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 (89)

February 2020

Building Resilience: Winter Practices for Self-Care

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with Debora Nitya Jackson, E-RYT 500

February 07, 2020 - February 09, 2020

Immerse yourself in the yogic lifestyle and enjoy thoughtfully designed practices of Hatha Yoga, meditation, and Ayurveda, to align with the cycles of nature, build resilience and boost your immune system. Create a daily and seasonal self-care routine that is…

Agape AUM: Evolutionary Music Weekend

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with Paradiso and Rasamayi

February 14, 2020 - February 16, 2020

Treat yourself to a meditative weekend of sacred sound healing with award-winning musicians Paradiso and Rasamayi. This weekend will be charged with healing performances using didgeridoos and crystal singing bowls, as well as hands-on practice learning to play these incredible…

Create Your Happy Body: Combining Alexander Technique and Pavanmuktasana

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with Hope Mell, RYT 500, ATT

February 21, 2020 - February 23, 2020

Are you frustrated by pain in your body, stiff joints or restricted movement? Create your happy body and transform your movement with the Alexander Technique and Pavanmuktasana (the Joint Freeing Series). The Alexander Technique offers a greater sense of self…

The Feng Shui of Yoga: Creating Harmonious Spaces

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with Nitya Griffith, E-RYT 200, CRYT

February 28, 2020 - March 01, 2020

Discover the wisdom of two ancient philosophies and lifestyle practices, Yoga and Feng Shui, to create an incredible path for harmony, health, abundance, and well-being. Bring a copy of your home’s floor plan and receive tangible insights you can apply…

Become a Better Guide: Teaching People with Limited Mobility

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with Aramati Akke Hulburt, E-RYT 500

February 28, 2020 - March 01, 2020

For Yoga teachers and health professionals When students show up to your class with pain and limited movement, do you know how to accommodate them and keep them safe in their practice? Join Aramati Hulburt for a workshop designed to…

March 2020

Strengthen Your Container with the Chakras: Re-Membering Wholeness

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with Karla Helbert, LPC, E-RYT 200, YACEP, C-IAYT

March 05, 2020 - March 08, 2020

Discover the power of your sacred energetic centers, the chakras, to help you move through life-altering, painful events. Explore your chakras with guided meditations, visualizations, journaling, art, movement, and sharing with like-minded spiritual seekers. This program is for people who…

Laugha Yoga 3-Day Leader Certification – March 2020

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with Bharata Wingham, E-RYT 200, CLYT

March 06, 2020 - March 08, 2020

For everyone, including Yoga teachers and health professionals A fun way to awaken yourself and others to the love of laughter. Experience firsthand how intentional laughter can lead to being happy for no reason. Through yogic laughter sessions, pranayama, meditation, and…

Loosening the Deep-Seated Knots

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with Raama Das, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, YACEP

March 06, 2020 - March 08, 2020

Do stiff muscles or racing thoughts prevent you from getting on the Yoga mat? Learn practical, scientifically proven yogic tools from the Tantric tradition to loosen the deep-seated knots that bind you during a weekend designed to release physical and…

Bringing Yoga Therapy into Hospitals and Academia

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

March 12, 2020 - March 15, 2020

For everyone, especially Yoga teachers and health professionals Are you a Yoga teacher or Yoga therapist seeking to bring Yoga into an academic or hospital environment? Join Dr. Mala Cunningham to learn planning strategies, marketing tactics, negotiation techniques, interviewing skills, and important…

Yoga for Detox: Spring Cleaning for Body and Mind

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

March 13, 2020 - March 15, 2020

Yearning for vibrancy and rejuvenation this Spring? Come shed old habits and create new revitalizing practices in a supportive, healing environment. Enjoy delicious vegan meals, opportunities for fasting, Restorative Yoga sessions, as well as yogic practices to cleanse the mind,…

Unlock Your Creative Inspiration: Breath, Sound, and Movement

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with HuDost

March 13, 2020 - March 15, 2020

Creativity and spiritual practice are both powerful tools that can liberate your love and empathy. Join award-winning musical duo Hudost for a weekend designed to foster health, prosperity, love, and connection with the source. This workshop will explore breath, sound,…

The Spiritual Art of Memoir: Discovering the Invisible Thread of Grace

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with Joan Borysenko, Ph.D.

