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Experience inner and outer alignment, and energetic flow from within. Evolve into full awareness. Investigate the links between lifestyle, physical posture and movement. Develop sense of Self, physical strength and ease, focus and clarity of mind. Listen deeper allowing consciousness to arise. Learn how & what to practice and the purpose and principles that support that process. Unfold discovering the link between your breath & your natural body movement. Gain fluidity and flexibility of spine.Purify your being. Shine!-Irana JiAn
Accommodation is at the tranquil Sunrise Hotel Apartments in Naousa, which has a swimming pool and wonderful views and it is located just a five-minute walk away from the yoga studio.
Comprehensive program on achieving personal well-being through yoga and Ayurveda, as well as teacher training (registered at the 200-hour level with Yoga Alliance). This program will offer you a solid foundation in traditional yoga from Patanjali to Krishnamacharya, combined with science and modern developments.
This Program Is Intended For
yoga practitioners who wish to deepen their personal growth and learn skills they can use for the rest of their life, and in daily life;
yoga teachers from all schools seeking a greater understanding of the full spectrum of yoga practices: asana, pranayama, meditation, Yoga Sutra, mantras
yoga practitioners interested in building a firm foundation to teach yoga to people of all ages and fitness levels;
those interested in a comprehensive base for the Yoga Therapy program.
Philosophy and psychology of yoga based on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.
Theory of asana practice.
Function-oriented approach to movement in asanas: awareness, stability, alignment, stretching, mobilization, daily life application.
Traditional vinyasa system of Krishnamacharya, combining breathing and movement.
Nuances of using asanas in the larger yoga path.
Core asanas essential for fitness and in a therapeutic setting.
Preparation and balancing.
Common and useful variations.
Principles of sequencing from the traditional approach of Krishnamacharya and further developments from there.
Foundations of personal course planning and sequencing for different needs.
Principles and practice of working with your breath effectively.
Using asanas to prepare for pranayama.
Important types of pranayama with hands-on practice.
Using sound in asanas.
Using sound in meditation.
Theory of meditation and mindfulness: why, what, and how.
Practicing a core set of useful meditation techniques and skillful mindfulness.
Anatomy and Physiology
Essential anatomy and physiology as applied to asanas.
Practical and functional points only, without forgettable and non-relevant theory.
Chanting and Mantras
Importance and theory of chanting.
Useful mantras for chanting and meditation.
Simple chants e.g. traditional Vedic peace chants.
Introduction to Ayurvedic doshas and prakrti.
Basic principles of Ayurvedic diet.
Mudras and bandhas: their importance and how to practice them.
System of Nadis, Prana, Chakras and their relevance to practice.
Establishing and refining one's personal practice is a key element of this program.
Irana Ji An
Irana Ji An Fouroulis is a senior yoga teacher who has been teaching yoga for more than a decade and living and practicing yoga for more than 20 years. She is the founder, owner, and director of Paros Yoga Shala and Paros Yoga Retreats and Workshops. Irana has dwelt in different lineages of yoga (Sivananda, Ashtanga, Hatha, Anusara, Jivamukti, Bhakti Flow, Prana, Vinyasa, Yin, therapeutics, and Integral) throughout her yoga-life journey. She is also a master meditation teacher and a pregnancy and kids yoga teacher. Irana focuses on chakra work, mantra, pranayama, yoga Nidra, and meditation.
Bountiful Naoussa is surrounded by orchards and vineyards, and the area is as famous for its wine and jam, as well as its annual international film festival. This is a place to indulge your senses through activities like tasting tours, cooking classes, and spa treatments.
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Breakfast and vegetarian brunch are included in this retreat.The menu is vegetarian and has been developed by chef Elda Molla following basic Ayurveda principles and creatively using different herbs, colors, and textures. In the evening, you will take a short walk to an open garden restaurant for a delicious dinner.
During this retreat, you can book optional treatments, which will be available at additional costS.
Please book your flight to arrive at Paros National Airport (PAS). You can fly to Athens International Airport (ATH) with Easyjet or Ryanair and then fly to Paros National Airport (PAS) with Aegean Airlines. Transfer from and to the airport is included. Paros Yoga Shala will pick you up from the airport.
A bus shuttles from Athens International Airport (ATH) to Piraeus port. From there, you can take a boat.
You can take a boat from Piraeus to Paros. Boats depart daily from Piraeus at 07:25 and arrive to Paros at 11:40. Boats depart daily from Paros at 19:15 and arrive Piraeus at 23:15.
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