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7 Day Meditation and Yoga Retreat in Muni Ki Reti

Yoga Niketan Ashram, Shivanand Nagar, Muni ki Reti, Rishikesh, India

Meditation and Yoga Retreat India

This retreat program focuses on stress and anxiety management and features high impact stress-busting classic techniques of meditation and Hatha yoga. The techniques preached in this retreat help the professional to develop "awareness" of the self and the environment. Yoga helps a person manage anxiety by relaxing his alertness. A person who has a "relaxed alertness" is awakened to life experiences.

Meet the instructors

Yogi
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Highlights

  • Daily yoga classes
  • Daily meditation sessions
  • Experience natural living Ashram-style living
  • Enjoy exciting nature excursions
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Daily vegetarian meals

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Yoga styles


7 days with instruction in English
The organizer also speaks: Hindi
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Accommodation

Check-in Time:
12:00
Check-out Time:
12:00

Shiva Yoga Niketan is a well-appointed, comfortably furnished and modern facility, ideal for a comfortable stay in Rishikesh, India.

Program

You will learn the following

  • Experience a “non-commercial” natural living ashram-style living.
  • Detoxify your individual self, while absorbing the huge invigoration that yoga provides through guided learning.
  • Experience trekking amidst hills and adventures like rafting on the Ganges.
  • Experience the culture, by mixing with the locals of this amazingly charming town that is bursting with energy in its simplicity.
  • To top it, take back a “certificate of retreat participation” from Shiva Yoga Niketan (a Yoga Alliance registered school).

What does this retreat course cover?

  • Yoga asanas: students will be able to gain extensive knowledge and performance expertise on yoga postures. With increased flexibility and stability, they will find themselves in utmost peace.
  • Meditation: meditation is a disciplined practice that promotes physical, mental and emotional tranquility with the purpose of reaching samadhi (self-realization).
  • Pranayama (breathing practices): pranayama is an ancient yogic breathing technique that is used as preparation for meditation and is a vital aspect of practicing yoga. It improves the respiratory system and purifies the body and mind.
  • One Ayurvedic massage: the skin needs to be oiled to keep on going uninterruptedly. Ayurvedic oil massage is the best ailment for such purpose.
  • Nature excursions, Rishikesh is an ancient holy town and it has been always one of the most renowned destinations for nature lovers, adventure lovers, pilgrimages. The nature excursions include the three most renowned nature-full and sacred-full locations.
  • Tour the waterfall, nature excursions start from day second with the most beautiful waterfall of Rishikesh (near the waterfall) which has a natural pool to relax and enjoy the precious moments of the life, tour the Himalayas. On the fourth day, they will take the students to the Himalaya with an altitude of 1,645 meters above sea level, where they can have glances of the most prominent and highest Himalayas ranges as well as enchanting morning sunrise with yoga and meditation session.

Daily schedule

  • 06:00 - 07:00 Pranayama, kriyas, and meditation
  • 07:00 - 08:00 Hatha yoga asana practice
  • 08:15 - 08:30 Tea break and breakfast lectures
  • 09:30 - 10:30 Yoga principles philosophy
  • 10:00 - 11:30 Anatomy class
  • 11:30 - 12:00 Rest and self-study
  • 12:00 - 12:30 Lunch
  • 14:00 - 15:30 Chanting, meditation, and yoga Nidra
  • 16:00 - 16:30 Tea break
  • 16:30 - 17:30 Hatha yoga asana practice including teaching practicums
  • 18:00 - 19:00 Ganga aarti
  • 19:30 - 20:00 Dinner
  • 20:30 - 21:00 Kirtan and meditation
  • 22:00 Lights off

Included excursions

Nature excursions start from the second day with the most beautiful waterfall of Rishikesh (near the waterfall) which has a natural pool to relax and enjoy the precious moments of the life, tour the Himalayas. On the fourth day, you will be taken to the Himalaya with an altitude of 1,645 meters above sea level, where you can have glances of the most prominent and highest Himalayas ranges as well as enchanting morning sunrise with yoga and meditation session.

Instructors

Yogi Bhupesh

Retreat location

Shiva Yoga Niketan is situated on the bank of the holy Ganga River, about 200 meters from the Lakshmanjhula Bridge, four kilometers from the Rishikesh town, and 25 kilometers from Haridwar. Shiva Yoga Niketan is only 35 kilometers from Dehradun airport.

Distances:

  • Ganga River, 200 meters
  • Rishikesh town, 4 kilometers
  • Haridwar, 25 kilometers
  • Jolly Grant Airport (DED), 35 kilometers

Unique features

General

  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Dining area
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Garden
  • Lobby
  • Meditation garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke-free property
  • Terrace
  • Yoga shala

Services

  • Currency exchange
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Medical assistance
  • Newspapers
  • Tour assistance

This Yoga Retreat is vegetarian-friendly

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Food

Shiva Yoga Niketan attempts to promote a yogic lifestyle. Vegetarian meals and herbal teas are served three times daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner prepared in Shiva Yoga Niketan's own equipped kitchen, using filtered water.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

The following drinks are included:

  • Water
  • Coffee
  • Tea

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

What's included

  • 2 outdoor tours
  • 6 nights comfortable accommodation in an AC room with attached bathroom
  • Daily vegetarian meals (3 times a day)
  • Yoga course material, two yoga books, one notebook, and Rudraksha Mala

What's not included

  • Airport transfers

How to get there

Recommended Airports

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Jolly Grant Airport (DED) or Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL). Jolly Grant airport at Dehradun is the nearest airport to Rishikesh which is approximately 35 kilometers away. Popular carriers like Air India, Spice Jet, and Jet Airways often have daily flights from New Delhi. Apart from Delhi, there is a flight from Lucknow to Dehradun as well. Once you reach the airport, you can opt for a regular taxi or bus service which is easily available from Dehradun to Rishikesh.

Arrival by bus

Being a popular tourist destination, Rishikesh has a good network of buses connecting it with important places such as Haridwar, Dehradun, and New Delhi. Buses depart in the morning and late evening from the Kashmere Gate ISBT, New Delhi for Rishikesh every day. You can choose from a regular, deluxe or a luxurious coach.

Arrival by train

The nearest railhead to Rishikesh is in Haridwar which is approximately 25 kilometers away. Haridwar, in turn, is linked to major Indian cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Lucknow, and Varanasi. Some of the popular trains are Shatabadi Express, Jan Shatabdi, AC Special Express and Mussoorie Express. For those making the journey to Rishikesh, it is advisable to take the train till Haridwar and then either take a bus or hire a taxi to Rishikesh. While the bus would take about 45 minutes, the taxi will take you to Rishikesh in about half an hour.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 44% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
7 days / 6 nights
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Availability

Available to start any month of the year on the seventh day of the month.

 
Special discount

A discount in the packages will be given for groups of 5 or 10 participants. Please ask Shiva Yoga Niketan for more information.

 

Saturday March 13, 2021
(7 days / 6 nights)

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