March 20, 2020 - March 22, 2020

Reveal the story of your spiritual journey through memoir writing. Allow other like-minded individuals to be your mirror, and come together to make meaning and share the legacy of your life by discovering the invisible thread of grace in your…

Transformation: Practical Approaches for Letting Go

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with Swami Karunananda, E-RYT 500

March 20, 2020 - March 22, 2020

Feeling stuck in undesirable habits, environments, or relationships? Wondering why you can’t let go? Make a change using yogic principles and practices. Join Swami Karunananda to learn about the nature of attachment and how to harness the energy of your…

Adaptive Hatha Yoga Teacher Training

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

March 22, 2020 - April 01, 2020

For Yoga teachers and health professionals Yoga is for every body, regardless of shape, size, or ability level. Join Satya Greenstone to learn how to make the sacred practice of Yoga accessible to all students of varying levels and abilities.…

Yoga for Arthritis Teachers Intensive – Level 1

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

March 27, 2020 - March 31, 2020

For Yoga teachers and health professionals Discover how to safely and effectively teach Yoga, with individually-tailored practices, to people with arthritis. This teacher’s intensive training combines contemporary scientific rigor, Yoga philosophy, and heart. Over 20% of US adults are living…

Discover the Heart of Yoga: Asana and Pranayama

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with John Schumacher, CIYT, C-IAYT

March 27, 2020 - March 29, 2020

As Swami Satchidananda said, “Truth is One, Paths are Many”. Explore the path laid out by Patanjali as interpreted by Yogacharya B.K.S. Iyengar. In the practice of asana and pranayama, we can see the manifestation of all eight limbs of…

April 2020

Spring Silent Retreat: Time to Reflect, Relax, and Renew

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with Reverend Prakasha Shakti Capen, E-RYT 500 and Senior Staff

April 02, 2020 - April 05, 2020

Escape to a natural sanctuary to reflect, relax, and renew during Yogaville’s annual Spring Silent Retreat. Take a few days to step back from your regular routine. Through stillness, silence, and Yoga practices, you’ll lift your spirit and refresh the…

Yoga of Forgiveness: A Course in Miracles Retreat

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with Bharata Wingham, E-RYT 200, CLYT

April 10, 2020 - April 12, 2020

Forgiveness is the key to happiness. — A Course in Miracles Join us on Easter weekend for this program based on Christian principles and terminology. A Course in Miracles focuses on “The Forgiveness Principle”– a crucial aspect of the path of Yoga and…

200-hour Integral Yoga Teacher Training – Spring

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with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, Swami Karunananda, E-RYT 500 and Amrita Sandra McLanahan, M.D.

April 13, 2020 - May 10, 2020

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, 200-hr Yoga teacher certification is a month-long residential program where…

Taking Ayurveda to the Mat

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with Letícia Padmasri, M.A., E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

April 17, 2020 - April 19, 2020

For everyone, especially Yoga teachers and health professionals Yoga and Ayurveda, the ancient Vedic healing practices, function both alone and together to balance your body and mind. Unique to each individual, these ancient healing practices will guide you and your…

Living in Your Truth: Be Fearlessly Free

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with Tara (Becky) Eschenroeder, E-RYT 500, RCYT, YACEP and Christie Lenée

April 17, 2020 - April 19, 2020

Navigate toward freedom from discontentment, attachments, and self-doubt by cultivating trust and acceptance during this weekend of self-exploration. How much time do you spend moving toward where you want to be versus being content with where you are? What do…

Christie Lenée Friday Concert

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with Christie Lenée

April 17, 2020 - April 17, 2020

Join us for an intimate concert with Christie Lenée. As part of Living in Your Truth: Be Fearlessly Free Workshop, Christie Lenée, the 2017 International Fingerstyle Guitar Champion, will perform a special concert on Friday night. All are welcome. Enjoy…

Mindfulness, Compassion, and Difficult Emotions

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with Susan Carol Stone, Ph.D.

