About the Dharamkot Weekend Yoga Retreat
This 3-Day Yoga Weekend Retreat in the Himalayas is your chance to go back to yourself, take rest from city life and rejuvenate yourself with Yoga & Nature.
Arrival date for the Yoga Weekend Retreat at the Himalayan Iyengar Yoga Centre in Dharamkot is on Thursday evening to be able to join the Yoga program starting on Friday morning & finishing on Sunday afternoon. If you like the practice you can extend your stay at place. Our Dharamkot Yoga Centre season is from the beginning of April until the end of October.
Dharamkot Weekend Yoga Retreats Dharamshala
The day starts with a Mantra chanting session followed by a short Meditation. Then you will join the Iyengar Yoga Asana class which is a part of the weekly 5-Day Yoga Course. In the afternoon there is optional Meditation & Relaxation with Breath Awareness sessions. You will be served freshly homemade vegetarian lunch & dinner after the classes.
Features of Weekend Yoga Retreat
- Pick-up Service (from Gaggal Airport)
- Accommodation (room as per your choice)
- Mantra Chanting, Yoga Classes, Meditations and Relaxation with Breath Awareness Sessions
- Morning yoga classes in a unique evolution of Iyengar Yoga as designed by Master Sharat and taught by one of his trained teachers
- Freshly Homemade Food
All of this makes the Weekend Yoga Retreat the perfect weekend of rejuvenation and healing through Yoga and Nature...
Yoga Weekend for Fitness and Health
A Himalayan weekend break is the perfect opportunity for some outdoors exercise and the Dharamsala area is famous for its hikes. There are many paths amongst the mountainous forests of very old cedar, rhododendron and oak trees. You can visit several Himalayan waterfalls with crystal clear glacier water. The mornings and evenings are always cool and offer refreshing relief from the heat of the Indian plains. Just enjoy, relax and rest....
Weekend Yoga Retreats Himalayas India
Do I need a certain level of fitness or yoga experience to join the Weekend Yoga Retreat?
No, our Iyengar Yoga is suitable for all ages, fitness levels and body types. Students with therapeutic needs are given the necessary instruction and corretion to make the yoga a healing practice. Fitness, flexibility, strength and weight loss are not the primary focus of this yoga practice. However they come along with repeated practice over time as a positive ‘side effect’ as the body finds its balance as the general awareness level increases.
Weekend Yoga Retreats Booking & Deposit
To ensure a place in the Dharamkot Weekend Yoga Retreats, you should book in advance. For booking and deposit please fill up the Enrolment form to check availability and make the online payment using Debit card / Credit card / Internet banking.
Please read Weekend Yoga Retreat Requirements for Participation, Code of Conduct, Terms and Conditions of Payment.
We are reducing all course prices by 10% as a 'Wellness Discount' until the end of October 2021.
This includes all regular weekly yoga classes as well as all the special courses like Yoga Intensives, Teachers Training and Yoga Therapy. The 'Wellness Discount' is an additional discount on top of all other discounts as listed below.
Local and India / SAARC Countries Discount:
Students from Himachal Pradesh for the Dharamkot Centre & from Goa for the Arambol Centre (born and brought up in Himachal / Goa) receive a 20% discount on Courses fees.
Students from India and other SAARC countries receive a 10% discount on the Course fees.
Please note that India & SAARC Countries Discount is not applicable to Non-Resident Indians (NRIs).
Yoga Courses Enrolment Form
Weekend Yoga Retreats Himalayan Iyengar Yoga Centre
The annual fair held every year in September on the banks of the Lake is a great attraction to the tourists. Taking a holy dip in this lake is considered to remove all miseries. It is a common belief that the dip in this holy lake will bring blessings of Lord Shiva. Even though the lake is small, the surroundings make it charming and dynamic.
St. John Church
Mcleodganj Tibetan Market
Since this time, McLeod has become a major centre for the study of Buddhism and Tibetan culture. There are all sorts of holistic activities and courses on offer, and lots of travellers come here to volunteer on community projects that focus on the refugee community.
His Holines The 14th Dalai Lama's Temple & Residence
Bhagsu Nath Temple and Waterfall
Tibetan Parliament and Medical Centre
The Tibetan Medical College in Dharamshala was founded in the year 1961 under the guidance of His Holiness The Fourteenth Dalai Lama. Its management was regulated by the Religious Affairs Department. The aims and objectives of opening this center were to preserve the rich heritage of Tibetan medical science and to train more well-qualified doctors to continue the lineage.
Baijnath Shiv Temple
Kangra Art Museum
Aghanjar Mahadev Temple (8.5 kms)
Norbulingka Tibetan Handicraft Institute
The institute is named after Norbulingka, the traditional summer residence of the Dalai Lamas, in Lhasa, Tibet. The main building is a replica of the Norbulingka palace in Lhasa. Founded by the Department of Religion and Culture of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), the institute contains the Centre for Arts, the Academy of Tibetan Culture, the Literary and Cultural Research Centre and the library and publications department. The Norbulingka Foundation was established in 1995 for the preservation of ancient art practices of Tibet, especially crafts.
Swami Chinmaya Ashram
Chamunda Devi Temple (15 kms)
Bir Billing (Paragliding) - (14 kms)
Rockcut Temple, Masrur (45 kms)
Palampur City and Sobha Singh Art Gallery
Bajreshwari Devi Temple Kangra
Jawala Ji Temple Jwalamukhi
Dedicated to Goddesses Jwalamukhi with flaming mouth, the temple is believed to have nine permanent flames named after the goddesses- Mahakali, Unpurna, Chandi, Hinglaj, Bindhya Basni, Maha Lakshmi, Saraswati, Ambika and Anji Devi. It is said that centuries ago, a shepherd saw the flames for the first time and Raja Bhumi Chandra, the ruler of the area had the original temple built. The Mughal Emperor Akbar installed a gold parasol and Maharaja Ranjit Singh had the dome gilded. Across the courtyard is Devi's bed chamber and above the temple is the shrine of Baba Gorakhnath.