Programs

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Upcoming Programs & Workshops (89)

January 2018

Self-Transformation Through Affirmation

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with Rev. Lakshmi Barsel, Ph.D. and Rev. Paraman Barsel

January 26, 2018 - January 28, 2018

Experience self-transformation during this weekend workshop of uplifting affirmation. Explore one of Sri Swami Satchidananda’s greatest gifts to the world—his Affirmations for Inner Peace. Subjects include: Love The mind Your first duty What you are How everything has a purpose…

February 2018

The Art of Joyful Movement: Combining Alexander Technique and Pavanmuktanasana

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with Hope Mell, RYT 500, ATT

February 02, 2018 - February 04, 2018

Combining the movement principles of the Alexander Technique with the age-old practice of Pavanmuktasana (the Joint-Freeing Series), Joyful Movement is a powerful practice that has transformed lives. This workshop gives an overview of The Alexander Technique, which offers a revolutionary…

Sweethearts Holiday

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with Revs. Bhagavan and Bhavani Metro

February 09, 2018 - February 11, 2018

Join us at Yogaville for a romantic weekend together celebrating and learning ways of being a couple in a loving, fun, and enlightened way. Engage in activities and exercises that will help you strengthen your bond during this Valentine’s Day…

Yogic Wellbeing and Sound to Recalibrate the Brain

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with Mukta Kaur Khalsa, Ph.D.

February 15, 2018 - February 18, 2018

Clearing the subconscious mind can give direct relief from the effects of nightmares, haunting thoughts, past psychological trauma, and fears. The system of sound therapy is a process to unload the subconscious mind of these hindrances. It is a helpful…

Be Your Best Friend: Wholehearted Self-Compassion

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with Sampada Desai, M.A., LPC, E-RYT 500, CLL

February 23, 2018 - February 25, 2018

Often, we find it easier to offer compassion, kindness, and unconditional positive regard to others. Yet when it comes to ourselves, we are more likely to be highly critical, unforgiving, or unkind. Over time, depriving ourselves of compassion has adverse…

Access to Higher Guidance: Learning to Listen to Intuition

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with Swami Vidyananda, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

February 23, 2018 - February 25, 2018

Guidance and protection are there for everyone at every moment in the form of intuition. Too often, we don’t hear our inner guidance due to our mental chatter and physical tension. Integral Yoga offers an abundance of methods to tune…

Yoga with Nitya: Kid’s Yoga Certification

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with Nitya Griffith, E-RYT 200, CRYT

February 28, 2018 - March 04, 2018

If you love kids and love Yoga, join us for a Yoga with Nitya teacher training to combine your passions and share the healing practices of Yoga with the youngest generation. Nitya Griffith has developed a unique approach to teaching…

March 2018

Yoga, Life, and Happiness

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with Rina Jakubowicz, E-RYT 500

March 02, 2018 - March 04, 2018

We each hold the formula to a successful, joy-filled life—we just need to learn how to access it! Join Rina Jakubowicz for a workshop designed to help you find happiness in life through Yoga. Tap into your truth during an…

Master Keys to Greater Wellbeing

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with Mitra Somerville, RYT 500

March 02, 2018 - March 04, 2018

Much of our happiness is dependent on the type of thoughts and emotions we generate in our lives. Our minds may sometimes be active, distracted, or negative, and these detrimental thoughts can inhibit concentration and create stressful emotions, physical tension,…

The Dynamic Power of Breath

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with Swami Karunananda, E-RYT 500

March 09, 2018 - March 11, 2018

The science of pranayama, or breath control, is a powerful key to a happy and healthy life. Practice techniques that can energize, detoxify, rejuvenate, and relax the body, while bringing balance, focus, and serenity to the mind. Learn how the dormant subtle energy…

Brain Science and Yoga: Why (and How) Yoga Works

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with M. Mala Cunningham, C-IAYT, Ph.D.

