Manifest whatever you want with yoga. Really, whatever you want, it is possible!
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India is the birthplace of yoga and is considered as one of the most spiritual places on Earth. Each year, yoga enthusiasts from all over the world flock to India to experience yoga in all forms, be it within an ashram, a spiritual retreat in Rishikesh, or even a relaxing yoga retreat on the beaches of Goa.
While both a yoga school and a yoga ashram offer yoga instructions, an ashram is typically linked to spirituality. At an ashram, you will find basic necessities and very little room for indulgences. You are expected to help out with day to day chores, and should do so with discipline.
Aside from your daily yoga and meditation practice, you follow the strict routine of the ashram, which include waking up early, practice breathing exercises, meditate, practice yoga asana and eat simple, vegetarian food. The living quarters are very basic and distractions (i.e. your phones and tablets are not allowed).
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Kerala, Goa, Rishikesh, Ganges area
India is where yoga was first mentioned in a written text around 3,000 years ago.
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Yoga was first practiced in India around 5000 BC. Up to this day, it is still widely practiced in the country. Most yoga holidays in India will be composed of tours of the many yoga ashrams, as well as accommodations in yoga resorts. They all aim at cultivating one’s spirituality and focus. So, what are you waiting for? Explore this exotic land by booking one of our many yoga retreats in India!
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