8 Hotel Tips for an Amazing Yoga Experience in South Tyrol

Think of it: what would be more perfect than doing your mountain pose in the mountains of the Dolomites? There are many yoga hotels that can make this dream come true, because the ancient Indian practice of yoga has found its way into South Tyrol.

1: Hotel Adler

At the beautiful Val Gardena area, you can find the Adler Hotel. Known for its impressive wellness center, it’s the perfect getaway in South Tyrol. Especially if you combine a relaxing holiday with a yoga retreat! The Adler offers Hatha and Kundalini yoga and yoga therapy, all under guidance of teacher Shanti Benussi. The yoga holidays include classes from Elena de Martin, who is an expert in Ashtanga Yoga. There are various levels from beginner to advanced, and there are group or private lessons to choose from.

2: Vigilius Mountain Resort

The Vigilius Mountain Resort is simply one of a kind. As you reach the resort by Cable car and leave the noise of the world behind you, there is no way in getting around the feeling of complete solitude and silence. Start the day with the Five Tibetan Rises® Exercises and spend the rest of the afternoon in soundless nature. There are regular group yoga workshops available with Hatha yoga and Chi Gong.

3: La Vimea Biotique Hotel

Prefer to wake up and do your meditation on a wooden deck in front of a pond? Or rather book an individual session to get the best out of your yoga class? Anything is possible at the Vimea Hotel. Book a weekend retreat at this special vegan hotel to enjoy the many optional yoga classes, while indulging yourself in the healthy food and enjoying the beautiful surroundings. There are intensive courses to take part in with asana, pranayama and meditation included. These courses start at a minimum of 8 people, which makes it perfect for yoga groups and retreats.

4: The Nature Idyll Hochgall Hotel

Combine nature with a Vinyasa yoga practice, and you have the perfect getaway holiday. The Nature Idyll Hochgall Hotel offers special weekly packages where you hike through the magnificent alpine scenery, while combining this with your yoga practice. There is a special focus on Bodega moves to strengthen and shape your body. You can participate in group lessons that will be accompanied by the qualified walking guide and certified Yoga teacher Sabrina Innerhofer. She will help you find harmony and balance in your life through mental focus and breathing and chakra meditation.

5: Nature Hotel Moosmair

Yoga with a view? Don’t mind if we do! You can book your yoga holiday in summer at the Moosmair Nature Hotel and soak up the mountain scenery while doing your upwards facing dog. The group classes at the Moosmair are in Hatha, Flow and Luna Yoga, and are given by yogi Detlev Beims, who has been a yoga teacher since 1991. To find more leisure after your class, you can book your special relaxation treatment in the wellness area.

6: Wellness Hotel Schwarzschmied Meran

Whether you want to go for a yoga retreat, or just want to enjoy the optional yoga class every once in a while, the Swarzschmied hotel has it all. Yoga teacher Stefanie Dariz helps you find your inner peace during a Sivanda Yoga session or during a basic course for beginners. You can choose if you prefer a group yoga session, or a private class.

7: Hotel Saalerwirt

True Tyroler hospitality can be found at Hotel Saalerwirt, in the middle of the Pustertal Valley. With an altitude of 978 meters above sea level, you will reach the sky during your yoga session. There are group classes, private sessions and yoga holidays on offer. The holidays are being guided by Elisabeth Siering, who focuses on Pranayama and basic Asanas. The regular classes are given by Magdalena Tauber, and are suitable for beginners and advanced yogi’s. After the harmonizing yoga sessions, you can plunge into the natural swimming pond.

8: Hotel Tofana

If you’re looking for a modern retreat with all amenities, but still want to feel you’re close to nature, Hotel Tofana is the place to be. Begin your day with a dynamic Vinyasa flow session and spend the afternoon in a restorative Yin yoga class. After that you can go for a walk in the breathtaking Dolomite mountains around the hotel, or relax in the wellness area with a view. There are group lessons and yoga trips being organized regularly, all under guidance of teacher Christina.
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