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7 Days Meditation and Relaxing Yoga Retreat in Goa, India

  • location Near Hotel Matashree, Galgibaga Beach, Canacona, South Goa, India

7 Days Meditation and Relaxing Yoga Retreat in Goa, India

Yoga Retreat Goa India

Join this Meditation and Relaxing Yoga Holidays in Goa, India with Peaceful Mind - The Ancient Yoga. Peaceful Mind comes from a liberty of realization that yoga is for everyone. The vision of the founders originates from the spirit of humility and love and the true spirit of yoga which they want to share with as many people as possible. This yoga retreat aspires you to explore yoga in all its wholeness, making it relevant to the current times, at the same time preserving the essence of this ancient practice.

Please note: This retreat runs all year round with the start day on Tuesday

7 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English; English;
The maximum participants in the group is 10

Highlights

  • Yoga classes
  • Yoga philosophy
  • 7 days of meditation sessions
  • 7 powerful pranayama sessions
  • Savasana and chanting sessions
  • Spiritual dancing session and fire rituals
  • Daily yogic and vegetarian meals
  • 6 nights' lodging

Skill level

  • Advanced
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Retreat Style

  • Hatha Yoga
  • General Yoga
  • Ashtanga Yoga
  • Restorative Yoga
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Program

The ancient convention of yoga is a beautiful and living tradition, which is much more than the physical practice of Asanas (postures). It is a comprehensive system integrating the body, breath, heart, and mind leading to self-development and to finding a deeper meaning in life.

The approach of the Peaceful Mind - The Ancient Yoga draws upon the ancient wisdom and healing practices of yoga and offers an integrated and harmonious practice of Asanas (postures), powerful Pranayama (conscious breathing), chanting, and meditation.

The instruction style encourages correct postural alignment, synchronization of breath, and movement and creating awareness of the mind-body-breath complex. The coaches are also passionate about the therapeutic aspects of this ancient system and work with individuals with specific needs by using props, therapy principles, and viniyoga.

Yoga is about appreciating one’s uniqueness (physically, mentally, and emotionally). It is about acknowledging and adapting to change, continually redefining one’s practice, and thereby moving towards self-awareness and transformation.

On this yoga retreat, your instructor is Yogi Satendra. He likes to draw upon the ancient wisdom and healing system of yoga and teaches from a place of personal practice and experience. He encourages one to explore their own personal potential and the transformational potential of this ancient discipline.

Yogi Satendra has always been passionate about motivating people to achieve their fitness and health goals and inspiring them to lead healthy lifestyles. Apart from being a personal coach, he naturally gravitated towards the practice of yoga and his journey to the greatest learning of the self and optimal state of wellness began.

He expresses deep gratitude to his teachers and Gurus, his family, his students, each and everyone who made this journey possible, and to Life itself for the love, guidance, faith, and inspiration.

Daily schedule

  • 06:00 - 07:00 Wake up time and followed by mantra chanting session
  • 07:00 - 08:30 Sun salutation, Pranayama, and Hatha yoga practice
  • 08:30 - 09:00 Savasana (Nidra yoga) and relaxation
  • 09.00 - 09:30 Herbal tea / drink
  • 09:30 - 10.00 Meditation with spiritual music
  • 10.00 - 11.00 Breakfast and Tea
  • 11.00 - 13:00 Self-study and Relaxing
  • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 - 16:00 Resting time
  • 16:00 - 16:30 Herbal drink
  • 16:30 - 17:30 Yoga practice (Power yoga)
  • 17:30 - 18:30 Karma yoga (selfless services)
  • 18:30 - 19:00 Relaxation
  • 19:00 - 20:00 Dinner
  • 20:00 - 21:00 Bhajan (spiritual song) and followed by bed time

Please note that the daily schedule is subject to change.

What is included

  • Yoga classes
  • Pranayama sessions
  • Spiritual dancing session
  • Daily meditation sessions
  • Savasana and chanting sessions
  • Yagya (fire rituals) at the last session
  • Sea boating and site seeing
  • 6 nights' accommodation
  • 3 meals a day

What is not included

  • Airfare / Travel Expenses
  • Insurance
  • Medical
  • Site Visit
  • Vehicle

Additional Details

Accommodation

  • Check-in Time: 13:00
  • Check-out Time: 11:00

On this yoga retreat, you will stay for 6 nights at Palolem Guest House. You can choose to stay in a private single room, a shared double room or a private double room. The room has a double bed or 2 single beds (on request), a wardrobe, en suite bathroom with hot and cold water, toiletries, TV with cable channels, intercom, fan and air conditioner, dressing mirror, secluded balcony / verandah for comfortable sit out, and basic Wi-Fi access.

