Yoga & Thai Massage Camp @ Spiral Knights...

For English Translation Please Press Here Free and Real in the context of the Spiral Knights Eco-Fest 2017 and in collaboration with Foteini Zafeiriouis organizing her Summer Yoga and Thai Massage Camp inside the grounds of the festival, in the Telaithrion Project in North Evia island Yoga and Thai Massage @ Spiral Knights Eco-Fest 2017 The Camp will start from Tuesday 5 of September and will be completed on Sunday 10 of September ”Free your body, Feel your Soul”A free style yoga with therapeutic approach. Through movement, breath and alignement we will give our body space to heal and regenerate, cultivating mindfulness.. Through guided deep relaxation we will learn to ”let go”..ceasing being a controller and start being an obsrerver. The afternoons we will reveal our inner healer, capable of magic touch and compassion, through practice of thai massage. A Summer camp of inner peace, balance and spiritual awakening Every day for one and a half hour in the central dome, group thai massage sessions will be talking place and for another one and half hours, we individually and collectively, therapeutically, self-awareness events in suitably spaces within the festival… You can see everything about the festival in detail here. The courses are suitable for both beginners and advanced. Foteini Zafeiriou, alternative healer of traditional massage techniques , Yoga teacher and lifelong meditator, researcher and student. Thai massage is considered the most complete form of bodywork. Regarding to body, these techniques liberate the joints , the muscles and the vertebrae from tension and pain. Something similar takes place at the mental and sensory level. That is because thai massage is mainly a mental practice , meditation through motion… It is connected with the word metta which derives from Pali language(Ancient Buddhist language)and means loving kindness. Thai massage teaches...

Sound & Self Therapy Camp @ Spiral Knights...

For English Please Press here!!! Free and Real in the context of the Spiral Knights Eco-Fest 2017 and in collaboration with Kostas Georgiou is organizing his Summer Healing Camp inside the grounds of the festival, in the Telaithrion Project in North Evia island Sound & Self Therapy @ Spiral Knights Eco-Fest 2017 The Camp will start from Tuesday 5 of September and will be completed on Sunday 10 of September You want to experience profound experiences of self-awareness? I am delighted to invite you and accompany you during the festival to a 6-day journey of initiation, reconnection, with Nature, Self, and our fellowmen. Together we will go beyond thought, on a journey of remembrance, in essence Of the human experience. With a vehicle, primitive sounds and rhythms, we will explore the path of the heart. Ancient knowledge and techniques to be given will help us to reach the inner source of transcendent love and ecstatic fullness … Every day for one and a half hour in the central dome, group sound therapy will be talking place and for another two hours, we individually and collectively, therapeutically, self-awareness events in suitably spaces within the festival… You can see everything about the festival in detail here. The courses are suitable for both beginners and advanced. Kostas Georgiou. Soundhealer, yoga and meditation teacher, self-awareness guide.Awakened from an early age, he studied almost all major internal traditions-teachings and modern physics, and implemented many physical and spiritual practices, marching with ahimsa, always on the path of the heart. During this 30-year long internal journey, sound was absolutely crucial to his development. Aligned with ancient traditions, he makes and plays his own didgeridoos for the past decade.He also works with the healing powers of the ritual drum, the Tibetan singing bowls and Solar Gong.He offers individual and group internal journeys...

Healing Camp @ Spiral Knights

For English Please Press Here! Free and Real in the context of the Spiral Knights Eco-Fest 2017 and in collaboration with Nikos Koniaris is organizing his Summer Healing Camp inside the grounds of the festival, in the Telaithrion Project in North Evia island Healing Camp @ Spiral Knights Eco-Fest 2017 The Camp will start from Tuesday 5 of September and will be completed on Sunday 10 of September During the 6 days of the festival we will fill up our days with Tai Chi, communication games, meditation, nutrition and exercise, healing exercises and many more. We will walk in the platanus forest and in all the other spaces of the festival location. Practical Tai Chi sessions will be done every day for one and a half hour inside the geodesic dome and also other sessions in other locations and other moments of the day. You can see the other activities of the festival here. Lessons are for advanced or novice students. . Nikos Koniaris studied physical education at the University of Athens. He continued searching alternative methods of exercise, but this is not enough to abate the spiritual concern. He studied internal way through different approaches. Techniques of meditation … Yoga  …Internal exercise … Internal Energy treatments … Self Analysis . In the end he chose to focus on Tai Chi, a road that combines a quiet and simultaneously dynamic way several of the above. He created groups in Paros, in Athens and Aegina trying to share the joy of change and evolution, but also the satisfaction that exercise brings to us. He wrote the book “Inner exercise” to address to those who where flirting with the inner road. Lately leads seminars on «Tai Chi-internal exercise and daily life” and “introduction to meditation.” Also created taizen team so he...

Acrobatics Camp @ Spiral Knights

For English Press here!!! Free and Real in the context of the Spiral Knights Eco-Fest 2017 and in collaboration with ΚΙΡΚΟart is organizing their Summer Acrobatics Camp inside the grounds of the festival, in the Telaithrion Project in North Evia island Acrobatics Camp @ Spiral Knights Eco-Fest 2017 The Camp will start from Tuesday 5 of September and will be completed on Sunday 10 of September During the 6 days of the festival participators in the Summer Camp will take morning and afternoon lessons on aerial acrobatics in the geodesic dome of the project near the mountain top of Telethrion and in other locations in the festival grounds. Practical sessions and exercise in aerials and acrobatics plus theory in issues concerning aerial security, learning knots, using equipment etc, will all be part of the weeks curriculum. Off course the participators will also have access to all the other happenings inside the festival’s grounds. You can see what will take place here. The Camp is for both advanced and novice students. Ioanna Mare (GR) and Daniel Arrando (SP) are professional aerialists with an international artistic career, and many years of teaching experience. They met in Buenos Aires (famous for aerial arts) and since then they roam the world with artistic ensembles or as freelance artists. They have trained aerial arts in many countries such as Spain, Belgium, Australia, Argentina, Peru, Brazil and others. Daniel is also a certified rigger (technical aerial safety manager) After 2 years of performing and teaching in Shanhay, China they decided to return to Greece and share their love for aerial arts, by teaching, performing and awakening people about the importance of circus in a society, through its techniques which are strong forms of expression while providing strong physican and mental health. For more visit ΚΙΡΚΟart The Spiral...

