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Yoga Retreats (7)

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28 Days 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Goa, India

March 6-April 2 | April 5-May 2, 2019
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    10 Days Meditation and Yoga Retreat in Goa, India

    February | March | April | May | October
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    7 Days Yoga and Meditation Retreat in Goa, India

    February | March | April | May, 2019
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    Instructors (3)

    Manav Sethi

    Samita Sethi


    Reviews (78)

    Mai Vu

    from Vietnam, February 2019

    "Such a beautiful journey"

    Our campus is actually not the Lotus but one on the riverbank (Drishti Yoga International). It was so quiet and peaceful. I love all the teachers at Drishti (Sam, Manav, Kunal, Shambu, Oliver and etc). What we learnt there was beyond my expectations. The focus is not just on asanas but also philosophy, arts of teaching, pranayama and meditation. If you are looking for a 200h TTC, I would highly recommend Drishti with Samita and Manav!

    Dina Fernandes

    from Portugal, February 2019

    "Fantastic experience "

    Everything was good, the availability of the teachers. Anything you needed they were there. The location, simply amazing. Highly recommended

    Lara Davis

    from Netherlands, January 2019

    "To infinity and beyond "

    Everything was perfect. I could not have asked for a better Yoga Teacher Training.

    It was located at a lovely secluded riverside property, but relatively close to the beaches and hustle and bustle of South Goa for the weekends.

    The schedule was packed and intensive but highly informative and fun. It caused us to grow so much in the short period of time. This was also enabled by the small group size of 11.

    The teachers were inspiring and kept us disciplined while keeping it fun and warm. It was cool how much we learned on yogic philosophy as it created a whole new dimension to yoga (for me).

    Finally, the food was delicious, vegetarian/vegan and healthy. We were often spoilt for choice with a buffet 3 times a day.

    Julia Alber

    from Austria, February 2019

    "Really valuable and recommendable experience! :) "

    What I valued the most is the place Manac and Samita created - an ernergy where you can only grow, learn and improve.

    I definitly learned a lot about yoga, but I also learned a lot about myself, which I am really grateful for!

    I was impressed by the teacher, such real people, full of compassion, patience and love for everyone.

    Each day they give you the realest smiles and help you improve yourself!

    It‘s hard to describe in words, it is really something you have to experience, I would definitly do it again and recommend it to everyone!

    Tiziana Bertinotti

    from Great Britain, February 2019

    "Thank you so much!"

    Thank you so much for the wonderful holiday and experience I've just had at Lotus. I loved everything about it! Manav and Samita are simply amazing and do their best to make your stay a memorable experience. The quality of the Yoga is excellent, the food is delicious and the location is perfect (right on the beach). I've had a wonderful time, met some very interesting and lovely people and relaxed a lot. I highly recommend this place and their awesome staff. Thank you for everything!

    Delia Pasqualini

    from Netherlands, January 2019

    "A wonderful experience"

    The yoga sessions, the teachings, the professionalism, the kindness, the energies, the view, the location, the crew who served and assisted the attendees at the retreat

    Deepak Shrivastava

    from Japan, January 2019

    "Awesome Experience !!"



    from United States, January 2019

    "Good vibes only!"

    I loved the total vibe; the teachers, the classes, the beach and the food!

    Beth Merrifield

    from Great Britain, January 2019

    "Beautiful retreat right on the beach"

    I liked the different styles of yoga practised. Nice variety. Location was brilliant. Couldn’t recommend this place more ☺️


    from Great Britain, January 2019

    "Great Stay!!!"

    I thoroughly enjoyed the quiet location, the vibe of the place and especially watching the Sun set each night. The yoga was always challenging and interesting which each class different from the last.

    One thing worth mentioning, which might affect a persons decision, is if you don't like dogs. I'm a dog lover so no issue for me but for those who do not enjoy dogs there are a number of dogs on the property which have been rescued by Manav and Sam.

    Gunnar Strand

    from Norway, January 2019

    "Yoga paradise"

    The atmosphere is amazing and the location is perfect. The owners Manav and Samita, manager Tom and the whole staff are absolutely amazing. And not to forget Kundalini with Oliver. All classes are excellent even for an absolute beginner like me.

