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WILD SILENCE SWEDEN

— celebrate the New Year with meditation & mindful movement in nature

December 29th 2023 - January 1st 2024, Lindeborgs Eco retreat, Sweden

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THE GATHERING

To mark the passing of time and the New Year, rather than aiming for unrealistic self-improvement, we’d like to invite you to uncover your own basic goodness. To recognise that everything you’ve ever wanted is already there, inside of you. All that’s needed is a shift of perception. Which naturally is easier said than done, after a lifetime of conditioning. 

At the Wild Silence we’ll do practices aimed at grounding and calming the nervous system, such as mindful movement, breath work and forest walks. And we’ll do further calming as well as inquiry via the practice of meditation, which is the beating heart of this gathering. All of this will be supported by the beautiful nature, and an atmosphere of digital detox and silence.

For this extended weekend, at an auspicious time, we’ll live by the principle; less is more.

Arrival in the afternoon on December 29th.

We’ll go into silence after dinner that night, and emerge from it in time for a special 3-course New Years dinner served with alcohol-free bubbles.

THE PRACTICE

SAMPLE SCHEDULE

 

6:00 -- 7:00   Meditation hall is open for self-practice

7:00 -- 9:00   Flow Yoga & Meditation

9:00             Breakfast

11:30           Meditation

12:00           Walking meditation

13:30           Lunch

16:00           Yin Yoga & Meditation

18:00           Dharma talk

19:00           Dinner

20:00           Sauna

21:00           (Optional) Evening meditation

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THE SPACE 

Lindeborg’s is an old farm converted to a modern retreat sanctuary, situated at the end of a road, right by a lake in one of the prettiest areas of Sweden. There’s a sauna, with a path leading to a natural outdoor pool for winter bathing.

Our plant-based meals will be served in a gorgeous orangery with an open fireplace.

There’s more than 74 hectares of pristine land and several trails that zigzag the fields and forests. 

The farm is powered by solar panels and bio char, which makes the operation carbon negative. All the spaces are designed and furnished using natural materials and zero waste know-how.

Sheep, cats and chickens live at the farm too. 

All the rooms are peaceful and serene, simple yet with a luxurious feel. 

THE TEAM

 

Victoria has a background in psychology and the arts, and has been teaching yoga since 2007 and meditation since 2012. She's organized nearly thirty retreats all over Europe.

She's interested in the BIG questions, metaphysics and community building.

Lois has been teaching yoga for eight years, and co-owned and managed a yoga studio in Gothenburg, Sweden for about five of those. She has a passion for movement and loves to use her body as a tool to reach the mind. 

Augusto & Viviana will be the Italian plant-based kitchen dream team.

PRICE

Price includes course program, 3 daily meals, tea & water always. Use of yoga mats & props. Bedding & towels. Sauna.

 

Cabin, sleeps 2 in single beds with outdoor bathroom     

€640( 1 cabin booked, 1 available )

 

Eco suite; 4 beds, kitchenette & private bathroom

€720 ( 1 suite available )

 

Double room with 1 queen size bed & private bathroom  €750 ( 1 room available- can be used as single room for €950 )

 

Single room  w/ private bathroom                      

€820 ( Booked )

 

Double room, 2 single beds, private bathroom   

€780( Booked )

 

Double room with 1 queen bed & shared bathroom   

€720( 1 room available )

 

Double room with single beds & shared bathroom

€720 ( 1 bed booked, 1 available )

Retreat regulars receive an extra €10 off on regular or EB price.

Reservation is made by paying the booking fee. EB and RR discounts will be calculated on final invoice which is due in November.

HOW TO GET THERE

 

From Stockholm there are trains to Nyköping every hour. From there you can take a bus nearly all the way. Or a shared taxi. Or we can arrange pick-ups for fee.

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