Yoga Retreats


HA MAUI | WELLNESS YOGA RETREAT

LUMERIA – MAUI   |   SPRING 2018

Immerse yourself in daily yoga, meditation, organic meals, spa treatments, therapeutic services, and island excursions, all catering to care-givers, patients, and survivors of cancer, trauma,  and other life changing illnesses and emotional events. This retreat is lead by Ruby Amarsharan Wong. Ruby is a 4 time cancer survivor, Certified Cancer Patient Navigator, and Certified Kundalini and Yin Yoga Teacher… ( Ruby’s Full Bio)  

Location: Lumeria- Maui

Dates:  SPRING 2018 TBD

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2017 GREECE RETREAT

GREECE 2017 RESERVATIONS open until June 15th, 2017

– Balance ~ Boost ~ Be You!

Join Ruby in  2017  for a physical transformation and cultural expedition in Greece!

 

Nisyros, Greece ( Rhodes and Athens add-ons available)

Retreat Date : September 24-30, 2017,  7 Nights

Price: $ 1800 USD

Nisyros is part of The Dodecanese island chain located in the southeast Aegean Sea. This is your classic Greek island, quaint alleyways, white washed homes, little tavernas preparing home made meals and no mass tourism developments. There are only 1200 permanent residents year round, offering an authentic Greek lifestyle experience.

Our guests will enjoy the varied landscape, from volcanic rock beaches, magnificent mountain hiking trails to the picturesque villages of Mandraki and Nikia. The incredible decent into the island’s volcano is a must. Renting a scooter to explore the villages, secluded beaches and ancient fortresses is the best way to explore on your own.

Nisyros was chosen for its secluded quite location, tranquil atmosphere and its famous hospitality. The perfect location for a relaxing and restorative yoga holiday. Please join us on a week full of self discovery, adventure and the exploration of Yoga.

What’s Included

  • 7 nights accommodation
  • 2 yoga classes per day
  • Daily breakfast and dinner
  • Return transfers from Athens
  • 3 unique excursions
  • Certified yoga instructors
  • Personal yoga mat and props
  • Taxes and service charges

What to bring:

As Greece is a warm and sunny country, light packing and clothing is recommended. Yoga mats and props will be provided on the retreat.

  • light cotton clothing, easy to wash and air dry (no laundry facilities)
  • personal medications and amenities
  • comfortable yoga wear, our classes are held outside
  • light sweater or jacket, nights can be cool
  • good walking shoes, high SPF sunscreen, hat and good sunglasses
  • bathing suit, sandals, water shoes, blow dryer and small backpack
  • currency is Euros, valid passport, travel and medical insurance

Getting to Nisyros

The only way to get to Nisyros is by ship from Kos. Kos island offers the nearest airport and easiest transfer port to the retreat. The town of Kardemena is the closest port to the airport and offers frequent transfers to Nisyros. There are airport taxis and buses to take you to the port of Kardemena. Once on Nisyros, you will be met by our staff, then a short walk to the hotel for check in and refreshments. We include return ferry transfers in our pricing from Kos.

Getting to Kos for your transfer is easy. The airport is serviced by the following airlines within the U.K.,Europe and Greece: EasyJet, RyanAir, Monarch Air, Aegean Airlines, Olympic Airlines and Air Berlin. Or you can take an overnight ferry from Athens to Nisyros, via Blue Star ferries, direct to the island. Please notify us of your method of arrival to the transfer points or to the island direct. You will be met at Kos airport and the port by us, then transferred by ferry to Nisyros. Please make sure to arrive in Kos no later than 09:00 on the first day, as the ferry departs soon after.

Accommodations

We’ve been staying at The Hotel Porfyris since our first retreat here in 2012, which located in the small village of Mandraki. All rooms come with a balcony, private bathroom, A/C, refrigerator and decorated in the traditional greek island architecture. The hotel offers daily maid service, pool and the breakfast room for our daily morning breakfast. Ms. Maria Karpathaki and her wonderful team welcomes our yoga guests with the island’s best hospitality. All Yoga classes are held here.

