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Yoga Retreat Himalayas

Akshara Yoga School is located on a sustainable farm in the foothills of the Himalayas. Its peaceful location, clean environment, and rich biodiversity make this the ideal place to enjoy yoga during vacation. Practice yoga sessions in the morning, attend the philosophical discourse, dive deep into yoga through advanced practices during the day, and tune with nature during evening strolls in farm woodland. Experience all this and much more in the environmental health and sprawling peaceful locales of the school.

Highlights

  • Daily yoga practices
  • Asana, pranayama, and dhyana
  • Lecture, asana adjustment, and teaching methodology
  • Daily healthy organic or vegetarian meals
  • Transport from the airport
  • 6 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Intermediate

Styles


6 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
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Accommodation

Akshara Yoga School offers comfortable twin sharing rooms with attached bathrooms, free Wi-Fi and library facility, in-house facility of yoga teachers, staff, studio, classrooms, etc. making 24-hour accessibility to all yoga resources.

Akshara Yoga School India Yoga Retreat Program

Explore yoga as a way of healthy living in a natural and peaceful environment while you have a holiday on a sustainable agriculture farm. Attend any number of yoga sessions you would like to during the course of the day or choose your favorite ones. Enjoy healthy organic meals sourced from the own farm. Witness or become a part of everyday activities that unfold daily on the agriculture farm including dairy. Expert yoga faculty, idyllic ambiance, and countryside location will make you feel that your stay is worthwhile. You are free to choose classes or activities from the school itinerary.

Daily schedule

  • 06:00 - 07:30 Asana, pranayama, and dhyana yoga practice
  • 08:00 - 08:30 Breakfast
  • 08:45 - 09:15 Karma yoga
  • 10:00 - 11:00 Lecture or Jñana yoga
  • 11:00 - 12:00 Lecture, asana adjustment, or teaching methodology
  • 12:00 - 12:45 Advance yoga practice such as cyclic meditation, mind sound resonance technique, and pranic energization technique
  • 13:00 - 13:30 Lunch
  • 15:00 - 16:00 Lecture
  • 16:00 - 17:00 Lecture or self-study
  • 17:00 - 17:30 Evening snacks
  • 17:30 - 18:30 Leisure
  • 18:30 - 19:00 Bhajan or Bhakti yoga
  • 19:00 - 20:00 Self-study
  • 20:00 - 20:30 Dinner
  • 21:45 - 06:00 Lights out

Instructors

Saurabh Chaudhary
Saurabh is the founder and lead yoga teacher at Akṣara Yoga School. He has received his yoga education and training from the leading institutes of yoga in India. He is a master of Science (Yoga) degree holder from Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (SYVASA) University, Bengaluru. He is also a diploma holder in Yoga Studies from Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga (MDNIY), New Delhi.
Anuj Kumar
Anuj holds a bachelor degree in physical education and a one-year diploma in yoga science from Morarji Desai National institute of Yoga (MDNIY), New Delhi. He has a rich yoga teaching experience where in the last six years he has taught yogic practices in some of the leading fitness centers of Delhi. Anuj has attended several National Yoga Weeks, conducted by MDNIY, New Delhi to keep himself abreast in yoga and to continuously hone his yoga skills.

Location

This yoga vacation will take place at Akshara Yoga School in Pilibhit, India. Pilibhit is located on the sub-Himalayan plateau in the foothills of Shivalik range. Because of its geographical advantage, Pilibhit district is home to rich forests and water bodies. It has several scenic places which can be perfect gateways for outings.

This Yoga Retreat is vegetarian-friendly

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Food

Akshara Yoga School is a unique place where healthy and pure vegetarian organic food is served daily to all yoga school residents. A light and balanced vegetarian diet is considered conducive for yoga practice according to Haṭha yoga. Cereals and vegetables are grown organically on their own farm and served fresh. The school has many orchards for seasonal supplies of fruits as well.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Organic
  • Whole food
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Join the organic kitchen gardening
  • Learn traditional Madhubani painting
  • Try how to prepare Indian cooking

What's included

  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Asana, pranayama, and dhyana
  • Daily healthy organic or vegetarian meals
  • Daily yoga practices
  • Lecture, asana adjustment, and teaching methodology
  • Transfer from the airport

What's not included

  • Airfare to Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL)
  • Transfer to Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL)

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL). Transfer from the airport is included. The organizer will pick you up from the airport.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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