GOA BODY AND MIND 2017
Open all year, starting on Mondays, see starting dates in the description, participation fee 350€ per week, culture week mandatory to start the programme: 175€
- Code : G/IND/GBM2017
- Dispo : 5M / 5F (Total Part 10)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 99
Indulge yourself in a week designed to relax the body and soothe the mind. The Body and Mind week combine Yoga and Meditation with Ayurvedic treatments and start you off on a journey towards achieving a fitter, healthier and more positive you. This week will teach you the basics of Yoga and Meditation and also educate you about the human body. It will help you make those lifestyle and dietary changes that will help you benefit tremendously by increasing vigour, vitality and lifespan. The Ayurvedic treatments will deal with any physical aches and pains you may be experiencing at the time. The techniques taught here form the basics of Yoga and Meditation, as with any form of exercise it is not a magic formula. The benefits of it can be reaped only by continuously practicing it and a conscious change in lifestyle. The aim is to provide fun and relaxing time off for our participants to add on to their experience in India.
You will be accommodated in rooms that can allocate 4-6 people based on a single-gender basis and you will be sharing the bathroom with your roommates. In our center, there is a mini library, a dining room, a lounge area where you can hang out with fellow participants and a beautiful garden to relax. Furthermore, there is a refrigerator which you are welcome to use to store food and beverages. Safety lockers are available. We have Wi-Fi at the centre. Unfortunately, the quality of internet is not as we are accustomed to in most western countries and might be slower and irregular occasionally. You will be provided with three meals a day on weekdays and two meals per day on weekends. The meals are a mix of Western and Indian food, consisting mainly of vegetarian dishes including rice and vegetables. You can expect to have a chicken dish about twice per week. You can also use the kitchen facilities to cook for yourself or eat out at any of the local restaurants.
Consistently ranked among India’s top tourist destinations, Goa is the ideal place for first time travelers and adventurers alike to acclimatize to a different culture. From caves behind waterfalls to villages hidden in sandy coconut forests, there is always something more waiting to be rediscovered. The mountain ranges and spice plantations enhance the beauty of this glorious state. Apart from its natural beauty, this former capital of Portuguese India and UNESCO World Heritage site has a lot to offer in terms of architecture with churches, cathedrals and forts abounding. Put together, it is all of these aspects and more that make Goa the ultimate travel destination. ATMs: There are ATM?s around our centers. The closest one to our residence is about a 15 minute walk from the house. Shop: The closest local supermarket is a 15 minute walk from the centre. Goa has a very long coastline with an almost unbroken sand cover. So, if you’ve come looking for sun, sand and sea without the crowds and the fuss you’ll be pleased to discover these beaches tucked away in quiet recesses where you can go to truly escape the world. Here is our list of secluded beaches to try during your Goa weekend getaways. You might have to take your own food and water as there are no eateries or accommodation near some of them. And though some of them may seem out of their way, you’ll be glad for the peace and quiet when you get there. Butterfly Beach – Kakolem Beach – Galjibag Beach – Hollant Beach – Betul Beach – Arambol Beach – Agonda Beach – Cola Beach – Velsao Beach – Sinquerim Beach – Siridao Beach
Additional equipment: Proper clothes for practicing yoga. Open all year, starting on Mondays, arrival on Sundays and departure on Saturday morning, participation fee 350€ per week. Program runs Mon-Fri, (free weekends), culture week mandatory to start the programme: 175€. Compulsory starting dates for 2017: 02/01 – 16/01 – 06/02 – 20/02 – 06/03 – 20/03 – 03/04 – 17/04 – 01/05 – 15/05 – 05/06 – 19/06 – 03/07 – 10/07 – 17/07 – 24/07 – 07/08 – 21/08 – 04/09 – 18/09 – 02/10 – 16/10 – 06/11 – 20/11 – 04/12 – 18/12. Reception at Goa Airport at the arrival on Sundays.