Walkabout one-day retreat

May 22, 2021  Theme: inner wisdom of the heart

Join us for a beautiful, rivitalising and heartwarming day outside in nature!

Being in nature brings you back to your own true nature, through yoga and meditation you release stress or tension and you can attune to the inner wisdom of your heart.


10:00 Start: intro retreat day theme with Walkabout in Glaskogen
11:45 Yoga flow: stretch and relax!
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Meditation: inner wisdom of the heart
14:30/15:00 Sharing & End

We will start the retreat day with a beautiful walk in Glaskogen, followed by a revitalising yoga flow to stretch and relax your body and mind. A healthy, fresh vegetarian lunch will be served with coffee, tea and water. After lunch we will start with a singing bowl meditation, followed by an inner heart meditation and excercise and then end the day with a sharing.

Date: Saturday 22 may
Time: 10:00 – 15:00
Price: 550 kr / 55 euros
Place: Lakeside Retreat, Glaskogen Nature Reserve (google maps: ‘ lakeside retreat sweden’)
Language: Swedish and English

Bring your own yogamat and blanket if you wish. Wear or bring suitable clothing for walking and yoga. As we will be outside be sure to wear layers, or bring warm clothes. We have rooms inside where you can change and safely leave your valuables. When it is warm you can bring swimming gear and towel, as we are very close to a lake.

Organisation: this one day retreat is a co-operation betweeen by Atma Yoga (Arvika) and Lakeside Retreat 


Kriya Yoga retreat (10 days)

July 23 – August 01, 2021 

This Kriya Yoga retreat offers you a unique program with guided meditations by spiritual leader and Kriya Yoga teacher Rajarshi Peter van Breukelen. Kriya Yoga is a golden opportunity to reach higher states of consciousness and positively change your life. Kriya Yoga meditation enhances the experience of inner silence and peace, and brings an awareness that can transform you and realign you with your true self.

This special Kriya Yoga Retreat program is held annually. It is a special fundraising program to support the non-profit organization Hand in Hand (http://kriya.org/page/hand-in-hand/en).

In addition to the daily meditations there will be plenty of opportunity for walking, swimming, canoeing and practicing yoga.

All of the activities are offered in an atmosphere of openness in order to enable you to enjoy the beautiful environment as much as you like, and can benefit the experience of greater stillness within yourself.


The program consist of:

  • 2 daily meditations
  • 2 daily hatha yoga sessions
  • nature walks in the Glaskogen Nature Reserve
  • cultural excursion in the area
  • canoe trip on the beautiful lakes with a picnic
  • evening campfire (when there is no risk of forest fire)
  • swimming in the shimmering blue lakes
  • time for personal contemplation and relaxation

Participation fee

The participation fee for the 10-day fundraising program is 750 euros. This includes the fundraising fee for Hand in Hand, full accommodation, three healthy, vegetarian meals a day, all meditations and activities. Not included in the price are the airport pick-up service (100 euros both ways), pick-up from train or bus station (these are optional and can be arranged), and individual travel costs to Sweden and Lakeside Retreat. Included is the 25 euro maintenance fee for the Glaskogen Nature Reserve. It enables the maintenance of all the trails, shelters, lakes, camping sites, firewood and toilets available to us.

This Kriya Yoga fundraising program is open to everyone already initiated in the practice of Kriya Yoga by an authorised teacher. You can be initiated during the program. If you wish to participate but are not yet initiated, please contact us. For information about Kriya Yoga see our page: http://lakesideretreat.org/retreats/kriya-yoga-retreat/

For questions, information and registration you can contact us at info@lakesideretreat.org or call 00-31-6-55375355. We will be happy for the opportunity to help you in any way we can.

We hope to welcome you here!

Giri and Nicole