Stay at Yoga Niketan AshramYoga Niketan is one of the oldest Yoga Ashram in Rishikesh. It is situated on a gentle hill by the bank of the holy river Ganga. It was estabilished in the year 1964 by Yogacharya Swami Yogeshwarananda Saraswati Maharaj Ji with the sole purpose of spreading yogvidya and spirtuality in the world..
Yoga Niketan Ashram was founded by one of the greatest yogis Swami Yogeshwaranand Paramhansa.
Swami Yogeshwaranand Paramhansa formaly known as Vyas Devji was one of the greastest Yogis of the 20th century.He left a comfortable home at the tender age of 14 to live a life of extreme austerity mainly in the Himalayas practicing all that is laid down in Hindu Scriptures for the realiastion of soul and God.He spent his entire life time reviving the ancient science of Yoga and imparting valuable knowledge that he had gathered from many great ascetics and his own spiritual experiences. Swamiji merged with the Brahma on April 23, 1985.
Ruslan is a senior Vinyasa Krama Yoga Instructor (500h ERYT) and a founder of Akhila Yoga System. He traveled the world and studied under many prominent teachers- Andrey Lappa, Duncan Wong, Shiva Rea, just to name few. He developed a curriculum for an internationally recognized 200h and 500h Vinyasa Krama Teacher Training Programs, and certified hundreds of students worldwide. Ruslan is an advanced Thai Massage practitioner, and an avid Acro-Yogi. He is a wonderer who is always seeking to expand his knowledge and gain new inspiration. His goal in teaching is to help students to experience the pure joy of yoga!
Rishikesh India /HimalayaA sacred town at the convergence of rivers Ganges and Chandrabhaga. Rishikesh, the gateway to Garhwal Himalayas, is considered the mecca for yoga and meditation. It is believed that meditation in Rishikesh brings one closer to attainment of moksha (liberation), as does a dip in the holy river that flows through it. Rishikesh has been declared a vegetarian city by law; it is also an alcohol-free city.
Many accommplished yogis have studied and lived here- Swami Vivekananda, Swami Rama Tirtha, Swami Shivananda, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi just to name few. India is the stuff legends are made of. But it can be quite challenging to navigate. Join us on this retreat to experience the best of India. You will be accompanied by a knowledgeable, dedicated guide, and fellow yoga students. Nourish your soul in serene and spiritual environment and explore all aspects of living a life of balance and harmony.