Ayurveda Courses and Retreats
Science of Life, Well-being, and Perfect Health
Ayurvedic Massage Rejuvenation Retreat
The ashram is the ideal place to come relax, rejuvenate and detoxify from your daily life. The Ayurveda Massage weekends provides an opportunity to receive guidance and nurturing from specialists trained in the ancient healing science of Ayurveda in the form of body treatments, consultations and daily workshops.
Please check below for upcoming dates. After booking please call in advance to book your Ayurvedic body treatment and consultation as there are a limited number of appointments available. Participants will practice Yoga poses (asanas), Pranayama (breathing) and meditation twice daily and attend daily workshops on Ayurveda and health. Additionally there will be practice of Bhakti Yoga techniques to open the heart and turn emotions into devotion.
Discover your own personal constitution and learn the basic tools to keep your body, mind and spirit in balance through diet, lifestyle and other tools for healthy living. We’ll determine what kinds of activities and changes in your lifestyle can best help you restore balance. Includes detailed history intake, pulse and tongue analysis, diet and lifestyle evaluation. Please call to book your Ayurvedic consultation and complete your Intake Forms before your scheduled appointment time.
Discover your own personal constitution and learn the basic tools to keep your body, mind and spirit in balance through diet, lifestyle and other tools for healthy living. We’ll determine what kinds of activities and changes in your lifestyle can best help you restore balance.
The Ayurvedic Consultation includes a detailed history intake, pulse and tongue analysis, diet and lifestyle evaluation. Please call to book your Ayurvedic consultation and complete your Intake Forms before your scheduled appointment time.
Ayurvedic Body Treatments
A beautifully relaxing and luxurious full body treatment. Includes Abhyanga, a herbal oil massage; followed by Shirodhara, a soothing, steady stream of herbal oil poured on to the forehead directly over the third eye, calming and purifying the mind.
Last comes Swedhana, a full-body herbal steam treatment, which helps the oil and herbs penetrate the body, nourishing the skin and removing toxins.
Please call in advance to book your Ayurvedic body treatment and consultation as there are a limited number of appointments available. The Consultations and Body Treatments have an additional cost on top of what is being charged for Tuition and Accommodations. Please see our full Well-being Treatment Menu for descriptions and prices.
|Dates||Program Name||Price||see more...||Register|
|October 26 - 28, 2018||Ayurvedic Massage Rejuvenation Retreat||$140.00||View Details||Register Now|
|November 9 - 19, 2018||Pancha Karma Detoxification Therapy||$4,280.00||View Details||Register Now|
|December 7 - 9, 2018||Ayurvedic Massage Rejuvenation Retreat||$140.00||View Details||Register Now|
|January 4 - 6, 2019||Ayurvedic Massage Rejuvenation Retreat||$140.00||View Details||Register Now|
|January 11 - 13, 2019||Ayurvedic Cooking Course||$250.00||View Details||Register Now|
|February 1 - 3, 2019||Ayurvedic Massage Rejuvenation Retreat||$140.00||View Details||Register Now|
|March 1 - 3, 2019||Permaculture Weekend: Ayurvedic Agroforestry||$200.00||View Details||Register Now|
|March 1 - 3, 2019||Ayurvedic Cooking Course||$250.00||View Details||Register Now|
|March 15 - 17, 2019||Ayurvedic Massage Rejuvenation Retreat||$140.00||View Details||Register Now|
|March 21 - 25, 2019||Ayurvedic Detoxification Rejuvenation Retreat||$825.00||View Details||Register Now|
|April 12 - 14, 2019||Ayurvedic Massage Rejuvenation Retreat||$140.00||View Details||Register Now|
|June 2 - 9, 2019||Yoga of Recovery: Healing the Habits that Bind Us||$650.00||View Details||Register Now|
We also have many related courses. Monthly we have Health Wellness Camps which focus on specific health related topics such as Diabetes, Chronic Pain, and Cancer. We also have regular Stress Relief and Relaxation Courses which focuses on the yogic techniques to relax, recharge and come back to our true nature as happiness and peace.
You can also read about our 800-hour Professional Sivananda Yoga Health Educator Training in which over a 2 year period you are trained in the therapeutic application of the Five Points of Yoga and the Four Paths of Yoga.
Please check above on each specific retreat to see who will be leading the retreat you are interested in attending or click on the name of the teacher below to see a list of their upcoming retreats.
