The Free International Yoga & Music Festival is organized every year since November 2008 by Nad Yoga Trust, a non-profit organization and sponsored by Nada Yoga School with an aim to give all people, regardless of socio-economic status, an opportunity to learn yoga and Indian classical music from the team of professional teachers from Rishikesh, India and abroad. Starting 2018, the festival will be organized in association with Naturality.
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The festival takes place at Nada Yoga School in Swargashram, Rishikesh – the world capital of yoga, from November 1 – 7 every year with over 140 hours of yoga, talks, meditation and music performances.
The various styles of yoga include Ashtanga, Hatha, Iyengar, Kriya, Naturality, Power, Nada – the Free Yoga & Music Festival enables people to experiment with different styles and share yogic learning.
Lectures from eminent yogis on yogic philosophy and Ayurveda create a more holistic approach.
Every evening is a refreshing unwind with musicians from across the Indian and global spectrum. Featuring the best in class from a range of classical to contemporary music, evening chanting of mantras and kirtans are an invigorating aspect of the festival.
This festival is an opportunity to develop a space for gratitude and a desire to serve others without expecting anything.