Energy Mastercourse @ Telethrion Apr21

Energy Mastercourse @ Telethrion

...For The English Translation Please Press Here Free and Real is hosting in the premise of the Telaithrion Project, in cooperation with SEYN (Sustainable Energy Youth Network) a ten day practical and theoretical workshop in Northern Euboea about: Low Impact Technologies, (DIY), Renewable Energy Recourses and intro to the Telaithrion Project The Workshop will Start on Friday 23 of June and it will conclude on Sunday 2nd of July Deep into the waters of renewable sources of energy, DIY/DIT applications and low impact technologies, we will dive for this ten days extensive workshop with the valuable help of SEYN and Alexandros Filippidis. In this workshop we will construct together many different applications and we will deeply analyze in theory their possibilities. The seminar is aimed at those that wish to acquire knowledge both theoretical and practical, about renewable energy sources to meet workable alternatives to a personal and community level. Finally,  this workshop is immediately connected with the preparation and efforts that are talking place, for even more self-sufficiency and sustainability with low impact technologies and off greed systems for the Sriral Knights Eco-Fest 2017 at the Telethrion mountain from Free and Real. Part from the pedal power mixers for the smoothie bar and the solar ovens for the festivals kitchen the big idea is to create a mobile trailer which will be able to supply the festivals energy but also stay as a heritage for future events wherever that may be. More on this in the campaign we have started here . Some of the subjects that we will be dealing with: Biodigester construction. A biodigester operates as a kind of mechanical “stomach”. Fed with organic material, which then decomposed, creating biogas and valuable fertilizer. Off grid system sizing and calculations. Through this workshop we calculate our energy needs and consumption and then design from scratch the desirable system. Our scope is to gain a complete knowledge on various system components like wind/hydro turbines, solar panels, batteries, inverters and energy systems on theory and practice. Building a solar charger for mobile devices and tools A very useful and portable device, a solar charger can give life to a large range of gadgets such as laptops, cell phones, digital cameras etc. Upcycling old speakers to a portable Bluetooth sound system. We all have a pair of old speakers from an old hi-fi. Here we will learn how to get them a new life and build a portable, off grid Bluetooth sound-system with low cost, ideal for events, parties, etc. Building a solar panel. In this case, we will learn how we connect simple solar cells to make a functional and low cost solar panel. Building a solar water heater. The solar heat can be used for heating domestic hot water (DHW) and also can be used for space heating by preheating the water. In both cases it takes advantage of the solar radiation and therefore the use of it is for free. Solar thermal systems can cover from 10% -60% the needs of a house of heating and hot water, giving a corresponding saving in current oil , LPG, … etc.The solar heating systems can function in combination with any other of heating system* oil boiler, wood, biomass, gas, heat pump, etc.), whether in an existing heating system or due to new facility. Solar cooker and solar dehydrator Here we will see how to build a solar oven, a simple construction that can cook any food or boil water by using only solar energy and without the need of electricity. The solar radiation penetrates the glass and it’s been converted into heat which get trapped in the interior of the box by continuously increasing the temperature .The idea of drying is very old. The sun helps us to get rid of the liquid and the humidity of the foods we want to preserve. The solar dehydrators Are made of two parts. At one part...

RTS Story for Free and Real Apr18

RTS Story for Free and Real

Στο κανάλι RTS δημοσιεύτηκε το ρεπορτάζ του Thomas Epitaux για το Free and Real και το εγχείρημα Τελαίθριον. Το ρεπορτάζ είχε άρθρο αλλά και βίντεο που μπορείτε να τα δείτε στα γαλλικά εδώ Ενδιαφέρον μεγάλο, είχε το τρέιλερ που δημοσίευσε το Nouvo RTS στη σελίδα τους στο Facebook που ξεπέρασε τις 1500000 θεάσεις και έφερε το Free and Real ακόμα πιο κοντά στον κόσμο της Γαλλίας και της Ελβετίας.  Δείτε το εδώ Το βίντεο στα γαλλικά στο youtube Ευχαριστούμε τον Thomas για αυτή του την προσπάθεια και τον περιμένουμε στο Spiral Knights Eco-Fest 2017! Εμφανίσεις...

Yoga & Soundtherapy @ Telethrion Apr18

Yoga & Soundtherapy @ Telethrion...

For English Please Press Here Free and Real is hosting in the premise of the Telaithrion Project, a four day practical and theoretical workshop in Northern Euboea about: Yoga, Soundtherapy Natural Hot Springs and Meeting the Telaithrion Project The seminar will start from Friday 2 of June (arrival in the afternoon) and will be concluded on Monday 5 of June. The seminar is aimed at those that wish to acquire knowledge both theoretical and practical, about renewable energy sources to meet workable alternatives to a personal and community level. During the seminar we will do morning yoga sessions in Agiokampos beach with Basma and in the afternoon an hour lesson in geodesic dome project near the top of Telethrion with Kostas and his Soundtherapy tools! We will go to the thermal baths of Edipsos, will swim in the sea of Agiokampos, we will walk in the platanus forest and will stay in our ecological yurts of the project which we will meet through a series of screenings, presentations and discussions.  Kostas Georgiou. Soundhealer, yoga and meditation teacher, self-awareness guide.Awakened from an early age, he studied almost all major internal traditions-teachings and modern physics, and implemented many physical and spiritual practices, marching with ahimsa, always on the path of the heart. During this 30-year long internal journey, sound was absolutely crucial to his development. Aligned with ancient traditions, he makes and plays his own didgeridoos for the past decade.He also works with the healing powers of the ritual drum, the Tibetan singing bowls and Solar Gong.He offers individual and group internal journeys and initiation on reconnecting with cosmic conciousness.He participates in festivals and visits yoga retreats and schools throughout Greece. Kostas lives and breathes in a small oasis in Corinth called Dasokipos (Forest Garden) which he created...

