Yoga in Rishikesh

Yoga is an activity which includes breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific body postures, which is widely practiced for health and relaxation. It is an ancient science or art that leads to good health, peaceful mind and liberation of the soul. Rishikesh is the place which is famous for yoga globally. It is the also known as the ”world capital of yoga“. Yoga is not just about work out; it is all about a healthy lifestyle. The yoga sessions can help you with many things like motivation, stress and health problems. It is believed that several yogis and sages lived and practiced for penance here. This place represents the site where Vishnu defeated the demon Madhu.

Every year International Yoga Festival is organized from 1st March to 7th March, where people from different places and countries participate in this yoga festival. During this one week Yoga Festival, you can have the opportunity to participate in over 60 hours of Yoga classes from world class Yoga teachers who knows multiple styles of Yoga including Kundalini Yoga, Power Vinyasa Yoga, Iyengar Yoga and Kriya Yoga. International Yoga Festival is organized every year since November 2008 by Nad Yoga Trust, a non-profit organization with an aim to give knowledge about the yoga. It is organized annually by the Uttarakhand State Tourism Department; the International Yoga Week has gained immense popularity and patronage over the years. Different styles of yoga and asanas you can see in this yoga festival. It was hosted at various venues across Rishikesh, and Hotel Ganga Kinare was the forefront of this prestigious event.

Yoga makes your body flexible as well as healthy. It also helps relieve stress and uncluttered the mind, and helps you get more focused. Every year many people around the world and the country comes Rishikesh for yoga and meditation for internal peace. In Rishikesh there are many yoga and meditation centers where you can learn yoga like Parmarth Niketan, Omkarananda Ganga Sadan, Himalayan Yog Ashram, Swamidayananda ashram, Anand Prakash Ashram etc. where you can learn yoga. You can learn varieties of yoga like Hatha Yoga, Nada Yoga, Kundalini, Laya Yoga, Esoteric Tantra, different types of Pranayam etc. you can choose the style according to your body strength. Yoga provides peace to the mind, body and soul. In Rishikesh you can see many tourists doing meditation on the banks of Ganga.

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