14 Days Meditation and Yoga Retreat in Rishikesh, India

14 Days Meditation and Yoga Retreat in Rishikesh, India

  • Hotel Hare Rama, Neelkanth Road, Laxman Jhula, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249302, India.

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Shiv Siddh Yog Peeth is pleased to be offering yoga retreats that present a perfect opportunity for all the yoga fans to get an informal introduction to the world of yoga and its practices. Carried out in a relaxed and leisurely atmosphere, these retreats are ideal for the guests to learn the principles of yoga, the various types of yoga being practiced around the world, the anatomy involved with the asanas (poses) and the benefits that can be derived from practice of yoga in your every day life.

Highlights

  • Daily Hatha yoga lessons
  • Daily Ayurveda yoga sessions
  • Weekly Ayurveda massage session
  • Meditation, pranayama, satsang class, and mantra chanting
  • Free weekly trips to local sites of interest
  • Healthy nutritious meals and drinks
  • Rafting or trekking excursion
  • 13 nights accommodation
  • 14 days with instruction
  • Hindi, Sanskrit, English
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The accommodation options are on shared double and private room occupancy basis. During the retreat, you will be staying at Hotel Hare Rama, situated near the Ganges river. Every room has hot shower and free Wi-Fi.

Shiv Siddh Yog Peeth offers the best setting for diving into an informal initiation into the enlightening world of yoga. A holy city with the holy river Ganges flowing through it, the banks of this river provide an ideal backdrop for these retreats, where the guests get to sit with yoga gurus and delve deeper into the philosophy of this ancient science form, which has the power to completely transform your life.

During the retreat, an average day would include an informal yoga and meditation class, a visit to the river bank for self practice, a short trek through the woods in the area or a shopping trip to the town, followed by an evening meal at a hotel, and interaction with other retreat members of the group.

Sample daily schedule

  • 05:45 Wake up and start the day with a fresh herbal tea.
  • 06:00 Mantras chanting, pranayama, and shatkarmas (internal cleansing practices)
  • 07:15 Meditational postures
  • 08:15 Morning meditation
  • 09:30 Breakfast
  • 10:30 Yoga anatomy and physiology
  • 11:30 Yoga and meditation philosophy
  • 12:30 Lunch
  • 13:30 Rest or self study
  • 16:00 Evening asana practice
  • 17:30 Meditation and pranayama
  • 18:00 Evening tea
  • 18:15 Evening meditation
  • 19:15 Dinner
  • 20:15 Self study
  • 21:30 Lights off

This retreat includes a short trek through the woods in the area.

  • Pandit Sachitanand

    Pandit Sachitanand, the founder of Shiv Siddh Yog Peeth was born in the Himalayas, in a village named Likhwar Gaon, Tehri Garhwal, Uttarakhand. He was born in a Brahmin family and brought up in very spiritual environment learning from his grandfather. He started learning yoga as a young boy and was a lot focused towards the welfare of people. So he decided to go to the capital of yoga, Rishikesh. In his young ages, he learned yoga from various Gurus continued deepening his practices so that he could do something for the society. He strongly believes the teachings of Shrimad Bhagwad Gita.

  • Kushal Bisht

    Yoga Alliance RYT 200 (Yoga)

    Kushal is a highly experienced yoga anatomy and physiology teacher who has been teaching for a couple of years incorporating yoga and anatomy and physiology. He has a beautiful style of connecting the spiritual science with the modern science as for a person it is very important to know one's body structures to get deeper to their consciousness so this is his approach to making easier this journey of people. Professionally, he is Masters in Yogic Sciences and while doing the degree only he got selected by his Gurus to serve Indian Army as a yoga trainer in Raiwala Cantt, Dehradun for one year.

  • Mahesh Bhatt

    Yogi Mahesh Bhatt is an experienced yoga philosophy teacher who has a different and effective style of delivering his knowledge to others. During his studies, he was two times gold medalist in P.G. Diploma (yogic science) and in his Masters in yogic science as well. He has experience of teaching in schools and colleges in workshops also. He also contributed his services overseas doing various workshops. His work experience is a guide to his personality that he is highly skilled and dedicated to his work.

  • Vinay Panesar

    If you are looking for who not only teach you asanas but actually have skills to take out of your best from you, Yogi Vinay Panesar is one of those gems, which Rishikesh has. Born and brought up in Rishikesh, Vinay was very much passionate for his yogic practice. He was always a teacher in sharing his knowledge of asanas to his friends and family, and which turned him to a successful teacher. Vinay has a strong base in Hatha yoga and now specialized in teaching Vinyasa yoga.

  • Devendra Dhaundiyal

    Devendra is a multi-style yoga trainer who has a great approach towards his teachings. He has a strong base in Hatha yoga as he is a trained Hatha yoga teacher. Professionally he has done certificate and diploma courses in Yogic Sciences and now he has completed his Masters in Yogic Sciences as well. Apart from being a trained Hatha yoga teacher, he is also well in Ashtanga-Vinyasa flow. His variety of this multi-style teaching makes him unique. He has a long-term experience of training people and giving them the exact foundation in their practices.

Shiv Siddh Yog Peeth resides in Rishikesh, the yoga capital of the world. The divine flow of the holy Ganga River and cool breeze of the Himalayan Mountains energizes every cell of your being. Rishikesh has a rich spiritual history. It vibrates with the energies of great yogis who have been meditating for thousands of years. It is a perfect place for your yoga retreat.

Activities
  • Massage
  • Mountain walking / trekking
  • Shopping nearby
  • Swimming nearby
General
  • Dining area
  • River
Services
  • Free Wi-Fi

The healthy and nutritious food is prepared by Ayurvedic chefs with oriental spices and herbs for enhancing the well-being of the students. Each dish is prepared with a mindset to support the high demands of the program.

During your free time, you may take part in special Gange prayer ceremony (Aarti) tour, trek and explore the city of Rishikesh, or take a peaceful nap.

This retreat includes one session of Ayurveda massage per week.

  • 13 nights accommodation
  • Daily Ayurveda yoga sessions
  • Daily Hatha yoga lessons
  • Free weekly trips to local sites of interest
  • Healthy nutritious meals and drinks
  • Meditation, pranayama, satsang class, and mantra chanting
  • One session of Ayurveda massage per week
  • Special Ganga prayer ceremony (Aarti) tour
  • Trekking and sight seeing of beautiful Rishikesh
  • Additional activities
  • Airfare
  • Airport transfer

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Jolly Grant Airport (DED). Transfer from and to the airport is available upon request.

Arrival by train

If you fly to Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL), from Delhi, you may take a train until Rishikesh Railway Station.

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 30% 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

Shiv Siddh Yog Peeth RYS 200 Yoga School in Rishikesh India registered yoga school, conducts Yoga Alliance certified 200-hour residential yoga teacher training

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14 days / 13 nights

Availability

This retreat is available all year round, with arrival on the first or the sixteenth day of each month.

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