Excursions

Volcano Tour

This exciting tour takes us through breathtaking mountain scenery, ancient villages and into a simmering active volcanic crater. Visit the beautiful village of Nikia and its famous volcano museum. Nisyros is known as the red island, due to its volcanic soil and terrain.

Historical Village Walk

Our local historian will guide us through the winding streets of the capital, Mandraki. The islands main town is full of picturesque squares, local shops and ancient folklore. Our tour includes the stunning Monastery of Panagia Spiliani with its incredible views, and famous icons.
Local guides will escort all tours

Greek Cultural Night

Meet the residents of the island at their annual Greek dance in the mountain village of Nikia. Here you will witness the island’s traditional music, dancing and food. Greek dancing, fun and excitement, Greece at its best!
This evening event happens under the stars, besides the views of the famous Volcanic crater.

Meals

The local food on the island is amazing, it doesn’t get any fresher than this! You can usually see the goat who’s cheese it is that your eating. We offer daily breakfast and dinner on the retreat. Our morning meal is a buffet with plenty of choices from Greek yogurt to fresh breads and cheeses. Our three course dinners are held in a different venue each night. We will sample the local cuisine, exploring homemade specialties and flavors from the Mediterranean.

Please notify us of any allergies you may have and vegetarian options are available.

Deposit

We require a Non-Refundable deposit of 200 USD to confirm your booking.

Final Payment

Remaining balance is due 90 days prior to your retreat start date.

Cancellation Policy

If for any reason, Ruby Maui Yoga needs to cancel your booking, a full refund will be given. If for any reason you need to cancel your booking, the following charges apply. Up to 90 days prior to program start date: All monies refunded except the deposit. Within 90 days prior to program start date: Total price, Non-Refundable We highly recommend purchasing travel and medical insurance for peace of mind. Ruby Maui Yoga retreats reserves the right to change, revise or cancel retreats based on the number of guest bookings.

Payment

Prices are per person, single or double occupancy.

Retreat Early Bird Promotions.

Book and pay your deposit by April 15, 2018

*(please note: once air is booked, no changes or refunds are allowed)

1. DEPOSIT OF $ 200 USD NON REFUNDABLE
2. FULL PRICE $ 1800 PAID BY JUNE 24, 2017, NON -REFUNDABLE
3. ADDITIONAL ADD ON TO ATHENS , CONTACT RUBY

Nisyros/Rhodes

Date: September 24- October 04, 2017

Deluxe Retreat: 7 Nights Nisyros & 3 Nights Rhodes

Price:  $ 2300

One of Greece’s most famous islands, Rhodes is only a 3 hour ferry ride from Nisyros, a wonderful extension to your Greek holiday. Our instructors accompany our guests, so all is taken care of while in Rhodes.

Rhodes, the largest of Greece’s Dodecanese islands, is known for its beach resorts, ancient ruins and remnants of its occupation by the Knights of St. John during the Crusades. The city of Rhodes has an Old Town featuring the old Street of the Knights and the castle-like Palace of the Grand Masters. Captured by the Ottomans and then held by the Italians, the palace is now a history museum.

The Old Town is spectacular with its medieval streets and ancient squares. Our hotel is walking distance to the Unesco sites and shopping bazaars of the Old City. Known as the sun island, for its quaint villages and beaches.

What’s Included

  • 10 nights accommodation with private bath and balcony
  • Nisyros: 7 nights, Rhodes: 3 nights
  • All inclusions as per our Nisyros: Classic Retreat
  • 1 Group dinner
  • City tour of Old Town
  • All transfers from Nisyros to Rhodes, hotel and airport
  • All taxes, service charges and tipping Included

DEPOSIT OF $ 200 USD,  NON REFUNDABLE BY JUNE 1ST

Price: $2300   USD PAID BY JUNE 24, 2017, NON -REFUNDABLE

Athens

Stop over @Athens 2 night extension

Dates: Any 2 nights pre- / post-retreat or training

Price: $ 580

 

Hummingbird is Coming to Greece in September.

