Yoga Retreat, Rishikesh India

Yoga Retreat, Rishikesh India

Rishikesh, Capital of Yoga

Retreat Overview

Rishikesh is popularly known as the ‘Capital of Yoga’ among foreigners, but Indians consider it to be a spiritual place, a place which has all the conditions suitable for spirituality and a natural environment needed for spiritual practices.

The yoga taught is inspired by the teachings and lineage of living yogi legend Sri Dharma Mittra. A classical three part practice that includes energising asana, prana-enhancing breathwork and meditation for the mind. You’ll also enjoy yoga Nidra, philosophy discussions, kirtan (chanting) and free time to explore the surroundings.

Suitability

Our retreats are suitable for students of all levels from beginners to the more experienced practitioner. The schedule is flexible and will allow you free time to explore the surrounding area and engage with the local culture.

Lead Teacher

You’ll be inspired by lead teacher Linda Newman, the founder of Pilates & Yoga Styles, who has been teaching for more than 30 years in the UK, Asia, and Australia. Linda is passionate about supporting your personal journey.

Dates & Schedule

9 Night Retreat

Dates: 22nd September ~ 1st October 2018
Price: AUS $2,400

Retreat Includes

1 night accommodation in New Delhi
8 nights accommodation at Dewa Retreat, Rishikesh
2 Yoga classes daily, 1 Rejuvenating, 1 Restorative
Daily Meditation/Pranayama practice
Daily organic breakfast and dinner at Dewa Retreat
Excursion to Holy Caves
Free time to explore the delights of Indian culture/shopping/sitting by the pool

Sample Retreat Schedule

07:00 Meditation / Pranayama / Yoga class
09:00 Breakfast
10:00 Sightseeing / Shopping / Swimming
16:30 Afternoon Yoga class
18:30 Dinner
20:00 Evening discourse

Accommodation

Hotel Dewa Retreat

Hotel Dewa Retreat is a four star boutique hotel and resort, ensconced amidst the foothills of the great Himalayas, near Lakshman Jhula, a serene and peaceful location away from the noise of the city. Very conveniently located a short walk away from the main tourist attractions of Rishikesh, offering a breathtaking view.

The resort offers luxury rooms, ensuite bathrooms with hot water showers, 24 hour room service and free Wi-Fi internet. Each room at Hotel Dewa Retreat offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas and a quiet balcony area to relax, sip a cup of tea or just read a book to the sounds of the river Ganges and the wind kissing the hills.

The resort also has an indoor Yoga room and outdoor Yoga terrace, offering panoramic mountain views.

Inclusions:

  • 1 night accommodation in New Delhi
  • 8 nights accommodation at Hotel Dewa Retreat
  • Train transfer from New Delhi to Rishikesh
  • Twice daily Yoga
  • Breakfast and dinner

Prices do not include the following:

  • International airfare.
  • Visas (required-please seek advice from your travel agent)

All accommodation is twin share. Limited single accommodation may be an option, dependent on availability. Single supplement of $400 applies, please contact us to enquire about single accommodation.

Nearby Areas of Interest

  • Lakshman Jhula and surrounds
  • Swarg Niwas & Shri Trayanbakshwar
  • Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram (Beatles Ashram)
  • Numerous Ashrams
  • Beatles Cafe

International Flight

Please note prices do not include international airfares to New Delhi.

Deposit

To secure your place we require a A$ 500.00 deposit per person. We offer internet banking.

Full Payment

The due date for full payment of booking is 6 weeks prior. However we can still accept bookings after this date, subject to availability.