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Nada Yoga Retreat in Germany

 

Nada Yoga Retreat

 

July 26 – August 2, 2019

Hellenthal, Germany

 

Experience

Immerse yourself in Nada Yoga during this seven-day retreat in picturesque Hellenthal, Germany. Nada Yoga is the Science of Divine Vibration, and one of the six main systems of Sampoorna Yoga. With the guidance of Nada Yoga master, Shri Yogi Hari, you will explore and experience this transformative practice each day during morning and evening Satsang and afternoon workshops. Throughout the day, you will also enjoy Sampoorna Hatha Yoga classes, living in a community of like-minded individuals, surrounded by the beautiful forests of western Germany.

 

Curriculum

Shri Yogi Hari playing Harmonium in Hellenthal, Germany practicing Nada YogaIn this retreat, we will explore Nada Yoga in some of these subjects.

  • The theory of Nada Yoga.
  • Chanting, Mantras, Kirtan, Shlokas, and Bhajans.
  • Exercises to purify and balance the chakras.
  • Exercises to develop attention and concentration.
  • Pranayama (breathing exercises) to wake-up  Prana  (the life force) and develop concentration, breath-control, and mind-control.
  • Exercises to develop rhythm and balance.
  • Alankar- exercises in the natural scale and other scales to develop your awareness of the 12 notes that are the foundation of all music.
  • Tala- different rhythmic cycles used in Indian Classical Music.
  • Ragas and their scales- the way notes are arranged to create different moods and effects.
  • Exposure to the Harmonium as an aid to singing.
  • Exposure to the Tabla- develop rhythm, balance, and concentration.
  • Experience how this system of Nada Yoga helps you to develop concentration and peace of mind, which leads you to meditation.
  • This science has its roots in the Vedas and was explored and transmitted by Nada Yogi Seers and Rishis who used it to reach the Divine. The vehicle for its transmission is Indian Classical Music in the form of Mantras, Shlokas, Chants, Kirtan, Bhajans, Ragas, and Talas.
  • Yogi Hari’s style of teaching is called Sampoorna Yoga, which harmonizes all aspects of human personality. Nada Yoga is an integral part of this teaching.

 

Children as well as their parents enjoy this retreat. Daily Schedule

  • 5:30 a.m. – Wake up
  • 6:00 a.m. – Satsang: Meditation, Nada Yoga, Lecture
  • 8:00 a.m. – Asanas, Pranayama
  • 10:00 a.m. – Brunch
  • 11:00 a.m. – Karma Yoga
  • 12:00 p.m. – Personal Time
  • 2:00 p.m. – Nada Yoga Workshop
  • 4:00 p.m. – Asanas, Pranayama
  • 6:00 p.m. – Dinner
  • 7:30 p.m. – Meditation, Nada Yoga, Lecture

 

Practical Points

 

Date and Time

The retreat begins Friday, July 26 at 6:00 p.m. with dinner and ends on Friday, August 2 at 11:00 a.m. after brunch.

 

Hellenthal, Germany

Haus Abrahm – Hellenthal, Germany

Location 

Haus Abrahm, near Hellenthal in western Germany, is the destination for this extraordinary retreat. Surrounded by forest, gardens, and serene pastures, you will revel in the peace and silence of the Eifel Hills. Hellenthal is located conveniently between Brussels and Frankfurt, and you can easily combine this retreat with a scenic tour of Europe. 

 

Getting to the Retreat

You may either drive to the retreat location and park your car, or you may arrive by train. If you are flying to Germany, the closest airports are Frankfurt and Cologne.

When traveling by train, arrive in Call. From there, take the bus in front of the station in the direction of HELLENTHAL. It is the first bus station. It is a 20-minute walk to Haus Abrahm, or we can pick you up at the bus station.

 

Accommodations

  • Dormitory style with a choice of rooms – 1, 2, or 4 people per room. Register early to have your selection of accommodations. Men and women sleep in separate rooms. Couples may share a bedroom if you register in time to get a private double room.
  • Spacious rooms with windows for views into the forest.
  • Use of washer and dryer available on site. Laundry soap provided.
  • Shared bathrooms separate from rooms.
  • Access to a full kitchen.
  • Wifi

 

Sampoorna Hatha Yoga ClassWhat to Pack

  • Yoga mat and cushion
  • Blanket (if needed for meditation)
  • Duvet cover (Or rent one for 5€)
  • Towels
  • Alarm clock
  • Notebook & pens
  • Clothes for Karma Yoga (working in the garden)
  • Slippers
  • An Open Mind

 

Meals

You will enjoy two simple, Yogic vegetarian meals per day. Most meals are vegan or made with limited dairy, but the main ingredients are fresh, organic vegetables and lots of love. If you have any allergies or restrictions, please let us know, and we will do our best to accommodate you. 

 

Satsang with Shri Yogi HariCost: 900€

Includes all instruction, accommodations, and meals.

Deposit of 300€ required to reserve your place. The remaining balance is due June 26, 2019. 

 

 

How to Register

To sign up or for additional information, please email Sita and Rama.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Satsang to practice meditation, chanting, and Vedantic philosophy.

Peace pervades your mind as you practice meditation and chanting during Satsang with Shri Yogi Hari each morning and evening. 

 

Shri Yogi Hari

Students and disciples all enjoy quality time with Shri Yogi Hari during daily Satsang and workshops.

 

Shri Yogi Hari leading Satsang

Shri Yogi Hari is a master of Nada Yoga, which he studied with his Guru for 15 years. 

 

Release stress and tension during daily Sampoorna Hatha Yoga classes taught by experienced Yoga instructors. Beginners, intermediate, and advanced students are all encouraged to participate. 

 

 

Simple, Yogic vegetarian food - Kitchari

Twice a day, you will enjoy simple, nutritious vegetarian meals such as Kitchari, curry, soup, and salads. 

 

 

Make new friends and reunite with old!

Make new friends and renew your bonds with loved ones during this unique program. 

 

Nada Yoga Retreat Group 2016

In 2016, we enjoyed a harmonious gathering of over 50 students, disciples and their families from around the world. 

 

Forest views of Hellenthal

Fresh air and scenic views surround Hellenthal.

 

Experience tranquility while immersed in daily Yoga practice, surrounded by nature. 

 

Green pastures of Hellenthal, Germany

You won’t soon forget the extraordinary natural beauty of Hellenthal.