Greek Island Yoga & Music Retreat

June 10-16th 2019 * Relax, Recharge & Reconnect

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Come on a journey into yoga & music to nourish your soul & fuel your wellbeing for one beautiful week in Greece!

In our modern world, where “busy” has become a lifestyle and we’re constantly running after the next thing, this retreat invites you to experience a nourishing week of simplicity and calm – it’s a week for you to retreat and unwind in a gentle, supportive space filled with yoga, mindful music, sun, sand and ease.

About the Retreat

Throughout our retreat, yoga and music are intertwined to take you on an rejuvenating journey within. Both yoga and music involve concentration and surrender, which allows us to enter a state of flow. In flow we get to still our minds, shake off burdens we’ve been holding onto, and access feelings of joy and fulfilment. Together yoga and music are a true power couple letting us reconnect to our deeper selves and celebrate life to the fullest!

To meet the needs of our international community, the retreat will be given in both German & English.

Retreat Program Overview

Every morning you’ll meet with Jeanette for a Hatha yoga session that’s focused on mindful flow sequences and breath work. Each session will end in a unique way, often set to live, ambient music. On selected evenings you ’ll attend gentle Yin Yoga sessions supported by live music. Each musical experience will be uniquely designed around the theme for that specific class, allowing you to explore the topic in a soft, guided way.

On other evenings you’ll have the opportunity to attend a combined restorative yoga & sound healing session, a live concert with mixed musicians, and a group Kirtan & meditation session. One afternoon will also be used for a voice & mantra workshop to learn how we use our voice in empowering ways for speaking and singing, as well as for singing mantras.

Retreat Program Breakdown

  • 5 x Daily Hatha Yoga Flow 90min classes with Meditation & Breath work
  • 2 x Evening Yin 90min classes supported by Mindful Live Music
  • 1 x 2 hour Candlelight Restorative Yoga with Sound Healing Bath
  • 1 x 3 hour Live Concert Evening
  • 1 x 3 hour Voice Connection & Mantra Workshop
  • 1 x 2 hour Kirtan & Guided Meditation Evening

External Activities

  • Relax in the swimming pool or steam bath
  • Hang out in a hammock on the verandah
  • Book a Thai Massage
  • Ride a bike or walk to the local beach (1.5km away)
  • Visit the local coastal village of Lefkandi (4km away)
  • Step into history in the archeological sites of Eretria (15km away)
  • Rub shoulders with the locals in the Island’s largest city, Chalkida (7km away)

Our Retreat Location

Our home for the retreat is the family-run Sunshine House on the quiet Greek island of Evia. Krishnatakti & Kerys regularly open their doors to all who seek personal growth, community and who enjoy the ease that living the simple life brings.

During our time there, The Sunshine House’s personal cook will spoil us daily with a full board – breakfast, lunch, dinner & snacks – of pure, vegetarian soul-food goodness. Gluten free & vegan options are also available on request – just tell us in advance about your needs, including any allergies you may have and we’ll organise the complete catering for you.

Your investment

The costs for the retreat program including all Yoga Sessions, Meditations, Voice & Mantra Workshop, Restorative Sound Healing Session, Kirtan and Live Concert, 6 nights of accommodation with a full vegetarian board are:

  • Individual Room – 979€ p.P
  • Share Room (2 people) – 889€ p.P
  • Bed in a Dormitory – 829€ p.P

We’e taking deposits now and spots are limited. For questions and to book your place

Getting There

The Sunshine House is located on the Greek island of Evia. You’ll need to book your transport to and from the retreat independently. The nearest airport is Athens. From there you can either take a bus or use a private shuttle to get to The Sunshine House. The journey takes 1.5 hours. We’re happy to assist you in coordinating your trip, in giving advice on the best arrival and departure times, and in organising a private shuttle to and from The Sunshine House to the airport for you.

When you book your flights be aware that our retreat starts on Monday the 10th June in the afternoon and ends on Sunday the 16th June in the morning.

About Your Teachers

Jeanette Luft

Jeanette Luft us is a wholehearted yoga teacher who runs with her bright, charismatic studio, “Ganesha Yoga Lounge” in Heidelberg, Germany with love. She found her yoga home in Hatha Flow and yoga therapy, and leads her classes from a space of grounded awareness, sensitivity and service. Her varied yoga classes are characterised by her international experience and her love of individuality. Within them she continuously focuses on the needs of the unique person before her and how she can best use yoga as a tool to guide that person to a deeper place within themselves. From her Heidelberg studio she organises workshops and retreats worldwide.

Kirbanu

The Australian born, German based, vocalist, musician and yogi creates unique sound experiences to journey within. With over 10 years experience in performance, songwriting and mindfulness, Kirbanu combines her understanding of yoga with the power of music, especially the voice, to take the practicing yogi on a supported journey of relaxation and release.

Examples of the Music

Longing to relax, recharge & unwind? Come on this magical yoga & music journey with us.