The Ashram is open for pre-registered program and training participants. No drop in guests or day visits at this time. | Health Protocols

Guest Information

Here is some useful information for you to prepare for your stay at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville

Satchidananda Ashram Yogaville Health Protocols

If you have any questions please feel free to call us at 800.858.9642 or send an email to [email protected]

Arriving after 5pm?

Call for special instructions
Guest Stay
434.969.3121 x140
Program or Workshop
434.969.3121 x143

Click here for late arrival instructions

Free Wi-Fi

Every area of the Yogaville campus has free wi-fi for your convenience

Cell coverage with Verizon only

Other carriers do not have coverage in the Yogaville Area


Quiet hours

10 pm – 8 am


What to Bring

  • Toiletries
  • Slip-on shoes (shoes are not worn indoors)
  • Water bottle (we no longer provide single-use cups)
  • Photo ID (Drivers Licence or Passport) to show upon Arrival at check-in.
  • For Farm or Ground Karma Yoga Service, please bring sturdy shoes and water bottles

Other Items

  • Yoga mat and personal props
    Yoga mats and props are provided in each of our classrooms
  • Notebook & pen
  • Summer: bathing suit (no bikinis)
  • White clothing for Satsang (optional)
  • Sunglasses
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Beach towel
  • Hair Dryer

Our Food

  • Organic, vegetarian/vegan food
  • Labeled ingredients
  • Lacto-vegetarian
  • Gluten-free and vegan options
  • No Eggs
  • Salad bar
  • Herbal tea selection
  • Coffee is available for purchase at Mandala Cafe

Food prepared in our kitchen may contain soy, wheat, nuts, tree nuts, and dairy products.

Rules & Guidelines

Not Permitted

  • Incense
  • Heavy perfumes
  • Tobacco/nicotine
  • Alcohol
  • Non-prescription drugs
  • Firearms
  • Weapons
  • Non-vegetarian foods
  • Eggs
  • Pets
  • Shorts in meditation areas/temples

Dress Code

Residents and guests are advised to wear clean, loose-fitting, modest clothing. Please refrain from wearing:

  • Shorts and jeans (during Satsang and meditation)
  • Low-cut tops, spaghetti-strap tanks, short shorts or mini skirts.
  • Ragged or unclean clothing

Read Full Guidelines


  • At this time Ashram is only welcoming participants, guests, and volunteers that are fully vaccinated and able to provide proof of their Vaccination at least 72-hours before their arrival. If you have any questions please contact [email protected].
    Our current Health protocols can be viewed here:
    Satchidananda Ashram Yogaville Health Protocols
  • I understand that if any or all members of our party do not provide proof of vaccination at least 72-hours before arrival our registration will be cancelled with no refund or credit given to any members of our party.
  • I understand that I and all guests in my party will need to provide proof of ID (Drivers License or Passport) upon Arrival at the Ashram to be shown at check-in.

Guest and Program Cancellation Policy:

(does not apply to Teacher Trainings or Yoga Vacations)

  • Cancellations must be made through the Ashram Reservation Center (ARC) at 1.800.858.9642 or by emailing [email protected]
  • If a reservation is cancelled more than 72 hours before the scheduled arrival date, then the payment is refunded minus a $50
    administrative fee.
  • For reservations cancelled within 72 hours of the scheduled arrival date, the payment is refunded minus the cost of the first
    night’s accommodations.
  • No refund is available for no shows.
  • Full payment is due at the time of registration, excluding Teacher Trainings and Yoga Vacations.
  • We reserve the right to cancel any program at any time. If a program is cancelled you will receive a full refund.

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