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Programme 2024

Organized by Oikia

April 3 - April 7

TOUCHING THE ISLAND OF PEACE WITHIN

A Mindfulness Retreat with Monastics from Plum Village
TOUCHING THE ISLAND OF PEACE WITHIN

We have the great joy and honour to announce that this spring, 4 monks and 3 nuns will come all the way by van from Plum Village in France to offer us a 4-day long Mindfulness Retreat.

The retreat is open to all publics and all ages, seasoned practitioners as much as newcomers to mindfulness. Ongoing through the retreat there will be a special Wake Up section, specifically addressed to young adults up to 35 years old.

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October 16 - October 20

VOICE WORKSHOP - "Singing beyond music"

with Ulrik Barfod from the Roy Hart Theater
VOICE WORKSHOP - "Singing beyond music"

The voice is the muscle of the soul.

An in-depth workshop for freeing and developing our voice. Through breathing, movement, voice exercises, and improvisation, and thanks to Ulrik Barfod's perceptive, powerful and ever so delicate touch, we will be guided in the empowerment of our inner being through discovering and strengthening our own unique voice.

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Guest Workshops

April 13 - April 20

YOGA AND MYTHS

with Hildegard Wiedemann and Pascale Brun

In French

A group of French women will dive into the Greek spirit through myths and dances with Hildegard Wiedemann, while their yoga daily practice with Pascale Brun will open their bodies, minds and hearts to fully receive this initiation.

Info: h.maria.wiedemann@googlemail.com

April 21 - May 3

WRITING RESIDENCY

With Maud Vidal Naquet

In French

Come and write the book you carry within.

Info: info@etincelle.gr

May 3 - May 6

WALKING IN BEAUTY

With Yla

In English and Greek

Celebrating togetherness the weekend of Easter !

Celebrating the sacredness of life. On unity and hope.

Yoga classes and mindfulness walks in the wonderful nature of the island in Spring.

"There is beauty and power in unity. We must be united in heart and mind. One world, one people"

Info: ancientbodywork@gmail.com

May 6 - May 12

SACRED FEMININE

With Miroslava

In French

Info:hikario.net

May 16 - May 19

A 3DAY QIGONG RETREAT

With Chrissy Berou

In Greek

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May 19 - May 27

WRITING RESIDENCY

with Natacha Sels

In French

Move on with your personal writing project through individual and collective follow-up.

Info: natacha.sels@hotmail.fr

June 7 - June 14

INTERNATIONAL LYRE SCHOOL 2024

with Sikilos

In English

A 7-day summer camp for lyre players, full of face-to-face lessons and hands-on experiences, a deep dive into the world of the lyre and ancient Greek music. Meet in person and have meaningful interactions with the forefront of lyre innovation today: virtuoso players, lyre instructors, academics, senior luthiers, filmmakers, etc.

Info: https://lyreacademy.com/​camp/

June 15 - June 22

YOGA WITH ELENA

With Elena Baer

In German

YOGA Retreat 2024 in the beautiful Oikia Karapanou!
In the morning, flow with the Power of Hatha YOGA, in the evening with the Silence of YIN YOGA and Breath!
Namaste! Enjoy!

Info: contact@elenabaehr.de

June 23 - June 30

HOUSE OF ANGELS RESTORATIVE RETREAT FOR HEALING PRACTITIONERS

With Sage and Elissavet

In English

We are inviting somatic, healing and psychotherapy practitioners to join in the spirit of deepening intentional and liberatory somatic practitioner community.  The intention of our week-long gathering for practitioners is to support rest, renewal, replenishment and community.   Our values are spaciousness, community connection, intuitive body based care and shared nourishment with the sea, Mediterranean cuisine, the island and each other.

July 5 - July 9

TAI CHI WITH LIDIA

With Lidia Tilianaki

Tai Chi

In Greek

4 days tai chi chuan retreat with senior instructor in Dong Tai Chi chuan Lydia Tillianaki.

We will be working also with chi gong. Open for beginners as well. Tai Chi Chuan is a gentle, slow exercise that cultivates body and mind, helping build health and internal energy.

Info: http://www.taichi.gr/

https://www.taichi.gr/en/​front-page-events/4-day-tai-​chi-retreat-in-aegina-island-​1-6-july/

July 11 - July 14

FREE DIVING AND YOGA

With Dimitris

In Greek, translated to English-speaking participants

Yoga is the stilling of the fluctuation of the mind
 Patanjali yoga sutra 1.2

A meeting where yoga and free diving unite their related characteristics with the goal of peace of mind.

