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Is it a fantasy to wake up to the new faces, refreshing air and the golden sun that rays away from the past bruises of your life? It is a reality as you are in god’s own country. You are in Kerala where you are woken to the gongs of the ancient metal and for the sun salutation. In this sacred small city of Kovalam in Kerala, you will see a complete change in your life through the five-day Ayurveda and yoga retreat program offered by Akshi Yogashala.
You will get comfortable, deluxe rooms with all the modern facilities. The rooms are spacious with each room having an attached bathroom with a balcony and hot water. You will surely feel like a home away from home.
The five days retreat will prove to be a life-changing experience as you will find yourself energized, refreshed, and mentally relieved. You will be learning and practicing Ashtanga and Hatha yoga and meditation techniques under the guidance of expert yoga teachers and Ayurvedic practitioners. You will also be getting chakra cleansing, detoxification therapies, mud therapy and water therapy which are the most effective traditional form of treatments. Akshi Yogashala also conducts cooking classes to teach students different types of Ayurvedic food and make cooking a part of the curriculum. The recipes would help students prepare their own healthy and nutritious food after they get back home.
In the evening, students can visit the famous temples of Kovalam and learn more about Indian Gods and tradition.
Vivek Ji is known for providing reflective thoughts on each lesson to its students. He is a very knowledgeable yogi whose passion for yoga started at a young age. His father recognized his interest for yoga and motivated him into the life of a yogi. Vivek Ji had spent fifteen years learning yoga in an ashram, but his keenness to learn more made him venture into the Himalayas where he took mystic lessons from the sages. He also learned Naturopathy, Pranic healing, Acupressure, philosophy of Buddhism, Jainism and Sufism, Anatomy, and Physiology. He is now pursuing Ph.D.
Sanjeev Pandey Ji
Yogacharya Sanjeev Pandey Ji is a very popular Pranayama teacher in Rishikesh whose teaching style is enough to attract people to learn pranayama. The techniques he uses to teach pranayama are so impactful that no student is left without becoming a perfect master of this breathing form. His love for yoga was so intense that he even left his running business and started a life of a true yogi. He adopts the basic tenets of Hathayogapradipika, Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita and Gheranda Samhita in his teaching methodologies which make them so unique and interesting.
Sandeep Pandey Ji
Yogacharya Sandeep Pandey Ji is a master of meditation and pranayama. He had learned meditation and relaxation techniques from the different ashrams of Rishikesh which made him have a deeper insight into the many aspects of this art. He started his yogic journey as a disciple of Guru Swami Veda Bharti Ji in the Rama Sadhaka Ashram when he was only 11 years old. He is now pursuing Ph.D. in Yoga and is also now teaching the meditation and pranayama to the aspiring yogis.
Yogi Ashish’s charm lies in his dynamic teaching style and attractive personality. He is teaching yoga since last six years and within just a short period of time has shown exceptional mastery of teaching. He learned yoga from the International School of Yoga, Ved Niketan Dham in Rishikesh and also got the master degree in yogic science from the Sanskrit University in Uttarakhand. He is an avid traveler and love exploring new things. He had also attended many seminars and workshops on sports, physical education, and yoga.
Yogi Vikas is a famous yoga teacher for his exceptional style of teaching. He was also awarded for his excellence in World Yogasan Championship. He learned yoga from the famous Vishwaguru School of Yoga “Ved Niketan Dham” in Rishikesh. His four years of teaching experience has given him enough skills to comprehend his student's needs and teach them with precision and the keen eye on details on each aspect of yoga.
Tanushree teaches asanas, pranayama, meditation and other yoga forms to the people with great precision and dedication. She has seven years of yogic journey to her credit, which allows her to add newness and authenticity to the yoga. She did her post graduation in yoga from Sanskrit University in Haridwar. She also did six-month training from Ved Niketan Ashram and 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training from Jeevmoksha Yoga Gurukul. She had also been part of many internationally run seminars and had been invited the speaker in Californication beauty and spa in Kazakhstan.
Akshi Yogashala is located amidst the tall coconut trees and at the close proximity to the beach. Besides it is strategically located so that all the major spots are merely at a walking distance. Just imagine waking before the birds wake and getting the Surya Namaskar at the fall of the first rays - it is all nothing but a fantasy. You will feel you are now a part of what was earlier your unknown destination.
Food is prepared by Ayurvedic experts so you will be getting highly nutritious and delicious Indian food, keeping in mind the intense programs you are following. Akshi Yogashala would make sure your five days would be the most exciting moment of your life.
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