Yoga Courses for Beginners in Rishikesh, India

We invite you to immerse yourself in a Beginner yoga course at Mahatma Yoga. We can give you your first “dip” into the world of “ancient” yoga applied to a modern day setting. As The Ganges gives life; flowing down from the source, Ganga’s healing properties will inspire you to turn towards a more serious study of yoga. We have experienced here at Mahatma over and over again that yoga transforms lives and it can positively alter your perception about your LIFE as well. Historically, Rishikesh has held a special place as a magnet for yogic practices. Nowadays the peaceful atmosphere, the calming sounds induced by the flowing of the Ganges and the beautiful green Himalayas inspire a yearning for self-growth and for re-energizing from within. Today, Rishikesh is the Yoga capital of the world. In our small way, we at Mahatma do our bit to make available to our guests a true authentic and traditional hatha yoga experience. By holding certain postures, yoga helps release toxins from our body which otherwise create a breeding ground for diseases and stress. This helps in balancing body and mind . Yoga postures give you flexibility and create space for fresh beginnings in the journey of life and makes you open for increased perception. By living in the moment instead of fearing the future. By improving Flexibility, invigorating you, making you stronger and providing inner and outer radiance.

Yoga Course for Beginners Rishikesh, India 2017

Mahatma Yoga Ashram, Rishikesh, India offers yoga retreats, yoga course for beginners, yoga teacher training, Ayurveda treatments , Reiki healing course, and other short term alternative healing therapies in Laxman Jhula, Rishikesh. Located on the banks of the Ganges offering unsurpassed view of the sacred river, Mahatma Yoga Ashram accommodates around 25 guests usually coming for 7-10 days from all over the world seeking inner calmness by staying at our peaceful “oasis” and by nourishing and nurturing their physical, emotional and mental being.

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03 Jul 2017 to 15 Jul 2017 ( Yoga courses for beginners in Rishikesh, India ) Booking Open USD $ 350 Per Week Apply
17 Jul 2017 to 29 Jul 2017 ( Yoga courses for beginners in Rishikesh, India ) Booking Open USD $ 350 Per Week Apply
31 Jul 2017 to 12 Aug 2017 ( Yoga courses for beginners in Rishikesh, India ) Booking Open USD $ 350 Per Week Apply
14 Aug 2017 to 26 Aug 2017 ( Yoga courses for beginners in Rishikesh, India ) Booking Open USD $ 350 Per Week Apply
28 Aug 2017 to 09 Sep 2017 ( Yoga courses for beginners in Rishikesh, India ) Booking Open USD $ 350 Per Week Apply
11 Sep 2017 to 23 Sep 2017 ( Yoga courses for beginners in Rishikesh, India ) Booking Open USD $ 350 Per Week Apply
25 Sep 2017 to 07 Oct 2017 ( Yoga courses for beginners in Rishikesh, India ) Booking Open USD $ 350 Per Week Apply
09 Oct 2017 to 21 Oct 2017 ( Yoga courses for beginners in Rishikesh, India ) Booking Open USD $ 350 Per Week Apply
23 Oct 2017 to 04 Nov 2017 ( Yoga courses for beginners in Rishikesh, India ) Booking Open USD $ 350 Per Week Apply
06 Nov 2017 to 18 Nov 2017 ( Yoga courses for beginners in Rishikesh, India ) Booking Open USD $ 350 Per Week Apply
20 Nov 2017 to 02 Dec 2017 ( Yoga courses for beginners in Rishikesh, India ) Booking Open USD $ 350 Per Week Apply
04 Dec 2017 to 16 Dec 2017 ( Yoga courses for beginners in Rishikesh, India ) Booking Open USD $ 350 Per Week Apply
18 Dec 2017 to 30 Dec 2017 ( Yoga courses for beginners in Rishikesh, India ) Booking Open USD $ 350 Per Week Apply
Mahatma Yoga Ashram
Laxman Jhula
Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249304
$350

Yoga for Beginners in Mahatma Yoga Ashram Rishikesh, India

A yoga course for beginners is designed to help you understand how to incorporate yoga into your daily life back home. This yoga course is taught in a manner that simplifies techniques so you begin your practice with a strong and safe foundation. At Mahatma Yoga Ashram we freely give the skills needed to establish a foundation upon which healing can start. During this yoga beginners course you will learn in 7-10 days to see growth in your yoga practice and explore your relationship with yourself. Through the practice of pranayama ( breathing and cleansing exercises) teach you simple techniques to enhance your yoga experience.Chanting is an ancient way of using rhythm and sounds through simple mantra’s to create harmony of body and mind. Through repetition of words, one will enjoy the musical dimension of yoga and the joyful uplifting nature effects it has on our inner rhythm and soul.Our asana (postures) practice introduces postures and flow in a way that is accessible to all body types and ages. This beginners yoga course also teaches meditation (in meditation room as well as on the beach) which allows one to relax, quiet the mind, and be one with their breathing and inner silence. There is ample time for exploring, music making, art, walking, to relax, reading and self discovery while in a nurturing place with knowledgeable staff to support you in anyway possible.

