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Guest lies in the hammock under 2 shade trees
  • Tent - Bring Your Own – $295.00
  • Om Cabin - Private – $490.00
  • Siva Cabin - Double – $505.00
  • Siva Cabin - Private – $655.00
  • Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Shared – $790.00
  • Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Private – $910.00
  • (All prices include $70.00 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 course will end at 2pm on Sunday. 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.

Siva Wellness Center:
Invest in your own well being through an experience that allows you to tune into your body’s innate wisdom and bring you into balance.
Siva Wellness Center

Boutique: All books and materials are available to order from our online boutique.

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Holistic Health Retreat: Yoga for Chronic Pain

with Radha (Debbie Desrochers)

January 26 - 29, 2023

Pain seems to be conscious and cognitive. Persisting pain is related to changes in the physical body and neuroplastic changes in the nervous system. The “danger button” is constantly activated. Pain changes us in many ways. There are equally many ways to change it back. Develop skills to keep your body, breath and mind calm. Put some evidence-based pain self-care processes in your pain care toolkit. There is hope for finding more peace and ease.

Workshops

  • Acute and chronic pain conditions and management.
  • Breath Awareness and Breath Regulation – Pain is changeable;
  • Reset the protective systems
  • Mind body awareness – Become a pro at feeling non-pain sensation
  • Body Tension Regulation and Release – Stay at the edge of pain
  • Awareness of Thoughts and Emotions – Interconnection
  • Anti  inflammatory vegetarian diet

Daily Schedule

06:00 – 07:30 am Satsang: silent meditation, chanting and lecture
08:00 – 10:00 am Yoga therapeutic class – adapted to chronic pain
10:00 – 10:45 am Vegetarian Brunch
11:00 – 12:00 pm Karma Yoga
01:00 – 02:30 pm Yoga for Chronic Pain Workshop
04:00 – 05:00 pm Meditative Yoga therapeutic class – adapted to condition
06:00 – 06:45 pm Vegetarian Dinner
08:00 – 09:30 pm Satsang: silent meditation, chanting and lecture

Pre-requisite

There are no prerequisites other than a sincere desire to learn classical yoga.

Teacher

Radha (Debbie Desrochers)
Radha (Debbie Desrochers) has been coming to the Yoga Farm since the late 90’s. After retiring from a profession of teaching engineering and mathematics, she now teaches yoga, meditation, positive thinking, and stress management and holds spiritual gatherings at her home in Mt. Shasta, CA and here at…
Learn more about Radha (Debbie Desrochers)
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