    I did 7 days of classes and it was so sad to leave. But I am definitely coming back. Sooner rather than later.

    Beth Mercer

    from Great Britain, January 2019

    "Totally utterly SUPERB!"

    I loved everything about Lotus Yoga. It's really laidback with the lovely little bamboo huts which are simple, comfortable, clean and have everything you need in them. Thee food was so good - really tasty varied and nutritious. And no-one ever gets ill at Lotus. The kitchen staff are great and nothing is too much trouble. There are 2 yoga shalas - one over looking the sea and the other set back slightly - both are great. The yoga teaching is outstanding. Manav and Sam are both brilliant teachers and very warm personalities. Krishna and Oli are also awesome. The classes are strong and varied and compliment each other. As hosts Lotus make you feel so at home and relaxed. It's a great easy going family atmosphere. Tom and Sunni were great as front of house type people. I had a brilliant time and would definitely go back. I LOVED it! Thank you Manav, Sam and all the team...xxx

    Agnieszka Kolan

    from Poland, December 2018

    "I strongly recommend"

    Lovely place, very good food, great yoga classes! Thank you!

    Andrea Dee

    from Great Britain, May 2018

    "A very special place 😍"

    Great, kind energy, the instructor keep challenging you phisycally and mentally, the view is breath taking. It feels like a little peace of heaven. Amazing service

    Andreia Silva

    from Portugal, May 2018

    I loved everything. I went without knowing nothing about the place or someone that had been there, and I don't regret a thing. I did my ttc and it was amazing. The food, the staf, the teachers, everything was great. Very friendly and concerned. I came home a lot more richer.

    Goedele Mary Billiauw

    from India, May 2018

    "1full week of yoga and relaxing"

    I absolutely loved my stay. The yoga classes were extremely good: high level but still open for any level. Every class was well explained and the instructors were very professional, yet open for feedback.

    The shacks were comfortable and I had everything I needed. The food tasted excellent and was always healthy.

    I was very satistified by this retreat!

    Heather Zhang

    from Hong Kong, April 2018

    "The Perfect Beach Yoga Retreat!"

    Manav and Samita were excellent instructors; my practice has progressed & deepened so much further in these 10 days than in the last 4 years that I've been practicing! The location was also perfect right by the beach. They allowed flexibility in your schedule and was very accommodating. The team there aside from the instructors were also very kind and helpful. It was truly a great experience. Even the huts offered an authentic experience. Really worth it. I would do this again!

    Carol Sanders

    from Montenegro, April 2018

    "Priceless. Even better than I could have imagined"

    Yoga teacher training from Indian instructors (owners) who are thoughtful, kind and fun. Delicious meals and super-helpful & friendly staff. Beachfront yoga classes. Guided meditation on the beach. Clean and comfortable beach huts with porch hammocks, ocean view and queen bed with mosquito net tents. Close to shops and restaurants. Not pretentious and completely authentic to the Indian culture. Boat trip to a private beach for yoga class. Field trip to spice farm. Plus Samita’s henna skills are unparalleled. Great price!! Will absolutely be back. Highly recommend for Yoga Alliance teacher certification. Small class sizes so tons of one on one help.

    Amanda Mattsson

    from Sweden, April 2018

    "Perfect located just at the beach"

    Everything! Manav and Samita are very friendly and helpful. And their knowledge of yoga is impressive. Location just at the beach with two nice shalas. Great vegetarian food!

    Siv Møller Christoffersen

    from Denmark, March 2018

    "A fantastic retreat"

    I liked everything about this place; amazing friendly staff, warm and relaxing atmosphere, the sound of the waves, the healthy food, and incredibly good yoga..

    Will for sure visit this place again.

    Patricia Vicente

    from Great Britain, March 2018

    "Amazing experience, I will never forget"

    I liked everything about it. I loved staying at Lotus, I met amazing people and we all shared the same beautiful experience. Manav and Samita were amazing Yoga teachers as well as beautiful people. The guys working at Lotus were also really helpful and very friendly, they also made the experience really enjoyable. I loved every second, I will never forget my time in Lotus. Thank you so much. Patricia.

