• Tent - Bring Your Own – $1,510.00
  • Tent - Ashram Provided – $1,655.00
  • Om Cabin - Shared – $1,655.00
  • Om Cabin - Private – $1,990.00
  • Siva Cabin - Shared – $1,930.00
  • Siva Cabin - Private – $2,235.00
  • Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Shared – $1,930.00
  • Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Private – $2,720.00
  • (All prices include $1,200.00 base amount)

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

Arrival & Departure

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 USA

[email protected]
(530) 272-9322

Course Material
"Marma Points of Ayurveda" by Vasanta Lad & Anisha Durve

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.

Email us about program

Marma Therapy: Ayurvedic Acupressure Training

with Dr. Anisha Durve

July 25 - 31, 2020

Learn one of Ayurveda’s most powerful ancient tools for relaxation & rejuvenation!


Ayurvedic acupressure effectively balances the nervous system, regulates the breath, calms the mind, and harmonizes emotions. Learn self-care rituals for daily rejuvenation as well as simple acupressure protocols for various body areas. For medical practitioners and healers from any background who want to facilitate deeper relaxation for clients this training is ideal. Workshop time includes theory, demonstrations, self-care protocols, hands-on supervised practice, experiential meditation, and Q&A time.

Daily Schedule

6:00 – 7:30 AM Satsang: Silent meditation, chanting and talk
8:00 – 9:00 AM Yoga Asana Class
9:00 – 10:00 AM Marma Therapy Training
10:00 – 10:45 AM Vegetarian Brunch
11:00 – 6:00 PM Marma Therapy Training
6:00 – 6:45 PM Vegetarian Dinner
8:00 – 9:30 PM Satsang: Silent meditation, chanting and talk

Training includes:

✴ History & development of marma therapy in ayurveda
✴ Ayurvedic, Yogic, & TCM anatomy
✴ Functions & classifications of points
✴ Amazing benefits of marma therapy
✴ Guidelines for practitioners & stimulation techniques
✴ Aromatherapy blends to balance the 3 doshas
✴ Using mantras & mudras & meditation to enhance therapy
✴ Addressing specific conditions
✴ Integration with other modalities: acupuncture, massage, PK, yoga
✴ How to become a marma marketing ambassador!

CEUs – 50 hours continuing ed credits approved by NCCAOM, NAMA, NCBTMB

Fees: $1200 early bird price by June 15 or $1300 after. Registration closes July 1.
Does not include Accommodations cost

Materials additional ~ $200: contact Anisha directly to receive an order form!


• Marma training with Anisha is a gentle and profound hands-on learning experience. She has taken the teachings from Dr. Lad and made them her own, adding her own quality of shakti, female intuitive wisdom. Anisha has a gentle wisdom about her. Her knowledge is vast and thoughtful. I highly recommend this training- a practical way to practice this mystical art! – Rima S., ayurvedic practitioner
• Perfect balance of different modes of learning- very tridoshic! – Christian D.M., ayurvedic practitioner
• This training was a wonderful way to learn a beautiful therapeutic technique in just 1 week. Even someone with minimal experience in ayurveda like myself can feel confident integrating this. I feel well trained, well prepared, and excited to offer this! – Jared K., reiki practitioner
• Remarkable week! It was truly a blessing to spend 7 days learning with Anisha. She has a gift to teach the complex wisdom of Ayurveda without ego and with grace. Her clear integration of subtle energies and pranic activity deepened the practice.- Hannah A.
• I feel amazing after this workshop- like I spent a day at the spa!- Hope H., restorative yoga teacher
• The continual focus and build of material in the workshop was masterful. Anisha presents a complex system so it is accessible to a beginner and also of value to acupuncturists, massage therapists, and yoga teachers. – C.L.
• The pace was super manageable and I never felt exhausted during the 7 days. -Susana B. acupuncturist
• I have never experienced a teacher with such presence! Anisha is an amazing teacher and so thorough. Her course is comprehensive, nourishing, and touching on all levels. -Norlen L.

Visit website for video testimonials from past attendees! Graduates include ayurvedic practitioners, massage therapists, acupuncturists, yoga teachers, MD’s, nurses, midwives, reiki practitioners, and moms!



Dr. Anisha Durve
Anisha integrates the eastern healing wisdom of Acupuncture, Ayurveda, and Yoga into modern western healthcare.  Sheis a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Ayurvedic Practitioner, Ayur-yoga teacher, and meditation instructor with 16+ years of clinical experience and advanced training in both India and China.  Her special focus is on client…
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