Learn the classical methods of Yoga for peace of mind and meditation, as taught 2000 years ago by Sage Patanjali in the famous Raja Yoga Sutras.
During this weekend you will practice pranayama (yogic breathing exercises) to increase energy and understand the relationship between prana and state of mind.
Lectures will be devoted to Hatha Yoga, Yogic lifestyle and routines, and the Raja Yoga Sutras.
6-8am Satsang: Silent meditation, chanting and lecture
8-10am Yoga Class
11am Karma Yoga
1-3pm Workshop and Pranayama Practice
3-4pm Free Time and Nature walks
4-6pm Yoga Class
7-8pm Free Time
8-10pm Satsang: meditation, chanting and lecture
$90 plus Accommodations for 3 nights.
Arrival and Departure
The course will begin at 7pm on Thursday, July 23 with orientation & satsang, and will end Sunday, July 26 at 3pm.
We encourage you to arrive by 4pm on Thursday, 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 (click 'register' below).
What to Bring
Essentials of Yoga Practice and Philosophy by Swami Sitaramananda
Meditation and Mantras by Swami Vishnu-Devananda
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 reserve a place for this course, please register online or email [email protected]/* */ Then please call to give us your credit card deposit and confirm your reservation.
A deposit paying for your first night's stay is required for your reservation. Please note that in case of cancellation, no refund will be given. A credit note for other programs at the Yoga Farm (valid for one year) will be given.
Swami Adi Parashaktiananda
Swami Adi Parashaktiananda is a dedicated Sadhak and Hatha Yoga practitioner and teacher, graduated from Sivananda Teachers Training Course in 2009 at the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm in Grass Valley, CA. He took the first monastic vow from Sivananda lineage in 2011. He has been traveling yearly to Vietnam as Swami Sitaramananda's assistant and has been teaching the Hatha Yoga classes for the Teachers Training Course. He was also part of the teaching team for the 14-day Sivananda Sadhana Intensive course, whose emphasis is on the daily practice of pranayama.