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Menopause is one of the major turning point in a woman’s life bringing both physical and emotional changes. This retreat will help you to manage menopause with the right awareness, yoga, meditation, and live a healthy life. Life is a series of milestones. Menopause is perhaps the best time to choose a new lifestyle and develop positive thinking.
The accommodation is known as West Wood. This is a private cottage situated in the hills in a very quiet location in Manali, Himachal Pradesh state, India. With the majestic grandeur of the Himalayas on one side, Beas river cutting across the town, verdant valleys, and grazing herds dotting the hillsides, apple orchards, and the folk music adding romance to the ambience, Manali presents a wondrous canvas to the traveler.
You can encounter adventure on the myriad trekking trails and routes while skiing on the snow slopes or rafting down the Beas river. As its magical charm enamours, you will ebulliently agree that it has rightly been christened as the valley of the Gods.
This is an intensive yoga and nature rejuvenation program led by Guru Yogacharini Amrita who brings over 20 years of dedicated research and personal experience to her unique yoga and breathing practices as well as remarkable wisdom and knowledge about the science of yoga. Yoga is not merely a form of exercise for the body. It is an ancient wisdom for a healthier, happier, and more peaceful way of living, which ultimately leads to union with the self.
Yoga is not just performing some acrobatic poses or huffing and puffing some pranayama or “sleeping” your way through the so-called meditation. It is an integrated way of life in which awareness and consciousness must be cultivated systematically. True yoga works with nature and is able to awaken the higher powers of nature within you. Embark on sacred, powerful, and healing journeys to the Himalayas for health, peace, and happiness.
Topics covered during the retreat are the introduction to menopause, general problems during menopause, effect of menopause on other systems of the body, osteoporosis between myth and reality, complimentary therapies for menopause, yoga and meditation for menopause, how to prevent breast cancer, and the importance of diet during menopause.
Daily nature walks and half-day hikes are included in the price.
Yogacharini Amrita is a writer, author, spiritual teacher, and educator. Apart from being a keen trekker, she is also a qualified yoga and meditation master in the tradition of Rishiculture Ashtanga yoga taught by Yogamaharishi Dr. Swami Gitananda Giri Guru Maharaj of Pondicherry, South India. This makes her the marketing, teaching, and preaching guru of yoga and meditation at Mountain Monk Yoga Retreats. She strives to empower others through her many workshops, programs, seminars, and articles.
Himachal Pradesh is a landscape that is tinted by golden sunsets and silvery snow. Rolling meadows dotted with wildflowers, this is a place to lift your spirits and discover your divinity within. Welcome to Himachal Pradesh, the Dev Bhumi and the land of the Gods. Nestling in the lap of the Himalaya, Himachal Pradesh holds an enviable diversity of mountain landscapes, a rich culture, and several entertainment opportunities. Its snow covered peaks, deep gorges, lush green valleys, thick woods, fast flowing rivers, enchanting lakes, and flower-filled meadows make it a traveler’s paradise.
Beyond forbidding heights of the greater Himalayas and by the banks of the shining river Beas, lies the fabled Silver valley, Kullu is also known as the valley of the living Gods. Small villages and hamlets occupy a large part of the valley, which is a rich blend of natural beauty and cultural heritage. Passing through these villages, you will feel as if you have stepped into an altogether new world.
The surroundings, the people, their customs, and traditions will leave you completely awestruck. The snow covered peaks, sparkling rivers, dense forests, terraced fields, and apple orchards have a magical effect on a tired soul.
Manali is at 6,500 feets above sea level and stands high in the clouds. A dream Himalayan hill station widely acclaimed as the “Queen of hill stations”, Manali’s charm is legendary and enchanting, where one holiday is just the beginning for much more to come. Mountain Monk Yoga Retreats organizes unique yoga wellness holidays for people who desire to connect more deeply with their true nature.
Daily vegetarian meals such as fruits, salads, fresh organic vegetables, juices, smoothies, chappatis, rice, lentils, and sprouts are included in the price and will be served during the retreat.
Please book your flight to arrive at Kullu Manali Airport (KUU) or Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL). Transfer from and to these airports are available upon request.
You can travel from New Delhi to Manali by Volvo AC bus. Volvo bus usually leave from New Delhi late in the evening and reach Manali by early morning. Travelling time is around 12 hours by road.