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Yoga Retreat in Lefkada Greece - Linda Spackman


The Journey of Yoga

An in-depth investigation of the Eight Limbs of Patanjali through Asana, Pranayama, Chant and Reflection

September 24-30, 2017

Lefkada, Greece

Join Linda for a yoga retreat on the beautiful island of Lefkada Greece

The retreat will take place at Ourania’s Villas which is located on a hill amongst the olive trees overlooking the Ionian Sea and the village of Vasiliki in Lefkada.

It is a peaceful environment with a spectacular view which inspires rest and relaxation. The stone villas are beautifully designed with a modern and luxurious feel ; each room in the villa has an en suite bathroom, and each villa has a private swimming pool, terrace and exceptional view of the sea.

The local village of Vasiliki is 10 minutes drive from the villas offering shops and restaurants.

Yoga sessions will be held in the yogashala, with an amazing view of the sea and the ionian islands.

The morning sessions will be dynamic and energizing and the afternoon sessions will focus on rejuvenation and deep rest.

All sessions will include Yoga Sutra Chanting, Asana, Pranayama and Reflection. Gathering together in this small group will provide a wonderful opportunity to step out of daily responsibilities and into the depths of practice.

Afternoons are free where you may relax by the pool ; visit the beach below the villas (30 min hiking) ;  make a visit to the local village and the harbour of Vasiliki ; visit the beautiful beaches of the island.

ACCOMMODATION

You’ll stay at Ourania’s villas, luxury villas in a private and quiet location on a hill overlooking the Ionian sea. All with private swimming pool, terraces and sun beds.

All bedrooms are with en suite bathroom, some with jacuzzi bath, other with showers. There are limited single rooms and then shared twin accommodation. All the rooms have sea view. All villas are air-conditioned.

CATERING

All meals are inspired by the Ionian islands greek cooking and are home made, vegetarian using fresh local produce.

All meals, accommodations and yoga sessions are included.

Price = Early bird until 15th July : contact us for prices +32 485 69 53 05 or ncouloubaritsis@gmail.com

Some limited single places are available for an additional cost.

Group is limited to 16 students.

Price includes :

– 2 yoga classes / day

– 6 nights accommodation in luxury villas with en suite bathrooms and private terrasses, swimming pools

– 3 meals / day

– Tea / coffee / water / fruits & biscuits all day

– Towels, cleaning, wi fi connection

The prices does not include :

Flights, insurance, transfers, massages, excursions.

To book contact ncouloubaritsis@gmail.com

+32 485 69 53 05

About Linda :

Linda Spackman began practicing yoga in 1984 and began teaching in 2000. Linda’s classes include asana, pranayama, Yoga Sutra and Vedic Chant. She teaches with Surya Little for Prajna Yoga, and at the Vedic Chant Center and Yoga Source. In each class, Linda strives to impart her joy and underlying reverence for all aspects of yoga. Her teaching style is accessible yet challenging for all levels of practice, from beginner to lifelong practitioner.

Linda is a devoted student of Sonia Nelson, with whom she regularly studies the Yoga Sutras, Bhagavad Gita, Vedic Chant, Pranayama and Meditation. Sonia is a rare teacher, whose gift is imparting an understanding of both the tradition and depth of yoga, and how these teachings apply in everyday life. She is a certified teacher trainer and yoga therapist, and a long time personal student of TKV Desikachar.

Linda also treasures the opportunity to study asana with Patricia Walden. Patricia is one of the most senior teachers of Iyengar yoga and is known for her dynamic teaching and the inspiring, refined elegance of her practice.

A longtime prenatal and postpartum teacher, she specializes in yoga for all phases of a woman’s life. She conducts the Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Intensive, and co-teaches with Surya Little, the Yoga and Women’s Health Program for Prajna Yoga.