5 Days Yoga & Meditation Retreat

At Divine Yoga School, Laxman Jhula, the heart of Rishikesh, India

“Enrich yourself with life transforming experience”

Welcome to Divine Yoga School that gives all spiritual aspirants an opportunity to have a life changing experience during 5 days affordable and blissful Yoga & Meditation Retreat in Rishikesh valley surrounded by Divine Mother Ganga and natural vibes of Himalaya. 

5 Days Himalayan Yoga & Meditation Retreat aims to bring a positive and permanent change in peoples’ lives so that they can manage their day to day life, relationship and maintain a healthy life for peace and happiness. 

The holistic Living teachings are truly needed for modern human being from all walks of life. These 5 days theoretical and practical teachings will awaken you to maintain a healthy and happy life, living in this material world. Our teaching will also boost your confidence to support your family members and community to restore mind and body balance and peace as this is the most rewarding job which gives inner satisfaction.

During the yoga & meditation journey, you will be taught Traditional Hatha yoga, Pranayama techniques to breathe correctly, rhythmical, Deep and slow breath will stimulate the inner peace and inner awareness. Meditation practices are also incorporated to train the mind or induce a mode of consciousness so that students can achieve not only the physical awareness but also mental, emotional and spiritual self-development. Our one to one interaction will help to understand the life problem and their solution through psychological and spiritual counseling. Cleansing practice will ensure Physical and mental purification for free flow of energy in the body and mind.

5 Days Yoga & Meditation Retreat: Suitable for:

  • Those who—–

    • Are looking for an introduction to yoga and its practices.
    • Wants to experience yoga and meditation in Rishikesh, the world capital of yoga.
    • Wish to take a short break from hectic life to refresh body and mind.
    • Wish to get an exposure to Indian culture and its spiritual values

5 Days Yoga & Meditation Retreat Curriculum

Recitation of Sacred Sound (Mantra Chanting)

The purpose of mantra chanting in yoga is to generate vibrations and connect with the universe. Each mantra is special and rich with spiritual energy.

  • How to Sit Properly
  • Introduction to Mantra Science
  • Tvameva mata ca pita Tvameva (Sloka on God)
  • Om Tryambakam Yajamahe ( Mantra on lord Shiva)
  • Om sahana vavatu
  • Hare Rama Hare Krishna
Yoga Cleansing (Shatkarma)

Yogic cleansing practices are must for physical and mental health. They help to purify the mind and body for proper breathing and to meditate. Shatkarma practices remove the obstruction in the energy channels and purify them.

  • Jala Neti (nasal cleansing with water).
Yoga Postures (Asana)

Students will gain extensive knowledge of yoga postures and will increase their strength, flexibility and discipline.

Hatha Yoga

Surya Namaskar (Sun salutation) and Chandra Namaskar (Moon salutation) Alignment, Assist and Adaptation for the following Asanas.

  • Pawanmuktasana series 1
  • Pawanmuktasana serie 2
  • Surya Namaskar ( sun salutation)
  • Tadasana (palm tree pose)
  • Triyak tadasana (swaying palm tree pose)
  • Kati Chakrasana
  • Trikonasana (triangle pose)
  • Vriksasana (tree pose)
  • Vajrasana (thumderbolt pose)
  • Marjari-asana (cat stretch pose)
  • Ardha Ushtrasana (half camel pose)
  • Saral Bhujangasana (easy cobra pose)
  • Ardha Shalabhasana (half locust pose)
  • Janu Sirshasana (head to knee pose)
  • Setu asana (bridge pose)
  • Bhu Namanasana (spinal twist prostration pose)
  • Advasana (reversed corpse pose)
  • Navasana.

Asana Alignment & Adjustment:

  • Fundamentals of Body alignment
  • How to do a pose
  • What is alignment of a pose
  • Adjustments
Pranayama (Breathing Practices) & Mudra and Bandha (Energy Locks)

Pranayama

Pranayama is the fourth limb of Ashtanga Yoga of Sage Patanjali. It is an ancient yogic breathing technique which has a soothing effect on mind to overcome stress and anxiety.  It is also a vital aspect of yoga. It improves the respiratory system and purifies the body and mind for meditation.

  • Introduction of Pranayama , Benefits of pranayama , General guidelines
  • Sitting postures for Pranayama Sadhana.
  • Conscious Breathing, Clavicular , 3 Parts of Breathing, Yogic Breathing
  • Nadi Sodhana Pranayma
  • Kapal Bhati Pranayama

Mudra & Bandha

  • Jnana Mudra (psychic gesture of knowledge)
  • Chin Mudra (psychic gesture of consciousness)
  • Hridaya Mudra (heart gesture)
Yoga Philosophy (Yoga Darshana)

Yoga Philosophy is the foundation and central knowledge of yoga with it practical and scientific approach towards life. The wisdom of yoga helps one to establish a solid, well-rounded yoga practice.

