• Tent - Bring Your Own – $365.00
  • Tent - Ashram Provided – $430.00
  • Om Cabin - Shared – $430.00
  • Om Cabin - Private – $605.00
  • Siva Cabin - Shared – $575.00
  • Siva Cabin - Private – $735.00
  • Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Shared – $575.00
  • Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Private – $985.00
  • $195.00

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

Date & Time Details:

Arrival: Workshops begin at 12pm. Check-in time is 2:00pm.

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

[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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Thanksgiving Retreat: Yoga and Healing

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

November 26 - 29, 2020

Thanksgiving Retreat

Share in the warmth of the Yoga Farm’s spiritual community with a delicious vegetarian Thanksgiving feast and concert. Learn from wise Yoga teachers how to lead a healthy Yoga lifestyle of balance and inner harmony dedicated to your true Self and purpose.  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!

Full Schedule

12 – 1:30 pm – How to change habits of negative thinking – Swami Jnana
2 – 3:30 pm – Prana and pranayama – Sw Adi
4 – 5 pm – Yoga asanas class all levels
5:00pm- 6:30pm -thanksgiving feast – prepared by Mahalakshmi ch. and others
7:00pm meditation
7:30 – 9 pm – Concert with Karnamrita and tablas

6 am satsang with swami Sitaramananda on “The healing power of wholistic Yoga”
8 am – Yoga Class
12 pm – Kathy Keville Talk on aromatherapy and herb walk
2 pm –
4-6pm asana class- Yoga Class with Swami Adi parashaktiananda
7:30pm – Satsang with Swami Ramananda on The Power of Love for Healing and Transformation

6am satsang : Yoga Health Education: building  a culture of Health and not a culture of disease with Swami Dharmananda
8am- 10am asana class
12pm – 1:30pm – Adapted Yoga for back pain with Swami Jnaneswariananda
2 – 4pm Resolving Inner Conflict and Painful Emotions: Yoga’s Practical Wisdomsw Ramananda
4-6pm – Adapted Yoga workshop with Swami Sivasankariananda
7:30pm – Forgiveness:  Freeing the Heart from the Past with Swami Ramananda

6am – Sw Sivasankari on Neuroplasticity
12pm – workshop with Swami Dharmananda
2pm- mantra and music workshop with Anandamayi

**Daily Yoga Classes 8-10am and 4-6pm
**Vegetarian Meals 10am and 6pm


Ellen Grace O’Brian (Yogacharya)
Yogacharya Ellen Grace O’Brian, M.A. (Uma), is the founder and Spiritual Director of the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment (CSE) www.CSEcenter.org with headquarters in San Jose, California. CSE is a ministry in the spiritual tradition of Kriya Yoga serving people from all faith backgrounds who are seeking Self- and…
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Tulku Sherdor
Tulku Sherdor is born in Montreal, Canada in 1961, he began studying Buddhist Insight meditation from a very young age, and met his principal teacher, Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, in Nepal in 1981.  He was fortunate to study with other pre-eminent masters of the 20th century, including His Holiness…
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Swami Sitaramananda
Swami Sitaramananda is a senior acharya of the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers and is director of the Sivananda Yoga Farm, California and the Sivananda Yoga Resort and Training Center, Vietnam.  She is acharya of China, Taiwan, and Japan as well. Swamiji is the organizer and teacher of…
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Olga Mandodari Sokolova
Olga Mandodari Sokolova, is a certified Vaastu Shastra Consultant. She studied at the International Institute of Mayonic Science & Technology in Chennai, India under Dr. V. Sthapati Ganapati, a world renowned traditional architect of Southern India who relies on Vaastu principles in his projects. Ms. Sokolova earned her…
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