• 22 December 2021 - 6 January 2022

    Christmas and New Year Retreat

    Renew yourself with yoga in the Tyrolean Alps

Come and spend the holidays with us

23 December 2021 - 6 January 2022

We live, share and practice Yoga with you as we usher in the New Year.

Swamis and staff from all over Europe teach this special program together.

 

Asana and pranayama practice
8 am & 4 pm

  • Yoga classes and workshops, in their own groups
    • for beginners
    • for intermediate and advanced
  • Optional: Early morning pranayama

Group meditation
6 am & 8 pm

  • Guided silent meditation, mantra chanting, inspiring talk/lecture

Lectures and workshops
12 & 2:30 pm

  • Health, philosophy, the human mind, various meditation practices, techniques for more serenity in daily life, tips for good health
  • Introduction to Ayurveda with Cordula Interthal (Chandrika)
    Consultations can be booked on location.

Expand your yoga practice
Mon. 27.12 – Fri 31.12 and
Sun. 2.1 – Thu. 6.1

  • 5:10 – 5:50 am: Pranayama practice
  • 3 – 3:45 pm: YOGA TEACHERS’ MEETING: Discussions, Q&A on how to correct asanas – one asana each day
  • 7:30 pm: Prepare for meditation with mantra recitations and text readings

Stay a weekend longer
Fri. 7.1 – Sun. 9.1

Yoga and Winter Magic

Guided walks
Asana workshops – Fit with Yoga
At the regular yoga vacation rates
Read more

 

Only open to the vaccinated or recovered.

Your safe stay

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Programme

Christmas & New Year


Wednesday, 22 December 2021

Wed. 22 December 2021

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
GENTLE BASIC POSTURES

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Workshops
MUSCLE STRETCHING AND RELAXATION

8:00 – 9:15 pm: Evening meditation
MEDITATION – STEPS TO INNER PEACE

Thursday, 23 December 2021

Thurs. 23 December 2021

6:00 – 7:30 am: Morning Meditation
HEALTH IS WEALTH

8:00 – 9:30 am: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
with 20 minutes of theory

8:00 – 9:30 am: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Sequences
THE 12 BASIC POSTURES

12:00 – 1:00 pm: ASANA AND PRANAYAMA COACHING
Question & answers and practical hints for your practice
with Swami Gokulananda

2:30 – 3:30 pm: Lecture:
THE MIND: How Perception and Thinking Work
with Swami Gokulananda

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
SAVASANA: PHYSICAL RELAXATION

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Workshops
EXPANDING THE ASANAS WITH POSE AND COUNTERPOSE

8:00 – 9:15 pm: Evening meditation
OM CHANTING AND MANTRA WRITING


Friday, 24 December 2021

Fri. 24 December 2021

6:00 – 7:30 am: Morning Meditation
THE YOGA OF SYNTHESIS

8:00 – 9:30 am: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
with 20 minutes of theory

8:00 – 9:30 am: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Sequences
MOBILITY WITH THE SUN SALUTE

12:00 – 1:00 pm: Workshop
KIRTAN – THE JOY OF MANTRA CHANTING
with Swami Santoshananda

2:30 – 3:30 pm: Lecture
THE MIND: Likes and Dislikes
with Swami Gokulananda

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
SAVASANA: MENTAL AND SPIRITUAL RELAXATION

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Workshops
FLEXIBILITY IN THE HIPS AND THE LOWER BACK

8:00 pm: SPECIAL CHRISTMAS EVE PROGRAMME
With meditation and international Christmas carols

Saturday, 25 December 2021

Sat. 25 December 2021

6:00 – 7:30 am: Morning Meditation
PEACE IS WITHIN

8:00 – 9:30 am: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
with 20 minutes of theory

8:00 – 9:30 am: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Sequences
THE SHOULDERSTAND CYCLE

12:00 – 2:15 pm: CHRISTMAS DAY WALK

2:30 – 3:30 pm: Lecture
THE MIND – The Power of Thought
with Swami Gokulananda

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
FLOW OF BREATH AND MOVEMENT IN THE SUN SALUTATION

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Workshops
EXPANDING VITAL CAPACITY

8:00 – 9:15 pm: Evening meditation
INSPIRATIONS FROM THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT

Sunday, 26 December 2021

Sun. 26 December 2021

6:00 – 7:30 am: Morning Meditation
AHIMSA – NONVIOLENCE

8:00 – 9:30 am: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
with 20 minutes of theory

8:00 – 9:30 am: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Sequences
TRIANGLE AND BALANCING POSES

12:00 – 1:00 pm: ASANA AND PRANAYAMA COACHING
Question & answers and practical hints for your practice
with Swami Gokulananda