Tai Chi & Sound Therapy @ Telethrion Apr04

Tai Chi & Sound Therapy @ Telethrion...

For English Please Press Here! Free and Real in the content of the Project Telaithrion organizes another practical and theoretical seminar in the project premises in northern Evia  Tai Chi, Sound Therapy, Natural Hot Springs and introduction to project Telaithrion The seminar will start from Friday 19 of May (arrival in the afternoon) and will end Sunday of May (afternoon departure) During the three days we will fill our days with Tai Chi, communication games, meditation, nutrition and exercise, sound therapy, sports, inner work and many dives at the sea. We will go to the natural springs in Aidipsos , we will walk in the plane forest and we will stay in eco yurts of the project , which we will meet through a series of screenings, presentations and conversations. The course is appropriate for both beginners and advanced . Nikos Koniaris will be one of coordinators, he studied physical education at the University of Athens. He continued searching alternative methods of exercise, but this is not enough to abate the spiritual concern. He studied internal way through different approaches. Techniques of meditation … Yoga  …Internal exercise … Internal Energy treatments … Self Analysis . In the end he chose to focus on Tai Chi, a road that combines a quiet and simultaneously dynamic way several of the above. He created groups in Paros, in Athens and Aegina trying to share the joy of change and evolution, but also the satisfaction that exercise brings to us. He wrote the book “Inner exercise” to address to those who where flirting with the inner road. Lately leads seminars on «Tai Chi-internal exercise and daily life” and “introduction to meditation.” Also created taizen team so he can organize as far as possible meetings with free participation. Nikos’s courses exude...

Aerials and Calisthenics @ Telethrion Apr03

Aerials and Calisthenics @ Telethrion

For English Please Press Here Free and Real and the Telaithrion project are hosting one more 3day practical and theoretic workshop in Northern Evia with the subject:  Aerial Acrobatics, Callisthenics, hot springs and introduction to the Telaithrion project The workshop will begin on Friday, 12 of May and will conclude on Sunday, 14 of May. During the 3 day workshop we will do morning Calisthenics sessions at Aghiokampos beach and then Acrobatics sessions in the Geodesic Dome for about 3 hours, we will walk through the beautiful forest near our location swim in therapeutic hot springs in Edipsos, and stay overnight in the ecological yurts of the project, which we will meet through a series of presentations and discussions. The class is for beginners and for advanced participants. Ioanna Mare (GR) and Daniel Arrando (SP) are professional aerialists with an international artistic career, and many years of teaching experience. They met in Buenos Aires (famous for aerial arts) and since then they roam the world with artistic ensembles or as freelance artists. They have trained aerial arts in many countries such as Spain, Belgium, Australia, Argentina, Peru, Brazil and others. Daniel is also a certified rigger (technical aerial safety manager) After 2 years of performing and teaching in Shanhay, China they decided to return to Greece and share their love for aerial arts, by teaching, performing and awakening people about the importance of circus in a society, through its techniques which are strong forms of expression while providing strong physican and mental health. For more visit ΚΙΡΚΟart Vangelis Georgiadis began his course in sports as an athlete gymnastics and acrobatic gymnastics with many awards at national and international level winning nationwide and European championships. He studied dance and worked with great names of Greek stardom as a dancer and acrobat show in Greece and abroad. He is a member of the Greek calisthenics movement and has taught seminars acrobatics, flexibility, and calisthenics in many cities in Greece, is coach gymnastics and acrobatic gymnastics for many years and has served as coach of the national mission in European championships. The recommended contribution for the seminar days is 65 euros and it includes Accommodation for two nights in the premises of the project. All participants will lodge with us in our four yurts in the “test Site” area. Nutrition for the 3 days, which is vegan. The menu includes seasonal fruit, beverages (tea & herbs) one full meal per day (season salad, sprouts, nuts, main course (soups, legumes, pasta etc.)) Also brunch in between the sessions with our amazing Fouchata paste! Transportation of the coordinators towards and from Evia Night swim and Spa at the thermal springs in the 9queens hotel in Edipsos Materials for the workshop Saturday night there will be a presentation of the project which will be followed by an open discussion with questions and answers.  Positions for the workshop are limited to 26 people To apply send us an e-mail only at events@freeandreal.org with your name, how many positions you are interested in and what seminar you are applying for and finally a contact phone number. Also there will be carpooling arranged so in your application please mention if you have room in your car or if you want us to find you room in somebody’s else’s car. Thank you and see you @ Telethrion! Event @ Facebook Το Free and Real στα πλαίσια του Εγχειρήματος Τελαίθριον διοργανώνει ακόμη ένα τριήμερο πρακτικό και θεωρητικό σεμινάριο στους χώρους του εγχειρήματος στην βόρεια Εύβοια με θέμα: Εναέρια Ακροβατικά, Καλισθένιξ, Ιαματικά Λουτρά και Γνωριμία με το Εγχείρημα Τελαίθριον Το σεμινάριο Θα ξεκινήσει από Παρασκευή 12 Μαΐου (άφιξη το απόγευμα) και θα ολοκληρωθεί την Κυριακή 14 Μαΐου (αναχώρηση απόγευμα) Κατά τη διάρκεια του τριημέρου θα κάνουμε πρωινά μαθήματα καλισθένιξ στην παραλία του αγιόκαμπου και μαθήματα εναέριων ακροβατικών 3 ωρών στον γεωδαιτικό θόλο του εγχειρήματος κοντά στην κορυφή του Τελέθριον, θα πάμε στα ιαματικά λουτρά της Αιδηψού, θα περπατήσουμε στο πλατανόδασος...

