Yoga Meditation Retreat

Patanjali International Yoga Foundation offers two-week yoga and meditation retreats. These retreats contribute to physical, mental and energetic wellbeing. During the retreat, students practice yoga (asanas, pranayama, bandhas) and meditation and attend classes on mantra, kriya, yoga philosophy and ayurveda. Furthermore, additional activities, such as an excursion to the mountains, are organized. PIYF provides accommodation and two healthy Ayurvedic meals per day.

Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India : Upcoming Dates

Patanjali International Yoga Foundation has registered with both organizations - Yoga Alliance USA 100, 200, 300, 500hrs 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 Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India. Please check the below table and monthly schedule and seats availability. All the courses are taught by Dr. Jitendra Das and his assistant yoga teachers who teachings and practicing more than 10 years.


Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India : Upcoming Courses 2017

Dates Course Fees Seat Availability
01 - 14 Feb, 2017 100 hrs Retreat 600.00 USD Apply for course
01 - 14 Mar, 2017 100 hrs Retreat 600.00 USD Apply for course
01 - 14 Apr, 2017 100 hrs Retreat 600.00 USD Apply for course
16 - 29 Aug, 2017 100 hrs Retreat 600.00 USD Apply for course
01 - 14 Sep, 2017 100 hrs Retreat 600.00 USD Apply for course
01 - 14 Dec, 2017 100 hrs Retreat 600.00 USD Apply for course
       

Attention:

  • Kindly please inform us by email after filling the form, as many times happened that form didn't reach to us due to server problems.

  • Kindly please mind the check in and checkout date before buying your air ticket.

  • Kindly please add USD 100 for single accommodation. Please mind that this will depend on the availability of rooms on such dates and single accommodation might would be out of Foundation 2 min walk.

 

Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India : Upcoming Courses 2018

Dates Course Fees Seat Availability
01 - 14 Feb, 2018 100 hrs Retreat 600.00 USD Fully Booked
01 - 14 Mar, 2018 100 hrs Retreat 600.00 USD Apply for course
01 - 14 Apr, 2018 100 hrs Retreat 600.00 USD Fully Booked
16 - 29 Aug, 2018 100 hrs Retreat 600.00 USD Apply for course
01 - 14 Sep, 2018 100 hrs Retreat 600.00 USD Apply for course
01 - 14 Dec, 2018 100 hrs Retreat 600.00 USD Fully Booked
       

Attention:

  • Kindly please inform us by email after filling the form, as many times happened that form didn't reach to us due to server problems.

  • Kindly please mind the check in and checkout date before buying your air ticket.

  • Kindly please add USD 100 for single accommodation. Please mind that this will depend on the availability of rooms on such dates and single accommodation might would be out of Foundation 2 min walk.

 

Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India : Upcoming Courses 2019

Dates Course Fees Seat Availability
01 - 14 Feb, 2019 100 hrs Retreat 600.00 USD Apply for course
01 - 14 Mar, 2019 100 hrs Retreat 600.00 USD Apply for course
01 - 14 Apr, 2019 100 hrs Retreat 600.00 USD Apply for course
16 - 29 Aug, 2019 100 hrs Retreat 600.00 USD Apply for course
01 - 14 Sep, 2019 100 hrs Retreat 600.00 USD Apply for course
01 - 14 Dec, 2019 100 hrs Retreat 600.00 USD Fully Booked
       

Attention:

  • Kindly please inform us by email after filling the form, as many times happened that form didn't reach to us due to server problems.

  • Kindly please mind the check in and checkout date before buying your air ticket.

  • Kindly please add USD 100 for single accommodation. Please mind that this will depend on the availability of rooms on such dates and single accommodation might would be out of Foundation 2 min walk.

 
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.
 
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.

Please keep in mind that we send specific pre-requisite material/subject to our students to study and practice before joining the course, after student's seat reservation/registration for Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India.

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.

Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India : Language of Yoga Course

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

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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Yoga Meditation Reatreat Rishikesh : Graduation and Certification
Graduation and Certification Internationally Accredited Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India registered Patanjali Internationa Yoga Foundation Rishikesh India.

Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India programme specially designed for beginners and intermediate level of yoga students.

An intensive Yoga Meditation Retreat course taught by yoga teachers who are firmly rooted in Patanjali yoga "the Anciente Hatha Yoga" path and communication with source to the text books. Yoga in itself is a very effective way to achieve freedom. By practicing yoga, we find liberation from unhealthy desires, emotions and thoughts that lead to suffering.

 
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Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India : Course Schedule

The requirements of Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India program follows a tight schedule where almost each of the 6 to 8 retreat hours in the day are assigned to some aspect of yoga. You could find the retreat 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.

  • 06:00-07:30 Wake up and self practice Kriya, Pranayama, Mudra and Meditation

  • 07:30-10:00 Mantra chanting, Advance Practice of Yogasana

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

  • 11:00-13:30 Free time for self-study

  • 13:30-14:00 Herbal Tea

  • 14:30-16:00 Theory on science of Yoga and Text books

  • 17:00-19:00 Practicum: Learn how to teach advanced Asana verbally and practically, with adjustment, correction and alignment.

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

  • 20:30-21:30 Meditation / Mantra chanting / Spiritual movie show

  • 22:00-00:00 Lights off

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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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Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India : Code of Conduct

​​Yoga Meditation Retreat Trainee 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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Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India : Fees Includes
  • Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India Course

  • Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India Certification

  • Excursions and local sight seeing

  • Herbal tea

  • Yogic vegetarian meal* (2 meals a day)

  • Semi deluxe 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-hall

  • Include yoga text books like-Yoga sutra and Gheranda samhita

*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.

Yoga Meditation Retreat Rishikesh India : Accommodation and Yoga Asharam

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

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.

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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