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Program Calendar

Program Calendar

All In-house Course Registration is cancelled for the time-being – Please sign up for one of our Online courses

Upcoming Online Course Offerings

Sunday Online Webinar Satsangs with Swami Sitaramananda

with Swami Sitaramananda

Open Dates
Sundays @ 5:30 am PDT | FREE | Join us every Sunday from 5:30 - 7:30 am for a different topic on yoga, yoga philosophy, psychology, meditation, etc...

Good Karma Vegetarian Diet

with Maha Lakshmi

Open Dates
Mondays @ 3:00-4:00 pm | $0 - $10 | Join us every Monday from 3:00 - 4:00 for a different vegetarian, seasonal recipe and cooking demonstration. Once you sign up you will receive a shopping list and recipe.

INVITE GOOD LUCK TO YOUR HOME – Make Your Home Interiors Vastu Appropriate

with Niranjan Babu

July 10 - 12, 2020
3 days @ 8:30-11:30 am (9 hours) | $125 - $250 sliding scale | The course is primarily for people who are already living in their own or rented home. We will tell you how to arrange your interiors and make them Vastu appropriate to assist you in…

Online Beginners Weekend Retreat

with Ananda Mayi

July 10 - 12, 2020
This online weekend course 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 are introduced to the practice of yoga asanas (postures), breathing exercises (pranayama), relaxation…

Free Ayurvedic Seminar with Manas Kshirsagar

with Manas Kshirsagar

July 12, 2020
Free Seminar | 12 pm - 1:30 pm PDT | This seminar will cover Ayurvedic constitutions, Signs of imbalance and balancing therapies, Proper Digestion Guidelines to healthy eating, Ayurvedic lifestyle, seasonal and daily routines

Online Bhakti Yoga Course: Teachings on the Ramayana

with Swami Vashistananda

July 13 - 22, 2020
Online
10 days @ 12-2pm | $75 - $150 | Ramayana is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, the other being the Mahābhārata. Along with the Mahābhārata, it forms the Hindu Itihasa. The epic, traditionally ascribed to the Maharishi Valmiki, narrates the life of Rama,…

Online Bhagavad Gita Study Course: The Yoga of the Division of Wisdom

with Swami Dharmananda

July 13 - 17, 2020
Online
M-F @ 7pm | 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)…

Online Intermediate Yoga Course – The Four Paths of Yoga

with Santanu

July 13 - 17, 2020
1 - 2:30 pm & 4 - 6 pm | Building on the 5-day Beginner Course, the 5-day Intermediate course is ideal for those who wish to deepen their Yoga asana practice and philosophical knowledge. This course gives you the full yogic experience, progressively introducing yoga asana variations…

The Magic of Sanskrit

July 18 - August 1, 2020
July 18, 25, Aug 1 @ 9:00–10:00 am | Ram Vakkalanka is a Nada Yogi, Yoga philosopher, Sanskrit expert and Kirtan artist. Ram shares his deep knowledge of Nada Yoga, Sanskrit, Vedic philosohy and sciences such as Ayurveda and Astrology thru workshops, webinars, one-on-one sessions, lectures and talks…

Online Emotional Intelligence Through Yoga & Ayurveda: Rasa Vada

with Arun Deva

July 18, 2020
Online
How do we understand the emotional body? In Ayurveda the mind begins in the heart, reaches downwards into the gut and upwards into the brain. The connections are easy to see as seats of instincts, feelings and sensation/thought. All our instincts and our rational thinking revolve around the…

Online Yoga for Diabetic Health Course

with Maha Lakshmi

July 20 - 24, 2020
Online
M - F @ 8-10am & 1-2:30pm |The Yoga for Diabetes Course introduces Yoga lifestyle practices to support those suffering from diabetes or a pre-diabetic diagnosis. This course gives you the full yogic experience, progressively introducing yoga asanas, conscious breathing exercises, relaxation techniques, meditation and positive thinking techniques,…

Vishnu Sahasranam – 1008 Names of Lord Vishnu

with Pundit Samavedula

July 22 - October 21, 2020
Wednesdays @ 6:30-8:00 pm PDT | $115 - $225 sliding scale | Pundit'ji will teach the Vishnu Sahasranam, 1008 names of Lord Vishnu.  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…

Online TTC Refresher Weekend

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

July 24 - 26, 2020
Join acharya Swami Sitaramananda, the swamis, and your fellow teachers for this weekend to recharge and reconnect to the Teachings and Swamiji's mission. All Sivananda teachers are invited in this critical time for their own growth and for the up-liftment of their students as we tune to the…

Yoga Teacher Training Course Online

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

August 1 - 30, 2020
The Sivananda Yoga Teacher Training Course (TTC) is the largest and longest-running Yoga Teacher Training in the West, now being offered online.