Eco-Building by Katalathos Mar05

Eco-Building by Katalathos

Μία καταπληκτική σκοπιά από την απίστευτη Κατερίνα Καταλάθος με τα δύο εργαστήρια φυσικής δόμησης που έγιναν για την κατασκευή της cob κουζίνας μας στο Test Site! Την ευχαριστούμε και την λατρεύουμε πολύ! Διασκεδάστε και χορέψτε μαζί του και μοιραστείτε! Περισσότερα στο http://news.freeandreal.org/category/workshops/ A truly amazing take from the magnificent Κατερίνα Καταλάθος that includes what happened during the two eco-building workshops that we constructed the new cob kitchen in the Test Site! We thank her and we adore her! Dance and party with it ans please share! More athttp://news.freeandreal.org/category/workshops/ Εμφανίσεις...

Spiral Knights Eco-Fest 2017 Feb22

Spiral Knights Eco-Fest 2017

  Η πρώτη μας καμπάνια για το φετινό Spiral Knights Eco-Fest 2017 είναι στον αέρα! Έχετε την ευκαιρία να κλείσετε από νωρίς την θέση σας και να μας υποστηρίξετε για την δημιουργία ενός ακόμα πιο επικού οίκο-φεστιβάλ! Διαλέξτε ένα από τα πολλά ανταλλάγματα που προσφέρουμε και γίνετε μέρος των Spiral Knights! Ευχαριστούμε και σας περιμένουμε! —— Our first campaign for this years Spiral Knights Eco-Fest 2017 is live! You have the chance to book your spot early on and at the same time support us in the creation of an even more epic eco-festival! Choose one of the many perks that we offer and be part of the Spiral Knights! Thank you for sharing and see you here!   More details to be announced soon! If you want to to participate in any way contact us @ events@freeandreal.org For sponsorships and collaborations contact us here For media contacts please contact us @ media@freeandreal.org thank you and see you @ Telethrion! Last year on Spiral Knights Eco-Fest 2016 (more videos coming soon) 999… photos from last years event here Εμφανίσεις...

Body & Health Mastercourse @ Telethrion Feb21

Body & Health Mastercourse @ Telethrion

For English Translation Please Press Here Free and Real is hosting in the premise of the Telaithrion Project, a ten day plus practical and theoretical workshop in Northern Euboea about: Yoga, Thai Massage, Sound Therapy, Nutrition, Health and meeting the Telaithrion Project The Workshop will Start on Friday 7 of April and it will conclude on Monday 17 of April The seminar is aimed at those that wish to acquire knowledge both theoretical and practical, about renewable energy sources to meet workable alternatives to a personal and community level. Some of the subjects that we will be dealing with: Morning Yoga sessions. Morning Yoga session will be taking place either at Aghiokampos beach or in the central dome of the project on the Telethrion mountain. Noon – Thai Massage sessions. After we will continue with Thai Massage lessons in the central dome of the project. Afternoon – Sound Therapy Sessions. We will close our day at the dome with Sound Therapy sessions. Nutrition – Theoretical part. Which are the foods that can replace meat? What are the benefits of a nutrition based on plant based nutritional elements. Combination of foods. Ecology – Organic farming. Nutrition as a way of therapy and prevention. Balanced recipes and advices on cooking for maximizing nutrition intake. B12 myths and truths. Nutrition – Practical Part. How to make Kefir. Making bread with nutrition yeast. Making snacks and pea “meatballs”. Legumes in every meal, ideas, recipes, sweets Hotspings and Spa. Visit to the outdoor hotsprings of Aidipsos and to the indoors Hot Springs and Spa at 9 Queens Spa Hotel. Visit Drimona Waterfalls. A day visit at the amazing locations of the Drimona waterfalls. Bonus Vegan Easter @ Free and Real. Sunday April the 16th is “Easter Sunday” in Greece and we will celebrate with you the only way we know with a Vegan Easter at Free and Real! Facilitators: Foteini Zafeiriou, alternative healer of traditional massage techniques , Yoga teacher and lifelong meditator, researcher and student. Thai massage is considered the most complete form of bodywork. Regarding to body, these techniques liberate the joints , the muscles and the vertebrae from tension and pain. Something similar takes place at the mental and sensory level. That is because thai massage is mainly a mental practice , meditation through motion… It is connected with the word metta which derives from Pali language(Ancient Buddhist language)and means loving kindness. Thai massage teaches to givers and receivers empathy , “presence” , offering. And when we release ourselves in heart space and the veils of separation cast away from our core value – we are unique in our own way – compassion… The treatment this planet needs to be cured. Melina Gale Nicknamed “the monkey” as a child, had you met a young Melina she most likely would have been hanging from a tree or doing flips on the playground. Fast forward to the present and not much has changed, the only difference is the tree is now an aerial hammock and the playground is now her mat. After 15 years of practicing yoga on and off, chronic stress from the pressure of owning her own business drove Melina to finally take yoga seriously. Within weeks of a consistent yoga practice most of her symptoms were gone, and she instantly knew it was her path to share the healing benefits of yoga with the world. In 2014 Melina completed her Ashtanga Vinyasa 200hr teacher training with The Yoga People ( Jamie Clark & Dulce Aguilar) at All Yoga Thailand. Always remaining a student at heart, Melina has gone on to further her studies by completing Aerial Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, and Yin yoga teacher trainings. Melina’s teaching style is encouraging and playful, her mission is to help her students navigate their busy lives with the help of Yoga, all with a smile on their face! Kostas Georgiou. Soundhealer, yoga and meditation...

A Way of Life: Free and Real Feb06

A Way of Life: Free and Real

A Way of Life: Free and Real (Full Documentary) By Anastasios Papapostolou See more at: http://greece.greekreporter.com/ Εμφανίσεις...

