6 Day Wellness for the Soul Yoga Retreat

Unwind and relax in the majestic Garden City of India, Bangalore. Located on the Deccan Plateau in the south-eastern part of Karnataka, Bangalore is a place both for the laid-back and the active where a bustling city meets Bangalore's green and lush spaces for peace and tranquility.

A serene and peaceful sanctuary, Shreyas Yoga Retreat is for guests who want to feel carefree and be at ease from all the troubles of the world. Shreyas offers you a private, tranquil haven to pamper, detoxify, rejuvenate and recharge. Here, you will find a road map to guide you down a spiritual path of self-discovery.

The 6 day Wellness for the Soul Yoga Retreat help you in your self-discovery journey. The retreat is a combination of the best that Shreyas has to offer. You will have an opportunity to learn and practice the different facets of yoga for physical strength, balance and flexibility, for physiological & therapeutic benefits and if you are interested, guidance along your spiritual path. The well-balanced itinerary also includes meditation and pranayama sessions, rejuvenating massages, cooking classes, community exercises and nature farming.

What is included

  • Accommodation
  • Air Conditioned Room
  • Airport Transfer
  • Fitness Centre
  • Meals
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • WiFi Internet
  • Yoga Props
Venue   Shreyas Retreat

Shreyas, a sprawling 25-acre retreat on the outskirts of Bangalore, India offers guests a private and tranquil haven to pamper, nourish and recharge themselves. Shreyas looks to combine fine living with a spiritual touch, where guests can immerse themselves within the wisdom of the timeless spiritual tradition of Yoga and Vedanta. Situated in stunning gardens and with an organic herb and vegetable garden where everyone is welcome to come and help out. Recognised as One of the Finest Yoga Retreats in the World, Shreyas is elegantly designed luxurious retreat on a par with some of the more exclusive small retreats in the world. Shreyas prides itself on its service, which is an attempt to apply the eternal Vedic instruction – Athiti Devo Bhava – or ‘treat thy guest as an embodiment of the Divine’. Shreyas is a member of Relais & Chateaux, a collection of the finest hotels worldwide.

You can get to Shreyas Retreat by air. Regular flights to Bangalore are available from Europe, South-east Asia, Australia and other countries, as well as, all major Indian cities. Bengaluru International Airport is 45 minutes away from Shreyas and is a beautiful drive through the countryside. The new route completely bypasses Bangalore city and the busy traffic junctions. Shreyas is 35kms northwest of Bangalore city. If you’re travelling by road, places such as Mysore, Belur, Halebid, Hampi, Bangalore would roughly be a 35km from the city centre. If you travel by train to Bangalore, this will be followed by a 1-hour drive going to Shreyas. The Shreyas retreat centre is also happy to arrange station, airport and city transfers.

Accommodations

Food

Shreyas serves gourmet vegetarian cuisine that comprises Indian, Continental, Mexican and Oriental dishes. There is one dining room where guests are encouraged to dine together. On warm nights dinner is often served al fresco in the garden, and guests have a choice to join a larger group or dine on their own. Lunch and dinner tends to be table d’hote, although occasionally they organise buffets. As much as possible ingredients are grown or produced on the premises. The menus are carefully planned to fit in with the overall wellness programmes. All meals are included in the nightly room rate. Special dietary requests such as wheat-free, dairy free, low-calorie, vegan, etc are accommodated on request.

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WHY YOU WILL LOVE THIS RETREAT

This is a wonderful retreat that has it all- yoga, meditation, pampering and treatments, as well as community work, time in nature and excursions around the local area. It is a perfect combination to blissful, relaxation and enjoyable activities. You will delight in the friendly hospitality and the lush grounds at Shreyas Retreat and will leave with a strengthened yoga practice, a more peaceful mind and an open heart. Experience authentic India in a comfortable and accessible way.

Kelly Fielding

Yovada Yogini

  Bangalore, India

Bangalore or Begalaru is India’s third largest cities. Once dubbed as the “Garden CIty of India”, Bangalore has evolved into a flourishing, cosmopolitan city. Because of its growing working population, Bangalore remains to be a busy city. On the outskirts of Bangalore, Nelamangala town offers visitors a different kind of feel. A town that lies just near to north of Bangalore, Nelamangala features several attractions tourists can surely enjoy.

Nelamangala is famous for several cultural attractions such as their historic, ancient temples one of which is dedicated to Lord Shri laxmi Venkataramana swamy and Garuda. It is worshiped as the main deity as well as the procession deity. Nelamangala is also the place where you can find the oldest Temples of Lord Shiva, the Mahalingeshwara Temple and the Mukthanatheshwara Temple. All these temples are in the style of cholas. Nelamangala also has the busiest street called adepete. Here you will discover that it is the only marketplace for all food products.

You can get into Bangalore through the KempeGowda International Airport located in Devanahalli. International flights are available via Air India, IndiGo, AirAsia and many more. The airport hosts to 10 domestic airlines and 21 international airlines connecting the city to about 50 destinations across India and the rest of the world. Bangalore also has two major railway terminals. The Bangalore City railway station is situated in the heart of the city. Most trains, both local and long-distance, arrive and depart from here. The other terminal is Yeshwantpur Junction located on Tumkur Road. Travelling from Mumbai to Bangalore by train takes a long time that’s why air travel is recommended. You can also go by bus. Both government and private buses run services to major cities like Mumbai, Goa, Chennai, Mangalore, Coimbatore, Madurai, Tirupati and Hyderabad. Buses can be a normal luxury bus, a Volvo A/C bus or a sleeper bus for night travel.