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Yoga with Haridas

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Address: Cliff Top | Hotel Green Palace, Varkala 695141, India
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+91 98463 74231
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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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Excellent teacher

Went for 10 days while staying in Varkala, found Haridas to be a excellent teacher. Would love to return.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for 10 days while staying in Varkala, found Haridas to be a excellent teacher. Would love to return.

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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

I've been training yoga with Haridas as the teacher both in 2013 and 2017, a couple of weeks each time. Both times I've been very satisfied with his teaching. He teaches in a classical hatha yoga way. That means, among other things, that he puts in pretty long periods of rest in the yoga, which gives the result that you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I went to this class everyday (mostly twice a day) whilst staying in Varkala, I am a yoga teacher in the U.K. And thoroughly recommend these classes. Haridas is a brilliant teacher he is experienced and knowledgeable. His adjustments are kind and gentle but firm Practice safe yoga with Haridas in a beautiful space.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I was lucky that I found my way to Haridas' classes straight after I arrived to Varkala and didn't need to spend days to search for a right teacher for me. Haridas is the best yoga teacher I have ever had. My yoga practice has developed more in past weeks than it has in past years. He corrects the positions... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

So good to do this class first thing in the morning. Managed to get to my first headstand in years, so was very pleased. Friendly instructor and a room with tons of light and a working fan & a/c - bonus !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

I have attended a few yoga classes in the past but am basically a beginner. I went to eight of Haridas's classes in the week and a half I was in Varkala and really enjoyed them. I also noticed definite improvement in my own flexibility, strength and technique. Haridas is a very relaxed, friendly and accomplished teacher. I will definitely... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

I have been practising yoga for over 20 years all over the world. Haridas is easily one of the best teachers you will find. Skilled, sensitive and absolutely without pretence. I have seen him teach all kinds of classes and he is excellent at grading poses to suit everyone. I emerge from his classes transformed every time..... If you get... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

This class is for Sivananda yogis only. It's a very bad sequence if you suffer from back pain, or neck pain. The 'correct' posture for you may not be what Haridas is trying to 'adjust' your body into. He is following a set Sivananda asana flow that's just not suitable for everybody. For example, going straight into a headstand and... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Spent the whole class worrying that someone was going to herniate a disc... No preparations into asanas, not enough warming up, adjustments in sirsasana?!?! Maybe the issue is with sivananda yoga rather than the teacher because he seems to be experienced. Don't go unless you're a sivananda yogi or hate your back.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

I practiced yoga with Haridas most days for two weeks and found him to be very patient. He helped people of all abilities and I felt my yoga really improved.

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