MAY RETREAT (ASCENSION DAY)
Thu. 10 May – Sun. 13 May 2018
Integral regeneration with yoga.
Dive into a sea of alpine wild flowers – time for mental and physical cleansing on the outdoor platform.
Certificate of participation for 32 training units (45 minutes each)
Yoga in 8 Steps
Based on the verses of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras.
Morning Satsangs with Swami Sivadasananda, Yoga Acharya.
Fri. 11.5 – Sun. 13.5 / 6 am
Swami Sivadasananda, senior student of Swami Vishnudevananda, has taught at workshops and Yoga Teachers’ Training Courses around the world for many years. He is a dynamic, precise and knowledgeable instructor. He is the author of the books Sivananda Beginner’s Guide to Yoga and Yoga – Your Home Practice Companion.
Asana and Pranayama – The Major Variation Cycles
At 8 am, with Narayani.
At 4 pm, with Amba.
Thu. 10.5, 4 pm – Sun. 13.5 / 8 am
With Narayani (Retreat House in Reith) and Amba (Sivananda Centre in Munich).
With Dr. Thomas Kintaert.
Fri. 11.5 – Sun. 13.5 / 2 pm
Learn to appreciate the beauty and uniqueness of the Sanskrit language in this three-day course.
Dr. Thomas Kintaert teaches at the University of Vienna.
Two lectures with Shanti Kumar Kamlesh, Ayurveda Acharya, Lucknow, North India.
Thu. 10.5 / noon and Fri. 11.5 / 8 pm
- Introduction to Ayurveda, the science of life.
Yoga and Natural Healing
Lectures with senior teachers of the Sivananda Yoga Retreat House.
Fri. 11.5 – Sun. 13.5 / noon
Sivananda Beginner's Guide to Yoga
Introductory workshops and talks on the “science of life”, which has been embraced around the world.
Thu. 10.5 – Sun. 13.5
- Basic yoga poses with deep relaxation, abdominal breathing
- Introduction to concentration and meditation
- The five pillars of yoga for all-round health
Further Training for Yoga Teachers: Breath Work
With Swami Sivadasananda, Yoga Acharya.
Thu. 10.5 – Sun. 13.5
Expanded breathing for expansion in asanas, relaxation, sensory perception and concentration.
Daily rates for yoga
Accommodation and meals:
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.
Prices valid from 8 January 2018 until 31 December 2018
Hotel closing times:
3 April / 2pm – 4 May 2018 / 2pm
2 December / 2pm – 14 December 2018 / 2pm
- 6 am: Meditation, mantra chanting, lecture (90 min)
- 8 am: Asanas and Pranayama (90 min)
- 10 am: Vegetarian brunch
- 11 am: Karma Yoga (selfless service)
- Noon: Workshop, lecture or free time
- 4 pm: Asanas and Pranayama (90 min)
- 6 pm: Vegetarian dinner
- 7:30 pm: Meditation, mantra chanting, lecture (90 min)
Programmes are subject to change or cancellation.
Room and board
Room and board 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. more
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.