Yoga And Spiritual Retreat in Kerala
OVERVIEW: 7 days yoga & spiritual retreat in Vagamon, Kerala.
DATE: 24th October to 30th October 2019
LOCATIONS: Vagamon – Kottamala, Idukki Kerala
WHY YOGA & SPIRITUAL RETREAT IN KERALA?
Retreat in the beautiful Western Ghats at Vagamon in the lap of nature. The retreat helps is aimed at your rejuvenation, introspection and to help one to set a regular routine and method to life. The natural surroundings, pure air, yogic practices and spiritual environment is most suitable to relieve the stress and tensions in body, mind and soul and rejuvenate the “You” in you.
YOGA AND SPIRITUAL PROGRAM INCLUDES
Kerala, one of the most scenic places in India and the abode of a mix of ancient science, culture and modern thoughts, and a unique and vibrant culture attune with nature is the chosen venue for Yoga retreat. It will be hosted in Vagamon – Kottamala, a hill station located in an Idukki district of Kerala. Still untouched by commercialization, the sleepy town is surrounded by valleys, green meadows, pine forests, mists, fogs, tea estates, waterfalls and overall greenery. The landscape is mostly hilly bald with green meadows. Vagamon is also home to a variety of flowers and orchids. Vagamon has amenities for trekking, paragliding, mountaineering, and rock climbing. It has a cool climate, with the temperature between 10 and 23 °C during a summer midday. It is situated 1,100 meters above sea level.
Vagamon is located 15 km from Kottamala ,39 km from Thodupuzha, 23 km from Erattupetta, 33 km from Palai, 45 km from Kumily, 22 km from Kuttikanam and about 65 km from Kottayam. Cochin International Airport is the nearest airport, while the closest railway station is Kottayam.
The retreat promises you ample opportunities to rejuvenate, introspect and will help set a rhythm in your life. The natural surroundings, pure air, yogic practices and spiritual environment is most suitable to relieve the stress and tensions in body, mind and soul and rejuvenate the “You” in you.
YOGA TEACHER TRAINING - DAILY SCHEDULE
Veda yoga ashram teacher training program’s schedule is designed in very balanced way that it keeps the student in contemplation of the subject throughout the day and also allows them to have the personal time. The schedule is the best integration of theory and practice of yoga. It also allows the student to stay energetic for all the classes. The daily schedule of the course as follows:
Schedule 06:00 AM To 10:00 AM
You have to prepare yourself for the day with the enthusiastic mindset so that it reflects throughout the day. Early risers often have very well established sleep routines. This means going to bed early, and most likely at the same time every day is also a practice of discipline in the path of yoga.
Herbal tea is effective drink in improving metabolism an enhancing health status
yogic cleansing helps in detoxing the body and allows to enjoy the practice of asana and pranayama
Chanting helps the practitioner experiences a clearing of consciousness, peace of mind, and relief from unwanted drives and habits. As one develops more realization by chanting, he perceives the original, spiritual existence of the self. According to the Bhagavad-gita, this enlightened state “is characterized by one’s ability to see the self by the pure mind and to relish and rejoice in the self “
The word “Prana” stands for life force and this is believed to be the vital energy or life force that encompasses the body. This also serves as the link between the consciousness and the mind. … Once the breath is still, your mind is still as well
You will have the explanations of each posture and learn how to assist, how to teach postures, and why postures are important
Enjoy the morning and a delicious yogic breakfast
Here the Students will learn anatomy and physiology relevant to yoga in order to strengthen their classroom explanations, cues, and corrections of asana.
Schedule 11:30 PM To 10:45 PM
Philosophy: This class will prepare students to read and understand Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras. Each Friday, students will lead a discussion reflecting on the week’s readings. Before class, students should write down one question on a notecard directly related to the day’s reading and give this to the teacher at the start of class.
Enjoy the delicious yogic Food
This time can used for either self-study or relaxation
Revitalize your body with a delicious meal.
Practice of traditional sequence comprising asana, pranayama and Dhyana.
Enjoy the nutritious meal with love.
Learn to practice sleep consciously