10 Days Yoga and Meditation Retreat with Sam and Manav in Goa, India

Yoga Retreat India

Lotus Oasis Beach Huts Village Resort is happy to host this yoga retreat in Goa with Sam and Manav, the founders and main instructors. This yoga retreat provides an immersive set up for you to strengthen your body and relax your mind at the same time. You will be deeply involved in tailor-made yoga classes involving pranayama, different styles of yoga practices like Yin, Ashtanga, Vinyasa, and Hatha workshops and plenty of time to soak up the sun!

Retreat highlights

  • 2 daily yoga classes
  • Various yoga styles including Ashtanga, Hatha, Yin, and Nidra
  • Certification for a number of hours and days covered in the retreat
  • 1 yoga session on a secluded island which is accessible only by boat
  • Trip to waterfall and one yoga session in the jungle
  • 3 daily vegetarian meals, tea, coffee, and juice
  • 9 nights accommodation

Yoga styles


9 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 16

Airport transfer available:
Dabolim Airport (US$35 per person)

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Accommodation

Facilities

  • Bar
  • Café
  • Concierge desk
  • Dining area
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Lounge
  • Luggage room / storage
  • Restaurant
  • Special menu request
  • Yoga shala
  • ATM / banking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Board rental
  • Car rental
  • Convenience / grocery store
  • Currency exchange
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry
  • Library
  • Newspapers
  • Patio

The accommodation is of tropical bamboo beach cabanas. Staying in these huts on the beach with the sound of the ocean and a few dogs will get you really close to nature and can really calm you down. Single and double occupancies are available.

Lotus Oasis Beach Huts Village Yoga Retreat Goa Itinerary

Day 1

  • 13:00 Check in starts
  • 16:30 Fire ceremony and registration - wear something white for a good start (not a compulsion)
  • 19:00 Indian buffet dinner

Day 2

  • 08:00 Tea, coffee, and juice
  • 08:30 Ashtanga led class (90 minutes)
  • 10:00 Breakfast
  • 12:30 Lunch
  • 16:00 Tea, coffee, and juice
  • 16:30 Hatha led (90 minutes )
  • 19:00 Dinner

Day 3

  • 08:00 Tea, coffee, and juice
  • 08:30 Ashtanga led class (90 minutes)
  • 10:00 Breakfast
  • 12:30 Lunch
  • 16:00 Tea, coffee, and juice
  • 16:30 Hatha led (90 minutes )
  • 19:00 Dinner

Day 4

  • 08:00 Tea, coffee, and juice
  • 08:30 Dynamic flow (theme: balance)
  • 10:00 Breakfast
  • 12:30 Lunch
  • 16:00 Tea, coffee, and juice
  • 16:30 Dynamic flow (theme: backbends and heart openers)
  • 19:00 Dinner

Day 5

  • 08:00 Tea, coffee, and juice
  • 08:30 Dynamic flow (theme: core strength)
  • 10:00 Breakfast
  • 12:30 Lunch
  • 16:00 Tea, coffee, and juice
  • 16:30 Yoga Nidra with chakra balancing
  • 19:00 Dinner

Day 6

  • 08:00 Tea, coffee, and juice
  • 08:30 Dynamic flow (theme: inversions)
  • 10:00 Breakfast
  • 11:00 Excursion to a spice farm and waterfall in Netravali forest
  • 16:00 Slow flow in the jungle at the spice farm
  • 17:45 Back to Lotus
  • 19:00 Dinner

Day 7

  • 08:00 Tea, coffee, and juice
  • 08:30 Dynamic flow (sun salutation A and B and variations, practice with closed eyes)
  • 10:00 Breakfast
  • 11:30 Karma yoga (optional)
  • 12:30 Lunch
  • 16:00 Tea, coffee, and juice
  • 19:00 Yin yoga
  • 20:30 Dinner

Day 8

  • 12 November 2017
  • 09:00 Breakfast followed by a full free day

You can opt for a cooking class at an extra charge or can just go to the next beach for some shopping.