    Caroline Volther

    from Denmark, March 2018

    It's a fantastic yoga retreat that I can only recommend other people to join. Manav and Samita are such nice and welcoming human beings and incredible good teachers. Their staff are helpful and service minded and also make you feel at home and very welcome. The place is literally situated on the beach with the sunset in front of the shala for the evening yoga session - simply perfect.

    Bashar Juneidi

    from United Arab Emirates, March 2018

    "Amazing "

    The owners (also yoga teachers) were amazing ... great service cominng from the heart ... helpful and great fun

    Vicki Filer

    from Great Britain, March 2018

    "Trip of a lifetime"

    i don't even know where to begin with what I liked, everything was fabulous. Samita and Manav are both not only fantastic yoga teachers, but also wonderfully welcoming and lovely people and nothing was too much trouble.

    The food was delicious and there was always a great variety for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Oh and the juices and smoothies were so fresh and tasty!

    we were so well looked after by everyone at the retreat and the whole vibe was just so easy going and relaxing, I only wish I could have stayed longer!

    Highly recommend the Lotus Oasis Beach Huts and will be definitely be booking again!

    Natasa Ilic

    from United Arab Emirates, March 2018

    It was the best thing which I done for my self in life! Samita & MAnav were amazing...it was a dream trip, starting with a place, yoga classes , people who are staying as a guest through the staff...thank you all, it was magical.

    Paula Lough

    from Great Britain, March 2018

    The beach hut was simple but comfortable and had everything you need. There were lovely touches like the bowl of water that was refreshed every morning on your porch to wash your feet before entering to stop you traipsing sand all over your hut. I also like the hammock outside where I would sit and read or listen to my neighbour playing guitar.

    The food was very tasty and being vegan there was very little I couldn't eat. The staff were always mindful to tell me what was vegan friendly and what wasn't.

    Both instructors are very friendly and skilled at teaching yoga to different levels in the same class giving alternative postures or poses to the less experienced or flexible so that people didn't feel left out or inadequate.

    There was a great community spirit with everyone getting along.

    The location is amazing being at the south end of the beach which seems to be a bit quieter than the north end. You can hear the sounds of the Arabian Sea as you are drifting off to sleep.

    I also appreciated the airport transfers as this removed a lot of stress arriving and departing a country I had never been to and felt intimidated by.

    Malou Van Breevoort

    from Netherlands, March 2018

    "Perfect time in a perfect place! "

    When arriving after a crazy travel session from South-Africa ended uo in this little gem, where all was exactly how India should be, a little different then anyhting you know but always cool. The people very friendly and the place very relaxt.

    Irina Popa

    from Great Britain, February 2018

    "What an amazing experience!"

    Everything was perfect - the location, weather, people, food - Manav & Sam are truly gifted and their teaching techniques cannot be compared with any Western classes

    Malika Lu

    from Canada, February 2018

    "Great stay at Lotus Oasis!"

    The quality of the yoga instruction, as well as Sam & Manav’s hospitality. The shala facing the ocean was incredible!

    Meryana Ashkar

    from Canada, February 2018

    Loved the location, the food, the yoga instructors. Its a perfect place to get away and relax

    Lorraine Black

    from United Arab Emirates, February 2018

    Very relaxing chilled environment, staff very friendly and the place has a very nice vibe.

    Milena Carruzzo

    from Switzerland, February 2018

    "Great experience "

    The owners managed to create a great environment for people to feel welcomed and very comfortable! I loved the yoga in front of the ocean.

    Lydia Danner

    from United States, February 2018

    "Inspiring yoga at inspired location"

    Yogis Manav and Samita were excellent teachers and hosts. Food was exceptional. Facilities right on the ocean. Sunsets extraordinary.

    Andrea Friedle

    from Great Britain, February 2018

    "Yoga paradise right on a beautiful and tranquil beach"

    The retreat is located in a great spot, right on the beautiful beach and towards the end of the beach where it is more quiet and you can relax. It was amazing being able to see the sunset whilst doing yoga and hearing the sound of the waves. Unfortunately I got sick and wasn't able to do the whole retreat. However, I appreciated Manav and Samita's support and flexibility with it.

