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Program Calendar & Course Schedule

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Yoga Vacation Program
February 22 — 25, 2017
Amit Goswami

Discover transformative aspects of quantum physics, such as nonlocality (communicating without signals) and discontinuity (taking quantum leaps without intermediate steps).

 
Yoga Vacation Program
February 24 — 26, 2017
Krishna Das

Join one of the foremost devotional singers in the world for evening kirtan concerts and afternoon workshops with musical prayer.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
February 25, 2017
Krishnan Namboodiri and Senior Staff of the Yoga Retreat

Celebrate this auspicious all-night event with traditional fire and prayer ceremonies and continuous Siva chanting from dusk until dawn.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
February 26, 2017
Nina Rao

Enjoy the guided chanting of  sacred devotional hymn and discover how this ancient practice is still relevant today.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
February 27 — March 2, 2017
Arjuna

Learn to integrate yoga into your daily life from a direct disciple of  Swami Vishnudevananda.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
February 27 — 28, 2017
Silvia San Miguel (Surya)

Take care of yourself physically and mentally, discover how to recharge with relaxation techniques, and develop a positive-thinking mind.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
February 28, 2017
Swami Swaroopananda

Swami Swaroopananda answers aspirants’ questions, clears troubled minds, and inspires listeners to advance on the spiritual path.

 
Experiential Course
February 28 — March 3, 2017
Joyce Hawkes and Helen Folsom

Look within through powerful images of cells and time-honored spiritual practices, and explore the healing nature of your body and mind.

 
Experiential Course
February 28 — March 4, 2017
Clarissa Kussin

This transformative cleanse focuses on physical, emotional, and spiritual awareness while you enjoy simple living foods, juices, botanicals, and tea.

 
Sivananda Core Course
February 28 — March 4, 2017
Pranava

Discover simple, practical tools for entertaining positive and creative thoughts.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
March 1 — 3, 2017
Shimshai

Enjoy chants and their healing intentions so you can better experience the beauty of life and your own true nature.

 
Professional Training
March 1 — 6, 2017
Kam Thye Chow

Learn to combine yoga postures with massage;Thai Yoga massage therapeutically stimulates the energetic pathways and marma (acupressure) points.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
March 3 — 5, 2017
Jnaneshwari Chaitanya

In serving others, you discover new depths of love and joy within yourself.

 
Professional Training
March 3 — 6, 2017
Stacie Dooreck (Saraswati)

Learn to adapt yoga so everyone can benefit from this path of optimal wellness, mental peace, transformation, and spiritual growth.

 
Professional Training
March 4 — 17, 2017
Dr. Marc Halpern (Siva) and Marisa Laursen (Sri Devi)

Certified Ayurvedic Yoga Therapists play an integral role in the healing process of students, and can work alongside health-care professionals.

 
Yoga Teacher Training
March 5 — April 1, 2017
Swami Brahmananda, Swami Hridyananda, Satyadev, Nirmala, and Lalita Devi

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.

 
Special Event
March 6 — 10, 2017
Raymond Moody, Eben Alexander, Karen Newell, Marilyn Rossner, Swami Brahmananda, and Joyce Hawkes

This symposium includes top minds in the field of near death studies, discussing the transformative spiritual and religious impact of near-death experiences, including empathic death experiences and the contacting of lost loved ones, while focusing on the implications on the nature of consciousness, immortality, and the soul.

 
Sivananda Core Course
March 7 — 11, 2017
Krishna Chaitanya

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.

 
Professional Training
March 8 — 13, 2017
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.

 
Experiential Course
March 9 — 13, 2017
Silvia San Miguel (Surya)

Together we will study the basics of Ayurveda and yoga as holistic systems to maintain healthy, beautiful, and strong selves.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
March 11 — 13, 2017
Frederic Luskin

Learn to forgive and find peace within yourself.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
March 12 — 14, 2017
Swami Hridyananda

Reconnect with your essential self through yogic practices and allow your natural state of joy and balance to emerge.

 
Experiential Course
March 12 — 16, 2017
Rukmini Chaitanya

What is Karma Yoga? Discover the answer while exploring one of the most inspiring and practical chapters of the Gita.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
March 13 — 15, 2017
Mavis Gewant

Through the joy of sacred painting, balance the left and right hemispheres of the brain, and get in touch with your creative self.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
March 14 — 16, 2017
Kam Thye Chow

These ancient techniques allow you to practice adjustments in a yoga class with confidence, precision, and depth.

 
Special Event
March 14 — 17, 2017
G.S. Sachdev, Ramesh Misra, A. Pavan, Pooja Goswami Pavan, Shambhavi Dandekar, and Swapan Chaudhuri

This is a rare opportunity to listen to and watch masters of classical Indian music and dance.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
March 16 — 18, 2017
Mavis Gewant

Balance your energy centers with healing practices and sacred art.

