8 Days Detox, Fitness, and Yoga Retreat in Austria

  • Bad Mitterndorf, Salzkammergut, Liezen, Styria, Austria

Yoga and Detox Holiday in Austria

The yoga, detox, health, and fitness retreat provides nothing short of a profound experience of high-intensity personal training and outdoor adventures in nature to kick your butt into shape. This week allows you to really ‘go for it’ on a daily basis to reach those fitness goals that you have been thinking about for far too long. This is not your average holiday, you need a basic level of fitness to be able to enjoy this week. Tribe Yoga promises to challenge your fitness levels.


  • Cycling and hiking trips
  • High-intensity fitness workouts
  • Yoga classes with asana, pranayama, and meditation
  • Outdoor adventures: mountain hikes, waterfalls, tree climbing parks and more
  • 2 visits to a spa, swimming pool, and sauna
  • Healthy meals during retreat days
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • 6 days with instruction
  • English
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The Alpine Luxury Residence use for guests' accommodation offers a very unique, comfortable and relaxing stay in one of the most unspoilt areas of Austria. Surrounded by lakes, mountains and forest, this is the perfect place to access pristine nature, taste some of the Austrian culture and visit some special places of interest.

At the heart of this exquisitely renovated residence, you can enjoy the restored features of what was once a blacksmith’s workshop. Wooden beams, stone ceilings and floors, and the original blacksmiths fireplace give this modern and stylish building a sense of mystique and history.

As well as being a great living space, this residence boosts a collection of elegant Bronze & Marble statues that add to the decadence of your stay.

To add to the romance of this beautiful location, there are three open fireplaces and two wood burning stoves. One open fireplace is located in the outside gallery, so you can enjoy the view and the fresh air whilst sitting outside, by the fire.

The house has a combined wall and underfloor heating system that is always on.... so it is not necessary to light fires if you don't want to.

Bad Mitterndorf is the mountain location for the Tribe Yoga summer venue. The venue includes a large semi-converted barn with spacious yoga space and workout area, a summer kitchen, organic gardens, and a wonderful student residence with a pond.

Yoga shala

The shala is a beautifully converted mountain lodge with natural ambiance, wooden floors and large windows for maximum light.

Organic gardens

The garden is a feast of vegetables, herbs, fruit trees, and fruit bushes. As much as possible, Tribe Yoga uses produce from the garden to create the healthy, organic, delicious dishes on the menu. As part of karma yoga and community living, students are invited to work with the earth in the garden and learn about the joys of ‘growing your own’.

This practical and comprehensive weekly program is intuitively choreographed and designed to provide physical challenges that increase you strength and stamina and redefine your health to a personal optimum.

Beyond the physical

Tribe teachers are committed to their own and other people spiritual evolution. You can be sure that amongst other things this week will be nourishment for your soul. In your personal assessment, Tribe Yoga will evaluate your spiritual goals. There will be chanting evenings, and you will be in a yogic environment with guidance in following and understanding yogic principles of living. You will spend time cultivating your connection with and appreciation of nature and much more.

Weight management

Feeling fit and healthy is very often dependent on whether you can reach a natural and organic body weight which reflects your body type and size. It's not unusual to attend a yoga retreat and pile on the pounds, has it happened to you? The food is too good and the weeks activities are not necessarily fat burning.

This activity-packed week is specifically designed to support you on the way to reaching your optimal weight via a high-velocity exercise and activity program, complimented by super healthy, light, nutritious, high energy set meals, no buffet. Tribe Yoga encourages you to move more and eat less, satisfying your need to do something and at the same time meet all your nutritional and energy requirements.

This all inclusive package is specially created to offer you a week of health, healing, and detoxifying activities in a fitness-focused environment in the beautiful pristine Austria mountains.

Passionate about health lifestyle and maintaining fitness, the trainers look forward to sharing their passion of yoga, nutrition, and fitness. Let them inspire you to shift gears and move at a faster pace to your personal goals. You choose the goals you want to make and they will help you to make them.

In personal consultations, the trainers will support you to explore simple, practical, and effective ways to makes those all important changes in your life that will support you to have a much more holistic, healthy, and happy daily existence.

Typical daily schedule:

  • 07:00 Morning run and swim in the lake
  • 08:00 Fitness training or yoga
  • 10:00 Breakfast
  • 11:00 Group activity
  • 13:00 Lunch or picnic outdoors depending on the days activity
  • 15:00 Fitness training or yoga
  • 19:00 Dinner
  • 20:00 Spa & Sauna, Chanting, Yoga Nidra or Sound Healing

Everything is optional, do as much or as less as you want to do.

