with Bita Jenkins and Moses Brown
October 17-24 AND 24-31, 2020
Come be swept away to our Greek Island paradise! Nestled near the village of Oia, surrounded by palm trees and fig trees, vineyards and gardens, is our oasis for this week, just 600 feet away from a beautiful beach. Be nourished by organic meals made from local ingredients, on-site yoga classes with Bita and Moses, and several surprises. We’ll visit a local winery for a tour and tasting, enjoy a picturesque hike from the village of Fira to Oia, and take an unforgettable tour by boat visiting the island’s beaches and hidden hot springs.
Space is limited and payment plans available – register early!
Our private oasis for the week is on a private property located at Baxedes of Oia on Santorini Island, less than 2 miles from the center of Oia village and 600ft from the most beautiful beach of Oia. In our spacious surroundings, you can walk between palm trees and fig trees and let your stress dissolve, in hammocks between the trees, by the pool, or on the terrace or your own balcony.
Santorini offers agricultural produce of exquisite quality and incomparable taste due to both its unique climate and volcanic soil. Our on retreat, our chef’s will be offering a wide range of Greek and traditional dishes using as many ingredients as they can from their own gardens and other local produce grown without any artificial fertilizers, pesticides or growth accelerators. Expect to experience amazing cherry tomatoes, white aubergines, local cucumbers (katsounia), round zucchinis, string beans (ampelofasoula), grapes, melons and watermelons. You might like to take a stroll into the vegetable garden and get acquainted with the renowned, dry varieties which grow on the island and taste the fruit of our fig trees which surround your bungalows.
Your Retreat Includes:
- Your lodging for the week
- All meals minus 2 lunches
- On-site daily yoga classes with Bita and Moses
- A 5 hour boat tour of the island with swimming and visits to the white beach, red beach, Indian rock, hot springs and Thirassia island
- A visit and tasting at a local vineyard
- A picturesque cliffside walk / hike from the village of Fira to the village of Oia overlooking the volcano. On this afternoon you’ll end with an open lunch and free time in the village of Oia
- Unlimited relaxing in a hammock, by the pool and swimming in the Mediterranean
- Optional add ons like massage or visits to other beaches of Santorini
Travel, Additional Information & FAQ’s
Please book your travel to Santorni, Greece for arrival on October 17th and departure on October 24th (unless you are adding extra time on the island on your own). Several European cities offer short flights to Santorini National Airport (JTR) – also known as Thira Airport. Boats are also available from Athens if you are feeling adventurous … but unless you have experience in Greece and with the boats, we highly recommend the flight. (Transportation by boat can be 4.5 – 7.5 hours)
We will collect participants arrival and departure times and assist with ride shares to the center.
What to pack:
- Comfortable walking shoes
- Comfortable clothing and light layers
- Bathing suit
- Yoga clothes
- Adapters for electronics
Bita Jenkins & Moses Brown
Bita Jenkins, M.D., E-RYT500 has been practicing and studying yoga since 1976. Her approach to yoga is intelligent, playful, and heart-based. She emphasizes awareness, the breath, core principles, alignment, and integrating both movement and stillness to access our true nature. Cultivating a sacred space to open the body, free the mind, and connect with spirit, she aspires to ignite the magic of our existence and the bliss of living this presence. Bita can appreciate all of the stress we accumulate in our fast-paced lifestyles. Her intention is to offer down to earth techniques and ways to incorporate them into our daily lives to help minimize stress, heal our bodies, and focus our minds. Self-transformation and awakening within has guided Bita to teach from a place of love, respect and integrity.
Moses Brown is a Certified Yoga Teacher who has been teaching since 1991. He leads public classes immersions and yoga teacher trainings. Moses believes that yoga should be a heart-opening experience that is both supportive as well as empowering to the student. His teachings create an approach that are physically dynamic, mentally stimulating and therapeutic. Moses brings focus, concentration, and mindfulness to his classes, weaving them together with playfulness, joy and FUN!!
WEEK #1 (October 17-24, 2020)
WEEK #2 (OCTOBER 24 – 31)
Studios can accommodate 1-3 people each and include a private patio or terrace, private bathroom with shower, A/C, fridge, hair dryer and safe.
1 single room still available
Cost: $2595 per person
2 double rooms and one female roommate space still available
TRIPLE OCCUPANCY (women)
Cost: $2195 per person
*please enquire about availability if you have three who want to share a room*
- 7 nights accommodations
- Group pick up and drop off in from the port or Santorini Airport (on the start and end days of the retreat)
- Yoga Classes with Bita and Moses
- A tour and tasting at a local winery
- Group hike from Fira village to Oia village
- Special group boat tour with lunch
- all meals minus 2 lunches
- Travel to Santorini, Greece
- 2 lunches (but available on site)
- Optional activities and services
- Gratuities you might like to offer drivers, guides and center staff
- Travel Insurance (highly recommended – see Travel Guard Link)
Refunds and Cancellations: Refund less deposit ($695) before May 15, 2020. No refunds after May 15, 2020. In case of cancellation, you may transfer your deposit or your reservation to another person as long as you notify One Yoga Global 21+ days in advance. Due to arrangements made with our vacation hosts, there can be no exceptions to this policy. Participants will be required to sign an application and liability waiver to participate on this trip.
If you place a deposit, the balance due will be set to charge in equal installments starting the month after deposit through July, 2020, unless other arrangements are made.
We HIGHLY recommend that you consider purchasing Travel Insurance. Travel insurance companies like TRAVEL GUARD offer policies that insure your investment in case you need to cancel (including “cancel for any reason” coverages), coverages for expenses incurred due to to weather & travel delays, personal property loss and emergency travel medical. Please review policies carefully to choose the coverage you need.