Immerse yourself into full mind-body revitalization, heart opening and soul nourishing week of yoga and meditation.
One week of peaceful surrounding in the breath-taking island of Evia, Greece, rejuvenating yoga lessons and workshops, blissful sunrise and sunset meditations, finest local vegetarian delights and leisure time for you to indulge your senses and enjoy the island life.
The retreat will be held in a charming Yoga Retreat Hotel, overlooking the neighboring sea, with just a minute walk from your room to the private, relaxing beach.
16th – 22nd of August 2019 – Evia Island, Greece
- Enchanting sunrise and sunset meditations
- Vitalizing Vinyasa and Ashtanga yoga classes
- Restorative Hatha yoga and gentle flow yoga classes
- 2 delightful vegetarian traditional Greek and international meals a day
- Free drinkable bottled water, an evening snack such as fruit or toast or tortilla & tea,
- Daily leisure time to explore the charming Evia island
- 6 nights of accommodation
07:30 – 08:30 Blissful morning meditation
The Yoga Resort
Evia Silence is just two and a half hours from Athens international airport, tucked away in the mountains of Greece’s beautiful Evia island (Greece’s second largest island) overlooking the Porto Buffalo Bay coastline and the crystal clear Euboean sea.
All of their welcoming accommodations include kitchen and cooking essentials, balconies with a vast view of the neighboring sea, air conditioning, and flat-screen televisions. All rooms are designed in accordance with the commitment to provide a calming retreat from the stresses of city life.
Just a one minute walk from your door to the sea, “Evia Silence” provide accessible docks for swimming and sun bathing. They also neighbor an array of beautiful trails and small roads that are perfect for anyone looking to jog, trek, or venture into the wilderness of the mountainside.
Arrival & Departure
Arrival: Friday, 16 August 2019
Departure: Thursday, 22 August 2019
English, Italian, Macedonian, Serbian, Croatian
- The nearest airport is El.Venizelos(168km-2h 45mins)
- A bigger village is “Zarakes”. Distance 21Km – 25mins by car(mini market with almost everything!, some traditional Greek taverns, meat store, bakery, drug store, basic health care)
- The nearest big town is “Aliveri”
- A nice nearby bay is “Almiropotamos”. 20 Km – 20 min by car (mini markets, traditional Greek taverns etc)
Meet the Teachers
Simone Matellicani Fenizi
Simone lives and works in Rome, Italy, and has more than 15 years of experience as a Hatha yoga teacher. Constantly maintaining yoga workshops and yoga courses, he has practiced Iyengar yoga for more than 20 years and thus his main focus is the correct placement of each part of the body in order to develop awareness of alignment while performing asana. He is following the teachings of his Guru Maharishi Nagaraj Suryanarayana Pande who initiated him to Transcendental Meditation and to Raja Yoga. His classes are challenging both for the body and for the mind!
Marina is a yoga devotee, easy-going and peaceful nature and animal lover. Recognizing the spiritual, mental and emotional benefits of regular, devoted yoga practice, it came natural to her to dedicate her being to the discipline of yoga. Currently Marina lives in Skopje, Macedonia, where she owns her yoga studio and frequently conducts yoga workshops, courses and yoga teacher training. Her personal practice is dedicated to the Ashtanga method, while her lessons are according to the mobility, the strength, as well as her student’s body and mind flexibility.
Prices and Application
6 nights accommodation
Half board vegetarian nutrition(breakfast and dinner)
Free drinkable bottled water for participants
Evening snack such as fruit or tost or tortilla & tea
12 Yoga classes, morning & evening
5 workshops covering alignment, mindfulness and more
5 Vinyasa yoga sessions
Daily sunrise and sunset meditation
Daily optional walk / hike excursions
Private access beach with sun loungers, crystal clear waters for swimming
6-7 hours per day of free time to enjoy the beach, with optional water activities available
Yoga mats are provided but feel free to bring your own
What’s not included:
Return flights to Athens
Transfers between Athens Airport and Evia Silence – We can arrange taxi or a minibus transfers for you for an extra fee depending on group size.
Each day is specially organized in order to incorporate the following qualities:
RECEPTIVITY is also translated as correct understanding and it should be the first quality of a student;
HUMILITY is the mind predisposition to assimilate the correct understanding (Ishvara pranidhana);
PERSEVERANCE is the continuous effort needed in the practice (Tapas);
COURAGE to challenge yourself and to overcome your weakness and to give up your ego;
SINCERITY is about facing the truth (Satya);
EQUALITY means also non violence (Ahimsa);
PROGRESS is the result of the work done.