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8 Days Sacred Spirituality and Yoga Retreat in India

Meditation and Yoga Retreat India

Join Nuria and Ariane for a magical yoga getaway at Satsanga, a boutique retreat center in the heart of beautiful Goa, India. Wake up with the sun and take the time to explore the sacred spirituality of India and the different aspects of the practice. With a very small group of participants and attention from two loving and dedicated teachers, this retreat will be an unforgettable experience.

Retreat highlights

  • Daily yoga classes
  • Morning meditation and pranayama
  • Plenty of free time to explore the surrounding areas
  • Exploration of the various archetypes associated with Hindu deities
  • Beautiful surprises during the retreat
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Daily delicious meals
  • Airport transfers

Skill level

  • Beginner

Yoga styles

8 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
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Satsanga is voted as one of the best retreat centers in India. It is located in a peaceful village in Verla Canca, Goa. Surrounded by lush jungle and only minutes away from the beach, Satsanga is one of the most beautiful and serene centers in India. The boutique retreat center has two yoga shalas, a beautiful pool, lush tropical gardens, an Ayurvedic spa, and an on-site organic Ayurvedic chef.

Nuria Reed India Yoga Retreat Program

People from all levels are encouraged to come to this retreat to get to know themselves on the mat and explore their edge. Through this program, you will deepen your understanding of yourself and your body, gain strength, flexibility, and a sense of spaciousness in the mind and calmness in the heart.

Morning program

The day starts early with morning meditation and pranayama (breath practice) as the sun rises over the edge of the jungle. You will explore your bodies with two asana (yoga) classes a day. There will be a stronger morning Vinyasa flow class and a softer evening Yin and Restorative class. The morning flow will have an emphasis on the core and alignment and you will be encouraged to try new things, build strength, and flexibility.

Evening program

The evening Yin and Restorative yoga practices help to transform physical and mental stuckness which manifests in the trouble areas (hips and shoulders) in the body. Between practices, you will dive into the teachings of yoga through an exploration of the various archetypes associated with Hindu deities and how their stories apply to you. The practices include meditation, mudra, mantra, and some beautiful surprises along the way.

Sample daily schedule

  • 06:00 Pranayama and meditation
  • 07:00 Tea and snack
  • 08:00 Vinyasa yoga class
  • 10:00 Breakfast
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 17:00 Restorative and Yin yoga class
  • 18:00 Dinner


Nuria Reed
Nuria Reed is a leader in the new generation of yoga teachers and yoga entrepreneurs. Her strong leadership and in-depth training gives her style and skill, both in and out of the yoga studio. She combines creative sequencing, attention to anatomy, and a deep understanding of the true nature of the self assisting her students in achieving a new level of energy and awareness. She is the creator of California Flow, a new way of experiencing yoga. Her students describe her classes as strong and deep yet fluid and profoundly transformative.
Ariane Albecker
Ariane completed her initial teacher training at Satsanga Retreat center with Heather Elton in 2012. It is a dream to return to Satsanga and lead a joint retreat with Nuria. Since her initial teacher training, Ariane have both expanded her breath and focus of yoga in areas of Yin, Restorative, pranayama, philosophy, and asana.

Retreat location

The retreat will be held at Satsanga Retreat. It is situated in a beautiful village in Verla Canca and is located between Anjuna Beach and Mapusa, Goa, India.

Nearby location:

  • Goa International Airport (GOI), 45 kilometers
  • Mapusa bus station, 5 kilometers
  • Tivin train station, 12 kilometers



  • Massage
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Shopping
  • Spa
  • Swimming


  • Beach nearby
  • Café nearby
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Garden
  • Meditation garden
  • Yoga shala


  • ATM / banking nearby
  • Local market
  • Mosquito net

This Yoga Retreat is vegetarian-friendly

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You will be served vegetarian meals made with the freshest ingredients purchased at the local markets daily. Locally grown and organic foods are used whenever possible. For breakfast, you will enjoy a buffet breakfast with tropical fruits, muesli, yogurt, oatmeal, and freshly baked bread with butter and jams.

Afternoon and evening meals vary daily and include beautifully prepared traditional Indian and Ayurvedic dishes.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Drinks

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

  • Vegetarian
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)

  • Explore the village
  • Go to beaches (Arjuna Beach, Ashwem Beach, Arambol Beach, or Calangute Beach)
  • Reading book
  • Shopping at Anjuna Flea Market, Mapusa Market, or Saturday Night Market
  • Spa
  • Swimming

Spa treatments

Satsanga Retreat strives to create an environment that supports your inward journey. During your stay, you can enjoy an array of rejuvenation treatments for additional costs. Satsanga offers Swedish massage as well as traditional abhyanga Ayurvedic massage and shirodhara. Also available is chakra rebalancing, energy work, shen therapy, or Ayurvedic consultations.

There is also a resident acupuncturist who offers acupuncture, cupping, and moxibustion for those that would like to be treated with traditional Chinese medicine.

What's included

  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Airport transfer from and to Goa International Airport (GOI)
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea, and snack
  • Daily yoga classes
  • Meditation and pranayama

What's not included

  • Airfares
  • Optional treatments

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Goa International Airport (GOI). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Nuria Reed Yoga will pick you up from the airport.

Arrival by bus

Take a bus to the nearest bus station, Mapusa.

Arrival by train

You can take a train ride from any cities in India and arrive in Tivim train station.

Cancellation Policy

  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 2 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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