 
Sivananda Core Course
March 17 — 19, 2017
Parvati Chaitanya

In this weekend program, learn meditation to improve your concentration and happiness and experience less stress and anxiety in daily life.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
March 18 — 20, 2017
Karta Purkh Singh Khalsa

Explore tools, practices, and herbs for enhancing natural beauty and accessing your full potential for vibrant health and well-being.

 
Experiential Course
March 18 — 21, 2017
G.S. Sachdev, Pooja Goswami Pavan, and A. Pavan

In addition vocal lessons, you will take flute lessons with G.S. Sachdev and tabla lessons with Allalaghatta Pavan.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
March 19 — 21, 2017
Mavis Gewant

Connect to the energies of the planets as a creative practice, and to improve your spiritual and mental well-being.

 
Professional Training
March 19 — 25, 2017
Molly Birkholm (Madhavi), Susan Alden, and Annie Okerlin

Topics covered include trauma-sensitive teaching guidelines and precautions, as well as yoga sequence protocols and modifications for specific military populations.

 
Professional Training
March 19 — 23, 2017
Dr. Marc Halpern (Siva)

Experience and learn to lead conscious deep relaxation that expands consciousness and brings healing to the body and mind.

 
Sivananda Core Course
March 20 — 24, 2017

Discover simple, practical tools for entertaining positive and creative thoughts.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
March 20 — 26, 2017
Swami Kashi Muktananda

Study a Vedic text that questions the nature and purpose of being human.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
March 21 — 23, 2017
Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara

It is said that when we ‘wake up’ to who we really are, we serve the world.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
March 22 — 24, 2017
Silvia San Miguel (Surya)

Based on the Five Points of Yoga taught by Swami Vishnudevananda, you will learn solutions to managing your stress response.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
March 23, 2017
Swami Swaroopananda

Swami Swaroopananda answers aspirants’ questions, clears troubled minds, and inspires listeners to advance on the spiritual path.

 
Experiential Course
March 24 — 28, 2017
Karen Brody

Tired moms unite — this one’s for you! Relax into a retreat in Paradise for much-needed me-time in this serene environment.

 
Experiential Course
March 24 — 27, 2017
Brigitte Mars

Become adept at identifying common plants and discover plants that are both edible and medicinal.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
March 24 — 26, 2017
Russill Paul

Enjoy entering into effortless states of deep meditation and relaxation through expertly crafted live music and chant.

 
Sivananda Core Course
March 25 — 29, 2017
Sivakami

This inspiring course provides you with the essentials to jumpstart your own yoga practice — whether you are new to yoga or have experience in classes.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
March 25 — 28, 2017
Pranava

Learn how to look for happiness in the right places.

 
Experiential Course
March 26 — 31, 2017
Jnaneshwari Chaitanya

Immerse yourself in the philosophies and sciences of the eight limbs of yoga.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
March 26 — 28, 2017
John Douillard

Balance and repair the microbial cells in your digestive tract — where 80 percent of the body’s immunity comes from.

 
Experiential Course
March 27 — 31, 2017
Anne Douglas

Follow your heart to manifest your true desires.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
March 28 — 30, 2017
John Milton and Douglas Canterbury-Counts

Explore your most natural path on this earth.

 
Professional Training
March 29 — April 2, 2017
Amy Weintraub and Rose Kress

Gain strategies appropriate for both home practice and clinical settings that safely release chronically held physical tension and repressed emotions.

 
Sivananda Core Course
March 30 — April 3, 2017
Pranava

Relax, take a break from your life and discover how to find inner peace, contentment and happiness from within.

 
Experiential Course
March 30 — April 7, 2017
Prashanti de Jager and Rachael Breeze

Reset and restore yourself with this traditional and powerful ritual celebrating the Divine mother.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
March 30 — April 1, 2017
Gina Salá

Experience empowering, clarifying practices in Bhakti chant, sound tantra, and mantra, to feel the Divine from within.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
April 2 — 5, 2017
Julie Lusk

The sunshine, ocean breezes, and Sivananda community will wash away your troubles with yoga, chanting, inspiring talks, and friendship.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
April 2 — 4, 2017
Swami Brahmananda

Raja Yoga, the royal path of mind control, is the most comprehensive and scientific approach to God-Realization.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
April 3 — 5, 2017
Peter Russell

Through guided exercises, connect to your true Self and effortless being.

 
Yoga Teacher Training
April 4 — May 1, 2017
Swami Brahmananda, Jnaneshwari Chaitanya, Swami Hridyananda, and Surya

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.

