“Hai Khushi”, in English means “I’m happy”; a unique blending of Hatha Yoga, Raja Yoga and Kriya Yoga practices is the discovery of Rohit Kumar from his experiences that he owns as a result of his association with masters at different places whom he came across during his wandering phase and later as well. It is a special gift to humanity for its total well being.
The Hai Khushi Yoga Retreat is conducted for 10 days during which an individual is well served with a definite Yoga programme which he/she can continue in his/her daily life. When this retreat is undergone, people feel a drastic change within themselves. The entire sequence is so well arranged and proven that it brings convincing harmony at physical, mental and emotional level and thereby establishes lasting happiness. A regular practitioner of Hai Khushi Yoga Retreat imbibes physical health, mental peace and total well being. The beauty of Hai Khushi Yoga Retreat lies in its adaptability according to a group of people or an individual such as Hai Khushi Yoga Retreat for corporate people, Hai Khushi Yoga Retreat for sportsmen, Hai Khushi Yoga Retreat for children, Hai Khushi Yoga Retreat for students, Hai Khushi Yoga Retreat for doctors, Hai Khushi Yoga Retreat for psychologists and psychotherapists, Hai Khushi Yoga Retreat for politicians, Hai Khushi Yoga Retreat for scientists etc. as per the requirement.
Total number of seats: 21
5.30am to 7am: Personal practices (A bit of Asana, more Pranayama and mental practices in your room or morning walk).
7am to 7.15am: Herbal tea or Lemon,honey mixed with plain water before the class starts.
7.30 to 9 am: Asana practices followed by relaxation.
9am to 10am: Brunch (Salad, Vegetable dishes, Rice, Chapattis (Indian bread), Tea etc. This food is your main meal so feel free to eat as much as you can easily digest. At this time, we serve rice varieties, chapatti (Indian bread), lentils (Dal/Sambar), salad, vegetable curries, and a dessert on certain occasions.
11am to 12pm: Lecture.
12pm to 1 pm: fruit/fruit juice (Fruit bowl with Juice/Herbal Drink/Tea).
2.30pm to 3.30pm: Pranayama and Pratyahara session.
4.30pm to 6pm: Asana/Pranayama and its practical method as to how to do them.
6pm to 7pm: Dinner (Idly, Dosa, Uapma etc., Lentils, Vegetable Dish, Salad, Herbal Hot Drinks and occasional Desserts)
7pm to 8pm: Kirtan, Chanting, video shows, personal time etc. (This is an optional session to be organized as per unanimous opinion. Participation of everyone brings a distinct harmony between all of us).
9pm: Bed time.
***These programmes are tentative and there can be substantial changes according to the need. Food timings will most probably remain the same trough out the course unless there is urgent need for an individual.
(a) 51000/- Indian rupees only including food and accommodation for one person (both in single bed room and sharing rooms). The course fee is calculated from the day of the commencement of the course until the concluding day of the course. The arrival of the student before the commencement of the course and staying of the students after the concluding day of the course don’t come under the concerned course fee. The students have to pay the extra fee for the concerned days.
(b) 41000/- Indian rupees only without food and accommodation which is only for the classes and courses for one person.
***The Retreat fees does not include Flight tickets, airport Pick ups and drop backs, day tours, tours after and before course, any other transport costs and students personal expense in miscellaneous ways.
*** Those who can’t afford the total course fee, if they can arrange their accommodation and food they can be allowed to participate in the course with half payment of the course fee and in exceptional cases they can have total exemption in the course fee. Please, remember that this is only for those who have got no alternative but are seriously looking for the Yoga classes. This privilege must be resorted to when there is no way left. We cordially welcome those seekers!!!
For your convenience we hint at the normal exchange rates which keep changing as per the day:
1 USA$ – 60 rupees Indian
1 EURO – 70 rupees Indian
1 Australian$ – 47 rupees Indian
1 Swedish Kr – 7 rupees Indian
The above exchange rates are the gross idea. It keeps changing but there is always a little bit change in the rates. You can always check the current rates at www.xe.com.
