The Festival

From the 4th till the 7th of October will be held the second edition of SYF, the yoga festival on a human-scale, open to all traditions, all levels, in the most beautiful places on the island of Ortigia in Sicily. The event is in 3 languages.

The Siracusa Yoga Festival shalas/practice spots

 

NEW : The place-of-arms of the Castello Maniace

This year, we will be offering a new space: The Maniace Garden, a stretch of grass planted with palm trees, facing the sea and the 13th century Maniace fortress that protrudes into the sea. We would like to thank Bar Maniace, who manages this space, for offering us this wonderful opportunity.

Antico Mercato

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Facing the ruins of the Apollo Temple, this palace will be the hub of the festival. It is surrounded by the daily market. Its rooms have high ceilings and face the central patio and its columns.

The Antico Mercato will be the main hub of the workshops and classes taught by the festival teachers.

The 15th century Palazzo Francica Nava is home to the Sicily Center for International Education (EXEDRA). Custom and Faculty-led programs, Italian language and culture courses, Workshops and summer schools, Study-holidays for all. It is 20 meters away from the Duomo square.

Forte Vigliena

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The Forte Vigliena was part of the ramparts erected by the Spanish around the island. Its terrace, facing east, dominates the solarium of the same name and the sea. It lends itself perfectly to morning greetings.