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Our mini guide to perfect Spartia days

April 25, 2019 9:03 pm Published by

Spartia is a small village in the southern end of Kefalonia and the backdrop to our magical yoga holidays. A hidden gem, it has secluded beaches, some great places to eat and lots of lovely spots to while away a relaxing day.


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Roasted Squash & Pepper Salad

March 19, 2019 9:54 am Published by

Elspeth Humm, one of our retreat chefs, made this on a recent yoga retreat and it went down a storm.  Here is the recipe for a delicious salad that is filling, nutritious and packed full of the good stuff! Plate it up as we have done, or create small portions to have alongside a meal or as a light lunch.


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Strike a Pose

March 14, 2019 8:00 pm Published by

Ceri Lee, one of our teachers, talks ‘modern’ yoga and the importance of staying connected to the roots of the practice. Yoga is everywhere and its popularity is on the rise. Which is a great thing! There is, however, a growing misconception that yoga is about creating incredible poses and looking more like a contortionist, rather than feeling a Zen like calm, at peace with ourselves.


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Soul soup – gingery broccoli, pea and miso soup

March 6, 2019 7:57 pm Published by

This one is from one of our retreat chefs, Marc Pasternack, it's very simple to make and is both gluten and dairy free. It’s a delicious bowl of wholesomeness. The garnishes make the bowl look good and make it quite flexible; it can be hearty, comforting or fiery (depending on which of the garnishes you choose to add to your bowl)