March 09, 2018 - March 11, 2018

Yoga works—here’s proof. New technologies now allow researchers to directly observe how Yoga and mindfulness practices shape the brain. It’s exciting to know that through Yoga practices we can alter and rewire our neuropathways—changing negative thoughts, feelings, and behaviors to…

Blissful Bhajans: The Art of Chanting and Yoga

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with Shankari Bowmaster, RYT 500

March 09, 2018 - March 11, 2018

It’s only love. That is what we must tell ourselves to truly tap into the power of Bhakti Yoga. Come on a journey to discover the depths of chanting, its vibrations, and the effects of it on your being. You…

Laugha Yoga® 3-Day Leader Certification

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with Bharata Wingham, E-RYT 200, CLYT

March 16, 2018 - March 18, 2018

A fun way to awaken yourself and others to the love of laughter Get your certification to lead Laughter Yoga sessions and bring the healing and uplifting practice of intentional laughter to others. Laugha Yoga is an ancient, new idea for…

Nonviolent Communication for Yogis: Practicing Ahimsa and Compassion

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with Bhavani Marcia Miller, E-RYT 500

March 16, 2018 - March 18, 2018

Ahimsa is the state of the heart where there are no enemies.—Patanjali, Yoga Sutra 2.35 As yogis we are guided by the first two yamas of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: nonviolence (ahimsa) and truthfulness (satya). Nonviolent Communication (NVC) is…

Yoga for Detox: Spring Cleaning for Body and Mind

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with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

March 16, 2018 - March 18, 2018

Spring is the perfect time to get out of the doldrums and shed our winter coat, both physically and mentally. This program provides a weekend of gentle yogic detoxification in a pristine environment away from the world’s distractions. Instructions and…

The Living, Healing Tradition of Yoga Therapy

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with Gary Kraftsow, M.A., E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

March 22, 2018 - March 25, 2018

Join Gary Kraftsow, recently named by Yoga Journal as a Lifetime Contributor and “One of America’s Leading Yoga Therapists,” as he demonstrates the Viniyoga Therapy approach to managing structural, physiological, and psycho-emotional conditions. Yoga Therapy addresses individual conditions by developing…

Yoga Vacation in Guatemala

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with Swami Ramananda, E-RYT 500 and Ram Wiener, E-RYT 500

March 24, 2018 - March 30, 2018

Discover the breathtaking vistas of cobalt-blue Lake Atitlan uniquely surrounded by some of Guatemala’s largest volcanoes. Join us for a Yoga vacation in Guatemala and watch your workday blues vanish into thin air. You will stay at a beautiful hotel…

Finding Peace in Chaos

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with Nalanie Chellaram

March 29, 2018 - April 02, 2018

In these troubled times of social, political, and religious upheaval, many are plagued with fear and anxiety. How do you find peace in an ever changing world? How do you get back to that place of faith and trust? With…

Yoga of Forgiveness: A Course in Miracles Retreat

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with Bharata Wingham, E-RYT 200, CLYT

March 30, 2018 - April 01, 2018

Forgiveness is the key to happiness. — A Course in Miracles Join us on Easter weekend for this program based on Christian principles and terminology. A Course in Miracles focuses on “The Forgiveness Principle”– a crucial aspect of the path of Yoga and…

April 2018

Spring Silent Retreat: A Time for Fresh Potential

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with Rev. Prakasha Shakti Capen, E-RYT 500 Retreat Director with Senior Staff

April 05, 2018 - April 08, 2018

Spring is the season for growth and new beginnings. Use your time at Yogaville’s silent retreat to get in touch with your inner compass and create positive intentions for the year to follow. During this rejuvenating silent retreat, you will:…

Teaching Through the Subtle Bodies

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with Swami Vidyananda, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

April 11, 2018 - April 15, 2018

This workshop will focus on designing Yoga classes for mind-body wellness by working through the koshas. By understanding these subtle bodies (the physical, energetic, emotional, intelligence, and bliss layers of the self), you can use them as a practical and…

LifeForce Yoga® to Manage Your Mood

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with Amy Weintraub, E-RYT 500, MFA, YACEP, C-IAYT

April 13, 2018 - April 15, 2018

LifeForce Yoga® interweaves the power of an ancient discipline with that of current science. In Yogaville’s safe and accepting environment, you’ll learn Yoga practices that can help you maintain your optimum mental health, as well as methods to safely release…

Ayurvedic Thai Yoga Bodywork

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with Renata Gregori Sullivan, CYT and Dr. Michael Sullivan, D.C., D.Ay.

