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8 Days Hang Music and Yoga Retreat in Greece

  • Itha108, Agios Ioannis, Pelion, Ithaca, Greece


Vinyasa Yoga Retreat Greece

Come and experience this luxury yoga retreat at Itha108, designed to take you deeper into your practice while enjoying the beauty and nature of this tiny island in a gorgeous private setting with like-minded people. The aim of this Vinyasa flow yoga retreat is not only to strengthen you physically, but also to bring you closer to your self, to a place where you are comfortable with stillness and refine your ability to listen more.


  • Morning Vinyasa yoga classes
  • Sunset slow flow or Yin yoga classes
  • Daily yoga classes accompanied by live hang music
  • Complimentary local infused lavender olive soap and body oil
  • Group transfers from Cephalonia island
  • Beach towels, yoga mats, and props
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • 3 daily healthy meals
  • 7 days with instruction
  • English
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Itha 108 sleeps 20 across varied accommodation including six luxury double bedrooms in the main house and three Mongolian yurts that are staggered up between rocks, forestry and winding walkways. The many social and quiet spaces allow guests to enjoy the landscape and relax.

All bedrooms can be either single or double occupancy. All are en-suite and air-conditioned with mosquito nets, coco-mat mattresses, wood paneled ceilings, and views across the Ionian sea towards Kefalonia. Each bedroom has a unique identity, so sign up early to secure your favorite room.

The Mongolian yurts are light and airy inside. They contain comfortable beds with mosquito nets, coco-mat mattresses, plenty of shelving, and either have their private ensuite bath or share an outdoor bathroom carved into the rocks, with a sea grass roof. Pathways and steps provide access to the yurt platforms, each with outdoor seating, positioned high among rocks and trees with beautiful sea views.

Ithaca, home of Itha108, is one of the smallest in the Ionian island constellation that is radiating with Grecian authenticity. Its shores play host to a long Homeric and mythical history whose many mysteries are sensed amongst animated panorama and secretive coves.

Itha108 overlooks the sea and the eastern coastline of neighboring Kefalonia from an elevated wilderness of olive trees and exposed rocks that provide the elements around which it is built, allowing its natural beauty to speak for itself. An emphasis on indoor-outdoor living ensures full use of the land and its treasures that extend to sweeping and hidden beaches below.

  • 3 daily healthy meals
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Beach towels, yoga mats, and props
  • Daily yoga classes with live Hang music
  • Local infused lavender olive soap and body oil

Music is magic. It beautifully enhances the emotions and brings balance and harmony to the body, it also helps you to surrender and soften into the flow of life. The Hang is a very magical instrument, it is handmade in Switzerland and often used for sound healing.

In this magical retreat, you will enhance your practice with the melodies of the Hang to give you a deeper experience of your heart and soul. Mornings will be a more dynamic Vinyasa and sunset sessions slow flow or Yin yoga with Hang music. It’s the perfect combination for a joyful, inspirational week!

You will deepen your practice this week as you learn to surrender more into your breathing. You will create more space in your body, leaving you feeling more spacious in your mind. You will explore new ways of nourishment on and off the mat. You will deeply relax, reconnect to yourself, and recharge your batteries as you soak up the sun and practices.

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flights to Cephalonia International Airport (EFL). Transfer from and to the airport is available upon request. Direct flights to Kefalonia, Ithaca’s neighboring island, operate from April to late October

Arrival by boat

A ferry boat from the port town of Sami or Poros will bring you to Piso Aetos on Ithaca. Alternatively, a sea taxi’s can be arranged to take you to Ithaca as well as drivers either side.

Additional information

For more information, ask your questions directly to Dagmar Spermberg, who will be happy to assist you. Simply click on the Send Inquiry button to send a message.

  • Dagmar Spremberg

    Dagmar is a 500hr E-RYT with the Yoga Alliance and trained in Vinyasa Flow, Anusara yoga, and Yin yoga, with teachers like Elena Brower, John Friend, Rod Stryker, and Paula Tursi. In her classes, she loves to emphasize on synchronized movement and breath to deepen the experience of the practice. As a graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York, Dagmar also compliments yoga with her work as a certified Holistic Health Counselor and teaches lifestyle immersion programs, helping her students to maintain a healthy, vibrant, and balanced body.

  • Gaudan

    Gaudan is a well known Swiss renaissance artist with many creative skills in the areas of architecture, design, and art. He had the courage to spend 12 years living off the grid in the Costa Rican jungle and found his inspiration and confidence in the intuitive connection with nature and stillness. Gaudan’s passionate stories inspire with confidence and trust in intuition, which he generously shares to encourage others to be willing to take risks and to embrace the unknown.

  • Excursions
  • Massages
  • Travel to and from Kefalonia - unless it's the organized group transfer

Food at Itha108 is fresh, sumptuous, and made up of local produce. All vegetables are organic and sourced from the best of what Ithaca and neighboring Kefalonia has to offer. Plentiful, home-cooked menus blend traditional Greek cuisine with a contemporary style. For this retreat, mainly vegetarian food is promoted, although freshly caught fish is available on request. Please let Dagmar Spremberg know if you have any special dietary needs, so they can let the chef know.

Local olive oil

The retreat overlooks the sea on to the rugged east side of Kefalonia, the peninsula of Fiskardo. Pollution-free, the views are stupendous and the air and climate are perfect for growing outstanding fruit. Organic olive oil has been produced on Ithaca as long as anyone can remember. The olives are cold-pressed by the local press to preserve all their healthy qualities and undergo only the one pressing. The acidity level is below 0.1%.

The oil is pure and translucent, a beautiful pale green in color, slightly sweet to the taste because of its low acid content, a little peppery, rich in Vitamin E, and a perfect accompaniment for salads, pasta dishes, or dipping in bread.

Chi nei tsang (abdominal massage)

Chi nei tsang is a very effective and unique form of bodywork which works directly on the abdomen, organs and their associated emotions. The abdomen houses not only the internal organs but is also the place where you store all of your unresolved emotional issues, so the importance of this area to your overall health and well-being cannot be overstated.

An accumulation of toxins, repressed feelings, knots and tangles, or a general tightness in this area can affect your health and eventually show up as digestive dysfunction, as aches and pains, lack of energy, backache, or manifest as feelings such as worry, stress, or anxiety. Chi Nei Tsang helps to unwind tensions, releases negative emotions, relaxes, detoxifies, and restores a balanced energy flow to the abdominal area.

Your session lasts 75 minutes and includes an initial consultation, and will be tailored to your personal needs.

Thai yoga massage

Thai massage is an ancient healing system that uses a combination of passive yoga stretches, stimulation, and manipulation along energy lines, compression, and acupressure. The treatment is carried out on a mat on the floor with the client fully dressed, and the body is compressed, pulled, stretched, and rocked in order to clear energy blockages and relieve tension. The practitioner uses not only hands, but also forearms, elbows, knees and feet to work the body of the recipient.

In this process, the elements and the flow of energy throughout the body are balanced, muscles are released and stretched, joints are opened, and internal organs are toned, inducing an overall feeling of deep relaxation, rejuvenation, physical, and mental well being.

Adriane’s, your therapist, Thai massage therapy sessions are always tailored to individual requirements with varying degrees of intensity to the massage. Sessions can include more dynamic elements such as rocking and shaking as well as more deep static compression on specific acupressure points. She also uses herbal compresses, liniments, and balms and incorporates cupping therapy. The full body session lasts 90 to 120 minutes while the half body session lasts 60 minutes.

  • Chill out in the veranda
  • Explore the grounds
  • Go to the beach and swim in the sea
  • Read books at the library
  • See the stunning panoramic views
  • Visit the neighboring villages
  • Swimming
  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue facilities
  • Beach
  • Dining area
  • Kitchen
  • Special menu request
  • Yoga deck
  • Free toiletries
  • Internet access
  • Library
  • Mosquito net
For information about the booking conditions, please send Dagmar Spremberg an inquiry.
  • Review by Mitch from USA

    "I had the great pleasure of attending a 7-day yoga retreat with Dagmar and Daniel in Tulum. What an amazing experience! Dagmars insightful instruction, graceful flow and beautiful energy were inspiring. And the addition of Daniels hang music during our sunset sessions was pure magic. It was a truly memorable week and made a great impact on my practice."

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  • Review by Inga from Berlin

    "There are no words to describe how touching and meaningful this week was for me. Apart from the unique and inspiring yoga of Dagmar and touching music of Daniel, its the personal experience, learnings and changes that make such a week so meaningful. Dagmar and Daniel gave us a very powerful toolkit for getting in touch with ourselves, looking at our insides and feeling ourselves. I still chant the Gayatri Mantra a few times each week and meditate more frequently now. Also the ability to broaden my self-practice was a lasting output from that week. Together with Tara, which was first of all a female goddess for me and secondly the best vegetarian cook ever, the whole week was a journey to myself. Beside the spiritual aspects I enjoyed hanging out with an awesome crowd, going to the beaches, visiting hippie markets or just being lazy by the pool. Thanks Dagmar & Daniel for this unforgettable experience and for creating the space to make such a journey happening."

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  • Review by Joanne from United Kingdom

    "Not sure exactly where to begin with this enormous statement of gratitude to Dagmar & Daniel for my week in Ibiza. I knew it was going to be lovely, but it exceeded all expectations. The best word to fit my week is nourishing deeply. From the warm welcome, to the colourful food, the gorgeous setting, and the beautiful people that came together to share the week, it was everything I needed. I was slightly nervous about multiple yoga sessions each day, but Dagmar made it easy to return to the mat. She is a wise and multi-dimensional teacher. It truly was bliss. Thank you for giving my sister and I such a beautiful place to be."

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  • Review by Pia from Sweden

    "Sometimes I have to get my own Roots and Wings in balance and being at the villa Can Dream, together with Dagmar and Daniel and the rest of the group was the most beautiful and joyful way to do that. The lovely, warm, strong, soft, clear and sweet yoga that Dagmar teaches from her heart, the hang music played by Daniel, music sounding as music from the Gods in universe, the magnificent surroundings, the nature, the healthy and delicious food cooked by Tara and the group of people from different places on earth who shared, respected and contributed to both laughs and a special calmness What a blessing! Im so grateful for all the inspiration, the open space and the energy injection this was. I would totally do it again, join Dagmar and Daniel at Ibiza, or in any other place to get this positive energy again. Thank you, from my heart!"

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  • Review by Sara R.

    "What resonates in me from the both of you is a dedication to making this practice available, and approachable to all people. That anyone can find it in his or her heart. It's not about a headstand or some fancy jump back to chatturanga, but it's about it being a practical tool, if not way of life, that sheds light on how you interact with the world on a daily basis and gives people an opportunity to take a look at themselves, and how they always have a potential for growth and are always becoming the best version of themselves.I get this from you. Most importantly, I get this from myself and give thanks to those like the two of you who so willingly guide me there when I need a sounding board or someone to lay out a foundation for me to explore this conversation with myself and the world."

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  • Review by Isabelle D.

    "This week has been such a nice experience: practicing with sun, birds, wind ,and the beautiful music of Daniel, waouh! Meeting such adorable and different people, and enjoying how much your body is not "so" rusty - even if you haven't practiced yoga since months. The Kriya yoga I normally practice is particularly based on breath and meditation, and not as physical as Vinyasa but I really really want to keep on practicing Vinyasa, Dagmar. Your super teaching has totally convinced me."

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Arrival: Saturday September 9, 2017
Departure: Saturday September 16, 2017

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