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Earth Yoga Village

Goa, India

Earth Yoga Village is dedicated to creating a supportive environment, where you can reconnect with yourself and rejuvenate, while offering yoga teacher trainings, retreats, and workshops in India.

Meditation Retreats 2

8 Days Yoga and Meditation Retreat in Goa, India

Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Oct | Nov, 2018

Speaks English

from US$257


Based on 23 reviews
from US$257
Price for:

8 days / 7 nights


Based on 23 reviews

15 Days Mindfulness and Yoga Retreat in Goa, India

Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Nov | Dec, 2018

Speaks English

from US$600


Based on 23 reviews
from US$600
Price for:

15 days / 14 nights


Based on 23 reviews

Instructors 5

Anand Garg

Sivananda Ashram in Kerala, India (Vipassana Yoga)

Anand is an ex-banker who said goodbye to his office job in 2012 to start his journey back to his inner self through yoga, meditation, and other spiritual practices. Anand trained and graduated from Sivananda Ashram in Kerala in 2012 and finished his master of yoga in 2016. He lives by the motto love the life you live and live the life you love.

Amanda Larson-Mekler

Amanda accidentally stumbled upon a beach yoga class in Hawaii ten years ago and has been hooked ever since. Yoga for her started as simply a way to work out, but has since become a way to practice mindfulness both on and off the mat. Her teaching has also evolved since she was first certified in 2009. She now teaches vinyasa, hatha, and restorative yoga and often brings meditation and chanting into the practice. Amanda's favorite part of teaching is working with new yoga teachers to deepen their own practice and help them find an authentic voice.


Kathrin grew up in the beautiful Austrian countryside, which laid the foundation for her strong connection to mother nature. Having experimented with different nutritional systems for more than 10 years, she came in touch with Ayurveda during her first trip to India in 2007. This very individualized approach of Ayurveda deeply resonated with Kathrin and she decided to return to India to study the art of Ayurveda right where it’s coming from. For the past 7 years Kathrin has been living mostly in India and Nepal where she has deepened her knowledge in Ayurveda, Yoga, Meditation & Energy work.


Zooni wears many hats and is a curious spirit. She has always been involved in cooking, hosting guests and sharing food and conversation were an essential part of the family life. She became serious about yoga some six years ago, something to remind her of her child gym and dance steps and was hooked right away. She walked in to Sivananda Ashram in 2014 without expectation and with an open heart and became a yoga teacher. She followed her own try self and kept travelling teaching yoga. She is now sharing the light with other and combining both her hospitality and spiritual skills.


Driven by positive change in her life & love for yogic life style she decided to fully embrace it, by dedicating all her energy into it. She loves to support and help others with yoga and yoga therapy to find balance, be healthy and get empowered to follow their heart. Sylvie is grateful to be able to share positive vibes, as well as spiritual experience on and off the mat. Mesmerized by the beauty and diversity in India, she is excited to meet people from around the world & unfold hidden gems in them Sylvie's motto is 'leave the footprint of kindness where u go!'

Reviews 23

  • Lee Sloan India

    January 2018, BookMeditationRetreats

    The food, the teachings and the atmosphere all combined to make this a great choice for a retreat.

    I immediately felt at home here. The people and the location make this a world of its own and it is a profound and joyful one, full of insights and opportunities to learn and make friends.


  • Mikaela Hedborg India

    January 2018, BookMeditationRetreats

    Everything. But especially Anands hatha-classes and Kathrins Vinyasa-classes. The fact that I could get an ayurvedic consultation was more than I could have wished for. And the food is amazing!

    There’s absolutely nothing to complain about!

  • Jessica Shih Oman

    December 2017, BookMeditationRetreats

    I can’t say enough good things about EYV. Saying it was amazing isn’t good enough. Take a week and go spend some time there and you’ll see for yourself!


  • Indra Tobias India

    December 2017, BookMeditationRetreats

    I was mostly impressed with the quality of the staff. From the teachers to the general food and maintenance staff. Everyone was eager to make sure we were comfortable and happy. I highly recommend this yoga camp.

