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Box Mind Yoga Reteat - Mykonos With Sara Picken-Brown

A 5 day luxury villa retreat. "Even if you have never yogi’d before you will feel supported and at ease in this class" says formidable all round fitness and mindulness expert Sara Picken-Brown.


24 September 2020


28 September 2020

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All you need to know

Mykonos with Sara Picken-Brown -  5 days of expertly guided yoga and meditation suitable for beginners and advanced learners alike.

About Sara 

Known as 'The Figure Genie', Sara Picken-Brown has over 20 years fitness industry experience. A former professional ballerina, an injury forced a career shift toward fitness. Sara is impressive. She has a decade of professional bodybuilding and 23x championship titles, She is also a 3x IFBB Australian National Champion and IFBB 5th in the World. 

With a shift in focus and a passion for greater challenges, Sara began moving toward Crossfit and Functional training; culminating in a 30 day Leadership Intensive with USA Navy SEALs repeated over 3 years and a 50hr (3 days no sleep) BUDS Hell Week experience, of which Sara was the only female to complete alongside 24 from the 50 starters.

 Sara is a head coach for TheBoxmind and integral to the creation of all their Wellness programs in Yoga, Meditation and Barre/Pilates Corporate services. It is a priviledge to learn from such an athlete, and this retreat offers the opportunity. It is hard to beat what Sara has to offer.

About our retreats 

Nava Haus Retreats retreats are planned around our four key pillars of L.I.F.E: leisure, indulgence, fitness and energy. We combine training and instruction, socializing, well-being and downtime. We expect you to come back pampered, healthier, mentally sound and with new life-long friends. We always use a high standard of luxury villa from our portfolio. They all include infinity pools or similar standard, modern conveniences, kitchen and living areas and beautiful gardens or views.

Our menus are unique, sourced from fresh local ingredients wherever we are and prepared on-site by our chefs, who we typically fly in with us. We work with the best trainers to ensure the fitness and health package is top-notch. 

Our retreats are perfect for all - singles, couples re-connection, groups of friends or group celebrations. Our hosts ensure everybody is comfortable, well-introduced and included. They will be available daily from your arrival to your departure to ensure you are taken care of, so you can focus on your health and fun.

The Training - designed to build the right foundations 

Sara's diverse experience of discipline, mental resilience, focus and 'never quit' attitude has been the foundational principles of her teaching. Her classes include Meditation, Yoga, Pilates and Barre, as these are the complimentary mental and physical platforms that make these philosophies accessible to all.

Sara is a head coach for TheBoxmind and integral to the creation of all their Wellness programs in Yoga, Meditation and Barre/Pilates Corporate services.

Sara is also: A part of the Valetudo Group, Lifestyle/Wellness Expert for H&N Magazine (London) and a graduate of The Royal Academy of Dancing (Advanced).

Sara's qualificaitons & achievements include:

QUT Associate Degree Dance & Performing Arts,

3x IFBB Australia Figure Champion, IFBB Figure World Ranked 5th, IFBB Pro Figure/Bikini Athlete, 

SEALFit(x3)& KOKORO(50hr event) Graduate, 

Dip. Counselling & Psychotherapy, Dip. SMB, Dip. Nutrition Counselling


Meditation with Sara

Mindfulness and meditation are mental training practices that cultivate a subtle awareness of the mind and body and create a transformational platform. They bring awareness to the habits and thought forms that create both wanted and unwanted or positive or negative spirals and results. 


Yoga with Sara

Power Yoga is an energetic, dynamic vinyasa style of Yoga, where breath links movements in a flowing lyrical style. Students build strength, flexibility and are challenged in both body and mind. 

For more detailed yoga and meditation training information, please download the brochure or email

Daily Itinerary (this may change very slightly depending on weather and inspiration) 


Tea and healthy snacks/biscuits

7.30 am- 8.30 am 

60min Meditation

8.45 am -10.15 am 90min 

Power Yoga Practice (program will involve skill-building and progressions in balances and more technical postures)


Healthy, nutritious energy replenishing breakfast




Downtime, beach time, activities and Mykonos town tours (see the full event website page for a detailed itinerary).


3-5 pm daily

Private one-on-one sessions offered at a cost for those who wish to learn more from Sara's wealth of knowledge. Cheaper if booked in advance.

Sessions will include: nutrition, yoga postures and technique, meditation for stress management and anxiety, Life Coaching & Counselling, Body strength & conditioning,

Please ask for private booking details details by emailing or 

WhatsApp: +44 7835 854265

* extra-curricular dinners and lunches are optional and not included in booking price.

* transportation to dinner locations in the itinerary is not included but can be arranged. Pls inform our hosts if needed.

* full transportation service can be purchased as an add-on during the booking process (see tickets below).

* to inform us about changes to flights, delays etc. please email the reservations team on

* for any guests interested in booking extra one-on-one yoga sessions, private workout sessions or massage sessions please email the reservations team on to arrange in advance or speak to our host or a trainer/masseuse on-site.

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