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Yoga philosophy does not quarrel with any religion or faith and can be practiced by anyone who is sincere and willing to search for the truth.

—Swami Vishnudevananda

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Beginning September 23, 2014
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Yoga Vacation Program
September 24 — 26, 2014
Celebrate the Jewish New Year with the ashram's staff and guests from the local community.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
September 25 — October 4, 2014
Celebrate the Shakti (power) of the Divine Feminine manifested as Durga, Lakshmi, and Saraswati.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
September 26 — 28, 2014
During this program, we will gain methods to eradicate fear and understand how to fortify the mind to overcome negative emotions.
 
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Sivananda Core Course
September 26 — 28, 2014
Learn methods for being more positive and constructive at home, at work, and in your relationships.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
September 28 — October 2, 2014
Join us for this special weekend of sacred chanting, and discover the joyful expression of the hidden treasure within your own heart.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
September 29 — October 3, 2014
Aira Guevara (Rukmini)
Learn how to use powerful and healing essential oils.
 
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Sivananda Core Course
October 2 — 6, 2014
New to Sivananda Yoga? New to yoga? This foundational course provides a jumpstart.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
October 3 — 6, 2014
Dennis Chernin
Immerse yourself in Bhakti Yoga, a combination of meditation, breathing techniques, sound vibrations, and mantra.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
October 6 — 10, 2014
Virginia Frances Schwartz
Experience how yoga can be a writer’s most powerful tool.
 
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Sivananda Core Course
October 7 — 11, 2014
In this course, you will deepen your experience with the 12 basic postures of Sivananda Yoga. Each day focuses on a new theme while practicing asana.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
October 10 — 12, 2014
Michael Pyfrom
Learn how to use Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) and Meridian Tapping to create greater levels of ease in your life.
 
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Sivananda Core Course
October 12 — 16, 2014
Discover simple, practical tools for entertaining positive and creative thoughts.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
October 12 — 14, 2014
Krishna Das
Learn how to use yoga, meditation, self-inquiry, and other practical mind-body-spirit tools to transform stressful patterns of thought and behavior.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
October 17 — 19, 2014
Olga Mandodari Sokolova
Come discover the ancient Vedic teachings at the root of both Vaastu Shastra and Ayurveda.
 
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Sivananda Core Course
October 17 — 19, 2014
In this weekend program, learn meditation to improve your concentration and happiness and experience less stress and anxiety in daily life.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
October 19 — 21, 2014
Deshon Fox
In this program, you will gain powerful insights on how to achieve balance in all areas of life.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
October 22 — 24, 2014
Krishna Das
Do you find practicing yoga postures difficult due to injury, obesity, sickness, or other physical constraint?
 
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Experiential Course
October 25 — 31, 2014
Swami Brahmananda and Sylvie Boisclair (Saraswati)
Enjoy workshops, yoga classes, spiritual guidance, and the joy of Karma Yoga in this Sivananda Yoga Teacher Renewal.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
October 26 — 28, 2014
Theodore Tsavoussis
Shamanic medicine is an ancient transformational approach to restoring power, creating healing, and harmonizing the mind, body, and spirit.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
October 29 — November 1, 2014
Daniele Giovannucci
Join a world leader in the conversation on food, hunger, and sustainable development.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
October 31 — November 2, 2014
Vanessa Ingraham
In this program, we will use yoga, breath-work, botanical medicine, homeopathy, mind-body techniques, and more to discover true healing.
 
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Experiential Course
November 1 — 5, 2014
Sylvie Boisclair (Saraswati)
Reignite your flame as a Sivananda Yoga teacher while deepening your own practice.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
November 3 — 5, 2014
Patti Symonette
This program focuses on the relationship of food to mental, physical, and spiritual health.
 
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Sivananda Core Course
November 3 — 7, 2014
New to Sivananda Yoga? New to yoga? This foundational course provides a great starting place.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
November 5 — 9, 2014
Meenakshi Angel Honig
Learn seven easy steps to align, tone, and strengthen your back and your core.
 
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Experiential Course
November 6 — 10, 2014
Sylvie Boisclair (Saraswati)
Learn how to combine yoga with your daily routine and find inner peace and happiness.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
November 6 — 8, 2014
Swami Brahmananda
Learn to become the master of your destiny and architect of your own fate.
 
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Professional Training
November 7 — 15, 2014
Jivana Heyman
Come learn the many ways that yoga practice can be modified for students with disabilities and physical challenges, as well as for senior adults.
 
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Professional Training
November 8 — 16, 2014
Lalita Devi and Nayana Devi
Learn the techniques of Ayurveda body treatments including oil massage (abhyanga), shirodhara, nasya, and gentle heat therapy (svedana).
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
November 9 — 11, 2014
Swami Brahmananda
Join us for these special days of pujas, prayers, and satsangs to honor Swami Vishnudevananda, his legacy, and our lineage.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
November 10 — 13, 2014
Parul Gupta
Experience the beauty and elegance of Kathak, a classical dance from the temples and courts of North India.
 
