The daily yoga practice at home lets you tap new energy, which can change your outlook on life. Workshops introduce the most effective exercises for the daily routine, based on various asana sequences with a duration of at least 15 minutes. In an introduction to the practice of concentration and meditation, you will learn the time-honoured techniques of gaining control over the mind – a kind of mental hygiene for daily life. A cooking workshop gives practical tips for optimising your diet for both body and mind. All this, together with a list of recommended reading, will equip you for successful Yoga@Home.
Discover for yourself the harmonising effects of yoga, enabling the body to recover from symptoms of exhaustion and overstimulation. A balanced asana and relaxation programme focuses on gentle postures for the back in addition to optimal body posture and breathing at the workplace. Lectures and workshops introduce several short asana sequences and discuss positive thinking and concentration exercises for everyday life.
Yoga is a universal and all-round exercise system which can be practised even at more advanced ages. Individually adapted postures and breathing techniques activate the body's regenerative powers. Slow, gentle movements enhance the suppleness of the body for better sitting, standing and walking postures. In lectures and workshops you will receive an individual plan for practising at home as well as an introduction to positive thinking and meditation for mental relaxation and concentration.
Take the time to experience moments of deep relaxation for body, mind and spirit: Gentle yoga classes for all levels create the basis for health and strengthen the nervous system.
The causes and effects of stress are discussed in a workshop. Using various meditation exercises, relaxation is slowly transformed into inner balance. Enjoy a peaceful yoga vacation in the mountains.
Confronting tension – this is stress management based on asanas (yoga postures). The conscious flow of breathing relieves mental tension and promotes serenity of mind. A lecture on diet gives tips on detoxing the body by means of a vegetarian diet.
Mantra meditation – the sound experience of yoga – awakens the power of one’s own life energy. Talks and recommended reading on yoga psychology show how you can change your life through positive thoughts.
Two gentle yoga classes daily for all levels, as well as group meditation in the mornings and evenings, are the basis for this relaxing week at the Retreat House. Between 11 am and 4 pm you have more time for relaxation and leisure pursuits.
enhances the flexibility of the joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments and stimulates circulation. Flexibility and strength in the spine keep the body youthful.
connects the body to its battery, the solar plexus, which is a storehouse for enormous amounts of energy. Stress and depression can be overcome by breathing more deeply and with increased awareness.
If the body and mind are subjected to constant overload, their performance suffers. Yoga relaxation techniques not only help to relieve existing stress symptoms (like muscle tension and breathlessness), but develop resistance against external stress factors.
is healthy, natural and simple to prepare. It is digestible and easy for the body to absorb. It consists of proper food choices; choices which have the most positive effect on body and mind while having the least harm on other living beings and the environment.
are the keys to peace of mind. By controlling the tendencies of the mind, we can eliminate negative thought patterns and experience inner peace.