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Yoga Retreat India

  • 7 days with instruction
  • This retreat program is made in such a way that individually you can go deeper in your meditation and yoga practice and together you share the joy and blissful moments in your own space. This retreat allows you to experience India in such a way that your visit to this enchanting land becomes a memorable and spiritual journey. In whichever state you are, whether you are a beginner or have been practicing with different teachers or individually, all are welcome to jump into it.

    Highlights

    • Morning yoga class
    • Daily guided meditations
    • Morning chanting and pranayama class
    • Royal Indian jungle experience
    • 6 nights accommodation
    • Herbal organic teas
    • 3 vegetarian meals

    Skill level

    • Beginner

    • Intermediate

    • Advanced

    Group sizes

    The maximum participants in the group is 8.

    Styles

    Languages

    • Instruction language: English
    • Spoken languages: English
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    Rishis International provides accommodation with excellent quality, assuring that you will have a pleasant and comfortable stay. If you are a solo traveler and wish to have more privacy, single person supplements are available for all rooms. If you don't mind sharing with other participants, Rishis International can find someone of the same sex to share with or if you wish to book along with a friend you can mention this in your booking, so Rishis International can arrange for your shared accommodation.

    Room options

    Zen deluxe private and double room with shared bathroom

    This room, with a magnificent view over the rice fields and tropical jungle, has two single beds that can be joined together. The room can either be booked individually (shared option only available for female solo travelers) or by a couple or two friends booking at the same time. Zen deluxe room has a shared bathroom with Zorba deluxe room.

    Zorba deluxe private and double room with shared bathroom

    This room, with a magnificent view over the rice fields and tropical jungle, has two single beds that can be joined together. The room can either be booked individually (shared option only available for female solo travelers) or by a couple or two friends booking at the same time. Zorba deluxe room has a shared bathroom with Zen deluxe room.

    Deluxe eco stone-bamboo hut with private bathroom

    For those who like to have their own private space and bathroom, Rishis International offers a luxurious eco stone hut. This hut has a double bed and a private bathroom with a bathtub and toilet. The hut can be booked either individually or by a couple or two friends booking at the same time.

    • 08:30 - 09:30 Morning meditation class with chanting and pranayama exercises
    • 09:30 - 10:30 Herbal tea and light healthy breakfast
    • 11:00 - 12:30 Hatha yoga class
    • 13.00 - 14:30 Brunch
    • 14.30 - 16.00 Rest time and time for individual consultations and sessions (optional)
    • 16:00 - 16:30 Chai and Ayurvedic bites
    • 17:00 - 18:30 Hatha yoga and meditation class
    • 19:00 - 20.30 Dinner
    • 21:00 - 22:00 Bonfire and evening celebrations
    • Antar Khirad

      Antar is a yoga teacher and Ayurvedic massage therapist. He was born in India and has been living in Holland since 2000. Ever since, he has been sharing internationally his life time experience of Ayurveda, yoga, and meditation. Antar teaches yoga that is inspired by ancient teachings in India. In his yoga lessons, you will learn not only yoga postures, you will also get to learn how to maintain your yogic energy, your meditation in daily life, the right balance between body and mind, the way to remain healthy and calm within yourself, and step by step to go deeper in yoga consciousness.

    • Stuti Singh

      A nomad at heart, Stuti's journey started since she was young. Growing up, she was influenced by her father which is where she first got to know about spirituality and yoga. A strong desire to find some stability and tranquility led her to Sivananda Ashram where she formally underwent training to become a yoga teacher. Along with this, she has attended various yoga and meditation camps learning and going deeper in it. Since then, she has been traveling and conducting programs which include beginners, intermediate as well as being part of teacher training classes as an assistant teacher.

    Rishis International is situated in a tropical jungle at the banks of the Ganges River in a small hidden village, unknown to tourists. This enchanting city is located at the footsteps of the Himalayas, at the bank of the famous river Ganges. This is a city of ashrams, temples, yoga schools, and spiritual gatherings, having its own charm.

    It is also ideally situated for visits to the nearby Raja National Park, where guests can have guided tours to see the majestic wildlife of India.

    Nearby places

    • Rishikesh, 15 kilometers

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    Food is an art to prepare and to receive. At the retreat, the food is based on Ayurvedic ingredients and is prepared with love and care and with high hygienic standards. You will be served vegetarian Indian sattvic cuisine cooked in traditional style.

    Food is a very important part of life so Rishis International tries to offer a balanced menu, with dishes that give nourishment to your body and that is easy to digest, in order to keep you calm and help you to go deeper in meditation. In the retreat, Rishis International shares with you the knowledge of how to make a simple act such as eating into a meditative practice.

    The following meals are included:

    • Breakfast
    • Brunch
    • Dinner
    • Snacks
    • Drinks

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

    • Vegetarian
    • Ayurvedic
    (If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation)

    Guests of this retreat will be offered the option to book personal Ayurvedic consultations and individual Ayurvedic massage sessions. Ayurvedic wellness treatments such as Shirodhara and steam bath can be booked as well. Rishis International requests the guest to give a sign in advance if they wish to receive such a treatment, so that all necessary elements can be arranged.

    • 2 daily yoga class
    • 2 daily guided meditations
    • 3 vegetarian sattvic meals
    • 6 nights accommodation
    • Herbal organic teas
    • Morning chanting and pranayama class
    • Royal Indian jungle experience
    • Airport transport fee from Dehradun Airport (DED)
    • Ayurvedic consultations
    • Individual Ayurvedic massage sessions
    • Flights

    Arrival by airplane

    Please book your flight to arrive at Dehradun Airport (DED). Rishis International provides shuttle taxi services for the guests from both Rishikesh and from airport, charging a minimal service fee based on the local tariff. The cost of the taxi service from Rishikesh can be estimated at 15 EUR and the taxi service from Dehradun Airport (DED) at 30 EUR, which is to be paid directly to the driver. You will be picked up by the driver at the agreed point at the city or airport and dropped of at the resort, making your retreat fully hassle-free.

    • A reservation requires a deposit of 25% of the total price.
    • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
    • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

    Rishikesh, India

    Rishis International is a small scale eco-inspired resort. It offers yoga vacations, retreats, and holidays where you go deeper in your spiritual practice.

    Speaks English

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    7 days / 6 nights

    Availability

    Arrival: Monday March 19, 2018
    Departure: Sunday March 25, 2018

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