The yoga retreat for beginners will guide you in understanding the following:

» How to practice conscious breathing
» Basic yoga postures and proper alignment
» Simple meditation techniques
» Foundations of yoga philosophy
» Mantra chanting with explanation
» Overview of Ayurveda in everyday life
» Exploring Indian traditions and cultures
» Most importantly, your journey is important to us and we welcome questions, which can help you in growing your own practice.
» Experienced and dedicated yoga teachers are always on hand to help and guide you on your personal journey.

Yoga for Beginners - Daily Schedule

» 07:00 a.m. :: Wake Up
» 06:00 a.m. to 06:30 a.m. :: Mantra Chanting
» 07:00 a.m. to 7:30 a.m :: Yogic Purification and breathing Body Movement (Mon, Thur, Sat )
» 07:00 a.m. to 07:30 a.m :: Pranayama (Breathing Exercise on Tue, Wed, Fri)
» 07:30 a.m. :: Herbal Tea or Juices
» 08:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. :: Hatha Yoga Classes (Beginners and Intermediate)
» 09:30 a.m :: Breakfast
» 01:00 p.m :: Lunch
» 04:30 p.m. to 06:00 p.m. :: Hatha Yoga Classes (Beginners and Intermediate)
» 06:00 p.m :: Ganga Artii
» 06:30 p.m. to 07:30 p.m :: Meditation
» 08:00 p.m :: Dinner with Group Discussion (Bonfire)
» 09:30 p.m :: Lights Out

Important Notes:
» Non-refundable booking amount is $70 USD for 7 Days and $100 USD for 10 Days yoga courses. Balance fee needs to be paid upon arrival.
» We have merged yoga courses for beginners and yoga retreat into one program.
» One can join the yoga retreats for one week or two weeks .For longer duration, please send us a message prior to submitting your application.
» Couples can receive 10% discount by sharing a room.
» Duration of daily yoga classes can be increased, if required.
» Daily schedule is subject to change depending on weather conditions.

Refund Policy

The deposit submitted with the application is not refundable. However, in case of emergencies and other unavoidable circumstances the management at its discretion permits participants to go for any other scheduled course/retreat within a one year period. We therefore, recommend that all applicants carefully examine their upcoming obligations so that they may be able to devote their full attention to our offered programs.

Yoga for Beginners - Booking Procedure

All aspirants are advised to carefully consider the time and resources required for the course before forwarding the application for the yoga retreat or yoga course for beginners. The deposit submitted with the application is not refundable. However, in case of emergencies and other unavoidable emergencies the management at its discretion permits students to go for any other scheduled course within one year. We therefore recommend that all applicants carefully examine their upcoming obligations so that they may be able to devote their full attention to the yoga course.

Inclusions: Yoga Retreats India

» Yoga classes (Mon ~ Sat).
» Private room with attached bath and free wireless internet connectivity.
» Three meals per day.
» 1 session of ayurveda massage per week.
» Information, guidance and escort services for local sight seeing.
» River rafting (depending on availability).
» Day trekking in the foothills of the Himalayas, Waterfalls

Syllabus

» Mantra chanting with Ethics discussion
» Practice and Techniques of Shat karma (Cleansing techniques)
» Practice and techniques of Asana (Physical postures)
» Practice and techniques of Pranayama (Breathing practices)
» Practice of Dhyan (Meditation)

Transportation
The fastest and easiest way to reach Rishikesh is a flight from Delhi to Dehradun.
» Taxi from Dehradun, Jolly Grant Airport - $25
» Delhi Airport to Rishikesh by taxi - US$ 70
» Delhi Airport to Rishikesh and Rishikesh to Delhi airport by car - US$ 130

Brief Description

» Yoga Retreats for Beginners and intermediate practitioners In Rishikesh also knows as yoga capital of the world .
» Our residential yoga retreat is facility in a peaceful surroundings, away from the hustle and bustle of Rishikesh, but still within close walking distance from town.
» The yoga retreats are specifically designed for students to learn the art of healing that incorporates the different aspects of yoga practice applicable in everyday life .
» Our affordable yoga retreats USD $350 including Vegetarian meals and accommodation (private room with attached bathroom and Wi-Fi)
» Loving and caring support team.
» Opportunity to experience Indian culture and tradition.

» After completing the retreat, you can take the practice home with you or choose to progress into a 200-hour yoga teacher training course to further develop a deeper yoga practice. Mahatma Yoga Ashram is registered with Yoga Alliance USA.

Code of - Conduct

» Discipline is an integral part of the yoga beginners or yoga retreat program and course routine must be strictly observed.
» Disrespect of rules and regulations could result in termination of studentship with no refund of fee
» Absenting oneself from the scheduled program without prior permission of the teacher would be considered a serious breach of discipline.
» A student must inform staff in advance if they intend to be absent for a meal so that there is no wastage of food
» Mahatma Yoga does not make arrangements for guests of students.
» Ensure you are on time for class or you will not be permitted to enter any class once it has commenced.
» Smoking and drinking are not permitted during the training.
» Be mindful of local customs and traditions and wear modest clothing.