Programs

Retreat from the modern world and reconnect to your best self. Our expert presenters lead you in explorations of health, spiritual inquiry, joy, and creativity.

Upcoming Programs & Workshops (91)

March 2017

Relieving Anxiety: CBT and Yoga

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with Boris Bhagavan Pisman, LMHC

March 24, 2017 - March 26, 2017

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 change your or…

Yoga for Autism Teacher Training – Level 1

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with Sharanya Sharon Manner, E-RYT 500, RCYT and Margabandhu Martarano, E-RYT 500, B.A.

March 24, 2017 - March 28, 2017

Yoga for Autism Teacher Training helps you learn methods for healing symptoms associated with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) and prepares you to instruct individuals with diagnosed with Autism.  Instructors Sharanya and Margabandhu explore the symptoms associated with ASDs (such as…

Weeklong Raja Yoga Retreat

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with Swami Karunananda, E-RYT 500

March 27, 2017 - April 02, 2017

Raja Yoga is a pathway to liberation—to freedom from all sorrow, fear, delusion, and suffering. It explores the nature of suffering from philosophical and practical perspectives and explains how to overcome it. It shows the way to maintain equanimity when facing personal obstacles…

April 2017

LifeForce Yoga to Manage Your Mood

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

April 07, 2017 - April 09, 2017

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 chronically…

Enter the AUM: The Healing Power of Sound

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with Paradiso & Rasamayi

April 07, 2017 - April 09, 2017

Sound is one of the manifestations of the Divine, used by spiritual healers of all paths to facilitate spiritual growth and healing. This workshop is charged with healing performances, hands-on practice, and transformative information sessions. In this vibrant weekend, you’ll…

Integral Yoga 200–hour Teacher Training: Spring Session 2017

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with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500

April 09, 2017 - May 07, 2017

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…

Retreat with A Course in Miracles: Yoga of Forgiveness

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with Bharata Wingham, E-RYT 200, CLYT

April 14, 2017 - April 16, 2017

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…

Spring Silent Retreat: Budding Potential

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

April 20, 2017 - April 23, 2017

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. This retreat is open to everyone—from beginners…

Yoga Anatomy for Graceful Living: How to Remain Supple and Agile on Life’s Journey

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with Aramati Akke Hulbert, E-RYT 500

April 28, 2017 - April 30, 2017

Would you like to move with confidence and poise through your Yoga asana practice and other pastimes? By finding out how your body works, you can gracefully keep up with life’s activities. This workshop will help you identify how to achieve greater freedom…

Mindfulness, Compassion, and Difficult Emotions

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with Susan Carol Stone, Ph.D.

April 28, 2017 - April 30, 2017

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 into…

Taking Ayurveda to the Mat

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

April 28, 2017 - April 30, 2017

Explore how Yoga and Ayurveda, the ancient Vedic healing practices, function both alone and together to balance your body and mind. These ancient healing practices are unique to each individual and will guide you and your clients towards a new…

Kids Yoga Program April 28 – 30, 2017

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with Shakti Love Liebe and Nitya Griffith

April 28, 2017 - April 30, 2017

Bring your children with you this weekend! While you enjoy your program, you can feel confident that the kids will be well looked after by our experienced staff, and entertained through a variety of fun activities.  Arts & crafts, music,…

May 2017

Building Your Sadhana: The Sweetness of Steady Practice

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with Prashanti Carroll Ann Friedmann, E-RYT 500

May 05, 2017 - May 07, 2017

Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras explains that sadhana (spiritual practice) must be well attended to, without pause, for a long time, and in all earnestness in order for us to see progress towards lasting happiness. This can seem difficult for many, and…

Spiritually Fly: Master Your Soul

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with Faith Hunter, E-RYT 500

May 05, 2017 - May 07, 2017

We are all seeking a path—a way—something to carry us through the hard times. As we look back on the challenges of day-to-day life, we rarely take note that we are typically the cause of our own suffering. This Yoga and…

Family Time at Yogaville

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with Gita Zember, E-RYT 200

May 12, 2017 - May 14, 2017

Bring your entire family for a weekend of wholesome fun at Yogaville! Gita Zember, beloved kirtanist, Yoga instructor, and mother of two, welcomes you to participate in Family Time at Yogaville whether or not you’ve ever experienced Yoga or Yogaville.…

Accessible Yoga Training

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with Rev. Jivana Heyman, E-RYT 500, IYM

