Ayurveda – The Joy of Healthy Cooking with S. K. Kamlesh


Two lectures and a cooking class with Shanti Kumar Kamlesh, Ayurveda expert from India.
Ayurveda - The Joy of Healthy Cooking with S. K. Kamlesh

Fri., 15 September 2023 – Sun., 24 September 2023

In Reith, Tyrol, Austria

With Shanti Kumar Kamlesh, Ayurveda expert from India


This Ayurveda programme takes place during the yoga vacation at no extra cost.


Two lectures

Practical information and plenty of time for questions about Ayurveda and nutrition

  • Friday, September 15, as part of the evening meditation: The 6 tastes in the Ayurvedic cuisine
  • Saturday, September 23, noon – 1 pm: With Ayurveda through the day


Ayurvedic Cooking Class in the Ganga Garden

Saturday, September 16, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Preparation of delicious and nutritious dishes that the body can digest and absorb well.
The subsequent meal together is the crowning finale.
The recipes combine the traditional principles of Ayurveda with Shanti Kumar Kamlesh’s many years of cooking experience.
You will receive the recipes and cooking instructions for all dishes.
Lively exchange of questions and answers.

Possibility for private consultations.


S. K. Kamlesh, Ayurveda-Meister

Shanti Kumar Kamlesh
is a 7th-generation Ayurveda Master. He graduated from Nagarjun Ayurvedic College in Lucknow, and has been teaching the fundamentals of the Ayurveda science of life, Ayurvedic cooking classes, and giving personal health consultations for over 40 years.
Mr Kamlesh has been visiting the Sivananda Yoga Centers for many years.

Daily schedule
6:00 – 7:30 am Morning meditation, mantra chanting, talk
Twice a week and weather-permitting, the meditation takes place as a silent walk.
8:00 – 9:30 am Asanas and pranayama, sometimes followed by a short lecture on the different aspects of yoga
10:00 am Vegetarian brunch

from 11 am

Time for an invigorating sauna visit or a relaxing massage; occasionally a walk or excursion. The time for the workshop/lecture on the yoga theme will be communicated after you arrive.
4:00 – 5:30 pm Asanas and pranayama
6:00 pm Vegetarian dinner
8:00 – 9:30 pm

Evening meditation, mantra chanting, talk

Occasionally the meditation takes place as a silent walk.

Programmes are subject to change or cancellation.

Participation in the afternoon lecture/workshop is optional.

Accommodation and meals

Accommodation and meals are in the non-smoking eco-hotel serving wholesfood organic vegetarian meals.

All guest rooms have wooden floors and furniture, health mattresses, shower, toilet, hairdryer, telephone and radio. Most rooms have a balcony.

What you will need for your stay

A meditation pillow for the morning and evening meditation sessions is recommended. A meditation shawl is also advantageous.

To practice the yoga poses you will need a non-slip yoga mat or wool mat. You will need a blanket to cover yourself at the end of the yoga class during the so-called final relaxation.

Pillows, shawls, blankets, mats and much more can be purchased in our online shop or in our boutique after arrival.

For your stay you should bring comfortable clothing, slippers, walking shoes, rain gear, torch (flashlight), bathing suit and towels. Eyeglass wearers should bring a hard case for safe storage during the yoga classes.

Event application form for yoga vacation in Reith, Tyrol, Austria

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Next steps

Once you have submitted this form, you will receive a confirmation from the Sivananda Yoga Retreat House.