April 24, 2020 - April 26, 2020

Difficult emotions can be overwhelming and stifle the joy in your life. Learn to traverse the terrain of difficult emotions through mindfulness, presence, and compassion, so that you are able to peacefully live in the present moment. This program is…

Sacred Sounds: Healing Sounds

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with Jonathan Goldman and Andi Goldman, LPC, M.A.

April 24, 2020 - April 26, 2020

Discover the secrets of sound healing with internationally acclaimed teacher Jonathan Goldman and holistic psychotherapist Andi Goldman. Explore the scientific and spiritual basis of using sound for healing through group exercises, sound healing techniques, award-winning healing music, and cutting-edge scientific…

May 2020

Gentle Chair Yoga Weekend: Stay Healthy and Happy

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with Swami Vidyananda, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT and Special Guests

May 01, 2020 - May 03, 2020

Gain all the benefits of Yoga and mindfulness with Gentle Chair Yoga, a helpful practice after injuries, if you’ve put on weight, or if you simply feel out of shape. It benefits people struggling with the symptoms of health conditions,…

Gentle Chair Yoga 5-Day Retreat: Stay Healthy and Happy

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with Swami Vidyananda, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT and Special Guests

May 01, 2020 - May 05, 2020

Gain all the benefits of Yoga and mindfulness with Gentle Chair Yoga, a helpful practice after injuries, if you’ve put on weight, or if you simply feel out of shape. It benefits people struggling with the symptoms of health conditions,…

Connect to Your Self through Five Elements in Nature

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with Gita Kali Natarajan, RYT 500

May 01, 2020 - May 03, 2020

Immerse yourself in the five elements of nature through Swakriya Yoga. Swakriya means the ‘movement’ (kriya) of ‘I’ (swa)—the Supreme Self in the form of movement. Practice Yoga poses, mantras, mudras (hand positions), and pranayama (breathing exercises) while calibrating your…

Prenatal Yoga Training: Embody a Luminous Pregnancy and Birth

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with Rev. Dr. Viviana Collazo, E-RYT 500, CPYT

May 07, 2020 - May 10, 2020

For Yoga teachers and health professionals Nurses, doulas, Yoga teachers, and other health care providers will learn how to facilitate Prenatal Yoga practices in their classrooms, communities, hospitals or birthing centers. Learn breathing methods, adapted asanas (poses), and relaxation techniques…

iRest Yoga Nidra Immersion

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with Robin Carnes, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, MBA

May 14, 2020 - May 17, 2020

For everyone, especially Yoga teachers and health professionals Learn the practice of iRest Yoga Nidra meditation during this Immersion Program. iRest Yoga Nidra is a research-based meditation, relaxation, and healing protocol that enables you to deeply calm your nervous system,…

Yoga for Everyone: Creating Inclusive and Accessible Yoga Spaces

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with Dianne Bondy, E-RYT 500

May 15, 2020 - May 17, 2020

For everyone, especially Yoga teachers and health professionals Join Dianne Bondy for a series of sessions that seek to make Yoga an inclusive practice for bodies of all shapes, sizes, and abilities. Through in-depth, open forum discussions, practical hands-on asana labs,…

Mantra Initiates Reunion Weekend: Rekindling the Fire for Spiritual Growth

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with Swami Asokananda, E-RYT 500 and Special Guests

May 15, 2020 - May 17, 2020

For everyone with Integral Yoga mantra initiation Reinvigorate your enthusiasm for your spiritual journey as a mantra initiate and become re-inspired in your practice by senior monks, ministers, ashramites, and each other. Let’s come together to share how we are…

