Uttarakhand is the wellness capital of the world – says Uttarakhand Tourism. Rishikesh is touted as the yoga capital of the world. VIPASSANA SADHNA KENDRA Dehradun is located 10 kms from the heart of the city right on a rivulet called Noo in a village called Jantanwala. One needs to go across Garhi Cantt via Ghangora, and ask for the Ashram. (No charges for courses offered only donations)
YOGA – GANGA CENTRE Dehradun is located in the Himalayan Foothills in the Old Rajpur suburb. Situated on the old road to Mussoorie the drive is beautiful. Yog – Ganga holds several intensive 3 week long courses each year in which Asana, Pranayam and basic yoga philosophy are taught. SIVANANDA KUTIR Uttarkashi Located in the small hamlet of Netala, right next to the irrepressible Bhagirathi, such self realisation begins to feel less impossible to attain. BHARAT HERITAGE SERVICES Rishikesh an NGO that has committed itself to promoting Indian Heritage Worldwide. It works across – Pranayam, acupressure and reflexology, Ayurveda panchkarma, spiritual journeys (tours to temples and other sacred places) Some of the courses offered from Ganga Niketan , a group of flats near the Ram Jhula are – Hatha Yoga for beginners, Intensive Yoga Course, Pranayam, Reiki, Ayurveda Massage, Reflexology, Ayurvedic Cooking, ........Other properties for Welness courses and Spa are -THE HAVELI HARI GANGA Haridwar – is almost a 100 years old building in Haridwar built by Maharaja of Haridwar. GANGA BEACH RESORT Rishikesh offers a very different experience. The famous PATANJALI YOGPEETH Haridwar is run by Swami Ramdev the Yoga Populariser.