Mahatma Yoga Ashram offers Yoga Retreats, yoga courses for beginners, yoga teacher training registered with Yoga Alliance, Ayurveda and panchakarma retreat, meditation classes, reiki course, reiki healing, naturopathy, reflexology and other short term alternate therapies at Rishikesh - India.
The foundation has two buildings where the participants are accommodated in a single room with private bath. We have up to 25 people in each session who live yogic lifestyle learning, practicing, sharing and exploring together. All the participants are provided with three vegetarian meals per day. These meals are prepared in the Ayurvedic recipe to ensure the good health of the participants. If you stay for at least a week, you will get one complimentary Ayurveda massage.
I had a one week stay and I would have stayed more. Yogi Ji and the team are amazing and the classes of yoga, chanting, meditation and lecture that we had there plus the trekking and rafting made it a time to always remember. I can not speak highly enough of what the week meant for me and how peaceful it made me feel being there. Just go with an open heart and the rest will follow!
I was very hesitant about whether I was going to find the right yoga ashram when I arrived in Rishikesh. I researched considerably online and always saw this place across the river from my hostel at the time (BunkStay). I took a wander down along the river to Yogi Ji's Ashram and checked it out.
The location is excellent, very close to Ganga river, there is a beach right in front of the ashram, but you can also find some very nice secluded beaches within 10 minutes walking distance. The Ganga is extremely clean in the area, but the water cold :) Right in front of the ashram there is a very small island in the middle of the river (just a patch of sand) and we did some meditation there, in the evening - it was overwhelming, very quiet, we could only hear some birds and frogs :) and when it got dark the moonlight was magical....
We are always keep them happy