Yoga & Climbing retreat – Leonidio

5 climbing days & 6 daily yoga practice

+ 2 sessions on breathing and mind training techniques

In a traditional greek village between sea and mountains

Yoga and climbing is a great and ideal combination. Yoga will help you improving your physical and mental climbing abilities and climbing will help you understand the meaning of living the moment, being fully focus and meditating!

This week is designed for people eager to connect with themselves. Combining both is a deeper approach to your climbing and will allow you to know yourself better and improve your climbing techniques. But also, you will be able to set your own practice and experience yogic tools to reduce your stress, fear of falling. You will build up strength and confidence not only for your climbing skills but also for yourself in your daily life!

Climbing

5 coached climbing days where you improve your climbing technique and work on mental aspects of climbing.

Yoga

6 yoga practices of 90 minutes including guided meditation, stretching and toning specific climber’s muscles groups.
2 sessions on tools to reduce your stress, one is on breathing techniques and the other on mind training (meditation).

Bea is a certified yoga teacher and a passionate climber.

As part of her studies at the University of Health and Sport in “Education of yoga” in Lille she researched the impact of yoga on climbers.

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Upcoming courses

5th – 12th November 2018

14th – 21st November 2018

Climbing

For all climbers from 5a to 6c

No outdoor climbing experience required

 

Yoga

Beginners to advanced

Transport

The easiest way to get to Leonidio is to fly directly to Athens, rent a car and drive to Leonidio (3h)

Accommodation

You will find a large offer or friendly family own appartments, studios, hôtels and B&B in the town of Leonidio and the villages around, on the seashore (Plaka, Poulithra…).

Weather & Climbing conditions

Leonidio is ideal for winter climbing as most of the crags are in the sun. Best climbing period is November to April. Some sectors are also shelted from bad weather.
It is also possible to climb the rest of the year in the sectors in the shade.
Typical mediterranean climate with mild winters.

Check these websites for more info:
Municipality of Leonidio
ClimbGreece

red limestone cliff anove Leonidio
Stage escalade Léonidio avec Simon Montmory 2
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