April 13, 2018 - April 15, 2018

Learn the extraordinary healing art of Thai Yoga Bodywork in this hands-on, experiential workshop. The unique healing system of Thai Yoga uses beautiful exotic stretches, Yoga postures, acupressure, rhythmic compressions, and therapeutic breathwork based on Yoga, Ayurveda, and martial arts.…

Integral Yoga 200-hour Teacher Training – Spring 2018

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with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

April 15, 2018 - May 13, 2018

The Integral Yoga 200-hour Teacher Training at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville is a month-long residential program consisting of over 200 class hours. This comprehensive Yoga teacher certification provides a strong foundation for personal and spiritual development, a space for nurturing your own…

Mindfulness, Compassion, and Difficult Emotions

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with Susan Carol Stone, Ph.D.

April 20, 2018 - April 22, 2018

In this interactive workshop-retreat, we will explore how to traverse the terrain of difficult emotions through mindfulness, presence, and compassion. Popular mindfulness instructor Susan Carol Stone will assist you in establishing a personal mindfulness program that will help you relax…

Sacred Sounds: Healing Sounds

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with Jonathan Goldman and Andi Goldman, LPC, M.A.

April 20, 2018 - April 22, 2018

Discover the secrets of sound healing with the internationally acclaimed teacher, author, and chant master Jonathan Goldman, who teams with his wife, holistic psychotherapist Andi Goldman, for this special weekend. Explore the scientific and spiritual basis of using sound for…

Yoga Therapy in Cancer and Chronic Illness – Level 1: YCat

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with Sandra Susheela Gilbert, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, B.A. and Senior YCat Intern Teachers

April 27, 2018 - May 06, 2018

YCat Yoga Therapy, founded in 1990, is a three-level, professional certification training for health professionals and experienced Yoga teachers. The training is designed to enable them to work safely with people facing: Cancer at any stage of illness Common chronic…

The Spiritual Art of Memoir: Discovering the Invisible Thread of Grace

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with Joan Borysenko, Ph.D.

April 27, 2018 - April 29, 2018

If you’re thinking about this workshop, you weren’t born yesterday. You’ve lived and loved, won and lost, celebrated and grieved. You have many stories to tell. All stories have an inside and an outside. The outside is linear—it happened in…

May 2018

Relieving Anxiety: CBT and Yoga

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with Boris Bhagavan Pisman, LMHC

May 04, 2018 - May 06, 2018

Join Bhagavan Pisman for a practical and profound weekend investigating Yoga-Based Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT) of Anxiety™. If you or your clients experience panic attacks, OCD, social anxiety, general anxiety, phobias, or post-traumatic stress, this workshop can greatly benefit you. This…

Peaceful Weight Loss Workshop

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with Brandt Bhanu Passalacqua and Anna Neiman Passalacqua

May 04, 2018 - May 06, 2018

Join nationally recognized weight-loss facilitator and author of Peaceful Weight Loss Through Yoga, Bhanu Passalacqua, as he introduces you to the concepts and practices that have helped him and his students lose weight and find balance in their lives. You’ll…

Peaceful Weight Loss Six-Day Retreat

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with Brandt Bhanu Passalacqua and Anna Neiman Passalacqua

May 04, 2018 - May 09, 2018

Join nationally recognized weight-loss facilitator and author of Peaceful Weight Loss Through Yoga, Bhanu Passalacqua, as he introduces you to the concepts and practices that have helped him and his students lose weight and find balance in their lives. This…

iRest Yoga Nidra Immersion Program

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with Robin Carnes, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, MBA

May 17, 2018 - May 20, 2018

iRest Yoga Nidra is a research-based meditation, relaxation, and healing protocol that enables you to deeply calm your nervous system, integrate difficult thoughts and emotions, and awaken to your essential nature. iRest meditation is an excellent personal practice as well…

Aging Agelessly

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with Barbara Prema Brown, E-RYT 500 and Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

