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  • Tent - Bring Your Own – $470.00
  • Tent - Ashram Provided – $575.00
  • Om Cabin - Shared – $575.00
  • Om Cabin - Private – $1,030.00
  • Siva Cabin - Shared – $960.00
  • Siva Cabin - Private – $1,310.00
  • Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Shared – $960.00
  • Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Private – $1,800.00
  • (All prices include $120.00 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. The Holiday Retreat will conclude at 2pm on the Final date. You are welcome to stay in the ashram for the rest of the afternoon even after checking out of your room.

Location:
Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm

Address:
14651 Ballantree Lane
Grass Valley, CA 95949
USA

Contact:
[email protected]
(530) 272-9322


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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Holiday Retreat: Joy, Peace, and Love

with Swami Jnaneswariananda, Swami Dharmananda, Dr. Marc Halpern (Dr. Siva) and Hamsa Chaitanya

December 20 - 27, 2019

Description

Join us to celebrate Joy, Peace and Love with like-minded souls at this sacred time.
Take time to connect to nature and your divine Self with Dr. Marc Halpern (California College of Ayurveda), presenting on Ayurveda Lifestyle practices for health and healing; workshops on Master Sivananda’s teachings to conquer Anger and Fear; Christ’s message of Unity and Oneness with readings of Sermon on the Mount and Vedanta; and our Christmas Eve celebration complete with feast, satsang, gifts, and Santa Claus too !

Day 1 – Dec. 20
ARRIVAL
4:00 – 6:00 PM     Yoga Class
6:00 PM                 Dinner
8:00 – 9:30 PM     Satsang: Joy, Peace and Love Welcome

Day 2 – Dec. 21
6:00 – 7:30 AM     Satsang
8:00 – 10:00 AM   Yoga Class
10:00 AM               Brunch
1:00 – 2:30 PM     “Sermon on the Mount and Vedanta”
4:00 – 6:00 PM     Yoga Class
6:00 PM                  Dinner
8:00 – 9:30 PM     “Ayurveda Lifestyle” with Dr. Siva

Day 3 – Dec. 22
6:00 – 7:30 AM      Satsang: “Health” according to Sw Sivananda
8:00 – 10:00 AM    Yoga Class
10:00 AM                Brunch
12:00 – 2:00 PM    “Ayurveda Lifestyle Practice for Healing” with Dr. Siva
2:00 – 4:00 PM      “Yoga Nidra Practice” with Dr. Siva
4:00 – 6:00 PM      Yoga Class
6:00 PM                  Dinner
8:00 – 9:30 PM      Satsang: Sunday Prayers

Day 4 – Dec. 23
6:00 – 7:30 AM      Satsang: “Living a Life a Service”
8:00 – 10:00 AM    Yoga Class
10:00 AM                Brunch
1:00 – 2:30 PM       “Sermon on the Mount and Vedanta”
2:00 – 4:00 PM      “Yoga Nidra Practice” with Dr. Siva
4:00 – 6:00 PM       Yoga Class
6:00 PM                   Dinner
8:00 – 9:30 PM       Satsang: “Paths are Many, Truth is One”

Day 5 – Dec. 24
6:00 – 7:30 AM       Satsang: “Life and Teaching of Jesus”
8:00 – 10:00 AM    Yoga Class
10:00 AM                Brunch
12:00 – 1:30 PM     “Christmas Kirtan”
4:00 – 5:30 PM      Yoga Class
5:30 PM                  CHRISTMAS FEAST
8:00 – 9:30 PM      Satsang: “Christmas Celebration”

Day 6 – Dec. 25
6:00 – 7:30 AM      Satsang: “Master Sivananda’s Message”
8:00 – 10:00 AM    Yoga Class
10:00 AM                Brunch
12:00 – 1:30 PM     “Love in Action”
2:00 – 3:30 PM      “Ahimsa: The Path to Cosmic Love”
4:00 – 6:00 PM      Yoga Class
6:00 PM                  Dinner
8:00 – 9:30 PM      Satsang: “Love” according to Sw Sivananda

Day 7 – Dec. 26
6:00 – 7:30 AM       Satsang: “The Giving Hand”
8:00 – 10:00 AM    Yoga Class
10:00 AM                Brunch
12:00 – 1:30 PM     “Love in Action”
2:00 – 3:30 PM      “On the Wings of Ecstasy” Chanting workshop
4:00 – 6:00 PM      Yoga Class
6:00 PM                  Dinner
8:00 – 9:30 PM      Satsang: Guru Puja

Day 8 – Dec. 27
6:00 – 7:30 AM      Satsang:
8:00 – 10:00 AM    Yoga Class
10:00 AM                Brunch
12:00 – 1:30 PM     “The Truth is One: Overcoming Fear”
4:00 – 6:00 PM      Yoga Class
6:00 PM                  Dinner
8:00 – 9:30 PM      Satsang: New Year Retreat Welcome

 

 

 

 

Teachers

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. Swami Jnaneswariananda took vows of Sannyas in 2001.…
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Swami Dharmananda
Swami Dharmananda is assistant director of the Yoga Farm for many years and is in charge of the karma yoga program.  He is a faculty of the Sivananda Institute of Health (SIHY) and is one of the main teachers of Yoga Philosophy and Meditation at the Ashram. He…
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Dr. Marc Halpern (Dr. Siva)
Dr. Marc Halpern (Dr. Siva) is founder and President of the California College of Ayurveda, the oldest school of Ayurvedic Medicine in the United States. He is a leader in the development of Ayurvedic Medicine in the United States. He is the initiator and co-founder of the National…
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Hamsa Chaitanya
Hamsa Chaitanya has been full-time staff since 2014.  She took TTC in 2010, ATTC in 2014, and Brahmacharya vows later that year.  Hamsa Ch. is Taiwanese origin and has translated many of our courses into Chinese.  She is currently enrolled in the 2-year Yoga Health Educator program and…
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