Come any time of the year for a minimum of 3 days by signing up for a yoga vacation.
Beginners Yoga Course, Level 1
Sunday, Oct 1 – Friday, Oct 6, 2017
This week is ideal for beginners, or those new to Sivananda Yoga. This course gives you the full yogic experience, progressively introducing yoga asanas, breathing exercises, meditation, mantra chanting and yoga philosophy.
Meditation and Self-Study Certification Course
Sunday, Oct 1 – Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017
Relax, take a break from your life and discover how to find inner peace, contentment and happiness through the powerful tool of meditation. Discover the secret to balanced living and spiritual insight.
Open House - Intro. to Sivananda Yoga
Sunday, Oct 1, 2017
This Sunday afternoon program is open to the community. Come and join us for a guided orientation walk, followed by an asana and pranayama class, and an organic, vegetarian meal.
West Coast Teachers Meeting
Swami Jnaneswariananda, Swami Dharmananda,
Friday, Oct 6 – Sunday, Oct 8, 2017
Join us for our annual West Coast teachers meeting where we re-inspire yoga teachers to keep up the practice of teaching and learning as yoga is a life-long practice.
Yoga for the Three Bodies, From Asana to Stillness
Sunday, Oct 8 – Friday, Oct 13, 2017
Yoga classes will have specific themes on the effects of the asanas on the physical body, astral body, kosha by kosha, and finally the effects on the causal body leading to stillness.
Permaculture Action Day
Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017
8:00 am–9:30 pm
This is an opportunity for anyone who is interested in Permaculture to come serve at the Yoga Farm and learn through hands-on activities. There will be a special Permaculture lecture and workshop offered to participants as part of the program.
Teachers Training Course (TTC) in Classical Yoga and Healthy Living
Saturday, Oct 14 – Saturday, Nov 11, 2017
October TTC is always a great time with cooler weather at the Yoga Farm! This 4 week course, which offers a profound personal experience, will allow you to transmit the knowledge of yoga to others.
Yoga and Stress Relief
Wednesday, Oct 18 – Sunday, Oct 22, 2017
Stress has been determined to be the #1 cause of all illness and disease. Join us for this special course to learn practical Yoga techniques to reduce stress and build stress resilience.
Diwali Celebration - Return of inner light festival
Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017
Diwali (or Deepavali, the "festival of lights") is an ancient festival celebrated in autumn (northern hemisphere) every year. The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness.
Intermediate Yoga: Apply Four Paths of Yoga at Home
7:00 PM Sunday, Oct 22 –
2:00 PM Friday, Oct 27, 2017
This five day course in classical yoga will leave you feeling rejuvenated, with a new understanding of the richness of yogic life and give you the tools to bring your practice back home.
Wednesday, Oct 25 – Friday, Oct 27, 2017
Join us as Dutch Master artist Pieter Weltevrede brings to the Farm his outstanding knowledge and talent in the field of painting, and particularly for this workshop, yantra painting.
Ayurvedic Massage Rejuvenation Retreat
7:00 PM Friday, Oct 27 –
1:00 PM Sunday, Oct 29, 2017
The ashram is the ideal place to come relax, rejuvenate and detoxify from your daily life. This weekend provides an opportunity to receive guidance and nurturing from specialists trained in the ancient healing science of Ayurveda.
Mindful Healing: Curing the Body-Mind by Listening to the Self
Sunday, Oct 29 – Friday, Nov 3, 2017
Over the course of our lives, we inevitably develop aliments and illnesses that manifest in our bodies, minds, and hearts. It is a natural part of the human condition; every life contains pain, stress, illness and, at times, suffering. And each disease tells a story, not just of cell activity and a diagnosis, but also of healing and wisdom, of the self and our lives — if we learn to listen in. As Norman Vincent Peale wrote, “Every problem contains within itself the seeds of its own solution.”