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Yoga at the World Outgames 2009

Whether you are an athlete participating at World Outgames 2009, a friend, fan or supporter, we invite you to take an opportunity to join us on the yoga mat. Yoga provides a great opportunity to quiet the mind, heal the body and bring us all closer together as a community.  It can help Athletes condition their bodies before a competition and ease aching muscles afterwards. Supporters and fans can enjoy the pleasure of being fully in touch with your body.

5 different yoga workshops

We offer 5 different yoga workshops:

Workshop 1 - Men’s Yoga, 26 July – 28 July 2009 
Workshop 2 - Yoga – a jewel for women, 27 July – 29 July 2009
Workshop 3 - Yoga and the Immune System, 27 July – 29 July 2009
Workshop 4 - Hot Nude Yoga, 29 July – 31 July 2009
Workshop 5 - Awakening your inner Goddess, 30 July - 31 July 2009

Workshop 1 - 4 consists of 5 sessions lasting 2 hours each. The sessions will be held over 3 days. Workshop 5 consist of 2 sessions lasting 6 hours or more and will be held over 2 days. See the scedule for the different workshops.

Each of the World Outgames yoga workshops is designed to strengthen and heal the body, quiet the mind and open the heart.  The workshops will be led by internationally known yoga teachers from around the globe as well as from Copenhagen. Everyone - regardless of your sexual orientation, physical abilities or experience level with yoga - is welcome to join us in this ancient practice. You don't need to be limber, just come with an open mind.

All workshops will be held at DGI-byen. More on DGI-byen.

Practical information

Bring your yoga mat. Having your own mat supports your commitment to your practice and ensures its cleanliness.

Dress appropriately. Wear comfortable, form-fitting workout clothing. Layers help to adjust for temperature changes during and after class.


In order to participate in a yoga workshop you have to register as a World Outgames participant, and choose your preferred yoga workshop. Read more about how to register.

The fee for participating in 1 yoga workshop is 1.500 Danish Kroner pr. person. Use the currency converter to find the price in your own currency.

The yoga workshop includes participation in the chosen yoga workshop and 2 meals in connection with the workshop. Flights, accommodation and other meals are not included in the yoga workshop fee. The yoga workshop fee does include free admission to the World Outgames Opening CeremonyClosing Ceremony and other activities during the nine days of World Outgames. Read more about what you get for your money.

You get a discount (a third of the price) if you register for more than one yoga workshop. This also applies if you have already registered for a sport, a cultural package or the Human Rights Conference.

Once you have registered you are also entitled to a discount on sports, conference attendance, our cultural packages and other exciting cultural events, parties, etc. See the complete list of our fees and discounts.

Space in the workshops is limited, so be sure to reserve yours soon.  We look forward to seeing you on the yoga mat!

Further questions

If you have further questions, please contact

SAS, Official airline of World Outgames 2009
Hivos, Dutch non-govermental organisation
Danish Year of Sport
Politiken, leading Danish newspaper
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