Practicing Pranayama outdoors at the Yoga Farm
  • $50.00 to $108.00 – sliding scale

Location: Sivananda Ashram Yoga Vedanta Farm

Address: 14651 Ballantree Lane, Grass Valley, CA, USA

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Course Material
"Hatha Yoga Pradipika" commentary by Swami Vishnudevananda

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Online Hatha Yoga Sadhana Course

with Swami Dharmananda

January 25 - 30, 2022


This course gives you an introduction to the real classical practice of Hatha Yoga as described in the scriptures. Hatha Yoga is seen as a ladder to Raja Yoga which culminates in the practice of Meditation. For most people Meditation is not possible so Hatha Yoga is prescribed so by controlling the breath we can control the prana which leads to control of the mind and the thoughts.


8am – Asana & Pranayama class
12pm – Personal practice of Pranayama
1pm – Workshop on Hatha Yoga Pradipika
4pm – Individual Asana & Pranayama Practice (or follow morning recording)

We will increase the pranayama practice during the 7 days to 20-30 rounds of Anuloma viloma


– Hatha Yoga Pradipika
– What is classical yoga? Hatha Yoga leading to Raja Yoga
– What is the purpose and what are the methods of classical yoga?
– Basic philosophy about happiness, health, life, freedom
– Difference between yoga asana and physical exercises
– Yogic techniques of breathing
– Vegetarianism-the how and why
– Basic technique of meditation
– The yogic daily routine
– Kriya practice


– Hatha Yoga Pradipika (commentary by Swami Vishnudevananda)


Yoga Alliance CEUs available


This course is offered online.


“Essentials of Yoga Practice & Philosophy” by Swami Sitaramananda


Swami Dharmananda
Swami Dharmananda is assistant director of the Yoga Farm 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 took sannyas vows…
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