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Yoga Retreat Weekends

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Why Take a Yoga Vacation?

Some want to get out of the city life of excitement for a while in order to enjoy the peace of nature. Others go to big resorts to find peace and happiness. But the very thing they search for - that is, peace and happiness - cannot be found in such resorts, because of the lack of self-control and self-discipline.  An ordinary person, whether a businessman, professional, house-wife, or even a millionaire with all the inevitable millionaire's million problems, goes for a vacation to have rest and relaxation in an atmosphere where they can forget their routine life, filled with worries and anxieties. During the holidays, they try to drown their sorrows, worries, and problems with alcohol, music, dances and other excitements in the evening, and during the day they just lie on a sun-soaked beach, take leisurely walks or a swim in the warm, tropical waters of the ocean.

Some may take to their favorite golf course and others will concentrate on a fishing rod. Some may sit around in fashionable restaurants with all kinds of foods and drinks, while their mouths puff out smoke like a chimney. At night, they attend cocktail parties and dancing may last until four a.m. They come to their rooms semi-conscious, sometimes unconscious.  Let us analyze a little. Did they really enjoy their holidays? Did they really get the peace and happiness for which they took their vacation?  The answer is no. They will come back from their vacation tired and would need a vacation from their vacation. Yoga vacation, on the contrary, is a discipline venture of the body-mind-spirit, and allows you to come back to your life challenges refreshed and recharged from deep within."  Swami Vishnu-devananda  

Description

Immerse yourself in the a yoga lifestyle and experience complete serenity in a naturally beautiful and peaceful setting free from the noise and stimulation of the outside world.  Recharge yourself by practicing the ancient teachings of Yoga following the daily schedule which has been carefully designed to enhance your energy levels and also provide time for rest and contemplation.  Enjoy yoga classes, silent meditation, delicious vegetarian meals, workshop, and being in nature.  Begin to discover your true nature as peace, happiness, and bliss and develop skills which will improve the health of your mind and body, and soul.

Curriculum

  •   Proper Exercise - Twelve Basic Asanas, with Variations
  •   Proper Breathing - Pranayama – yogic breathing exercises
  •   Proper Relaxation - Savasana
  •   Proper Diet - Yogic vegetarian diet
  •   Positive Thinking and Meditation

Read more about the 5 points of Yoga for health and well-being

Daily Schedule

  • 6-8am...........................Satsang: Silent meditation, chanting, and lecture
  • 8-10am........................Yoga Class: Asanas, Pranayama, and Relaxation
  • 10am............................Vegetarian Brunch
  • 11am............................Karma Yoga - Selfless Service
  • 1-3pm..........................Yoga Workshop on the 5 points of yoga
  • 4-6pm..........................Yoga Class:  Asanas and Pranayama, and Relaxation
  • 6pm..............................Vegetarian Dinner
  • 8-10pm........................Satsang: Silent meditation, chanting, and lecture

Upcoming Dates:

Please choose one of the below courses to read details and sign up.