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This retreat is an in-depth investigation of the eight limbs of Patanjali through asana, pranayama, chant, and reflection. Yoga sessions will be held in the yoga shala, with an amazing view of the sea and the Ionian Islands. All sessions are open to all levels and will include yoga sutra chanting, asana, pranayama, and reflection. Gathering together in this small group will provide a wonderful opportunity to step out of daily responsibilities and into the depths of practice.
During this retreat, you will stay at Ourania’s Villas, luxury villas in a private and quiet location on a hill overlooking the Ionian Sea. All villas are equipped with private swimming pool, terraces, and sun beds. All bedrooms are air-conditioned and are equipped with en-suite bathroom, some with Jacuzzi bath and others with showers. There are shared twin accommodations and limited single rooms. All of the rooms have the sea view.
Join Linda for a yoga retreat on the beautiful island of Lefkada, Greece. The morning sessions will be dynamic and energizing and the afternoon sessions will focus on rejuvenation and deep rest. Afternoons are free where you may relax by the pool, visit the beach below the villas, have 30-minute hiking, make a visit to the local village and the harbour of Vasiliki, visit the beautiful beaches of the island, and more.
Linda Spackman began practicing yoga in 1984 and began teaching in 2000. Linda’s classes include asana, pranayama, Yoga Sutra, and Vedic chant. She teaches with Surya Little for Prajna Yoga, and at the Vedic Chant Center and Yoga Source. In each class, Linda strives to impart her joy and underlying reverence for all aspects of yoga. Her teaching style is accessible yet challenging for all levels of practice, from beginner to lifelong practitioner. Linda also treasures the opportunity to study asana with Patricia Walden.
The retreat will take place at Ourania’s Villas which is located on a hill among the olive trees overlooking the Ionian Sea and the village of Vasiliki in Lefkada. It is a peaceful environment with a spectacular view which inspires rest and relaxation. The stone villas are beautifully designed with a modern and luxurious feel. The local village of Vasiliki is 10 minutes' drive from the villas offering shops and restaurants.
During this retreat, you will be served three daily homemade vegetarian meals. All meals are inspired by the Ionian Islands and Greek cooking, and are cooked using fresh local produce.
Please book your flight to arrive at Corfu International Airport, "Ioannis Kapodistrias" (CFU) or Kefalonia International Airport "Anna Pollatou" (EFL). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request.
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