Mindfulness Summer Institute 2018

Facilitated by Sally-Anne Airey


Methoni/Messinia Cultural Center Greece


26-29 June 2018

(5 Nights: arrive on 25th and depart on 30th, June 2018)


Early Bird Rate $1000 (until 28 February 2018)
From 1st March 2018 $1200
$180 Shared accommodation at Melinas (5 nights)
$250 Single accommodation at Melinas (5 nights)



This Mindfulness learning institute is designed specifically for educators K-12. Mindfulness and Yoga personal practice and training pathways to enable classroom integration will be explored Mindfulness and yoga will be the focus on a holistic stress reduction for educators and classroom environments. Mindfulness Tools for the classroom will be explored with practical tools for implementation.The aim of this institute is to deepen participants’ understanding of the meaningful integration of SL into a current unit and to consider strategies for integration of SL into the current curriculum.
Participants will discuss various methods for assessment of SL tasks and reflection (methods: formative and summative) and consider the importance of a balance of opportunities for SL across the school’s SL program (PreK-12) Additionally, participants will observe SL learning in action, in a classroom, and integrate SL into a current unit.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding of mindfulness tools and techniques for classroom integration.
  • Develop skills in holistic development interventions.
  • Develop skills in breathing, managing anxiety, and the ability to choose tools for greater emotional resilience.
  • Understand how to develop empathy and compassion to reduce reactivity in difficult situations with students.


Sally-Anne Airey

Sally-Anne is an executive coach, mindfulness teacher and retreat leader based in central Europe, one hour from Geneva. She has coached hundreds of people from different organisations and cultures to develop mindfulness, emotional intelligence and resilience as a path to effective performance.

A former UK Royal Navy Commander, Sally-Anne is an experienced leader, trainer and teacher and a Chartered Fellow of the UK Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. In her 23-year naval career she held diverse roles across human resource management, training and teaching. These included leadership training at the US Naval Officer Candidate School; managing the European languages department at the UK Defence School of Languages; and teaching French to adults and English as a foreign language to teenagers.

From 2005-2013 Sally-Anne lived and worked in Eastern Europe. Before training as a coach from 2007, she was business manager of Pechersk School International, a World IB school in Kyiv, Ukraine.

Married to Simon, Sally-Anne is mother to twin boys and stepmother to twin girls, all now young adults. Their large French Alpine home is also a retreat centre, offering mindfulness-based programmes that give people time and space in an inspiring environment to stop, reflect and see more clearly.

Sally-Anne is committed to enabling people to live and work compassionately and joyfully in service of others. She is currently writing a short book ‘Finding Your Inner Friend’: a simple accessible guide to uncovering our own inner wisdom.


Visa Information

VISA: See the Greece Visa Requirements website for all information on the link below:

Please note: You need to apply early for your visa(2 months before is recommended as enough time for processing), once your flight is booked, send us your details and we will send you the invitation letter to the workshop with all the details.

Hotel Accommodation Options

Melinas Methoni Messina Greece

Achilles Hotel Methoni Messina Greece

La Sapienza Hotel Methoni Messina Greece
Serve Learn co will provide a shuttle to pick participants from the Kalamata Airport at the specified time the day before the workshop and provide a return trip on the final day back to the airport.

Accommodation: Melina Apartments

Hotel Name: Melinas Apartments

Website: Melinas Methoni Messina Greece

Phone No: +30 27230-31505

E-mail: melina_apartments@yahoo.gr or info@methoni-apartments.gr

Serve Learn co will provide a shuttle to pick participants from the Messina Airport at the specified time the day before the workshop and provide a return trip on the final day back to the airport. 

Accommodation Booking Process

Please e-mail: alexblaauw026@servelearn.co regarding accommodation at Melina apartments or one of the two other options suggested. Please mention specifically single or sharing with one other participant. All accommodation options vary in price, and location depending on what type of experience you prefer.



To arrange for airport transfers from Methoni Messina, send an email to our team with your flight itinerary details.

You will need to fly into Athens then catch a flight to Methoni Messina in Greece. Alternatively, you can catch a bus to Methoni Messina, please supply the itinerary to our team so we can arrange your pick up/drop off.

Note: this is for the day before and the day after the conference only.