  • Scarlett Dee

    Scarlett has been a yoga practitioner for more than 20 years and sharing her experience of yoga in many of its various forms with students for over 15 years. Her teaching style for asana originates from her years of study and training in many different styles including Ashtanga, Dynamic yoga, and Tantra yoga. Through simple and clear instructions, Scarlett offers a practical, lighthearted, fun, creative, and spontaneous approach to yoga suited to both beginners and more advanced students.

During this retreat. you will stay in Bad Mitterndorf. It is a spa village located in a beautiful valley surrounded by mountains, beautiful meadow lands, forest, and lakes.

Nearby places

  • Altauseeausee - 20 minutes
  • Graz - 2.5 hours' train
  • Linz - 2.5 hours' train
  • Odensee - 10 minutes
  • Salzburg - 1.5 hours
  • Salzburg - 3 hours' train
  • Vienna - 2.5 hours, 4 hours' train

All through the week there will be specially prepared high-energy, low-calorie vegetarian meals. Learn about the various super foods that can be added to the morning green smoothies to give you the protein, vitamins, and basic nutrition to start the day.

Tribe’s delicious meals are fresh organic, local, and homegrown produce when possible. All meals will be based on healthy eating principles vegetarian live or lightly cooked meals with high energy and nutritional content. The perfect nutrition to support a week of healing and weight management.

The first meal will be served on Sunday, September 23rd, at 8 a.m., while the last one, on Friday, September 28th, at 5:30 p.m.. For the check-in day, Saturday, September 22nd, Tribe Yoga recommends eating in a restaurant in the village or purchasing something at the supermarket.


A beautiful way to spend a sunny afternoon, picnicking on the lake. Just a 20-minute drive away, you can find this lake. An indulgence of pure nature, a seven-kilometer traffic free path circumnavigates the crystal clean waters lined with small pebble beaches for sunbathing and swimming. The taxi cost is 15 EUR per person.

Boating on the lake

The rent is 6 EUR per hour, per person.

Bad Ischl

Bad Ischl is a very picturesque town with a river running through it and a large outdoor market. You can ride on small “toy” train through the town or even go riding on a horse and cart along the roads. In Bad Ischl, you may enjoy time at the large spa with great salt water pool for health and healing, whirl pools, and flowing outdoor river pool.


Many set hiking routes allow safe passageway to some of the most amazing mountain views.


Easily accessible lake by train or bike. there is a traffic free footpath around the lake. A great spot for swimming, picnicking and collecting wild eatable mushrooms. The train cost is 10 EUR per person, 10 minutes away.

Waterfall visit

It is a 25-minute cycle to the waterfall. Cycle hire is 10 to 15 EUR per day.

The climbing park

The climbing park is a 30-minute drive away in the next valley. You will be equipped with helmets and ropes and climb high up in the trees to cross from one to the next with different challenges to meet as you make your way around the assorted course. The highlight of the climbing park is the flying fox, where you will get to fly through the air on an aerial wire over more than 100 meters.

Other activities

Climbing (prices on request), horse riding (approx. 20 EUR per hour per person), Halstadt visit (20 EUR by train per 30 mins), and Salzburg visit (60 EUR by train per two to three hours).

Two spa entry tickets are included in the price of the retreat. Additionally, the healing room is available for holistic treatments from the on-site therapists for 50 EUR per one-hour session.

  • 2 visits to spa, swimming pool, and sauna
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • All vegetarian meals during retreat days (September 23rd to September 28th, 2018)
  • Cycling and hiking tours
  • Evening chanting, meditations, and fireside talks
  • Guided outdoor activities
  • High-intensity fitness program workouts
  • Personal consultation to assess you goals and individual fitness plan
  • Personal health and fitness consultation
  • Yoga classes with asana, pranayama, and meditation
  • Airfare
  • Airport transfers
  • Additional meals and activities
  • Entry to tree climbing park (25 EUR)
  • Massage (60 EUR)
  • Personal expenses

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Vienna International Airport (VIE), Salzburg Airport (SZG), Linz Airport (LNZ), or Graz Airport (GRZ).

Arrival by train

Trains to Bad Mitterndorf Heilbrunn station from Graz is 2.5 hours for 26 EUR.

Trains to Bad Mitterndorf Heilbrunn station from Linz is 2.5 hours for 22 EUR.

Trains to Bad Mitterndorf Heilbrunn station from Salzburg is 3 hours for 25 EUR.

Trains to Bad Mitterndorf Heilbrunn station from Vienna is 4 hours for 44 EUR.

  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 42 days before arrival.