Ambika (Jennifer Andrews) specializes in the ancient vedic healing sciences of Ayurveda and Yoga. She is the owner and founder of Ambikas Ayurveda. Ambika has a Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Nevada, Reno, Masters of Education degree from The University of Cincinnati, and certificates in Ayurveda from The Institute of Vedic Studies, Santa Fe, New Mexico , and The California College of Ayurveda, Grass Valley, California, and is a certified Sivananda yoga instructor. https://www.ayurvedarejuvenation.com/
Arun Deva, DASc, AYT, ERYT-500, C-IAYT, YTRx, BA, is a well known Senior Ayurvedic Practitioner, ayurvedic yoga therapist (AYT and C-IAYT) and certified teacher of Vinyasa Krama Yoga (E-RYT500). He has served both the National & State Ayurvedic Associations: NAMA & CAAM. Arun teaches internationally, lectures at Conferences, writes articles for different publications; including peer reviewed Ayurveda Journals, and has been featured on both radio and television. He is faculty for yoga studies at Loyola Marymount University. Arun has been a friend of the Yoga Farm for over 9 years and has taught the Emotional Intelligence course here for the last 7 years. Currently he chairs…
Mary Thompson, C.A.S., P.K.S., (Ayurvedacharya), is a graduate of the California College of Ayurveda and senior teacher with certifications as a Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist and Pancha Karma Specialist. Mary is a graduate of the first graduating class of the College in 1997. In 2008 she received the Charaka Award for Excellence in Ayurvedic Teaching and was given the title “Ayurvedacharya” (respected teacher of Ayurveda) by Dr. Halpern. She has been an invited speaker at several Ayurvedic conferences and is a founding member and former Secretary of the California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine. She is also the founder and Executive Director…
Durga Leela is founder of Yoga of Recovery, a comprehensive program integrating Ayurveda and Yoga with recovery tools for a holistic mind, body and spirit approach for those affected by addiction and self-destructive behaviors. Yoga of Recovery is currently offered as workshops, retreats and certificate courses. Durga holds the RYT-500 qualification, having completed both the Sivananda Yoga Teachers Training Course and an Advanced Yoga Teachers Training. She is also extensively trained in Meditation and Vedanta. She is a Clinical Ayurvedic and Pancha Karma Specialist, trained at the California College of Ayurveda and also in Kerala, India. She is Director of…
Bharata Surya (Javier Lopez) is a Sivananda Yoga Teacher and a certified Ayurveda Practitioner, Counselor, Pancha Karma specialist and Marma therapist trained in the US and India. For the last 15 years he has led private practices and set up Ayurvedic clinics in different parts of the US and abroad, conducting multiple workshops and programs and designed protocols on diet, herbology, lifestyle management therapies, yoga/ayurvedic cleansings and juice fastings. As lead chef at the Yoga Farm Ashram, Bharata stresses the importance of healing the body and mind through food. Besides offering Ayurveda consultations, he teaches weekend and full 7-day certified…
Gita Devi is a Clinical Ayurvedic and Pancha Karma Specialist. She began her Ayurvedic studies in Kerala, India in 2001 and is also a Graduate of the California College of Ayurveda. Gita Devi has completed both the Sivananda Yoga Teacher Training Course and the Advanced Yoga Teacher Training. Webiste: www.ayurvedaananda.com
Alexandra Epple CAS, CMT is an Ayurvedic Practitioner, seasoned yoga instructor and long time bodyworker. Her approach to health is super practical and down to earth. She graduated from the California College of Ayurveda in 2011 and has spent months at a time in Thailand and India, for further education in the healing arts. She has been part of the Sivananda therapy team since 2009. She is also a faculty member at the California College of Ayurveda and mentors a 9 month Ayurveda program. Her 10 week online program Body Joy, supports women to integrate yogic and Ayurvedic practices into their daily lives. Her podcast Women…
Manas Kshirsagar is a Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner. He comes from a Rig Vedic Bramhin tradition with an extensive Ayurvedic background. He graduated from Aloha Ayurveda Academy and completed his BS in Health and Physiology from Maharishi University of Management. He is an acclaimed Wellness Consultant, and expected to complete his Masters program (Ayurveda & Integrative Medicine). He has worked as an Ayurvedic Consultant at MAPI and the prestigious Raj Panchakarma center in Fairfield, IA. He is a Health Educator, who is passionate about health and fitness. He has worked with clients of all age groups and specializes in Lifestyle Medicine.…