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Medical Doctors Yoga Retreat: Yoga the Future of Medicine

Suprabha Jain, MD, Swami Sitaramananda4:00 PM Friday, June 16 –
2:00 PM Sunday, June 18, 2017
Tuition : $250.00
Bring one friend for free
(Does not include accommodation)

 

 

 

 

 

Description

Spend a weekend to recharge yourself in a beautiful retreat in the Sierra foothills and learn yoga for yourself and your patients!

  • Daily yoga and relaxation
  • Breathing exercises
  • Guided meditation and mantra (sacred sound)
  • Chanting and concert
  • Yoga and stress management
  • Yoga and energy management
  • Yogic vegetarian and wholesome, peaceful, and uplifting environment

Schedule

Friday

  • 04:00 - 06:00 pm - Arrival and registration
  • 06:00 - 07:00 pm - Vegetarian Dinner
  • 07:00 - 07:30 pm - Orientation talk
  • 08:00 - 09:30 pm - Satsang (guided meditation, kirtan, and Dr. S. Jain welcome talk on How Yoga compliments medicine)

Saturday

  • 06:00 - 07:30 am - Satsang (guided meditation, kirtan, and lecture)
  • 08:00 - 10:00 am - Yoga class (postures for all levels, breathing exercises, relaxation techniques)
  • 10:00 - 11:00 am - Brunch
  • 12:00 - 01:00 pm - Workshop - How to increase and manage prana (life force) 
  • 02:00 - 03:00 pm - Workshop (Yoga Psychology and mental health)
  • 04:00 - 06:00 pm - Yoga class (postures for all levels, breathing exercises, relaxation techniques)
  • 06:00 - 07:00 pm - Vegetarian Dinner
  • 07:00 - 07:30 pm - Orientation talk
  • 08:00 - 09:30 pm - Flamenco guitar and devotional kirtan Concert with Atmaramdas 

Sunday

  • 06:00 - 07:30 am - Satsang (guided meditation, kirtan, and lecture)
  • 08:00 - 10:00 am - Yoga class (postures for all levels, breathing exercises, relaxation techniques)
  • 10:00 - 11:00 am - Brunch
  • 12:00 - 01:00 pm - Workshop - Dr. S. Jain on How doctors can integrate Yoga in their professional life 
  • 02:00 pm - Departure

**Ayurvedic warm oil massage is available upon request

Pre-requisite

There are no prerequisites other than a sincere desire to learn classical yoga.

Arrival and Departure

Arrival: The course will begin at 7pm on the first Date of the course with an Ashram Orientation followed by Satsang at 8pm. 
Departure: The course will conclude at 2pm on the Final date.

We encourage you to arrive from 2 - 4 pm on Day 1, making the most out of the afternoon by joining us for the Asana class and dinner. You are always welcome and encouraged to extend your stay to any length before or after the course. Please indicate your desired arrival and departure dates on your registration form.

What to Bring

Textbook: "Essentials of Yoga Practice and Philosophy" by Swami Sitaramananda

Other:  slip on shoes, loose comfortable clothing, writing materials, meditation shawl or blanket, yoga mat, flashlight.  All books and materials are available in our boutique.

Accommodation Prices and Photos

Tenting: $50/night

Om Cabins
 - Dorm: $65/night per person
 - Double: $85/night per person
 - Single: $130/night

Siva Cabins
 - Double: $120/night per person
 - Single: $170/night

Deluxe Shanti Cabins 
- Triple: $120/night per person
- Double: $160/night per person
- Single: $240/night
- Family of two: $280/night per family
- Family of three: $320/night per family

Accommodation Discounts: Seniors (60+) 10% & Students 10%

Click here for detailed information on accommodations

 

 


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.

www.mdiwellness.com/


Swami Sitaramananda

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.

www.sivanandayogafarm.org/topic/swami_sitaramananda