Nowadays, yoga retreats have become very popular and it is like a worldly affair. There, at Soham Soul Space yoga retreat, they have a very unique concept about yoga retreat and it is not just another worldly trip, rather it is a short withdrawal from the thickness of all worldly activities and live in the space of soul in order to enrich your life with love, happiness, health, and harmony.
All the worldly activities dissipates your vital energy deposit, unless you find some means to recharge the body – mind mechanism on regular basis. If you are not connected with your core being, then you may fall sick physically and mentally. If you provide the right condition, the body can heal and rejuvenate itself. The body is such a perfect mechanism with great intelligence in operation to keep it healthy and functional.
The only thing needed is that you need to align with the laws of health and happiness. Internal relaxation, proper exercise – yoga, proper breathing – pranayama, healthy food, and positive state of mind are the condition required for recuperating your health and well-being. Accordingly, Soham Holistic Yoga School have developed a yoga retreat program which fulfills all these aspects of right living to help people regain their health and well-being.
The retreat is based on the holistic approach of yoga addressing all levels of existence so that you experience holistic health and happiness. The yoga style that you will follow is known as Soham Holistic Yoga which has been developed by Soham John after a long period of research and his personal experience of 20 years as a yoga teacher and the consultation with eminent masters and medical doctors to find the most suitable yoga style for the modern time.
The yoga has just turned to be physical exercise and acrobatics in the modern time ignoring the great value of yoga as a spiritual science and the time-tested practice to heal the diseases. Yoga is a meditation-oriented practice to balance the flow of energy and activate the energy centers – chakras, so that one experiences the fullness of life and bliss. Join if you are ready for a positive transformational experience in life along with the expansion of consciousness.
You will have two yoga sessions daily. You will be practicing asanas, doing pranayama, Soorya Namaskar, and kriya, etc. There will be regular guided meditation in the morning. You will have a regular evening satsangh with Soham John. Satsangh is informal way of talk, interaction, and group meditation to enrich one own’s inner self.
The following topics will be discussed in the satsang such as yoga – the science of health and spirituality, yoga philosophy based on the text of yoga sutra, Pathanjali, happiness analysis, nadi system, Kundalini and chakras, chakra balancing, samadhi – the last stop of inner journey, and meditation – the art of stabilizing in self. There will be a daily yoga Nidra, a yogic technique to induce deep relaxation to body and mind.
During this retreat, each client will get one session of Ayurvedic rejuvenating massage, Reiki healing, and yogic counseling. Each member will be supplied with a yoga book – The Essential Lessons of Yoga, authored by Soham John and a yoga DVD developed by Soham Holistic Yoga School. This will help the members to follow the holistic yoga practice after the retreat at home referring the yoga book and DVD.
Sample daily schedule
- 06:00 Wake up
- 06:30 Meditation
- 07:00 Yoga practice
- 08:30 Breakfast
- 10:00 One-on-one sessions of yogic counseling, Reiki healing, or Ayurveda treatment
- 12:30 Lunch
- 13:30 Rest and study
- 15:30 Tea or snacks
- 16:00 Satsang – talk, discussion, and meditation
- 18:30 Yoga Nidra – yogic relaxation
- 19:30 Dinner
- 20:30 Personal study, diary writing, etc.
- 22:00 Good night