Retreats at Ask Retreat Centre

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Covid-19 Pandemic Restriction

Looking for retreats at Ask Retreat Centre? Because of the Covid-19 restriction in traveling from abroad to Norway, we have canceled all retreats conducted in English. If you are living in Norway (and understand some Norwegian / Danish) you are welcome to visit our Norwegian web page where you will find an overview of our retreats conducted in Norwegian.

Dear Bjarke and Audhild,

I wanted to say thank you for the most amazing five days. When I was looking for a yoga retreat and deciding where to go, I found places in Thailand, San Francisco, mainland Spain, the Canary Islands, Greece, etc.

And I chose your retreat because I wanted to do proper yoga and learn proper meditation. I got that, and so much more than I ever expected. I feel like a cleaned up, better version of myself and I’ve laughed more in the past five days than I have all year. Bjarke, I loved your explanation of the energy meditation as housekeeping for the chakras. Clean them up through the meditation and everything neatly falls into place. Audhild, I really enjoyed the Sufi dancing. I didn’t expect to, but it was great fun. And it was the loveliest group of people I’ve come across in a long time. As Maja said, everyone was such good company even during the silent period. Thank you for bringing us together and making the friendships possible.

Please could you also pass my thanks on to Robert for spoiling us with the gorgeous vegan food. That was worth the trip in itself!

I look forward to returning to the school and seeing you both again on another retreat.

Best wishes,

Mary, London, UK

On all our Yoga Retreats the main activity is the deepgoing exploration of the original and authentic yoga:

Asanas, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha, Pratyahara, Deep Relaxation, Concentration and Meditation in the Tradition of Swami Satyananda and Swami Janakananda. On returning home you have the tools to get back to inner peace, energy and well being.

In addition – as a + activity – you will also get:
  • Exceptional good vegeterian food
  • Having a good time in the Sauna – bathing in the sea (5 m from the Sauna!)
  • Canoing along the seashore exploring the idyllic surroundings
  • Shorter and longer Walks in the surrounding hills and mountains
  • Just relaxing enjoying the atmosphere of peace and quietness of Ask Retreat Centre
  • On the longer Retreats – the 5- and 10-days and the Easter Retreats – we will be Silent for 1-3 days
The area down by the sea is newly renovated with bathing facilities, boathouse, fireplace and recreative possibilities.

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Ask Retreat Centre

ASK Retreat Centre is situated at Ask, approx. 9 km. north of Kleppestø, on the east side of Askøy, approximately 25 km north of Bergen and 35 km north of the international airport, Flesland.

The Retreat Centre is situated undisturbed by the sea, with a great view towards Bergen. Fine possibilities for recreation and walking in the surrounding countryside.

Please find detailed information about our location and how to get here:
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«Yoga is not an ancient myth buried in oblivion. It is the most valuable inheritance of the present. It is the essential need of today and the culture of tomorrow» (Swami Satyananda)