4 Days Relaxing Yoga & Meditation Retreat in India
Relaxing Meditation & Yoga retreat India
Everyone is welcome to The Bodhi Center for this program. This short retreat will help you to lead a healthier, more peaceful, and more spiritual life. With a focus on breathing, awareness, meditation, and practical philosophy, you will learn how to live your life with less stress, feeling the contentment and harmony, and discover your true rhythm and nature. The courses are designed in such a way so that you can reconnect with your essential self. This retreat is less intense and you have more freedom to explore this beautiful place, Rishikesh, the spiritual capital of the world is also known as “land of gods”. The Bodhi Center’s program transforms your life. with proficient and notably professional yoga instructors teaching from their hearts and the ancient and traditional lifestyle of yoga, take this treasured time out of your life and immerse your self into the magic and mystery of yoga.
- 1 Ayurvedic massage
- 1 daily yoga and meditation class
- Classes on Hatha, asana, and pranayama
- Mantra, chanting, and shatkarma courses
- Visit to nearby temples and Ganga Aarti
- 3 nights’ accommodation
- Daily vegetarian meals
- Raja Yoga
Airport transfer included:Dehradun Airport
During this retreat, you will stay either in a private room or a shared double room. Every room has a hot shower. The Bodhi Center provides accommodation in a homely environment so that you can feel safe and comfortable. The Bodhi Center has a friendly and inclusive atmosphere that warmly welcomes everyone to discover their true being through the soul-nourishing practices of yoga. The Bodhi Center is inclined to create an atmosphere of openness and friendliness where everyone feels welcome to participate.
The Bodhi Center for Yoga and Meditation India Yoga Retreat Program
Yoga is viewed as an opportunity to find your true self via the body, breath, and meditation. You can find a fine combination of the wisdom of Patanjali and practice of Hatha. Yoga is about creating positive change, happiness, expansion, growth, and fulfillment from within. Training syllabus includes the study of basic anatomy relevant to yoga, practice, history, and philosophy of yoga tradition, meditation, an introduction to the various branches of yoga, yoga therapy for a variety of health conditions, Ayurveda, and more. Whether you are already into yoga or just a beginner; here at The Bodhi Center you will be able to deepen your understanding of yoga and it’s practice. You will feel confident enough to embark on your journey as a yoga teacher.
- Ethics in yoga
- Discussion of yoga philosophy
- Introduction to mantra yoga and chanting
- Introduction to yoga philosophy
- Mantra and chanting
- Meditation and trataka
- Yogic wisdom from ancient text
- Pranayama and mudras
- Relaxation and meditation
- Shatkarmas (kriyas)
Sample daily schedule
- – Chanting and pranayama
- – Yoga asana practice
- – Breakfast
- – Lecture on yoga and life (60 minutes)
- – Lunch
- – Light asanas or Satsang
- Meditation and pranayama
- – Dinner
- – Lights Off
This retreat will take place at Kriya Yoga Ashram, Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India.
Activities available in Rishikesh (optional)
- Mountain biking
- Zip lining
- Special menu request
The price of this retreat includes three daily meals, as well as coffee and tea during breaks. The meals will be homely vegetarian meals suitable for yoga practice. The meals are made with natural foods and sourced from local fresh vegetables. You will enjoy salads, fruits, fresh milk, and herbal teas. If you have special dietary requirements it’s a good idea to communicate it to The Bodhi Center for Yoga and Meditation when making a reservation.
The following meals are included:
The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:
- Other dietary requirements on request
Things to do (optional)
In Rishikesh, you can choose various optional activities in your free time.
- Air safari
- Beach volleyball
- Cliff jumping
- Mountain biking
- River rafting
- Waterfall trekking
Spa treatments (at extra coast)
You can choose any treatment of your choice by paying extra fee. Panchkarma, the five-fold purification therapy aims at correcting the imbalance of the body’s bio energies (the Doshas: Vata, Pitta, Kapha) in order to maintain their inherent equilibrium. During each session of the year, one or more of the doshas accumulate, which causes an imbalance and makes the body prone to illness.
Some options are listed below
- Abhyangam – 60 minutes
- Shirodhara – 60 minutes
- Udwathnam – 60 minutes
- Pizhichil oil bath – 60 minutes
- Bandal massage – 60 minutes
- Stone massage – 80 minutes
- Basil sea salt – 45 minutes
- Head neck shoulder – 30 minutes
- Kativasti – 30 minutes
- Swedish massage – 50 minutes
- Aromatherapy harmony – 50 minutes
- Active ginger lime – 50 minutes
- Daily intensive yoga experience
- Daily meditation session
- 1 healing session with Arvind Aditya
- Nature excursions
- Yoga materials
- Daily nutritious vegetarian meals, detox juices, and herbal teas
- 3 nights’ accommodation
What’s not included
- Additional activities and day tours
- Transfer from Delhi (70 USD)
- Transfer to Dehradun Airport (DED) (25 USD)
- Indian visa and personal expenses
How to get there
Arrival by airplane
Please book your flight to arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL). Transfer from the airport is included. The Bodhi Center for Yoga and Meditation will pick you up from the airport. Another option is to book your flight to arrive at Dehradun Airport (DED).
Arrival by bus
Buses to Rishikesh leave New Delhi from the Kashmiri Gate bus stand approximately every hour. The bus ride takes about eight hours and costs around 450 INR for air-conditioned buses and 250 INR for buses without air conditioning.
Arrival by train
The best option is to reach Haridwar train station, about 45 minutes away from Rishikesh by road on a driven taxi or the so-called tuk-tuks. From Delhi, the train ride takes approximately eight hours, depending on the train. Haridwar is serviced by many trains from and to Delhi, Varanasi, Rajasthan, Amritsar, and many others.
Arrival by taxi
Taxis is available anywhere in India. The drive from Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) to Rishikesh will take around six hours depending on traffic conditions.
- A reservation requires a deposit of 30% of the total price.
- The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 30 days before the arrival date.
- The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
250 $ / Person (Shared)
450 $ / Person (Private)
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