 
Yoga Teacher Training
April 4 — May 1, 2017
Swami Brahmananda, Rukmini Chaitanya, Iswara Chaitanya, and Krishna Chaitanya

Deepen and expand your knowledge and practice as a yoga teacher through this four-week immersion into advanced yogic practices of hatha yoga, meditation, pranayama, Sanskrit, and the Sivananda teachings.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
April 5 — 7, 2017
Stephen Sinatra

Learn how modern science is supporting the wisdom yogis have known for thousands of years.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
April 6 — 8, 2017
Pranava

Discover the connection between the food we eat, our thoughts, and how to create a peaceful, positive state of mind.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
April 7 — 8, 2017
Davod Azad

You will sing Sufi devotional songs, and explore the rhythms of Sufi music.

 
Special Event
April 9 — 17, 2017
Swami Swaroopananda, Panache Desai, Roger Jahnke, Zacciah Blackburn, Swami Sitaramananda, Marisa Laursen (Sri Devi), Ron Alexander, Jan Engels-Smith, Kathi Keville, and Jnaneshwari Chaitanya

Led by world-renowned healers, therapists, and authors, explore healing modalities from various traditions.

 
Sivananda Core Course
April 10 — 14, 2017
Pranava

Develop a more precise and focused asana practice and deepen your knowledge of yoga philosophy.

 
Professional Training
April 10 — 19, 2017
Catherine O’Neill (Durga Leela) and Swami Sitaramananda

Combine Ayurveda and yoga with traditional 12-step recovery tools for a holistic approach to addiction and self-destructive behaviors.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
April 10, 2017
Swami Swaroopananda

Enjoy a delicious vegetarian feast, a reading of the Haggadah, Passover chants, and teachings on Passover’s relationship to yogic principles.

 
Professional Training
April 10 — 13, 2017
Catherine O’Neill (Durga Leela)

Gain tools from yoga and the 12-step program for overcoming self-destructive and addictive tendencies and helping family members with addiction.

 
Special Event
April 16, 2017
Swami Swaroopananda, Marilyn Rossner, and Bishop Trevor Williamson

Celebrate a beautiful Easter morning on Paradise Island with traditional Easter singing, stories, and messages of hope.

 
Experiential Course
April 17 — 22, 2017
Swami Sitaramananda

Swami Sitaramananda will provide guidelines on yogic and Vedic counseling.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
April 17 — 22, 2017
Tara Rachel Jones (Omkari) and Aaron Jones

Children will enjoy a wide range of activities, including yoga, crafts, and stories from Passover, Easter, and yogic scriptures.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
April 18 — 21, 2017
Swami Shantananda

Learn to recognize the great unity of all beings.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
April 18 — 20, 2017
Pranava

Build a strong meditation practice and discover the path of Raja Yoga, the “royal path” to fulfillment and inner bliss.

 
Special Event
April 20 — 23, 2017
Tommy Rosen, Catherine O’Neill (Durga Leela), Sarahjoy Marsh, and Swami Sitaramananda

Explore cutting-edge teachings for addiction and recovery with pioneers in the fields of spirituality, yoga, and recovery.

 
Sivananda Core Course
April 21 — 23, 2017
Parvati Chaitanya

Relax, take a break from your life and discover how to find inner peace, contentment and happiness from within.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
April 23, 2017
Tulku Sherdor

After the Medicine Buddha empowerment ceremony, you are authorized to perform the short spiritual practice for your own wellbeing and for others.

 
Special Event
April 24 — 27, 2017
Richard Moss, Molly Birkholm (Madhavi), Josh Goldberg, and Richard Tedeschi

This symposium considers scientific, spiritual, and practical perspectives on trauma, with the presenters coming together on one stage to share their personal insights, interact with each other, and inspire each of us towards finding—and creating—Post Traumatic Growth in our own lives and communities.

 
Experiential Course
April 24 — 26, 2017
Tulku Sherdor

In this very special course, receive the “permission blessing” and instructions on visualization, mantra, and samadhi for Orgyen Menla.

 
Experiential Course
April 25 — May 4, 2017
Manu Dawson

Cleanse your body with raw food, juice, herbs, and supplements.

 
Sivananda Core Course
April 28 — 30, 2017
Parvati Chaitanya

Discover simple, practical tools for entertaining positive and creative thoughts.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
April 28 — 30, 2017
Catherine Gillies (Kumari)

The natural cycles of life revolve around change. Grieving allows the hurting, wounded self to heal and become whole again.

 
Experiential Course
April 29 — May 1, 2017
Richard Moss

This retreat helps you respond to any situation with clarity, balance, and joy.  

 
Yoga Vacation Program
April 29 — May 2, 2017
Jai Uttal

Let the practice of chanting guide you to express devotion and love.

 
Professional Training
April 29 — May 8, 2017
Catherine O’Neill (Durga Leela) and Swami Hridyananda

Learn to help, heal, and transform others with Ayurveda, yoga’s sister science.

