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Pernem, North Goa | Best yoga retreats & teacher training courses

When heading to the far north of Goa and the beaches of Ashwem, Mandrem & Arambol, here's where to look for your daily yoga classes, accredited teacher training courses & wellness retreats. If you happen to be staying a bit farther south in Bardez (Anjuna, Assagao, Saligao, etc) you'll find plenty of options here. While those looking for yoga in South Goa, can find our suggested retreats & courses here!

Anahata Retreat | Ashvem

Looking for a calm, restorative holiday with an opportunity to go inwards and explore yoga, meditation, cooking, or even sound healing? Then Anahata Retreat nestled into the palms of Ashwem Beach is the ideal spot for you. The retreat has 16 eco-cottages and rooms, with either beach front or garden views and an in-house spa & restaurant. Anahata hosts various drop-in yoga & meditation classes Monday to Saturday each week with daily, weekly and monthly pass options. Their collaborative retreats are held throughout Goa's high season. Updates for which are best found on their facebook page. They've also hosted several music & sound related events and 2 day retreats, so be sure to keep your eyes out for this in the coming season if it's something that might be of interest to you! (All photos via Anahara Retreat's Facebook page)

Bookings & information please call: +91 982 2590123

Website: https://anahataretreat.com/

Address: House No. 367, Ashvem Beach, Beside Ajoba Temple, Taluka Pernem, Goa 403512

Email: info@anahataretreat.com / bookings@anahataretreat.com

Palm Grove Beach Resort | Ashvem

Palm Groves is a beautiful, thoughtfully designed, 20 bungalow eco-resort right on the beach of one of Goa's most idilic locations, next door to Anahata. They are open year round and offer daily drop-in yoga classes for both guests and non-guests, as well as regular multi-day / week retreats with instructors from around the world. Various sessions are taught in English, French, Swedish, Norwegian and Czech, dependant on the teacher for each retreat. (All photos via Palm Grove Beach Resort's Facebook page)

For updated retreat dates, prices and room bookings check out their website here.

Bookings & information please call: +91 965 7063046

Website: https://www.palmgrovebeachresort.com/our-retreats

Address: Ashvem Beach, Mandrem, Goa 403527, India

Email: info@palmgrovebeachresort.com

Ashiyana Yoga Resort | Mandrem

A little different from the other yoga resorts, the Ashiyana Yoga Resort, located in Mandrem, not only holds retreats and classes but also provides spa facilities and beauty therapies, along with massages and Turkish saunas. They have a swimming pool and accommodations to suit your budget, ranging from $400 a week for beauty and rejuvenating retreats to $600 a week for a single hut, with buffet food and all other yoga activities. They have a number of accommodations from romantic tree houses to huts facing the sea to luxury rooms and lodges. (All photos via Ashiyana Yoga Resort's Facebook page)

Bookings & information please call: +91.8939924020 or +91 9823020992

Website: http://www.ashiyana.com/

Address: Patnem Beach, South Goa, Palolem, Canacona, Goa 403702, India

Email: manav@lotusoasisyoga.com

The Mandala Yoga & Art Resort | Mandrem

Situated on the riverside in Mandrem, North Goa, The Mandala was created by a number of designers from various countries. Various styles of yoga are offered throughout the season. Other facilities and activities include a healthy restaurant, juice bar, river kayaking, and birdwatching. Four types of stunning accommodations are offered to suit different budgets; Lake View Room, The Yantra Tents, The Chalets, and Ganesh View Room. The Yantra Tents share a communal bathroom and start from $40 per night. Expect to pay upwards of $105 for The Chalets, while the other rooms cost approximately from $80 per night. They have an amazing service and once you stay here you don’t feel like leaving. (All photos via Mandala Yoga & Art Resort's Facebook page)

Bookings & information please call: +91.8939924020 or +91 9823020992

Website: http://mandalagoa.com/

Address: Patnem Beach, South Goa, Palolem, Canacona, Goa 403702, India

Email: manav@lotusoasisyoga.com

Samata Holistic Retreat Centre | Arambol

Samata is both a holistic retreat centre, small scale organic farm and earth based education centre found inland from Arambol. When it comes to yoga, they offer various retreats and training courses with onsite access to Chinese doctors, acupuncture, Tibetan medicine, Ayurveda, Vedic astrology, and a wide range of body work and massage. They have 19 rooms, swimming pool and 150 year old mango tree, alongside their organic garden and holistic kitchen. Samata organizes both residential retreats as well as more casual drop in classes. For the most up to date information, best to contact them directly or tune into their Facebook page. Or for those looking to volunteer, Samata also has opportunities for those interested in helping out in the gardens, kitchen or YogiArt school, a holistic education centre for children aged 2 to 12. (All photos via Samata Holistic Retreat Centre's Facebook page)

Bookings & information:

Website: https://www.samatagoa.com

Address: Arambol, Goa 403512, India

Email: info@samatagoa.com

HIYC | Arambol

Himalayan Iyengar Yoga Centre in Arambol, is well known throughout India for it’s intensive yoga classes not only for laymen but also for teachers. They have centres in three locations in India, with Goa being one of them. Their Arambol centre was established in 1985 by Anand Sagar, and thus carries more than 30 years experience. They have 5-day courses, intensive courses, teachers courses and special courses both in yoga and meditation.

Bookings & information please call: +91 9816611075

Website: https://www.hiyogacentre.com/en/

Address: Madhlo Vaddo, Arambol, Goa 403524, India

Email: info@hiyogacentre.com


Click the links for more information on our suggested yoga retreats & courses in Bardez, North Goa (Anjuna, Assagao, Saligao, etc) & Canacona, South Goa retreats & courses (Agonda & Patnem). For an extended list of all the yoga schools, centre & retreats in Goa, we can suggest you check out the following resources:



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