Ashtanga Yoga Athens – Ashtanga Yoga & Sesshin Retreat 2018

Ashtanga Yoga Athens –
Ashtanga Yoga & Sesshin Retreat 2018

Om Guesthouse, Lagonisi – Athens
Date: 27/7 – 5/8

We invite you to the annual summer retreat of Ashtanga Yoga Athens in the panoramic seaside region south of Athens. It will combine 7 days of Ashtanga Practice and a 2 day Sesshin (which can be booked together or separately).

Teachers
27/7-2/8 : Aris Kapetanakis, Marita Mittag
3/8-5/8 : Aris Kapetanakis

Location

The retreat will be held at OM YOGA GUESTHOUSE, situated 30 km south of Athens with breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea. Stay with us in this inspirational Greek setting and residential seaside area and take amazing memories back home with you.

Program
There will be a Mysore Class every morning in the traditional Ashtanga Setting.
In the afternoons we will explore techniques of Ashtanga as well as Breath, Pranayama, Philosophy and Traditional Vinyasa Krama.
Prior to the morning Mysore, there will be a Zazen Sitting for 30 minutes.
The last 2 days of the retreat, an intense Meditation course will follow (a Zazen Sesshin guided by Aris).
The retreat welcomes all levels of practitioners.
During the retreat, massages may be booked additionally.

Daily Schedule – Ashtanga Yoga Retreat 27/7-2/8
7.30-8 am Zazen
8-10 am Mysore
10.30 Brunch
5-7 pm Yoga Practice, Theory and Techniques
8pm Dinner
(30/7 – free afternoon for personal time)

Daily Schedule – Zazen Sesshin 3/8-5/8
5am until 7pm

General Information

ARRIVAL
Friday, 27/7 or Thursday, 2/8 (for Sesshin only participants)

DEPARTURE
Thursday, 2/8 or Sunday, 5/8

There will be one practice in the morning on Thursday, 2/8.

We are happy to provide alternative options for earlier arrivals or non-residential participants.

COST & ACCOMMODATION

Full Ashtanga and Sesshin Retreat 27/7-5/8
Yoga Classes (10 sessions)
Morning Zazen Meditation (6 sessions)
Accomodation (9 Nights)
Meals (Brunch and Dinner daily)
Zazen Sesshin (2 days)
*Cost: 700 € per person in double/triple room (single room option upon request only)

Ashtanga Yoga Retreat 27/7-2/8
Yoga Classes ((10 sessions)
Morning Zazen Meditation (6 sessions)
Accommodation (6 Nights)
Meals (Brunch and Dinner daily)
*Cost: 600 € per person in double/triple room (single room option upon request only)

Zazen Sesshin Retreat 3-4/8
Zazen Sitting
Accommodation (2 Nights)
Meals (Brunch and Dinner daily)
*Cost: 120€ per person in double/triple room (single room option upon request only)

Non-residential and Drop-in options will depend on availability. Please contact us via email for further information at ttc@ashtangayogaathens.com

PAYMENT
A Deposit of 350 € for the full Retreat or 300 € for the Ashtanga Retreat to be paid in advance via bank transfer to our bank account prior to arrival is required to reserve a place.
The remaining amount has to be paid in cash upon arrival at the guesthouse in Lagonisi.
Bookings are final, no refunds possible.
The Retreat will be within a small group setting (max.20 people), so book your places early.

HOW TO GET THERE

From Athens: Public transport (metro and bus) or by car via Varkiza.

From Athens Airport: The guesthouse is approximately 20 minutes away from the airport via car/taxi. Pick-up options can be arranged if needed.

REGISTRATION
Please send an email to ttc@ashtangayogaathens.com with your Name, Address and Yoga Experience and we will reply with further information for your Payment Deposit.

CANCELATION
Until 25/6 – 50% Refund
after this date – no refund (but substitute option if you provide another participant instead)

Participation in the retreat is at your own risk.

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