Sivananda Institute of Health
The Sivananda Institute of Health and Yoga (SIHY) is a health education branch of the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers (SYVC). SIHY has started its first 2-year 800-hour Sivananda Yoga Health Educator Training (SYHET) program that trains yoga teachers on how to become vital selfless teachers in the application of classical yoga techniques to positive health; integrating body, mind and spirit.
Teachers Training Course (TTC)
This 4 week course, which offers a profound personal experience, will allow you to transmit the knowledge of yoga to others. We have 2 TTCs in May and October at the Yoga Farm. We have 3 TTCs in Vietnam in Feb., July, and November and one in China in September
NEW in 2018
350-Hours Vedic Counseling Course
This Vedic Counceling course goal is to help serious Yoga Teachers, Ayurvedic Practitionners and Vedic Sciences Practitionners to acquire additionnal and practical skills to be able to help their students or clients on the path of positive living and high thinking.
Thanksgiving Retreat: Dharma and Peace
Wednesday, Nov 22 – Sunday, Nov 26, 2017
Join us for this uplifting Thanksgiving Yoga Retreat with spiritual leaders sharing about Unity in Diversity, Dharma and Peace. Realize that the paths are many but the Truth is One. Celebrate our diversity and commune in our common goal!
Raja Yoga Sutras
Sunday, Nov 26 – Friday, Dec 1, 2017
Raja Yoga is the royal Yoga path of mind control and meditation. It is a natural culmination of the Hatha Yoga practice which is considered to be a step to Raja Yoga. The purpose of Raja Yoga is to bring the mind to calmness so one can realize the Self, the peace and Bliss within.
Beginners Yoga Course, Level 1
Sunday, Dec 3 – Friday, Dec 8, 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.
Meditation for Well-being
7:00 PM Sunday, Dec 10 –
2:00 PM Friday, Dec 15, 2017
This course will introduce you to the basic guidelines for classical yogic meditation. This course is ideal for beginners in meditation.
Holiday Retreat: Love and Mysticism - the Christmas Message
Friday, Dec 22 – Tuesday, Dec 26, 2017
During this holiday, we will explore techniques of positive thinking and of meditation to equip us for a successful new year . There will be ceremonies to welcome the New Year and send off our New year resolves.
New Years Retreat: Self Transformation
Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017 – Monday, Jan 1, 2018
This New Years we will discuss the topic of self-transformation and how to use the yogic discipline and yogic way of life to achieve this.
Yoga and Vedic Astrology
8:00 AM Friday, Dec 29 –
3:00 PM Sunday, Dec 31, 2017
Join Sam Geppi (Sadasiva), the author of "Yoga and Vedic Astrology", for a unique 15 hour weekend immersion in Yoga and Vedic Astrology.
Juice Fasting Retreat
Monday, Jan 1 – Saturday, Jan 6, 2018
Join us to start the New Year in a healthy way, with 5 days of juicing to cleanse and balance the body and mind.
Hatha Yoga Sadhana
Swami Adi Parashaktiananda
Sunday, Jan 7 – Sunday, Jan 14, 2018
This Hatha Yoga Sadhana Course is a seven day program to help prepare students for the full two week Sadhana Intensive course which was devised by Swami Vishnudevananda based on his own hatha yoga sadhana in the Himalayas.
Yoga Health Education Camp - Diabetes and Weight management
Suprabha Jain, MD
Sunday, Jan 7 – Friday, Jan 12, 2018
This week is for learning the health benefits of yoga. We will focus on Diabetes prevention.
Permaculture Weekend: Social Permaculture & Community Building
Ryan Rising, Colin Eldridge
8:00 AM Friday, Jan 12 –
2:00 PM Sunday, Jan 14, 2018
This workshop will look beyond the ways we grow our food, access water, build shelter, and tend to ecology to see how permaculture can also guide us in relating with one another and building community as we reclaim our lives and translate personal healing into collective healing.