Infos about Yoga Retreats / Yoga Holidays in Bangalore
Bangalore has a relaxed atmosphere compared to other Indian cities and is well connected to the rest of Southern India. If you are both a city and a nature lover, Bangalore offers you a wonderful mix of its huge parks and gardens and its cosmopolitan vibes.
In the city, there are a lot of great yoga schools, centres, and ashrams that offer a variety of yoga classes and styles. All the traditional yoga styles and schools like Iyengar, Ashtanga or Sivananda are available there. Due to its very cosmopolitan character, the yoga scene in Bangalore shifted to the “Western yoga style” as well, with a focus on general well-being and soft music during yoga practice. Retreats in Bangalore help you to relax, rejuvenate, improve strength and flexibility and take a more conscious YOU back home.
One of the most popular schools for a yoga retreat is The Art of Living Ashram, in Bangalore. The yoga and meditation retreat supports your inward journey to reconnect with yourself. The ashram is the headquarters of the world famous society of yogis, founded by spiritual leader, Guru Ravi Shankar. The campus is on top of the Panchagiri Hills, just a bit outside of the city. It is surrounded by organic farms, gardens, a lake and mountain side trails. The retreat guests can also join voluntary services to practice karma yoga.
What Yogis should know about Bangalore
The traffic in Bangalore can be challenging so it is recommended to find an accommodation close to or on site, during your yoga vacation. The climate in Bangalore is pleasant throughout the year, so be prepared to enjoy the sun!