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Address: Cliff Top | Hotel Green Palace, Varkala 695141, India
Phone Number: 00919846374231
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Description: I teach Hatha Yoga (Ancient) @ Hotel Green Palace, Varkala. Two classes a...
I teach Hatha Yoga (Ancient) @ Hotel Green Palace, Varkala. Two classes a day. Morning 8am and evening 4.30pm...have more than 10 years of teaching experience...was a voluntary teacher with famous Sivananda Yoga Ashram for 3 years...well versed in Yogic scriptures and has a reputation among independent travelers in Varkala ...travels around the World to spread the message of Yoga, Peace and Love.....
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Great Yoga instructor

My friend and I had travelled through Kerala going to several yoga places and we remember Haridas' classes fondly. We bought an 8 class pack for our week long stay in varkala and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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Noosa, Australia
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Noosa, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

My friend and I had travelled through Kerala going to several yoga places and we remember Haridas' classes fondly. We bought an 8 class pack for our week long stay in varkala and enjoyed each class. Haridas is an experienced shivananda instructor who pushes you to achieve your best. I felt I progressed in my yoga more in that week... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Highly recommend his classes Good value for your money..classes are meditative and structured... Cater to the need of different levels of students in the class Love to comeback again

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

A complete novice two weeks ago, this couldn’t have been a better introduction to yoga. The classes are small enough that you receive personal attention, and everyone from the young and experienced to the old beginners gets a session which is suited to their abilities. The exercises are also varied so you don’t get bored. I don’t know how he... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I tried 2 yoga instructors on Varkala cliff before Harid: his quality is evident immediately. In a class which might include first-timers and experienced students, all would come out feeling they'd had a very good session, which is testament to his great experience and teaching skills. Also, the classes take place in a proper, enclosed, yoga hall which is cool,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Haridas gave excellent yoga classes at very good value. You have a choisce of going to the morning or the afternoon, or both. Popular classes with other tourists.

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Varkala, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Yoga with Haridas is the best yoga I could find along the cliff. His classes are very relaxing for body, mind and soul. The yogahall at Green Palace is very clean and has a good atmosphere. No matter whether you are beginner or advanced, Haridas is taking good care that one does the asanas well and he is correcting the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

There was an awful yoga class in this hotel ! Unprofessional yoga teacher and very few asanas for the whole lesson. Every 10 minutes shavasana - what for?! I had pain in my back for 3 days after this so called 'yoga' I do not recommend to go there for excercises.

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Uppsala, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

I regulary joined Haridas yoga classes from December 2013 to March 2014. The classes are very good and during my time in Varkala I didn't feel the need to look for something else. Haridas has a very nice way of instructing, he helps with adjustments and all levels are welcome to his classes. The classes are proffessional and have a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

we spent 3 weeks at Varkala and were lucky to get a recommendation for Haridas class already at the beginning of our stay and so we attended and enjoyed his yoga teachings every morning. A great teacher for practice and spirit. I was lucky to manage the scorpion!!! but no matter if you are yoga beginner or already practitioner, Haridas... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We went to varkala on a mini break between traveling through Kerala. I will be back for more yoga with Haridas though. The class was great. I love Sivananda yoga anyway, but he knows how far to push you and to look after your back, my friends has a very bad hip problem which he really helped with. I would... More 

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