Relaxing Yoga and Meditation Retreat

Himalayan yoga Association offers 6 days yoga retreat program where one can live peacefully and feel relaxed, where one can practice yoga, meditation, and pranayama deeply or where one can sharpen their skills.

Retreat highlights

  • Kirtan night
  • Daily excursions
  • Program material
  • Daily meditation and yoga class
  • One Himalayan sightseeing trip
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Daily vegetarian meals

Yoga styles


5 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English

Airport transfer included: Dehradun Airport

Airport transfer available:
Indira Gandhi International Airport (US$75 per person)

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Accommodation

Facilities

  • Hot spring
  • Shopping
  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Volleyball court
  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Café
  • Dining area
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Luggage room / storage
  • Meditation garden
  • Picnic area
  • Restaurant
  • Yoga studio
  • Internet access
  • Tour assistance

You will stay in a private accommodation during this retreat.

Himalayan yoga Association India Yoga Retreat Program

Today, one out of every two people is surrounded by the trap of tension, stress or worries. We just wish to get some quality time for self from daily busy and hectic schedule. So, for the purpose of relaxing, refreshing and rejuvenating, “Yoga Retreat" program is designed. A yoga retreat is certainly a break from the daily schedule which in a very positive way offers some alone time from daily hustle and bustle. It is a perfect way to divert your mind from negative thoughts.

Himalayan yoga Association offers 6 days yoga retreat program where one can live peacefully and feel relaxed, where one can practice yoga, meditation, and pranayama deeply or where one can sharpen their skills. The daily excursion is included in this 6 days program so that one cannot get bored. The daily excursion includes a trip to nearby waterfalls (like Neergaddu Waterfall), temples (like Kunjapuri), Vashistha cave, ashrams, adventure activities and much more.

No doubt, yoga is the finest way to know or to connect with your true self. Regular practice of yoga and meditation will help you to reduce stress, anxiety, and disorders. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced one in this field, it doesn't matter at all. All that matter is your willingness to learn and practice yoga. If you are a beginner, then it will be a tremendous opportunity to start your yoga practice and if you are an experienced one, then it is a perfect way to deepen your yogic knowledge and skills. This yoga retreat program on the lap of nature and in the foothills of the Himalayas will relax not only your body but also your mind and soul.

Daily schedule

  • 06:00 Wake up
  • 06:30 Detox tea
  • 07:00 - 08:30 Pranayama and Vinyasa flow
  • 08:30 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Daily excursion
  • 12:30 Lunch
  • 16:00 - 17:30 Hatha yoga
  • 17:30 Tea break
  • 18:00 Meditation
  • 19:00 Dinner
  • 21:00 Lights off

Prerequisites

A high degree of self-motivation is required for all aspects of the course. The practice and especially the teaching of yoga demand a high degree of self-discipline and purity. To ensure the success of the program, participants are required to attend all spiritual activities, meditation sessions, lectures and asana classes. Meat, fish, eggs, black tea, coffee, alcohol, tobacco, drugs and nudity are prohibited during the course as they are counterproductive to the yoga practice. Participants who do not comply with the school rules may be dismissed from the course.

Discipline rules for students

Smoking and alcohol are strictly prohibited in the ashram.

If you are having a fast any day, you have to inform kitchen manager for avoiding food waste. Always make discipline, respect teachers and follow all rules.

Always be in the time, you are late means will not be permitted to join class.

Clear your books of account before departure from Himalayan yoga Association.

Before departure return your books, maps or any goods which you borrowed.

Himalayan Yoga Ashram provides accommodation for a student who join the yoga course. So any friends or relatives will not be included in accommodation however they can stay in ashram by renting another room.

Student have to be present in all scheduled program of Himalayan yoga Association.

Refund policy

An advance of a course fees will not be refundable, only in the case of emergency students can join us on other schedules. If student cancel the course, we accept cancellation but advance deposit will not be refund in cancellation. There is no charge of course cancellation. Student just has to inform by email.

