What to do on your day off during the yoga teacher training
Once a week during the Sivananda TTC is a lecture-free day. (Attendance at morning and evening meditations is nevertheless mandatory on this day.)
Draw new strength in the stunning mountain scenery. Enjoy the fresh air, mountain meadows, quiet forests, medicinal herbs along the footpath, clean streams and lakes.
Here are some possible destinations:
The small Tyrolean village of Reith with its 1,860 inhabitants lies in the heart of the Kitzbühel Alps, only about 3 km from Kitzbühel. The picturesque village is located between the Wilder Kaiser limestone mountain range in the north, the Kitzbüheler Horn mountain in the east and the world-famous Hahnenkamm in the south.
We are approx. 800 to 2.000 metres above sea level.
Summertime in Reith offers you a range of possibilities including the Schwarzsee Lake in addition to hiking and biking routes. Nature feels particularly close at hand during panoramic hikes and scenic walks.
The Bichlach area is home to the waters of the Gieringer Weiher pond, which is an ideal recreation area for hikers and walkers. Numerous trails lead to magnificent viewpoints and past beautifully maintained Tyrolean houses and farms.
Kitzbühel, just 5 km away from Reith, has a picturesque pedestrian quarter, indoor swimming pool with mud-wrap and massage facilities as well as boutiques of international reputation.Those who know the Kitzbühel region only in winter still have a great deal of charm to discover in summer. Amidst the lovely grass mountains, you are invited to relax, always with impressive views of the surrounding Alpine mountains.
The Kitzbühel region is centrally located in the heart of the Alps, easily accessible from all directions.
The beautiful Kitzbühel Schwarzsee lake (about 3 km away) is a protected landmark and popular destination for swimmers: The idyllic lake (16 hectars large and 7 metres deep) is one of the Austrian Alps warmest and most beautiful lakes. Rich in moorland vegetation, the water is said to have strong healing powers.
Kitzbühel Horn mountain
Once a year, its magnificent slopes become the venue of the famous Hahnenkamm ski race. The summit can be reached with the Hahnenkamm cable railway, which was built in 1929 and modernised in 1996. Non-skiers can enjoy the gorgeous views walking along the winter hiking trail to the Hochbrunn guest house.
Cross-country and downhill skiing in Kitzbühel
The Kitzbühel ski region, with its 170 km of slopes and 33 km of ski trails, is undoubtedly one of the most popular ski resorts in the world.
The beginners ski lift in Reith and all cross-country ski trails in Kitzbühel are free of charge.
The Grossglocker High Alpine Road (about 70 km away) has drawn 50 million visitors to its incomparable vistas since 1935. This most famous alpine road ends at the jewel of the Hohe Tauern National Park – Austria’s highest mountain and largest glacier: the Grossglockner (3,798 m) and the Pasterze.
The highest waterfalls in Europe. The 4 km trail to the waterfalls has many scenic overlooks to view the falls close up. The uppermost waterfall (Achenfall) can be reached in an hour’s hike. Open from mid-April until the end of October.