Dance Your Joy – Yoga and Belly Dance Retreat on the Greek Islands
Dance, move, play, and dive deep into your inner joy for well-being.
Why we love this tour
This is an incredible opportunity to refocus your inward energy and do it all in a spectacular setting. This yoga and belly dance retreat will take place on a hillside overlooking the sea along the coast of beautiful Amorgos Island. This stunning, remote location is perfect to reconnect and recharge. Spend mornings and evenings practicing yoga and dance and afternoons on your own or with the group exploring Amorgos. The 2024 tour will occur during Orthodox Easter and will allow us to participate in local traditions. Your yoga and dance instructor will be Jeneen Piccuirro.
- Day 1Arrival in AthensWe'll rendezvous at our centrally-located Athens boutique hotel before dinner and walk together to an atmospheric taverna for a lovely evening of music and dining.
- Day 2Ferry to NaxosIn the morning we'll board the ferry for Naxos, enjoying some rest as we cruise through the Greek Isles. We'll spend the night on Naxos before boarding a smaller ferry to Amorgos the next day. You'll have time for a easy walk to Apollo's Temple for a little ancient history and a brilliant view of Naxos Town.
- Day 3-10Yoga and Dance Retreat at Aegialis Hotel & SpaThe next 7 nights we'll relax and recharge at the gorgeous Aegialis Hotel & Spa. We'll practice yoga and meditation in the morning followed by a buffet breakfast. Afternoons will be free to use hotel facilities or explore the island. Optional activities will be offered through the hotel at cost, such as boat trips, hiking, snorkeling, scuba diving, scooter rental, etc. Late afternoon will be filled with yoga and belly dancing with Jeneen. Dinner included. On the final morning, ferry transportation will be included back to Piraeus (Athens). Tour ends in Piraeus.
Accommodation is in single-occupancy rooms at Aegialis Hotel & Spa with sea-view balconies from the hillside of northern Amorgos. Each en-suite room is air-conditioned and includes hairdryer, safe, and refrigerator, as well as complimentary bathrobes and pool towels.
The daily Greek breakfast includes homemade jams, croissants, and pastries. Amorgian cuisine with locally produced organic ingredients and Greek wines are served at Ambrosia Restaurant. Its large terrace has views to the Gulf of Aegiali and the Aegean Sea. Aegialis features an Olympic-size sea-water pool with free sun loungers, umbrellas, and showers, spa and gym facilities. There are multiple spaces for yoga and dance instruction. Aegialis is located within walking distance from the sandy beaches Aegiali and Levrosos.
*If you are signing up with a friend and would like double occupancy for the standard premier room, please use discount code “DoubleOccupancyDiscount24” for $600 off per person.
**Please contact us for pricing on double occupancy for the jaccuzi and pool rooms if you are booking with a friend.
Note: other room configurations may be available for different prices. For example, if you are a group of three or four, please ask about a family room.
All transportation within Greece is included except airport transfer in Athens.
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Cancellations and Refunds
If you must cancel your reservation for a tour and/or its extension, we will refund your payment, less the following fees per tour and/or extension:
|After:||Trip Cancellation Fee Per Person|
|August 31, 2023||$250|
|Sept 15, 2023||50% of trip price|
|Nov 01, 2023||100% of trip price|
If you cancel for any reason between August 31st and Sept 15th, you will receive a full refund minus your $250 deposit which can be applied to any of Unquote Travel’s trips (within 24 months).
Our policy is that no cancellations are permitted after November 01, 2023. We know that there is a lot of uncertainty around travel during these times, which is why we require all our participants to carry travel and evacuation insurance to cover illnesses such as Covid. If you have to cancel due to Covid, we will work with you, your travel insurer, and our suppliers to reach the best possible outcome.
Payment in full is due on November 01, 2023. 50% of payment is due Sept 15, 2023. Deposits are due August 31, 2023.
Yoga & Dance Instructor
Jeneen Piccuirro is a professional Yogi, Bellydancer, Sound Healer, Energy Worker, Visual Artist, Meditator, and a lifelong lover of Qi. Self-labeled an “eclectic integrationist”, she frequently combines and weaves together several of the creative, sacred, and healing modalities she works with to create unique offerings that defy individual categorization. She brings her joyful spirit, intense focus, creative soul, and caring nature to all of her classes. She holds an MFA in painting, a BA in Art, 500-hour YTT, 4 yr Integrated Alignment (Energy & sound healing) certificates, and many other trainings including Pranayama, Pre-natal Yoga, Children’s Yoga, QiGong, Mantra Transmission, Tantric Dance and Bellydance. Jeneen has taught at American University, Georgetown University, University of MD, Swarthmore College, Dartmouth College, Washington Studio School, Flow Yoga Center, 18th and Yoga, River’s Edge Yoga, DC Dance Collective, Thomas Circle Sports Club, AHA yoga studio. She has exhibited her paintings widely and has danced in several professional bellydance troupes. In addition to private offerings through her business Soul Voyage Studio, she currently teaches at the Kreeger Museum, Local Motion Studio, Ease Yoga & Cafe, Take 5 Meditation, Life With Cancer & Young Audiences of Virginia. She is available for private sessions or custom designed small group work as well as special events.