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Top 10 Yoga / Ayurveda Centers in India

Another name for the spiritual relaxation is yoga or meditation, and India is the best place to have such a relaxed vacation, amidst the ayurvedic centers and yoga institutes, which not only teaches you the world popular practices, but also give you opportunity to indulge in the extremely pleasurable and relaxing activities on your holiday.

An India tour into such places, will provide you a very unique experience, and you will see the stress, tensions and worries , literally running away from you. Explore this luxury trip to India and visit some popular centers for yoga and ayurveda studies.


Choose your Yoga Center in India from these top 10 Yoga and Ayurveda Centers :


  • Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute, Pune

This popular institute also known as RIMPYI, is the core of Iyengar Yoga, introduced by B.K.S.Iyengar. The center in Maharashtra, teaches the asanas of yoga and also the spiritual values of the same. Various students come here to practice the art on a regular basis, while tourists are also welcomed so that the form can be promoted, and thereby providing you a unique experience.

  • Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute, Mysore

Known as Power Yoga, a modern form of classical Indian Yoga, the Ashtanga yoga has been popularized by K. Pattabhi Jois, and the center for the art is located in Mysore, Karnataka. Various asanas and importance of spiritual enlightenment is taught here, while tourists can have a leisure time learning the asanas.

  • Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram, Chennai

Following Patanjali's philosophy, the center preaches the importance of yoga as a complete science, which treats both, your body and mind through relaxing exercises and meditations. This center in Chennai is a popular destination among tourists looking for a comfortable and relaxed vacation, learning old Indian art forms.

  • Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari  Ashram, Trivendrum

Located in Kerala, the most famous Indian state for Ayurveda and Yoga studies, the center teaches the spiritual essence of life to the learners, through Yoga, while the serene atmosphere and green surroundings are a perfect place to learn such things. A tourist can explore the Indian art forms here, while experiencing the luxury of the place.

  • Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh

One of the most popular and also the biggest ashrams in India, Parmarth in Rishikesh is located on the banks of river Ganga, and near Himalayas, which provides it a perfect location to host spiritual teachings like yoga and meditation. The pilgrims and tourists, together can enjoy the bliss of such a place.

  • Bihar School of Yoga, Munger

Popular as the Satyanand Yoga, Bihar School teaches the yoga form promoted by Swami Satyanand Saraswati, which educates people about the role of different body parts and functions to attain a healthy life. It also emphasis the spiritual attention in life, a study which will make a tourist holiday, full of learning and leisure.

  • Yoga Institute , Mumbai

One of the oldest yoga centers in the world, this 19th century institute is located in Santa Cruz, area, and educates the interested students and tourists about the benefits of yoga and ayurvedic studies. Through various workshops and demonstration classes, the tourists can have a totally relaxing and rejuvenating experience of an Indian holiday.

  • Patanjali Yogapeeth, Haridwar

The largest yoga center in the country, it is inspired from and is dedicated to, the ancient yoga guru, Patanjali, the author of 'Yoga Sutras'. The institute not only teaches yoga and ayurveda studies, but it is also a research and treatment center in the same areas. The tourists can explore the true India here.

  • Anandas in the Himalayas, Narendranagar

Providing an ultimate experience of the learning of true union of mind, body and soul, Anandas is a center in the northern Himalayas, where you can have a luxury time in the middle of beautiful locations, and comfortable accommodations, while learning various yoga and ayurvedic forms of Indian art culture. Enjoy the bliss of the center on an India tour.

  • Ideal Ayurvedic Resort, Kovalam

This amazing resort in the scenic locations of Kovalam, Kerala, is a perfect blend of holiday, spiritual learning and Indian heritage trip. You can not only learn the ayurveda and yoga philosophies here, but experience the charm and relaxation of various body care packages, that it will be an extremely comfortable and stress relieving trip to India.

     Enjoy the leisure of the soulful practices and comfort or serenity of these places on your India leisure trip.

Last updated : Jan 03, 2012.

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