Breathe Freely


Further education course with Prema (Karina Bonansea), Taiwan.
Breathe Freely

Thu., 16 June 2022 – Sun., 19 June 2022

In Reith, Tyrol, Austria

Refining the yogic breathing techniques in theory and in practice. Gradual increase of the pranayama practice with individual guidance. Lectures: Treasures of mental positivity.


  • Dynamics and details in the Sun Salutation
  • Full yogic breathing in the asanas, in relaxation and in pranayama
  • The power of asymmetrical asanas
  • Individual measurement of restful breathing – a reflection of one’s physical and mental condition
  • Asana variations to strengthen breathing
  • Anatomical details in relation to pranayama


Treasures of mental positivity: a selection of positive aspects of the mind are presented, for example adaptability and integrity, compassion and courage, contentment and graciousness. The lectures are based on the brilliant book by Swami Sivananda, How to Cultivate Virtues and Eradicate Vices.

Recommended reading

How to Cultivate Virtues and Eradicate Vices, Swami Sivananda

Yoga: Your Home Practice Companion, Sivananda Yoga Centres

Many photos; asana practice programmes for beginner, intermediate and advanced users; relaxation and meditation; over 40 vegetarian recipes.

Science of Pranayama, Swami Sivananda

With a certificate of participation for 30 training units of 45 minutes each




In a smoke-free eco-hotel
Single room: €81
Double room: €66
Shared room: €48
Dormitory (for ladies only): €42

Minimum stay: 2 nights

Triple rooms on request for 3 people staying for the same dates.

All rates include VAT and are subject to a €1.80 visitor's tax per person per night.

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6:00 – 7:30 am Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk
Occasionally and weather-permitting, the meditation takes place as a silent walk.
8:00 – 9:30 am Asanas and pranayama, sometimes followed by a short lecture on the different aspects of yoga
10:00 am Vegetarian brunch
From 11 am Time for an invigorating sauna visit or a relaxing massage; sometimes a walk or excursion
12 or 2 pm One-hour lecture or workshop on the vacation theme
4:00 – 5:30 pm Asanas and pranayama
6:00 pm Vegetarian dinner
8:00 – 9:30 pm Evening meditation, mantra chanting, talk

Occasionally the meditation takes place as a silent walk.

Programmes are subject to change or cancellation.

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Accommodation and meals are in the non-smoking eco-hotel serving wholesfood organic vegetarian meals.

All guest rooms have wooden floors and furniture, health mattresses, shower, toilet, hairdryer, telephone and radio. Most rooms have a balcony.

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A meditation pillow for the morning and evening meditation sessions is recommended. A meditation shawl is also advantageous.

To practice the yoga poses you will need a non-slip yoga mat or wool mat. You will need a blanket to cover yourself at the end of the yoga class during the so-called final relaxation.

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, torch (flashlight), bathing suit and towels. Eyeglass wearers should bring a hard case for safe storage during the yoga classes.

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Please note the measures and regulations relating to entry, stay and departure for yoga vacation. They are updated regularly.

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Bookings are closed for this event.