• Maximum $250.00 – sliding scale - pay as you can afford - suggested $108 - receive a special gift with at least $108 donation

Date & Time Details:
Online Program (Receive Zoom Link after Registering)
June 11 - 18, 2022

Location: online

Price / donation:
sliding scale - pay as you can afford - suggested $108 - receive a special gift with at least $108 donation

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ONLINE 50 Year Anniversary Celebration (1972-2022)

with Swami Sitaramananda, Swami Jnaneswariananda, Swami Dharmananda, Swami Adi Parashaktiananda, Swami Pranavananda, Swami Sivasankariananda, Swami Ramananda - SF IYI Director, Stephen Longfellow Fiske, Hasu Patel, Olga Mandodari Sokolova, Silvia Nakkach, MA, MMT (Saraswati Devi), Komilla Sutton, Dr. Marc Halpern (Dr. Siva), Acharya Mangalananda, Durga Leela, Joss Jaffe, Mary Thompson and Maha Lakshmi

June 11 - 18, 2022


The Sivananda Yoga Farm is happy to celebrate 50 years of teaching health, peace, unity in diversity, and self-realization.  Please join us over this week for a full program of special satsangs, workshops, pujas, homas, and celebrate all that the Yoga Farm has offered over the past 50 years as we set our intention for looking forward to the next 50 years to come.


This is the Online Program Schedule.  It is slightly different then the Live in person schedule.  Once you register you will receive the zoom link to attend all the classes.  Please note that you will receive a free 50 year Anniversary t-shirt as well.

Saturday, June 11, 2022

12pm – How Yoga Asanas Heal – Sw Jnaneswariananda
4pm – Open Yoga Class
7:30pm – Satsang: Kirtan Concert with Acharya Mangalananda

Sunday, June 12, 2022

6-am Satsang: Swami Sitaramananda – 50 years celebration photo slideshow
12pm Puja and Homa to Celebrate 50 years (at Krishna Temple) Testimonials from 50 years, T–shirt Gifts from YF commemorating 50 years
4-6pm Open Yoga Class
7:30-9:30pm Satsang: Stephen Fiske Peace Concert

Monday, June 13, 2022

6-7:30am Satsang: Prana, Tejas, Ojas – MahaVidya
12pm – Proper Breathing & Pranayama – Sw Pranavananda
2pm  Stephen Fiske Peace Workshop
4-6pm Open Yoga Class
7:30-9:30pm Satsang: Olga Mandodari on Vastu Design

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

6-7:30am Satsang: Message from SYVC Acharyas
12pm – Proper Relaxation & Stress Relief – Sw Sivasankariananda
2pm  Creating a Path with Heart Sw Ramananda (IYI Director)
4-6pm Open Yoga Class
7:30-9:30pm Satsang: Hasu Patel Sitar Concert

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

6-7:30am Satsang: Holistic Health and Healing: Physical, Mental, Spiritual – Sw Sivasankariananda
12pm – Yogic Tools for Positive Thinking – Sw Dharmananda
2pm Olga Mandodari Vastu Workshop
4-6pm Open Yoga Class
7:30-9:30pm Satsang: Silvia Nakkach & Joss Jaffe Concert

Thursday, June 16, 2022

6-7:30am Satsang: How the Body Heals and Balances Itself (Homeostasis) – Sw Jnaneswarianansda
12pm – Yogic Diet and Cooking – MahaLakshmi
2 pm Durga Leela Workshop on Yoga & Ayurveda
4-6pm Open Yoga Class
7:30-9:30pm Satsang: Komilla Sutton on Yoga and Jyotisha

Friday, June 17, 2022

6-7:30am Satsang: Yoga Life: The Marvelous Flow of the Synthesis of Yoga – Sw Dharmananda
12pm – What is Yoga Meditation – Sw Sitaramananda
4-6pm Open Yoga Class
7:30-9:30pm Satsang: Yoga and Ayurveda -Dr. Marc Halpern