Online Beginners Yoga Course

August 9 - 14, 2020
Online
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 Teacher Training Course Online – Asia time-zones

with Swami Sitaramananda, Swami Narayanananda, Swami Pranavananda and Swami Adi Parashaktiananda

September 2 - 30, 2020
Asia Timezones - Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea | The Sivananda Yoga Teacher Training Course (TTC) is the largest and longest-running Yoga Teacher Training in the West, now being offered online.

All In-house Course Registration is cancelled for the time-being

Online Beginners Yoga Course

August 9 - 14, 2020
Online
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…

Krishna Janmastami

with Swami Vashistananda

August 11, 2020

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
!! Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaya !! Celebrate Krishna Janmashtami at the Yoga Farm! Janmashtami is the birthday of Lord Krishna, the eighth avatar (incarnation) of Lord Vishnu, believed to have been born about five thousand years ago in Mathura, India. Krishna was born to Vasudev and Devaki, who…

Beginners Weekend Retreat

August 14 - 16, 2020

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…

Hatha Yoga Sadhana – Intermediate Pranayama

with Swami Adi Parashaktiananda

August 16 - 23, 2020

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
This Hatha Yoga Sadhana Course helps prepare students to deepen their practice of pranayama. Pranayama is the 4th rung on the ladder of Raja Yoga and is a natural progression from Asanas helping to prepare for meditation

Ganesha Chaturthi

with Swami Vashistananda

August 21, 2020

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Come celebrate the birthday of Lord Ganesha. Ganesha is a popular God, seen as the God of Wisdom, the bringer of luck and the clearer of obstacles. Before any journey, any ritual and any major venture, Ganesha is first called upon and worshiped. He is the protector of…

Meditation Weekend Retreat

August 21 - 23, 2020

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
This 2-day Yoga 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…

Prana, Pranayama, and Yuba River Weekend

August 28 - 30, 2020
The Yuba River is a pristine river that is about a 30-minute drive from the ashram. During this weekend we will go to the South Yuba state park and soak up the prana from being near the river. We will practice paranayama, meditation, chanting, and some asanas by…

Labor Day Weekend: Devotional Music and Dance

with Swami Dharmananda, Swami Jnaneswariananda, Swami Vashistananda, Shreelata Suresh and Joss Jaffe

September 4 - 8, 2020

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
The Vedas contain the core knowledge of the Self and the Universe. Contemplating this Truth integrates our understanding of the Universe, time, space, karma, identity and the purpose of our existence, connecting us with the ultimate power of well-being and Self-transformation.

Permaculture Service Day

September 6, 2020
Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
The Permaculture Service Day is an opportunity for anyone who is interested in Permaculture to come serve at the Yoga Farm and learn through hands-on activities. There will be a special Permaculture lecture and workshop offered to participants as part of the program. All who attend will have…

Open House – Intro to Sivananda Yoga

September 6, 2020

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Open House - Intro to Sivananda Yoga This Sunday afternoon program is open to the community. Come and join us for a guided orientation walk, followed by an asana and pranayama class, and an organic, vegetarian meal for a nominal donation of $10. Children are free. You are…

Swami Sivananda Birthday

September 8, 2020
On this day, we celebrate the birthday of Swami Sivananda, one of the greatest saints and sages of India. We will hold a Guru puja, chanting of His name and tell stories of His life and work. All are invited to join. SCHEDULE 6am Guru Puja 8am Asana…

Beginners Yoga Course, Level 1

September 13 - 18, 2020

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…

Ayurvedic Massage Rejuvenation Retreat

September 18 - 20, 2020

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…

800-Hour Professional Sivananda Yoga Health Educator Training – Module 3

with Swami Sitaramananda, Swami Dharmananda, Mary Thompson, Tara Durga Devi and Dr. Fred Luskin

September 18 - October 3, 2020
Sivananda Yoga Ashram Yoga Farm
It's the event of the century!

Intermediate Yoga: Apply Four Paths of Yoga at Home

September 20 - 25, 2020

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
This five day course is ideal for those who want to deepen their Yoga practice. This course gives you the full Yogic experience, reviewing and expanding on knowledge of Yoga asanas, breathing exercises, meditation, mantra chanting and Yoga philosophy for increasing Prana and balancing the mind.

