Facilitator in Residence (FIR)

Flexible Dates
Become a Facilitator in Residence (FIR) Throughout the season, workshop participants and other community members in the Centres, have access to holistic services offered by our Facilitators-in-Residence (FIRs). Over the years our FIRs have offered all types of yoga, massage, art therapy, voice and singing, Feldenkrais method, theatre, dance, aromatherapy, creative writing, meditation, astrology, Sociocracy etc. As our scheduled workshops and retreats typically occupy the mornings from about 9:30 to 1:30, and the afternoons are beach and leisure time, FIRs…

Volunteer Programme

Flexible Dates
Each season, people come from all around the world to volunteer at the Kalikalos centers. Volunteers coordinate the rhythms of the center, focalize meals and clean-up, assist with transport to and from the beach, help with gardening, maintenance and shopping, and learn to facilitate group circles. We look especially for individuals with a holistic perspective and ideally some community experience, who enjoy working with groups. Skills in group process, healing, maintenance, vegetarian cookery, gardening, vehicle mechanics, and fluency in Greek…

Living-in-Community at Anilio Guest Programme

Flexible Dates
Experience community living at Kalikalos without attending a workshop! Stay with us as a living-in-Community guest and meet new friends sharing your holistic perspective. Many of our guests choose to come to Kalikalos as Living-in-Community guests without attending a scheduled workshop. Simply being here in the community living environment can be a fulfilling and transformative experience! Far more than guests, you are community members, joyfully collaborating in the rhythms of daily life and adventuring together though Pilion. You are welcome…

Spring Community Building Weeks

Flexible Dates
Anilio Campus
Our Community Building Weeks are the first part of our Volunteer Programme before workshops start at the beginning of the season. Things are quieter with fewer people on-site and a focus on the setup and maintenance tasks needed to get ready for the coming season. This year our setup programme will run until 31st May 2019 and the weekly volunteer contribution is reduced to €75 (instead of €90) during these weeks. Some of our current projects include: Setting up the…

Your Inner Power

With Jeannette van Uffelen

June 1 - 8, 2019
“The best experience you can have is the experience of changing your mind. Give yourself permission to do so. You’re worth it.” WHAT: workshop Our Subconscious Mind is wiser and faster. Everything we need to know is there. When you choose to change your emotions you can transform your life. I teach you techniques to improve the working of your mind, body and spirit. There will be theory about these techniques and the research behind it. And you will immediately…

Holistic Massage Workshop

With Cathy Alderson

June 1 - 8, 2019
“Massage brings peace to a troubled mind and relief to a tense body” - Hippocrates. Book onto a beautiful, affordable Retreat, in a forest, up a mountain, near the sea in the unspoilt region of Mount Pelion, Greece. Incorporate your holiday with a new learning experience in the supportive environment of the Kalikalos community, where you will learn new skills to nurture yourself and others. Suitable for Singles, Couples, Beginners or experienced Therapists. This course explores the ancient healing arts…

Vibrant Alignment: How (and Why) to Move More of You

With Sarah Grace Kotzamani

June 12 - 19, 2019
WHAT IT’S ABOUT  It’s about getting all your parts to move, for healthy and natural movement. Even if you’re active, most of us have sedentary spots, “sticky spots” from habitual positioning, that can clamp down on blood flow and joint mobility, and you just know that leads to trouble and pain. Alignment makes you vibrant! It’s not the same thing as Posture, it is a measuring tool you learn so that no matter what you’re doing you can know what…

In Contact: Therapeutic Embodied-Relational Movement

With Lucy Fredman

June 22 - 29, 2019
A workshop for people who want to work with words and movement, body and mind, to explore more authentic and satisfying connection with themselves and others. Contact is the way in which we come into relationship with each other. As social beings, we are hard wired to seek out contact with others and yet depending on our early childhood experiences, we may develop psychological and embodied patterns which make relational contact with others problematic. In this workshop, we will use…

Greek Community Week

With Thomas Anemos

July 3 - 10, 2019
We hope to upload our full workshop description for Greek Community Week as soon as possible. If you have any queries beforehand, please contact Thomas Anemos at thomas_anemos@yahoo.com.

