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11 Days Iyengar Yoga Retreat India

  • Benaulim, Goa, India


Refreshing India Yoga Retreat

This refreshing Iyengar yoga retreat will take place in Benaulim in south Goa and you will be taught by greatly experienced Iyengar yoga instructors, Lynda Purvis and Gerry Chambers. It will take place in a private house in a quiet and calm area which is ideal for yoga practice. The venue is close to the beach and to the facilities of Benaulim and Colva. You won't regret having this excellent chance.


  • Daily asana practices
  • Daily Iyengar yoga classes
  • 1 hour of pranayama practices
  • Yoga classes with Lynda Purvis & Gerry Chambers
  • Free time to explore and relax
  • 10 nights' accommodation

Good to know

  • All ages are welcome as participants.

  • 10 days with instruction
  • English
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East West Yoga has reserved several twin-bedded hotel rooms for you to stay in. However, a variety of nearby accommodation options is also available and East West Yoga can provide assistance on this. You are suggested to discuss your requirements with East West Yoga. You are also free to find your own accommodation.

This retreat will take place in Benaulim, Goa, India. The area is ideal for practicing yoga since it is a quiet and calm area. Your accommodation is close to the beach and the facilities of Benaulim and Colva.

Nearby places

  • Goa International Airport (GOI) - 40 minutes by car
  • 10 nights' accommodation
  • Daily asana and pranayama classes
  • Daily yoga classes
  • Yoga blankets, bricks, and belts rental

The retreat will start at 07:30 on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 and finish mid-day on Friday, January 13, 2017. The classes will run every day except on Sunday, January 8, 2017. Your typical day will start with a one-hour pranayama class and followed by a 30-minute break. The asana class will begin at 09:00 and it will end by 12:00. The rest of the day is all up to you.

Arrival by airplane

Please arrive at Goa International Airport (GOI) and you can have a 40-minute taxi ride to the venue.

Group size

Maximum 10 persons.

What to bring

Yoga mat.

Passport / visa

A tourist travel visa will be required for you travel to India.

Additional information

For more information, ask your questions directly to East West Yoga, who will be happy to assist you. Simply click on the Send inquiry button to send a message.

  • Gerry Chambers

    Gerry Chambers has been a qualified Iyengar yoga teacher since 1980. Gerry is from Scotland and became interested in yoga in his mid 20’s when he lived in Canada. At York University in Toronto, he completed a postgraduate degree with a thesis on Zen. He has completed further postgrad studies in Indian Religions at Trinity Saint Davids University, Wales. Gerry moved to Bristol from London in 1999 to set up Yogawest, an Iyengar yoga centre, with his partner Lynda. He now lives in the beautiful county of Devon and travels to India regularly to learn from the Iyengar family.

  • Lynda Purvis

    Lynda Purvis has been a qualified Iyengar yoga teacher since 1990. Lynda is from New Zealand where she began yoga in the 80’s. She arrived in the UK after a few years traveling in Asia and started attending yoga classes in London where she trained as a teacher. From 1999 until 2011, Lynda was the co-owner and director of Yogawest in Bristol. She has been to India on many occasions to attend intensive courses and general classes with the Iyengar family.

For information about the booking conditions, please send East West Yoga an inquiry.

Devon, England, United Kingdom

East West Yoga is a company that offers yoga classes, workshops, and retreats in the tradition of BKS Iyengar. They also offer yoga therapy sessions and teacher training programs.

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from US$519

11 days / 10 nights


Arrival: Tuesday January 3, 2017
Departure: Friday January 13, 2017

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