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Program Calendar

Program Calendar

The program Calendar is subject to change and is being updated regularly. 

Ongoing Classes

Thursday Morning Satsangs with Swami Sitaramananda

with Swami Sitaramananda

Open Dates
Online
Swami Sitaramananda is offering regular Thursday Morning Satsangs at 6am PDT. You can join directly on Thursday mornings with the zoom link here. If you would like to - you can register on this page and make a donation - we will then send you an email reminder…

Yoga Health Education Counseling

Open Dates
Online
Free - $108 | 90-minute first session, with follow-up sessions.

Online Yoga Classes Through Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center Los Angeles

Open Dates
Online
The Los Angeles SYVC is offering daily online Yoga classes. Stay Strong and Positive with dedicated Sivananda Yoga teachers and your fellow students!

FREE Yoga Stress Relief Counseling

Open Dates
Free 30-minute appointment (online). 108 counselors, 20+ languages

Online Lalita Sahasranama – 1008 Names of the Divine Mother

with Pundit Samavedula

December 8, 2021 - July 27, 2022
Wednesdays @ 6:00-7:00 pm PDT | Pundit'ji will teach the Lalita Sahasranam, 1008 names of the Divine Mother.  This course takes a time commitment to practice and learn the mantras.  Pundit'ji is an expert and will teach you not only insights that will make this accessible to all,…

October 2021

Acharya Mangalananda playing the harmonium

Online Acharya Mangalananda Concert

with Acharya Mangalananda

October 30, 2021
Acharya Mangalananda is a direct disciple of the great modern woman Saint, Anandamayi Ma. When Swami Sivananda met with Ma he called her “The finest flower the soil of India has ever produced”. Mangalananda went to India for the first time in 1973 when he was just 19……

November 2021

Diwali is the festival of light

Online Diwali Celebration

November 4, 2021
Diwali (or Deepavali, the "festival of lights") is an ancient festival celebrated in autumn (northern hemisphere) every year. The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness.

Online Swami Vishnudevananda Mahasamadhi and Jalasamadhi

with Swami Sitaramananda

November 9, 2021
We will honor Swami Vishnudevananda 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.

Online Stephen Fiske Concert & Honoring Peacemakers workshop

with Stephen Longfellow Fiske

November 11 - 12, 2021
Stephen Longfellow Fiske is a musician, author, poet, Interfaith Minister and long-time peace and environmental activist. He is a multi-talented individual whose dedication to peace, humanitarian, environmental and spiritual concerns has always found expression through his artistic pursuits. Since his first album release, Seeds of Peace, in 1980,…

Online/Onsite Gentle Yoga Teacher Training

with Tara Durga Devi

November 15 - 16, 2021
Online
Gentle Yoga Teacher Training is for teachers the skills to teach their students modifications due to age, weight, illness, injury or limited flexibility. Due to poor lifestyles and chronic stress, many students come to yoga unable to safely practice the postures. In keeping with the principle of ahimsa…

Online Vegetarian Cooking and Holiday Baking

with Maha Lakshmi

November 18 - 22, 2021
Description An ideal course for those looking to learn more about seasonal, healthy, vegetarian cooking.  You will learn to create simple, delicious, & nutritious meals from organic, seasonal ingredients. Hands-on cooking Simple, delicious recipes Simple techniques for making tasty food Basics of vegetarianism Using food to increase vitality…

Online Meditation 1 Course

with Swami Dharmananda

November 18 - 22, 2021
M-F @ 7-8:30pm | $95 - 195 | The Meditation 1 course introduces the basic guidelines and conditions for classical yogic meditation. There will be discussion on Why meditate? and the necessity to go to the transcendental level of existence to find true peace and happiness. Participants will…

Onsite/Online Thanksgiving Retreat: Bhakti Yoga: Path to Blissful Union with the Supreme

with Swami Sitaramananda, Swamini Svatmavidyananda, Komilla Sutton, Swami Jnaneswariananda, Swami Dharmananda, Silvia Nakkach, MA, MMT (Saraswati Devi), Pundit Samavedula, Swami Sankarananda and Swami Sivasankariananda

November 24 - 28, 2021
Sivananda Ashram Yoga Vedanta Farm
Onsite/Online Thanksgiving Retreat: Bhakti Yoga: Path to Blissful Union with the Supreme Daily Schedule * all times are listed in pacific time-zone ** Yoga Classes daily from 8-10 am & 4 - 6 pm *** Vegetarian meals daily at 10 am & 6 pm Wednesday, November 24 12…

