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Saraswati Flow Yoga Retreat with Maria Paula Medina on the stunning island of Koufonisi 30th May - 7th June 2015

An energy flow retreat, inspired by Saraswati, the Goddess of Creativity.
Practicing this method in the magnificent landscape of Koufonisi we become one with the creativity of nature.

Where

Koufonisi Villas300677
Koufonisi island, Koufonisia GR

Type of Event

  • Retreat

Yoga Styles

Levels

When

May 30 to
Jun 7
2015
11:00 amto04:00 am

Arrival 30th May, yoga classes start the next morning, departure 7th June, last class on the night before.

Price

850 €

sharing a twin or double room, includes delicious vegan meals and all yoga workshops
€100 off for early bookings before 1st December 2014

Full Description

Flow Yoga - Saraswati Yoga
Therapeutic Hatha Yoga combined with Awakening Vital Energy, which is based on optimizing health and well-being on every level of body, mind and spirit, blending the ancient science of yoga with modern mind-body techniques.
Gain strength and fluidity through the combination of asanas, music and spontaneous movement, immersed in the stunning backdrop of Koufonisi.

What we are going to do -the daily programme
Creativity morning flow practice -
With mantra chanting, fluidity technique of pranayama and yoga vinyasa

In the afternoon we will explore the path of yoga, in order to connect with our insight energy and the energy of nature with mindful walking, movement meditations and outdoor yoga lessons. And of course, swimming!

What we are going to learn:
Theoretical and practical concepts:
Energy Body, Prana (vital energy), Pranavayus and the history of Saraswati.
Asana: to bring awareness to the body, using the coordination of breathing and movement.
Vinyasa Yoga: Ishta I. Namaskara II
Pranayama: different breathing techniques for relaxation and wellbeing
Mantras: songs to find our inner voice
Meditation: through movement, walking and sitting/traditional meditation.
Evening ceremonies: Mantra chanting and creating Mandalas

About Maria Paula Medina
Paula’s free spirit shines through the moment you meet her.
Her love of nature in all of its manifestations is contagious!
Born in Argentina in 1983, yoga became part of Paula’s life at age 18.
She went on to explore trails throughout Latin America with the art
project Latin American Pilgrimage (sound therapy and body movements).
Paula became an instructor at age 27. She has logged many hours of
training in both Argentina and Europe, and specializes in therapeutic
Hatha and Vinyasa styles of yoga. Today she leads yoga retreats in
Italy and Spain, practicing yoga outdoors, in contact with nature,
and leads both group and private therapeutic yoga in the
Dolomites where she lives. She has a great passion for
mountain sports. When she is not guiding or teaching yoga,
she spends all of her time rock climbing and ice climbing,
as well as hiking with her dog Scott.
Contac Maria Paula +39-3337214132
/> Skype medinamariapaula