May 12, 2017 - May 16, 2017

Join the Accessible Yoga Movement! Accessible Yoga is an international advocacy organization focusing on sharing yoga with all. We offer Accessible Yoga Conferences, Journal, and the Accessible Yoga Network. In this training, you’ll learn how to make the Yoga teachings…

iRest® Personal Practice Immersion

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

May 18, 2017 - May 21, 2017

Come join us for this iRest Personal Practice Immersion (iPPI), where you will learn the principles and practice of iRest Yoga Nidra Meditation and experience the ways iRest can be used on and off the mat to foster a greater sense of…

Peaceful Weight Loss 6-Day Retreat

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with Brandt Bhanu Passalacqua and Anna Neiman Passalacqua

May 19, 2017 - May 24, 2017

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 is…

Peaceful Weight Loss Workshop

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with Brandt Bhanu Passalacqua and Anna Neiman Passalacqua

May 19, 2017 - May 21, 2017

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 explore…

Yoga of Devotion: A Retreat With Krishna Das

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with Krishna Das

May 26, 2017 - May 29, 2017

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 of…

Kids Yoga Program May 26–29, 2017

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with Nitya Griffith and Shakti Love Liebe

May 26, 2017 - May 29, 2017

Bring your children with you this weekend! While you enjoy the program’s session, the kids will be introduced to Integral Yoga, Sri Swami Satchidananda, ashram life, study of nature, and our natural surroundings through art, crafts, music, dance, drama, hiking,…

Saturday Satsang Concert with Krishna Das

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with Krishna Das

May 27, 2017 - May 27, 2017

$40 advance purchase / $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 perform…

Meditation Teacher Training

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with Swami Karunananda, E-RYT 500

May 30, 2017 - June 11, 2017

Swami Satchidananda said: “Meditation is the most important practice. Most of our problems in life would be solved if we meditated regularly.” Why? Because our whole experience of life is based on the condition of the mind, and meditation enables…

June 2017

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

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with Joan Borysenko, Ph.D.

June 02, 2017 - June 04, 2017

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 a lot of stories to tell. All stories have an inside and an outside. The outside is linear—it…

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training – 2017

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with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500

June 02, 2017 - June 11, 2017

Restorative Yoga is a deeply rejuvenating element that can be incorporated into any Yoga practice. Using props, the body is placed in gentle, supported asanas that can be held longer without physical effort. These poses can be offered to students…

Ten-Day Silent Retreat: Nurture Your Connection Within

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with Integral Yoga Retreat Directors with Senior Staff

June 09, 2017 - June 18, 2017

The world is constantly drawing our attention outward into its swirling eddies of activities and responsibilities, joys and sorrows, pleasures and pain. We have trouble finding the time to tap into our inner reality and connect with our innermost desires…

Three-Day Silent Retreat: Nurture Your Connection Within

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with Integral Yoga Retreat Directors with Senior Staff

June 09, 2017 - June 11, 2017

This retreat is the first three days of our Ten-Day Silent Retreat. It is offered to those who cannot join us in silence for all ten days. Allow yourself the luxury of going deep within to nurture your connection with…

Pranayama Teacher Training

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with Swami Karunananda, E-RYT 500

June 12, 2017 - June 15, 2017

Breath is the link between the body and the mind. By regulating the breath, we can energize, strengthen, detoxify, and relax the body. There are methods to calm, balance, and focus the mind. Through regular practice, the dormant subtle energy…

Intermediate Integral Yoga Teacher Training – 2017

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with Madhuri Fiona Flynn, E-RYT 500 and Lalita Dagny Vigander, E-RYT 500, LMT, RCYT

June 18, 2017 - July 09, 2017

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. In this…

Yoga of Recovery® Retreat: Wholehearted Recovery

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with Durga Leela, E-RYT 500

June 22, 2017 - June 25, 2017

During the Yoga of Recovery Retreat, we will explore a loving approach to recovery, one that integrates the most effective approaches of the East and the West. Let’s change our story from one of suffering to one of healing, making…

Yoga of Recovery: Immersion/Certificate Course

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with Durga Leela, E-RYT 500

June 22, 2017 - July 02, 2017

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. This course is for anyone interested in a…

Neurogenic Yoga™: A Revolutionary Technique in Trauma Healing

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with Maria Alfaro, E-RYT, Neurogenic Yoga Trainer and TRE Certification Trainer

June 23, 2017 - June 25, 2017

Neurogenic Yoga™ is a revolutionary new technique in trauma healing and stress reduction. This integrative method combines Yoga asana and pranayama with Self Induced Therapeutic Tremors (SITT). These tremors are the nervous system’s natural way of discharging long-held tension and…

Yoga for Lower Back Pain

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with Loren M. Fishman, M.D., B. Phil. (Oxon.)

