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Program Calendar

Program Calendar

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

Ongoing Classes

Online Yoga Classes with Swami Adi Parashaktiananda

with Swami Adi Parashaktiananda

Open Dates
Online
Fridays at 4pm PT. | Swami Adi Parashakti will teach weekly yoga classes on Fridays at 4 - 6 pm PT.

Online International Satsangs with Swami Sitaramananda

with Swami Sitaramananda

Open Dates
Online
Wed. at 3pm PT. | Swami Sitaramananda has offered regular Online Satsangs for the past 3 years.

Sivananda Yoga Farm Gift Certificate

Open Dates
Give the gift of Yoga to a friend with these gift certificates.

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
We pray that you are well in this difficult time. In the world crisis of Covid-19 we know that you may be experiencing difficulties, anxiety and stress. We would like to offer a service to help maintain physical, mental and spiritual well-being.

Permaculture Design – Online Class Series

with Spencer Nielsen

February 15 - April 12, 2023
This is a hybrid synchronous/asynchronous online class.  Upon registration, you will receive a link to the 10 class recordings from last year's PDC.  We'll also have 4 calls together, where we'll cover more content as well as have plenty of time for Q&A and any clarifications.  We will…

January 2023

Permaculture Design – Online Class Series

with Spencer Nielsen

February 15 - April 12, 2023
This is a hybrid synchronous/asynchronous online class.  Upon registration, you will receive a link to the 10 class recordings from last year's PDC.  We'll also have 4 calls together, where we'll cover more content as well as have plenty of time for Q&A and any clarifications.  We will…

February 2023

Onsite Beginners Yoga Course, Level 1

with Ananda Mayi

February 7 - 12, 2023

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

with Ananda Mayi

February 9 - 12, 2023

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…

Taste of TTC: Sivananda TTC Online Experience

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

February 11, 2023
Online
Join us for this FREE 1-day program to get a glimpse into the life of a full-time student of the Sivananda Teacher Training course.  For this 1 day we will have a full schedule following the same schedule that is given during the TTC.  The topics of the…

Ashram Sacred Tour – Intro to Sivananda Yoga

February 12, 2023

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
This Sunday afternoon we offer a guided Ashram Sacred Tour walk, followed by an asana and pranayama class, an organic, vegetarian meal. You are also welcome to join us for satsang to have the experience of silent meditation, chanting, and a lecture.

Permaculture Design – Online Class Series

with Spencer Nielsen

February 15 - April 12, 2023
This is a hybrid synchronous/asynchronous online class.  Upon registration, you will receive a link to the 10 class recordings from last year's PDC.  We'll also have 4 calls together, where we'll cover more content as well as have plenty of time for Q&A and any clarifications.  We will…
Three Yogis Meditating on top of Siva Hill

Intro to Meditation Weekend

with Swami Dharmananda

February 16 - 19, 2023
Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
This 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 how…

Karma Yoga Weekend

with Swami Dharmananda and Swami Hamsananda

February 16 - 19, 2023

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…

Maha Sivaratri

with Swami Jnaneswariananda, Swami Dharmananda and Swami Hamsananda

February 18 - 19, 2023
Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Celebrate this auspicious festival, the Great Night of Lord Siva, with a series of four pujas. Devotees perform sincere worship of Siva, the Lord of cosmic transformation and dance. Keep vigil all night. Chant kirtan until sunrise.

Bhakti Yoga Course

with Swami Dharmananda

February 21 - 26, 2023
Swami Sivananda says in Bliss Divine, “Bhakti is continuity of devotion. Bhakti is attraction of the Soul to the Lord, just as there is attraction of the needle to the magnet. Bhakti is love for love’s sake. There is neither selfish expectation nor fear. Bhakti is no emotionalism,…

Positive Thinking for Spiritual Renewal

with Swami Hamsananda

February 21 - 26, 2023
Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Renew your outlook on life with the ancient tools of Yoga. Learn practical and accessible Yoga techniques to open the heart, to generate positive thought patterns and to overcome negative tendencies.
Guest lies in the hammock under 2 shade trees

Holistic Health Retreat: Yoga for Diabetes Health

February 23 - 26, 2023

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a group of metabolic disorders characterized by chronic hyperglycemia due to relative insulin deficiency or resistance or both. [29.1 million people in the United States have diabetes, but 8.1 million may be undiagnosed and unaware of their condition.]  The successful management of diabetes revolves…

Good Karma Diet: Spring Cooking Retreat

with Maha Lakshmi

February 24 - 26, 2023

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Description Nourish body and soul with the Good Karma Diet Spring Retreat to learn healthy vegetarian recipes and cooking techniques drawing on the ancient wisdom of Yoga and Ayurveda. Daily lectures and workshops will give you the knowledge and inspiration to create tasty and healthy meals. We believe…

Satsang in San Francisco

with Swami Dharmananda

February 26, 2023
Come join the San Francisco Sivananda Community for monthly Satsang as we gather together for guided meditation, kirtan chanting, and share the classical Yoga teachings.  The meaning of Satsang according to Swami Sivananda: “...the beginner will do well to take the opportunity that comes in his way to…

Onsite/Online Yoga Teachers Training Course

with Swami Jnaneswariananda, Swami Dharmananda, Swami Hamsananda and Ganga Chaitanya

March 4 - April 1, 2023
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.

