Detox Yoga Retreat: The best beginning for the new year

Greet the new year, with a yoga retreat that will provide you a complete experience of well-being by discharging and restarting both body and mind.

“Petra & Fos Boutique Hotel & Spa” comes out of the calm waters of Oitilo’s gulf at the rocky southern foot of mount Taigetos. The hotel, being built with absolute respect to the traditional architecture and uniquely integrated into the natural environment comprises the ideal place for an authentic yoga experience of wellness and relaxation.

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In this three-day detox yoga retreat in early February, leave yourself in the charm of Laconian Mani, where the unique Fos is depicted on Petra. With the guidance of the certified Yoga Instructor Fotini Bitrou you will live an unforgettable experience in the Petra & Fos Boutique Hotel & Spa environment. You will be introduced to the practice of Yoga, you will increase your mental clarity, stimulate your immune system, feel well and be relieved from physical fatigue, offering yourself the best gift for the new year.

The benefits of this Retreat will follow you for many weeks or even months, and the knowledge and experience you will acquire can be the first step for permanent, beneficial changes in your life.

Winter is the best time to look “inward” 

This yoga retreat will provide you the qualities needed to work with your inner self and energy as a prelude to the renewal of spring. Your body like Nature, produces the appropriate medication needed for every season, as long as you know how to activate it. Winter is the time of the full internalization of energy. The energy does not just stay on the surface, it does not just come back from where it started in the spring, but it infiltrates into deeper levels, it comes to the root of things.

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The root of life, the root of things is in the deepest layers. The most closely related to the energy behavior of the winter is water, as it tends to always move downward and through it to be driven into the inner levels. The kidneys and the bladder represent the element of water and the action of the winter. For Chinese medicine storage lies in the kidneys and the reproductive organs together with hair, head, bones, ears and mind. The cycle of the five elements begins in early February, then the beginning of spring and the organ that works the most is the liver.  For this reason, the yoga retreat is scheduled during this period.

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Together with Foteini Bitrou you will practice daily specific asanas, that combined with nutrition and meditation will help you penetrate to deeper levels and release your energy.

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Mani is an immense “museum” of nature, a route in history, between ancient temples, Byzantine churches, gallant castle houses, and smells of thyme, sage and sea breeze. In your spare time, you can get to know it better with excursions to natural beauty trails and historical interest.

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The Caves of Diros, have been characterized as the most beautiful lake caves in the world.

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The beautiful Limeni is one of the most superb and traditional settlements in the area.


The picturesque town of Areopolis, keeps the traditional “color” of Mani.

When: 1 to 3 February 2019

Where: Petra and Fos Boutique Hotel & Spa

Instructor: Fotini Bitrou | Pure fitness




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BOOKING “We visited Petra & Fos during the Easter. We booked a room with sea view that included dinner as well. The package was an absolute value for money especially during the Easter holiday. It has the most amazing view! The rooms are very elegant. I would definitely recommend this hotel and surely I am planning on visiting it again.”

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