• In Reith, Tyrol, Austria

    Whitsun Yoga Event

    Beginning Pentecost weekend
    28 May – 4 June 2020
    Hatha Yoga inspiration

Group silent walks in the magnificent alpine landscape.

Asanas: Personal guidance for experienced students and a gentle introduction for newcomers and ‘rusty’ students.

(69 training units)

 

You may arrive and depart at any time. Free choice of dates.

You may also just stay for the weekend: Fri. 29.5 – Mon. 1.6

(30 training units)

Spiritual Highlight

Of the Whitsun programme

Bhagavata Saptaha – The Unity of Self

Thu. 28.5 – Wed. 3.6 / 8 pm

A seven-day journey towards the meaning of life, with
spiritual discourse and live music. With guest of honour
Sri Venugopal Goswami, Bhakti Yoga Acharya, Vrindavan, North India. Daily storytelling, poetry, music and philosophy from the classical yoga scripture Bhagavatam.

Accompanied by harmonium, vocals, bamboo flute, shanai oboe and tabla.

Asana Workshops

For intermediate and advanced levels

Dynamic Asana & Pranayama Workshops

Dynamic Asana & Pranayama Workshops

Fri. 29.5 – Wed. 3.6 / 8 am
With Swami Sivadasananda, Yoga Acharya.

  • Focus on warm-up exercises and stretching
  • Interest, attention, concentration
  • Asanas give strength
  • Introspection gives peace
  • Pranayama gives lightness
  • Meditation gives the actual perception

Go With the Flow

Go With the Flow

Fri. 29.5 – Wed. 3.6 / 4 pm
Interesting body-mind topics in the afternoon yoga classes.
With teachers of the Retreat House.

  • Expanding the lung volume with asanas
  • Overcoming hyperactivity and tiredness
  • Concentration and positive thinking
  • Muscle role-playing: agonist, antagonist, synergist
  • Relaxation: balance for the autonomic nervous system
  • How pranayama improves the natural resting breath

Yoga Asanas – Easy!

Daily 8 – 9:50 am & 4 – 5:50 pm

 

Fri. 29.5 / 4 pm – Mon. 1.6 / 2 pm

With senior teachers of the Sivananda Yoga
Retreat House.

With plenty of time to answer your questions.

Practice:

  • Basic yoga postures with preparatory exercises and deep relaxation
  • Abdominal breathing, full yogic breath and pranayama
  • Gaining flexibility with the Sun Salutation

20 MINUTES OF THEORY, at the end of the morning yoga class:

  • The basic yoga principles for holistic health
  • How asanas work
  • Respiratory training
  • Relaxation step by step
  • Yogic diet
  • Positive thinking
  • Introduction to concentration and meditation
  • Yoga@Home
  • MEADOWS, FORESTS AND LAKES

    Whitsun Walk for Everyone

    Sun. 31.5 / 11:30 am – 1 pm

Yoga Inspiration

Lectures over Pentecost

Morning Meditation

Morning Meditation

Fri. 29.5 – Wed. 3.6 / 6:30 am
With Swami Sivadasananda, Yoga Acharya.

  • Classical aspects of Hatha Yoga training
  • HA-THA, motor and sensory impulses in yoga
  • Yoga for body and mind as a unit
  • Devotion as the foundation of the practice
  • Meditation topics of Hatha Yoga

Guest lecture: Yoga for the Brain

Guest lecture: Yoga for the Brain

Sat. 30.5 / noon
With Cordula Interthal (Chandrika).

Yoga – Question and Answer

Yoga – Question and Answer

Sun. 31.5 / 1:30 – 2 pm
Fri. 29.5, Tue. 2.6 & Wed. 3.6 / 12 – 1 pm
Excerpts from Swami Sivananda’s book May I Answer That?
With teachers of the Retreat House.

Further education

over Whitsun weekend

Fri., 29 May 2020 – Mon., 1 June 2020from €300
Yoga, Brain and Thought Power – How to change your brain and expand your mind
In Reith, Tyrol, Austria

Further education course at Whitsun with Cordula Interthal (Chandrika), gynaecologist, Ayurvedic therapist and Sivananda Yoga teacher, Munich.

Fri., 29 May 2020 – Mon., 1 June 2020
Yoga, Brain and Thought Power – How to change your brain and expand your mind
In Reith, Tyrol, Austria

Further education course at Whitsun with Cordula Interthal (Chandrika), gynaecologist, Ayurvedic therapist and Sivananda Yoga teacher, Munich.

from €300

Om Namo Narayanaya

Mon. 1.6 / 12 – 1 pm

60 minutes of mantra chanting for world peace.

