8 Days Yoga Retreat in Ticino, Switzerland

Mahashakti Yoga Holiday Ticino Switzerland

Mahashakti yoga holiday is an exclusive retreat in a wild valley in the south of Switzerland. Quiet, healthy, and restful. An intelligent investment in your well-being. What we offer: It is a 8 days, 7 nights at a beautiful center in the middle of the nature, without streets and cars. It is located in one of the most beautiful valleys in Ticino. All-inclusive price includes vegetarian meals from the own garden, lodging, and daily program of yoga.

Retreat highlights

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

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Yoga styles


8 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: German, Italian, English
The maximum participants in the group is 12
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Accommodation

The retreat center contains one single room, two double rooms, one outside double room, and a dormitory which is mixed gender. There are shared inside and outside showers (towels are not included). Wi-Fi is not available though a connection is possible through a mobile hotspot. Advanced booking is required.

Mahashaktiyoga Switzerland Yoga Retreat Schedule

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

Thursday to Tuesday

  • 08:00 Breakfast
  • 09:00 Morning silent walk to a beautiful waterfall for a swim
  • 14:00 Back for lunch

Wednesday

  • The afternoon is a rest period where you can visit the city, go to the beach, or do other activities
  • 19:00 Back for dinner

Departure day

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

Included excursions

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.

Retreat location

The center is located on the westside of a valley and it 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/Ascona is a touristic place with a beautiful lake - 20 minutes
  • Locarno Train station: 30 minutes
  • Lugano - 1 hour
  • Milan-Malpensa Airport (MXP) - 3 hours
  • Zürich Airport (ZRH) - 3 hours

Unique features

Activities

  • Hot tub / Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Mountain walking
  • Sauna
  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Table tennis

General

  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • River
  • Yoga deck

Food

The price of this retreat includes three daily vegetarian meals. 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
  • Snacks
  • 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

Things to do (optional)

  • Relax and read by the pool
  • Swimming in the river with beautiful waterfalls
  • Swimming in the lake
  • Visit the the beautiful city of Locarno and Ascona
  • Walks in the mountains

Spa treatments

  • Sauna
  • Hot Pot
  • Massage

What's included

  • Full daily retreat program
  • 7 nights of accommodation
  • 3 healthy, vegan meals
  • Drinking water, tea
  • Open use of house facilities
  • A true opportunity to heal, expand and develop yourself
  • Experience a spiritual way of life in an international community
  • Enjoy free time at the river, in the mountain, at the beach

What's not included

  • Airfare
  • Airport transfers
  • Extra activities
  • Towels
  • WiFi (only with Hotspot possible)

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

The closest airports to the retreat center are Milan–Malpensa Airport (MXP) or Zürich Airport (ZRH), both three hours away.

Arrival by train

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

Arrival by bus

Vosa is located on the westside of the Onsernone valley. It ist reachable by train to Locarno or Intragna and then by bus in direction to Onsernone valley until the cable car (funivia) of Cresmino. From there take the cable car until Vosa. From Vosa it is about 15 minutes by foot until you reach Vosa di dentro.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 10 days before arrival.
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