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Experiential Course
November 12 — 16, 2014
Bhagavan Das
This 5-day retreat journeys deep into the heart of chanting and kirtan with a true master of Nada Yoga, the ancient path of devotion and transformation through sound and tone.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
November 12 — 15, 2014
Jim Gelcer (Siva)
Take a healing journey into the teachings and practice of Bhakti, the yoga of devotion, through kirtan.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
November 16 — 20, 2014
Steven Weiss
This program will explore the fundamentals of alignment used in all asana and yoga therapy.
 
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Professional Training
November 17 — 18, 2014
Lalita Devi
Learn the techniques of Ayurveda body treatments including oil massage (abhyanga), shirodhara, nasya, and gentle heat therapy (svedana).
 
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Experiential Course
November 17 — 23, 2014
Grace Van Berkum and Andrea Clark (Amrita)
Join us for a weeklong immersion retreat to cleanse your body and increase vitality and energy.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
November 18 — 22, 2014
Tzivia Gover
This program helps you enhance your yogic lifestyle by developing a deeper relationship with your dreams.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
November 20 — 23, 2014
Susan B. Lord
This program teaches a variety of mind-body modalities to facilitate self-awareness and self-expression, essential ingredients for living a mindful life.
 
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Sivananda Core Course
November 21 — 23, 2014
In this weekend program, you will learn about the connection between your thoughts and emotions and your physical health.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
November 23 — December 1, 2014
Arjuna and Swami Brahmananda
Celebrate Thanksgiving at the Sivananda Ashram Bahamas and immerse yourself in the joyful mood of gratitude!
 
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Special Event
November 23 — 30, 2014
Mirabai Starr, Swami Brahmananda, Zuleikha, Ralph Steele, Father Dave Denny, Tessa Bielecki, Rabbi David Ingber, and Jorge Alfano
Join a world-renowned group of teachers for this transformative inter-spiritual symposium.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
November 24 — 29, 2014
Tara Rachel Jones (Omkari) and Aaron Jones (Sivaram)
In this Thanksgiving program, children will be introduced to yoga through short asana classes, chanting, crafts, Karma Yoga, storytelling, and lots of games and fun.
 
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Sivananda Core Course
November 28 — 30, 2014
New to Sivananda Yoga? New to yoga? This foundational course provides a jumpstart.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
December 1 — 3, 2014
Swami Brahmananda
Discover your inner bliss through the practice of Karma Yoga.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
December 2 — 4, 2014
Mavis Gewant
Learn how to paint yantras, sacred geometric patterns that Vedic astrologers have used for ages.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
December 3 — 6, 2014
Molly Asebey-Birkholm (Madhavi)
Take an experiential journey to develop a personalized practice using simple techniques that fit within your schedule and lifestyle.
 
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Yoga Teacher Training
December 4 — 31, 2014
200 hour Yoga Teacher Training. Learn how to bring the benefits of classical yoga to others and take your yoga practice to a deeper, more meaningful level.
 
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Sivananda Core Course
December 5 — 7, 2014
In this weekend program, learn meditation to improve your concentration and happiness and experience less stress and anxiety in daily life.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
December 5 — 8, 2014
Rubin Naiman
Learn how to address insomnia and improve the quality of your sleep based on an integrative body, mind and spirit approach to sleep and dreams.
 
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Experiential Course
December 6 — 7, 2014
Connie Williams (Purna)
The course introduces participants to energy and the energy body (which includes 11 major chakras, the aura, and health rays) and increases awareness and sensitivity to life-force energy.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
December 7 — 9, 2014
Mavis Gewant
Learn the imagery, colors, elements, deities, and mantras associated with each chakra.
 
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Sivananda Core Course
December 8 — 12, 2014
New to Sivananda Yoga? New to Yoga? This foundational course provides a jumpstart.
 
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Experiential Course
December 8 — 9, 2014
Connie Williams (Purna)
In Advanced Pranic Healing you will learn advanced techniques to scan, and activate or inhibit chakras to balance the energy body.
 
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Experiential Course
December 8 — 11, 2014
Krishna Das
Come experience asanas in completely new ways in this 5-day course.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
December 9 — 12, 2014
Father William Meninger
The enneagram is an ancient tool with modern overtones for discovering humility and love.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
December 10 — 12, 2014
Mavis Gewant
By working with specific colors and mantras, this meditative painting practice will connect you to the deeper energies of the planets, creating more harmony, peace and energy.
 
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Experiential Course
December 10 — 11, 2014
Connie Williams (Purna)
This course is designed specifically for managing and balancing energies in the psycho-emotional body.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
December 10 — 12, 2014
Father William Meninger
In this program, you will learn a process for overcoming obstacles to forgiveness through the practices of the Christian contemplative tradition.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
December 12 — 15, 2014
Karnamrita Dasi
Gain a deeper understanding of the power of sound vibration and learn simple ways to introduce sound practices into your daily life.
 
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Experiential Course
December 12 — 17, 2014
Tulku Sherdor
This course offers yoga and meditation practitioners and teachers an opportunity to learn and train in a range of meditative methods.
 
