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Ashtanga Retreat with Peter Greve from Berlin

From:  Friday 26.10.2018
To:  Tuesday 30.10.2018

A four days long retreat with Peter Greve from Berlin. 

Programme: Four special Ashtanga Yoga asanas sessions and three afternoon workshops on injuries and disorders in Ashtanga yoga. More than a total of 20hours of teaching.

Peter Greve has spent several years studying yoga under the guidance of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois in Mysore from 1988 and has been teaching Ashtanga yoga for over 20 years.

As a professional clinical physical and manual therapist, he integrates functional anatomy and biomechanics to fortify the effect of yoga practice on health promotion, therapy, rehabilitation and dysfunction prevention. His special field of interest is the identification of movement-system impairments and their resolution and keeping up to date with the latest research in the field.

As a keen student of yoga philosophy and Sanskrit, Peter takes an integral approach to yoga. He is co-director of Die Yogapraxis center in Berlin where he teaches Mysore style and one-on-one therapy and is a sought after lecturer on teacher trainings and further education courses for teachers in Germany and internationally.

Afternoon Programme:
Saturday afternoon:
- Hamstring strain injury/proximal hamstring tendinopathy (pain/discomfort in the region of the sit bones)
- Cervical Spine Disorders: Forward Head Posture and Headaches

Sunday afternoon:
- Cervical and Thoracic Spine Disorders: Neck pain and Interscapularsyndrome (back pain/discomfort in the region of the shoulder blade)

Monday afternoon:
- Shoulder joint disorders: Rotator cuff disease, Impingement syndrome

Detailed Programme:

Arrival Day Friday

17:30   Arrival in Hanko & transportation from Railway station to our harbour at Sandöströmmen 93 A, Hanko.
17.45   Boat transportation to the island
18:00   Arrival to the island & lodging
18:30   Dinner
20:30   Sharing Presenting the programme
21:30 - 22:30 Cafe is open

Saturday, Sunday & Monday
08:45 - 09:00 Talk by Peter to prepare the practice.
09:00 - 11:00 Ashtanga Yoga Asana Class. Mysore or led.
11:00 - 11:30 Questions/answers and reflections.
11.30 - 12:30 Café is open with free Smoothie and Fruits.
13:00    Lunch
14:30 - 15:00  Café is open
15:00 - 17:00 Theory and Practice workshop
17:00 - 17:30 Cafe is open.
17:30 - 19:15 Theory and Practice workshop continues...
19:30   Dinner
20:30 - 22:00 Cafe is open.
21:30 - 23:00 Sauna

Departure Day Tuesday
08:45 - 09:00 Talk by Peter to prepare the practice.
09:00 - 11:00 Ashtanga Yoga Asana Class. Mysore.
11:00 - 11:30 Questions/answers and reflections.
11.30 - 12:30 Café is open with free Smoothie and Fruits.
12:45   Lunch
14:30   Departure from the island 
14:50   Taxi transportation to Hanko Railway station.
15:35   Departure of train to Helsinki and Turku

The Fee for the full four days is 590 Euro.
If you can not stay for the full retreat there is the option to leave on Monday ( fee 540€) or on Sunday (fee 490€).

Travel instructions
Arrival on Friday at 5.30 p.m. at Hanko railway station and departure is on Monday after lunch at 2.30 p.m.
There is a train connection from Helsinki to Hanko at 3.30 p.m. The train journey to Hanko takes approx. 2 hours.
A taxi van will pick you up at Hanko Main Railway Station at 5.30 p.m. and take you to our harbour. 
In case you are coming by car then the address is Sandöströmmen 93A, 10900 Hanko. You can park your car safely at our harbour for the duration of your stay.

What to bring
Please bring sheets. In case you forget or prefer to travel light you can hire sheets for 20 Euro/set.
If you don't have a yoga mat you can use one of the yoga mats provided.
Bring two towels. Soap for washing your clothes. Water bottle as it is recommended to drink a lot of water during your stay.
Warm clothes and a flash light.
We also suggest that you bring some pocket money to enjoy all the cakes and different coffees in the Café.

The best way to make a reservation is to contact me by e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone +358 (0)40 5029811.

Once you have confirmed your booking we will send you more detailed information regarding the payment.

Terms and conditions
Make sure you have valid travel insurance as insurance is not included in the price.
What is included in the price: Lodging, 3 meals/ day (late breakfast, lunch and dinner), 2 yoga sessions/day (asana practice and talks by Peter).
If you miss the arranged pick-up or departure be prepared to pay for a taxi (approx. 25 Euro) and a boat taxi (approx. 50 Euro).
Only arranged transfers are included in price.

Cancellation fees will be incurred as follows
1st Payment (deposit):100% loss of deposit if the student decides not to come.
2nd Payment (remaining fee):100% loss of payment if the student decides to not complete the workshop.



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