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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 53 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 October 18, 2014

I knew about the school through Somit, who explained me the way they work and how the are financed, nice to hear you have another school in the city I live in (Toulouse), for sure we will keep in touch for following projects.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This was one of the few yoga classes Iv'e taken and it is by far the best I've had! The teacher Somit is the most honest and easy going people ive ever met. My boyfriend and I first took an evening class and spent the rest of the night relaxed even walking back to our hotel through the busy streets... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I went to the Yoga Education Training Society for my first attempt at yoga and had a fantastic time. The owner Somit is very kind and the sessions are reasonably priced. I left my first session feeling refreshed and relaxed. The centre also offers a variety reasonably priced massage. I enjoyed it so much that I returned the next day... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

i take a yoga lesson and oil massage with shorodala treatment. after yoga, having massage care is make me so feel good. the student of yoga class can take a massage or other care with harf price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

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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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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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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