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7 Days Kriya & Medition Yoga Retreat at Vedic yoga Center

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7 Days
Min Age : 15+
Max People : 20

Join 7 days Kriya and Meditation yoga retreat at Vedic Yoga Center Rishikesh. Advance refundable if the booking is cancelled more than one week before the program start date.

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About School

Vedic Yoga Center was founded in the year 2004 by Yoga teacher Shailendra Singh Negi. Apart from the 200 hours Yoga teacher training course, the school runs several other yoga as well as Ayurveda programs. The school runs Yoga Teacher Training programs twice a year.

The class size is small and usually there are 10 to 15 students in a batch. If you prefer to practice yoga in a small batch, this school may be the right choice for you. English is the primary language of instruction and students are required to have a basic understanding of English language prior to enrolling in the course.

The focus of this 7 Day Samyak Kriya & Meditation Retreat is the development of your inner channels of energy for the purpose of aligning your body, energy, mind and emotions. When these four aspects are aligned, a person can reach a state where they are much less affected by the everyday impacts of the world. Only when the body, energy, mind and emotions are in a state of harmony can you truly experience life on a moment-to-moment basis. Samyak Kriya is a technique to gently fine-tune the inner layers of your body, energy, mind and emotions. It is a method of yoga which awakens the prana (energy) of the body and makes you aware of the life force within. It brings your mind to a state of equilibrium and prepares you for stillness.

For this one week you will take part in daily kriya and meditation classes which will help you establish a regular practice. The sessions will use a combination of theory and practical experience to help consolidate this practice.


The school is facing holy river Ganga at Laxman Jhula, Rishikesh Uttrakhand –India. The school is approximately 200 yards from Laxman Jhula Bridge. Those who want to stay near the Laxman Jhula and Ganges can choose this school.

Please ensure that you have read the directions carefully. If you book through us, we will drop you at the school. If you are approaching the school otherwise, please arrive at Laxman Jhula, Rishikesh and call Yogi Shailendra Singh Negi or the Manager to guide you for further directions.


There are total 16 rooms (13 Non A/c and 3 A/c room) available on basis.  The school makes separate accommodation arrangement if the number of students exceeds the rooms available at the school. The rooms are located on the ground, first and second floor.

Please note that students are allowed to stay in the school only 1 day prior to the course start date. If you are arriving at the school earlier, please notify the school in advance. Extra stay and extra meals are chargeable.

The rooms are on the first, second and third floor. Each of the room is equipped with a queen sized bed and hot water facility. A separate table and chair is provided in each room for those who want to study.


Rooms on 1st Floor

6 (3 facing Ganga, 3 back side hill view)

Rooms on 2nd Floor (Standard)

6 (3 facing Ganga, 3 back side hill view)

Rooms on 3rd Floor (Delux)

3. with Ganga view and common terrace

Rooms are available on single occupancy basis only. Students who wish to share common room can do so. However, school won’t provide concessional rates of rooms in such cases. All the rooms have hot water facility. Please note that in case of power breakdown, ACs and geysers in the rooms will not operate.

Yoga Hall

There are two yoga halls, located on the second and third floor, the yoga halls are non A.C. and each can accommodate maximum 20 practicing students at a time.

Dining hall

The dining hall is located at the third floor and maximum 25 students can dine at the same time. There is no A.C. in the dining hall. But the hall is well ventilated. 


There is an option for students who want to avail paid laundry service. Contact the school manager or reception to avail the facility. Students can use terrace to dry up the washed clothes.


Everyday food menu is fixed by the management. The school has listed the varieties available and meals are prepared according to the list.The food prepared is Satvic , vegetarian and on the principles of Ayurveda cooking.The school also conducts Ayurveda classes for those who are interested in learning about concepts of Ayurveda. The school serves three meals and four teas a day.  

Beakfast: Porridge, Fruits, Oats, Fruit Yoghurt, Parantha, Toast, Herbal Tea

Lunch: salad, sprouts, dal, rice, sabzi, roti, raw food (fibre foods

Dinner: soup, salads dosa, chapati, dal, sabzi

Class size

The class size is small and usually there are around 8-12 students in a batch.

Payment and cancellation

You can confirm your seat after paying 10% advance payment. The rest of the fees is payable directly at the school. The school accepts fees in cash at the school. The school does not accept credit card. All major currencies are accepted at the school.

The advance payment is refundable if the cancellation is done before one week of the course start date. There are no refunds if the cancellation is done in the preceding week of course start date.

  • STRICTLY no smoking.
  • No loud music.
  • Schedule your arrival two days before the course start date.
  • No alcohol or any other intoxicating substance consumption.
  • School gates will be closed at 10:30 P.M. There will be strictly no admission after the gates are closed.
  • Scheduled check out is the day after the completion of the course. Extra stay is chargeable.
  • Check out time is 12:00 PM.

How to reach School?

See the options to come from New Delhi International Airport to Rishikesh

School Location

Laxman Jhula, Rishikesh

Class start time

6:30 AM (spring and summer)


Price Includes

  • Course tuition
  • Standard non A.C. accommodation
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Course reading materials
  • Jal and Sutra neti (yoga accessory)
  • 200 Hours Yoga certificates

Price Excludes

  • Out of pocket expense
  • Any private expenses
  • Any service not mentioned in the inclusion
  • Laundry


  • One ayurveda massage
Daily Schedule
Mantra chanting and meditation6:30 – 7:30 A.M.
Hatha yoga7:30 – 9:30 A.M.
Breakfast9:30 – 10:00 A.M.
Lecture/discussion, yoga philosophy and ancient scriptures11:00 – 12:30 P.M.
Lunch12:30 – 1:30 P.M.
Yogic anatomy and physiology instruction3:00 – 4:30 P.M.
Practice of Hatha Yoga and Samyak Kriya5:00 – 6:30 P.M.
Dinner6:45 – 7:30 P.M.
Kirtan/Satsang/silent meditation8:00 – 9:00 P.M.
Sleep9:30 P.M.

