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Uplift your Spirits at a Yoga Retreat
TAJ Yoga Retreat In our increasingly fast-paced lives, yoga offers us a calm channel to harmonize mind, body and soul. Each year more people are turning to yoga and enjoying its manifold benefits. Jiva Spas are hosting exclusive Yoga Retreats for the practise of Jiva Yoga, of 4 and 7 days, at select Taj Hotels Resorts & Palaces.

At the retreat you will learn body postures (asanas), breathing techniques (Pranayama), yoga theory, Yoga Nidra (a relaxation technique) and evening meditation like Trataka and Antar Mouna. The practice of yoga enhances physical strength, flexibility, mental clarity and balance, peace and wellness. It will include group classes and one-to-one interactions with accomplished yoga teachers.

The retreats are presently being offered at Jiva Spas at Taj Exotica, Goa; Rambagh Palace, Jaipur; Umaid Bhavan Palace, Jodhpur; Taj Green Cove Resort, Kovalam and Nadesar Palace, Benares. Each of these spas is a haven of solitude and perfect for the practice of yoga.

During the retreat, you can spend your free time between 11 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. having a leisurely lunch, swimming, relaxing in the steam room or Jacuzzi; enjoying a massage at the Jiva Spa, reading yoga books or journals, meditating or meeting with other guests.

The Yoga Retreats commence on a Monday and ends on a Sunday
Jiva Spas welcome you to experience the physical and therapeutic benefits of Yoga.

    Day 1 Arrival Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Departure for Group A Day 6 Day 7
6:30 am - 8:00 am Yoga Sessions or Shatkarmas (90 mins)   Balanced Yoga Session Neti + Surya Namaskar Kunjal + Neti Balanced Yoga Session* *For both groups. Only Group B continues further Laghoo Shankh Prakshalana Balanced Yoga Session
8:15 am - 9:15 am Breakfast
9:30 am - 10:30 am Theory (60 mins)   Yoga Philosophy + Yoga Physiology Yoga Psychology + Meditation Yogic Living-I Relevance of Yoga Scriptures Mind Management Yogic Living-II
10:45 am - 11:15 am Yoga Nidra (Yogic Sleep)(30 mins)   Yoga Nidra Beginner Yoga Nidra Beginner Yoga Nidra Intermediate Yoga Nidra Intermediate Yoga Nidra Intermediate Yoga Nidra Intermediate
11:15 am - 1:00 pm Free Time for Spa treatments or other activities.
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Lunch
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Yoga Sessions (60 mins) Gentle Yoga Session Pranayamas Mudras Bandhas Gentle Yoga Session Gentle Yoga Session Pranayamas Mudras Bandhas Gentle Yoga Session Gentle Yoga Session
6:00 pm - 6:40 pm Tea Break
6:40 pm - 7:30 pm Meditation (50 mins) Trataka + Chantings Antar Mauna + Chantings Trataka + Hridaya Kasha Antar Mauna + Briefing Ajapajapa + Chantings Trataka + Hridaya Kasha Briefing Trataka + Hridaya Kasha
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm Dinner

The Yoga Retreats commence on a Monday and end on a Sunday.
GENTLE - As the name suggests this group of Asanas is extremely gentle, but works hard at loosening the major joints of the body. In this practice, you will experience the benefits of a series of anti-rheumatic exercises. An exclusive of the Bihar School of Yoga, these practices are recommended, if vigorous physical exercise is not possible. End the session with a short relaxation or meditation practice.

BALANCED - For a Balanced state of mind and body. A specially designed yoga session in which "Equal Emphasis" is given to Posture (Asanas) , Breath (Pranayamas) , gestures of Energy Flow (Mudras) and for awareness of mind (Meditation). The basic intention is to bring about a harmony in the Physical, mental, psychic and spiritual aspects of the practioner.