Karl Straub Yoga
Yoga retreats, classes & events in Switzerland and around the world. Come join us!
Yoga retreats, classes & events in Switzerland and around the world. Come join us!

SEP 15-18, 2023 / Yoga & Wellness Retreat @SutraHouse, Riehen, Switzerland

Price: 895 chf single / 750 dbl pp.
Price includes:
• 4 days, 3 nights – Friday to Monday
• room with private bath / WiFi
• daily brunch & dinner / chef-made vegan
• yoga 2x daily w Karl Straub
• use of spa area, steam bath, sauna, pool

2 upcoming retreats with Karl at this location:

MARCH 10-13, 2023 register here
SEPTEMBER 15-18, 2023 register here

Massages available, additional fee.

Located on a beautiful quiet green hill near the Rhine, Sutra House opened in 2020, above the village of Riehen near Basel. Designed by long time yoga practitioner and Basel architect Nicolas Hünerwadel in collaboration with my friend and colleague Stephen Thomas. Sutra House features a dedicated yoga shala with wood floor, a meditation room with high gable roof and windows east & west (for sunrise & sunset), a dining room, cosy fireplace area, quiet garden, private terrace, heated outdoor pool, sauna, and steam bath. Massage is available by appointment, and nature walks are easily reached by foot in the nearby forest. For your comfort and privacy, every bedroom has a private bathroom and shower. During our stay, the house is available exclusively to us.

Daily Schedule (subject to change)

2:00 – 4:00 pm Arrival / check-in
4:30 – 6:00 pm Yoga asana practice
6:30 – 8:00 pm Dinner
8:30 – 9:15 pm Welcome / meditation / relaxation
9:30 pm Silence & digital detox (until brunch)

Saturday & Sunday
7:00 am Tea
7:30 – 8:00 am Pranayama/ meditation
8:00 fresh-pressed juice shot
8:15 – 9:45 Yoga asana, vinyasa, 90 min
10:30 Brunch, vegetarian/vegan
Free Time (rest, enjoy pool, sauna, steam bath, forest walks, etc.)
4:30 pm Restorative/Yin yoga, 90 min
6:30 pm Dinner, vegetarian/vegan
8:00 pm Meditation
9:00 pm Silence & digital detox (until brunch)

7:00 am Tea
7:30 – 8:00 am Pranayama/meditation
8:00 – 9:30 am Yoga asana & farewell circle
9:30 – 10:30 am organize for departure
10:30 Brunch
by 12 pm: check-out/ departure
12:00 – 2:00 pm afterglow bonus: pool, sauna, steam bath can still be used until 2 pm.

Getting There
Beautiful green hillside just outside Basel Switzerland, easy connections by tram/bus or car.

Sutra House
Rütiring 36
4125 Riehen

Indulge body and mind in 2x daily asana and 2x meditation, pranayama, plus chanting, guided relaxation, restorative/yin, yoga nidra. Special topics may include asana assists, philosophy, and storytelling and fun. We learn a lot, stay quiet, light and relaxed. All levels welcome.

We will keep quiet hours, (sacred silence / digital detox) 9:15 pm-12 noon (no electronics, no talking) for a restorative calm atmosphere to rebalance and renew! Thanks and see you there!

Already registered? Here are the payment instructions:

To ensure proper credit identify your payment: YYYY.MM.YourLastName.Venue
like this fictional example: 2023.03.Jones.SutraHouse

for payment by bank transfer:
Bank Name and Address:
PostFinance AG
Mingerstrasse 20
3030 Bern, Switzerland

IBAN (account number), CH31 0900 0000 2564 8320 5
Beneficiary name and address:
Karl Straub Yoga
Muehlebachstrasse 64
8008 Zurich, Switzerland

Or pay by Paypal to: karl@karlstraub.com

Travel expenses are not included (i.e. airline or rail tickets, etc). If guest cancels more than 60 days before the event, full refund. Cancellation 30 to 60 days in advance, full refund less 200 CHF. For guest cancellations fewer than 30 days before of the event, no refunds are possible. If entire event must be cancelled, all fees will be refunded. Event organizers reserve the option to continue with alternate teacher(s) in the unlikely event that the scheduled teacher(s) are unable to attend due to illness or other emergency.

more info at sutra-house.com