Spring Silent Retreat
March 30 - April 2, 2023
Escape to a natural sanctuary among Virginia’s verdant foothills and rediscover the peace within during Yogaville’s annual Spring Silent Retreat.
Take a few days to step back from your regular routines. Lift the spirit and refresh the body and mind. Through stillness, silence, and Yoga practices, become reacquainted with your true nature of ease and peace.
At Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville you will experience a silent retreat under the guidance of skilled Integral Yoga practitioners.
Integral Yoga promotes an easeful body, a peaceful mind, and a useful life. Developed by Swami Satchidananda, the path of Integral Yoga uses every aspect of life as a stepping stone to one’s supreme goal—lasting happiness and inner peace. The practices of Integral Yoga, including meditation, and Hatha Yoga, will help you to realize the peace which is your own true nature.
Whether you are seeking relaxation, instruction in Yoga practices, or support in your personal practice, the Integral Yoga Silent Retreat will provide the perfect foundation for your personal retreat.
This program offers:
- Workshops on yogic lifestyle and philosophy led by senior Integral Yoga practitioners
- Meditation for connecting with one’s inner peace
- Hatha Yoga practices for cleansing and rejuvenation
- Delicious, vegetarian meals for an enhanced immune system
- Opportunities to practice Karma Yoga (selfless service) in various service areas*, including the Yogaville Kitchen, Farm, and grounds
* Please bring sturdy shoes and water bottles for Farm or Ground Karma Yoga Service
What to Expect
Since 1970, Integral Yoga Retreats have provided the sanctuary and solace everyone needs from time to time. Surrounded by a serene woodland landscape, Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville serves as an ideal environment for rest and relaxation while teachers offer experiential classes in Yoga philosophy, meditation, Yoga postures, and deep relaxation.
During the retreat, you will have the opportunity to seek support and clarification from senior Integral Yoga instructors.
Private mentoring is also available.
All Are Welcome
These retreats are open to everyone, from beginners to advanced Yoga retreatants. Those who are new to meditation or Yoga practices will receive full instruction, while those with experience will have the opportunity to deepen their practice.
Yogaville is a safe haven for my soul. Having this rare and beautiful space to rest, to learn and to connect and to grow is a true gift and I am truly grateful. A true escape from my hectic city life. I finally feel like I can breathe. All parts of me feel alive again. — Elissa Gross
Disconnect from the everyday life stuff and experience yourself over and over. A beautiful, peaceful, and simple place to call home for a couple of days. — Yvonne Kelly
Beautiful and restorative experience. I was able to reset, rest, and access an important part of myself. I feel deeply nourished and ready to reintegrate back into my homelife. — Claire Pallandre