The teachers at Ask Retreat Centre
Ask Retreat Centre was established in 1998 by Bjarke Jørgensen and Audhild Naustdal. Ask Retreat Centre is part of the Scandinavian Yoga and Meditation School. It offers deepgoing retreats in yoga, tantra and meditation under ashram like conditions as well as a yogateacher education in cooperation with Swami Janakananda and the rest of the branches of Scandinavian Yoga and Meditation School. Read more about Swami Janakananda and the yogachool >>
is Danish and was born in 1954. Aften a 3-month Course in 1976 he joined the yogateacher education by Swami Janakananda in search of combining an active, creative life with spiritual qualities. In 1983 he founded the Yoga School in Bergen, Norway. Bjarke has been teaching Classical Yoga for more than 25 years, the last 19 years also the advanced tantric meditations, Antar Mauna and Ajapa Japa. His creativity has also been put into painting, computer graphics, desktop publish, building traditional norwegian timberhouses etc. Bjarke live together with Audhild and their 11-year old boy, Mikal, at Ask Course Centre.
is Norwegian and born in Førde in 1959. She is educated by Swami Janakananda and Bjarke and has taught yoga and meditation since 1988 with Yoga for pregnant woman as her speciality. Audhild has a background as a pre-school teacher, but from 2001 she has been full time working as yogateacher. She is also responsible for the productions of Futon yoga mats for the yoga schools in Norway.
Guest Yoga Teachers at Ask Retreat Centre
is yogacharya, initiated and trained by Swami Janakananda and lived 12 years in his ashram in a classic teacher / student relationship. He has 35 years teaching experience in yoga and meditation in Scandinavia and led through two decades retreats at Haa Course Center in Sweden. In 1988 he founded the Yoga im Zentrum Hannover and in 2008 Course Center Harberger Yoga Retreat outside Hannover.
is Danish and is trained for many years by Swami Janakananda in a classic ashram tradition. She first taught for some time at the Scandinavian Yoga and Meditation School in Aarhus and Copenhagen and since 1993 in Germany. She is now a driving force in Yoga im Zentrum Hannover and co-founder of Harberg Yoga Retreat. Yoga Shakti is also educated in the Vedic Academy of Science (Vastu / Vasati) and works as a consultant in the creation of vibrant and stimulating architecture and home furnishings