Begnas Lake Yoga Retreat

Come join us for three days of Ashtanga Yoga Immersion with KPJAYI authorized teacher Ellen Johannesen! Enjoy daily Yoga classes, asana workshops, philosophy and meditation. Relax and rejuvenate with nature walks, swimming and boating.

  • Courtesy - Ellen Johanessen
  • Courtesy - Ellen Johanessen

We will start the days with a vigorous and energizing Ashtanga yoga practice. After breakfast you are free to enjoy the surroundings, go for walks or simply relax in the ambience of beautiful Begnas Lake resort. In the afternoon we will explore yoga postures, technique and Philosophy.

After dinner we will wind down with quiet meditation at sunset.


Your Teacher

Ellen Johannesen, born in Norway, has been practicing Ashtanga and taught internationally for more than 20 years. She is a third series practitioner holding an authorization level II from Sharath Jois, Mysore. Since 2011 Ellen has lived in Kathmandu where she teaches classes, workshops and retreats while completing her MA in Buddhist Philosophy and Tibetan Language.


  • Transfer from Kathmandu to Pokhara and back
  • Bed and Breakfast at the Begnas Lake Resort on twin share basis
  • Yoga Instructor


  • Yoga Mats
  • Lunch and Dinner
  • Ellen Johannessen - the Teacher

  • Ellen Johannessen - the Teacher