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CELEBRATING OUR HEARTS

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5 Days

Yoga & Aromatherapy Retreat

Chania, Crete

13th - 18th June 2022

Reconnect with the purest version of yourself 
that is LOVE 

 
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WHAT'S INCLUDED

5 Nights in shared rooms
2 Vegan meals per day
Jivamukti yoga classes
Afternoon workshops
Heart opening aromatherapy massage

THE FACILITATORS

Peter & Annalisa

The moment we met during our stay in an Ashram on the beautiful island of Crete, our hearts connected.

The vast amount of fire that burns in our hearts and guides us through this lifetime pulled our souls together.

We are both tameless, passionate, free spirited fire signs. We live our lives as there is no tomorrow.

This passion for life, celebration, togetherness, love and for joy drives and motivates us.

We learned through the hardships we experienced in life, that love is the only way forward.

These experiences made us the empaths we are today.


During this 5 days retreat we would like to help you to ignite and boost this fire of yours that resides within your heart.

Holding you a safe and loving space where you can rediscover that timeless version of you, who came into this life to love and experience the joy, that life offers.
We will reconnect with Anahata, the heart chakra.

Embracing our vulnerable sides, so we can safely let go of our fears, that are holding us back from experiencing the sense of freedom.
We will practice self love through the yoga practice, aromatherapy, the massage you'll receive, meditations, dancing, laughters, walking barefoot on earth, jumping into waters, breathing fresh air, warming our faces in the sun, spending time in silence, eating nourishing foods, being together in a community safely, lovingly as friends & family.


Come and join us! 

Let us help each other to find the love that we are. 


Annalisa & Peter

 

Peter Frak

Certified aromatherapist, ayurvedic massage therapist and energy healer

I am known for my sensitivity and healing hands.

 

My deep interest in alternative medicine and ancient healing therapies expands with each day. My practices and studies pull from a vast array of disciplines, including aromatherapy, massage therapy, acupuncture, Chinese medicine, Ayurveda, gong bath sound healing, chakra purifying, Vipassana meditation, breath work, astrology, yoga and energy healing.

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Annalisa Tiranti

Certified Jivamukti and Vinyasa Yoga teacher 500+ hrs 

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Annalisa Tiranti is a creative soul who started her career as an interior designer.

She became a yoga teacher in 2016 studying with Sharon Gannon and David Life, the founders of the Jivamukti method. In 2018 she completed Vinyasa Sangye' teacher training with her beloved teachers Cat Alip-Douglas & Phil.

 

She is fully committed to experience this life as the best version of herself in order to pass this on, and on... Only then can we bring our positive contributions to our planet Earth.

Chippy

Certified Nutritionist and our Chef

Peter "Chippy" Grant is a Professional Caterer and Chef with a massive love of  flavourful, experimental food and huge passion for using local well sourced, seasonal ingredients, with over 12 years of experience in the catering industry and love of cooking different cuisines from all around the globe while on his journey into food.

Chippy co-owns a vegan sustainable run catering company called 'Trewhitts' that promotes ethical ideas such as zero waste, and he has catered at tonnes of festivals, banquets, weddings and commercial events.

Chippy is very passionate about foraging and fermenting, and thinks both can be a massive benefit to us physically and mentally, a huge interest in mushroom foraging and medicinal mushrooms.

ARMONIA VILLA

Annalisa and Peter will host you in the tranquil Armonia retreat centre.

The villa is located  in the heart of a traditional village, Douliana. You will be surrounded by typical Cretan nature, perfect to unplug from your stressful life.

Unforgettable experience guaranteed!

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Outdoor dining area

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Outdoor deck, for immersive workshops.
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BOOKINGS

Book Now your retreat by choosing your shared room.

HURRY UP!

PRICES ARE REDUCED ONLY THIS WEEK!

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Room 1
Room 1

Twin bedroom with ensuite bathroom.

£710

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Room 2

Four-bed room with ensuite bathroom.

£650

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Room 3

Three-bed room with ensuite bathroom.

SOLD OUT

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Room 4

Three-bed room with ensuite bathroom.

£680

 
 

Peter's Treatment Included

"Shen is the heart-mind. The mind that resides in the heart.

 

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the Shen is one of the vital substances of the body. It is the most subtle and non-material type of Qi. Most authors translate the word Shen as “spirit”; I prefer to translate Shen of the Heart as “Mind”, where our emotions are translated into thoughts, into energy.

This treatment is focuses mainly on the mind, therefore the majority of the massage happens on the face, head, shoulders and chest areas. My main focus is to switch your sympathetic nervous system to the parasympathetic side, so you can begin the “rest and digest” processes on all level.

This only happens when we meditate or sleep deeply. In those moments the self healing mechanism of the body can work actively and properly, without the mind breaking in and stealing that healing energy and using it up for counterproductive thinking patterns.

In this dreamy, meditative state, with the art of loving touch, I will help you to tap safely into those foggy areas, old patterns, traumas, memories, emotions, that are blocking your path towards self-love, so you can finally release or reset them.

This technique assists with aiding and stabilising this largely mental process.

It is recommended in case you are feeling irritable, frustrated, tense or in case of any kind of emotional imbalance.

It’s a deeply relaxing, rejuvenating, mind-twisting, soul-freeing, heart-opening inner journey into your unique, beautiful, forever expanding internal Universe and it is my pleasure to be your cosmic guide."

 

Jivamukti Yoga

The original word Jivanmuktih refers to "one who is liberated while living".

When I went to my first teacher training and I found out the existence of ancient books which they tell us how to access a life without suffering, I said to myself:

" Why am I only finding this out now?". It blew my mind.

Jivamukti yoga became a lifestyle and opened up infinite possibilities how I can live my life.

We will be practising and studying every morning the tools given by ancient text like Yoga Sutra Patanjali, Hatha Yoga Pradipika etc. It is easier than you think and you will be able to carries those tools for your life.

'Jiva' means individual living soul 'mukti' is like moksa – is liberation from the cycle of death and rebirth. 

"One who is still operating in the world, still seen as an individual by others, but not having that separate self as the core of experience.

Till we perceive as as separate entity from others we are far away to the deep understanding of life. The aim is to find transcendental consciousness while we are alive. We may not become enlightened, or reach the state of yoga  in this lifetime, as it is indeed a very high goal to set for oneself.

However, we may find that along the way we become incrementally more aware, kind, caring, and compassionate.

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Our Meals

"we are what we eat"

The first time this sentence was mentioned came from 1826 work Physiologie du Gout, ou Medetations de Gastronomie Transcendante, in which French author Anthelme Brillat-Savarin wrote: “Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what your are.”

Certainly a healthy body begins with what we decide to eat daily.

A vegan and vegetarian diet are at the core of a yogic life. 'Ahimsa'  (sanskrit) means 'no-harming', it is the first tenet of Jivamukti method. Not harming others such as humans and also all other beings we share the planet with such as animals, environments etc.

We would like to inspire you with our chef experience that is possible eating delicious meals even without meat or fish.

Peter-Chippy our chef based in UK has currently clients as Pukka Tea,The Dutch Tourist Board,Californian Almond Association, Planet Organic, DeadBeat Films and The Political Party The Green Party .

Trewhitts has also been mentioned in Vice for helping feed the masses at the extinction rebellion protest in previous years. 

Chippy has formed his path into cooking for yoga and wellness retreats , seeing food as medicine and something to prevent illness and strengthening the immune system and vital bodily functions. Chippy has since catered at a number of different retreats across the globe, creating some exciting nourishing dishes on the ways.

Are you ready?!