Allgäu Yoga Vidya Ashram is located in the small, village of Maria Rain, not far from the Bavarian resorts of Kempten and Füssen. Its full range of programmes, from time to time, includes Yasodhara Yoga workshops, talks courses.

Situated between mountains and forests, you can experience deep relaxation in a natural paradise. Breathing exercises in fresh air, deep meditation in an inspiring environment. It is an ideal place to practice yoga intensely. Rooms are equipped with a shower and bathroom. After your yoga class you can relax in the sauna. Like other Yoga Vidya retreat houses Allgäu is smoke and alcohol free, and the food is fresh and vegetarian. (For more information follow links – in English, and German.)


Shivakami Bretz Director of Allgau Ashram : Yoga Acharya, Yoga trainer since 1993, non-medical practitioner (for psychotherapy), trained in hypnosis and Gestaltberatung. She has been working in the social field for many years, discovering her joy in helping people in their physical and mental development. Shivakami loves to build bridges between different traditions such as physical exercises and self-reflection or Raja Yoga and Western psychology. Since 1993 she has passed on her extensive knowledge in the Yoga Vidya Centres.



Yoga Vidya Allgaeu
Lärchenweg 3 Maria-Rain
87466, Oy-Mittelberg, GERMANY
phone: +49-8361-92530-0
fax: +49-8361-92530-29
e-mail: rezeption(at)

Recent Events

Swami Sukhananda’s visit – January 2019








Talks and the Hidden Language of Hatha Yoga – Winter 2018