Of the all things that India has given to the world one of the most important one is the ancient spiritual Science of Yoga. Yoga is a 5000 year old science, and though most of us think that Yoga is nothing but a form of exercise where people stretch , breathe and twist, it is in reality much more than that. Yoga is about complete integration of body, mind, spirit and the environment. It is a way of life were one treats the body with utmost respect. The word Yoga was derived from Sanskrit word “Yuj” which means “to unite or integrate”.
India is not only the birth place of yoga but is also one of the best places in the world to learn the authentic nuances of yoga and meditation. in recent years yoga has gained immense popularity in India as well as West. A lot of people from all across the world travel to India in search of the perfect Yoga vacation. From beach front luxury retreats to, 5 star facilities in the Himalayas, to budget yoga ashrams you can find all of it here.
There are many Yoga Ashrams, hotels , retreats and Yoga Resorts in India that offer you a great Spiritual and Meditative experience and guides you towards a Healthy and Harmonious Yogic Lifestyle. A yoga holiday in India lets you find ways for creating inner harmony and balance the inner and outer world where one can focus well with a calm mind.
Standard Yoga Program :
In any Yoga Retreat or Yoga Ashram includes
1. Pranayama : ‘Prana’ is the universal life force and ‘ayama’ is to control. Pranayama is the technique to control one’s prana through the breathing technique. Pranayama when practiced regularly, in the correct way makes the mind calm , positive and enthusiastic.
2.Asanas : Various asanas are taught that helps find a complete balance in Inner Gravity and Outer Gravity
3.Meditation : Meditation on daily basis to achieve inner peace is part of most of the yoga retreats and yoga training programs in India.
4.Relaxation & Mind Purification : you get to know about the techniques of complete mind purification through various breathing techniques and meditation and savasana that helps one to achieve a full state of physical relaxation.
5.Vegetarian Diet : Most of the yoga resorts and yoga ashrams follow a vegetarian diet regime that is tasty as well as healthy. In the resorts one can also get a personalized vegetarian diet plan suited to the individual body type.
6.Yoga and Ayurveda Therapy : Yoga and Ayurveda and sister sciences and if you are planning on a yoga vacation in India it is quite wise to try the basic ayurvedic therapies for mind and body cleansing. Ayurveda offers massage therapies to purify and detoxify the body.
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