Yoga of Devotion: A Retreat with Krishna Das

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with Krishna Das

May 22, 2020 - May 25, 2020

Join world-renowned musician Krishna Das in an experiential weekend filled with kirtan (chanting of sacred sounds). In this special concert and kirtan workshop, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in chanting holy mantras with the Grammy-nominated “rockstar of…

Kids Yoga Program

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with Nitya Griffith, E-RYT 200, CRYT

May 22, 2020 - May 25, 2020

Bring your kids with you while you enjoy Krishna Das! This is a childcare program for guests who come to Yogaville with children ages 5–11. While you are in your program, you can feel relaxed knowing that your children are…

Krishna Das Saturday Concert

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with Krishna Das

May 23, 2020 - May 23, 2020

$40 Advance Purchase/$45 at the door Join us for an intimate concert with Krishna Das, the Grammy-nominated master kirtanist who bridged the East and West through music As part of his annual Yogaville 4-Day Retreat, Krishna Das will perform a…

Kidding Around Yoga Training

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with Haris “Harini” Lender

May 28, 2020 - May 31, 2020

For everyone, especially Yoga teachers, school teachers, and health professionals This blended training combines online independent learning with four energetic, dynamic days of classroom instruction. Get ready for four exciting days of hands-on instruction covering breathing practices, meditation, deep relaxation,…

Yoga Therapy in Cancer and Chronic Illness: YCat – Level 1

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with Sandra Susheela Gilbert, BA, C-IAYT, E-RYT500, YACEP and and Senior YCat Teachers

May 29, 2020 - June 07, 2020

For Yoga teachers and health professionals YCat training is for experienced Yoga teachers and health care professionals to learn how to work safely with people facing cancer, chronic illnesses, aging, and end of life. This ten-day intensive training of the…

June 2020

Yoga for Hips and Knees

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with Loren M. Fishman, M.D., B.Phil. (Oxon.) and Gabriella Barnstone, C-IAYT, RYT 500

June 05, 2020 - June 07, 2020

For everyone, including Yoga teachers and health professionals 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…

Yoga Vacation in Lesvos, Greece

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with Swami Divyananda Ma, RYT 500 and Ram Wiener, E-RYT 500

June 10, 2020 - June 17, 2020

Travel to the beautiful Greek island of Lesvos to enjoy a Yoga vacation with like-minded spiritual seekers. At the retreat center in the small town of Molyvos, a ten-minute walk to the sea, you will find natural beauty, pleasant accommodations,…

Summer Silent Retreat: Abiding in Your Light

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with Swami Gurucharanananda "Mataji" and Senior Staff

June 11, 2020 - June 14, 2020

We all have many experiences in our daily life which challenge us and even veil our inner light. During this retreat, the spiritual practices of Yoga will help you make meaningful changes in your daily life and uncover what makes…

Intermediate Integral Yoga Teacher Training

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with Swami Asokananda, E-RYT 500 and Letícia Padmasri, M.A., E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

June 14, 2020 - July 05, 2020

For Yoga teachers Enrich your understanding and practice of Integral Yoga with the Intermediate Teacher Training (ITT). Dive deeply into the subtle aspects of Yoga and acquire the skills needed to teach safely and effectively. Learn additional asanas (poses), pranayama…

Yoga of Recovery – WEEKEND: Between the Mat and the Meeting

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with Durga Leela, E-RYT 500

June 18, 2020 - June 21, 2020

Learn Ayurvedic healing tools for all addictive tendencies. Ayurveda helps us recognize our acting out behaviors and addictive tendencies, and the needs and vulnerabilities that underlie them at the bio-psycho-social-spiritual levels. You’ll discover ways to embody recovery and live empowered…

Yoga of Recovery – MODULE: Between the Mat and the Meeting

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with Durga Leela, E-RYT 500

June 18, 2020 - June 25, 2020

For everyone, including Yoga teachers and health professionals Health and recovery from addiction and disease involve fully living in the wholeness that you are. By recognizing your innate strengths and stress-response tendencies, you can learn to revitalize your body’s systems…

The Fifth Key: Unlock the Door to Your Spiritual Potential

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with Brother Arjavan

June 19, 2020 - June 21, 2020

Discover what’s holding you back and transcend it through the practices of Integral Yoga®. Integral Yoga is a meditative and mindful approach that integrates the multiple branches of Yoga into a complete lifestyle system. Sri Swami Satchidananda taught that Truth…

Yoga of Recovery Symposium

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with Durga Leela, E-RYT 500 and Reverend Jan M. Brown, MSc, B.A.

