South India Yoga Retreat - Oct 12, 2024 • Dallas Yoga Center

South India Yoga Retreat

A 12 day journey across southern India

Oct 12, 2024

Age-old shrines, holy temples, meditation caves, and sacred mountains! Come on a transformational journey of a lifetime!

Join us for a 13 day, 12 night retreat to the sacred lands of South India. Embark on a journey to explore and connect with the people, heritage, landscapes, and culture of India. Delve into ancient cities, relish in delicious food, and experience rich spirituality by visiting age-old shrines, holy temples, ashrams, meditation caves, and sacred mountains. This adventure provides an exciting opportunity for transformational immersion into Indian culture, spirituality, yoga, history, and philosophy. Additionally, you can relax with ayurvedic spas, yoga, and meditation.

Visit sacred sites that resonate with centuries of history and spirituality. Learn about Shiva and Shakti. Join thousands on an ancient holy pilgrimage full moon walk around a holy mountain. Stand in awe before ancient temples and meditate in their serene surroundings. Visit the ashrams of Shri Aurobindo and Ramana Maharshi and soak in their energies. Dive into the deep spiritual roots that run through this land.

And the Ayurvedic treatments, massages and other therapies at the beach spa will rejuvenate not only your body but also nurture your soul. Bethsaida Ayurvedic Spa combines ancient wisdom with modern comfort to provide an unparalleled sense of well-being.

The flavors of dosas and sambar, the rhythmic beats of traditional music, and the colorful festivals have all added to the rich tapestry of memories you will carry. It's been a richly engaging and truly life changing adventure filled with culture, diversity, and a deep appreciation for the beauty and sacredness of this region.

The retreat runs from:

Oct 12 - Oct 24, 2024

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The Cities

The southern region of India is rich in wonder, vibrant colors, historical significance, cultural diversity, and all forms of beauty. It offers a range of attractions from lush green hills to tropical beaches, and from age old forts to the richest temples, making it a truly diverse part of India.

Your guide on this journey

Your guide on this journey have years in the class room.

David Sunshine at Flow Yoga

David S.

David Sunshine will share his three decades of wealth of knowledge, wisdom, and passion generated from his lifelong love for India and personal journeys into yoga, Hindu mysticism and Saivism. David's teachings of yoga blend the wisdom of Yoga, Eastern philosophy, meditation, somatic movement techniques and the principles of Ayurveda to assist students in their physical, emotional, and spiritual growth. On this journey he will help you connect with the extraordinary soul of South India and its people and dive deep into the rich heritage and learnings.

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Enjoy relaxation and comfort at 5 star hotels and resorts with access to a private pool, ocean front, private restaurants, and an ayurvedic spa.

Your Itinerary

A healthy balance of adventure, yoga, and chilling poolside. All activities are optional, you can stick with the group or venture out on your own.

Start your journey

Price includes: Arrival and departure transfers between hotel and airport, 12 nights accommodation in gorgeous hotels and ayurvedic spas, breakfast daily, transportation by private air-conditioned coach, entrance fees to all sites as per itinerary, English speaking South Indian expert tour guides, airfare from Trivandrum to Chennai Airport, and all applicable taxes.

No payment plan available


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$6,950 Sign Up

Refunds and Cancellations

Before May 1, 2023 if you cancel you will receive the price of the tour less $1500. From May 1 to July 1, if you cancel you will receive the price of the tour less 50%. After July 1, no refunds will be given. Trip insurance is mandatory for this trip and provides essential coverage for medical emergencies, trip cancellations, lost luggage, and other unforeseen circumstances. It offers peace of mind and protection, allowing us to enjoy our travels with confidence. Due to arrangements made with our vacation hosts, there can be no exceptions to this policy. Deposits are non-refundable. Please read the following information carefully All participants are advised to check with their health insurance carrier as to coverage abroad and for precautionary medical treatment for travel in India. Dallas Yoga Center requires that all participants have both health coverage and emergency evacuation insurance for the duration of the trip. Travel insurance is also required. Please see World Nomads below for purchasing travel and emergency health insurance. The activity level for these retreats is light to moderate. Participants should expect moderate walking, some inclines and stair-climbing at temples and at Arunachala mountain. There will be rests between attractions. Although this program is designed to accommodate people of varying ages, please note that there will be short periods of aerobic walking and stair climbing due to the design of some temples and the steep topography of certain areas. All participants are advised to see their health care provider well in advance to ensure that they are in good health at the onset of the trip. We also require that you inform Dallas Yoga Center of any chronic or acute health problems that might impact your travel. Dallas Yoga Center and the program leaders will take the utmost care and precaution in all stages of the planning and executing this program, but there is always the potential for physical harm and risk to life and limb. Please see the disclaimer for more information and please be advised that we cannot always guarantee your safety, but we can assure you that your safety, comfort, and the quality of your experience are of paramount importance to us. Dallas Yoga Center can not be held accountable for any unforeseen occurrence or changes to the schedule that should happen while the tour is underway. This includes the repercussion of having to adjust the schedule due to one or more members getting sick due to Covid-19 or other illnesses. In the unlikely case of cancellation by Dallas Yoga Center due to insufficient enrollment or logistical problems (acts of God, war, strikes, etc.) that may impede trip operations, please refer to the policies outlined in the liability waiver provided upon reservation.

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