Daily Schedule and Registration

Whitsun Yoga Event

Register Rates

Daily schedule
See also the daily schedule of the further education course

Arrival day, Thursday, 28 May (arrival between 2 and 3:30 pm)

  • 4 – 5:45 pm: Asana and pranayama class
  • 6 pm: Vegetarian dinner
  • 8 – 10 pm: Evening meditation and Bhagavata Saptaha with Sri Venugopal Goswami

Friday, 29 May

  • 6:30 – 7:30 am: Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk with Swami Sivadasananda, Yoga Acharya
  • 8 – 9:45 am: Dynamic asana and pranayama workshops with Swami Sivadasananda, Yoga Acharya
  • 10 am: Vegetarian brunch
  • From 11 am: Time for an invigorating visit to the sauna or for a relaxing massage
  • 12 – 1 pm: Yoga – Question and Answer with teachers of the Retreat House
  • 4 – 5:45 pm: Asana and pranayama class
  • 4 – 5:50 pm: Asana and pranayama class: Yoga Asanas – Easy and short talk afterwards
  • 6 pm: Vegetarian dinner
  • 8 – 10 pm: Evening meditation and Bhagavata Saptaha with Sri Venugopal Goswami

Saturday, 30 May

  • 6:30 – 7:30 am: Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk with Swami Sivadasananda, Yoga Acharya
  • 8 – 9:45 am: Dynamic asana and pranayama workshops with Swami Sivadasananda, Yoga Acharya
  • 8 – 9:50 am: Asana and pranayama class: Yoga Asanas – Easy and short talk afterwards
  • 10 am: Vegetarian brunch
  • From 11 am: Time for an invigorating visit to the sauna or for a relaxing massage
  • 12 – 1 pm: Yoga for the Brain with Cordula Interthal
  • 4 – 5:45 pm: Asana and pranayama class
  • 4 – 5:50 pm: Asana and pranayama class: Yoga Asanas – Easy and short talk afterwards
  • 6 pm: Vegetarian dinner
  • 8 – 10 pm: Evening meditation and Bhagavata Saptaha with Sri Venugopal Goswami

Whitsunday, 31 May

  • 6:30 – 7:30 am: Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk with Swami Sivadasananda, Yoga Acharya
  • 8 – 9:45 am: Dynamic asana and pranayama workshops with Swami Sivadasananda, Yoga Acharya
  • 8 – 9:50 am: Asana and pranayama class: Yoga Asanas – Easy and short talk afterwards
  • 10 am: Vegetarian brunch
  • From 11 am: Time for an invigorating visit to the sauna or for a relaxing massage
  • 11:30 am – 1 pm: Whitsun Walk for Everyone
  • 1:30 – 2 pm: Yoga – Question and Answer with teachers of the Retreat House
  • 4 – 5:45 pm: Asana and pranayama class
  • 4 – 5:50 pm: Asana and pranayama class: Yoga Asanas – Easy and short talk afterwards
  • 6 pm: Vegetarian dinner
  • 8 – 10 pm: Evening meditation and Bhagavata Saptaha with Sri Venugopal Goswami

Whitmonday, 1 June

  • 6:30 – 7:30 am: Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk with Swami Sivadasananda, Yoga Acharya
  • 8 – 9:45 am: Dynamic asana and pranayama workshops with Swami Sivadasananda, Yoga Acharya
  • 8 – 9:50 am: Asana and pranayama class: Yoga Asanas – Easy and short talk afterwards
  • 10 am: Vegetarian brunch
  • From 11 am: Time for an invigorating visit to the sauna or for a relaxing massage
  • 12 – 1 pm: Om Namo Narayanaya – 60 minutes of mantra chanting for world peace
  • 4 – 5:45 pm: Asana and pranayama class
  • 6 pm: Vegetarian dinner
  • 8 – 10 pm: Evening meditation and Bhagavata Saptaha with Sri Venugopal Goswami

Tuesday and Wednesday, 2 and 3 June

  • 6:30 – 7:30 am: Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk with Swami Sivadasananda, Yoga Acharya
  • 8 – 9:45 am: Dynamic asana and pranayama workshops with Swami Sivadasananda, Yoga Acharya
  • 10 am: Vegetarian brunch
  • From 11 am: Time for an invigorating visit to the sauna or for a relaxing massage
  • 12 – 1 pm: Yoga – Question and Answer with teachers of the Retreat House
  • 4 – 5:45 pm: Asana and pranayama class
  • 6 pm: Vegetarian dinner
  • 8 – 10 pm: Evening meditation and Bhagavata Saptaha with Sri Venugopal Goswami

Departure day, Thursday, 4 June

  • 6:30 – 7:30 am: Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk
  • 8 – 9:45 am: Asana and pranayama class
  • 10 am: Vegetarian brunch
  • From 11 am: Time for an invigorating visit to the sauna or for a relaxing massage

Individual programmes are subject to change or cancellation.