Onsite Beginners Yoga Course, Level 1

November 29 - December 5, 2021

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
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 and it will cover the 5 points of Yoga. You will be immersed in the daily…

Onsite Jyotish Beginners Course

with William Surface

November 29 - December 5, 2021
Take advantage of this unique opportunity to study Vedic Astrology for Beginners in an easy to understand but comprehensive course. This intensive course is designed to give a comprehensive understanding and grounding in the principles of Vedic Astrology. The course will cover the Vedic Philosophy on Karma and…

December 2021

Onsite Beginners Yoga Course, Level 1

November 29 - December 5, 2021

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
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 and it will cover the 5 points of Yoga. You will be immersed in the daily…

Onsite Jyotish Beginners Course

with William Surface

November 29 - December 5, 2021
Take advantage of this unique opportunity to study Vedic Astrology for Beginners in an easy to understand but comprehensive course. This intensive course is designed to give a comprehensive understanding and grounding in the principles of Vedic Astrology. The course will cover the Vedic Philosophy on Karma and…

Onsite Raja Yoga Sutras for Peace of Mind

with Swami Dharmananda

December 6 - 12, 2021
Sivananda Ashram Yoga Vedanta Farm
This course gives you an introduction to the classical practices of Hatha Yoga and Raja Yoga to help you to calm negative emotions and stress patterns and replace them with healthy, positive thoughts. Hatha Yoga is seen as a ladder to Raja Yoga which culminates in the practice…

Onsite Holistic Health Retreat for Stress Relief

December 6 - 12, 2021
Stress has been determined to be the #1 cause of all illness and disease. Working in alliance with the mind, body and breath, one can learn to not only effectively reduce stress, one can actually achieve a deep sense of peace and well-being. The course is based on…

Online Lalita Sahasranama – 1008 Names of the Divine Mother

with Pundit Samavedula

December 8, 2021 - July 27, 2022
Wednesdays @ 6:00-7:00 pm PDT | Pundit'ji will teach the Lalita Sahasranam, 1008 names of the Divine Mother.  This course takes a time commitment to practice and learn the mantras.  Pundit'ji is an expert and will teach you not only insights that will make this accessible to all,…

Online Bhagavad Gita Study

with Swami Adi Parashaktiananda

December 13 - 17, 2021
Online
Bhagavad Gita is the most read scripture in the world. In this single book you will find the profound teaching on the different Yoga paths, the path of action (Karma Yoga), the path of devotion (Bhakti Yoga ), the path of Meditation (Raja Yoga) and the path of…

Online Positive Thinking for Self-Renewal

with Hamsa Chaitanya

December 13 - 17, 2021
Online
We cannot rewrite the past and it is not helpful to worry about the future, but we can live in the solid present and recognize this moment as golden opportunity. Workshops and lectures specifically on the power of thought, how to live in the present, and how to…
Adi Sankaracharya with group of disciples

Online Vedanta for Beginners

with Swami Jnaneswariananda

December 17 - 21, 2021
Online
This 5 days course will give you the basic knowledge of Vedanta, the Science of the True Self, so you can start your process of Self enquiry and avoid pitfalls in your life, self created by your own illusion.

Onsite Holiday Retreat: Classical Practices for Peaceful Living

with Swami Jnaneswariananda, Swami Dharmananda, Swami Adi Parashaktiananda, Hamsa Chaitanya and Maha Lakshmi

December 23 - 26, 2021

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Come join us to celebrate the budding of a new year at our New Years Retreat. Learn about how Vedanta enables transformation, and how you can enable transformation in your new year.
Two yogis balancing in tip toe pose in front of pond

Onsite Holiday Yoga Sadhana

with Swami Jnaneswariananda, Swami Dharmananda and Swami Adi Parashaktiananda

December 26 - 31, 2021
Sivananda Ashram Yoga Vedanta Farm
This course gives you an introduction to the real classical practice of Hatha Yoga as prescribed in the scriptures. Hatha Yoga is seen as a ladder to Raja Yoga which culminates in the practice of Meditation. For most people Meditation is not possible so hatha yoga is prescribed…

Onsite New Year’s Retreat: Practices for Peaceful Living

with Swami Jnaneswariananda, Swami Dharmananda, Swami Adi Parashaktiananda, Hamsa Chaitanya and Maha Lakshmi

