Yoga Retreat in Rishikesh India
Yoga Vidya School in Rishikesh welcomes you to immerse in life transformative authentic yogic practices. This yoga retreat is a unique and energetic program to experience authentic yoga, meditation and pranayama for deep relaxation and transformation. Break away from the mundane to reunite with your mind, body, and spirit through soulful yogic experiences. Also, during the retreat, get an opportunity to explore the yogic culture, Himalayan shrines, organic food, trips to temples and ashrams. Daily Yoga Asana classes in this best yoga retreat in Rishikesh covers both classical Hatha Yoga and Ashtanga Yoga. The yoga teachers who will conduct these classes, have learnt from popular Indian Ashrams and also trained in yoga therapy and modern yoga teaching methodologies.
Our Popular Retreats in India
Our Ashtanga Yoga Retreats in Rishikesh offer authentic Ashtanga practices with experienced teachers of Mysore tradition. This week or 2 week ashtanga workshop or retreat will be a unique program offering foundational grounding in authentic practice of Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga. Mainly the classes in these yoga retreats in India are focused for beginner and experienced yoga practitioners. Designed by Yogacharya Prashant ji, the retreat program is created to harness the fully capacity of each practitioner, no matter the years of practice he had.Enjoy each day of your retreat with Sanskrit-counted led Ashtanga classes and explore the techniques and alignments and history of Ashtanga Yoga.Moreover the ashtanga yoga retreat at our yoga centre covers dynamic meditation and pranayama practice with local excursions to Himalayas in Rishikesh.
Learn to bridge the void created between your physical body and your psychic realms through Yoga Vidya School’s Pranayama Retreat in India. Designed by an experienced team of yoga masters like PrashantJi and Ksenia Ji, this retreat aims to transcend your practice of yoga and take it to an altogether different level through an intricate study of breathwork. This pranayama retreat covers various practices like Nadi Shobhana or Alternate Nostril Breathing, Baramari Pranayama or Humming Bee Breath, Bhastrika Pranayama or Bellows Breath, Kapalbhati Pranayama or Skull Shining Breath, etc. Moreover, knowledge regarding related body movement or asana practice, breath anatomy and comprehensive practice of pranayama techniques will be disseminated during this amazing retreat program.At the physical level, pranayama will work to bring lightness to your body while therapeutically healing you of all kinds of ailments. At a psychic level, pranayama endeavours to offer mental clarity while calming your mind and preparing it for the ensuing stages of meditation.
Hatha yoga is a widely popular branch of yoga that employs physical techniques to conserve and channel the energy or prana (vital force) of the body. Hatha yoga practice is most suitable for beginners in yoga as you will be gently introduced to some of the basic yoga postures. The hatha yoga classes in this Rishikesh Retreat are conducted by experts to make sure that the practitioners understand the basics of classical yoga practice. Use of yoga tools like chairs, blocks and belts make this retreat an Iyengar based Hatha Yoga Retreat in Rishikesh.The Hatha Yoga Retreat program is also for suitable for those individuals who are preparing for a yoga teacher training certificate course or simply for people who want to keep in shape and remain fit.During one week or two weeks of Hatha Yoga Retreat, one can learn and correct the practice of foundational Yogasanas related to Hatha Yoga Science along with Pranayama, Meditation and Philosophy.
Yoga Vidya School in Rishikesh is a perfect place where you can avail a Mindful Meditation Retreat. The Himalayan foothills and the serenity of the flowing Ganges offer an ambient environment for a plethora of Meditative practices. Yoga Vidya School offers meditation retreats conducted under the expert team who have years of experience teaching yoga and meditative practices. As a student at one such meditative retreat at Yoga Vidya School, you can look forward to getting enthralled by static and dynamic, methodical, experiential and spiritual sessions in meditative practices.
A healthy yogic lifestyle is incomplete without inculcating Ayurvedic lifestyle practices. Ayurveda is an ancient branch of life sciences that is deeply intertwined with yogic philosophy. Join Yoga Vidya School’s Ayurveda Retreat in Rishikesh to know how the ancient science of Ayurveda can elevate your quality of life and make you feel blissful from inside and outside. The knowledge gained at our Ayurveda retreat program will empower you tostay away from health issues like low immunity, hormonal imbalances, lifestyle disorders such as Diabetes, etc. Ayurveda in Rishikeshcovers insightful lessons on body constitution related to Vatta, Pitta and Kapha and Ayurveda Massages.Workation Retreats in RishikeshThe COVID-19 Pandemic has changed the way people live and work today. The umpteen work-from-home arrangements have given people more space and time to pursue their wellness goals. Moreover, in the aftermath of the pandemic, many busy corporate professionals are realising that health is the most precious thing that they have and it should be nurtured in more ways than one. Hence, taking a cue from such trends, we at Yoga Vidya School have come up with novel ‘WorkationRetreats’ catering to a niche segment of Corporates or Working Professionals. The program schedule is such that students will get to immerse in yogic practices alongside their work commitments. So, folks, make the most of your remote working arrangements by staying in Rishikesh’s scenic locales and enrolling in such ‘workation retreats’ offered by Yoga Vidya School.These retreats are focused on stress management, back pain issues, lifestyle disorders, weight management, insomnia etc.
Rishikesh is a watering hole for spiritual and religious activities. However, this holy city is also a hub for wellness holidays and related activities. We at Yoga Vidya School offer a plethora of wellness stay options where people can opt for short-term yoga, meditation, pranayama workshops, therapies and spiritual retreats. Such wellness vacays will not only rejuvenate your body and mind but also empower you to tackle the challenging grind of your daily life with elan. So, instead of planning the usual tiresome vacations, plan a wellness sojourn by availing of our wellness stays at Yoga Vidya School.