March 2023

Permaculture Design – Online Class Series

with Spencer Nielsen

February 15 - April 12, 2023
This is a hybrid synchronous/asynchronous online class.  Upon registration, you will receive a link to the 10 class recordings from last year's PDC.  We'll also have 4 calls together, where we'll cover more content as well as have plenty of time for Q&A and any clarifications.  We will…

Onsite/Online Yoga Teachers Training Course

with Swami Jnaneswariananda, Swami Dharmananda, Swami Hamsananda and Ganga Chaitanya

March 4 - April 1, 2023
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.

Ashram Sacred Tour – Intro to Sivananda Yoga

March 5, 2023

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
This Sunday afternoon we offer a guided Ashram Sacred Tour walk, followed by an asana and pranayama class, an organic, vegetarian meal. You are also welcome to join us for satsang to have the experience of silent meditation, chanting, and a lecture.

Onsite Beginners Yoga Course, Level 1

March 7 - 12, 2023

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

with Mahadevika

March 9 - 12, 2023

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…
Guest lies in the hammock under 2 shade trees

Holistic Health Retreat: Yoga for Stress Relief

March 14 - 19, 2023

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
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…

Stress Relief and Relaxation Weekend Retreat

March 16 - 19, 2023

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…

Yoga Holistic Health Retreat – Yoga for Anxiety Reduction and Relief

with Hanuman (Ryan Hudson)

March 23 - 26, 2023

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
This course will focus on overcoming the paralyzing emotions of anxiety, fear and isolation, offering a clear understanding of how Yoga practices can help us to face our fears with courage and to live with greater peace, trust and faith. Learn practical and accessible Yoga techniques to open…
Two yogis balancing in tip toe pose in front of pond

Beginners Weekend Retreat

March 23 - 26, 2023

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
This weekend is an ideal introduction to Sivananda Yoga, and offers students a foundation to the philosophy and daily practices of classical yoga. During a weekend full of guided learning and practice, you will get a glimpse of the full yogic experience as you are progressively introduced to…

Satsang in San Francisco

March 26, 2023
Starting in 2023 we will have weekly yoga classes and monthly satsangs in SF.

Yoga Vacation Weekend

with Ananda Mayi

March 30 - April 2, 2023

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…

Ayurvedic Detoxification Rejuvenation Retreat

with Dr. Manisha Kshirsagar, Maha Lakshmi, Mahadevika and Ananda Mayi

April 4 - 9, 2023

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…

April 2023

Permaculture Design – Online Class Series

with Spencer Nielsen

February 15 - April 12, 2023
This is a hybrid synchronous/asynchronous online class.  Upon registration, you will receive a link to the 10 class recordings from last year's PDC.  We'll also have 4 calls together, where we'll cover more content as well as have plenty of time for Q&A and any clarifications.  We will…

Ashram Sacred Tour – Intro to Sivananda Yoga

April 2, 2023

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
This Sunday afternoon we offer a guided Ashram Sacred Tour walk, followed by an asana and pranayama class, an organic, vegetarian meal. You are also welcome to join us for satsang to have the experience of silent meditation, chanting, and a lecture.

Beginners Yoga Course, Level 1

with Maha Lakshmi

April 4 - 9, 2023

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…

Easter Weekend

with Swami Dharmananda

April 6 - 9, 2023

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Easter Weekend

Holistic Health Retreat: Yoga for Sleep Wellness

with Hanuman (Ryan Hudson)

April 13 - 16, 2023

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Description Next to breathing, sleep is the greatest biological necessity. Yet 35% of adults in the US are having trouble sleeping—and suffering the debilitating consequences. The World Health Organization has declared a sleep loss epidemic throughout industrialized nations. The team of SIHY’s Yoga Health Educators and Nutrition Service will…
Three Yogis Meditating on top of Siva Hill

Meditation Weekend

with Swami Jnaneswariananda

April 13 - 16, 2023
This 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 how…
Ayurveda Massage part of Pancha Karma Detoxification Therapy

Ayurvedic Massage Rejuvenation Retreat

with Mahadevika

April 13 - 16, 2023

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…

Holistic Health Retreat: Positive Thinking for Optimum Health

with Radha (Debbie Desrochers)

April 18 - 23, 2023

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Renew your outlook on life with the ancient tools of Yoga. Learn practical and accessible Yoga techniques to open the heart, to generate positive thought patterns and to overcome negative tendencies.  In this atmosphere, it is difficult for us to access our innate positive and joyful nature, and to…

Holistic Health Retreat: Yoga for Weight Management

with Hanuman (Ryan Hudson)

April 18 - 23, 2023

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
This Yoga Health Education Weekend will focus on adapting lifestyle and diet in healthy ways to lose weight. We will focus on Yogic methods to increase metabolism, tips for healthy digestion, diet and nutrition.

