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An amazing yoga holiday in the Mani peninsula, Greece

An amazing yoga holiday in the Mani peninsula
“ Mistery, history, Mithology, sea and nature”
We have been traveling to this part of Greece since 1995 and since then, almost every year, I’ve been taking groups of people from all parts of the world, for teacher trainings, retreats or simply to share together a different kind of holiday

Where

Skutari Beach, Skutari GR

Type of Event

  • Retreat

Yoga Styles

Levels

When

Jul 6 to
Jul 13
2020
16:00 pmto16:00 pm

Price

580 €

Full Description

Skoutari Beach Hotel is located in Skoutari, a picturesque seaside village, with a splendid sandy beach and crystal clear waters, in one of Greece’s most lovely areas, Mani.
Built only 100-150m (109-164 yards) from the sea the Skoutari Beach Hotel is located 250km (156 miles) from Athens, 60km (37 miles) from Sparta and 18km (11 miles) from Gythion and Areopolis.
Skoutari Beach Hotel offers its guests spacious double and triple apartments/rooms, and two-room quad apartments. All units feature a sea view.
Each apartment has a private entrance and parking area.

YOGA CLASSES with Massimo Cantara
Massimo Lived and studied in England for more than ten years and speaks fluent English. He is a member of Three Treasures Yoga. Massimo is a registered yoga teacher with SYM (Shiatsu Yoga Mediterraneo) as well as a professional Shiatsu therapist and teacher. He is also a qualified kinesiologist and Cranial Sacral therapist. In 1999 he founded Holismos, a center for yoga and complementary therapies in Poggibonsi, Tuscany, Italy. He also teaches Anatomy, Physiology and bodywork for yoga Teacher Trainings. Massimo spent 12 years practicing Shorinji Kempo (2° Dan) but trained originally as a percussionist, playing for many years in various groups in the UK and in Italy. Massimo teaches a solid classical style of Hatha yoga, sprinkled with ideas and suggestions from his back ground in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Kinesiology and percussion.

SARA DELLA TORRE: yoga teacher ( 200hYAI), Shiatsu practitioner, co-director of Holismos yoga & wellness. Sara has studied yoga in India con Vinay Kumar, Mindulness educator, at the moment she is following a University master of “Yoga Educational” with the university of Bologna.

FULL PROGRAM
Monday 6th
Meeting point at Athens International airport for those wishing to travel together to the Mani peninsula. Here we can hire car or minibus and drive to the south. If you wish you can make your way down independently. We will arrive in the evening so we just do our check in and chill out for the night.
Tuesday 7th
8,00 – 9,30. Yoga, meditation and chanting
9,30. breakfast, after breakfast free day to restore the energy
18,30. Yoga, meditation and chanting
20.00. Dinner on the beach taverna

Wednesday 8th
7,30 – 9,30. Yoga, meditation and chanting
9,30. Breakfast
10,30. Excursion to the east side of Mani all the way down to cape Tanaron, the mythological entrance of the Ades. We are going to stop on the way to swim and visit the little villages, we can swim in cape Tanaron, there is one of the most beautiful bay in the pelopennese. Short trekking to the light house.
Thursday 9th
7,30 – 9,30. Yoga, meditation and chanting
9,30. Breakfast
10,30. Visit to the Diros caves, stop in areopoli for a stroll in the famous village, and later we can go to contemplate the wonderful sunset at limeni bay, Dinner in areopoli.
Friday 10th
7,30 – 9,30. Yoga, meditation and chanting
9,30. Breakfast
10,30. Excursion to see the famous towers of Vathi and other villages of deep Mani, visit to “Tigani Castle”
19,00. Dinner in Gerolimenas

Saturday 11th
07,30 Breakfast
After Breakfast we take a trip to the archeological site of ancient Aigila, we can take a swim on the way down, we can visit a few villages, we go back via Kotronas and visit the old abandoned monastery on top of the mountain (we can drive by car all the way to the top)
Sunday 12th
7,30 – 9,30. Yoga, meditation and chanting
9,30 Breakfast
10,30 Visit to the ancient medioeval settlement of Mistra, after we can visit the archeological site and the town of Sparta
Monday 13th
7,30 – 9,30. Yoga, meditation and chanting
breakfast
Greetings and departure