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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 #2 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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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I spent some time here volunteering for the Bowl of Compassion restaurant. I had heard about the place but had no idea of the many facets of the organisation! Somit is a truly compassionate guy who wants nothing but opportunity and confidence for the kids that attend the school. I was able to meet some of the children and this... More

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

Thanks a lot for visiting us and feel the work of here. You liked our older boys and girls food in our cafe Bowl of compassion it is good to hear . Yes we are trying to do our best to give children all good opportunity of the life. We need your support and love. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Me and my wife have spent one day in Somit's society. We had a Yoga lesson and the rest of the day we spent with the children. We founded a big dinner for them and took part in its preparation. We also participated in their lesson, teaching them about European culture. That whole day was a great experience. The children... More

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

Thanks a lot for expressing your feelings about us , Welcome next time again in Varanasi. More

Valencia, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I went to this center to have an ayurvedic massage and a yoga class. You can have a pleasant experience and collaborate with the Project at the same time. Somit is a very nice and admirable man. I recommend this visit to anybody who visits the holy city of Varanasi. God bless you, Somit! Hope to meet you again!

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

Thanks a lot for writing your words, Yes it is true you came here for the Ayurveda massage and you felt very happy then you have joined the yoga session , volunteering work and one night accommodation with us :-) More

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

As beginners, my boyfriend and I opted for two private sessions to get us started. Somit is such a lovely person and really took us under his wing and made the session feel comfortable but certainly not too easy. Both sessions were perfectly challenging and we both felt amazing afterwards. Also, the balcony session changed the whole dynamic- it was... More

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

Thanks a lot for sharing your feeling here , We are happy to know that you enjoyed the class and it would be memorable time with us, Good luck. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

I did an hour private meditation with Sumit on a rooftop. My first time meditation (I started Yoga a few months before). I learnt how important a breathing is and how the Sun can provide an energy. It now helps me to deal with a depression. A few moths later, he even followed me up about my questions. I was... More

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

With Good review tittle you have written your practical experience with us, We are glad that you have given your energy, support and love , Thanks for it . More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

After comparing a couple of yoga institutions in Varanasi, I decided to go for this one. I´m very glad I did. The owner, Somit, first explained the general idea behind the yoga center and how the money goes to charity. Somit is a great guy and has only the best intentions! The same building also provides a guest house (Somit´s... More

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

It is really really long letter with all your experience with us + your classes Thanks and most Welcome. More

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