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Breath of light: yoga retreat

Breath of Light: Yoga and Meditation retreat in Greece

Breath of Light: Yoga and Meditation retreat in Greece - Para Tan Centre

Yoga and Mantra meditation retreat

25th April- 1st May 2018

Amorgos, Greece 

 

A PARADISE where you can relax and clear your mind. The ideal space to let go, unwind, reconnect with self. Dive into the beauty of the sea, the sun and nature. Become in tune with the sound of nature and wonderful views of the beautiful Island of Amorgos. Enjoy breathtaking sunsets on the sea and scenic walks.

Find the balance in your body and mind amidst the serene setting in a wonderful Island of Greece. You will have daily yoga practices, relaxing moments to enjoy the SPA and free time to explore the  beauty of Island. The hotel is located near of the beach, giving you the chance to also rejuvenate in the beautiful beaches of Amorgos. This experience is open to all levels of yoga practice - curious beginner to seasoned practitioner. Come and embark on this one-of-a-kind getaway!

Six wonderful days to practice yoga and meditation in front of the blue of the sky and the blue of the sea, in a fantastic  5 STARs HOTEL with panoramic view and thalassotherapy SPA. You will find out how to balance and harmonize your five vital breaths (vayu), that feed your pranic body (Pranamaya Kosha), through practices of yoga, pranayama and meditation with mantras. You will learn how to become aware of these 5 types of prana (apana, prana, udana, vyana, samana) that create and keep your body alive. A greater awareness and ability to feel and direct prana (vital energy) allows you to stay healthy, treat disorders of various kinds, find and maintain our internal balance.

 

About the hotel

Five stars hotel with minimal yet luxurious room design, comforts and exceptional room service to provide ultimate indulgence. All rooms offer amazing views of the Aegean sea and Aegialis beach! The Hotel also features a Spa & Beauty Salon, The Lalon Idor, with sauna, hammam, Jacuzzi, sea water indoor swimming pool and fitness centre, and an ultramodern thalassotherapy center whose treatments are in perfect harmony with the local elements of Amorgos. Expert staff provides excellent massage and spa service packages catered to each guest's individual needs. The Hotel’s restaurant, Ambrosia Gallery, provides a wide variety of gourmet specialties, including vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. Dishes are prepared all by incorporate organic vegetables grown in hotels own gardens. The unique Amorgian hospitality in combination with the Cycladic beauty for an unforgettable experience!

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About Amorgos Island

According to Greek mythology, Amorgos was the island where Ulysses was drawn like a magnet by Goddess Kirki and stayed for many years. Every year now, the same magnetic attraction captivates Yoga, health, and wellness enthusiasts, attracted by the island’s strong revitalizing energy, the abundance of therapeutic herbs, and of course the most breathtaking views, which contribute to making Amorgos the perfect place for both a spiritual and physical rejuvenation.

 

LEADS: Dr. Federica Gorni, Director of Mantra Yoga School, Para-Tan Center President, Yoga and Mantra Meditation teacher certified YOGA ALLIANCE (International Yoga Teachers Registry, RYT 500) . She was initiated to the practice of Mantra and the Para -Tan directly from the Indian Tantric Master Shri Param Eswaran. She started practicing yoga in 1990 and has continued specializing on meditation with mantras and on Tantra of the Shakta tradition. She practices Yoga and Mantra daily and continues her training with renowned masters of Mantra Yoga as Krishna Das and Ramana Baba ( Muz Murray) . She offers conferences, seminars , courses, lessons and Sound Healing treatments throughout Italy. She has published articles on the therapeutic power of the mantras of Para -Tan , yoga and breath in the journal " Scienza e Conoscenza” (“Science and Knowledge”)' and on the portal “Cure naturali “ (“Natural Cure”). She produced 3 CD on Yoga Nidra and Mantra Yoga. She is writing a book on the Science of Mantra . 

 

Testimonials

The retreat with Federica was wonderful ! I enjoyed  very much the practice of yoga and mantra meditation. It helped  me to be more aware of my physical body and my energy and to understand that everything we're looking for is already there. Monica, 2017

 

The practice  with Federica was a fantastic instrument of knowledge, expansion and liberation.The inspiration I get from practice was great . I was deeply touched from her teachings, from the fantastic energy of the group during the retreat, from the art of transforming life by the enchanting power of mantra sounds. Sara, 2017

 

How to come to Amorgos:

We suggest you to arrive one day earlier in Athens or book a flight arriving before 14.00, so that you can be at the Pireus port in Athens on time for the ferry to Amorgos that leaves at 17.30. There is only one connection to Amorgos Island from the port of Athens. The transfer from the airport to the port is easy by private transfer (on request), bus, Metro or taxi. For the return, the ferry leaves from Amorgos port at 6am and arrives at Piraeus at 3pm (This ferry rides is not included in the price - tickets range from 20EUROS for economy seat to 80 EUROS for a cabin) . If you need help with finding a hotel in Athens, we can help - rates are significantly low.

 

The package includes:

-daily yoga and meditation classes 

-6-night accommodation in Superior room with private balcony and sea view

- Breakfast served on buffet daily, with organic ingredients from our own garden, and fresh orange juice.

- Lunch OR dinner daily, including vegetarian and vegan dishes

- Arrival and departure transfers on Amorgos (port-hotel-port)

- Free use of Spa facilities (sauna, hammam, jacuzzi, indoor sea water swimming pool, fitness centre)

- Free use of Yoga shalas and yoga equipment (mats, blocks, stripes, bolsters, blankets)

- One 30-minute Swedish massage

- 10% discount on Spa Body Treatments

- Unlimited Internet access


What's Not Included:

  • Flight to/from Athens, Greece (ATH)
  • Transfer from/to Athens International Airport (ATH) to/from Piraeus Port 
  • Ferry Ride from/to Amorgos Ferry Port to/from Piraeus Port 
  • Excursions/guided tours/activities
  • Additional spa services
  • Additional meals (restaurants and cafes are open on property)
  • Tourist Accomodation Tax  (4 euro per night)
  • Membership card (15 euro)

*IMPORTANT*
- Please note that ferries arrive to the island late at night. As check in time is at 2pm, kindly note that, if you arrive late at night, this night is considered like the first of your dates. So, officially your lessons will start next morning.

-Please wait to book tickets once you get confirmation from us after purchasing your package

  

INQUIRIES AND REGISTRATION
Write to info@paratan.it to have more information and to receive the registration forms.

To register, complete and send the forms to info@paratan.it and proceed  with the payment of the deposit of 300 euro to hold your room (deposit is used towards total cost) by 28 February by bank transfer to:
Para Tan Center Association

Banca Etica di Bologna (Italy)
IBAN: IT72Y0501802400000011978426
Reason "Yoga retreat Greece"

Full amount due by 15th March 2018​

 

Policy cancellation

There is 100% refund for cancellations that take place up to 60 days before the beginning date of the retreat; for cancellations that take place 59-31 days before the beginning date of the retreat, 50% of the total amount of the reservation is withheld as cancellation fees (50% refund); for cancellations that take place during the last 30 days from the beginning date of the retreat, the whole amount of the reservation is withheld as cancellation fees and there is no refund.

 

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