Journey to India
Rishikesh, India | February 20-27, 2019
Discover the heart of the Himilayas
Join us on a journey to the birthplace of yoga. We will experience the heart of yoga through daily practices of hatha yoga, breathwork, and meditation. Each day we will take tours to explore temples and experience the wisdom and potency of India. We will be staying at a yoga guesthouse located along the holy Ganges River , on the sacred pilgrimage route that the yogis and rishis used in ancient times on their journey to the higher Himalayas. Surrounded by the Shiva Lake mountain range of the lower Himalayas.
Our daily yoga practices are designed for all levels of practitioners. Each class welcomes each student to arrive as they are, listen to the needs of their bodies and minds in any given moment, and enjoy practicing together.
Our Retreat will include
· Hiking to Himalayan villages
· Day excursion to the heart of Rishikesh.We will explore Ashrams, temples dedicated to various Hindu gods and goddesses, Laxmanjhula, Ramjhula, Ganga Aarti at Parmartn Niketan and other local attractions.
· Bhajan, Kirtan and special musical nights
· Day trips to nearby temples.
· Neelkanth temple – one of the most revered holy shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva.
· Kunjapuri temple – dedicated to goddess Durga: a Shakti Peeth (Power center)
Your package includes:
6 nights Accommodation
Daily yoga practice
Excursion + temple tours
Airport transfers to and from Dehradun airport.
(Fly into Delhi airport, then take a domestic flight to Dehradun airport).
Your package does not include
International airfare to/from India including the Delhi – Dehradun flight.
About your guides
Saraswati Clere RYT – 500 – San Francisco Bay Area filmmaker Saraswati Clere is the founder of Yogakula Productions and owns Yogakula Wellness Center in Berkeley, which attracts thousands of students each year. She currently offers Yoga Teacher Training Programs and leads workshops and retreats internationally.
Gaby Colletta is a 500 RYT, Ayurvedic Yoga Therapist and Ayurvedic Health Counselor. She completed her 200-Hour training with a foundation in Hatha and Vinyasa and a 300-Hour training rooted in Tantric philosophy. In 2016 she expanded her Vedic studies and completed a 600-Hour Ayurvedic Health Counselor certification at the California College of Ayurveda. Gaby teaches public classes and workshops in Northern California and leads retreats globally.
COST FOR EXPERIENCE
$1400 USD Shared Room Pay in full by Dec 20
$1500 USD Thereafter
If you would like a private room please inquire.
Payment Plans available.
Payments must be completed 4 weeks prior to the retreat.
$750 deposit required to save your spot. Kindly note, airfare to India is not included.
Please e-mail us to reserve your spot.