October Retreat: Breathe Freely

October Retreat: Breathe Freely

Thu., 1 October 2020 – Sun., 4 October 2020
4:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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.

 

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

 

  • 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

 

Lectures: 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.

 

DAILY RATES
Yoga:€51
ACCOMMODATION & MEALS
In a smoke-free eco-hotel
Single room:€74
Double room:€61
Shared room:€45
Dormitory (for ladies only), from 15 May 2020:€40
Dormitory (for ladies only), until 16 April 2020:€39

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.

Daily schedule
6:00 – 7:30 amMorning meditation, mantra chanting, talk
Occasionally the morning meditation takes place in the form of a silent walk
8:00 – 9:30 amAsanas and pranayama, sometimes a short talk on the health aspects of yoga follows the class
10:00 amVegetarian brunch
From 11 amTime for an invigorating sauna visit, a relaxing massage, occasionally a walk or an excursion
2:00 – 3:00 pmLecture or workshop (sometimes a short lecture following the morning asana class)
4:00 – 5:30 pmAsanas and pranayama
6:00 pmVegetarian dinner
8:00 – 9:30 pmEvening meditation, mantra chanting, talk, sometimes by a guest presenter.
Occasionally the evening meditation takes place in the form of a silent walk

Programmes are subject to change or cancellation.

Participation in the afternoon lecture/workshop is optional.

Donate your time: Many yoga vacation guests contribute to the community feeling in the Retreat House by volunteering during their stay. Ask at the reception desk for more information.

Accommodation and meals

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.

What you will need for your stay

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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