Weekend Yoga Meditation Retreat

In the Weekend Yoga Meditation Retreat practice refresh your body and mind with many techniques of Surya Namasker, asana (poses), Pranayama, kriya and meditation. We will use these techniques in all aspects of Yoga; Asana, Pranayama, Bandhas, Kriyas and more. Suryanamaskar (Sun salutation) the practice supports development of the koshas, or temporal sheaths, of the subtle body. The practice of asana is considered to: improve flexibility, improve strength, improve balance, reduce stress and anxiety, reduce symptoms of lower back pain, and be beneficial for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, increase energy and decrease fatigue improve birth outcomes. The entirety of breathing practices includes those classified as pranayama, as well as others called svarodaya, or the "science of breath". It is a vast practice that goes far beyond the limits of pranayama as applied to asana. Meditation gives here are eight of those. Meditation reduces stress. It improves concentration. It encourages a healthy lifestyle. The practice increases self-awareness. It increases happiness. Meditation increases acceptance. It slows aging. The practice benefits cardiovascular and immune health.

Weekend Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India : Upcoming Dates

Patanjali International Yoga Foundation (PIYF) has registered with both organizations - Yoga Alliance USA 100 200, 300 and 500 hrs and Canadian Yoga Alliance Canada. Therefore, PIYF provides CERTIFICATE of both organization, but students should choose by which Alliance to be certified. We run monthly scheduled Yoga Teacher Training. Please check the below table and monthly schedual and seats availability. All the courses are taught by Dr. Jitendra Das and his assistant yoga teachers who teachings and practicing more than 15-20 years.

Weekend Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India : Upcoming Courses 2018

Dates Course Fees Seat Availability
Jan 05-07, 2018 WYMR 5000 INR Apply for course
Jan 12-14, 2018 WYMR 5000 INR Apply for course
Jan 19-21, 2018 WYMR 5000 INR Apply for course
Jan 26-28, 2018 WYMR 5000 INR Apply for course
May 04-06, 2018 WYMR 5000 INR Apply for course
May 11-13, 2018 WYMR 5000 INR Apply for course
May 18-20, 2018 WYMR 5000 INR Apply for course
May 25-27, 2018 WYMR 5000 INR Apply for course
Jun 01-03, 2018 WYMR 5000 INR Apply for course
Jun 08-10, 2018 WYMR 5000 INR Apply for course
Jun 15-17, 2018 WYMR 5000 INR Apply for course
Jun 22-24, 2018 WYMR 5000 INR Apply for course
Jul 06-08, 2018 WYMR 5000 INR Apply for course
Jul 13-15, 2018 WYMR 5000 INR Apply for course
Jul 20-22, 2018 WYMR 5000 INR Apply for course
Jul 27-29, 2018 WYMR 5000 INR Apply for course

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Weekend Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India: Aim, Objective and Requirements

What is the Yoga Definition Exactly? Yoga is way of living a purposeful and fulfilling life. Yoga is a way of life. Even if there is not only one yoga definition, most agree that yoga means union, connection, harmony and balance. It aims to join, connect and bond the body, mind and spirit together. Yoga is defined as the union between ourselves and the divine. It assembles self-awareness together with universal consciousness. This conscious connection allows us to experience life to the fullest.Moreover, yoga teaches a set of practices. Physical poses (asanas), breathing exercises (pranayama) and meditation (dhyana). They offer a powerful way for us to connect with anything and live a joyful life.



Weekend Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India : Training Requirements

To be eligible to attend the intensive Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India, we have established pre-requisites. Pre-requisites help to create Yoga Meditation Retreat groups that are able to work together for a half month of intensive yoga journey. This is a journey of personal and professional development that builds on the practitioner's previous experience. It's easier and comfortable to guide trainees in a Yoga session if they have previous experience about yoga.

For the Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India, students are required to have at least 1-2 year of regular yoga practice or at least 2-3 times a week. We believe that this will help to develop the teaching-learning relationships. We advise our trainees to read Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Gheranda Samhita, also practice Asana, Pranayama, Bandha, Mudra and meditation to attend Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India with us.

Weekend Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India : Number of Students

Patanjali International Yoga Teacher Training program will be capped at 21-30 Students!

