Retreat Details

Ashtanga yoga and mindfulness retreat on Kea, Greece. All levels welcome!

What’s includeD

  • Luxury boutique lodging, private or shared

  • Walk to beach (100 meters)

  • Infinity swimming pool

  • Breakfast & pescatarian dinner with vegetarian options

  • 1 group dinner at a local restaurant

  • Portal to portal transit to/from ferry terminal

  • Ashtanga yoga & mindfulness classes

  • Mala bead kit & class

  • Greek night with live music and wine tasting


  • 5 Mysore Classes 7:30am to 9:30am (w/10 min meditation)

  • 2 Ashtanga Led Classes 7:30am to 9:30 am (w/10 min meditation)

  • 1 Yoga Nidra 6pm - 7pm 4

  • 3 Evening Meditations, seated and walking, 6pm to 7pm

  • 2 Ashtanga Workshops 6pm to 7:30pm

  • 1 Somatic Therapy Workshop 6pm to 7:30pm


  • Excursions and day trips

  • Airfare and ferry to Kea

  • Alcoholic beverages not included, but you're welcome to purchase your own

  • Lunch is not included

  • Laundry is not included (available for an add'l fee)

  • Trip insurance

PRICING & Payment*

  • Shared rooms $2,450 USD per person

  • Private rooms $2,750 USD per person (limited)

  • 25% deposit upon booking

  • 75% due by June 5, 2020

  • 25% by August 5, 2020

*If booking after June 5, 2020, then 75% is paid upfront and the remainder due by August 5, 2020. Any bookings after August 5, 2020 require full payment upfront. Please read our cancellation policy here. Click here to reserve your spot.

Read about things to do on Kea here!

Tour the Villa

Villa Iris is a luxury boutique hotel. We’ll have exclusive use of these beautiful accommodations during the retreat. The villa is fully equipped with private baths in each room, terraces and kitchenettes.

Getting There and Away

Kea is 1 hour away by ferry from the Lavrio Port in Athens. There are many ferry options available. Link to the timetable here. From the port in Kea, we’ll pick you up and take you to the villa, which is about 30 minutes away located at at Lygia, Koundouros, 84002, Kea, Greece. We will have 2 cars on Kea and are happy to take you to local beaches and villages within a 30 minute radius at coordinated times for no additional charge.

Flying into Athens is very easy with many non-stop flights available from the U.S. We suggest you book your airfare well in advance, as prices do vary with tickets getting more expensive closer to the date.


Meet Your Hosts

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Sara is the owner of Joy Is My Armor Ashtanga Yoga in Hoboken, NJ and is a dedicated teacher of Ashtanga yoga and Buddhist meditation. With nearly 18 years of practical Ashtanga Yoga experience, Sara is an advanced level practitioner and serious student of yoga in the tradition of Richard Freeman and Manju Jois. Sara believes that Ashtanga is an inward-looking journey of self-discovery that is supported by community, consistency, kindness and cultivating postures that start from within and bloom outwards. Ask her about prana and apana! Sara is also certified in Level 1 Reiki. Email Sara with any questions at

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Anne believes that Ashtanga is for everybody. As a graduate of 200 RYT Training and XXX University, she teaches Ashtanga yoga through the Trini foundation, is a certified XXXX, works as a social-emotional advisor, lectures on the therapeutic benefits of yoga and somatic psychology. Anne lives in Napa, CA with her family, spending warm evenings sitting by the fire in her backyard, cooking, laughing, and playing fetch with her dogs.