Are you dreaming of letting go, finding a place where you can enjoy silence and nature and where you can find time for Yourself? We can offer you an unique experience that can last for a day or three days dependig on Your choice.
One day retreat
We invite You to spend a day or three days with us in the unique Kvarken Archipelago, where You can enjoy the power of the finnish nature as well as mindfulness, sauna and silence. All in order to help you relax and to boost Your wellbeing.
9.00 Departure from Vaasa
10.00 Arrival at MeriBjörkö; Welcoming and presentation of the days programme, Smoothie
10.15 Qigong. The word qigong can be translated into motion or energy flow. Qigong is a form of exercise that increases both your physical and mental wellbeing. Qigong helps you boost your energy levels and increases your mental and physical power and helps you preserve your overall health.
11.00 Introduction to mindfulness; the 4 basic principles.
13.30 Guided meditation focusing on your personal wellbeing, what gives your life meaning and how is that mirrored in the surrounding nature?
Coffee and tea available.
15.00 Sauna Yoga. Sauna Yoga is practised seated on a sauna bench in a mild temperature of 50 degrees Celcius. A sequence of simple, yoga-based poses and the quiteness of the sauna pamper the body and the mind and make way for a thoroghly relaxing experience. The combination of the mild heat and gentle yoga-poses relieve tensions in the body and calm the mind. Max. 7 persons and instructor.
16.00 Mindfulness exercises and relaxing in the hot tub
17.00 Closing of the day, return to Vaasa
Retreat for three days retreat - SuomiSauna&Silence
You will start your stay with us by cheking in at Hotel Astor - The privately-owned, beautiful hotel Astor is situated in the middle of Vaasa, opposite the railway station. The most important tourist attractions, shopping malls and theatres are just around the corner. Hotel Astor Wasa was for more than 100 years ago the private home of the butter trader Mr Laurell and is today a small and cosy hotel in the middle of the town. More information you find at here.
After you have checked in we will offer you a dinner at a restaurant called Bank food&wine to welcome you to Vaasa. The restaurant serves Ostrobothnian cuisine and is situated in the citycenter. We will also go through the three day programme that are ahead of you.
The next morning we will be headed to MeriBjörkö. The restaurant lays right on the edge of the UNESCO world heritage area, our fantastic Kvarken Archepelago, in the land of the rising rocks. The programme there are the same as described at the "One day retreat" programme above.
More information about Kalle´s Inn if you follow this link.
After your lovely breakfast we will walk from Hotel Astor to Wasa Wellness. It will take us about maximum 10 minutes. There we will arrange a programme of your choice: a) Traditionall Finnish Sauna - we will tell you about the sauna history and also show you some of the rituales that are nice to know when going to the sauna in Finland or b) Mindfulness - You can also chose to take a walk in the surroundings with the focus on being in the present moment. We will teach you ways how to handle your stress in everyday life that will help you back home c) Get pampered by our therapists at the spa and get a treatment of your choice.
Prices & booking
The price for one day retreat starting from 212 euro/person. Min 10-12 persons in the group.
The price for the retreat for three days starting from 450 euro/person. Min 10-12 persons in the group. That will include two nights in doubleroom, dinner, the day at MeriBjörkö and programme of your choice at Wasa Wellness.
For more information and groupbookings please call or email Carina Granö-Träskelin phone +358-40-153 2003+358-40-153 2003 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We hope you got interested and are looking forward to having you as our guests!