5 Day Up Level Your Mind, Body & Spirit Retreat
Nov 6 - 10, 2024

What does UpLeveling your Mind, Body & Spirit look like?

  • Mind: Develop mental and emotional hygiene through the most efficient breathwork and meditation techniques.
  • Body: Unleash your vitality and energy levels through a personal an optimal nutrition and the right kind of exercise for your unique constitution.
  • Spirit: Discover the power of non-ordinary and non-rational states of consciousness to solidify your soul purpose.

The Vision of this Retreat

Eating well, exercising, blood sugar control, getting deep sleep is basic. To up level, you need to re-establish your connection to your soul purpose, and your energy body.  

From a quantum science perspective, energy always affects the way in which stress or diseases manifests in the physical body. To address the physical symptoms, without addressing the mental, emotional and energetic layers is an incomplete process.

During this retreat, Functional Medicine Integrative Nutritionist, Karin G. Reiter will review your blood work using a patient-centred approach to help you understand what foods and/or supplementation  you’ll need to take care of the body.  

Shaman and energy medicine practitioner, Johnson Chong, will help you tap into the energetic root causes of what needs to be eliminated psychically and energetically so that you can recharge the heart and soul. When mind, body and spirit are unified, you will feel a more truer sense of vitality.

What each day looks like...

6:30 am Morning Detox Rituals

7:00 am Morning Yoga Flow

8:30 am Breakfast

9:45 am Shamanic Breathwork Healing Journey 

1 pm Lunch

Afternoon Private 1:1 Consults with Karin, or pamper yourself in the salt room or book a spa treatment, book a Muay Thai class, play tennis, private reformer class, swim in the infinity pool OR take a 5 min stroll to the beach, 

4:30 pm Soul Purpose Workshops

7 pm Dinner

Some Evenings there are special events like an ajna light therapy meditation, and a special healing fire ceremony on the last night.

 

Experiences to Look Forward on Retreat

This 5 day immersion is uniquely designed to allow you to learn, grow, replenish every single part of you. Check out what we have in store for you.

Daily Vinyasa Yoga

During these cohesive 75 min morning workshops, you will strengthen and lengthen the body through with standing postures, rotational postures, hip opening, backbending, arm balances and inversions to create a well rounded experience. These will be taught in an open level style with daily focuses as well as options and variations for all.

Soul Purpose Workshops

Moving through life without understanding your soul purpose on the deepest level is like a tree with weak roots. Your vitality and energy levels are directly related to how anchored you are in purpose. Contrary to popular belief, your purpose is not your career, though there may be parallels. Together, we will discover your unique purpose.

Shamanic Breathwork Journeys

Breathwork helps to prime the mind, body and energy systems to tap into your ability to entrain peace through meditation. You will also connect with your Spirit guides by invoking the sacred energies of the Andean medicine wheel. Drop into your inner guidance in expanded states of consciousness like you’ve never before.

Fire Healing Ceremony

The soul and psyche speak in the language of symbols. Connect to the beauty of the ancient fire ceremony that the high Andean Q’ero priests in the Peruvian mountains perform to release stagnant negative energy. You will replenish your chakra field and soul body to regain a sense of energetic restoration and vitality.

Blue Lotus Tea Ceremony

The Blue Lotus is a deeply mystical and complex medicinal plant – used as a sacrament by the ancient Egyptians in their religious and magical practices. The alkaloids of this plant help to create beautiful dream states along with a myriad of calming physical effects.

Psychedelic Ajna Light Therapy

The Ajna light is a meditation device that uses LED lights to stimulate a psychedelic DMT state of consciousness without ingesting hallucinogens. Oftentimes, practitioners report seeing a kaleidoscope of visions similar to when on a psychedelic trip, except without the physical side effects of nausea.

Sound Healing

Sound healing has ancient roots  in Egypt, India & China. Each cell in the human body has a unique vibration & frequency. Sound healing attunes specific vibrations to help the cells of the body to move from a state of stress and disease to a state of coherence.

Personalised Meal Plans

Fear, insomnia, stress is exacerbated by eating the wrong foods that inflame the gut. During this retreat, you will eat according to functional medicine principles and based on a customised personal analysis and consultation with functional medicine specialist, Karin G. Reiter. 

