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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 51 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 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

Bogota, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

The class is on his rooftop, and you start by meditating for some minutes, feeling the breeze in your face. Overall, I felt more at the gym than taking a yoga lesson. We did several repetitions of just 3-4 poses. If you're looking for yoga I wouldn't recommend it, as you don't get much instruction also. But if you're looking... More

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Oh Sorry to hear that class was not good because you was in group classes for the beginners so these reason i could not teach your level of the yoga sorry for it ... More

Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

This place is a real gem. I only wish I had had more time to spend there. I discovered this place on the internet and planned a visit to inquire more about the supports offered for both local children and travelers. I had the great honor to visit the school and spend some time with the children while waiting for... More

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

Thanks for giving your feedback . Safe Travel More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

Somit is an amazing host, could not have done more to help us. He arranged all our trips at no extra charge and even escorted us around so we didn't get lost! The food is also amazing, some of the best we had in India. The work Somit does with the street children and street dogs is also inspiring and... More

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Thanks a lot for sharing your experience. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This is really a good yoga opportunity in Varanasi. I did 5 yoga lessons, all different, all good. Somit, amit and mono are good teachers, they make the lessons fit with different groups of people in the class. You can do your own requests. Enjoy your yoga class! After yoga you have to visit the charity school.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I took my first yoga class here and Somil was helpful and friendly towards a newbie like myself. This place has other services like massage and reiki and also runs a great educational community project out of the same building that accepts volunteers. Recommended.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

My friends and I attended a morning yoga session with Somit while in Varanasi. It was my first time taking yoga, and figured it would make the most sense to try it in India! Somit was not only a great instructor, but also provided a lot of insight into the history of yoga itself. The Training Society also runs a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

for the new year i really wanted to start doing daily yoga but after a few days i told myself that two times a week is the perfect start. great yoga teacher i never thought i would manage more then few time but now it`s already five weeks that i continue with my practice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Visiting Varanasi with a friend and looking for hostal with a "good air conditioning" and yoga class, to get where my friend Somit. Here we enjoyed a pleasant atmosphere, very tender people that helped us in everything, good and deserved yoga classes, we had a very good massage course and a fun hindu dance class . All in the same... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

I participated for a yoga class at Somit's. It was my first time to experience yoga, and I was excited to do that at the homeland of yoga. Mr. Somit taught me very well with English and a little bit of Korean language. It was not a long time but I could feel my body lighter.

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

We are happy that you have enjoyed these class it is true just for one time . Thanks and most welcome next time. More

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