Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm

COMMUNITY, CONNECTION AND NATURAL LIVING
Established by Swami Vishnudevananda in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Foothills since 1971, 120 miles outside San Francisco, CA, the Sivananda Yoga Farm is a peaceful oasis where people from all over the world come together to practice yoga, meditation and rediscover their true self.

Yoga Teachers Trained since 1969

                               

Mission Statement

Practicing and teaching the ancient yogic knowledge of Health, Peace, Unity in diversity, and Self-realization.

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Upcoming Courses

INVEST TIME FOR YOUR SELF

Thanksgiving Retreat: Success in Life and Self Realization

with Swami Sitaramananda, Swamini Svatmavidyananda, Ellen Grace O’Brian (Yogacharya), Krishna Darshan and Karnamrita Dasi

November 22 - 25, 2018

Doctors and Nurses Yoga Retreat

with Suprabha Jain, MD

November 30 - December 2, 2018

Holiday Retreat

with Swami Jnaneswariananda and Swami Dharmananda

December 21 - 26, 2018

Vedanta and Silence Course

with Swami Vashistananda and Swami Dharmananda

November 25 - December 2, 2018

“Kindle the light of love in the heart and radiate love and light to one and all”

– Swami Sivananda

Our Offerings

EXPLORE SACRED KNOWLEDGE

Sivananda Yoga teacher training courses around the world.

Yoga Teacher Training

Receive a powerful, personal experience and learn to transmit the knowledge of Yoga to others. An internationally recognized certification accepted by the worldwide Yoga Alliance is awarded upon successful completion.
Sivananda yoga offers foundation courses for those new to yoga and want to learn.

Sivananda Institute of Health and Yoga

We are now offering an IAYT accredited 2-year 800-hour Sivananda Yoga Health Educator Training (SYHET) program which trains students in the therapeutic application of the 5 Points and 4 Paths.

Sivananda yoga offers year-round yoga vacations to rejuvenate and reconnect.

Yoga Vacation

Reconnect with healthy, balanced living and develop a spiritual and positive vision of life. Come for the day or spend a couple weeks with us. Our volunteer staff is always happy to welcome and share their enthusiasm with you.
Sivananda yoga offers certification courses for those wanting to deepen their knowledge.

Certificate Courses

Our certificate courses are suitable for all yoga practitioners and ideal for yoga teachers and health professionals, offering an opportunity for personal practice infused with concise topics, specific teachings, workshops and lectures.
Sivananda yoga offers foundation courses for those new to yoga and want to learn.

Foundational Courses

The Sivananda Yoga Foundational courses seek to empower individuals with classical Yoga tools and Self-knowledge to promote integral health, to reduce stress, to restore balance and a sense of purpose in one’s life.

WHAT TO EXPECT AT THE

Sivananda Yoga Farm

EXPLORE MORE

From Himalayas to California

Our Teachings

Our teachings section is based on the essential teachings of Swami Sivananda and Swami Vishnudevananda.  In this teachings section of our website you will find teachings on many different topics such as "What is Satsang", "What is Yoga", Life, Health, Mind, Prana, and much more.  The contents in this section has been reproduced from the book “Essentials of Yoga Practice and Philosophy” compiled by Swami Sitaramananda. 

Satsang

What is Satsang?  What is Meditation? What is Kirtan Chanting?

5 Points of Yoga

 Exercise,  Breathing, Relaxation, Diet, Positive thinking and Meditation

Health

What is True Health?  What is health of body, mind, and spirit?

Prana

What is Prana?  How can I access prana? What is kundalini energy?

Raja Yoga

What is Raja Yoga? What are the eight limbs?  What is ashtanga yoga?

Jnana Yoga

Who am I?  What is Vedanta Philosophy?  What is Sat-Chit-Ananda?

Mantras

What is a mantra?  What is sanskrit?  How do I get a mantra?

Yoga Poses

How do the asanas work?  What are the benefits?  What are some guidelines?

Yoga

What is Yoga?  Where did Yoga come from? What is Classical Yoga?

Life

What is the meaning of Life?  What is Freedom? What is Happiness?

Mind

What is the mind?  How does the mind work? Am I my mind?

Positive Thinking

What is thought?  What are techniques to practice positive thinking?

Karma Yoga

What is Karma? What is Karma Yoga?  How to practice karma yoga?

Bhakti Yoga

What is True Love?  Who is God?  What is an inner Bhava?

Kirtan Chanting

What is Kirtan Chanting?  How does it work?  What do the chants mean?

Ayurveda

What is ayurveda?  What are the 3 doshas?  What is disease according to ayurveda?

Plan your Stay

LIVE CLOSE TO NATURE

Program Calendar

Check out our upcoming
programs and courses

 

Accommodations & Rates

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Guest Information

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about your stay

 

Check out our Blog

LEARN, INSPIRE, TRANSFORM

Our Sivananda Yoga Farm Blog has numerous articles, videos, and talks given by our senior teachers over the years.

Subscribe to the Yoga Farm Newsletter for regular updates, articles, and upcoming events.

Make a Donation

CONTRIBUTE TO WORLD PEACE

The Sivananda Yoga Farm is a 501c3 charitable organization and all donations are tax-deductible.

SIVANANDA YOGA FARM

CONTACT US

14651 Ballantree Lane
Grass Valley, CA 95949
Telephone: (+1) 530 272 9322

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