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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 (23)

October 2020

Meditation for an Active Mind – Online

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with Swami Vidyananda, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

October 03, 2020 - October 04, 2020

“Meditation is the key to Everything.”—Sri Swami Satchidananda In this online workshop, learn to use strategies for meditation with an active mind. If you’ve tried meditation or mindfulness, and wondered what to do about the obstacles that arise, then come…

Fall Silent Retreat: Realizing Your Inner Strength – Online

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with Rev. Prakasha Shakti Capen, E-RYT 500

October 08, 2020 - October 11, 2020

In this online silent retreat, venture deeper into the Yoga practices that enable you to maintain balance through unexpected changes and difficult situations. Experience a safe and peaceful environment in which you are able to tune in to your inner…

200-hour Integral Yoga Teacher Training – Online

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with Swami Arivananda, E-RYT 500, Marc Mukunda Morozumi, E-RYT 500, CMT, Swami Priyaananda, E-RYT 500 and Amrita Sandra McLanahan, M.D.

October 15, 2020 - January 17, 2021

The Integral Yoga® 200-hour Teacher Training – Online at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville provides a strong foundation for personal and spiritual development, a space for nurturing your own practice, and the skills necessary to become a knowledgeable Yoga teacher. This comprehensive online…

Yoga for Low Back Pain – Online Q&A

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

October 15, 2020 - October 15, 2020

In this online class, Dr. Loren Fishman will review the material from the Yoga for Low Back Pain workshop and provide participants an opportunity for questions and answers. This online class is designed to help participants with their own back…

Yoga for Strong, Healthy Bones – Online

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with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

October 17, 2020 - October 18, 2020

Discover how Yoga asanas can help to build and maintain strong bones. A 10-year study by Dr. Loren Fishman demonstrated an increase in bone mineral density and improved bone quality with regular practice of 12 Yoga poses. Yoga asanas also…

Yoga for Hips and Knees – Online

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

October 23, 2020 - October 25, 2020

In this online workshop, learn the anatomy of the hips and knees and the most common difficulties that befall them during our Yoga practices. Discover how to teach healing poses for conditions that affect each joint and the elements of…

Enhance Your Wellness and Naturally Detox – Online

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with Manu Dawson, CYT, CYNTh

October 28, 2020 - October 30, 2020

In this online workshop, learn to upregulate your system and improve the natural detoxification function of your body with food, nutrients, exercise, and lifestyle changes. Explore the physiology of detoxification, and those factors that enhance or weaken your body’s ability…

Yoga2Sleep: Relax and Fall Asleep Naturally – Online

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with Pamela Stokes Eggleston, MBA, E-RYT-500, YACEP

October 31, 2020 - November 01, 2020

In this online workshop, release stress, tension, and overwhelm with Yoga2Sleep, a Yoga therapy workshop designed to support a better quality of sleep. This workshop includes personal assessment, pranayama (breathing exercises), meditation, Restorative Yoga, Yin Yoga, intention, and mindset. Yoga2Sleep…

November 2020

Yoga for Arthritis Teachers Intensive Level 1 – Online

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with Steffany Moonaz, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, Ph.D.

November 02, 2020 - December 07, 2020

For Yoga teachers and health professionals In this online training, discover how to safely and effectively teach Yoga, with individually-tailored practices, to people with arthritis. This online teacher’s intensive training combines contemporary scientific rigor, Yoga philosophy, and heart. Over 20%…

Yoga for Bone Health Training – Online

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

November 06, 2020 - November 15, 2020

Friday–Sunday: Nov. 6–8, 2020 and Nov. 13–15, 2020 In this online certification program, learn powerful, safe, and proven methods for reversing and avoiding osteoporosis and osteopenia. Given the increasing number of older students attending Yoga classes, teachers need solid, evidence-based…

Everything Comes to You: Yoga of Gratitude – Online

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with Bharata Wingham, E-RYT 200, CLYT

November 28, 2020 - November 29, 2020

In this online workshop, learn to focus on what allows you to be effortlessly grateful in life. Drawing heavily from A Course in Miracles and timeless yogic teachings, you will learn practical tools to uncover the gratitude that is your…

December 2020

Relax into the Holidays with Restorative Yoga – Online

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with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