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Sivananda Core Course
December 13 — 17, 2014
In this course, you will deepen your experience with the 12 basic postures of Sivananda Yoga. Each day focuses on a new theme while practicing asana.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
December 13 — 19, 2014
Katie Papo (Ambika)
Join us for a motivating and inspirational series of workshops exploring the link between stress and weight management.
 
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Experiential Course
December 14 — 20, 2014
Tom Francescott
This doctor-supervised, gluten-free juice cleanse provides the tools and jumpstart you need to radically change your life and boost your energy.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
December 15 — 18, 2014
Roshi Bernie Glassman and Roshi Eve Myonen Marko
In their own special and engaging way, Roshi Bernie Glassman and Roshi Eve Myonen Marko will introduce the art of making a real difference.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
December 16 — 19, 2014
Nora Benian (Sundari)
This program is perfect for those wanting to learn to relieve stress and tension as well as those working through injuries, chronic pain, and restlessness.
 
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Sivananda Core Course
December 19 — 21, 2014
In this weekend program, you will learn about the connection between your thoughts and emotions and your physical health.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
December 19 — 21, 2014
David Newman (Durga Das)
Step into the sacred for a joyous weekend of call-and-response chanting and devotional song with kirtan recording artist David Newman (Durga Das).
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
December 20 — 22, 2014
Krishna Das
Do you find practicing yoga postures difficult due to injury, obesity, sickness, or other physical constraint?
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
December 20 — 22, 2014
Swami Hridyananda
This weekend offers the opportunity to transcend depression and anxiety by igniting a radical shift in your perspective.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
December 20 — 22, 2014
Nora Benian (Sundari)
In this program, we will learn and practice safe and specific therapeutic postures for spinal health, hip and shoulder mobility.
 
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Special Event
December 22, 2014 — January 1, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda, Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, Rabbi Ted Falcon, Imam Jamal Rahman, Alberto Villoldo, Snatam Kaur, Neshama Carlebach, Josh Nelson, Kyriacos C. Markides, and Krishnan Namboodiri
Come celebrate light, truth, and peace.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
December 25 — 27, 2014
Snatam Kaur
Join one of the most inspirational singers of devotional music of the Sikh tradition.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
December 26, 2014 — January 2, 2015
Nora Benian (Sundari)
In this program, teens 12 to 17 experience an immersion in the foundations of yoga practice, philosophy, and lifestyle.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
December 26, 2014 — January 3, 2015
Tara Rachel Jones (Omkari) and Aaron Jones (Sivaram)
Children will experience a wide range of activities and classes designed specially for them.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
December 28, 2014
Alberto Villoldo
Inspired by the timeless wisdom of indigenous cultures, join us for a healing journey of initiation into the ancient practices of energy medicine and soul retrieval.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
December 30, 2014
Swami Swaroopananda
Ask anything you ever wanted to know about yoga practice and philosophy and the spiritual path
 
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Special Event
January 2 — 6, 2015
Kabir Helminski, Elizabeth Anne Hin, Sequoyah Trueblood, and James O’Dea
A symposia of activists, shamans, world healers who represent a new emerging consciousness of peace.
 
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Sivananda Core Course
January 4 — 8, 2015
Senior Staff of the Yoga Retreat
New to Sivananda Yoga? New to Yoga? This foundational course provides a jumpstart.
 
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Yoga Teacher Training
January 4 — 31, 2015
200-hour Yoga Teacher Training. Learn how to bring the wonderful benefits of classical yoga to others and take your yoga practice to a deeper, more meaningful level.
 
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Yoga Teacher Training
January 4 — 31, 2015
RYT-500. Deepen and expand your knowledge and practice as a certified yoga teacher through this four-week immersion into advanced yogic practices of Hatha Yoga, meditation, pranayama, and more.
 
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Experiential Course
January 4 — 10, 2015
Grace Van Berkum and Andrea Clark (Amrita)
Join us for a weeklong immersion retreat to cleanse your body and increase vitality and energy.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
January 6 — 30, 2015
Srinivasan
An in-depth journey into the theory and practice of Raja Yoga with a special focus on the yamas and niyamas.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
January 7 — 11, 2015
Katie Papo (Ambika)
Join us for a motivating and inspirational series of workshops exploring the link between stress and weight management.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
January 7 — 9, 2015
Brooke Medicine Eagle
Explore the ancient spiritual experience, the sacred ecology of our world, Native American prophecy, and shamanism with Brooke Medicine Eagle.
 
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Sivananda Core Course
January 9 — 11, 2015
Senior Staff of the Yoga Retreat
In this weekend program, you will learn about the connection between your thoughts and emotions and your physical health.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
January 9 — 12, 2015
Raymond Moody
Join Dr. Raymond Moody to explore the topics of grief, near-death, shared-death, and other profound spiritual experiences of the dying and their loved ones.
 
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Special Event
January 11 — 17, 2015
Ken Whiteley, Davod Azad, Luna Ray, Satkirin Kaur Khalsa, and Rabbi Andrew Hahn
Join in community and experience the joy of music with performers from various traditions, religions, and cultures.
 
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Experiential Course
January 13 — 17, 2015
Robyn Ross (Priti)
Spend a restorative time-out immersed in nurturing activities that replenish your soul and transform your stress into bliss.
 
