200-Hour Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Training, Okreblue Yoga Retreat, ​Paros, Greece

Event Highlights

  • Includes vinyasa flow, therapeutic alignment principles, & the path of Yoga as a framework for holistic health. For a full curriculum guide, please make a request.

Schedule

​The Greece teacher training program is scheduled as an intensive program. While the program days are full, the activities of the day are kept diverse and active. The days really are a wonderful mix of digesting concepts intellectually, applying the concepts experientially, and diving into the practices of yoga. Care is taken within the Greece teacher training schedule to ensure that students have a healthy experience both physically and mentally. We promise not to keep you sedentary for too long. There is physical activity and deep relaxation built into the program every day.
Arrival Day
Check-in 4:00 pm
6:00-7:30 pm Dinner
7:30–9:00 pm Evening Program

Typical Daily Schedule
6:15-7:30 am Sunrise beach meditation, pranayama, chanting, gentle morning yoga
7:30-8:00 am Morning smoothies
8:00-10:00 am Yoga asana practice
10:00-11:15 am Brunch & swimming at the beach
11:15-2:00 pm Techniques and teaching methodology includes sequencing and/or pose study with alignment
2:00-5:00 pm Philosophy, anatomy and/or practice teaching
5:00-6:30 pm Dinner & a break for sunset
6:30-8:30 pm Restorative, therapeutic practice, Yoga Nidra, individual study and/or group work

Departure Day
9:00-10:00 am Brunch
Check out 11:00 am
(Please note: there will be one full day off mid-way through the program to explore, rest or catch up on your studies)

About This Event

This 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training program in Greece offers students in-depth skills to explore Yoga as a vehicle for vibrant health, self-transformation, and personal empowerment. Our curriculum includes a unique blend of alignment-based vinyasa flow, a solid foundation in Hatha Yoga and 200 hours of instruction offered within a therapeutic framework.

The instruction will cover a wide range of techniques including postures, anatomy, relaxation, breath awareness, pranayama, meditations to calm the mind, contemplations to transform limiting tendencies into life-affirming thought patterns, and

the application of clear anatomy-informed principles of alignment to create safety, balance, and freedom in postures. Students explore concepts from Ayurveda, the Upanishads, Patanjali and the Chakra System as frameworks for the application of Yoga as a journey towards radiant health and wellbeing.

The asana emphasis includes both level one/two alignment-based vinyasa flow sequencing as well as gentler and restorative variations. Expect to practice asana from all category of poses including standing poses, hip openers, forward bends, backward bends, twists, inversions, balancing, supine, seated and prone. Modifications for all levels of practitioners are provided and all levels of abilities are welcome to attend.

Rather than offer standard sequencing or rigid methodologies, students are exposed to frameworks that inspire each teacher to adopt the practices, awaken their creativity and find their own authentic voice as a teacher.

Graduates of this program feel empowered to teach a variety of class types, including all levels vinyasa Yoga, alignment-based classes, foundations, senior, gentle, and restorative.

Our 200 Hour Teacher Training Curriculum Guide & Course Prospectus has complete program information including a full course description with learning objectives and a frequently asked question list.

Please note: This teacher training program is approved with Yoga Alliance (Y.A.) and graduates are eligible to register with Y.A. as a Registered Yoga Teacher at the 200-hour level (RYT-200). The therapeutic perspective & curricular components of this program are based on Liz's registration as a Certified Yoga Therapist with the International Association of Yoga Therapists (C-IAYT) and not derived from her status as an E-RYT 500 with the Y.A. Registry as the Y.A. Registry does not certify therapists, solely yoga teachers.

Our therapeutic perspective explores the many practices of Yoga as a vehicle for vibrant health and personal empowerment.

What's Included

  • The Greece teacher training program cost includes your room, two meals per day (brunch/dinner), teacher training tuition, and a comprehensive Yoga Teacher Training Manual. All prices listed are in US dollars.

What's Not Included

Airfare, spa treatment, excursions.

Venue Highlights

A tranquil island atmosphere with dazzling beaches, clear azure waters, delicious food and exceptional natural beauty, Okreblue Yoga Retreat offers the perfect space to immerse in reflective practices. Located on the magical Greek Island of Paros, this seaside eco-retreat center is in an area of exceptional natural beauty, overlooking the blue waters of the Aegean Sea with sand dunes, aged cedar forests, “secret” coves with sandy beaches and clear waters. The accommodation is just steps away from the water, with open-air indoor/outdoor yoga halls, and organic food that is grown right in the Okreblue's gardens. this retreat creates the perfect space to reconnect with mind, body, spirit, and nature. Greece, itself, is the perfect destination for yoga teacher training, you will fall in love with its beautiful, calming and magical charm.

Traveling to Greece is a wonderful experience, the unique culture and spectacular landscapes will amaze you. Greece delivers an ideal and perfect climate where countless opportunities exist to expand your senses and take in the elements of nature. The waters of Greece glisten in diverse shades of crystal blue, the golden sands lure you into space of deep relaxation and the ancient sites take you back in time. Nearby the retreat you will find many opportunities to enjoy all Greece has to offer including, visiting picturesque fishing towns, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving and many more off the beaten path adventures.

Accommodations

Triple: $3297 USD
Double: $3597 USD
Single: $4347 USD

Amenities

  • A/C in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Spa
  • Tour Assistance
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Yoga Studio
  • House Keeping

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Pescetarian
  • Meat
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Nut Free

Menu/Cuisine

Suresh, Okreblue’s talented Indian chef, prepares healthy fusion Mediterranean Indian cuisine using organic ingredients, the majority of which are picked fresh daily from Okreblue’s organic garden. Morning smoothies, a vegetarian brunch, and a vegetarian dinner are provided for yoga teacher training participants each day. Gluten free, wheat free, dairy free, vegetarian and vegan diets are accommodated upon request.

You may also like to visit Okreblue's Café that serves light meals and drinks in a wonderful, chilled out atmosphere with lovely sea views. Their menu includes breakfast items, salads, cold plates, smoothies with superfoods, raw vegetarian & vegan sweet delights, herbal teas, organic honey and Tacchini (a local specialty).

Directions

By Plane: Aegean Air flies from Athens to Paros, Greece. Make sure you book your tickets well in advance.

By Boat: There are two ports in Athens, Greece: Rafina port and Piraeus port. Rafina port is closer to the airport and you can get there either by taxi or bus. By bus will take you about 45 minutes and it costs 3 Euros. Piraeus port is further from the airport than Rafina, and you can get there by bus, metro or taxi. The metro and bus are both very convenient because they will leave you just a few meters from where you get the boat to Paros. Both the bus and the metro take about one hour (the bus a little longer maybe depends on the traffic) to get to Piraeus and cost 10 Euros.

There are two companies that sail to Paros:

BlueStar Ferries, Athens, Greece takes about 4.5 hours and runs twice a day with tickets starting at 33 euros.

Hellenic Seaways, Athens, Greece takes about 2.75 hours with tickets starting at 45-50 euros.

Another option is to take a boat from Mykonos island in Greece, it’s is a 45-minute boat ride to Paros.

When you are in Paros a taxi from the port is 32 Euros, we will organize combined rides for you when possible for 10 Euros per person. Taxi from the airport in Paros is 45 Euros. We will help you organize a shared shuttle for 15 Euros.

Cancellation Policy

100% deposit refund for cancellation 60+ days before event.
50% deposit refund for cancellation 30-59 days before event.
0% deposit refund for cancellation 0-29 days before event.
The remaining balance (total price minus deposit) is due upon arrival.
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