Yoga Center
T: +49 (0) 8823 18-0

 

 

The Schloss Elmau Yoga Experience
Yoga without Dogma

 

 

 

 

Private Yoga Lessons

can be booked at any time outside the regular classes for a separate charge. They offer an opportunity to specifically address individual needs, whether you wish to develop a practice of your own or go deeper into your existing practice.

 

 

Johannes Mikenda

Johannes Mikenda is a certified yoga teacher and also holds a degree in sports science with a specialization in human medicine. Yoga has accompanied him for over a decade – he has completed training in Sivananda Yoga, Kripalu Yoga, and as an advanced Jivamukti Yoga teacher with Sharon Gannon and David Life.

As a climbing instructor, ski instructor, mountain guide and mountain rescuer, he is deeply familiar with this field both professionally and personally. As Director of Sports & Spa Services he is responsible for spa & sports operations & programms as well as the direction of the Jivamukti Yoga School.

 

 

Jivamukti Yoga Center

Daily Basic & Open courses for beginners and advanced practitioners are usually held from 9 - 10 am and from 4 to 5:30 pm. The courses are taught by Johannes Mikenda, Director of the Yoga Center and a Certified Advanced Jivamukti Yoga Teacher, or other experienced Jivamukti teachers, all of whom were personally trained by Sharon Gannon and David Life in New York.

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Yoga Retreats

with some of the best teachers of different Yoga styles

 

 

 

3 – 7 October 2016

Advanced Yoga, Level 2 - booked out!
with Dr. Patrick Broome and Ranja Weiss 
Go deep inside with a combination of Vinyasa Yoga to music, breathing exercises, philosophical input and deep meditation. The psychologist and teacher to the soccer world champions guides you on this journey.

 

23 – 28 October 2016

Vinyasa and Yin Yoga
with Nicole Bongartz
Nicole's classes take you on a journey to dazzling yoga worlds. They motivate you to be powerful and courageous, to leave well-trodden paths and add even more color to your own yoga path. Unerringly grounded, sincere and with plenty of joie de vivre, Nicole always stays close to her students and knows how to stand even the biggest yoga on their head with a great deal of ease and mindfulness!

6 – 11 November 2016

Anusara Yoga, Level 2
with Barbra Noh
Anusara involves precise alignment in asanas and the opening of the shoulders and chest or entire "heart space." Barbra Noh additionally opens her heart through her pragmatic, grounded way of teaching. She is candid, shares her practice and experience, and thereby teaches yoga as a tool for personal transformation.

 


book 5 nights for the rate of 4

13 – 18 November 2016

Fascia Yoga, all levels

with Dirk Bennewitz
Dirk Bennewitz – bodyguard to VIPs, yoga teacher and author – brings variety to the yoga world through “fascia yoga,” a form of training he developed himself. Healthy fascia tissue promotes detoxification and protects against injuries. It is simultaneously flexible and tear-resistant and makes us more flexible. Dynamic and relaxing yoga for all levels, focused on the fascia, with the author of “Fascia training with Yin Yoga” and the DVD “Fascia Yoga.”

 


book 5 nights for the rate of four

 

4 – 9 December 2016

Spirit Yoga Pre X-mas, Level 2 – sold out!
with Patricia Thielemann
In Spirit Yoga, dynamic sequences and the power of the midsection of the body (the core) is very much the focus. Intensive work on abdominals and the lower back gives strength and stability to be able to actively practice asanas and experience them in a new way.

 

11 – 16 December 2016

Jivamukti Yoga, Level 2
with Gabriela Bozic
Gabriela Bozic is internationally known for her dynamic and passionate approach to teaching yoga. Her classes are taught with liveliness, warmth and humor. She has a degree in linguistics and is one of the first teachers with advanced certification in Jivamukti Yoga and a co-founder of the Jivamukti Yoga Centers in Munich. She teaches yoga retreats, workshops and conferences around the world. Since 2005 she has been a permanent member of the team of international Jivamukti teachers training with Sharon Gannon and David Life.

