Active Relaxation and Stress Reduction

Active Relaxation and Stress Reduction

Sun., 28 April 2019 – Fri., 3 May 2019

In Mittersill, Hohe Tauern, Austria


Holistic relaxation and development of stress coping skills in daily life

 

Topics

The classical yoga techniques are presented in the light of modern scientific findings and applied step by step:

 

  • Scientific findings on stress and burnout
  • Yoga practice: Mindfulness in the posture, breathing and relaxation
  • More awareness in daily movements and at mealtimes
  • Mantra chanting to regulate the emotions
  • Relaxation mechanisms in the nervous system and hormones
  • Positive psychology from the yoga scriptures: Development of inner tranquillity under daily pressures

 

 

RATES
Yoga: €48
ACCOMMODATION & MEALS
Single room: €75
Double room: €65
Shared room (3–6 beds): €50

Apartment, studio or suite on request.
Costs include VAT and visitor’s tax.
Registration and payment directly at Hotel Sonnberghof:
Tel.: +43 65 62 83 11, info(at)sonnberghof.at
www.sonnberghof.at

Daily schedule
6:00 am The day begins
6:30 am Silent meditation, mantra chanting
8:30 – 10:00 am Asanas and pranayama
10:30 am Organic vegetarian brunch
11:30 am – 4:00 pm Free time, walks, occasional lectures, sauna & wellness
4:00 – 5:30 pm Asanas and pranayama
6:00 pm Organic vegetarian dinner
7:30 – 9:00 pm Silent meditation, mantra chanting, talk
10:00 pm Lights out

Programmes are subject to change or cancellation.

Mittersill, Hohe Tauern, Austria

This programme takes place in Hotel Sonnberghof ****: Eco-farm with a wide-open view of the 3000 m peaks of the Hohe Tauern National Park. Two vegetarian, wholefood and balanced meals in accordance with yogic principles are served buffet style in the solid wood dining hall or on the spacious guest terrace. All products are organically grown. Mountain spring water from the farm’s own forest spring. Rooms with a splendid view. Use of Swiss Pine wood has positive effects on circulation and sleeping comfort. 550 m² indoor spa.
www.sonnberghof.at

Wellness

(11:30 am – 4 pm): 550 m² indoor spa, Pinzgau sweat lodge, herbal sauna, steam pool, infrared sauna, “Heaven Swing” viewing tower, 5 treatment rooms, wooden tub for baths, natural swimming pool.

The instructors

Two senior instructors from the Sivananda Yoga Retreat House will accompany you during your yoga stay and provide individual guidance. They each have many years of experience in teaching yoga and meditation, and bring refreshing enthusiasm and know-how from their own steady practice and from regular further training.

What to bring

A meditation pillow for the morning and evening meditation sessions is recommended. A meditation shawl is also advantageous. You will need a blanket to cover yourself at the end of the yoga class during the so-called final relaxation.

To practice the yoga poses you will need a non-slip yoga mat or wool mat. Pillows, shawls, blankets, mats and much more can be purchased in our online shop or in our boutique after arrival.

For your stay you should bring comfortable clothing, slippers, walking shoes, rain gear and bathing suit.

Eyeglass wearers should bring a hard case for safe storage of their glasses during the yoga classes.

Registration

Bookings are closed for this event.