June 23, 2017 - June 25, 2017

Lower back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide. Dr. Loren Fishman, Oxford graduate and lifelong yogi, outlines powerful, safe methods for relieving lower back pain in yourself and in your students during this hands-on weekend workshop. Though Dr.…

Camp Yogaville

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with Sam Eberle and Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz

June 25, 2017 - July 02, 2017

Camp Yogaville is Integral Yoga® for kids—a week-long Yoga summer camp for children ages eight to twelve, held at Satchidananda Ashram – Yogaville. It’s a great opportunity for kids to enjoy a week in the country, learn about Yoga and have…

Yoga to Enhance Your Meditation

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with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500

June 30, 2017 - July 02, 2017

The goal of meditation is to realize the True Self, which is felt when you awaken 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…

July 2017

Advanced Integral Yoga Teacher Training

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with Swami Asokananda, E-RYT 500 and Letícia Padmasri, E-RYT 500, ALC, M.A.

July 02, 2017 - July 23, 2017

The Advanced Integral Yoga Hatha Teacher Training course enables your Yoga practice and teaching skills to flourish. Expand your teaching skills by learning how to instruct advanced classes and finding ways to take simple, basic asanas to a deeper and…

Integral Yoga 200-hour Teacher Training Summer 2017

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with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500

July 09, 2017 - August 06, 2017

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 practice,…

Yoga, Mindfulness, and Neuroscience Workshop: Tools for Healing

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with Rev. M. Mala Cunningham, Ph.D.

July 14, 2017 - July 16, 2017

New technologies enable scientists to observe how meditation and Yoga practices positively shape our neurochemistry and neuro-pathways. Over the last twenty years, research has proven that Yoga and mindfulness techniques can increase empathy, compassion, healing, and optimism and can significantly…

Yoga, Mindfulness, and Neuroscience: Five-Day Retreat

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with Rev. M. Mala Cunningham, Ph.D.

July 14, 2017 - July 18, 2017

The field of neuroscience shows that we can actually change our brain patterns—and therefore change our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors—which can introduce healing into our system. This retreat will focus on strategies for healing the body and mind through Yoga…

Mastering Alignment: The Key to a Skillful Yoga Practice

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with Steven Weiss, RYT 500, M.S., D.C., C-IAYT

July 14, 2017 - July 16, 2017

The secret is out! Yoga can offer a highly effective form of therapy for existing injuries and it can help prevent future ones! The key to utilizing Yoga as a successful therapeutic method is that you have a good working…

Everything Comes To You: Yoga of Prayer

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with Bharata Wingham, E-RYT 200, CLYT

July 21, 2017 - July 23, 2017

What you are seeking is seeking you. Clarity of Vision. Purity of Feeling. In this workshop we will draw from several spiritual traditions including yoga and particularly from A Course in Miracles. How to develop the attitude of Everything Comes to You…

How to Ignite Your Yoga Practice: A Workshop for Beginners

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with Chelsea Jackson, Ph.D., E-RYT, RCYT

July 21, 2017 - July 23, 2017

Looking to start a Yoga practice but not exactly sure where to begin? Join Chelsea for a weekend focused on setting the foundation for a Yoga practice that is both accessible and sustainable. This workshop is ideal for both beginners…

Yoga for Grief and Loss: Strengthening Your Container

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with Karla Helbert, LPC, E-RYT 200

July 27, 2017 - July 30, 2017

How do we carry a grief that seems larger than the world? In a really strong container. Grief, loss, and trauma are some of the most difficult experiences imaginable and possible. When you have experienced loss so profound there is…

Yoga of the Heart: Cardiac and Cancer Certification Training-2017

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with Nischala Joy Devi

July 28, 2017 - August 06, 2017

Would you like to share Yoga with those at risk for or living with heart disease, cancer, or other life-altering illnesses? In this program, you’ll learn how the theory of Yoga can be applied to disease and general health. Yoga…

Vedic Thai Yoga Bodywork

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with Sudevi Linda Kramer, LMT, E-RYT 500, M.A.

