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Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

Satya Greenstone has been a student of Sri Swami Satchidananda since 1971. She has shared the teachings of Integral Yoga® in many diverse settings with students of all ages and backgrounds and combines a natural, practical, down-to-earth approach to Yoga with a gentle humor. Since 1999 she has been a primary teacher for the 200-hour and the Intermediate Yoga Teacher Training programs. While serving as teacher training coordinator, she helped to develop and teach the first Gentle Yoga Teacher Training program.

She has also developed and teaches training programs in Restorative Yoga, Adaptive Yoga, and Yoga and Meditation for Children. In 2005, she received certification in Therapeutic Yoga and is currently certified by the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT). In June, 2019 she received certification for teaching Yoga for Osteoporosis from Dr. Loren Fishman.

Satya gently adapts the Yoga practices to individual needs and always finds a way to encourage and inspire her students who soon recognize that, for her, yoga is an experience, not a subject for academic study. First and foremost she is a yogini, and her teaching is an extension of the experience gained from her yoga practice. Satya exudes the joy and exemplifies the benefits that come from living the yogic lifestyle and shares that joy and those benefits with her students.

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

Yoga for Strong Bones Part 1 – Self-Paced
Open Dates

Discover how Yoga asana (posture) 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 the regular practice of 12 Yoga poses. Yoga asana also improves your balance, posture, strength, range of motion, and coordination, greatly reducing the risk of fracture. Yoga for Strong Bones Part 1 – Self-Paced course, will offer complete instruction in the 12 Yoga poses for osteoporosis that was taught in the first Yoga vs. osteoporosis study. The foundation poses are taught at 3 levels with guidance for adapting…

Restorative Yoga: Relax and Rejuvenate
July 12 - 14, 2024

“The human body is a temple. Keep it strong and supple. Treat it gently.” —Swami Satchidananda Restorative Yoga is an effective antidote to stress, tension and anxiety. During this practice, the body is placed in gentle, supported asanas or poses. These poses literally hold and support the physical body, while the mental body lets go of stress, worry and tension. Since the poses are supported by props, they can be held longer with no effort. In this state of deep relaxation, the innate intelligence of the body returns and reintegrates the entire system to its natural state of balance and…

Harvest Full Moon Retreat: Purnima Sadhana
October 17 - 20, 2024

Join us at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville to experience a Harvest Full Moon Retreat under the guidance of Satya Greenstone, senior disciple of Sri Swami Satchidananda. According to ancient yogic teachings, the full moon day is an auspicious time. The lunar energy is believed to magnify one’s internal energy, therefore it is recommended that full moon days be spent uplifting the mind with spiritual practices. Learn about the yogic significance of purnima (the full moon) and take advantage of this opportune time to engage in full moon practices, including Chandra Namaskaram (moon salutation) with mantras and repetition of the Gayatri Mantra, the…

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