6 Days Chakra and Kundalini Meditation and Yoga Retreat in Rishikesh, India

  • Durga Guest House, Lakshman Jhula, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, 249302, India


Kundalini Chakra Meditation and Yoga Retreat India

  • 5 days with instruction
  • Due to stresses, polluted environment, and imbalanced lifestyles, your chakras can get blocked. The retreat offers you the well research techniques, innovative methodologies, and cutting edge technologies to awaken your special powers, realign distorted chakras, and attain an elevated state of well-being. It aims to help you synchronize the vibrations of each chakra using color, light, sound, aroma, energy work, crystals and stones, and sacred geometry.


    • Daily yoga practice
    • Chakra awakening sessions
    • Kundalini and chakras workshops
    • Daily meditation and pranayama classes
    • Mantra chanting and yogic philosophy study
    • Practice at a tranquil and inspiring ashram
    • 3 hearty yogic meals everyday and chai
    • 5 nights accommodation


      • Instruction language: English
      • Spoken languages: English
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    Yoga Sadhna India offers simple, clean, and cheerful ashram-styled rooms. The rooms are suitable for all your basic need and provide you with a tranquil and peacful environment to practice. A limited number of single rooms is available at an additional cost of 125 USD for the retreat duration.

    Knowledge and control

    You will be offered insight into the body’s chakra system which influences the maintenance of a healthy mind and body. You can apply the knowledge to empower your own well-being and enhance the quality of your life.


    This topic will expose you to a variety of yogic practices and techniques that facilitate balance and the free flow of energy in the body. You will feel the therapeutic effects of such chakra-based healing in a matter of days.

    Skills development

    At Yoga Sadhna India, your yogic journey will not be limited to learning theoretic knowledge. You will learn new skills to understand your mind and body better and gain the ability to undo the damages that stress, unhealthy lifestyles, and modern living have on your well-being.

    Recreation and fun

    At Yoga Sadhna India, your training is expected to be both invigorating and fun. There is enough time for you to find seclusion, experience local delights and the unique Indian practices, and enjoy ashram-style living and food.

    Sample daily schedule

    • 07:00 - 07:30 Kundalini and chakra meditation
    • 07.30 - 08:00 Green tea break
    • 08:00 - 09:15 Yoga practice
    • 09:15 - 10:00 Breakfast
    • 11:00 - 13:00 Theory and philosophy study
    • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
    • 14:00 - 16:30 Rest
    • 16:45 - 17:15 Tea break
    • 17:15 - 18:15 Techniques session
    • 18:30 - 19:30 Mantra chanting and satsang
    • 20:00 - 21:00 Dinner

    You will also get one or two sessions of yogic counseling on the retreat. This retreat is completely self-motivated and driven. You may choose to opt out from any activity. However, it is highly recommended that you join Yoga Sadhna India for all the classes and activities. This retreat is open to participants of all levels of experience.

    • Attend a candlelight ceremony at dusk by the Ganges River
    • A visit to Rishis Cave
    • Hike up a mountaintop of the Himalayas for the majestic views
    • Sadhna Gupta

      Yoga Alliance USA (Hatha Yoga)

      Sadhna has been teaching yoga for the last six years and has been practicing yogic psychotherapy for over 20 years. She is a licensed psychotherapist and a certified Yoga Alliance USA yoga teacher. She has dedicated her life educating and imparting lifestyle changes to thousands of her clients in the East and West through supportive, non-judgmental ways of utilizing holistic and integrative approach of the mind, body, and heart.

    • Yogacharya Kapil

      Yoga Alliance RYT 500 (Hatha Yoga)

      Master Kapil, a yogi, born and brought up in in the foothills of Himalayas, has been pursuing yoga since childhood and teaching yoga for the last six years. His students come to learn from him from different countries. His teaching connects the traditional yoga with modern lifestyles, which he transitions smoothly and he masters the Hatha yoga style. Additionally, his emphasis on meditation with mind body psychology brings students following from across globe. He speaks from his heart and one has to listen to him to be inspired with his teachings.

    This retreat will take place in Rishikesh, close to the Ganges River and the Lakshman Jhoola Bridge. Rishikesh is a city surrounded by the mountain that is the beginning of the foothills of Himalayas, on the holy banks of the river Ganges. This city is also known as world capital of yoga. There is no better place to practice yoga than in Rishikesh. It has the biggest number of yoga ashrams and yoga courses in the world. Thus, no wonder people all over the world come to have yoga retreats in Rishikesh ashrams. In addition, it offers several other activities such as white water rafting, mountain trekking, Ganges Aarti, and many more.

    Nearby places

    • Delhi - 5 hours and 51 minutes, 230 kilometers
    • Jolly Grant Airport (DED) - 45 minutes, 15 kilometers
    • Boating nearby
    • Art classes
    • Cooking classes
    • Hiking
    • Massage
    • Mountain walking / trekking nearby
    • Shopping nearby
    • River nearby
    • Local market

    Home-cooked pure sattvic, vegetarian fresh food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be served and included in this retreat. Two times a day, tea will also be provided. Yoga Sadhna India will try their best to accommodate your food limitations, which you must specify prior to booking. At times it may not be possible for them to comply with each and every request.

    You may book herbal oil massages at an additional cost.

    • 1 yoga session daily
    • 3 delicious meals and two tea breaks a day
    • 3 outing trips as specified
    • 4 to five classes of various subjects a day
    • 5 nights accommodation
    • Lessons on Indian culture
    • Airfare
    • Herbal oil massages
    • Transportation to the ashram

    Arrival by airplane

    Please book your flight to arrive at Jolly Grant Airport (DED) in Rishikesh. This is a small, quiet, and recently renovated airport 15 kilometers away from Rishikesh.

