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For Yoga teachers and practitioners with prior knowledge

Yogic Meditation Mastery: Advanced Studies

Instructed In Englis

At the heart of Germany - Werra Meissner - Near Kassel

Welcome to our Advanced Study Course on Yogic Meditation!

Course Overview:

Embark on a transformative journey as we explore the practical aspects of yogic meditation, aiming for mental mastery and progression towards the ultimate goal of yoga – attaining Kaivalya, a state of absolute liberation. 

Our curriculum combines comprehensive theory with mastery of techniques and practices, designed to provide a holistic understanding and practical implementation of yogic meditation. Join us as we explore the final three limbs of yoga: Dharana (concentration), Dhyana (meditation), and Samadhi (clear sight), guiding practitioners towards inner peace and self-realization.


Through a blend of theory, experiential learning, and guided practice sessions, you will deepen your understanding of the advanced practice of yogic meditation.

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7 days / 6 nights

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1 Person

In a single room

1 Person

In a shared double room

1 Person

In a room of 5


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Benefits for Yoga Teachers & Practitioners:

  • Advanced Study of Yogic Meditation: Delve into advanced techniques and principles for absolute liberation and realization of the true self.

  • Elevating Meditation Expertise: Enhance your meditation skills, fostering profound states of inner peace, clarity, and self-awareness.

  • Integration of Theory and Practice: Deepen your understanding of the yogic path.

  • Comprehensive Instruction: Gain insights into practical implementation, offering students a comprehensive and transformative yoga practice beyond physical postures.

  • Enhanced Teaching Skills: Deepen your understanding of yogic meditation techniques and principles, equipping yourself with advanced knowledge to enhance your teaching and guide your students towards mental clarity and self-realization.

  • Professional Development: Expand your repertoire, positioning yourself as a skilled instructor capable of delivering profound teachings on yogic meditation, mental mastery, and inner peace, thus enriching your professional development.

  • Enriched Student Experience: Empower your students with tools for cultivating mental clarity, concentration, and inner peace in their practice and daily lives.

Check-in 14:30-16:00

Starting time on Thursday - 16:00

Ending time on Wednesday - 13:00

Forest walk

Course highlights

  • Mastery of Yogic Meditation Techniques: Master practical methods for yogic meditation, including Dharana (concentration), Dhyana (meditation), and Samadhi (clear sight), essential for enhancing mental clarity and fostering self-awareness.

  • Holistic Approach: Experience a comprehensive curriculum blending theoretical knowledge with hands-on practice, ensuring a deep understanding and practical implementation of yogic meditation.

  • Reading and Learning Selected Sutras from the Yoga Sutra: Explore key teachings from the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali, gaining insights into ancient wisdom and practical guidance for your yogic journey.

  • Integration into Daily Life: Learn to seamlessly integrate yogic meditation practices into your daily routines, promoting balance, presence, and overall well-being.

  • Advancing Towards Kaivalya: Take significant steps towards Kaivalya – the state of absolute independence and self-realization beyond the confines of the mind.

  • Enhance your practice, transform your life: Discover the power of yogic meditation and unlock your full potential.

Included in the price

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6 Nights Accommodation

Bedding + 2 towels per person

2 vegan Meals & 2 light snacks a day

All sessions & classes

Tea & refreshments all day

All Sauna sessions

Free parking

Free wifi

V.A.T Tax

Not included in the price

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Arrival and departure

Personal & leisure expenses

Travel insurance

Meditation class

Daily Structure

(Some changes may occur)

Arriving Day

14:30 - 16:00 Check-in
16:00 - 17:00 Welcome Meeting
17:00 - 18:00 Nature walk/Self-practice
18:00 - 19:00 Welcome Vegan Dinner
19:30-21:00 Teaching (theory & practice)

2nd & 6th Day

07:30 - 08:15 Nature walk/Self-practice
08:15 - 09:00 Meditation
09:00 - 09:30 Fruits & Tea
09:30 - 11:00 Teaching (theory & practice)
11:00 -12:00 Joyful Vegan Branch
12:00 -13:30 Free time
13:30-15:00 Teaching (theory & practice)
15:00 - 15:30 Break
15:30 - 17:00 Teaching (theory & practice)
17:00 - 18:00 Nature walk/Self-practice
18:00 - 19:00 Loving Vegan Dinner
19:30 - 21:00 Teaching (theory & practice)

Last Day 

07:30 - 08:15 Nature walk/Self-practice
08:15 - 09:00 Meditation
09:00 - 09:30 Fruits & Tea
09:30 - 11:00 Closing meeting
11:00 - 13:00 Graceful Brunch & departure

Instructor: Galit Levin

Galit is a highly experienced yoga teacher who specializes in the complete way of yoga, including meditation, yoga therapy, and yoga philosophy. 

With a passion for helping others achieve inner peace and physical wellbeing, Galit holds retreats and seminars worldwide, sharing her expertise with students from all walks of life. 

Additionally, she provides comprehensive teacher training programs and yoga therapy training, empowering aspiring instructors and therapists with the knowledge and skills to guide others on their yoga journey. 

Whether you're an advanced practitioner or new to the practice of yoga, Galit's teachings offer a transformative experience that can help you connect with your mind, body, and spirit on a deeper level.

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"Life changing experience!"