May 18, 2018 - May 20, 2018

The timeless practices of Yoga help practitioners to age agelessly—maintaining the energy, strength, and keen perception of their younger years. Ever-youthful yoginis Barbara Prema Brown and Satya Greenstone will guide you in this Yoga workshop for those who want to…

YogaNursing®: The Heart of Caring

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with Susan Turnage, RN, CYN, RYT 500

May 18, 2018 - May 20, 2018

YogaNursing is a revolutionary model of care that unites the ancient wisdom of Yoga with the science of modern Nursing. This program’s teachings of self-care can be used for nurses and their patients. Join us and be part of a transformational,…

Yoga of Devotion: A Retreat with Krishna Das

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with Krishna Das

May 25, 2018 - May 28, 2018

Join world-renowned musician Krishna Das in an experiential weekend filled with kirtan (chanting of sacred sounds). In this special concert and kirtan workshop, you will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to immerse yourself in chanting holy mantras with the Grammy-nominated “rockstar…

Kid’s Yoga Program

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with Nitya Griffith, E-RYT 200, CRYT

May 25, 2018 - May 28, 2018

Bring your children with you this weekend! This is a childcare program for guests who come to visit with children ages 5–11! While you enjoy your program, you can feel confident that the kids will be well looked after by…

Krishna Das Saturday Concert

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with Krishna Das

May 26, 2018 - May 26, 2018

$40 Advance Purchase and $45 at the door Join us for an intimate concert with Krishna Das, the Grammy-nominated master kirtanist who bridged the East and West through music As part of his annual Yogaville 4-Day Retreat, Krishna Das will…

June 2018

Go with the Flow

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with Trace Sahaja Bonner

June 01, 2018 - June 03, 2018

Through our work, play, creativity, and relationships, we have an opportunity to bring forth our inner light and share that light with others. However, our own limiting and restricting mental patterns may sometimes overshadow that inner light. Tap into the…

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training – Part 1: Foundations

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with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

June 03, 2018 - June 08, 2018

Part 1: June 3–8, 2018 Part 2: September 30–October 5, 2018 10% Off for those registering for both Parts 1 and 2 Click here to register for both parts   The Restorative Yoga poses may be offered as an alternative…

Awakening the Sacred Body

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with John Jackson

June 08, 2018 - June 10, 2018

In the Tibetan tradition, the body is seen as a doorway that contains the pathway to enlightenment. Within the physical body lies a sacred energetic system of channels, chakras (energy centers), and energies that affect our physical, mental, and emotional well-being.…

Taking Ayurveda to the Mat

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with Letícia Padmasri, ALC, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, M.A.

June 08, 2018 - June 10, 2018

Yoga and Ayurveda, the ancient Vedic healing practices, function together to balance the body and mind. Unique to each individual, these ancient healing practices will guide you and your clients toward a new realm of vitality. Explore how lively, full-spectrum…

Meditation for Everyone

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with Rev. Sumati Govinda Steinberg, RN, BSN, RYT 500, C-IAYT

June 08, 2018 - June 10, 2018

Would you like to try meditation, but you’re not sure where to start? Join us for a weekend of lighthearted and joyful practice aimed at developing and expanding your meditation experience. In this meditation workshop, you will: Learn simple and…

Yoga for Osteoporosis: Strong to the Bones

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with Loren M. Fishman, M.D., B. Phil. (Oxon.) and Caryna Wong, B.S., RYT 200

June 15, 2018 - June 17, 2018

Osteoporosis and osteopenia affect more than 55 million Americans. Dr. Loren Fishman, an Oxford graduate and lifelong yogi, together with Caryna Wong, RYT 200, teach powerful, safe, and proven methods for reversing and avoiding osteoporosis and osteopenia. Learn how to…

Raja Yoga Teacher Training – 2018

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with Swami Karunananda, E-RYT 500

June 18, 2018 - July 08, 2018

Raja Yoga Teacher Training provides a unique opportunity to study and apply these great teachings to your life. You will also be trained in public speaking and teaching skills, empowering you to skillfully share these concepts with others. The curriculum…

