with Nikki and Amy in Amorgos, Greece
6 nights in Amorgos, Greece
Fri Jun 16 - Thu Jun 22, 2017
"Certainty is a powerful energetic force essential for breaking inertia and developing momentum. The seed of certainty is found in commitment, a one-way street. You can't partly commit or potentially commit. When you deliver a, 'Yes, I've got this!' you inject a positive intent and energy into a project that is palpable.'" -Mark Divine from 'The Way of the SEAL'
What are you certain of for 2017? What are you ready to commit to this year? Carving out time for YOU is essential -- whether it is much needed solitude or connecting with a partner, friend, or loved one. Step into certainty of how/what you want to dedicate to yourself in 2017.As one option, we invite you to join us for a mid-year break in Greece to divinely nurture your being. Buddha teaches us to question everything and form our own opinions in life. After all, the 1 true teacher resides within.
With 6 nights in beautiful Greece, we leave behind the day to day expectations put upon us and tap into our highest, truest, most authentic selves. Through yoga and movement meditation, we will Renew, Release, and Restore our infinite potentials through the evocation of our ancient god & goddess energies.
Tentative Mock Schedule:
Check in: June 16, before 3:00pm/ 15:00hrs (it is recommended to arrive as early as possible)
From Saturday 17th, June - Times TBD upon arrival
***Please know that our daily practice session (morning vs. evening & specific times) will be determined closer to arrival.***
Check out: June 22nd, after 3:00 pm/ 15:00hrs (it is recommended to arrange flights as late as possible)
Flights should be booked to and from the Santorini airport. We will then take a ferry from the Santorini port to Amorgos. Once you dock in Amorgos, taxis will then take our group to Aegialis.
A little about the island itself:
Amorgos is an island off the beaten track, a true gem of the Aegean Sea. Its dramatic landscape, with abrupt cliffs alternating with slopes filled with wild herbs, contrast to the serene Big Blue that surrounds the land. An extent network of hiking trails offers the opportunity for beautiful walks reaching some of the island's most important monuments, such as the 1000 year old Monastery of Panagia Chozoviotissa, built in the cliffs 300 meters above the sea, or the Byzantine Monastery of St George Valsamitis, built upon the ruins of an ancient water oracle dedicated to god Apollo.
Amorgos is also famous, in the whole of Greece and abroad, for its therapeutic plants and hebs. The mountain slopes are not only full of impressive wild flowers, but also of plants which have been known for their therapeutic attributes since antiquity. A walk in the paths of Amorgos gives the chance for acquaintance with this natural wealth.
The common characteristics which all beaches of Amorgos -irrespective of their form share, are the crystal clear waters and the splendid sea bottom.
The beach of Agia Anna (with small pebbles and sand), where the film “The Big Blue” has been filmed and the beach Kampi are offered for swimming, at a small distance from Hora. In Katapola you can swim at the sandy beaches Maltezi, Kato Akrotiri, Foinikies, Agioi Saranta but also at the rocky Plakes and the beach of Agios Panteleimonas. In the region of Aigiali you can enjoy the sandy beaches of Levrosou, Agios Pavlos, and Psili Ammos, while in Kato Meria you can choose from the splendid beaches of Mouros, Kalotaritissa, Kato Kambos and Paradeisia.
|7 days 6 nights at Aegialis Hotel & Spa|
|Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner|
|*Daily Open Level Vinyasa Yoga *Daily Meditation *Daily Journaling *Energy-clearing and releasing ceremony *Movement-meditation class *An awakening of your inner god/goddess energy. *DANCE party. *You will return revitalized, relaxed, & restored from meditation, journaling, & breath-work.|
|Transport to/from Santorini Airport (including boat transfer to island)|
|Flights not included|
|Travel insurance is mandatory and not included|
|For assistance with travel insurance, contact our partner World Nomads.|
Free use of Spa facilities (sauna, hammam, jacuzzi, indoor heated sea water swimming pool, fintess centre), 1 30-minute Swedish massage, 10% discount on Spa treatments, Island tour, Herbal tour, Cooking Class, Tour of Aegiali villages, Hiking, Wine tasting, Greek dance lesson, Donkey ride, Snorkeling, Pottery class, Icon painting
Not included: flights to/from Santorini Airport and travel insurance. Guests are responsible for purchasing travel medical insurance and cancellation insurance which are also not included.
Nikki's work expresses the human experience in it's most raw, brilliant, honest form. Her professional background as one of NYC's leading teachers in yoga and dance breathed life into creating a need for balance, preservation, and restoration within herself. In 2009, she created her own unique brand, Organic Body Sculpting® & in 2012, she received her YTT in Costa Rica. Nikki’s double major in Theatre & Religion, allow for her to educate & guide students to transcend ego and gently return to pure love & our eternal spiritual beings. Her passion for life and her adventurous spirit are brought together by her need to understand the world around her. She currently teaches waitlisted yoga classes in New York City at Equinox and privately.
Nikki has been teaching, sharing, & traveling the world since 2001. The philosophies of complete inclusion, acceptance, love & compassion, & transcendental awareness, shine through OBS teachings for both the individual & together as a group. OBS workshops and classes have been taught in France, Belgium, London, New York City, Miami, Los Angeles, Tulum, Switzerland, Mauritius, and Maldives. The last yoga retreat for Trip Tribe was a complete success and held in Greece, June 2017.
Organic Body Sculpting® is a lifestyle philosophy based on balance, preservation, & restoration. Through positive personalized attention, OBS welcomes all individuals regardless of age, ability, & level of instruction. Our mission is to raise the awareness of what each individual can truly achieve through yoga, dance, & physical fitness.We provide a sacred, safe, gender-neutral, nurturing environment where every individual can transform personal passions into everyday lifestyles. OBS believes that our purpose on this planet is to serve, love, & provide aid to each other, locally and globally.About Nikki Baksh
Amy is passionate about creating a safe, fun and collaborative artistic environment in her classes. Her movement-meditation classes awaken and release the inner god/goddess spiritual and physical energies within us all, and offer gentle guidance into embracing the "journey is the reward." Her belief that the power of movement can transform lives has led her specifically to: teach a movement practice that inspires both men and women to embody their strength and softness, power and vulnerability; as well as, ignite her own non-profit that spreads dance and yoga to post-conflict regions. Amy’s personal journey has allowed for her to encompass the true meaning of total acceptance & love.About Amy Danielson
Aegialis Hotel & Spa has been established to offer a combination of traditional Amorgian hospitality and a tranquil and relaxing ambiance, in a simple yet elegant setting. This family owned Hotel will provide you with personalized service from the first to the last moment of your stay. There are 55 rooms and Suites, spread in a layout resembling a small Cycladic village, all offering superb views to the bay of Aegiali, the surrounding islands, mountains and whitewashed villages.
Includes daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
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