Saturday, June 18, 2022

6-7:30am Satsang: Prana and Swara Yoga – Sw AdiParashaktiananda
10am Open Yoga Class
4pm – Yoga of Relationships – Sw Sitaramananda
7:30-9:30pm Satsang: Satsang: Who Am I? – Sw Sitaramananda


Swami Sitaramananda
Swami Sitaramananda is a senior acharya of the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers and is director of the Sivananda Ashram Vedanta 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 the Sivananda Yoga Health Educator Training…
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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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Swami Adi Parashaktiananda
Swami Adi Parashaktiananda is a dedicated Sadhak and Hatha Yoga practitioner and teacher, graduated from Sivananda Teachers Training Course in 2007 at the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm in Grass Valley, CA. He took the first monastic vow from Sivananda lineage in 2011 and has been traveling yearly to…
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Swami Pranavananda
Swami Pranavananda, hails from the USA, and has been a Yoga and Meditation teacher since 1995 in the US and abroad.  He teaches mainly the Hatha Yoga and Anatomy sections for the TTC courses.  He was the director of the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers in Los Angeles, CA…
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Swami Sivasankariananda
Swami Sivasankariananda, director of the Los Angeles Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center, served as director of the San Francisco Center from February of 2015 to September 2019. She returns to LA where she lived for 20+ years. She completed her TTC at the Yoga Farm in 1997 and ATTC there…
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Swami Ramananda – SF IYI Director
Swami Ramananda served as the president of the Integral Yoga Institute in New York City for more than a decade and is a greatly respected senior teacher in the Integral Yoga tradition. He has been practicing Yoga for over 30 years. Through his affinity for and devoted study…
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Stephen Longfellow Fiske
Stephen Longfellow Fiske is a musician, author, poet, Interfaith Minister and long-time peace and environmental activist. He is a multi-talented individual whose dedication to peace, humanitarian, environmental and spiritual concerns has always found expression through his artistic pursuits. Since his first album release, Seeds of Peace, in 1980,…
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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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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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Silvia Nakkach, MA, MMT (Saraswati Devi)
Silvia Nakkach, MA, MMT (Saraswati Devi), is a Grammy-nominated musician and a renowned vocal artist. She is a former clinical psychologist, an author, a world-wide sound and music educator, and a Nada Yoga scholar and yogini. She is a pioneer in the field of sound and music therapies,…
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Komilla Sutton
Komilla is co-founder and Chair of the British Association for Vedic Astrology. She is an internationally-renowned consultant, teacher and lecturer. Indian born, Komilla Sutton is one of the pioneers in making this subject more accessible for Western readers. She is author of The Essentials of Vedic Astrology, Lunar…
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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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Acharya Mangalananda
Acharya Mangalananda is a direct disciple of the great modern woman Saint, Anandamayi Ma. When Swami Sivananda met with Ma he called her “The finest flower the soil of India has ever produced”. Mangalananda went to India for the first time in 1973 when he was just 19…
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Durga Leela
Durga Leela is founder of Yoga of Recovery, a comprehensive program integrating Ayurveda and Yoga with recovery tools for a holistic mind, body and spirit approach for those affected by addiction and self-destructive behaviors. Yoga of Recovery is currently offered as workshops, retreats and certificate courses. Durga holds…
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Joss Jaffe
Joss Jaffe performs as a tabla player, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist. As a composer and producer he has released 4 critically acclaimed albums, his most recent “Meditation Music” debuted on the top-ten Billboard New Age Chart. Joss has performed and taught at yoga events and festivals internationally.
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Mary Thompson
Mary Thompson, C.A.S., P.K.S., (Ayurvedacharya), is a graduate of the California College of Ayurveda and senior teacher with certifications as a Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist and Pancha Karma Specialist. Mary is a graduate of the first graduating class of the College in 1997. In 2008 she received the Charaka…
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Maha Lakshmi
Maha Lakshmi (C-IAYT) is a teacher of Classical Yoga for many years and graduated the Sivananda Yoga Health Educator Training program in 2020. A student of Ayurveda, a practitioner of the Four Paths of Yoga, and a dedicated student of Swami Sitaramananda and the teachings of Sivananda Yoga,…
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