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Meditation Retreats

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The Yoga Healing Foundation is a registered charity that delivers programs under the heading of Traditional Yoga. Our aim is to restore an understanding of the relationship of the different branches of yoga and to present this knowledge in its original, whole and undiluted form for the benefit of all practitioners and teachers.

Dr. Kumar

Dr ALV Kumar is internationally recognized as an inspirational yoga and meditation teacher/ teacher trainer a well as an award-winning scientist. His teaching is informed by his extensive theoretical and experiential knowledge of Hatha and Raja Yoga.


Our teaching encompasses the breadth and depth of Yoga based on ancient traditional knowledge and modern science, from asana, pranayama and yoga therapy through to advanced meditation practice. We run retreats, weekend courses, training programs, workshops and lectures.


Traditional Yoga offers a small range of products that support health, wellbeing and the practice of yoga. Most popular is our Ayurvedic tea powder, a highly concentrated blend of ten essential herbal extracts.

Introduction to Meditation

The science of exploring the mind at its subtlest level to bring positive transformation, peace and happiness. In addition to retreats we offer weekend and evening awareness meditation courses throughout the UK.

Introduction to Hatha Yoga

Hatha Yoga, is the traditional Indian name used to describe a set of practices that are intended to prevent physical problems, heal existing ones and maintain overall health and wellbeing.

“I went on my first 10-day workshop with Kumar as a complete beginner to yoga and little meditation experience. I now practice every day. These retreats offer a really valuable opportunity to go deeply into this practice and to be guided at the very highest level. ”
– Feedback from a participant of our Winter Meditation Retreat
“Profound teaching and guidance from a profound teacher. I would recommend Kumar’s teachings to anyone who wishes to grow in their journey in Yoga.”
– Feedback from a graduate of the Yoga Teacher Training in India
"Wonderfully presented, extremely helpful in explaining what we are doing in meditation and why…Inspiring…Thank you for a technique I can now maintain a faithful focus on."
– Feedback from a participant of our Meditation Weekend Course
“I would highly recommend it to anyone but especially for teachers of yoga to pass on the incredible amount of knowledge to their students from the course. Best two days I have had for a long time. A privilege to be there.”
– Feedback from a participant in our Yoga Workshop