Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga School

The Himalayan International Yoga Academy (HIYA) is operated by highly trained professional Yoga and Naturopathic Physicians. At this academy, we offer Yoga, Meditation, Pancha Karma practice with elements of Ayurvedic life style.

Our accommodations include a luxurious Spa - all of which is aimed at awakening our own inner healing potential which can lead towards “sat-chitta-anada” (truth-consciousness-bliss).
At Kathmandu Yoga Camp all our guests enjoy individual attention. The whole ambiance is designed according to Vaastu Shastra, (Scince of Architecture) for your comfort, good luck and good health. You will love the vegetarian food, specailly prepard in accordance with the ancient Ayurvedic rules.

The nearby Nagarjun hill range with its pure oxygen rich fresh air is guranateed to invigorate your whole being. Besides Yoga, meditation and Spa, we offer relief from chronic diseases, weight gain, stress using Naturopathy and Ayurvedic treatments. on Stress, we expect you to leave ''HIYA'' feeling refreshed, rejuvenated, relaxed, focused and ready for whatever challenges that may be around.

Himalayan Int'l Yoga Academy provides a residential yoga facility. It is overlooking the Kathmandu Valley with views of the Syambhunath Stupa and even Himalayas in a clear day! The Center is situated Near Syambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple). It can be reached by taxi within 20 minutes from Thamel Kathmandu. We provide physical, mental and spiritual rejuvenation. Courses are tailored for both beginning and advanced students of yoga and related practices. HIYA  teaches Hatha Yoga (Body Harmony), Jnana Yoga (yoga of knowledge), kundalini yoga, Bhakti (devotion) Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga ( Eight Limbs of Yoga), Shatkarma ( Six yogic cleansings), as well as beginning and advanced teachers' training courses, and Yoga retreat. Vegetarian meals are the mainstays of the daily routine.
As recommended in Lonely Planet, Nepal 8th edition, 2009 -page 410 – yoga in Nepal.

Dr Subodh Simkhada ( swami Yog Subodh)  is our resident expert. He is a certified Yoga teacher and a bona fide Naturopathic physician.

Mr. Rajan Simkhada and Anjan Kumar Thapa, the tourism professionals, manage the facility.

Our Goals:

  • Improve well being, health and happiness through yoga and meditation.
  • Respect every individual.
  • Love and protect the environment. Give back to Nepal in gratitude for the gift of Yoga.
  • Our Yoga Academy is a registered yoga studio with the Government of Nepal and yoga alliance for yogic teaching and training.

We contribute 5% of our profits to organizations helping to educate poor and needy children.


"Yoga is not one particular method. As soon as a person starts thinking 'I want to be a better person' that is the start of Yoga"
– Baba Hari Dass a lifelong practitioner of Ashtanga Yoga

Find us on Lonely Planet As recommended in Lonely Planet, Nepal 8th edition, 2009 -page 410 – yoga in nepal

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