• Tent - Bring Your Own – $850.00
  • Tent - Ashram Provided – $955.00
  • Om Cabin - Shared – $955.00
  • Om Cabin - Private – $1,410.00
  • Siva Cabin - Shared – $1,340.00
  • Siva Cabin - Private – $1,690.00
  • Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Shared – $1,340.00
  • Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Private – $2,180.00
  • (All prices include $500.00 base amount)

** All options include 2 vegetarian meals, 2 yoga classes, and 2 satsangs.

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. You are welcome to stay in the ashram for the rest of the afternoon even after checking out of your room.

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm

14651 Ballantree Lane
Grass Valley, CA 95949

Sivananda Yoga Farm
[email protected]

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.

Suggested Reading Material:

"Essentials of Yoga Practice and Philosophy" by Swami Sitaramananda
"Positive Thinking Manual" By Swami Sitaramananda
"Meditation and Mantras" by Swami Vishnu-devananda

Email us about program

7-day Meditation Course

with Swami Jnaneswariananda

September 22 - 29, 2019


This Meditation Course will give you a chance to relax, take a break from your life and discover how to find inner peace, contentment and happiness through the powerful tool of meditation. Discover the secret to balanced living and spiritual insight.

For 7 days, students will immerse themselves in learning what meditation is, why meditate, how to meditate, and the obstacles they will encounter, eventually building a sustainable and balanced meditation practice that is compatible with their life.

This course is ideal for sincere aspirants, yoga teachers, therapists, and health professionals. The course offers an opportunity for you to know your mind under the guidance of an experienced meditation teacher. You will learn the basic techniques of meditation according to the four classical paths of Yoga.

You will learn how to:

  • Improve your concentration and focus in your daily life
  • Experience less stress & anxiety
  • Reduce anger & frustration
  • Enjoy greater inner peace & happiness
  • Increase your confidence & self-esteem
  • Improve your mental and physical well being
  • Develop a positive outlook on life and better relationships


  • Basic techniques of meditation according to the four classical paths of Yoga
  • How to create space for meditation
  • The use of mantras and visualization
  • Thought power and transformation
  • How to practice self-observation and develop awareness
  • Mechanics of the mind
  • Concentration theory and practice
  • Mental and emotional obstacles to meditation
  • How to deal with the subconscious
  • Theory of karma
  • Purification of the three bodies
  • Prana and pranayama

Daily Schedule

6-8am Satsang: Silent meditation, chanting and lecture
8-10am Yoga Class
10am Brunch
11am Karma Yoga
1-3pm Meditation Workshop
3-4pm Free Time and Nature walks
4-6pm Yoga Class


Swami Jnaneswariananda
Swami Jnaneswariananda joined the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers in 1995 and has been director of centers and ashrams in Canada and Italy. She teaches Hatha Yoga, Meditation, Anatomy, and Vedanta at Teacher Training Courses in North America, Italy and India.…
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