Yoga is an art of living which originated and flourished in ancient India. Yoga is popular as it comes with no adverse side effects and has a positive impact on the soul, mind and body of the practitioner.
Rishikesh, located at Uttarakhand, is famous for authentic yoga. The tranquil atmosphere of Rishikesh is considered perfect for practicing this holistic art of living.
There are various ashrams located at the banks of the sacred River Ganges where tourists can stay and learn yoga.
This is one of the popular yoga centers of Rishikesh. Located at the banks of River Ganges, ParmarthNiketen consists of 1000 rooms. Tourists can choose their accommodation as per their budget. The yoga classes are offered in various segments here, from beginner’s yoga to advanced yoga.
Besides yoga, the classes organized on ancient Indian literature and spirituality is also interesting. You can spend some soulful moments enjoying aarti of River Ganges, at evening.
Omkarananda Ganga Sadan
This ashram is for tourists who wish to learn Iyengar yoga. While the yoga classes are open to all, tourists need to pay for accommodation and food.
Besides learning yoga, experience a simple lifestyle at this ashram. The personal Ganga Ghat is a nice place for meditation.
Rishikesh also offers complete course of yoga teacher training. Some of the centers are government registered and hence the training not only keeps you healthy but certifies you to spread knowledge about this fruitful art of living.
Hatha yoga, Shivananda yoga, Ashtanga yoga, Kundalini yoga, Mantra yoga are some of the yoga forms taught at the yoga ashrams of Rishikesh.
Hence imbibe both theoretical and practical knowledge about yoga at Rishikesh tour and rejuvenate your soul and mind, restoring peace in your and your loved ones lives.