I visited Mt Athos, (a peninsula in northern Greece, and a 1100 year old centre of Orthodox Monasticism, with 20 monasteries and countless smaller cloisters), for 10 days a couple of years ago and lived at the monasteries. I attended both the 5 hour long afternoon and 2:30a.m. liturgies, ate with the monks, breakfast even … Continue reading Yoga Practice or Prayer ?
What strange days Usually we have 3 months of busy tourism here, mid June to mid September, last year 2019 being the busiest season for Paros, people came May and even in October, on the back of being voted the best island by a few different magazines tv programs online sites etc. But typically a … Continue reading September Paros
Dear Yoga friends Here I am back on Paros... after setting up temporary base in Thessaloniki and traveling around the north of greece, with the intention of finding a property and making a retreat centre/home. Beautiful people and places everywhere, but nothing matched idealic luminescent Paros. And when a large property in an agricultural quiet … Continue reading don’t know what you got, til it’s gone
Hi everyone. Yoga friends! I’ve got some good news, but I’ll leave it for our release from lockdown. And focus on this now... Its an exciting time to be alive. Very strange, twilight zone stuff, but nonetheless exciting. We know from ours and others lives, that suffering and painful experiences almost always make way for … Continue reading Sleeping through a Revelation
Dear students and friendsI will be taking a step back from teaching in 2020 to focus fully on some personal matters. And hopefully return better and stronger, for another decade of health and wellness.Αγαπητοί μαθητές και φίλοιΘα κάνω ένα βήμα πίσω από τη διδασκαλία το 2020 για να επικεντρωθώ πλήρως σε ορισμένα προσωπικά θέματα. Και … Continue reading 2020
Magaya has closed after another wonderful summer. And it was the last summer for me on Paros. I leave with mixed feelings because i have made friends that are like family now, and Ι love the island. Unfortunately things did not work out there and Im looking to settle in Thessaloniki, People from Thessaloniki I … Continue reading End Of Summer
Yoga practice is a system. I remember thats the first thing they said when i arrived for the first time to practice with the Iyengar family in India back in '07 after i received my 2nd level Iyengar certification. A system to do what? Well that's subjective. Some practice to lose weight or look feel … Continue reading Yoga System
JULY Summer is here and the cicada are getting louder along with the heat increasing... phew. I enjoy the heat. its so beautiful all the hues of blue sparkling under the sun on these long days. It slows you down and forces you to stop and rest whenever you can, ideally having a nap around … Continue reading YOGA 2019 @ YOGAMAGAYA