Are you looking for relaxation, yoga and like-hearted people in an empowering setting? Join us for your next yoga retreat in beautiful Rishikesh, India. At Gyan Yog Breath we host residential rejuvenating and detoxifying yoga retreats to enhance your yoga practise and overall well-being. The 12-day Yoga Retreat for beginner is designed for yoga practitioners who look for a retreat that combines the magical Indian touch with excellent yoga classes, nourishing meals &Ayurveda elements.

The World Capital of Yoga attracts thousands of travellers every year who are fascinated by its diversity, calmness and positive energy. The Gyan Yog Breath Ashram, located in a very peaceful part of Rishikesh, offers comfortable accommodation and a 360° Himalayan mountain view. We invite you to feel at home, release tension and gain new energy. Enjoy small groups and intense classes that will help you to increase strength and clarity.

This 12-day Yoga Retreat in Rishikesh is for beginners to intermediates who desire to learn all about yoga, meditation and yogic philosophy in a simple,natural and supportive space. The retreat content covers all subjects of yoga from at a foundational base.

Retreat Aim:

  • Learn how to practice yoga safely
  • Increase your flexibility and strength
  • Connect to your self more deeply
  • Practice meditation & pranayama
  • Learn about Emotional Blockage® Treatment
  • Gain an understanding of the philosophy behind yoga
  • Balance your doshas (ayurvedic elements)
  • Follow a vegetarian, healthy diet
  • Get to know the Indian culture and surroundings
  • Leave the retreat feeling refreshed and balanced

During the retreat, you will have the opportunity to join two of our planned weekend excursions. We offer a Waterfall/ Trekking trip, Rafting, cave meditation & visiting the local markets.

Our ashram Ayurvedic Doctor, Dr Vipul Arya, will be available for free one-on-one ayurvedic consultations, pulse diagnosis and recommendations about herbal supplements and diet.

The retreat classes are held six days a week from 7:00AM to 6:00PM.

All meals provided are based on a sattvic, vegetarian diet. We offer seasonal fruits and vegetables, grains, dairy products and occasionally a sweet dish.

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Yoga Retreat Content

Daily Hatha Yoga Asana

Daily Pranayama

Daily Meditation

Daily Yoga Philosophy

Daily Yoga Anatomy

Emotional Blockage Treatment®

Course Dates

Yoga Retreat for Beginner 1st November until 12th November 2018

4 available seats

Yoga Retreat for Beginner 1st December until 12th December 2018

5 available seats

Yoga Retreat for Beginner 1st January until 12th January 2019

4 available seats

Yoga Retreat for Beginner 1st February until 12th January 2019

4 available seats

Yoga Retreat for Beginner 1st March until 12th January 2019

4 available seats

Yoga Retreat for Beginner 1st April until 12th January 2019

4 available seats


TIMEWeek 1Week 2
9:30AMBreakfast & TeaBreakfast & Tea
11:00AMYoga PhilosophyYoga Philosophy
2:00PMKarma YogaKarma Yoga
6:00PMEmotional Blockage® TreatmentMeditation


This is an approximate schedule. Schedule times and classes can vary slightly. You will receive your final schedule on arrival.

Course Fees & Prices

The regular course fee for our 12-Day Yoga Retreat for Beginner is:

800 USD                 

This includes 15 days shared accommodation with attached bathroom and WIFI, all meals, a taxi pick up from Dehradun Airport, a new Yoga Mat and two yoga books.

For private accommodation, we charge 100$ extra.


During the Yoga Retreat, you will live at the Gyan Yog Breath Yoga Ashram in Tapovan, Rishikesh. You can choose between private or shared accommodation. Our ashram provides two spacious and bright yoga halls, a roof-top terrace, restaurant and elevator.

All rooms are equipped with an attached bathroom, hot water, WIFI and a personal living room.

We have laundry facilities on site.

On Saturdays, you can enjoy our open-air movie nights.


During the Yoga Retreat you will benefit from three freshly prepared vegetarian meals. We offer a buffet-style board with various vegetables, fruits, grains, pulses and salads.

Choose from tasty and energising foods that are prepared with ayurvedic herbs for easy digestion.

We do not use any processed or frozen ingredients.

We do not serve any meat, fish or eggs.


The deposit has to be paid in advance to confirm your seat.

The remaining balance should be paid on arrival.

The retreat participant must follow the ashram rules.