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  • Review by Maria Pettman from United Kingdom
    9 out of 10

    "The Tribe level 1 yoga teacher training in Thailand Feb/Mar 2017 was an amazing experience which i would encourage any aspiring yoga teacher to enroll in."

    "The standard of teaching was excellent. The principle teacher Rory has a wealth of knowledge on asana and yoga philosophy that greatly surpassed my expectations. his delivery of teaching was perfect and is passion for yoga and teaching, transparent. Steve enchanted us with his mantras teaching and musical capabilities as well as his beautifully led asana classes. His pranayama and meditation classes complimented the strong asana classes and contributed to a beautifully balanced programme. Katerina and Francisca were previous Tribe level 1 graduates and supported the main faculty with a strong knowledge of all the teachings, strong asana, pranayama, meditation and yoga nidra practice but also supported us through friendship and humanity. Overall the standards of teaching were absolutely exceptional. Each and everyone of these teachers were not only good at what they did but were also inspiring role models of yogis. Kind, considerate, open hearted, generous of time, knowledge and spirit."

    "The course is intense but it really does need to be to ensure that the programme is covered. The programme was well set out and fully comprehensive. "

    "The resort was tranquil, surrounded by nature and clean. I would have preferred somewhere a little more in the mountains but that is just a personal view. The food was very good, slightly repetitive but again this is a minor point. I was surprised by how easy it was to enjoy a vegan diet. "

    "I am looking forward to starting my own yoga classes and would like to say a huge thank you to this team and the whole of Tribe for this wonderfully brilliant experience. Namaste"


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  • Review by Sophie Serex from witzerland
    10 out of 10

    "I loved everything about this yoga teacher training,the teachers were amazing and all had something different to teach us with their own approach.The training is very well organized and the curriculum very complete, covering many aspects of yoga and even more. We as students get lots of practice to feel confident to teach to the world once the training is completed. Having days off in between even though it was an intensive training is a nice break and allows for strengthening the bond with out fellow student yogis. The location was perfect, in nature, away from urban hustle and bustle, an ideal place to really immerse deeply into the training. I would do it all over again, I feel like I really learnt a lot during this month ad the whole experience exceeded widely all my expectations. Thank you Tribe! "

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  • Review by Michelle from United Kingdom
    3 out of 10

    "Having attended Tribe Yoga three week intensive course in Goa, I had expectations of leaving feeling lighter, inspired, and excited to pass this enthusiasm on to other people. If this is your expectation too, then this training may not be for you! In reality, my experience was far from what I believed the ethos of yoga to be (and I own a studio with a collective of seven amazing yoga teachers who encouraged me to go do my teacher training). I found it stifled my energies rather than nurtured them and I came away feeling crushed rather than uplifted, as a person and definitely as a potential yoga teacher. Being told how I had to learn humility and how it was maybe my age - that maybe I had trouble taking authority from people younger than myself. Whilst I appreciate an intensive training course must be based around rules and strict organization, I felt these were implemented to the point of patronizing and of a bullying nature, feeling particular teachers were frequently judgmental. I was left feeling demoralized, having been encouraged to purge (vomit for 29 days consecutively), criticized for any communication attempted for a six-hour period each day, and reprimanded with verbal abuse on many occasions. Maybe my age was my greatest hindrance, but having taught and lectured for many years, I just do not consider humiliation as a motivational tool. Good luck if you do!"

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  • Review by Rosemary from United Kingdom
    10 out of 10

    "A training with Tribe Yoga is life-changing. I'd recommend it to anyone who wants to deepen their understanding of yoga for personal growth and those who want to become a yoga teacher. You learn so much in a training, it's a lot of work and great fun at times, and a truly nurturing atmosphere"

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  • Review by Lougal from Iran
    10 out of 10

    "What a great training! Five expert main teachers as well as three guests, all extremely competent and enthusiastic to share their knowledge and watch their students grow!"

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  • Review by Laurie from United States
    10 out of 10

    "The Tribe Yoga teacher training was truly life-changing. I signed up for a teacher training as a first step. The diversity of perspectives from the different teachers, the gorgeous setting in India, the warmth they held in their hearts, and the learning process was all amazing and inspiring. The training left me full of gratitude for the experience and with direction on where to go next along my yogic path."

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  • Review by Sian from Australia
    10 out of 10

    "I was completely immersed in the yogic philsophy, the teachers were amazing and it completely changed my life! A big thanks to all of the teachers from the program."

