Himalaya Yoga Valley Centre

International Yoga Training Centres  
Goa | Ireland

Ayurveda and Yoga Immersion

Cultivate conscious ways to change your life

7th - 16th November 2020

Balance your lifestyle

Join us for this Immersion in Goa to learn more about the sister sciences of Ayurveda and yogic lifestyle. Take a break and discover a holistic healing system that embodies the inner medicine of Ayurvedic diet and herbs, the physical practices of yoga asana and the clarity of meditative awareness

Ayurveda and Yoga Immersion

7th - 16th November 2020
715 Early Bird Price
  • Learn the art of a truly balanced lifestyle through the practice of Ayurveda and Yoga.
    This unique immersion in Goa combines daily yoga practice with lectures on Ayurveda that will give you all the knowledge and understanding that you need to incorporate the principles of Ayurveda into your daily routine.


  • Optimise your wellbeing: discover your constitution
  • Balance Your Doshas : with yoga asana and meditation
  • Start your day: with morning meditation, chanting and pranayama
  • Conscious eating: for your body type
  • Learn simple techniques: to dissolve stress and anxiety
  • Experience: Ayurvedic Massage and treatments
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Meet the creators of the Ayurveda and Yoga Immersion

What you'll learn

  • Rasayana – The art of longevity
  • Key principles of Ayurveda and elemental medicine
  • Daily practices to cleanse and heal
  • Listening to our gut – Ayurveda and the digestive system
  • Doshas and gunas – Ayurvedic anatomy
  • Ayurveda and the mind – our emotional health
  • Yoga and Ayurvedic protocols for alleviating stress, anxiety and depression​
  • Applying Ayurvedic awareness to asana and meditation
  • Asana for your body type
  • Meditation and mantra for conscious healing
  • Ayurveda and yogic health for women
  • Free yourself from typical ailments – insomnia/ headaches etc

This immersion is perfect for you if...

  • your interest has been piqued by Ayurveda and you're looking to start learning more
  • you're practicing yoga and have always wanted to learn how to incorporate its principles into your practice
  • you've always wanted to spend some time in India and immerse yourself in Ayurveda and yoga
  • you're looking to find more balance in your lifestyle with correct diet, yoga practice and a new mindset

Daily schedule

  • 06:30am Pranayama, meditation and chanting
  • 08:00am Morning asana practice
  • 10:00am Breakfast
  • 11:00am Ayurveda lecture
  • 01:00pm Lunch and free time
  • 03:00pm Time for massage and therapies (optional)
  • 04:30pm Yoga philosophy or asana practice
  • 06:30pm Dinner
Yoga Teacher giving lecture

Included lectures

  • Ayurveda and Yoga: An introduction to the Sister Sciences
  • Living World of Ayurveda: Ayurvedic principles and dosha diagnosis
  • Dynamic Web of the Gunas: Sattva, Rajas and Tamas
  • Stress and Emotional Balance: Understanding our stress responses through Ayurveda and yogic philosophy
  • Ayurvedic Cleansing: Treatments, detox and panchakarma
  • Living Ahimsa: Yogic self care and daily practices
  • Opening Puja Ceremony: Traditional Puja fire ceremony
Early Bird Immersion Price €715

What's included?

  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Daily lunch from our vegetarian restaurant
  • Full course manual
  • All kriya materials
  • Ayurveda and Yoga Lifestyle Certificate
Dr Rohit Teaching an Ayurveda Lecture

Where can I stay?

At our Yoga Centre

We recommend that you stay with us at our Yoga Centre so that you can fully immerse yourself in this Ayurveda and yoga experience. For a small additional fee you can stay in a shared room in one of our villas on site and enjoy all of the facilities our centre has to offer.

  • Swimming pool
  • Just 10 minutes walk to the beach
  • Vegetarian Restaurant
  • Daily serviced rooms
  • Laundry service
  • 24/7 Security and safety deposit lockers
9 nights shared accommodation: only €165
Pool at yoga centre in Goa

Outside the centre

To give you complete choice you can also stay outside of our yoga centre. There are plenty of hotels and beach huts within walking distance of our centre and we’d be happy to help you with recommendations as to where would be a good place to stay.

Teaching Team

Doctor Rohit Borkar

Ayurvedic Dr and Lead Teacher

Dr. Rohit was born in Goa and completed his Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery (B.A.M.S.) degree at Goa University. He practices medicine in his North Goa clinics www.ayurvedagoa.org, renowned as an Ayurvedic physician, panchakarma and yoga specialist, with over a decade of experience in these areas. Dr Rohit travels extensively around India and Europe, consulting, studying, lecturing and conducting workshops on ayurveda, yoga and allied subjects.

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Viriam Kaur

Philosophy & Ayurveda teacher

Viriam has been teaching yoga philosophy for Teacher Training courses with Himalaya Yoga Valley since 2011, and has been teaching yoga and meditation for over 16 years. In 2005, she completed a Diploma in Ayurvedic Studies with the School of Ayurveda and Panchakarma in Kannur, Kerala and as well as training in Ayurvedic Yoga Massage, she holds her ITEC Diploma in Holistic Massage and Anatomy and Physiology. 

Maeve O'Brien

Maeve O'Brien

Programme Director

Maeve is originally from Ireland , then after spending a considerable number of years in Australia now divides her time between Ireland and India. She is a 500 RYT, graduating from the 200 & 300 Hour Teacher Training with Himalaya Yoga Valley. As Program Director of Himalaya Yoga Valley (India & Europe) she is responsible for course and syllabus development.

Tony Healy

Senior yoga teacher

Tony is a highly experienced yoga teacher and has been training yoga teachers with Himalaya Yoga Valley for over 7 years. He completed a two year hatha yoga teacher training course with Yoga Therapy Ireland in 2006 and commenced yoga teaching from that point onwards. He is also a graduate of the 200 & 500 yoga teacher training courses with Himalaya Yoga Valley and has completed courses in Ayurvedic Yoga Massage, Thai massage and Reiki.

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In conjunction with Dr Rohit Borkar, Ayurclinic Goa

We’ve worked closely with the world renouned Dr Rohit Bokar and team at Ayurclinic Goa to develop this course. Dr Rohit and his team are panchakarma and yoga specialists and have been practicing in Goa for the last 12 years.

Ayurclinic is established in Arpora and Mandrem, Goa, and are regarded for delivering the most sophisticated and rewarding experience of ayurvedic treatment in Goa.

Have a question?

Our team of dedicated yogis are here to help


10 days and 9 nights in Goa
  • Early Bird fee €715.00

    - Daily meditation
    - Daily asana practice
    - Daily ayurveda lecture
    - Daily buffet breakfast
    - Daily lunch
    - Full course manual
    - Kryia materials
    - Himalaya Yoga Valley tote bag