The teachers at Ask Retreat Centre

Audhild Naustdal

Ask Retreat Centre

was established in 1998 by Bjarke Jørgensen and Audhild Naustdal and slowly build up to the charming and calming place it is to day. Ask Retreat Centre is part of the Scandinavian Yoga and Meditation School. It offers deepgoing retreats in yoga, tantra and meditation under ashram like conditions.
Audhild Naustdal

Bjarke Jørgensen

is Danish and was born in 1954. Aften a 3-month Course in 1976 he joined the yogateacher education by Swami Janakananda in search of combining an active, creative life with spiritual qualities. After 7 years of 24/7 Ashram life and intense Sadhana in Copenhagen, Aarhus and Oslo he founded the Yoga School in Bergen, Norway in 1983. Bjarke has been teaching Classical Yoga for more than 40 years, the last 34 years also the advanced tantric meditations, Antar Mauna and Ajapa Japa. His creativity has also been put into painting, computer graphics, desktop publish, building traditional norwegian timberhouses etc. He loves to explorer new hiking routes in the Norwegian mountains and abroad.

Bjarke has written the book Chakra – Esoteric Yoga to be published December 1. The book is both a foundation in classical yoga and tantric meditation and an introduction to the deeper, esoteric yoga. It is a guide to exploring the chakras by using the powerful tools of classical yoga. Through the book, you will find QR codes for some of the techniques with links to video and audio files. There are over seven hours of instructions that make learning easier and provide greater benefits from the techniques. You can pre-order the book at www.binduas.com.

Audhild Naustdal

Audhild Naustdal

is Norwegian and born in Førde in 1959. She is educated by Swami Janakananda and Bjarke and has taught yoga and meditation since 1988 with Yoga for pregnant woman as her speciality. Audhild has a background as a pre-school teacher, but from 2001 she has been full time working as yoga and meditation teacher. Audhild live together with Bjarke and their 22-year old boy, Mikal, just uphill from Ask Retreat Centre.