Online Christmas & New Year's Programme

23 December 2023 – 7 January 2024

Get Inspired!

Renewal with Yoga

Fri., 23 December 2023 – Sun., 7 January 2024

Morning inspiration, talks, asana workshops, evening meditation

Highlight: Bhagavata Saptaha with Sri Venugopal Goswami, Bhakti Acharya, Vrindavan, North India
(1 – 7 January 2024)

The online Christmas programme will be transmitted live online directly from Reith in Tyrol, Austria.

The programme is in English. The talks, asana workshops and evening meditations will be translated into German. 

All events with a holly twig (holly) are free of charge.

All events with a star (Christmas star) are payable.

For those with a bell (bell) a donation is requested to help us cover the costs of the programme. However, no donation is necessary to attend the programme. 

Morgen Meditation

Entering the Silence Together

Mornings and evenings you'll practise time-honoured techniques to meditation. Mantra chanting deepens relaxation and elevates one's mood.

Triangle variations

Asanas and Pranayama for Intermediate and Advanced

Each session comprises a complete asana and pranayama class and ends with deep relaxation (autosuggestion). Each class has a special focus.

Ein Yogalehrer hält einen Vortrag über Yoga

Series of Talks

Spiritual Highlight – Bhagavata Saptaha

with Sri Venugopal Goswami,
Bhakti Acharya,
Vrindavan, North India

1–6 January: Bhagavata Saptaha, 4:00 – 6:00 pm

7 January: Bhagavata Saptaha, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

In his incomparable style, Sri Venugopal Goswami presents the message of this scripture, which comprises the teachings of all yoga systems of India. The inspiring words of wisdom are combined with a melodious interpretation of classical mantra chanting (Kirtan).

Online Prices for Asana Workshops and Talks

Day Pass€15
Christmas Flatrate 12/23 – 12/30/2023€70
New Year Flatrate 12/31/2023 – 1/7/2024€75
Christmas & New Year Flatrate 12/23/2023 – 1/7/2024€130

Registration and links

For all free events like the morning and evening meditation and the Fire of Yoga workshops:

Please join the newsletter list for live group meditation. You will receive the Zoom link in the confirmation e-mail.

If you already subscribe to this newsletter list, you will receive the links as usual.

Bhagavata Saptaha

Suggested donation:  €20 per day or €100 for all 7 days. Your contribution helps cover the costs of making this special programme possible. However, no donation is necessary to attend the programme.

Online Programme: Day by Day

Saturday, 23 December 2023

6:30 – 7:30 am
Morning meditation

Mantra chanting and reading from “Daily readings” by Swami Sivananda

holly
4:00 – 5:30 pm
Asana Workshop

Fire of Yoga

holly
8:00 – 9:15 pm
Online Satsang live from Reith

Meditation on Image and Sound

holly
Ayurveda spices
Feuer des Yoga

Sunday, 24 December 2023

6:30 – 7:30 am
Morning meditation

Mantra chanting and reading from “Daily readings” by Swami Sivananda

holly
4:00 – 5:30 pm
Asana workshop

Fire of Yoga

holly
8:00 – 10:30 pm
CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION

Live from the Retreat House in Reith with meditation and international Christmas Carols

holly

Monday, 25 December 2023

6:30 – 7:30 am
Morning meditation

Mantra chanting and reading from “Daily readings” by Swami Sivananda

holly
6:00 – 7:30 pm
Asana workshop

Mobility of the Ankles

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8:00 – 9:15 pm
Online Satsang live from Reith

