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7 Days Ayurveda Yoga Healing Therapy Retreat in India

  • Shiva Rishi Yoga at Ganesh Palace near Dreams beach resort, Kunnuavilla temple road Kurakanni cliff, Varkala, Kerala 695141, India


Ayurveda Yoga Healing Therapy Retreat in India

Join Shiva Rishi Yoga at Varkala Cliff for a yoga and healing retreat in Kerala, India. In this program you will have yoga classes (asanas, pranayama, meditation) twice a day, along with varying massages 5 days a week of different styles (Ayurvedic / Marmic / Kalaripayattu massage) to increase your health from the in- and outside.


  • 2 daily yoga classes
  • Tantric pranayama techniques
  • Spiritual vacation trip every week
  • Daily varying massage sessions
  • Daily traditional Kerala lunch
  • 7 nights accommodation

Good to know

  • All ages are welcome as participants.

  • 7 days with instruction
  • English
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Varkala Beach is situated in south-west India on the Arabian Sea. With its backpacker vibe and various possibilities for Ayurveda yoga and adventure, it attracts numerous travelers of all kind. Varkala is a great place to relax or take long sunset walks on the cliffs through various fishermen villages. The rooftop studio and your hotel in Varkala is in 2 minutes walking distance from the beach, numerous shops and restaurants.

This holiday will take place in Varkala Cliff, Kerala, India.

  • 7 nights accommodation
  • 5 days a week of different styles of massage
  • Asanas, pranayama and meditation twice a day
  • Hilltop trekking
  • Kerala lunch and a selection of fruit juice / coconut daily

This program benefits the body and mind by:

  • Removing energy blockades by balancing the chakras and regulating energy distribution throughout the body.
  • Yoga strengthens the body and clears the mind from the inside, you will learn Hatha Vinyasa and hatha shanti yoga sequence, which you can further continue to practice on your own afterwards.
  • Massages function as acupuncture for the nadis / nerves from the outside and balance blood circulation and immune system.

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at the Trivandrum International Airport (TRV).

Airport transfers

Transfer from and to Trivandrum International Airport (TRV) on request.

There is an additional cost for the transfer.

Accommodation request / information

Air conditioning can be optionally requested from hotel staff against local surcharge and depends on availability.

What to bring

Please bring a pen and highlighter, pillow (if you have any neck or back issues and prefer soft pillows), torch (or phone with a good flashlight), a yoga mat (communal mats are provided but if you have one you like, feel free to bring it), extra towel (optional, but handy to have), any necessary medication or supplements, bathing suit, comfortable yoga clothes, mosquito repellent and sunscreen.

Special menu request / information

Please notify Shiva Rishi Yoga at Varkala Cliff for any dietary restrictions and allergies beforehand.

Passport / visa

Traveling to India requires a tourist visa.


Depending on the duration of your stay, several vaccinations are recommended. It is important to have at least hepatitis A + B and typhoid vaccinations. Other protections like DTP, rabies and cholera are good to have for longer stays. You can get information and vaccinations from your doctor or in travel / outdoor stores (i.e. globetrotter) as sometimes they will have a travel vaccination service where you can get information as well as vaccinations. Some medical insurances will cover most of the costs.

Additional information

For more information, ask your questions directly to Shiva Rishi Yoga at Varkala Cliff, who will be happy to assist you. Simply click on the Send inquiry button to send a message.

Beyond, you will make a spiritual vacation trip every week, as for example to Jatayu Para rock for a hilltop meditation, to golden island by boat to visit a temple and chant some mantras, or trekking in the mountains of Ponmudi. This program is special in that it offers you to experience a yogic lifestyle. You are always welcome to join (for free) their yogic community doing tantric pranayama techniques, mantra chanting, tantric pujas (fire ceremony), ayurvedic diet, and cooking classes.

Siva's life is totally dedicated to yoga. He has been practicing yoga for more than 10 years and is sharing his knowledge about yoga's philosophy and origins in Varkala.

As a Swami Satyananda disciple, his fascination for the teachings of Patanjali and his love for yoga practice have changed his life completely. He discovered yoga as a way of living is the perfect communion between mind, body and soul.

Siva himself practices yoga around 4 hours a day and has gained tremendous knowledge of the asanas (yoga postures), developing techniques he can make accessible to everyone, according to their level of experience and flexibility. Whether you are new on the path of yoga and self-discovery or are looking to deepen your existing practice, this yoga vacation will take you and your understanding of the true principles of yoga and conscious living to the next level.

A traditional Kerala lunch and a fruit juice / coconut per day is included in the package.

  • Hilltop meditations
  • Join yogi communities for mantra chanting
  • Mountain-trekking
  • Temple visit
  • Boating
  • Cooking classes
  • Massage
  • Shopping nearby
  • Spa
  • Swimming
  • Balcony
  • Beach
  • Caf nearby
  • Yoga deck
  • Toiletries
  • Wireless internet
For information about the booking conditions, please send Shiva Rishi Yoga at Varkala Cliff an inquiry.

Varkala, South India, India

Shiva Rishi Yoga is a company that offers courses and retreats with the objetive of spreading the message of yoga and helping all participants to live a healthy and harmonious life.

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from US$599

7 days / 6 nights

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