A Retreat and Meditation Center dedicated to the practice of awareness, self-development and well being: daily activities (yoga, meditation, tai-chi etc), massages, workshops and a long-stay program. The Center also runs an original Bar-Restaurant, with the very best of Asian Cuisine, and a lounge Café, with free internet access, live music events and an outstanding view.
+30 22840 28882 | Near Naoussa, in the countryside of Ambelas
The Aegean Center for the Fine Arts founded and established in Paros over 40 years ago continues its tradition in offering small-group intensive study in the fine arts. Study abroad programs for university students fall & spring. The center is housed in a restored Neoclassical building in the heart of the Old Town of Parikia, which also operates as an art gallery in the summer.
+30 22840 23287 | Parikia, Old Town, Market Street
HISA is an accredited study abroad program that offers full semester and year courses in the arts and humanities at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Check out their website for the programs currently offered.
+30 6948 516797 | Parikia, Old Town, Market Street
Yoga classes with Sasy and summer retreats at Okreblue: a unique space on Paros set in a natural area by the beach with 2 outdoor yoga halls, a Healthy Meal restaurant and eco-friendly apartments. All-inclusive Yoga Holiday Packages offered. Yoga classes are offered March through November.
+30 22840 53249 | +30 6981 014300 (Sasy) & 6937 008677 (Angelos) | Santa Maria, Filizi Beach
Stretch Pilates studio offers Pilates classes either on the mat or the classic Pilates apparatus. It is the only fully equipped Pilates studio on the island and it follows the classical Pilates system. Furthermore you can experience beauty therapies like aromatherapy, treat yourself to a massage such as deep tissue massage or hot stones massage and finally you can do some waxing under the hands of our professional therapists.
+30 22840 55189 | Naoussa, Peripheral Road
For the 20th year in a row, Oona Giesen offers 1 week intensive courses/yoga holidays during summer. Also regular winter yoga classes. Small groups of max. 10 persons, so everybody can be corrected. All levels, also beginners. Contact for schedule. Oona has more than 40 years of yoga & 20 years of teaching experience. Associated member of the Society of Yoga Teachers the Netherlands, member of the European Yoga Federation and the International Yoga Federation. • The studio is available for rent to other yoga teachers for own workshops.
+30 6979 351951 | Piso Aliki
Horse riding activities for children and adults- lessons and trail rides. Also offers horse training, sales and trade and boarding facilities.
Families are welcome to visit Thanassis' place, get close to the animals (cows, sheep etc.) and experience farm life in a small village by the sea.
+30 22840 53403 | +30 6998 413813 | Ambelas
An international, intensive jazz course at the traditional village of Lefkes, in collaboration with the Arts Culture Europe organization, for musicians and singers who'd like to deepen their knowledge and understanding of Jazz, and improve their technical aptitude and skills under the guidance of professional musicians and experienced teachers. During the period of the Academy, students may attend concerts of the "Jazz in Paros" Festival.
+30 6934 338578 | Lefkes
An interesting study abroad program justified by the abundance of sites with archaeological and natural interest in the Aegean Sea; courses in Archaeology, Marine Archaeology, Marine Biology, Environmental Studies, Nautical Studies, Scuba Diving Instruction.
+30 22840 43347 | +30 6932 289649 | Golden Beach
The 1st cultural – educational non profit organization for the promotion of the Italian language and Culture on Paros. Seminars, courses in the Italian and Greek language as a second language, translation services, organizing and participating in conferences, presentations, cultural and educational projects and events such as film festivals, theatre plays, concerts, art exhibitions, meetings with Italian authors, Italian wine and food testing, lessons of Italian cuisine, workshops are some of the activities-goals of Imparo.
+30 6974 365805 | N/A
Operating since 1990, Kokou offers horse riding for children & adults and organized horseback tours in the countryside for experts & beginners. Recommended by major travel guides. Transport available from Naoussa.
+30 22840 51818 | +30 6944 174998 | Ambelas
Enjoy the underwater world in a relaxing way! Guided dives and snorkelling in small groups with high professional standards and respect to the environment. Introductory experiences and all PADI courses in many languages.
Well-trained center for the special PADI diving courses for children (8-15 years old).
+30 22840 91008 | +30 6975 923156 | Aliki, Seafront street
The Folk Dance Group of Naoussa aims to preserve and transmit the local musical tradition. Offers year-long and short-term Greek dancing lessons for children and adults of all nationalities.
+30 22840 52971 | Naoussa
Greek Cooking School offering classes for the culinary tourist couple, family and children who wants to learn about the Greek tastes and have fun while doing it. Classes are 2-3 hours in length, with the first half dedicated to cooking and the second half enjoying the food prepared family-style. Sourcing organic ingredients from Paros and Greece, this farm-to-table culinary experience will enable you to learn the basics of Greek cooking.
30 6970 469221 | Parikia, Old Town, Mando Mavrogenous Square
Fresh, hand-picked and brought to your door: herbs, wild weeds, wild fruits, capers, pickled vegetables, edible bulbs and anything else offered at the nature of Paros. Mr. Christos walks the mountains and the plains of island, picks its edible gifts, washes them and delivers or sends them to you - ready to eat!
+30 22840 23026 | N/A
Run by Naoussa Sailing Team, well-known for its award-winning athletes, the school offers private and group lessons for kids and adults in Optimists, Laser, Toper Omega and Skiff boats (29er & 49er). Custom-made courses available.
+30 6974 717978 | Naoussa, Kolimbithres
Tennis courses for children & adults, by the enthusiastic Paros Tennis Association. Professional training for beginners & more accomplished athletes. Also organizes open tennis championships throughout the year.
+30 22840 24280 | Parikia, Agia Irini
Presenting more than a hundred and fifty dancers in nine groups, it offers a broad range of lessons mainly on folk Greek dance for all ages and throughout the year, in various villages. Also runs a theatre group and a music & movement group. Special group courses also on request.
+30 22840 52284 | Naoussa, Periferic, opposite Naoussa highschool
Painting, drawing and printmaking classes in week-long programs, designed to study practical elements of painting & drawing such as color theory and composition while helping students to develop a personal approach and expression.
+30 22840 25331 | Parikia, Old Town