ASHTANGA YOGA RETREAT – KYTHIRA
7.9.2013 – 14.9.2013
Andrea Lutz (Berlin) & Aris Kapetanakis (Athens) invite you in the island of Kythira for an Ashtanga Yoga Retreat.
Kythira island – the island of Aphrodite according to the ancient greek mythology – is located in the south of Peloponnese. Despite the high quality service provided for tourists, Kythira still hasn’t been discovered by mainstream tourism. The coastline of Kapsali creates the shape of Om, and in its quietness and beauty offer a perfect place for a yoga retreat.
The heart to heart teaching of Andrea and Aris is the unique element that will guide you in advance your yoga practice. Furthermore, Zazen session in the morning will assist and build up your concentration.
Daily schedule includes two practices – morning and afternoon – and Zazen meditation early in the morning. Each practice will focus on traditional Mysore Style. The afternoon class will be held on different topics such as techniques of Ashtanga Yoga, Vinyasa count, the “inner work” like breath and bandhas, deep relaxation and discussions.
All levels of students (Primary, Intermediate and Advanced) are welcome to join.
On Saturday (7/9) the retreat starts with a dinner and it finishes with a brunch, Saturday (14/9).
Double or single rooms is arranged.
Kapsali also offers a nice and clean campground.
Vegeterian greek food (brunch & dinner) will be offered.
Daily schedule (Sun-Fri):
07:30 – 08:00: Zazen
08:00 – 10:00: Mysore Class
18:00 – 20:00: Ashtanga Yoga advanced elements and/or practice
Wednesday afternoon is free to explore this beautiful island.
A special event will be held last evening.
Include accommodation (7 nights), vegetarian meals (twice a day), 11 Yoga classes + 6 sessions of Zazen,
700,00 euros – shared double room
820,00 euros – single room.
Option to come and book only Yoga classes and/or meals is available. Please contact us for more information.
Massage Sessions will be available on request.
Travelling to Kythira:
The easiest way is by plane with Olympic Air from Athens airport, see schedule: http://www.kythira.info/oaeng.htm or alternatively keep track of Olympic’s low fare calendar.
From Kythira airport to Kapsali (30 min) you can either rent a car or share a taxi. (We can assist you finding a lift)
There is also the possiblity to come by ferry from Piraeus / Athens or drive down to the south of Peleponnes and take a boat from Neapoli.
For travel information: http://www.visitkythera.com/en/
In case of flight correspondence compatibility, we can help you to find a Hotel to stay in Athens or we can also provide one night of basic accommodation (private or in the shala) in Athens free of charge. Please contact for information.
To reserve your place for our Yoga Retreat a deposit of 350,00 euros has to be transferred.
Information & Registration:
Tel: +30 694 627 8519