June 26, 2020 - June 28, 2020

This symposium offers something to everyone affected by addiction in our communities. Join us and contribute to this movement to make a change and raise awareness about all issues surrounding addiction and how we, our families and communities, can heal…

Yoga and Kayaking – June

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with Bhaskar Deva

June 26, 2020 - June 28, 2020

Space is limited. Sign up early. Yoga and Kayaking workshop is being offered on three weekends this summer: June 26–28 July 10–12 July 31–August 2 Join Bhaskar Deva for a weekend of Yoga and kayaking down the peaceful James River—connecting…

July 2020

Camp Yogaville

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with Nitya Griffith, E-RYT 200, CRYT

July 05, 2020 - July 19, 2020

Camp Yogaville is a great opportunity for kids to learn about yogic principles, practice Hatha Yoga daily, swim, hike, craft, camp in cabins and build lasting friendships. For children ages 6–13 (we’re flexible!), this two-week-long Yoga summer camp is Integral Yoga®…

Yoga and Kayaking – July

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with Bhaskar Deva

July 10, 2020 - July 12, 2020

Space is limited. Sign up early. Yoga and Kayaking workshop is being offered on three weekends this summer: June 26–28 July 10–12 July 31–August 2 Join Bhaskar Deva for a weekend of Yoga and kayaking down the peaceful James River—connecting…

Experience the Fullness of Your Feminine Nature

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with Nischala Joy Devi

July 10, 2020 - July 12, 2020

Experience the fullness of your feminine nature by diving into the depth of intuition, quiet practice, lively sharings, and joyous self-expression. Invoke the presence of the heart in daily rituals, scripture study and the physical practices of Yoga. Explore how…

Raja Yoga Teacher Training

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with Swami Karunananda, E-RYT 500

July 13, 2020 - August 02, 2020

For Yoga teachers and health professionals. Enrich your teaching and personal practice with Raja Yoga, the science of meditation and spiritual realization. During this training, you will study the Yoga Sutras, apply these powerful teachings to your daily life, and…

Total Relaxation with Restorative Yoga

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

July 17, 2020 - July 19, 2020

When your body is at rest and your mind becomes calm, you can experience the peace within. This workshop offers complete instruction in gentle restorative poses, as well as: Balanced sequences of Restorative Yoga Poses Yoga practices for stress management,…

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

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

July 24, 2020 - July 26, 2020

Neuroscience can explain how and why Yoga works for healing the body, mind, and emotions.  Dr. Mala will share with you some powerful techniques and strategies for increasing healing, happiness, and peace; and conversely, you will learn how to reduce…

Neuroscience, Yoga, and Mindfulness – 5-Day Retreat: How Yoga Heals

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

July 24, 2020 - July 28, 2020

Yoga and mindfulness practices can have a positive impact on our neurobiology and our neural pathways. This retreat will focus on strategies for healing the body and mind through Yoga and mindfulness techniques. Dr. Mala will introduce you to powerful…

Yoga and Kayaking – August

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with Bhaskar Deva

July 31, 2020 - August 02, 2020

Space is limited. Sign up early. Yoga and Kayaking workshop is being offered on three weekends this summer: June 26–28 July 10–12 July 31–August 2 Join Bhaskar Deva for a weekend of Yoga and kayaking down the peaceful James River—connecting…

August 2020

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training – Part 1: Foundations

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

August 02, 2020 - August 07, 2020

Restorative Yoga is a simple, effective antidote to relieve stress, tension, and anxiety. Learn to teach this practice of placing the body into specific Yoga asana (postures) using the support of props such as bolsters, pillows, blocks, blankets, or chairs.…

