Loka Yoga School
​​​​'A Journey Through North India'​​
​yoga & adventure retreat
17 February - 2 March 2019  (women only)
29 September - 12 October 2019

Yoga    Meditation    Pranayama    Nature    Adventure

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Delhi  -  Agra  -  Rishikesh  -  Amritsar  -  Dharamshala
A journey through the land of mystery & diversity
   
Experience the magic of North India as you join Taryn Weggelaar on this epic adventure.

Following over a year living in ashrams, running yoga teacher training courses and retreats, travelling around teaching yoga and meditation in this spiritual land, I have embraced the culture, befriended the local people and gained local knowledge to discover the hidden gems, iconic sacred sights, places to shop and the best places to stay for the ultimate authentic retreat!  I am excited to share this with others.

Treat yourself.  Take time to connect, heal and transform.  Experience the home of yoga, the essence of spirituality. 
Leave the real world behind to spend some time on you - you deserve it!

Including yoga classes, guided meditations, pranayama deep breathing techniques, education on Ayur Veda and the Kriyas (cleansing techniques) and yoga philosophy.  This adventurous journey combines 2 of the UNESCO World Heritage sites,  along with other sacred sights such as yogi caves and the original ashram where the Beatles first stayed and wrote their songs on 'the white album'.  With the most popular recreational and tourist activities and tours of each town, this retreat is focused on allowing time to experience the real India, connect and open your heart to the possibilities that lie within yourself and enjoy the diversity and culture of this mysterious land.  

​With plenty of activities included in the retreat, you will have an abundance of choices.  You may join all activities if you wish, or just a few. 
Follow your heart, day by day.  This is YOUR retreat and your journey through North India.

Whilst in my care here at Loka Yoga, you are my world.  I become your tour guide, your protectors, your healers, your teacher and your friend. 
I promise to deliver a high quality, luxurious and enjoyable retreat, which will be a divine experience and journey you will never forget!


Join the journey!
This amazing retreat includes:
  • 14 nights luxury accommodation at each destination
  • Yoga classes featuring hatha,  vinyasa, restorative yin, power yoga, yin & yang
  • Meditation, pranayama, Yoga Nidra and mantra chanting classes
  • Kriyas (Ayur Vedic cleansing ritual
  • Optional teachings by spiritual leaders and gurus
  • Grand tour of the Taj Mahal
  • Authentic Indian cooking class
  • Beatles Ashram
  • Meditation in sacred yogi cave
  • Dalai Lama's temple
  • Golden Temple
  • Wagah Border dance performance
  • White water rafting
  • Waterfall hike
  • Tibetan museum
  • Trek up Triund mountain
  • Train ride through Himalayas
  • Airport transfers and transport
  • Various other tours and activities
  • A bunch of surprises and a whole lot of fun! 


Investment 

$2200 USD
 Full retreat plus accommodation and much more all included!


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The accommodation venues we will be staying in have been carefully chosen to ensure upmost comfort and enjoyment.  I believe this is critical when visiting India and spending time exploring - it is nice to have a safe, comfortable sanctuary to return to at the end of the day.   The accommodation rooms have all the comforts required for an enjoyable retreat.

With local knowledge from living in these places, local friends and an understanding of all the best things to see and do, there will be no shortage of activities to do and delicious cuisine to taste during your retreat.  I have created an exciting itinerary and all activities are included - you may wish to take time to do your own thing or simply relax and that is also absolutely perfect.  I cannot emphasise this enough; this is YOUR retreat and YOU make the choices!

We will start in Delhi on the afternoon of 17 February; launching in to our retreat with a grand tour the next day of the one and only Taj Mahal!  We will then make our way down to Rishikesh, where I will take you on a tour of the town, show you the best places to shop, eat and explore.  Together we will experience authentic Indian cooking classes, a tour of the Beatles ashram, waterfalls, a meditation in a sacred yogi cave, white water rafting, the divine Ganga Aarti (evening fire ceremony on the Ganga river), free time to experience an Ayur Vedic massage, psychic readings and satsangs with spiritual leaders.  A train journey through the Himalayas and up to Amritsar with be an experience in itself!  Amritsar will greet us with the fun Wagah Border dance performance (at the border of Pakistan and India) and the breathtaking Golden Temple.  We will then make our way to Dharamshala, stay in a beautiful Tibetan hotel just down the road from His Holiness the Dalai Lama's temple.  Along with a tour of his tepmle and the Tibetan museum, Dharamshala is a gorgeous place nestled in the Himalayan mountains!  We will enjoy a hike up the Triund Mountain, time to explore the town and shops full of Indian and Tibetan treasures, instruments and spiritual jewelery and you will have time for various pampering treatments, sound healing sessions, guided meditations and more!  
We will conclude and check out of our hotel on the morning of 2  March 2019.  


Join the journey or ask me more!
​What do we do during our Loka Yoga Retreats?
  • Introduce you to another world - North India
  • First hand experience and knowledge from living in these places
  • Guide you to some of the world's most beautiful sacred sites
  • Create a beautiful safe group to enjoy your retreat with
  • Introduce you to local people, local cuisine and local handicrafts - the best there is on offer in each place!
  • Teach you techniques to cleanse your body with traditional yogic practices and nutrition
  • Increase your physical strength and flexibility through yoga asana
  • Refresh your body and mind to increase your physical, mental and spiritual health
  • Help you to develop awareness of your body and mind
  • Create a safe, supportive environment for you to explore your heart and mind

What will you gain from our retreat?
  • A new perspective and worldview
  • A new cirlce of friends
  • A well-organised retreat guided by an experienced professional 
  • An abundance of activities and options
  • Time and space to breathe, relax and reconnect
  • An opportunity to experience the beauty, tranquility and diversity of this spiritual land
  • A priceless experience and a lifetime of memories! 

Participating in my 'Journey Through North India' retreat presents the opportunity for you to practice yoga in the home and yoga capital of the world, enjoying various styles in a welcoming environment where you can grow spiritually, mentally, and physically.   All of my retreats are for absolute beginners who have never practiced yoga in their lives - to experienced and more advanced yoga practitioners.  I welcome all and pride myself on offering classes to suit all levels, skillsets and nurture injuries accordingly.  
I pride myself on offering affordable yoga retreats, resulting in a memory of your lifetime, allowing you to have fun, relax, enjoy and RETREAT.

Contact me now to join the adventure through North India in February 2019!
​Refund Policy
All applicants are advised to carefully consider the time and resources required for the course before forwarding the application for the retreat. The deposit submitted is not refundable, as transport and accommodation bookings are made on your behalf immediately upon receiving your deposit. However, in case of emergencies and other unavoidable circumstances, Loka Yoga, at its discretion, permits students to go for any other scheduled course or retreat until January 2020.