Varberg Winter Retreat

Yoga, breathwork and cold therapy with well-known teachers from all over the world on the Swedish west coast.

Date: February 10–12, 2023

Join us for an amazing weekend retreat filled with exciting classes and lectures by world famous teachers and instructors. Indulge in different styles of yoga, breathwork, cold baths, healthy and nourishing food and full access to our newly expanded Asia Spa.

The teachers and space holders that will guide you through the weekend are: Michael J WongKyle GrayAdam HuslerCamille VidalMichelle BakerLex Reilly, Katarina Bergman and of course some of our cherised Asia Spa teachers.

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GOOD TO KNOW

When? February 10-12, 2023.

 

We also offer one-night packages from SEK 3,490. 


Classes and lectures will take place in different spaces and lecture halls at Varbergs Stadshotell & Asia Spa, “Stenhuset”, and at the sea. All classes will be held in English.

 

Strictly over 15s only.

Choose one of our packages


Half a day

Arrival on February 10, 11 or 12th

Investment: SEK 1,475/person (members at Asia Spa SEK 990/person)

This package includes:

  • You choose morning or afternoon with access to 3 classes and activities.
  • Morning tea and snack
  • Lunch

Please come changed and ready (limited access to showers), bring your own yoga mat.

Book online here ›

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All day with Asia Spa

Arrival on February 10, 11 or 12th

Investment: SEK 2,275/person 

This package includes:

  • Access to about 3-5 classes and activities (depends on arrival day).
  • 2 h access to Asia Spa
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Morning and afternoon tea with snacks
  • Lunch

Please come changed and ready (limited access to showers), bring your own yoga mat.

Book by email › | Book by phone ›

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1 night (with evening spa*)

Arrival on February 10 or February 11

Investment: SEK 3,490/person in a shared double room

This package includes:

  • Access to about 6–8 classes and activities.
  • Cold immersions with our cold exposure expert, day 2.
  • Accommodation x 1 night. 
  • Breakfast buffet x 1
  • Lunch x 2
  • *A Bistro meal before experience "Evening spa" – exclusive access to Asia Spa in the evening until 10.30 p.m. A delicious Japanese bento meal is served in the spa during the evening.
  • Morning and afternoon tea with snacks.
  • Full access to Asia Spa, from 12.00 on the day of arrival, (including exclusive access to Asia Spa during after hours until 10.30), to 2.00 pm on the day of departure.

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1 night (with 3-course dinner*)

Arrival on February 10 or February 11

Investment: SEK 3,690/person in a shared double room

This package includes:

  • Access to about 6–8 classes and activities.
  • Cold immersions with our cold exposure expert, day 2.
  • Accommodation x 1 night.
  • Breakfast buffet x 1
  • Lunch x 2
  • *3-course dinner in our restaurant.
  • Morning and afternoon tea with snacks.
  • Access to Asia Spa between classes, (during regular opening hours), from 12.00 on the day of arrival to 2.00 pm on the day of departure.

Book this package online ›

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Varberg Winter Retreat – ALL WEEKEND

All inclusive | February 10–12

Investment: SEK 6,900/person in shared double room.

  • Access to about 30 classes, activities and cold immersions
  • Accommodation x 2 nights, February 10-12
  • Breakfastbuffé x 2
  • Lunch x 3
  • Dinner x 2
  • Morning and afternoon tea with snacks
  • Full access to Asia Spa between classes during your visit.

Extra night February 9–10 and/or February 12–13
Incl. breakfast and access to Asia Spa: SEK 890/person and night in shared double room.
Incl. breakfast, excl. Asia Spa: SEK 625/person and night in shared double room.

Single room add SEK 450/night.

BOOK ALL WEEKEND ONLINE ›

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Weekend instructors


Michael J. Wong with friends

We have had the honour of having Michael J. Wong here on several occasions before. In this unique retreat we have asked him to invite some friends to come along and create another beautiful weekend together with us. More teachers and activities, but still with the same soul – as heartfelt and community based as before. Michael will be holding space for us throughout the weekend, not only during his classes but he is also hosting our very special opening and closing ceremony and has invited the other teachers to be there with him. We can’t wait to be there too.

Michael James Wong Asia Spa

Michael James Wong

Michael has been teaching yoga and meditation for 15 years and is dedicated to offering a practice with purpose. Michael’s classes are intelligently sequenced with a focus on simple but strong movements that are grounded, clear and precise. All students are welcome no matter their level. 
Adam Husler yoga teacher

Adam Husler

Adam Husler has taught his unique style of alignment focused, non-dogmatic yoga in over 60 locations across 20 countries, fueled by a fascination with anatomy and a desire to ask ‘why?’.

Adam offers creative, effective and clearly-sequenced teachings that focus on balancing flexibility and strength; physically and mentally.

Kyle Gray

Kyle Gray is an international bestselling author of eight books (including Raise Your Vibration and Angel Numbers) and six oracle decks who is known worldwide for his expertise in angels and spiritual energy.

