This five day course is ideal for those who want to deepen their Yoga practice. This course gives you the full Yogic experience, reviewing and expanding on knowledge of Yoga asanas, breathing exercises, meditation, mantra chanting and Yoga philosophy for increasing Prana and balancing the mind. You will be immersed in the daily routine of Yoga and enjoy wholesome vegetarian meals.
You will leave feeling rejuvenated, with a new understanding of the richness of yogic life to bring to your practice at home.
• Yoga asana benefits
• Prana and pranayama
• Purification of the nadis
• Mechanics of the mind
• Yamas and Niyamas (ethical foundations)
• Yoga philosophy
• Techniques for emotional balance
6-8am Satsang: Silent meditation, chanting and lecture
8-10am Yoga Class - Increasing stability and balance
11am Karma Yoga
1-3pm Workshop - Four Paths of Yoga
3-4pm Free Time and Nature walks
4-6pm Open Yoga Class
7-8pm Free Time
8-10pm Satsang: meditation, chanting and lecture
Completion of Beginners Course is Recommended, however all are welcome.
Arrival and Departure
Arrival: The course will begin on the first Date with Ashram Orientation at 7pm followed by Satsang at 8pm.
Departure: The course will finish on the final date at 2pm or after the final workshop.
We encourage you to arrive by 4pm on the first Day making the most out of the afternoon by joining us for the Asana class and dinner. You are always welcome and encouraged to extend your stay to any length before or after the course. Please indicate your desired arrival and departure dates on your registration form.
What to Bring
Recommended - "The Complete Illustrated Book of Yoga" by Swami Vishundevananda
Personal Items: slip on shoes, loose comfortable clothing, writing materials, meditation shawl or blanket, yoga mat, flashlight.
All books and materials are available in our boutique.
To Register for this course click the "Register" Button.
◻ STEP 1 - CREATE ONLINE USER ID AND PASSWORD
◻ STEP 2 - FILL OUT ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS
◻ STEP 3 - WILL ANYBODY JOIN YOU?
◻ STEP 4 - CHOOSE ACCOMMODATION OPTION
◻ STEP 5 - MAKE DEPOSIT AND PAY ONLINE WITH PAYPAL OR CREDIT CARD
Accommodation Prices and Photos
- Dorm: $65/night per person
- Double: $85/night per person
- Single: $130/night
- Double: $120/night per person
- Single: $170/night
Deluxe Shanti Cabins
- Triple: $120/night per person
- Double: $160/night per person
- Single: $240/night
- Family of two: $280/night per family
- Family of three: $320/night per family
Accommodation Discounts: Seniors (60+) 10% & Students 10%
Tara Durga Devi
Tara Durga Devi has been teaching yoga and meditation for 32 years and was co-founder and owner of The Yoga Center, an affiliated Sivananda Yoga center in Stockton, CA. She has been trained in Yoga Therapy and is a graduate of the Sivananda Yoga Teachers Training Course (TTC) and Advanced Yoga Teachers Training Course (ATTC). Tara Durga Devi is one of the rare yoga teachers trained by Swami Vishnudevananda, with whom she took TTC in 1976.