21st – 23rd June
16th – 18th August
From 4250 NOK per person, sharing a twin room
No single supplement in 2024
For guests who are new to yoga or have a little previous experience of yoga.
You may bring your own equipment if you prefer.
Welcome to our women’s yoga and meditation weekend!
Whether you are a solo traveller or joining us with friends, enjoy a relaxing yoga weekend in the mountains at Venabu. This weekend will suit guests new to yoga and those early in their yoga practice.
Yoga is a gentle form that aims to harmonise physical, emotional and mental elements in the body. You will have the opportunity to discover different styles of yoga during the weekend. Each of these styles can help you to slow down and unwind. To ensure that everyone benefits from each class, our yoga instructor Ania, is attentive to everyone’s needs and adapts her teaching accordingly.
Venabu is the perfect location for a mountain yoga weekend. The hotel sits on the Venabygdsfjellet plateau, encircled by rolling, accessible summits. You’ll find that the nature surrounding the hotel is peaceful and beautiful. This can support our practice and so we will spend time together outside for some of the classes: by the lake and in the forest. In addition, there are also plenty of easy footpaths for you to explore.
You will be well looked after: the hotel is comfortable and the food is delicious. We are happy to cater for a variety of diets, vegetarians and vegans are welcome! Please let us know in advance if you have particular dietary requirements. Venabu is accessible from Oslo, making a weekend visit easy, for more information visit our travel page.
Different styles of yoga included in the weekend
Morning Flow Yoga
This is an energising class. The class is held outside by our small mountain lake, weather permitting.
Meditation in nature
Learn how nature and the environment can help you to find calm.
A low-intensity class focusing on the basic positions of yoga.
A quiet style where each position is deepened and held for a little longer. This class aims to improve the circulation and flexibility.
A guided meditation class for holistic relaxation of the body and mind.
What’s included in this yoga weekend
- Full board Friday to Sunday, departing late Sunday morning
- Engaging programme incorporating a number of yoga styles
- All yoga equipment provided
- A variety of teas and coffee are always available in the hotel lounge
Women’s summer yoga weekend: programme
Friday - Arrival
19:00 Dinner is served
20:30 Yoga Nidra and Restorative Yoga (75 min)
An evening class to help you relax and let go for a good night’s sleep.
10:00 Morning Flow Yoga (60 min)
Start the day with a softening, yet energising class. We will practice next to our beautiful mountain lake, if the weather allows.
11:00 – 13:00 Meditation in nature
A short walk takes us out into nature where we learn how time in nature can support a meditation practice.
13:30 – 15:00 Lunch
16:00 – Yin Yoga ( 75 min )
In this class the focus is on increasing flexibility and the circulation by moving deeper into the poses.
19:00 – Dinner is served
The evening is free time, why not spend it in our lounge where our pianist often plays after dinner. There is a variety of teas and coffee always available.
10:00 Hatha Yoga (60 min)
In this class we will focus on the basic yoga positions or “asanas” to round off your yoga weekend.
Check out and goodbyes late morning
Your yoga instructor:
Ania is Polish, and teaches all her classes in English.
What our guests say:
Heidi (transl. from Norwegian)
More about yoga
How can yoga benefit you?
– Reduce stress
– Improve strength, flexibility and posture
– Increase energy
– Improve concentration
– Help you to focus and be in the present moment
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