He is also a deeply committed practitioner of Kundalini Yoga and Meditation. Kyle is recognised as a senior yoga teacher by the Yoga Alliance Professionals.

Camille Vidal

Cami, known as Mindfully Cami, is a yoga & meditation teacher who focuses on slowing down and creating moments of connection.

She will be joining us to guide you through some Yin Yoga as she invites you to create space in the body and the mind leaving feeling more relaxed and grounded.

Lex Reilly

Lex is no stranger to living in the extreme expression of cold. Having guided 1000’s of participants in nature based experiences, Lex seeks to utilise his ever growing heart chakra to spread his love of nature and human spirit to reignite our wild side.

Lex will be guiding you through your theory and practical elements to the Cold exposure therapy component of your weekend.

Michelle Baker yoga teacher

Michelle Baker

Michelle Baker is a mentor specializing in personal growth and self-inquiry, a breathwork facilitator, yoga & meditation instructor, and Reiki practitioner & teacher.

Through all of her teachings, she invites you to compassionately navigate your inner knowing, meet your shadows, understand your truth, fortify your body and nourish your spirit – this is her vocation.

Katarina Bergman yoga teacher

Katarina Bergman

Katarina has been practicing yoga for 25 years, and completed her 200 hr yoga teacher training at Gerdahallen in Lund in 2019 where she holds regular Poweryoga and Yinyoga classes.

She has continued her yoga teacher training with Michael James Wong at Krama Yoga School in London and online during the Pandemic. During 2022 she has also completed a Sound Healer training for Holly Husler. 

Fanny Olsson – Asia Spa

Yoga has been a growing part of Fanny's life for over 15 years. She has been teaching since 2014, and co-facilitated many yoga teacher training since.

Fanny is deeply interested in nondual philosophy, she studies Tibetan Medicine, and holds a degree in medical biology – all of which informs her classes. She guides yoga asana and movement with a somatic perspective that takes into account the fact that every body is unique and different. 

Karolin yogainstruktör Asia Spa

Karolin Axelsson – Asia Spa

Karolin was born and raised in Varberg and has always had an attraction to coastal life. She got hooked on yoga as a philosophy and lifestyle after she took her first yoga class in Los Angeles in 2010. 

Yoga has helped Karolin both physically and mentally and she therefore chose to become a yoga teacher so she could inspire others. She traveled to Bali and did her yoga teacher training there at one of Bali's older yoga schools - Shades of Yoga (RYT200 Yoga Alliance).

Jonna yogainstruktör Asia Spa

Jonna Segergren – Asia Spa

For Jonna, it is important to find the way "home". To create places and opportunities to stop and get in touch with oneself and increase awareness of the inner life. This shines through during al styles of Jonna's classes. You are guided to be present in your body and listen to yourself. The inner teacher is a cornerstone of Jonna's instructorship.

Jonna has been working as an instructor since 2003 and has used the possibilities of yoga through different phases of life. And the practice can look very different depending on what life looks like. Jonna is very appreciated in her classes for her soft voice, open empathic guidance and for keeping the room in a grounded energy.

Ottilia Bergström – Asia Spa

Schedule & classes

See schedule and information about the classes here. 

RETREAT PROGRAM


Friday February 10

From 10.00 morning tea and snacks*
11.00 Classes
12.00 Lunch*
13.00–17.00 Classes
17.30 Opening ceremony
19.00 Dinner*
19.00–22.30 Asia Spa is open for anyone who is keen.

Saturday February 11

07.30 Breakfast
08.30–11.30 Classes and cold immersions according to schedule
10.00 Morning tea and snacks
12.00 Lunch*
13.00–18.30 Classes according to schedule
15.00 Tea and snacks
18.00 Evening meal*
19.00–22.30 Asia Spa is open for anyone who is keen. Japanese menu from Nami served in the Orangery at Asia Spa.

Sunday February 12

07.30 Breakfast
08.30–11.30 Classes and cold immersions according to schedule
10.00 Morning tea and snack
12.00 Lunch*
13.00–14.00 Classes according to schedule
14.45 Closing ceremony

* The meal is served in "Stenhuset".

See schedule and information about the classes here ›
(We reserve the right to make changes).

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Varbergs fästning på vintern

The cold bath classes will take place in Varbergs historic fortress and the swimming area connected to it, in the Kattegatt sea.

Strandpromenaden i Varberg
Buffé i Stenhuset konferens- och festlokal på Varbergs Stadshotell & Asia Spa

WELCOME TO VARBERG ON THE SWEDISH WEST COAST

The retreat is held at Varbergs Stadshotell & Asia Spa, in central Varberg. A coastal surf town where you have our famous Varberg's fortress and the Kattegatt sea a short walk from your doorstep. You will also be able to enjoy our Spa, with hot springs and massage pools.

Asia Spa


NEW EXPERIENCES AT ASIA SPA!

During 2022 substantial renovations and extensions of Asia Spa were made. A new orangery and new rooms for relaxation were created. In December, we open up for even more experiences in the form of an outdoor pool and sauna, with a magical view of the sea and Varberg's fortress.