Summer Silent Retreat
with Integral Yoga Senior Staff
June 22 - 25, 2023
In summertime, we experience the benefits of more sunlight. This allows us more time to reflect, experience the light within, and bring this light to our lives through our daily Yoga practices.
We invite you to temporarily step back from your regular routines and join us for the Summer Silent Retreat. The spiritual practices of Yoga will help you make meaningful changes in your daily life and uncover what makes your light shine. Reconnect with yourself through inspiring talks, daily Yoga practices, and silent reflection to enable you to abide in your inner light.
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.
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
- Guided hikes to experience the natural beauty of Virginia’s foothills
- 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.
Being silent for four days was such a scary concept to me! That’s precisely why I convinced myself to do it. I was in desperate need to slow down, get still, and be quiet. My “monkey mind” had gotten way too verbose! It was a great way to reboot. I can definitely feel a shift in my core. Thank you! — Leila Davenport Ross
This was my first experience with silent retreat and I fell in love with it and with Yogaville. Everything about the experience is truly unique and inclusive. The fact that everyone joins in and is mindful of your silence time just says it all. This is a place where you can be uniquely you without the pressures of society. Every little detail is set up for you to gain the maximum of your time here. Truly thankful! — Nika V.
Coming to Yogaville for the silent retreat is one of the three best decisions I’ve ever made for my own well-being. You will leave subtly transformed and with the tools you need to make lasting lifestyle changes for the greater good of all. — Kelli Alexander