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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 (48)

July 2020

Guru Poornima Online Celebration

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July 04, 2020 - July 05, 2020

Join us for the Celebration of Guru Poornima on Independence Day Weekend! Guru Poornima is a holiday in the Hindu tradition celebrated on the July full moon to honor one’s guru. In Integral Yoga we celebrate the life and teachings…

Stress Management Teacher Training — Online

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

July 05, 2020 - August 30, 2020

For Yoga teachers, Yoga Therapists and health professionals In this online training, you will 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…

Experience the Fullness of Your Feminine Nature – Online

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with Nischala Joy Devi and Rukmini Ando, E-RYT 200, RYT 500, YACEP

July 11, 2020 - July 12, 2020

For women In this online workshop, experience the fullness of your feminine nature by diving into the depth of intuition, sharings, and joyous self-expression. Invoke the presence of the heart in daily rituals, scripture study, and the physical practices of…

Give Sorrow Words: Exploring Grief and Loss Through Writing – Online

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with Karla Helbert, LPC, E-RYT 200, YACEP, C-IAYT and Jamie Fueglein, MFA

July 18, 2020 - July 19, 2020

Shakespeare said, “Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak knits the o’er wrought heart and bids it break.” In this online workshop, we’ll attempt to unknit our broken hearts as we explore grief, loss, and sorrow through writing,…

Meditation and Movement – Online

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with Trace Sahaja Bonner, E-RYT 500

July 25, 2020 - July 26, 2020

Meditation is a skill we develop over time to bring our hearts and minds back to a centered space. In this online workshop, experience a joy-based weekend that explores both meditation and movement as a way to get back to…

August 2020

Spiritual Experience: Where Ancient Wisdom Meets Modern Neuroscience

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with Joan Borysenko, Ph.D.

August 01, 2020 - August 02, 2020

In this online workshop, you will be guided through fascinating lectures with Joan Borysenko that bring science and spirituality together in a whole new way. You will experience a variety of practices that are scientifically proven to enhance psychological wellbeing…

Prenatal Yoga Training: Embody a Luminous Pregnancy and Birth – Online

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

August 06, 2020 - August 09, 2020

For Yoga teachers and health professionals In this online training, 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 asana…

10-Day Meditation Tune-Up – Online

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with Swami Divyananda Ma, E-RYT 500

August 07, 2020 - August 16, 2020

“Meditation is the greatest gift you can give yourself.” — Sogyal Rinpoche Join Swami Divyananda from 12–1 pm for ten days of guidance and practice of meditation. Starting with ten minutes, the meditation sessions will increase to one full hour…

September 2020

Graceful Exit: Preparing for a Good Death—Online

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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 online 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,…

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…

Discover the Heart of Yoga: Asana and Pranayama

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with John Schumacher, CIYT, C-IAYT

September 11, 2020 - September 13, 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…

LifeForce Yoga® Practitioner Training for Depression and Anxiety Level 1

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with Rose Kress, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, LFYP-2, YACEP

September 13, 2020 - September 20, 2020

For Yoga teachers and health professionals LifeForce Yoga® is an empowering, evidence-based Yoga protocol to help your students and clients focus, relax, and have greater access to their feelings. These strategies can safely release chronic physical tension and repressed emotion…

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…

LifeForce Yoga® to Manage Your Mood – Online

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

September 19, 2020 - September 20, 2020

In this online LifeForce Yoga® workshop, learn the power of an ancient discipline with current scientific findings to help you release what is no longer serving you—without a story attached! Join Amy Weintraub, author of the groundbreaking book Yoga for…

Adaptive Hatha Yoga Teacher Training

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

September 21, 2020 - October 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.…

Kirtan College: A Weekend Chanting Immersion

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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, known as kirtan and the ancient, yet timely practice of Bhakti Yoga, the Yoga of Love. This weekend…

