Anahata Yog Utsav

8th to 12th November, 2019 | Atmantan Wellness Centre, Mulshi, Pune

The Event

The Anahata Yog Utsav is an event that brings together wellness experts in the field of yoga, ayurveda, healing and nature therapies from all around the world. It has been designed for the enthusiasts, beginners & advanced level practitioners alike. Those in search of alternate healing therapies may also find cures for long standing issues at this event. During the course of these magical 5-days, you will experience pure and authentic forms of yoga like hatha, ashthanga vinyasa & kundalini yoga. Your enriching experience comes in the form of a perfect daily schedule that offers back to back yoga sessions all day long interspersed with sprinkles of wisdom with our speakers during the entire length of your stay with us.

All this in the company of like minded individuals, seekers and beautiful souls from around the world.

The Venue

Atmantan is an integrated wellness destination spa and is one of India’s most luxurious at that. Here it helps you understand the relationship between sound nutrition and the functioning of the body. At this pristine destination you coalesce your body, mind and soul and return as a renewed individual, heart whole and fancy free.

The Cuisine

The menu for our esteemed guests is personally curated by Bijay J. Anand in consultation with ayurveda and naturopathic doctors of Atmantan. Delicious vegetarian Indian cuisine, balanced to nourish the three doshas of kapha, vata and pita, the cuisine is designed to be healing and detoxifying.

Ayurveda at Atmantan

For those who wish to enhance their festival experience with some authentic ayurvedic treatments such as abhyanga masssages, facials and shirodhara, Atmantan offers the best therapists who will pamper you and use their considerable knowledge, experience and expertise for treatments.

Presenters line-up

The teachers for the 2019 event have been carefully curated by Anahata to offer a rounded, wholesome and enriching experience to our participants. Respected and renowned in their respective fields our presenters are looking forward to helping you to charter new courses of health regimen, map new paradigms of knowledge and discover a wide array of healing sciences to help you discover your path to Health * Happiness * Divinity

Bijay J. Anand – Kundalini Yoga

A Kundalini Yoga teacher certified by the Kundalini Research Institute, Los Angeles, Bijay combines the wisdom gleaned from his years of practicing Hatha, Ashthanga and Iyengar Yoga and exposure to ayurveda and naturopathy to offer a holistic programme geared towards enhancing the health and happiness of his students. The underlying philosophy behind all his teachings is love and the key role that our Anahata Chakra has to play in the happiness quotient of our lives.He was introduced to Kundalini Yoga for the first time by Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa in 2012, and this was the turning point in his life.

Zia Nath – Sacred Dances

Zia has been in the study of ancient sacred dances since 1994. Her journey started with Gurdjieff movements, Sufi dances and whirling. In 2006 she embraced the study of Odissi Indian Classical Dances and in 2008 originated her show Sufi Splendour, recently relaunched as Realms of Dance, presenting Sacred Dance & Whirling Mandala.
Zia has performed at prestigious festivals and events across the country and internationally, sharing the mystique of our sacred heritage.
The Sacred Dances workshop invokes the awareness of energy and forces that are continuously forming our body. It brings us to a state of continuing presence. Working with the body from a space of meditative awareness develops within us a ‘presence of being’.
Music and peotry, Rhythm and Stillness, Silent sitting are important elements that condition and refine our experiences.

Yamuna – Acroyoga & Qi Gong

Yamuna studied Yoga, Dance & Healing Arts for most of her life. She started with training Kung Fu at the young age of 8. Then She went on to explore various styles of Dance like Contemporary, Jazz & Hip hop. She began her Career as a professional dancer touring internationally in Europe and the Far East for 10 years.

In 2007 she gave up her life as a professional dancer to train as a Yoga Teacher. She qualified as a Hatha Yoga teacher in London and continued to become also a Acroyoga teacher in Greece and went on to do her Level two and become a Lunar Immersion Teacher.

Yamuna has been sharing Yoga & Acroyoga internationally since 2008 till today. She has worked in Yoga studios & Retreat Centres worldwide offering Workshops, Retreats, Yoga Classes & Yoga Teacher Trainings.

Dr Arun Gupta – Ayurveda

Dr Arun Gupta is a professor of Ayurveda and head of the Panchakarma department at Choudhary Brahm Prakash Ayurved Charak Sansthan, a renowned Ayurvedic medical college in Delhi. He specialises in Panchakarma, the classical system of detoxification.
Dr Gupta is an advisor to the Hungarian Ayurvedic Medical Foundation and has spent many years working in Hungary. He believes that through a deep understanding of our body systems and following Ayurvedic principles, we can open the channels to radiant, glowing, abundant health.
With decades of experience, Dr Gupta makes the ancient science of Ayurveda simple, accessible and enjoyable. His lucid introduction to the subject is a boon for all students in general and Yoga teachers in particular. Dr Gupta shows people how to adjust their diets to best suit their bodies and simple home remedies that can be used to fight off disease, decay and even battle chronic illness.

