Come visit Yogaville!
People of all faiths and backgrounds enjoy the natural beauty and spiritual inspiration found at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville®. They come for many different reasons: to study and practice the teachings of Integral Yoga®, to experience the yogic life in a spiritual community, or to get a little rest and relaxation in this spiritual setting in the midst of the rural Virginia countryside.
Enjoy your personal retreat for a day, an overnight stay, or for a longer visit. While you are here, take part in the vibrant and varied Ashram daily schedule.
Take advantage of all that Yogaville offers:
- Three vegetarian meals a day
- Group meditations (3 available each day)
- Hatha Yoga classes (2 available each day)
- Tour our beautiful Interfaith Shrine, LOTUS (Light Of Truth Universal Shrine)
- Various evening programs, scripture study groups, chanting
- Hiking and walking trails
Our Guest Services staff look forward to meeting you and helping to make your experience as rewarding as possible.
I have visited Yogaville several times for both programs and personal retreats. My first post-pandemic stay was as wonderful as ever. The Yoga classes are perfect for any level and meditation at LOTUS is an experience like none other. I brought my mom and aunt with me, both are yogis but have never experienced anything like Yogaville. They had a wonderful time as well and we are already planning our next visit. — Cassie Peters
My time at Yogaville felt like a nourishing gift to my spirit that I didn’t even know how much I needed. I left with a beautiful, profound connection to my Higher Self that I am carrying into my daily life. The Pranayama breath practices have been easy to incorporate into my meditation time, and the daily talks with the Swami’s left a beautiful impression on my soul. The entire experience was delightful and I especially enjoyed the talks with Mataji and Hasananda. Much gratitude! — Kathleen Schwartz
Yogaville is a sanctuary where one can find peace, solace, and time for reflection. The simple and modest nature of the lodging and food help to keep the mind focused on work/learning/personal growth while there. There is a “holy” feeling in this place that lacks pretension and remains traditional with minor changes as required to exist in our modern world. The staff – from the personnel to the Living Yoga residents to the Swamis are kind, helpful, and compassionate. I returned recently after more than a decade from my last visit and it somehow felt like home when I pulled up to Sivananda Hall. — Amy B. FitzGerald