• In Reith, Tyrol, Austria

    Yoga Summer Days

    Wed. 29 July – Fri. 7 August 2020
    Arrive on any day of the week, and stay as long as you like

Spiritual Highlight

Yoga Summer Days

Bhaja Govindam – Yogic Wisdom in Music & Words

Wed. 29.7 – Sun. 2.8 / 8 pm

Verse recitation, storytelling, poetry and live music.
With guest of honour Sri Venugopal Goswami, Bhakti Yoga Acharya, Vrindavan, North India.
Bhaja Govindam, written by the great yogi and philosopher Sankaracharya, is a contemplation on the essence of yoga in 31 melodious verses.
Accompanied by harmonium, vocals, bamboo flute, shanai oboe and tabla.

Yoga – Your Home Practice Companion

Wed. 29.7 – Fri. 7.8

Asanas and pranayama inspired by the popular Sivananda Yoga book.

Mornings

  • Physical effects of the asanas
  • Simple Kriyas (cleansing techniques)
  • Abdominal breathing & full yogic breathing
  • Intensive practice of the Kapalabhati breathing exercise
  • Dynamic Sun Salutation
  • Asana variations for loosening up legs and back
  • Headstand: the next step

Afternoons

  • Deep relaxation with autosuggestion
  • Hip-­opening asanas for rest and regeneration of the nervous system
  • Meditative practice of holding the pose longer
  • Taking Alternate Nostril Breathing to the next level
  • Gentle backward bends
  • Strength and balance in the standing poses
  • Asanas and meditation pose workshop

Evening programmes

  • Mon. 3.8 How yoga enriches one’s life: with Prema (Karina Bonansea)
  • Tue. 4.8 Meditation and mantra chanting on Rettenberg hill
  • Wed. 5.8 How yoga entered my life: with senior teachers of the Retreat House
  • Thu. 6.8 Meditation and mantra chanting in the Ganga house garden
  • Yoga and Mountain Magic hikes

    From 3 to 6 August, guided hikes from 11:30 am until ca. 2:30 pm.

Ayurveda Highlights

Guest lecture & Further education course

Ayurveda – An Introduction

Fri. 31.7 / 7 pm

Guest lecture with Sanjay and Anjani Kulkarni (MD), Ayurveda Acharyas, Pune, India

Living Better with Ayurveda

Living Better with Ayurveda

Fri., 31 July 2020 – Tue., 4 August 2020

Further education course with Dr Anjani and Sanjay Kulkarni, Ayurveda Acharyas, Pune, India.


from €485

Further Topics

Yoga Summer Days

 

Yoga Vacation light

Yoga Vacation light

Fri., 31 July 2020 – Sun., 2 August 2020

Two gentle yoga classes daily for all levels, as well as group meditation in the mornings and evenings, are the basis for this relaxing weekend at the Retreat House.


Yoga and Thought Power

Yoga and Thought Power

Fri., 31 July 2020 – Sun., 2 August 2020

Positive thoughts are threefold blessed: they elevate the thinker, they create positivity in the person they are addressed to, and they enhance the overall thought atmosphere.


Yoga Workshop Days

Yoga Workshop Days

Sun., 2 August 2020 – Fri., 7 August 2020

Explanation and practice of the most important elements of the yoga class.


Further Education Course

Especially for yoga teachers

Thu., 30 July 2020 – Sun., 2 August 2020from €340
Breath Work
In Reith, Tyrol, Austria

Further Training for Yoga Teachers with Swami Sivadasananda, Yoga Acharya.

Thu., 30 July 2020 – Sun., 2 August 2020
Breath Work
In Reith, Tyrol, Austria

Further Training for Yoga Teachers with Swami Sivadasananda, Yoga Acharya.

from €340

Tue., 4 August 2020 – Fri., 7 August 2020from €385
Expand Your Asanas
In Reith, Tyrol, Austria

Further education course with Prema (Karina Bonansea), Taiwan.

Tue., 4 August 2020 – Fri., 7 August 2020
Expand Your Asanas
In Reith, Tyrol, Austria

Further education course with Prema (Karina Bonansea), Taiwan.

from €385

Daily Schedule and Registration

Yoga Summer Days

Registration Rates

 

Daily schedule

See also the daily schedule for the Further Training for Yoga Teachers “Breathwork”
See also the daily schedule for the Further education course “Living Better with Ayurveda”
See also the daily schedule for the Further education course “Expand Your Asanas”

Arrival day, Wednesday, 29 July (Arrival between 3 and 3:30 pm)

  • 4:00 – 5:45 pm: Asana and pranayama class
  • 6:00 pm: Vegetarian dinner
  • 8:00 – 10:00 pm: Evening meditation and Bhagavata Saptaha with Sri Venugopal Goswami

