Step away from the busyness of your world and into a peaceful Greek island paradise. Imagine being swept away to a secluded island filled with majestic mountains and golden sun-kissed beaches surrounded by translucent, sparkling seas. Slip into stillness as the warm sun melts your stress away.

Join Julie to “Awaken Your Inner Goddess” in Greece. This inspiring retreat will provide you with a blissful sanctuary to unplug from the outside world and reconnect with your spirit. Tap into your divine feminine qualities and shower yourself with luxurious self-care. Each day will begin with an empowering vinyasa flow class overlooking the awe-inspiring Aegean Sea, followed by bountiful, nourishing breakfast. As the day unfolds, you can explore the extraordinary island of Amorgos or take refuge in the tranquil onsite spa. After an afternoon of activity, we will reconnect for a relaxing yin practice and a delicious dinner before drifting off to sleep in your magnificent room overlooking the glistening moonlit water.

Through empowering classes, island explorations, and mindful journaling, you will discover who you truly are and identify what matters most on your path forward. Indulge your soul and senses as you journey within on this trip of a lifetime! If you are a woman in need of time away, this retreat was created just for you. After spending a week in glorious Greece attending the “Awaken Your Inner Goddess” retreat, you will leave replenished, empowered, and inspired. You will return home with renewed energy and confidence that enables you to live a bold life on your terms, like the goddess you truly are!

  • 6 nights luxurious accommodations in Amorgos’ only 5 star hotel and spa
  • Bountiful, whole foods midmorning breakfast and nourishing locally sourced dinner
  • Round-Trip Group Transport to/from the Amorgos Port
  • Complimentary access to the spa facilities, including a world class sauna, hammam, jacuzzi, indoor heated seawater swimming pool and fitness center
  • 10% discount on spa services and beauty treatments to help you relax, restore, and replenish during your time in Greece
  • Ample relaxation and rejuvenation time to indulge in spa services, rest on the outdoor pool terrace overlooking the stunning Aegean Sea, journal, read, hike, and more
  • Serve the local community through our Karma Yoga Service Project


This beautifully-designed, family run hotel is nestled on the cliffs of a quiet and peaceful Greek Island. Conveniently located near the bay and within walking distance of sandy beaches. Every room has simple, elegant decor and boasts views of the sea. The hundreds of reviews comment that the staff is incredibly friendly, welcoming, and super helpful and most guests leave feeling like they have made new friends. Their chefs provide healthy, gourmet meals that incorporate fresh organic produce from their garden. They offer full services, from spa to gym to pool. Come and enjoy an authentic Greek experience.

Julie Hruska

Julie Hruska is the visionary and creator of Awakened Life Yoga LLC, a RYT500 and life coach based out of inspiring Asheville, North Carolina. She believes in living namaste by leading a positive, healthy lifestyle while treating everyone with dignity and grace. Julie’s classes create an opportunity for personal transformation.

Julie’s classes create an opportunity for personal transformation. She teaches power flow with unbridled optimism and a little sass. Julie’s yin classes are thoughtfully designed to cultivate mindfulness, compassion, and acceptance of all beings. 

Through her teachings, students awaken to the present moment, are empowered to become the best versions of themselves and inspired to share their light with the world.

Julie’s Yoga Style 

Julie teaches hot power, vinyasa and yin yoga. At the retreat, Julie will be teaching her empowered flow classes in the morning and her yin classes in the evening. Empowered flow is a vinyasa flow yoga class with an edge. This energizing class is designed to increase your strength and flexibility while integrating your breath and movement. In the evenings, we will wind down with a slow-paced, deeply meditative Yin practice. Yin is a series of long-held, deep stretches that allow your deep connective tissues to release. Julie skillfully teaches modifications and next level postures, making classes accessible to all levels of practitioners. Whether you are a beginner or more seasoned in your yoga practice, you will find what you are looking for at this retreat!


“When Julie teaches, she is like a power transformer, channeling the amazing energy of the moment and converting it to something I can use. Through her sincerely upbeat vocal guidance, she helps me embrace the joy of being alive. Her yoga class is very fun and challenging at the same time.” ~ A.R, Asheville, North Carolina 

“I’ve practiced all types of yoga for over 15 years and Julie’s class was incredible! Her sequencing and shifting from powerful flow to the longer held poses was great! Impressive teaching! Great positive energy! A sense of calm power.” ~ D.R., Miami, Florida

“After yoga with Julie, I feel refreshed, clear headed and happily energized. She brings a contagious excitement to the room!” ~ M.T., Asheville, North Carolina

Amorgos is picture-perfect Greek island. From traditional villages to stunning beaches, this secluded island is everything you imagine when you dream of a Greek holiday. During your retreat, you will have the opportunity to experience the island through various tours and activities. These excursions will give you a chance to discover what makes Amorgos so spectacular. Whether you are learning traditional Greek dance moves, exploring the underwater world of Greece, or hiking through local villages, tours and activities are a great way to make the most of your time in Greece.

Some of the possible options for tours and activities during your Greece retreat include:

  • Indulge in luxurious spa treatments that will leave you in a state of unprecedented bliss
  • Hike breath-taking Mountain to Sea trails
  • Explore picturesque small Greek villages
  • Expand your knowledge through organic garden and herbal tours
  • Develop your repertoire with Greek cooking demonstrations
  • Engage in a memorable ”Greek Night” filled with Traditional Greek Music and Dancing
  • Discover an underwater paradise with snorkeling expeditions

*Add-on activities are not included in the price of tuition.

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Paying your initial deposit of $350 will lock in your tuition rate and hold your space for the trip. A non-refundable $35 Payment Processing Fee will be added to the tuition rate upon registration.

For technical questions or alternative payment options, please contact us.

Getting There

Included in the retreat is a shuttle from the local port on Amorgos Island to the retreat center. There are many ways to come to this island and this will depend on your travel plans.  Once you register, you will receive complete information about the airports and the ferry options that will bring you to your destination.

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Travel Insurance

We cannot emphasize more the importance of travel insurance. As we all know, especially as travelers, “life happens.” Whether it’s family, work, mother nature, or a change of heart, it is important to be prepared in case you need to unexpectedly change your travel plans. Often for less than $100, you can purchase a travel insurance policy and be protected in the event that you need to make a change or need to be covered financially prior to or during your trip. To purchase insurance with the True Nature discount, click here.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Do you have questions about traveling abroad? After you register, we will provide you with a Participant’s Package with helpful information. Also be sure to check out our Student FAQs. If you have other questions, feel free to write us at and let us know how we can help!

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