15 Days Yoga and Ayurveda Course in Rishikesh
Yoga and Ayurveda ensures for happy and healthy life
Principles of Ayurveda
Ayurveda consists of two words ‘Ayu’ and ‘Veda’ which means knowledge of life. It is the traditional science of treatment of some diseases at the roots level. It is eco-friendly treatment to ensure health and happiness of society at large.
The divine environs and calm climate of Rishikesh is a major reason to pick-up this place for yoga practice. A 15-day Yoga & Ayurveda course is a unique concept which blends Yoga & Ayurveda for holistic healthcare with spiritual experience.
Yoga is not only a philosophy, but a part of Indian lifestyle. Ayurveda is fast emerging on the international arena for holistic healthcare which works with the basic elements of fire, water, earth, wind and ether.
Identification of Three Doshas
The three doshas occur due to the imbalances in the body from the five eternal elements (earth, water, fire, air and ether) from the food we intake and our lifestyle also affects it.
- Vata : dry, cold, light, mobile, rough, subtle
- Pitta : slightly oily, hot, intense, light, fluid, foul smelling.
- Kapha : oily, cold, heavy, stable, viscid, smooth, soft
We will mainly focus on the Yoga & Ayurveda :
- Unique feature
- Concept of health
- History, Branches and Principles of Ayurveda
- Concept of dhatus
- The Digestive Fire (Agni)
- Common used oils, home-remedies & herbal plants
- Basic introduction of Panchakarma
- Eight fold of examination (ashtvidh pariksha)
- Specific diet and lifestyle
Practicing Yoga for Holistic Goal
- Focused on achieving a holistic knowledge of yoga
- Demonstration of basic information of yoga techniques
- Learn how correct adjustments and alignments of various postures
- Provide deeper understanding of the yoga philosophy by practicing yoga
The key elements of the Hatha Yoga are :
- Shatkaram kriyas
It is a vital part of Panchakarma with application of oil all over the body. In simple words, it is body massage with designed strokes and right pressure. The massage performed over a special wooden table by well-trained masseurs. There are seven different postures which help to soothes joints and muscles and also improve the blood circulation. Vata doshas are calmed down which brings luster to the dull skin. It does improve physical beauty and complexion.
‘Shiro’ means head and ‘dhara’ means flow. The special warm oil is gently poured on the forehead to calm down doshas (defects) which helps to control the mind and gives you soothing relaxation. It removes fatigue, improves memory and induces good sleep, cures insomnia and has a beneficial effect for high BP practitioners.
It means bundle of leaf. The special herbal leaves along with medicinal powders are mixed in certain proportion to make bolus. Here, the leaves are generally chopped and later bundle together for the treatment of osteoarthritis, arthritis, spondylitis, injuries, pains and related diseases. It strengthens the joints in a most natural way with no side-effects.
It is the ayurvedic treatment through applying of oils via nose. This treatment loosen and relieves the adhesive dooshas. Here, the herbal oils, ayurvedic juices are injected into the nose canal for the treatment of disorders in ear, nose and throat (ENT). Pradhanakarma is therapy which includes instillation of lukewarm medication in both the nostrils. It doesn’t have any side-effects if done under experienced therapist.
It means ‘ubtan’ with apply of specially extracted herbal. Herbal paste is applied with gentle massage which improves the circulation of your body by relaxation of your satisfaction. It steadily enhances the speed of metabolism and can nullify the high cholesterol due to hectic lifestyle. If done along with abhyangam and basti, udvartan can reduce the obesity and bring you back in alluring shape of teenage.
It is the most efficient treatment of vata (air & space) dosha (disorders) and is counted as one of the vital applying method of panchakarma. It goes into the root cause of the problem to eliminate faeces, bile, excreta and bile problems by bowel cleansing. This treatment involves medicated oil or decoction which is applied into the colon through anus. It removes the toxins and nourishes the colon. It gives you young look by enhancing agility and vigor in your body.
Facepack and Mask
Ayurvedic facepack is an answer to your dull and blemished skin. The ayurvedic mask peels off the dead skin of your face and body to instill confidence of better look. Facepack comprises of natural herbs, fruits and vegetable extracts as it soothes and cool the face care, skin and hair in a eco-friendly way.
