Picture ruggedly stunning Amorgos, the easternmost island of the Cyclades group, known for its cobalt waters, wild nature and blinding-white architecture, its “special energy” and the memorable movie set of Luc Besson’s ‘The Big Blue’. Then add to that a sprawling, elegant, family-run hotel standing on the hillside of sparkling Aegiali Gulf, with a spa… Read More elysia, greece’s top yoga event: presenting garth hewitt
Following a bit of a lull in my posting, I’m back to write about the Silent Retreat I recently attended. So here I was, on a Friday evening, beholding the dazzlingly white full moon, surrounded by the black silhouettes of vast mountains, caressed by an icy alpine breeze, with an orange cat called Paprika curled… Read More hearing myself through silence
Benji Adeyemo’s class literally clanged my life! I started yoga with Ashtanga, my first, intense introduction to yoga, with a teacher who was goddamned tough, and not in a good way. That was followed by years of trying this and that. Then one day I was invited to a Bhakti Flow class (created by Rusty… Read More bhakti flowing with benji
Haris Lyroni is one of only a handful of certified Iyengar Yoga teachers in Greece. Since 2006, under the guidance of her teacher and mentor Christos Pavlou, she has been running Shakti Yoga Studio in the neighbourhood of Mets. As described by the creator and guru of this yoga style, B.K.S. Iyengar, who was still doing head… Read More trying iyengar yoga with haris lyroni
In a mere two-hour drive from Athens, we zip past the sprawling seaside town of Akrata and start the steep ascent up curvy mountain roads, past resilient villages that take just minutes to drive through. The landscape is breathtaking, with a massive, imposing wall of mountain on one side, cobalt-blue sea on the other, and… Read More relax & re-green!
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