2:30 – 3:30 pm: Lecture
HARMONY OF ACTION AND MEDITATION
Right or wrong action
with Swami Vidyananda

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
STRETCH YOUR STRESS AWAY

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Workshops
A FRESH LOOK AT THE HEADSTAND

7:30 pm: Prepare for meditation with mantra recitations and text readings

8:00 – 9:15 pm: Evening meditation
ANANDALAHARI – WAVES OF BLISS

Monday, 27 December 2021

Mon. 27 December 2021

5:10 – 5:50 am: Pranayama Practice

6:00 – 7:30 am: Morning Meditation
HARMONY OF BODY-MIND-SOUL

8:00 – 9:30 am: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
with 20 minutes of theory

8:00 – 9:30 am: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Sequences
BACK BENDING VARIATIONS

12:00 – 1:00 pm: ASANA AND PRANAYAMA COACHING
Question & Answers and practical hints for your practice
with Swami Gokulananda

2:30 – 3:30 pm: Lecture
HARMONY OF ACTION AND MEDITATION:
Training in Selflessness
with Swami Vidyananda

3:00 – 3:45 pm: YOGA TEACHERS’ MEETING
Discussions, Q&A on how to correct asanas – one asana each day

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
RESPIRATORY TRAINING

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Workshops
THE LAWS OF GRAVITY AND ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE

7:30 pm: Prepare for meditation with mantra recitations and text readings

8:00 – 9:15 pm: Evening meditation
YOGIC WISDOM STORIES

Tuesday, 28 December 2021

Tues. 28 December 2021

5:10 – 5:50 am: Pranayama Practice

6:00 – 7:30 am: Morning Meditation
HEALTH, A POSITIVE STATE

8:00 – 9:30 am: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
with 20 minutes of theory

8:00 – 9:30 am: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Sequences
FORWARD BENDING VARIATIONS

12:00 – 1:00 pm: Lecture
INTRODUCTION TO AYURVEDA
Understand your constitution
with Cordula Interthal (Chandrika)

2:30 – 3:30 pm: Lecture
HARMONY OF ACTION AND MEDITATION:
Prayer of a Karma Yogi
with Swami Vidyananda

3:00 – 3:45 pm: YOGA TEACHERS’ MEETING
Discussions, Q&A on how to correct asanas – one asana each day

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
EXPANDING THE ASANAS WITH POSE AND COUNTERPOSE

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Workshops
THE SOLAR PLEXUS AND YOUR POSTURAL AWARENESS
with Swami Sivadasananda

7:30 pm: Prepare for meditation with mantra recitations and text readings

8:00 – 9:15 pm: Evening meditation
ATMASHATAKAM – 8 VERSES ON THE NATURE OF REALITY

Wednesday, 29 December 2021

Wed. 29. December 2021

5:10 – 5:50 am: Pranayama Practice

6:00 – 7:30 am: Morning Meditation
SPIRITUALITY AND RELIGION

8:00 – 9:30 am: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
with 20 minutes of theory

8:00 – 9:30 am: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Sequences
FROM VARIATION TO MEDITATIVE ASANA

12:00 – 1:00 pm: Lecture
INTRODUCTION TO AYURVEDA
Strengthening Agni (digestive fire)
with Cordula Interthal (Chandrika)

2:30 – 3:30 pm: Lecture
KNOW THY SELF: Vedantic Ethics
with Swami Ramapriyananda

3:00 – 3:45 pm: YOGA TEACHERS’ MEETING
Discussions, Q&A on how to correct asanas – one asana each day

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
STRENGTH, FLEXIBILITY AND BALANCE

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Workshops
HOLDING THE ASANA – FIRM AND RELAXED
with Swami Sivadasananda

7:30 pm: Prepare for meditation with mantra recitations and text readings

8:00 – 9:15 pm: Evening meditation
THE JOY OF KIRTAN

Thursday, 30 December 2021

Thurs. 30 December 2021

5:10 – 5:50 am: Pranayama Practice

6:00 – 7:30 am: Morning Meditation
MEDITATION – SOME USEFUL HINTS

8:00 – 9:30 am: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
with 20 minutes of theory

8:00 – 9:30 am: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Sequences
HEADSTAND VARIATIONS

12:00 – 1:00 pm: Lecture
INTRODUCTION TO AYURVEDA: The immunity of the body
with Cordula Interthal (Chandrika)

2:30 – 3:30 pm: Lecture
KNOW THY SELF: The Self is the Soul and not the Body
with Swami Ramapriyananda

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
MEDITATIVE HOLDING OF THE ASANAS

3:00 – 3:45 pm: YOGA TEACHERS’ MEETING
Discussions, Q&A on how to correct asanas – one asana each day