This royal-cum-traditional ayurvedic treatment based on oil bath and heat therapy is to cure Vata (air & space) dosha. This holistic massage balances all the elements in the skin by enhancing blood circulation and makes you feel light and energetic. It also checks the cholesterol level to some extent. It is an amalgamation of dual Ayurvedic treatments namely Snehana (oleation) and Swedana (sudation).
‘Netra’ means eye and ‘Tarpan’ means vigor. This eye cleansing therapy with the help of dough ensures sparking and healthy eyes. It is the treatment for weak eye-sight by traditional therapy method. The clarified butter (ghee) works wonder with eyes for healthy vision. It is beneficial in ailing burning sensation, blurred vision. It also enhances the moisture and lubrication of eyes, thus enhancing sparkle of eyes.
The warm herbal oil is applied on back including spine for few minutes to pacify all the back problems. It also reduces back strain and stiffness by promoting circulation of blood in all parts of the back and neck. Kati Tarpan is antidote for slipped or degenerated lumbar disc and painful lower back.
It is an effective Ayurvedic therapy for ear where lukewarm therapeutic oil is dripped into ear by using dropper. Then, ear is gently massaged to nullify vata disorders and also to remove accumulated waste products. It is effective treatment for headaches and insomnia which is related to ear disorders. It also prevents neck stiffness.
15 Days Yoga & Ayurveda Daily Schedule
Day 01 : Arrive Rishikesh. After checkin briefing of the program and dialy schedule
Day 02 -14 : Yoga progam as below :
06:00 Am : Wake-up call
06:30 Am to 07:30 Am : Fire ritual ceremony (Yagya)
07:30 Am to 09:00 Am : Hatha yoga
09:00 Am to 10:00 Am : Breakfast & Rest Time
10:30 Am to 11:30 Am : Silent meditation
12:00 Pm to 01:00 Pm : Yoga Philosophy
01:00 Pm to 02:00 Pm : Lunch Time
02:00 Pm to 03:00 Pm : Rest
03:00 Pm to 04:00 Pm : Ayurveda (Lecture)
04:00 Pm to 05:00 Pm : Ayurveda (practical)
05:30 Pm to 06:30 Pm : Hatha yoga
06:30 Pm to 07:30 Pm : Free time
08:00 Pm to 09:00 Pm : Dinner & Lights out
Note : If there is any alteration in the scheduled programme, the trainee students will be informed one day ahead.
Course Fee Per Person
|SN NO.||In US dollars||Room Occupancy|
|1||US$ 1599||Single person Occupancy (Single room)|
|2||US$ 1399 per person||Twin Sharing Occupancy (Twin room)|
Note :- For above course advanced booking fee will be US$ 400 per person per course, which can be paid online through your credit card or via bank transfer to our account.
15 Days Course Booking Schedule
The objective of SYF is to provide the best possible atmosphere for yogic techniques
|SN NO.||Schedule For 15 Days||Status|
|1||From 1st Apr 2017 to 15th Apr 2017||Registration Closed|
|2||From 1st May 2017 to 15th May 2017||Registration Closed|
|3||From 1st June 2017 to 15th June 2017||Registration Closed|
|4||From 1st July 2017 to 15th July 2017||Registration Closed|
|5||From 1st Aug 2017 to 15th Aug 2017||Registration Closed|
|6||From 1st Sept 2017 to 15th Sept 2017||Registration Closed|
|7||From 1st Oct 2017 to 15th Oct 2017||Registration Open|
|8||From 1st Nov 2017 to 15th Nov 2017||Registration Open|
|9||From 1st Dec 2017 to 15th Dec 2017||Registration Open|
|10||From 1st Jan 2018 to 15th Jan 2018||Registration Open|
|11||From 10th Jan 2018 to 25th Jan 2018||Registration Open|
|12||From 1st Feb 2018 to 15th Feb 2018||Registration Open|
Total Seats : 30 Students
Accommodation and meals are included in the course fee for the entire duration of the training course. Accommodation has options of twin and single person occupancy with amenities like attached toilets, hot and cold water, Reverse Osmosis drinking water, etc. Meals include Early Morning Tea/snacks, Breakfast Lunch Evening Tea/snacks and Dinner. Our courses will be held at Rishikesh.
- A bag to keep the study material.
- Course Manual and Books on Yoga for self study.
- Note book and required stationary.
- Neti lota
- Kurta Pyjama ( 2 Sets ).
- Yoga Mat
- Yogic Cleansing Process material.
- Rudraksha Mala.
- Spatic Mala