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Norway Yoga & Adventure Retreat with Elena Mironov

Norway will steal a piece of your heart and take away your breath with its majestic magnificence. This Norway yoga adventure retreat is a very special journey that combines a nature exploration with a yoga and meditation experience. 

Deepen your practice of yoga asana, meditation and pranayama with Elena Mironov in this unforgettable yoga adventure in the Norwegian Fjords. The yoga programme will also include yoga nidra meditation and myofascial release practices. Every day will start and end with a yoga and meditation practice, and during the day you will have a possibilty to hike in majestic mountains overlooking the fjords. 

During this hatha yoga retreat, you will have an opportunity to experience a variety of approaches to hatha yoga, from elemental vinyasa flow to meditation, however the main style of yoga featured in this retreat, is vinyasa flow. Some of the sessions may include the elements of yin yoga, myofascial release, pranayama and meditation. A part of the program is yoga nidra (yoga sleep) meditation which has an extremely restful and restorative effect. All sessions will be adapted to the group and modifications of the poses will be offered to cater for all participants and to ensure that everyone is receiving the benefits of the practice and the individualized attention.

This retreat is open to fit practitioners with yoga experience who enjoy an active yoga practice combined with outdoor adventures.

Elena Mironov will lead this Yoga Retreat from Monday, July 22, to Friday, July 26, 2019. 

Elena Mironov is a very experienced yoga and meditation teacher, with a strong background in both technicalandtherapeutic aspects of yoga and meditationand with over 13 years of teaching experience and a background in psychology. Elena’s specialties are yoga technique, yoga nidra, Ayurveda and myofascial release.
Read more about Elena on www.sparklingyogaretreats.com

Accommodation / Meals
We are staying in a beautifully renovated hotel in the fjord in Ålesund region. The hotel is set amidst a beautiful unspoilt landscape just by the water, surrounded by mountains. The rooms are simple, comfortable and tasteful. Double/twin and single occupancy are available.
All meals are vegetarian and some fish options will be available throughout the retreat. 

Hiking and other activities
There is a variety of trails just outside the hotel that we will be enjoying during this hiking retreat. Maps are available.
Besides hiking, there are other activities available. On one of the days, you will have a possibility to join an optional boat trip to explore the fjord. There is also a floating sauna available right on the water - a perfect relaxing place to enjoy the view and refreshing ocean dips.

Daily Schedule (subject to modifications)
7:30 am to 9:00 am:Morning Yoga and Meditation
9:00 am to 10:00am: Breakfast
10:00 am to 5:00 pm:Hiking, boat trip, adventure of the day or rest
5:00 pm to 6:30pm: Evening Yoga 
6:30 pm to 7:00 pm: Optional meditation self-practice
7:00 pm:Dinner

Included in the price
•  4-night/5-day stay at our beautiful hotel directly by the water 
•  breakfasts, dinners and takeaway lunch packs
•  two yoga and meditation sessions per day
•  the exclusive use of space for yoga sessions 

Getting there / When to arrive
The location is about 1.5 hours driving distance from Ålesund and a few smaller airports in the areawhich might be even more convenient. The centrecan be accessed either by public transport (bus) or by car. Please wait until your spot is confirmed before making any travel arrangements as further instructions will be sent out upon registrationin your welcome letter.
The best time to arrive would be Monday afternoon/evening of July 22, 2019 as the program starts after early dinner. 
The best time to depart is Friday noon/afternoon of July 26, 2019 as the program finishes around 11am on Friday.

For more information or to book please go to the following LINK.
As this retreat is very popular and takes place only once a year, we recommend registering early.

“I loved the pace and attention to tailor program to the group - loved the added hands-on adjustments which will improve my practice at home. I enjoyed the quality of your teaching and unique locations. I felt spoilt in my second floor view overlooking the beautiful fjords. I would not hesitate booking another retreat with Sparkling Yoga.“
Mary Liz, Canada. Norway Yoga and Adventure Retreat. July2018

“Great lessons - You have such a good aura and a wonderful sense of humor! There's a good mix between yoga and free time! Fantastic place, good food, wonderful nature!”
Sarah, Switzerland. Norway Yoga and Adventure Retreat. July2018