Farm Yogi Program

 

Practice Integral Yoga while mindfully serving at our organic farm. We grow and deliver freshly picked organic veggies to the Yogaville kitchen.

Sadhana (spiritual practices)

We study and engage in the following Yogic practices—Hatha (asanapranayama, deep relaxation); Raja (based on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali), Karma (perfection in action); Bhakti (puja, chanting); Jnana (wisdom or knowledge).

Avarage weekly saddhana

  • 10 group meditation sessions weekly (5 morning meditations 5 am or 6:20 am, and 5 afternoon meditations 12 pm or 6 pm)
  • 5 Hatha Yoga sessions per week, including at least 2 Integral Yoga classes
  • Ashram Yogi meeting– Every Wednesday 9 am
  • 2 Evening Programs/Classes/Special events per week, including satsang
  • Karma Yoga – 21, 27, or 33 hours of meditative service

Farming activities

  • Getting acquainted with 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 weeding, mulching, composting, harvesting crops
  • Maintaining farm equipment and facilities
  • Coordinating the Yogaville Farmer’s Market

Prerequisites

Sample Schedule

May vary depending on Ashram activities

5:00 – 6:15 am Meditation (or 6:20 – 7:30 am)
6:20 – 7:50 am Hatha Yoga class
8:00 – 8:30 am Breakfast
8:30 – 11:45 am Morning service shift or free time
12:00 – 12:30 pm Silent Meditation
12:45 – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:45 – 4:45 pm Afternoon service shift or free time
5:00 – 6:30 pm Hatha Yoga/Meditation
6:45 – 7:30 pm Dinner
7:30 – 9:00 pm Classes, programs, or free time

Questions?

Call 434-969-3121, ext. 178

Email [email protected]

For financial information, please visit the Ashram Yogi Finances page.

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