With the hectic pace and demands of modern life, many people feel stressed and over-worked. Our stress and tiredness make us unhappy, impatient and frustrated. It can even affect our health. We are often so busy we feel there is no time to stop and meditate! But meditation actually gives you more time by making your mind calmer and more focused.

Crete is renowned for its beautiful beaches, the healthiest food in the world and lively but equally stress-free pace of life. Recently, yoga fans from all over the world are discovering this corner of the world and visit to practice yoga and meditation in one of the most serene spots in Europe. Come here and you’ll immediately feel why Zorba the Greek discovered here the meaning of life.

Yoga means union of the individual consciousness or soul with the Universal Consciousness or Spirit. Yoga is a 5000-year-old Indian body of knowledge. Though many think of yoga only as a physical exercise where people twist, turn, stretch, and breathe in the most complex ways, these are actually only the most superficial aspect of this profound science of unfolding the infinite potentials of the human mind and soul. The science of Yoga imbibes the complete essence of the Way of Life.

Well known yogi left big cities and leave now in Crete.  Different types of yoga such as Hatha Yoga, η Iyengar Yoga, η Karma Yoga, Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga can be find in Crete.

Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by “laying on hands” and is based on the idea that an unseen “life force energy” flows through us and is what causes us to be alive.

A treatment feels like a wonderful glowing radiance that flows through and around you. Reiki treats the whole person including body, emotions, mind and spirit creating many beneficial effects that include relaxation and feelings of peace, security and wellbeing. Many have reported miraculous results.

Reiki is a simple, natural and safe method of spiritual healing and self-improvement that everyone can use. It has been effective in helping virtually every known illness and malady and always creates a beneficial effect. It also works in conjunction with all other medical or therapeutic techniques to relieve side effects and promote recovery.

In Crete you can find many reiki practitioners.