Palolem Guest House is located on the southern side of Palolem Beach which is a 5 minutes' blissful. This accommodation in Palolem is an example of the old meets new. The guest house is divided into two blocks named PGH-I and PGH-II and both the guest houses are connected with a spectacular garden restaurant and bar. PGH-I tries to recreate the colonial era of Portuguese wherein PGH–II absolutely up to date in its approach.

Retreat location

This yoga retreat is located in Goa, India. Goa has a long history of mesmerizing its guest with swaying palms and shimmering sand stretch giving an enchanting sight. The state has an extended 105 kilometers of Konkan coast which offers untouched beaches with no human habitation, few with basic amenities and some with all modern facilities. It has been able to please solitude seekers to party buffs.

One of the major cities of Goa is Margao and down south it starts with the line of beaches. The 20-kilometers stretch of silvery white sand from Majorda beach till the headland of Cabo de Rama is full of beaches. The more one moves towards the south, the lonelier the beaches are.

Palolem Beach is commonly known as the Paradise Beach. Its scenic beauty of sand facing blue water completely justifies the name. The splendid beauty of the beach forces everyone to lose the senses for an initial couple of minutes.

The beach is a stretch of about 1.5 - 1.6 kilometers long shoreline with crescent shaped and white sand which does not become hot even in summer. It's further bordered with a row of palm trees where one can rejuvenate from the hustle and bustle of city life.

This picturesque beach is also famous as Goa's idyllic beach where one can enjoy crashing and gobbling of blue water on the sand. This is a natural bay protected by high capes from both sides giving an idyllic coast with flat and shallow sandy sea bottom.

The unique feature of the beach is its rocky mood. It has plenty of small hills and rocky crags and one could enjoy the much-awaited family time in playing here. By the end of this, all the body pain can be healed with a splash of cool water. The beach is a perfect destination for people of all age groups as it is a beautiful blend of excitement and calm.

Sunset at Palolem is absolutely magnificent. It is more than a picture perfect view and this moment needs to absorb. The sultry air, warm water, peaceful beach and the slow process of sun meeting the water body can only be experienced.

From far, you can see a brownish object moving on the sea, however, when it comes closer you can see the fishermen returning home. This real life canvas will change a lot deep inside you.

Distances

  • Palolem Beach - 5 minutes' walk

Things to Do

Optional

  • Art classes
  • Boating
  • Cooking classes
  • Cycling
  • Kayaking
  • Spa
  • Swimming

Food

On this yoga retreat, you will enjoy delicious homemade vegetarian, ayurvedic, and yogic meals from Indian menu option. All meals are included based on a pre-fixed menu. Special requests are welcomed and encouraged with prior notice.

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The following meals are included:
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinks
  • Lunch
The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:
  • Ayurvedic
  • Organic
  • Raw Food
  • Vegetarian
  • Whole Food
  • Yogic
The following drinks are included:
  • Coffee
  • Detox Drinks
  • Herbal Tea

Spa Treatment

Peaceful Mind - The Ancient Yoga offers massage and spa at an additional cost.

Meet The Instructors

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Yogi Satendra

Yogi Satendra is the founder of Peaceful Mind – The Ancient Yoga with 27 years of experience in the field of Teaching Multi-Style Yoga & Mediation for mental and physical wellbeing and inner strength through Yoga, Pranayama, Meditation and Spiritual approach like Chanting and Yagya (Oblation). He is also a certified Yoga Therapist and Post Graduate Diploma in Yogic Science and Certificate in ‘Health Conservation’ from a renowned University in India. His philosophy style involves correct postural alignment, balancing strength and flexibility, applying suitable modifications and variations and creating a compassionate space where people feel safe to explore and challenge themselves.

Yogi Satendra has always been passionate about motivating people to achieve their fitness and health goals and inspiring them to lead healthy lifestyles. Apart from being a personal coach, He naturally gravitated towards the practice of Yoga and his journey to the greatest learning of the Self and optimal state of wellness began.

Yoga helped him to embrace life with more awareness and compassion inspiring him to share his passion and experiences with those around him. He trained in the discipline of Yoga under experienced teachers. He believes that yoga is much more than achieving a specific posture, yoga is about appreciating one’s uniqueness (physically, mentally, and emotionally). It is about acknowledging and adapting to change, continually redefining one’s practice, and thereby moving towards self-awareness and transformation.

He likes to draw upon the ancient wisdom and healing system of yoga and teaches from a place of personal practice and experience. He encourages one to explore their own personal potential and the transformational potential of this ancient discipline. He expresses deep gratitude to his teachers and Gurus, his family, his students, each and every one who made this journey possible, and to Life itself for the love, guidance, faith, and inspiration.

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Location Near Hotel Matashree, Galgibaga Beach, Canacona, South Goa, India

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to Goa International Airport (GOI). You can book a government-approved pre-paid taxi from the airport.

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Booking And Cancellation Policy

  •  A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

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