  • Joshua Meeter India

    December 2017, BookMeditationRetreats

    Great instructors, amazing location between the beach and jungle, delicious food, judgement free yoga practice with no expectations. You will practice breathing, meditation, and at least 4 types of yoga while you're here and every instructor is extremely qualified and passionate about helping you get the most from your yoga practice.

    Afternoon yoga becomes overrun by mosquitos at the end. Be prepared with heavy duty bug spray.

  • Maddi Malone India

    October 2017, BookMeditationRetreats

    The staff and teachers are amazing! The location is beautiful and convenient, the food is delicious... everything here is perfect!

  • Magali Tissier France

    January 2018, BookMeditationRetreats

    Ça serait bien d'isoler le groupe électrogène (ex avec de la paille) car ca sent tres mauvais et fait beaucoup de bruit juste en dessous de la chambre des femmes.

    Rien c'était merveilleux ! Excellente professeur !

  • Maria Shirafkan Germany

    January 2018, BookMeditationRetreats

    It was my first private trip on my own, but I didn’t feel alone at all! After the second day it felt like we know each other forever! It was amazing and the same feeling for everyone!

    This was my very first experience for a yoga retreat and I’m happy I could make it at Earth Yoga Village!

    Nothing I could mention here, beside of: if you go to Goa, be prepared for a handful new friends such as frogs, lizards, geckos etc very quickly! No more comment needed here (it took me quite a while)

  • Florence Morin-martel India

    November 2017, BookMeditationRetreats

    We had the most beautiul time there. Everybody was perfect and the yoga classes were amazing. And the food was delicious !

  • Josefine Käber Germany

    December 2017, BookMeditationRetreats

    Earth Yoga Village ist der perfekte Ort für Menschen mit einer Liebe für Yoga und Community. Am Ende des Strandes, ein bisschen versteckt, bietet das Yogadorf Raum für Konversationen, Yoga und Entspannung und lustige Abendaktivitäten.

    Ich habe mich von Anfang an sehr sicher gefühlt und wollte gar nicht mehr weg. Die Yogaausbildung war eine wunderschöne und besondere Erfahrung. Unsere Gruppe wurde sehr nett und respektvoll behandelt und wir hatten großartige Lehrer. Am Anfang und Ende der Ausbildung gab es sehr feierliche und emotionale Zeremonien, die mir immer in Erinnerung bleiben werden.

    Ich kann diesen Ort und diese Ausbildung loben und weiterempfehlen!

  • Nick United Kingdom


    Amazing place, very friendly people and the food is amazing! I was new to yoga, and learnt loads. Highly recommended

  • Evelyn Netherlands


    This place is so nice and peaceful. The owner and trainers are very friendly and welcoming! I highly recommend this place and will definitely go back if 'm in Goa again.

  • Dessyslava Kunovska United Kingdom


    Amazing place, great environment and excellent teachers and staff. Would definitely go back there when in the area. Thank you all for the great time and experience!

  • Jade Amanda Harris United Kingdom


    Great hatha yoga class really enjoyed and would Highly recommended taking a session.

  • Edwin Netherlands


    Very beautiful and peaceful place, two great teachers, Amanda and Julia.

    Unfortunately the owner, yogi, is not so nice to his staff and beating dogs.

    My time with the group and teachers was however very special!

    So a 10 for the teachers and place, a 5 for the owner.. so, a 7,5 average score..



    Earth Yoga Village's Response:



    Dear Edwin,


    We are very glad and happy to know that you had great time at Earth Yoga Village. We all try our best to keep on improving overall experience for our visiting guests and to make them part of the community.


    However, we would, also, like to say that your analysis about dog and staff may not be right, as we are all super happy and satisfied working here, like a family, and the dog is our visiting dog for many years, we all love it, but time to time, we all need to be strict with it, to put it into right behavior pattern.

    We are very conscious of our actions, nevertheless we thank you for your kind review.


    Best regards,



  • Lisa Bowers

    BookYogaRetreats Website

    Earth Yoga Village gets a top score of 10 for everything! The staff are amazing, the variety of yoga, meditation and just all sorts of experiences unique to Earth yoga. The food is top notch, the accommodation is sufficient, quiet with lovely wildlife.Thank you for a wonderful stay! Highly recommended!

