June 17 - 24, 2023

Journey to the Ancient Temples of Greece

From ancient sites in the mountains to stunning temples overlooking the deep blue Aegean waters, you'll be on a journey through the cradle of western civilization and deep within for self-discovery.

with your guides Ray and Nina Crist  

Ray and Nina share a heartfelt experience and their deep love for the beauty of these ancient sites, majestic landscapes, Mediterranean climate, and local cuisine.

As a native of Greece, Ray provides unique insight into Greek mythology, philosophy, art and architecture. By passionately sharing the meaningful histories of each temple and sacred site we visit, he imparts a deep reverence for the mysticism connected to goddesses, gods, and life in ancient times. Nina, now living in Greece, co-leads this retreat offering her extensive background in Tai Chi, ancient wisdom traditions, spirituality, and self care. Her grounding presence and passion for adventure will be a gift to all who join.

Dilla Mastrangelo and Sueann Fenchel also join this year as guest hosts bringing together friends and students of Harmony Studio with those of The Jaguar Path. Together with Nina and Ray, they will accompany you on excursions and lead practices in the form of movement and reflection to complement and bring balance to your travel experience.

Book your Stay
5-star beachfront accommodations on the historic Gulf of Sounio, Greece

Early Bird 10% Discount off of prices below until February 28, 2023

Enjoy a week of comfort at an elegant European-style hotel.  Each suite includes a corner living room with a table and chairs decorated in earthy tones with wood and leather furniture and plenty of amenities such as slippers and bathrobes.

Price per person Includes:
Pick-up and drop-off from the Athens Airport, Breakfast and Lunch Daily, Land Transportation, and Entry Tickets to all Archeological Sites.

Not Included:
Airfare, Dinners ($15-20), Wine and Cocktails, Add-on Activities

Shared Suite

Enjoy a beautiful double occupancy suite with two twin beds, and a small balcony overlooking the town.

$3,600

Now $3,240

Private King Suite

Enjoy a spacious and luxurious private king suite with a balcony overlooking the town.

$4,600

Now $4,140

Shared Seaview Suite

This exclusive Sea View room has two twin beds. with a large furnished balcony with a great sea view. 

$4,000

Now $3,600

Private Seaview King

The private spacious King Suite has a luxurious king-sized bed. Enjoy the large furnished balcony with a stunning sea view.  

$5,200

Now $4,680

 Time for Relaxation

Mark your calendar, book your flight, relax into a journey of a lifetime and prepare to be whisked away by the essence of Greek hospitality and heart.  

Pool

The fresh-water pool is located on the beach and acts as a natural continuation of the sea.

Private Beach

Awarded with the Blue Flag for its crystal-clear waters, the beach stretches out on one of the most beautiful sandy beaches of Attica.
Guest Hosts 

Dilla Mastrangelo and Sueann Fenchel are the Co-Founders of Harmony Studio in Pittsburgh. They are holistic movement teachers with over 25 years of experience in the healing arts and have both been initiated as Pampo-Mesioks (Earthkeepers) of the Q’ero Lineage. They are honored to accompany you on this sacred land journey.

Dilla and Suann

Truly Memorable Experiences


Tai Chi at the Ancient Sites

Nina will offer Tai Chi practice to allow a deep connection to each unique place. The practice of Tai Chi optimizes the healing energy experienced in Greece.

Meditation 

Ray will offer guided meditation and visualization practices to augment the deep medicine of this land. 

Journal 

You will have ample time to reflect and journal about your day's journeys.  Each day will be filled with these extraordinary places, and moments to remember delightfully packed with history, culture, and images as well as scents and tastes, and music and dance!

Ancient Sites We Will Visit 

Acropolis 

The Parthenon, Temple of Goddess Athena, sits 450 feet above the city as a symbol of the Golden Era. It bears the architectural signature that established the precise measurements for all classical architecture that followed.

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Athens 

The historical city-state is protected by Goddess Athena. She is the Goddess of wisdom and war and daughter of Zeus, revered by the ancient civilizations of 500 BCE

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Oracle of Delphi 

Delphi, one of the most extensive archeological sites we will visit, is the place where historically, kings and generals came to ask big questions about the fate of their city and people, their health and the future. The summer breeze carries the scent of oregano and thyme while the mountains and oracle itself pulse with powerful energy.

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Temple of Poseidon

Overlooking and surrounding the azure Aegean sea, the Temple of Poseidon is perfectly situated to honor the powerful god of the sea. We'll come here to witness the magical sunsets in this truly mystical ambiance. 

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Epidavros

A powerful site of healing where Hippocrates established his first "hospital" and "retreat center" tending to the patient's holistically: mind, body, and spirit. The stadium was designed for physical practices, the theatre for arts to help heal the mind, and temple of meditation for the soul.  

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