Status message

This event has expired.

Yoga Retreat in Iceland

• Introduction to meditation and deepening of your practice
• Breathing practices and breath awareness
• Yoga Nidra deep relaxation
• Delicious meals (Let us know if you are vegetarian)
• Comfortable accommodation at Hjardarbol Guesthouse
• Guided outing Friday and Saturday with our Icelandic guide, Kristin

Where

Hjardarból Guesthouse2967799
Hjardarbol, 816, Hveragerði IS

Type of Event

  • Retreat

Yoga Styles

Levels

When

Apr 15 to
Apr 18
2016
13:15 pmto12:15 pm

This retreat consists of an inviting and uplifting timetable over the weekend of classes by very experienced yoga and meditation teacher Claudia Gutierrez. Vinyasa yoga classes as well as Restorative yoga.

Price

860 €

For this weekend we have combined Vinyasa Yoga and Restorative Yoga classes, a lovely guided outing on Friday and Saturday and delicious meals in great company in the tranquil surroundings of the geothermal area of Hveragerdi, providing the relaxation and the peace that you need.

Full Description

The little island in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean filled with volcanoes and glaciers, peculiar landscape and even more peculiar people. You’ve entered the world of elves and trolls, Vikings and sagas, the endless midnight sun and the dancing northern lights. Conveniently situated midway between Continental Europe and North-America, Iceland’s astonishingly scarce population of just over 300,000 has left it with some of the greatest wilderness areas in Europe. The country offers great selection of active adventure experiences as well as dynamic nightlife in Reykjavik and superb wining and dining experience, would you like to prolong your yoga weekend.

For this weekend we have combined Vinyasa Yoga and Restorative Yoga classes, a lovely guided outing on Friday and Saturday and delicious meals in great company in the tranquil surroundings of the geothermal area of Hveragerdi, providing the relaxation and the peace that you need.

ITINERARY

Arrival on Friday 15th April 2016

13:35 – 15:30 pm
Pick up at Keflavik Airport

7:00 pm
Dinner

9:00 pm
Introduction to the retreat and guides

9:15 – 10:00 pm
Restorative Yoga

Saturday’s 16th April timetable

8:00 – 8:30 am
Pranayama – Meditation including intro for beginners

8:30 – 10:00 am
Vinyasa flow yoga class

10:00 am
Breakfast

11:15 – 2:00 pm
Outdoor trip to the geothermal area of Hveragerdi and a chance to dip into the geothermal mud baths at NLFI Health Clinic

2:00 pm
Organic lunch at NLFI Health Clinic

4:00 pm
Approx return to the guesthouse

4:00 – 5:00 pm
Free Time

5:00 – 6:30 pm
Restorative Yoga

7:00 pm
Dinner

8:00 – 9:00 pm
Free time

9:00 – 9:30 pm
Meditation and/or Yoga Nidra

Sunday 17th April 2016

8:00 – 8:30 am
Pranayama – Meditation including intro for beginners

8:30 – 10:00 am
Vinyasa flow yoga class

10:00 am
Breakfast

12:30 – 14:00 pm
Lunch at the lobster house in Stokkseyri (a little seaside village)

14:30 pm
A tour to the secret lagoon

18:00 am
Approx return to the guesthouse

19:00 pm
Dinner followed by a relaxed evening with possible walks

Monday 18th April 2016

03:00 am
Departure (for both guests traveling to Dublin and London) Departure Dublin 6.20am / London 15.45pm

7:30 – 8:30 am
Breakfast in Keflavik (not incl. in the price)

9:00 am
Tour to the Blue Lagoon (not incl. in the price)

12:00
Lunch. After that - Airport for those traveling to London

Hjarðarból Guesthouse is located few minutes from Hveragerði (45 min from Reykjavik)
Hveragerði - Geothermal area

Mud Bath - geothermal mud
Deep heat, which helps relax muscles and relieves rheumatism symptoms and pain in the muscle-skeletal system is excellent for those with psoriasis or other skin problems. Immersion in the relaxing mud bath for 15 minutes is followed by 20 minutes' relaxation.
(Mud baths are not suitable for those with severe heart or lung problems, or who are allergic to nickel).

Secret Lagoon - Natural hot spring
Secret Lagoon natural hot springs are located in the small village called Fludir and are in the Golden Circle area. We have kept it natural and unique for our guests so they can get the true Icelandic feeling. The pools natural surroundings and steam rising into the air gives the place a magical feeling. The warm water holds 38-40 Celsius all year. In the whole area there are several geothermal spots and a little Geysir which erupts every 5 minutes, showing off for the guests relaxing in the hot spring. During winter, the northern lights are often giving a great lightshow above Secret Lagoon. What other way is better than relaxing in warm water to view the spectacular lightshow above?

The Blue Lagoon
The Blue Lagoon geothermal spa is one of the most visited attractions in Iceland. The spa is located in a lava field in Grindavík on the Reykjanes Peninsula, southwestern Iceland. Bláa lónið is situated approximately 20 km (12 mi) from the Keflavík International Airport and 39 km (24 mi) from the capital city of Reykjavík, roughly a 20 minute drive from the airport and a 50 minute drive from Reykjavík.
The warm waters are rich in minerals like silica and sulfur and bathing in the Blue Lagoon is reputed to help some people suffering from skin diseases such as psoriasis.[The water temperature in the bathing and swimming area of the lagoon averages 37–39 °C (99–102 °F). The Blue Lagoon also operates a research and development facility to help find cures for other skin ailments using the mineral-rich water.

INCLUDED IN PRICE:
3 nights at Hjardarbol B&B, rooms with shared facilities. – Breakfast and dinner at the B&B. - Lunch at NLFI organic restaurant and the Lobster House – Airport transfers. – Day tours and lagoon fees as described in the itinerary. – Guide and yoga instructor. All taxes and service charges.

NOT INCLUDED:
International flights, travel insurance and Entrance to Blue Lagoon Spa (the Blue Lagoon Entrance can be booked and bought via Kristin prior the tour)