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Personal Retreat

Flexible Dates

Be our guest for a day, an overnight stay, or for a longer visit. People of all faiths and backgrounds enjoy the natural beauty and spiritual inspiration found at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville®.

Day Visit

Come visit our spiritual community in the midst of the rural Virginia countryside, and be our guest for a day.

Personal Retreat

Be our guest for a day, an overnight stay, or for a longer visit. Experience the relaxation of yogic life in a spiritual community.

Day Visit

Come visit our spiritual community in the midst of the rural Virginia countryside, and be our guest for a day.

Upcoming Programs

Yoga of Devotion with Krishna Das

with Krishna Das

May 24 - 27, 2024
Join us at Yogaville for an immersive Bhakti Yoga weekend with world-renowned musician Krishna Das. Enjoy transcendent music, and experience a deeper connection to the divine through the heart-opening practice of Kirtan. All are welcome to enjoy this weekend of chanting, no kirtan or musical experience necessary.
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Krishna Das Saturday Concert

with Krishna Das

May 25, 2024
Join Grammy-nominated and world-renowned musician Krishna Das for a night of transcendental kirtan with the Yogaville community. Krishna Das is a down-to-earth yogi as well as a beloved figure in the world of spirituality and music. All are welcome to join in on this celebration of community and connection.
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Peace is your Nature: Summer Silent Retreat

with Integral Yoga Senior Staff

June 6 - 9, 2024
We invite you to temporarily step back from your regular routines and join us for the Summer Silent Retreat. The spiritual practices of Yoga will help you make meaningful changes in your daily life and uncover what makes your light shine. Reconnect with yourself through inspiring talks, daily Yoga practices, and silent reflection to enable you to abide in your inner light.
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Sacred Circle Dance: Find Peace, Joy and Healing

with Evelyn Beck

June 14 - 16, 2024
Sacred Circle Dances are simple, gentle dances, embodying and integrating mind, body, and spirit. They have ancient roots in music and dance from cultures around the world. This weekend retreat will introduce you to dance as a way of connecting to spirit.
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Strawberry Full Moon Retreat: Purnima Sadhana

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

June 20 - 23, 2024
Book now and get 20% off listed prices. Offer valid until May 30, 2024.
Join us at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville to experience a Strawberry Full Moon Retreat under the guidance of Satya Greenstone, senior disciple of Sri Swami Satchidananda. 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 ancient Vedic mantra for enlightenment.
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World Sound Journey: Experiential Drumming & Wisdom of Ancient Instruments

with Daniel Scruggs

June 28 - 30, 2024
Join us for an interactive, informative and immersive sound journey exploring over two dozen organic and rare indigenous instruments gathered from around the world! Experience rhythmic movement, meditation, breathing exercises and elements of integral yoga to incorporate into your daily life and yoga practice during this weekend retreat.
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Bhakti Awakening: Journey with Mantras

with Acharya Mangalananda

July 5 - 7, 2024
Immerse yourself in the transformative power of Bhakti Yoga with Acharya Mangalananda. Discover the science behind chanting sacred mantras and apply these practices through meditation, devotional chanting and kirtan.
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Restorative Yoga: Relax and Rejuvenate

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

July 12 - 14, 2024
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.
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Guru Poornima Celebration

with Integral Yoga Senior Staff

July 19 - 21, 2024
Join us for the Celebration of Guru Poornima! All are welcome!! Guru Poornima is a holyday in the Hindu tradition celebrated on the July full moon to honor one’s guru. In Integral Yoga we celebrate the life and teachings of our guru Sri Swami Satchidanandaji, Sri Gurudev.  At Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville, we have special pujas […]

Meditation Teacher Training

with Swami Karunananda, E-RYT 500 and Integral Yoga Senior Staff

July 22 - August 4, 2024
The Integral Yoga Meditation Teacher Training will show you how to deepen your own meditation practice and guide others in establishing a practice of their own. This teacher training is for Yoga teachers and healthcare professionals.
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Crown of Eternal Sacredness: Lions Gate Portal Retreat

with Harmanjot Kaur

August 8 - 11, 2024
On the auspicious occasion of the 8/8 Lions Gate Star Portal, connect to your lineage —be it cosmic or human—through the transformative practice of Kundalini Yoga at taught from the lineage of Yogi Bhajan. Witness the radiance of your authentic self as you discover how to live in alignment with your dharma.
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Pelvic Floor Yoga to Alleviate Incontinence: An Evidence Based Practice

with Leslie Howard E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

August 30 - September 1, 2024
In this weekend retreat, study with yoga therapist and pelvic floor expert Leslie Howard as she shares the evidence-based yoga practices for pelvic floor health used in studies on the benefits of yoga for pelvic floor health with a specific focus on incontinence.
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The Last Savasana: Embracing Your Final Exit