 
Sivananda Core Course
May 1 — 5, 2017
Krishna Chaitanya

This inspiring course provides you with the essentials to jumpstart your own yoga practice — whether you are new to yoga or have experience in classes.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
May 2 — 3, 2017
Richard Moss

Achieving present-moment consciousness is an art that helps you enjoy life as you live it.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
May 2 — July 2, 2017
Swami Medhananda Puri

The Mandukya Upanishad is from Atharva-veda and is the shortest of all the Upanishads, consisting only 12 mantras.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
May 2 — 4, 2017
Rukmini Chaitanya

It is said that the way to light a candle is with another candle—learn how spiritual teachers dispel the darkness.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
May 3 — 5, 2017
Catherine Gillies (Kumari)

When your body is in pain, learn how to listen to the messages so you can heal.

 
Yoga Teacher Training
May 4 — 31, 2017
Swami Brahmananda, Rukmini Chaitanya, and Swami Hridyananda

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.

 
Experiential Course
May 5 — 11, 2017
Jnaneshwari Chaitanya

Study one of yoga’s most appreciated scriptures on a deep level.

 
Special Event
May 5 — 9, 2017
Daniel Matt, Tim Olmsted, Grandmother Isabelle Meawasige, Kabir Helminski, Camille Adams Helminski, Father Joachim Lally, and Swami Brahmananda

Learn various methods of meditation and the purpose behind them.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
May 10 — 12, 2017
Iswara Chaitanya

These instructions will guide you to live a yogic and divine life.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
May 10 — 11, 2017
Swami Medhananda Puri

Learn the basic teachings of Swami Sivananda and how you can apply them to your daily life.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
May 10 — 13, 2017
Priscilla Jabouin

Awaken your intuition to start paving a path toward your personal mission and unique lifestyle.

 
Sivananda Core Course
May 12 — 14, 2017
Sivakami

Relax, take a break from your life and discover how to find inner peace, contentment and happiness from within.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
May 12 — 15, 2017
Lama Surya Das

These practical inter-meditations and tantric exercises open portals to oneness in nature, with others, and with your inner power.

 
Experiential Course
May 12 — 14, 2017
Mirabai Starr

Learn to find the words to share your unique, personal story.

 
Professional Training
May 12 — 17, 2017
Nora Benian

Restorative yoga is a regenerative healing tool you can integrate into yoga classes, healing treatments, or use in restorative-specific classes.

 
Experiential Course
May 13 — 16, 2017
Petra Rakebrandt

Eat for nutrition and joy and learn various methods for mindful eating.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
May 14 — 16, 2017
Atmarama Dasa

This unique combination of flamenco guitar and Indian ragas creates an elevating atmosphere of devotional music.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
May 15 — 17, 2017
Swami Medhananda Puri

Learn the basics of yoga philosophy and how to apply it in daily life.

 
Special Event
May 18 — 21, 2017
Gaura Vani, Revati Prema, Visvambhar Sheth, Ananta Govinda, Janaki Cuffee, Acyuta Gopi, Purusartha Dasa, and Vrinda Sheth

In this special event, we gather in service and devotion through community and kirtan (devotional chanting), bringing to life our expression of Divine love.

 
Experiential Course
May 19 — 23, 2017
Elaine Valdov

Yoga Peace Ambassadors (YPA) invites you to find your unique calling for making a difference and turn it into action.

 
Experiential Course
May 19 — 22, 2017
Mary Guip

Through direct experience, learn meditation tools and techniques that lay the foundation and principles of mindfulness in a supportive environment.

 
Sivananda Core Course
May 22 — 26, 2017
Pranava

Discover simple, practical tools for entertaining positive and creative thoughts.

 
Special Event
May 22 — 26, 2017
Richard Miller, Vikram Zutshi, Philip Goldberg, Anneke Lucas, Jeffery Long, Swami Hridyananda, and Swami Brahmananda

Learn ways to make a better world for yourself and others.

 
Experiential Course
May 23 — 27, 2017
Gigi Cohen

Learn the ins and outs of a healthy and balanced gluten-free and vegan diet.

 
Experiential Course
May 25 — 29, 2017
Elaine Valdov

Become an activist who teaches yoga to make a difference in someone else’s world.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
May 28, 2017
Swami Swaroopananda

Swami Swaroopananda answers aspirants’ questions, clears troubled minds, and inspires listeners to advance on the spiritual path.

 
Experiential Course
May 28 — 29, 2017
Dian Killian

Learn to live peacefully by transcending negative emotions and building positive ones.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
May 29 — 31, 2017
Sivakami

Discover the connection between the food we eat, our thoughts, and how to create a peaceful, positive state of mind.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
May 29 — 31, 2017
David Newman

Step into the sacred for a joyous weekend of call-and-response chanting and devotional song— a heart opening journey into bliss.