The Meditation Experience

holly

Tuesday, 26 December 2023

6:30 – 7:30 am
Morning meditation

Mantra chanting and reading from “Daily readings” by Swami Sivananda

holly
6:00 – 7:30 pm
Asana workshop

Mobility of the Wrists

star
8:00 – 9:15 pm
Online Satsang live from Reith

The Joy of Chanting

holly

Wednesday, 27 December 2023

6:30 – 7:30 am
Morning meditation

Mantra chanting and reading from “Daily readings” by Swami Sivananda

holly
2:00 – 3:30 pm
Yoga talk

The Higher Effects of Asanas

With Swami Sivadasananda

star
6:00 – 7:30 pm
Asana workshop

Asanas and Lordosis

star
8:00 – 9:15 pm
Online Satsang live from Reith

"Pushpanjali" – Yogic Poems

holly

Thursday, 28 December 2023

6:30 – 7:30 am
Morning meditation

Mantra chanting and reading from “Daily readings” by Swami Sivananda

holly
2:00 – 3:30 pm
Yoga talk

Hatha and Raja Yoga – 2 Sides of the Same Coin

With Swami Sivadasananda

star
6:00 – 7:30 pm
Asana workshop

Asanas and Kyphosis

star
8:00 – 9:15 pm
Online Satsang live from Reith

Spiritual Stories

holly

Friday, 29 December 2023

6:30 – 7:30 am
Morning meditation

Mantra chanting and reading from “Daily readings” by Swami Sivananda

holly
2:00 – 3:30 pm
Yoga talk

Primary and Secondary Vital Impulse

With Swami Sivadasananda

star
6:00 – 7:30 pm
Asana workshop

Asanas and Scoliosis

star
8:00 – 9:15 pm
Online Satsang live from Reith

Ananda – Song of Bliss

holly

Saturday, 30 December 2023

6:30 – 7:30 am
Morning meditation

Mantra chanting and reading from “Daily readings” by Swami Sivananda

holly
2:00 – 3:30 pm
Yoga talk

Friendship and Tolerance

star
4:00 – 5:30 pm
Asana workshop

Fire of Yoga

holly
8:00 – 9:15 pm
Online Satsang live

The Power of Positive Resolutions

holly

Sunday, 31 December 2023

6:30 – 7:30 am
Morning meditation

Mantra chanting and reading from “Daily readings” by Swami Sivananda

holly
11:30 – 12:30 am
Yoga talk

Regularity and Punctuality

star
6:30 – 8:00 pm
Asana workshop

Fire of Yoga

holly
9:00 pm – 12:15 am
NEW YEAR'S CELEBRATION live online

With theatre play, spiritual message and peace meditation

holly

Monday, 1 January 2024

4:00 – 6:00 pm
Bhagavata Saptaha

With Guest of Honour Sri Venugopal Goswami,
Bhakti Acharya,
Vrindavan, North India

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6:30 – 8:00 pm
Asana workshop

Bridge and Wheel

star

Tuesday, 2 January 2024

6:30 – 7:30 am
Morning meditation

Mantra chanting and reading from “Daily readings” by Swami Sivananda

holly
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Yoga talk

Attention and Self-Confidence

star
4:00 – 6:00 pm
Bhagavata Saptaha

With Guest of Honour Sri Venugopal Goswami,
Bhakti Acharya,
Vrindavan, North India

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6:30 – 8:00 pm
Asana workshop

Backward Bending on the Abdomen

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Wednesday, 3 January 2024

6:30 – 7:30 am
Morning meditation

Mantra chanting and reading from “Daily readings” by Swami Sivananda

holly
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Yoga talk

Character and Righteousness

star
4:00 – 6:00 pm
Bhagavata Saptaha

With Guest of Honour Sri Venugopal Goswami,
Bhakti Acharya,
Vrindavan, North India

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6:30 – 8:00 pm
Asana workshop

Camel and Diamond

star

Thursday, 4 January 2024

6:30 – 7:30 am
Morning meditation

Mantra chanting and reading from “Daily readings” by Swami Sivananda

holly
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Yoga talk

Fortitude and Determination

star
4:00 – 6:00 pm
Bhagavata Saptaha

With Guest of Honour Sri Venugopal Goswami,
Bhakti Acharya,
Vrindavan, North India

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6:30 – 8:00 pm
Asana workshop

The Half Moon

star

Friday, 5 January 2024

6:30 – 7:30 am
Morning meditation

Mantra chanting and reading from “Daily readings” by Swami Sivananda

holly
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Yoga talk

Persistance and Optimism

star
4:00 – 6:00 pm
Bhagavata Saptaha

With Guest of Honour Sri Venugopal Goswami,
Bhakti Acharya,
Vrindavan, North India

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6:30 – 8:00 pm
Asana workshop

The Sitting Forward Bend

star

Saturday, 6 January 2024

6:30 – 7:30 am
Morning meditation

Mantra chanting and reading from “Daily readings” by Swami Sivananda

holly
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Yoga talk

Adaptability and Humility

star
4:00 – 6:00 pm
Bhagavata Saptaha

With Guest of Honour Sri Venugopal Goswami,
Bhakti Acharya,
Vrindavan, North India

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6:30 – 8:00 pm
Asana workshop

Fire of Yoga

holly
Meditation
Bhagavata Saptaha

Sunday, 7 January 2024

6:30 – 7:30 am
Morning meditation

Mantra chanting and reading from “Daily readings” by Swami Sivananda

holly
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Bhagavata Saptaha

With Guest of Honour Sri Venugopal Goswami,
Bhakti Acharya,
Vrindavan, North India

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4:00 – 7:30 pm
Asana workshop

Fire of Yoga

holly

Information

For flatrate users

Regular 6:00 pm classes

The regular 6:00 pm yoga classes will be replaced by yoga workshops:

Enjoy the varied themes and the Christmas spirit from Austria in your home. The classes will be in English and  translated into German. The level of the classes will be maintained.

Schedule changes from 23 December to 7 January

Tuesday/Thursday, 8:00 pm classes will not take place.

Saturday, 6:00 pm class will not take place.

All 10:00 am classes will take place as usual.

Christmas programme and flatrate

The €47 flatrate is valid for all 6:00 pm and 6:30 pm asana workshops of the online Christmas and New Year’s programme. Talks can be booked by the day or as part of the Christmas/New Year Flatrate.