with Leslie Howard E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

September 1, 2024
Join Leslie for a soul-stirring exploration and deep dive into Savasana. In a culture of avoiding death, this intimate practice beckons us to look at the inevitable and beautiful truth of our mortality.
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Yoga for Lower Back Pain

with Loren M. Fishman, M.D., B.Phil. (Oxon.) and Liz Larson, MA, MS, RYT 200

September 6 - 8, 2024
Lower back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide. Dr. Loren Fishman, Oxford graduate and lifelong yogi, outlines powerful, safe methods for relieving lower back pain in yourself and in your students during this hands-on weekend workshop.
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Introduction to Practical Ayurveda: Finding Your Flow with the Elements

with Hannah Levin, NAMA, E-RYT, YACEP

September 13 - 15, 2024
Gain a comprehensive yet accessible understanding of Ayurveda with the ability to integrate these principles into your daily routine. Create alignment within your life by honoring natural rhythms to support your overall wellbeing, shifting away from dis-ease toward ease and graceful aging.
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Deepening Your Relationship: Enhance Connection and Resonance — A Yoga Therapy Workshop

with Michael Lee, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, Dip.Soc.Sci, Dip.T., M.A.

September 13 - 15, 2024
Come together to strengthen your relationship with yourself and/or intimate partner during this weekend yoga therapy workshop. Move through common obstacles that block your ability to connect deeply with others by engaging in embodied partner work and yogic practices to enhance inner and interpersonal connections.
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Bhakti Yoga Retreat

with Swami Asokananda, E-RYT 500 and Narada Williams

September 19 - 22, 2024
Join us for a Bhakti Yoga Retreat, led by senior sannyasin (monk) Swami Asokananda, and Narada Williams to explore the devotional practices of Bhakti Yoga that will open and nourish your spiritual heart, including kirtan (mantra chanting), puja (worship), japa (mantra repetition), and more.
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Songs, Stories and Practice of PEACE

with Sarah Jane Kennedy and Br. Stefan Andre Waligur, PhD

September 27 - 29, 2024
Join us for a transformative weekend retreat immersed in the Songs, Stories, and Practices of PEACE, where ancient wisdom meets contemporary well-being. From time immemorial, life has unfolded through the lenses of songs, stories, and movement, offering a profound connection to the spirit and aliveness inherent in all things.
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Myofascial Release Journey: Exploring Musculature through a Vedic Lens

with Brie Burbank, E-RYT-200, CMT, LE

October 4 - 6, 2024
Take a journey into the intracicacies of myofascial exploration through a vedic lens. Through this weekend immersion dive into the myofascial matrix to examine the diverse types of fascia while discovering effective methods, practices, and tools to manage this multifaceted system.
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Gentle Somatic Yoga® Level 2 Training: Energy Body (Aura & Chakras), Emotions, and the Whole-Self

with James Knight, E-RYT 200, CHSE

October 11 - 16, 2024
Deepen your understanding of somatics, by exploring the spiritual undercurrents of James’ teachings, gaining valuable insights into energetics, the chakra systems, emotions, and the integration of past traumas. Learn how to maintain emotional and physical balance while facilitating the integration of your whole self in this comprehensive training.
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Gentle Somatic Yoga® Weekend Retreat: Awaken the Possible

with James Knight, E-RYT 200, CHSE

October 11 - 13, 2024
Experience a weekend of complete restoration while learning therapeutic movement sequences called Somatic Movement Flows®. Gentle Somatic Yoga® (GSY) is a simple, practical, and reliable form of brain-to-muscle repatterning that goes to the root cause of most muscular pain, stiffness, and posture imbalances.
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Harvest Full Moon Retreat: Purnima Sadhana

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

October 17 - 20, 2024
Book now and get 20% off listed prices. Offer valid until Sep 26, 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. 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 ancient Vedic mantra for enlightenment.
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A Weekend of Rewilding

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

November 7 - 10, 2024
This experience is for all humans longing for a reconnection with their own inner wild and knowing; a journey back to the deep wisdom within. You are invited to join us for a weekend of holding space for the sacred remembering of our internal compass; our instinct and intuition.
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Introduction to Yin Yoga

with Biff Mithoefer, E-RYT 500 and Eric Archer

November 15 - 17, 2024
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 and balance to your busy, Yang (active)-life style.
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Yin Yoga and Storytelling – Module 3

with Biff Mithoefer, E-RYT 500 and Eric Archer

November 17 - 22, 2024
By putting yourself in Yin postures and accessing your deep connective tissue, you will begin to connect with your stories on a very deep level. Some of these stories are healing and can be embraced, while some no longer serve you and can be transformed.
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