Yoga Summit

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7th ANNUAL
YOGA SUMMIT

12 – 17 May 2024

The Yoga Summit in Schloss Elmau offers you the unique possibility not only to find out which Yoga Practice suites you best, but also to deepen your knowledge and practice of Yoga with outstanding Yoga teachers.  

This years teachers include Eddie Stern, one of the leading Yoga teachers in the US, Malte Marten, super star of the incredibly relaxing Handpan Music, Dr. Patrick Broome, Yoga teacher of the German National Soccer Team, Nicole Bongartz, one of the most renowned yoga teachers in Germany, Pradeep Teotia, a master of traditional yoga from India and Johannes Mikenda, Advanced Jivamukti Teacher and Director of the Jivamukti Center and Yoga Retreats  in Schloss Elmau. After each class you can relax in one of the spas and pools. Out restaurants also offer great vegan and vegetarian cuisine from India, Asia and Europe.

Eddie Stern
 

Ashtanga Yoga
Eddie Stern stands out as a preeminent figure in the global yoga community, recognized for his unparalleled teaching style that seamlessly blends distinctiveness with sustainability. An integral aspect of his yoga classes is the harmonious integration of art and music, enhancing the overall experience for practitioners. He has a multi-disciplinary approach to yoga which includes studying traditional texts and combining the application of the practices contained within them to science, research, technology, and collaboration. He is involved in evidence-based research in the healing capacities of Yoga, recently completing a masters in science for yoga research at the Vivekananda Yoga University. He has published several scientific papers and books.
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Nicole Bongartz

Vinyasa Yoga
With her multifariously inspired yoga classes and workshops, which cannot easily be assigned to any one yoga style, Nicole is certainly one of the most colourful personalities of the German yoga scene. Her classes provide encouragement to try a powerful and courageous approach, and inspiration to leave the beaten track and make your own yoga path even more colorful. Always remaining grounded, warm, and with a great deal of joie de vivre, Nicole stays close to her students and knows how to inspire even the biggest yoga skeptics with great empathy and ease.
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Pradeep Teotia

Pradeep Yoga
“Pradeeep brings great energy and enthusiasm to the Practice and the Group – yet enables anyone of reasonable energy to participate fully – yet be challenged – enabling them to experience Yoga! Throughout He maintains the spiritual traditions of Yoga peppering them with amusing insightful philosophical anecdotes and lively soundtracks! It is rare that those of us who have had the pleasure of practicing with him don’t return for more!! We always leave strengthened physically and mentally and leave on a Higher plane! The Retreats are always in wonderful locations to add to the whole package! Best book soon – you’re in for a treat !” — Nick Sutherland, England
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Dr. Patrick Broome

Yoga for All
Dr. Patrick Broome is a pioneer of modern yoga in Germany. He owes his fame to his talent for teaching yoga on a physical, psychological, and spiritual level, as a tangible and feasible concept of life for people with a Western lifestyle.  For him, yoga is a powerful tool that can help anyone to relax and develop inner strength in their hectic everyday lives. Born in Germany and raised in California, Patrick lives with his two children in Munich, where he runs four yoga studios. He has taught yoga for over 20 years, trains yoga teachers, and runs his own PBY training academy.
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Malte Marten

Handpan Workshop
Malte Marten is a handpan pioneer, visionary, and musician. His ability to use the transformative power of music to create deep emotional connections and inner peace has accompanied many of his listeners on their personal spiritual journeys. With more than 100 million streams on various platforms, he is one of the most listened-to handpan artists worldwide. His music is a welcoming oasis of tranquility and a source of inspiration in an often hectic and noisy world. Malte invites his immediate environment to listen and really pause for a moment – for peace within ourselves and in the world.
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 Jutta Däschlein

Jivamukti Yoga
Jutta Däschlein is a senior advanced Jivamukti teacher who has been dedicated to the method for decades. She will be coming directly from the annual global Jivamukti Tribe Gathering in Barcelona and will offer several unique classes at the Summit. In the mornings, you are invited to experience the 4-week introductory program of the Jivamukti Basic Curriculum. Ideal for beginners, a wonderful refresher for experienced yogis, and an inspiration for yoga teachers of other traditions. Her 60-minute morning classes start at 9am, staggered to the other classes, so they work well for late risers or when the body gets too tired. In the afternoon, Jutta teaches 60-minute Signature Jivamukti classes such as Chakra Balancing, Class for Busy People, and Sharon Gannon’s home practice – Magic Ten and Beyond. An excellent introduction to a particular yoga method. The one-hour class at 17.00h provides an opportunity to extend your afternoon break.

Johannes Mikenda

Jivamukti Yoga
Johannes is an advanced certified Jivamukti Yoga Teacher, a member of the Jivamukti Advanced Board, and Director of the Jivamukti Yoga School at Elmau. His lessons are designed to convey the essence of yoga in a way that can be used in everyday life. Based on background as a therapist and sports scientist, he teaches individually tailored exercise programs.