 
Experiential Course
May 30 — June 1, 2017
Dian Killian

This practicum includes experiential exercises to develop greater mind-body and sensory awareness, as well as practice in Somatic-Based Empathy.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
June 1 — 3, 2017
Rukmini Chaitanya

Through the practice of meditation, one can attain peace of mind, good health, and everlasting happiness.

 
Experiential Course
June 2 — 5, 2017
Grace Van Berkum

Improve your metabolism and digestion, cleanse your internal organs, reduce inflammation, increase energy, reset your taste buds, and clear your mind.

 
Special Event
June 2 — 7, 2017
Eben Alexander, Amit Goswami, Stephen Kaplan, Prantik Kundu, and Swami Brahmananda

Join leading scientists and scholars who explore the cutting-edge question, “What is the relationship between consciousness and the brain?”

 
Special Event
June 2 — 10, 2017
Swami Swaroopananda, Swami Brahmananda, Swami Hridyananda, Stephen Kaplan, Amit Goswami, Prantik Kundu, Eben Alexander, Rukmini Chaitanya, Jnaneshwari Chaitanya, Shyam and Mohini, Suba Parmar, and Ramesh Parmar

Join a gathering of the Sivananda community and special guests to celebrate Swami Swaroopananda’s birthday with concerts, teachings, pujas, stories, and more.

 
Yoga Teacher Training
June 3 — 30, 2017
Swami Brahmananda, Swami Hridyananda, Pranava, and Krishna Chaitanya

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.

 
Sivananda Core Course
June 5 — 9, 2017
Senior Staff of the Yoga Retreat

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.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
June 6 — 10, 2017
Swami Swaroopananda, Swami Brahmananda, Swami Hridyananda, Rukmini Chaitanya, Jnaneshwari Chaitanya, Shyam and Mohini, Surya, Krishna Chaitanya, Pranava, and Sylvie Boisclair

Sivananda teachers from all over the world will unite for this infusion of inspiration, prana, and fun! 

 
Yoga Vacation Program
June 7 — 11, 2017
Shyam and Mohini

Experience a variety of films that thoughtfully present many of the topics that come up for the spiritual aspirant.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
June 7, 2017
Suba Parmar

Witness an artful and skillful performance of classical Indian dance.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
June 8, 2017
Ramesh Parmar

This meditation technique has various components, including kayotsarg for total relaxation, color visualization, and contemplation for internal transformation.

 
Professional Training
June 9 — 11, 2017
Narayan Jyoti

Become the master of your reality and learn profound strategies to heal yourself and others.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
June 11 — 13, 2017
Swami Prakashananda
 
Professional Training
June 13 — 15, 2017
Narayan Jyoti

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the Seven Planes of Existence that surround you and how to work with them for healing.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
June 13 — 15, 2017
Brant Passalacqua

The koshas provide a framework for addressing imbalances that keep us from achieving our goals and living fully.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
June 15 — 17, 2017
Linda Graham

Skillfully harness the neuroplasticity of your brain to reduce the impacts of stress and trauma, so you can live peacefully.

 
Experiential Course
June 17 — 22, 2017
Swami Brahmananda

Be guided in basic meditation techniques, experience chanting and mantras, and get inspired to establish a daily meditation practice.

 
Professional Training
June 19 — 21, 2017
Narayan Jyoti

Explore the elusive and deep subconscious thoughts and beliefs that block you from achieving your full potential, and learn how to clear them.

 
Sivananda Core Course
June 22 — 26, 2017
Sivakami

This inspiring course provides you with the essentials to jumpstart your own yoga practice — whether you are new to yoga or have experience in classes.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
June 23 — 27, 2017
John Beaulieu and Thea Keats Beaulieu

Enjoy a combination of ancient principles, modern scientific research, and movement practices in this exploration of sound and healing.

 
Sivananda Core Course
June 27 — July 1, 2017
Parvati Chaitanya

Discover simple, practical tools for entertaining positive and creative thoughts.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
June 27, 2017
Swami Swaroopananda

Swami Swaroopananda answers aspirants’ questions, clears troubled minds, and inspires listeners to advance on the spiritual path.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
June 28 — 29, 2017
Jim Gelcer

Open to an experience of deep devotion, peace of mind, and a blissful connection to yourself and those around you.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
July 1 — 3, 2017
David Moises Perez Martinez

Experience healing through the use of tuning forks, singing bowls, the voice, and varied sound instruments.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
July 2 — 4, 2017
Senior Staff of the Yoga Retreat

Come learn about the life of Swami Vishnudevananda and how he came to found the Sivananda ashrams around the world.

 
Sivananda Core Course
July 3 — 7, 2017
Parvati Chaitanya

Relax, take a break from your life and discover how to find inner peace, contentment and happiness from within.

 
Yoga Teacher Training
July 3 — 30, 2017
Swami Hridyananda, Pranava, Iswara Chaitanya, and Krishna Chaitanya

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.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
July 4 — 7, 2017
Maya Tiwari

Awaken your Shakti as you reclaim your health, happiness, and prosperity.