    Katia Mallia

    from Malta, February 2018

    "Best yoga retreat I've been to"

    I loved my time at Lotus Oasis Yoga, it was like I was home with my family. The instructors and staff are amazing people, always willing to help and to make you feel at home. The location is amazing, right on the beach with beautiful sunsets every evening. The food is always different and always delicious. The room was comfy and had everything I needed. The yoga and instructors was just what I was looking for, I came out after each class feeling really good. Manav and Samita are really good teachers, they push you to get better and guide you on what to do really well. Basically for a yoga retreat in Goa, don't look any further. I will definitely be back :)

    Janet Parsons

    from Great Britain, February 2018

    Excellent yoga tuition and perfect location.

    Food amazing.

    Stacey Marjerrison

    from Canada, January 2018

    "Thank you Samira and Manav"

    Manav and Samita have created a gorgeous place with a beautiful vibe. As yoga instructors they are both authentic and supportive in such a way that each of us present were able to grow stronger during our stays. The atmosphere is so laid back, and each person can thus tailor their experience to meet their needs. The accommodations are perfect for the place (beach huts - with individual bathrooms, great mosquito nets, only cold water showers), encouraging like-minded relaxed yoga travellers to visit. The vegetarian food is absolutely delicious and plentiful. Thanks so much for such a lovely stay!

    Anne Pill

    from Great Britain, January 2018

    "Paradise "

    The atmosphere that Manav and Sammi created was one of tranquility and peace. The setting was beautiful, doing yoga at sunset was exceptional. There was a lovely area to relax out of the sun, where you really felt the softness of the sea breeze.

    They were excellent yogis, encouraging me to do what I thought was impossible. The food was next to none.

    Julia Davies

    from Great Britain, January 2018

    "Most perfect resort"

    This being my first time as a solo traveller I found Lotus Oasis resort the most wonderful nurturing environment with everyone feeling that they have become part of a large caring family. Nothing is too much trouble as all the staff do their utmost to assist with anything that you require. The atmosphere is so calming and relaxed and Manav an Samita are the most excellent hosts making everyone feel so welcome. All the staff have the same ethos. The food is absolutely top rate with a wonderful varied selection of Indian vegetarian dishes. Although the accommodation is basic that is its total charm. I may have arrived on my own at the age of 59 but I was never alone as everyone , no matter what age , is like minded and so sociable. It was the most perfect 10 days with really challenging yoga overlooking the sea. The sound of the waves crashing is an added bonus. I could not fault my experience. Thank you Manav and Samita- truly a wonderful retreat.

    Kamilla Seljelid

    from Norway, January 2018

    "A stay you won’t regret!"

    I spent 10 days at Lotus Oasis at the beginning of January, and I couldn’t have had a better time. The yoga teachers, Samita, Manav and Rama are experienced, kind and friendly with great teaching skills. Everyone who was working there made their best effort to make sure I had a great time.

    Sanju, Ravi and Santosh - the boys working in the restaurant - always welcomed us with a smile accompanied by an incredible service! It’s lovated ON the beach, so everything you do is to the sound of the ocean. The beach was clean (cleaned each morning) and I was offered to have my hut cleaned every day. It got a bit cool in the evening, so I recommend bringing a sweater or a cardigan. I will definitely return again, and again and again.


    from Great Britain, January 2018

    "It was amazing holiday!"

    I am travelling around the world but this place it was amazing👍

    Christine Tong

    from Italy, January 2018

    "Great place to relax and get stronger"

    Yoga sessions were varied - mixture of strength work, hip openers, core - and a good length (90 mins) to allow meditation or breath work too.

    The yoga instructors are very competent, adjusting as and when necessary, and very helpful in showing different options for poses.

    The food is fantastic! And special served meals for Christmas and New Year...awesome!

    A variety of activities such as movie night and live music night make this a really friendly yoga retreat.

    Jeanie Lacey

    from United Arab Emirates, December 2017

    "Amazing Yoga Holiday "

    I loved everything. It was charming and so cool. The Yogis Manav and Sam were excellent. The food was absolutely delicious. I wish I could have stayed longer. Look no further, this is the place to go to in India.


    from India, December 2017

    Very friendly, well prepared personnel. Wonderful evening with live music.

