YinYang Yoga Mountain Retreat
with Michael and Birgit

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Welcome to our Therapeutic Yin Yang Yoga Retreat within the beautiful Rax mountains in lower Austria. This retreat is an opportunity to create a deepe connection with yourself and nature. With a vibrant 5 element morning practice, organic food, empowering lectures, sound bath healing, fire rituals and yin yoga. Also available are private sessions in sound healing, healing herbs nature walks and permaculture.

Dates: August  5-8 2021 dates pending due to COVID

Location: Riegelhof, Prein an der Rax (75 min. drive from Vienna)  https://www.riegelhof.com/

Accomodation and Tuition: 

Residential price including accomodation, breakfast and dinner

Shared double room: 550Euro (Come with a friend!:) Come with a friend,

Single room: 650Euro (limited supply)

This is a residential retreat, but local friends can join the training on a non-residential basis for 300 Euro.

All of the vegetables are produced by bio dynamic methods of the highest quality from my small farm and the rest is organic and locally sourced to create vitality nourish the soul.


Vitalize and recharge your body and mind with the highly energizing  5-Element Form in the morning

Learn how to stimulate and calm your nervous system using your breath

Optimize the flow of energy  in your body by removing deep blocks with the therapheutic, meridian based YIN practice in the afternoon

Feel the beautiful energy of this powerful place surrounded by majestic mountains, fresh air and cristial clear mountain creeks.

Enjoy the organic mostly home grown food from Riegelhof and our own garden

Connect with yourself by diving into this wonderful landscape taking hikes or walks


Thursday, 8th of August

Check-in from 17:00

19:00: Light dinner

Friday, Saturday 9th and 10th of August

08:00-09:30: Energizing YANG morning practice - The 5 Element Form

10:00-11:00: Breakfast

11:00-13:00: Lecture with special practice

13:00-17:00: Leisure Time: Recommended Activities*

17:00-18:45: YIN Yoga Practice

19:00: Light dinner

Sunday 11th of August:

Same schedule as Friday and Saturday with a reduced lunch break from 13:00-15:00. We end our practice by 17:00.

We have limited space for this retreat so please book early to secure your place.

Contact me at michael@vibrantlyalive.org

Booking Bank Details:

*Recommended leisure activities during leisure time (13:00-17:00)

We invite everyone to explore this magical area. There are beautiful trails, creeks and mountain huts in abundance that want to be explored.

Explore the mountains:

Waxriegelhaus: This is an ideal hike/lunch combination with beautiful views. From Preiner Gscheid you hike up about an hour. http://www.naturfreunde-huetten.at/steiermark/waxriegelhaus/


Hike high without effort:

Raxseilbahn: the local Rax funicular brings you in a few minutes to the top of the mountain. There you can enjoy easy walks with stunning views. Highly recommended for all non-hikers! J  //www.raxalpe.com/de/die-rax-seilbahn


Freshen up in one of our local waters:

Schwarza – the cristal clear mountain river invites you for quick bath. Be assured your are freshened up for the evening practice. https://freets.at/hoellental-sommer/


Enjoy stunning views and local cuisine:

You want to enjoy the stunning mountain views at lunch, but you do not feel like hiking or walking at all. This is the right place for you! You can drive up to this nice mountain restaurants and enjoy vegetarian dishes as well as local specialities.

Speckbacherhütte:  https://www.die-speckbacher.at

Looshaus: https://www.looshaus.at

Knappenhof: https://www.knappenhof.at


Eat like Kaiser Franz Josef:

Enjoy your meal in the gardens of  Schloss Wartholz in the valley. Schloss Wartholz is in the valley but never the less you will stunned by the atmosphere of the emperors gardens and the mountain chains in the back.


Relax with Nataschas LomiLomi and singing bowl treatments or learn about organic gardening with Andreas. https://www.riegelhof.com/energie-erleben


and with all these options do not forget to simply be and enjoy the magical views from our retreat center.

Michael Johnson Bank Austria
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