Yoga of Recovery® – Ayurveda Weekend: Between the Mat and the Meeting

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with Durga Leela, E-RYT 500

June 21, 2018 - June 24, 2018

This Yoga of Recovery® weekend is for those who are struggling and suffering. If you suspect that your current mode of living is unsustainable, if you feel the pain, stress, and loneliness of life, if you notice that there’s a…

Yoga of Recovery® – Module B Certification: Ayurvedic Healing for Addictive Tendencies

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with Durga Leela, E-RYT 500

June 21, 2018 - June 28, 2018

Yoga of Recovery® is the first comprehensive course to combine Ayurveda and Yoga with traditional recovery tools to offer a more holistic mind, body, and spirit approach to addiction and self-destructive behaviors. Health and recovery from addiction and disease involve…

Yoga and Kayaking

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with Bhaskar Deva

June 22, 2018 - June 24, 2018

Join Bhaskar Deva for a weekend of Yoga and kayaking down the peaceful James River—connecting with nature and yourself. This is an invigorating way for beginner and intermediate kayakers to interweave Yoga and the joy of the outdoors. Each day begins…

Releasing Victim Consciousness

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with Sid McNairy, E-RYT 500, M.S., B.A.

June 29, 2018 - July 01, 2018

Releasing Victim Consciousness is a program of self-study that will help you dive deeper into yourself to uncover hidden layers that are holding you back from living the life you wish to lead. We all have an operating system—an internal…

Soul Food: Nurture Your Nature

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with Marni Sclaroff, MAT, E-RYT 500

June 29, 2018 - July 01, 2018

Your soul is your essence, your nature, your wisdom, and the foundation of who you are. Modern life and culture often pull us away from the soul and leave us feeling tired and disconnected from our true knowing. Living in…

July 2018

Yoga for Teens Certification Program

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with Erin Lila Singh, RYT 500

July 04, 2018 - July 08, 2018

This comprehensive Yoga for Teens certification course focuses on how Yoga can serve as a transformative life practice for teens by fostering their physical, mental, social, and emotional development. The program is suitable for Yoga teachers, school teachers, social workers,…

Everything Comes to You: Non-Dual Awakening

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with Bharata Wingham, E-RYT 200, CLYT

July 06, 2018 - July 08, 2018

Not-two is Peace. What you are seeking is seeking you. Dive deeply into the teachings of several spiritual traditions, particularly A Course in Miracles, and experience how everything comes to you in non-dual awareness. Instead of seeking, you will learn to…

Intermediate Integral Yoga Teacher Training – 2018

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with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

July 08, 2018 - July 29, 2018

Intermediate Integral Yoga Teacher Training offers an opportunity to profoundly enrich your understanding and practice of Integral Yoga. As a student, you’ll dive deeply into the subtle aspects of Yoga and acquire the skills needed to teach them. Learn important…

Camp Yogaville 2018

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with Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM, Sam Eberle, Chris McCooey, M.A. and Meera Ellen Mangum, E-RYT 200, B.S.

July 08, 2018 - July 22, 2018

Camp Yogaville is Integral Yoga® for kids—a 2-week-long Yoga summer camp in the heart of Virginia for children ages 8 to 12 (we’re flexible!) It’s a great opportunity for your kids to share and relate to one another in a…

Stress Management Teacher Training – 2018

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with Swami Ramananda, E-RYT 500 and Swami Vidyananda, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

July 11, 2018 - July 22, 2018

Stress is widespread in the world today and many people are turning to Yoga for Stress Management. This training is designed to give you the essential skills and confidence to teach Yoga as Stress Management in a wide variety of…

Couples Weekend

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with Revs. Bhagavan and Bhavani Metro

July 13, 2018 - July 15, 2018

Join the Rev. Metros for a time of renewal, rekindling of hearts, and exploring your relationship with your beloved. This couples weekend will use the powerful techniques of Integral Yoga to renew and recharge your relationship. It includes practices to…

Neuroscience, Yoga, and Mindfulness Workshop: Powerful Tools for Healing

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with M. Mala Cunningham, C-IAYT, Ph.D.

