynamic flow of Vinyasa Yoga. Additionally, you will be offered a massage or energy therapy session of your choice.

Every day morning, the practice expects to stir and set up your body-mind for the endowments of the day. The evening practice will direct you to restore, re-establish, capture, and assimilate your experience to the fullest through the context of love, kindness, and compassion for each other.

During this enchanted retreat program, small workshops might also take place in which you are introduced to the meaning of mindfulness, awareness practice, self-transformation, and energy therapy.

All the activities of the retreat program are chosen carefully to make you experience authentic Greek flavors. We are sure the practices and atmosphere of the place will make you fall in love with Santorini on the first day itself.

Highlights:

  • Yoga Styles: Hatha Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Partner Yoga, Meditation Practice
  • Skill Level:  Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Daily Yoga Classes
  • 6 Nights Accommodation
  • Daily Mediterranean Breakfast and Dinner
  • Visit the most beautiful villages - Fira, Oia, Pyrgos
  • Easy hikes for the trekking session with experienced guides
  • Private Beach Facility
  • Transportation within the island as per the schedule
  • Visit Archaeological Museum, Museum of Prehistorical Thira
  • Relish flavors of local traditional cuisine
  • Tickets to the museums as per the program

The schedule of the retreat has been designed carefully by our expert instructors, wherein the curriculum incorporates the practices and activities chosen by you. Note: The schedule can change if the weather condition is not appropriate or as per the group’s need.

Sample Daily Schedule:

Day 1

  • Arrival Time from 12 pm to 8 pm
  • Get settled in the rooms
  • Come together for the introduction
  • Walk by the Beach
  • Yoga Practice by the Beach
  • Dinner
  • Massage Therapy/Sound Therapy (Optional)

Day 2

  • Morning Practice
  • Breakfast
  • Visit the excavation at Akrotiri
  • Free Time
  • Evening Practice
  • Dinner

Day 3

  • Morning Practice
  • Breakfast
  • Trekking Day (Firostefani- Oia) visit St Nikola’s Monastery
  • Evening Practice
  • Dinner

Day 4

  • Morning Practice
  • Breakfast
  • Visit Fira, Archaeological Museum and Museum of Prehistorical Thira
  • Free Time at Local Market
  • Evening Practice
  • Dinner

Day 5

  • Morning Practice
  • Breakfast
  • Free Day
  • Evening Practice
  • Gong Bath
  • Dinner

Day 6

  • Morning Practice
  • Breakfast
  • Visit Picturesque Pyrgos
  • Evening Practice
  • Dinner
  • Massage Therapy/Sound Therapy (Optional)

Day 7

  • Morning Practice, Sharing, Group Resolution
  • Breakfast
  • Departure (optional- extra stay for those who are willing to)

With a comfy, safe, and hygienic environment, we try to make the retreat experience for our guests even more cherishable. The 7 Day Yoga Retreat in Santorini will be held in Hotel Akrotiri providing you an array of facilities. The rooms are spacious and well-furnished available in a shared and single room provision making it apt for a restful stay. Embodied with basic and luxurious amenities, a room in here has central heating and air conditioning system, safe box, refrigerator, coffee machine, baby cot, WC, hobs, etc. making your seven days here homely and luxurious.

Most of the rooms have balconies with a sea view or Verandas with a garden view making your quality time, even more, relaxing that is spent gazing at the scenic beauty of the outside or the stars.  We provide wake up service, and other facilities including bar, garden, restaurant, internet access, laundry and parking lot.

*The hotel is pet-friendly.

Another important highlight of our retreat is its Mediterranean meals. Each day you will be provided breakfast buffet and vegetarian dinner. The meals are nutritious and based on a Mediterranean diet that helps increase the energy level and promotes better health. 

*Meat can be provided only upon request.

  • Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
  • Dietary Requirements or Served: Vegetarian and Regular (typically includes meat and fish)

*If you have special dietary requirements it is advisable to communicate about the same with the organizer when making a reservation.

Authentic yoga teaching and wonderful staying facility makes this program worth spending time and money. With us, you relish each moment that makes you crave for more, and we thereby stand to serve. Apart from a well-planned curriculum, healthy meals, restful stay, and a team of qualified teachers, we offer other services that make this program special in every aspect.

Unique Features: Diving, Hiking, Massage, Reiki, Wine Tasting, Stargazing, Swimming, Yoga Shala, Patio, Yoga Deck, Private Beach, Café, and more.

Optional: Cruise, Horse Riding, Volcano visits, Open Air Cinema, Energy Massage, etc.

  • 2 Daily Yoga Classes
  • Gong Bath Session
  • 6 Night Accommodation- both on shared and single room facility
  • Daily Breakfast and Dinner
  • Tickets to Museums as per programs
  • Experienced guide for hiking trip and visit to excavations
  • Transportation within the island as per to our schedule

Excluded: Transportation from and to island/hotel, massage upon request, optional excursions and activities, Travel Insurance, Vat

Akrotiri Hotel

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7 Days Yoga Retreat in Santorini in Greece by Yoga Yama will take place in Hotel Akrotiri that has everything to make the program memorable for you. The hotel is at a prime waterfront location, built next to the Red beach and the archeological site offering you a private beach facility with unique views of the endless deep blue sea.

Relish the reflection of sun and moon on sea water and soothe your heart and eyes for hours. Strolling around you will also find Santorini's most famous Fish Taverns.

The rooms are luxurious, where terraced complex consists of rooms built in accordance with traditional local architecture, and embodied with all necessary features and sea view balcony. Terrace garden, verandas with greenery, private spaces, roof-top pool or Jacuzzi and dining spaces, and much more offers you a luxurious stay.

The center's surrounding is one of the USP of this yoga retreat. 

  • Reservation requires 30% of the deposit of the total price.
  • A deposit is non-refundable if you cancel the bookings.
  • Rest of the payment needs to be paid in cash upon arrival.