Ashtanga Yoga Retreat
Triopetra | Crete
October 27th to November 3rd 2019
with Andrea Lutz
We invite you to join us for an Ashtanga Yoga retreat in the beautiful south of Crete in the month of October. This time of the year is the weather usually still warm and sunny. The sea invites with pleasant temperatures for a daily swim.
The retreat center is situated on a cliff above the beach of Triopetra. A little paradise with white sandy beaches and mountain blue water of the Libyan Sea. The area is away from the main tourist spots and famous for the wild beauty and the secluded beaches. The guesthouse is a traditional Taverna, run by the same family for over 30 years. Pavlos´ place is renowned for its friendliness and its delicious vegeterian Cretan food.
Triopetra is a remote place with special and strong energy where you can recharge on all levels. The strenght and beauty of this place is breathtaking and will recharge you on all levels.
Andrea Lutz & Assistant Teacher
In the Mornings there will be traditional Ashtanga Yoga, Mysore Style classes. In the afternoons there will be a second class, in a workshop format. The focus will be on different topics: the techniques of Ashtanga Yoga, Yin Yoga, Yoga Nidra, Discussions and Yoga Philosophy.
Every Morning Andrea will offer the possibility to attend a 30 min Zazen Sitting. Zazen is a meditation technique to calm the mind and to raise awareness.
All levels of students are welcome to join the retreat. Previous experience in Ashtanga Yoga is required. Andrea is teaching Primary, Intermediate and Advanced A s.
During the retreat you will also have the possibility to book an ayurvedic oil massage or an “energy healing” session.
Monday to Saturday:
08:00 – 08:30 Meditation / Zazen
08:30 – 10:30 Mysore Class
10:30 – 11:00 Pranayama
17:00- 18:30 Workshop
One afternoon is free, which gives you the time to explore this beautiful island. There are amazing hikingtrails, hidden beaches and so much more beauty to explore.
Sunday October 27th
Sunday November 3rd
We are very happy to help you find accommodation if you are coming earlier or want to stay a bit longer.
You can choose a single, a double or a triple room. All rooms have a balcony with a stunning view of the Libyan Sea.
The vegetarian meals are served on the terrace overlooking the sea and will be offered in a buffet style.
The Yoga Shala is built on top of the cliff and provides a stunning view over the ocean and a nice wooden floor.
Costs are per person and include:
- Yoga Classes (11 sessions)
- Meditation (6 sessions)
- Pranayama (6 sessions)
- Accommodation (7 nights)
- Vegetarian meals (brunch and dinner)
One week (7 nights):
300€ + 400€ for a triple room
300€ + 500€ for a double room
300€ + 650€ for a single room
After you received a confirmation that a place is available, please transfer 300€ to finalize your reservation. The remaining cost has to be paid directly in Crete.
If you make a reservation as a single person to share a room, we can not guarantee that it works out but we try our best to accommodate your wishes.
Website of “Pavlos”
By plane to Heraklion or Chania (from Berlin with Germania, Condor, Easyjet, Aegean or German Wings). Transfer from the airport to the guesthouse “Pavlos”: around 2 hours by car (taxi or rental car). The costs for travelling to the yoga retreat are not included in our price; however we will help you organise a transfer from the airport to the guesthouse.
If you need help finding a reasonable flight back eMail us and we might be able to help you find something.
Please send an eMail stating your name, address and yoga experience and if you want to share a room.
Since the number of participants is limited, we recommend to register early. After your registration has been confirmed we kindly ask you to make a payment of 300€ for one week, or 550€ for two weeks to our bank account, to finalise your reservation. The rest has to be paid directly in Crete before the retreat starts.
Until 3 months before the start of the retreat we will refund 80% of your down payment.
Until 2 months before the start of the retreat we will refund 50% of the down payment.
After this date cancellations are only possible if you have a substitute participant who is not yet registered – refunds won’t be possible.
Participation at the retreat is at your own risk.