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Yoga Retreat

7N / 8D Residential

in the Himalayas

04 Dec- 11 Dec  2023

Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

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SERENITY  |  PEACE  |  REJUVENATION  |  COVID-FREE ENVIRONMENT   |  YOGA

Sahaja Retreat invites & welcomes everyone from all walks of life to share with you, what has been graced & bestowed upon us by great Masters and Yogis. 

8 days of diving deep into Yoga, meditation, nutritious food, culture, and community helping you to heal, grow and expand to your fullest consciousness.

 
4th- 11th December 2023

( D A Y 1) 0 4 /1 2 / 2 0 2 3 ~Arrival & welcome to Sahaja Retreat, Mohan Chatti , Pauri Garhwal ~Welcome Drink, Dinner and Relax in Luxury Swiss Tent & Orientation.

( D A Y 2 ) 05 /1 2 / 2 0 2 3 ~ Day Starting from Fire Ceremony ( Hawan), after that Morning Tea with Cookies & Rusk- 06:00 am ~Morning Forest Walk - 07:00 am to 08:00 am ~Refreshing Drink Herbal tea and seasonal juice - 08:00 to 08:30 am ~Yoga Asana Meditation Pranayama Class - 09:00 am to 11 :00 am ~Pure Vegetarian Sattvic Yogic Food -11:00 am ~Rest & Self Study - 11:30 am to 14:30 pm ~Evening Tea -14:30 pm ~Yoga Asana Meditation Posture Correction Class -15:00 pm to 17:00 pm ~Bon Fire and Healthy Light Snacks with Vegetarian Soups -17: 30 pm to 18:30 pm ~Pure Vegetarian Sattvic Yogic Dinner - 19:00 pm ~Satsang or Bhajan -19:30 pm to 20:15 pm ~Lights off /Good Night

( D A Y 3) 0 6 /1 2 / 2 0 2 3 ~Same as Day 2 . ( D A Y 4 ) 07 /1 2 / 2 0 2 3 ~Same as Day 3 . ( D A Y 5 ) 08 /1 2 / 2 0 2 3 ~Morning Tea - 06 :00 am ~Spiritual Treking Bal Kunwari Mata Temple Around 4 Km - 07:00 am to 11:00 am (Breakfast , fruits , juice on the way ) ~Pure Vegetarian Sattvic Lunch - 12 :30 pm ~Rest & Relax - 12:30 pm to 15:30 pm ~Evening Tea - 15:30 pm ~Meditation & Pranayama Class 16:00 pm to 17:30 pm ~Bon Fire Soups and Snacks General Talk - 18:00 pm ~Pure Vegetarian Sattvic Dinner - 19:00 pm ~Satsang or Bhajan - 19:30 pm to 20:00pm ~Lights off /Good Night ..

( D A Y 6) 10 /1 2 / 2 0 2 3 ~Morning Tea - 06:00 am ~Yoga Asana meditation Class - 07: 30 am to 08:30 am ~Pure Vegetarian healthy Breakfast - 08:30 am ~White River Rafting In Ganga - 08:30 am to 12:00 noon ~Lunch Time - 12:30 pm ~Rest and Relax - 13:00 pm to 15:30 pm ~Evening Tea - 15:30 pm ~Get Together & Certification - 16:00 pm 17:30 pm ~Bon fire and Snacks - 18:00 pm 19:00 pm ~Dinner Time - 19:00 pm ~Lights off / Sweet dreams

( D A Y 7) 11 /1 2 / 2 0 2 3 ~Morning Tea ~Checkout after breakfast with happy memories

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Participation Guidelines
  1. As a brief orientation session, a day before the retreat we get together in the evening
  2. It is recommended to arrive a day prior, or at the latest on the day of commencement of the retreat.
  3. Participants can clear any remaining fees for the retreat during this time frame.
  4. Full fee payment once made, will not be refunded. However, it could be adjusted towards future retreats.
  5. To make the most out of your experience we request participants to attend all the sessions
  6. In case of any discomfort or illness, please feel free to inform our teachers or any member of the Arsha Yoga Peetham team.
  7. It is important to follow the Ashram rules pertaining to the courses conducted inside the ashram.
  8. It is our humble request to respect meal timings and appropriate attire.
  9. The food is nourishingly Satvic {Vegetarian}
  10. Usage of drugs and alcohol are strictly prohibited. We wish to create a healthy and respectful environment.

Things to note

  1. We recommend that participants carry their personal locks and keys to keep their rooms locked at all times. (They can be purchased from nearby shops)
  2. Avoid eating outside food during the course.
  3. Feel free to carry basic medicines for cold, flu, motion sickness, dehydration, etc.
  4. It is recommended to bring your bathroom accessories - toothpaste, soap, shampoo, and toothbrush 
  5. Also recommended to bring an umbrella, raincoat, and flashlight.
  6. In the event of any program changes, we intend to keep you updated.
  7. Sahaja Retreat reserves the right to request a participant to leave from the retreat in case of violation of Ashram rules
  8. Participants will receive a certificate of successful completion at the end of the retreat
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FAQs
  1. Is this a certified Yoga Institute/Organisation?
    - Yes, It is. 

  2. Who is the Yoga teacher and what is his/her experience?
    - Shree Rakesh Ji is a certified yoga teacher who has been teaching both in India and internationally 

  3. I'm a beginner. Can I do this retreat?
    - Yes, this retreat is designed for all types: beginner, intermediate, and advanced yoga practitioners.

  4. How many students can be accommodated?
    -A maximum of 15 students will be accommodated on a first-come-first-serve basis.

  5. Where is this retreat happening and what are the COVID-19 conditions there?
    -There are no COVID-19 cases in and around the area due to the secluded nature of our surroundings.

  6. What are the government rules for an outsider to come and stay in Uttarakhand and what documentation should one carry along?
    -You can find the relevant details through this link https://uttarakhandtourism.gov.in/document/type/advisory/

  7. Is it a WIFI enabled zone? What are the other available facilities, including food & accommodation?
    - Internet access is available throughout cellular networks along the majestic Himalayan peaks surrounding the retreat. We are sure WIFI will become secondary to you once you arrive here.

  8. Is my fee refundable if I cancel my booking? 
    - No. However, it can be adjusted with the upcoming similar retreats in the near future.

  9. Can I extend my stay after this retreat?
    - Yes, certainly. If you wish to do so, the extra charges will be applicable for any such stay. Approximately INR 3500 per night including all meals.

  10. What kind of Yoga style will be taught in the classes?
    -The retreat is designed to give you a taste and blend of Iyengar & Hatha Yoga. We feel that the essence of all Yoga styles do lead one to the same fundamental source and experience.

  11. Are you conducting any other Yoga courses apart from this retreat?
    -Yes, this retreat will be followed by another one in Rishikesh in January 2024.

  12. What are the things to keep in mind according to the climatic conditions?
    -Warm clothing is recommended as the climate is cold. You'll also need a hand towel for Yoga classes, a flashlight, water bottles etc.

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