Yoga Retreat

Ever tried doing yoga in the beautiful mountains of Nagano’s Shinshu region? Breathing in fresh mountain air, drinking one of the cleanest natural waters in the world – a retreat for the body, mind, heart and belly.

We’ll show you the top hidden spot to take the best photos of gorgeous foliage in different colours. Most meals will be vegetarian and will include local fresh vegetables and fruits. If you prefer to have some meat, please let us know in advance.

Autumn 2020

Yoga Retreat in Nozawa Onsen

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Begin each day with deep breathing of the pristine air in the Japanese mountains and a seamlessly transition into Hatha yoga. 

Take a short break before breakfast – a light meal featuring local fruits vegetables of the season.


After breakfast, proceed with a gentle hike to the lake, all at your own pace, using all of your senses to be aware of your surroundings. 

Lunch will be a picnic in the Beech forest.

After lunch will be water activities.


Guiding you into the night with Yin yoga at sunset at renowned sunset photo spot.

A special dinner will be prepared.


Guided by a local experienced guide, proficient in English

Onsen Bathing

Piping hot natural spring water will warm you to the core, and the mineral content will leave your skin glowing and refreshed.

Sake Tasting

You have not tasted sake until you’ve tried ours! Made using one of the purest waters in the world

Water Activities

Try out stand-up paddling on a nearby lake

Zen Meditation

Learn from local monks on their version of meditation in a Japanese temple

  • Accommodation
  • Price
  • What's Included
  • Instructor

A picturesque log cabin backed by forest, looking over meadows. The perfect setting for one or two families or groups to launch their mountain adventures. We recommend a group of 6 for maximum comfort.

Paradise Chalet
8736-145 Kitanoiri Toyosato,
Nagano-ken 389-2502 Japan

Tel: +81 (0)269 67 0360

Getting here


  • Wifi
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Laundry
  • Bath

JPY 74,800 per person (twin share)

  • 2-night accommodation
  • Breakfast x 2
  • Lunch x 1
  • Dinner x 2
  • Yoga x 3
  • Zen Meditation
  • Sake Tasting
  • Onsen Bathing
  • Water Activity*
  • Hiking*

*These activities are weather-dependent and subject to changes.

FULL PAYMENT– 30 days before arrival

Full payment is due 30 days prior to the start date of the yoga retreat.


Please note that there will be no refunds or discounts for arriving late, leaving early, flight cancellations, travel delays or illness.

We reserve the right to cancel the event in case of lack of participants as well. Required number of participants is 5.

If you cancel your participation in a retreat for any reason, the cancellation policy below will apply, with no exceptions. We wish we could compensate people for unforeseen circumstances (injury, family emergency, etc), but we have costs already incurred when reserving retreat centers and hotels. We have designed our cancellation policy to be as compassionate as possible in the case that your plans change. But to protect yourself further, we strongly encourage you to purchase travel insurance.


31 days or more prior, no charges will be incurred.

8 to 30 days, 50% charge will be incurred.

7 days or less, 100% charge will be incurred. If you’ve made full payment, there will be no refund.

To cancel, you must send an email stating that you wish to cancel.


We recommend holding back on flight booking.

We will confirm if we have sufficient participants for the retreat.

If you have made payment, we will refund all payments made to us. 

We cannot however compensate you for airfare or travel costs incurred. In the unlikely event that the yoga retreat is cancelled due to weather, natural disaster or political upheaval, we cannot guarantee a refund.


Born in Nozawa Onsen, Hiromi has travelled widely and practiced yoga for the past 13 years. In 2015, she was internationally certified as a yoga instructor.

It is her goal to share and organize a magical retreat for you in Nozawa Onsen in all the different faces and colours of the seasons.

US Yoga Alliance Certified Instructor RYT500 ID:174506
Nature Experience Activity Leader ID: BO15-00692
Ski Association of Japan Ski Level One
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
HLTAID003 Provide first aid

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  • Japan office:
    8858 Toyosato, Nozawaonsen-mura, Shimotakai-gun, Nagano Prefecture 389-2502, Japan
  • +81 (0)269-85-2124
    • Singapore office:
      (For English & Mandarin)
      59 Club Street, 2nd Flr, Singapore 069434
    • +65 915 66 200