There are many themes you can have for an Indian holiday. Yoga is one of these vacation ideas. There are yoga centers all over India. Many tourists seek to experience this ancient Indian form of meditation and relaxation during their visit to the country.
What is yoga?
Yoga is basically a Hindu practice that serves to create spiritual, mental and physical discipline in the individual to attain the so-called perfect state of tranquility and spiritual insight. That yoga is a Hindu practice is affirmed by its origins in the Brahminic traditions of ancient India and the fact that all yogic meditation is based on the Brahman concept of divinity. However, yogic meditation is also found in Buddhism and Jainism, with Gautama Buddha often portrayed in a yogic posture.
What happens in a yoga resort?
A stay in a yoga resort typically comprises chanting classes, meditation, daily yoga sessions, a culinary experience involving vegetarian organic meals sans alcohol and activities such as farming and community service. It is a new lifestyle all together. The various yoga activities are aimed at therapeutic and physiological advantages, physical flexibility, balance and strength, and emotional well being. If the visitor is interested, these activities can also be extended to incorporate spiritual discoveries.
Facilities in yoga resorts: But it isn't all training and no fun. Yoga resorts are luxurious, have verdant green environs, provide many sightseeing options and keep guests one with nature. Yoga resorts have features such as air-conditioned cottages, swimming pool, library, spa, etc. Yoga resorts typically do not promote or allow alcohol, the vegetarian cuisine is varied, and eating is generally a community affair where guests get to meet others like them. There are also cultural events such as music and dance held at some of these resorts.
Yoga resorts in India: Yoga resorts are found in all states of the country but chiefly in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Goa and Uttarakhand. Foreign tourists who come for sightseeing trips to India often make yoga part of their itinerary. Some resorts offer yoga as well as Ayurvedic treatment. There are resorts and retreat centers for varying budgets, with variations in the facilities offered.
We offer customized yoga packages depending on your budget and itinerary. You can club your yoga trip with a brilliant sightseeing tour. Kerala is quite the destination to experience beauty and yoga. Here you can experience yoga and the backwaters or have a tour of some of the most beautiful beaches in the world and club it with a rejuvenating Ayurveda as well as Yoga treatment. The options are endless.