7 Days Advanced Traditional Meditation, Pranayama, and Hatha Yoga Retreat in Karnataka, India

  • shiva darshan yoga school shiva darshan yoga school
  • Shiva Darshan Yoga School, ganpati temple to kudle beach road, gokarna - 581326
  • Feb 17 - 24, 2019 (8 days)

About This Event


Hatha yoga is a very powerful medium to bring about a drastic transformation in the physical and mental system. Shiva Darshan Yoga School will reveal some of those powerful methodologies.For getting relief from chronic physical ailments, there is no parallel to hatha yoga.Hatha yoga is a very proven technique to give tangible result in your mental distress and issues.Capability enhancement and capacity building is commonly associated with hatha yoga.You can reduce your aging process tremendously.You can take charge of your life in your hand.

Schedule and venue

This is a residential program of six nights and 7 days, this is announced on a regular basis to the participants. The group sizes are usually medium and classes will be conducted at Kudle Hill Top, Gokarna

Frequently asked questions

I am not that flexible. Can I participate?

Hatha yoga is about alignment, not necessarily flexibility. And you are not in competition with someone else. In fact, you will be greatly benefitted so its compulsory for you.

Is it tough as I am above 60?

If you have a body, it’s for you. Hatha yoga is not tough and easy, it’s just about the knack of physical geometry.

I am suffering from many ailments. Will I be able to do this programme?

Yes, and you might come out of many of your problems.

I have got this feedback that Hatha yoga is tough and we need a regular massage to come out of our pain. Do you have arrangements for that?

If you want to stretch your limits, Shiva Darshan Yoga School will give you the relevant guidelines; even for massage.

Does your programme have any other things apart from Yogasanas?

Yes, Hatha yoga is using the sun and moon aspect of your physical system as a ladder towards your ultimate wellbeing. This sun and moon aspect is manifested in the body, mind, emotions, and energies. You will have pranayama, Dhaarna, meditation, and various activities like trekking, campfire, and more.


This is a very intensive programme and we want that you sail through. Therefore one needs to be mentally and physically ready to accept the intense course.


The activities during the Hatha yoga retreat other than the yogic practices will be really helpful.

Daily schedule

07:00 Wake up power juice and local tropical fruits08:00 Asana class

This will be around two and a half hours. It will be the more vigorous and dynamic practice and will usually include some meditation and/or pranayama. A creative, playful, and explorative ‘deep slow flow’ asana practice emphasising the breath, mindfulness and skilful appropriate action that will - by using and building up through a range of appropriate options - allow students, from the less experienced to the more advanced, to discover how to find and work peacefully at the level appropriate to them.

11:00 Delicious vegetarian brunch15:00 Teas and cookies16:30 Asana class is around 1.5/2 hours and will be a more mellow, soothing and nurturing practice, delving into areas such as mantra chanting, Restoratives, pranayama, chakras, and meditation19:00 Dinner a delicious vegetarian buffet.

The rest of the time will be free to do as you please such as enjoying the beach, hammocks, massage, reading, optional activities and excursions, coconut trees and sunsets, and more.


Taxi transfers to and from the airport can be arranged on request.

"Yoga is not just repetition of few postures – it is more about the exploration and discovery of the subtle energies of life.”

Venue Highlights

Dharamsala is an awesome place for yoga courses, yoga retreats, yoga teacher training & meditation & also a hub of many yoga centers at Mcleodganj Dharamsala. You will love to do the meditation out here in the Upper Dharamsala region which is blessed with natural gifts. It is quite peaceful as well as away from any sound of traffics. The region is around 4546 mts up with respect to sea level. We also know it as the little Lhasa - the capital of Tibetan in exile. People from all over the world come out here and they learn in this locality some of the toughest lessons of Yoga.


The Yoga teacher training course at Shiva Darshan Yoga Center is fully residential for 28 days and includes a single accommodation and meals as per the rules of the center. The center is located in a beautiful and peaceful location at upper Bhagsu at Dharamsala.Every room has separate bathroom and toiletries are provided with it.


The ingredients used in the preparation are fresh and with a balance of Nutritional principles.
The service in our restaurant is outstanding in warm, clean and more comfortable ambiance. Our old students reveal that, the Indian food provided a unique experience which they would remember and cherish with a mix of its rich heritage, traditions and culture for long time.


Daily air flights from Delhi domestic airport to Gagal airport (also known as Kangra or Dharamsala airport). Gagal is 25 kms from Dharamsala. We can arrange a pick up upon request.

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