Ecstatic Awakening Dance Teacher Training

With Rebecca Hanscombe

July 13 - 20, 2019
This course is held over 9 months online with a week-long residential retreat. March 7th – November 15th 2019 The all-inclusive Residential module will be in STK Anilio, Greece during 13th - 20h July 2019 The Fee of £1650 is fixed for friends of Kalikalos. THE ECSTATIC AWAKENING DANCE TEACHER TRAINING IS A FULLY ENCOMPASSED CERTIFIED TRAINING THAT WILL: Inspire you to be passionate about teaching; Empower you with confidence to be a community leader; Give you the ability to hold…

Dance Movement Psychotherapy: Personal Myth and the Moving Body

With Vicky Karkou and Angeliki Bitzaraki

July 24 - 31, 2019
Early Bird Offer:
Book now and get 10% off these prices!
Expires: Jun 11, 2019.
Returning for the sixth consecutive year! This will be a week informed by principles of dance movement psychotherapy that will encourage us to enter a journey of discovering personal myths through our moving body.  On mountain Pelion, a place full of its own mythology, this week-long workshop will aim to bring us in touch with and allow for movement-based creations that exceed simple storytelling.  We will see body-based myths as creating connections with our own roots and with the world we…

Saying Yes to the Gift of Life

With Kasia Sikora

August 3 - 10, 2019
Early Bird Offer:
Book now and get 10% off these prices!
Expires: Jun 21, 2019.
We are gifted with life, yet sometimes instead of making a beautiful life, we are lost in making a living. You would be surprised how saying yes to life - a conscious yes, enables us to get into the flow of life, to open up to a new meaning of life. It has to be done not only on mind level but body and spirit. This workshop is designed for people who want to discover why there is a persistence…

Family Community Holiday

With Maria McCarthy

August 3 - 10, 2019
Kids and parents get the chance to run wild for a week of fun and friendship on the Family Community Holiday. Our mountainside forest community has a daily rhythm, which goes something like this. After a delicious buffet breakfast, we gather for songs, dancing and fun games. Later in the morning after a fruit break, we do arty crafty stuff together. Things we have loved are building a primitive pottery kiln, making and firing ceramics and helping a local family to…

Earth, Sea & Sky: 5 Rhythms

With Neil Pinnock

August 14 - 21, 2019
Join us on this workshop in the Greek sunshine. We will celebrate life and the body through the 5Rhythms dance & community living. Earth, Sea & Sky is a week of dance and exploration; an invitation to discover who we are when we are willing to turn up and participate in life and with each other.  When we take time out for ourselves we are able to tune in to our energy and the deeper rhythms of whom we are.…

Into the Woods – Yoga and Healing Arts Retreat

With Judith Grob and Janie Orrell

August 24 - 31, 2019
Book now and get 10% off listed prices. Offer valid until Jul 12, 2019.
In Greek mythology, the Pelion region is considered the home of Chiron the centaur, who was the healer of the Gods. Inspired by the Pelion forest, the mountain, the waterfalls, the golden sun, and the sea, we will work with the elements of nature as we set out on a healing adventure combining yogic wisdom, visual arts, shamanism and play. Healing Practices  Yoga:  Each day will start with a gentle yoga practice which is suitable for all levels. The sessions will either be Sivananda Hatha Yoga with Janie, or Kundalini or Hidden Language Yoga with…

Playtime for Grown-Ups

With Alison Goldie

September 4 - 11, 2019
Early Bird Offer:
Book now and get 10% off these prices!
Expires: Jul 23, 2019.
Come as you are to this vibrant and life-affirming course in which Alison Goldie will be teaching the art of improvisation. Through the playing of games and exercises which will stimulate, enlighten and amuse, this highly experienced teacher will hold the space for you to grow your confidence and creatively express yourself in new and exciting ways. Drawn from work which originally coached actors, improvisation is now an international phenomenon, and is played for its fun and life-skills by people…

Autumn Community Building Weeks

Flexible Dates
The Autumn Community Building Weeks is the last part of our Volunteer Programme after all of the workshops as we begin to pack things away and prepare the site for closure over winter. Things are quieter with fewer people on-site and a focus on packing away and maintenance tasks needed to get ready for winter ahead. This year our takedown programme will run from 11th Sept 19 until 30th Sept 19 and the weekly volunteer contribution is reduced to €75 (instead of €90) during these…