Sustainability Mastercourse @ Telethrion Jan30

Sustainability Mastercourse @ Telethrion

... For English Please Press Here Free and Real is hosting in the premise of the Telaithrion Project, a ten day practical and theoretical workshop in Northern Euboea about: Permaculture, Mushroom Cultivation, Self-Sufficiency, Nutrition, Health and meeting the Telaithrion Project The Workshop will Start on Friday 17 March and it will conclude on Sunday 26 March The seminar is aimed at those that wish to acquire knowledge both theoretical and practical, about renewable energy sources to meet workable alternatives to a personal and community level. Some of the subjects that we will be dealing with: Permaculture – Theoretical Part. Introduction to Permaculture. Basic principles of permaculture design and analyzing the elements of a system (a system can be an urban environment// a garden// a field// a society// a village), replenishing and improving the ground and controlling erosion, managing water ways and preservation of water, recycling, composting and grey water management, organic farming, permaculture applications in everyday life. Permaculture – Practical part. Preparation and creation of a summer veggie garden. Construction of a compost bin, recognition of wild plants and herbs. Planting trees and herbs. Connection exercises with the goal to become more self-sufficient and responsible for our transition to a more harmonic world, starting to where we are, using what we already have, and doing what we can. Nutrition – Theoretical part. Which are the foods that can replace meat? What are the benefits of a nutrition based on plant based nutritional elements. Combination of foods. Ecology – Organic farming. Nutrition as a way of therapy and prevention. Balanced recipes and advices on cooking for maximizing nutrition intake. B12 myths and truths. Nutrition – Practical Part. How to make Kephir. Making bread with nutrition yeast. Making snacks and pea “meatballs”. Legumes in every meal, ideas, recipes, sweets Self-Sufficiency – Practical Part. Making traditional natural olive based soap. Making natural toothpaste. Mushroom Cultivation – Theoretical Part. Introduction to the Kingdom of fungi, fungal ecology, physiology, biodiversity, nutrition fungi. Presentation of the major autumn mushrooms. Mushroom collecting principles. Mushroom Cultivation – Practical Part.  Growing mushrooms in bags. Growing mushrooms on logs. Weather permitting we will collect and wild mushrooms from the forest. Facilitators: Tina Lymperis: Tina Lymberis grew up in Australia and Greece. She studied Electronic Engineering, Business Management, Adult Education Training, Video Producing, worked for multinationals as a Sales Manager and travelled extensively. She fell in love with permaculture in 2010. Since 2011 Tina has been facilitating permaculture seminars and workshops, writing educational articles on her blog in greek (www.kangouro.gr), cultivating, composting, organising PDCs with international teachers, starting transition initiatives (eg. organic food baskets) and translated the ‘earth user’s guide to permaculture’ by Rosemary Morrow into Greek. Tina feels that permaculture is the solution for the many challenges we face, that’s why her mission is to propel permaculture in Greece! Sofia Kanellou: Sofia Kanellou studied Nutrition in Greece and got a master’s degree in Italy (Università Politecnica delle Marche) in Vegetarian Diet for all states of life. She lived In Venice for three years and got a scholarship for the 2nd time. In the meantime, she specialized in Kousmine Method and Orthomolecular Nutrition. She worked as a dietitian in areas of counseling, herbal medicine, natural healing, vegetarian / vegan diet. After returning to Greece, she runs a legal nutrition office since 2012, writes and works with health professionals, primary and infant schools and draw up special diets. She offers personalized health monitoring and group classes for resolving eating disorders. She is an active member of the Union of Nutritionists in Greece, and Nutritionists for the Environment in Italy. From the beginning of her career, her passion is the transmission of a healthy culture on food and with this as a compass, she organizes seminars and food laboratories in Greece and Italy. For more information about her activities, visit the www.siniditidiatrofi.gr or just meet her in person! George Koutrotsios: George Koutrotsios has completed his studies...

Nou-Pou.gr Jan11

Nou-Pou.gr

Ένα πολύ όμορφο άρθρο έγραψε για το Free and Real και για τις προσπάθειες μας λίγο πριν το Spiral Knights Eco-Fest 2016 η Μαρίτα Αλημίση στο ειδησιογραφικό μπλογκ Nou-Pou.gr.   Η φωτογραφική κάλυψη είναι επίσης δική της ενώ περιγράφει την εμπειρία της μαζί μας και αναφέρει: “Μία κοινωνία αληθινών κινήτρων, όπως χαρακτηριστικά λένε κι οι ίδιοι, η οποία μπορεί να εφαρμοστεί «στην πράξη» και να ευδοκιμήσει ακόμη κι αν την υιοθετούσε όλη η ανθρωπότητα. Με σημαία τους τα αναφαίρετα ανθρώπινα δικαιώματα και πρόθεση τους να μοιραστούν όλες τις πρακτικές γνώσεις, τις τεχνολογίες και τις λύσεις τις οποίες θα ανακαλύψουν και θα εφαρμόσουν στα πλαίσια αυτής της κοινότητας, η ομάδα freeandreal έχει σκοπό να δημιουργήσει ένα σχολείο αυτάρκειας και βιωσιμότητας μέσω του οποίου θα προτρέπουν και θα βοηθούν ενεργά άλλες παρόμοιες προσπάθειες ανθρώπων ή ομάδων να ερευνήσουν και να πραγματώσουν αντίστοιχα παραγωγικές ιδέες.” Δείτε το άρθρο και μοιραστείτε το πατώντας εδώ  Εμφανίσεις...