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Professional Training
January 14 — 18, 2015
Molly Asebey-Birkholm (Madhavi) and Robin Carnes
Learn to teach evidence-based practices for both trauma and anxiety-related symptoms in a variety of populations.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
January 14, 2015
Krishnan Namboodiri
Join us as we celebrate Lord Ayyappa with a puja conducted by the ashram's Tantric priest.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
January 15 — 17, 2015
Silvia San Miguel (Surya)
Develop a yogic lifestyle that suits your daily schedule and transform your outlook on work, family, and life in general.
 
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Experiential Course
January 18 — 22, 2015
Silvia San Miguel (Surya)
Based on the Five Points of Yoga taught by Swami Vishnudevananda, you will learn effective short and long-term solutions to managing your Stress Response.
 
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Special Event
January 18 — 21, 2015
David Frawley, Marc Halpern (Siva), Yogini Shambhavi, and Karta Purkh Singh Khalsa
A week of inspired teachings with leading experts in the ancient discipline of Ayurveda.
 
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Professional Training
January 19 — 22, 2015
Charlotta Martinus (Chandrika)
A practical hands-on course that trains yoga teachers how to teach teens in a school or outside environment.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
January 22 — 25, 2015
Joe Dispenza
Join Dr. Joe Dispenza, a renowned expert on the ways the human brain can be used to affect reality through the mastery of thought.
 
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Sivananda Core Course
January 23 — 25, 2015
In this weekend program, learn meditation to improve your concentration and happiness and experience less stress and anxiety in daily life.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
January 23 — 25, 2015
Krishna Das
Do you find practicing yoga postures difficult due to injury, obesity, sickness, or other physical constraint?
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
January 23 — 25, 2015
Silvia San Miguel (Surya)
A series of workshops that explore the challenges and the blessings of aging and the basics of Ayurveda.
 
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Professional Training
January 23 — 29, 2015
John Beaulieu and Silvia Nakkach
This in-depth training explores various dimensions of healing with sound: the scientific, yogic, creative, and shamanic.
 
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Special Event
January 25 — 30, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda, Rubin Naiman, Robert Moss, Christina Pratt, and Edward Tick
This special conference brings together five leading teachers from a broad range of traditions to explore a comprehensive scientific and spiritual perspective of dreaming.
 
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Professional Training
January 26 — 28, 2015
Stacie Dooreck (Saraswati)
Learn how to make yoga accessible to senior adults, persons with disabilities, the chronically ill, and those recovering from injuries.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
January 30, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda
Ask anything you ever wanted to know about yoga practice, philosophy and the spiritual path.
 
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Professional Training
January 30 — February 1, 2015
Michelle Orwick
Basic DNA training introduces ThetaHealing techniques and focuses on activating the 12 strands of DNA within each participant.
 
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Professional Training
January 30 — 31, 2015
Silvia Nakkach
Achieve a new level of excellence in your sound healing skills and practice.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
January 31 — February 4, 2015
Katie Papo (Ambika)
Join us for a motivating and inspirational series of workshops exploring the link between stress and weight management.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
January 31 — February 4, 2015
Beata Barnard (Savitri-Devi)
Discover how to protect your bones through the Five Points of Yoga as taught by Swami Vishnudevananda.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
February 1 — 3, 2015
Jnaneswari
The yamas and niyamas (ethical restraints and injunctions) are the first two steps of the Raja Yoga system.
 
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Professional Training
February 1 — 6, 2015
John Beaulieu, Andreas Ledermann, and Brigitta Raimann
Become certified in Polarity Energy Balancing, a powerful healing modality.
 
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Professional Training
February 2 — 4, 2015
Michelle Orwick
This course expands on the Basic ThetaHealing teachings to encompass an in-depth understanding of the Seven Planes of Existence.
 
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Experiential Course
February 2 — 6, 2015
Sylvie Boisclair (Saraswati)
Discover the transformative power of the Sivananda Yoga lineage.
 
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Yoga Teacher Training
February 3 — March 2, 2015
200-hour Yoga Teacher Training. Learn how to bring the wonderful benefits of classical yoga to others and take your yoga practice to a deeper, more meaningful level.
 
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Special Event
February 4 — 7, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda, John Kastner, Kenny Johnson, and Swami Brahmananda
What is the nature of true redemption? How does it happen?
 
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Professional Training
February 5 — 7, 2015
Michelle Orwick
This course provides an opportunity to remove specific limiting beliefs and instill positive feelings to achieve greater success in your life and business.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
February 5 — 10, 2015
Arjuna
Immerse yourself in the basics of yoga and gain a strong foundation for your practice.
 
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Experiential Course
February 7 — 8, 2015
Dian Killian
A two-day immersion in compassionate and Nonviolent Communication (NVC).
 
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Experiential Course
February 7 — 16, 2015
Manu Dawson, Swami Hridyananda, and Petra Rakebrandt
This intensive program initiates transformation on the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual levels.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
February 8 — 10, 2015
Shimshai
Join heart-centered musician Shimshai as he shares sacred prayers, mantras, and songs from around the world.
 
