Winter Yoga Weekend
12th – 14th April 2024
Single supplement: 300 NOK
For guests who are new to yoga or have a little previous experience of yoga.
You may bring your own equipment if you prefer.
Winter yoga weekend at Venabu Fjellhotell
Take care of your body and give yourself a break from the everyday. Venabu’s winter yoga weekend creates such a break, along with the opportunity to explore this beautiful winter landscape: on skis or on snowshoes.
Revitalise: mentally and physically. The weekend’s program is designed as an introduction to yoga. You will discover a range of yoga styles and how each one supports the elements of good health. Our thoughtful yoga teacher, Ann Kristin, adapts her classes to suit the group members and how everyone is feeling at the time.
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 easily accessible from Oslo, making a weekend visit easy, for more information visit our travel page.
Join us for a cosy winter weekend of health and relaxation. Alternatively, you could add this yoga weekend on at the end of our Classic Cross Country Skiing Holiday to make a complete holiday: for body and mind.
Different styles of yoga included in the weekend
Morning Flow Yoga
This is an energising class to start your day.
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
- Optional extras: why not rent skis or snowshoes or learn to ski with a private ski lesson?
Winter Yoga Weekend Programme
Friday - Arrival
Check-in available from 15h
19:00 Dinner is served
20:30 Yoga Nidra and Restorative Yoga (45 min)
An evening class to help you relax and let go for a good night’s sleep.
08:30 – 09:30 Morning Flow Yoga (60 min) Start the day with a softening, yet energising class.
09:30 – 10:00 Breakfast
Spend the rest of your morning as you choose: on cross country skis in the tracks or perhaps in the quiet of the forest, on snowshoes. There is always a warm fire in the lounge and plenty of space for relaxing too.
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. Our pianist, Sevdalin, plays after dinner. There is a variety of teas and coffee always available.
08:30 – 09:30 Morning Flow Yoga (60 min)
09:30 – 10:00 Breakfast
Check out and enjoy the rest of the day as you please.
Your yoga instructor:
Ann Kristin studied sport and physical education in Oslo. She has taught these subjects in high school for about 10 years. She has also taught spinning, strength training, boxing and yoga.
Meet Ann Kristin:
I found yoga at the turn of 2019-2020 with Nøsen Yoga. There, for the first time, I experienced a practice that was not about achievement but rather generosity and breath: to explore the body and accept everything that I find on and off the mat. This was my turning point towards a life with yoga.
What I wish to convey is that yoga can offer you a room to find your breath and presence in your own body. Yoga is more than asanas (postures) on the mat, yoga is a lifestyle. Welcome to the mat for a break from an hectic day to day life. Namaste!
Ann Kristin teaches in English and Norwegian.
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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