YOGA, RUNNING AND HIKING IN ICELAND - Travel Well Yoga Retreats
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YOGA, RUNNING AND HIKING IN ICELAND

Iceland is an achingly beautiful, sparsely populated island in the North Atlantic. It is a wild and remote place with magma bubbling through its crust and icy waterfalls running through its lush green grass.

OUR NEXT ICELAND YOGA, RUNNING, & HIKING RETREAT IS OCT. 1-7, 2017

Atrium room shared – $3,595

Atrium room private – $4,095

Executive room shared – $3795

Executive room private – $4395

Iceland is nature at its very finest. The raw and fierce beauty of this country was calling and this nature-craving yogi joined forces with a “mother of dragons” running and hiking coach to bring the best of outdoor experiences to the retreaters.

 

This retreat is designed to rejuvenate and bring joy and is geared specifically for those who collect running shoes.  (Options for the hiker as well). Reduce stress by breathing in the crisp Iceland air while hearing the crunch of volcanic rock-covered trails beneath your feet. Relax via your yoga class and explore the magic that this unique country has to offer.  We partnered with The Travel Yogi to bring you the best authentic experiences available in Iceland including food.

 

Science tells us that outdoor time is critical to our psychological well-being. The theory of “biophillia hypothesis”suggests we love nature because we evolve from it.



As a yoga retreat planner, Amy understands that nature is instrumental to the joy filled experience of a retreat and has incorporated a week worth of outdoor adventure to store away in the soul for the rest of winter upon completion of this get-a-way.

So explore waterfalls and geysers with us, chase the Northern lights, case the city, and find out what all of the geo-thermal fuss is about. At the end of the retreat chillax in the world famous Blue Lagoon and breathe in the stunning scenery.

Iceland’s retreat highlights hiking and running is open to men and women. Don’t be surprised when you feel really good after this adventure.

Included in the Retreat

Agenda Highlights

  • Yoga classes

  • Trail running excursions through Reykjavik and one highlight run in Skogafoss, led by running coach Jen Theisen with hiking options for the non-runner.

  • Comfort accomodations

  • Full buffet breakfast daily

  • Five dinners

  • Transportation to and from Keflavik (KEF) airport

  • Foodie walking tour of Reykjavik: Iceland is an eaty-eclectic food country and a melting pot of great restaurants serving farm to table style with pure Icelandic ingredients.

  • Full day guided tour of Iceland’s famous Golden Circle including Gulifoss “ the Golden Falls” and Thingvellir, Iceland’s world Heritage site. 

  • Guided night trip out chasing the Northern Lights

  • Afternoon relax and soak at the world famous Blue Lagoon

**The retreat package does not include lunches, airfare, alcoholic beverages, trip insurance, gratuities

Your Retreat Guides

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Your running guide, Jen Thiesen…

<JenTheisen is an active mother of five, wife, sister, friend, volunteer, and caring member of the Chippewa Valley community. As a spirited entrepreneur, she recognized the need for connection and encouragement for busy ladies.
Jen founded 5ive for Women—a women’s magazine designed to empower and uplift today’s extraordinary woman.  In all of this, Jen is an avid runner who has completed over a dozen marathons and has mentored other runners for over a decade.

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And Amy Annis

As a registered yoga teacher (E-RYT), Amy has experience working with both new and experienced practitioners. Her love for Madeline Island and the corresponding outdoor activities has led her to develop specific yoga trainings geared towards the performance athlete and outdoor enthusiast. As a survivor Amy has also developed a gentle teaching style to encourage other women with health battles to re-claim their bodies and their own inner strength.  For this reason, all levels of yoginis are welcomed with a lifted heart to embark on these yoga adventures.

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