Yoga – its cultural value For people in Kerala, yoga is simply part of their everyday lives. Here it is practised by young and old alike, with no discrimination based on gender, class or religion. The exercises show vividly why, in 2016, UNESCO added this movement and meditation discipline to its intangible cultural heritage list:(…)
Which is the right yoga course for me? Yoga is generally offered in group lessons at Somatheeram. The daily courses are subdivided into beginner, advanced and expert yoga to suit people with different levels of previous experience. If you would prefer one-to-one tuition, you can book individual sessions with one of our yoga masters. Further(…)
Yoga exercises In the videos, our yoga master James presents important asanas which can be implemented in a focused approach for alleviating physical complaints. They are part of a holistic training system that is a special feature at our resort.
Yoga in the Ayurveda context Ayurveda and yoga originate from the same source of knowledge – the science of life. This teaches people how happy, healthy and peaceful their existence can be if the principles of natural law are followed. Ayurveda leads people to self-healing; yoga is a path to self-awareness and to a strong(…)
Hatha yoga at Somatheeram Ayurvedic Health Resort Not all yoga is the same. Very different forms of this discipline are offered all over the world. The oldest and best-known of these is hatha yoga. Hatha means force. The syllables Ha (sun) and Tha (moon) refer to a fundamental principle in yoga teaching: the exercises should(…)
Our yoga masters At the Somatheeram Ayurvedic Health Resort, we have a total of five yoga teachers working under the direction of Master James, teaching the principles of this traditional Indian movement and meditation discipline. All the masters come from families in which the art of yoga has been handed down for centuries from one(…)
Awards 10 x voted as “Best Ayurvedic Centre”