The International Day of Yoga is celebrated annually since its inception in 2015. An international day for yoga was declared unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly. We will celebrate with an all day program of events.
Schedule of Events
6:00am Free Guided Meditation
8:00am Free Yoga Asana class
10:00am Brunch prepared by celebrity Vegan chef, Claude Nun - BY DONATION
12:00pm Talk on Yoga, Stress and Health by Swami Sitaramananda Acharya
2:00pm Lecture by Suprabha Jain, MD for our Doctor and Nurse Retreat
4:00pm Free Yoga Asana class
6:00pm Vegetarian feast - BY DONATION
8:00pm Sitar Concert - BY DONATION
The cost is free or by donation. Please support the Yoga Farm and yoga as a tool of the international community to bring peace to the world.
On this day only we will be offering a 10% discount on tuition and accommodations for all upcoming courses. Please don't miss this opportunity.
Swami Sitaramananda is a senior disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda, who is a direct disciple of Swami Sivananda. She was nominated acharya by him in 1989 and is presently acharya of US West coast Centers and Ashrams as well as Asia, especially Vietnam and China. She has been director of the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm for more than 20 years and has taught many international Teachers Training Courses in California, Vietnam, China, Taiwan and India and is also teaching regularly at Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat, Nassau Bahamas. She is the author of Positive Thinking Manual, Essentials of Yoga Practice and Philosophy (translated in Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese) and Swamiji Said, a collection of teachings by Swami Vishnudevananda in His Own Words as well as two poem books. She is responsible for the Vietnamese translation of The Completed Illustrated Book of Yoga by Swami Vishnudevananda. Some of her audio lectures on Yoga Life, articles and webinar presentations can be found on the website.
Suprabha Jain, MD
Dr. Jain was born in India. For many years she was recognized as one of the finest yoga students and learned in depth science of yoga while getting her formal school education. She joined Henry C Downs, MD an integrative medicine practitioner, in 1999 in Walnut Creek, CA. She got the opportunity to start her own medical practice in 2000. She has since then developed, designed and delivered many ways of treating and managing true health and has coached her loyal clients the science of inner well being.
Claude Nunn has been cooking all of his life. As a young boy, he spent time cooking with his mother and grandmother. After graduating from high school, he attended junior college, where he received his Associate Degree in Food Tech and Management. He furthered his education, and attended the California Culinary Academy, in San Francisco. He reached the pinnacle of his career as a chef for Marriott™. For 24 years, he prepared food at many of the chain's finest hotels and resorts. Latter he attended the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, an affiliate of Columbia University. The school's instructors were from all over the world, and taught about the nutritional aspect of food and how to prepare healthier foods using superfoods, organic foods, and GMOs.