  • Introduction to yoga, its philosophy and evolution.
  • Introduction to yoga sutras of Sage Patanjali.
  • Definition of yoga.
Anatomy and Physiology (Sharir Vijnan)
  • Introduction of Human Anatomy and its Role in Asana Practice
  • The yogic study of Digestive System.
  • The effects of yoga practice on Respiratory System.
  • Nervous System.
  • Major organs of body and their functions.
  • Muscles used in different yoga postures
  • Nadis and Chakras
  • Possible injuries during Yoga practice and how to avoid it.
Meditation (Dhyana)

Meditation is a systematic practice that helps the practitioner to realize the center of consciousness for freedom. It promotes physical, mental and emotional tranquility with the purpose of reaching Samadhi (self-realization).

  • Introduction of Meditation
  • What Meditation is not?
  • How to prepare for Meditation.
  • Japa Meditation.
  • Yog Nidra

Why Divine Yoga School?

Divine Yoga School is situated in Rishikesh valley (India), surrounded by the Himalaya. The school is a leading organization committed to true and authentic teaching of Yoga and Meditation passed by the great yogis of past without any confusion and delusion. The teaching in the school comprises of traditional knowledge about yoga combined with the practical implementation of yoga philosophy, Meditation and pranayama. These are just a few names that can be used for understanding what we teach but there is much more. 

 All the knowledge is imparted with real-life experiences and practice sessions conducted at the yoga school in a very conducive atmosphere.

At Divine Yoga School, the Sadhaks (students) learn and practice Yogasana with correct postures and body alignment, breathing  techniques, relaxation and recitation of mantra, the wisdom of Patanjali Yoga -Sutras, Human anatomy and physiology, Meditation, Life management and teachings of Sri Mad Bhagwad Gita and great philosophers and much more in a fun and practical way.

 By the end of the course, students are confident enough to practice yoga in their personal lives and teach others. They are awarded certificate affiliated Yoga Alliance, USA, so that they can practice and teach Yoga anywhere in the world and help the humanity to live a balance and happy life.

What Makes our What Makes our Yoga Courses Unique?

Our all courses (Yoga & Meditation Retreats / 200 Hour / 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training) at Divine Yoga School in Rishikesh aim to contribute health and happiness in students’ life for self-help or becoming an Internationally recognized Yoga Teacher. Yoga capital Rishikesh is surrounded by energizing vibes of Himalaya and Holi river Mother Ganga, lush green jungles and chanting in temples present a perfect environment for Yoga and Meditation.

Here are other features at the school which give an unforgettable experience to all our guests:

  • Family like atmosphere at Divine Yoga School.
  • Scientific and practical teaching by highly educated and well experienced teachers who are always ready to help you on and off the mat.
  • Comfortable and peaceful stay to make you ready for the classes. 
  • Satsang and Kirtan which is an integral part of yoga courses.
  • Small size of batch which is quite hassling free for effective learning atmosphere.
  • Weekly excursions to nearby places as temples, cave, mountains, river rafting etc.
  • Birthday and festival celebration to add more joy to life.

 

Yoga is a light, which once lit will never dim. The better your practice, the brighter your flame.” 

― B.K.S Iyengar.

5 Days Himalayan &Yoga & Meditation Retreat – Daily Schedule

5 Days Himalayan Yoga & Meditation Retreat is an introductory program for those who wish to experience yoga and meditation in their life after a short break from their hectic schedule. We encourage students to attend all the classes and excursion activates during the course so that they can feel the difference in their lives through yoga and meditation in the vibes of yoga land Rishikesh.

 

Here is the typical daily schedule for 5 Days Himalayan Yoga & Meditation Retreat at Divine Yoga School Rishikesh.

*Class schedule may change slightly as per weather or other conditions*

DAY 1: MONDAY

 

  • Afternoon arrival at Divine Yoga School in Rishikesh
  • Welcome of Guests at School.
  • Refreshment on arrival.
  • 11: 00 AM – Fire Ceremony
  • 12: 00 PM –  Orientation Program for Retreat
  • 2:00 PM – Lunch
  • 4:00 – Yoga Nidra
  • 6:00 PM  –  Visit to International Ganga Arti
  • 8:30 PM Dinner.
  • 9: 30 PM – Lights off

 DAY 3: WEDNESDAY

    • 5:00 AM – Wake up
    • 6:30 to 7:30 AM – Energizing Morning Hatha Yoga Session
    • 8:00 to 9:00 AM – Cleansing & Pranayama
    • 9:00 AM- Breakfast 
    • 10 :00 AM – River Rafting / Ayurveda Session / Nature Trek / Ashram Visit)
    • 2:00 PM – Lunch
    • 05:00 PM – Lecture cum Yoga Session
    • 6:15 PM – Meditation
    • 8:00 PM – Dinner
    • 9: 30 PM – Lights off

 DAY 2: TUESDAY

 

  • 5:00 AM – Wake up
  • 6:30 to 7:30 AM – Energising Morning Hatha Yoga Session
  • 8:00 to 9:00 AM – Cleansing & Pranayama
  • 9:00 AM- Breakfast 
  • 10 :00 AM – River Rafting / Ayurveda Session / Nature Trek / Ashram Visit)
  • 2:00 PM – Lunch
  • 05:00 PM – Lecture cum Yoga Session
  • 6:15 PM – Meditation
  • 8:00 PM – Dinner
  • 9: 30 PM – Lights off