July 20, 2018 - July 22, 2018

With the advent of new technologies, researchers are now able to understand how Yoga and mindfulness practices can help us to heal, restore vibrancy, and increase resiliency.  Over the last twenty years, research has proven that Yoga and mindfulness techniques…

Neuroscience, Yoga, and Mindfulness Five-Day Retreat: Powerful Tools for Healing

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with M. Mala Cunningham, C-IAYT, Ph.D.

July 20, 2018 - July 24, 2018

The field of neuroscience shows that you can actually change your brain patterns—and therefore change your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors—which can promote healing in your system. This 5-day retreat will focus on strategies for healing the body and mind through…

Integral Yoga 200-hour Teacher Training – Summer 2018

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with Letícia Padmasri, ALC, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, M.A. and Raam Das, E-RYT 500

July 29, 2018 - August 26, 2018

The Integral Yoga 200-hour Teacher Training at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville is a month-long residential program consisting of over 200 class hours. This comprehensive Yoga teacher certification provides a strong foundation for personal and spiritual development, a space for nurturing your own…

August 2018

Adaptive Hatha Yoga Teacher Training – 2018

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with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

August 10, 2018 - August 19, 2018

This ten-day course teaches you to adapt the Integral Yoga practices to meet the needs of any individual. You will explore the essential benefits of each asana and Yoga practice and determine how to best implement them without strain—regardless of…

Three-Day Silent Retreat: Listening to the Inner, Connected Voice

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with Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM and Integral Yoga Retreat Directors with Senior Staff

August 10, 2018 - August 12, 2018

What messages come to us most clearly? Do they arise from the shallow part of our ego? Do these messages originate from our selfish needs, our conditioned minds, or the voices of the people who most influenced us in the…

Ten-Day Silent Retreat: Listening to the Inner, Connected Voice

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with Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM and Integral Yoga Retreat Directors with Senior Staff

August 10, 2018 - August 19, 2018

What messages come to us most clearly? Do they arise from the shallow part of our ego? Do these messages originate from our selfish needs, our conditioned minds, or the voices of the people who most influenced us in the…

The Art of Joyful Movement: Combining Alexander Technique and Pavanmuktanasana

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with Hope Mell, RYT 500, ATT

August 31, 2018 - September 03, 2018

Combining the movement principles of the Alexander Technique with the age-old practice of Pavanmuktasana (the Joint-Freeing Series), Joyful Movement is a powerful practice that has transformed lives. This 4-day workshop gives an overview of The Alexander Technique, which offers a…

The Power to Heal

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with Nischala Joy Devi

August 31, 2018 - September 03, 2018

Many of us have experienced the physical and emotional benefits of Yoga; yet, how many have the courage to delve deeper? Though it’s often thought to be relegated to a few, we ALL have the power to heal. Yogic wisdom…

Joyful Living: Kickstart to a Healthy Lifestyle

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with Amrita Sandra McLanahan, M.D. and Lalitha Stone

August 31, 2018 - September 03, 2018

Spend your Labor Day wisely—invest in your health and experience the joy that sparkles from the inside out. Relax, renew, and recharge as you dive deeply into the aspects of Yoga and a healthy lifestyle that can be applied in…

September 2018

Kama Shakti: The Path of Desire and Unbridled Purpose

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with Katie Silcox

September 07, 2018 - September 09, 2018

“If there is ONE Yoga workshop that I have seen alter people’s lives, in the quickest way imaginable, it’s this one!”—Katie Silcox Yoga is much more than physical poses. It is an ancient system that scientifically enables you to unravel…

Yoga Nidra: Delving into Deep Awareness

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with Stacy Kamala Waltman, E-RYT 500

September 07, 2018 - September 09, 2018

Yoga Nidra is the ultimate power nap of deep healing and profound restoration—the perfect antidote to stress, depression, and exhaustion. Advanced Yoga teacher, transformational life coach, and meditation master Stacy Kamala Waltman leads programs that are world-renowned, taking people on…

LifeForce Yoga® Practitioner Training for Depression and Anxiety – Level 1

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with Amy Weintraub, E-RYT 500, MFA, YACEP, C-IAYT, Rose Kress, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, LFYP-2, YACEP and Assisting Faculty

