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Goa Body and Mind

Spend the week practicing yoga and meditation in a week designed to relax your body and soothe your mind after your projects.

Our program combines yoga and meditation with Ayurvedic treatments for your body. We will teach you the basics of yoga and meditation techniques – and what a better place to get educated about these body-soothing practices than in India!

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Description

Program Description

Indulge yourself in a week designed to relax the body and mind. The Body and Mind week combines Yoga and Meditation with Ayurvedic treatments and starts you off on a journey towards achieving a fitter, healthier and more positive you.

This week you will learn about the basics of Yoga and Meditation and also the human body. It will help you make those lifestyle and dietary changes that will help you benefit tremendously by increasing your vigor, vitality and lifespan.

The Ayurvedic treatments deal with any physical aches and pains you may be experiencing at the time. The techniques taught here form the basics of Yoga and Meditation, as with any form of exercise it is not a magical formula. The benefits of it can be reaped only by continuously practicing it and with a conscious change in lifestyle.

Daily schedule would be in two sessions and three sessions depending on the schedule. Morning session will be from 6.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and the afternoon session will be from 1.30 p.m. to 2.00 p.m. Evening sessions will take place after 3 p.m.

Find serenity and peace through this soul – enhancement and enriching program designed especially for you. Besides that, you may also have the best time throughout your stay as you will engage in fun, relaxing and recreational activities held after a long day of your program alongside other participants.

Finally, you can not miss every single weekend experiencing nearby scenic views and historic places. Thus, we will make sure to assist you in organizing your weekend getaways and enjoy every bit of your time.

Aims & Objectives

To provide fun and relaxing time off for our participants to add on to their experience in India.

Schedule

Monday

  • Breakfast
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Philosophy lesson
  • Karma Yoga
  • Lunch
  • Vajrasana
  • Yoga Nidra
  • Head and shoulders massage and relaxing time
  • Dinner

Tuesday

  • Breakfast
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Philosophy lesson
  • Karma Yoga
  • Lunch
  • Vajirasana
  • Yoga Nidra
  • Full body massage and relaxing time
  • Dinner

Wednesday

  • Breakfast
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Philosophy lesson
  • Karma Yoga
  • Lunch
  • Vajirasana
  • Yoga Nidra
  • Foot massage and relaxing time
  • Dinner

Thursday

  • Breakfast
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Philosophy lesson
  • Karma Yoga
  • Lunch
  • Vajirasana
  • Yoga Nidra
  • Full body massage and relaxing time
  • Dinner

Friday

  • Breakfast
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Philosophy lesson
  • Karma Yoga
  • Lunch
  • Vajirasana
  • Yoga Nidra
  • Shrirodara and relaxing time
  • Dinner

***This schedule can be changed and/or amended depending on weather conditions, local conditions and unforeseen circumstances.***

Starting Dates

During 2023

This program starts every week.

During 2024

This program starts every week.

Participant Criteria & Requirements

Standard Requirements

Minimum age:                18

Maximum age:                –

Minimum English level:        Basic

CRB required:                On Signup

Passport copy required:        On Signup

Resume copy required:        No

Required qualification:        None

Additional Requirements

The following are further necessary in order for both the participants, local staff and everyones involved to have a meaningful, enjoyable and safe community program.

  • Older participants or over 65 years are required to have a medical clearance as proof of their physical fitness as they may perform various activities.
  • Participants below 18 years old need a signed parental consent as proof of involvement of their children for the program. If possible, accompaniment by an adult is highly advised.
  • Due to the length and active nature of this program, a decent level of mental and physical fitness is required.
  • Excellent time management and self – organizing and strong desire to take on new challenges and learn as much as possible.
  • Recommended a COVID – 19 Vaccination, purchase travel insurance, medical and Covid – 19  insurance prior to your arrival.
  • Have completed or recommended the following vaccines: Polio, Hepatitis A, Diphtheria/Tetanus, Typhoid, Malaria, Hepatitis B, Tuberculosis.

 Additional Equipment

Personal belongings such as:

  • Bring Personal toiletries such as basic soap, shampoo, toothpaste and towels as they may not be available in the accommodation.
  • Bring suitable clothes for Yoga so you can move easily and comfortably.
  • An environmentally friendly sunscreen or lotion is also advised to protect you from the heat of the sun and please carry with you preventive agents during outdoor activities, such as mosquito repellents for insect bites or other insects that may irritate your skin.
  • Moreover, bring Medicines with you especially if you have to take specific medicines on a regular basis as well as other medicines for headaches and stomach aches.
  • Refillable water bottles and hydration packs to stay hydrated throughout the day particularly during the yoga activities.

Dress Code:

  • India is a Conservative Country, please wear modest clothing covering knees and shoulders. Loose and long clothing is both respectful and tends to keep you cooler in hot climates. Cover up as much as possible in the spirit of the local culture to avoid embarrassment.
  • Your clothes must not be too short, too tight, or too revealing. Kindly make sure your shoulders and legs are covered.
  • It is completely fine to wear western clothes as long as they fit the local standards.
  • Be thoughtful of the graphics, symbols or text printed on your clothing and avoid wearing clothing styles that might be inappropriate most especially when visiting temples, monasteries and schools during your spare time.