 DAY 4: THURSDAY

  • 5:00 AM – Wake up
  • 6:30 to 7:30 AM – Energizing Morning Hatha Yoga Session
  • 8:00 to 9:00 AM – Cleansing & Pranayama
  • 9:00 AM- Breakfast 
  • 10 :00 AM – Free Time / Self Study
  • 2:00 PM – Lunch
  • 05:00 PM – Lecture cum Yoga Session
  • 6:15 PM – Meditation
  • 8:00 PM – Dinner
  • 9: 30 PM – Lights off

5 Days Himalayan Yoga & Meditation Retreat-Course Dates & Fee

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Sep 20215 Days Himalayan Yoga & Meditation RetreatUS$ 150US$ 125OpenBook Now | Enquire Now
Oct 20215 Days Himalayan Yoga & Meditation RetreatUS$ 150US$ 125OpenBook Now | Enquire Now
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Retreat Course starts from EVERY MONDAY on each month.

Accomodation And Food

Enjoy Comfortable Stay & Delicious Food

Accommodation:

  • During your Yoga Teacher Training program, you will stay in the Premises of Divine Yoga School, located in the most beautiful area of Tapovan, Rishikesh. The school is in very peaceful location and just a few steps away from holi river Ganga. Nearby Divine Yoga School, there are other beautiful places as ashrams, temples and cafes in a walking distance. After a 5 minute walk, you can find the market where you can buy organic products, local wares, food, and restaurants and so on. 
  • You can enjoy beautiful jungle views from your room. It is a calm place that allows your mind to become completely focused on your study and practice.
  • We have 1 yoga hall which is quite large for your yoga classes. In free time you can go to Yoga hall for your own practice and self-study.
  • Every room has a bathroom with western toilet and hot and cold shower. Students can choose single or double accommodation according to their prefernce. Rooms are spacious, open and light. Bedsheets, pillows, bath towels, toilet paper, and blankets are also provided.
  • Free WIFI is available on every floor.
  • Laundry service is available with a low cost.

Food :

India is very famous for its variety of tasty food. Food is very important to balance our body and keep us healthy. Different foods influence our different systems and elements. Students will enjoy tasty and healthy food prepared with fresh vegetables at Divine Yoga School. The school does not allow using any kind of unhealthy ingredient, meat, eggs or alcohol in its kitchen. We also appreciate students to avoid them during their stay with us and also in their life forever.

Free Day

Explore Yoga Capital, Rishikesh on Free Day

During 5 Days Himalayan Yoga & Meditation Retreat, we have excursion schedule for 2 days (Tuesday & Wednesday to local places, Sage Vashistha ashram or Neer Water Fall.  Excursion activities are the part of the course so all the cost is included in the course fees. 

Includes & Not Includes

Course Fee INCLUDES

Course Fees DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • 4 Nights non-AC Accommodation (AC available at additional cost)
  • Three vegetarian meals per day
  • Afternoon Tea (Masala/ Herbal Chai)
  • 2 Half-day excursion (during the  Course)
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Yoga material (Neti Pot, Note Book, Pen)
  • Course Certification
  • Airport Transfer (available at additional charges)
  • Travel expenses (i.e. airfare, train, bus, taxi, etc.)
  • Laundry services (available at additional charges)
  • Extra nights beyond course dates (available at additional charges)
  • Extra excursion not organized by school
  • Travel Insurance
  • Medical Expenses
  • Other Personal Expense
  • Air Conditioning / Heater (available at additional charges)

Course Complete Requirements

  • Students are required to complete and meet the following criteria during the course:
  • Required 100% attendance
  • No violation of Code of Conduct and School Policy

 

Course Certification

Upon completion of the course, you will appear at examination which will assess your theoretical and practical knowledge you gained during the entire course. On being successful in the examination, you will receive certificate of completion. The 100 hours Yoga TTC does not count towards yoga teacher training hours, nor does it certifies you as a yoga teacher. Yoga Alliance requires a minimum of 200 Hours of training. Therefore, if you are looking to obtain a certificate that makes you eligible to register as a yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance, please see our Complete TTC programs at www.divineyogaschool.com

Discipline And Refund Policy

  • Smoking and alcohol are strictly prohibited in the school.
  • In case you have fast on particular day, please inform the management of the school to avoid wastage of food.
  • Always maintain discipline, respect teachers and follow all rules.
  • Always be on time, late comers not permitted to join the class.
  • After the completion of course, please return your books, maps or anything you have taken from school.
  • Divine Yoga School provides accommodation for a student who joins yoga classes. Friends or family members stay is not included in the fee or other facilities.

Rules & Refund Policy

  • An advance of a course fees will not be refundable, only in the case of emergency students can join us on other schedules.
  • On arrival at school, at the time of necessary formalities, student has to deposit his or her total balance fee.
  • Once student is enrolled and classes starts, no fee is refundable.
  • In the situation where student cancels the course, we accept cancellation but advance deposit will not be refund in cancellation.
  • There is no charge of course cancellation. Student just has to inform by email.

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