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Chair Yoga

Meditation and Yoga retreat A Chair for Yoga by Parveen Nair

Props are an essential part of Yoga today. The use of props gives asanas a deeper dimension in our practice. Props and alignments are the means to an end. Using a chair in our yoga practice can help us explore more difficult poses with much ease and helps maintain proper alignment. A chair is a great prop for a Yoga teacher and a student who wants to take full advantage of the benefits of the poses when there are limitations just using a Yoga mat. This Yoga workshop is for Yoga teachers and Yoga practitioners do discover the depth of asanas while having some physical limitations or injuries. In this workshop Parveen Nair will teach you how to use the chair is Standing Asana, Seated Asana, Seated Forward Extensions, Inversions, Back extensions and in Pranayama. Join us and discover a new window to your practice.

What are the Benefits of Chair Yoga

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  • Develops ability to hold  the pose for a longer duration to get full benefit of the asana.
  • Stability in more challenging and balancing poses.
  • Sustain proper alignment and corrections while being supported by the chair.
  • Discovering a deeper and safe practice with support of the chair.
  • Opens up certain parts of the body that’s we can’t reach by using just a yoga mat.
  • Good way to share Yoga with the elderly and with those who have any injuries or any physical limitations

Venue: Hotel Moksha, Rishikesh, India

Hotel Moksha has been setting the benchmark for fine living and high hospitality standards in Rishikesh for over a decade. The desire to serve their guests in the finest manner possible makes them one of the best hotels in Rishikesh.

Hotel Moksha offers an ideal location for travelers seeking a retreat from chaotic city life. The hotel is strategically located in a tranquil setting just a short walk from the marketplace. This ensures that Siddhi Yoga students can relax in a peaceful environment while remaining near the most exciting parts of the city.

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Accommodation

Hotel Moksha has 42 different type of rooms with one big AC Yoga hall. You can relax in the comfort of your own private room with an attached bathroom, hot and cold shower. Enjoy full access to 24-hour Wi-Fi Internet. It’s within minutes’ walk of shops, restaurants and coffee shops.

Together under the same roofs, you will make friendships with fellow yogis that last a lifetime.

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Schedule

Daily Schedule
  • 07:00 – 09:00 Asana workshop with the Chair
  • 09:00 – 10:00 Breakfast
  • 10:00 – 11:30 Yoga Sutra
  • 11:30 – 13:00 Break
  • 13:00 – 15:30 Lunch and Break
  • 15:30 – 17:00 Pranayama workshop with the Chair
  • 17:00 – 17:30 Break
  • 17:30 – 18:30 Chanting and Meditation
  • 19:00 – 20:00 Dinner

Dates and Tuition Investment

Full price for our 50-hours workshop A Chair for Yoga  by Parveen Nair at Rishikesh is $600 USD. Siddhi Yoga students will receive an additional $100 USD off. Full fee is required at the time of booking and is non-refundable.

ScheduleConfirm BeforeTution FeeAvailability
January 29 – February 3, 2017 31st December 2016
600
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Please note that, while above prices are shown in USD, payments must be made in SGD (Singapore Dollars).

What’s included in your tuition fee

  • Complete tuition fee for 50-hour training course.
  • Accommodation: Hotel-style facility. Private AC room with double bed and attached private bathroom with hot and cold shower (Single occupancy).
  • Separate yoga hall and dining room.
  • Three daily Indian vegetarian meals from 30th Jan to 4th Feb 2017
  • Wifi Internet
  • Filtered drinking water (equivalent to bottled mineral water)
  • Hot drinking water


Travel and Arrival Details

You will need to buy your international air ticket for New Delhi. From there we advise following one of three options to travel.

Option 1:

By air : Nearest airport to Rishikesh is Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun. There are a couple of flights from Delhi to Dehradun throughout the day. Airfare is between 2000 INR TO 10,000 INR. The earlier you book, the more you save. Fares and availability of seats in the flight change constantly and can be checked/booked online via www.makemytrip.com or www.yatra.com. Flight bookings can be done yourself. If you choose this option, please inform us of your arrival details for Dehradun.

Option2:

By road in air-conditioned bus: Taking a bus from Delhi to Rishikesh is a much cheaper option than flying. The Rishikesh bus runs from 9AM – 11PM every day and takes a little over six hours. Cost of bus ticket is around 400-500 INR. We can assist you in booking your ticket via www.redbus.in, as the site requires a local phone no. and local card. You can pay us later upon arrival. Bus booking opens one month before the travel date. You can take a pre-paid taxi from Delhi Airport to reach the bus boarding point, Delhi.

Option 3:

By AC train: There is one AC Train named Dehradun Shatabdi, which starts from New Delhi at 6:45AM and reaches Haridwar at 11:30AM. The train ticket costs around 650 INR. We can assist you to book your ticket via www.irctc.co.in, as the site requires local phone no. and local card. You can pay us later. Train booking opens two months before the travel date. You can take the matro train from Delhi Airport to reach the New Delhi railway station.

For Option 1, we can arrange pick up for you from the Dehradun airport; for Option 2, we can arrange pick up for you from Rishikesh bus stand; and for Option 3, we can arrange pick up for you from Haridwar railway station.

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