Himalaya Yoga Valley Centre

International Yoga Training Centres
Goa | Ireland | Spain | Dharamsala

Yoga Retreats & Holidays

Yoga Retreats

Our customized yoga retreats are held at our residential training and retreat centre in Goa from October until April and in Spain during the summer months. These retreats are an excellent opportunity to immerse yourself in traditional practices with an Indian master teacher in these beautiful locations.

We believe that a yoga retreat should leave you feeling refreshed and relaxed with a deeper understanding of your personal practice. Our yoga retreats help you develop and deepen your physical  practice and connection to yourself. We work hard developing the perfect retreat with plenty of attention to detail in relation to scheduling, accommodation & food and most importantly your yoga experience.


Yoga Retreats and Holidays at our Goa centre see our regular clients return year after year for a wonderful blend of serious practice and lots of sun, fun and great food! This Cork Independent article will give you an idea of what to expect when you attend one of our retreats in India. Find out more about our Goa centre and also see the video below to get an idea of our centre in Goa.

Our Goa Training and Retreat Centre in its beautiful setting and great facilities is available for hire to for yoga teachers, yoga schools, or other training bodies looking to host retreats and trainings in India.

Our Portugal and Spanish retreats are set in well chosen peaceful tranquil areas and are a very popular yoga holiday choice for those who wish to experience authentic Indian yoga closer to home in a meditative setting. Find out more about our Spanish location.

Goa Retreats

10-Day Yoga Retreats in Goa with Himalaya Yoga Valley

24th February-5th March 2018(9 nights, 10 days)

Travel to India without the stress! When in Goa we will arrange food, accommodation, trips and all the small details that can make India feel like a big deal. We aim to make getting to practice yoga in India a breeze.


All yogis can enjoy this tailored trip with us to Himalaya Yoga Valley Goa! We have over a decade of experience welcoming thousands of yogis from around the world to India and we will make sure that you are safe, sound and happy at home with us. This holiday will be as much about the magical experience of India as enjoying yoga at the source. All of the activities are completely optional for our guests. The idea is for you to deepen your practice in the home of yoga whilst recharging your batteries and having fun in a beautiful location. There will be two yoga workshops with Lalit during the retreat. The yoga classes will be mixed level Ashtanga flow for all levels.


Detailed information about our residential Training and Retreat Center including accommodation and facility information is available on our Goa page.


Yoga & Yoga practices

  • Daily Chanting, Meditation and Pranayama
  • Twice daily yoga with Lalit and a senior yoga teacher
  • Two advanced yoga workshops with Lalit

Optional Activities

  • Early morning Dolphin Trip  with local fishermen
  • A trip to Asia’s biggest night market
  • Old Goa Heritage City
  • Temple trip
  • Local trading markets for a great photographic experience
  • Local tours such as waterfall, spice plantation


Optional Health Treatments

  • Ayurvedic Consultations and Treatments
  • Chakra Healing & Reiki
  • Yoga Ayurveda massage

We are happy to book and arrange any of these affordable treatments and trips for the group or individuals upon request.

Daily Yoga Holiday Schedule Sample

Please note day one will be settling-in time and will start with a welcome dinner and the last day will be allocated for travel.

7:00 Chanting Meditation Pranayama
7:45 Tea & Fruit
8:00 Yoga with Lalit
10:00 Breakfast  [Lunch 1pm  or Dinner 6 pm]
4:00 Yoga with Lalit or  senior yoga teacher
7.00 Dinner or Evening out


€795 which includes:

  • Airport Transfer (From Goa Airport to Himalaya Yoga Valley Centre Mandrem Village)
  • 9 nights shared accommodation at the Yoga Villas at Himalaya Yoga Valley in Mandrem Village
  • Early morning herbal tea and fresh fruits
  • Daily breakfast and Lunch or Dinner
  • Twice Daily Yoga with Lalit and a senior yoga teacher
  • Two advanced yoga workshops with Lalit
  • Daily Chanting, Meditation & Pranayama