December 02, 2020 - December 16, 2020

Wednesdays, Dec. 2, 9, and 16 10 am–12 pm ET During the holidays, we are often preoccupied with the season’s hustle and bustle. In this online workshop, experience deep relaxation and rejuvenation during a time period when it’s needed most.…

Take Back Your Power – Online

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with Swami Vidyananda, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

December 05, 2020 - December 12, 2020

Saturday, Dec. 5 and 12, 2020 10 am–12:30 pm and 2–4 pm ET Yoga can teach you to reclaim your inner power and peace in a rapidly changing world. In this online workshop, you will learn simple Yoga tools to…

New Year’s Silent Retreat – Online

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with Swami Divyananda Ma, E-RYT 500 and Senior Staff

December 30, 2020 - January 02, 2021

Join us for the online New Year’s Silent Retreat to gather the spiritual wisdom and strength needed to face day-to-day surprises with the guidance of your own inner light. This retreat offers support to handle life’s challenges. Silence to experience…

January 2021

21-Day Meditation Tune-up – Online

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with Swami Divyananda Ma, E-RYT 500

January 03, 2021 - January 23, 2021

Join Swami Divyananda at 12–1 pm for 21 days of guidance and practice of meditation. Starting with ten minutes, the meditation sessions will increase towards one full hour on the last day. Accept this challenge and invite your life to…

Dissolving the Barriers to Joyful Living – Online

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with Sampada Desai, M.A., LPC, E-RYT 500, CLYL, CLYT

January 23, 2021 - January 24, 2021

Does the stress of daily living keep you from living a joyful life? This online workshop provides a safe, nurturing, and playful environment in which to learn and practice life-affirming ways to honor and celebrate your life. Interweaving her skills…

Raja Yoga Teacher Training – Online

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with Swami Karunananda, E-RYT 500 and Swami Priyaananda, E-RYT 500

January 26, 2021 - June 05, 2021

January 26–February 27 March 16–April 17 May 4–June 5, 2021 Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays For Yoga teachers and health professionals Enrich your teaching and personal practice with Raja Yoga – Online, the science of meditation based on self-mastery. Raja Yoga…

March 2021

Neuroscience, Yoga, and Mindfulness: How Yoga Heals – Online

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with M. Mala Cunningham, Ph.D., C-IAYT

March 04, 2021 - March 07, 2021

Neuroscience can explain how and why Yoga works for healing the body, mind, and emotions. In this online workshop, Dr. Cunningham will share with you some powerful techniques and strategies for increasing healing, happiness, and peace; and conversely, you will…

June 2021

200-hour Integral Yoga Teacher Training – Summer

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with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

June 13, 2021 - July 11, 2021

Gain a strong foundation for personal and spiritual development, a space for nurturing your own Yoga practice, and the skills necessary to become a knowledgeable Integral Yoga teacher. This comprehensive Yoga teacher certification is a month-long residential program consisting of…

Yoga and Kayaking – June

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with Bhaskar Deva

June 25, 2021 - June 27, 2021

Space is limited. Sign up early. Join Bhaskar Deva for a weekend of Yoga and kayaking down the peaceful James River—connecting with nature, yourself, and new friends. This is a revitalizing way for beginner and intermediate kayakers alike to weave…

September 2021

Yoga Nidra for Complete Relaxation and Stress Relief

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

September 03, 2021 - September 05, 2021

Discover the essential principles, practices, and benefits of Yoga Nidra, or “yogic sleep”. Go far beyond deep relaxation to a place of natural peace and quiet that is tremendously healing for the body, mind, and spirit. Yoga Nidra reliably reveals…

Yoga Nidra Training and Certification Level 1

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

September 03, 2021 - September 08, 2021

For everyone, especially Yoga teachers and health professionals Yoga Nidra Training will give you the tools and resources needed to lead others effectively in Yoga Nidra. Gain the know-how and confidence needed to offer Yoga Nidra for groups and individuals.…

Yoga Nidra Training and Certification Level 2

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

September 10, 2021 - September 15, 2021

Gain the tools and resources needed to lead others effectively in the practice of Yoga Nidra, or “yogic sleep”. Yoga Nidra is a comprehensive practice for going far beyond deep relaxation to a place of natural peace and quiet that…

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