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Parmarth Yoga Programs

We offer yoga programs from Beginner to Teacher Training Courses throughout the year. Please see the schedule and course descriptions by following the link below.

Yoga at Parmarth Niketan Ashram is holistic, spiritually oriented and focused on the deep and sublime traditional ancient yogic discipline as taught by the rishis and sages. Our qualified teachers are rich in experience, live yogic principles and bring to you time-tested yoga practices.

Mastery of yoga is attained with devotion, patience and sincere, uninterrupted and regular practice. In 2-5 weeks, students are healthier, stronger and feel more confident to commit to the yoga way of life. Additionally, we may offer special courses as instructors from across India and around the world come to share their knowledge and expertise.

General yoga classes are offered from Monday to Saturday early mornings and mid afternoon. These classes are offered in drop-in basis. However please note that they may not be available whenever our Ashram is reserved for specific functions. Please check with the Reception Office for timings of the general yoga classes and any cancellations.

PLEASE NOTE:  Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, we have had to modify and change previously-scheduled yoga courses.  On this page you will find our most up-to-date course listings.

Full Yoga Course Calendar

Orientation Date

December 27th, 2020

February 7th, 2021

February 14th, 2021

February 28th, 2021

March 7th, 2021

March 15th, 2021

March 16th, 2021

March 27th, 2021

April 16th, 2021

May 9th, 2021

June 13th, 2021

June 20th, 2021

June 21st, 2021

July 4th, 2021

July 25th, 2021

August 15th, 2021

September 12th, 2021

October 6th, 2021

October 17th, 2021

October 17th, 2021

November 14th, 2021

November 28th, 2021

December 12th, 2021

December 27th, 2021

End Date

January 1st, 2021

February 12th, 2021

February 26th, 2021

March 5th, 2021

March 13th, 2021

March 27th, 2021

March 20th, 2021

April 15th, 2021

April 21st, 2021

June 4th, 2021

June 25th, 2021

June 21st, 2021

June 26th, 2021

July 16th, 2021

August 6th, 2021

September 3rd, 2021

September 24th, 2021

October 14th, 2021

October 23rd, 2021

November 12th, 2021

November 19th, 2021

December 3rd, 2021

December 24th, 2021

January 1st, 2022

Duration

5 days

5 days

13 days

6 days

7 days

12 days

4 days

19 days

5 days

26 days

12 days

1 day

6 days

13 days

13 days

20 days

13 days

9 days

7 days

27 days

6 days

6 days

13 days

6 days

Yoga Course

Special New Year Spiritual Retreat

Yoga in the Bhagwad Gita

Yoga Sutra of Patanjali

Embrace Your Spirit with tara*

International Yoga Festival

Foundation Yoga Course

Peace Leadership: From Pieces to Peace*

Naada Yoga with Vedic Chanting II

Special Navratri Retreat

200-hr YTTC

Kriya Yoga

International Day of Yoga Celebration

Spiritual Retreat

Foundation Yoga Course

Kriya Yoga

Naada Yoga with Vedic Chanting I

Foundation Yoga Course

Special Navratri Retreat

Yoga for Beginners [for Indian residents]

200-hr YTTC [for Indian residents]

Foundation Yoga Week [for Indian residents]

Spiritual Retreat

Kriya Yoga

Special New Year Spiritual Retreat

(*) programs with visiting instructors
(**) YTTC = Yoga Teacher Training Course

International Yoga Festival 2021

Sunday March 7th, 2021 – Saturday March 13th, 2021

In collaboration with Incredible India-Ministry of Tourism and the Ministry of AYUSH, we host the International Yoga Festival from March 7 – 13, annually. This is an excellent opportunity to learn and practice a variety of holistic disciplines with instructors and aspirants from all over the world; and, to be in the presence and learn from the sages of Bharat [India].  Information and registration details are on the Festival website.

Important Course Information

  • It is necessary to understand, read and write English to be able to participate in the yoga courses which are offered in English.
  • Certificates for Intensive and YTTC will be issued only on completion of the entire course
  • Attendance and punctuality are important factors for self discipline and to receive the certificate for certificate courses.
  • Men and women should wear clothing that covers shoulders (no sleeveless shirts), midriff, and calves (no capris, shorts, or short dresses). Ladies should be careful to cover their cleavage. Yoga Students are expected to wear white, a balance of the seven colors and the color of purity. Please avoid wearing tight clothing both for your own comfort and as a sign of respect for the local culture. Additionally, it is customary to remove your shoes before entering buildings or sacred places. If you are not dressed appropriately you may not be allowed to participate in yoga classes or other Ashram activities.  Dress code to be maintained during yoga classes, at meal times, in the Ashram grounds, and at Parmarth ghat.
  • Make sure to bring your receipt of full payments to the first class that begins early in the morning.
  • No classes on Sundays and major Indian/Hindu Holidays.
  • The first day is for check in and orientation. Please arrive at the Ashram by 1:00 pm and check with the reception desk for the location and time of the orientation.
  • Yoga students are welcome to stay additional days to integrate and deepen their discipline and practice. This is only possible when rooms are available.

 

 

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