YogAmoreShala
A Soulful Sojourn in Auroville
Conscious Retreat for The Soul
Auroville Edition
Jan 21-26th, 2023

Do you feel that you are stuck in a loop? That similar experiences, relationship issues, health problems & outcomes keep repeating themselves? You see days go by, turning into weeks, weeks into months, months into years, and feel that nothing changes?

 After working with hundreds of practitioners who feel similarly, I have found the below to be the most likely culprits: 

  • You stopped Loving yourself & do not treat yourself as your #1 priority
  • You let your inner child die and you do not do things anymore that brings you joy, a sense of adventure & freedom
  • You are not addressing the core issues that are troubling you and that keep showing up in various forms
  • You know your issues but do not have the courage to take that first step in bringing about change. You worry whether or not you can face your new reality.

How about we change this story in 2023 and help you take charge of your story and your happiness? 

Through the course of this 6 day Yoga & Wellness Retreat Auroville, I will help you to take stock of things, identifying the barriers in your path that are holding you back, do a life audit and then together we will work on learning how to bring down those barriers.

I have deliberately chosen to hold this yoga retreat during the First New Moon of 2023 (Jan 21st night) in the “City of Dawn” Auroville (Pondicherry, South India) as it will be symbolic of the new chapter in your lives and New Moon is considered to be the perfect time to plant new seeds and intentions. 

Check out a short glimpse of our last retreat in Auroville below.

What can you gain from this Yoga Retreat:

    • Start 2023 with a renewed commitment to your happiness 
    • A potentially life changing experience that can sow the seeds of permanent change in you
    • A new lens to look at life from
    • Ability to manifest your true desires
    • Inner Empowerment- feel stronger to take on challenges
    • Release of patterns and self-sabotaging behaviours for good 
    • Sense of lightness in your heart and mind
    • Memories & friendships that will last a lifetime

Why Auroville?

Auroville is an international community of spiritual seekers 15 mins from Pondicherry where people from across the globe live in peace and harmony. At present, it is home to around 3000 people from over 75 nationalities. What better place than here to begin your journey of self discovery?

Auroville also holds a special place in my life.

Having taken a break from my life back in Canada in 2011, I was struggling with the pivotal question of what to do next. Should I go back to a corporate job where I traded my time for money or is there another model, another way of life that could bring me greater joy? It was then that I visited Auroville in 2013 and what was supposed to be a brief visit, turned into a 1.5 year long stay. I volunteered at Buddha Garden and headed the Auroville Retreats program among other projects. And ultimately, I was propelled on to my spiritual path. 

Since then, almost every year I live for a few weeks in Auroville and soak in what the community has to offer. And now, I have the opportunity to share all this with you through my second Conscious Retreat For the Soul in Auroville.

SOME STILLS OF OUR PREVIOUS AUROVILLE RETREAT

What participants of our previous retreat have to say

Hugo's Yoga Retreats are very special. It is a crash course of various techniques that helps us to be more aware of our emotions and helps us getting connected to the present. His Yoga Retreats primarily transforms the ancient practices of Yoga, Breathwork and Meditation so that the modern-day individual like you and me, finds them easy to practice and valuable.
Deepak Mehta
Large Plant Manufacturing General Manager, Nagpur
"The conscious retreat for the soul" was a refreshing change from the routine. In the lap of nature, the retreat provided me with a host of activities to dive deep within. It provided hands-on experience of different tools to tame my mind. It was great to experience cacao ecstatic dance, Osho dynamic meditation, Shamanic breathwork apart from my all-time favourite
Hatha Yoga and Restorative Yoga.
Kiran Joshi
Founder Conversations, Communication Specialist, Chandigarh
All in all, the best experience in my personal spiritual journey. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED for all those who want to be more conscious, mindful and connect with their higher self. The 6 days spent with YogAmoreShala in Auroville were one of the most awe inspiring and magical days.
Parul
HR Leader, Gurgoan
I attended the Yoga Wellness Retreat Auroville, India. Without exaggeration I have to admit that the.experience was simply amazing - Loved every moment of it.
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Vinod Kumar
Vice President, AI Company, Bangalore
  • Daily 75 min Iyengar based Hatha Yoga flow class
  • One dynamic meditation session everyday like- Shamanic Breathwork Journey, Ecstatic Dance and Cacao Ceremony, Active meditation and Yog Nidra
  • Private tour of Auroville and Ask Me Anything sessions with long term Aurovilleans & International Volunteers who have been an active part of the community and have dedicated their life to the collective cause and vision of Auroville
  • Special tour of world renowned and one its kind Centre for the Craft, Art and Science of Sound- SVARAM
  • Tour & a Meditation session inside the heart of Auroville- the breathtaking and iconic Matrimandir
  • Full Day trip to the famed French Quarters in Pondicherry (South India)
  • ORGANIC Breakfast, dinners and select lunches will be hosted at Verité (venue for our Retreat) which has a farm to table concept, meaning they grow their own vegetables and fruits over 2 acres of land within the Verite campus ensuring the freshest meals are available to its habitants. Their cuisine is Western-Indian fusion, with an Ayurvedic influence; flavorful but not too spicy, with healthy oils and nutritional balance.
  • Exploring Auroville’s most notable cafés and trattorias everyday- like Naturallement, Solar Kitchen, Bread & Chocolate and Tanto’s Italian Restaurant. 