    Robie Sewell

    from Great Britain, November 2017

    "Book this place"

    After many hours searching the internet for different yoga reteats I decided on The Lotus Oasis Yoga retreat. It was the best decision I ever made.

    Manav and his wife Sam have created the most beautiful and welcoming place I have ever stayed.

    The location of the resort and how it is positioned on the beach are excellent.

    Every morning I would step from my bungalow straight onto the sand walk onto the beach and wake up in paradise.

    Morning and afternoon yoga lesson on this beach were fantastic. Manav and Sam are excellent teachers.

    The relaxed atmosphere and friendly guests made me feel at home straight away. I made many news friends who I will be seeing again.

    My Yoga improved more than I thought possible in such a short space of time.

    This was the best holiday I have ever had and will be returning here as soon as possible.

    Jenny Clarke

    from Great Britain, November 2017

    "Far exceeded my high expectations!"

    Reading the other reviews before leaving for Oasis Lotus, I knew that I was in for a pretty great stay, but Sam, Manav and the team surprised me every day with their wonderful hospitality and I couldn't recommend the retreat enough! I am a beginner to yoga, and whilst the classes were challenging, there were plenty of variations I could try if it moved on to more advanced positions. It was particularly spectacular to finish the evening class facing the sun setting over the ocean.

    The retreat itself is just as beautiful as I could have hoped - comfortable and characterful, with places to sunbathe as well as escape the sun when the midday heat got intense. The upstairs area provided the perfect place to read in the ocean breeze and cool down. On to the food - among the best I have ever tasted, we were treated to a variety of different options every meal time, making it a rare occasion that the group didn't go up for second or even third helpings!

    Patnem beach itself is an excellent location for this kind of experience - it has a safe, quiet, untouched feel, whilst offering the option to visit bars and hear some live music - you could be as sociable or self-contained as you liked. Sam and Manav were always keen to help with any queries about areas to travel or how to shop, which made me feel more confident as a lone traveller to try checking out some of the neighbouring beaches. All in all I have a hard time imagining who wouldn't enjoy Oasis Lotus - a perfect retreat.

    Dana Bendikova

    from Great Britain, March 2017

    Manav and Samita are great people, warm and friendly.

    Araceli Aizpurua Martín

    from Spain, January 2019


    Being all day in the sand, hearing the waves, watching stunning sunrises and sunsets, the company (people), the food, the amazing yoga classes and the atmosphere overall, made this place and this full experience a real unique one for me. It goes beyond expectations in every way. I encourage to spend few days in Lotus Oasis Yoga to anyone looking for good yoga lessons, for a relaxing disconnection, for a beautiful and humble stay in Goa and a for a boost of great energy, among others. In my case, the very first moment that I stood in this place I felt like I already did not want to leave and I am sure I will be back again as soon as possible. Thanks for everything Lotus Oasis Yoga Team :).


    from France, January 2019

    "To be well in your mind and in your body !!"

    Les cours variés avec des professeurs très attentifs et charismatiques !

    Maria Elena Martinos

    from Spain, January 2019

    "A trip to a parallel and wonderful dimension"

    I would definitely recommend Lotus Retreat, especially if you are looking to find a illuminating experience through Yoga that opens your heart, mind and soul. Its privileged natural environment is something you’ll hardly forget, and the resort is absolutely lovely: clean, basic, yet confortable with a remarkable laid back chill out area in which you can admire the ocean’s inmensity, spectacular sunsets, delighted by a gentle sea breeze.

    Lotus’ crew is so nice and smiling, while food is homemade, fresh and delicious.

    Teachers are absolutely great, all of them explain very well each asana, even the tougher ones, inspiring you to challenge yourself everyday a little bit more, always respecting your body and feelings. I feel I learnt so much. Manav and Samita create real magic in their classes, with them you’ll find yourself making yoga postures you wouldn’t ever imagine to. A special thanks goes to Oliver, our Kundalini teacher, who guided us trough an real emotional journey in each class, making me understand from my inside how much we are all connected in love.

    People getting there of all ages, cultures and different backgrounds merge in Lotus because of a shared sensibility towards themselves and the human being. I knew fantastic persons, laughed so much and learnt a lot of different cultures. Most of all I’m sure we settled very good bases of longlasting friendships.