Ayurvedic Detoxification Rejuvenation Retreat

with Jalpa Patel (Jagadamba)

September 23 - 28, 2020

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Detoxification 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 the digestive system.

Yoga Health Education Weekend: Restorative Yoga Weekend

with Ananda Mayi

September 25 - 27, 2020

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Restorative Yoga is a very gentle yoga practice designed to calm the nervous system and create overall health in the body. It offers simple yet powerful postures that can be integrated into existing yoga classes, healing treatments, or used to teach restorative specific classes. Restorative Yoga is a…

Permaculture Service Day

October 4, 2020
Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
The Permaculture Service Day is an opportunity for anyone who is interested in Permaculture to come serve at the Yoga Farm and learn through hands-on activities. There will be a special Permaculture lecture and workshop offered to participants as part of the program. All who attend will have…

Open House – Intro to Sivananda Yoga

October 4, 2020

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Open House - Intro to Sivananda Yoga This Sunday afternoon program is open to the community. Come and join us for a guided orientation walk, followed by an asana and pranayama class, and an organic, vegetarian meal for a nominal donation of $10. Children are free. You are…

Yoga and Nature Immersion Retreat

with Colin Eldridge (Krishna Das)

October 4 - 9, 2020
Deeply root yourself in nature for 5 days in the beautiful foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, on 86 acres of rolling meadows and pristine blue oak woodlands. Enjoy daily Yoga Asana and Pranayama classes, Satsang (meditation, chanting and lecture) as well as outdoor workshops and hikes. Outdoor…

Meditation for Well-being

with Swami Dharmananda

October 4 - 9, 2020
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…

West Coast Teachers Meeting

with Swami Jnaneswariananda and Swami Dharmananda

October 9 - 11, 2020

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Join us for our annual West Coast teachers meeting where we re-inspire yoga teachers to keep up the practice of teaching and learning as yoga is a life-long practice. We will hold workshop on asana teaching, 5 points of yoga and 4 paths and give direct guidance on…

Karma Yoga Week

with Swami Dharmananda and Hamsa Chaitanya

October 11 - 16, 2020

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…

Navaratri Celebration

with Swami Vashistananda

October 17 - 25, 2020

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Come join the Navaratri Celebration of nine nights of worship to God in the form of the Divine Mother at one of the most inspirational times of the year.

Plant Walk

with Colin Eldridge (Krishna Das)

October 17, 2020
Come take a one hour guided walk in nature and learn to identify and use native edible and medicinal plants.

Yoga Teachers Training Course

with Swami Jnaneswariananda, Swami Dharmananda and Swami Sivasankariananda

October 17 - November 14, 2020
Grass Valley, CA, USA

Beginners Yoga Course, Level 1

October 25 - 30, 2020

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…

Ayurvedic Massage Rejuvenation Retreat

October 30 - November 1, 2020

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 Teachers Training Course

with Swami Jnaneswariananda, Swami Dharmananda and Swami Sivasankariananda

October 17 - November 14, 2020
Grass Valley, CA, USA

Ayurvedic Massage Rejuvenation Retreat

October 30 - November 1, 2020

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…

Permaculture Service Day

November 1, 2020
Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
The Permaculture Service Day is an opportunity for anyone who is interested in Permaculture to come serve at the Yoga Farm and learn through hands-on activities. There will be a special Permaculture lecture and workshop offered to participants as part of the program. All who attend will have…

Open House – Intro to Sivananda Yoga

November 1, 2020

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Open House - Intro to Sivananda Yoga This Sunday afternoon program is open to the community. Come and join us for a guided orientation walk, followed by an asana and pranayama class, and an organic, vegetarian meal for a nominal donation of $10. Children are free. You are…

Sadhana Intensive

with Swami Sitaramananda, Swami Jnaneswariananda and Swami Adi Parashaktiananda

November 8 - 22, 2020
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…

Swami Vishnudevananda Mahasamadhi and Jalasamadhi

with Swami Vashistananda

November 9 - 11, 2020
For these 3 days, we will honor Swami Vishnudevananda with pujas, chanting of His names, kirtan and telling stories of His life.

Diwali Celebration

with Swami Vashistananda

November 14, 2020

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
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.

Guided Nature Awareness Walk

with Colin Eldridge (Krishna Das)

November 14, 2020
Join us for an hour outdoors as we connect with the beauty of nature. We will have a short breathwork session (pranayama), practice forest bathing techniques, and soak up the healing energy of nature.