● Rejuvenate your mind, body, and spirit and reconnect with nature.
● Break away from the rut and renew yourself to a fresh start.
● Embrace the positive effects of digital detox and embrace self-love.
● Reflect upon the ongoing events of your life and move on with the new.
● Destress and unwind in the lap of eternal beauty of nature.
● Become mentally and physically healthier.
● Fall in love with life and your inner self all over again.
● Enjoy a soothing Ayurveda massage and balance your body.
We at Yoga Vidya School believe in not only incorporating the methods and techniques of yoga practices but also adopting the yogic lifestyle replete with the spiritual surroundings of Rishikesh.
Daily Schedule for Yoga Retreat in Rishikesh India
|06:00 AM||Tea Time|
|06:30 AM - 08:00 AM||Asana|
|08:00 AM - 08:45 AM||Pranayama|
|09:00 AM - 10:00 AM||Breakfast|
|11:00 AM - 12:00 PM||Yoga Philosophy/ Yogic Diet/ Ayurveda|
|12:00 PM - 03:00 PM||Lunch & Rest|
|04:15 PM - 05:45 PM||Asana Practice With Alignment|
|06:00 PM - 07:00 PM||Meditation|
What’s Included and Not Included
What Does This Yoga Course Package Include?
- Morning + Evening Asana Practice
- Pranayama + Meditations
- Yoga Philosophy/Yogic Diet/Ayurveda Sessions
- Room with attached bathroom.
- 24x7 Filtered drinking water and hot water.
- Three nutritious organic meals per day, plus Indian Masala Chai for morning and evening.
- Cultural Trips and Excursions such as trek in Himalayas and visit to spiritual caves, ashrams, waterfalls.
- Jungle Walks
- WiFi and Beautiful sitting area to study and spend quality me-time
- On-call Doctor and Emergency Services
What Is Not Included In This Yoga Package?
- Additional Charges for Air-Conditioning Room
- Additional Charges for Pick and Drop and for any taxi services
For Retreats and Yoga Holidays in Rishikesh, we have a beautiful building in the midst of lush green Himalayas to accommodate the guests. It is located away from the city constructions and chaos with beautiful views of Himalayas. The resting area is our main attraction from where one can have the most magical sunset view. We offer both Private and Shared room options which are equipped with attached bathrooms, showers, neat and clean linens, with 24X7 hot water.
For Food, we offer organic and vegetarian meals cooked by expert cooking team. The retreat guest can get morning masala chai or tea, healthy and delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Our Yoga Masters
"The liberty, the inside oneness and openess that I felt after Prashant's classes always fullfilled me. I could feel the energy rising as well as the expansion of my limits. It is with a deep work of precision, humor, gentleness and perseverance that he gives his class. Prashant allowed me to go deeper on my and others and open new pathways. He's on of those who inspire and stays next to you for time ahead. Thank Prashant to have align me in so many ways and brought me further on. See you soon"
"I believe Yoga Vidya School’s 200 hour yoga teacher training can change anybody's view on Yoga and its practice. The course teach you about real yogic lifestyle with its true meaning. The yoga teachers of this school have rich knowledge of all the aspects and principles of Yoga and goes deep into it to make it accessible to all level of students. Mantra and philosophy classes can give you a whole new energy. Another important factor that make this school the best, is its location away from the crowd of hotels and yoga schools of Rishikesh. The place is blessed with nature, making you feel like a real yoga retreat in jungle."
Frequently Asked Questions
Whether you are an avid yoga practitioner or just beginning to explore the realms of this ancient art form, the yoga retreats in Rishikesh at Yoga Vidya School embrace one and all.
Morning Yoga Sessions:
Awaken your body and mind with our morning yoga classes predominantly of the free-flowing Ashtanga Yoga practice. This all-consuming practice consists of swift and intense asanas that stand to improve your focus, balance and coordination. Furthermore, the daily morning yoga will also include Pranayama sessions that will detox your mind and body while keeping you energised throughout the day.
Evening Yoga Classes:
Ease into the peaceful evening ambience of Rishikesh by taking part in our Classical HathaYoga sessions. These sessions usually are followed by Meditation so as to feel connected and relaxed before you retire for the day.Our Yoga Retreat in India is created thoughtfully to allow you experience not only the Physical side of yoga but also the deeper and meaningful aspect. So we cover Karma Yoga, Yoga Philosophy, Spirituality and Ayurveda.
We at Yoga Vidya School believe that a wholesome yoga retreat is incomplete without visiting the places where ancient yogis resided for their Tapasya and Sadhana. Hence, your yoga retreat schedule would also include local escapades to places such as the Sivananda Yoga Ashram, Moni Baba cave and Vashita cave, Parmarth Ashram and other spiritual places. At the same time, you can visit local waterfalls, colourful cafés, local village trips. With additional charges, we also arrange Rafting, Adventurous activities and Camping in Rishikesh for the guests who are attending our retreat and yoga holidays in Rishikesh.
Via Air: Being a small town tucked away from commercialism, you can indirectly reach Rishikesh via air. Take a flight to the Indira International Airport, New Delhi, which is well-connected to all major countries of the globe. From there, you can hire an outstation cab to take you to Rishikesh, which is approximately 262 km from there.
Via Bus: You can ride to Rishikesh in a Volvo bus (luxury AC buses) from the Delhi bus stand. It takes approximately 5 hours to reach Rishikesh from the bus stand. The bus stand will depend on the chosen boarding point in Delhi.