Yoga Week

 

This holiday week contains :

Five days of a blend of Hatha Yoga with Anusara alignment, Bhakti Flow and Therapeutic Yoga in a  tranquil setting beside the sea or in the hotel garden.  There will be guidance in Meditation and Mandala Making.  Individual needs will be taken into account so all students of any level can develop and practice yoga at their own pace in a safe and enriching way within the group.

Detailed daily Programme

Sunday - Monday - Tuesday - Thursday - Friday
  • 7:30 : Meet at the hotel.
  • 7:30 - 8:00 : Pranayama and meditation.
  • 8:00 -10:00 : Yoga practice and Savasana.
  • 10:00 - 11:00 : Late breakfast.
  • 11:00 - 18:00 : Free time to relax, meet up with friends, have a swim, have lunch in your apartment/on your balcony or in the nearby tavernas etc.
  • 18:00 -20:00 : Yin Yoga - Nidra Yoga - Art and yoga workshop /creating our own mandala - Group walk and pranayama session in the olive groves - Chanting and yoga philosophy discussion
  • 20:00-... : Free evening to relax,  have dinner in your apartment/on your balcony or in the nearby tavernas etc.
 
Wednesday

A free day to rest or do sightseeing on your own. You could enjoy the many attractions of Chania, or visit the famous Balos beach by a short boat trip or hire a car to explore further a-field or …

Saturday

Arrival/Departure day. Transfer from/to Chania airport.

 
OUR YOGA TEACHER ZENA

zena-1Ζena is a fine artist, an art teacher, a cultural planner and author of a book on urban aesthetics and urban Lighting published in UK. For the past several years she has been working as an art teacher in public schools and as yoga teacher in private studios.

Her journey as a yoga teacher started in 2008 when she had her 200 hours basic Teacher Training on Hatha and Bhakti Flow Yoga in NYSY studios with Vivi Letsou and Rusty Wells. She continued her training with some of the most important yoga teachers worldwide.She attended further teacher training programmes and workshops in yoga practice(asanas),meditation and pranayama with Rusty Wells, John Friend, Desiree Rumbaugh, Sue Elkind, Sianna Sherman, Douglas Brooks, Dylan Bernstein, Todd Norian, Naime Jezzey, Doug Swenson, Todd Tesen, Tara Judelle, Vicky Howie, Cayetana Rodenas, Petro Haffenrichter, Arun Deva, Mamsoor, Biff Mithoefer, Godfrey Devereux, Anodea Judith, Carlos Pomeda and others. She was taught Zen Meditation by Greg Fain and Linda Galijan, teachers at the Zen Centre in San Francisco.

She also had extensive training in Therapeutic Yoga with Desiree Rumbaugh, Martin Kirk, Naime Jezzey, Todd Norian, Arun Deva  and Biff Mithoefer.

Zena teaches a blend of Hatha Yoga, Anusara Yoga, Bhakti Flow and Therapeutic Yoga. She also gives Yin Yoga and Yoga Nidra classes and works with groups of people with cancer and people with rheumatoid Arthritis. Her teaching is soft and intense at the same time. By giving very precise directions she helps the students to deepen their practice with safety and ease. She has a way even in large groups to connect with each student and to adjust the class to the students’ individual needs. Her love and devotion to yoga is reflected in her very well planned classes.