4 Most Celebrated Yoga Festivals India 2016


Yoga is no more limited to ashrams of India. Yoga in recent times have taken the world by storm and there are various Yoga festivals happening all over the world. India is the birth place of Yoga, and yoga fitness seekers from all across the world come to India understand the fine nuances of Yoga.  If you are a yoga lover, here are the best upcoming Yoga Festivals of India in 2016 for you.

International Yoga Festival, Puducherry

Pondicherry is a lovely and peaceful spiritual land, by sea. The Government of Pondicherry every year conducts an annual international Yoga festival which is attended by various renowned Yogis and Yoginis from across the globe. There are various programmes conducted by yoga gurus of practical yoga classes. Also many delegates and expert Yoga teachers hold discussions and lectures on Yoga and yogic lifestyle.

Dates:  4th -7th  January 2016

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Indian Yoga Festival, Goa

The India Yoga Festival is a 5 day long celebration of amazing blend of traditional Yoga and the latest trends and styles of yoga from across the globe. All 5 days there will be yoga  with inclusive styles taught by more than 25 renowned Yoga teachers and artists. The mornings and the evenings there will be meditation , chants , Traditional Fire Puja and  Aaratis

Dates: India Yoga Festival (Goa): 4th -8th January 2016| Bhakti Camp (Goa): 10th -15th January 2016

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International Festival of Traditional Yoga, Nasik

This takes place in Trimbak, Nashik. Go to attend this yoga festival only if you want to get some advanced and serious lessons in yoga asansa, meditation techniques , pranayama and yogic lifestyle. Here you can get introduced to the true way and culture of traditional yoga.

Yoga festivals India 2016

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Lessons focus on Ashtanga Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Karma, Bhakti & Gyan Yoga, Ayurveda, Vedic Sanskriti, Bhagavad Gita, Upanishadas.

Dates: 29th  January -2nd February 2016

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International Yoga Festival, Rishikesh

This is the  most famous and globally acclaimed annual yoga festival organized by Parmarth Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh, India. Situated on the banks of holy Ganga and on the lap of the Himalayas, the days spent in Rishikesh with Yoga is an experience of a lifetime. Here the week-long festival is much more than just yoga. Its about receiving inspiring and uplifting wisdom of revered saints, the guidance of renowned yoga gurus from across the globe, ecstatic kirtans, the daily Ganga Aarti and much more.

Dates : 1st -7th March 2016

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These Yoga festivals are a great getaway where you can not only learn about yoga but its an opportunity take time off and discover more about your own health and wellness, peace of mind, a new place, connect with the nature  and learn about the benefits of a healthy lifestyle.