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Experiential Course
February 8 — 12, 2015
Silvia San Miguel (Surya)
Learn how to transform negative thoughts and emotions that lodge in the physical body resulting in dis-ease and suffering.
 
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Experiential Course
February 8 — 12, 2015
Elaine Valdov
Yoga Peace Ambassadors (YPA) invites you to find your unique calling for making a difference and turn it into action.
 
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Experiential Course
February 9 — 11, 2015
Dian Killian
Learn how to transform your inner critics into allies, break through blocks, and manage challenging situations with Nonviolent Communication (NVC) and Somatic-Based Empathy.
 
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Special Event
February 10 — 15, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda, John Perkins, Brant Secunda, Charles Eisenstein, Elaine Valdov, Vicki Robin, Sister Greta Ronningen, Swami Brahmananda, Swami Hridyananda, and Rukmini
Following Swami Vishnudevananda’s mission of promoting inner and outer peace, we are delighted to host the 8th Yoga for Peace Symposium.
 
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Experiential Course
February 13 — 15, 2015
Shyam and Mohini
Learn to incorporate hatha yoga into your busy life, explore the benefits of deep relaxation, and gain tools to continue your practice at home.
 
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Professional Training
February 14 — 18, 2015
Beata Barnard (Savitri-Devi)
Yoga teachers working with older people can easily use yoga for the process of healing osteoporosis and maintaining healthy bones.
 
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Experiential Course
February 14 — 18, 2015
Elaine Valdov
Take yoga into the world with Yogis Beyond Borders and be of service to humanity, offering the gift of selfless service to those in need.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
February 16 — 19, 2015
Arjuna
Learn the relevance and benefits of yoga philosophy for modern daily life.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
February 16 — 20, 2015
Edwin Bryant
An exploration of the Narada Bhakti Sutra, a short Vedic text attributed to the Indian sage Narada.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
February 17 — 18, 2015
Krishnan Namboodiri
Join us in celebration of Maha Sivaratri, the night of Lord Siva, one of the most sacred nights on the yogic calendar.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
February 20 — 22, 2015
Arjuna
Explore the beauty and rich heritage of Nassau during this special week of outings, games, and fun activities in combination with the Yoga Vacation Program.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
February 20 — 22, 2015
Krishna Das
Nourish your heart, inspire your mind, and uplift your spirit through chant, music, and devotion with Krishna Das.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
February 21 — 23, 2015
Swami Brahmananda
Explore the sacred practice of meditation and discover the virtue of silence.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
February 21, 2015
Nina Rao
Together we will chant the Hanuman Chalisa along with musical accompaniment and discover how this ancient practice is still relevant to us today.
 
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Special Event
February 23 — 26, 2015
G.S. Sachdev, Swapan Chaudhuri, K. Sridhar, Jayanti Sahasrabuddhe, Shambhavi Dandekar, and Nitin Mitta
An uplifting and inspirational experience of classical Indian music and dance with renowned masters.
 
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Sivananda Core Course
February 24 — 28, 2015
Relax, take a break from your life and discover how to find inner peace, contentment and happiness from within.
 
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Professional Training
February 24 — 28, 2015
Shakti Devi Dee
Learn Calming Kids Yoga techniques that have proven to increase concentration, relaxation and communication, while also reducing violence in school-age children.
 
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Experiential Course
February 24 — 28, 2015
Beata Barnard (Savitri-Devi)
This course offers a complete program to promote healthy bones and overall well-being for everyone interested in healthy aging as well as people diagnosed with osteoporosis.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
February 25 — 27, 2015
Rukmini
Is there a way to turn our entire lives into a spiritual practice?
 
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Professional Training
February 26 — March 2, 2015
Ravit Schraiber (Omkari)
This course offers yoga teachers tools for working professionally, confidently, and sensitively with pregnant women as a Pregnancy Yoga Teacher.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
February 27 — 28, 2015
Dan Millman
Dan Millman shares the foundation of living the Peaceful Warrior's Way, a balanced and powerful life in the present moment.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
March 1, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda
Ask anything you ever wanted to know about yoga practice and philosophy and the spiritual path.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
March 1 — 3, 2015
Silvia San Miguel (Surya)
A series of workshops that explore the challenges and the blessings of aging and the basics of Ayurveda.
 
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Professional Training
March 1 — 6, 2015
Kam Thye Chow
Gain a strong foundation in the key elements of Thai Yoga Massage and learn how to perform a full 90-minute customized session.
 
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Professional Training
March 1 — 7, 2015
Molly Asebey-Birkholm (Madhavi), Pat Lillis-Hearne, and Annie Okerlin
Learn to teach a therapeutic yoga class to any segment of the military community.
 
