Become a Yoga Health Educator - 800 Hours
This program teaches Yoga Health Educators to become vital selfless teachers in the application of classical Yoga techniques to positive health; integrating body, mind and spirit.
Module 1: October 21–November 5, 2017
- Yoga and the Mind, Psychology and Mental Health
Module 2: April 13–28, 2018
- Ayurveda and Healing; Disease Process, Management and Prevention
Module 3: September 7–22, 2018
- Yoga Health Techniques: Therapeutic Application of Asana, Pranayama, and Relaxation
Module 4: Online
- Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology/ Biomedical Foundations
Teachers Training Course (TTC) in Classical Yoga and Healthy Living
This 4 week course, which offers a profound personal experience, will allow you to transmit the knowledge of yoga to others. The spiritual essence of yoga is learned through a combination of repeated practice and inspirational lessons. Among the many benefits that students report are greater spiritual awareness, a sense of connection with the divine, a new-found sense of self-discipline, enhanced self-esteem, improved power of concentration and increased strength and flexibility.
Intermediate Yoga: Apply Four Paths of Yoga at Home
7:00 PM Sunday, Oct 22 –
2:00 PM Friday, Oct 27, 2017
This five day course in classical yoga will leave you feeling rejuvenated, with a new understanding of the richness of yogic life and give you the tools to bring your practice back home.
Sivananda Yoga Health Educator Training (SYHET) Full Program
Sunday, Oct 22, 2017 – Monday, Oct 21, 2019
The Sivananda Institute of Health and Yoga offers a unique 2-year career training opportunity through the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers (ISYVC). The training combines residential immersion programs and a series of monthly weekend intensive trainings, culminating in a mentored practcum.
Wednesday, Oct 25 – Friday, Oct 27, 2017
Join us as Dutch Master artist Pieter Weltevrede brings to the Farm his outstanding knowledge and talent in the field of painting, and particularly for this workshop, yantra painting.
Ayurvedic Massage Rejuvenation Retreat
7:00 PM Friday, Oct 27 –
1:00 PM Sunday, Oct 29, 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.
Mindful Healing: Curing the Body-Mind by Listening to the Self
Sunday, Oct 29 – Friday, Nov 3, 2017
Over the course of our lives, we inevitably develop aliments and illnesses that manifest in our bodies, minds, and hearts. It is a natural part of the human condition; every life contains pain, stress, illness and, at times, suffering. And each disease tells a story, not just of cell activity and a diagnosis, but also of healing and wisdom, of the self and our lives — if we learn to listen in. As Norman Vincent Peale wrote, “Every problem contains within itself the seeds of its own solution.”
Swami Vishnudevananda Mahasamadhi and Jalasamadhi
Wednesday, Nov 8 – Saturday, Nov 11, 2017
For these 3 days, we will honor Swami Vishnu-devananda with pujas, chanting of His names, kirtan and telling stories of His life. We will also show a video about His boundary-breaking peace missions. Donations, flowers, prasads are welcome and encouraged.
Gentle Yoga Teacher Training
Tara Durga Devi
Friday, Nov 10 – Sunday, Nov 12, 2017
Gentle Yoga is designed for students who need to have the basic yoga postures modified due to age, weight, illness, injury or limited flexibility.
Pancha Karma Detoxification Therapy
Sunday, Nov 12 – Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017
Receive Pancha Karma at the beautiful Yoga Farm in Grass Valley, California, an ideal place to relax, rejuvinate and detoxify. Ayurveda Panchakarma consultation, by trained Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist, Ambika Jennifer Andrews, custom PanchaKarma treatment plan.
Vedanta and Silence Certificate Course
7:00 PM Sunday, Nov 12 –
2:00 PM Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017
This 10-day advanced course features vedantic meditation, the practice of group scriptural study, personal self-inquiry and the practice of outer and inner silence.
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! Learn to apply the sacred ancient wisdoms of Yoga and dharma practice in daily life, guided by teachers who have dedicated their lives to peace of mind and Self-realization. ~ Swami Sitaramananda, Organizer
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.