Additional Activities during Down Time

World Class Spa

From acupuncture, cupping, reflexology, deep tissue, lymphatic drainage and hot stone massage, rejuvenating body wraps, facials, detox body treatments and signature aromatherapy treatments, you will be in the hands of world class healing practitioners.

Gym

Use the state of the art equipment with free weights, pilates reformers, cables, TRX, treadmills, and bikes during your down time. 

Sphere Pool

The innovative design with its stone arches, provides a uniquely relaxing experience while the sounds of dolphins and whales lull you to rest. The spherical walls are lined with hydrotherapy jets for light massage.

Hammam

With its unique arches and domed roof, the Byzantine Hammam is one of the most sought after spa experiences. The signature therapies incorporate a series of cleansing and rejuvenating treatments that detox the body, nourish and rehydrate the skin.

Tepidarium

The infamous bath of antiquity, the Tepidarium is heated between 37° C- 39°C with low humidity. The benches, walls and floor are made of marble to help warm your muscles into relaxation.

Finnish Sauna

It only takes a few minutes to work up a deep and healthy sweat in this Finnish Sauna. The dry heat boosts blood flow leaving you feeling physically and mentally clear.

Cold Plunge

Each dip in the coldwatered plunge pool will invigorate your body and boost your cardiovascular health. These pools are ideal between heated treatments in the saunas and steam room.

Salt Room

The Speleotherapy-Salt Room has the added benefit helps to cleanse and tone the skin while stimulating circulation. Salt is a natural disinfectant that is also anti microbial antibacterial. Salt treatments improve cell function, energy and blood sugar levels.

Sanctuary Deprivation Pool

The water temperature matches that of your body. By reducing all distractions of sound and light, plus the addition of just enough salt to allow you to float effortlessly, the Watsu Pool helps you ascend to a higher state of awareness.

Nature Trails

Immersed in a private forest of pine trees with various nature trails, you will feel a sense of tranquility naturally wash over you as you spend much needed time to take care of you.

Accomodations

Every room is created with a minimalistic design that features a sense of luxury and elegance which will both inspire and ensure absolute comfort during your stay. Enjoy breathtaking views of the famous Mystras Castle, the traditional village of Mystras and the private pine forest. All guest rooms are decorated with warm colours and luscious textiles, inspired by the iconography of the Byzantine Empire, exclusively designed for Euphoria. Fully equipped with the latest technology, including subtle lighting, bioclimatization, underfloor heating and home automation systems each guest room has its own distinctive character.

Standard Rooms

Executive Deluxe Rooms

Amenities of each room includes ...

-Smart Full HD flat TV
- Complimentary Wifi
- Freestanding hairdryer (2000 Watt)
- Underfloor heating
- Safe box
- Mini Bar
- Tea making facilities
- Twice-daily housekeeping
- Pillow menu
- Handmade mattresses
- Bathrobe & slippers
- Signature bathroom amenities (ancient Greek recipes of herbal therapy and aromatherapy)
- Yoga Mat
- Laundry Service
- Iron & Board

Are you ready for a life changing experience?

Inclusions:

• Complete Room and Board (3 meals a day)

• All workshops, classes and facility access to spa, pools, gym hammam, tepidarium, sauna, cold plunge, salt room, etc

• 10% Discount off all spa treatments

Exclusions:

Flights
Travel Insurance Drinks outside of meal packages

• Transport to and from airport 

(The recommended airport is Kalamata, Greece about 50 min from the retreat center)

Room Options:

Rooms are priced in EUR per person below and subject to availability.

Limited to 18

Standard Rooms

• Twin Share €2800

• Private Room €3500

Executive Deluxe

• Twin Share €3300

• Private Room €4000

€500 non-refundable deposit is required to hold your spot.

Your Facilitators

Johnson Chong

Johnson Chong is the best-selling and award-winning author of Sage Sapien: From Karma to Dharma. He is also a TedX Speaker, shaman and the founder of Sage Shamanic Yoga where he trains aspiring meditation and breathwork teachers. Through the synthesis of the most applicable teachings of yoga, meditation, breathwork, coaching and shamanic healing, his trainings are designed to help people quiet the mind, awaken the heart and free themselves of the roadblocks that keep them from living more authentically and joyfully. He has spoken and led workshops at companies like Unilever, Facebook, Nike, Macquarie, Insight Timer, UBS, UOB and more.

