darshana yoga retreat

August 23rd to August 26th 2012
at naked Home Village

This retreat is designed especially to help you tune out of the city buzz and into the pace of nature. Learn how to appreciate the simplicity of life by utilizing the special energy of nature in meditation, practicing yoga, and being surrounded by the beautiful Moganshan landscape. Return reloaded into the busy life of the city.

In cooperation with Shanghai-based yoga studio Darshana, we invited yoga teacher and expert yogini Rajeev. His drishti vinyasa yoga is known for its unique healing and energizing power through knowledge and practical experience.

Candidates will surely return to their daily life not only having experience in the practice of yoga, but also knowing more about its philosophy and lifestyle.

Day 1

Bus from Shanghai city to Moganshan - 18:30
Arrive in Moganshan - 21:30
Time to bed - 22:30

Day 2

Practice  (Slow Flow) - 05:30 -07:00
Pranayama Intensive - 07:00 -07:30
Breakfast - 08:30
Raja Yoga Sutra Introduction - 10:30 -11:30
Lunch - 12:30
Practice (Drishti Vinyasa) - 16:30 -18:00
Chanting - 18:30 -19:00
Dinner - 19:30

Day 3

Practice at Sunrise (Pranayama Intensive and meditation) - 05:00 -07:00
Nature Walk - 07:00 -08:00
Breakfast - 8:30
Lunch - 12:30
I Am That – Vedanta Philosophy Initiation - 15:00 -16:00
Practice (Drishti Vinyasa – A moving meditation of flow) - 16:30 -18:00
Yoga Quiz with Prize - 18:30
Dinner - 19:30

Day 4

Practice (Slow Flow) - 05:30 -07:00
Pranayama Intensive - 07:00 -07:30
Breakfast - 08:30
Ayurveda Lecture - 10:00 -11:00
Meditation - 11:00-12:00
Bus back to Shanghai - 12:30

(schedule is subject to change)



Born in 1979 in Trivandrum, India, Rajeev is the founder of Drishti Vinyasa Yoga;  500 hrs Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher by the American Yoga Alliance and a Registered Ayurveda Therapist.  He was introduced to Yoga by his uncle in 2001 after leaving a Marine Engineer job.  Yoga Asana and Meditation gave a life changing experience to Rajeev and that inspired him to continue it.  Initiated in Yoga from Sivananda Ashram, he began teaching Yoga in 2002,  became a certified yoga teacher in 2003 and an advanced yoga teacher in 2004.  He was introduced to Vinyasa Yoga in 2004 by Prahalad and Veronica and studied with Swami Mahadevananda, Mani, Prahalad, Veronica, Uma Maheswar, Patrick Creelman, John Bentham, Dominique, Kawaljith, David Swenson and Kate Greer.  In 2005 he moved to China and has conducted more than 50 yoga workshops and many short term and long term yoga teacher training till now.   Rajeev gave a name to his own practices and Vinyasa teachings in 2009 as Drishti Vinyasa Yoga.  In 2011 he registered  Drishti Vinyasa Yoga Shala officially in India.  Learn more about Rajeev and Drishti Vinyasa Yoga practices at the Drishti Webiste here:http://www.drishtiyogach.com



The Darshana Yoga Retreat package includes:


Return bus transport from Shanghai to naked Home Village


4 days/ 3nights shared accommodation
Bamboo Bungalow and/or Sky Bungalow* at naked Home Village
*depending on group size

FOOD & beverages*

Friday: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Saturday: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Sunday: breakfast, lunch
Water, tea and coffee
*following yoga traditions, all food served will be vegetarian.

  • All yoga sessions taught by Rajeev

  • Usage of yoga mats and props included

  • All mediation sessions  led by Rajeev

Daily yoga, meditation, evening ceremonies and hiking.



Price includes shared room, transportation, meals, usage of yoga classes and props and service charge and tax.

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For inquiries and reservations please contact:
Darshana Yoga Shanghai darshanayogashanghai@gmail.com, tel. 13524442004


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