The International Yoga Festival is organized every year by Uttarakhand Tourism and Parmarth Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh, India.This year International Yoga Festival promises a better then ever Yoga Festival grounded in the authentic orgin of yoga.The festival starts from 1st march 2013 and will go on for a week, during this one-week festival you can learn and practice yoga from the renowned traditional yoga teachers not only from India but from the masters of International well known yoga schools as well.
60 Hours of yoga to be taught in International Yoga Week in Rishikesh by world class renowned yoga teachers which includes different kinds of yoga styles mainly Power Vinyasa Yoga ,Kundalini Yoga, Iyengar Yoga and Kriya Yoga. The Classes begins at 4 am daily starting with Ashtanga Yoga and Kundalini practice and various other yoga in series, followed the number of other events in the day such as satsang and divine words of revered saints and spiritual masters from within India.
What is Yoga
Yoga the word means “union” , has helped us in many ways it helps an individual to develop a sense of mental, physical, emotional as well as spiritual well being. A few minutes, if not more, and everyday will lead you to health in the body, peace in the mind, joy in the heart, and liberation of the soul. Their benefits on the other hand are wide-ranging and restorative.
Rishikesh located at a height of 1360 feet above sea level is where the International Yoga Festival takes place and It is believed that several yogis and sages lived and practiced penance here. Whenever a tourist plans to come in India for Ayurveda, yoga and meditation, Rishikesh is one of the first choice. Apart from the yoga classes a week one can visit other attractions in Rishikesh that are Triveni Ghat, Bharat Mandir, Lakshman Jhula, Nilkantha Mahadev, Kaishanand Mission Ashram.
Come and explore eight limbs of Yoga and how they apply to our lives at the International Yoga Festival which starts from 1st March and carry on till 7th March 2013.