Evolving Towards Harmony in Greece with Colleen Harshbarger

  • Amorgos, Greece
  • May 10 - 16, 2020 (7 days)

About This Event

Yoga and nature are harmonious guides that lead us to restoration, connection, humility, and vibrant wellbeing. This immersive experience is designed to teach you embodied practices to open your heart and be guided by love as a service to all beings and to the planet. We ’ll explore ways of using our bodies, breath, mind, and senses to harness the energy that we both extend and receive. We’ll connect deeply with each other, ourselves, the earth and the sea.

Each day will begin with a guided meditation practice, on the Brahma Viharas, or four faces of love. This will serve as our theme throughout the week, with practices designed to help us choose gratitude, compassion, loving-kindness, and equanimity.

“I learned a lot, while also having fun. Colleen truly cared about our whole experience from beginning to end.” ~Victoria Carvelli, Previous Retreat Participant “This retreat provided a welcome opportunity for greater connection to fellow participants, nature, and myself.” ~Beth Nelson, Previous Retreat Participant “This retreat was an incredible experience! The meditation, yoga and hiking/running activities were catered to each women’s needs and abilities and the fellowship with other women created a positive and welcoming experience. I look forward to the next retreat and would highly recommend it to others!” ~Susan Zerona, Previous Retreat Participant “This yoga and wellbeing retreat was everything I hoped it would be and more. Relaxing, restorative, energizing. We stayed active without feeling pushed or pressured. Loved the hiking and option for length. Most importantly, I met a lovely group of women interested in spending time active and outdoors whom I expect will be friends in the future.” ~Nancy Spillane, Previous Retreat Participant “Colleen is a great instructor, she is thoughtful/purposeful in her instruction. Keeping an even rhythm with varying degrees of difficulty.” ~Annnemarie Cash, Student “Colleen took extra effort to focus on individual needs in private sessions. Lots of great hands-on help with proper form in poses. Great Retreat” ~Kandy Dunn, Student

Venue Highlights

-6 Nights Accommodations
-Three meals per day starting with dinner on the first night and ending with breakfast on the last day.
-Group ground transport to/from the port on Amorgos to the retreat center
-Daily Yoga Practices
-Free use of spa facilities (sauna, hammam, jacuzzi, indoor heated seawater swimming pool, and fitness center)
-10% discount on all spa treatments
-Personal Retreat Time (having time to nap, explore, walk, read, and just be)

Accommodations

This beautifully designed, family-run hotel is nestled on the cliffs of a quiet and peaceful Greek Island. Conveniently located near the bay and within walking distance of sandy beaches. Every room has simple, elegant decor and boasts views of the sea. The hundreds of reviews comment that the staff is incredibly friendly, welcoming, and super helpful and most guests leave feeling like they have made new friends. Their chefs provide healthy, gourmet meals that incorporate fresh organic produce from their garden. They offer full services, from spa to gym to pool. Come and enjoy an authentic Greek experience.

Directions

Included in the retreat is a shuttle from the local port on Amorgos Island to the retreat center. There are many ways to come to this island and this will depend on your travel plans. Once you register, you will receive complete information about the airports and the ferry options that will bring you to your destination.

Tags: brahma viharas meditation restoration yoga

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To continue down this amazing path I am on ! Linsey
 

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