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Sivananda Core Course
March 3 — 7, 2015
New to Sivananda Yoga? New to Yoga? This foundational course provides a jumpstart.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
March 3 — 5, 2015
Ragani
Join a participatory, cross-cultural musical experience as you take an inspirational journey into the world of kirtan.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
March 3 — 5, 2015
Dale Buegel
Delve into the life force (prana) to facilitate balance on physical, emotional, and energetic levels.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
March 4 — 6, 2015
Swami Hridyananda
Positive thinking is one of the basic principles of yoga, and serves as an essential factor in any process of self transformation.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
March 5 — 8, 2015
Roshi Bernie Glassman and Roshi Eve Myonen Marko
Roshi Bernie Glassman and Roshi Eve Myonen Marko will will inspire you to take action and make your life matter to you and to others.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
March 6 — 8, 2015
Beata Barnard (Savitri-Devi)
Discover how to protect your bones through the Five Points of Yoga as taught by Swami Vishnudevananda.
 
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Professional Training
March 8 — 13, 2015
Kam Thye Chow
Thai Yoga Massage Level 2 expands upon the techniques learned in Level 1 and covers how to perform an expanded 2 1/2 hour customized session.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
March 8 — 11, 2015
Mirabai Bush
Mirabai Bush will teach mindfulness practices adapted for the workplace.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
March 8 — 10, 2015
Rukmini
It is said that the only way to light a candle is with another candle; this is the relationship of the student and teacher.
 
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Professional Training
March 8 — 10, 2015
Angelo Castello
Learn to identify structural imbalances with expert precision in this hands-on experiential training for yoga teachers.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
March 9 — 11, 2015
Silvia San Miguel (Surya)
In this series of workshops, we will study the depth of the preliminary stages of Raja Yoga that help establish a firm basis for our meditation practice.
 
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Yoga Teacher Training
March 10 — April 6, 2015
200-hour Yoga Teacher Training. Learn how to bring the wonderful benefits of classical yoga to others and take your yoga practice to a deeper, more meaningful level.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
March 11 — 14, 2015
Suba Ramesh Parmar
Join us for a very special program of performances and workshops with Suba Ramesh Parmar.
 
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Professional Training
March 11 — 15, 2015
Amy Weintraub
This program is Part A of a three-part certification program to become a LifeForce Yoga Practitioner.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
March 12, 2015
Ramesh Parmar
Preksha Meditation is an ancient Jain meditation technique to discover oneself through one’s inner eye.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
March 13 — 15, 2015
Matthew Fox
Come recover the rich wisdom and explore the universal truths of Eastern and Western mystical traditions.
 
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Professional Training
March 13 — 17, 2015
Marc Halpern (Siva)
Learn techniques which will allow you to reach new states of conscious awareness and how to teach it to others.
 
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Special Event
March 15 — 19, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda, Nathan Katz, Daniel Matt, Douglas Canterbury-Counts, Judith Simmer-Brown, and Vasudha Narayanan
According to mystical and religious traditions, the deepest secrets of the universe and the soul are expressed through archetypes of the feminine and masculine.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
March 17 — 19, 2015
Krishna Das
Do you find practicing yoga postures difficult due to injury, obesity, sickness, or other physical constraint?
 
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Experiential Course
March 17 — 19, 2015
Swami Omkarananda
This course will explore the connection between modern ecology, environmental activism, and the ancient Vedic tradition.
 
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Professional Training
March 18 — 22, 2015
Nora Benian (Sundari)
In this training for certified yoga instructors, you will gain a solid foundation in teaching restorative yoga.
 
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Professional Training
March 19 — 31, 2015
Marc Halpern (Siva) and Marisa Laursen (Sri Devi)
This certification course trains yoga teachers to provide personalized Ayurvedic yoga therapy programs and to conduct dosha-specific yoga classes.
 
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Sivananda Core Course
March 20 — 22, 2015
New to Sivananda Yoga? New to Yoga? This foundational course provides a jumpstart.
 
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Special Event
March 20 — 24, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda, John Kastner, Andy and Noella Bouvier, Lisa Ramshaw, and Frederic Luskin
Forgiveness is a powerful part of spiritual life and a deeply transformative practice.
 
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Sivananda Core Course
March 23 — 27, 2015
Relax, take a break from your life and discover how to find inner peace, contentment and happiness from within.
 
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Professional Training
March 23 — 31, 2015
Marc Halpern (Siva) and Marisa Laursen (Sri Devi)
This certification course trains yoga teachers to provide personalized Ayurvedic yoga therapy programs and to conduct dosha-specific yoga classes.
 
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Professional Training
March 23 — 26, 2015
Nora Benian (Sundari)
This certified training for yoga teachers and health-care practitioners gives you the skills to integrate therapeutic yoga and healing modalities into your practice.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
March 25 — 27, 2015
Silvia San Miguel (Surya)
Develop a yogic lifestyle that suits your daily schedule and transform your outlook on work, family, and life in general.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
March 26 — 30, 2015
Catherine Gillies (Kumari)
Within the sacred space of the ashram, you are invited to heal old wounds and transform depression, grief, trauma, and anxiety.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
March 27 — 28, 2015
Russill Paul
Allow the sacred power of sound to bring you fully alive during two days of high-energy chanting and devotional bliss.
 
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Experiential Course
March 28 — 30, 2015
Pranava
Learn to prepare vegetarian recipes that are healthy for the body, mind, and spirit, and also highly nutritious and delicious.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
March 29 — 30, 2015
Silvia San Miguel (Surya)
In this program, we will explore the rationale for taking on or deepening a personal mindfulness practice.
 
