6 Days Meditation and Yoga Retreat in Rishikesh, India

6 Days Meditation and Yoga Retreat in Rishikesh, India

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

Pranayama and Meditation Retreat India

Yoga Sadhna India offers you a meditation and pranayama retreat designed to help you rejuvenate your spirit. Yog Sadhna is dedicated to preserve and to educate students internationally with authentic ancient Indian yogic education, which has been passed along to by rishis and yogis of the past. They specialize in adopting the new frontiers of research in neuro and bio mind psychology in to their yogic lectures and practices. Their staff is trained with its best traditions and maturely adapts the current advances of this field into our trainings. Yoga is a journey of the self through the self and to the self.

Highlights

  • Yoga philosophy classes
  • 2 daily meditation sessions
  • Meditation and pranayama sessions
  • 1 daily yoga class suited to every style and levels
  • An outing for a cause to an orphanage or to an organization
  • Daily Ayurvedic vegetarian sattvik food and tea
  • One outing to local interests
  • 5 nights accommodation
  • 5 days with instruction
  • 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.

Experience

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.

  • Acharya Mohan

    Yoga Alliance E-RYT 200 (Hatha Yoga)

    Acharya Mohais is an ERYT 200, Hatha yoga, and meditation teacher. He is also a qualified and competent yoga trainer practicing Hatha Ashtanga yoga and has been successfully teaching in this field locally and internationally. He started yoga at the age of 15 and is regularly participating in a number of seminars and yoga festivals conducted all over the world. His deep understanding on body alignments and asana helps him a lot to give a basic comprehension of the human body. You will find his classes to show excellence, professionalism, and competence in the yoga field.

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

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 daily yoga class suited to every style and levels
  • 2 daily meditation sessions
  • 5 nights accommodation
  • An outing for a cause to an orphanage or to an organization
  • Daily Ayurvedic vegetarian sattvik food and tea
  • Meditation and pranayama sessions
  • One outing to local interests
  • Yoga philosophy classes
  • 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.

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 25% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 15 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

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.

  • Availability: The Yoga Retreats of this organizer are available 83% of the time.
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6 days / 5 nights

Departure:
Thursday December 7, 2017
(6 days / 5 nights)

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