Stephan is a fully-certified integral qigong and tai chi teacher, Taoist author and practitioner, and the co-founder of the Greenstones eco-retreat company in Sweden. He has been practicing qigong for over 20 years. He is also a choral director and a trained musician who plays jazz bass, Irish and Scottish folk guitar, and the mandola. He ran his own information technology business for many years, working for Apple and Adobe, so he knows all about stress and learning to deal with it.
Greenstones is a little oasis of peace and is a perfect place to recharge. The yurts are very cozily furnished, and everything is new and well-cared for. The custodians are very nice and the island nature is perfect for walks, hikes, and relaxation.
Maja and Cizi
We enjoyed the place; it was quite wonderful. We slept like a suckling pig and the bath was really relaxing. The place was absolutely amazing. Thanks!
The experience feels like nirvana! I have never slept better than in the yurt. The outdoor shower felt so wonderful, and the pool in the yurt was very, very relaxing. The birds, bees, and the sounds of nature were all beautiful and calming. The island (and the next) had the most beautiful views. I will remember this place.
Sophie and Nathan
We had a wonderful stay. The yurt was so warm and cozy by the fire, and the kitchen was well-equipped and nicely built of wood. The pool and sauna were also amazing. We walked all over the island and saw many nice views. Also, Mieke and Stephan were very friendly and helpful whenever we asked questions. We'd love to come back in the summer. Thanks!
Susan and Michael
We had a magical weekend! It was wonderful to have the whole pool to yourself. It was dark, but the fire in the stove gave the place atmospheric lighting. There was soft, relaxing music, and beautiful warm waters. It was the most romantic thing we've been through. We had the yurt and loved it. It was all we needed as urban people and parents of young children. The outhouse was also the freshest we have been on. We will come back in the fall, but then for at least four nights.
Mark and Hannah
What beautiful surroundings and warm welcome. You have such a special place, and we leave here with freshly-recharged batteries despite a somewhat exhausting kayak trip. Warm greetings from two happy campers!
Thanks for two stormy but cozy nights with pattering rain and starlit sky. The pool is pure heaven and the environment that you have built up is really pleasant.
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