December 30, 2021 - January 2, 2022

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
The New Year is a time for Self-reflection and setting positive intentions for the coming year. Join us for daily satsangs, meditation, chanting, Yoga asana classes, and inspiring talks on the healing power of mantra, positive thinking techniques, Upanishads, Ayurveda and the mind, New Year resolves, and more!…

January 2022

Juice Fasting Retreat

with Swami Jnaneswariananda

January 3 - 9, 2022

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Join us to start the New Year in a healthy way, with 5 days of juicing to cleanse and balance the body and mind. Enjoy twice daily yoga classes, meditation, chanting, satsang and the guidance of experienced teachers as you restore body, mind and spirit. We will juice…

800-Hour Professional Sivananda Yoga Health Educator Training

with Swami Sitaramananda, Swami Jnaneswariananda, Mary Thompson, Lila Lolling, Swami Dharmananda and Swami Sivasankariananda

January 6, 2022 - January 6, 2024
Sivananda Yoga Ashram Yoga Farm
The Sivananda Yoga Health Educator Training is a 2-year 800-hour yoga therapy certification program that trains teachers to employ the deeper healing methodologies of yoga, working one-on-one with individuals and in support of the healthcare community in developing practical solutions for long-term holistic health.

Onsite Beginners Yoga Course, Level 1

January 11 - 16, 2022

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
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 and it will cover the 5 points of Yoga. You will be immersed in the daily…
Ayurveda Massage part of Pancha Karma Detoxification Therapy

Ayurvedic Massage Rejuvenation Retreat

January 14 - 16, 2022

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
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 in the form of body treatments, consultations and daily workshops. Please call…

Yoga Vacation

January 18 - 23, 2022

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
This wonderfully balanced program integrates the 5 Points of Yoga in daily life. Furthermore, this daily program is in tune with the rhythms of Nature and of our body. Thus by adhering to the daily schedule we bring back our natural resource of energy, joy, and health. In…

Onsite Hatha Yoga Sadhana Course

with Swami Adi Parashaktiananda

January 25 - 30, 2022
Sivananda Ashram Yoga Vedanta Farm
This course gives you an introduction to the real classical practice of Hatha Yoga as prescribed in the scriptures. Hatha Yoga is seen as a ladder to Raja Yoga which culminates in the practice of Meditation. For most people Meditation is not possible so hatha yoga is prescribed…

Stress Relief and Relaxation Weekend Retreat

January 28 - 30, 2022

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Stress Relief and Relaxation Weekend Retreat Stress has been determined to be the #1 cause of all illness and disease. During this Stress Relief and Relaxation Weekend Retreat we will be working in alliance with the mind, body and breath, where one can learn to not only effectively…

February 2022

Onsite Beginners Yoga Course, Level 1

February 1 - 6, 2022

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
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 and it will cover the 5 points of Yoga. You will be immersed in the daily…

Onsite 9-day TTC Immersion

with Swami Sitaramananda, Swami Jnaneswariananda, Swami Dharmananda and Swami Adi Parashaktiananda

February 3 - 13, 2022
Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
The 9-day TTC Immersion is for graduates of the Online TTC. The Immersion introduces students to material not covered online such as hands-on teaching with students; asana corrections/adjustments; how to teach headstand; kriyas; and much more. Students will have the opportunity to receive mantra initiation to deepen their…

Ayurvedic Detoxification Rejuvenation Retreat

February 8 - 13, 2022

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Detoxifying in Spring and Fall is an important part of the Ayurvedic seasonal routine. Disease prevention and wellness are the natural results of regular seasonal cleanses. Join us for a special cleansing diet week using khicharee, which is nutritious and at the same time gives a break to…

Onsite Positive Thinking for Self-Renewal

with Hamsa Chaitanya

February 15 - 20, 2022
We cannot rewrite the past and it is not helpful to worry about the future, but we can live in the solid present and recognize this moment as golden opportunity. Workshops and lectures specifically on the power of thought, how to live in the present, and how to…

Yoga Vacation Weekend

February 18 - 20, 2022

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
This wonderfully balanced program integrates the 5 Points of Yoga in daily life. Furthermore, this daily program is in tune with the rhythms of Nature and of our body. Thus by adhering to the daily schedule we bring back our natural resource of energy, joy, and health. In…
Three Yogis Meditating on top of Siva Hill

Meditation for Well-being

February 22 - 27, 2022
This five-day Yogic Meditation course introduces the basic guidelines and conditions for classical yogic meditation. There will be discussion on Why meditate? and the necessity to go to the transcendental level of existence to find true peace and happiness. Participants will study the mechanics of the mind and…
Ayurveda Massage part of Pancha Karma Detoxification Therapy

