Sweden · May 22 - 25 2025

Wild Sweden: A 4 day yoga retreat in the Swedish forest

Yoga, meditation, walks, saunas and swims. Rest and rewild yourself with The wild times in Sweden

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Overview

A 4 day long weekend yoga retreat in beautiful, wild Southern Sweden in May 2025. We'll be staying in a magical retreat centre two hours from Stockholm, deep in the forest.

Highlights

Daily vinyasa, yin, yoga Nidra & meditation classes with Jenny Clark, Founder of The Wild Times

Daily vinyasa, yin, yoga Nidra & meditation classes with Jenny Clark, Founder of The Wild Times

Forest walks and refreshing wild swims in the lake

Forest walks and refreshing wild swims in the lake

Relax in the floating wood-fired sauna

Relax in the floating wood-fired sauna

Accommodation in a range of twin or double rooms or luxury lake-side bell tents

Accommodation in a range of twin or double rooms or luxury lake-side bell tents

Delicious plant-based, mainly organic food, afternoon snacks and fika on arrival (that's Swedish for a tea break and sweet treats!)

Delicious plant-based, mainly organic food, afternoon snacks and fika on arrival (that's Swedish for a tea break and sweet treats!)

Take your morning coffee outside overlooking the lake, practice yoga in the light-filled yoga shalas, walk, rest, read, nap, write. Come back to yourself.

Take your morning coffee outside overlooking the lake, practice yoga in the light-filled yoga shalas, walk, rest, read, nap, write. Come back to yourself.

Schedule

Example Schedule | Schedule subject to change / the weather / your mood / going with the flow. Do as much or as little as you like.

Previous

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Thursday

2.30-4pm: Arrive, settle in, tea time
4pm: Opening circle, meditation and yoga
6pm: Walk, swim or sauna
7pm: Dinner
9.30pm: Yoga Nidra

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Friday

7.30am: Vinyasa yoga, meditation
9am: Silent breakfast & reflection time
Free time: rest, walk, swim, sauna, nap, read, write
1.30pm: Lunch
Workshop / Talk
5.30pm: Yin yoga
7pm: Dinner

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Saturday

7.30am: Vinyasa yoga, meditation
9am: Silent breakfast & reflection time
Free time: rest, walk, swim, sauna, nap, read, write
1.30pm: Lunch
Workshop / Walk / Talk
5.30pm: Yin yoga
7pm Dinner, bonfire

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Sunday

8am: Vinyasa yoga, meditation
9am: Silent breakfast & reflection time
1.30pm: Lunch, closing circle
2.30pm: Departures

What's included

What's Included

Accommodation in a beautiful retreat centre

All meals, snacks and hot drinks

Seven x 1/1.5 hour yoga classes with Jenny Clark

Daily guided meditation

Optional wild swimming in the lake

Daily saunas

A bonfire

A surprise workshop

Pick up and drop off from Skinnskatteberg train station

Yoga mats

A luxury goodie bag

Transport to and from the retreat, including flights to Stockholm and trains. Flights are around £70/120.

Travel insurance (please make sure you have your own travel insurance as soon as you book)

Massages and treatments are available at an extra cost depending on availability

Tickets

Solo Occupancy Room

Contains 2 single beds OR 1 single and 1 bunk

FROM$1,044.79

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Double/Twin Room for Two

FROM$1,905.59

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Soulpad Bell Tent

FROM$1,044.79

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Shared Twin Room

FROM$952.80

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Location: South West Sweden

Our location, just two hours West of Stockholm, is breathtakingly raw, magical and wild.

Immerse yourself in nature, jump in the cold lake, gather around the bonfire, canoe, read, journal, nap or go for long walks in the mystical forest.

This place is a simple and stunning retreat venue, set on the most beautiful private misty lake, with a floating sauna, and an onsite library.

There is a group of volunteers that live on the land and help the management run everything behind the scenes of retreats, and this gives it a real sense of community living that always feel very special to drop into.

If you have never been to Sweden before we recommend spending a couple of days in Stockholm at the beginning or end, we will send you some recommendations upon booking. 

Please see FAQs below for travel details.

