Come any time of the year for a minimum of 3 days by signing up for a yoga vacation.
18th Vedic Astrology Conference: Exploring the Inner Journey through Yoga and Jyotisha
Saturday, Jul 1 – Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017
This year we welcome back Sanjay and Sarbani Rath. They last visited the Sivananda Yoga Farm in 2014 when Sanjay inspired and awed the audience with his intuitive knowledge and powerful words. This year he will focus on the topic of Adhyātma which refers to the Supreme Spirit.
Beginners Weekend Intensive Retreat
7:00 PM Friday, Jul 7 –
2:00 PM Sunday, Jul 9, 2017
This weekend is an introduction to Sivananda Yoga, and offers students a foundation to the philosophy and daily practices of classical yoga.
Beginners Yoga Course, Level 1
Sunday, Jul 9 – Friday, Jul 14, 2017
This week is ideal for beginners, or those new to Sivananda Yoga. This course gives you the full yogic experience, progressively introducing yoga asanas, breathing exercises, meditation, mantra chanting and yoga philosophy.
Guru Purnima Celebration - special full moon Guru puja
Sunday, Jul 9 – Monday, Jul 10, 2017
Guru Purnima is the celebration of the Guru, or spiritual teacher. On this day, we will honor our Gurus, Swami Sivananda and Swami Vishnu-devananda with chanting of their names, telling stories of their lives and a special ceremony (Guru puja) to honor the tradition they uphold.
Childrens Yoga Camp
Swami Dharmananda, Christine Ortaliz
12:00 PM Sunday, Jul 9 –
12:00 PM Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017
Our camp includes two daily yoga asana classes, special Children satsang with a short meditation, chanting, storytelling and Yoga Philosophy. Daily swimming in the pond, participating in outside games and play time, and enjoying trips to the beautiful and refreshing Yuba River.
Open House - Intro. to Sivananda Yoga
Sunday, Jul 9, 2017
This Sunday afternoon program is open to the community. Come and join us for a guided orientation walk, followed by an asana and pranayama class, and an organic, vegetarian meal.
Swami Sivananda Mahasamadhi Day
Friday, Jul 14, 2017
On this day, we celebrate the Mahasamadhi of Sri HH Swami Sivananda Saraswati of Rishikesh, India. We will hold Akhanda Kirtan (3 hours continuos chanting) in the Brahma Vidya Yoga Hall of His name, show a video of His life and celebrate with a Guru puja (ceremony) in the evening at 8pm. Prasad (sweet foods for offering) and donations are welcome.
Prana, Pranayama, and Yuba River
7:00 PM Friday, Jul 14 –
12:00 PM Sunday, Jul 16, 2017
During this weekend you will practice pranayama (yogic breathing exercises) to increase energy and understand the relationship between prana and state of mind.
Ayurvedic Massage Rejuvenation Retreat
7:00 PM Friday, Jul 14 –
1:00 PM Sunday, Jul 16, 2017
The ashram is the ideal place to come relax, rejuvenate and detoxify from your daily life. This weekend provides an opportunity to receive guidance and nurturing from specialists trained in the ancient healing science of Ayurveda.
Yoga Philosophy, Stories, and Teachings
7:00 PM Sunday, Jul 16 –
2:00 PM Friday, Jul 21, 2017
This course will introduce you to the basic guidelines for classical yogic meditation. This course is ideal for beginners in meditation.
Family Yoga Camp
Thursday, Jul 20 – Sunday, Jul 23, 2017
Bringing Family and Yoga practice together during this special time here at the Ashram. Enjoy the peaceful nature, have fun and quality time with your family, while shaping body and mind in the daily Asana classes and spiritual courses.
Stress Relief and Relaxation Weekend Retreat
7:00 PM Friday, Jul 21 –
2:00 PM Sunday, Jul 23, 2017
Stress has been determined to be the #1 cause of all illness and disease. Join us for this special course to learn practical Yoga techniques to reduce stress and build stress resilience.
Restorative Yoga Teacher Training
Saturday, Jul 22 – Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017
Learn a full series of restorative postures through direct experience, practice teaching, and feedback, preparing you to confidently teach a primary series of restorative poses to your students as well as incorporate them into your own practice.
Positive Thinking Course
Sunday, Jul 23 – Friday, Jul 28, 2017
One of the main reason of stress is our negative feeling and thoughts. Negativities are prevalent nowadays in our busy, fast pace life.
Theta Healing - Introducing an extraordinary Energy-Healing Modality
Thursday, Jul 27 – Sunday, Jul 30, 2017
The Theta Healing technique is a meditation technique and a training method for the mind that allows you to clear limiting beliefs and live life with positive thoughts.
Meditation Weekend Intensive Retreat
7:00 PM Friday, Jul 28 –
2:00 PM Sunday, Jul 30, 2017
This weekend will introduce you to the basic guidelines for classical yogic meditation. This course is ideal for beginners in meditation.