Living Community 2013
Eight weeks starting on the 8th of April and finishing
on the 31st of May.
The total fee is 2200 Euros.
This eight week-retreat provides an excellent opportunity to deepen your
yoga practice while living and operating in a close community surrounded
by beautiful and peaceful nature. This set-up encourages reflection on
the Self as well as staying conscious in everyday life.
Pls. also note that it is possible to come already for the Easter retreat that start on the 29th of March. In this way you could get a total of nine weeks on the island, with a lot of practise and teaching.
Excelent for Yoga teachers who want to deepen their knowledge & experience of yoga and for students who want to become yoga teachers .See also below in the text; who is this retreat meant for!!
Yoga practice and teaching
There will be about 4 hours of yoga practice every day including: asanas,
pranayama and silent sitting. And there will be approximate 10 hours of
teaching / week from Monday to Friday. During the first week there
will be more teaching as we are starting. During the remaining
weeks the weekly 10 hours of teaching will be used for asanas, guidance
answering questions of the students and for lectures on different subjects
related to yoga and conscious living. The timing of the teaching
and practices will be early morning and late afternoon or evening.
Leaving time for reflection, study or work during the day.
mentor/coaching sessions by Stefan are offered for an additional fee
for those who are interested. These sessions will
give you more clarity
on where you are in life, on where you want go and "who you could
putting you in contact with your inner wisdom and freeing you from roles
and survival strategies.
Lodging & Food
The students will get individual rooms. Cooking and cleaning will be
done within the community by taking turns.
There is a common quiet room for studying and working. The room
have a Wi-Fi connection.
Who is this retreat meant for?
a) Anyone who want to deepen their practice or are considering starting teaching yoga.
b) Yoga teachers who want to deepen their knowledge.
c) University students who are doing research and/or writing their PhD'S.
d) Researchers who want a peaceful environment in which to undertake
e) Persons who can work virtually from anywhere in the world like, for
example web designers and translators etc.
f) Anyone who like to live in a community free from dogma, together with like minded people in
beautiful nature, were the daily routines supports a healthy and
We will take on a limited number of people, about 10 students for
this event. Acceptance will be based on a personal interview. The
interview can be done over the phone or during a personal meeting with
the applying student. All levels are welcome, also beginners in yoga.
The best way to make a reservation is to contact me by e-mail Stefan@YogaArtsMagic.Net
or by phone +358 (0)40 5029811.
1st Payment: Once your booking has been confirmed, it will be secured
by paying a deposit within a week’s time. You will be informed
of the deposit and bank account details when we confirm your enrolment.
Please note that only when the payment of the deposit is done you have
secured your reservation.
2nd Payment: The rest of the amount is to be paid in cash at arrival.
What to bring
Bring sheets or a sleeping bag. In case you would forget or prefer to
travel light you can hire sheets for
20 Euro/set. If you don't have a yoga mat you can use one of the yoga
It is a good idea to bring two towels, soap for washing your clothes
and a water bottle as it is recommended to drink a lot of water during
your stay. Also bring warm clothes and a flash light.
Arrival on Monday the 8th of May at 6 p.m. at Hanko railway station
and departure is on Friday the 31st of May after brunch at 3 p.m. If
you are traveling from abroad we recommend you to choose a flight
that arrives at Helsinki on Monday morning.
There is a train connection from Helsinki to Hanko at 4 p.m. The airport
bus connection takes about 1/2 hour to the main railway station of
Helsinki. The train journey to Hanko takes approximate. 2 hours and the
fee is 25 Euro. We will then meet you at Hanko Railway Station at 6
In case you need to stay over night in Helsinki a good and economical
hotel is KONGRESSIKOTI
Telephone: +358 -(0) 9 - 1356839
Address: Snellmaninkatu 15A 00170 Helsinki.
Terms and conditions
Make sure you have valid travel insurance as insurance is not included
in the price.
If you miss the arranged pick-up or departure be prepared to pay 50 euro extra for
a boat taxi . Only standard transfers on arriving and departure days are included in
Cancellation fees will be incurred as follows
1st Payment:100 % loss of deposit if student decide not to come.
2nd Payment:100 % loss of payment if student decides to not complete
Please do not hesitate to contact us for more detailed information.