7 Days Yoga and Sailing Retreat in Greece - May 2018
Let it go - find your flow!
To let the waves movements of the mind to rest. (Source Yoga Sutra)
Experience our Wind & Waves Tour 2018 Yoga with meditation, wind, waves, sun, nature and culture. We traveled for 7 days on a gulet wooden yacht the Southern Dodecanese (South Aegean) with their fascinating island world. The magic and the myth of the story is still being felt.
Let go! Relax! Arrive!
The gentle rocking of the waves, the wide horizon, the fresh sea air and super Mediterranean, vegetarian food in combination with daily meditation and yoga units help you everyday to clear your mind and recharge your batteries.
We (Anja and Jette) also teach powerful and energizing Vinyassa flows but also quiet and relaxing Yin Yoga sequences. During our trip we practise in the mornings and evenings together yoga on the sun deck, in nature, at places of power or on the beach. Let yourself be surprised! In order to deepen your yoga experience one of the yoga teachers is always available during class for assistance.
- 7 nights on a sailing yacht
- Vegetarian / vegan half board: 7x breakfast buffet and 6x dinner
- All-day tea (eg. ginger and lemon) and coffee
- Fruits and pastries in the afternoon
- 10 yoga sessions with Anya and Jette. The yoga classes will start on Sunday evening and end on Friday morning.
- Meditations and hands-on
- Yoga equipment is available on board: mats, blocks, straps, pillows and blankets
- 2x a week sailing (depending on weather conditions)
- Tour Assistance
ScheduleDay 1 Saturday: Arrival at the old port of Kos. Embarkation is possible from 16:00. In the evening we are meeting for the first dinner on board.
Day 2 Sunday: The ship departs on Sunday morning into direction Nisyros.
After arriving in Nisyros you can optionally join us on a field trip to a volcanic crater (45 € pp) or spend the day at a nearby swimming area or explore the island on yourself. In the evening we practice together for the first time yoga, then we enjoy the spectacular sunset before we return on board for dinner.
Day 3 Monday: After the morning yoga session we set off towards Tilos, if the weather permits, we will sail for the first time.
Upon arrival there is time to relax, swim and explore the area. The evening yoga takes place on board or in the courtyard of a chapel. We end the evening with a dinner in a traditional tavern (not included in the price).
Day 4 Tuesday: We start the day with yoga and after breakfast we set off into the mountains for a hike to an abandoned village. During the 2.5-hour hike we will experience the Mediterranean flora and fauna, great views and hopefully great talks. The ship is waiting for us in a picturesque bay, where we end the day with yoga and delicious food.
Day 5 Wednesday: Before breakfast we practice together yoga and we and we clear the anchor and drive to Symi. The trip to Symi takes about 3 hours. Upon arrival you have the possibility to join on a trip to Panormitis Monastery (not included in the price) or to explore the fishing village with its colorful houses on your own . For a quiet evening yoga session we change the berth and travel to the Bay of Pedi. After dinner, you take a walk along the bay or relax on board.
Day 6 Thursday: After the morning yoga session on board, we drive about 2 hours to Datça. This is your chance for do some shopping: oils, dried fruits, nuts, spices and much more. At approximately 14:00 we head of for the antiquities site of Knidos. With luck, we will be accompanied by dolphins. We practice in the evening in the ruins of a Byzantine church and experience the very special energy of this place. We will celebrate our penultimate evening on board with a candlelight dinner.
Day 7 Friday: After the morning yoga session at this very special place we will be on our way back to Kos.In the middle we will make a stop for swimming and enjoying the hot, sulphurous mineral springs. After arriving in the port of Kos there will be enough time to explore the city before we meet again for our last dinner on board..
Day 8 Saturday: After breakfast we disembark.
Menu/CuisineThe crew spoils the group with culinary specialties from the Mediterranean cuisine. Each meal is freshly prepared using quality local produce. Our chefs have expertise for a balanced vegetarian diet.
AccommodationsThe retreat takes place on a Gulet - a traditional wooden sailing boat with a length of about 40 meters and 2 masts.
There are a total of 8 cabins available. You can choose between single or double occupancy. Each cabin has its own small bathroom with shower, sink and toilet.
DirectionsKos is served by all major airports. Please let us know if you need assistance for booking flights.
Saturday arrival and departure. The drive from the airport to the marina takes about 40 minutes. Transfer can be arranged. But there was also a bus service at regular intervals available. A taxi costs 30-40 €.
Embarkation: Saturday from 16.00
Disembark: Saturday at 09:00 am