Valerie Hummingbird, is a professional musician, singer, songwriter since 1975.

Hummingbird studied under Fabian Maman, a pioneer of vibrational medicine along

with other prominent sound healers.

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Come to Maui for our exclusive Nonohe Yoga Retreat

 


Experience an immersive week long journey of self discovery, renewal, and the exploration of Yoga

on the Hawaiian Island of Maui…Imagine your holiday to Hawaii, through the power of the Pacific

Ocean and a beach side yoga adventure. Your daily program consists of quiet reflection, energizing

Kundalini and Yin yoga classes in the garden or on the beach, fresh local meals prepared in-house,

beach walks, and island excursions unique to Maui Kundalni Rising. Nonohe’s quaint beach-side

accommodations for small groups of up to 8 guests allows Ruby to create a space for you to manifest

meaningful and sustainable changes in your life. Float around in the ocean, explore Maui, book a stand

up paddle boarding class, take a theraputic painting class with Ruby, explore the art in Paia town, or

simply snooze by the pool at Nonohe!

Nonohe: Place of Beauty

 

Your inclusive Maui retreat includes accommodation for groups of up to 8 guests, airport and excursion

transportation, fresh local meals, and 2 daily classes created by Ruby tailored to each students’ experience

and ability. We can arrange a wide choice of island excursions to make sure there is always something

invigorating and interesting available to guests with a variety of interests. From guided waterfall hikes in the

Bamboo forest, to watching the sun rise at 10,000ft on Mount Haleakala, to art, food, and wine tours, to

private beach talks, we make sure you find the ultimate experience your are looking for while on Maui.

TYPICAL DAILY SCHEDULE

*Please note that class times may change due to weather or group excursions planned. Your flexibility will allow us to create the best schedule possible for your week away.
6:30am: Coffee, tea and fruit will be available for a pre-class light snack
7:00am to 8:30am: Yoga class, meditation and discussion
9:00am: Breakfast
Free Time Swim, read, nap on the beach, book a massage, walk the beach, explore Maui on a nature excursion. Do as much or as little as you like.
5:30pm to 7:00pm: Yoga class, meditation and discussion
7:30pm: Healthy onsite dinner

We will offer some options for eating in Paia town; however, meals offsite are not included in your retreat package.

Accomodations:

For a special Hawaiian get away including convenience and pleasure, Nonohe Old Plantation

era home is the ideal location for our Maui Kundalini Rising Yoga retreat! Nonohe is the perfect

yoga retreat for beach lovers, and nature enthusiasts looking for a quiet and gentle release.

Nonohe is a 4-Bedroom, 3 Bath Plantation Home with pool for 2 – 8 guests. There is a full kitchen

and students are welcome to shop and prepare meals if desired. Outside dinners and BBQ’s are

allowed until 9:30pm. The property offers a large lanai, pool, extensive tropical gardens and walking

access to nearby beach and adjacent Golf Course. Paia town, with its eclectic shops, restaurants and

art galleries, is a 2-minute drive and about a 20 minute walk down the beach. Ho’okipa Beach Park is

only 5 minutes away by car. To and from Kahului Airport takes only 7 minutes. Baby

Beach just a few minutes away has a small reef 30 yards off-shore that protects the shoreline from heavy

surge, making a nice “tide pool”type beach … great for a short, calm swim after a yoga class or chilly morning

sunrise atop Haleakala crater. A central location and generally year-round great weather make this retreat a

fantastic location for your Hawaiian yoga adventure! Join us for a week of fun, relaxation and transformation

on our beautiful island.

This is a small boutique yoga retreat. You won’t find us listed on the big yoga sites. We provide personalized service

for a very small number of guests. If you would like to talk to us about booking your group this year, please get in

touch via email, phone, or skype, or fill out this form and Ruby will be in touch with you shorty.

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