Experience the magical and majestic Himalayan mountains first hand, whilst deepening your connection to yourself and your yoga practice. Dharmasala is well known for its rich spiritual ties with the Buddhist community, as it is the home of The Holiness Dali Lama, and the exiled Tibetan government. Enjoy and relax yourself in our surroundings, take hikes, experience waterfalls and hot springs, or simply meditate in the richness of the area.
Here at the Himalayan Iyenger Center, we proudly follow the lineage of BKS Iyengar. Our Instructor, Sharat Arora spent 6 years studying under BKS. He became interested in the healing aspect of yoga, whilst observing and assisting the many patients who came through the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Institute in Pune. Sharat adheres to the philosophy of East meets West, through his extensive studies of yoga, meditation, and Western medicine. Sharat was introduced to Vipasana Meditation while living in a Buddhist community and he offers a special workshop for yogis who practice Vipasana. Sharat speaks fluent English, French, and German, and has traveled and taught internationally.
Our center offers a wide variety of education and information for our prospective students. We offer beginner and advanced Yoga Teacher training programs, giving students the tools and confidence they need to become skilled and knowledgeable yoga teachers. Intensive workshops in Pranic Healing, Yoga and Ayurveda, and the Chakra system are also available. Courses in Therapy Yoga, Yoga for Women, Yoga for Children, and International Summer Courses are offered as well. We also provide a yoga holiday, an excellent 5 day opportunity to fully relax and let the healing benefits from both yoga and Dharmashala sink deep into ones core.
We also offer classes, workshops, and training at our other center in Goa.