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4 Days Mahashaktiyoga Retreat in Ticino, Switzerland

Overview

Yoga Retreat Switzerland

  • 4 days with instruction
  • Join Mahashaktiyoga for a perfect yoga retreat experience just for you. You will be able to relax and unwind from daily life while enjoying the picturesque location in the middle of nature. The retreat center is found on one of the most beautiful valleys of Ticino. You will be served healthy vegetarian meals with ingredients sourced from the local garden. If you are ready to relax and bring harmony to your mind, body, and spirit, then this yoga holiday is for you.

    Highlights

    • Daily program of yoga
    • Beautiful world-class retreat facilities
    • Swimming in the river with beautiful waterfalls
    • Sauna, hotpot, massage, handpan workshop
    • 3 nights accommodation
    • Walking in the mountain
    • Swimming at the sea
    • Relax at the pool
    • Visit the city

    Skill level

    • Beginner

    • Intermediate

    • Advanced

    Group sizes

    The maximum participants in the group is 12.

    Styles

    Languages

    • Instruction language: English
    • Spoken languages: German, Italian, English
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    The retreat will be held in Vosa di dentro, Switzerland. The retreat center contains one single room, one double room, one outside double room, and a dormitory which accommodates tourists of mixed gender. There are shared inside and outside showers. Wi-Fi is not available though a connection is possible through a mobile hotspot.

    Daily schedule

    • 07:00 - 07:30 Wake up into silence (until 09:00)
    • 07:30 - 08:00 Self practice
    • 08:00 - 09:30 Morning yoga (asana, pranayama, meditation, final relaxation)
    • 09:45 - 10:30 Breakfast
    • 10:30 - 11:30 Karma yoga/selfless service (optional)
    • 11:30 - 13:30 Free time
    • 13:30 - 14:00 Midday dharma talk/open discussion (optional)
    • 14:00 - 14:30 Lunch light
    • 14:30 - 17:00 Free time
    • 17:00 - 18:30 Afternoon yoga (asana, pranayama, meditation, final relaxation)
    • 19:00 - 20:00 Dinner
    • 20:00 - 21:00 Evening program (sauna, hotpot, fire circle, etc.)
    • 22:30 onwards Silent time

    Arrival day

    • Until 16:00 Check in
    • 17:00 Starts the program

    Departure day

    • 08:00 - 09:30 Yoga class
    • 09:45 - 10:30 Breakfast
    • Until 14:00 Check out

    Included in the price of the retreat is a morning silent walk through the mountains to visit a beautiful waterfall where you can have a swim. You will also have the opportunity to visit the nearby town of Locarno, Switzerland.

    Ticino is an Italian-speaking region in southern Switzerland, known for its palm-lined lakes and the Mediterranean flavor of its architecture and cuisine. Lugano, a town on glacial Lake Lugano, is known for its waterfront promenade with gardens and sculptures, and Piazza della Reforma, a square lined with neoclassical buildings. Funiculars travel between the town and mountain peaks with hiking trails and campgrounds.

    The center, which is located on the west side of a valley, is reachable only by foot. There are no streets and no cars. It offers a quiet, peaceful, and natural environment for you to relax and heal in.

    Nearby places

    • Locarno and Ascona - 20 minutes
    • Locarno train station - 30 minutes
    • Lugano - 1 hour
    • Milan-Malpensa Airport (MXP) - 3 hours
    • Zürich Airport (ZRH) - 3 hours
    Activities
    • Hot tub / Jacuzzi
    • Massage
    • Mountain walking
    • Sauna
    • Swimming pool (outdoor)
    • Table tennis
    General
    • Fireplace
    • Garden
    • River
    • Yoga deck

    This listing is vegetarian-friendly Click to see more vegetarian-friendly listings

    Three daily vegetarian meals are included in the price. The food is prepared with organic ingredients which are picked from the local garden. Fresh mountain water is available for drinking.

    The following meals are included:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    • Drinks

    The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

    • Vegetarian
    • Organic
    (If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation)
    • Relax and read by the pool
    • Swimming in the river with beautiful waterfalls
    • Swimming in the lake
    • Visit the beautiful city of Locarno and Ascona
    • Walks in the mountains
    • 3 healthy, vegetarian meals
    • 3 nights accommodation
    • A true opportunity to heal, expand, and develop yourself
    • Drinking water and tea
    • Experience a spiritual way of life in an international community
    • Enjoy free time at the river, in the mountain, at the beach
    • Open use of house facilities
    • Airfare
    • Airport transfers
    • Extra activities
    • Towels

    Arrival by airplane

    Please book your flight to arrive at Milan-Malpensa Airport (MXP) or Zürich Airport (ZRH).

    Arrival by train

    Once your flight lands, you must make your way by train to Locarno or Intragna.

    Arrival by bus

    From Locarno or Intragna you must take the bus towards Onsernone valley until you reach the cable car of Cresmino. Vosa is located on the west side of Onsernone valley. From Vosa it will take about 15 minutes by foot to reach the retreat center.

    • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
    • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.

    Losone, Switzerland

    Mahashakti is the spiritual name of Cornelia Balzarini. She is recognized as an international Yoga Alliance teacher and she teaches yoga at her dance school in Tenero, Switzerland.

    Speaks English

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    4 days / 3 nights

    Departure:
    Sunday May 13, 2018
    (4 days / 3 nights)

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