India Awakenings

An Experience of a Lifetime

Life-changing.
Unforgettable.
Transformational.
Once-in-a-lifetime.

India is a dream destination for many yogis, but with so many choices – ashrams, teachers, regions – designing your dream voyage can be daunting. Christa has been planning a small group retreat since returning from her first trip to India in 2017. While there, she was able to expand her network and cultivate truly unique excursions based on her personal experiences in this holy place. Whether you are looking for a yoga and cultural tour or a yoga teacher training course in India through Adhya Yoga, we want to help guide you on that journey and share our love for this beautiful country and the life-changing practice of yoga.

Yoga & Cultural Tour Through India

Explore India with us!

The culture of India refers collectively to the thousands of distinct and unique cultures of all religions and communities present in India. India’s languages, religions, dance, music, architecture, food, and customs differs from place to place within the country, often labeled as an amalgamation of several cultures, spans across the Indian subcontinent and has been influenced by a history that is several millennia old. Many elements of India’s diverse cultures, such as Indian religions, philosophy, cuisine, languages, martial arts, dance, music and movies have a profound impact across the Indosphere, Greater India and the world.

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Yoga in India

Yoga (Sanskrit योग; pronunciation) is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines which originated in ancient India. Yoga is one of the six orthodox schools of Hindu philosophy. Yoga gurus from India later introduced yoga to the West, following the success of Swami Vivekananda in the late 19th and early 20th century. In the 1980s, yoga became popular as a system of physical exercise across the Western world. Yoga in Indian traditions, however, is more than physical exercise; it has a meditative and spiritual core. Many studies have tried to determine the effectiveness of yoga as a complementary intervention for cancer, schizophrenia, asthma, and heart disease so it is very important to learn about Indian culture in order to learn yoga. Yoga in India with cultural and spiritual knowledge will give you a pure and positive feeling.

Your Adventure Awaits!

We find that experiencing the culture and history of modern-day India is an important perspective for our yoga journey. We are excited that we are able to provide this amazing adventure through India’s 5 most beautiful cities to check off your bucket list! On your journey through India, we will visit India’s 5 famous cities; Delhi, Mathura, Agra, Jaipur (ALL NEW STOP!) and the birthplace of yoga, Rishikesh.

Program Overview

Program overview

• 15 Day yoga retreat
• Transportation to & from the Airport
• Comfortable lodging in each city
• Sightseeing by tour bus
• 3 meals provided each day (Primarily Vegetarian)
• 2 Yoga session every day
• 1 meditation session everyday
• 1 FREE Ayurveda massage (Head, shoulder, feet)
• Local sightseeing & temple visits
• Kirtan with Fire ceremony

Sample Daily Retreat Schedule

07:00 Am to 08:30 Am Mantra Chanting & Yoga Asana
08:30 Am to 09:30 Am Breakfast
09:30 Am To 11:00 Am Spiritual Lecture
11:00 Am To 12:00 Am Rest & Study Time
12:00 Pm To 13:00 Pm Lunch
13:00 Pm To 18:00 Pm Sightseeing & Local Temple Visit
19:00 Pm To 20:00 Pm Dinner Time
20:00 Pm To 21:00 Pm Silence / Mediation
21:30 Pm Lights Off

Note: The schedule is subject to change

Yoga, Meditation, Ayurveda, Massage, Etc

As we lovingly refer to the “good stuff” on this fabulous trip! Not to worry, before we begin our day of sight-seeing and when the day comes to a close, we will offer daily classes and workshops that you can participate in. No need to pack yoga equipment as we will provide everything you need at each location.

Lodging, Transportation, & Meals

All lodging, transportation, and meals are included in your registration so you can enjoy a no-hassle vacation immersed in the amazing Indian culture.

Flight & Packing List

After your spot is reserved on this fantastic tour of India, with the help of our travel agent, you can schedule your flights. You will receive a packing list a few weeks prior to departure to ensure that you are only packing the essentials.