Instructors

Yogi Rajesh
Yogi Rajesh has been living with holy and saintly people since his childhood. He was brought up in a place where spirituality is the home atmosphere. He is an expert in Hatha, Vinyasa flow, ashtanga yoga, Kundaliniyoga, Meditation, Pranayama, Mudra yoga, and Mantra chanting. He is pursuing a Master of Science Yoga Degree from Uttarakhand Sanskrit University in Haridwar.
Yogi Yogesh Ji
Yogesh Jakhmola is a young and dynamic teacher. He teaches Human Anatomy, Physiology & Yoga therapy at Himalayan yoga Association. His passion for teaching always inspires him to gain in-depth knowledge of his subject. His teaching is based on theory, discussion, and demonstration, using all tools and techniques. He has done Masters in Yoga Science & Yoga Therapy.
Moksha Ji
Moksha Priya Ji-Certified & registered yoga teacher at Himalayan yoga association, Rajkumari Chauhan ( Moksha priya ) 500 Hours RYT. 15 Years of Teaching experience around the world, Rajkumari ji teaches meditation, Pranayama, Hatha yoga, Mantras chanting & yoga philosophy. Moksha ji is one of the most popular teacher in the world and favorite teacher of all of us.
Yogi Ajay (Guru of founders)
Yogi ajay ji is born for yoga and as a guru to all Himalayan yoga association yogis, he considers his dharma, religion is to provide right direction and guidance to all walks of life people whoever come to him for his help whether economically or health related. He is the light, pure consciousness of all consciousness, soul of all souls, our words can not completely describe who is yogi ajay ji, ones have to meet him.
Himanshu Joshi
Himanshu ji is one of the accomplished yogi of 21st century. He is a very simple man, living with basic needs. The aim of his life is to educate people in yoga sciences because like many other accomplished yogis the wisdom he acquired through yoga sadhana. He considers himself a mean selected by the supreme being to spread yoga wisdom in the world. Himanshu ji is pursuing a master in Indian & Western philosophy, his perspective to see the life is enlightening, people love to talk to him and always want to be around him.
Yogi Deepraj ji
He is a gold medalist in international yoga championship events. His simplicity in life & teachings helps students to see the life with clarity. He is an ideal teacher to all yoga practitioners because his teachings are not limited to yoga but it also covers other important aspects of life such as cultivating love in practice, correct practices that rests the mind in order to established in the asanas. With more than 7 years of experience in asanas practice and teachings, he is always able to explain his students' subtle aspects of yoga asanas.

Retreat location

Rishikesh has always been the preferred location for yoga seekers all around the globe. The natural tranquil environment and holy ambience provide you the positive vibes to start your yoga practice peacefully. Not only the environment of Rishikesh but positivity, serenity and most importantly the right teaching you find here will prove again and again Rishikesh as Yoga Capital of the World. This small holy city is the ultimate choice for yoga & meditation.

This Yoga Retreat is vegetarian-friendly

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Food

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

What's included

  • 6 nights private accommodation
  • 3 times daily nutritious vegetarian meals and teas
  • Daily excursions
  • Program material
  • One the himalayas sightseeing trip
  • Free taxi-pickup from (DED) dehradun airport
  • Kirtan night

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

The closest and most convenient airport for you is to fly to Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL). If you are visiting India for the first time, then it is better for you to take a flight to Dehradun Airport (DED), and from Dehradun is a 30 minutes drive by car, so you save a hustle.

Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) to Rishikesh by car is a 6-hour journey. Himalayan Yoga Association have a transportation package for 150 USD which will cover your airport pick-up, transfer from Delhi to Rishikesh (by car) and after completion of the course transfer back from Rishikesh to Delhi. One way transportation i.e. Delhi airport to Rishikesh can also be availed for 75 USD.

In case your flight arrives late night and you want to stay overnight in Delhi, airport pick-up cost will be 25 USD and a reasonably good accommodation at a hotel in Delhi can be arranged for 40 or 50 USD. Himalayan yoga Association travel arrangements are executed under the supervision of professionals and they are always ready with a back-up plan, in case of emergencies.

Another good option is to travel by train (airport to New Delhi train station by car, then by train to Haridwar and from Haridwar to Rishikesh by car). Travel by bus is quite cheap but a bit inconvenient for first time visitors.

Cheap hotels can also be found in Delhi (Main Bazar, Paharganj area) for 10 to 20 USD. From Delhi airport to Paharganj can be reached by airport metro express in less than 20 minutes and it costs less than 2 USD.

If you opt to use public transportation to reach the school, please contact the school upon arriving in Rishikesh, so they can help you with directions for walking a short distance to the school.

It is safe to travel alone to Rishikesh, many tourists do it. However, it might be a bit challenging to travel by local buses or trains sometimes if you have never been to India before, as it is very different from other parts of the world.

Airport: Dehradun Airport Airport transfer included: Dehradun Airport No additional charges. You can request this in the next step.
Airport: Indira Gandhi International Airport Airport transfer available: Indira Gandhi International Airport (US$75 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 30% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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