Rishikesh Extension with Jeanne Heileman
January 25 - February 1, 2015
After your week-long retreat through the highlights of the north join us as we head into the Himalayan foothills to explore Hardiwar and Rishikesh, the self proclaimed “Yoga Capital of the World,” and magnet to spiritual seekers for decades.
To visit India will deepen your yoga practice, no matter the style and interest. If you are curious to the jewels that dwell beyond your physical exercise that yoga provides, this second half of our journey is where we will apply the knowledge acquired in the first half. From Delhi we will drive to Hardiwar, a center of Hindu religion and mysticism for centuries, and experience sacred ceremony on the banks of the powerful Ganges.
We’ll continue on to nearby Rishikesh, also on the banks of the Ganges River, made famous by a visit from the Beatles in the 60s. We will start most days with an early morning Pranayama and Meditation that moves us into a stronger asana practice. When applicable, a second yoga/meditation practice will be offered, to dive deeper into the flow of goodness. Visits to sacred temples are also on the schedule, a likely lecture or two, with some free time to honor your own interests.
Jeanne Heileman, M.A., E-RYT 500, is a Level II Certified ParaYoga Teacher studying with the founder, Rod Stryker since 1999. She was initiated into the Tantric Lineage of Sri Vidya under the guidance of Swami Rama, she has studied closely with Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, in India and at the Himalayan Institute in PA. She has also studied in India with Shiva Rea. Jeanne was a devoted Ashtanga student who later came to appreciate the wisdom of Iyengar, Anusara and Vini yoga. Living in Los Angeles, she is an esteemed Senior Instructor, teaching regular classes and teacher trainings for YogaWorks and leads Teacher Trainings and workshops all around the globe. www.jeanneheileman.com
- 7 nights accommodation
- Extensive pre-trip assistance
- First class train from Delhi to Hardiwar
- Private guides and transport throughout
- All land transport (private buses, trains)
- Breakfasts and all taxes
- Yoga & Meditation with Jeanne
- Lunches and dinners (approx $5-$10 per meal per person)
Single rooms are limited but available at an additional cost. Payment plans are also available. Please contact us for details
Per Person $1795 (*$2095)
*Price increase after December 1, 2014
A non-refundable deposit of $500 is required to hold your space. Final Balance Policy: Final payment must be received by December 1, 2014 in order to be eligible for the early bird pricing and is non-refundable. Cancellation Policy: In the event of cancellation your entire payment will be refunded less the $500 deposit if the cancellation is made before December 1, 2015. Payments are non-refundable after this date. Travel Insurance: We strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance for your trip. There are many travel insurance companies to choose from but Travelex and STA are two reputable organizations for worldwide travel coverage.
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