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  • Review by Tamara from United Kingdom
    10 out of 10

    "Tribe Yoga training course is very well thought out and well presented. The information is relayed in a comprehensive and professional manner. It is evident through the results achieved, individually and as a collective group that a lot of consideration and effort went into crafting the syllabus, to not only make it accessible enough to everyone, but at the same time making sure that the optimum information gets filtered through effectively. In addition, there is also a very good balance with the structure of the training in terms of the percentage of time allocated to each specific subject category. I feel that the group received a strong foundation, to keep building on post training completion."

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  • Review by Hannah from United Kingdom
    10 out of 10

    "Once in a life time experience. this fully comprehensive course not only allowed improvement for yoga asana and self-practice but also gave valuable tools for life as a yoga teacher and human being. Fabulous!"

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  • Review by Ashleigh from United States
    10 out of 10

    "The program was well thought out and covered everything that I needed to know. Of course, much of my training has been through other teachers, my self-practice, and my own teaching. But this course was a great basis for learning how to teach and delving deeper into the more spiritual aspects. The teachers were excellent and professional and the environment was beautiful and perfect for an intense teacher training."

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  • Review by Hannah Jackson from United Kingdom
    10 out of 10

    "The Tribe Yoga teacher training course was an incredible experience! Not only was the setting fantastic, but the course itself was wonderful, in-depth, clear, and well-balanced. The variety of knowledge, styles, and approaches gained from the perfectly balanced teachers was amazing, allowing us the students to get a better idea of our own personal teaching styles and preferences. I would strongly recommend this course to anyone. Amazing!"

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  • Review by Jasmine Gadie from United States
    10 out of 10

    "My time at Tribe Yoga will forever be significant in my life. Like so many, my journey to yoga came as a way to save myself from becoming a lost soul. As an expat living abroad in South Korea, I lost both of my parents to heart failure and cancer within a 13 month period. Feeling as though I had lost everything, I fell into a crippling depression that nearly destroyed me. Practicing yoga and meditation was recommended to me by a friend as a way to reclaim and re-center myself. After several months of practice on my own, I could see change blossoming and a part of me emerging that I had not known before. I wanted to learn the deeper aspects of yoga and how this knowledge could greater shape my life. I came to Tribe Yoga with a sincere passion to ignite myself and flourish. Not only had I awakened a sleeping yogini within, but I came away with deeper love for myself, serenity of life, compassion in the world, a connection of the mind-body-soul, and loving friendships. All of my moments spent in the company of such amazing teachers, practitioners, spiritual seekers, and healers have elevated my personal practice to amazing heights. My journey is never ending and I revel in each day spent living and breathing yoga. I humbly thank my Tribe Yoga teachers and follow trainees for their gift of a love and light."

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  • Review by Trent Banyan from Australia
    10 out of 10

    "Since my 200-hour teacher training with Tribe Yoga in January 2013, I have consistently had a daily practice, incorporating it into every aspect of my life. I managed to get a general class at the yoga studio I attend called New Farm Power Yoga. This was a great honor for me as I idolize my teachers there. The trickle effect began, and I had a trial for a 90-minute Power Vinyasa class at another well-established yoga studio named Fusion Hot Yoga. After the class, I received a phone call to say that they were offering me two classes on a weekly basis. Since then I got offered another two classes at Active Life where I lead a 60-minute general class followed by a 90-minute Power Vinyasa flow. I now have six regular weekly classes at great places, but the one I love the most is the one where I lead a class at a beautiful park near my house under the fig tree and the energy of the sun. After a 60-minute asana practice, I teach my students techniques in pranayama and meditation. I can’t thank Tribe Yoga enough for the fantastic training I was provided. My yoga journey continually grows and my whole life feels in line with what the universe has in stalled for me. My classes are a credit to the teachings of the whole Tribe Yoga team and the countless gifts the other students on the course passed on to me! I am blessed to be a yoga teacher."

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  • Review by Rhan from New Zealand
    10 out of 10

    "This course was all that I hoped that it would be and all that it promised to be. I wanted a relaxed and in-depth introduction to the many aspects of the eight limbs of yoga, obviously a challenge to squeeze into a one month intro course, however I really feel that this was achieved. All aspects of the course revealed the dedication, devotion, and care of the teachers to our learning and further progress and understanding of this bottomless sea of knowledge. It was like being safely descended into a scuba dive, slowly exploring the depths of philosophy, asana, pranayama, meditation, teaching, chanting, adjusting, and yoga. My daily practice has continued and developed naturally as a result of this immersion. Even though I have been teaching yoga asana in Bali for five years now, I feel so much more confident and grounded in my personal yoga lifestyle and far more equipped to share what I feel and know of yoga. Many thanks to Scarlett, Sequoia, Raquel, Susie, and Hamid. Namaste."

