Yoga & Tai Chi - Sun Sand & Sea! €725 2nd Sept 7-Day retreat on Tinos Island, Greece (nr Mykonos)

  • Tinos, Greece
  • Sep 2 - 8, 2018 (7 days)
  • €725 Euro based on your own sea-view studio room

About us

Yoga & Tai Chi – Sun, Sand & Sea! 7-day Greek Island Retreat

Sun 2nd-Sat 8th September 2018 – Tinos Island – €725pp Euro (based on single occupancy of your own seaview studio).

A shared double-room rate €650pp is available (based on 2 people sharing a double room) – please get in touch to let us know you wish to share a double and we’ll arrange the special rate for you. 

2018 is the year of Self-Care! Michelle Gupta (Tai Chi, Chi Kung & Meditation Instructor) and Aileen Warbrook (Hatha Yoga and Pranayama instructor) are excited and delighted to offer this fun, fabulous and nourishing Yoga, Tai-Chi and Meditation retreat (with emphasis on the word treat!) on the little known gem called Tinos. Here we will slow down the tempo and tune into the rhythms of this tiny, peaceful island, allowing space and time for yourself to relax, unwind and be kind to your body and mind. We can’t wait to “Chi-lax” with you!! All welcome – no experience necessary.

Basic details are below but for ALL  details including location, travel, accommodation, dining, lots of gorgeous photos and videos too showing you our stunning retreat location and TO BOOK ONLINE click here > http://www.embodyharmony.com/events/yoga-and-tai-chi-meditation-retreat-greece-sept-2018/

Once you've checked out the webpage, if you have any further queries I'm happy to help - Michelle embodyharmony@gmail.com

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE RETREAT FEE - in a nutshell......

  • Three classes per day overlooking the gorgeous Giannaki Bay – beachfront Yoga, Tai Chi with Chi Kung and a sunset Meditation by the sea to the sound of the waves. Each session approx 60-90 mins each (NB. On arrival/departure days = one class per day)
  • Highly trained and qualified instructors – Aileen & Michelle – with nearly 20 years teaching experience between us, sharing our passions with you!
  • Your own studio-style room with seaview, kitchenette and welcome pack, just a short stroll from the bay
  • Stunning views, cliff-top cafes, beach front tavernas and warm waters
  • Gala evening of Greek music & dance to finish our trip in style – with fun and smiles!
  • Paid and free optional excursions – such as a daytrip around the island with local guide, Valerie, visiting historical villages with character and culture such as Agapi “village of love”. Cliff-top walks and boat-hopping to other beautiful bays to swim and relax.

What’s not included? :

  • All return travel: eg. Flights to Greece, boats to Tinos Island, taxi to Giannaki Bay (see below for travel info)
  • All meals/drinks – we suggest budget €30-50pp per day
  • Paid optional excursions
  • Optional car rental

Event Highlights

  • THREE DAILY YOGA, TAI CHI & MEDITATION CLASSES –
  • This really will be a re-TREAT in the peaceful and stunning surroundings of Giannaki Bay on Tinos Island.
  • We’ll approach our practice with a sense of fun and lightheartedness but also with the luxury of having time and space to explore elements of each practice to a deeper degree. We’ll offer three classes a day: Yoga, Tai Chi with Chi Kung and topping-off each day with a sun-down meditation will be the icing on the cake!
  • Sessions will be held pre-breakfast (not too early!), in the late afternoon and meditations in the evening – either on the seafront terrace, the sandy beach or in a white-stone, church by candlelight. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY.

Venue Highlights

OUR RETREAT LOCATION – Gorgeous Giannaki Bay, near Kardiani Village, Tinos Island – all classes will be heald either on the beach or on a terrace overlooking the sea. We also have the use of a beautiful and ancient church for evening meditations if it's a little bit windy!
Stretch-out on a warm terrace overlooking the bay and drink in the warmth of this very special place, being cared for with a lovely breakfast at the local taverna each morning and a short stroll to the beach where we swim, rest and restore.

TRAVEL INFORMATION:
Flights – Closest airport is Mykonos. If a direct flight is not available you can fly into Athens International and get a connecting flight to Mykonos - where the boat takes only 30 mins to Tinos Island. Or you can opt to take a longer boat to Tinos from Athens (various boats taking between 2.5-4 hours).
Boat to Tinos Island – these can be pre-booked online via www.openseas.gr. The quickest boat is from Mykonos to Tinos approx. 30 minutes x6-7 sailings per day. There are 4-5 sailings per day from Athens-Rafina Port taking 4 hours or fast boat 2-2.5 hours. Rafina is around 30 mins by taxi from Athens International Airport or there is a bus every hour for around €5. There is one early morning boat from Athens-Piraeus port which takes 4.5hrs.

Giannaki Bay is a 8-miles by taxi from Tinos Port (allow €50pp return) and 4km from Kardiani (“kardia” meaning “heart” in Greek) with panoramic views of the turquoise Aegean sea, fig trees and the hilltops. The bay has two tavernas where we can have breakfast, light lunches, evening meals and has no shops, hotels or cash machines – just warm water, sand, sunshine, yoga and tai chi! Supermarkets are 15km away but we’ll provide a welcome pack (water, milk, fruit etc). We’ll get a local discount on car hire if you fancy your own transport (can be arranged at port on arrival or in advance).

Accommodations

YOUR RETREAT ACCOMODATION & DINING – included in your retreat fee is your own studio-style room just a short stroll from the bay and tavernas and includes:

Seaview balcony/terrace
A small kitchenette to make tea/coffee
Double bed
En-suite bathroom (shared bathroom for *twin room)
Bath towels (not beach towels)
A welcome pack including juice, water, milk, cookies, fruit.
A shared double room rate is available upon request.
NB. Check out time is midday on Saturday 8th Sept
MEALS – no meals are included in the retreat fee. There are two tavernas in the bay, one where we can have breakfast and light lunches and the other which serves evening meals and is well renowned.

Directions

TRAVEL INFORMATION:

Flights – Closest airport is Mykonos. You can also fly into Athens International.
Boat to Tinos Island – these can be pre-booked online via www.openseas.gr. The quickest boat is from Mykonos to Tinos approx. 30 minutes x6-7 sailings per day. There are 4-5 sailings per day from Athens-Rafina Port taking 4 hours or fast boat 2-2.5 hours. Rafina is around 30 mins by taxi from Athens International Airport or there is a bus every hour for around €5. There is one early morning boat from Athens-Piraeus port which takes 4.5hrs.
All routes, times and costs will depend on your individual chosen route. Once you’ve booked your flights we ask if you could send us all the details thx! Email to Michelle: embodyharmony@gmail.com
Early arrival date – If you wish to book an earlier arrival date please let us know and we will enquire on your behalf regarding accommodation availability. An extra accommodation fee per night will be charged. Your instructors will be arriving around 2-3 days before the retreat starts so we’ll be there to welcome you! NB. It is not be possible to extend your stay after 8th Sept due to limited accommodation availability in Giannaki Bay. However – you are very welcome to book your own accommodation in or around Tinos Town after the 8th Sept.

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