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YOGA


Our Yoga & Meditation holidays are perfect for those who want to immerse themselves in the study of Yoga, while still enjoying outdoor life in the sunny South of Sicily, and the company of other amazing people coming from all over the world!

At Floripa Kitesurf & Yoga House you can enjoy an amazing relaxing yoga escape full of fun, relaxation and delicious vegetarian food in a beautiful setting in the south of Sicily. We offer ongoing yoga holidays from March till November, there are no fixed dates to start and finish, so you can simply come any time you need to recharge your batteries, and for as long as you please

Our regular Yoga classes are held everyday in our roof-top shala at 7:30 am and 18:00 pm. SUP-Yoga classes (yoga on Stand-Up-Paddleboard) can be booked as an extra, depending on sea condition. During the week we offer different workshops, on topics such as arm-balances, inversions, backbends, and yoga anatomy.

General daily schedule

07.30-9.00 Morning Flow - This is the yoga class included in your package!

09.00 - 10.00: Breakfast

Other morning activities:

09.00 - 11.00: (offered usually every other day depending on the number of practitioners): optional intermediate / advanced level class yoga class. When this class is offered, you will be informed and can chose to take the 07.30 one or the 09.00 one. During our teacher training programs this class will be a 3 hrs long masterclass with limited spots, if you wish to join you can book it for an extra cost of 5 euros.

07.30 - 08.30: (summer months) Sup Yoga - this class depends on weather conditions, minimum 6 people. If you wish to take it instead of the 7.30 class, if you have a yoga package you only pay 5,00 euros extra or otherwise 20,00 euros.

12.30 - 15.00: Lunch and free time
18.00 - 19.30: Evening class. Yin Yoga, Restorative or Yang and Yin.
20.00 - 21.30: Dinner

A team of experienced yoga instructors will guide you to take your asana practice to the next level with 90’ minutes flow classes in the morning, optional workshops in the afternoon, followed by lunar flows and raja yoga sessions that include pranayama, japa mala meditation, mudra vinyasa and yoga nidra.

Special guests: Occasionally we invite specialists on different subjects such as kinesiology, sound healing, or renewed yoga teachers who lead immersions at our place. Also expect the presence of our 3 furry gurus: Shakti, Stronzi and Zombie who love to come over to our shala during the yoga classes to teach us about playfulness, unconditional love and the joy of presence

In-depth Advanced Vinyasa Flow & Yin Yoga Immersion


Dates:
4- 14 of May - Module “Yoga Alchemy”

17-27 of August - Module “Living Yoga”

21-31 of October - Module “Awakening Somatic Intelligence”

Take your practice to the next level with this retreat specifically designed for advanced practitioners/ teachers. If are already a yoga teacher, and you are interested in the possibility of collecting 100 hrs CEUs this will be an option too (please click here to see the full schedule for teachers: LINK to 100 hrs Advanced Training Course).

Daily Schedule:

07.30 - 08.30: Breakfast

09.00 - 11.30: Daily level 2 Vinyasa Flow Yoga

12.00 - 13.30: Lunch

16.30 - 18.00: On selected afternoons the following workshops will be taught: Headstand, Arm-Balancing, Backbends, Handstand, Vedic Chanting and Bhakti Sessions.

18.00 - 19.30: Yin Yoga

20.00 - 21.30: Dinner

During this program the Vinyasa flow classes will be taught by Ameriga Giannone. Ameriga's classes are a blend of Ashtanga elements fused into a Mandala Vinyasa flow style practice, with emphasis on intentional movements, playfulness, breathe work, somatic embodiment and compassionate adjustments. Even though her flows can be challenging, she will offer several variations for most poses, hence her classes are suited for passionate students of all levels. She has collected over 2000 hrs of education in Vinyasa Flow yoga (300 hrs with Shiva Rea, Simon Park and Meghan Currie), Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga (with Lino Miele, Gregor Maehle and Kamal Singh), Yin Yoga (with Jo Phee), Pranavashya Yoga (with Vinay Kumar in Mysore). Ameriga studied Oriental Languages and cultures at the University, has a Masters degree in Anthropology, and is a avid student of yoga philosophy, Tibetan Buddhism and Sanskrit. Every week will have a different focus, and the workshops will be offered progressively (so for example: in week one you will do a backbend workshop level 1, in week two a backbend workshop level 2 and in week three a backbend workshop level 3).

Prices:
shared room: 1.276 euros for May and October/ 1392 euro for August (full board accommodation included)

private single room: 1507 euro for May and October/ 1909 euro for August (full board)

private double room: 2495 euro for May and October/ 2784 euro for August (full board)

Special reduced Rate for Former students of Ameriga/Floripa guests: 1098 euro before 28 December 2018 - 1150 euro before 28 February 2019

Email welcome@floripa.it to enquire!



AMERIGA GIANNONE


Ameriga Giannone is the main teacher at Floripa Surf House. She is a RYT500 and has completed over one thousand hours of certified trainings in different styles of yoga, ranging from Ashtanga, Prana flow, Hatha Yoga and Vinyasa flow. She teaches Vinyasa flow yoga, Yin Yoga, meditation, pranayama and SUP Yoga.

Her Vinyasa classes are a blend of Ashtanga elements into a Mandala Vinyasa style practice. She will offer several variations for most poses, which is why the classes are suited for both beginner and more advanced levels. Her classes can last over two hours, as she works on a specific topic for each class, and progresses from simpler asanas to more engaging ones in a powerful and energizing flow.

Ameriga graduated in Oriental languages and cultures, she has travelled extensively through Asia (and the rest of the world) and is very passionate about yoga philosophy, which she is happy to share at dinner time. When she is not teaching at Floripa, she travels the world to practice under the guidance her teachers- Shiva Rea, Lino Miele, Simon Borg-Olivier, Meghan Currie, Elena Brower and ashtanga masters Gregor Mahele and Kamal Singh. You can follow her on Instagram!

During your holidays it is possible to book yoga lessons, as well as all-inclusive packages.


Please enquire at welcome@floripa.it for infos on prices and availability!

GUEST INSTRUCTORS


At Floripa we also organize retreats and events in collaboration with guest Pilates and Yoga Instructors. Contact us at yoga@floripa.it if you wish to organize a retreat at our place!

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