Yoga Philosophy

Gain spiritual insight into Yoga Philosophy with our roots and limbs of yoga retreat.

This 5 day retreat features the History of Yoga with an in-depth look at Yoga Philosophy and the 8 Limbs of Yoga along with historical walking tours in Rishikesh. During these retreats, you shall gain knowledge of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, in particular the Eightfold Path known often as the 8 Limbs of Yoga or Ashtanga Yoga. Each of the 8 Limbs will be examined carefully with a focus on experiential learning and application. The ‘roots’ and history of yoga is also taught that includes the history of Rishikesh as a place of spiritual learning and pilgrimage.

Curriculum Overview
The Workshops sessions on:

  • Dealing with Anger (Ahimsa)
  • Techniques of Pratyahara and Dharana
  • Pranayama

Daily Schedule

6.00-6.30 AMHerbal Infusion
6.30-8.00 AMHatha Yoga Postures (Asana), Pranayama (Breath-Work) and Mantra Chanting
8.00-09.30 AMBreakfast
10.00-11.00 AMSession 1
11.15-12.15 PMPractical Workshop
12.30-03.00 PMLunch and Free Time
03.00-03.30 PMTea
03.30-04.30 PMPractical Workshop
04.30-05.30 PMSession 2
06.00-07.30 PMMeditation
07.30-08.30 PMDinner
09.00-10.00 PMSwadhyaya (Self study)/ Writing spiritual Diary
10.00Lights out

Optional Features

  • Waterfall Meditation
  • Kunjapuri Sunrise Trek and Meditation
  • Historical Walking Tour
  • River Rafting
  • Jeep Safari in the National Forest