EnLIGHTENing in Paros – A Summer Yoga Retreat

24 June - 30 June

Are you ready to go on a retreat on a sunny, enchanting Greek island with a marvelous beach where you can dive into yoga-meditation and philosophy, eat delicious food, rejuvenate with a new energy together with great people?

We unite again for our fourth incredible Summer Yoga Retreat, now almost a tradition, to bring together our beautiful communities under the inspired guidance of Zeyneb Uras and Konstantinos Charantiniotis.

June is the perfect time of the year to come to Paros Island where the days are long and the light is abundant. Let’s meet in this transformative and joyfull retreat where you will feel light deep down in your soul.

About the Guides

Konstantinos Charantiniotis : konstantinosc.com

Konstantinos is the founder of Bhāvanā Yoga. He has spend over 25 years studying, practicing and sharing Yoga. His diverse knowledge on human potential include classic studies on physical education, Ayurveda, psychology, NLP and hypnotherapy. His approach to share yoga with others incorporates with philosophy and personal  development techniques giving the participants the opportunity to develop an internal awareness that can truly transform their lives to the best.  He lives in Athens, Greece working as a Wellness and Life coach. He is also traveling and teaching internationally and through his work aims to inspire people to live their lives to the fullest.

Zeyneb Uras : cihangiryoga.com

Yoga Expert, Partner, and Manager at Cihangir Yoga in Turkey, Zeyneb first began yoga in Los Angeles in 1996. Since then, she has become one of the most influential yoginis, serving the Istanbul community with a loving light and nurturing soul. Zeyneb’s ability to inspire deep connection within herself and others is at the heart of her way of sharing, uniting yoga lovers from around the world. Her husband and her three sons are her biggest inspiration.

The Venue

Okreblue Apartments is the perfect setting for our auspicious journey into our Yoga Retreat. With the sweet smell of thyme dancing in the breeze, this extraordinary and naturally beautiful setting offers the perfect heaven for tranquility, rest, positive energy and rejuvenation.

Located on the beach of Santa Maria Bay, one of the prettiest beaches of the island, Okreblue apartments offer accommodations to suite your needs, from rooms with kitchenette to private studios. Okreblue is surrounded by nature, just a few meters from the seafront, overlooking the beautiful beach and crystal clear water. The yoga platform at Okreblue is 140 square meters of wooden deck with wooden roof and bamboo walls.

The owners Angelo and Sassy have nurtured this beautiful property for many years, ensuring that their guests can relax & enjoy the island’s gracious gifts of peace & nature, without any distraction.

For more info about the venue you can visit: http://www.okreblue.com


Two meals are offered during the day (brunch & dinner). All meals are carefully prepared by using selected ingredients that compliment the intake of necessary vitamins and micronutrients that are extremely beneficial for our nutrition! Our food will be vegetarian and made with organic products mostly grown in the gardens of Okreblue. Of course there is the option of ordering your own meal whenever you like in the beautiful taverna of Okreblue, The Caretta restaurant : carettarestaurant.gr/


Room – type available  Accomodation will be offered to participants at the rooms of Okreblue and 2 cooperating hotels Kalimera Paros and Paros Athina, all  located in Santa Maria and in walking distance from Okreblue where all our yoga classes and meals will take place.

  • Arrival & Check-in Day, Sunday 24th

Check in is after 12:00pm on Sunday

Our first meeting and opening circle is at 17:00 – 19:30 where will get to introduce each other and followed by a grounding asana part.

20:00 dinner


  • Additional offerings to explore Paros island

Wednesday, after the morning practice, is a free day to explore and enjoy the island for sightseeing and visit other beaches or the beautiful town of Naoussa.

There is an option for a day trip to Mykonos and Delos Islands. If you would like to go, please read below:

A bus service will pick us up from Santa Maria area in the morning, after the yoga class, we will take the boat that leaves from Naoussa (Paros) and takes us to Delos. Delos is an amazing island with 4000 years old ancient city and famous temple of Apollo, where we will stay for 2 hours, and is a must see!

Our boat will take us to Mykonos Island, we can lunch at a Greek fish tavern if we wish, stay at the island about 4 hours, and then back to Naoussa Paros. The evening we come back around 18.30, and we have the opportunity to visit the city of Naoussa in Paros and go there for dinner.

The cost of this trip will be 45-50€ per person, including bus and boat transportation and can be paid upon arrival at the venue.

* This trip will be available if the weather permits.

Email for details : info@cihangiryoga.com


  • 75 Minute Massage Sessions Offered

During your stay you will have the opportunity to enjoy an Ayurvedic Yoga Massage. Ayurvedic Yoga Massage combines traditional Indian Deep Tissue Massage and Yoga-Based Stretching Therapies and is a very special treatment.

If you would like to enjoy a session, please book in advance with reservations@okreblue.com


  • Last day & Departure, 30th of June

Asana Practice and closing circle until 10:00.

Check out at 12:00.

For all of you that have made your arrangements to leave in the afternoon, we will have a special area where you can leave your belongings, so you can enjoy the sea and sun!


  • Participation & Registration

Double occupancy 900€ – brunch & dinner included.

Early bird price until April 1st 750€

For registration please deposit 350 Euros. Another 400 Euros must be paid by April 1 2018 to take advantage of the early bird price. Full payment until May 28th, 2018.

Single rooms and rate, please contact us as there are very few, and you’ll need to book early. Classes are suitable for all levels. Space is limited; first come, first served.

For more information regarding the registration and payment please contact us via email to info@cihangiryoga.com or call +90 212 243 19 93


  • Logistics & Travel

We can help you with your travel. Travel with ease and comfort from your country of residence to Greece. Interested? Contact us at info@cihangiryoga.com for more information.


  • Payment & Cancellation Policy

Full payment due by May 28th. For cancellations received 30 days prior to the event: full participation fee minus €250 for admin, hotel and transaction fees. No refunds for cancellations in less than 30 days notice, unless we can fill your space. In case of retreat cancellation on our behalf, full retreat participation refund (ticket and transportation costs not included).


  • Refund Policy

In case of Retreat cancellation, full retreat fee refund (tickets and transportation cost not included).

For more information regarding the registration and payment please contact us via email to info@cihangiryoga.com or call +90 212 243 19 93

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