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Ashram to Ashram Yoga Retreat in India – 2019 [Canceled]

Feb 12, 2018

| $3,000

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Ashram to Ashram Yoga Retreat

Join Sarvesh and Shumit for this beautiful and authentic journey of the soul into the ashram life of southern India.  Journey into breathtaking Southern India to the ashrams where authentic Yoga is not just practiced and studied under the guidance of the guru, but lived in daily life.  Multiple practices per day in the ashram traditions, sattvic meals prepared with fresh and local ingredients and discussions with the ashram gurus are part of the journey.  A must for all Yoga enthusiasts and seekers.

Itinerary: Feb 12th – Feb 26th, 2019

  • Day 1, Feb 12th, Tuesday: Arrive Chennai airport – Overnight in Chennai
  • Day 2-3, Feb 13, 14 Wednesday and Thursday: Spend the day in Chennai and Fly out to Madurai.
  • Day 4 – Day 7, Feb 15 to 18th Friday to Monday: Sivananda Madurai Ashram (http://sivananda.org.in/madurai/ )
  • Day 8, Feb 19th Tuesday: Travel from Madurai to Kodaikanal
  • Day 8 to 10, Feb 19th to 21st Tuesday to Thursday: Stay in Kodaikanal (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kodaikanal)
  • Day 11, Feb 22nd, Friday: Travel to Pondicherry
  • Day 11, 12, 13, Feb 22nd to Feb 24th, Friday to Sunday: Visit the Ananda Ashram and Auroville (http://www.icyer.com/ )
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  • Day 14: Feb 25th, Monday: Travel to Chennai
  • Day 15: Feb 26th, Tuesday: Fly out to the US from Chennai


  • $3,000
  • Special discount rate for anyone enrolled in the 2019 Ripple Yoga Teacher Training.
  • If you are enrolled in the Ripple Yoga 2019 Teacher Training or would like to enroll, the cost of this trip is $1,250 not including the flight to India. www.rippleyoga.com/tt
  • This includes quality vegetarian sattvic food, stay and domestic travel – buses and flights. Also includes costs for yoga classes, meditation lessons, kirtans in the ashram.
  • Cost does not include your flight tickets from the US to India.
  • We will try to stick to the schedule as closely as possible and also stay flexible to take in the uncertainties.

About the Organizers:

Shumit Vatsal Yoga Teacher SeattleShumit Vatsal: Shumit is a yoga teacher in Seattle and was born in the small town of Salem in South India in a family where bakthi and karma yoga was practiced regularly. Shumit formally got certified as a Yoga Siromani “Jewel on a crown of yoga” at the International Sivananda yoga ashram in India.

Sarvesh Naagari (Gary) Yoga Teacher SeattleSarvesh Naagari: Sarvesh is the owner of Ripple Yoga in Seattle, WA. Sarvesh studied and completed the 2,000 hour 6-month intensive teacher training program from Ananda Ashram in Pondicherry, India under the guidance of Yogacharya Dr. Ananda Balayogi Bhavanani and Yogacharini Meenakshi Devi Bhavanani. The teachings of Rishiculture Yoga are based on the Yoga Sutras of Maharishi Patanjali and the Northern Brighu and Southern Saiva Siddantha Yoga traditions of Swamiji Gitananda Giri.


Feb 12, 2018
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Ripple Yoga
(206) 491-7778


South India
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