The essence of yoga is to enable one to experience the treasures that exist within ourselves and to be able to flower into our potential.
Our retreats allow you to step away from the busyness of our day to day lives and experience quietude. We select location that are conducive for this work and that embody this spirit. Unsurprisingly these are also venues that are nestled in the lap of nature - our primary teacher of love and growth.
We invite you to 2 sessions of yoga everyday - morning and evening. During the day, we will visit local sights, temples monasteries or just walk in the silence of the mountains. One will always have the time & space for reflection and reading as well. Our yoga classes are open to all levels.
The Mirage is a gorgeous heritage homestay at the foothills of the Dhauladhar range. It is the perfect place to rest and be enriched by the beauty of nature. With a history of artists - painters, ceramists and writer, the atmosphere at Andretta lends itself to being a place of sojourn, creativity and inspiration. The tranquility of the region has beckoned many an artist to retreat here, fusing that energy with the practice of yoga brings about immense magic, that is life-enhancing, if not life changing!
The yoga studio is spectacularly serene and a perfect place to deepen your practice. The many gardens invite you breathe in the silence and beauty of nature as well as offer you the space to contemplate or read.
All the delicious meals at The Mirage are prepared with ingredients sourced from local farms, the beauty of age old recipes makes these home cooked dishes deliciously nourishing.
DAY 1 : October 6
Students arrive at The Mirage, Andretta
7.30pm Welcome Dinner & Meet & Greet
DAY 2 - 5 : October 7,8,9,10,11
7.00am - 8:30am Morning Practice
8.30am - 10.00am Breakfast
10.00pm - 11.00am Break
11.00am - 5.30pm Free Time or Tours
5.30pm - 6.30pm Tea Time | Break
6.30pm - 7.30pm Evening Practice
7.30pm - 8.00pm Refresh
8:00 pm onwards . Dinner
DAY 6 : October 12
7.00am - 8.30am Final Practice
8.30am - 10.30am Breakfast
10.30am - 11.30am Packing / Free Time
Shared Room : INR 39000
Single Room : INR 53000
3 meals daily
All yoga classes and discussions
All excursions including transport, guides and entry passes
Nayana considers her practice as a means to unite her person with her deepest & truest self. Yoga, for her, is a guide that helps navigate the path towards her highest potential. She also sees it as a perfect tool that can help bridge the gap between material and spiritual ways of being - they are often seen as vastly contradictory ideas, but Nayana believes a life lived with purpose and intent often see these ideas merge into a more fulfilling existence.
Nayana was exposed to the idea of change and impermanence early on in life, and the acceptance of the inevitability of that - the Japanese idea of Wabi-Sabi (侘寂) ; taught her many valuable lessons that have held her in good stead in life so far.
Her personal practice includes many styles of yoga including Vinyasa, Ashtanga Vinyasa, Iyengar and Universal Yoga but believes that all yoga is born out of Hatha.
In her classes you can expect the liberty of dynamic flows, but also the stability of long hold Hatha asanas as well as the juicy release work that Yin yoga allows us.
Nayana decided to take a break from her corporate career of over 10 years at Google Singapore to explore what her reason for being is and pursuing a dharma that resounds with her. She wants to move towards a life where her : JOB = CALLING = CAREER
Nayana is immensely grateful for all that yoga and her teachers have given her and wants to bring to people the magic of this practice. She writes a blog titled Samasthiti, expressing her continued journey to find a balanced stillness in her practice on and off her mat.
She is a Hatha Yoga trained teacher, a certified Yoga Therapist as well as being trained in pre/post natal yoga.