This 1 week / 6 day Beginner Intensive Yoga program for individuals with some yoga experience includes, prayers, pranayama, Surya Namaskar, traditional hatha yoga basic asana, question / answer session, Yoga Philosophy, Vedic Chanting, Meditation, Karma Yoga and Bhakti Yoga. Each day concludes with Ganga Havan and Aarti at sunset.
|6:30-8:00am||Prayer Meditation, Pranayama, Loosening Practice, Surya Namaskara, Yoga Asana|
|8:30-9:00am||Breakfast in Silence|
|1:00-2:00pm||Lunch in Silence|
|4:30-5:00pm||Guided Meditation/Yoga Nidra|
|8:00pm||Dinner in Silence|
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.