Energy Mastercourse @ Telethrion Jan01

Energy Mastercourse @ Telethrion

...For The English Translation Please Press Here Free and Real is hosting in the premise of the Telaithrion Project, in cooperation with SEYN (Sustainable Energy Youth Network) a ten day practical and theoretical workshop in Northern Euboea about: Low Impact Technologies, (DIY), Renewable Energy Recourses and intro to the Telaithrion Project The Workshop will Start on Friday 17 February and it will conclude on Sunday 26 February Deep into the waters of renewable sources of energy, DIY/DIT applications and low impact technologies, we will dive for this ten days extensive workshop with the valuable help of SEYN and Alexandros Filippidis. In this workshop we will construct together many different applications and we will deeply analyze in theory their possibilities. The seminar is aimed at those that wish to acquire knowledge both theoretical and practical, about renewable energy sources to meet workable alternatives to a personal and community level. Some of the subjects that we will be dealing with: Biodigester construction. A biodigester operates as a kind of mechanical “stomach”. Fed with organic material, which then decomposed, creating biogas and valuable fertilizer. Off grid system sizing and calculations. Through this workshop we calculate our energy needs and consumption and then design from scratch the desirable system. Our scope is to gain a complete knowledge on various system components like wind/hydro turbines, solar panels, batteries, inverters and energy systems on theory and practice. Building a solar charger for mobile devices and tools A very useful and portable device, a solar charger can give life to a large range of gadgets such as laptops, cell phones, digital cameras etc. Upcycling old speakers to a portable Bluetooth sound system. We all have a pair of old speakers from an old hi-fi. Here we will learn how to get them a new life and build a portable, off grid Bluetooth sound-system with low cost, ideal for events, parties, etc. Building a solar panel. In this case, we will learn how we connect simple solar cells to make a functional and low cost solar panel. Building a solar water heater. The solar heat can be used for heating domestic hot water (DHW) and also can be used for space heating by preheating the water. In both cases it takes advantage of the solar radiation and therefore the use of it is for free. Solar thermal systems can cover from 10% -60% the needs of a house of heating and hot water, giving a corresponding saving in current oil , LPG, … etc.The solar heating systems can function in combination with any other of heating system* oil boiler, wood, biomass, gas, heat pump, etc.), whether in an existing heating system or due to new facility. Solar cooker and solar dehydrator Here we will see how to build a solar oven, a simple construction that can cook any food or boil water by using only solar energy and without the need of electricity. The solar radiation penetrates the glass and it’s been converted into heat which get trapped in the interior of the box by continuously increasing the temperature .The idea of drying is very old. The sun helps us to get rid of the liquid and the humidity of the foods we want to preserve. The solar dehydrators Are made of two parts. At one part happens the “collection” of solar radiation which heats the air and the other part is the food which we want to dry. Solar air heater This construction will consist an autonomous solar air heater with an integrated solar panels. Every time there is sun, the radiation passes through the transparent cover and the special absorber heats the fresh air in the collector. The outside air has already been filtered before it enters your site. Pedal power and retrofitting an old washing machine And other types of kinetic energy. The basic idea is to use a bicycle e as an energy source , and...

Albarosa’s Take on Free and Real Nov16

Albarosa’s Take on Free and Real...

Η Ελένη Αλμπαρόσα (φωτορεπόρτερ), από την Ιταλία ,  μαζί με τον Γουιλ Αιτσον (δημοσιογράφος) από την Αγγλία, μας επισκέφτηκαν το καλοκαίρι του 2016, μία ακόμη στάση στο εγχείρημα τους να γυρίσουν την Ελλάδα χωρίς καθόλου χρήματα, για δύο εβδομάδες και να καταγράψουν την εμπειρία τους στο blog τους. Έμειναν μαζί μας, περίπου για μία εβδομάδα και βοήθησαν εθελοντικά στο στήσιμο του Spiral Knights Eco-Fest 2016. Μπορείτε να δείτε το blog τους εδώ και αναλυτικά την κάλυψη τους για την εμπειρία τους μαζί μας εδώ όπως και πολλές υπέροχες φωτογραφίες από την εβδομάδα τους μαζί μας. Επίσης όλες οι φωτογραφίες της Ελένης σε αυτό το άλμπουμ εδώ Τους ευχαριστούμε πολύ και τους περιμένουμε και πάλι, ακολουθούν μερικές φωτογραφίες της Ελένης ενδεικτικά..   Εμφανίσεις...

Nutrition @ Telethrion Nov07

Nutrition @ Telethrion

Το Free and Real στα πλαίσια της δημιουργίας του σχολείου αυτάρκειας και βιωσιμότητας του εγχειρήματος Τελαίθριον διοργανώνει ακόμη ένα πρακτικό και θεωρητικό εργαστήριο με θέμα: Εργαστήριο αυτάρκειας, παραδοσιακής διατροφής, χορτοφαγίας και ιαματικά λουτρά Στον κόσμο της χορτοφαγικής μαγειρικής, τον συνδυασμό τροφών, των προϊόντων ζύμωσης και της άρτιας διατροφής, σε συνεργασία με την Σοφία Κανέλλου θα μπούμε μαζί σας για αυτό το τριήμερο. Το εργαστήριο θα ξεκινήσει το απόγευμα της Παρασκευής 9 Δεκεμβρίου και θα ολοκληρωθεί την Κυριακή 11 Δεκεμβρίου. Χορτοφάγος; Θου Κύριε! αν δεν είναι κρέας δεν είναι φαΐ. Σαν χορτοφάγος πολλές φορές μου συνέβη να έρθω αντιμέτωπη με αυτή τη φράση. Είναι αλήθεια ότι η πλειοψηφία θα ισχυριζόταν ότι μια χορτοφαγική διατροφή είναι ελλιπής, ανορθόδοξη και γενικότερα.. ακραία περίπτωση. Από την άλλη πλευρά, εδώ και δεκαετίες οι επιστήμονες επισημαίνουν πως η μείωση της κατανάλωσης κρέατος επιφέρει μείωση στον κίνδυνο ανάπτυξης καρκίνου, παχυσαρκίας, δυσλιπιδαιμιών, υπέρτασης, νευρολογικών διαταραχών, κατάθλιψης, μείωση νοητικής λειτουργίας και οι έρευνες πάνω στο θέμα φαίνεται να μην έχουν τελειωμό. Άλλωστε, σαν λαός, θα έπρεπε να είμαστε περήφανοι για τα χορτοφαγικά μας γεύματα, που μας κατέταξαν στο παρελθόν στις πρώτες θέσεις τον μακροβιότερων λαών. Δυστυχώς όμως, κάπου χαμένοι στη μετάφραση υιοθετήσαμε κι εμείς δυτικά πρότυπα έχοντας σαν πρώτη επιλογή το κρέας και τα παράγωγά του. Ήρθε λοιπόν η στιγμή να δούμε περί τίνος πρόκειται και για ποιο λόγο είναι ανάγκη -αν όχι η αποχή- η μείωση της κατανάλωσης κρέατος. ΣΤΟ ΘΕΩΡΗΤΙΚΟ ΣΕΜΙΝΑΡΙΟ ΘΑ ΕΞΕΤΑΣΟΥΜΕ ΤΑ ΕΞΗΣ ΣΗΜΕΙΑ… ΚΑΙ ΟΧΙ ΤΕΡΑΤΑ: 1. με ποια είναι τα τρόφιμα μπορώ να αντικαταστήσω το κρέας; 2. ποια είναι τα οφέλη μιας διατροφής βασισμένης σε φυτικές πηγές θρεπτικών συστατικών 3. συνδυασμοί τροφών 4. οικολογία- βιολογική καλλιέργεια 5. τροφή σαν πρόληψη και σαν θεραπεία 6. ισορροπημένες συνταγές και συμβουλές μαγειρικής για την μέγιστη αξιοποίηση των τροφών 7.B12 μύθοι και αλήθειες...