Brief Highlights of the school

  • Laxman jhula, Rishikesh
  • Small class size
  • A.C. yoga hall
  • Paid pick up
  • Rooms on second floor
  • A.C. rooms on request
  • Registration payment required
  • No smoking


Rajendra Singh Negi

Rajendra Singh Negi is an assistant teacher at the Vedic Yoga Centre.
Rajendra was born in the foothills of the Himalayas in Rishikesh on the banks of the sacred River Ganga. He started his yoga practice in the Divine Life Society in 2005. 
Rajendra achieved a Diploma in Yoga Therapy and Nutrition in Rishikesh during 2006-07 at the Gharwal University. In 2008 he completed a Diploma in Ayurveda Therapy and Swedish and Thai Massage in the Kerala Ayurveda Hospital and Pharmacy. He worked there in a voluntary capacity for 6 weeks after completing his Diploma.

Shailendra Singh Negi

Senior yoga teacher, Shailendra Singh Negi, was born in Rishikesh, India, on the banks of the holy river Ganga at the foot of the Himalayas.
His first diploma was earned at the Shukhdevanand Yoga and Nature Cure College at Rishikesh, followed by studies at the Gurukul University in Haridwar where he successfully attained a Post-Graduate Diploma in Human Consciousness and Yogic Science. In 2005 he established the Vedic Yoga Centrein Laxman Jhula, Rishikesh and began his true calling as a teacher. His qualifications include classical yoga therapy, yoga philosophy, nutrition, naturopathy and Ayurveda therapy.



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Yoga Styles

The school teaches the following yoga styles in this course

Hatha Yoga

Hatha Yoga teaches the practice of different asanas. It is the branch of Indian philosophy that directs not only towards building a sound body and mind but also towards achieving inner peace and happiness. Asanas or postures in Hatha Yoga strengthen different parts of body and develop the balance of the body.

Kriya Yoga

Kriya Yoga is an ancient meditation technique of energy and breath control, or pranayama. It is also a comprehensive spiritual path, which includes additional meditation practices and right living.

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Solo Traveller

I did not stay here, as I already had a room nearby. I had a 2 week Ayurvedic package which included daily massage, daily warm oil poured on forehead, other assorted treatments, all food and medications; all administered by Rajendra. He was wonderful!! Also included was daily yoga class and Kirtan, led by Shailendra. What a wonderful family and location!!

March 20, 2017


Solo Traveller

When I arrived to Rishikesh It was difficult to me find somewhere where feel calm and peacefull because there are so many places! but no one like vedic yoga centre, and not only because the peace and calm, but also and most important, because of the energy the yoga master Shalinder gives to all guest and students. Thank you from my heart
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February 24, 2017


Solo Traveller

Every time when I come to India to the Himalayas, I stop in this place. Firstly because it is a home of my friend and my Yoga teacher Shailendra Negi, and secondly this place is a very quiet and comfortable and I feel at home there, or as when I was a child in the village of my grandmother.
It is a pleasant place, perfectly suited for the Yoga practice and simply to stay in a proper atmosphere.

If you need assistance in organizing a taxi or hike, you will get full support from the best manager in Rishikesh – Rajendra Negi !!!
My best recommendations for this place!

December 30, 2016


Solo Traveller

I spend 45 days there attending the Yoga Teacher Training. It was everything just perfect! The room was excellent, very sunny with a beautiful balcony and views to Ganga. Also very spacious, good for my everyday practice. Food…OMG…so yummy and full of love. The Yoga Teacher Training was life changing…I am so glad that I have met Shailendra and his whole beautiful family that makes the place so welcoming. I can’t wait to go back with my husband and daughters.

December 30, 2016


Solo Traveller

My time in India was meant to be a time of self study, so I needed somewhere quiet to have my own practice. Vedic Yoga center was that place. It was just a few minutes to all the main restaurants and classes of Lakshman Jhula, but in the opposite direction so less crowded and noisy. I could even go for walks in the morning and not hear a single car horn, an amazing thing to find in india, and have beautiful views of the Ganges.

If you need a quiet place to stay in Rishikesh with access to a kitchen, I highly recommend Vedic. The rooms are beautiful, huge beds, and reasonably priced. My private room and shower was the same price as the dorm in the main hostel on Lakshman Jhula. Don’t go to hostels when you can have so much more, plus privacy, for the same price. I had a wonderful experience staying at Vedic for 2 months. Yoga classes, massages, and ayurvedic treatments also happen. And their yoga classes are one of the few in Rishikesh that incorporate kundalini work and kriyas.

There are fruit and vegetable stands just a few steps away and the kitchen was stocked with pots, a kettle, bowls, plates and everything you would need to cook. Plus they give all of your veggie scraps to the cow and I love that nothing got wasted. Permaculture!
Wonderful experience and lovely family that runs this place! (and free wi-fi!

August 13, 2016
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