June 24-28, 2024
$75 a room per night and $35 per person a day for food
Tuition is $500. Scholarships available.
LiquidBody 5 day Continuum Retreat
Sun, Sea, Stars
5 days of gentle fluid movement, nourishing farm to table food at a seaside organic farm on a remote Greek island. Choices of movement spaces include the Earth and Sky rooms, the shore, hammocks, grassy lawns and private rocky overlooks.
June 24-28, 2024
Check-In by 6p
Light Meal 6p
Evening Session 7-9p
Tuesday to Thursday
Evening Session 7-9p
Caryn outlines dives morning and evening in Earth Room that you can then explore together or in Sky Room, your own room, or at the beach or grassy lawn. Brunch and Dinner is served outdoors at 11:30a and 6p
Morning Session 9-11a
Check out around 11:30a
After the final morning session, pack up and leave the room, and then enjoy your final brunch. Feel free to book extra days before or after the retreat. It is a wonderful place to relax.
Optional Shore Dive
Caryn leads a dive at the beach
Optional Star Dive 9:30p
End the evening floating under the stars
Accommodations & About Your Stay
Choose a private room or share with one or two friends. Twin nontoxic mattresses, in room bathroom with shower, kitchenette with sink, coffee/tea and mini fridge. Every room has a sea view and is a minute’s stroll to the sea. Outdoor showers in between. Solar hot water. AC. Internet. Well water for showering. Spring water in bottles for drinking. Caryn provides nontoxic, reef safe bodycare products for you to use during your stay so the land and water are respected as well as our bodies.
Caryn was trained by Emilie Conrad for 20+ years and is a founding member of the Continuum Teachers Association. She taught with Emilie and Teri Carter at SOMAFest L.A., and has an MFA in Dance from the University of California, Irvine where she taught LiquidBody undergraduate and graduate classes. She has offered LiquidBody Continuum workshops at centers and conferences worldwide. After dancing for the Paul Taylor Dance Company for ten years, Caryn and her wife Nana started creating award-winning nourishing spaces for the body that are ultra eco, nontoxic and offer immersive nature experiences.
Meet in the Earth Room twice as Caryn outlines morning and afternoon dives. Stay or dive anywhere.
Fly in to Athens
Fly to Athens possibly a day or two ahead to enjoy ancient sites and delicious restaurants. Caryn will be available for guidance.
Taxi or Bus to Ferry
A taxi to the Ferry is about a half hour drive or take the bus right to the port.
Ferry to Island
Grab your tickets at the port and hop aboard for a one hour scenic trip across the sea to the island of Evia.
Organic Farm to Table
Fruit, veggies and eggs come from the organic farm.
Enjoy Nontoxic Body Care
Complimentary reef safe, nontoxic body care products are provided so your body can get a vacation from hidden toxins in most commercial brands, and the environment is respected since we are so close to the sea.
Optional Morning Shore Dives
You can start the morning with gentle movement in the sea with Caryn.
Optional Star Dives
Dipping into the sea at night beneath a canopy of brilliant stars is magical
Have a Question?
Policies & F.A.Q.
Enjoy reef safe sunscreen, mosquito repellant, shampoo, conditioner, body and hand soap, body and face lotion, deodorant. Bring your hair and toothbrush and leave anything with commercial fragrance or chemical pesticides at home. The retreat is so close to the shore we have committed to honoring the pristine waters, and the community environment will be healthier for all.
What to Bring
Comfortable clothes for movement exploration,
long pants for hiking if you want,
bathing suit or two and sun skinz if you want to be in the sun as long as you want
casual dinner clothes for in town dining
a sweater or wrap for cool evenings
and a beach towel
prewash the above in nontoxic laundry products like Seventh Generation, BioPac, BioKleen or Charlie Soap or baking soda or vinegar.
hiking shoes (if you want to explore the trails)
toothbrush and toothpaste
comb or brush
What Not to Bring
Anything with commercial fragrance or other hazardous chemical such as DEET, parfum, scent, fragrance, chemical sunscreen,
Cigarettes – the retreat center is non-smoking
For fire safety, no candles, incense or anything else that might require open flames. The surrounding area is dry and fire is a danger. With supervision from retreat staff, it is possible to build a fire in the barbeque area or on the beach in the evening, but extreme care is needed and supervision required.
Outdoor & Adventure
In addition to your swimsuit, you may want to bring a snorkel, mask and fins to enjoy the clear waters where you can spot fish and seaweed. For hiking you may want some hiking boots and long pants to give you protection from brush as well as a sun hat. For extended hours in the sun, you may want some sun skins. At the private rocky seaside, some water shoes can help.
We can take a day trip to a delightful fresh water oasis – Platanistos – about an hour’s drive that offers delicious fresh water pools and cool streams for mini dives and communing with a lush green environment.
Art & Culture
The nearby town of Karistos has regular open air concerts.
Cantina at Beach and Restaurants Nearby
Next door to us, there is a cantina with a full array of coffee and other drinks as well as food that you can enjoy in a cabana lounge chair at the seaside. Within less than a ten minute cab ride, there are an array of restaurants to choose from as well as one with a bar a short 5 minute walk from us.
Checkin & Checkout
Check in is any time after 3pm
Check out is anytime before 11am
We will work with you if your needs fall outside of these hours if we have advance notice.
Let us know your travel plans and we can help advise you on bus from airport, ferry schedules, and how to get a taxi from ferry to center. It is possible to book a few extra days on either side of the retreat.
Seven day cancellation free of charge. After 7 days 50% of total room stay.
the sun, sea and stars await
Bouros Seaview Retreat