October 7 - 18, 2018: Boat Bengal Ganga, Holy River Ganges, India
Jivamukti Yoga Retreat on the holy ganga with Yogeswari assisted by Abby Vakay
Please join us in this once in a lifetime opportunity to practice Jivamukti Yoga with Yogeswari every morning on the upper deck of the newly renovated Heritage Boat "BENGAL GANGA." The boat will travel upstream from Kolkata (Calcutta) on the Holy River Ganga.
While being immersed in daily life and spiritual practices along the riverbanks, we will visit many sacred places, such as Kalna and Mayapur, birthplace of Sri Chaitanya, as well as the Bihar Yoga School in Munger. The trip will end in Patna, from where you will have the opportunity to go off on your own for a visit of Varanasi and/ or Bodhgaya.
Yogeswari, based at the Jivamukti Yoga School in New York City, is one of the most senior teachers of the Jivamukti Yoga Method. She is Advanced Certified, a Facilitator of Jivamukti Teacher Trainings, and has taken many Jivamukti Certified Teachers through their one-on-one 800-hour-certification. Yogeswari is known for her vigorous, seamless Vinyasa sequencing, and her thought-provoking philosophical teachings. She holds an MA in choreography and dance from New York University and a BFA McL in dance from Temple University, Philadelphia.
Abby Vakay is the Founder, and Owner of Hamptons Yoga Healing Arts, Abby has been teaching yoga since 2004, Certified eRYT, 800 HOUR Certified Jivamukti Yoga Teacher, apprenticed with Lady Ruth Lauer Manenti at Jivamukti Yoga School NYC. Abby shares her deep love of the ancient teachings & practices of yoga that have been passed down to her through her teachers Sharon Gannon and David Life, and mentor Lady Ruth Lauer Mannenti, and the whole Jimamukti lineage. In her classes, Abby blends the wisdom teachings with mantras on harmonium, offers poetry and parable, throughout her carefully sequenced classes. As a forever student of yoga, she humbly continues to deepen her understanding of all that comes up through her daily sadhana.
Date: October 7 - 18, 2018
Location: Boat Bengal Ganga, Holy River Ganges, India
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