Yoga – Horseback Riding retreat
LOCATION : Skagafjörður | Iceland
Oneness with pure nature – oneness with yourself, at one of the most beautiful places in Iceland, in the Skagafjörður, we offer you an unforgettable yoga retreat where you will experience Icelandic nature at its best. The day will be harmoniously organized with Yoga- and riding lessons, riding- and walking tours, meditation inside and on beautiful energy-spots in nearby nature. All teaching will be under professional guidance. Together we will prepare healthy meals and there will also be relaxing time where you can be with yourself. It’s said that the experience of oneness with a horse opens the door to your inner self.
This retreat will help you to regenerate from your daily duties and stressful working life. Many small things can become something big:
*Icelandic nature has a very special energy to give and is a fantastic environment to work on your inner self and find your inner peace.
*Balancing and energizing Yoga sessions will help you to get stronger both physically and mentally.
*Our high quality and professionally trained horses will give you a unforgettable riding and learning experience.
*We will visit a natural hot tub where you can relax your muscles after the first yoga sessions and riding trips.
*Further on Yoga Nidra and meditation will help you to find inner calmness and inner connection. Some of the meditation sessions we will do outside, both early and late at the day, located at beautiful river banks and ocean cliffs, perhaps watching the Icelandic midnight sun.
*The cozy and nice environment of the farm Ásgardur, healthy food and the company of other similar minded people will be a perfect base for having a unforgettable stay.
Skagafjördur is one of the most beautiful areas in Iceland and has rather dry and sunny weather during summer time. It´s is famous for its historical places, horse breeding farms and glacial rivers. During the stay, we will both talk about the incredible and inspiring history of this area, visit historical places and explore how the Icelandic nature influenced this mystical nation. Skagafjördur has varied nature experiences. The area has it all flat land, breathtaking mountain scenery in the southeast and beautiful ocean view in northwest. Fewer tourists come to this region; it therefore has a calm atmosphere, surrounded by beautiful and places that can inspire your inner growth and help you to find a deeper connection to nature and yourself. So look forward to ride on breathtaking coastlines, along beautiful glacial rivers and trough beautiful mountain valleys.
We will ride and hike close to the coast, along with beautiful glacial rivers and on beautiful mountains and also use some of the energy spots to take an inspiring meditation. We will visit the nearby village Hólar and Hofsós, hear about the history of this places and of course taka a bath in Hofsós famous swimming pools where we will enjoy the wonderful view over the whole fjord.
Ásgardur Eyrstri will be our home during the retreat. It have cozy rooms, a great kitchen, and a
beautiful space for yoga lessons or just to hang out.
Relax, restore, cleanse, re-energize and re-establish the connection between your body, mind and soul in Icelandic nature. Take time for yourself and deepen your practice in horseback riding and yoga in the beautiful energy of the area. Experiencing new life skills with yoga philosophy, healthy life style and experiencing the oneness with the wonderful Icelandic horse.
|TIME TABLE | SCHEDULE|
|07:00-08:00||Wake up and Tea|
|10:30-11:30||Lectures, Talks, Group works etc|
|11:30-13:00||Time for yourself and preparing lunch|
|14:00-17:00||Riding or Other Outdoor Activity|
|17:30-19:15||Yoga session – Vinyasa flow,Yoga Nidra or Meditation|