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22 Days 200-hour YTTC Integral Transformational Hatha and Vinyasa in Greece

Transformational Yoga Teacher Training in Greece

Train well and become a professional yoga teacher. Continue your advanced education and go beyond your limits: transform your life. Tap into your wholeness and live joyfully: this is your opportunity for a restart. We teach authentic and traditional yoga: Integral yoga and meditation. Learn from senior professional yoga teachers. Our yoga school is certified and registered with Yoga Alliance International & Yoga Alliance Professionals and meets the highest yoga education standards. We teach how to practice yoga, what to practice and the purpose and principles that support that process - our approach is Integral, anatomical and therapeutic. We encourage you to gain fluidity and flexibility of spine to stay youthful, to discover inner joy of being by becoming aware and awakened. To live yoga as conscious evolution. Experience the Greek Island light, the incredible nature of Paros. and embody the flow!

Highlights

  • Chakra work self purification
  • Kundalini meditation sessions
  • Iyengar yoga alignment sessions
  • Awareness through the body practices
  • Personal time and coaching sessions with the teacher
  • Yoga by the sea and interaction with nature
  • Organic vegetarian and vegan Greek food
  • 21 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Styles


18 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 18

Airport transfer available:
Paros Airport

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Accommodation

Sunrise Accommodation is in the traditional settlement of Naoussa, in the location Analipsi, within a stone’s throw from the area’s numerous dining and nightlife options, but also ideally situated to offer ultimate relaxation. It is merely 5 minutes from the center of beautiful Naoussa, near the secluded beach of Agioi Anargyroi, Santa Maria and Kolimbithres.

Sunrise Accommodation features rooms and apartments that compounds comfort and relaxation. Traditional architecture combined with Cycladic elements, blending in the natural environment, while the upscale services, qualified personnel and exceptional amenities provide a comfortable and pleasant stay.

Paros Yoga Shalla Greece Yoga Teacher Training Program

Certifications

Paros Yoga Shalla's teacher training course has met the stringent requirements set by Yoga Alliance Professionals. The graduates are trained to the highest standard and are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance Professionals. This course is taught by Irana Ji An who is a Yoga Alliance Professionals Senior Yoga Teacher and teaches 70% of the course.

Who should join this program

Comprehensive program on achieving personal well-being through yoga and Ayurveda, as well as teacher training (registered at the 200-hour level with Yoga Alliance). This program will offer you a solid foundation in traditional yoga from Patanjali to Krishnamacharya, combined with science and modern developments.This program is intended for:

  • yoga practitioners who wish to deepen their personal growth and learn skills they can use for the rest of their life, and in daily life
  • yoga teachers from all schools seeking a greater understanding of the full spectrum of yoga practices: asana, pranayama, meditation, yoga sutra, mantras
  • yoga practitioners interested in building a firm foundation to teach yoga to people of all ages and fitness levels
  • those interested in a comprehensive base for the yoga therapy program.

Program contents

  • Yoga Theory
  • Philosophy and psychology of yoga based on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
  • Theory of asana practice

Asana

  • Function-oriented approach to movement in asanas: awareness, stability, alignment, stretching, mobilization, daily life application
  • Traditional vinyasa system of Krishnamacharya, combining breathing and movement
  • Nuances of using asanas in the larger yoga path
  • Core asanas essential for fitness and in a therapeutic setting
  • Preparation and balancing
  • Common and useful variations

Sequencing

  • Principles of sequencing from the traditional approach of Krishnamacharya and further developments from there
  • Foundations of personal course planning and sequencing for different needs

Pranayama

  • Principles and practice of working with your breath effectively
  • Using asanas to prepare for pranayama
  • Important types of pranayama with hands-on practice

Sound

  • Using sound in asanas
  • Using sound in meditation

Meditation

  • Theory of meditation and mindfulness: why, what, and how
  • Practicing a core set of useful meditation techniques and skillful mindfulness

Anatomy and physiology

  • Essential anatomy and physiology as applied to asanas
  • Practical and functional points only, without forgettable and non-relevant theory

Chanting and mantras

  • Importance and theory of chanting
  • Useful mantras for chanting and meditation
  • Simple chants e.g. traditional Vedic peace chants

Ayurveda

  • Introduction to Ayurvedic doshas and prakrti
  • Basic principles of Ayurvedic diet

Yoga Energetics

  • Mudras and bandhas: their importance and how to practice them
  • System of Nadis, Prana, Chakras and their relevance to practice

Personal Practice

  • Establishing and refining one's personal practice is a key element of this program

Included excursions

Boat day trip to Delos or Koufonisia, snorkelling and Island hopping on and nature walk to the lighthouse for sunset meditation on free days.

Instructors

Irana Ji An
Irana Ji An Fouroulis is a senior yoga teacher who has been teaching yoga for more than a decade and living and practicing yoga for more than 20 years. She is the founder, owner, and director of Paros Yoga Shala and Paros Yoga Retreats and Workshops. Irana has dwelt in different lineages of yoga (Sivananda, Ashtanga, Hatha, Anusara, Jivamukti, Bhakti Flow, Prana, Vinyasa, Yin, therapeutics, and Integral) throughout her yoga-life journey. She is also a master meditation teacher and a pregnancy and kids yoga teacher. Irana focuses on chakra work, mantra, pranayama, yoga Nidra, and meditation.

Location

Bountiful Naoussa is surrounded by orchards and vineyards, and the area is as famous for its wine and jam, as well as its annual international film festival. This is a place to indulge your senses through activities like tasting tours, cooking classes, and spa treatments.

Food

Breakfast and vegetarian brunch are included in this retreat.The menu is vegetarian and has been developed by chef Elda Molla following basic Ayurveda principles and creatively using different herbs, colors, and textures. In the evening, you will take a short walk to an open garden restaurant for a delicious dinner.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Lacto-ovo Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Organic
  • Seafood
  • Whole food
  • Ayurvedic
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Boat trip to Koufonisia
  • Chakra healing
  • Hiking
  • Horse riding
  • Massage
  • Mountain biking tours
  • Nature walks
  • Reiki and massage

Spa treatments

During this retreat, you can book optional treatments, which will be available at additional costs.

  • Access bards
  • Ayurveda massage
  • Chakra healing
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Sound healing

What's included

  • 21 nights accommodation
  • Aerial yoga sessions
  • All course teaching, practical sessions, and materials
  • Autumn Equinox celebration on September 23
  • Dance sessions
  • Delicious locally sourced vegetarian meals
  • Kundalini meditation sessions
  • Mats and props are included
  • Nature explorations
  • One-to-one guidance with your lead tutor
  • Self Purification
  • Transformational yoga training manual
  • Yin yoga sessions
  • Yoga Alliance International certification

What's not included

  • Additional services
  • Airport taxes
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • International and domestic flights, boats, and transfers.
  • Visa fee for Greece
  • Transfers from port of arrival to hotel (it can be arranged for 25 EUR per transfer)

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Paros National Airport (PAS). You can fly to Athens International Airport (ATH) with Easyjet or Ryanair and then fly to Paros National Airport (PAS) with Aegean Airlines. Transfers from port of arrival can be arranged for 25 EUR per transfer.

Arrival by bus

A bus shuttles from Athens International Airport (ATH) to Piraeus port. From there, you can take a boat.

Arrival by ferry / boat

You can take a boat from Piraeus to Paros. Boats depart daily from Piraeus at 07:25 and arrive to Paros at 11:40. Boats depart daily from Paros at 19:15 and arrive Piraeus at 23:15.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 40 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 40 days before arrival.
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