The Conscious Living Luxury Yoga ΑΠΟΦΡΑΞΕΙΣ ΒΟΥΛΙΑΓΜΕΝΗ Retreat is a journey of self love and self care. A thoughtfully designed experience that blends yoga, soul diving and nature together to unravel the conscious human you hold within you. If you believe that you were not just born to pay the bills, but you are here for a purposeful life, this retreat is for you!
Sofia is a certified 500hr Yoga & Psychology Instructor since 2017. Her passion is soul realignment. She believes all humans are born with an assigned soul journey and that the life path we are called to follow sometimes “thickens” our skin and takes us off our personal journey (so much for meeting those expectations, ha!). A few years back, Sofia realised that for herself: she was climbing the corporate ladder, leading a life that seemed perfect but felt empty. It was yoga that helped her re-emerge and take a new approach in her life, this time as a yoga instructor. Since then, her mission is to empower people to find their way back to their soul journey and lead a creative life with purpose.
Sofia uses a blend of Vinyasa and Kundalini yoga to create an immediate connection with your Conscious Self. Right after every session you will feel your body light and relaxed and your inner flame active and heart-warming. The practice is inviting and suitable for all levels of yoga practitioners. Sofia has particular experience with beginner and intermediate level of practitioners.
The morning yoga practice is part of the daily soul diving ritual, along with healing talking circles, journaling and guided meditations. The pace of the ritual is designed to allow your emotions to arise in a gentle way and guide you day after day to create a constructive relationship with them. The goal is to make you feel empowered, free and connected.
The retreat takes place at the charming Athens Riviera, with its palm tree–lined esplanades and idyllic beaches. The Riviera is yours to explore! For this reason, we have planned for you two amazing daily excursions: celebrate the first days of summer at mesmerising beaches, hidden lakes and local fish taverns across the coastline, and lose yourself in the endless sea view from the ancient temple of Poseidon at Sounio.
Athens Riviera holds a unique energy that amplifies the sense of relaxation and carefreeness. If you are at a place in your life where you need to disconnect from the hustle, pamper yourself and feel rejuvenated, Athens Riviera is just the right place for
Our beautiful secluded villa, with its pool garden and wide terrace overlooking the Aegean Sea, is your home for the 6 days of the retreat. The Soulbreeze Sanctuary is designed with modern cues of luxury and comfort. Just a few minutes away from the beach, our private villa is the ideal location to find your inspiration and connect with nature.
Our philosophy when it comes to food is fresh, local and ethical. Relish in classic greek summer flavours made with love and a creative vegan approach. Detoxifying for you, cruelty-free for our animal friends and sustainable for the environment.
periods of low temperature and high rainfall. Geological assessment can lead to accurate prediction of the outbreak of such events, explain its mechanism of occurrence and assist in the effective design of protection measures. Koukis et. al. (1997) note that slope movements, which occur in the form of rockfalls have a relatively high frequency in Greece. The geological structure of Greece (frequent occurrence of rock formations, existence of faults and fracturing of rocks), the steep topography and mountainous terrain as well as its high seismicity, creates a significant rockfall hazard. The rockfall hazard poses a high to very high risk to transportation infrastructure (Highways and railways), domestic areas, archaeological and national heritage sites (ancient monuments, castles, etc.).
During the period 2000-2010, an increase in the number of rockfalls was noticed in Greece, due to intense rainfall events and earthquakes. A significant number of sites, prone to rockfalls, are known along the transportation infrastructure of Greece, near inhabited areas and archaelogical sites. Rockfall protection measures have been applied in relatively few places along highways and other sites in Greece. The major rockfall at Tempi valley in 2009, led to a loss of human life death and the closure of a section of the Athens-Thessaloniki national road for several months. Other rockfall events, which have also led to human life loss, are those in Kakia Scala (2010), Santorini (2011) and Kefalari, Argos (2012). 2. Rockfall Inventory 2.1. Recorded Data The case studies that were recorded are those, which have occurred as distinct rockfall episodes in natural slopes mainly and have impacted human activities, such as roads, inhabited areas and archaeological sites. Rockfalls, which occur from the road cut slopes along highways in the national road network, were not recorded in the present study.
These are very often and especially encountered in Pindos mountain range but also in other mountainous areas. Some rockfalls on highways are The following data were recorded for each rockfall episode: a) Location, b) Coordinates, Altitude, c) Type of site (roadway, inhabited area, archaeological site), d) Date (s) of rockfall events, d) Triggering mechanism (rainfall, earthquake, other), e) Fault scarp presence, f) Geological formation, g) Rock mass type, degree of fracturing, h) Slope height, i) Slope angle, j) Block size of fallen blocks, k) Impact type, l) Presence of vegetation (forest etc.), m) Energy level, n) Reference. The recorded rockfalls are fifty-six events for the period between 1935 and 2013. The locations of these are presented in Figure 1. Additionally, the most important parameters of these events are given in Table 1. It is evident that the frequency of rockfalls has increased significantly in the period between 2000 and 2010. This can be attributed to the increase of intense rainfall periods but also to the extension of human activities (infrastructure, increase of population etc.). In a number of sites, more than one event has occurred and thus it is possible to predict the return period of the phenomenon. Koukis & Ziourkas (1991) and Koukis et. al. (2005) presented a landside frequency zone map for Greece. The relative frequency of rockfalls in these maps was 11 %. The maximum frequency of landslides in those maps, expressed in cases per surface area, is along the Pindos geotectonic zone,. Based on the present study, this maximum does not also depict the maximum frequency of rockfalls as it mainly reflects the large number of slope instabilities occurring in the flysch formation in the form of soil type or composite failures (rotational, translational etc.). Rockfalls in Greece are more frequent in mountainous areas at slopes with angles greater than 50 degrees, as it can be seen by the concentration of events in Pindos Mt., Tempi valley an