In January, we’re all tired and with a budget that has yet to recover from the holidays. Still, January is the cheapest time of the year to travel.
After I gave birth to my son, I started to feel very depressed. I wasn’t sure why - I’d waited 9 months for him to get here, I was so excited! I shouldn’t be sad at all! This was when I learned about postpartum depression and, honestly, after that, I wasn’t sure what to do.
Whether you’re a yogi initiate or a complete layman when it comes to both yoga and Ayurveda, you may be taken aback by the concept of Ayurveda yoga.
It might sound like a contradiction, but if you’re after the idea of living an authentic yoga experience, while also having a fun sophisticated time, Goa is India’s best place to visit. India’s mixture of Portuguese and Hindu traditions makes it a unique place where you will find the best of both cultures. It boasts an impressive architecture, a deep spiritual feeling and an easy-going light spirit characteristic of its people.
You can be certain that Goa offers something for all tastes. You can indulge on its many pristine beaches; or head to Calangute or Baga for some superb dining experiences; or you may grab a book and head down to Morjim or Agonda beaches for a truly relaxing break from life; or even if you’d like to explore the night life after your yoga retreat, Goa has some of the best parties in India!
The territory of Goa used to be part of the Portuguese State of India. This area was ruled by Portugal soon after Vasco da Gama anchored off Goa’s coast in 1498, up until 1961 when it was recovered by the Republic of India.
Mid-November to mid-February
Rainy season, mid-June to October
Arambol, Mandrem Beach, Anjuna, Ashwem Beach
Goa is known as a true mecca for yogis. A yoga heaven since the ‘60s, it is most renowned for its abundance of retreats and yoga teacher training programs.
The Groove Yoga Festival (October), Zambhala (December), Yoga Rainbow Festival (April)
diphtheria, polio and tetanus, typhoid, hepatitis A, cholera.
Whether it’s for a short four-day stay or a week-long retreat, expect your yoga retreat in Goa to be memorable. Choose one out of the many beach resorts to accommodate you during your yoga retreat in Goa and we bet you won’t regret it! You should know that the monsoon season is at its peak during July and August. So, if you want to escape the rain, we recommend you choose your retreat dates outside time frame. But whenever you decide to go, prepare to feel the replenishing power of yoga sessions in the perfect yoga location!
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