Ten-Day Silent Retreat: The Inward Journey

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with Swami Divyananda Ma, RYT 500 and Senior Staff

August 07, 2020 - August 16, 2020

Allow yourself the luxury of going deep within to realign yourself with inner guidance during Yogaville’s annual ten-day silent retreat. With today’s myriad outside influences, what means most to our hearts can easily get muddled and lost. However, it is…

Yoga as a Peace Practice: Creating Resilience in Our Communities

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with Jana Long, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, Maya Breuer, E-RYT 500, Gail Parker, Ph.D., E-RYT 500, C-IAYT and Dana A. Smith, E-RYT 500, CLC

August 07, 2020 - August 09, 2020

Yoga as a Peace Practice is a training that offers Yoga philosophy and restorative practices to address the impact of trauma from violence in individuals and communities. This program highlights the contemplative approach to Yoga that teaches us how to…

Mental Health, Brain Science, and Yoga

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with Amy Wheeler, Ph.D. and M. Mala Cunningham, Ph.D., C-IAYT

August 12, 2020 - August 16, 2020

Research has shown that mindfulness, meditation, and Yoga practices have the ability to positively impact mental and emotional health. Yoga, neuroscience, and mindfulness powerfully influence resiliency, emotional health, and healing related to anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, and mood states. During…

Laugha Yoga 3-Day Leader Certification

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with Bharata Wingham, E-RYT 200, CLYT

August 14, 2020 - August 16, 2020

For everyone, including Yoga teachers and health professionals A fun way to awaken yourself and others to the love of laughter. Experience firsthand how intentional laughter can lead to being happy for no reason. Through yogic laughter sessions, pranayama, meditation, and…

Stress Management Teacher Training

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

August 19, 2020 - August 30, 2020

Gain the essential skills and confidence to teach Yoga as stress management in a wide variety of environments, including the workplace, healthcare facilities, schools, and Yoga studios. You will learn the physical and mental Yoga practices that can help your…

Open Your Heart: A Bhakti Yoga and Creativity Immersion

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with Sean Johnson, E-RYT 500 and The Wild Lotus Band

August 21, 2020 - August 23, 2020

Join critically acclaimed spiritual music artists Sean Johnson and The Wild Lotus Band for a Bhakti Yoga immersion. Sing your heart out, tap into your inner poet, and rejoice in the awakening of your unique voice and creativity during this…

Yoga Nidra for Complete Relaxation and Stress Relief

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

August 21, 2020 - August 23, 2020

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.

August 21, 2020 - August 26, 2020

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. You will be able to help your clients…

Kids Yoga Program – Aug.

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with Nitya Griffith, E-RYT 200, CRYT

August 21, 2020 - August 23, 2020

Bring your kids with you while you enjoy this weekend! This is a childcare program for guests who come to Yogaville with children ages 5–11. While you are in your program, you can feel relaxed knowing that your children are being…

Saturday Concert with Sean Johnson and The Wild Lotus Band

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with Sean Johnson, E-RYT 500 and The Wild Lotus Band

August 22, 2020 - August 22, 2020

Join us for a concert with Sean Johnson and the Wild Lotus Band, one of the guiding voices of kirtan music in the United States. As part of their Bhakti Yoga and Creativity Immersion, Sean Johnson and the Wild Lotus…

Yoga Nidra Training and Certification – Level 2

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

August 28, 2020 - September 02, 2020

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…

Mindfulness for Emotional Balance

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with Michael Rhadeya Plasha, E-RYT 500, RPYT

August 28, 2020 - August 30, 2020

Explore mindfulness strategies to stay grounded and peaceful at work and at home. Receive experiential support in meditation practices to self-regulate strong emotions when difficulties arise in relationships with others. Discuss lifestyle challenges including our relationship to food and gain…

September 2020

Graceful Exit: Preparing for a Good Death

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with Andrew Holecek

September 04, 2020 - September 07, 2020

All of life is held within the context of death. In this program, you will be guided through rich teachings on death and dying from the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. For anyone interested in learning how to prepare for death, both…

Yogic Science to Break Habits and Addictive Behavior

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with Mukta Kaur Khalsa, Ph.D.

