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Ashram Yogi Program


An opportunity to practice Integral Yoga and volunteer at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville.

Ashram Yogi programs are for seekers  who are enjoying their spiritual journey and want to go deeper into the Integral Yoga teachings and practices.

We study and practice the following Yogic approaches:

Hatha Yoga

Asana (postures), pranayama (breath control), and deep relaxation.

Raja Yoga

Balance and control of the mind through ethical practices and meditation.

Karma Yoga

Action through selfless service without attachment to the results of the action.

Jnana Yoga

The path of knowledge and self-inquiry. 

Bhakti Yoga

The path of loving devotion, through chanting, ritual, and service


Weekly sadhana (spiritual practice)

ActivitySessions per week
Morning Meditations5 to 7
Afternoon or Evening Meditations5 to 14
Group Hatha Yoga5 to 14
Yoga Philosophy Classes1
Satsang (community gathering)1


  • Date – Flexible
  • Duration – 2 months or more
  • 3 organic vegetarian meals per day
  • Skill Level – Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Tuition – free if serving full-time (around 30 hours per week)
  • Accommodation – dorm (two people per room) or camping – no children or pets


The program is open to those who had completed the 28-day Living Yoga Training (LYT) or the Integral Yoga Teacher Training at Yogaville.

Service Options

Vegetarian Cooking
  • learn vegetarian cooking and procedures
  • cook seasonal
  • prepare ethnic food
Organic Farming
  • learn farming basics such as crop planning, seed starting, transplanting, soil preparation, irrigation techniques, handling row covers, trellising, and insect control techniques.
  • hands-on work including planting, weeding, mulching, composting, and harvesting.
Farm to Table
  • combine Farm and Kitchen Yogi Programs to experience the complete food cycle.
  • plant, grow, harvest, clean, cook, and serve healthy nutritious meals.

Service in various Ashram departments including:

  • kitchen
  • AV
  • guest services
  • reception
  • landscaping
  • library
  • satsang crew
  • and other departments

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