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!
Ellas Retreat Palairos has 16 dorm beds and three double rooms and offer a wide range of healthy food.
All the rooms are homely and tastefully decorated and include air-conditioning, and a small refrigerator and hot plate for an emergency lunch or tea. You may relax on the balcony or in the garden during any time of the day and feel completely at home.
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 Palairos is located in a small and friendly port or village at the Ionian Sea close to the island of Lefkada. It lies at the base of a spectacular mountain and is surrounded by nice sandy beaches.
There is a small yoga space in the garden, and a five-minute walk from the retreat center is a big yoga deck with an amazing view over the sea and Lefkada island.
The coastline to the north and south offers dozens of small isolated picturesque gulfs.
There are many small restaurants, archaeological sites, monasteries, wineries, hot springs, and hiking opportunities in the region.
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Please book your flight to arrive at Prevesa Aktion Airport (PVK). The transfer from this airport costs 30 EUR not per person but per drive, so in case there are 2 people coming together they pay the same price.
If a flight to Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos (ATH) is more convenient for you please note that in case you like to have a taxi picking you up at the airport, your flight must arrive earlier than 15.00 pm. The Taxi from Athens to Palairos will take about 4h and the cost will be 80 EUR per person.
In case you are already in Athens or you plan to spend time visiting Acropolis site before the retreat, note that there is a bus leaving from the Central Bus Station (KTEL) at 09.00am that comes directly to Palairos. Bus travel duration about 5h 30min and cost will be 40 EUR if you book an aller retour ticket.
Other buses with direction to Vonitsa or Lefkada depart from Athens several times during the day, for further information, we will be happy to assist your every step to our retreat center.
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