Suitable for intermediate practitioners
Nordic summer yoga retreat
Immersion in the Swedish wilderness
Energetic vinyasa flow and relaxing Yin yoga
Meditation and breath work 
Connect to your inner viking in the heart of the forest during an energizing Scandinavian summer yoga retreat. Find your inner fire through powerful vinyasa flow classes combined with elements of animal flow. Settle into deep healing with evening Yin, meditation, and Pranayama practices. Inhale the fresh forest air, plunge into the refreshing waters of the lake, wander beneath statuesque trees, and cleanse in a floating sauna. Leave your stress behind as you bask in the long, sun-soaked days of Swedish summer. 
29th June to 3rd July 2022


Over the course of five days, there will be twice daily yoga classes. Mornings begin with energetic vinyasa flow classes to help retreat goers connect to their inner power, while evenings bring quiet Yin yoga combined with healing meditations and intentional breath work. Ample free time allows for swimming in the lake, taking walks through the forest, and optional treatments like aromatherapy facials, shamanic healing sessions, acupressure, and life coaching. 


Nature setting
Caters for vegan, vegetarian, and organic diets
Intimate yoga retreat center
Shared twin rooms with shared bathrooms
2 hours from Stockholm
Sauna and sweat lodge
Organic, vegan meals
Forest and lake surroundings
Shambala is a yoga retreat center just two hours from Stockholm that is surrounded by the dense forests of Bergslagen. Accommodation is simple yet stylish with shared, twin rooms and shared bathroom facilities. The venue has cozy sitting and eating spaces, a yoga studio, and a dock leading out to the lake. On the property, guests can also make use of an electric sauna, a wood floating sauna, a sweat lodge, and cozy tipis. Food is vegan, gluten-free, and prepared with care to create dishes that are delicious and nourishing. 


Nearby Towns

50 km
69 km
Nearest train stations
Skinnskatteberg station
Fagersta Centralstation
Fagersta Norra station


Ida May
Ida is a renowned international yoga and fitness instructor, personal trainer and all encompassing movement director. Ida’s sessions are influenced by her vast expertise across contrasting disciplines within the wellness industry.  From HIIT to yoga, boxing to pilates, barre to weights and indoor cycling, Ida’s experience and hunger for new impulses means she will without doubt  find a way to connect you to a way of moving that resonates with you. 

Josephine McGrail
Josephine is a yoga teacher, wellness coach, and healer with over 15 years of experience and a background in ballet. She is a co-founder of the renowned company, Nordic Sisters, and runs yoga and wellness retreats and workshops around the world. Josephine enjoys bridging creativity and wellness and believes in the interconnectivity of the mind, body, and spirit.

Cancellation policy


No refund if you cancel in advance.


You may not change your dates after booking


No refund if you test positive for Covid
Full refund if you cannot travel due to Covid restrictions
Full refund if the retreat does not take place due to Covid restrictions
29th June to 3rd July 2022
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