Yoga Teacher Training Locations


Goa

 

Arambol or Harmal is the largest coastal village in the Pernem district of Goa. Situated at about 32 kms northwest of Mapusa and 50 kms from Panjim, the village comprises of a traditional fishing community and has a cool and perfect holiday atmosphere.

Arambol also has two beaches one of which is the very famous Arambol beach or the Harmal beach and the other is a quiet picturesque beach that can be reached only on foot as it lies beyond the rocky headband bordered by steep cliffs on both sides.

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They are both however considered the charming beaches of Goa in India and are ideal for those looking out for some peace and tranquility.

From the YOGA TTC it takes five minutes to be on the Beach. Arambol beach is one of the beautiful beaches in Goa. This beach is full of spiritual seekers finding their ways by doing Yogasana practice, Tai-Chi ,Chi-Kong, Meditation, Music, Dance, Marshal arts, Aerobics etc. There are plenty of taxis that run day and night all through Goa airport and railway stations.


 

Rishikesh

 

Rishikesh, a sprawling suburb on the banks of the Ganges, is located in the foot hills of the Himalayas in Northern India. It has been the abode of many saints and sages for ages. When Beatles visited Maharishi Mahesh Yogi’s ashram {founder of Transcendental meditation}, the town became known to the world as a place of Meditation and Yoga.

Ever since the Beatles created many of their new songs at the ashram of the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in the late 60′s, Rishikesh has become a magnet for spiritual seekers from all over world. On the banks of Ganges several shrines, ashrams, ancient Vedic schools carrying the legacy of Vedic vision and culture is a marvel attracting thousands of pilgrims and tourists all through the year. This ancient pilgrimage town is the gateway to Himalayas.

The four sacred pilgrimage destinations in Himalayas are Gangotri, the source of ancient river Ganga, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. They are looked upon as doors to spirituality and liberation. All of these four pilgrimage destinations begin from Rishikesh.

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The ways to reach Rishikesh From Delhi :

 

ROAD: The easiest way to reach Rishikesh is by road.

Rishikesh is well connected to many cities in the region by buses. Private and public buses offer services from Delhi to Rishikesh.
http://www.alldelhi.com/roadways.html

alldelhi.com offers all information on Roadways in Delhi i.e. DTC Head Office, University Special Bus Services Details. ISBT Bus stations, General & DTC Enquiry.

TRAIN: The nearest railway station is at Haridwar which is 24kms away from Rishikesh. You can travel up to Haridwar by train then can take a taxi or bus to Rishikesh. Train reservations can be made at the Foreigners Reservation Office at the railway stations in Mumbai, Madras, Calcutta and Delhi or online at – http://www.irctc.co.in (NOTE:You must set up an account to purchase tickets online.)

AIR: The nearest airport is at Dehradun (Jolly Grant Airport), situated 16 kms away from Rishikesh. New Delhi-Dehradun flight operates on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from New Delhi. After reaching Dehradun you can hail a taxi or bus from there to Rishikesh.