3rd – 10th March 2023, Rishikesh
8 Days Colourful Holi Festival Retreat in Rishikesh
Are you looking for a holiday that lights you up and leaves you feeling relaxed and refreshed? Are you craving travel, adventure, relaxation ?
Come to Rishikesh and celebrate Holi in the yoga capital of the world. Enjoy the arrival of Spring with yoga, meditation, and wonderful ceremonies. Experience Ganga Arti and color festival in Rishikesh. Don’t miss out on this wonderful experience of adventure and relaxation while enjoying the beautiful surroundings of Himalaya Mountains.
EXPERIENCE 7 AMAZING DAYS OF…
Inspiring yoga: Dynamic flow morning Vinyasa, calming yin to unwind, guided meditation for calm and clarity plus restorative & yoga nidra for deep rest & relaxation.
Relaxation : Read a book…gaze out at the Ganga…enjoy chai masala with view of Himalaya…Ayurvedic massage…repeat.
Healthy Eating: Food is nourishment for the soul and belly in India! Experience a traditional buffet and sample many delights of Indian cuisine as we sit together for breakfast and dinner.
Ritual of Aarti: We will give a small offering ‘diya’ with a candle and flowers to the river and receive blessings
Exploration & Adventure: Trip to Kunjapuri Temple, exploring Rishikesh, traditional shopping, and much more
You are invited for an immersive spiritual experience with yoga, philosophy, meditation, ritual and traditional Indian food. This retreat marks the festival of Holi, a popular and ancient celebration of colour, light and love. Spend the days immersed in warmth, colours, sounds and bring a little of the magic of Rishikesh to your life.
This is a collaborative retreat taught by Himanshu and Madalina.
The retreat begins on Friday afternoon at 13:00 pm and finishes on Wednesday with lunch. Airport transfer is included and you will receive all details after booking. We will try our best to help you with any travel arrangements you may need. If you need accommodation before/after the retreat let us know at the moment of booking.
Pick up from Dehradun airport to the venue is included in the course fee. The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun.
Food and accommodation…
Our venue is located in the very heart of Rishikesh.
The hotel is comfortable and spacious with Indian furnishings, large dining room and a beautiful yoga area.
Every single room has an ensuite bathroom, air condition and comfortable bed, to ensure your sleep is peaceful throughout the night.
Looking out over the Himalayas, yoga classes are held in the spacious and cosy yoga shala, dappled in sunlight and mountain views.
This unforgettable and inspiring space gets the first rays at sunrise and the last magical light at sunset.
From your morning ginger tea to your delicious daal dinner you’ll nourish your body with the most delicious, healthy food to leave you feeling energised and radiant with health.
You’ll leave the retreat full of inspiration to create healthy and delicious dishes at home and with some brilliant recipes you’ll make again and again.
Our menu is based around plant based whole foods with plenty of gorgeous healthy treats. Are you vegan or vegetarian? Wonderful – you will eat sensationally!
How a day will look like…
- 07:00-07:30 Medicinal herbal tea
- 07:30-08:15 Meditative walks in the forest or along the Ganga River
- 08:30 -10:00 First lesson with explanation of the entire program, followed by Asanaklas (poses)
- 10:00-10:30 Breakfast. Usually, drinks and meals will be based on recommendations of our Ayurveda doctors, to maintain your health during the course.
- 10.30-11:30 Freshening up
- 11:30-13:00 Hawan – Cleansing your aura and five elements according to Vedic style. Hawan is a thousand-year-old Vedic cleansing for body, mind, spirit and atmosphere.
- 13:30-14:30 Lunch
- 14:30-19:00 Holi celebration (Hindu powder party). Leave to the city for Holi celebration
- 19:30-19:45 Mantra Prayer & Arti
- 20:30-21:00 Dinner
- 21:00 Free time to enjoy the wonderful evening
Relaxation, connection & adventure with Madalina and Himanshu
Early Bird Discount
Book your spot until 1st February 2023 and receive €100 discount
JOIN US FOR A COLORFUL, LIFE-CHANGING, RETREAT EXPERIENCE.
We hope this page has given you a real feel for our yoga retreat and what it’s like.
Ready to enrol?
E-mail us to complete your registration forms and receive the payment plan options.
After booking and confirming your spot, we will be in touch with the schedule, answer all your questions and give you even more exciting information as the retreat gets closer.