Yoga, Qigong and Shiatsu on the Greek Island of Aegina

30th September to 7th October 2024

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Aegina is 40 minutes by ferry from the port of Athens. If you want to make a real adventure of your trip you can travel overland from UK to Athens by train.

Hotel Rastoni is situated a short distance from the beach, walking distance from the port and the town. The Hotel is set in a garden of Pistachio trees and has a rooftop practice area. The sunsets are amazing!  

What to expect

Each day of your holiday retreat at the starts with 30 minutes of Meditation and an hour of Qigong, your 75 minute Yoga practice is in the evening and ends with Yoga Nidra – guided relaxation. Your Shiatsu session with Antigoni can be booked at your convenience. Excursions to the Olive Grove and Aphaia Temple are part of the week but ALL aspects of this holiday are optional and you can spend your time as you like.

Costs include:

Your accommodation of 7 nights bed and breakfast

Practice classes of daily Meditation, Qigong, Yoga Practice, one Shiatsu treatment

Organised trips to the ancient Olive grove and Aphaia Temple

£960 per person shared twin room

£1055 per person shared family room 1 double 1 single, 1 bathroom

£938 per person shared family room 1 double 2 singles in loft, 1 bathroom

£1143 per person shared maisonette 2 floors – 2 bedrooms, 2 en suite bathrooms

£1178 per person shared maisonette 2 floors – 2 bedrooms, 2 en suite bathrooms, small living room area and additional upper floor veranda

Not included in the cost:

Approx. £150 return flight Easy Jet or British Airways to Athens. Travel to the Port and Ferry to Aegina, approx €60. Lunches and dinners (Antigoni will recommend the best places to eat on the island)

Your Teachers

Annie Cryar has been practising Yoga for 50 years and Shiatsu and Qigong for almost as long! She co-directs the Qigong Teacher Training and is a Senior Instructor with the TaiChi and Feng Shui Institute, she has been Principal of Shiatsu College Hastings. Her Yoga Teacher Training is accredited with The British Wheel. She will bring her experience of working with all levels of experience, her expertise in ‘undoing the doing’ and her ability to support you to work with your body to enjoy your practice to the full.

Antigoni Tsegli is the Vice President of the Greek Shiatsu Society as well as a Qigong and Meditation teacher. She lives and works in Athens and the Island of Aegina. Antigoni is a perfect guide to the Island and will organise trips, your evening meals and give Shiatsu through the week.

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Contact Annie Cryar on hastings@shiatsucollege.co.uk  07722868397

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Connect with the natural energy, rhythms and cycles of Nature in the beautiful coastal countryside of Pickham Farm, nr Rye and Pett Level Beach. Our 22 ft practice yurt is surrounded by woods, fields and a stunning lake for wild swimming & paddleboarding. The quiet, off-grid location is ideal for deep relaxation and meditation. Our retreats include camping or Glamping, use of the lake and a full menu of nourishing, locally sourced plant-based/vegetarian food.

 

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Bespoke Yoga Retreats for All:
Please contact Catherine if you would like to arrange a Yoga/Qigong & Walking/Swimming/Paddle Boarding retreat for your group.
Available from late April to early October.
Half/Full Day in the yurt or longer camping/catered retreats possible.

Hire our Yurt:

For your own workshop/retreat or camping holiday

Call or email Catherine for more information: