Kundalini yoga is a traditional way to awaken consciousness through the activation of the life force (Prana). Then ‘Kundalini’ is the name given by the tantric tradition to the awakening life force. The benefit of Kundalini yoga is to speed up the awakening considerably and it is also beneficial for any yoga and meditation practice you may already have. It is a unique chance to deepen your understanding of Kundalini yoga and Tantra. This retreat in Greece will be a complete reward for yourself!
During the retreat, you will be accommodated in Ellas Retreat Palairos. There are 4 two-story rooms with a balcony viewing the flower-filled garden and 4 double or single rooms at the garden. All our rooms are ensuite and equipped with a kitchenette and fridge for snacks and tea
You can relax on a hammock or walk to the amazing view yoga shala, just 5 minutes away from the guesthouse.
Available and free for you is a strong Wi-Fi connection.
In this retreat, you will receive a complete Kundalini yoga program. After the retreat, you will have enough knowledge and experience to continue by yourself. If you are already practicing Kundalini yoga, you will receive higher techniques.
Kundalini yoga belongs to Tantra yoga and is clearly defined in ancient tantric texts. The style is influenced by Hatha yoga and Kriya yoga and make these different practices compatible with each other. In this retreat, you will receive personal guidance. Kundalini yoga is a serious practice so it is important to be cautious. For this reason, the practice will be adjusted to the capacity of each individual.
Every morning you will receive a guided meditation and a full Kundalini yoga class with all the necessary teachings. In the afternoon, the same class will be repeated individually by everyone in the presence of the teacher and personal adjustments will be given. In the evening, there will also be a guided meditation. During the day you will have some time for relaxation, beach and exploring the nature.
The retreat includes Serva (service) that means everyone helps with cooking and keeping Ellas Retreat Centre clean.
The main content of the Kundalini yoga retreat is a systematic way of activating the Kundalini Shakti. The following techniques are used for this purpose. These are asanas, pranayamas, bhandas, mudras, chakra meditations, mantras and dharanas. You are not expected to have any knowledge of these techniques to be able to participate, during the retreat you will receive all you need to know.
If you wish to develop devotion, singing mantras and devotional songs elevate the energies and open the heart. Bhajans belong to Bhakti yoga.
As part of the yoga practice, you are expected to help with the daily tasks so the retreat can run smoothly. Cleaning the rooms, cooking, cutting vegetables etc. Serva belongs to Karma yoga.
Note: This retreat is for the ones who already practice Hatha yoga and want to deepen their knowledge and practice. It is an ideal chance for the ones who like to have an intensive course.
Ellas Retreat Paleros, where the event takes place, is located in a small village at the Ionian Sea close to the island of Lefkada. It lies at the base of a spectacular rocky mountain and it is surrounded by sandy beaches. The village is not the main tourist attraction and this is that makes it so inviting. The month of October is early autumn and there is still a chance to enjoy the velvet summer as we call the summer days on autumn.
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Please book your flight to arrive at Aktion National Airport (PVK). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request.
The transfer is available at an additional cost of 25 EUR. There are flights from Holland and the UK but of course, you can check for a connection.
From Athens International Airport (ATH) you can drive with a direct bus X93 from the airport to the bus terminal and from there take a bus to Vonitsa from the Aitwloakarnania desk, once you arrive at Vonitsa (after 5 hours of pleasant travel) Ellas Retreat can pick you up for 10 EUR.
If you arrive in Athens International Airport (ATH), Ellas Retreat can order a taxi to pick you up from the airport for 70-80 EUR but note that you will need to arrive earlier than 15:00.
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