 
Sivananda Core Course
July 9 — 13, 2017
Sivakami

This inspiring course provides you with the essentials to jumpstart your own yoga practice — whether you are new to yoga or have experience in classes.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
July 9 — 11, 2017
Senior Staff of the Yoga Retreat

Learn about the guru, the teacher who lights the path so the student can attain spiritual freedom.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
July 10 — 13, 2017
Swami Ishwarananda

Learn practical strategies to enhance your everyday life by tapping into your inner power.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
July 10 — 14, 2017
Erin Bidlake

Harmonize the energy systems of your body and restore balance in your life.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
July 13 — 14, 2017
Parvati Chaitanya

What does it mean to be a saint? Join this inspiring exploration of saints from around the world.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
July 14 — 16, 2017
Vasudha Narayanan

Come learn teachings from the Hindu traditions, including stories of devotion and traditional songs and prayers, as well as philosophical texts and narratives.

 
Sivananda Core Course
July 15 — 19, 2017

Discover simple, practical tools for entertaining positive and creative thoughts.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
July 16 — 18, 2017
Narayani Chaitanya

The yamas and niyamas (ethical guidelines) are the first two steps of the Raja Yoga system.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
July 20 — 22, 2017
Joseph Ronco, Bermalva, and Reaz Bacchus

Open your voice and heart, and explore all that sound light healing can offer you.

 
Sivananda Core Course
July 21 — 23, 2017

In this weekend program, learn meditation to improve your concentration and happiness and experience less stress and anxiety in daily life.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
July 23 — 25, 2017
Swami Brahmananda

Learn how to overcome obstacles and ground yourself in a steady spiritual practice.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
July 23 — 26, 2017
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.

 
Sivananda Core Course
July 24 — 28, 2017
Sivakami

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.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
July 26, 2017
Swami Swaroopananda

Ask anything you ever wanted to know about yoga practice and philosophy and the spiritual path.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
July 27 — 28, 2017
Senior Staff of the Yoga Retreat

Create your own sacred space at home to find peace of mind in your daily life.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
July 27 — 29, 2017
Ken Whiteley

Experience the great joy and release of gospel singing, guided by an award-winning musician.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
July 29 — August 1, 2017
Edward Tick
 
Sivananda Core Course
July 31 — August 4, 2017
Parvati Chaitanya

Discover simple, practical tools for entertaining positive and creative thoughts.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
August 1 — 3, 2017
Senior Staff of the Yoga Retreat

Learn ancient practices to create peace and happiness in your life on a daily basis.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
August 2 — 4, 2017
Senior Staff of the Yoga Retreat

Learn yogic strategies to find contentment and move through life with greater grace and ease.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
August 3 — 6, 2017
Manu Dawson

Create positive changes in your health and in the world by transitioning to the yogic diet.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
August 4 — 7, 2017
Vicki Robin

Heal your relationship with money, food, and all you consume, while aligning your actions with your ideals.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
August 6 — 9, 2017
Ram Vakkalanka

Nada Yoga is a wonderful confluence of the science of yoga and the art of music.

 
Sivananda Core Course
August 7 — 11, 2017
Senior Staff of the Yoga Retreat

This inspiring course provides you with the essentials to jumpstart your own yoga practice — whether you are new to yoga or have experience in classes.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
August 8 — 11, 2017
Swami Brahmananda

Understand your deeper purpose and the yogic principles that will help you create a divine life.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
August 9 — 11, 2017
Andrea Mantell Seidel
 
Yoga Vacation Program
August 11 — 14, 2017
Frederic Luskin

Forgiveness is a powerful part of spiritual life and a deeply transformative practice.

 
Sivananda Core Course
August 13 — 17, 2017

Relax, take a break from your life and discover how to find inner peace, contentment and happiness from within.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
August 13 — 15, 2017
Senior Staff of the Yoga Retreat
 
Yoga Vacation Program
August 16 — 20, 2017
Beth Spindler

Expand your capacity to heal yourself and others with the basics of yoga therapy.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
August 18 — 20, 2017
Theodore Tsavoussis

Shamanic medicine is an ancient transformational approach to restoring power, creating healing, and harmonizing the mind, body, and spirit.

 
Sivananda Core Course
August 18 — 20, 2017

In this weekend program, you will discover the connection between your thinking, emotions, and health and learn simple practical tools for enhancing your thought power.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
August 20 — 22, 2017
Parvati Chaitanya

Come explore the 20 Spiritual Instructions of Swami Sivananda and how they can inspire your life and spiritual practice.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
August 20 — 23, 2017
Sandhiya Ramaswamy

You will take home practical and powerful practices to balance your health and well-being on all levels, and bring vitality and radiance to your lives.

