Join us in 2020 for our Summer pop-up Yoga Holidays on the beautiful Greek island of Antiparos

Join us on the beautiful Cycladic island of Antiparos for a journey through the Chakras. Each day we will focus on exploring and experiencing one of the body’s 7 energy centres with pranayama and meditation in the morning. Energy flow, music and mantras during our asana practice and relaxed deepening classes in the afternoon.

The teacher:
Myria is our very popular resident teacher at Bamboo Goa and she has been practising yoga for more than 20 years, and after years of corporate life decided to make her passion a profession.

She has been a yoga teacher for 10 years, starting out by learning classic hatha yoga in Rishikesh and moving on to practise Ashtanga with the Jois family in Mysore and Kino McGregor. After diving into power yoga styles such as Baptiste and Jivamukti Yoga, she has extended her practice to incorporate techniques that are designed to promote tranquility element, by qualifying first as a mindfulness teacher and then as a a hypnotherapist. Her holistic approach includes yoga & nutritious movement, meditation, restorative exercise and Thai yoga massage to give the body and the mind all the support they need.

Location:

Antiparos is a small picturesque island at the heart of the Cyclades group of islands in the southern Aegean, which is known for its distinctive beauty. Antiparos is situated less than one nautical mile from its larger sister island of Paros, to which it is connected by a local ferry. The island offers over 60 km of stunning shoreline and is blessed with crystalline emerald waters, golden sandy beaches and other extraordinary natural wonders such as the famous Cave of Antiparos.

12 – 19 September 2020
The venue for this week is a family owned hotel at the end of the village of Antiparos with a stunning view over the village port and Paros on the other side.

The village main street with its narrow, cobbled stone alleyways, white-washed houses decorated with thriving pink and purple bougainvilleas and shadowy eucalyptus trees, is just a short stroll away; walking the other direction, nature is around the corner. The yoga classes will be held at the upstairs terrace with the mentioned beautiful view.

27 September – 4 October 2020
The venue for this week is Glaros studios apartments – stunning Greek apartments with comfortable beds, ensuite bathrooms and doors that open out onto the beautiful terrace.

Glaros studios & apartments are located on the northeast side of Antiparos, and are no more than 100 metres from the sea and a secluded stretch of sandy beach. The main village of Antiparos is also within a 10-minute walking distance.

Price:
Prices depend on your choice and availability of accommodation.

These rooms are spacious and are all ensuite with double balconies, facing the sea and the garden.
895 € (per person 3 people sharing)
995€ (per person 2 people sharing)
1195€ (single accommodation)

 

To Book:
Contact us to book your place.

 

A non-refundable deposit of 250€ is required initially to reserve your place, with the full balance to be paid no later than 6 weeks before arrival. Your space is not guaranteed until we have received your deposit. You will receive a confirmation letter from us as soon as your deposit has been received and registered on our account.

What’s included:
– Seven nights’ accommodation ( single, double or triple occupancy)
– Morning meditation and pranayama
– 13 yoga classes including mindfulness meditation practice
– Early-morning breakfast (teas, fresh juice and fruits)
– After morning yoga, a delicious buffet-style substantial brunch
– Afternoon tea and snacks
– One free afternoon to explore more of this beautiful island
– Welcome dinner at the venue
– Last night dinner at a local Taverna

What’s not included:
– Flight tickets/ferry fees – NB May/early June & Sept/Oct are not high season  times in Greece, so flights are cheap! Please make sure that you book your flights well in advance.
– All other costs of transport each way between the airport and the ferry ports – NB taxis can be shared by up to 4 people.

 

How to get to us:
Susanne, who is hosting these Yoga holidays, will guide you on all bookings to make sure you have ease of travel and boat times, she will then meet you at the boat port and bring you to the centre.

 

To get to Antiparos, you must first reach Paros island either by:
– Airplane direct from Athens (Eleftherios Venizelos airport) – see https://www.olympicair.com/en/Travel/Reservations/Tickets or http://www.skyexpress.gr/en-us/home.aspx, or

– Boat or highspeed ferry from the mainland ports of Piraeus or Rafina, or the from the port of another Cycladic island, to the port of Paros (Parikia) – see https://www.gtp.gr/

 

To get from Paros to Antiparos (a journey of 5-10 minutes and departures every half hour)

 

The ferry for Antiparos leaves from Pounta and is easily reached by local bus or taxi, both from Parikia (the port of Paros) or from the airport.