© 2019 Caravanserai Retreats

© 2019 Caravanserai Retreats

Move Like Water

GREECE RETREAT

Indian Fusion Dance Retreat

on the island of CRETE

21st - 26th June 2017

 

 

 

Nourish the mind, body and spirit with 4 intensively packed days of dance training under internationally acclaimed and universally adored Colleena Shakti.

 

Bask in the blue Mediterranean sea – soak up the sunshine – nourish the body with delicious local food – immerse, inspire and recharge your DANCE!

 

This retreat is an immersive experience in Colleena’s unique approach to Belly Dance, which integrates the precision and intricacy of classical Indian dance, the holistic body awareness of Yoga and the earthy essence of Belly Dance coming from various styles.

 

This year we will focus on liquid like movements through strengthening the spine and integrating movement approaches and concentration/visualization exercises to attain water-like movement.

 

Feel inspired by doing what you love most and recharge in the beauty of one of the Mediterranean’s most beautiful islands – CRETE!

 

Don’t wait to register! The last Caravanserai & Colleena Retreat SOLD OUT!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The full package includes:

 

Greek island life for a week!

20+ hours of yoga and professional dance training

5 nights accommodation in the luxurious Thalassa Beach resort

Delicious breakfast and lunch every day

Fun trips into town for authentic Greek dining experiences

Free wifi

Coffee & tea facilities

Beach towels, bathrobes, slippers and bathroom supplies

Safe deposit box in the rooms

Pool side and beach side lounging between classes

Outdoor Jacuzzi

Final night Hafla!

Tuition only option available:

20+ hours of dedicated, professional tuition

Lunch

Free wifi

Pool side and beach side lounging between classes

Outdoor Jacuzzi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Syllabus

 

Colleena's own elegant version of Indian Fusion Belly Dance is unmistakeable, embellished with Indian aesthetics and delicate motifs from her years of dedicated research, study and practice while living in India.

 

 

Our days will include:

 

Morning Yoga:

Take a deep relaxing breath, come into your body, slow down and find strength and steadiness.

 

Dance Anatomy & Fitness:

Cultivate control and power through a daily fitness series targeting dance muscles and alignment.

 

Belly Dance Technique:

Refine a rich array of Belly Dance techniques ranging from Oriental, Tribal Fusion and Folkloric styles. 

 

Indian Dance Techniques:

Discover rich ornamentation and elaborate on Indian classical and folkloric dance techniques such as spinning combinations, traveling steps, poses and intricate arm patterns.

 

Indian Fusion Dance:

Enjoy the challenge of learning a choreography in Colleena’s unique style of Indian Fusion Belly Dance and join together to perform this piece in a final hafla showcase!

 

Dance Theory Class:

Nourish deeper inquiry into the essence of dance as Colleena’s Theory Class lectures present historical, cultural and philosophical background in her traditionally rooted dance approach.

 

 

 

Itinerary:

Wednesday 21st June: check in from 2pm

5pm: welcome and orientation

7pm: an excursion into town for dinner!

 

Thursday 22nd June: dance!

Friday 23rd June: dance!

Saturday 24th June: dance!

Sunday 25th June: dance – and hafla!

Monday 26th June: check out by 12pm

 

Daily Schedule (subject to change)

10am – 12.30pm: yoga and dance

1pm: lunch

3.30pm – 6pm: dance and theory

7pm: dinner excursion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Your Investment

 FULL PACKAGE DOUBLE SHARE

Early bird (payment before 15th April) €925

Regular (payment after 15th April) €995

 

FULL PACKAGE TRIPLE SHARE

Early bird (payment before 15th April) €885

Regular (payment after 15th April) €955

 

TUITION ONLY WITH LUNCHES

Early bird (payment before 15th April) €515

Regular (payment after 15th April) €585

 

all prices are in Euros

 

 FULL PACKAGE INCLUDES:

5 nights double share /triple share accommodation at Thalassa Beach Resort

http://thalassaresort.gr 

Breakfast & lunch

20+ hours of dedicated, professional tuition

Free wifi

Coffee & tea facilities

Beach towels, bathrobes, slippers and bathroom supplies

Safe deposit box in the rooms

Pool side and beach side lounging between classes

Outdoor Jacuzzi

 

TUITION ONLY PACKAGE INCLUDES:

20+ hours of dedicated, professional tuition

Lunch

Free wifi

Pool side and beach side lounging between classes

Outdoor Jacuzzi

 

NOT INCLUDED

Your flight

Travel insurance

Airport transfers

Dinners / extra food/drink/snacks / room service