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Yoga Education Training Society

Somit and Amit | D, 32/22, Hathipathak, Bengalitola, D 32/162, Devnathpura, Bengalitola, Varanasi 221001, India
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Ranked #1 of 52 Attractions in Varanasi
Type: Educational Sites
Owner description: We are non profit organization, Varanasi, India providing free education for helpless and slums kids for better life... as you can see in our blog &... more » Owner description: We are non profit organization, Varanasi, India providing free education for helpless and slums kids for better life... as you can see in our blog & sites, We always welcome volunteers for short time or long time work ... We have Yoga Teacher Training Program, and yoga drop classes, Ayurveda, Massage at our Yoga Education Training Society at Reasonable class fees...more details write us e.mail. We have accommodation facility also if traveler or volunteer wish to work here they can get room here.Somit Paying Guest House. Please see some reviews in Bed & breakfast forum in TripAdvisor. Important Note - *** We are in Lonely Planet Guide Book, India, 2011 Edition by these are name Yoga Education Training Society ( Page number 390) & Saraswati Education Center ( Page number 389 ). We welcome everyone. « less
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

This is a fantastic place to visit or volunteer at. Somit is a man on a mission to educate the underprivileged children of Varanasi. The school gives the children a great education, both academic and vocational, completely free of charge. Also offered a full range of classes, from yoga, to hindi to cooking, all at a very high level of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

I tried Yoga,shiro dhara,and massage in this place. Although I had had yoga experience in my country, I did really enjoyed yoga lesson here because teacher is friendly and I could be very relaxed;) Also,I took shiro dhara and massage. They were awesome.i felt like a Maharani!!!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

A friend of mine told me this somit yoga so I came. We tried 2 hours yoga and 2 hours Ayurvedic massage with Siro dhara which drops oil on head. I was a beginner of yoga though teacher somit taught us kindly. The massage was very good as well. The staff was friendly and attentive. And the price was much... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is a wonderful program that offers a range of yoga, Ayurveda and massage classes all which support the school program in the building. I am a teacher in the States and I came to volunteer for 11 days with the children and it was such an amazing experience. In the mornings we worked on computer skills and in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Varanasi has been a great center of Indian philosophy, spiritualism, Ayurveda, Yoga and mysticism. Yoga is a way of balancing and harmonizing the body, mind and emotions. Yoga is done through the practice of asana (the physical exercise), pranayama (the breathing technique) and mudra. All these practices purify the body, mind and energy system to prepare the ground for higher... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I visited and tryed Yoga at this Center. Finally I could do Yoga by Mr. Somit's excellent instruction. After these activities, I had a chance to eat lovely lunch. Next time, I want to stay at their Guest House.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

Awesome place nice teacher! Flexible schedule. Yoga eliminated my fat!I will definitely come back here and recommend you this yoga place.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I visited the Yoga Education Training Society with my son 13 years old, I had searched the internet months before my April trip in hope to find a place to volunteer with my son, however, this was proving to be a problem as most places do not accept children under 16 years of age and certainly do no accept volunteering... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

We had a great time at sommit' s! We've bin to the slums, teached the kids at his school. Sommit is really relax and down to earth person. Fantastic what he does for the kids! Respect!!! Greets Pim en Leslie

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Copenhagen Region, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I spent ten days in Varanasi, June-July 2014, with a base in Somits Yoga Education Training Society. The first great experience was how well Somit and his crew welcomed me, reciving me by the trainstation and helping me to settle into the bustling and (at first) chaotic Varanasi. This turned out to be Somits way of behaving generaly: Kind, helpful,... More

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VaranasiSomit, Owner at Yoga Education Training Society, responded to this review

Thanks for writing your practical experience with us and it is great to hear that you like our way of work and appreciated. It is long letter about us. More

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