Ashrams In Goa For A Blissful Getaway!

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Ashrams in Goa

An Ashram is a place where one can drift away from the madness of monotony, and essentially, a stress-inducing 'busy' lifestyle. It offers a sort of escape from the endless cycle of materialistic desires; in order to get closer to oneself and divinity. Yoga, meditation and various other spiritual practices are followed at Ashrams; with a disciplined lifestyle and consumption of natural, simple food. Goa is one of the nicest places for a getaway, especially to experience true contentment in the various Ashrams or retreats present here.

Here is the list of 10 Ashrams In Goa For A Blissful Getaway!

1. SWAN Goa Ashram

SWAN Goa Ashram

It is located near Assagaon that has close vicinity to beach, markets etc. This place has a lot to offer; right from different yoga programs to suit different needs (beginner, intense etc.), to meditation, mantra singing, yoga, exercise, Panchkarma detox treatments, Ayurvedic consultations, and diets. A. The vibe is authentic Indian with interiors made of cane, bamboo, jute and clay and is surrounded by greenery.

Address: SWAN Yoga Retreat, 101/4 Bairo Alto, Assagao, Bardez, Goa - 403507.
Timings: 6 a.m to 9 p.m.
Website: https://swan-yoga-goa.com/

2. Skanda Ayur Yoga

Skanda Ayur Yoga

The word 'Skanda' refers to a Hindu God related to Yoga. Skanda Yoga is all about experiencing a wholesome stay with everything from detailed yoga training, to 3 meals, and a spacious, beautiful, calming environment to learn in. They train in different yoga forms and breathing techniques. There is special emphasis on Mantras, Mudras, Ayurvedic cleansing, meditation and more. For the kind of offerings it has, it is pretty affordable. The founder is Chandrashekhar Adega who is a certified healer and spiritual speaker.

Address: Palolem Beach, Canacona, South Goa, India - 403702.
Timings: Open 24 hours.
Website: https://skandaayur.com/

3. Aranya Yoga

Aranya Yoga

Aranya Yoga was founded by Krishna Das Baba. One of the distinguishing factors of this Ashram is its emphasis on individual attention whilst teaching. The courses are well structured and are standardised as well. The motto of this ashram is to not just teach, but also inspire to take it beyond the learner. The place is set in a chaste location between the sea. Interestingly, it also offers classes to learn cooking, reiki, sound healing etc. The food and accommodation are taken care of.

Address: Dr Pundlik Gaitonde Rd, Palolem, Canacona, Goa 403702.
Timings: 7:30 a.m to 7:30 p.m.
Website: https://www.aranyayogaashram.com/

4. Yoga Nisarga

Yoga Nisarga

Yoga Nisarga is a located in the beach town of Ashvem Beach, North Goa. It is surrounded by the jungle, trees, greenery, rock formations, an area for boating, local and international restaurants, etc. One can expect to learn whilst staying in their accommodations (single occupancies with wifi connection and garden), and also get to explore surrounding areas. The theoretical and practical teachings of Yoga and mindfulness are worth experiencing in Yoga Nisarga.

Address: Yoga Nisarga, Next to Bhumika Temple, Near, Ashvem, Ashvem Football Ground, Wado, Ashvem, Mandrem, Goa 403527.
Timings: 8:30 a.m to 7:00 p.m.
Website: https://yoganisarga.com/

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5. Ek Omkar Yoga Center

Ek Omkar Yoga Center

Ek Omkar Yoga Center is registered with Yoga Alliance USA. With its certification, one can get worldwide recognition as a yoga teacher. There are courses from beginner level to advanced ones. There is a holistic approach to teaching; one that involves everything from asanas, pranayama, to posture alignment, concentration on breath, Yoga Nidra, cleansing techniques, Hatha and Vinyasa Yoga.

