'Lost in Nature' Yoga Retreat
A Summertime Journey to Self

 

with Eric Bennewitz & Michael Trübger
19. - 21.07.2019

Pausen-Hof, Lauenbrück, pausen-hof.de

German & English

This yoga weekend is about releasing tensions and deepening awareness as we explore practices that open us to our True Nature within this peaceful and quiet nature surrounding just 1 hour outside Hamburg. Daily life is full of devices that occupy our time and sometimes these devices become vices in our lives. Computers, cell phones and social media are some of the leading causes of being distracted from being ‘aware.’ Awareness of our bodies, our thoughts and the surroundings around us in any given moment is lost when we are chained to these devices.

We all need to take time to decompress and re-balance. When we take time to quiet our environment via nature, we quiet our minds and deeper clarity arrives. We begin to see and experience things differently and eventually perspectives transform. We connect more deeply with our bodies, our lifegiving breath and our habitual patterns that may be barriers to living a fuller life. This weekend is not about ‘change’, but about being aware, observing and welcoming ourselves as we are and going from there. Maybe even experiencing a positive breakthrough or as I call it, an A-ha moment. There are few better places to do this than in nature. How do you feel after you take a walk in a forest, go for a swim in a lake or do a yoga practice on the grass? More relaxed and clear I would say. Our bodies’ bio-rhythms are synchronized with the cycles of nature, so it makes sense to spend a good amount of time in getting lost in nature.

Join Eric and Michael who will share they’re extensive experiences and techniques in yoga asana, breathing, meditation & chanting to guide students into ‘reset.’ From there, the rest of the weekend will evolve into experiencing your natural center of ‘being’ while being nourished by this beautiful nature surrounding called Pausen-Hof. You will have many activities outside our yoga practice to do so, like canoing, nature hiking, visiting animal reserves, camping in the surrounding area, campfires with Eric and Michael and sharing relaxation time with the group.

Friday, 19.07.19

16:30 - 17:00 / Welcome with Eric & Michael
17:30 - 19:30 / 'Back to Nature - a return to your roots' Grounding Vinyasa Flow with Restorative Yoga & Yoga Nidra Meditation
(Eric-English, Michael-Deutsch)
20:00 - 22:00 / Group dinner at Landgut Stemmen Hotel

Saturday, 20.07.19

10.00 -12.00 /’Natural High´- An uplifting vinyasa flow to let energies rise and awaken your spirit. (Michael-German)
14.00 -14.45 / Silent Meditation Walk
16.00 -18.00 / ‘Call of Nature’ Vinyasa Flow with Yoga Nidra meditation & Body Mapping (Eric-English)
19.00 -21.30 / Outdoor Dinner & BBQ with campfire (Vegetarian, Vegan & Meat available)
22.00 -22.30 / Yoga Nidra meditation under the Stars (Eric-English)

Sunday, 21.07.19

10.00 -12.00 / ‘Living from our True Nature’ Yin & Yang Practice (Michael & Eric-German & English)
12.00 -12.30 / ‘Healing Sounds in Nature’ Chanting with Music Closing Ceremony (Michael & Eric-English)

Local nature activities if desired

Booking & Pricing

160,- Euros per person
To book your spot, please send an email to retreat@peaceoutyoga.de.

Once we receive your email request, we’ll send you the payment information email. Your reservation is only reserved once we have received your money transfer and you have received a confirmation email from Peace Out Yoga.
There are 15 spots available for this yoga retreat.

Accommodation

Nearest Hotel Accommodations (3 minutes from Pausen-Hof by car):
Landgut Stemmen Hotel / Große Straße 12 / 27389 / Stemmen / 04267 9304 0 / www.landgut-stemmen.de

Hotel Anemities: Bowling Alley, Great Hall, Restaurant, Bar, Breakfast Room, Sauna, Fitness Room.

IMPORTANT: 11 rooms (Single & Double) have been reserved for the yoga retreat until 19.05.19. If you wish to stay at Landgut-Stemmen Hotel, we recommend that you book your room before this date. When you book your hotel room here, please ensure that you say you are with the PEACE OUT YOGA RETREAT IN JULY, so that they know to give you one of the reserved 11 rooms.

Cancellation policy

Cancellations made before 15.06.19 are 100% refundable. Cancellations made after 15.06.19 are 100% non-refundable unless due to a medical circumstance with a doctor’s letter.

Price includes

4 Yoga Classes, silent meditation walk (weather permitting), Yoga Nidra meditations, Tea & Water during Yoga classes, Friday evening reservation for group dinner with Michi and Eric, Saturday evening BBQ Dinner & campfire, parking at Pausen-Hof.

Not included in price

Tranportation to/from Pausen-Hof, accommodations, meals, additional local activities, yoga mats, yoga props, visitor taxes. 

There are a few Yoga Props available at Pausenhof, but please make sure to bring your own mat and any props you need for your personal practice.
Since we are outdoors, insect repellent is advised.

Nature is Calling! Be in it!

Eric & Michi

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