10-Day Yoga and Meditation Retreat

Opting for a yoga retreat in India at Rishikesh Yogis Yogshala gives you an opportunity to delve into refined yogic experience in Rishikesh, India. Renowned as the birthplace and capital of yoga, the teaching you receive in this holy town is of international standards. The program is led by teachers who have lived internationally and, worked with more than 5000 clients from across the globe, including celebrities.

This 10-day Yoga and Meditation Retreat will attune you to a quaint and peaceful ashram life, along with spiritual excursions and outdoor activities like rafting, trekking and local sightseeing.

You will get to understand and dwell in the yogic way of life at our Ashram.

The retreat shall lead and quip you with ancient techniques and practices of Yoga and Meditation in India and, shall help to discover spiritual potential, everlasting peace, balance and mindfulness in life.

Aim Of Yoga And Meditation Retreat In Rishikesh, India

Yoga and Meditation Retreat at Rishikesh Yogis Yogshala aims to develop an insight into the traditional and authentic system of yogic discipline.

This retreat program will initiate you into the rich tradition of Yogic discipline with exposure to the various theoretical, as well as practical aspects of yogic system.

It is designed to provide everyday tools to assist you in dealing with the mind and its complexities.

It is also an opportunity to set aside time for yourself, and discover your true nature.

The Retreat will be a beautiful and rhythmic blend of Asanas (Yogic postures), Pranayama (Hatha yogic breathing), Mantras, and Ancient Meditation techniques sourced from tradition of Tantra, Upanishads, Raja Yoga and Kriya Yoga.

Approach

Yoga, as widely understood is not a set of techniques or repetitive set of postures. Rather, it is a mindful journey to enhance the awareness and quality of life.

At Rishikesh Yogis Yogshala, our teaching is based on holistic and integrative approach of yoga. We employ various techniques of Hatha yoga such as Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha and Shatkriyas, as well as time proven techniques of Raja yoga, Mantra Yoga and Kriya Yoga to facilitate an inward and self-exploring journey in an individual.

  • Dedicated Teaching Sessions through Theoretical As Well As Practical Workshops.
  • Every Morning Traditional Hatha Yoga, Pranayama and Mantra Chanting Session in Interactive and Transformative Environment.
  • Every Day Pre-Lunch Dedicated Theory Workshops On Philosophical Foundation Of Hatha Yoga, Raja Yoga, Bhakti Yoga and Gyana Yoga with reference to Tantra, Samkhya, Bhagwad Gita, Yoga Upanishads and, Effects Of Yoga On Human Anatomy And Physiology.
  • Afternoon Session On Hatha Yoga Alignment And Assisting Of Postures to Enhance Body Intuition, Awareness Of Body Parts And Organs Involved In The Pose, Development Of Skills and Understanding Of Getting Into Correct Final Position Of Each Pose With Awareness And Safety.
  • Dedicated Evening Theory Meditation Workshop Session On Highly Intense And Transforming Meditation Techniques Such As Yoga Nidra (Psychic Sleep), Chidakasha Dharana (Ancient Yogic Visualization), Antar Mouna (A Technique To Witness Thoughts), Ajapa Japa (Mindful Mantra Meditation) And Many More. During These Sessions Nuances Of These Meditations Will Be Discussed.

Program Highlights

Due to time constraints, those who are unable to join this wonderful retreat program for a span of 10 days can avail the option of enrolling for a 7-Day Yoga and Meditation program in India with us.
  • Daily Dedicated Theoretical Workshops On Philosophical Tradition Of Hatha Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, Raja Yoga And Samkhya Yoga
  • Daily Morning Traditional Hatha Yoga Session On Postures, Mantra Chanting And Pranayama
  • Every Afternoon Dedicated Workshops On Theoretical, As Well As Practical Techniques Of Meditation
  • Following Meditation Techniques are taught during the program: Yoga Nidra (Psychic/Trance Sleep), Ajapa Japa (A Spontaneous Meditation On Mantra), Antar Mouna (Mindfulness Of Thoughts), Antarakasha Dharana (Meditation On Inner Space), Chidakasha Dharana (Technique Of Visualization)

Upon arrival, following items will be provided to the participants:

  • A set of yoga books
  • Laminated Papers of Mantra Chanting
  • Note Pad and Pen
  • Yoga Shirt
  • 1 Rudraksha Mala (108 Small Beads prayer string)
  • Copy of Curriculum

Course Curriculum

The entire course content of Yoga and Meditation Retreat program in Rishikesh, India is integrated into six sessions. There are three practical and three theoretical sessions every day. The content prescribed in the syllabus of the retreat shall provide you with deeper exposure to Yoga Philosophy, Aspects Of Hatha Yoga Philosophy, Yoga Practices And Techniques, Understanding Of Each Pose And Its Correct Alignment And Effects On The Body Parts, Techniques Of Mudras (Energy Channeling Technique), Bandha (Energy Lock) And Pranayama (Breath-Work) to vitalize your organs and system of the body and mind. Evening sessions are based on ancient meditation techniques.

Additional Activities & Excursions


Walk to the Holy Ganges for Outdoor Meditation. Rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit in blessed water of the river.


Attending Ganga Aarti (beautiful and uplifting fire ceremony) at the bank of the river.


Guided excursions to sites of historical and yogic significance in the town (Rishikesh walks!)


Visiting ancient meditation cave to experience its uplifting vibes!

Additional Activities & Excursions


Walk to the Holy Ganges for Outdoor Meditation. Rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit in blessed water of the river.


Attending Ganga Aarti (beautiful and uplifting fire ceremony) at the bank of the river.


Guided excursions to sites of historical and yogic significance in the town (Rishikesh walks!)


Visiting ancient meditation cave to experience its uplifting vibes!

Outcomes Of Kriya And Kundalini Yoga Retreat

  • A deeper understanding and experience of the system of Tantra Philosophy, Kundalini Yoga tradition and Chakra system.
  • Broader understanding of a wide range of Kundalini Kriyas techniques and Meditation Types addressing the issues of different chakras.
  • Enriching one’s repertoire of practical Kundalini or Chakra Meditation techniques and Kriyas.
  • Ability to incorporate knowledge of Kundalini Yoga and Kriyas in one’s Hatha Yoga Training program to make it more intense and transformative.

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