Address: Ek Omkar Yoga Center, Arambol, Goa 403524.
Timings: 6:00 a.m to 8:00 p.m.
Website: https://ekomkaryoga.com/

6. Purple Valley

Purple Valley

Purple Valley is located at a peaceful valley between the Arabian Sea at Anjuna Beach. Ashtanga Yoga is one of the highlights of their teaching. Their trainers are well-recognized for their work. Apart from Yoga, there are Ayurveda treatments and massages as well. There are fragrant, tropical gardens to walk through, and you also get to visit nearby plantations and small markets. There are multiple cottages and the Savasana House to stay in. 'Movies under the sky' is another interestingly unique offering. One can find elaborate buffet spreads on the terrace. There is fresh, organic, seasonal produce and homemade bread.

Address: House No. 142, Bairo Alto, Goa 403507.
Timings: 24 hours.
Website: http://www.yogagoa.com/

7. Sarvaguna Yoga Meditation Training Ashram

Sarvaguna Yoga Meditation Training Ashram

Sarvaguna is a professional yoga training centre with yoga courses of 200 hours, 300 hours etc. There is a 100 hours meditation course as well. They also provide certificates. Organic, nutritional, vegetarian and vegan foods are provided throughout the week. One can visit outside restaurants on Sundays. The accommodations are under 3 packages, each with different amenities. They conduct teaching, philosophy sessions, too. The fact that it is located near Agoda beach, allows you to experience boating there.

Address: Sunset House, Val, Aframento, Agonda Beach, South Goa- 403702.
Timings: Open 24 hours.
Website: https://www.sarvagunayoga.org/

8. Ashiyana Yoga Centre

Ashiyana Yoga Centre

Ashiyana Yoga Centre is located in Mandrem. Their other branch exists in Brazil. It offers Yoga Teaching, Panchakarma, Holistic Yoga Therapy, private Yoga Classes and more. They teach yoga at all levels.' It has cosy rooms, delicious and nutritious meals at all times, a spa, a natural swimming pool and the perfect ambience to help you unwind and feel rejuvenated. At night, one can indulge in things like chanting, meditation, yoga nidra, and something as unique as conscious cinema. There are buffet meals that include vegetarian food most days and occasionally, some sea-food.

Address: Junas Waddo, Mandrem, Goa 403527.
Timing: 8:00 a.m to 8:00 p.m.
Website: https://www.ashiyana.com/

9. Himalayan Iyengar Yoga Centre

Himalayan Iyengar Yoga Centre

Himalayan Iyengar Yoga Centre is another scenic, holistic retreat that also has a branch in Dharamkot, Dharamsala. The Goa centre operates in Winter, between November to March. It is located in Madhlo Vaddo, amidst a range of glorious palm and mango trees; about 10 minutes away from the church and a few minutes from the sea. It is constructed using natural material. This place offers many, long and short Yoga and Meditation courses; such as intensive 320H, 160H, 9-Day, 5-Day yoga courses. There are Vipassana, Silent meditation) as well. One can stay in the hut-tents or avail single or double occupancy rooms that offer many basic amenities, apart from food. One can order food or drinks from the Arcan Bar and Restaurant, situated right next to the retreat. Live classical music can be enjoyed at night, sitting in the lap of nature, surrounded by talented artists.

Address: Madhlo Vaddo, Arambol, Goa 403524
Timings: 9:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m.
Website: https://www.hiyogacentre.com/

10. Kashish Yoga

Kashish Yoga

Kashish Yoga is also certified by Yoga Alliance International (USA). They are known for their natural surroundings, Satvic dishes and multi-style yoga courses. Some instances would be Hatha, Vinyasa, Kundalini, Hatha, Aerial, Yin Acro etc. Many types of meditation styles are taught, too. There's a swimming pool as well. The place is located close to the beautiful Palolem beach; there are hangout spots and markets around. One can be assured about safety concerns as well.

Address: Palolem-Agonda Beach Road, Devabagh, Canacona, South Goa, Goa, 403702.
Timings: Open 24 hours.
Website: https://kashishyoga.com/

Goa is not just about beaches. If you are looking for a meditation retreat, then Goa is definitely a place to be.

This post was published by Penaaz Valecha

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