Thursday, 30 July

  • 6:30 – 7:30 am: Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk
  • 8:00 – 9:45 am: Asana and pranayama class
  • 10:00 am: Vegetarian brunch
  • From 11 am: Time for an invigorating visit to the sauna or for a relaxing massage
  • 12:00 or 2:00 pm: One-hour lecture or workshop related to the yoga vacation theme
  • 4:00 – 5:45 pm: Asana and pranayama class
  • 6:00 pm: Vegetarian dinner
  • 8:00 – 10:00 pm: Evening meditation and Bhagavata Saptaha with Sri Venugopal Goswami

Friday, 31 July

  • 6:30 – 7:30 am: Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk
  • 8:00 – 9:45 am: Asana and pranayama class
  • 10:00 am: Vegetarian brunch
  • From 11 am: Time for an invigorating visit to the sauna or for a relaxing massage
  • 12:00 or 2:00 pm: One-hour lecture or workshop related to the yoga vacation theme
  • 4:00 – 5:45 pm: Asana and pranayama class
  • 6:00 pm: Vegetarian dinner
  • 7:00 pm: Ayurveda – An Introduction: Guest lecture with Sanjay and Anjani Kulkarni
  • 8:00 – 10:00 pm: Evening meditation and Bhagavata Saptaha with Sri Venugopal Goswami

Saturday & Sunday, 1 & 2 August

  • 6:30 – 7:30 am: Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk
  • 8:00 – 9:45 am: Asana and pranayama class
  • 10:00 am: Vegetarian brunch
  • From 11 am: Time for an invigorating visit to the sauna or for a relaxing massage
  • 12:00 or 2:00 pm: One-hour lecture or workshop related to the yoga vacation theme
  • 4:00 – 5:45 pm: Asana and pranayama class
  • 6:00 pm: Vegetarian dinner
  • 8:00 – 10:00 pm: Evening meditation and Bhagavata Saptaha with Sri Venugopal Goswami

Monday, 3 August

  • 6:30 – 7:30 am: Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk
  • 8:00 – 9:45 am: Asana and pranayama class
  • 10:00 am: Vegetarian brunch
  • From 11 am: Time for an invigorating visit to the sauna or for a relaxing massage
  • 11:30 am – ca. 2:30 pm: Hiking excursion. Optionally, in case of bad weather:
  • 12:00 or 2:00 pm: One-hour lecture or workshop related to the yoga vacation theme
  • 4:00 – 5:45 pm: Asana and pranayama class
  • 6:00 pm: Vegetarian dinner
  • 8:00 – 9:30 pm: Evening meditation, mantra chanting and talk “How yoga enriches one’s life” with Prema

Tuesday, 4 August

  • 6:00 – 7:30 am: Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk
  • 8:00 – 9:45 am: Asana and pranayama class
  • 10:00 am: Vegetarian brunch
  • From 11 am: Time for an invigorating visit to the sauna or for a relaxing massage
  • 11:30 am – ca. 2:30 pm: Hiking excursion. Optionally, in case of bad weather:
  • 12:00 or 2:00 pm: One-hour lecture or workshop related to the yoga vacation theme
  • 4:00 – 5:45 pm: Asana and pranayama class
  • 6:00 pm: Vegetarian dinner
  • 8:00 – 9:30 pm: Meditation and mantra chanting on Rettenberg hill

Wednesday, 5 August

  • 6:00 – 7:30 am: Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk
  • 8:00 – 9:45 am: Asana and pranayama class
  • 10:00 am: Vegetarian brunch
  • From 11 am: Time for an invigorating visit to the sauna or for a relaxing massage
  • 11:30 am – ca. 2:30 pm: Hiking excursion. Optionally, in case of bad weather:
  • 12:00 or 2:00 pm: One-hour lecture or workshop related to the yoga vacation theme
  • 4:00 – 5:45 pm: Asana and pranayama class
  • 6:00 pm: Vegetarian dinner
  • 8:00 – 9:30 pm: Evening meditation, mantra chanting and talk “How yoga entered my life” with senior teachers of the Retreat House

Thursday, 6 August

  • 6:00 – 7:30 am: Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk
  • 8:00 – 9:45 am: Asana and pranayama class
  • 10:00 am: Vegetarian brunch
  • From 11 am: Time for an invigorating visit to the sauna or for a relaxing massage
  • 11:30 am – ca. 2:30 pm: Hiking excursion. Optionally, in case of bad weather:
  • 12:00 or 2:00 pm: One-hour lecture or workshop related to the yoga vacation theme
  • 4:00 – 5:45 pm: Asana and pranayama class
  • 6:00 pm: Vegetarian dinner
  • 8:00 – 9:30 pm: Meditation and mantra chanting in the Ganga house garden

Departure day, Friday, 7 August

  • 6:00 – 7:30 am: Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk
  • 8:00 – 9:45 am: Asana and pranayama class
  • 10:00 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.