• Tent - Bring Your Own – $500.00
  • Om Cabin - Double – $680.00
  • Om Cabin - Private – $760.00
  • Krishna Cabin, Double – $860.00
  • Siva/Krishna Cabin - Private – $980.00
  • Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Shared – $1,160.00
  • Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Private – $1,320.00
  • (All prices include $200.00 base amount)

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.

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)

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Thanksgiving Retreat for Joyful Living

with Swami Jnaneswariananda, Swami Sivasankariananda, Swami Dharmananda, Swami Adi Parashaktiananda, Swami Hamsananda, Karnamrita Dasi, Acharya Mangalananda and Rashee Rohatgi

November 22 - 26, 2023


Join your fellow yogis for the Yoga for Joyful Living Thanksgiving Celebration at the Yoga Farm as we share and practice in the classical yoga teachings for a vibrant and creative life. Fall is a beautiful time to be at the ashram as the weather is cooling down and the leaves start to turn colors. This retreat is open to all and includes workshops on the classical four paths of yoga from all the swamis and special guest teachers and includes a vegetarian Thanksgiving Feast and devotional kirtan concerts and workshops with Karnamrita dasi and Acharya Mangalananda.

Daily Schedule

Wednesday, 22nd
2pm Arrival
4-6pm Open Yoga Class
6pm Dinner
730-9pm Satsang: Welcome

Thursday, 23rd
6-730am Satsang: Teachings on Gratitude by Swami Dharma

8-10am Open Yoga Class
10am Brunch
11am Karma Yoga
12pm Workshop: Yoga of the Voice with Swami Sivasankari
2pm Workshop: Yoga of Selfless Action with Swami Dharmananda
3-4:30pm Open Yoga Class
5pm Thanksgiving Feast Celebration
7:30-9:30pm Concert: Karnamrita dasi Kirtan

Friday, 24th
6-730am Satsang: 9 Modes of Bhakti Yoga with Swami Dharma

8-10am Open Yoga Class
10am Brunch
11am Karma Yoga
12-1:30pm Workshop: Divine Stories with Karnamrita dasi
2-3:30pm Workshop: Ayurveda Self-care with Rashi
4-5:45pm Open Yoga Class
6pm Dinner
7:30-9pm Satsang: Love by Swami Sivasankari

Saturday, 25th
6-730am Satsang: Sadhana for Self-healing by Swami Jnana
8-10am Open Yoga Class
10am Brunch
11am Karma Yoga
12-1:30pm Workshop: Prana for Vitality and Inner Balance with Swami Adi
2-3:30pm Workshop: The Power of Mantra with Acharya Mangalananda
4-5:45pm Open Yoga Class
6pm Dinner
7:30-9pm Concert: Mangalananda Kirtan

Sunday, 26th
6-730am Satsang: Importance of Satsang by Swami Jnana
8-10am Open Yoga Class
10am Brunch
11-12:30pm Workshop: Positive Thinking for Self-renewal with Swami Hamsa
4-5:45pm Open Yoga Class
6pm Dinner
7:30-9pm Satsang: Sunday Prayers



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 Sivasankariananda
Swami Sivasankariananda is director of the Los Angeles Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center. She completed her TTC at the Yoga Farm in 1997 and ATTC there in 2008. Swamiji has been on yatra in north and south India and Mount Kailas. She loves to teach and is particularly fond of the…
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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 an experienced international Sivananda Hatha Yoga teacher and trainer in international TTC in USA, Vietnam , Japan and China for more than twelve years. He mainly serves as assistant to Acharya Swami Sitaramananda at the Sivananda Ashram yoga Farm in…
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Swami Hamsananda
Swami Hamsananda is a senior staff teacher at the Yoga Farm, taking TTC in 2010 and Advanced TTC in 2014. Swami Hamsananda took Brahmacharya vows in 2014 and sannyas in 2022.  She graduated from the the Sivananda Yoga Health Educator Training in 2019 and is a Certified Yoga…
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Karnamrita Dasi
Karnamrita Dasi, international performer featured in her well acclaimed CD – Dasi, Prayers by Women – grew up in an ashram and has spent 10 years in Vrindavan, where she trained in the classical music of India and in Bhakti scriptures. Her uplifting voice and presence stem from…
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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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Rashee Rohatgi
Rashee Rohatgi is an Ayurvedic Practitioner offering Ayurvedic consultations, body therapies and cooking classes in San Diego, CA. Integrating food, plant medicine, lifestyle choices, and Ayurvedic bodywork, Rashee cherishes creating individualized wellness plans for her clients. Ayurveda, along with its sister sciences of yoga and pranayama, has been Rashee’s path to…
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