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Thu, 21 Nov


Sutra House

Awaken your Power – A Yoga Retreat at Sutra House

Come and join me in the beautiful Sutra House in Riehen near Basel, to reawaken your physical and mental strength, to revitalize and take time for yourself.

Awaken your Power – A Yoga Retreat at Sutra House
Awaken your Power – A Yoga Retreat at Sutra House

Zeit & Ort / Date & place

21 Nov 2024, 16:00 – 24 Nov 2024, 13:00

Sutra House, Rütiring 36, 4125 Riehen, Schweiz


We will begin the day in silence and move gradually into breath consciousness (pranayama). These moments of peacefulness and stillness will support you in your endeavour to connect to your inner essence.


After a short tea break we will enjoy a two hour dynamic asana practice - be ready for some powerful flows.

The yoga sessions in the late afternoon will be of a more restorative nature, commencing with connection to sound through mantra and then moving into a yin/restorative class.


During the breaks between the Yoga sessions you are free to enjoy some time to either just relax, read a good book, walk in the woods nearby, have a sauna, steam bath or massage.

To participate in this yoga weekend, a regular yoga practice of at least two years is recommended.


Claire teaches in German.


The Sutra House

The Sutra House in Riehen above Basel in Switzerland has been designed by the Basel architect Nicolas Hünerwadel in close collaboration with AIRYOGA teacher Stephen Thomas and opened beginning 2020. A sanctuary for contemplation and connection, the space consists of an old, converted part and a modern new building elegantly connected to it. Eight individually designed rooms and one suite of 50m2 offer space for up to 20 guests.


The spacious yoga room on the ground floor, the sky-lit meditation room under the high roof with large open views to the east and west for sunrise and sunset as well as the gathering/salon room with fireplace form the core zones of the house. You can also relax in the quiet garden, on the terrace or in the cosy library or enjoy the private outdoor pool, the sauna, steam bath or a massage. For a walk in the green, the forest is just a few minutes away.

The Sutra House is a heart- and soulful piece of architecture, a unique place that will make your stay a lasting experience.


The Program (changes may apply)

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Between 2:00 pm and 3:30 pm: Arrival and Check-in

4:00 pm: Meet and greet in the fireplace room

afterwards until 6:00 pm: dynamic yoga practice

6:30 pm: Dinner

afterwards Opening Circle


Friday, November 11, and Saturday, November 12, 2022

8:00 to 8:30 am approx: Pranayama, Meditation

afterwards short tea break
afterwards until 10:45 am: dynamic Asana practice
11:00 am: rich breakfast/brunch

afterwards free time to rest, go for a walk, sauna, steam bath, massage/energy work

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm: Mantra, Yin/Restorative Yoga

6:30 pm: Dinner


Sunday, November 13, 2022

8:00 am to 10:30 am approx: Pranayama, Asana practice, Closing circle

afterwards rich breakfast/brunch

until 12 noon: Check-out and departure

The pool, sauna and steam bath can still be used until 2:00 pm.


Price per person

CHF 890.- with accommodation in a 3-bed room (3 person)

CHF 990.- with accommodation in a double/twin room (2 person)

CHF 1’250.- with accommodation in a double room for single use (1 person) - first come, first served

All rooms with private shower and toilet


Included in these rates are

· 3 overnight stays in the selected room category

· Vegetarian half board (breakfast/brunch and dinner)

· snack before the morning practice (dried fruits, nuts, smoothie etc.)

· tea, tap water and fruits at any time

· all yoga classes

· use of yoga mats and props (cushions, blankets, blocks, belts)

· use of the private outdoor infinity pool (not heated), Turkish steam bath and Finnish sauna



Not included are

· travel to/from the Sutra House

· drinks and snacks from the house bar

· massages / energy work


Energiearbeit / Massages

There is the possibility to book a energy work session with Derya Kara and/or a massage on the free Friday afternoon and/or Saturday afternoon between noon and 3:30 pm. The participants will get further information on the treatments directly.



The Sutra House in Riehen near Basel is easily accessible by car or public transportation. The participants will get detailed information on how to get there.


Photo credits: Andreas Zimmermann

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