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Yoga in India

Seeking serenity and spiritual renewal? India is the perfect place for yoga!


The number of yoga schools in India grows day after day, and each of them opens its doors in a different season. You'll find a number of short-term courses for beginners or long-term courses where you can become a real yoga instructor. Yoga in India doesn’t necessarily come cheap, but the skills you receive during lessons are undoubtedly helpful and precious.

If you’re a modern yogi looking for the world’s best Ashtanga teachers, Purple Valley in Assagao, Goa is your place. Despite its harsh reputation, beginners are deeply encouraged, making it a wonderful place to start your Ashtanga practice. Besides, in the afternoon, guests will have interesting special classes, including yogic living, philosophy, pranayama, etc. Visiting these classes from mid-October until late April is the best time.

The Himalayan Yoga Iyengar Yoga Centre is well-known for its respected teaching. Here you'll find a wonderful summer location (not far from Dalai Lama's residence), pine forests, rhododendrons, and much more. Mid-February to late October is the best time to visit the Himalayan Yoga Iyengar Yoga Centre in Dharamkat. As for Arambol, the best season is from November to the end of March.

It's hard to believe, but a seven-day yoga course at Phool Chatti in Rishikesh includes all the necessary mantra chanting, pranayama, prayer, discussion about yoga philosophy, and, of course, meditation! Is that everything you have ever dreamt of? Never enough? Add hiking, river dips, and meditative walks. Check it out in February–May or September–December.

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When is the best time to visit Himalayan Yoga Iyengar Yoga Centre in Dharamkat?

The cente in Dharamkat offers the ideal weather from mid-February to late October for visitors to enjoy the summer location and pine forests, and practice the Iyengar Yoga method. Himalayan Yoga Iyengar Yoga Centre in Dharamkat is recognized for its respected teaching. Show more

Where is Purple Valley, and what is the best time to visit it?

Located in Assagao, Goa, India, Purple Valley is a recommended place for modern yogis looking to enhance their yoga practice and find Ashtanga teachers. It is open to visitors from mid-October to late April, and afternoon classes are available that include philosophy, pranayama, and yogic living. Show more

What is the best season to visit Arambol for yoga?

The best season to visit Arambol for outdoor activities, including yoga, is from November to March. It is perfect for those seeking a peaceful yoga experience, as it is less crowded than other popular destinations like Goa and enjoys mild and sunny weather in the winter season. Show more

What activities are included in the 7-day yoga course at Phool Chatti in Rishikesh?

Phool Chatti in Rishikesh offers a 7-day all-inclusive program designed to help visitors renew their spiritual energy. It includes mantra chanting, pranayama, discussion about yoga philosophy, meditation, river dips, hiking, and meditative walks. The course is perfect for beginner and experienced yogis and offers a unique immersion in the authentic practice of yoga. Show more

Why does yoga in India not come cheap, and what makes it worth the cost?

Yoga in India may not be inexpensive because it provides authentic teachings based on classic yogic traditions from teachers who personalize their attention. It includes asanas, philosophy, meditation, and spiritual practices. Beholding the transformation and life-changing experience of practicing yoga in India makes it well worth the cost. Show more

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