September 11, 2020 - September 13, 2020

A life of freedom, health, and autonomy is your birthright. Discover practical techniques to heal from the effects of harmful substances and addictive behaviors during this instructive and experiential training. Learn the science of addiction, including the effects of various…

Coming Full Circle: Unleash the Power of Your Subconscious Mind

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with Kambiz Naficy

September 11, 2020 - September 13, 2020

Learn to impact the hidden belief systems buried in your subconscious mind with breathing meditation master, Kambiz Naficy. Through blissful relaxation and breathing techniques, open and fill your subconscious mind with empowering thoughts and positive emotions. Experience a beautiful mixture…

LifeForce Yoga to Manage Your Mood

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with Amy Weintraub, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, MFA, YACEP

September 18, 2020 - September 20, 2020

The author of the groundbreaking book Yoga for Depression guides you through evidence-based Yoga practices for managing your mood. LifeForce Yoga® interweaves the power of an ancient discipline with current scientific findings to help you release what is no longer…

Yoga TWOgether

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with Raama Das, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, YACEP and Satya Lynn

September 18, 2020 - September 20, 2020

Come explore connection, support, trust, and communication as you dive into the foundations of partner Yoga TWOgether ™. Sign up with a friend, loved one, sibling, co-worker, neighbor, or just yourself. All ages and ability levels are welcome. Find ease…

Yoga for the Core: Understanding the Anatomy of Your Center

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with Letícia Padmasri, M.A., E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

September 18, 2020 - September 20, 2020

This isn’t a typical core workshop—you won’t work out to exhaust your center.  You will learn practices that strengthen your core, but more than that, you will develop an awareness of your physical center. Awareness is the key to developing…

Yoga for Strong, Healthy Bones

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

September 24, 2020 - September 27, 2020

Discover how Yoga can help to build and maintain strong bones with safe and proven methods for reversing and avoiding osteoporosis and osteopenia, the precursor to osteoporosis. Dr. Fishman’s Method, consisting of 12 Yoga poses, has been proven to increase…

Kirtan College: A Weekend Chanting Intensive

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with David Newman "Durga Das"

September 24, 2020 - September 27, 2020

Open your heart with song and devotion at Kirtan College. Deepen your understanding and practice of the rich tradition of Indian chanting and the Yoga of loving devotion. This in-depth course is designed to help all people explore kirtan and…

Kids Yoga Program – Sept.

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with Nitya Griffith, E-RYT 200, CRYT

September 24, 2020 - September 27, 2020

Bring your children with you this weekend! This is a childcare program for guests who come to visit with children ages 5–11! While you enjoy your program, you can feel confident that the kids will be cared for by our…

Meditation for an Active Mind

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

September 25, 2020 - September 27, 2020

“Meditation is the key to Everything.”—Sri Swami Satchidananda If you’ve tried meditation or mindfulness, and wondered what to do about the obstacles that arise, then come join us for a refreshing look at uncovering peace of mind. Learn to use…

October 2020

Love Me Rituals: Self-Care for Yoga Teachers, Bodyworkers, and Healers

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with Dana A. Smith, E-RYT 500, CLC

October 02, 2020 - October 04, 2020

Do you spend most of your time taking care of others and little to no time taking care of yourself? Join Dana Smith to explore mindful meditation and eating practices, as well as Yoga asanas to balance the chakras, and…

Fall Silent Retreat: Finding Balance in the Midst of Change

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with Ram Wiener, E-RYT 500 and Senior Staff

October 08, 2020 - October 11, 2020

Discover the Yoga practices that will enable you to embrace unexpected changes and difficult situations while maintaining your peace and joy. During this Silent Retreat, experience a safe and peaceful environment in which you are able to tune in to…

Yoga for Prediabetes and Metabolic Syndrome

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with Cinmayi Cynthia Moore, RDN, CDE, FAND, M.S.