It is small enough to ensure an intimate environment and large enough to ensure a dynamic, engaging and holistic experience.

Weekend Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India : Language of Yoga Course

At Patanjali International Yoga Meditation Retreat program and communication language is ENGLISH medium.

All the trainee are most requested that if you don't have frequent English, please no worry, you need basic English language where you could understand at least yogic information during the asana. To improve your English you could read yoga books in English or attained yoga classes in English language before attaining yoga course at Yoga Foundation Rishikesh India.

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Weekend Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India : Graduation and Certification
Internationally accredited 100, 200, 300 and 500 hrs Yoga Teacher Training Course Certified with Yoga Alliance USA and Canadian Yoga Alliance, Canada.

Weekend Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India programme specially designed for those who wish to start yoga journey for physical health and mental well being. Therefore, there is no CERTIFICATE for Weekend Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India. This programme suitable for suitable for Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced level of yoga students. Weekend Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India relax, rejuvinate and renew body and mind, Gain personal fulfilment, Live a balanced healthy life and Enjoy balanced of three condtitutions "Vata, Pitta and Kapha".The Patanjali Yoga Foundation Residential Yoga Ashram surroundings by the great Himalaya mounten, the divine holly Ganga river and not far from the Rishikesh town.

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Weekend Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India : Course Schedule

The requirements of Weekend Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India program follows a tight schedule where almost each of the 8 to 10 training hours in the day are assigned to some aspect of yoga. You could find the training intensive but enlightening. Depending on the yoga school the mornings can begin as early as 6:00 a.m. with meditation followed by some yoga postures and maybe some classes or lectures in philosophy or anatomy.

  • 05:00-06:00 Wake up and self practice Yoga and Meditation

  • 06:00-07:00 Meditation

  • 07:30-09:00 Yoga Asana

  • 10:30-11:00 Lunch break (Yogic meal)

  • 11:30-12:30 Pholosophy

  • 12:30-13:00 Herbal Tea

  • 13:00-17:00 Free time or self study

  • 17:00-18:30 Yoga Asana

  • 18:30-19:30 Meditation

  • 19:30-20:00 Dinner break (Yogic meal

  • 20:00-21:30 Free time or Self study

  • 21:30 Time to close main gate of Ashram

  • 22:00 Lights off

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Weekend Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India : Course Syllabus

Asanas: Yoga Meditater practice many besic Asanas (postures) plus additional postures and their levels and variations. Practice includes different levels of positions according to students' abilities from gentle for beginners up to intermediate level and advanced for each Asana. We place a lot of emphasis on adjustments, alignment, techniques, corrections, contra-indications, physical and psychic awareness, benefits and more. Asanas will be divided into few categories: in groups of standing and balancing asanas, forward and back bends, twisting and side bends poses, seated and inverted poses, meditation poses and more.

Pranayama:Yoga Meditater practice 8 main types of Pranayama 'breathing' techniques. Each Pranayama will be taught with emphasis on many technique, duration, ratio, physical and psychic awareness, contra-indications and benefits of Anuloma-Viloma, Nadishodhana, Ujjai, Bhramari, Shitali, Sitkari, Bhastrika and Kapalbhati.

Bandhas:Yoga Meditater practice of Bandha refers to "controlling" and "locking' the vital energy (Prana), and directing it so as to unite the Prana and Apana Vayus to the energy channel and then into the Sushumna Nadi. We place emphasis on technique, contra-indications and benefits. We explain that it is necessary to teach and learn Mula Bandha, Jalandhara bandha, Uddiyana bandha and Maha bandha which helps to practice further Kriya, Mudra and Pranayama.

Kriyas:Yoga Meditater learn information and practice of the Shatkriya "six body cleansing methods": Dhauti, Basti, Neti, Nauli, Tratak and Kapalbhati with emphasis on techniques, practice and theory, variations, awareness, contra-indications, benefits, etc. We will explain how to use Kriya in daily life.

Dhyana (Meditation):Yoga Meditater practice students will learn and be guided into practice of verious meditation techniques in accordance with each Chakra plus additional practices of different meditations with emphasis on background, techniques & benefits.

Mantra:Yoga Meditater learn to chant and present vaidic Mantras in the beginning and ending of yoga classes. Also we teach how to use Mantra to purify and balance the chakras. Also we will teach you techniques for Mantra Dhyana.

Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation): Yoga Meditater learn the 12 positions of sun salutations with points of concentration, breathing and Mantra. Also trainees will learn Surya Namaskar with many variations of practice.

Philosophy:We will explain and discuss the eight original limbs of Ashtanga Yoga: Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, etc. as well as Hatha Yoga, and how useful they are in modern life-style..

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Weekend Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India : Code of Conduct

​​Weekend Yoga Meditation Retreat practitioner should follow the below code of conduct:

  • Discipline is an integral part of the training program and so the course routine must be strictly observed.

  • Disrespect to rules and regulations could result in termination of studentship with no refund of fee.

  • Restricted dress code is white yoga trouser, T-shirt and socks, jacket, jumper and shawl.

  • Absenting oneself from the scheduled program without prior permission of the teacher or manager concerned would be construed as a gross breach of discipline.

  • A student must intimate in advance if they intend to forgo a meal so that there is no wastage of food.

  • The Yoga Foundation does not make arrangements for guests of students. Any activity that is not related to the course is not permitted.

  • Ensure you are on time for class or you will not be permitted to enter any class once it has commenced.

  • Before departure from the Yoga Foundation students must all dues and return all library books.

  • Smoking, alcohol, Paan masala or any kind in any form drugs are not permitted during the training.

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Weekend Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India : Fees Includes
  • Weekend Yoga Meditation Retreat Course

  • Excursions and local sight seeing

  • Herbal tea

  • Yogic vegetarian meal* (2 meals a day)

  • Semi delux room attached bathroom with hot / cold shower

  • Two students in one room, single on request with extra charge.

  • Printed materials of course

  • Tools for neti kriya pot

  • Yoga mats are available for students use in yoga-hal

*We provide five – seven dishes in one meal with proper nutrition and fresh cooked. Our foods are suitable for both western and eastern students. We have different menu for each day.

Weekend Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India : Accommodation and Yoga Ashram

At Patanjali International Yoga Foundation (PIYF), Rishikesh, we provide the following accommodation and other facilities to our yoga students to make their stay comfortable and healthy during the yoga course:

PIYF is a well-appointed, comfortably furnished and modern facility, ideal for a comfortable stay in Rishikesh, India. PIYF is situated on the bank of the holy Ganga River, about 100 meters from the Lakshmanjhula Bridge, 4 km from the Rishikesh town, and 25 km from Haridwar. We are only 30 Km from the Dehradun airport and 250 KM from Delhi international airport.

  • Please keep in mind that it is a yoga ashram and not a hotel, so we provide all ashram facilities.

  • We provide only once, upon your arrival, towel, soap, toilet paper in bath room rest of the day guest should buy it.

  • We don’t provideshampoo, tooth paste and brush, etc. Please bring your own toiletry items, or buy locally around PIYF, Rishikesh.

  • For your personal safety and security, please bring a pad lock for your room.

  • We provide fresh bed sheets weekly.

  • We provide sharing tea maker, sharing ironing machine and table, laundry service, big lobby and private balcony.

  • We provide a blanket during winter, you are welcome to bring your own blanket or sleeping bag with you.

  • Children under 12 years , cats, dogs or any other types of animals are not allowed in the Ashram area .

  • Smoking, consumption of alcohol, drugs etc. are strictly not allowed in the Ashram at any time. Non-vegetarian food of any kind is not allowed inside the premises of the Ashram.+ Read more

Weekend Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India : Fees refund policy

Please mind that the deposit submitted with the application is not refundable or trancferable under any circumstances. However, in case of emergency and other unavoidable exigency the Yoga Foundation at its discretion permits students to go for any other scheduled course within the period of one year with below term and contiones:
1- If yoga aplicent inform us atleast a month before or more earlier, we would move the fees for upcoming yoga course.
?2- If yoga aplicant inform us their emergency after starting yoga course, we wouldnt be able extend fees for further yoga course.

Weekend Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India : Payment Options
  • Overseas payment should be made of behalf of Patanjali International Yoga Foundation / Dr. Jitendra Das, using one of the following methods:

  • The overseas payment transfer charges will be paid by students.

  • Please find fees payment option through link  PAYMENT OPTIONS

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