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Workshops
THE POWER OF THE 12 BASIC POSTURES

7:30 pm: Prepare for meditation with mantra recitations and text readings

8:00 – 9:15 pm: Evening meditation
NARAYANA PUJA – CEREMONY FOR WORLD PEACE


Friday, 31 December 2021

Fri. 31 December 2021

5:10 – 5:50 am: Pranayama Practice

6:00 – 7:30 am: Morning Meditation
YOGIC NEW YEARS’ RESOLUTIONS

8:00 – 9:30 am: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
with 20 minutes of theory

8:00 – 9:30 am: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Sequences
MOBILITY WITH THE SUN SALUTE

12:00 – 1:00 pm: Lecture
INTRODUCTION TO AYURVEDA:
Herbs and spices
with Cordula Interthal (Chandrika)

2:30 – 3:30 pm: Lecture
KNOW THY SELF:
The Mind And Its Works
with Swami Ramapriyananda

3:00 – 3:45 pm: YOGA TEACHERS’ MEETING
Discussions, Q&A on how to correct asanas – one asana each day

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
SAVASANA: PHYSICAL RELAXATION

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Workshops
MEDITATIVE HOLDING OF THE ASANAS

7:15 pm: SWAMI VISHNUDEVANANDA’S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

8:00 pm: SPECIAL NEW YEARS’ EVE PROGRAMME:
Group meditation, mantra chanting, New Year’s message and much more
Relaxed get-together with tea and cookies

Saturday, 1 January 2022

Sat. 1 January 2022

7:00 – 8:00 am: Morning Meditation
READING FROM SIVANANDA UPANISHAD

8:30 – 10:00 am: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
with 20 minutes of theory

8:30 – 10:00 am: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Sequences
THE SHOULDERSTAND CYCLE

12:30 – 2:15 pm: NEW YEAR’S WALK

2:30 – 3:30 pm: Lecture
DEVOTIONAL YOGA:
To Whom do I really belong and who belongs to me?
with Swami Sivadasananda

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
MENTAL AND SPIRITUAL RELAXATION

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Workshops
ASANAS AND MENTAL BALANCE

8:00 – 9:15 pm: Evening meditation
OBSTACLES TO MEDITATION

Sunday, 2 January 2022

Sun. 2 January 2022

5:10 – 5:50 am: Pranayama Practice

6:00 – 7:30 am: Morning Meditation
HUMAN LOVE AND DIVINE LOVE

8:00 – 9:30 am: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
with 20 minutes of theory

8:00 – 9:30 am: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Sequences
TRIANGLE AND BALANCING POSES

12:00 – 1:00 pm: Workshop
KIRTAN – THE JOY OF MANTRA CHANTING
with Swami Santoshananda

2:30 – 3:30 pm: Lecture
DEVOTIONAL YOGA:
Existence, Peace and Bliss
with Swami Sivadasananda

3:00 – 3:45 pm: YOGA TEACHERS’ MEETING
Discussions, Q&A on how to correct asanas – one asana each day

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
FLOW OF BREATH AND MOVEMENT IN THE SUN SALUTATION

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Workshops
THE POWER OF VISUALIZATION AND AUTOSUGGESTION

7:30 pm: Prepare for meditation with mantra recitations and text readings

8:00 – 9:15 pm: Evening meditation
BHAJA GOVINDAM – ON THE WINGS OF DEVOTION AND WISDOM

Monday, 3 January 2022

Mon. 3 January 2022

5:10 – 5:50 am: Pranayama Practice

6:00 – 7:30 am: Morning Meditation
THE FLOW OF PRANA

8:00 – 9:30 am: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
with 20 minutes of theory

8:00 – 9:30 am: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Sequences
BACK BENDING VARIATIONS

12:00 – 1:00 pm: ASANA AND PRANAYAMA COACHING
Question & Answers and practical hints for your practice
with Swami Satyananda

2:30 – 3:30 pm: Lecture
YOGA AND MENTAL HEALTH:
Memory Culture
with Swami Vasudevananda

3:00 – 3:45 pm: YOGA TEACHERS’ MEETING
Discussions, Q&A on how to correct asanas – one asana each day

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
STRESSFREE THROUGH PROPER STRETCHING

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Workshops
SENSORY AND MOTOR COORDINATION IN THE ASANA

7:30 pm: Prepare for meditation with mantra recitations and text readings

8:00 – 9:15 pm: Evening meditation
DAILY LIFE INSPIRATIONS FROM SWAMI SIVANANDA

Tuesday, 4 January 2022

Tues. 4 January 2022

5:10 – 5:50 am: Pranayama Practice

6:00 – 7:30 am: Morning Meditation
FASTING/DETOX – EVEN IN WINTER

8:00 – 9:30 am: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
with 20 minutes of theory

