7-Day Yoga, Hiking and Adventure Retreat in Molde, Norway
Experience the beauty of Norway’s fjords, waterfalls, and mountains with an energizing and relaxing yoga and empowerment retreat. You will begin each morning with meditation, yoga, and a delicious breakfast. Every day features hiking amid breathtaking scenery with a knowledgeable guide and a break for a catered picnic lunch. After dinner participants can enjoy workshops designed to empower and inspire, helping women find their voices and learn basic skills to feel stronger and safer in their daily lives.
Molde is a city and municipality in Møre and Romsdal county, Norway. It is a small town by the Moldefjord with a population of 26822. Molde is a very calm and relaxing city, famous for its amazing views. It is surrounded by fjords and close to several remarkable hiking trails and viewpoints.
You can choose between a hotel room or a single or double bedroom in an apartment together with other retreat participants. The hotel is located in the city centre and the comfortable but simple rooms include a private bathroom, shower, toiletries, and free wireless internet. You can choose between a single or a double room. The hotel name is Thon Hotel Moldefjord, address Storgata 40, Molde. If you want more privacy and time alone the organizer strongly recommends you choose to stay at the hotel. If you prefer a more luxurious room, please let them know.
Accommodation in an apartment is a local home, guest house, or camping place. You will share the bathroom with four other participants. Those accommodations are located in different parts of the city.
You will be served two meals a day, water, tea, and coffee (vegan, gluten-free options).
Dinners are not included and can be booked on-site (dinners for an extra cost of 900 NOK for 6 dinners made by the own chef).
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate them to the organiser when making a reservation
This active retreat will bring you new skills and confidence, and you’ll return home refreshed and ready to take on challenges with a healthy mindset and strengthened body.
Every day starts with pranayama and a yoga class designed to awaken the mind and prepare the body for hiking. Breakfast follows, with a range of plant-based, local organic foods that nourish the mind and tantalize the taste buds. Hikes are carefully chosen to accommodate the group’s fitness and enthusiasm. Each hike features astounding views, natural history and geology, a catered lunch, and plenty of opportunities to rest and refuel.
A typical hike maybe 5 to 8 kilometers long, with 500 to 700 meters of elevation gain, which will take anywhere from 4 to 7 hours, depending on the groups' preference. Guided tours take you into the heart of world-renowned wilderness destinations like a countless number of waterfalls, Troll Church, Atlantic Road, Romsdalseggen, or some smaller mountaintops with amazing views over the fjords. Sometimes you will have yoga, pranayama, and meditation outdoors, on the top of the mountains.
Restorative yoga after hikes helps loosen tight muscles and recover smoothly after the exertion of the hikes. After dinner evening sessions focus on empowerment, finding a strong voice, avoiding conflict, and simple physical skills to keep yourself safe.
During this retreat, food is an opportunity to celebrate together! Dinner will feature seafood purchased directly from local fishermen, fresh vegetables, and organic salads, prepared with love by qualified chefs.
Daily yoga sessions help you start each day filled with prana and ready to relax and appreciate the nature you experience on your hikes. Retreat participants form a tight bond and many new friendships are born in this nurturing setting. You’ll bring home stunning photographs, fond memories, and the inspiration to create an even more joyful life. The combination of yoga, great food, hiking, and empowerment workshops means you’ll leave this retreat refreshed and rejuvenated.
5 guided hikes
Pille Mitt is a yoga student and teacher, group fitness and personal trainer, nutritionist, lifestyle coach, and chocolate lover. She leads Ashtanga yoga modified primary series, yoga flow, mindful Restorative yoga classes, Les Mills body pump and body balance, indoor cycling, aerobics, and stretching classes. She helps her students and clients push their limits to achieve their goals. She comes from Tallinn, Estonia but now she has been living and working in Molde, Norway since 2012.
Leonie Sherman is a yoga teacher, self-defence instructor, and wilderness adventurer from Santa Cruz California. She loves combining her athletic abilities, spiritual practice, and teaching experience to create yoga and empowerment classes which nurture the whole person. She hopes to inspire growth and increase confidence in retreat participants through sharing her love of natural history, plant-based food, yoga, and self-defence. Leonie is a certified yoga teacher who has taught yoga and meditation for 15 years.
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