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Ashtanga Yoga Summer Retreat Period 2020

From:  Thursday 18.06.2020
To:  Monday 24.08.2020

Summer Ashtanga Yoga Retreat with Stefan Engström, Authorized level II by KPJAYI and Meiju Mäkinen.
You can join our  retreat on the following dates below and stay for a weekend, a week, two weeks, or as long as you like.
Possible arrival days are:  
Thursday 18th,  Sunday 21st and Sunday 28th.   
Sunday 5th, Friday 10th, Sunday 12th, Sunday 19th, Sunday 26th and Friday 31st.    
Sunday 2nd,  Sunday 9th,  Sunday 16th, and Friday 21st.   

There are two hours of yoga asanas in the mornings and one hour of pranayama in the afternoons. Besides this standard Ashtanga programme we will focus on a specific subject every week or weekend!  (Approx an other two more hours per day). No additional fee for these talks and extra programme if not specially mentioned. 

Programme & Dates
Weekend Midsummer (Thursday 18th till Sunday 21st of June). 
Ashtanga yoga asanas & Pranayama.
Teacher Stefan Engström.
Week 26 (Sunday 21st till Friday 26th of June). Ashtanga yoga asanas, Pranayama and Yoga of Presence & Wholeness. 
Teacher Stefan Engström.
Week 27 (Sunday 28th of June till Friday 3rd of July).  Ashtanga yoga asanas & Pranayama and Function & Form.
Teacher Stefan Engström.
Week 28 (Sunday 5th till Friday 10th of July). Ashtanga yoga asanas &  Meditation and yoga philosophy applied in daily life. (Pranayama self practise).
Teacher Meiju Mäkinen.
Weekend mid July (Friday 10th till Sunday 12th of July). Ashtanga yoga asanas, Pranayama and introduction to Yoga of Presence & Wholeness.
Teacher Stefan Engström.
Week 29 (Sunday 12th till Friday 17th of July). Ashtanga yoga asanas, Pranayama and Yin Yoga.
Teacher Stefan Engström.
Week 30 (Sunday 19th till Friday 24th of July). Ashtanga yoga asanas, Pranayama and  Psychosynthesis.
Teacher Stefan Engström.
Week 31 (Sunday 26th till Friday 31st of July ).  Ashtanga yoga asanas and Pranayama.
Teacher Stefan Engström. 
Weekend early August (Friday 31st of July till Sunday 2nd of August). Ashtanga yoga asanas, Pranayama and introduction to Yoga of Presence & Wholeness. Teacher Stefan Engström.
Week 32 (Sunday 2nd till Friday 7th of August).  Ashtanga yoga asanas &  Yin yoga and conscious relaxation and release. (Pranayama self practise ).
Teacher Meiju Mäkinen.
Week 33 (Sunday 9th till Friday 14th of August).  Ashtanga yoga asanas, Pranayama and Yoga of Presence & Wholeness. 
Teacher Stefan Engström.
Week 34 (Sunday 16th till Friday 21st of August). Ashtanga yoga asanas & Pranayama and Function & Form..
Teacher Stefan Engström.
Long Weekend late August (Friday 21st till Sunday 23rd or Monday 24th of August). Ashtanga yoga asanas, Pranayama and Yin Yoga.
Teacher Stefan Engström.

Stefan is the owner and resident teacher of the Kadermo Conscious Living yoga retreat. He has been practicing Yoga asanas since 1990 and holds an Authorized level II by KPJAYI. He has been teaching Ashtanga Yoga since 1994. Read more about Stefan under home and teachers.

Meiju's ashtanga practice started in 2015 and she has been a devoted practitioner since. She has been studying asana, philosophy and chanting in India with her teacher vidwan Vijaya Kumar Manja during the winter seasons. During the summers Meiju is often in Kadermo, practicing under Stefan's guidance. For two summers she has been assisting Stefan with teaching both; Ashtanga and Yin Yoga. Meiju is also a dedicated Vipassana meditation practitioner, and travels to silent retreats to immerse herself in the practice. Meiju's daily practice consists asana, chanting and meditation.

You can combine a retreat week or weeks with one of the five weekend workshops mentioned above.
(For more information regarding the summer weekends please see each weekend event separatly in Events & Fees).

Some examples of combinations of retreat weeks and weekend workshops
If you choose to stay for a weekend workshop, you can join the retreat on Friday evenings at 5.30 p.m. and leave on Sundays at 2.30 p.m.
If you choose to stay  for a retreat week (5 days) you can join the retreat on Sunday evenings at 5.30 p.m. and leave on the next Friday at 2.30 p.m.
If you choose to stay  for two retreat weeks (12 days) you can join the retreat on Sunday evenings at 5.30 p.m. and leave on the following Friday at 2.30 p.m. and so on.

Normal Weekend (2 days, Friday to Sunday) 290 Euro.
Long weekend (3 days, Friday to Monday) 370 Euro.
(For summer weekend fees please also see the weekend programme details for each event.)
One week (5 days from Sunday to Friday) is 550 Euro.
Two weeks (12 days) 980 Euro,
Three weeks (19 days) 1400 Euro.
Four weeks (26 days) 1750 Euro.
In case you would like to stay longer than 4 weeks please contact us about the price.

There is also a possibility to pay by work-exchange. In case this would interest you then please contact us asp, as this is possible only for 3 people/season.

If you have been to our retreat before and bring a new student, both you and the new student will get a discount of 40 Euro. This needs to be mentioned at booking.

All levels are welcome. Also complete beginners!!

Travel instructions for the summer retreat weeks
( For weekend workshops read the information for each workshop at Agenda & Fees)
Arrival on a Sunday at 5.30 p.m. at Hanko railway station and departure is on a Friday at 2.30 p.m.
There is a train connection from Helsinki to Hanko approx. at 3.30 p.m. The train journey to Hanko takes approx. 2 hours. 
A Taxi van will pick you up at Hanko Main Railway Station at 5.30 p.m.  
In case you are coming by car then the address is Sandöströmmen 93A, 10900 Hanko. You can park your car safely at our harbour for the duration of your stay.

What to bring
Please bring sheets. If you don't have a yoga mat you can use one of the yoga mats provided. Warm clothes and a flash light.
Bring two towels. Soap for washing your clothes. Water bottle as it is recommended to drink a lot of water during your stay.

The best way to make a reservation is to contact me by e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone +358 (0)40 5029811.

Once you have confirmed your booking we will send you more detailed information regarding the payment.

Terms and conditions

Make sure you have valid travel insurance as insurance is not included in the price.
If you miss the arranged pick-up or departure be prepared to pay extra for a taxi and a water taxi.
Cancellation fees will be incurred as follows
100% loss of payment if the student decides to not complete the workshop.


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