 
Sivananda Core Course
August 22 — 26, 2017

Develop a more precise and focused asana practice and deepen your knowledge of yoga philosophy.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
August 23 — 26, 2017
Dale Buegel

Learn to control your prana, or life force, to bring healing and power into your life.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
August 25 — 27, 2017
Carrie Grossman
 
Yoga Vacation Program
August 27 — 29, 2017
Iswara Chaitanya

Join us to honor Swami Vishnudevananda, his legacy, and our lineage.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
August 27 — 29, 2017
Silvia Casabianca

Tap into your body’s innate wisdom for your optimal health, wellbeing, and healing.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
August 29 — 31, 2017
Swami Hridyananda

Learn how you create your reality through the power of intention.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
August 31 — September 1, 2017
Senior Staff of the Yoga Retreat

Swami Sivananda described sadhana as spiritual movement that is consciously systematized.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
September 1 — 4, 2017
Aruna Narayan Kalle, Shubhangi Sakhalkar, and Niharika Mohanty

Join us for an uplifting and inspirational experience of classical Indian music and dance.

 
Sivananda Core Course
September 3 — 7, 2017
Narayani Chaitanya

Relax, take a break from your life and discover how to find inner peace, contentment and happiness from within.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
September 3 — 5, 2017
Narayani Chaitanya

The yamas and niyamas (ethical guidelines) are the first two steps of the Raja Yoga system.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
September 4 — 6, 2017
Swami Brahmananda

Dive into the teachings of the most important scriptures in yoga, the Bhagavad Gita.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
September 6 — 10, 2017
Deshon Fox

In this program, you will gain powerful insights on how to achieve balance in all areas of life.

 
Sivananda Core Course
September 8 — 10, 2017

In this weekend program, you will discover the connection between your thinking, emotions, and health and learn simple practical tools for enhancing your thought power.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
September 10 — 12, 2017
Senior Staff of the Yoga Retreat

Create a positive environment around you and explore what it means to be in the company of truth, wisdom, and goodness.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
September 10 — 13, 2017
Jeffrey Davis

Experience writing practices that will help you on your quest for meaning, life purpose, and world change.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
September 14 — 17, 2017
Tom Spector

A lesson in meditation, especially geared to those who believe they can’t meditate.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
September 17 — 20, 2017
Tzivia Gover

This program helps you enhance your yogic lifestyle by developing a deeper relationship with your dreams.

 
Sivananda Core Course
September 18 — 22, 2017
Swami Hridyananda

Discover simple, practical tools for entertaining positive and creative thoughts.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
September 20, 2017
Senior Staff of the Yoga Retreat

Celebrate the Jewish New Year with the ashram's staff and guests from the local community.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
September 21 — 29, 2017
Senior Staff of the Yoga Retreat

Celebrate the Shakti (power) of the Divine Feminine manifested as Durga, Lakshmi, and Saraswati.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
September 24 — 27, 2017
Aira Guevara

Learn how to use powerful and healing essential oils.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
September 24 — 26, 2017
Senior Staff of the Yoga Retreat

Learn to control your mind and emotions for inner peace and high living.

 
Sivananda Core Course
September 25 — 29, 2017

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.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
September 28 — 30, 2017
Krishna Chaitanya

Do you find practicing yoga postures difficult due to injury, obesity, sickness, or other physical constraint?

 
Experiential Course
September 30 — October 3, 2017
Terry Meer

Learn how to turn your surroundings into a fully functioning ecosystem using permaculture design.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
October 3 — 6, 2017
Krishna Chaitanya

Learn how to achieve perfect relaxation on all levels: physical, mental, and spiritual.

 
Professional Training
October 6 — 10, 2017
Aira Guevara

Immerse yourself in the healing powers of essential oils and aromatherapy integrated with yoga.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
October 8 — 10, 2017
Parvati Chaitanya

Come explore the 20 Spiritual Instructions of Swami Sivananda and how they can inspire your life and spiritual practice.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
October 15 — 19, 2017
Virginia Frances Schwartz

Experience how yoga can be a writer’s most powerful tool.

 
Experiential Course
October 21 — 27, 2017
Swami Brahmananda and Sylvie Boisclair

Enjoy workshops, yoga classes, spiritual guidance, and the joy of Karma Yoga in this Sivananda Yoga Teacher Renewal.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
October 22 — 25, 2017
Steven Weiss

This program will explore the fundamentals of alignment used in all asana and yoga therapy.

 
Experiential Course
October 25 — 29, 2017
Clarissa Kussin

Come into balance in body, mind, and spirit with a 5-day Full Lotus Detox and Cellular Regeneration Retreat.