SEYN General Assembly Nov03

SEYN General Assembly

Με μεγάλη μας χαρά και τιμή θα φιλοξενήσουμε την γενική συνέλευση του SEYN (Sustainable Energy Youth Network) στους χώρους μας στην βόρεια Εύβοια από Παρασκευή 2 Δεκεμβρίου μέχρι και την Τετάρτη 6 Δεκεμβρίου. Με συμμετοχή 25 νέων ανθρώπων από ολόκληρη την Ευρώπη του SEYN θα συζητήσουμε κοινές δράσεις και θα εξετάσουμε την εφαρμογή νέων εναλλακτικών ανανεώσιμων πηγών ενέργειας, αλλά και εφαρμογές ήπιας τεχνολογίας. SEYN’s Take on the General Assembly Επίσης στις ημέρες τις διοργάνωσης θα γίνουν εργαστήρια πάνω στα ίδια θέματα, αλλά και πλήρης περιήγηση και αναλυτική παρουσίαση του Εγχειρήματος Τελαίθριον.  Η συνέλευση γίνετε με την συνεργασία του HBS Europe και του HBS Greece. Αναμένουμε όλο τον υπέροχο κόσμο του SEYN και είμαστε σίγουροι για μία υπέροχη εμπειρία και συνεργασία! Alexandros Filippidis: “In few days, 25 SEYNers and prospect members from Greece, Portugal, Croatia, Italy, Scotland, UK, Belgium and Netherlands will come together for SEYN’s 1st General Assembly, ready to set targets and strategies for 2017, while reviewing the last 1,5 year journey. An interesting journey with ups and downs, carrying valuable lessons for everyone. The gathering will take place at FreeandReal community in Evia, Greece between 2-6 Dec, as part of our continuous support and solidarity to South Europe and not only. On behalf of SEYN – Sustainable Energy Youth Network we would like to thank Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Europe and HBS Greece for the crucial support in our previous Academies and our Assembly. We do hope that SEYN with your support, the SEYN community, will reach soon true sustainability and support more and more people to realize community projects beyond borders, educate and get educated, collaborate and cooperate, connect and inspire, build together a strong, resilient, balanced and inclusive future. Every journey begins with a single step and no matter how rough it may be, you need to keep walking. On behalf of SEYN, thank you all for your support and see you in Telethrion (and more Telethrions in the near future). More at http://seynetwork.eu/news-posts/seyn-general-assembly-2016/ #seyn #is #you #GAG2016″ Facebook Event Εμφανίσεις...

Permaculture @ Telethrion! Oct27

Permaculture @ Telethrion!

Το Free and Real στα πλαίσια του Εγχειρήματος Τελαίθριον διοργανώνει ένα τριήμερο, πρακτικό και θεωρητικό σεμινάριο, στους χώρους του εγχειρήματος στην βόρεια Εύβοια με θέμα: Εισαγωγή στην Περμακουλτούρα, ιαματικά λουτρά και γνωριμία με το εγχείρημα Τελαίθριον Το σεμινάριο Θα ξεκινήσει από Παρασκευή 25 Νοεμβρίου και θα ολοκληρωθεί την Κυριακή 27 Νοεμβρίου For English Press Here Free and Real is three day, practical and theoretical, workshop on the premises of the Telaithrion Project in Northern Euboea about: Introduction to Permaculture, hot springs and introduction to the Telaithrion Project The workshop begins on Friday November the 25th and will conclude on Sunday, November the 27th. An introductory 3 day course we have planned for you, into the world of Permaculture with the help of Tina Lymperis from Kangouro.gr. During the workshop we will have practical and theoretical sessions about introduction to permaculture, theory and basic principles of designing and analyzing elements of a system, restoring and improving the consistency of soil, erosion check, water management & protection from drought, design and placement of sustainable structures, energy design, management and reduction techniques, recycling composting and waste management, organic farming in rural and urban settings, natural farming, windbreaking, fire management and permaculture design for communities, suburbs & cities, and finally design of an eadible food forest. There will be sessions throughout the day besides our primary focus on everything that we do here. Some of these include Nutrition & Vegeterianism, mushroom farming, botanology, beekeeping, exercise fitness and health, natural farming, eco-building and many other things we have covered in the past 5 years that we have been here. During the workshop we will help develop the Telaithrion project by planting about 200 fruit trees and herbs on the premises, and we will improve the consistency of the soil through thousands of seed bombs, and finally we will form the big area in front of the lake with raised beds. During your stay here we will swim, build, cook, create and of course play. Tina Lymberis grew up in Australia and Greece. She studied Electronic Engineering, Business Management, Adult Education Training, Video Producing, worked for multinationals as a Sales Manager and travelled extensively. She fell in love with permaculture in 2010.Since 2011 Tina has been facilitating permaculture seminars and workshops, writing educational articles on her blog in greek (www.kangouro.gr), cultivating, composting, organising PDCs with international teachers, starting transition initiatives (eg. organic food baskets) and translated the ‘earth user’s guide to permaculture’ by Rosemary Morrow into Greek. Tina feels that permaculture is the solution for the many challenges we face, that’s why her mission is to propel permaculture in Greece! We will talk about natural farming, nature’s pharmacy, permaculture, composting, nutrition, water & waste management. There will be an analytical presentation of the Telaithrion Project and a full tour and presentation of all the location that the Telaithrion project is operating on. The recommended contribution for this workshop is 60 euros and includes: • Accommodation. All participants will stay with us in the three yurts of the project. (photos) • Food. A vegetarian diet which includes seasonal fruits, fruit juices, teas & herbs, one full meal per day (salad, sprouts, nuts & a main course) sometimes dessert, and breakfast with Fouhata and/or homemade jams • Supplies for the workshop • Transportation of the coordinators, to and from Euboea Island. • Spa at the 9 Queens Spa Hotel Positions for the workshop are limited and strictly for 28 participants and priority will be kept. If you wish to apply, send us an e-mail to events@freeandreal.org with your name, the title of the workshop you are interested in, the number of people you are applying for, their e-mails, and a telephone number. We always try to arrange carpooling among the participants in order to reduce the cost and footprint of transportation, so please mention if you have a car, or if you need a car, and which area you are coming from. Το...

