Seiser Alm Balance in summer

Gathering energy in South Tyrolean nature

As nature reawakens in spring, the desire to exercise outside grows, tempting many people out into the fresh spring air. Numerous guided events and workshops on the topics healthy exercise, a balanced lifestyle, healthy nutrition, correct training, and the right equipment offer the perfect way to step into the warm season.

The events of Seiser Alm Balance are held every week in the villages Kastelruth, Seis, Völs am Schlern, Tiers am Rosengarten, and on the Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm. 

Balance events in the Sciliar/Schlern area

Various weekly events and workshops for adults and teenagers from the age of 14 will take place from 10th May to 29th July 2021. For our guests at the Ritterhof, most of the experiences are free of charge, but registration at the tourist board is necessary.


Orthopaedic foot analysis and the right equipment
Find the right shoes for your feet

Tiers am Rosengarten: Monday, 10.05., Tuesday, 25.05., Monday, 07.06., and Monday, 21.06.2021
Kastelruth: Mondays, 17.05., 31.05., 14.06., and 28.06.2021
from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The effect your feet have on your health is vastly underestimated. Let Rudi Brunner prepare your individual orthopaedic foot analysis and get tips on the perfect shoes for you. You’ll be amazed at what a difference the right pair of sports shoes can make.

Meeting place: Kastelruth: fountain in the village centre, Tiers: fountain in the village centre
Registration: at the information office until 12 noon on the day of the event


The wonderful world of colours and scents
Guided herb and flower walk in Sciliar-Catinaccio/Schlern-Rosengarten Nature Park

Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm: Tuesdays, 11., 18., and 25.05.; 01., 08., 15., 22., and 29.06.; 06., 13., 20., and 27.07.2021; Thursdays, 17. and 24.06.; 01., 15., 22., and 29.07.2021
Tiers am Rosengarten: Thursdays, 10.06. and 08.07.2021
from 9.30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The last of the snow has scarcely melted when flowers start bursting into bloom all over the Alpe di Siusi/Seiser Alm. With nature park ranger Riccardo Insam, we will hike through pastures and meadows, some of the habitats of Sciliar-Catinaccio/Schlern-Rosengarten Nature Park with the highest biodiversity, where a number of rare flowers can be seen.
A host of spring crocuses transform the meadows into a shimmering sea of purple petals. Delicate anemones, snowdrops, primroses, gentian, selfheal, arnica, lilies, and many more grow together in a colourful medley. Gaze in awe at this floral paradise of nigh unparalleled beauty.

Meeting place: information provided at time of registration
Registration: at the information office until 5 p.m. the day before the event


Alpine forest bathing
Breathe – recharge – start anew

Völs am Schlern, St. Konstantin: Tuesdays, 11., 18., and 25.05.; 08., 15., 22., and 29.06.2021
from 9 a.m. to 12 noon

Dive into the atmosphere of the forest with all our senses while forest bathing with Monika Malfertheiner. Let everyday life drift away and come a little closer to our true selves while seeing, hearing, touching, smelling, and tasting the unspoilt forest around the idyllic village of Völs am Schlern. Through our senses, a direct, heartfelt experience is created with nature. The essential oils released by the trees boost the immune system and promote inner calm. The deep relaxation will help you find yourself again – with new energy for a revitalised life.

Meeting place: Car park in front of the church in St. Konstantin
Registration: at the information office until 5 p.m. the day before the event


Gather strength in the wood and a healthy brunch
The wood and healthy nutrition as a source of regeneration

Tiers am Rosengarten: Wednesdays, 12., 19., and 26.05.; 02., 09., 16., 23., and 30.06.2021
from 8.30 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.

From the village centre in Tiers, you can choose to join either the walking or running group along the mountain trail through the wood to reach Ansitz Velseck. On the way, Egon Zuggal and Rudi Brunner will show you how you can gather strength for everyday life from the wood. Not only is this hike varied, but thanks to the essential oils released by the trees, the fresh forest air is also beneficial for the airways. During the brunch with healthy, regional products, you can enjoy the breathtaking view of the Catinaccio/Rosengarten mountain before returning to the village.

Meeting place: Tiers am Rosengarten, fountain in the village centre
Registration: at the information office until 3 p.m. the day before the event
Max. number of participants: 20


The five Tibetans®
Balance and energy for the whole body

Kastelruth: Thursdays, 13., 20., and 27.05.; 10., 17., and 24.06.; 01.07.2021
from 7.30 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Under the guidance of Monika Malfertheiner, learn a simple sequence of five exercises called “The five Tibetans®”, which keep body and soul healthy. These exercises train the body, boost the metabolism, support the immune system and hormone balance, and stabilise the autonomic nervous system. If you take part barefoot, you will gain even greater awareness of the surrounding nature and the ground under your feet. A simple, efficient method of caring for your body and restoring it to the right balance, aided by the meditative atmosphere of this place of power.

Meeting place: Kastelruth, fountain in the village centre
Registration: at the information office until 5 p.m. the day before the event


Bracing training in the Laranza wood
Simple exercises in nature with your own body weight

Seis am Schlern, Laranz/Telfen: Fridays, 14., 21., and 28.05.; 04., 11., 18., and 25.06.; 02.07.2021
from 6 p.m. to 7.30 p.m.

Turn the Laranza wood into a natural fitness studio and enjoy the fresh forest air, the extraordinary Dolomites panorama, and a truly kingly view from the Veduta del Re/Königswarte. Do various fitness and simple balance exercises on the uneven ground using your own body weight. A relaxing jog rounds off your workout. Egon Zuggal will lead you through the various exercise stages to improve your body awareness and coordination, as well as speeding up regeneration. At the end of the session, a refreshing Balance drink will be served.

Meeting place: Seis am Schlern, Laranz sports ground (car park)
Registration: at the information office until 12 noon on the day of the event


Morning walk at sunrise
With breakfast in nature

Völs am Schlern, Laghetto di Fiè/Völser Weiher lake: Saturdays, 15., 22., and 29.05.; 05., 12., 19., and 26.06.; 03.07.2021
from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Don’t you agree that there’s nothing better than watching the sunrise early in the morning while working on your fitness? Morning sport out in the fresh air offers a unique natural experience and helps you feel good the whole day through. From the car park at Laghetto di Fiè/Völser Weiher lake, our morning walk with Rudi and Egon takes us around the Huber Weiher and Laghetto di Fiè/Völser Weiher lakes. After a stretching session to wind down, a nutritious breakfast will be served on the terrace of the “Schwimmhütte” bathing hut while enjoying the sunrise.

Meeting place: Laghetto di Fiè/Völser Weiher lake, Nature Park information point at the car park
Registration: at the information office until 3 p.m. the day before the event


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