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Special Event
March 29 — April 7, 2015
Joan Borysenko, Judith Orloff, Steven Halpern, James S. Gordon, Pamela Hale, Marc Halpern (Siva), Marisa Laursen (Sri Devi), Gaura Vani, and Marilyn Rossner
Learn how to experience your radiant health and vitality as we explore healing modalities from various traditions and their connection to spirituality.
 
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Sivananda Core Course
March 31 — April 4, 2015
New to Sivananda Yoga? New to Yoga? This foundational course provides a jumpstart.
 
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Professional Training
April 1 — 4, 2015
Catherine Gillies (Kumari)
This training for yoga teachers and health-care professionals teaches how to adapt yoga practices to meet the needs of an aging population.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
April 3, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda
Join us for a traditional celebration of the Passover seder with Swami Swaroopananda.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
April 4, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda
Ask anything you ever wanted to know about yoga practice, philosophy and the spiritual path
 
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Sivananda Core Course
April 5 — 9, 2015
In this course, you will deepen your experience with the 12 basic postures of Sivananda Yoga. Each day focuses on a new theme while practicing asana.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
April 5, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda, Marilyn Rossner, and Bishop Trevor Williamson
Celebrate a beautiful Easter morning with us in paradise.
 
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Professional Training
April 5 — 8, 2015
Kate Bartram Brown
This course trains yoga instructors, child educators, and parents to facilitate a two-hour workshop for children.
 
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Professional Training
April 5 — 7, 2015
Catherine Gillies (Kumari)
Learn the essentials of adapting a traditional Sivananda Yoga class to safely accommodate a variety of back conditions.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
April 7 — 9, 2015
Joseph Goldstein
These evening satsang talks will explore two great wings of spiritual practice: Wisdom and Compassion.
 
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Experiential Course
April 8 — 11, 2015
Neil Pearson
Spend four days immersed in safe effective yoga practices designed to decrease pain and improve ease of motion.
 
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Experiential Course
April 9 — 18, 2015
Manu Dawson, Petra Rakebrandt, and Pranava
This intensive program initiates transformation on the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual levels.
 
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Yoga Teacher Training
April 9 — May 6, 2015
200-hour Yoga Teacher Training. Learn how to bring the wonderful benefits of classical yoga to others and take your yoga practice to a deeper, more meaningful level.
 
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Sivananda Core Course
April 10 — 12, 2015
In this weekend program, learn meditation to improve your concentration and happiness and experience less stress and anxiety in daily life.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
April 10 — 11, 2015
Rukmini
Come discover the deeper meaning of yoga.
 
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Professional Training
April 12 — 21, 2015
Catherine O’Neill (Durga Leela), Swami Sitaramananda, and Swami Hridyananda
This is a thorough foundational course in Ayurveda as the health-care component of the yoga tradition.
 
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Special Event
April 12 — 16, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda, Peter Russell, Amit Goswami, Cassandra Vieten, and Lothar Schäfer
Join these leading thinkers on consciousness to explore how science and spirituality are coming together in a new worldview.
 
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Experiential Course
April 17 — 21, 2015
Swami Dharmananda
Move your yoga practice to a new level by understanding the connection between prana, mind, emotions, and body.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
April 17 — 19, 2015
Swami Shantananda
A series of talks and teachings on Chapter 14 of the Bhagavad Gita, titled "The Three Modes of Material Nature."
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
April 18 — 19, 2015
Jnaneswari
Swami Sivananda described sadhana as spiritual movement that is consciously systematized.
 
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Special Event
April 19 — 24, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda, Swami Shantananda, Rabbi Mitchell Chefitz, Lama Thupten Phuntsok, Swami Sitaramananda, and Father Vincent Pizzuto
Join us and learn from prominent spiritual leaders the theory and practice of meditation.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
April 19 — 25, 2015
Tara Rachel Jones (Omkari) and Aaron Jones (Sivaram)
Children will enjoy a wide range of activities including an introduction to yoga and much more.
 
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Professional Training
April 22 — May 1, 2015
Catherine O’Neill (Durga Leela) and Swami Dharmananda
Combine Ayurveda and yoga with traditional recovery tools for a more holistic approach to addiction and self-destructive behaviors.
 
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Experiential Course
April 22 — 26, 2015
Swami Sitaramananda
Learn age-old wisdom from yogic sages and scriptures that teaches people how to be happy in difficult conditions and changing times.
 
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Sivananda Core Course
April 24 — 26, 2015
New to Sivananda Yoga? New to Yoga? This foundational course provides a jumpstart.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
April 24, 2015
Ask anything you ever wanted to know about yoga practice, philosophy and the spiritual path
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
April 25 — 26, 2015
Joyce Hawkes and Helen Folsom
Explore how spirit and science meet in the body and mind for health.
 
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Professional Training
April 26 — 28, 2015
Mira Binzen
Learn how to turn the ancient science of yoga into the fun, appealing, age-appropriate stuff kids love.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
April 27 — 30, 2015
Jai Uttal
Ride on the wings of kirtan with Jai Uttal and feel whole and free.
 
