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  • Tent - Bring Your Own – $370.00
  • Tent - Ashram Provided – $445.00
  • Om Cabin - Shared – $445.00
  • Om Cabin - Private – $770.00
  • Siva Cabin - Shared – $720.00
  • Siva Cabin - Private – $970.00
  • Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Shared – $720.00
  • Deluxe Shanti Cabin - Private – $1,320.00
  • (All prices include $120.00 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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Holiday Retreat: Living Peace, Living Love

with Swami Jnaneswariananda, Swami Vashistananda, Swami Dharmananda, Swami Sivasankariananda, Hamsa Chaitanya, Anuradha and Angelika

December 21 - 26, 2018

Description

The Christmas holiday symbolizes the highest in us – pure Devotion and Love. In the Yoga tradition the word Bhakti is this, and the practice of Bhakti is seen as both the devotional path of Yoga and also the goal of life – to come in to union with the absolute Love itself. In this retreat we will start and end our days with meditation and devotion in Satsang, enjoy twice daily Yoga Asana and Pranayama classes and wholesome vegetarian organic meals, and we will also participate each day in joyful chanting and divine song, enjoy the gifts of great musicians, and participate in special Christmas pujas. All who participate will certainly experience the bliss of the Self and also carry with them gems of both philosophy and practice that will help to experience the joy of Christmas every day. Join us for a special holiday retreat filled with the Yoga of Love and Devotion.

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.…
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Swami Vashistananda
Swami Vashistananda comes from the Namboodri lineage in Southern India, Kerala and was the personal priest of Swami Vishnudevananda. Swamiji has been a long-time teacher of bhakti and vedanta in the Sivananda organization ever since. He has been at the…
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Swami Dharmananda
Swami Dharmananda is assistant director of the Yoga Farm for many years 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…
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Swami Sivasankariananda
After 18 years of teaching and service at the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center in Los Angeles, Swami Sivasankariananda joined staff at the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm in May 2014 and  has served as director of the San Francisco Center since…
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Hamsa Chaitanya
Hamsa Chaitanya has been full-time staff since 2014.  She took TTC in 2010, ATTC in 2014, and Brahmacharya vows later that year.  Hamsa Ch. is Taiwanese origin and has translated many of our courses into Chinese.  She is currently enrolled…
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Anuradha
Anuradha Prabhashankar is an accomplished Bharatanatyam dancer from the Bay area. She learned her art form in India at a very young age. Now a mother of two, she has been performing at the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm for many…
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Angelika
Angelika is an internationally acclaimed performer, composer and recording artist, whose main intention is to promote Oneness, Peace, Healing, and Good-will amongst all people through her inspirational music. Angelika is originally from Germany and now resides in Nevada City.
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