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India along with the rest of the world celebrates International Day of Yoga on June 21. Yoga which is a holistic way to improve one’s mental and physical health is now a popular fitness choice practised by many even though it has been around for centuries. As yoga becomes an internal part of many people’s lives, resorts are opening their doors to guests combining a vacation with yoga. Some of these are especially designed to help you reconnect with yourself in a serene environment and learn the art of yoga in a beautiful setting. If you love the idea of doing yoga in nature’s lap, here’s where you should check into. Also Read - 'His Mental Health Remains a Question': Doctor Finds Mobile Charger in Guwahati Man's Bladder, Latter Had Used it to Masturbate

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1. Ananda in the Himalayas

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One of the best spa resorts in the country, Ananda in the Himalayas is set in Uttarakhand with a view of the mesmerizing Himalayas in the backdrop. With a range of wellness packages to offer, patrons can select one best-suited for them like their seven-night yogic detox or the five-night Ananda yoga package. Also Read - SNT vs BRG Dream11 Team Prediction Portuguese League 2020: Captain, Vice-captain And Football Tips For Santa Clara vs Braga Sporting Today's Match at Estadio de Sao Miguel, Ponta 11.30PM IST

Where: The Palace Estate, Narendra Nagar Tehri – Garhwal, Uttarakhand

Contact: 1244516650

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2. Vana


Discipline and dedication are needed to see results in whatever you do and if you are looking for something more than just a short vacation with a bit of yoga, look at Vana. A luxurious retreat in the middle of the forest, it makes for an ideal stay for guests who want to see a drastic, positive change in themselves. From tailored programs that truly benefit individuals, Vana promises results with its no-nonsense policy and rules that you need to adhere to.

Where: Vana Malsi Estate, Mussoorie Road, Dehradun

Contact: 1353911114

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3. The Oberoi Wildflower Hall

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A luxury property nestled between cedar forests with uninterrupted views of the Himalayas, The Oberoi Wildflower Hall is for those looking for a vacation with nature peppered with yoga sessions. From personal yoga classes to Ayurvedic therapies, a stay will leave you relaxed and rejuvenated.

Where: Wildflower Hall, Chharabra, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Contact: 1772648585

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4. Shreyas Yoga Retreat

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With a stay for just 20 guests, Shreyas Yoga Retreat caters to those who really want to give yoga a chance in peaceful environs. Lush greenery surrounds this retreat and you can expect personalized attention from its staff and teachers. Hatha and Ashtanga yoga are taught here with a world class spa to rejuvenate you. But alcohol, smoking and non-vegetarian food are prohibited here.

Where: Santoshima Farm, Gollahalli Gate, Neelamangala, Bangalore

Contact: 8027737102

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5. Carnoustie Ayurveda and Wellness Resort

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A beautiful retreat in Alleppey, Carnoustie Ayurveda & Wellness Resort offers an extensive list of yoga programs for its guests where they can learn different forms of yoga including prenatal, Ashtanga and Kriya yoga. From finding your spiritual self to seeking answers to health problems, you can customize the type of yoga you’d like to learn here. Not just yoga, you will also find Ayurvedic treatments to improve your health.

Where: Mararikulam, Chennaveli, Chethy, Alappuzha, Kerala

Contact: 4782830400

6. Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa

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One of Pune’s hidden gems, Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa is perfect for those looking for some tranquillity and peace. With a meditation cafe, state-of-the-art spa and wellness center, Ayurveda treatments and yoga deck, this resort promises to detox your mind and body. Guests can opt for its Shillim Yoga Experience program which is available for five, seven and 14 nights.

Where: Village Shillim, Pawna Nagar, Taluka Maval, Pune

Contact: 2114712468

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