 


book 5 nights for the rate of 4

18 – 23 December 2016

Hatha Yoga, Level 1
with R. Sriram
Yoga comprises several components – physical exercises, breathing exercises, meditation, textual studies, and one’s personal life and attitude towards the world and other people. Hatha yoga is a term that describes all styles of yoga that integrate bodywork in the yoga program.

 


book 5 nights for the rate of 4

January 29 – February 3, 2017

Balance Yoga Retreat, Level 2
with Timo Wahl
Dynamic Yoga, but anatomically precise and controlled. Classes are structured systematically to take you deep into the asanas you otherwise find particularly difficult. Exhausting but exhilarating and inspiring. The teacher’s experience and knowledge become tangible in your practice.

 

February 5 – 10, 2017

Iyengar Yoga, Level 1 + 2
with Michael Forbes

This workshop focuses on body alignment. Detailed, accurate information about the body’s position allows for a very effective and above all injury-free practice. Everyone can find their version of the asanas by using of aids such as chairs, blocks, plates and the like. Recommended for beginners and advanced practitioners of all styles to once again go into detail with one of the most experienced Iyengar teachers in the world.

February 12 – 17, 2017

Resilienz Yoga, Level 1
with Anna Trökes

Yoga offers us both the concepts and an easy way of practice to establish greater inner resilience in body and mind. On the one hand, the physical and breathing exercises in yoga act directly on the autonomic nervous system, allowing us to systematically counter the harmful effects of stress and gradually become much more stress-resistant.

May 7 – 12, 2017

Free Floating Aerial Yoga

with Claudia Lederer

Learn to fly, to let go and surrender yourself to your partner, the hammock, and see the world from new perspectives, literally. Aerial Yoga is becoming increasingly popular because exercises that appear impossible in classical Yoga suddenly become easy, without putting a strain on the joints, while still being demanding and powerful. The morning class is dynamic and powerful; the afternoon class quiet, relaxing and restorative

June 18 – 23, 2017

Yoga Summit, all level

with one of the most popular yoga teachers of different styles.

 

July 2 – 7, 2017

Spirit Yoga, Level 2
with Patricia Thielemann
In Spirit Yoga, dynamic sequences and the power of the midsection of the body (the core) is very much the focus. Intensive work on abdominals and the lower back gives strength and stability to be able to actively practice asanas and experience them in a new way.

 

August 27 – September 1, 2017

Advanced Yoga, Level 2
with Dr. Patrick Broome and Ranja Weiss 
Go deep inside with a combination of Vinyasa Yoga to music, breathing exercises, philosophical input and deep meditation. The psychologist and teacher to the soccer world champions guides you on this journey.

 

September 24 – 29, 2017

Balance Yoga Retreat, Level 2
with Timo Wahl
Dynamic Yoga, but anatomically precise and controlled. Classes are structured systematically to take you deep into the asanas you otherwise find particularly difficult. Exhausting but exhilarating and inspiring. The teacher’s experience and knowledge become tangible in your practice.

 

 

November 12 – 16, 2017

Spirit Yoga, Level 2
with Patricia Thielemann
In Spirit Yoga, dynamic sequences and the power of the midsection of the body (the core) is very much the focus. Intensive work on abdominals and the lower back gives strength and stability to be able to actively practice asanas and experience them in a new way.

 

November 19 – 24, 2017

Advanced Yoga, Level 2
with Dr. Patrick Broome and Ranja Weiss 
Go deep inside with a combination of Vinyasa Yoga to music, breathing exercises, philosophical input and deep meditation. The psychologist and teacher to the soccer world champions guides you on this journey.

 

28  December 10 – 15, 2017

Anusara Yoga, Level 2
with Barbra Noh
Anusara involves precise alignment in asanas and the opening of the shoulders and chest or entire "heart space." Barbra Noh additionally opens her heart through her pragmatic, grounded way of teaching. She is candid, shares her practice and experience, and thereby teaches yoga as a tool for personal transformation.