8:00 – 9:30 am: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Sequences
FORWARD BENDING VARIATIONS

12:00 – 1:00 pm: ASANA AND PRANAYAMA COACHING
Question & Answers and practical hints for your practice
with Swami Satyananda

2:30 – 3:30 pm: Lecture
YOGA AND MENTAL HEALTH:
Will Power
with Swami Vasudevananda

3:00 – 3:45 pm: YOGA TEACHERS’ MEETING
Discussions, Q&A on how to correct asanas – one asana each day

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
RESPIRATORY TRAINING

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Workshops
RECHARGE WITH SUN SALUTE AND PRANAYAMA

7:30 pm: Prepare for meditation with mantra recitations and text readings

8:00 – 9:15 pm: Evening meditation
THE JOY OF KIRTAN

Wednesday, 5 January 2022

Wed. 5 January 2022

5:10 – 5:50 am: Pranayama Practice

6:00 – 7:30 am: Morning Meditation
REFLECTIONS ON THE UNITY OF LIFE

8:00 – 9:30 am: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
with 20 minutes of theory

8:00 – 9:30 am: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Sequences
FROM VARIATION TO MEDITATIVE ASANA

12:00 – 1:00 pm: ASANA AND PRANAYAMA COACHING
Question & Answers and practical hints for your practice
with Swami Satyananda

2:30 – 3:30 pm: Lecture
HEALTH AND HATHA YOGA:
Dietary tips for the yoga practice
with Swami Narayanananda

3:00 – 3:45 pm: YOGA TEACHERS’ MEETING
Discussions, Q&A on how to correct asanas – one asana each day

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
EXPANDING THE ASANAS WITH POSE AND COUNTERPOSE

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Workshops
REFRESHING ASANA SEQUENCES

7:30 pm: Prepare for meditation with mantra recitations and text readings

8:00 – 9:15 pm: Evening meditation
YOGIC WISDOM STORIES

Thursday, 6 January 2022

Thurs. 6 January 2022

5:10 – 5:50 am: Pranayama Practice

6:00 – 7:30 am: Morning Meditation
DESTINY AND SELF EFFORT

8:00 – 9:30 am: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
with 20 minutes of theory

8:00 – 9:30 am: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Sequences
HEADSTAND VARIATIONS

12:00 – 1:00 pm: ASANA AND PRANAYAMA COACHING
Question & Answers and practical hints for your practice
with Swami Satyananda

2:30 – 3:30 pm: Lecture
HEALTH AND HATHA YOGA:
Visualizations for a Healthy Immune System
with Swami Narayanananda

3:00 – 3:45 pm: YOGA TEACHERS’ MEETING
Discussions, Q&A on how to correct asanas – one asana each day

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Yoga Asanas – EASY!
STRENGTH, FLEXIBILITY AND BALANCE

4:00 – 5:30 pm: Intermediate and Advanced Asana Workshops
EXPAND YOUR BREATH IN THE ASANAS

7:30 pm: Prepare for meditation with mantra recitations and text readings

8:00 – 9:15 pm: Evening meditation, mantra chanting, spiritual reading


General information

on the Christmas & New Year program

PRACTICAL INFO

Come and stay as long as you like (minimum stay 2 nights).
For an integral regeneration we recommend a stay of 5 days or longer.
 
ORIENTATION daily at 7 pm

An introduction to the basic principles of the yoga practice and information on the yoga vacation schedule.

MASSAGE

A local masseuse offers classical massage, foot reflexology, shiatsu and lymphatic drainage.

You can book your treatments on arrival.

HOLISTIC AYURVEDIC CONSULTATIONS

With Dr. Chandrika

  • Medical history
  • Your Ayurvedic constitution
  • Dietary recommendations and written diet plan
  • Recommendations for a healthier lifestyle (written plan)

Rates will be available at the reception.

Christmas & New Year rates

From 4 pm on arrival day until 4 pm on departure day

Valid from 23 December 2021 until 6 January 2022

DAILY RATES FOR YOGA

1 night€59
7+ nights€54

 

DAILY RATES FOR ACCOMMODATION & MEALS (ECO-HOTEL)

Dormitory (4+ nights)€41
Dormitory (2 – 3 nights)€45
Shared room (4+ nights)€47
Shared room (2 – 3 nights)€51
Double room€71
Single room€85

 

All rates are subject to a €1.80 visitor‘s tax per person per night.

Check in on arrival day from 2 pm.
Check out on departure day by 11 am.

Stay a weekend longer
Fri. 7.1 – Sun. 9.1

Yoga and Winter Magic

Guided walks
Asana workshops – Fit with Yoga
At the regular yoga vacation rates
Read more

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