July 28, 2017 - July 30, 2017

Experience exotic stretches and Thai bodywork—a synthesis of acupressure, rhythmic compressions, ancient breathing arts, and meditation. You will: Study a 3,000-year-old traditional Asian folk art that creates radiant whole health Enjoy strengthened vitality through bandhas, pranayamas, and meditation techniques for…

Kids Yoga Program July 30–Aug 5, 2017

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with Nitya Griffith and Shakti Love Liebe

July 30, 2017 - August 05, 2017

Bring your children with you this weekend! While you enjoy the program’s session, the kids will be introduced to Integral Yoga, Sri Swami Satchidananda, ashram life, study of nature, and our natural surroundings through art, crafts, music, dance, drama, hiking,…

August 2017

The Art of Joyful Movement: Alexander Technique and Pavanmuktasana

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with Hope Mell, RYT 500, ATT

August 04, 2017 - August 06, 2017

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 3-day workshop gives an overview of The Alexander Technique, which offers a…

Couples Workshop: A Time for Us

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with Revs. Bhagavan and Bhavani Metro

August 04, 2017 - August 06, 2017

Healthy, loving relationships are worth investing in. Bring your partner and join in on this special retreat for couples. Dive into the depths of what a loving relationship means to you and explore how to keep it alive, while learning…

Ageless Yoga Teacher Training

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with John Schlorholtz, E-RYT 500

August 10, 2017 - August 13, 2017

As our elders change in body and mind, they need new approaches to help foster health. The models for body and mind work that took them through their middle years are often no longer a good fit. Yoga, with its…

Yoga and Kayaking

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with Bhaskar Deva

August 11, 2017 - August 13, 2017

Join Bhaskar Deva for a weekend of connecting with nature and yourself—by kayaking down the peaceful James River. This is an invigorating way for beginners and experienced kayakers alike to weave Yoga with the joy of the outdoors. Each day…

Blissful Bhajans: The Art of Chanting and Yoga

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with Shankari Bowmaster, RYT 500

August 11, 2017 - August 13, 2017

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 our systems. You…

Yoga for Arthritis Teachers Intensive – Level 1

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with Steffany Moonaz, MFA, RYT 500, Ph.D. and Mary Veal, E-RYT 500

August 15, 2017 - August 20, 2017

Discover how you can safely and effectively teach evidence-informed Yoga practices with individually tailored modifications to people with arthritis and related conditions. Because arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the US, it is vital that Yoga professionals learn…

Laugha Yoga® Leader 3-Day Certification Weekend

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with Bharata Wingham, E-RYT 200, CLYT

August 18, 2017 - August 20, 2017

A fun way to awaken yourself and others 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) and meditation we can…

Less is More

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with Swami Divyananda Ma, RYT 500

August 18, 2017 - August 20, 2017

We live in a culture where the motto is “More is better.” Compelled by this notion, we find ourselves trying to fulfill our spiritual needs with material objects. This workshop will offer you a pathway out of material and lifestyle…

Laugha Yoga 4-Day Teacher® Training

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with Bharata Wingham, E-RYT 200, CLYT

August 20, 2017 - August 23, 2017

In this 4-day training, you will be trained and certified 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 and therapeutic.…

Yoga for Teens Certification Program

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with Erin Leela Singh, RYT 500

August 23, 2017 - August 27, 2017

This comprehensive 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, therapists, parents, and…

Adaptive Hatha Yoga Teacher Training

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with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500

August 25, 2017 - September 03, 2017

Have you ever had a student who’s unable to perform even the most basic Hatha poses? You want to help them, but you aren’t sure how. The Adaptive Hatha Yoga Teacher Training is the training for you! This ten-day course…

Yoga and the Subtle Bodies: Working Through the Koshas

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with Swami Vidyananda, E-RYT 500

August 25, 2017 - August 27, 2017

The more we practice Yoga, the more we feel the power to face the challenges of life. Yoga doesn’t promise to change the world around us. Yoga can help us change our reactions, perceptions, and attachment to wanting life to…

September 2017

Labor Day Yoga and Ayurveda Retreat: Radiant Health and Longevity

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

September 01, 2017 - September 03, 2017

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

Joyful Living: Kickstart to a Healthy Lifestyle

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with Dr. Amrita McLanahan, M.D. and Raam Das, E-RYT 500

September 08, 2017 - September 10, 2017

Renew, refresh, and recharge as you dive deeply into the aspects of Yoga and the yogic lifestyle that can be applied daily to improve your sense of Health and well-being dramatically. Learn how to develop healthy choices in Yoga, nutrition,…

Yoga Nidra for Complete Relaxation and Stress Relief

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

September 08, 2017 - September 10, 2017

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.

