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  • Tent - Bring Your Own – $375.00
  • Om Cabin - Private – $570.00
  • Siva / Krishna Cabin - Double – $585.00
  • Siva Cabin - Private – $735.00
  • Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Double – $870.00
  • Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Private – $990.00
  • (All prices include $150.00 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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Onsite Holiday Retreat: Classical Practices for Peaceful Living

with Swami Jnaneswariananda, Swami Dharmananda, Swamini Svatmavidyananda, Brother Rolph Fernandes, Hasu Patel, Dr. Fred Luskin and Uma Reed

December 23 - 26, 2021

Come join us to celebrate the Holidays. Learn about classical yoga practices for peaceful living and transformation, and how you can enable transformation in your new year.

Daily Schedule

* all times are listed in pacific time-zone
** Yoga Classes daily from 8-10 am & 4 – 6 pm
*** Vegetarian meals daily at 10 am & 6 pm

Thursday, December 23
12 pm – ARRIVAL
2 – 3:45 – Swamini Svatmavidyananda
7:30 pm – Satsang: Meditation, Chanting, Lecture with Fred Luskin

Friday, December 24
6 – 7:30 am – Satsang: Brother Rolph
12 – 1:30 pm – Nada Yoga for Health and Healing with Hasu Patel
2 – 3:45 pm –Swamini Svatmavidyananda
7:30 pm – Satsang: Meditation, Chanting, Christmas Carols, Visit from Santa Claus, Reading about Jesus

Saturday, December 25
6 – 7:30 am – Satsang: Brother Rolph
12 – 1:30 pm – Nada Yoga for Health and Healing with Hasu Patel
2 – 3:45 pm – Forgiveness Workshop with Fred Luskin
7:30 pm – Satsang: Concert with Uma Reed

Sunday, December 26
6 – 7:30 am – Satsang: Meditation, Chanting, Lecture
12 – 1:30 pm –
2 pm – DEPARTURE

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.

COURSE MATERIAL

“Essentials of Yoga Practice & Philosophy” by Swami Sitaramananda

WHAT TO BRING

slip on shoes, loose comfortable clothing, writing materials, meditation shawl or blanket, yoga mat, sitting cushion, water bottle, and, flashlight. All books and materials are available to order from our online boutique. (we will not have yoga mat and cushions available so please bring your own)

COVID POLICY

Please review our Covid-19 Policies before registering.

REGISTRATION

Registration is required at least 3 day before the start of the program. We will arrange an online video call with all guests once you register to review our covid policy.

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 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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Swamini Svatmavidyananda
Sri Swamini Svatmavidyananda Saraswati, a longtime disciple of Paramapujya Swami Dayananda Saraswati of India, is an accomplished scholar of Vedanta.  For several years, she has led an active satsang community in the United States, serving as the Spiritual Director of Swami Dayananda’s USA center: Arsha Vijnana Gurukulam based…
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Brother Rolph Fernandes
Brother Rolph Fernandes for 43 years has been a Franciscan Monk.  All these years of prayer and meditation, interactions with many saints and sages of the East and West and his commitment to discover Gods presence has shaped him into a being of deep compassion and wisdom.
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Hasu Patel
A disciple of Sitar legend Ustad Vilayat Khan Saheb is one of the few distinguished female artists performing today classical music on Sitar, the most popular string instrument of India. As a performer, composer, and educator, she has dedicated her life to preserving and propagating in its pristine…
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Dr. Fred Luskin
Dr. Luskin holds a Ph.D. in Counseling and Health Psychology from Stanford University. He is Co-Director of the Stanford-Northern Ireland HOPE Project, an ongoing series of workshops and research projects that investigate the effectiveness of his forgiveness methods on the victims of political violence. He served as Director…
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Uma Reed
Uma was first exposed to Hindu devotional chanting in the early 1970s, while studying meditation and spiritual practices with Ram Dass and various other teachers. Kirtan was a practice that touched her deeply, and as a devotee of Neem Karoli Baba, she often participated in kirtan gatherings with…
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