Yoga retreats

Throughout the year retreats for all levels will be organized. Yoga Gita offers you a guidance to learn the art and science of practising Yoga in its true form. The approach is to never allow you to miss any kind of originality in your journey of practise. If you are interested in organizing a retreat feel free to contact us through info@yogagita.org. Also please take a look at our agenda where all the retreats are announced.

June 28 to July 3 2017 : Yoga retreat to Crete (Greece)

Join us and yogamaster Vijay Gopala for a unique summer yoga retreat in the beautiful, untouched town of Sougia Crete, Greece. With daily practice on the beach surrounded by mountains, optional yoga hike excursions and relaxing massages, this is the perfect combination of Yoga and Holiday in one.

About the Retreat:

There will be a total of 27 hours of yoga teaching. Yoga will be practised daily from 6:00am to 9:00am, and 19:00pm to 20:30pm. All sessions will be under the personal guidance of yoga master Vijay Gopala. You can enjoy the practice of Asana, meditation, pranayama and lessons on Yogic philosophy amidst the natural surroundings of the beautiful Sougia. Each day will start with a three-hour session on the beach with the dazzling sunrise and end with a one and half hour evening session under the stunning sunset, celebrating life.

During the day there will be options for kids yoga, art workshops, relaxing massages as well as two optional day excursions during the week. This yoga retreat gives you the opportunity to just be yourself, enjoy the little town of Sougia and be submerged into beautiful nature.

Prices and Accommodation

The price of the retreat, which includes 27 hours of Yoga teaching, is € 375,- This price is exclusive of food, accommodation, travel and excursions. During the retreat participants are expected to make their own arrangements for accommodation and food.

Excursions

There will be two opportunities for extra excursions during the retreat. Both excursions are at an additional price of € 40,- Excursion Option One, Friday 30th of June: We will embark on a yoga hike to the world famous Samaria Gorge. This is a 4-5 hour walk of 16km. Starting at an altitude of 1250m and ending at the shores of the Libyan Sea. You will experience how Yoga can be practiced in day to day life.

Excursion Option 2, Sunday 2nd July: We head off to the beautiful beach of Elafonisi, a protected nature reserve in the West of the island. This beach has an incredible pink touch due to the particular type of shells that wash up here.

Is This Yoga Retreat Right For Me?

If you have a passion and interest in yoga then yes this retreat is for you! Whether you are a beginner, an advanced practitioner, or following a different style of Yoga, the retreat is suitable for all levels and types. Greece is a perfect holiday destination, with plenty to do and beautiful scenery! So if you wish to combine Yoga with a family, friends or couple holiday this is the perfect opportunity.

About Crete and Sougia

Crete is the largest island in Greece and is a perfect spot for nature lovers. From beaches to mountain and gorges, there is a lot to explore on this beautiful island. Sougia is a small village on the south-west coast of Crete which is abundant in nature and unaffected by the growing tourism in Crete. Besides a tranquil beach, there are many trekking options, several caves, small gorges, Greek monasteries and much more to explore in this beautiful Village.

More Information and How To Sign Up

If you are interested in joining us on this yoga retreat please register your interest by emailing us at info@yogagita.org . You can also use this email address if you have any questions regarding the retreat and would like to receive more detailed information.
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Yoga Gita is recognized as a Registered Yoga School 200 hours (RYS) by Yoga Alliance. This course is of the highest standard. All our graduates may use the title 'Registered Yoga Teacher' (RYT) as a sign of quality training when they register with Yoga Alliance.

Sri. Vijay Gopala is recognized as a Senior Yoga Teacher (SYT) with Yoga Alliance. This accreditation demonstrates excellent standards as set by Yoga Alliance.

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