Yoga Retreat FAQ'S .... Frequently
Who can organize a retreat?
Retreats are organized through a Retreat Organizer / Coordinator /
Studio Owner who arranges the retreat by liaising between retreat
registrants and the place where the retreat is being held. You are a
person who represents Swamijj and performs all the necessary tasks that
help make the retreat a success. These tasks are all-inclusive of, and more
than the following: Renting the Space / Yoga Studio, Collecting
payments, Advertising, Registering the participants, etc.
The Retreat Organizer receives a percentage of
the generated income and also gets to attend the retreat free of charge.
Who can attend Swami Kripananda ís retreats?
Anybody can attend the retreats conducted by Swami
Beginners are welcome to the retreats. If you have a medical
condition, however, it is important that you consult with your doctor
and inform us about the condition so we can make the necessary
preparations to accommodate you. Postures are practiced through
internal adjustments so both beginners as well as advanced students will
be able to practice the same exercises together.
Do I have to bring anything to the retreat?
For yoga exercises, if mats and other props are not available at the
retreat center, the same may be arranged by our team. Yoga Mats, Blocks and Yoga Ties are a
great asset to yoga posturing. For meditation, it is always advisable to
use your own seats (cushions).
What do I wear for the retreat?
Please dress comfortably. During yoga exercises a yoga mat may be used.
It is necessary to carry a meditation cushion, or a bolster for the
healing meditations. Some meditations are done on straight backed
How many people can attend a retreat?
weekend retreats conducted in the US are attended by an average of 10 to
25 people. International programs are conducted differently.
Are there any dietary restrictions?
All meals eaten "On location" should be vegetarian and prepared without
any onions and garlic.
What is the average cost of attending a retreat?
Most weekend retreats average at about $300 per person (all included). One day
retreats are about $100 per person and do not include accommodation
charges. The costs may change depending on
the number of people who propose to attend as well as the
traveling costs incurred by Swamiji.