*Does not include return flights to India

Yoga Retreat Dates

Himalaya Yoga Valley  Advanced Asana Intensive with Yogacharya Lalit

Residential -7 Nights/8 Days

March 31st  to April 7th  2017

For further details go to our Professional Development Page


10 Day 2018 New Year Retreat

With Niyama Yoga Centre, Frederkssund, Denmark
7th to 18th January 2018

Himalaya Yoga Valley Centre is delighted to welcome back to Goa Annette and Malika and to host their 12 Day Yoga and Ayurveda Retreat for Niyama Yoga Centre, Frederkssund, Denmark from 7th to 18th January 2018. Their Retreat in 2017 was a resounding success for their group who completely immersed themselves in the peace and tranquility of the Centre, enjoyed rejuvinating and invigorating yoga and Ayurveda treatments. There was time to relax, enjoy the sunsets and to avail of the wonderful sights and sounds of Goa.

Annette Brodersen and Malika Lazib Baladi,well known Yoga Teachers and owners of Niyama Yoga in Denmark, will be leading the Retreat. They both are dedicated, passionate and experienced yoga teachers and will be teaching Hatha, Yin and Restorative yoga during the Retreat. In addition, you will experience Ayurveda during the Retreat under the expert guidance of Ayurveda physician, Dr Rohit Bokhar. Ayurveda is a thousands years old traditional medicine uses the principles of nature to help maintain a persons health by keeping the individuals body, mind and spirit in perfect balance. The amazing food served at the Vegetarian Restaurant at the Centre will tantalize the most discerning taste buds!

For further details and to book your place on this wonderful Retreat visit email malika@niyamayoga.dk or visit: http://www.kiplingtravel.dk/rejser/asien/indien/yogarejse-til-goa-indien

Yoga Retreat in Portugal July 1st to 7th 2017

6/7 Days Night Yoga Retreat & Immersion with Yogacharya Lalit
Immerse yourself in traditional practices with an expert yoga teacher from India in beautiful Portugal!

We are delighted to announce that school founder Yogacharya Lalit from India is hosting his annual retreat in the Algarve, Portugal this year! The Retreat is located at Vida Pura Centre. Following three wonderful retreats in the Sierra Nevada ranges in Spain over the past years, we have decided to have a change of scenery and are hosting our retreat in a new location with a direct flight from Cork, London and other major airports.

It is a retreat to help practitioners of all levels to deepen their practice under Lalit’s guidance. Daily classes will be Vinyasa flow and Ashtanga Primary Series yoga and yoga practices. As a taste of what to expect for yoga and relaxation, here is a video below taken at a recent Retreat in Spain with Lalit and his retreat group.


Vida Pura Portugal- this beautiful retreat centre is located on the Algarve in a quiet, peaceful coastal national park location with amazing views and direct access to Odeceixe Beach. This area has lovely walks and hikes and the beach is a great place for learning to surf or simply relaxing and soaking up the sun. Pura Vida is located 1.5 hours from Faro airport which has direct flights from Cork with Aer Lingus. Airport transfers are available to Pura Vida from the airport.

Sample Daily Schedule
(Times are approximate and may vary)
7.00am: Chanting Pranayama Meditation
8.00am: Yoga – Dynamic or Full Primary Series
10.00am: Breakfast
1.00pm: Lunch
4.00pm: Yoga – Mixed Level Flow

Accommodation and facilities
Shared accommodation is on site at the retreat centre and is perfectly appointed for relaxing and practicing yoga. The retreat centre is in a beautiful pristine location close to the ocean and serves natural and delicious cuisine. You can find more detailed information about accommodation and location about the retreat location at www.vida-pura.com


Dates: 1st July – 7th July 2017 – Inquire by email or Application Form below

Price: Price
€695 which includes twice daily yoga, meditation and pranayama, shared accomodation and delicious vegetarian breakfast and dinner. Airport transfers can be arranged from Faro airport with local reputable car services for €30. Flights are not included.

You can book with a 25% deposit through our Cork office by emailing info@yogacorkireland.com, contacting us at 021 427 9696.