Retreat date

Selena Garefino

What's included
  • Arrival and departure transfers on Amorgos (port-hotel-port)
  • Use of Spa facilities (sauna, hammam, jacuzzi, indoor seawater swimming pool, fitness center)
  • Use of Yoga shalas and yoga equipment (mats, blocks, stripes, bolsters, blankets)
  • Use of outdoor pool
  • 10% discount on Face and Body treatments
  • Unlimited Internet access
  • One 30-minute relaxing massage
Food included in the package

Breakfast, Dinner

Food

Enjoy delicious fresh food at award-winning Ambrosia Gallery Restaurant. You will be served an abundant breakfast buffet daily, as well as a tasty lunch and dinner. They use fresh food and locally grown vegetables and a variety of spices grown on the island. The meals are all vegetarian and vegan. Please let the school know at the time of your booking if you have any specific dietary requirements.

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Other dietary requirements on request
Accommodation & venue

Welcome to an oasis of luxury and peace where you will experience comfort, elegance and plenty of inspiration. Famous for being a top yoga destination worldwide, at Aegialis Hotel and Spa we offer 5 beautiful yoga shalas and an outdoor rooftop, with direct views to the crystal clear Aegean sea and the Amorgian mountainous landscape.

Each shala comes with high end complimentary props and a unique energy of tranquility and bliss. We have welcomed over 700 yoga groups from all over the world to experience the magic of Amorgos island with Aegialis. Every year, more than 2000 yoga enthusiasts come to Aegialis to explore their yoga, meditation and wellness practices. Your experience here will be one of tranquillity, transformation and joy. We are happy to welcome you to our beautiful island.

Experience 5-star luxury in an island famous for having one of the highest magnetic fields in the world. Located on a slight hill overseeing the entire Aegiali Bay, Aegialis Hotel & Spa offers you a front-row seat to sea views and the majestic mountainous landscape of the island. This is a prime location, with only a short walk to the beach and the Aegiali shops.

Selena Garefino

About organizer

Selena has taught yoga, movement, and meditation for almost 15 years. She believes that yoga, movement, connection, and community are for everyone. And that our yoga should offer pragmatic, practical tools to help you author your life, live for longevity, with elegance, to operate from more grace, and to make graceful effort.

Selena holds certifications from Noah Maze´, Balanced Body Pilates, FRC™, Kinstretch™, Katonah Yoga™, among others. She is a PhD candidate in South Asian Anthropology and Yoga Studies. Selena runs yoga teacher trainings, retreats, and programs around the world and online. Her personal method The Evolve Method™ pulls together her decades of training into program designed to bring you fluency, grace, and ease in your body and mind.

Introduction

You are a grand and noble idea with profound potential waiting to be unveiled. You are the keeper of medicine that is needed. You are designed to thrive. Presence and Power is your pathway to your Highest possibilities. Yoga should touch more than your body. This retreat to Greece is designed to lead you into self inquiry and to provide you with pragmatic skills to employ at home everyday. So you can have more joy, be more present, and life your most radically delicious and fulfilling life.

You will enjoy twice-daily yoga practices to support your body and breath. Asana, meditation, pranayama, journaling work, and other practices to support your well-being, heal your nervous system, and lead you to your Highest.

You will learn how to leverage your present conditions and your past to step into and ride the wave of your potential. How to sequence for the time of day, your present state, and for what you hope to accomplish.

Program

Savor twice-daily, farm-fresh meals filled with local fruits, vegetables, cheeses, and Greek specialities. Enjoy nightly 5-course dinners with stunning views of the Aegean sea and a nourishing breakfast buffet each morning after your practice

Twice daily yoga & movement practices. Meditation, breath work, and soul exploration practices
You will explore Non-Linear Movement™ and embodiment practices to heal and restore your nervous system, to connect with your feeling self, to develop your sensitivity and awareness of your body's innate intelligence

All accommodations offer spectacular views of the sea and villages. The venue is located just 10 minutes walk from two gorgeous beaches where you can swim in the crystal turquoise waters
All participants will receive a complimentary 30 minute relaxing massage at the spa as well as a 10% discount on all al a carte spa services

The relaxing spa offers a dry sauna, soaking pool, fitness center, jacuzzi, juice bar, hammam steam, and more and is available for participant use

Relax by the pool, swim in the sea, or book activities like scuba diving, Greek cooking lessons, island tours, and more. Daily practices will be held in open air yoga shalas over-looking the sea or on sunset rooftops.

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    Health & Hygiene
    • Uses cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus.
    • Linens, towels and laundry washed in line with local authority guidelines.
    • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays.
    • The accommodation partner we work with follows the guidelines of local authorities.
    • Equipment for activities is disinfected before and/or after use.

    Physical distancing

    • Cashless payment available.
    • Physical distancing is maintained.
    • Instructors maintain a distance from the client at all times possible.
    • Activities take place outside where possible.

    Safety features

    • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by the local government.
    • Hand sanitizer available in guest rooms and key areas.
    • Process in place to check the health of guests.
    • First aid kit available.
    • A room is available to isolate suspected or infected COVID-19 patients.
    • Protective masks are available for all staff.
    • Protective masks available for clients.