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In a different seminar on the history of art, the image is freed from its shackles. It comes to remind us, or even to create new, emotions, to socio-politically communicate the past with the present, to inspire the future. Mainly, to incite the affect and to overcome theories, chronological dates and movements. Through discussion we will disagree to agree that beauty exists and may not be the same for everyone, but also that it may not need to be. It will be perceived with the five senses, it will be examined through this prism, like an innocent children’s game.

 

* Section 1. Touch (23/10)

* Section 2. Hearing (6/11)

* Section 3. Taste (13/11)

* Section 4. Sight (4/12)

* Section 5. Smell (18/12)

 

The seminar The history of art through the 5 senses is a series of seminars that will take place at Spiti Yoga under the guidance of Lina Tsioli within five 2-hour meetings on the following Fridays 23/10 (Touch), 6/11 (Hearing), 20/11 (Taste), 4/12 (Sight), 18/12 (Smell) at 21.00-23.00. The cost for every separate meeting is 15 Euros. Due to the imposed lockdown, the last three meetings for 2020 are annuled and will take place on new arranged dates within 2021. We will inform everyone on time. Stay safe! Do you have any questions? Please, ask us!

Whirling is a dance and a meditation in movement. The most known reference is the whirling Dervishes. The practice of whirling can offer many and various benefits, it enables us to get in contact with various parts of ourselves – either close to our awareness, or further away from it. Through it we find strength, joy, relaxation, we’re being moved, and we find a sense of liberation – even the possibility of the ecstatic experience.

 

In these workshops, we’ll have the opportunity to introduce the beginners to whirling, to recap many of the basic technique issues that have already been touched upon, but also to go deeper and cover more issues as well. Each weekend holds its own theme, but we also follow the group’s dynamic and the special needs that are being present each time. Whirling workshops are open and accessible to anyone who wants to join, and no special background or knowledge of the subject is required. Each one of us finds their way to whirl according to their body and their psycho-emotional state.

 

* The Whirling workshops are being held at Spiti Yoga under the guidance of Alexandros Farmakis. Due to the imposed lockdown, the last 2020 meetings are annuled and will take place on new arranged dates within 2021. We will inform everyone on time. Stay safe! Do you have any questions? Please, ask us!

In the first part of the seminar, we explore basic motor skills of our muscles and joints, and various ways of contact and interaction between two bodies. Borrowing elements from different contemporary dance techniques, we learn basic techniques and ways of interaction through muscle pressure techniques (feet, hands, fingers, etc.) and through joints movement.

 

In the second part, we work in couples and offer each other a complete therapy. This includes traditional Thai massage techniques in various positions (prone, supine, lateral and sitting position).

 

* The Thai massage for dummies workshop is being held at Spiti Yoga under the guidance of George Androulakis. Due to the imposed lockdown, the last 2020 meetings are annuled and will take place on new arranged dates within 2021. We will inform everyone on time. Stay safe! Do you have any questions? Please, ask us!

A two-day advanced massage seminar to get acquainted with the intestines (guts) of ourselves and others. Emotional tensions and anxiety, modern lifestyle, inappropriate eating habits, stress levels are some of the factors that justify the expression “I hate my guts”. A quite common phenomenon for sufferers is reflex pain in the lumbar spine: the back hurts, but what really suffers is the abdomen.

 

Unfolding the thread from the anatomy of the area in question, we will enrich our knowledge and perception through the palpation of the abdominal organs. We will learn easy ways to contact the area, along with ways to enter deeper. So, by applying the appropriate techniques we can achieve the absolute relaxation of the receiver, as well as more chances of release from chronic or ephemeral tensions.

 

The seminar is addressed to massage lovers with some experience; to everyone who suffers from visceral pain now and then; to anyone who wants to spend a special weekend full of theoretical knowledge and practice.

 

* The Dynamic Thai massage workshop will be held at Spiti Yoga under the guidance of Vaggelis Baris. Its duration is 12 hours and it costs 90 Euros. Due to the imposed lockdown, the scheduled workshop is annuled and will take place on new arranged dates within 2021. We will inform everyone on time. Stay safe! Do you have any questions? Please, ask us!

60 hour Thai yoga massage training, divided into four weekends.

 

No previous knowledge on Thai or any other type of massage is required in order to participate in the first two weekends (30 hours). During these four days, basic thai massage techniques for body well-being, stress management and balancing of the vital energy. are taught. In addition, the seminar introduces students to thai oil massage, osteo-thai massage, and the basic body energy channels.

 

During the next two weekends (30 hours), students become familiar with more sophisticated thai massage techniques, and more emphasis is given on practice itself. In order for students to participate in this second part, the attendance of the first part is a prerequisite.

 

This training is addressed to health professionals, people who are in contact with physical and mental training systems (such as Yoga), but also to anyone seeking autonomy on health and wellness issues. It aims to broaden our general knowledge of addressing health issues that concern us daily. It is ideal for those who wish to get in touch with this kind of treatment.

 

Two fully updated manuals will be given to every participant of the training.

A Certification of Attendance will be given to those participating in the first 30 hour training.

The ITM Level 1 Certification will be awarded after the completion of the full 60 hour training.

 

The certified Thai yoga massage full training will take place at Spiti Yoga under the guidance of Thalia Ragkousi and Georgios Androulakis on the following Weekends 20-21/2, 6-7/3, 27-28/3 και 10-11/4. The cost for the 30 first hours is 300 Euros (or 270 Euros for an Early bird spot reservation until 1/2/2021) and 250 Euros for the final 30 hours. Do you have any questions? Please, ask us!

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