    I have no words to thank everybody around me in this journey.

    Namaste and see you in December 2019!

    Toni Sebesta

    from United States, January 2019

    "Feeling well prepared to give Yoga classes back home!"

    I liked the intensity, physically and theoretically. We had to learn a lot in a short time, also tried to stick to the yogi lifestyle regarding Karma, nutrition and interaction. It was a real lesson requiring lots of effort - which was it definitely worth! Teachers are educating well, caring and helpful, also strickt which is necessary or no learning in this beautiful scenery at the beach would be possible. Loved the huts and the food, also that rooms were cleaned. Looking forward to spreading more of real Yogi Vibes in Berlin!

    Johan Osinga

    from India, December 2018

    "Patnem vibes. "

    Along the waves of Patnem you are surrounded by the friendly and tranquil atmosphere of Lotus Oasis Yoga Retreat. Amazing hospitality, great staff, great food, great accomodation and excellent yoga.

    Well done!


    from Germany, December 2018

    Es war mein erster yoga retreat und ich bin echt begeistert. Es war eine super Atmosphäre, Super nette Leute und ich hab mich immer auf die yoga classes gefreut. Besonders berührt haben mich die Kundalini classes bei Olli!

    Aruna Patel

    from Netherlands, November 2018

    "Excellent yoga sessies "

    Yoga excellent, locatie perfect. Eten geweldig en altijd vers. Iedereen vriendelijk en hulpzaam.

    Pau Pijoan

    from Spain, November 2018

    "One of the best experience in India"

    The place is just awesome, located on the beatiful and quiet beach of Patnem. The huts are basic but you don’t need more and are perfect for the retreat. Staff is very friendly and Sam and Manav are the best teachers that one can have. There is a paceful athmosphere that makes Lotus Oasis just the perfect place to relax. Food is also very go.

    Paula Prill

    from Germany, May 2018

    "Wonderful experience!"

    I loved doing my TTC at Lotus! It was a very special month, and I loved every second of it. The whole team makes sure that everyone feels welcome and they create a great athmosphere. The whole TTC was very well structured, and I learned sooo much from the wonderful teachers in such a short time. I also loved the specials they did, such as Sunrise Yoga on a secluded beach after a boat-tour or a visit to an organic spicefarm with a tour, a great lunch and a Yoga-session there. It made the whole experience even more special.

    It was the best decision to book my TTC here and I would recommend it to anyone!

    Melissa D'abbraccio

    from Switzerland, April 2018

    Quietness of the place

    Maartje Schots

    from United States, April 2018

    "Great yoga retreat"

    Loved everything about it! Great instructors and the location is absolutely perfect!

    Teresa Pazos Fernandez

    from Great Britain, March 2018

    "Absolutely Wonderful"

    There is not words enough to describe all the wonderful of this place. Samita and Manav they are lovely and amazing teachers. They have an incredible energy and passion that make the classes marvellous. The food is so yummy and the place beautiful. The staff is also lovely and i met a great people there, making of this trip a magic and unforgettable experience.

    Pauline Langlois

    from India, March 2018

    Manav et samita sont de super professeurs très pédagogiques, à l’écoute, pro

    Qui transpirent la gentillesse et la bienveillance, comme toute l’équipe

    Octave Laurentin

    from France, March 2018

    "Incredible ! "

    Thank you for everything

    Everything perfect

    Cesar Thoualfakar Hussein

    from Germany, February 2018

    "Perfekter Ort für Yoga "


    Die Location

    Aber Vor allem die Leute. Man fühlt sich für 10 Tage in einer neun Familie

    Carolin Wolfersberger

    from United States, February 2018

    "Best Yoga place "

    It was the best time in my life and I am so thankful for everything what Manav and Samitha did. for US. They are the best

    Ombeline De La Teyssonniere

    from France, November 2017

    "Séjour magique au Lotus !"

    Équipe de choc

    Suivi de chacun pour le yoga

    Nourriture délicieuse

    Calme de début de saison les pieds dans l'eau

    Raymond Therouin

    from France, October 2017


    Les contenus des cours, et l'ecoute