Tai Chi & Sound Therapy @ Telethrion Sep30

Tai Chi & Sound Therapy @ Telethrion

Το Free and Real στα πλαίσια του Εγχειρήματος Τελαίθριον διοργανώνει ακόμη ένα πρακτικό και θεωρητικό σεμινάριο στους χώρους του εγχειρήματος στην βόρεια Εύβοια με θέμα: Tai Chi, Sound Therapy, Ιαματικά Λουτρά και Γνωριμία με το Εγχείρημα Τελαίθριον Το σεμινάριο Θα ξεκινήσει από Παρασκευή 4 Νοεμβρίου (άφιξη το απόγευμα) και θα ολοκληρωθεί την Κυριακή 6 Νοεμβρίου (αναχώρηση απόγευμα) *Για ελληνικά συνεχίστε προς τα κάτω English Press Here! Free and Real in the content of the Project Telaithrion organizes another practical and theoretical seminar in the project premises in northern Evia  Tai Chi, Sound Therapy, Natural Hot Springs and introduction to project Telaithrion The seminar will start from Friday 4 of November (arrival in the afternoon) and will end Sunday 6 of November (afternoon departure) During the three days we will fill our days with Tai Chi, communication games, meditation, nutrition and exercise, sound therapy, sports, inner work and many dives at the sea. We will go to the natural springs in Aidipsos , we will walk in the plane forest and we will stay in eco yurts of the project , which we will meet through a series of screenings, presentations and conversations. The course is appropriate for both beginners and advanced . Nikos Koniaris will be one of coordinators, he studied physical education at the University of Athens. He continued searching alternative methods of exercise, but this is not enough to abate the spiritual concern. He studied internal way through different approaches. Techniques of meditation … Yoga  …Internal exercise … Internal Energy treatments … Self Analysis . In the end he chose to focus on Tai Chi, a road that combines a quiet and simultaneously dynamic way several of the above. He created groups in Paros, in Athens and Aegina trying to share the joy of change and evolution, but also the satisfaction that exercise brings to us. He wrote the book “Inner exercise” to address to those who where flirting with the inner road. Lately leads seminars on «Tai Chi-internal exercise and daily life” and “introduction to meditation.” Also created taizen team so he can organize as far as possible meetings with free participation. Nikos’s courses exude simplicity and require concentration. Approaching the exercise with a very minimal way, but always with a Zen mood …. Also, exercise is not “stopping” at the end of the course.   Ο Κώστας Γεωργίου έχει κατακτήσει μετά από μακρόχρονη, εσωτερική εργασία,την υπαρξιακή κατάσταση η οποία στην Ινδική παράδοση αναφέρεται ως moksa, ενώ στην αρχαία Ελληνική Επικούρεια βιωματική φιλοσοφία η ίδια κατάσταση ονομάζεται Αταραξία η οποία είναι παράγωγη της ευπάθειας. Από μικρή ηλικία αφυπνίστηκε και μελέτησε σχεδόν όλες τις μεγάλες εσωτερικές παραδόσεις, διδασκαλίες και την σύγχρονη φυσική, θέτοντας σε εφαρμογή πολλές εσωτερικές και εξωτερικές πρακτικές αυτό-βελτίωσης, βαδίζοντας με ahimsa ,πάντα στο μονοπάτι της καρδιάς. Στο εσωτερικό του αυτό ταξίδι,ο ήχος ήταν καθοριστικός για την εξέλιξή του. Βαδίζοντας στα χνάρια αρχαίων παραδόσεων,κατασκευάζει και παίζει didgeridoo σχεδόν μια δεκαετία και ακόμα εργάζεται με το τελετουργικό τύμπανο,τις θιβετάνικες ηχογαβάθες και το Ηλιακό γκονγκ, προσφέροντας ατομικά και ομαδικά εσωτερικά θεραπευτικά ταξίδια, αυτογνωσίας, αναβάθμισης και διεύρυνσης της συνειδητότητας. Έχει δημιουργήσει τον Δασόκηπο, μια μικρή όαση στην Κόρινθο στον οποίο εφαρμόζονται οι αρχές της Περμακουλτουρας, δημιουργεί καινοτόμα προϊόντα, από την παραγωγή του κήπου του και συντονίζει εργαστήρια αυτάρκειας και επανασύνδεσης με την φύση. Ακόμα, μέσα στον Δασόκηπο, λειτουργεί την σχολή ειρηνικών τεχνών ΄΄ΕνΘεον” που με τις κατάλληλες πρακτικές αποσκοπεί στην έξοδο του σύγχρονου ανθρώπου, από το Πλατωνικό σπήλαιο και την είσοδό του στην αληθινή ζωή..Ονειρεύεται έναν κόσμο αληθινά ελεύθερο, και ξέρει ότι δεν είναι ο μόνος. The proposed contribution rate in the workshop is EUR 75 and includes : • Accommodation. All participants will stay with us in the four yurts of the project. (photos) • Food. A vegetarian diet which includes seasonal fruits, fruit juices, teas & herbs, one full meal per day (salad, sprouts, nuts & a main course) sometimes dessert, and breakfast with Fouchata and/or homemade jams • Supplies for the workshop...