September 08, 2017 - September 13, 2017

Yoga Nidra takes a person deep unto themselves to a place of spirit and inner healing. It can be done as a complete practice on its own and is fundamental to a complete Yoga session. Since it so powerful, it…

TriYoga®: The Ancient Yoga for Modern Times

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with Yogini Kaliji

September 08, 2017 - September 10, 2017

Yogini Kaliji guides us in the world-renowned flow of TriYoga.  Learn to increase prana as it flows from kundalini (the universal mother energy.) The TriYoga practice unites dynamic and sustained asana (physical postures), pranayama (breathing practices), mudra (hand gestures,) and…

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, LFYP-2, LFY Educator and Rickie Simpson, Ph.D., E-RYT 200, LFYP-2, C-IAYT

September 10, 2017 - September 17, 2017

Learn 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. This…

Basic Meditation

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with Swami Gurucharanananda "Mataji"

September 15, 2017 - September 17, 2017

A calm and focused mind can achieve anything. The beautiful science of concentration provides perfect tools to reach that calm and focused experience called meditation. Meditation is a profound state of being, beyond the normal awareness. With sincere and regular…

Kirtan College: A Weekend Chanting Intensive

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with David Newman "Durga Das" and Mira

September 21, 2017 - September 24, 2017

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 chanting. Join David and Mira for a weekend of celebration…

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

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with Sivakami Sonia Sumar, E-RYT 500

September 22, 2017 - September 29, 2017

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—safe for babies and children with Down Syndrome, Cerebral…

The Art of Awakening: Yoga and Dharma

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with Katchie Ananda, E-RYT 500

September 22, 2017 - September 24, 2017

Yoga and Dharma, two complementary schools, are used to guide the body back to ease and calm and to train the mind and open the heart. The goal is to heal our connection to the body and the earth, connecting…

Consciousness and Energy of Shiva and Shakti

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with Marni Sclaroff, MAT, E-RYT 500

September 29, 2017 - October 01, 2017

Shiva and Shakti represent consciousness and energy. They symbolize the sacred marriage of what makes us human, and they are the ground of all being. They are the auspicious and loving heart at the center of everything. In the Yoga…

Hands On or Off? The Art of Yoga Adjustments

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

September 29, 2017 - October 01, 2017

Yoga adjustments can be beneficial in a number of ways, having the potential to take students to a level of deeper awareness and more self-refined practice. Yoga students and teachers appreciate the power and art of adjustments. But an essential…

October 2017

Fall Silent Retreat: Even Nature Takes Time to Renew

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with Swami Gurucharanananda "Mataji" (Retreat Director) with Senior Staff

October 05, 2017 - October 08, 2017

Autumn is a season of introspection. Even nature is ready to retreat!  It is the perfect time for us to go within, reflect, and apply daily learning to daily living! Though we all have similar family, job, or societal challenges,…

Ancient Wisdom for Changing Times

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with Swami Karunananda, E-RYT 500

October 13, 2017 - October 15, 2017

Change is everywhere—both within us and around us. Our bodies, minds, and relationships are continually transformed by our thoughts, words, and deeds. Our environment is dramatically impacted by the elements; earth, water, wind, and fire can alter the landscape in…

Therapeutic Medical Yoga: Learn and Restore

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with Dr. Amrita McLanahan, M.D., Dilip Sarkar, MD, FACS, CAP, C-IAYT and Rev. M. Mala Cunningham, Ph.D.

October 13, 2017 - October 15, 2017

This course will introduce health professionals to a biopsychosocial-spiritual model of care for patients. Explore the field of mind-body medicine and medical Yoga through mindfulness meditation, stress management, guided imagery, and breathing strategies. Learn how to assist patients in decreasing…

Coming Home: Moving Deeper Into Mindfulness and Love

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with Susan Carol Stone, Ph.D.

October 20, 2017 - October 22, 2017

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…

The Four Main Paths of Yoga: An Experiential Retreat

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with Swami Asokananda, E-RYT 500

October 20, 2017 - October 22, 2017

When aligned, the hand, heart, and head form a wonderful ladder to help us climb to a more fulfilling life rooted in Spirit. You will learn: Path one (the hand) corresponds to Karma Yoga: How to use the actions of…

Integral Yoga 200-hour Teacher Training: Fall Session 2017

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with Rev. Vidya Vonne, E-RYT 500, MFA, CMT and Swami Vidyananda, E-RYT 500

October 22, 2017 - November 19, 2017

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 27, 2017 - October 29, 2017

