One of the most authentic thing about India is its yoga and ayurveda traditions, that has not only helped healing many people, but has grown so much, as to become a trend for even youthful people to stay fit and healthy. A leisure trip to India can accommodate a trip to some of the most popular yoga institutions of the country, as they will give you a peaceful time as well as help you relive your stress.
Though there are other means to have a leisure tour in India, through lazing around in your resorts and soaking up the sun on a beach, but a trip to the yoga and ayurveda centers will help you take a look at the original India, while also make you enjoy your holiday, with amazing activities. One such institute for these studies is Ramamani Iyengar Yoga Institute, one of the top 10 Yoga and Ayurveda centers in the Country.
Location of the Institute:
The institution was established in 1975, and is dedicated to the yoga guru B.S.K. Iyengar's wife, Ramamani Iyengar. The institution is located in Pune, 1107/B1 Hare Krishna Mandir Road, Model Colony, Shivaji Nagar, in the state of Maharashtra, and is a world famous yoga center, with branches in many countries as well.
Important Features of the Institute:
The institute will teach a person or tourist , the importance of yoga in life, and the ways it will help in daily life. The center follows Patanjali yoga, who was the original compiler of the yoga sutras. The eight aspects of yoga are taught here, namely, yama, niyama, asanas, pranayama, pratyahara, dharana, dhyana, samadhi.
Props for yoga:
While performing yoga, many tools or props are used to enhance the effects of the asanas. These props have been introduced by the guru Iyengar itself and include wooden gadgets, belts, and ropes, which helps in various asanas.
On an Indian trip you can be a part of this institution and learn the techniques to provide ultimate relaxation to your nerves, body and mind. The yoga and its asanas affect almost all the bodily organs and improve their functioning, like many ailments can be controlled through yoga including asthma, blood pressure fluctuations, and even stress.
The institution offers many resources to its students or to the tourists who come to explore this Indian ethnic art. Through many books on yoga and health, DVDs, CDs, audios and videos, the institution spreads awareness regarding yoga, promote their art and help students to have better knowledge of what they are a part of.
·If you need to contact the officials to be a part of the institute for any particular time period, then you can contact at 91 20 25656134, and talk to the secretary, Mr. Pandurang Rao.
·The contact timings are 9 am to 11 am, every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday while 4 pm to 6 pm , every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, as per Indian Standard Time.
You can be a part of the visitor session of the institution , which takes care especially of the tourists' interests, and there won't be any need of exams, certification , just experience a stress free and unique holiday in India, exploring one of its ancient arts.