Bringing yogis of all cultures, colors, and creeds together in a one-world yogic family, expanding global consciousness, and bringing healing to the planet, one person at a time, at the world-renowned International Yoga Festival in 2023.
The International Yoga Festival in Rishikesh is the celebration of the Indian science of health and wellness. Developed by the great sage Patanjali and based on postures, breathing techniques, and living an overall harmonious life. Yoga has had a profound impact on many around the world. The Yoga Festival is an ideal way to experience this ancient practice, a week dedicated to detoxifying your physical body and spirit. Don't miss out on this opportunity for transformation.
Visit Rishikesh, the birthplace of yoga, the Yoga Capital of the World, and the home of ancient yogis, sages, and seers. Each year, the International Yoga Festival continues to grow and expand, attracting more and more people from all over the world. In 2019, over 2000 people from over 80 countries participated.
You will meet like-minded, conscious yogis and paradigm shifters from around the world. The Festival is for everyone, regardless of whether you are currently undergoing a personal transformation or in search of one, if you are already an active co-creator of your divine life, or if you wish to become one. Become a lifetime member of a community.
In 1999, the International Yoga Festival was started at Parmarth Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh under the guidance of Pujya Shri Swami Veda Bharat Ji, while Yogacharya Shri Bharat Bhushan Ji taught the Yoga asanas.
The 2010 edition became the most successful event as it witnessed a maximum number of participants. Due to the auspicious occasion of the Maha Kumbh Mela, which takes place at the same time as the festival. The festival has become increasingly popular as more and more people discover the benefits of Yoga.
Having its roots in the authentic origins of yoga, the International Yoga Festival encompasses all traditional yoga schools and styles of India. Master teachers impart their knowledge to participants.
In the 7-day immersion and celebration, you have the opportunity to embrace every style of yoga and learn from enlightened Spiritual Leaders, Master Yoga Teachers, Evolutionary Thought Leaders, and Wellness Specialists from all over the world.
The International Yoga Festival is rooted in the authentic origins of yoga and brings together the best yoga schools and styles in India.
A total of 70 hours of yoga classes will be offered during the one-week festival. Besides Iyengar Yoga, Kriya Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, and Power Vinyasa Yoga, participants can also practice Satsang, divine words spoken by revered saints and spiritual masters, enhancing the holistic wellness derived from Yoga. Each day of the International Yoga Festival has its schedule.
During the program, Kundalini sadhana begins at 4 a.m. for those who are deeply committed. It ends at 9:30 p.m. with traditional cultural songs and dances, kirtan, and enlightened entertainment along the Ganga shoreline. Each day can be tailored to meet your individual needs. Additionally, we have a Sacred Sound Stage where you can unwind and awaken through the power of sound.
Classes start at 4 AM.
One-hour yoga class at 6.30 AM, followed by a simple breakfast.
Several two-hour hour yoga sessions start at 8.30 AM.
Inspiring lectures from revered saints and Yogacharyas at 11:00 AM.
Traditional Indian lunch from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM.
After a short rest, three Yogasana classes from 3.30 PM to 5.00 PM.
From 6.00 PM to 7.00 PM, attend the Aarti, on the banks of the river Ganga.
Dinner at 7.00 PM.
Special evening programs of Satsang, cultural song and dance performances, campfires, etc.
Lights are out at 9.30 PM.
In addition to learning different types of Yoga from spiritual leaders, the International Yoga Festival in Rishikesh also offers divine words (Satsang), Ganga Aarti, and cultural performances.
Your first two days will be dedicated to manifesting the benefits of traditional Yoga in this theme. Yogacharyas will be invited by the organizers of the Rishikesh International Yoga Festival. In addition to learning traditional yoga practices, the leaders will perform yoga practices on stage. They possess profound insight into mindfulness.
Participants can learn contemporary Yoga techniques on days 3 and 4. This type of Yoga is suitable for people who can't indulge much in traditional yoga poses.
During the last three days, the Yoga festival gathering will celebrate the Power of Creation - Shakti. A well-known female and male yoga teacher will educate guests about this subject. Males and females behave differently. Therefore, distinct genders of yoga teachers will grace the stage to reap the specific benefits of yoga for men as well as women.
This Yoga theme will teach you how to apply yoga postures to a variety of health conditions. Therapeutic Yoga is highly beneficial to overall well-being - specifically health conditions. Therapeutic Yoga will help remove all mental, spiritual, and health blocks to trigger emotional, psychological, and spiritual enlightenment.
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