Yoga, Teacher Training RYT200, Meditation and Retreats in Pokhara Nepal.
Our retreat center is located in beautiful Happy Village Pokhara, Nepal. We are the former Nepali Yoga Center (as seen in Lonely Planet). Directions to find us: From Kathmandu you can either take a flight from the domestic airport to Pokhara which costs between 80-150 USD and takes about 25 minutes. From the airport in Pokhara you can take a 25 minutes taxi ride to our new retreat center in Happy Village. Or, you can take a Tourist Bus From Kantipath Kathmandu, which departs every day at 7AM and costs between 7 and 15 USD depending on the company. We recommend Blue Sky Travels and Tours. The bus ride is a beautiful 200KM, 6 hour tour of the Nepali country side along the Prithivi Highway. Himalayan Yogini Retreat Center is located in Happy Village about 40 minutes walking or 15 min taxi from Lakeside on the north end of the lake, on Shanti Road near famous restaurant Duna Tapari and Maya Devi the Para-hawking Resort. Just go up the hill about 500 meters and take your first right after the stone stair case.
Himalayan Yogini (P.) Ltd. is a registered Yoga School of Yoga Alliance. We offer Yoga Teacher Training 200 Hours (RYT200), Yoga Intensive Courses, Retreats, Guided Meditation, Mudra Practice, Chakra Meditation and Awareness , Pranayama Practice, Massage, Self Healing, Shamanic Healing and Diagnosis (When Devika is available). Single classes by appointment only (group rate: 800 NPR, approx. 7.50USD – 90 minutes. single person rate: 1000 NRP, Private Session 1500 NRP) We offer a wide variety of courses with flexible timing for bookings. You can book 1 – 30+ days intensive yoga or retreat.
Our courses include organic local home cooked food and simple accommodation. Private and shared rooms are available. We can cater to vegans, gluten intolerance and other special dietary needs. We grow most of our own food and buy local for other items. We take care of our land and environment, by using bio gas, and solar power. We do not burn trash! Discounts for groups and flexible dates are available. Booking by appointment only.
Devika Gurung The Himalayan Yogini IS NOW BACK IN COLORADO USA…. if you are interested in private guidance/yoga healing sessions, they are now only available in Colorado. DROP IN YOGA IS SUNDAY 8AM-9AM AT 3RD STREET CENTER, SENIOR YOGA 3PM-4PM AT THE LAUNCH PAD Contact at +1-970-340-9525
YOGA TREKS to complete your Himalayan Yoga Experience! Booking a yoga trek is the best way to combine your need for yoga with your need for trekking! Connect inwardly with the divine via yoga and connect outwardly with the divine feminine via hiking.
OUR NEXT 200 HOUR YOGA ALLIANCE TEACHER TRAINING BEGINS November 1st, 2017 CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE. ALL OF OUR RYT 200 Teacher Training courses for 2017 will begin on the first of each month. Please book early to reserve your place as we have limited capacity.
DROP IN YOGA HAS BEEN TEMPORARILY CANCELED, VERY SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.
Healing Touch and Self Healing courses are now Available with Devika’s Master Level Student: Joceline Houdijk.
In these courses we explore different wonderful self healing techniques and meditations, including some gentle Yoga exercises. We focus on awareness and relaxation with the aim to become more intimate with our bodies and ourselves in general; awareness of the body, the chakras, the mind and emotions to activate the self healing potential and therefore bring healing on all levels.
All of the techniques can be easily integrated in your daily life. Self healing courses can be just for one session, for a full day, or spread over several days according to your wish… Price depending on the length of the course and number of participants. MORE INFO HERE
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Tim Exley: “I’ve just finished the HY200 teacher training ( March 2017) and I cannot recommend HY and the teachers more highly.
If you are looking for a small retreat with very much a hands on personal style, in a beautiful and peaceful location, yet close to a major tourist host spot, this is for you.
The 4 weeks I spent there have given me so much in allowing me to grow within myself and develop my practice.
I am witness that yoga is for anyone, of any ability and of any age.
My only regret is that I have to leave.”
Ana Godoy Alba: “The days I spent in Himalayan yogin have been wonderful. In a privileged environment, with wonderful views and very comfortable facilities, receiving yoga classes and meditation with lots of love. I recommend visiting this place if you have the opportunity, whether you are a regular practitioner or if you want to get started in practice and spend some great days and have the opportunity to connect with your interior, learn and meet wonderful people. If you are thinking of a course to train as a teacher, you will receive a serious and professional formation, imparted with much love. I hope to see you again soon. Thank you Shyam and the whole team of Himalayan Yogini Retreat for this experience. I have you in my heart.”
Esra Yoga: “I had the 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training at HY and my partner took daily classes for 3 weeks. At the end of 4 weeks, I feel happy, relaxed and changed because I have had the opportunity to do this course in this peaceful place with great people.
Everyone in the center are who they really are, so natural, calm, friendly and ready to help. During our stay, we felt so comfortable that we were feeling like at home. I could met with wonderful people, lovely classmates and a great teacher.
Shyam has been more than a teacher, now I feel that he is a great friend of us. He is always organized and in his every moment you can tell he is so dedicated to teaching yoga.
All the food were very good and the center was very clean as everyone were doing their best for HY. It has been a wonderful experience and I recommend to everyone because I have met great people, enjoyed and learnt a lot about yoga, teaching and life.”
Freja M Sonichsen: “Shyam helped us, a group of 9 people, organize a yoga trek that was custom made for our needs. We started out 4 girls wanting to go, and the group kept growing and he was very flexible with the addition. He organized for us to have our mats carried (for some of the way), a guide, and a yoga teacher. Everything was taken care of according to our liking and budget, and he was very responsive when we had questions. We hiked for 4 days in the mountains and did 90min yoga sessions twice a day at the different tea houses, sessions which were tailored to what our bodies were needing after hours of walking through “Nepali Flat” and jungle.
I would recommend asking questions though, as information is not given in a handout, but is only giving through Shyam.
The price was very good for the service we recieved, it was cheaper and more of a hands on experience than at a yoga retreat… I recommend the yoga trek through Himalayan Yogini!”