AyurYoga offer this 14 day intensive yoga retreat for experienced yogis looking to deepen their practice and extend their knowledge in an open and friendly environment.
This carefully designed advanced yoga retreat offers the unique opportunity to practice for 4 hours daily alongside expert teachers. Experienced yogis encourage exploration of the body, breath and mind to assist with the daily practice of challenging asanas and pranayamas. Immerse into world class workshops ran by 4 expert teachers and supported by up to 10 staff to ensure an educational and fulfilling journey.
Daily theory classes allow students to explore the philosophy and psychology of yoga, opening up practice and cultivating a balance between body and mind. Twice daily mindful meditation sessions encourage essential relaxation of the soul following physical yoga practice.
All classes are held 6 days a week and include free time for relaxation, private coaching and essential hours for self-reflection. Finish the day with scheduled, peaceful evening walks to wind down to a quiet nights rest.
AyurYoga is perfectly located to enjoy days off exploring monasteries, hiking through forest reserves and wildlife spotting to name just a few.
With a stunning location, unique vision and small group sizes, AyurYoga offers a fully immersing, customized retreat for the ultimate yoga experience.
06:00 – 06:30 am: Meditation
06:30 – 07:00 am: Neti Practice & Hot Lemon Ginger Drink
07:00 – 09:00 am: Asanas & Pranayamas
09:00 – 10:30 am: Brunch
10:30 – 12:30 pm: Philosophy
12:30 – 01:30 pm: Private Coaching (optional)
01:30 – 02:30 pm: Fruit and Snack Lunch
02:30 – 04:30 pm: Self-Study / Nature Walks
04:30 – 06:30 pm: Asanas & Pranayamas
07:00 – 08:00 pm: Dinner
08:00 – 09:00 pm: Video Shows / Chanting (optional)
10:00 pm – 10:00 am: Silence / Self-Reflection
Rasayana Treatments :
Please note the above list is a general set of treatments for this therapy. Based on your age, medical condition, ayurvedic dosha imbalance, our doctors will decide which treatments and duration of each one is appropriate.
Theory classes are not part of Ayurveda packages. However, if there are any theory classes happening for other courses/clients, you can request to join in by paying an additional amount. For the groups with more than 10 people, we can offer theory classes on Ayurveda or yoga philosophy.
AyurYoga Eco Ashram is a retreat centre located in the village of JP Hundi, 40 kilometres from the city of Mysore in the heart of South India. The ashram is surrounded by green hills, agricultural fields and it features stunning views of the Kabini river valley. The climate is moderate all year round and the ambience is tranquil and peaceful.
This yoga retreat centre features eco-friendly buildings to blend in with nature as much as possible and the property is home to 18 acres of fertile lands used for permaculture and their organic gardens.
AyurYoga Eco Ashram is a non-profit organization, founded by Krishna Chaitanya, a native Indian spiritual seeker and yoga teacher who also teaches at his retreat centre. The centre is home to beautiful yoga halls located in the fields and by the riverside. There are meditation places, there is an Ayurvedic clinic and there is a boutique shop to buy organic toiletries, yoga wear, Ayurvedic medicine and such.
AyurYoga Eco Ashram is free from religion and guru’s, it is all about ancient yogic wisdom, yoga as a way of life and finding one’s own way with the help of unbiased yoga teachers and volunteers.AyurYoga Eco Ashram is a beautiful place with beautiful people and they offer great yoga retreats for beginners, intermediate and advanced yogis and yoginis.
Simple but comfortable are the key features when it comes down to accommodation at this ashram. In total, there are 35 rooms, each featuring a balcony with river valley view. There are 10 wooden cottages and 25 eco-friendly hollow brick bungalows scattered around the property. Every room has got its own private en-suite bathroom with western toilet and warm water showers. Students have the option between private or twin-shared rooms.
Bangalore International Airport (BLR), Karnataka:
The nearest International Airport, also known as Bengaluru (BLR), is at about 200 km away and it takes about 4 hours drive to AyurYoga Eco Ashram, depending on the traffic. With day time traffic in the city it can take up to 5 hours. Bangalore Airport is well connected with all cities in the world. Most of our students arrive and depart from BLR. We organize airport transfers, which can be shared with other students arriving/departing around the same time.
Mysore Airport (MYQ):
We do have a small airport in Mysore, about 45 minutes drive from AyurYoga Eco Ashram. However, there are limited flights:
1) Bangalore (14.00 pm) – Mysore (14.50 pm), which is great if you are landing in Bangalore late morning or at noon. It takes at least one to two hours to clear the immigration and collect bags, before check-in to a domestic flight to Mysore. There is a daily direct flight from Mysore to Bangalore Airport departing at 08.30 am.
2) Hyderabad-Chennai-Mysore flight one to two times daily depending on the day of the week. There is usually one morning flight and one evening flight.
3) Goa-Mysore once daily departing Goa at 17.20 pm and arriving to Mysore at 18.50 pm.
The deposit payment of $300 US Dollar is non-refundable under any circumstances, as this goes toward administrative costs.
If you have paid the full fees for the course:
100% refund, if you cancel six weeks before the retreat start date.
75% refund if you cancel 15 days before the retreat start date.
50% refund if you leave within the first 3 days after arriving here.
We hire the number of teachers/staff, pay for the rooms in advance and make other preparations for each retreat based on number of participant. Any last minute cancellations, no-shows or leaving the retreat without completion would cause financial loss for us. So, we will be compelled to forfeit the non-refundable deposit and also charge you the cancellation fees as follows:
$100 USD Cancellation Fees, if you notify us at least 4 weeks prior to the retreat start date.
$200 USD Cancellation Fees, if you notify us at least 2 weeks prior to the retreat start date.
$300 USD Cancellation Fees, if you notify us at least 1 weeks prior to the retreat start date.
50% of the total Retreat Cost for No-Shows or No-Cancellation notification during the 7 days prior to the start date.
75% of the total Retreat Cost, for leaving the retreat within the first 3 days.
100% of the total Retreat Cost, for leaving anytime after 3 days and before completion of the Retreat.
If you have to leave the Retreat for any medical or family or unavoidable emergencies, at least 50% of the Retreat costs will be charged for the duration you didn’t stay . For other 50% it will be sole discretion of Ashram Director in deciding if we can make any refunds or not, based on the circumstances causing you to leave.
When you complete the deposit payment, you will receive the invoice showing your balance payment, after deducting the deposit payment, which is part of the total payments. If you want to pay the balance in advance, please email our office. Then we will send an invoice with link for online payment with your credit/debit cards.
You can pay the balance payments anytime before retreat start date.
You will have to complete the retreat payment within three days from retreat start date.
Yes, it is possible to transfer your application and non-refundable deposit to any future course (not necessarily the same retreat/program you are applying for) or to any of your friends/family, with the following conditions:
1) Transfer request needs to be made at least six weeks before retreat start date. So that we will have enough time to find a replacement.
2) Your future retreat should be within one year from the date/month of retreat you have paid for. Example: if you book for a retreat starting in January 2016, you can transfer to any course till in January 2017.
Without Transfer intimation within six weeks prior to the start date, the non-refundable deposit will be forfeited automatically. The forfeited deposits go to our Trust account as a donation, which will be used for charitable activities like free medical camps, supporting the education of orphans and training locals into organic farm, etc.