North India Retreat will be led by Gioconda Parker, Sarah Martin and Amara Risa. you will experience the depth and traditions of holy cities of Haridwar and Rishikesh. After being nourished in the Himalayas, we will head to the Thar Desert of Rajasthan and it’s sweeping landscapes. You’ll have space for peace and contemplation with opportunities to practice yoga asana, with guided meditation and the healing practices of Yin Yoga and Yoga Nidra offered throughout the retreat as well.
We will begin in Delhi and then journey to Haridwar, which means “Gateway of God”. According to legend, it was here where Lord Shiva released the mighty river and Goddess Ganga (Ganges) from the locks of his hair. Haridwar is where this river, after flowing for 157 mi from its source at the edge of the Gangotri Glacier, enters the plains from the mountains for the first time. We will then journey to Rishikesh.
Come experience the Sacred Valley of the Incas, the spiritual heart of Peru. Wake up each morning at the base of majestic mountains views, steps away from a beautiful waterfall and surrounded by gardens of flowers and native herbs.
Morning yoga classes with Gioconda will prepare you for the days activities and adventures including native cleansing and healing ceremonies, explorations of the Moray ruins, Pisaq market and a full day trip to Machu Picchu. Afternoon and evening yoga sessions will assist in the integration of your experiences.
Housing, meals and group excursions are all included. Meals are prepared with ingredients from the gardens and local organic farms and care is taken in every detail from the group dining room, outdoor spaces and Chakra rooms.
We have 10 available rooms for this week. Please reserve early. Payment plans are available.
Anyone who loves yoga, meditation, nature, and beautiful landscape will never forget this astounding journey. Fill your life with this natural experience of being refreshed, revitalized, and energized with mountains, lakes, greenery, nature, sounds, and yoga.
On this adventure retreat, led by Amara Risa, Sarah Montross, and Gioconda Parker, you will practice yoga, meditate, enjoy daily delicious healthy meals, 5 days beautiful trekking adventures and guided tours of Nepalese history. You will leave feeling revitalized, empowered, strong, and more connected than ever to yourself and the power of community.