A summer experience of transformation and inspiration awaits you! Treat yourself to a week of wellness and luxury on magical Amorgos island, Greece
Develop a strong foundation in your asana practice and learn about the beautiful sister science of yoga, Ayurveda.
This 6 days (40 hours) Yoga practice, philosophy and Ayurvedic lifestyle workshop provides the necessary tools to focus on your yoga inspired lifestyle and develop consistency in your asana practice. You will be introduced to some important aspects of the yoga philosophy, the root of all yogic practices. This workshop is extra special because you will learn about Ayurveda, the sister science of yoga and a holistic lifestyle that is all about maintaining a wellbeing, joyful and healthy lifestyle. Included will be Ayurvedic lifestyle principles, how to make some delicious Ayurvedic recipes and discover Ayurvedic daily practices.
In this workshop, you will get insight into some of the key yoga asanas, modifications and benefits so that you can incorporate them into your practice with more understanding. Daily meditation & pranayama practices will take place to develop mental concentration, cleanse the mind and body. There will be two asana practices daily to develop Abhyasa, consistency of practice so that you can remain focused and carry on with your practice when you leave this workshop.
You will get plenty of free time to explore the island, enjoy the island’s beaches and connect with nature.
A basic level of the English language is required
** Upon completion, you will receive a certificate of completion from Aegialis school of yoga and are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance International for 40 hours workshop. This is not a teaching certification, but a personal-development workshop for developing & expanding your practice and knowledge.
This workshop is suited for everybody who loves yoga and wants to learn more about developing and maintaining a holistic lifestyle. It is also an ideal workshop for those who wish to enjoy a week on a beautiful Greek island and a yoga and wellbeing focused experience. It is suited for all level practitioners, who are willing to commit to 2 daily asana practices, learn more about yoga and Ayurveda, eat nourishing, vegetarian and vegan meals and spend a beautiful week on magical Amorgos island Greece.
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 1200 yoga groups from all over the world to experience the magic of Amorgos island with Aegialis. Every year, more than 4000 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.
Miriam Indries is a certified 500+hours Yoga Teacher and E-RYT 500 & Ε-CYT 500. With a vast experience of teaching asana & meditation as well as yoga teacher trainings, she is devoted to her mission and service of sharing the yoga philosophy around the world through her teachings. She spent time in India, studying yoga philosophy and advanced asana practice with a top yoga master. Miriam is a published author and her yoga and wellness articles have been published in many international publications, as well as being featured on the cover of Om Yoga Magazine. Interested in the holistic wellness field, Miriam studied and qualified as an Ayurveda Practitioner, the sister science of yoga. She is also a Pilates Instructor & fitness enthusiast. Additionally, she has academic qualifications in Psychology (B.A) and NLP (neuro linguistic programming), focusing on behavior, effective goal setting and strategies for self-development. Her love for learning also led her to studies in Chinese medicine, Body Language and Reflexology and she continues to remain open to being a student of life.
Aegialis school of yoga was created by individuals who are passionate and devoted to spread the word about the yoga lifestyle and its benefits. Offering intensive 200-hour yoga teacher trainings registered with Yoga Alliance International, Aegialis School of yoga offers its students an in-depth study of the yoga philosophy, focus on asanas and alignment, and the overall yogic lifestyle, with an emphasis on empowering their students to pursue their passion of becoming yoga teachers. Situated in Amorgos, a beautiful Greek island famous for its high terrestrial magnetism, Aegialis School of yoga invites yoga aspirants to explore the yoga journey and learn from highly skilled teachers.
Aegialis School of yoga is part of the Aegialis Hotel & Spa family, a destination known to be one of the top in the world for yoga retreats. Welcoming yoga groups for over a decade now, Aegialis Hotel has over 100 yoga groups every year hosting their retreats here.
A unique YTT experience – Dive deep into the philosophy of yoga surrounded by peaceful nature and inspiring views. You will practice asanas with a specific focus on alignment, benefits and teaching techniques, dipe deep in the philosophy of yoga and embrace this transformational self-development experience
High end yoga facilities – 5 spacious yoga shalas, all with sea views and equipped with full yoga props (natural cork mats and blocks, straps, blankets, eye pillows, dharma wheels, inversion chairs, Prana mats, Iyengar wall, aerial yoga silks, Tibetan bowls, gong).