Vedanta and Silence Certificate Course

with Swami Jnaneswariananda

November 15 - 25, 2020
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. There will be personal coaching and guidance by Swami Sitaramananda in the study of Viveka Chudamani, the "Crest Jewel of Discrimination" by Sankaracharya. Enter into…

Thanksgiving Retreat: Yoga and Healing

with Ellen Grace O’Brian (Yogacharya), Tulku Sherdor, Swami Sitaramananda and Olga Mandodari Sokolova

November 26 - 29, 2020

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Recognize our unity of consciousness while bridging our diverse religious cultures and backgrounds. Paths are many but Truth is One! Names are Many but God is One!

Raja Yoga Sutras

with Swami Dharmananda

November 29 - December 4, 2020

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
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…

Raja Yoga Sutras

with Swami Dharmananda

November 29 - December 4, 2020

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
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…

Ayurvedic Detoxification Rejuvenation Retreat

with Jalpa Patel (Jagadamba)

December 2 - 7, 2020

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Detoxification 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 the digestive system.

Ayurvedic Massage Rejuvenation Retreat

December 4 - 6, 2020

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…

Stress Relief and Relaxation Weekend Retreat

with Ananda Mayi

December 4 - 6, 2020

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…

Permaculture Service Day

December 6, 2020
Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
The Permaculture Service Day is an opportunity for anyone who is interested in Permaculture to come serve at the Yoga Farm and learn through hands-on activities. There will be a special Permaculture lecture and workshop offered to participants as part of the program. All who attend will have…

Open House – Intro to Sivananda Yoga

December 6, 2020

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Open House - Intro to Sivananda Yoga This Sunday afternoon program is open to the community. Come and join us for a guided orientation walk, followed by an asana and pranayama class, and an organic, vegetarian meal for a nominal donation of $10. Children are free. You are…

Practical Application of the Bhagavad Gita

with Swami Adi Parashaktiananda

December 6 - 11, 2020

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
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…

Mandukya Upanishad

with Swami Jnaneswariananda

December 11 - 13, 2020

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
The Upanishads, the philosophical section of the ancient Vedas, contain the esoteric knowledge of the scriptures and are the basis of Vedanta philosophy. The Mandukya Upanishad is one of the 10 classical Upanishads of Vedanta and is found in the Atharva Veda. It is an exposition on the…

Positive Thinking Weekend

December 11 - 13, 2020

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
One of the main reason of stress is our negative feeling and thoughts. Negativity is prevalent nowadays in our busy, fast pace life. Our interactions with others seem to be more negative than bringing comfort and joy.

Guided Nature Awareness Walk

with Colin Eldridge (Krishna Das)

December 12, 2020
Join us for an hour outdoors as we connect with the beauty of nature. We will have a short breathwork session (pranayama), practice forest bathing techniques, and soak up the healing energy of nature.

Yoga Holistic Health Retreat – Yoga for Stress Management

December 13 - 18, 2020
It is said that 75 to 90% of all doctor visits are stress-related. Regular Yoga practice helps to reduce stress and anxiety that aggravate physical, mental/ emotional and spiritual states of health caused by stress. The Yoga and Stress Management course introduces practical Yoga techniques and concepts to…

Yoga of Relationships

December 18 - 20, 2020

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
This "Yoga of Relationships" weekend will shed light on the most fascinating and difficult topic of human relationships and love. The theories and practices of Bhakti Yoga will be presented. If you have had emotional disillusions, and relationship disappointments and want to find true fulfillment and happiness through…

Vegetarian Cooking and Holiday Baking

December 18 - 20, 2020

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
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.

Holiday Retreat: Yoga of relationships and love

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

December 22, 2020 - January 1, 2021

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Spend the holidays in Yoga retreats from 3 to 10 days refining our ways to improve our relationships and open our heart to Love. There will be workshops on positive thinking, relationships conflict resolutions, non violent communication, Yamas and Niyamas, Forgiveness , Non attachment, mantra, yantra workshops, New…

Plant Walk

with Colin Eldridge (Krishna Das)

December 26, 2020
Meet Outside Reception
Come take a one hour guided walk in nature and learn to identify and use native edible and medicinal plants.

New Years Retreat

with Swami Jnaneswariananda, Swami Dharmananda and Acharya Mangalananda

December 29, 2020 - January 1, 2021

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
Come join us to celebrate the budding of a new year at our New Years Retreat. Create meaningful intentions for your inner transformation in the new year!

Swami Vishnudevananda Birthday Celebration

with Swami Vashistananda

December 31, 2020
On New Years Eve we celebrate Swami Vishnudevananda's birthday. Swami Vishnuji is the founder of the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers.
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