Earth Yoga Village is a conscious living spiritual community that offers a unique opportunity to experience living and being with not only wonderful healers and yogis with all kinds of talents, philosophies and inspiration, but also friends from all walks of life. The focus is on harmonizing body, mind and soul by exploring each aspect of well-being, combining physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual layers of your existence. The program aims to be the perfect refuge from your busy life, cultivating positiveness in your thoughts, feelings and emotions. They teach you how to practice positive thinking with an effect on your whole being including body, mind and soul. The program is an ideal starting point towards a healthier lifestyle physically and mentally - not only for your own self but the people around you that will be inspired.
Airport transfer available:
Dabolim Airport (US$29 per person)
The accommodation options for this programme are either the 10-bed female-only dormitory or sharing a triple bed Jungle Beach Hut (mixed gender). The beautiful and comfortable village holds space for up to 35 guests, an on-site kitchen where the meals are lovingly prepared, two yoga shalas, two healing and rejuvenation spaces, a small library, and a chill-out area. Bed linen, pillows, towels (not to be taken out of the village) and mosquito nets are all provided, as are blankets - if you need them!
Earth Yoga Village understands that each individual being is special and unique with a different focus and at a different stage in their lives. For this very reason, the flexible program caters for every guest’s personal needs. They believe in nurturing and nourishing the nature in each person and focus on tailoring the healing personally to restore balance, well-being, and happiness for everyone. Earth Yoga Village is setting the foundation to live in a state of bliss and contentment through balancing all aspects of your physical, causal, and astral body.
This retreat's program is suitable for the people who want to embark on a journey within and explore living in a community. From beginner to expert, the flexibility of the program allows joiners of all backgrounds and level. It is for anyone and everyone wanting to take a step towards a life in harmony and develop an understanding of what a balanced life means and makes you feel.
The objectives of this retreat are to bring balance back to life by harmonizing your body, mind, and soul, to focus on cultivating healthy living habits, to take time out for yourself, to connect with like-minded people that may inspire you further, and to ground yourself to mother earth and develop a sense of trust.
During the mindful Satsang, you will gather to open your heart and mind with a focus on living the life you love and loving the life you live, through various spiritual activities such as lectures, interactive discussions, different types of meditation, and questions and answers.
Please note that three hours per day or 18 hours per week are dedicated to your karma yoga practice, engaging in community work. The work can include a reception and kitchen help, cleaning and keep the dining area neat, building online and offline awareness, assisting classes and activities, etc. Your karma yoga work will be scheduled between 11 a.m and 5 p.m whenever/wherever Earth Yoga Village need help. (However in case of emergency it may be changed as needed).
Saturday is the community day in the village, the so-called Community. It is also a great opportunity to explore the many other beach restaurants in Palolem and around. There will be no check-ins or check-outs on Saturdays.
On your day of arrival please feel free to check in anytime from 2 p.m. You are welcome to join the program according to the daily schedule at any point after that. On your departure day, you are invited to join the last meditation and asana class in the morning and you can prepare to leave after brunch. Check-out time is 11 a.m.
The retreat will be held in Palolem Beach, Goa, India. Palolem Beach is largely unspoiled and is inhabited by both local fishermen and by foreign tourists who live in shacks along the shore or in the main village. The location offers an ideal place to explore the stunning beaches, beautiful local villages, and surrounding nature outside of your retreat schedule.
Earth Yoga Village is strongly engaged in making the village more eco-friendly. It runs partly on solar power and they work hard on adding further eco-friendly measures. Their connection with nature is vital and they strive towards that connection in their every day life and with every action.
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Daily breakfast, lunch, dinner and fruit are included in the package. At Earth Yoga Village, the staff understands the incredible benefits of nutritious food, as Hippocrates rightly said, and consider food to be a powerful healing tool. By using only fresh, seasonal herbs and vegetables from regional farmers, the daily menu of wonderfully nourishing vegan food supports self-healing of the body, enhances detoxification and leaves you feeling strong and rejuvenated.
They offer three buffet-style, healthy, and wholesome meals per day (Indian, Goan, and Continental cuisine), herbal tea throughout the day and unlimited filtered drinking water. Everything is made with love! Please let them know if you have any specific dietary requirements.
Apart from your daily schedule including yoga and meditation classes, open discussions about life, and evening activities such as open-mic night, kirtan, or yoga nidra, you are always welcome to explore the beautiful surroundings of Palolem beach. You can learn how to surf, spend some time sun-bathing, go for a swim, or explore the local village nearby.
The comfort, warmth and reassuring touch at our holistic spa will improve the body’s well-being by stimulating its own natural healing abilities. It allows you to restore both the physical and psychological Self.
In a blissful setting and with our skillful certified therapists we strive to give you a unique experience making you feel the most comfortable and relaxed version of yourself. After you indulge in our wellness treatments for the body you will leave with a sense of relaxation in your mind. The convenient layout of the daily schedule then allows you to rest the tired body and dwell in the blissful state of peace.
Please book your flight to arrive at Goa International Airport (GOI).
There are bus services with a regular interval of 30 minutes from the beach to the Kadamba Transport Corporation (KTC) bus depot in Margao. The nearest KTC deport is in Canacona. The village is located at the north end of the beach near Cozy Nook resort.
The nearest railway station is Canacona, which can be reached from the Madgoan junction railway station in just 30 minutes.
If you have requested for Earth Yoga Village to organize your taxi, transfers are valid between aforementioned locations only, they are not transferable to another location, nor refundable. Taxis can take no more than three guests per car. Please only take the taxi that has been booked for you as you will be liable to pay for the cost for the pre-booked taxi. Additional charges will have to be paid for delays over one hour.
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