8 Days Indian Meditation and Healing Yoga Retreat in Lefkada, Greece

Greece Yoga Retreat

Join an intense Indian meditation and healing yoga retreat in the luxurious and scenic divine backdrop of Lefkada, Greece. This retreat is perfect for beginners or those who are looking forward to healing their past, learn yoga, meditation, and build a personal practice to grow and reboot their lives. If you have always wanted to learn yoga in depth without having to go for a TTC course, this program will answer all your curiosity of the subject and help you form a personal practice.

Retreat highlights

  • 2 daily yoga classes
  • Meditation practices of Vipassana Buddha's
  • Certified and experienced yoga instructors
  • Pranayama, energy channeling, and physical massage
  • Understanding of chakra, healing, and mindfulness
  • Daily vegetarian breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • 7 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Yoga styles


7 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 12
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Accommodation

Facilities

  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Yoga deck
  • ATM / banking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet access

Urania Luxury Resorts stands on a low hill overlooking breathtaking vistas of the Ionian sea near the famous Greek beaches of Egkremnoi and Porto Katsiki. The four residences, Villa Fos, Helios, Ios, and Iris, are nestled among the oak and olive trees, spaced far enough apart to ensure privacy. All the rooms have exceptional sea views, secluded, and situated one kilometer away from a low hill with fantastic southern and western views. The tranquil settings of the villas, the private swimming pools, the outdoor lounges, and the serene atmosphere are among many other facilities that are to make your vacation unforgettable.

Single room

All single room accommodation has a standard double bed, attached toilet, and bath and a sea facing view. They are part of a 3 bedroom villa which is fully equipped with all residential facilities and a swimming pool.

Shred double room

All shared room has two single beds with one single common toilet for the room. This is a great accommodation for friends or family members in case they would like to travel and be a part of the retreat.

Program

The organizer is a recipient of Luxury Travel Guide Awards 2017 and Service Excellence awards from Tripadvisor on 2017.

The program will introduce you to the classic understanding of yoga, various kind of yoga, and understanding all about the mind and body. This retreat is a holistic program designed to demystify yoga and healing and takes you beyond in order to transform yourself and your future life.

Yoga class and meditation intensive

The yoga class with the core focus of advancing into deeper meditation helps release stress and emotional blockages while energizing various energy channels or chakras starting from the crown to the base chakra. In this class, come learn the essential practice of Hatha yoga and the sequence of 12 basic asanas which leads to balancing the two energies inside the body.

This practice is combined with the powerful meditation practice of Vipassana Buddha's meditation which helps releases deeply held stress and blockages and also fills practitioners with fresh physical and mental energy. The class includes breath yoga, warm ups, 12 powerful postures, and Buddhist meditation.

Training material

  • Chakra balancing, Pranayama, and medical benefits of Asanas
  • Breath yoga, Vipassana meditation, and mindfulness
  • Classical Hatha yoga
  • Heal the past, re-wire the mind, heal self, and heal others
  • Tantra energy, shifting of Tantra energy, and Tantra massage
  • Becoming urban yogi
  • Learning to forgive, channel energy of the sun, letting go, and observe

Typical daily schedule

  • 05:30 -13:30 Training with two hours breakfast or refreshments break
  • 13:30 - 17:30 Rest and relax or beach time
  • 17:30- 19:30 Yoga and meditation classes

Instructors

Vidhi Chhariya
Vidhi is a certified yoga teacher whose personal practice encompasses pure Indian classical yoga practices such as Raja yoga, Ashtanga yoga, Hatha yoga, Bhakti yoga, and Kundalini meditation. During his young years, a strong spiritual inclination led Vidhi into exploring and mastering practices such as Hatha yoga, Bhakti yoga, Sahaj yoga, Tantra, Ayurvedic massage, Thai massage, Reiki healing, reflexology, and Vipassana meditation.

Retreat location

The retreat takes place on the verdant island of Lefkada, in Urania Luxury Resorts. This location was created in a natural environment that offers unique experiences and true enjoyment. The exceptionally beautiful surroundings, the distinctive architecture, and the site of the lodgings complement one another perfectly, highlighting the exquisite locale and providing ideal conditions for an unforgettable vacation.

Unique features

Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horse riding
  • Kitesurfing
  • Massage
  • Mountain biking
  • Mountain walking
  • Reiki
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Wave boarding
  • Paragliding

General

  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • Yoga deck
  • Yoga shala

Services

  • ATM / banking
  • Convenience / grocery store
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Room cleaning
  • Wireless internet

This Yoga Retreat is vegetarian-friendly

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Food

You will be served with three daily delicious and healthy vegetarian meals included in the price.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Whole food
  • Yogic
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

Enjoy massage and treatments

During your free time, you can arrange a special massage therapy, Reiki healing session, and transcendental sessions upon request and at additional costs.

Enjoy the unique private beach

There is a unique private beach just below the resorts. You will find a beautiful sandy expanse and, if you are lucky, you can spot dolphins swimming in the water. The area belongs to the environmental protection network Nature 2000 as it is a habitat for dolphins and seals. Even if you do not go down to the beach, the superb view from all the rooms will relax and renew your spirits.

Enjoy watersport activities in Lefkada

The island of Lefkada hosts numerous water sports and activities such as scuba diving, boating, kitesurfing, kiteboarding, surfing and more. These activities can be discovered in Vassiliki bay just three and a half kilometers from the villas.

What's included

  • 3 daily vegetarian meals
  • 6 to seven hours daily yoga and meditation practices
  • 7 nights accommodation

What's not included

  • Airfares
  • Airport transfers
  • Extra activities

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Aktion National Airport, Preveza PVK Airport (PVK). This is the closest airport to Lefkada. Alternatively, you may book transfers to Athens and Corfu and organize alternate transfers from there to Lefkada by road.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 60 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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