Optional Activities:

  • Ayurvedic Massage at our Retreat Centre Vérité
  • Watsu or water Shiatsu session at the Quiet Healing Center 
  • Private Sound bath experience at SVARAM

All activities of this Yoga & Wellness Retreat, Auroville, India have been chosen to ensure the best experience for participants.

For detailed information, please download the PDF brochure, given at the bottom of this page

  • 7:30am | Iyengar Based Hatha Flow Yoga, Morning Meditation & Pranayama
  • 9 am | Breakfast
  • 11:00am |Exploring Auroville
  • 1:30pm | Delicious Lunch at a different and amazing café everyday
  • 3:30pm | Exploration of Auroville continued
  • 5:30pm | Evening sessions; Shamanic Breathwork, Cacao ceremony, Ecstatic Dance, Sound Bath, Yin Restorative Yoga
  • 8:00pm | Dinner
  • 9:00pm I Sharing Circle 
All the sessions during the Yoga & Wellness Retreat Auroville are completely optional. Remember, this is also your time to rejuvenate, relax and contemplate. So choose what you want to take and what you would like to opt out of. 
 

However to get the most out from this Yoga Retreat India, we highly encourage to attend all offerings with full enthusiasm & participation. 

Vérité (French for “truth”), is one of the main yoga retreat centers and will be the venue for our Yoga Wellness Retreat Auroville January 2023, It serves homegrown delicious organic food and powered by green technology. Vérité boasts of 2 Yoga halls, is spread over 10 acres and also has a fishpond where one can dip their feet at the end of a long day and let the fish nibble away.
 
 There are 6 Single and 6 Double occupancy/ Twin Sharing roomswhich will be allocated on first come first serve basis. In our experience by the end of Day 2, everyone is hanging out in one room itself. 
 
 Facilities include:
  • wifi
  • laundry service
  • guest lounge to connect and meet with fellow travelers
  • a library and
  • an organic kitchen serving buffet style sumptuous food.
Since we’ll be staying at a retreat center with indoor/outdoor elements, expect to be somewhat exposed to nature (including winds, cute geckos, and jungle bugs), as well as the sounds of tropical birds when the jungle wakes up :).
 
Please note – All single rooms have non-attached common washrooms, designed on the principle of Auroville community living.
 
How to Reach:
Verite Retreat Center is inside Auroville, which is easily reached by road from Chennai (South India) where people can fly into and take a cab from there to Auroville (South India). Participants are requested to reach and check in by lunch on the Jan 21st.

Think of this Yoga Retreat as an investment in yourself, showing up for yourself, because you know what you are capable of becoming. 

The Full cost of this Yoga & Wellness Retreat Auroville is INR 38000/- inclusive of all taxes. 

Early Bird Offer of INR 33000/- can be availed by first 6 sign ups till Dec 15th

Inclusions;

  • Five-night accommodation at Vérité
  • Breakfast and dinners- nourishing, organic and locally sourced vegetarian meals.
  • Facilitator’s fee for all sessions
  • Cycles for exploring Auroville

Exclusions:

  • Airfare
  • Airport Transfers
  • Lunch during daily explorations of Auroville/ during day trip to Pondicherry 
  • Any personal/medical requirements
  • Personal expenses during the tour

To Register you will need to make a non- refundable deposit of INR 10,000 deposit, which secures your space in the retreat. 

Balance payment to be paid in full by Jan 15th.

If you’re availing the Early Bird offer, then you need to pay the full amount upfront. 

Available Payment Options: 

  1. Google Pay / PayTM on +91-9815472323
  2. NEFT – Details Available on Request

 

Number of Participants:

16 at the maximum. The idea is to create an intimate group of people who are serious about their transformation and can be cheerleaders for each other’s journey. 

Refund Policy:

Cancellation request made before Jan 1st – 50 % refund. After that No Refund.

You may also transfer your booking to another person by informing us.

EARLY BIRD OFFER

(Ends Dec 15th, 2022)

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