Highly skilled teachers – Your teachers are experts in their field, with a passion to share their knowledge with those who are ready to go deeper in their yoga practice and become yoga teachers. We encourage and empower our students to be open to learning, ask lots of questions and embrace their unique style of practice.
Luxury and comfort – 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.
Delicious fresh 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. We use fresh food and locally grown vegetables and a variety of spices grown on the island. The meals are all vegetarian and vegan.
Lalon Idor Spa – Relax, rejuvenate and pamper yourself at our Lalon Idor Spa complex. You can enjoy complimentary use of the sauna, hammam, jacuzzi and the indoor salt-water pool, which comes with a water cannon and a flowing stream.
Body treatments and wellness – You will receive a complimentary full body massage from the highly skilled therapists at Lalon Idor Spa. Other body and beauty treatments are available from the spa menu at additional cost.
Gym – You can enjoy complimentary use of the gym.
Contact our team here and let us know. An unforgettable yoga experience in magical Amorgos island awaits you
Our unique quality is that this center was designed and built by yoga teachers specifically to offer the teaching, practice and living elements of yoga and good health.
– Namaste shala (280 square metres; capacity of up to 100 people)
– Anatolia shala (95 square metres; capacity of 25-30 people)
– Elysia shala (80 square metres; capacity of 20-25 people)
– Ananda shala (45 square metres; capacity of 12-15 people)
– Nidra shala (50 square metres; capacity of 15-18 people)
Experience the comfort and stylish experience of 5-star luxury! At Aegialis Hotel & Spa, all rooms have sea views and come with a private balcony or veranda. You can choose to have your own room, or share with another student.
Discover the tasty experience of the Amorgian delicious food, all vegetarian and vegan at our award-winning Ambrosia Gallery Restaurant. The food is fresh, locally sourced and rich in taste, using the famous Amorgian herbs.
A deposit of 30% of the total cost is required upon booking, in order for your spot to be confirmed. The remaining amount must be paid 15days prior to the start of the training (non-refundable)
We have 5 beautiful shalas with stunning sea views available. These are Namaste, Ananda, Anantolia, Elysia and Nidra. During your workshop we will mostly use the Namaste shala however there may be an opportunity to experience the rest.
Yoga equipment is provided including natural cork mats and blocks, bolsters, blankets, straps, eye pillows, aerial swings, Iyengar wall, inversion chairs, Tibetan chimes, candles, Tibetan singing bowls and incense sticks.
Of course you can extend your stay and embrace the energy of the island and our high end facilities for longer. Please advise our team in advance to ensure there is availability for your desired dates, as special rates are offered for this occasion, always depending on availability.
Visa, Mastercard and American Express are accepted.
All cancellations confirmed 3 months prior to the starting date of the workshop will receive full refund of their deposit. Later cancellations than that, will not be eligible for a refund but can be transferred to the next workshop bach.
In case of any kind of unpredictable situations, like pandemics, and only if travelling on booking’s period is forbidden by Governments, then no refund can apply, but the 30% paid deposit will be transferred towards the next workshop. If this will also be affected, or the dates are not suitable for the person, then the amount of the 30% paid deposit can be used for individual accommodation at Aegialis hotel & Spa, depending always on availability.
In case the new choice of workshop differs in price, either higher or lower than the originally booked package, this difference in cost will be settled upon arrival together with the remaining payment of the package.
You may choose from single accommodation, or shared accommodation as double, triple or quadruple. All rooms come with sea views and an elegant decor, to provide you with inspiration and an overall relaxing experience.
Yes you can enjoy complimentary WI-FI.
On some occasions we can allow space for pets, however this needs to be arranged at the time of your booking, Kindly note that pets are not allowed in our restaurants and the spa areas. The medical booklet is needed in any case and pet has to be on its leash when being outside of the room.
Yes, a delicious daily breakfast buffet, as well as lunch and dinner are included in the package. The meals are vegetarian and vegan, made with fresh ingredients. Please let us know at the time of your booking if you have any specific dietary requirements.
Daily freshly squeezed juices, water, herbal teas.
Arrival and departure transfers in Amorgos are included in your package.
As the easternmost island of the Cycladic region, Amorgos can only be reached by boat. There are two ports on the island, Aegiali and Katapola. Ferries depart from Piraeus port, Athens. Schedule of the ferries can be found online: www.openseas.gr and both ports have to be chosen in order to find all options.
Get in touch and let us know. An unforgettable yoga experience in magical Amorgos island awaits you