Guided by Biff Mithoefer, author of The Yin Yoga Kit, you will 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, more Yin parts of…

Yin Yoga Teacher Training – Module 2

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with Biff Mithoefer, E-RYT 500

October 29, 2017 - November 03, 2017

Since the beginning of mankind’s adventure here on Earth, indigenous societies throughout the world have sought guidance through their relationship with archetypal figures. These figures relate to the parts of ourselves that we all share. In this training, we will…

November 2017

Awakening Bhakti: A Celebration of Divine and Human Love

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with Jai Uttal

November 03, 2017 - November 05, 2017

Bhakti Yoga is the path of personal relationship with Spirit, with God, with Goddess; it’s a relationship that includes all the flavors and moods of the human heart. In the journey of Bhakti, your emotions become the fuel to reconnect…

Yoga for All: Empowering Underserved Populations

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with Dianne Bondy, E-RYT 500

November 03, 2017 - November 05, 2017

Discover how Yoga can empower, inspire, promote self­-acceptance, and help you to embrace change. We will start with a critical review of how society, media, and culture affect the physical and spiritual practices of Yoga. In this program, you will:…

Saturday Satsang Concert with Jai Uttal

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with Jai Uttal

November 04, 2017 - November 04, 2017

$25 advance purchase / $35 at the door Join us for an intimate concert with Jai Uttal As part of Awakening Bhakti Weekend Workshop, Jai will perform a special concert for the Saturday night Satsang. All are welcome. Through singing…

Cultivating Trust: How Wild It Is to Let It Be

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with Becky 'Tara' Eschenroeder, E-RYT 200, RYT 500, RCYT and Special Guest Brad Ellsworth

November 10, 2017 - November 12, 2017

How much time do you spend moving towards where you want to be versus being content with where you are? Where can you create space in your life? What would that space allow you to let in? What do you cling…

Yoga Nidra: Delving into Deep Rest

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November 10, 2017 - November 12, 2017

Advanced Yoga teacher, transformational life coach, and meditation master Stacy Kamala Waltman leads programs that are world-renowned, taking people on an inner journey of self-awakening. Come experience a transformational program whose effects remain long after the weekend is over! Yoga…

Yoga for Babies: Foundational Practice – Levels 1 and 2

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with Ellynne Skove, LCAT, NCC, BC-DMT, BCPP, E-RYT, M.A.

November 16, 2017 - November 19, 2017

Join Ellynne Skove for a Yoga for Babies workshop that includes two levels of training. The Level 1 training focuses on work with babies from birth to creeping, with an emphasis on tummy time and infant anatomical development. Level 2…

Meditation for Everyone

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with Rev. Sumati Govinda, RN, BSN, RYT

November 17, 2017 - November 19, 2017

Would you like to try meditation, but don’t know 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 time-tested…

Beyond Asana: The Joy of Classical Yoga

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with Michael Rhadeya Plasha, E-RYT 500, RPYT

November 17, 2017 - November 19, 2017

Posture can take us only so far. Join us for a weekend workshop exploring the more subtle aspects of classical Yoga. During this workshop, you will: Discover how the roots of Yoga provide the tools for transformation Fall in love with…

Relax and Rejuvenate with Restorative Yoga

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with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500

November 24, 2017 - November 26, 2017

Restorative Yoga is a simple, effective antidote to stress, tension, and anxiety. In this practice, your body is placed in gentle, supported asanas (poses) with the use of props, allowing your mind to truly let go. Join us for a…

December 2017

Raja Yoga: Observation, Action, Transformation

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with Madhavan Mark Wolz, RYT 500

December 01, 2017 - December 03, 2017

Raja Yoga opens the door between awareness and action, leading us to integrate body, mind, and spirit in a way that steadies our course and brings focus to our energy. Raja Yoga (the path of wisdom) is based on the…

Yoga Tune-Up for the Holidays

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

December 08, 2017 - December 10, 2017

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…

New Year’s Silent Retreat: Reaching Healthy New Heights

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with Integral Yoga Retreat Directors with Senior Staff

December 28, 2017 - January 01, 2018

Every new year, we close a door to the past and open one to myriad new possibilities. These possibilities allow us to recreate and redesign our lives in ways that aligns us with our innermost desires. Taking a little time…

March 2018

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

  Includes 3 daily vegetarian meals. Does not include airfare, airport transfers, or excursions. Discover the breathtaking vistas of cobalt-blue Lake Atitlan uniquely surrounded by some of Guatemala’s largest volcanoes. Join us and watch your workday blues vanish into thin…

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