• Tent - Bring Your Own – $170.00
  • Tent - Ashram Provided – $200.00
  • Om Cabin - Shared – $200.00
  • Om Cabin - Private – $330.00
  • Siva Cabin - Shared – $310.00
  • Siva Cabin - Private – $410.00
  • Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Shared Triple – $310.00
  • Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Shared – $310.00
  • Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Private – $550.00

Date & Time Details:

Arrival: Check-in time is 2:00pm. We encourage you to arrive by 4:00pm for the Asana class. Dinner is at 6:00pm and there will be a Welcoming Orientation at 7:00pm followed by Satsang at 8:00pm.

Departure: Check-out time is 12:00pm. The course will finish on the final date at 1pm or after the final workshop. You are welcome to stay in the ashram for the rest of the afternoon even after checking out of your room.

14651 Ballantree Lane
Grass Valley, CA 95949

What to Bring:

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

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Compassionate Communication

with Swami Narayanananda

May 10 - 12, 2019

Are you sometimes faced with challenging interactions and unsure of what to do? Often in such situations we either forego our needs and succumb to others demands (submit) or impose our needs over others (rebel). Theres a third way: one which connects us through our shared humanity, opens our hearts to care for one anothers needs, and inspires life-serving action on all sides. The powerfully transformative 4-step process of Nonviolent Communication (NVC) developed by Marshall Rosenberg (observation, feelings, needs, requests) offers a practical roadmap for doing this and becomes a spiritual practice. We will learn this internationally-used process in a personally relevant format within the framework of yogic philosophy and practices.


Swami Narayanananda
Swami Narayanananda, who was born in London, England, has been a teacher of Yoga and meditation in the International Sivananda Yoga vedanta Centers since 1999. He has served in the ashrams in California and New York, also as director of…
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