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  • Review by Lea from United States
    10 out of 10

    "The Tribe Yoga teacher training was an immensely powerful tool to self-study, healing, and understanding the mechanics of the body and the mind. I came to India wanting to deepen my knowledge of the roots of yoga and was deeply inspired by the wealth of knowledge that I was given that extended far past any other studies that I had ever been of part of. Truthfully, I did not know what to expect at all and am incredibly moved by the powerful support and generosity the teachers offered about their own life journeys in yoga and its counterparts. The program was the most dynamic because of the encouragement each person was given to find their own voice within yoga, their own unique voice and style, and the groundwork was set from the first day to transcend any rigid dogma and create an individual path. It was a wonderful wonderful experience and I am forever touched. Thank you! Love and namaste!"

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  • Review by Nathalie from United Kingdom
    10 out of 10

    "The tribe yoga teacher training has been an amazing experience for me; it has given me the skills to teach. From day one, we were teaching each other and I felt there was an emphasis on learning to teach. The anatomy sessions were very interesting and beneficial in really helping to bring the asana to life through learning how each posture affects the body, the muscles used, and the dynamics of stretching and relaxing. This course is the beginning of the journey and has been a great personal experience that I feel has opened me up in a way that enables me to share the teachings with others. Scarlett's knowledge of yoga is immense and she imparted it to us in such an easy way that it was impossible to not learn from her. She was attentive to each of our needs, nurturing us independently and as a group, so that we really grew together throughout the month. Raquel is an inspiring teacher, with a great sensitivity, care, and understanding of yoga and the student. Her style of teaching is fun and lighthearted and yet precise and in-depth. She really looked after us all and gave us as much time and energy as we required."

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  • Review by Evi van Meirhaege from Belgium
    10 out of 10

    "I attended the yoga teacher training in the picturesque town of Bad Mittendorf. The location was very relaxing, as the small town of Bad Mittendorf is surrounded by mountains and rolling meadows. The small town had very helpful and friendly people. The group of students attending the training developed a wonderful rapport amongst themselves. The sharing of breakfast and dinner preparations and eating together was very enjoyable. Although I arrived a couple of days into the training, Scarlett ensured that I soon caught up with her teachings to the rest of the group. As a teacher, Scarlett is very thorough in explaining the material and the mechanics of yoga to the students and the practitioners of yoga. Her style of teaching is consistent with the practicing of the asana, pranayama, and meditation techniques. Enough time was provided to complete the review of the asana with handouts to help the students. Raquel taught the group at the Tribe Yoga teacher training in Bad Mittendorf. The first yoga Nidra session with Raquel was a good indicator to her style of teaching. The following weeks, we realized and benefited from the gentleness of her voice that guided us through the most intense asana and Vinyasa. Scarlet and Raquel shared their own experience in establishing their practice, guiding the new teachers with encouragement and support."

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  • Review by Kathryn Krispin from UAE
    10 out of 10

    "I attended the Tribe Teacher Training course in Chiang Mai in March 2011. I cannot say enough wonderful things about my time there, but I'll try! Through my experience with Tribe Yoga, I grew emotionally and physically. Emotionally, the course was life-changing. I was sort of lacking in confidence and couldn't have imagined teaching a yoga course to anyone! Yet, in the month I was there, I was able to gather the courage and confidence, and a strong belief in myself. The teachers, Mark, Raquel, and Sequoia, were encouraging and supportive through everything. They helped me see what I could be, even when I couldn't imagine it. I grew physically through the daily practice and healthy eating, combined with proper breathing practices. I felt stronger than I'd ever been by the time I left Thailand. I have been teaching regularly since I returned to my home in Abu Dhabi. I feel prepared and confident, and I am so happy I can help others see how wonderful yoga is! Tribe Yoga made it all possible."

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  • Review by Sidone from United Kingdom
    10 out of 10

    "I wish to express my gratitude to all the teachers (including students) on the Tribe Yoga teacher training as I learned a lot about myself and about yoga! The retreat location for the training was beautiful and great for long meditative walks in nature. Raquel and Scarlett offer very different skills and abilities but come from the same place fueled by love and yoga. I feel blessed to have experienced the month long course, the journey has revealed a new me and new way of life and given me the experience and confidence to share yoga with others."

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Tribe Yoga is a collective of independent yoga practitioners. They offer yoga retreats and yoga teacher trainings in different locations around the world.

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8 days / 7 nights


Arrival: Saturday September 22, 2018
Departure: Saturday September 29, 2018

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