    Arrival by bus

    From Delhi, this city is about 230 kilometers away and is well connected with buses. A bus journey may take about five to seven hours depending on the traffic and costs you about 330 to 730 INR.

    Arrival by taxi

    From Delhi, taxis can also be arranged at a price of approximately 100 USD.

    • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
    • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

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    • Review by Tracy Merry

      "The only place where i feel at home, after looking for many institutes."

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    • Review by Jenn Walsh

      "I participated in the yoga and meditation retreat in Delhi and I was very happy with the experience. It was a good value as I had a personalized yoga experience and delicious breakfast and lunch every day for a reasonable price. Sadhna and Kapil were welcoming and offered much information about Indian culture, in addition to yoga practice and philosophy. I recommend Yoga Sadhna India especially to those visiting India for the first time."

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      "Very good place to learn yoga. Join kapil ji yoga classes, they are great and join Sadhna ji's philosophy and anatomy class. They are great. It is the best school. I highly recommend this yoga school."

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      "I have done Yoga teacher training Course from Yoga Sadhna India. They teach very well here. Actually if you want to learn yoga, you should come here. They not only teach you one style, but they teach you many yoga styles. Especially for girls, I believe it is really good. I had searched many places and tried, but when I came here I felt very positive. The teachers are very nice. If you don’t know any particular pose, they don’t yell at you, but they tell you many other ways to do it. Philosophy was difficult but I liked yoga especially."

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      "I had such a great time here. I felt very welcomed. I was treated like a family. I learned a lot, philosophy of Yoga, practice yoga, and take time to meditate, learned about life, and very much felt rejuvenated. I very much enjoyed my time in India."

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      "I recommend Yog Sadhna India as a good place to improve one's yoga skills and learn about yoga philosophy. The food they served during my retreat was one of the highlights of my trip to India! Sadhna and Kapil made me feel welcome and at home throughout my week with them."

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      "My experience at Yog Sadhna India in Rishikesh was everything I had hoped for in a retreat. I was looking for a program that offered both yoga and meditation together. YSI offers a combination of yoga poses, meditation, pranayama breathing, chanting, and learning about yogic philosophy and history. I found this range of activities very educational and fulfilling. Also, I was looking for somewhere that was not a bare bones ashram but also not a cushy spa. YSI's retreat falls nicely in-between. My highest praise goes to the personal attention given by Sadhna and Kapil. They have made the curriculum flexible so that they can tailor it to the students in attendance. They were also very helpful with excursions and sightseeing in and around Rishikesh, as well as with any logistical arrangements I needed. We were well-fed with vegetarian meals, and the six day retreat passed all too quickly. In short, I would highly recommend Yog Sadhna India to anyone looking for a balanced retreat experience, knowledgeable instructors, and a personal touch. Namaste."

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      "My experience was amazing at yoga Sadhna India. They are amazing teachers. Master or Guru Kapil and Sadhna, taught us a lot. Asanas, they taught us, philosophy meditation, in a correct direction. I love it and I will be coming back for next 100 hours. I really recommend this place. Namaste."

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      "My experience at Yoga Sadhna India was wonderful. Me and my husband attended this course, and the experience was wonderful. The knowledge we got here, we didnt get anywhere else. We want to start our journey of yoga from here. It was a great time to understand true meaning of Yoga. It opened the mind to what is real. We understand that yoga is not to stand on your head but to get it in to our head. Food was great. Thanks for the chef. We are fortunate to have the real knowledge here. We are very thankful to Sadhna and Acharya Kapil for a great experience. We have moved around a lot and around a lot of teachers because we ourselves are teachers. It was important for us to have a good teaching leadership and experience and knowledge. We are thankful for our this journey into yoga."

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      "We were very comfortable with what we got in terms of knowledge, stay and the money we spent. We appreciate the knowledge and experience of teachers at Yoga Sadhna India, and that was important to us. Especially, they brought the knowledge to our level, as we have just scratched the surface of this knowledge. We really thank them."

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      "Yoga teacher training at Yoga Sadhna India in Rishikesh was very special for me. I learnt a lot about yoga here. The masters of Yoga Sadhna India were expert and knowledgeable. The food was good and the accommodation was comfortable. I definitely recommend Yoga Sadhna India to those who are looking to becoming a yoga teacher. I came with my pain in the knee and now it disappeared, which makes me very thankful and thrilled."

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      "My four weeks teacher training at Rishikesh with Yog Sadhna India passed by so quickly. With the team of teachers who taught us vigorously, everything was kept at a great pace. The program was intense. The knowledge was given in an organized fashion. What I liked specifically is that they not only taught us about yoga; they taught us how to be good yoga teachers. I learned details and interesting facts of yogic life. My learning curve went through a steep curve. The food was delicious, and the rooms were comfortable. I highly recommend this school to everybody, but be ready to work hard."

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      "Yog Sadhna India school changed my views and impacted my life deeply. The quality of yoga education was tough and challenging. By the 8th day, I could feel the difference in my way of approaching poses, my knowledge, and the insight into it. Master Kapil was very patient and knowledgeable. My appreciation and thanks to him. I highly recommend training at Yog Sadhna India. Thank You!"

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    New Delhi, Rishikesh, India

    Yoga Sadhna India, a Yoga Alliance certified school, offers yoga retreats, yoga teachers training, Ayurveda, painting, meditation, and yoga retreats held in various locations in India.

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