September 16, 2018 - September 23, 2018

LifeForce Yoga is an empowering, evidence-based Yoga protocol to help your students and clients focus, relax, and have greater access to their feelings. These strategies can safely release chronic physical tension and repressed emotion and are appropriate for a clinical setting.…

Yoga for the Special Child® Basic Training – Part 2: Developing Programs for Teens and Young Adults

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with Sivakami Sonia Sumar, E-RYT 500, CRYT, C-IAYT

September 21, 2018 - September 27, 2018

This Yoga for the Special Child® Basic Training – Part 2 course expands on Basic Training – Part 1, with special emphasis on working with teens and young adults and refining your skills to work with children under 12 years…

Yoga to Enhance Meditation

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with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

September 21, 2018 - September 23, 2018

The goal of meditation is to realize the True Self, which is felt when you awake to your True Nature—a state of permanent peace and happiness. Meditation is the portal to this experience. The Yoga practices you’ll explore in this…

Yoga for the Special Child® Teacher Training – Basic Part 1

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with Sivakami Sonia Sumar, E-RYT 500, CRYT, C-IAYT and Gita Catherine Brown

September 21, 2018 - September 27, 2018

Yoga for the Special Child®, LLC, is a multi-level comprehensive program of Yoga techniques designed to enhance the natural development of children with special needs. Our style of Yoga is gentle and therapeutic—it is safe for babies and children with…

Kid’s Yoga Program

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with Nitya Griffith, E-RYT 200, CRYT

September 27, 2018 - September 30, 2018

Bring your children with you this weekend! This is a childcare program for guests who come to visit with children ages 5–11! While you enjoy your program, you can feel confident that the kids will be well looked after by…

Kirtan College: A Weekend Chanting Intensive

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with David Newman "Durga Das"

September 27, 2018 - September 30, 2018

Open your heart with song and devotion at Kirtan College. This in-depth course is designed to help all people explore kirtan and Bhakti Yoga.  It’s a concise training to deepen your understanding and practice of the rich tradition of Indian…

Yoga for the Core: Understanding the Anatomy of Your Center

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with Letícia Padmasri, ALC, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, M.A.

September 28, 2018 - September 30, 2018

  This isn’t a typical core workshop—you won’t work out to exhaust your center. You will still learn practices that strengthen your core, but more than that, you will develop awareness of your physical center. Awareness is key to developing…

Yoga and Ayurveda: Radiant Health and Longevity

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with Renata Gregori Sullivan, CYT and Dr. Michael Sullivan, D.C., D.Ay.

September 28, 2018 - September 30, 2018

This immersion into the scientific and spiritual power of Ayurveda and Yoga will help you understand how to apply these ancient principles for a life of health, joy, clarity, and balance. Join the founder of Riverview Spa and its Yoga…

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training – Part 2: Therapeutic Applications

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with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

September 30, 2018 - October 05, 2018

Part 1: June 3–8, 2018 Part 2: September 30–October 5, 2018 10% Off for those registering for both Part 1 and 2 Click here to register for both parts   Restorative Yoga is the practice of placing the body into a specific…

October 2018

Laugha Yoga® 3-Day Leader Certification Weekend

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with Bharata Wingham, E-RYT 200, CLYT

October 05, 2018 - October 07, 2018

A fun way to awaken yourself and others to the love of laughter Laugha Yoga is an ancient, new idea for reconnecting us to our true Self. Through Yogic Laughter sessions, Laugha Nidra® (guided deep relaxation following the laughter), pranayama (yogic breathing practices)…

Surfing in the Sea of Change

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with Swami Vidyananda, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

October 05, 2018 - October 07, 2018

It may seem that there’s nothing you can do about the speed of change in your life and the world around you. The economy fluctuates, your career has ups and downs, and important family decisions often need to be made…

Laugha Yoga® 4-Day Teacher Certification

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with Bharata Wingham, E-RYT 200, CLYT

October 07, 2018 - October 10, 2018

In this 4-day Laugha Yoga Teacher Certification, you will be trained and qualified to certify other Laugha Yoga Leaders. Laugha Yoga is an ancient new idea of combining the practices of Yoga with prolonged intentional laughter. This combination is extremely potent…

The Power of Touch: The Art of Asana Assists

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with Giselle Mari, E-RYT 500, YACEP

October 18, 2018 - October 21, 2018

Without touch, progress is very slow. — Sri K. Pattabhi Jois One of the quickest ways to understand the mechanics of an asana (physical posture), its depth and beauty, is through touch. Being able to offer assists to Yoga practitioners…

Coming Home: Moving Deeper Into Mindfulness and Love

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with Susan Carol Stone, Ph.D.

