This retreat will meet you where you are at on your life’s journey. Katrina Mailloux and Lori Bower provide yoga instruction to all levels of yoga students creating a comfortable and safe environment for students to practice and enjoy their experience.
As the founder and creative director at Brown Dog Yoga, Katrina has spent 6 years curating a vinyasa-style practice that gives students a purposeful and meaningful experience. We will begin our days together with an all levels yoga practice that will challenge your mind, body and soul. Every practice will begin with an intention to guide us through our day. To allow enough time for rest and inner work, on certain evenings, we will participate in restorative yoga and meditation with Lori Bower. Lori is an Urban Zen Integrative Therapist and Master Reiki Trainier. Evening practices will be a combination of Gentle Hatha, Deep Stretching, Yin, Reiki, and Restorative Yoga. A special “Finding Your Life’s Purpose” Workshop is included in this retreat.
R & R with Brown Dog Yoga is designed to leave you feeling completely refreshed, inspired, and empowered to continue to live your life to the fullest. Relax, recharge and manifest your best life during this week-long journey.
- 6 nights accommodations
- 3 meals per day starting with dinner on the first night and ending with breakfast on the last day
- Round-trip group transportation to/from the port on Amorgos to the retreat center
- Use of yoga room and facilities
- Free use of spa facilities (sauna, hammam, jacuzzi, indoor heated seawater swimming pool, and fitness center)
- 10% discount on all spa treatments
- Unlimited internet access
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 a 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.
Katrina Mailloux, E-RYT-500, has been teaching yoga since 2008. She left her law practice to follow her passion in 2007 and has never looked back. Katrina is the founder and owner of Brown Dog Yoga. She first began practicing yoga in an effort to provide a balance to her weight training and running regimen. She obtained her RYT-200 from the Breathing Space in Blacksburg, Virginia and completed her RYT-500 training at Yoga on High, in Columbus, Ohio. She holds an advanced certificate in Yoga Therapeutics and is the Director and Lead Trainer for the Brown Dog Yoga RYT 200-hour and Advanced RYT 300-hour Teacher Training Programs. Katrina is the managing director of WorkItOut Consulting coaching individuals and businesses in their journey toward personal and professional success. Katrina welcomes all levels of yoga practitioners to her classes with modifications and creative sequencing. Katrina’s loves helping her students find inner peace and balance and to find fulfillment in all areas of their lives.
Lori Bower, M.Ed, E-RYT 500, Urban Zen Integrative Therapist and Reiki Master Teacher, is the Founder and Director of CARE: Compassionate Addiction Recovery Experience, a holistic healing program combining proven techniques for addiction recovery. Lori is an instructor at the Center for Integrative Health and Wellness at the Ohio State University (OSU) and is an instructor with Mindfulness in Motion, a mindfulness-based intervention that was developed, researched and validated at the OSU College of Medicine. As a Reiki Master Teacher, she provides training to healthcare professionals at the OSU Center for Integrative Medicine and travels the country providing Reiki training to healthcare providers and those working in allied health professions. Lori has been an integral contributor to the Urban Zen Integrative Therapy (UZIT) Program, a program blending Eastern healing techniques with Western medicine to create a conscious change in healthcare. Lori is a Senior Teacher and Mentor for UZIT and is a presenter at the Addiction Studies Institute at OSU. She has implemented UZIT Programs for Columbus Springs Dublin and Columbus Springs East Hospitals, two hospitals focused on mental health and addiction. She developed and is the Director of the UZIT Program for the Ronald McDonald House at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Lori’s passion is providing restorative practice and other therapeutic modalities to the communities she serves.
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:
- Hiking Tours
- Herbal Tours
- Cooking Demonstration
- Organic Gardens
- Greek Nights (Traditional Greek Music and Dancing)
*Activities not included in the price of tuition
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Included in the retreat is a shuttle from the local port on Amorgos Island to the retreat center. Participants will be responsible for securing their transportation to Amorgos Island. There are many ways to come to this island and this will depend on your travel plans. Many participants enjoy arriving in Athens a day early and staying a day later in order to have more ferry options and travel flexibility. Once the retreat is confirmed, you will receive complete information about the airports and the ferry options that will bring you to your destination.
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Shared Accommodations – $2595 USD
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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.