Paros, Greece FAQs
May 15 – 22, 2020
WHEN & WHERE?
May 15 – May 22, 2020 or
May 22 – May 29, 2020.
Luxury Hotel in Krios, Island of Paros, Greece.
HOW DO WE GET THERE?
You are responsible for making your own flight arrangements to Athens, Greece. From Athens you can either fly or take a ferry to Paros. We will give you directions to the villa when full payment is received.
WHO ARE OUR HOSTS?
Peter Mico and Courtney Mico-Nelson.
More staff to be announced soon.
WHY PAROS, GREECE?
The Greek island of Ikaria is identified by Dan Buettner as one of five Blue Zones in the world, for its healthy climate, Mediterranean-style diet and down-to-earth lifestyle. We will be recreating the Blue Zone experience not far from Ikaria on the Island of Paros.
WHAT SHOULD I BRING?
Enough comfortable clothing for two yoga sessions each day
Sunscreen, body and lip
Swim suit suitable for water yoga
Preferred pain reliever
HOW MUCH IS IT?
Cost is determined by your choice of accommodations, whether a luxurious private king suite, or a single bed in a shared room, anywhere from $2445 to $2745. See your room options here. Once you decide your room preference, our pricing is as follows:
Deposit: $500 non-refundable deposit is required to hold your place, along with a signed contract
Balance: to be paid thirty (30) days before the retreat departure
WHAT IS A TYPICAL DAY LIKE?
Days could vary, but here is a typical schedule:
7:00-8:00, Vinyasa, or other energizing practice
10:00-12:00, Mid-morning yoga practice, alternating styles
1:00-5:30, Personal time for relaxation, exploration or adventure
5:30-6:30, Yin or restorative yoga
7:30-9:00, Evening gathering for intentional contemplation, meditation, sharing of stories, insights, laughter, movement and connection.
WHAT ACTIVITIES ARE AVAILABLE?
Though the island is small, there are still plenty of activities available, from exploring the villages and beaches to scuba diving, kite boarding, helicopter and boat tours.
WHAT IS INCLUDED?
Accommodations in luxury hotels for seven nights. First night in Athens Greece and six on Paros.
Daily yoga offerings will offer a range of practices including vinyasa, hatha flow, gentle yoga stretch, restorative yoga, yoga nidra, meditation, and pranayama (breath work). The small group classes are designed to provide individual attention to alignment. The specialized instruction is suitable for all levels of practice, individual limitations, and specific conditions. Experienced yogis will be able to deepen their practice while those newer to the discipline will feel safe and empowered.
Delicious, fresh, local cuisine served at the hotel each day, includes: breakfast, lunch, and dinner. On the first evening, dinner will be served, as will breakfast on the final day of the retreat. Daytime meals are vegetarian, evening meals may include meat and fish. Kosher meals are not available. Please let us know in your contract if gluten-free, or other dietary, options are required.
A half day (5 hours) boat excursion with local guide
Transportation from Athens to Paros
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED?
Airfare to and from Athens
Alcoholic beverages (beer and wine available for purchase at hotel)
Tours and Excursion
Yoga mats and necessary props will be available if reserved in advance, $30/week, cash only. Proceeds will be donated to a local charity.
MORE QUESTIONS ABOUT OUR YOGA RETREATS?
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call
Courtney Nelson 907-209-1704
Paros, Greece Accommodations
October 15-22, 2019
View images below to see the hotel. From deluxe and private luxury rooms, to simple dorm-style beds, you can decide your accommodations for your retreat in Greece.
SINGLE DELUXE RETREAT
Enjoy a restful, private room with a partial view.
$2295 per person
Relax and rest in a private room with a sea view.
$2395 per person
Relax and recuperate in a superior, private room with a full sea view.
$2495 per person
TWO YOGI SUITE
TWO YOGI DELUXE SUITE
Bring a companion or meet a new one by reserving a bed in a shared suite. Contains 1 double, 2 single beds.
$2195 per person
Bring a companion or meet a new one by reserving a bed in a superior, shared suite. Contains 1 double, 2 single beds.
$2295 per person