A non-refundable deposit of 15000/- Indian rupees only excluding bank charges/commissions is required to confirm the candidature in the Hai Khushi Retreat. You can pay this through bank (wire) transfer or Paypal.
Cancellation of the application for the course:
For the time being we do not provide cancellation facility. Therefore properly decide before you make the payment for the course.
The remainder payments can be made after arrival in cash in Indian rupees. For more details please look into Orientation guide.
Please contact us or email us via Info@yogasandesh.com to check the availability of a place. It the place is available we will request you to fill in the registration form online. After the registration, you will have to send a non-refundable deposit of 15000/- Indian rupees to finally be selected for the course.
About Fort Cochin:
Fort Kochi is situated near Arabian sea. It has a long history behind. When you arrive here you will come across a lot of things speaking about the past especially about European settlement and establishment the remnants of which is still seen alive. It is a beautiful place where you can experience the fusion of western and eastern culture. It is a place which has access from all over the world. For more information about Fort Cochin please check the Orientation Guide and the link shown here under:
At nearby homestays in Non-ac single or sharing bed rooms only depending upon the availability of rooms. For more information please refer to the Orientation guide and Yoga School menu.
Foods & Drinks:
Vegetarian, Sattvik (suitable for Yoga practices) south/north Indian food. For more information please refer to the Orientation guide and Yoga School menu.
How to Get Here?
Cochin International airport is the main airport nearest to Fort Cochin. For more information please refer the Orientation guide and Yoga School menu.
“For information in detail please look into the Orientation guide”.
General information regarding Hai Khushi Yoga Retreat:
:This Hai Khushi Yoga Retreat for 10 days is open to all age group of people except children below 7 yrs.
:For personal health and hygiene, aspirants can bring personal bed sheets, pillowcase, sleeping bag or blanket. Medical prescriptions if needed, Medicines on regular basis must also be brought. Other personal things such as torch, umbrella, padlock etc. may be needed during stay.
:During the retreat Mobile phones, internet, Ipads, computers and use of electronic equippments are be to resorted to only when it is needed.
:Please carry your Passport with Visa stamped.
:All aspirants must take full responsibility for their own health and welfare.
:Please consider carefully whether your English language skills are sufficient.
:Sanatana Yog Sandesh takes responsibility for aspirant’s accommodation in non – Ac rooms and simple vegetarian meals but Ac – rooms only in exceptional situations with additional charges . In case our rooms are fully occupied aspirants have to manage their accommodation and food of their own. In this case they will be charged only for the classes.
:All other expenses required, such as additional food or special food, any medical needs, books, clothing, personal requirements and any other miscellaneous expenses are covered by aspirants during their stay. Aspirants should bring enough cash to cover the course formalities as well as their own personal requirements throughout the duration of their stay. There are ATM facilities or money exchange agencies in Fort Kochi in case it is needed.
:Light, loose, comfortable clothing and footwear is most practical in all seasons. You should bring an umbrella or rain coat.
:The course requires aspirants to remain sincere to the disciplines during the entire period of the course such as attending classes on time, observing silence as prescribed, personal practices as prescribed in private room, withdrawing temporarily from the distractions of daily life.
:Use of intoxicants or stimulants like Tea, Coffee, Smoking, Alcohol, Gutkha or any such type of addiction should be avoided for speedy improvement.
:Once travel arrangements are finalized; kindly intimate us your arrival and departure particulars so that necessary arrangements can be made.
:At any point of time if aspirants feel that the place and service is not up to their satisfaction they can withdraw from the programme.
:Sanatana Yog Sandesh keeps the right to bring some substantial changes regarding the guidelines as per need to serve you all better.
:Sanatana Yog Sandesh expects you all to co-operate so that our stay and work together might bring convincing result.
:Sanatana Yog Sandesh is happy to receive your kind and wise advice at any point of time.
**According to the request of a person or a group of people Hai Khushi Yoga Retreat can be organised in any part of the world. From 1st of December 2016 Rohit Kumar has been living in Europe. Therefore except Online Yoga Service all the Courses/Retreats/Programmes at Fort Cochin, Kerala is withhold for the time being.
Hari Om Tat Sat!