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Holiday Facilitators: John Harris

skill, experience, warmth

Biography

John Harris has taught a variety of subjects and held numerous roles for Skyros Holidays over the last 20 years. He has led over 18 Skyros in Cuba Holidays and facilitated Salsa and Tango classes at The Grange, Skyros Centre and Atsitsa. Over the last 12 years he has studied Family Constellations in the UK, Germany and the USA and has facilitated workshops in the UK and abroad since 2006. He is originally from New Zealand and currently resides in the UK with his wife Zoe and son Felix.

What people say about John and his courses:

John is an outstanding teacher. I came here useless at salsa and now feel confident to dance anywhere.

The family constellation course was superb - John is a very talented and insightful facilitator. 

Constellation work with John was an unexpected gem! I don’t have enough words to say how good it was. 

John is a great salsa teacher and also a very safe, considerate and skilled facilitator in the family constellations sessions. 

Family constellations and salsa was exceptional. 

Where does John Harris facilitate?

Fri 29 Oct - Sun 31 Oct 2021 (2 nights)

At a glance

The Grange in the Isle of Wight has been awarded four star guest accommodation by the AA and receives TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence year after year. The Grange has also been awarded the 'Good to Go' accreditation by Visit England which means all steps are in place to meet government guidelines, ensuring you have a safe and enjoyable stay. Meet like-minded new friends and explore your potential with inspirational, skilled facilitators who will support you. Do as much or as little as you choose.

About

Skyros attracts mostly solo travellers from all over the world. Although all ages are represented, approximately 70% are between 35 and 65. The Grange is a stunning Georgian country house, surrounded by greenery and close to Shanklin's sandy beach, cosy pubs and restaurants and the local train station.

Accommodation

Share a room with a friend or family member. Or choose single occupancy of a room. The supplement for single occupancy is £70 for two nights.

Inspiring Courses

Your course weekend includes six hours of tuition across two days. This leaves plenty of time to explore the island on coastline walks or enjoy health and beauty treatments (book these in advance). The holidays and courses will operate in accordance with government guidelines for hospitality.

Food & Drink

Holidays are inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner with regulations in place according to government guidelines at the time.

Guide Itinerary

Friday
16.00: Arrivals
18.30: Welcome
19.30: Dinner

Saturday
08.00 to 10.00: Breakfast
10.30 to 12.30: Course
13.00: Lunch
17.00 to 19.00: Course
19.30: Dinner

Sunday
08.00 to 10.00: Breakfast

10.30 to 12.30: Course
13.00: Lunch​

Average Temperature

As with much of the UK weather is changeable - although the Isle of Wight does boast a micro-climate and is one of the sunniest places to visit. Fingers crossed for good weather!

Location

Summary

Cost
£295.00
Location
The Grange

What's included?

  • ​Six hours of course time over the weekend
  • Twin shared 4-star guest accommodation (single upgrades available)
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Local walks and opportunities for excursions 

Travel

The easiest way to reach The Grange is usually by train. Buy a return rail ticket to Shanklin via Portsmouth Harbour and your ticket will include crossing the Solent in 15 minutes by FastCat. An island train meets the FastCat at Ryde Pier Head and takes you on to Shanklin in 25 minutes. Outside Shanklin station, take a cab for the 3-minute journey to Eastcliff Road or walk to The Grange in around 15 minutes.

If you decide to drive then book your crossing online with Wightlink or Red Funnel Ferries. Call 01983 867644 or email us at stay@thegrangebythesea.com for ferry discount codes.

There are several ways to get in touch, and we'd love to hear from you…

Telephone: +44 (0)1983 865566

Email: holidays@skyros.com

Or Chat to us online using the link in the corner or your screen

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