Yoga in Rishikesh
Welcome to Rishikesh, a small beautiful city along the Ganges, settled in the primary waves of the Himalayas. It is one of the most famous places in India to study traditional Yoga.
Rishikesh is full of nature, a place to calm down from the pressures of daily life and to get in touch with your inner voice and spirit. It’s the right place for body, mind and soul.
Rishikesh is an old spiritual city, famous and holy. It is the path to the four holy places up the upper Himalayas; Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath: which have to be welcomed first before entering the “heaven” in the Himalayas.
The holy Ganges spreads it’s beauty on this city, with the mountains known as the “seven Rishi’s” (Rishi = the one, who is seeing, having the knowledge). Many holy saints, swamis (ascetics, or yogi monks), sadhus (Hindu ascetics), yogi’s (practitioner of yoga), are settled in Rishikesh, or passes through on their way to the upper Himalayas, sharing their knowledge and present being.
For Indian pilgrims, students, and the foreigner from all over the world, it is a big pleasure and blessing to get in touch, join and participate in yoga classes. Also available Ayurveda and Indian cooking classes, pujas, meditation, Indian classical music and dance all being part of the spiritual ashram life.