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 exploring Amorgos. Your yoga and dance instructor will be Jeneen Piccuirro.
- Day 1-8Yoga and Dance Program at Aegialis Hotel & SpaParticipants will travel independently to the port on Amorgas and be transferred to Aegialis Hotel & Spa. There will 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, snokleing, scuba diving, scooter rental, etc. Late afternoon will be yoga and belly dancing with Jeneen. Dinner included.
Accommodation at Aegialis Hotel & Spa is airy 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.
Note: other room configurations may be available for different prices. For example, if you are a group of three, please ask about a triple room.
Transportation is provided to/from the port on check-in and check-out days.
Our Athens add-on meets at a centrally-located Athens hotel on May 6th, 2019 and includes 2 nights accommodation, 2 breakfasts plus 1 group meal, a half-day tour through Athens, and ferry tickets to Amorgos on May 8th. Join the group early in Athens, experience the city’s ancient history, and travel together to Amorgos on the ferry! Cost: $400 USD.
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:
|Days Prior to Trip Start Date||Trip Cancellation Fee Per Person|
|31 – 60 days||50% of trip price|
|0-30 days||100% of trip price|
Payment in full is due 120 days before trip start date.
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, Childrens 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 Studio in the Woods, 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 session or custom designed small group work as well as special events.