October 19, 2018 - October 21, 2018

Many people are becoming familiar with mindfulness these days, and we have all experienced love in some form. What is less clear is that mindfulness and love are inextricably related and, when followed as a spiritual path, they lead far…

Integral Yoga 200-hour Teacher Training – Fall 2018

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with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

October 21, 2018 - November 18, 2018

The Integral Yoga 200-hour Teacher Training at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville is a month-long residential program consisting of over 200 class hours. This comprehensive Yoga teacher certification provides a strong foundation for personal and spiritual development, a space for nurturing your own…

Introduction to Yin Yoga

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with Biff Mithoefer, E-RYT 500

October 26, 2018 - October 28, 2018

Guided by Biff Mithoefer, author of The Yin Yoga Kit, you will practice Yin Yoga to bring health to your body and balance to your busy, Yang-style life. Yin Yoga uses long-held postures that support you in accessing the deeper,…

Yin Yoga Teacher Training – Module 1

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with Biff Mithoefer, E-RYT 500

October 28, 2018 - November 02, 2018

Discover how the ancient practice of Yin Yoga can bring balance to your physical, energetic, and emotional bodies during this six-day training. Learn how to lead a Yin Yoga class and incorporate Yin postures and philosophy into any Yoga practice.…

November 2018

How to Cultivate Healing and Inner Peace

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with Tom Spector, Ph.D.

November 02, 2018 - November 04, 2018

Join Tom to enjoy a meditation, healing, and inner peace course designed for everyone, even those who believe they could never meditate. With over 40 years’ experience, Tom’s teachings are crystal clear and easy-to-follow, combining profound meaning with light humor.…

Yoga Nidra for Complete Relaxation and Stress Relief

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with Julie Lusk, E-RYT 500, M.Ed.

November 09, 2018 - November 11, 2018

Yoga Nidra means “yogic sleep.” It’s a comprehensive practice for going far beyond deep relaxation to a place of natural peace and quiet that is tremendously healing for the body, mind, and spirit. It reliably reveals and awakens your inner…

Yoga Nidra Training and Certification – Level 1

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with Julie Lusk, E-RYT 500, M.Ed.

November 09, 2018 - November 14, 2018

  Yoga Nidra means “yogic sleep.”  It’s a comprehensive practice for going far beyond deep relaxation to a place of natural peace and quiet that is tremendously healing for the body, mind, and spirit.   Attending this Yoga Nidra training…

Ashtanga Yoga: Sthira Bhaga–Strength and Grace

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with Tim Feldmann

November 09, 2018 - November 11, 2018

Are you curious about Ashtanga Yoga but concerned that it might be too athletic? Are you looking for guidance on how to move your body into the next stage of flexibility, grace, and strength? Does your asana practice need a…

Yoga Tune-Up for the Holidays

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with Letícia Padmasri, ALC, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, M.A.

November 16, 2018 - November 18, 2018

During the holidays, we’re often preoccupied with the season’s hustle and bustle, the tasty foods, and the tremendous amount of effort spent in giving! Join us for a Yoga tune-up this holiday season. Explore and realign with the divine nature…

December 2018

Curb Your Cravings: Overcoming Emotional Eating and Compulsive Behaviors

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with Amrita Sandra McLanahan, M.D. and Sampada Desai, M.A., LPC, E-RYT 500, CLL

December 07, 2018 - December 09, 2018

Comfort foods can be discomforting in the long run. Yoga provides fresh perspectives and many useful tools to help in developing and maintaining optimum lifestyle choices. Learn the skills to protect yourself from the toxic effects of emotional overeating and…

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