Reverend Rudra was introduced to Integral Yoga and the teachings of Sri Swami Satchidananda in 2001. Since that time, he has been active in the Integral Yoga organization, living at Yogaville and the Integral Yoga Institute of New York. He recently completed Accessible Yoga Teacher Training offered through Integral Yoga Institute in San Francisco. Rudra graduated from Boston University’s College of Fine Arts and is an active musician. He leads Kidding Around Yoga (KAY) teacher trainings and has served as a Camp Yogaville director for 7 years.
Rudra is a graduate of the All Faiths Seminary in New York, where he received ordination from the late Rabbi Joseph Gelberman as an interfaith minister. He is also an Integral Yoga Minister.
Events with Reverend Sam Rudra Swartz (Retreat Director) with Senior Staff
August 9, 2019
Allow yourself the luxury of going deep within to realign yourself with your own inner guidance during Yogaville’s annual ten-day silent retreat. With today’s myriad outside influences, what means most to our own hearts can easily get muddled and lost. However, it is possible to reconnect with the Higher Self and see beyond external messages with the help of yogic practices. By calming the body, quieting the mind, and allowing for inner reflection, the authentic feelings of the heart can be distinguished. Come to Yogaville and immerse yourself in peace and silence for ten days. During the retreat, enjoy: Daily…