Location: South West Sweden

Trip Tips

Do

Do

This is going to be a slow, wild retreat, with peace, quite and space to reflect. As always on our retreats you're invited to digitally detox, and give yourself the headspace you've come for. (This doesn't mean you'll be told off if you're on your phone - it's just an invitation) ;) Settle in before starting the retreat with a snack before meditation and our opening circle. Day one (Thursday) is all about the Earth element - grounding and resting - so we will do yin yoga before dinner and yoga Nidra after in preparation for a good nights sleep. Friday will bring morning yoga and meditation then a delicious breakfast. Breakfast time here will be silent to allow for reflection, writing time and being fully immersed in the beautiful surroundings. There will be plenty of free time for long walks, swims or naps either side of lunch. There is a floating wood-fired sauna in the lake, and beautiful walks in the surrounding woods to enjoy. In the afternoon we'll have an optional workshop with an amazing long-time collaborator of The Wild Times, followed by yin yoga then dinner. On Saturday there will be morning meditation followed by breakfast and free time. Afternoons will be more yin, saunas and delicious food. On Saturday night we will have a bonfire outside too (with the obligatory marshmallows). End the days with saunas and cool dips in the lake to leave lighter, revitalised and a little bit wilder. Sunday morning will be yoga, breakfast and free time, before lunch and our closing circle. If you can, we recommend staying a night in Stockholm before or after the retreat - it's a beautiful city. The yoga classes are themed around the natural elements to help connect to nature by embodying the qualities of the elements throughout the practice. All activities are optional but encouraged, so you can nap, read or swim and explore - it’s completely up to you. The Wild Times is always a guilt-free, judgement free zone!

Stay

Stay

Our beautiful venue is an intimate yoga community and retreat centre in the middle of the Swedish forest. (I have been looking for a wonderfully wild place to offer retreats in Sweden and I have found it! - Jen) 100% of all the energy they use comes from renewable sources, and the majority of their food is organic and locally, sustainably sourced. It consists of seven buildings in nature, within which you can find two yoga shalas, ten twin bedrooms, four triple bedrooms, one four-bed dormitory, three separate huts, a floating sauna and a lake. The project started in 2005, out of a vision to live in communion with nature and dedicated to a life of community and yoga. What once was an artist community of yogis simply living in nature, slowly, throughout the years, it opened its doors to those that wished to experience this way of living in the form of retreats. During the summer months The dense forests of Bergslagen around Skinnskatteberg, are a fantastic place to encounter the very best of Sweden’s wildlife. Other than enjoying its abundant nature, trees and plants, you can also find the magnificent ”king of the Swedish forest”, moose – otherwise known as elk – in its natural habitat, and the many lakes and watercourses are home to beavers too. The surrounding area has also proven to be one of the best regions in Sweden to see other wildlife such as wolves, bears, lynx and owls. Rooms will be allocated on a first-come first-serve basis across the venue. There are triple rooms (single + a bunk bed), twin rooms, solo occupancy rooms (with two twin beds in) and luxury bell tents for one with heating and electricity available. There are shared shower rooms and toilets within the main accommodation cabin, and these are about a 20m walk from the bell tents. For this September retreat we will be sharing the venue with another, smaller yoga retreat group - there is plenty of room for everyone!

Eat

Eat

The food is delicious, abundant, and wholesome. It's vegetarian and vegan, Ayurvedic-based, mainly organic and gluten-free and we will often eat out on the sunny deck overlooking the lake. The kitchen is at the heart of everything here, using the best possible ingredients and taking care of food combinations to ensure that you are nourished and energised throughout the retreat. They are passionate about providing food that is delicious to eat, look at and feel. All meals, snacks, hot drinks are provided. There will be a hot drink station for you to help yourself to throughout, with herbal teas and coffee. Please note this is an alcohol free retreat. We can cater for dietary requirements if you let us know in your booking form beforehand.

FAQs

The Wild Times retreats are for anyone who wants to re-wild and relax. We welcome everyone of any ability - just come with an open heart and mind. To get the most out of our yoga retreats, we recommend taking part in at least 3/4 yoga classes before joining.

You can always email us with any queries beforehand: hello@thewildtimes.co 

Please bring your swimming gear if you'd like to swim, and a microfibre towel to use as your swimming towel. We also recommend warm layers and slip on shoes/sandals to wear between the various cabins.

For the yoga: Yoga mats, bolsters, blankets and blocks are provided. Please a large scarf and warm socks for the yin yoga and yoga Nidra classes.

Coming by air: The nearest airport is Stockholm Vasteras. The second nearest airport is Arlanda airport, the main airport in Sweden. You can easily take a train all the way to Skinnskatteberg from both of them.

Coming by train / bus: There is a train / bus station at Skinnskatteberg, only 5 minutes ride from the centre. The venue offers free pick up services from this station in summer. For train and bus times, visit www.sj.se.

Coming by car: Simply open this Google map on your navigator and follow directions to Borntorpet 1 in Skinnskatteberg, Sweden.

Wild Sweden: A 4 day yoga retreat in the Swedish forest

Sweden · May 22 - 25 2025 · 3 nights

FROM$952.80

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