Leave Stress Behind: Check Out Some Of The Best Meditation Venues In Mumbai

Shaili posted on 10 August

Ten-Second Takeaway

Breathe in. Breathe out. Relax. Repeat.

In a city like Mumbai, it’s imperative to unwind and relieve your stress. Some may hit the gym to pump iron, others may attend self-defense classes. Then there is someone that sees the need to calm the mind through meditation. These meditation centres in Mumbai teach you to do that and a lot more.

The Yoga Institute, Santacruz

Founded in 1918, The Yoga Institute is considered the oldest organised yoga institute in the world. This institute, run by Dr. Jayadeva Yogendra and his wife Hansa Yogendra has visitors from across the world coming and learning the art of meditation. Apart from regular classes, they also hold workshops on managing stress.

Cost: INR 700 for the first month (inclusive of fees for Samattvam), and INR 500 per month thereafter.

Duration: Classes are of 1-hour duration held every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

Annual fee: INR 5,000/

Visit their website here.

Ananda Mumbai Institute

Ananda was founded in the USA in 1968 to support people in search of spiritual growth. In countries across six continents, Ananda Sangha provides classes, events, satsangs, study materials and other resources around the world through a network of individual devotees, communities, teaching centres and meditation groups. They are the organisation behind the book ‘Autobiography of a Yogi’.

Contact:+919899014209

Email: ananda@anandaindia.org

Visit their website here.

 

Yogacara

Calling themselves a holistic wellness and stress management centre, Yogacara is a tribute to the great yoga legend, BKS Iyengar, whose unwavering dedication to the practice has brought tremendous inspiration, light and healing to thousands around the world through the unsurpassed Iyengar school of Yoga.

Fee: INR 5,600 per month and INR 48,000 per year, with a 20% discount for senior citizens

Contact: +919833198371

Visit their website here.

Yoga House

The Varanasi-based yoga institute runs their school out of Bandra. They club the importance of healthy eating with meditation and have several classes for beginners and advanced students of meditation.

Contact: +919833198371

Visit their website here.

Cosmic Fusion

At Cosmic Fusion in Khar, classes are conducted in small batches with up to 12 people. It offers yoga classes for couples as well as children and also has special pre-natal and post-natal yoga classes.

Contact: +912226488055, +912226488056

Sandeep Kumar Yoga Institute

One of the old-school yoga practitioners in the city, Sandeep Kumar Yoga is based on the code of Satyananda Yoga. Yogacharya Sandeep’s yoga techniques offer powerful ways to heal physical and emotional ailments. The institute also holds special corporate training programs that aim towards helping people to manage stress, enhance their productivity and get rid of health disorders.

Contact: +919076886979, +919220517750