Review by Amanda Shyiak from Canada
June 19, 2018
"Magic on the Mountain"
|I am so grateful to have had such an incredible experience with Pille as our yoga instructor and hiking guide. She has created the retreat with such care and thoughtfulness that you are truly being taken into her world of wonder. The yoga is a perfect balance to all of the hiking, the food was beautifully prepared and the magnificent hikes we went on had breathtaking views. Pille was open to a flexible schedule and tailored our experience to our group's needs/interests, I would excitedly go on another retreat with her!|
|I think the only thing I wasn't really excited about was missing out on the sunrise hike but that was weather dependent and there's no controling mother nature..|
Review by Jodie Carrick from United States
June 18, 2018
"Incredible Molde trip"
|I could not recommend this trip enough! Prepare to be astounded by Moldes beauty that is literally everywhere you turn. Pille was an incredible host has a true genuine passion for Norway, hiking and yoga, and you can’t help not wanting to leave! The accommodation was good, the schedule was flexible if you wanted it to be, the food sensational and the company you meet- awe inspiring and simply life changing. I went solo on this trip and the sense of community that very quickly develops very on this trip made you feel very much part of a family. GO on this trip. You won’t regret it!|
Review by Jaro Snopek from United States
June 16, 2018
"Amazing Yoga and Hiking Retreat "
|The whole program: itinerary, schedule, flow yoga in the morning and Yin yoga after hiking; accommodations, food preparation with other participants. Outstanding hiking sites|
|The vegetarian meals were too limited for me; more fruits, little more meat and healthy fats for non vegetarians.|
Review by Laura Turrini from Germany
June 14, 2018
"Awesome hikes in lovely Molde"
|The hikes were awesome! Pille did a great job at discovering very beautiful tracks and put together a great plan: good mix of tracks, always different scenery and every day becomes better and better!! As a plus, the mountains you see are really cool, but the hikes are not too tricky (of course some are a bit demanding, but there are no scary parts and are not extremely long). Also, Pille organized groups of different speeds so that no one would feel pushed to hike faster than s/he wanted. I also loved yoga after hiking: I usually get sore muscles, but this week I almost did not!! In sum.. I loved this retreat and if you love hiking and yoga you should definitely go!!!|
|The retreat was spread all over Molde, which made the logistics a bit complicated and took away some flexibility. However, this would definitely not hold me back from visiting Pille again :-)!!!|
Review by Aimee Hardwicke from United Kingdom
June 12, 2018
"Amazing and breathtakingly beautiful "
|Pille is a great yoga teacher, hiking guide and fantastic woman. Having lunch on the mountains each day while being surround by breathtaking views was something I've never experienced before, and I'll never forget. The daily schedule was perfect and having the flexibility to change it meant we could tailor it to our liking and rest when it was needed. I feel fortunate to have shared such a memorable experience with everyone in my group and have left making some lifelong friends. Thank you Pille for such an enjoyable experience!|
Review by Sara Shyiak from Canada
June 11, 2018
|This retreat was fabulous from top to bottom. Pille structured the day brilliantly and I felt balanced, challenged, and engaged the entire time. This is a unique way to see Norway and I’m so very glad I came. Pille is an amazing instructor and leader and I’m so grateful for this experience.|
Review by Ana Simonovska from Russia
June 11, 2018
"Wonderful experience "
|The program offered exciting hikes in beautiful nature, some of them more challenging than the others, balanced with energizing and nourishing Yoga classes in the mornings and afternoons. The accommodation was very good, the organization of all activities was smooth, Pille Mitt was opened for suggestions given from the group and flexible regarding the plan. There was a very nice community feeling in the group, we were preparing the breakfast together, doing the clean up afterwards, making lunch packages for the hikes... the dinner was great! We had the pleasure to eat the super delicious food cooked by Eva :)... in short - taking the retreat with Pille was one of the best decisions I've made as it turned out to be one of the best experiences I've ever had.|
Review by Penny Jones from United States
June 6, 2018
"Wonderful mountains bookended by relaxing yoga!"
|The scenery around Molde is some of the most amazing I have seen anywhere - a wonderful mixture of sea, mountains, and beautiful architecture. The retreat location was perfect to take advantage of this, with diverse and spectacular hikes only a very short drive (or even walk) away. Pille made a great effort to make sure we saw a fantastic sample of the area, and that everyone's hiking capabilities were accommodated.|
|At times the distance between the various accommodation centres and the yoga places made it feel less like an overall 'retreat experience', and a little more impersonal - but if you know that this is what to expect, it doesn't detract from what is overall an amazing week of yoga and hiking, that simultaneously manages to be both supremely restorative and physically challenging.|
Review by Helen Lee from United States
June 4, 2018
"Wonderful yoga and hiking retreat"
|Pille is a great yoga instructor, give a very good instruction to do your best, and always help you to strive your best. Every hiking trip took me to places that take my breath away. Every place was so unique, beautiful and different to the next. The food were great, healthy and delicious.|
Review by Grainne Toher from India
May 29, 2018
|The views were fabulous, out of this world. I enjoyed the yoga classes with Pille immensely. I chose a hotel room which was a lovely retreat at the end of a busy day of activity. I had best of both worlds, great company at the meals and time to recuperate at the hotel in the evening.|
|The schedule is very full which is great. I’m relatively fit but now and then I took time out from some of the activities so I could rest and be on holiday too. The venues for the mountain climbs, accommodations, meals and classes are spread throughout the town make the retreat a bit fast and furious. The retreat mountain climbs and classes are not geared for beginners so be prepared for that. Do try and buddy with someone at your level climbing wise so you have company and for safety.|
Review by Sarah Pearson from United Kingdom
May 21, 2018
"Exceeded all expectations "
|I loved the scenery and how attentive Pille was to everyone’s needs. The whole trip was fantastic and left me feeling refreshed and with new friends|
|As a beginner to yoga and hiking I did find parts challenging but I was always supported well|