Yoga Education Training SocietyCurrently Open [Closes at 10:00 pm]
- Address: D, 32/162, Devnathpura, Bengalitola, Varanasi 221001 , India
- Timings: 06:00 am - 10:00 pm Details
- Phone: +91-9839105112
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Outdoors, Educational Site, Yoga Centre
You can’t touch your toes? You are not flexible? You are not strong or patient? It does not matter. Everyone starts somewhere. Give yoga a try and control your breathing, move your body and find peace in this crazy life. Join the Yoga Education Training Society and find enlightenment.
The word yoga comes from the Sanskrit root "yuj", which means to yoke. Put the spirit and physical body together with simple movements. Yoga has evolved over thousands of years with a wide range of styles and disciplines. It can be practised by athletes, children, and seniors. It can be modified to suit your level of strength and flexibility. Yoga energises your body and calms your mind. Age does not matter or your physical capabilities. You should be doing Yoga whatever your current weight or fitness goals.
The Yoga Education Training Society is a registered and certified yoga society in holy and old city Varanasi. Their yoga instructor is Somit, who has been practising and teaching yoga for 12 years. He studied under his Guru and with hard discipline and determination. The centre is a non-profit organisation which offers free education for helpless kids. The idea is to enhance their lives and guide them to a better life. These children are slum dwellers or live on the street. They come from abusive parents or no parents at all and some have drug addictions. The main idea is to educate these children and make them feel safe and self-confident. They are given a lot of love so that they can stand on their own feet.
The Yoga Education Training Society offers free Yoga lessons to these kids. They also provide classes for adults separately. All levels of yoga training are taught here. The various forms are Hatha, Asthana, Vinyasa, Vikram, Kundalini, Raja, Pranayama, and Tantra. They also have a Yoga Teacher training programme, Ayurveda, Massage, Reiki, and language classes for Bengali, Hindi and other Indian languages. Students have to follow strict rules and regulation under guidance of the Yoga society. Enrol and do either a 4 hours class or 6 hours a day till you complete 120 hours. After completion they will provide a yoga certificate or license. The fees are very reasonable and range from a week to a month. There are accommodation facilities for travellers and volunteers who wish to work there.
- They have a package deal for INR 3000 per person.
- You can come and take part in many classes and you know the money goes to the small kids.
- Somit runs this society with extensive experience, one that you not forget.
- It’s an extremely inspiring when you get to spend time with the children.
- Somit education training society truly embodies the meaning of karmic yoga.
- So if you are in Varanasi save some time to go there. It is a place that deserves a visit.
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Somit and his staff have been extremely accommodating. They have welcomed myself and every traveler with open arms and open hearts. The proceeds from this guest house go to fund two schools that Somit has started to give the opportunity to kids of the slums an education. He is on track to open a third school very soon as well. This man is making an impact here in Varanasi and helping the youth. What a lovey place to stay and be apart of. Thank you Somit and staff!!
For the third time I went to meet my friends from Somit guest house. Somit, Vicky and China are still the amazing people I met 3years ago. I spent time with children at school and at the slum school. Vicky is the best to make u enjoy the city. 🙏 namaste and see u again next time !
The owner is running a business together with a free school with a few children. The owner keeps addressing his good work. But he is still very helpful if you need something or even advice. So I think it is a fair deal. I stay because of cheap price.
“The Guest is God.” - The words of China, who works at Somit’s. This says everything. A place of total love, hospitality, and serenity. This home is India. I will never forget all that was done for me.
I spend 10 days with some kids to help them for their homework and English. I enjoyed my short time with them and with Somit and China who are very friendly. I also done a tour with China. It was very interesting and outside every books. He explained to me a lot of history and Hindi religion through different spirituals temples. They also have room based on donation. All the benefit goes for a school that they created for poor children in 2006. So, I truly recommend to stay here and having some times with the kids and Somit, China and Vicky.