International Yoga Day is less than a couple of weeks away and there cannot be a better time to start practicing yoga. While you plan on buying yoga mats, here are 10 excellent yoga retreats you can look forward to visiting with the summer holidays coming up and the yoga fever on its full swing.
1. Tushita Meditation Centre, Dharamshala
Located in Dharamkot village of Dharamshala, near Mcleodganj, Tushita Meditation Centre involves Buddhist meditation and yoga combined with a rigid lifestyle plan. This includes a strict diet and abstinence from all sorts of modern day gadgets..
Website Link: http://tushita.info/
2. Isha Yoga Centre, Tamil Nadu
This non-profit and non-religious centre for yoga is located on the foothills of the Velliangiri Mountains in Tamil Nadu. The intensive yoga practice undertaken here seeks to build a connection among the mind, body and soul.
Website Link: http://www.ishafoundation.org/IshaYogaCenter
3. Osho Meditation Resort, Pune
At Osho Meditation Centre, you will learn yoga with a hint of luxury. There is a spa located inside the splendid resort. A very different yet powerful kind of yoga is practiced inside the resort wherein you can witness the positive results while indulging in a comfortable and relaxed environment.
Website Link: http://www.osho.com/
4. Ayurveda Yoga Meditation Resort, Coonoor
Set amidst the Nilgiri Mountains, this resort caters to your yoga needs while also providing you with ayurvedic healin
g. Ayurveda is as old a science as yoga and plays an important part in the natural rejuvenation of body and mind.
Website Link: http://www.ayurvedayogavilla.com/
5. Ananda, in the Himalayas, Uttrakhand
Ananda in the Himalayas is essentially a spa but it also caters to your yoga requirements. This luxury yoga retreat blends in ayurvedic spa techniques with yoga to provide you with the ultimate peaceful and revitalizing experience.
Website Link: http://www.anandaspa.com/
6. SwaSwara Yoga Resort, Gokarna
Imagine yourself doing early morning yoga up on a hill, overlooking a beach and the sea. Located on a short distance from Om beach in Gokarna, SwaSwara Yoga Resort provides a secluded place for you to enjoy the relaxing effects of yoga.
Website Link: http://www.swaswara.com/
7. Art of Living Ashram, Bangalore
Founded by the famous spiritual leader, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, the Art of Living Ashram is located in Bangalore. It’s location on the top of the Panchagiri Hills will give you a peaceful place to practice yoga.
Website Link: https://www.happinessretreat.org/
8. Parmarth Niketan Rishikesh
Rishikesh is indeed a hub for yoga enthusiasts. With over 1,000 rooms, Parmarth Niketan is special due to a week long International Yoga Festival held at the ashram with hundreds of people from all over the world thronging to the place.
Website Link: www.parmarth.org/
Book a yoga retreat today before the procrastinating mind takes over your yoga plans this year.