Holistic Health Retreat: Yoga for Respiratory health

with Hanuman (Ryan Hudson)

April 20 - 23, 2023

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
It is by means of breathing that every cell of the body receives its supply of oxygen and at the same time gets rid of the products of oxidation.  Oxygen combining with the carbon and hydrogen of the tissues enables the metabolic process of each individual cell to…

Permaculture Design Certification

with Spencer Nielsen

April 21 - 28, 2023
This course will follow the structure and content of internationally-recognized PDC's, while adding principles and practices of Yoga and Ayurveda. We will look to the roots of permaculture with Bill Mollison and David Holmgren as well as the application and influence it has had around the world. The…

Yoga Cleanse and Rejuvenation Retreat

with Maha Lakshmi

April 25 - 30, 2023
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…

Karma Yoga Week

with Swami Dharmananda and Swami Hamsananda

April 27 - May 4, 2023

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…

Yoga Vacation Weekend

with Ananda Mayi

April 27 - 30, 2023

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 2023

Karma Yoga Week

with Swami Dharmananda and Swami Hamsananda

April 27 - May 4, 2023

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 Yoga Teachers Training Course

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

May 6 - June 3, 2023
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.

Holistic Health Retreat: Yoga for Diabetes health

May 11 - 14, 2023

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Description Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a group of metabolic disorders characterized by chronic hyperglycemia due to relative insulin deficiency or resistance or both. [29.1 million people in the United States have diabetes, but 8.1 million may be undiagnosed and unaware of their condition.]  The successful management of diabetes…

Onsite 9-day TTC Immersion / Refresher

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

May 25 - June 3, 2023
Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
The 9-day TTC Immersion/Refresher is for graduates of the Online TTC or for TTC graduates that would like a refresher.

Memorial Day Weekend: Karma & Reincarnation

with Swami Sitaramananda

May 25 - 29, 2023

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Memorial Day Weekend: Karma & Reincarnation

Beginners Yoga Course, Level 1

with Swami Dharmananda

May 30 - June 4, 2023

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…

June 2023

Beginners Yoga Course, Level 1

with Swami Dharmananda

May 30 - June 4, 2023

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…
Practicing Pranayama outdoors at the Yoga Farm

Sadhana Intensive

with Swami Sitaramananda, Swami Jnaneswariananda and Swami Adi Parashaktiananda

June 5 - 19, 2023
Grass Valley, CA
Sadhana Intensive is a two-week program devised by Swami Vishnudevananda based on his own hatha yoga sadhana in the Himalayas. He said that six months of this intensive practice gave him the energy to carry out his mission of spreading the teachings of yoga in the West for…

Holistic Health Retreat: Positive Thinking for Optimum Health

June 6 - 11, 2023

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Description Renew your outlook on life with the ancient tools of Yoga. Learn practical and accessible Yoga techniques to open the heart, to generate positive thought patterns and to overcome negative tendencies.  In this atmosphere, it is difficult for us to access our innate positive and joyful nature, and…

Prana, Pranayama, and Yuba River Weekend

with Swami Adi Parashaktiananda

June 8 - 11, 2023
Learn the classical methods of Yoga for peace of mind and meditation, as taught 2000 years ago by Sage Patanjali in the famous Raja Yoga Sutras. During this weekend you will practice pranayama (yogic breathing exercises) to increase energy and understand the relationship between prana and state of…
Ayurveda Massage part of Pancha Karma Detoxification Therapy

Ayurvedic Massage Rejuvenation Retreat

with Mahadevika

June 8 - 11, 2023

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…

Holistic Health Retreat: Yoga for Depression

June 15 - 18, 2023

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Description "Do you have these symptoms of depression? problems sleeping, loss of weight or gain of weight, disinterest in your body hygiene and care, disinterested in hobbies or pleasures you were interested in before, problems in concentration and accountability, difficulty to do work or daily tasks, frequent mood…
Two yogis balancing in tip toe pose in front of pond

Beginners Weekend Retreat

June 15 - 18, 2023

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
This weekend is an ideal introduction to Sivananda Yoga, and offers students a foundation to the philosophy and daily practices of classical yoga. During a weekend full of guided learning and practice, you will get a glimpse of the full yogic experience as you are progressively introduced to…
Three Yogis Meditating on top of Siva Hill

Raja Yoga: The Mind, Its Mysteries, and control

with Swami Dharmananda

June 20 - 25, 2023

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
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…

Holistic Health Retreat: Healing Power of Prana for Stress Relief

with Radha (Debbie Desrochers)

June 22 - 25, 2023

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Description 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 reduce stress, but one can…

Yoga Vacation Weekend

with Ananda Mayi

June 22 - 25, 2023

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…

2024

800-Hour Professional Sivananda Yoga Health Educator Training

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

January 12, 2024 - January 11, 2026
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.
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