Day 9

  • 08:00 Tea, coffee, and juice
  • 08:30 Pranayama (breathing techniques)
  • 10:00 Breakfast
  • 12:30 Lunch
  • 16:00 Tea, coffee, and juice
  • 16:30 Dynamic challenging Hatha led class
  • 19:00 Dinner

Day 10

  • 08:00 Tea, coffee, and juice
  • 08:30 Ashtanga primary series (standing postures)
  • 10:00 Breakfast
  • 12:30 Lunch
  • 16:00 Tea, coffee, and juice
  • 16:30 Closing fire ceremony and certification with group pictures on the beach
  • 19:00 Dinner

Day 11

  • 08:00 Tea, coffee, and juice
  • 10:00 Breakfast
  • 11:30 Check out

Included excursions

The price of this retreat includes a waterfall trip and spice farm tour and yoga class as well as Butterfly Beach trip and yoga class on the beach

Instructors

Manav Sethi
Yoga Alliance RYT 200 (Yoga)
Manav is the owner of Lotus Oasis Beach Huts Village Resort. He is a fire dancer and an RYT-200 yoga teacher.
Samita Sethi
Yoga Alliance RYT 200 (Yoga)
Sam is a co-owner and chef of Lotus Oasis Beach Huts Village Resort. She is a yoga teacher with RYT-200 certification.

Retreat location

Patnem Beach is part of Canacona, which is a district in South Goa, India. Patnem is one of the very few undiscovered beaches in Goa and is still not commercialized, although it is very close to Palolem Beach, which is totally the opposite. So, staying in Patnem, you can relax and enjoy your time and when you want to shop or want to see busy beaches of Goa, Palolem, Agonda, and other beaches are easily accessible.

Nearby places

  • Canacona bus station, 2.5 kilometers
  • Canacona Railway Station, 3.1 kilometers
  • Colomb beach, 1.5 kilometers
  • Goa International Airport (GOI), 59 kilometers
  • Palolem beach, 2.5 kilometers

Unique features

Activities

  • Boating
  • Cooking classes
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Massage
  • Pilates
  • Reiki
  • Stand up paddle boarding
  • Swimming
  • Wave boarding

General

  • Balcony
  • Bar
  • Beach
  • Café
  • Concierge desk
  • Dining area
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Hammock
  • Lobby
  • Lounge
  • Luggage room / storage
  • Restaurant
  • Special menu request
  • Yoga shala
  • Pet friendly
  • Patio

Services

  • ATM / banking
  • Board rental
  • Car rental
  • Convenience / grocery store
  • Currency exchange
  • Free bottled water
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • In-room dining
  • Laundry
  • Library
  • Local market
  • Meeting room
  • Mosquito net
  • Newspapers
  • Tour assistance

This Yoga Retreat is vegetarian-friendly

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Food

Lotus Oasis Beach Huts Village Resort offers healthy organic vegetarian and vegan buffet meals every day. The meals are included in the price. You will also be provided with tea, coffee, and juice twice daily.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Organic
  • Other dietary requirements on request
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Dolphin trips
  • Fishing trips
  • Jungle hikes to waterfalls
  • Paddleboard surfing
  • Trips to other beaches close-by
  • Trip to temples around

What's included

  • 2 yoga classes daily
  • 9 nights accommodation
  • All vegetarian meals
  • Butterfly Beach trip and yoga class on the beach
  • Tea, coffee, and juice every morning and evening
  • Waterfall trip

What's not included

  • Airfare
  • Airport transfers
  • Extra activities

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flights to arrive at Goa International Airport (GOI). Transfer from and to this airport is available on request at 30 EUR one way.

Arrival by train

The nearest train stations are Margao Railway Station and Canacona Railway Station. The resort can also arrange a pickup from these stations.

Arrival by bus

If you reach Goa by bus, you need to get down at Margao KTC Bus Stand, in which you can be picked up at an extra cost.

Airport: Dabolim Airport Airport transfer available: Dabolim Airport (US$35 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 20 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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This vacation is available on 5th and 20th every month from:

  • October 5, 2017 to May 5, 2018
  • October 5, 2018 to May 5, 2019
  • October 5, 2019 to May 5, 2020

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