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Experiential Course
April 27 — 30, 2015
Joyce Hawkes and Helen Folsom
Learn to be of service to others through the refined techniques of Cell-Level Healing.
 
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Professional Training
April 29 — May 1, 2015
Mira Binzen
Learn and practice techniques for sharing Yoga Nidra, or “yoga sleep,” with children through stories, art, and games.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
April 30 — May 2, 2015
Eben Alexander and Karen Newell
Learn techniques that can help you access deeper meditative states and experience oneness and clarity of connection.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
May 1 — 3, 2015
Swami Brahmananda
Jnana Yoga is the path of Self-knowledge that leads to the direct experience of our God-Self.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
May 2 — 4, 2015
Menas Kafatos
The sages of ancient monastic schools taught the experience of the Self through practical steps.
 
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Sivananda Core Course
May 3 — 7, 2015
New to Sivananda Yoga? New to Yoga? This foundational course provides a jumpstart.
 
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Experiential Course
May 3 — 9, 2015
Catherine O’Neill (Durga Leela)
This retreat for people in recovery draws parallels between the wisdom of yoga, Ayurveda, and the daily practical tools used by members of 12-step programs.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
May 3 — 9, 2015
Andrea Seidel
Join artist and scholar Andrea Seidel for an exploration of the practices of diverse sacred world dance and music traditions.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
May 4 — 5, 2015
John Douillard
In this illuminating series, we will consider just how important the digestive tract is.
 
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Sivananda Core Course
May 8 — 10, 2015
In this weekend program, learn meditation to improve your concentration and happiness and experience less stress and anxiety in daily life.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
May 8 — 9, 2015
Swami Hridyananda
Positive thinking is one of the basic principles of yoga and serves as an essential factor in any process of self-transformation.
 
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Yoga Teacher Training
May 9 — June 5, 2015
200-hour Yoga Teacher Training. Learn how to bring the benefits of classical yoga to others and take your yoga practice to a deeper, more meaningful level.
 
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Sivananda Core Course
May 11 — 15, 2015
Develop a more precise and focused asana practice and deepen your knowledge of yoga philosophy.
 
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Experiential Course
May 11 — 17, 2015
Grace Van Berkum and Andrea Clark (Amrita)
Join us for a weeklong immersion retreat to cleanse your body and increase vitality and energy.
 
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Experiential Course
May 12 — 13, 2015
Stephen Sinatra and Denise Glueck
This workshop offers an integrative approach to cardiovascular disease and explores mind-body practices as therapeutic interventions in cardiovascular healing.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
May 13 — 17, 2015
Radhanath Swami and Gaura Vani
Immerse yourself in Bhakti, the yoga of devotion, with Radhanath Swami as he brings to life ancient Hindu stories.
 
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Experiential Course
May 16 — 19, 2015
Krishna Das
Come experience asanas in completely new ways in this 5-day course.
 
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Sivananda Core Course
May 17 — 21, 2015
Discover simple, practical tools for entertaining positive and creative thoughts.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
May 17 — 21, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda, Stephen Kaplan, Daniel Drubach, Francisca Cho, and Michael L. Spezio
This 5-day symposium will open a conversation that engages the ideas of consciousness, self-consciousness, selflessness, and compassion.
 
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Sivananda Core Course
May 22 — 24, 2015
New to Sivananda Yoga? New to Yoga? This foundational course provides a jumpstart.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
May 22 — 23, 2015
Swami Medhananda Puri
Explore the highest teachings of Vedanta taught by an authentic bearer of this knowledge.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
May 22 — 24, 2015
Rukmini
Bhakti Yoga is yoga of the heart; it is a path of surrender to divine love.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
May 24 — 28, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda, Shayk Abdul Haqq Sazonoff, Rabbi Jonathan Kligler, Ed McGaa (Eagle Man), and Carrie Grossman (Dayashila)
Join us as leading teachers and practitioners explore the mighty power of prayer and lead you on the path of devotion.
 
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Experiential Course
May 25 — 29, 2015
Swami Brahmananda
Be guided in basic meditation techniques, experience chanting and mantras, and get inspired to establish a daily meditation practice.
 
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Sivananda Core Course
May 25 — 29, 2015
In this course, you will deepen your experience with the 12 basic postures of Sivananda Yoga. Each day focuses on a new theme while practicing asana.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
May 26 — 28, 2015
Jnaneswari
Swami Sivananda strongly encouraged aspirants to keep a daily spiritual diary in order to advance their progress.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
May 29 — June 2, 2015
Swamini Pramananda (Ammaji)
Join Swamini Pramamanda (Ammaji) for an exploration of the main topics discussed in Chapter 8 of the Bhagavad Gita.
 
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Professional Training
May 30 — June 10, 2015
Richard Powell (Dyananda) and Marcus Thomson (Deva)
Receive an internationally recognized Permaculture Design Certificate while learning to design a bountiful future for all life.
 
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Yoga Vacation Program
June 3, 2015
Swami Swaroopananda
Ask anything you ever wanted to know about yoga practice and philosophy and the spiritual path