Ajinkya Meher – Ashthanga Yoga

Ajinkya Meher, is a practicing Yoga therapist who has received his Yoga Teacher’s Training from prestigious schools such as The Yoga Institute, Santacruz, Mysore School of Yoga and Prana Vasiya Yoga.

For the past 8 years, he has successfully trained thousands of students and currently spends his time spreading his yogic wisdom between The Yoga Institute, Santacruz and at his own yoga center, Ajinkya Meher Yoga Shala.

Ajinkya believes in sharing what he’s learned on his spiritual journey and his approach to yoga is very simple, “Yoga for me is not only on the mat, it’s off it too”.

Pallavi Pandit Chouhan – Mudra Shastra

A life-long practitioner of natural medicine, Pallavi Pandit Chouhan is adept at Ayurveda and Yoga and predominantly teaches the ancient science of self-healing with Mudras to help individuals maintain a life of health and happiness.

She learned the secret of the sacred science of Hasta Mudra through her father as mentioned in the Vedic scriptures.
Since 2014, many have been blessed with miraculous results under her vigilant guidance.
Pallavi feeds her life purpose by conducting courses and workshops on the science of Mudras and feels blessed to share her wisdom with the rest of the world.

Marieke de Lange – Kundalini Yoga

She is a certified Level 1 & 2 Kundalini Yoga Teacher. After practicing Hatha Yoga for 10 years she switched to Kundalini in 2011 and is teaching on a daily basis ever since via her own Yoga Shala; Kundalini Yoga Amsterdam, which in a short time became one of the most popular yoga schools in the Dutch capital. In 2013 she also completed her Kundalini Yoga Therapy training and was chosen to be Yogi of the Year in The Netherlands by Yoga Magazine. In the Netherlands she appeared on several TV shows, in magazines and in 2011 she shared her passion in a TedXWomen talk. Marieke has taught in several yoga festivals, organises workshops on the yogic lifestyle and teaches Rebirthing Intensives. She also leads yoga journeys and retreats to France, Italy, India and Nepal.
She loves to share her broad knowledge about yoga wisdom and lifestyle in her classes to empower everybody to live healthy and happy lives using yoga as a key to overall well being of body, mind and spirit.

Tim Schipper – Yoga-psychologist

Tim Schipper is a Kundalini Yoga teacher from the Netherlands. In his classes he always guides his students to establish themselves in their hearts, towards a life filled with compassion and kindness. Besides group sessions Tim is specialized in Yoga-psychology consultations with individuals and leading Kundalini Yoga Journeys & Retreats at inspiring locations worldwide.

More teachers to be announced soon..

Participation fee

  • Early Bird price 48,000 ($700) per person
    Normal price 60,000 ($850) per person

    Twin-Sharing basis

  • Early Bird price 72,000 ($1100) per person
    Normal price 1,05,000 ($1500) per person

    Non-Sharing basis

  • Fee includes taxes, all festival activities and workshops and three meals during the stay.
  • Not included in the fee are any other in-room food or refreshment orders, resort massages and other private treatments at Atmantan.

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Terms and conditions

All participants must read the following terms and conditions before signing up for our retreats.

1. Use of alcohol and non-vegetarian food is strictly prohibited. Any participant found violating this rule will be immediately be dis-allowed from attending further classes, lectures and workshops for that particular retreat.

2. All participants must agree to maintain decorum and must abide with rules pertaining to silent zones in meditation halls and lectures. Anyone creating nuisance or disruption will be asked to leave or removed forcefully if necessary.

3. Meditation is a deep, quiet and profound practice. Participants must not do anything that will disturb the peace, quiet and serenity of the ambience. Use of electronic equipment like mobile phones and tablets is strictly forbidden. Anahata Retreats reserves the right to confiscate such items and return them post class.

4. Food prepared for Anahata Retreats is specially designed and structured to be providing optimal nutrition and health benefits to its participants. No one is allowed to bring in outside food into the Retreat and consume such food that is not provided by Anahata.

5. Participants are free to leave the Retreat at any time due to any circumstance or situation that creates a hindrance for them to be unable to continue with the practice. Registration fees in such cases will be non-refundable.

Refund policy

On account of a no-show or any cancellation 14 days prior to the Retreat, the entire registration amount is non-refundable.

For cancellations made more than 14 days prior to the Retreat an amount of 50% is refundable within 14 days to the participant.

If any Retreat organized by Anahata is cancelled due to unavoidable circumstances, the entire amount of fees paid by participants will be refunded 100% within 14 days of announcement of such a cancellation.