Welcome to join Summer Yoga Retreat weeks 30.6.-27.7.2018 in Kustavi, located in the beautiful archipelago of South-Western Finland.
Petri Räisänen and Juha Javanainen teach the first three retreat weeks 30.6.-20.7.
The last retreat week 21.-27.7. is taught by Juha Javanainen and Marke Murtomäki,
plus special program by Charlie Taylor-Rugman on anatomy and alignment in asanas.
You can join us for one, two, three or four weeks.
Mornings include Mysore-style Ashtanga practice, guided beginner’s classes or a beginner’s course for those new to Ashtanga. Afternoons are filled with thorough technical analysis, in-depth discussions, pranayama, yoga philosophy (Marko Mikkilä), meditation (Riku Järvinen), chanting (Meri Tiitola) etc.
Extra workshops with visiting teachers are also offered: Indian dance (Ilona Kolachana), Yoga therapy and Yin yoga (Anouk Hummel).
Families with kids are welcome to join: children can take part in kids’ yoga classes and other fun activities designed just for them!
Kustavi County is located in the archipelago of the South-Western Finland. The driving distance from Turku to Kustavi is 69 km. The retreat takes place at Lomavalkama Holiday Resort. The site (10 ha.) is located at an island peninsula between two shores in the most beautiful Finnish archipelago. There are several different simple accommodation types available in Lomavalkama. Wooden cottages for 2-6 persons, terraced apartments for 3-4 persons and a camping site for caravans and tents. For more information about the retreat site, please visit: http://lomavalkama.fi/en/ (but please ignore the prices on their website; we will have special prices for the retreat that cover accommodation, sauna and vegetarian (mostly vegan) meals)
During the retreat we will enjoy the most amazing vegetarian food carefully designed and prepared by professional chefs Tero Valtonen and Fredrik Gabrielsson plus their kitchen team Janine, Jessica and Susanna.
And last but not least, Sauna is hot every morning and evening by the peaceful southern beach. In the evenings you can also enjoy a traditional wood-heated sauna in the house yard.