THE YOGA RETREAT THAT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE

An amazing 10 day journey for the spirit, body and mind at the "Land of high passes"

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ESSENCE

High up in the shadow of the world's highest peaks is a land of mythical beauty. It is a land that is arid and harsh, but it is also a land that is one of the most beautiful on Earth. It is a land of warm and friendly people with a cultural heritage that is nothing short of amazing. Ladakh, exquisitely lovely and relatively unspoilt, beckons you to discover her unchartered territory.

Led by Vikram Maira and Radhika Vachani, this retreat is an inner and outer adventure, a life-transforming experience of self-discovery and personal growth.

The retreat will take you on hikes and sightseeing through some of the most vivid and breathtakingly beautiful terrain, and also visit old monasteries, local markets and much more.

Immerse yourself for 10 days and nights in ancient yoga teachings, practices, and outdoor adventure, and begin a journey of self-discovery that leaves you feeling the most ALIVE you have felt in years. And the beauty of Ladakh will make it easy for you to let go and surrender to the peaceful pace of life this week.

 

YOGA ASANA - BALANCE, GROUND, ALIGN

Your body opens, strengthens and energies begin to flow. And you feel what it means to be present and awake.

 

PRANAYAMA & MEDITATION - BREATHE, RELAX, FOCUS

You learn to connect with your vital life force that is the very essence of your being. You learn to relax the mind, and to develop a more mindful state of being.

 

HIKING - EXPLORE, EXPAND, EVOLVE

You will experience some great hikes and sightseeing through some of the most vivid and breathtakingly beautiful terrain, and also visit old monasteries, local markets and much more.

FOOD - REPLENISH, REJUVENATE, ENERGIZE

You enjoy local Ladakhi cuisine. Most of the population of Ladakh is engaged in agriculture activities and produce raw food for the preparation of their traditional dishes. Vegetables such as pumpkins, potatoes, beans and beetroots are cooked in different ways. Thukpa and Skyu (made of wheat flour), khambir (local bread) and Pava (made of sattu) are the staple food of the people of Ladakh. Varieties such as Tsampa, Cholak, Thukpa, and Mok-Mok are also the specialty of the Ladakhi Cuisine.

DAILY SCHEDULE:

07:00 to 09:00 am   Iyengar yoga & Pranayama

09:00 to 10:00 am   Breakfast

10:00 to 12:30 pm    Hiking/sightseeing

01:00 to 02:00 pm   Lunch

02:00 to 04:30 pm   Free time

04:30 to 06:30 pm   Living Yoga Philosophy Course/sightseeing

06:30 to 07:30 pm   Guided Meditation

07:30 to 08:30 pm   Pre-dinner get together

08:30 pm                   Dinner

 

ABOUT LADAKH

Nothing quite prepares the traveler for the completely ethereal yet harsh beauty of Ladakh. Ladakh is often called 'Little Tibet' and because it lies north of the Himalaya's, it receives little rainfall. The landscape is  dramatic with large Tibetan Buddhist monasteries, villages formed by flat-topped mud-brick houses, snow-capped mountains and grand vastness.

Ladakh means "land of high passes", and is a region in the Indian Administered Jammu and Kashmir that currently extends from the Kuen Lunmountain range to the main Great Himalayas to the south, inhabited by people Indo –Aryan and Tibetan descent. It is one of the most sparsely populated regions in Jammu and Kashmir and its culture and history are closely related to that of Tibet. Rock carvings found in many parts of Ladakh indicate that the area has been inhabited from Neolithic times.

HOW TO BOOK:

Please mail us for a detailed itinerary and exact cost.

TIP:

Combine this trip with a few extra days in Delhi or a 6 day introduction to Buddhism, Jainism and Hunduism in Bodgaya and Varanasi.

Prices start from

Rs 115,500/- per person

10
days
HOW TO BOOK:

Please mail us your details and we will send you the detailed itenerary and cost.

ABOUT THE TEACHER

Radhika Vachani is the founder of the “Yogacara Institute of Human Wellness and Yoga”, and also of the “Yogacara Centre of Health and Wellbeing”, in Mumbai. Her intention is to enhance human wellness, and to spread the authentic practices of Yoga and Ayurveda.

A devoted student of the Iyengar School of Yoga for 15+ years, Radhika believes, “Our breath is the most powerful tool in helping us achieve balance, inner strength, and calm in our lives.” In her style of teaching she combines her training with 'life in the real world'-experiences", making her classes approachable and engaging for anyone.

TOUR FACTS

The retreat starts on Friday 2 September and ends on Sunday 11 September in Leh, Ladakh. Travel from Delhi to Leh is fastest by  flight. Another option is to fly to Srinagar and from there travel by car to Leh in appromimately one day. Based on your preference we are happy to make the arrangements for you.

 

INCLUSIONS:

 - Transfer from Leh to the Retreat and back.

 - All transport during the retreat

 - Living Yoga Course

 - Hikes

 - Sightseeing trips accompanied by local  guides (monastries)

 - Accommodation (in Leh and camps in Nubra and Pangong Tso)

 - All meals at the Retreat

 

EXCLUSIONS:

 - International travel

 - Travel to and from Leh

 - Expenses of personal nature like laundry, phone calls, etc.

 

Please get in touch for the detailed itineray.