October 16, 2020 - October 18, 2020

One in 3 Americans has pre-diabetes and 50% of the cases of type 2 diabetes can be prevented.  Learn skills for healthy movement, mindset and mindful eating. Yoga practices help to manage stress, regulate blood pressure, regulate blood sugar and…

Introduction to Yin Yoga

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with Biff Mithoefer, E-RYT 500

October 16, 2020 - October 18, 2020

Yin Yoga uses long-held postures to support you in accessing the deeper, more Yin (still) parts of yourself. Explore how this ancient yogic practice can promote Qi (flow of energy) through the meridians (energy channels), bringing health to your body…

Yoga to Deepen Meditation

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

October 16, 2020 - October 18, 2020

The goal of all Yoga practice is to realize the true self, which is described as permanent peace and happiness. Meditation is the doorway to this experience. Yoga practices are preparation for meditation. Each practice has a purpose and a…

Yin Yoga Training – Module 2

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with Biff Mithoefer, E-RYT 500

October 18, 2020 - October 23, 2020

Immerse yourself in this Yin Yoga training to envision our journey as humans and teachers through the archetypes of Warrior, Healer, Teacher, and Visionary. Learn to hold space for your students, perceive energy, develop unique strengths, engage in intentional sharing,…

Fulfilling Your Soul’s Journey

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with Eben Alexander III, M.D. and Karen Newell 

October 23, 2020 - October 25, 2020

Join Dr. Eben Alexander, to discuss the brain’s role in allowing greater consciousness into our awareness and Karen Newell’s Sacred Acoustics, brainwave sound compositions, to quiet incessant mind chatter, release emotional traumas, and find meaning and purpose in your daily…

200-hour Integral Yoga Teacher Training – Fall

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with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, Swami Karunananda, E-RYT 500 and Amrita Sandra McLanahan, M.D.

October 25, 2020 - November 22, 2020

The 200-hour Integral Yoga® Teacher Training 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 Yoga teacher certification…

November 2020

Be Your Own Best Friend: Living Wholeheartedly Through Self-Compassion

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

November 13, 2020 - November 15, 2020

Learn to cultivate self-love and self-compassion through psychological principles, spiritual wisdom, Yoga, meditation, healing imagery, storytelling, and group work. Often, we find it easier to offer compassion, kindness, and unconditional positive regard to others. Yet when it comes to ourselves,…

Taking Back Your Power: Finding Strength in a World of Conflict

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

November 20, 2020 - November 22, 2020

Discover how Yoga can teach us to reclaim our inner power and peace in a rapidly changing world. Learn concrete, simple Yoga tools to build resilience, including gentle asanas (yoga postures) to reduce anxiety, pranayama (breathing practices) to release stress,…

Yin Yoga and Storytelling – Module 3

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with Biff Mithoefer, E-RYT 500

November 29, 2020 - December 04, 2020

Join Biff Mithoefer, author of The Yin Yoga Kit, for a Yin Yoga training that explores the impact of storytelling on your life. Storytelling is the most ancient of the healing arts. Stories remind us that our lives ebb and…

December 2020

Silent Retreat for Experienced Seekers

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with Swami Asokananda, E-RYT 500, Swami Ramananda, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT and Senior Staff

December 03, 2020 - December 06, 2020

If you have taken an Integral Yoga® Silent Retreat before and feel ready to go deeper into the Yoga practices, this retreat is tailored for you. Swami Asokananda and Swami Ramananda will share the lessons they have learned over their…

Adaptive Hatha Yoga Teacher Training – India

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

December 06, 2020 - December 15, 2020

Travel to southern India with Satya Greenstone for a ten-day Adaptive Hatha Yoga Teacher Training. In the intimate classroom setting of the Integral Yoga Institute of Coimbatore, you will learn how to adapt the Integral Yoga® practices to meet the…

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