Ayurvedic Massages, Yoga, Taiji, Lectures, Excursions
February 18 – March 2, 2024



Discover the ancient culture of India, Yoga and Ayurveda – from Ayurvedic massage to nutrition.

This retreat offers a unique combination of tradition, holistic practices, teachings, and natural beauty, making it an ideal choice for both yoga enthusiasts seeking to deepen their practice and anyone looking to rejuvenate in this haven of tranquility.

The destination

Pondicherry is a city in southern India, located on the southeast coast along the Bay of Bengal. It is renowned for its rich cultural and spiritual heritage and its soothing atmosphere.

You may have heard of Sri Aurobindo, a visionary who placed yogic teachings in a modern perspective. His ideal of a peaceful world led to the creation of the town of Auroville, near Pondicherry. Auroville became an experimental community where the world has come together to live in harmony. It’s also a place where you can discover many sustainable projects: reforestation, permaculture gardens, handicrafts…


Program highlights

You’ll be staying in a place of great importance in the Indian spiritual tradition, surrounded by rejuvenating nature.

Your days will be rythmed by :

  • Daily Ayurvedic massages, given by specialists and adapted to each individual’s needs.
  • Daily Yoga practice, Taiji and Meditation sessions, offered by local teachers from Pondicherry or Surya World
  • Healthy, balanced and delicious food!
  • DVisits to various places and participation in local cultural events. Our contacts and local knowledge will enable us to offer you the best options available at the time.
  • Discussions on a variety of subjects to discover and understand the rich tradition of India and yoga.
  • Free time to enjoy yourself, explore Pondicherry at your own pace and get to know other participants.
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The Surya World Team

Throughout your stay, you’ll be guided and supported by Surya World’s experienced team. We have been organizing yoga retreats in India for 13 years.

Service details

What’s included in the package:

  • assistance between your departure airport and your arrival in Pondicherry
  • 10 ayurvedic massages
  • daily Yoga, Taiji and Meditation classes, as well as teaching sessions (except on days of excursions)
  • group activities with a Surya guide (incl. entrance fees and transport)
  • accommodation with one meal per day included

More information

Do you wish to learn more about this exceptionnal in-depth yoga teacher training? For us, personal relationships are essential:

Get in touch to receive further details! Call one of our team members or send us a message using the contact form below.

Matthieu Marzo


Matthieu :
07 79 23 45 05


Claudette :
514 431 5248

Discover what our participants experienced

Spring 2023 and 2019 (retraite ayurvedique)

I’ve lived here for two weeks, and I feel like I’ve lived a whole life. It’s been a great experience, very, very positive.

Thomas, participant in 2019

It was a very intense experience in terms of emotions and encounters. It satisfied my curiosity.

Joy, participant in 2019

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