The Venue - Seminar House Shanti

Location and Orientation

The venue "Shanti" is part of the big yoga center "Yoga Vidya" in Horn-Bath Meinberg in Germany. It is located beautifully at the edge of the Teutoburg Forest. Within 15 minutes driving distance each you can find the famous Externsteine, as well as the Hermann Monument, and the historic inner city of Detmold. Around the area of the Yoga Vidya are numerous walking tracks right through parks and fields.

How to get to the festival?

Arrival day is Wednesday, the 30th of May. The festival begins on the 31st in the morning. 

When you arrive by plane the best way to get to „Horn-Bad Meinberg" is by train. Here is the website to find your best connection: 
https://www.bahn.com/en/view/index.shtml

From the train station you can take a taxi to „Seminar House Shanti“. The taxi numbers are: 

Taxi Brandl: +49 5234-98805 and +49 160-98101101
Taxi Wienke: +49 5234- 98147
Taxi Blomberger/Henke: +49 5234-9555
Taxi Prasse:: +49 5234-89933

Please call in advance. They are not waiting at the train station because this is a small village. 
If you want to share a taxi leave a comment in the facebook group with your arrival time: 
https://www.facebook.com/groups/kursfestival/

Accomodation and Food

Your participation at the festival includes full board at the Yoga Vidya and your accomdation in a room type of your choice: Single-, double- or four bed rooms. Space for your camper van or tent is also available. Vegetarian and vegan food is offered at the buffet and during the breaks you can visit Café Maya for coffee. The festival is a drug- and alcohol-free event. There is a designated area for smokers on the property for smokers. 

Kids

You would like to bring your kids to the festival? Great! They are very welcome. The Yoga Vidya offers a program for kids of all ages. >> Please find out more about it here.

Contact kids care at Yoga Vidya: kinder@yoga-vidya.de, Tel.: +49 5234-872021. 

Accomodation and food for kids under 3 years of age is for free. Kids between 3 and 11 years stay for half of the regular price. Please mention the age and name of your kids in the >> registration form. 

Important information about the seminar house "Shanti" for your stay: 

  • We are a no-alcohol and no-smoking house.

  • The food is all lacto-vegetarian and 100% organic.

  • For everyone who likes to drink coffee, there is a coffee vending machine in the seminar-house Shanti. For breakfast we serve tea.

  • Our Dining hall in the Chakra-Pyramid on our campus is easy to reach in only a few minutes walk.

  • Please ask your organizer about the booked meal times.

  • Your arrival is taken care of at reception in our house Shanti.

  • Reception hours are daily from 8:10 am to 7:30 pm. Friday and Sunday we are open late until 10:00pm.

  • When you are coming from abroad it is possible to pay upon arrival with cash or ec- card (no credit cards accepted.

  • The rooms can be occupied on your arrival day starting at 3 pm. On your departure day please be out of your room and bring your key to the reception at the latest by 12:30 pm.

  • Every Friday and Sunday there are house tours at 3:30 pm and 7 pm. The meeting point is reception in the House Shanti.

  • All building exits are closed between 10:45 pm and 7:00 am for insurance reasons.

  • In the seminar house we keep silence from 10:45 pm to 7:30 am.

  • Bed sheets and towels can either be brought with you, or rented to you with payment of a small fee (bed sheets 5 €, each towel 2 or 3 € depending on size) at reception. Our beds has an excess length of 2,20 m.

  • Overnight stays beyond the group seminar period will be charged at the “individual-guest-price”. Breakfast is only possible with certain limits during this time.

  • The first yoga-class in our house is free. Any additional yoga class costs 9€.

  • If you would like child care we can arrange that for or please contact directly towards: kinder@yoga-vidya.de, Tel.: 05234-872021

  • In the mornings and evenings there is he possibility to participate in meditation, mantra singing, (or your actual program according to your organizer).