Odisha Retreat / Tour

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Odisha Retreat / Tour

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Tracing the Tantric Roots of Yoga and Dance

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VISIT TANTRIC TEMPLES, BUDDHIST CAVES & SACRED SITES
January 6 - 16, 2018   |   Cost $2,200 - $2800

Join us on a spiritual pilgrimage to the heart of Odisha, one of India’s most artistic regions and best kept secrets. We will practice Odissi Dance and Yoga at the sacred sites that inspired these traditions for over 2000 years!

 Among the sites we will visit are: the 64 Yogini Temple of Hirapur (an open-roof tantric temple with 64 different statues of the Goddess, one of only three of its kind in India); Sun Temple of Konark (with its breathtaking architecture and exquisite array of erotic sculptures), the Jain caves of Udaygiri and Khandagiri (home to the oldest evidence of classical dance in India); Jaganath Puri (heart of temple dance in Orissa); Ratnagiri and Lalitgiri (part of the most spectacular complexof Tantric Buddhist monasteries), and many other sites, both renowned and less known. We will also visit local artisan shops where Odissi fabrics and jewelry are made. We will experience the authentic life of rural Odisha with all its colorful textures, tastes, sights and sounds. 

This is a rare opportunity to visit parts of India that few have seen! 

Tour Includes: All classes, tours, meals and accommodations, local transportation, entrance fees, dance performances,  lectures, a professional photo shoot, and more. Prepared to be enchanted!

Reserve your spot with a $400 deposit. Sapce is lmited to only 12 particpants. 

Super early bird: $2200 if paid in full by April 1st, 2017
Early registration: $2500 if paid in full by June 1st, 2017
Regular registration: $2800 any time after June 1st, 2017.

It is Strongly recommended to register by October 1st, 2017 at the latest, as you may need 3 months to get your paperwork in order: make sure your passport is up to date and acquire you tourist visa to India.