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Midweek Seminar: Yoga in Daily Life

with Swami Gurucharanananda "Mataji" and Siva Buechner, RYT 500, B.A.

February 19 - 21, 2019

Did you know that the teachings of Yoga can uplift every dimension of your day? Join us and you will see!

Explore ways the light of Yoga can shine more abundantly throughout your days to benefit everyone and everything.

Topics include:

  • The value of cultivating a healthy attitude
  • Ways to stay peaceful in all types of relationships and communications
  • How simple practices of kindness and gentleness can uncover the beauty around you
  • The importance of having clear goals that guide each day

Come for a few days to talk together, walk together, laugh together. You’ll see that life is all for fun!

Midweek Seminars

Midweek Seminars not only offer special lectures to help you deepen your practice, but also allow the time, space, and guidance to relax and go within. This is the perfect opportunity to embrace the quiet of the Ashram and the knowledge of its teachers.

  • Join our daily schedule
  • Take classes in your area of interest
  • Enjoy our natural setting and sacred spaces
  • Connect with like-minded people


Mataji is the real deal. She truly is a real teacher and has such love, which shows in every answer and every teaching. It was a privilege to be in her company. — Past Participant

Mataji was a wonderful, compassionate guide for the class. Her stories allowed me to see how I can implement my meditation practice into my daily life. — Past Participant


Swami Gurucharanananda “Mataji”
Swami Gurucharanananda, lovingly called Mataji, is a senior sannyasi (monk) and disciple of Gurudev, Sri Swami Satchidanandaji Maharaj. She serves on the Sannyas Board. Mataji is a guided meditation leader and Hatha Yoga teacher, an inspiring speaker, Integral Yoga® mentor, and private retreat guide, both in the US and abroad. She loves to offer pujas (worship service), read Sri Gurudev’s teachings at lunch, and play the violin as a wake-up call in the dorms! In 2014 she was awarded the Swami Satchidananda Lifetime Service Award. Mataji always has a loving, joy-filled smile ready for you!
Learn more about Swami Gurucharanananda “Mataji”
Siva Buechner, RYT 500, B.A.
Siva currently serves in the Office of Spiritual Development at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville and leads sessions in Hatha Yoga, Yoga Nidra, and guided meditation. Prior to being at the Ashram, Siva studied at Wake Forest University, finishing with a double major in Economics and English. Shortly thereafter, he embraced the example of Mahatma Gandhi and embarked full-time on the spiritual quest: intentionally living without money, practicing daily meditation and Yoga, and being of service to the moment. By grace, he arrived at Yogaville in 2013 and has since received training in Raja Yoga, Meditation, Yoga of Recovery, and Laugha Yoga.
Learn more about Siva Buechner, RYT 500, B.A.

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