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8-Day Qigong, Yoga, and Meditation retreat in Crete Greece

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Western Crete has a reputation as a most authentic incoming holiday destination because of its unparalleled hospitality, diverse landscape variety, crystal clear waters, traditional mountain villages, traditional cuisine, rich history, and unique culture.

This holiday package hosted at character seafront venues serves the travelers’ need for relaxation and recreation whilst facilitating a meaningful inner transformation.

In conjunction with the optional activities, excursions, well-being treatments, home-cooked food, and adequate free time to experience everything at your own pace, this is going to be an unforgettable holiday.

Our experienced yoga instructors and retreat organizers guarantee a truly holistic experience of the best quality possible.

Tour highlights

  • – 18h of Qi Gong, Yoga, and Meditation program operated by a team of bodyworkers and health experts with 30 years of experience!

  • – 2 guided hiking tours including sightseeing

  • – Personal attention by a holiday facilitator

  • – Extra-small group (2-6 persons)

Available dates in 2024

July 1-8


Seafront Location

Small Kitchen

Air Conditioning

Free Wi-Fi

Just 25 km west of Chania city and a mere 150 meters from a wonderful sand and pebble beach, our apartments and studios offer spacious accommodation in the seaside village of Drapanias.

All apartments have a small kitchen, a table, air conditioning, and a balcony with a view of the garden and the Aegean Sea. Free WiFi is available.

Breakfast and meals are NOT in the price included.

Top-quality traditional food is available in the neighboring taverns. Our closest restaurant also serves in the evening as a bar for cold beers and sought-after drinks with tasty snacks and wonderful Greek and international music.

You can see pictures of our venue and read reviews here.

Tour information


  • – Smallest group size possible of 2-6 people to maximize quality and personal attention

  • – Private pick up/ drop off from/to Chania airport (CHQ)

  • – 7 nights of quiet accommodation in a seafront handpicked venue (no meals included)

  • – 2 guided hiking tours (medium level of difficulty) including sightseeing

  • – 18h of Qi Gong, Yoga, and Meditation program operated by a team of bodyworkers and health experts with 30 years of experience!

  • – Yoga mats and helping accessories will be provided


  • – International air transfer to/ from Crete

  • – Meals

  • – Travel and medical insurance

  • – Gratuities (optional)


Same every day except on arrival and departure days

  • – Early morning 1,5h Qigong/ Meditation session at the beach

  • – Free time for included or optional activities like excursions, walks, well-being workshops, massage treatments, etc

  • – Late afternoon 1,5h Chinese, Yin, or Hatha Yoga class


Yannis is a 300h-certified Yoga teacher and 600h-certified Qi Gong instructor as well as a licensed Thai Massage therapist incorporating elements of Sotai Corrective Bodywork in his treatments. As a certified associate instructor of Master Mantak Chia’s Universal Healing Tao System since 1999, he teaches Conscious Breathing, Healing Sounds, Chinese Yoga, Qi Gong, and Daoist Meditations.

A full list of his teachers follows:

– Panayotis Kontaxakis – Universal Healing Tao Qi Gong, Tai Chi, Dao Yin (Chinese Yoga), Healing Sounds, and Meditation
– Juan Li – Dream Yoga
– Master Wang Ting Yun – Medical Qi Gong for the spine
– Master Wen Mei Yu – Soaring Crane Qi Gong
– Dr. Gaspar Garcia – 8 Jewels Qi Gong
– Dr. Ho – Traditional Chinese Medicine & Ear Acupuncture
– Dr. George Pappas – Tai Chi Qi Gong & Daoist Meditation
– Dr. George Aggelinakis – Bio energy Balancing
– Moscha Skodra – Shiatsu
– George Tsirakidis – Thai Massage
– Spyros Peristeris – Thai Massage
– TMC Thai Massage School – Traditional Thai Massage
– Sunshine Massage School – Thai Massage meets Osteopathy
– Dimitris and Natasa Galani – Reiki I
– Panayotis Manikis – Fukuoka style natural farming
– Master Duan Zhi Liang – Wu Ji Qi Gong
– S.N.Goenka and assistants – Vipassana meditation in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin
– Master Tew Bunnag – Bodhisattva virtues and Tai Chi Chuan
– Dr. Kyriakos Zografos – Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture
– Linda Kapetaniou – Hatha Yoga
– Andrzej Kalisz – Zhan Zhuang Qi Gong
– Panayotis Derventis – Daoyin Yangsheng Gong
– Professor Dimitris Bilalis – Introduction to organic farming
– Biff Mithoefer – Yin Yoga
– Master Juan Li – Tibetan meditation to transform emotions and beliefs
– Robert Krzisnik & Marjeta Novak – The Transformational Power of Nonviolent Communication
– Master Liu Jianshe – Zhineng Qigong
– Irene Norberg – Touch for Health 1 (International Kinesiology College)
– Monroe Institute – Hemi Sync
– Elias Koubounis – Introduction to Laughter Wellness
– Zeta Tabaki – Chinese herbs and applications
– Oriental Medicine Centre – Sotai Corrective Bodywork
– Matthew Dinakis – Su Jok
– Jong Kook Baik – Korean Hand Therapy (KHT)
– Mark Gessler – 5 Elements Acupuncture Theory
– Centre of continuous education and training of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens – Adults Education
– Jeff Reid – Wudang 5 Animals Qigong


EUR 750,- per person in a shared twin or double room of a seafront venue

EUR 1000,- for a single stay in a double room

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