A meditation workshop with breathing exercises - pranayama, physical positions- asana, and free diving.

Info: info@deepcalm.gr

July 22 - July 28

SATI DYNAMIC YOGA AND BEYOND RETREAT

with Evi Choutou

In Italian and English

A welcoming summer retreat to energize, regenerate and take you closer to your forgotten nature! Dynamic yoga sessions, Functional Workouts, dancing, active, sitting meditations and communication games to deepen your interactions and understanding throughout a mindful journey within!

Info: www.satidynamic.com

August 5 - August 10

YOGA WITH MATEUSZ

In German, English, Greek, Polish...

Info: mateusz@highonyoga.eu

August 23 - August 28

SYNTHETIKI PAIGNIODRASI

With Frosso Beneti

In Greek

Intensive training of Team Animators & Mental Health Counselors in the method of Synthetiki Paigniodrasi. The aim of the workshop is to strengthen the concept of 'connecting', to strengthen the sense of community, to exchange experiences and to get in touch with the members of our Community.

Info : Frosso Beneti, Mental Health Counselor

www.empsychosis.com

August 28 - August 31

THEROS

With Louisa Ouranou and Kleio Nikolopoulou

In Greek

Louiza and Kleio are inviting you to a yoga retreat for the end of the summer, the experiences of it and the pleasure we take in the fruits of our efforts. Tools include yoga asana (exercise), breathwork (pranayama), meditation, and the experience of art.

More information coming soon.

August 31 - September 7

YOGA WITH ELENA

With Elena Baer

In German

YOGA Retreat 2023 in the beautiful Oikia Karapanou!
In the morning, flow with the Power of Hatha YOGA, in the evening with the Silence of YIN YOGA and Breath!
Namaste! Enjoy!

Info: contact@elenabaehr.de

September 8 - September 21

YOGA WITH KASIA

With Kasia Bem

In Polish

Info: happy@kasiabem.com

September 23 - September 29

ASHTANGA MEETS YIN YOGA

With Nikoleta and Justyna

In English

This 6 days retreat offers a deep dive into the Yoga practice including theory & practice of Meditation and wisdom of Ayurveda (ancient Indian medicine system) in the form of workshops. The daily program combines two yoga traditions: Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga in the mornings and Yin Yoga in the afternoon, allowing you to explore two complementary aspects of the practice.

Information and registration: https://www.​bodymind.network/offer/yin-​yang-retreat-greece

September 29 - October 6

GREEK VACATIONS WITH ANNA KRASUCKA

In polish

Info: www.piecsmakow.com.pl

piecsmakow@piecsmakow.com.pl

October 7 - October 14

DANSEXPRESSIE WORKSHOP

With Rosemarie Anton and Sabine Treichel-Pohl

In German

This year we will explore the topic of "TRUST" intensively through dance.

Rilke writes: "To love from person to person is perhaps the hardest thing that we are forced to do, the ultimate, the final test, the work for which all work is only preparation."

A dance journey for women

Info: rosemarie.anton@gmx.de

October 21 - October 27

CREATIVE WRITING & CERAMICS

with Maud Vidal Naquet and Theodora Chorafas

In French

Creative writing and ceramics "Our hands have the floor!". Let our hands play with words and the earth and listen to what they have to say. Co-hosted by ceramist Théodora Chorafas

Info : info@etincelle.gr

October 28 - November 6

ERASMUS +

To be announced soon.

November 7 - November 11

EMBODIED WOMAN

With Katarina Gadjanski and Tasha Colbert

In English

Embodied Psychotherapy draws on a range of techniques from the practices of body-oriented psychotherapy, dance movement psychotherapy, somatic experiencing, somatic trauma therapy, neuroscience, creative arts, transpersonal psychotherapy and somatic mindfulness.

During the weekend we are going to be working with connecting to resourceful states through the body, in order to re-charge, renew and offer space for self-compassion and self-care. We'll be exploring through embodiment, creative arts, dance, sounding and movement to give expression to emotions and what we might ‘hold’ in our bodies.

Info: iembodiedpsychotherapy@gmail.​com

www.​embodiedpsychotherapy.org.uk/​embodied-woman-greece