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

Yoga and Writing: Prose and Pose

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with Lisa Jakub

October 02, 2020 - October 04, 2020

Explore the deep connections between writing and Yoga in this experiential workshop designed to help you get in touch with your innate creativity. Learn to live with more ease and authenticity, whether you have a diagnosed anxiety disorder or just…

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…

Yoga for Arthritis Teachers Intensive Level 1

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

October 02, 2020 - October 06, 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…

Fall Silent Retreat: Realizing Your Inner Strength

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

October 08, 2020 - October 11, 2020

Venture deeper into the Yoga practices that enable you to maintain balance through unexpected changes and difficult situations. During this Silent Retreat, experience a safe and peaceful environment in which you are able to tune in to your inner intelligence…

Yoga for Strong, Healthy Bones

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

October 16, 2020 - October 18, 2020

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

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

For everyone, especially Yoga teachers and health professionals 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…

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…

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,…

Enhance Your Wellness and Naturally Detox

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with Manu Dawson, CYT, CYNTh

October 23, 2020 - October 25, 2020

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 to detox. During interactive…

Yoga for Hips and Knees

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

October 23, 2020 - October 25, 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…

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

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…

Letting Go is Easy When You Know How

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with Mitra Somerville, RYT 500

October 30, 2020 - November 01, 2020

Many of us are holding onto detrimental beliefs, behaviors, and emotions that are no longer serving us. This can lead to stress, unhappiness, and dysfunction in our lives. Learn to bring in new positive beliefs, emotions, and actions that are…

Yoga2Sleep: Relax and Fall Asleep Naturally

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

October 30, 2020 - November 01, 2020

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 uses scientific research, in…

November 2020

Foundations of Integral Yoga Therapy

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

November 06, 2020 - November 13, 2020

Dive into the richness of therapeutic Yoga within the authentic lineage of Integral Yoga. Discover new ways to apply the six branches of Integral Yoga into therapeutic practices, whether it is adapted asana, Bhakti Yoga (devotional) practices, or using service…

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 06, 2020 - November 08, 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,…

Ayurveda and Cooking: Recipes for a Healthy Life

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

November 12, 2020 - November 15, 2020

Discover the benefits of Ayurveda, a five-thousand-year-old natural system of healing that originated in India and is a preventative and holistic approach to health. The first half of the program is composed of lectures that will set the foundation. We…

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

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with Joan Borysenko, Ph.D.

November 13, 2020 - November 15, 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…

Elevate Your Soul with Divine Sisterhood

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with Faith Hunter, E-RYT 500

November 20, 2020 - November 22, 2020

Raise your vibration, gain clarity, and step into the fullest expression of your being. Faith will guide you through a spiritual journey layered with gentle flows, Restorative Yoga, meditation, pranayama, and Kundalini practices in a circle of supportive, inspiring, and…

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 you to reclaim your 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,…

Everything Comes to You: Yoga of Gratitude

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with Bharata Wingham, E-RYT 200, CLYT

November 27, 2020 - November 29, 2020

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 natural inheritance rather than trying to…

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 04, 2020 - December 07, 2020

If you have participated in 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…

Relax into the Holidays with Restorative Yoga

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

December 11, 2020 - December 13, 2020

During the holidays, we are often preoccupied with the season’s hustle and bustle. Experience deep relaxation and rejuvenation during a time period when it’s needed most. Restorative Yoga places your body in gentle, supported asanas (poses) with the use of…

Living in Your Truth: Be Fearlessly Free

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

December 11, 2020 - December 13, 2020

Navigate toward freedom from discontentment, attachments, and self-doubt by cultivating trust and acceptance during this weekend of self-exploration. Through Vinyasa flow classes accompanied by uplifting music, work from the inside out to discover how to cultivate trust and contentment. Strip…

January 2021

200-hour Integral Yoga Teacher Training – Winter

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with Swami Arivananda, RYT 500 and Lalita Dagny Vigander, E-RYT 500, LMT, RCYT

January 17, 2021 - February 14, 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…

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.…

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