I've been to retreats in the past but this was the most amazing experience I've ever had. Peace and kindness were the marks of the days. The yoga and the fellowship were great, and the food was simply delicious. Can't wait to go back.


—  Neil Price, United States, February 2022

About Gaia Retreat House


The Gaia House is a retreat center for Yoga & Wellness, located in the vicinity of a natural forest, which resides in the “Werra Meissner Nature Reserve". This area is surrounded by lush forests, flowing rivers, mountains, lakes, and small villages. It is well known for its hiking, cycling and canoe activities (look at our The Region page to learn more about the outdoor activities in the area).


Gaia has 11 guest rooms, suitable for up to 18 guests, a vegan kitchen, a large and bright dining room, yoga studio, meeting and home areas, a trampoline, and a sauna area.

The house hosts year-round Yoga & Wellness Retreats, as well as self-awareness, movement & creative seminars.

Gaia's food experience...


The food in Gaia is an exceptional experience and a real celebration. It combines Mediterranean flavors with healthy nutrition and passionate cooking, made with lots of love and attention. Gluten-free, Lactose-free & other food sensitivities are welcome in Gaia and get suitable attention. During the retreat, we provide 2 vegan meals a day to support your physical activity. No one stays hungry with us.

Location & How to get here

Travel from Frankfurt International Airport (or any major European city) by train to the town of Kassel. From Kassel, take the public tram and a bus to our village. From there, we can pick you up. Our Address: Am Jägerhof 7, 37235, Hessisch Lichtenau - Germany.

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ICE >> Direction: Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe

(Than take the STR4 tram at the platform outside of the station)

STR4 >> Direction: Bürgerhaus, Hessisch Lichtenau

(Get off at Bürgerhaus station - Takes 1.08 hours)

BUS 200 >> Direction: Stadtbahnhof, Eschwege 

(Get off at Küchen station, then walk 10 minutes or call us)

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Registration Yogc Mastery

Ready to book this Meditation Mastery?

Booking and Cancellations

  • To secure your booking, full payment is required upon your reservation.

  • Cancellation notification less than 60 days before the date of arrival: full refund minus 20% registration fee. Cancellation notification less than 45 days prior to arrival: 50% refund. Cancellation notification less than 30 days before the date of arrival or no-show: no refund.

  • In the event of any future forced lockdowns/regulations that will cause cancelations of our Retreats, your payment will turn into a stored credit and you will get a one-year voucher to re-schedule your arrival.

  • The payment does not include airline tickets, transportation, car rental, travel insurance, and personal expenses.

  • Check-in and check-out times are flexible.

  • The minimum stay is for 3 nights.

  • Accept PayPal (if using a major credit card, no account is needed)
    or bank transfer.

Retreat Room Packages (the prices include tax)

€1080 / 1 person in a single room

€900 / 1 person in a shared double room

€800 / 1 person in a room of 5

Booking form

Please fill the registration form and Eran will get back to you within 72 hours

to finalize the booking & payment

Have a question, send us an email to

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  • What is the uniqueness of Gaia as a seminar place?
    Gaia is a boutique retreat house for groups who are searching an intimate, Homey space with an amazing garden seminar room and vegetarian kitchen for their seminars. The central location & the fact you have the house for your seminar with no external guests, is an advantage for you. The house is surrounded by green natural forests and allow guests to relax and disconnect from their daily intensive life. The food is home cooked (with love and passion) and served in our stunning dining room that faces a relaxing green landscape. Gaia is an allergy-free venue, therefore no pets are allowed.
  • Is there any minimum days or participants number for hosting a seminar in Gaia?
    The minimum is normally Three (3) nights and 12 paid participants when renting Gaia for your Seminar, Retreat or Training. But If you have other requests, do not hasitate to contact us.
  • Can I book Gaia for a seminar and bring a cook or to cook myself?
    Yes it is possible.
  • Can I book a seminar for the weekdays?
    YES! You can book a seminar for the weekdays. The minimum booking is for 3 nights.
  • What is Gaia's room standard and what are they equipped with?
    Gaia's rooms exude a sense of homeliness, comfort, and intimacy. Each room has been meticulously renovated and redecorated, offering its own unique ambiance. The inviting atmosphere at Gaia often prompts many of our guests to re-book the same room they stayed in during their previous visit. Each room is equipped with blankets, beddings, pillows, two towels per person, bedside lamps, hangers, and closet or open cabinets. Each room is decorated with pictures and small adornments.
  • What is Gaia's group room size & what facilities does it have?
    Our seminar activities take place in the stunning 75 sqm Garden View Studio, situated on the ground floor at the rear of the house, overlooking the forest. Featuring large windows, the room is flooded with natural light during the day, creating an uplifting atmosphere. it has "Bose" sound system with CD player, Lan connection for computers, 1 piano + chair, 2 Gongs, 16 Yoga mats, 12 Exercise mats, 28 seminar chairs, 2 Sitter sofa, 18 Yoga blocks, 10 Yoga belts, 4 floor chairs, 1 flip board, 1 Screen stand, 20 warm blankets & 16 meditation pillows.
  • Can I use Wi-Fi at Gaia?
    YES!! All guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi at Gaia.
  • What about parking space?
    There is a large free parking space in front of the house that can accommodate more or less 12-15 family size cars. It is free to use for your seminar.
  • Are pets allowed at Gaia?
    Gaia is an allergy-free house, therefore, unfortunately, we do not allow pets in the house.
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