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Zening's retreat is for those who seek deep relaxation of body and mind, flexibility in body, harmony of spirit, and a constant smile. Yoga is for everyone, and it is non-judgmental. Classes are gentle, soft, and about self-knowledge and control. Yoga brings you in control of your body and mind, helping you getting rid of sadness and stress. Go on this journey of self-love and confidence. You will feel dignity, courage, confidence, and empowerment.
During this retreat, you will stay at Zening Resort, a grade A-licensed holiday resort in Polis, Cyrus. Accommodation at Zening is in studio and one-bedroom apartments in a sprawling village complex, with views of gardens and the Mediterranean Sea. There is plenty of privacy and space. The studio rooms are suitable for two, while the one-bedroom suites can host up to six persons.
All apartments are newly refurbished and feature a spacious living room, own toilet and bathtub, tea and coffee kitchenette, individual energy-efficient air conditioning and solar water heating, and mini fridge. The living and decor are homely and traditional, cheerful, and soothing minimalist, with a sprinkling of eclectic and ethnic elements in furnishings.
Hatha is the traditional yoga for balance of mind and body. This is classical approach to breathing, postures, and asanas. This yoga brings very visible physical balance, change to the posture, improved organism, as well as subtle emotional and psychological balance in the body. All known asanas and poses are practiced.
Hatha yoga also includes practices such as mudra - hand gestures to express and channel energy - and pranayama or controlled breathing. Zening yoga is based on traditional science of yoga to bring balance in mind and body and harmony to the chakras energy points in the body. Branded yoga is not practiced at Zening. The coaches are advanced experts who customize classes and sessions as needed.
No skills or previous experience of yoga are necessary. Zening wellness programs include many yoga classes, and they are for all levels, even for novice first timers and beginners that have never tried yoga before.
Zening Super Model Yoga Retreat is designed for fashion models. From model to being a supermodel is a leap from beauty to grace, elegance, posture, stamina, discipline, and strength. Zening retreats help models make this giant step forward in their personal and professional lives by feeling better, stronger, healthier, and more confident.
Zening works with leading model agencies and individual models in their journey for success with a healthy body and mind. Zening supports ethics charters in fashion and modelling, especially about eating, age, safety, and dignity. They do not accept models under age 18 in their program. They advise any models with eating disorders to seek immediate medical assistance and give moral and emotional support in the process.
Zening does not permit photos of models without their explicit permission and take legal action against anyone violating privacy of models in offstage, backstage, and private environment. They ask models and all guests to not take pictures of each other and practice a device detox policy in public areas. They support the Danish Ethics Charter and movement of The Model Alliance by Sara Ziff who they believe are leading architects of ethics and standards in modelling business.
Zening is not in fashion or modelling profession, and therefore they advise all models and their representatives to seek support and help of these ethical foundations when they have questions or queries. Zening has affiliated with two leading law firms that advise on wage rights and human rights, protections, and safety, and their legal aid is available to any models practicing in European Union to advise them of their rights.
Zening provides yoga instruction, nutrition, dietary advice, meditation, tai chi, wellness coaching, techniques of drinking water, and weight management techniques. The program is gentle, soft, and easy-going, but the results are excellent due to achievement of balance and harmony between body, mind, and spirit.
Zening does not advise fast shedding of weight nor extreme dieting or fasting. Zening does not propose and does not provide hard detox. Zening does not support unethical modelling practices. Models shall be given balanced meals and nutrition appropriate to age, weight, and body. During the retreat, alcohol consumption is not recommended.
If you are ready to change your life for the better and are determined to get the spiritual, emotional, psychological, and physical strength necessary for the demanding life of a fashion model, then you are ready for Zening. Zening will provide coaching, guidance and yoga, and meditation techniques you need to be the best you can be.
This retreat will take place at Zening Hotel in Polis Latchi, on the island of Cyprus. This is a pristine and serene region ideal for a vacation to a healthy microclimate and abundant green landscapes of mountains, hills, vineyards, farms, and sea. Polis Latchi is a quiet and green area protected as an environmental reserve. Zening Resort was created for wellness, yoga, and detox vacations in 2013, where once stood a popular holiday village, the Elia Village.
Elia Village is located in the mythological playground of the Greek goddess of beauty Aphrodite. It is situated in Chrysochous Bay, which is a north-facing sea bay of pristine blue waters in Latchi Village. Polis, with a population of 5,000, is three kilometers away and has banks, post office, museum, a general hospital, and government services. Latchi has a yacht marina and a harbor with some popular tourist venues such as taverns, cafes, and more.
Akamanthos Avenue road runs from Polis to Baths of Aphrodite where it ends. Zening is located with direct access to this road. The beach is in front of the resort across Akamanthos Avenue with moderate village and tourist traffic. There is no industry or large city, and the area is mostly an agricultural region growing orange and citrus. The yacht marina of Latchi and many traditional taverns are a short walk. Polis has well-known taverns, museums, and a town square.
Latchi is in the northwest of Cyprus, a European Union member with euro as its currency. Driving is on the left side of the road. Paphos and Larnaca airports connect Cyprus to more than 70 European, Russian, and Gulf cities served by nearly 25 airlines.
During this retreat, meals are not included in the price. However, Zening Resort's Soma Restaurant is ready to serve you. Food at the Soma Restaurant is prepared from local farm produce and fresh fish or meats. All meal choices and special diet are available. Fruit diet, green diet, gluten-free diet, and other dietary requirements are catered for. All foods are healthy, fresh, locally sourced, and mostly organic.
All retreat guests may use Veda Spa indoor pool, sauna, and hammam for up to two appointed hours per day. Special discounts of 10% are given on massage treatments to all retreat guests.
Please book your flight to arrive at Paphos International Airport (PFO) or Larnaca International Airport (LCA). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request. Discounted airport transfer is advised and arranged by Zening from Larnaca and Paphos airports.
Shared transfer, when available, is 15 EUR to and from Paphos and 30 EUR to and from Larnaca. Individual taxi transfer is 55 EUR to 60 EUR from Paphos and 140 EUR to 160 EUR from Larnaca.