Welcome to Shivalaya Yoga and Meditation Centre, Nepal

Yoga is a process of replacing old pattern with new more appropriate pattern. At Shivalaya retreat and Meditation is the best introduction to the Hatha yoga tradition or for anyone looking to renew their practice of Hatha yoga. This course will take your practice to the next level to gain the ability to share it. Located on a great energy point, Shivalaya Meditation & Retreats Center will help you become more relaxed and happier in your life.

Shivalaya retreat and Meditation Center is located on a hilltop overlooking Begnas Lake. The living close to the mountains and forests quiets the mind and recharges your energy. We have a peaceful yoga shala for Yoga Asana, Meditation and Pranayama. We offer you well furnished guest rooms with attached bathroom and our restaurant serves a wide selection of food, available throughout the day. We are situated only 5 minutes walking distance from the lake, where you can easily jump into the water for a swim. We are open to welcome groups as well as individual travelers.


Our Yoga Activities

We offer Yoga Retreats, Workshops and Yoga Treks, This will give us the opportunity to guide you in a very personal way. All our activities include accommodation, daily Satsangs, organic meals and herbal tea or coffee.

Become More Relaxed and Happier in your Life

 Our unique gem is a great hideaway, offering a chance to break away from it all. No roads, cars, bikes or shops and a spectacular view point with stunning sunrise and sunsets over the Annapurna.


  • Daily Yoga & Meditation Session
  • Daily Ashtanga Vinyasa
  • Primary series class and Hatha yoga class
  • Pranayama practice
  • Daily Asana and Pranayama practice
  • Mantra chanting or Bhakti yoga session
  • Yoga philosophy and theory classes
  • Basic principle of yoga therapy
  • 27 nights’ accommodation
  • 3 daily organic meals


Shivalaya Retreat and Meditation Centre is offering a great accommodation, in which we have private rooms, shared rooms with attached bathroom, a set in an attractive natural garden. This is the perfect location not only for those who wants to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life and immerse themselves in the natural beauty but also for those who loves nature. This is an ideal location for those wanting to deepen their practice of yoga and meditation.

Shivalaya Retreat and Meditation Centre is surrounded by the beautiful, quiet, and freshwater Begnas Lake.

The living is close to the mountains and forests, quiets the mind and recharges your energy. We have well-furnished guest rooms with attached bathroom. There’s also a restaurant with a wide selection of food, all freshly prepared, and available throughout the day. The center is basically encircled with the jungle, although there are some other tourist buildings around it.


Certification and Program

Upon completion of this yoga teacher training, students will receive certificate from Omkarah Yoga Mandiram Nepal, which is affiliated with Yoga Alliance, USA.




This course is taught in a group size with a maximum of 10 participants. This will give Shivalaya Meditation & Retreats Center the opportunity to guide you in a very personal way. You will study on and practice with:

  • Yoga Postures (asanas)
  • Breathing exercises (pranayama)
  • Mudra and Bandha
  • Yogic cleansing (Kriya)
  • Yogic relaxation techniques (yoga Nidra and cyclic meditation)
  • Yoga philosophy and psychology
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Aligment, adjustment, and modification
  • Mantra chanting or Bhakti yoga
  • Basic principle of yoga therapy (IAYT)
  • Guided meditation
  • Safety
  • How to teach different level of students

Typical daily schedule

  • 06:00 Meditation, Kriya, pranayama & tea
  • 07:00 Ashatanga vinyasa primary series
  • 09:00 Breakfast
  • 10:30 Theory and philosophy
  • 12:30 Optional time (personal coaching)
  • 13:30 Lunch
  • 14:30 Self study
  • 16:30 Hatha yoga and pranayama
  • 18:30 Mantra chanting & Bhakti yoga
  • 19:00 Dinner
  • 20:00 Meditation

Our Yoga Teacher at Shivalaya, in Nepal

Avinash Mishra is one of the next generation yoga teachers, shaping yoga’s future. He finished his bachelor of science in yoga therapy in India at S-vyasa university in Bangalore. Avinash teaches Hatha yoga and his inspiring classes encourage students to move more mindfully; helping them to be more aware of their habits of body and mind. Avinash was raised in Delhi (India) where he started practicing kung fu at the age of ten.

Amanda Florence Goudreau– anatomy and physiology teacher – was born and raised in Montreal, Canada, where she started her yoga practice and became a yoga instructor. She is dedicated to share the amazing traditions of yoga with a growth number of practitioners. In her unique / inspirational and playful approach Amanda helps her students to expand and deepen their understanding of yoga and life.

Dhiraj Singh – Ashtanga Vinyasa and Yin yoga teacher – was born and raised in a traditional Hindu family. Since his childhood, he had a deep impression of his mother practicing Bhakti Yoga. He used to visit Himalayan pilgrimages with his family and these spiritual journeys, seeing sages standing in yogic postures on sacred riverbanks, inspired

Yogi Acharya Karamjit is one of the upcoming authorities and researcher in Yoga. He received his initial training from his mother and father and was followed by formal training and study in Yoga with Swami Vivekananda Yoga University and subsequently earned his Master in Yoga Science (M.Sc) and continued his practice on Yoga and Vedanta with the Divine Life Society at Rishikesh.


  • You should arrive one day before 10:00 PM and leave on the last day before 04:00 PM anytime.
  • The fees can be paid through Bank transfer, Credit card, PayPal, Cash etc.
  • Complementary pickup and drop is available at the pre-scheduled time on the first day and the last day of the course.
  • The pickup & drop off service is only available at the Pokhara airport and bus station for TTC Nepal.

What Our Students Say

Our students have been visiting for almost 5 years, from all parts of the world and here you will find a small selection of their opinion about us.

Our location

Contact details

Shivalaya Yoga & Meditation Center
Adress: Begnas Canal Rd., Leknath

E-mail: shivalaya.nepal@gmail.com
Website: www.shivalaya.com.np

Local bus to Begnas Lake: Approximately 60 minutes and the cost are Rs 50. Around 15 minute walk from the bus stop over the Begnas valley dam and then the second set of stairs on the hill. Once you reach the top of the stairs, head up to Shivlalaya.

Taxi to Begnas Lake: Request to be dropped off at the bottom of Piple Village. Approximately 25 minutes and the cost are around Rs 1000.