Mon. 13 August – Sun. 19 August 2018


Certificate of participation for 65 training units (of 45 minutes each)


Heilige Schrift


Eastern Wisdom Melodies

Guest of honour: Sri Venugopal Goswami, Bhakti Yoga Acharya, Vrindavan, North India

Mon. 13.8 – Sun. 19.8 / 8 pm


Readings and discourse from the classical yoga scripture Bhagavatam on the journey to the meaning of life. The storytelling, poetry, music and philosophy uplift the heart and the mind.

With live music: harmonium, vocals, bamboo flute, shanai oboe and tabla.


Short biography

Sri Venugopal Goswami is a spiritual teacher in a tradition which has nurtured the flame of Bhakti Yoga since the 16th century. He received his musical training from the great Indian vocalist master Pandit Jasraj. The spoken word, the mantra recitations, the subtle tones of the Ragas and the uplifting Bhajans are a deep source of ancient yogic wisdom.

Swami Sivadasananda


Inspiring Morning Workshops

With Swami Sivadasananda, Yoga Acharya

Tue. 14.8 – Sun. 19.8 / 8 am



  • Strengthening the breath
  • Straight Headstand – with a photo on your mobile phone before and after correction
  • The Vata-Pitta-Kapha asana experience

A look at Practical Ayurveda, the new book from the Sivananda Yoga Centres.


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.

Swami Narayanananda


Asana: Body – Mind – Soul

With Swami Narayanananda

Mon. 13.8 – Sun. 19.8 / 4 pm



  • Balance for the autonomic nervous system
  • Reducing mood swings with pranayama
  • Asana, pranayama, mantra


Swami Narayanananda is co-director of the Sivananda Yoga Centre in Munich


Beginner's yoga

Question & Answer Sessions

With senior teachers of the Retreat House.

Daily from 12 to 1 pm


For example:

  • What is Prana?
  • Diet in harmony with the yoga practice
  • Meditation – physical, mental, spiritual
  • Spiritual practice: one ideal – many facets


Group walk


Wed. 15.8


To Labalm, at the foot of the Grosser Rettenstein peak


Daily rates

Daily rates for yoga

Yoga: €49


Accommodation and meals:

Dormitory: €37
Shared room: €43
Double room: €58
Single room: €70


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.


Online registration and online payment for yoga
The registration is valid upon full payment of the yoga costs.


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

Daily schedule

  • 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.


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. 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.