• In Reith, Tyrol, Austria

    July Yoga Retreat

    17 - 24 July 2020

Spiritual Highlight

In July 2020

Bhagavata Saptaha – The Philosophy of Devotion

Fri. 17.7 – Thu. 23.7 / 8 pm

A seven-­day journey towards the meaning of life, with spiritual discourse and live music. With guest of honour Sri Venugopal Goswami, Bhakti Yoga Acharya, Vrindavan, North India.
Daily storytelling, poetry, music and philosophy from the classical yoga scripture Bhagavatam.
Accompanied by harmonium, vocals, bamboo flute, shanai oboe and tabla.

Yoga Asana Workshops

Mornings and afternoons

Hatha Yoga - Connecting to Universal Energy

Hatha Yoga - Connecting to Universal Energy

Sat. 18.7 – Thu. 23.7 / 8 am
Practical asana & pranayama workshops inspired by verses from the Hatha Yoga Pradipika. With Swami Sivadasananda, Yoga Acharya.

  • Body­mind control
  • Breath and vital energy (Prana)
  • Refining the senses
  • Macrocosmos – microcosmos
  • Prana: bridge between body and mind

The Power of Asanas

The Power of Asanas

Sat. 18.7 – Thu. 23.7 / 4 pm
Practical workshops with Swami Naraya­nananda, co­director of the Sivananda Yoga Centre in Munich. Experienced and dynamic instructor who imparts knowledge on the anatomical and subtle dimensions of yoga in theory and in practice.

  • Bringing the vital energy to flow
  • Pose and counterpose
  • Balancing energy by holding the poses longer
  • Concentration and positive thinking
  • Using breath to deepen the asana experience
  • Asanas and willpower

  • Mon. 20.7 / 11:30 am – ca. 2:30 pm

    Excursion

    To the Obere Regalm hut at 1,315 m on the quiet eastern flank of the Wild Kaiser mountain, with a splendid view of the valley, the Kitzbühel Alps and the surrounding mountain ranges all the way to the Grossvenediger peak.

Yoga Inspiration

Lectures

 

Sat. 18.7 & Sun. 19.7, Tue. 21 – Thu. 23.7 / noon

Yoga and the Mind

Lectures with senior teachers of the Retreat House:

  •  The inner potential of the mind
  • Harmonizing thoughts
  • Attraction and repulsion
  • The subconscious
  • Intellect and intuition

Daily Schedule and Registration

July Yoga Retreat

Registration Rates

 

Daily schedule

Arrival day, Friday, 17 July (Arrival between 3 and 3:30 pm)

  • 4:00 – 5:45 pm: Asana and pranayama class
  • 6:00 pm: Vegetarian dinner
  • 8:00 – 10:00 pm: Evening meditation and Bhagavata Saptaha with Sri Venugopal Goswami

Saturday and Sunday, 18 July and 19 July

  • 6:30 – 7:30 am: Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk with Swami Sivadasananda, Yoga Acharya
  • 8:00 – 9:45 am: Hatha Yoga – Connecting to Universal Energy: Asana and pranayama workshop with Swami Sivadasananda, Yoga Acharya
  • 10:00 am: Vegetarian brunch
  • From 11 am: Time for an invigorating visit to the sauna or for a relaxing massage
  • 12:00 – 1:00 pm: Yoga and the Mind: Lecture with senior teachers of the Retreat House.
  • 4:00 – 5:45 pm: The Power of Asanas: Asana and pranayama workshop with Swami Narayanananda
  • 6:00 pm: Vegetarian dinner
  • 8:00 – 10:00 pm: Evening meditation and Bhagavata Saptaha with Sri Venugopal Goswami

Monday, 20 July

  • 6:30 – 7:30 am: Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk with Swami Sivadasananda, Yoga Acharya
  • 8:00 – 9:45 am: Hatha Yoga – Connecting to Universal Energy: Asana and pranayama workshop with Swami Sivadasananda, Yoga Acharya
  • 10:00 am: Vegetarian brunch
  • From 11 am: Time for an invigorating visit to the sauna or for a relaxing massage
  • 11:30 am – ca. 2:30 pm: Excursion to the Obere Regalm hut at 1,315 m
  • 4:00 – 5:45 pm: The Power of Asanas: Asana and pranayama workshop with Swami Narayanananda
  • 6:00 pm: Vegetarian dinner
  • 8:00 – 10:00 pm: Evening meditation and Bhagavata Saptaha with Sri Venugopal Goswami

Tuesday – Thursday, 21 – 23 July

  • 6:30 – 7:30 am: Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk with Swami Sivadasananda, Yoga Acharya
  • 8:00 – 9:45 am: Hatha Yoga – Connecting to Universal Energy: Asana and pranayama workshop with Swami Sivadasananda, Yoga Acharya
  • 10:00 am: Vegetarian brunch
  • From 11 am: Time for an invigorating visit to the sauna or for a relaxing massage
  • 12:00 – 1:00 pm: Yoga and the Mind: Lecture with senior teachers of the Retreat House.
  • 4:00 – 5:45 pm: The Power of Asanas: Asana and pranayama workshop with Swami Narayanananda
  • 6:00 pm: Vegetarian dinner
  • 8:00 – 10:00 pm: Evening meditation and Bhagavata Saptaha with Sri Venugopal Goswami

Departure day, Friday, 24 July

  • 6:30 – 7:30 am: Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk
  • 8:00 – 9:45 am: Asana and pranayama class
  • 10:00 am: Vegetarian brunch
  • From 11 am: Time for an invigorating visit to the sauna or for a relaxing massage

Individual programmes are subject to change or cancellation.