  • Gary Smith Canada

    BookYogaRetreat's website

    My time at Earth Yoga Village was wonderful. Great, supportive instructors, beautiful spot, food and accommodation were excellent. Thanks to Earth Yoga Village for the experience!

  • Catherine


    Thank you so much for the last week, it has been unforgettable. I really would be happy to rate this 10 as the yoga was so good every class and pushed us to our limits and the food was so healthy and tasty! We loved all of the instructors and Anand who ran the show everyone was so helpful and went above and beyond making us feel welcome. We will be coming back over Christmas to say hello and do a drop in class or two and we are all looking forward to continuing practicing yoga. Thank you!

  • Manon France


    Je suis ravie de mon séjour au Earth Yoga Village. Totalement débutante en Yoga, cette expérience a été une formidable initiation. J’ai particulièrement apprécié la sérénité du lieu, la qualité de l’accueil et de l’atmosphère qui règne dans le village. Les enseignements sont de qualité, et le rapport qualité prix parfait. Bravo à toute l’équipe, restez comme vous êtes. Un grand merci pour tout !

Testimonials 5

  • Penelope

    TripAdvisor website

    Really loved it here. At first I just came for yoga classes whilst staying elsewhere on the beach, then we came here for a few nights. Really amazing yoga and meditation, nice accommodation (simple, but charming), good healthy food, and run and staffed by genuinely lovely people.

  • Isaac

    TripAdvisor website

    After spending one week partying in Arambol and a couple days lounging in Palolem I decided to try EYV as a friend I had met on the bus down to palolem had recommended it. I am very keen about yoga and was looking for a nice beach retreat so after doing only online research I found EYV to be the more affordable option. I came with no reservation and was given a hut the next day. The location was spectacular, very secluded away from all the action of Palolem, had to walk across the beach and over a wooded bridge across the river, although remote, you never need to leave, they supply endless amounts of drinking water, the food is cooked there for you and it's a great place to hang out. The staff was awesome, 3 great, passionate, incredibly friendly and resourceful instructors who felt more like friends at the end of the retreat. The food was the best I've eaten in 2 months in idea, fresh fruit and healthy vegetarian meals leave your body feeling amazing. The huts although simple had everything you need, beds, sheets, towels, soap, toilet paper, fans and electricity for charging devices, open air bathroom with hot showers. Great community living space. If your into getting a excellent massage they can be booked and delivered in the yoga shala and they are great. If your in it for just the yoga, or meditation you can drop into any classes and they are reasonably priced. The yoga was excellent offering Vinyasa, hatha and yin along with pranyama and buddhist styles of meditation and a excellent afternoon group discussion session after breakfast.

  • Sagelanca United Kingdom

    TripAdvisor website

    Truly the most stunning place, hidden off the end of Palolem Beach. The owner, Anand, has decorated the whole place so nicely making it a little paradise and completely different than anywhere else nearby. The yoga and meditation teachers are phenomenal and it is suitable for all levels from beginner and on. The food is delicious and the rooms are clean and well equipped with all essentials. I went by myself for a week and made some lovely friends who I am still in touch with. Really fun, peaceful, and helpful to my yoga and meditation practice!

  • Sally-Anne United Kingdom

    TripAdvisor website

    I had a wonderful time staying in the Village for six nights - the yoga, food and surroundings were fantastic, and the atmosphere laid back and happy. The village itself is in the beautiful jungle, just away from the main beach at Palolem, and it is lovely. The yoga and meditation teachers were all brilliant, including Anand who runs the place- I really enjoyed his Hatha and pranayama / meditation classes. You can also drop in to classes if you are staying elsewhere.

    If you practice yoga and want a great experience of it in India then I would highly recommend Earth Yoga Village.

  • Carina Fresca

    Earth Yoga Village's Facebook page

    Just pure Bliss!!! This place is so peaceful, you will not want to leave it anymore. The owner makes you feel at home and keeps you smiling every day! I really enjoyed my stay. Totally recommended!

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