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4 Days Hatha & Kundalini Yoga Retreat in Aegina Island Greece April 21-24

21/04/2016 - 24/04/2016550€
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Yoga Hatha Kudalini Aegina Greece

This yoga holiday will take place on a wonderful spot in Aegina, only 40 minutes from Piraeus, Athens. You will have the chance to clear you heads, to breathe deeply again and to detoxify – getting rid of everything you don’t need any more.

In the 4-day yoga retreat at Kokkino Kastro (Red Castle), you will use yoga techniques to deepen your contact with the positive qualities inside you.

Retreat highlights

  • 7 classes of yoga and meditation
  • Transfers to and from the accommodation place
  • Optional Shiatsu practice with Ηarpreet
  • Three delicious meals a day
  • Drinks and snacks
  • 3 nights full board

Training Duration: 4 day(s) with instructions

Spoken Languages: English and Greek

Purefitness Yoga Holiday Greece Program

You will practice during this yoga retreat basic breathing exercises and learn how you can use them to manage stress and increase energy in your daily lives. You will become aware of your own true qualities and bring them even further into your lives through meditation. The program includes dynamic asana yoga in the morning, gentler forms of yoga and in the afternoon Kundalini yoga with calming breathing practices, meditation and reflection to quiet the mind and connect with the essence of who you are.

Typical daily program

  • Pre yoga snack of dried fruits, nuts, coffee and tea
  • Hatha yoga
  • Breakfast – a typical Greek breakfast with traditional products
  • Free time
  • Lunch, a variety of nutritious Mediterranean inspired foods, locally sourced or grown, seasonal and prepared with love
  • Afternoon relaxation – massages, siesta, hang out on the beach, go exploring, whatever you want…time to just be
  • Kundalini Yoga
  • Delicious dinner

Yoga Instructors

Fotini Bitrou (Hatha, Restorative, Ashtanga and Vinyasa Yoga)

Fotini is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) with Yoga Alliance, which acknowledges the completion of a yoga teacher training with a Registered Yoga School (RYS). Fotini is a gymnast (Graduate Athens University) and owner of the Kouros studio in Aegina. She was founder of the classic athletics (track) team in Aegina of which she was president for 5 years, and she was involved for 12 years with classic athletics (800 – 1,500 meters) and was track champion in many appearances with the National Team of Greece. more info about Fotini here…

Ηarpreet Kaur (Kundalini Yoga)

What’s included

  • 7 classes of yoga
  • 3 nights full board
  • Drinks and snacks
  • Optional Shiatsu practice with Ηarpreet
  • Three delicious meals a day
  • Transfers to and from the accommodation place to the port

What’s not included

  • Airport tickets
  • Shiatsu practice with Ηarpreet –  € 45
  • Transfer from the airport to Aegina island

Know before you go

Meeting point

Aegina Island.

Drop-off point

Aegina Island.

Transfers

The transfer from Kokino Kastro to the harbor of Aegina  is included in the price.

Group size

6 – 15 persons.

PRICE: 550 €

EARLY BIRD PRICE:  490 €  book before 29 Feb.2016

Group offer  10+ persons: -10% Discount

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Payment

A 50% deposit must be paid to secure your reservation. The balance payable 5 weeks prior to arrival. Bookings made less than 5 weeks prior to retreat must be paid in full.

If you don’t have a Paypal account, you can secure a payment with a debit or credit card..

Cancellation

Cancelation 8 weeks before departure – loss of deposit

Cancelation 8 – 4 weeks  before  departure – loss of 80% of total  price

Cancelation 4 weeks  or  less  before  departure  or  for non-arrivals – loss  100%  of  total  price.

Please note that all cancellations are only effective once confirmed via emailby Purefitness. Please note that all refunds are subject to commission and/or bank charges.

Change policy

In the case of compassionate or unforeseen circumstances necessitating withdrawal,  either medical or death to immediate family or self,you may defer to the next  available retreat upon application and paid fees will be transferred to that retreat  accordingly. If not, should Purefitnessbe able to resell your booking, you will be refunded in full. If you choose not to travel at all, 100% to total price will apply.

About Kokkino Kastro (RedCastle)

Kokkino Kastro Aegina

KOKKINO KASTRO is a historic estate in the island of Aegina and a very single part of it has been full of memories from 1825 until now.

It is set on a hill at a distance of 800m from the harbor of the town in a rural area of 30.000m2. What makes this place really unique is the transparency of the atmosphere and the dazzling flashes of the sunlight that enhance the little houses and the colors of the majestic bougainvilleas and laurels. The unique mixture of the old and the new, the peaceful coexistence of the rare and exotic with the humble and simple evoke emotions of elation and nostalgia. The little houses are surrounded by towering, cypress trees, olive groves, pistachio trees and centenarian pine trees.

In this superb environment one can swim in the huge swimming pool, play tennis in the tennis court or try cooking in the fully equipped modern kitchen and BBQ. An open air dining room next to the kitchen accommodates 16-18 people and offers the best environment for a pleasant meal. more info here…

About Aegina

Aegina yoga retreat

Aegina has been an island of exceeding importance over the ancient and modern times. It was the first capital of the contemporary Greek State. The city of Aegina (where the central port is located) is situated on the west side of the island. It is really picturesque and humming with life all year round. The church of Saint Nicolas, small and picturesque, welcomes the visitor as he enters the port. The Archaeological Site of Kolona (Column) together with the Archaeological Museum as well as the Museum of Folklore and History of the Municipality of Aegina will give the visitor an insight to the island’s history, life and art during the ancient and contemporary periods. The best way to get to know the town is by wandering around the beach and through the narrow streets and alleys where one finds monuments of the era of Kapodistrias (Greece’s first governor), neoclassic buildings, beautiful old houses as well as many interesting shops, cafés, taverns and bars for relaxation and entertainment.

At a close distance you will find a super market and a couple of tavernas. Souvala can be reached by foot within 25 minutes or within 3 car minutes. The bus that stops almost in front of Irides, will take you to the village of Vagia, or to Souvala and Aegina town.

Nearby places
  • Piraeus – Athens – 40 minutes

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

You have to book flights to Athens  Elefterios Venizelor Airport (ATH).

Arrival by bus

Leaving the arrivals hall, you will find bus X96, which takes you straight to the Port of Piraeus. Every 15 – 20 minutes is a bus is leaving during the day and about every half hour at night. The bus stops several time on the way, the Piraeus harbor is about the last stop. The price of the ticket is 5.00 EUR (At night the price can be slightly more) and is valid for 24 hours. You may use this ticket on the bus, trolley bus or the metro. The trip will take from 60 minutes to 1 1/4 hour depending on the traffic! At the airport you can buy the ticket at the small ticket office located next to the bus stop. In Piraeus you buy the ticket also at the ticket office next to the busstop. After you have bought the ticket you have to put it in the ticketmachines in the bus to print a date on it. So have pocket money ready when you buy a ticket, they don’t appreciate paper money very much.

Arrival by ferry

You have to take a ferry from Piraeus to Aegina

If you give us a call before we can pick you up from the harbor or arrange a taxi to pick you up. The drive from to harbor to Kokkino Kastro takes 3 minutes.

more info about Aegina here…

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