Johnson is a native New Yorker, and has lived on 3 continents, currently living in Sydney, Australia.

His passion is creating a bridge between ancient wisdom, energy medicine and direct modern application. Clients say that his unique experiences of er a profoundly healing self-discovery experience, followed with very practical and actionable steps to create lasting change. As a paqo shaman of the Q’ero lineage, a Four Winds Energy Medicine Health Coach, and
Reiki Master, in conjunction with his background as a teacher who trains yoga teachers and pilates teachers, he has an expansive knowledge of the physical body and how the psyche can create stagnation on all dimensions of being: physically, mentally, emotionally and on the level of the energetic.

Karin Graubard- Reiter

After being diagnosed with not 1 but 2 Autoimmune diseases – Karin was told by conventional medicine doctors that she would never lead an “optimal” life. Refusing to be another statistic of empirical data, Karin began her journey towards healing herself. 

She is now a functional medicine nutritionist, meditation and breathwork teacher, fitness trainer, author, wife, mama and founder of Nutritious N’ Delicious, has been a leader in the nutrition and wellness industry for the last 15+ years. Karin founded Nutritious N’ Delicious in 2011 in Australia (after a corporate career in law and finance) and her aim was to touch as many people as possible and provide knowledge, support, guidance and advice on building a healthier lifestyle. 

She has led workshops and nutrition programs in Singapore, Hong Kong, Israel and Australia. Karin’s passion is to educate, to ask questions and to bring to light the importance of natural, nourishing foods and how they affect longevity. 

Karin is a passionate speaker & journalist in the area of nutrition and has written for numerous publications in the USA, Australia, Israel and throughout Asia. Karin is also the author of 2 children’s recipe books branded “The Rosy Cheeked Kids”.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are only 18 spaces available. A €500 non-refundable deposit is required to book your spot made either by bank transfer or credit card via the link at the top of the page (which incurs a 3% transaction fee).  The balance is due 60 days before the retreat.

If you require an international bank transfer, and would like to use that instead of incurring the 3% credit card fee, please send a USD transfer to

Bank Name: Wise

Name: Johnson Chong

Routing Number: 084009519

Account Number: 9600000000044932 (9 zeros)

Checking

Wise’s Bank Address:

30 W. 26th Street, Sixth Floor

New York, NY 10010

United States

You will have to book your own international flight directly to either Athens, Greece or Kalamata, Greece. Athens is 2.5 hours by car to the retreat venue, and Kalamata is a 50 min ride away. We will put you in touch with other retreat participants, so you can share a taxi. A van for 5 people from Athens airport costs about €370. A van for 5 people from Kalamata costs about €210  from your home country. 1 month before the retreat, you will be placed in a what’s app group, with all the retreat venue details. From the airport, you will take a 60 min taxi that will cost on average of $25 USD to the retreat venue. 

Standard Check-in time is at 15:00, and Check-out is at 12:00. Late Check-out util 18:00 is possible with an additional charge. 

 

All the meals are included during the retreat according to the meal plans. Any beverages outside of those meal plans are chargeable.

Yes. 1 month before the retreat begins, we will put you in a what’s app group with your fellow retreat-goers, and you can arrange with the others  to share a car. 

Unfortunately this retreat venue is adults only. Only children above the age of 15 are allowed on the property.

There will be some excursions to nearby castle ruins and nature walks. The nearest town is an easy 5 min walk down the hill.

Many people come to retreats to either deepen their bonds with friends, family members, partners. And many people do come alone with a spirit of adventure. Every group is unique and always the right fit. This choice is completely up to you.

Complimentary Wifi will be included. Though, we highly encourage that you switch off your mobile devices during the retreat so that you can get the most our of this important time for yourself.

Yes, laundry is available for an additional service charge.

We ask that you commit to blocking out time for yourself and to be sure that you’re coming before you book. We also know that life is unpredictable. As with all our retreats, you are responsible for acquiring your own travel insurance in the event that life takes a left turn for you. Please click here to review our terms and conditions. 

Cancellation in less than 30 days before the retreat (0% refund)

30-60 days before the retreat (50% refund)

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