Ayurvedic Massage Rejuvenation Retreat

February 25 - 27, 2022

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
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 in the form of body treatments, consultations and daily workshops. Please call…

March 2022

Yoga Vacation

March 1 - 5, 2022

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
This wonderfully balanced program integrates the 5 Points of Yoga in daily life. Furthermore, this daily program is in tune with the rhythms of Nature and of our body. Thus by adhering to the daily schedule we bring back our natural resource of energy, joy, and health. In…

Karma Yoga Week

with Swami Dharmananda and Hamsa Chaitanya

March 1 - 5, 2022

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Karma Yoga is service done without selfish expectations. We welcome karma yogis, especially for this karma yoga week. Karma Yogis work four hours a day and have a 50% reduction on accommodations. Gardening, maintenance, building and cooking skills are especially welcome. A Permaculture Action Day will also be…

Onsite/online Yoga Teachers Training Course

with Swami Sitaramananda, Swami Jnaneswariananda, Swami Dharmananda and Swami Adi Parashaktiananda

March 5 - April 3, 2022
Grass Valley, CA, USA
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.

April 2022

Onsite Beginners Yoga Course, Level 1

April 5 - 10, 2022

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
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 and it will cover the 5 points of Yoga. You will be immersed in the daily…
Ayurveda Massage part of Pancha Karma Detoxification Therapy

Ayurvedic Massage Rejuvenation Retreat

April 8 - 10, 2022

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
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 in the form of body treatments, consultations and daily workshops. Please call…

Seasonal Cleanse and Rejuvenation Retreat

with Maha Lakshmi

April 12 - 17, 2022
online
Description Join us for this nourishing self-care retreat, learn sustainable Yoga and Ayurveda practices for healthy living and rejuvenation. Cleanse body, mind, and spirit as you enjoy daily kitcheree and greens mono-diet for purification and increased vitality. Learn Yoga and Ayurveda practices and routines that you can integrate…

Yoga Vacation

April 19 - 24, 2022

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
This wonderfully balanced program integrates the 5 Points of Yoga in daily life. Furthermore, this daily program is in tune with the rhythms of Nature and of our body. Thus by adhering to the daily schedule we bring back our natural resource of energy, joy, and health. In…

May 2022

Onsite Beginners Yoga Course, Level 1

May 3 - 8, 2022

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
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 and it will cover the 5 points of Yoga. You will be immersed in the daily…

Yoga Vacation Weekend

May 6 - 8, 2022

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
This wonderfully balanced program integrates the 5 Points of Yoga in daily life. Furthermore, this daily program is in tune with the rhythms of Nature and of our body. Thus by adhering to the daily schedule we bring back our natural resource of energy, joy, and health. In…

Karma Yoga Week

with Swami Dharmananda and Hamsa Chaitanya

May 10 - 14, 2022

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Karma Yoga is service done without selfish expectations. We welcome karma yogis, especially for this karma yoga week. Karma Yogis work four hours a day and have a 50% reduction on accommodations. Gardening, maintenance, building and cooking skills are especially welcome. A Permaculture Action Day will also be…

Onsite/online Yoga Teachers Training Course

with Swami Sitaramananda, Swami Jnaneswariananda, Swami Dharmananda and Swami Adi Parashaktiananda

May 14 - June 12, 2022
Grass Valley, CA, USA
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.

June 2022

Onsite ATTC Prep for Online TTC Graduates

with Swami Sitaramananda, Swami Jnaneswariananda, Swami Dharmananda and Swami Adi Parashaktiananda

June 14 - 18, 2022
Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
The 4-day ATTC prep is for graduates of the Online TTC. The ATTC prep introduces students to material not covered online such as hands-on teaching with students; asana corrections/adjustments; how to teach headstand; kriyas; and much more. Students will have the opportunity to receive mantra initiation to deepen…

Onsite Advanced Teachers Training Course

with Swami Sitaramananda, Swami Jnaneswariananda, Swami Dharmananda and Swami Adi Parashaktiananda

June 18 - July 16, 2022
The Advanced Yoga Teachers Training Course (ATTC) allows graduates from the Sivananda Yoga Teachers Training Course (TTC) to deepen their spiritual practice and study of Hatha yoga, Vedanta philosophy, Raja yoga, Anatomy, and Sanskrit. Advanced Yoga Teachers Training couse is another opportunity to practice under guidance in a…
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