Shreyas Yoga Retreat, Bangalore is one of the best Yoga retreats in the world. This very special luxury Yoga retreat offers a sanctuary for the body and mind, very, very far from the stresses of daily life. Situated in Karnataka near Bangalore Shreyas offers a serene and life-changing experience from the moment you arrive.
The experienced and utterly charming staff have mastered the art of exceptional service, incorporating Yoga principles into their daily philosophy. Guests can do as much or as little Yoga as they like and beginners needn't worry as private, in addition to group lessons are on offer every day.
Guests at Shreyas are cocooned with massages, wholesome organic food and social activities in the community. The spa offers a fantastic choice of treatments to help release the last of those aches and pains and relaxed guests can unwind in the gardens and out by the large outdoor pool.
The ANAHA the rejuvenation spa is designed to be a retreat within a retreat. Anaha offers a range of Ayurvedic therapies and covers an area of 20,000 square feet.
Yoga is the perfect way to reach a balance between body, mind and spirit and whatever level of experience, guests will learn to gain the benefits of this age-old practice at this luxury Yoga retreat.
The whole experience is aided by the tranquillity of the surroundings, with just 3 cottage suites, 8 tents and 1 five-person cottage on 25-acres of landscaped gardens. The traditional buildings sit beautifully in this coconut grove, while modern interiors and luxuries invite guests to truly relax and this chic retreat has gone to great lengths to stay eco-friendly.
To avoid plastic bottled water, all drinking water is purified using the in-house purification plant, rainwater is harvested and soil is regenerated.
ANAHA is the rejuvenation spa designed to be a retreat within a retreat. Anaha offers a range of Ayurvedic therapies and covers an area of 20,000 square feet. The spa features 4 Ayurvedic therapy rooms, 4 massage rooms, 2 Mud therapy rooms and a Thai massage room.
The Naturopathy area includes 3 rooms for acupuncture, acupressure and hydrotherapy. The changing rooms for men and women have a steam room, sauna and Jacuzzi and there is a gym and meditation zones.
The wonderful staff at Shreyas Yoga Retreat will take guests on a journey using Yoga, guided meditation and chanting sessions, massages, a wholesome menu of vegetarian cuisine, and mouna and karma Yoga - to appreciate silence and a selfless attitude towards work respectively.
The daily routine of Yoga and meditation can be tailored to your needs and there are a range of packages and retreats available: Discovering the Self - A Silent Retreat; The Joy of Giving; Wellness for the Soul; Yoga Retreat; Weight Management and Ayurvedic Rejuvenation. With Yoga Asanas, Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga and a variety of meditative practices, guests will learn to use Yoga to strengthen the body, reach a calm and peaceful state and even learn more about their inner selves.
Guests are also invited to help in the community, farming in the agricultural organic garden and cooking and serving food to village school children. If guests choose to, they can also aid the village in other ways, for instance helping with uniforms or stationery for the village school.
For further rejuvenation, the spa offers a variety of massages, ayurvedic treatments, scrubs and masks. Out in the garden, take a cooling dip in the large infinity pool & Jacuzzi, or to burn off some steam, head to the 24-hour gym or test your batting skills with the cricket nets and bowling machine.
Shreyas also has its own library should you wish to borrow a book and there is a home cinema with a selection of movies on philosophy, spirituality, science and nature as well as a variety of films from romance to action. Guests will feel revitalised, inside and out, ready to take on the world!
Lulu adored the food at Shreyas and is sure you will too. All meals at Shreyas Yoga Retreat are planned to complement the healthy Yoga lifestyle you will live whilst here with gourmet vegetarian cuisine influenced by India, Southern Europe and Asia, mostly made using ingredients grown on site.
Alcohol is not served at Shreyas as it takes away from the experience they are trying to offer, and guests are requested not to bring their own for private consumption.
The retreat is largely self-sustaining, with meals freshly prepared from ingredients organically grown and freshly picked from the retreat's own fields. Farming and nature lessons explore the benefits of organic cooking while solar panels are used as an alternative energy source.