 
Experiential Course
October 28 — 31, 2017
Swami Brahmananda and Sylvie Boisclair

Reignite your flame as a Sivananda Yoga teacher while deepening your own practice.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
October 31 — November 3, 2017
Swami Brahmananda

Learn to become the master of your destiny and architect of your own fate.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
November 2 — 5, 2017
Sylvie Boisclair

Come explore the 20 Spiritual Instructions of Swami Sivananda and how they can inspire your life and spiritual practice.

 
Yoga Teacher Training
November 4 — December 1, 2017

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.

 
Yoga Teacher Training
November 4 — December 1, 2017

Deepen and expand your knowledge and practice as a yoga teacher through this four-week immersion into advanced yogic practices of hatha yoga, meditation, pranayama, Sanskrit, and the Sivananda teachings.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
November 6 — 10, 2017
Swami Brahmananda

Join us to honor Swami Vishnudevananda, his legacy, and our lineage.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
November 7 — 11, 2017
Sylvie Boisclair

Take your asana practice to the next level.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
November 10 — 12, 2017
Linda Graham

Gain skills in using self-directed neuroplasticity as a genuine support for wisdom and inner peace.

 
Professional Training
November 15 — 20, 2017
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.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
November 20 — 25, 2017
Arjuna and Swami Brahmananda

Celebrate Thanksgiving at the Sivananda Ashram Bahamas and immerse yourself in the joyful mood of gratitude!

 
Yoga Vacation Program
November 20 — 25, 2017
Sandrine Remy (Sanatani)

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.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
November 26 — 29, 2017
Brett Bevell

Learn and experience the latest developments in energy healing.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
November 27 — 28, 2017
Swami Hridyananda

Receive an overview on the meditation and breathing practices that relieve stress and induce feelings of relaxation and wellbeing.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
November 29 — December 2, 2017
Karnamrita Dasi

Explore and experiment with the basic concepts of classical Indian ragas and the harmonizing gifts that they offer.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
December 1 — 3, 2017
Mavis Gewant

Learn how to paint yantras, sacred geometric patterns that Vedic astrologers have used for ages.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
December 4 — 6, 2017
Mavis Gewant

Learn the imagery, colors, elements, deities, and mantras associated with each chakra.

 
Yoga Teacher Training
December 4 — 31, 2017

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.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
December 6 — 8, 2017
Vasudha Narayanan

Come learn teachings from the Hindu traditions, including stories of devotion and traditional songs and prayers, as well as philosophical texts and narratives.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
December 7 — 9, 2017
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.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
December 10 — 14, 2017
Nora Benian

Practice releasing tension and stagnant energy and ways to safely and gently work through injuries and chronic pain.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
December 14 — 15, 2017
Dan Millman

Take a closer look at your life’s purpose, your significant relationships, and how the earth works as a divine classroom.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
December 16 — 18, 2017
Pranava

Learn how to forgive even in the most challenging situations and relieve the burden of anguish.

 
Experiential Course
December 16 — 20, 2017
Nora Benian

Passive yoga is based on the Taoist concepts of balancing the yin and the yang, the opposite and complementary principles in nature.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
December 18 — 20, 2017
Joan Borysenko

Explore how you can change your biology through compassionate living.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
December 26, 2017 — January 1, 2018
Sandrine Remy (Sanatani)

During this family yoga holiday, kids will be introduced to yoga through short asana classes, chanting, crafts, storytelling, and lots of games and fun.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
December 26, 2017 — January 1, 2018
Sara McCullough (Jnaneshwari)

In this program, teens 12 to 17 experience an immersion in the foundations of yoga practice, philosophy, and lifestyle.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
January 2 — 29, 2018
Srinivasan

An in-depth journey into the theory and practice of Raja Yoga with a special focus on the yamas and niyamas.

 
Yoga Teacher Training
January 4 — 31, 2018

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.

 
Yoga Teacher Training
January 4 — 31, 2018

Deepen and expand your knowledge and practice as a yoga teacher through this four-week immersion into advanced yogic practices of hatha yoga, meditation, pranayama, Sanskrit, and the Sivananda teachings.

 
Experiential Course
January 5 — 14, 2018
Manu Dawson

Join us for a 10-day immersion retreat to cleanse your body and increase vitality and energy.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
January 12 — 14, 2018
Pranava

The yamas and niyamas (ethical guidelines) are the first two steps of the Raja Yoga system.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
January 12 — 14, 2018
James Doty

Explore the importance of compassion and discover the secrets of the heart through the lens of neuroscience.

 
Yoga Vacation Program
January 20 — 22, 2018
Krishna Chaitanya

Do you find practicing yoga postures difficult due to injury, obesity, sickness, or other physical constraint?

 
Yoga Vacation Program
January 29 — 31, 2018
Manish Vyas

Immerse yourself in the sacred chants, mantras, and devotional songs which carry a flavor of meditation, devotion, and celebration.

 
Experiential Course
January 30 — February 5, 2018
John Beaulieu and Silvia Nakkach

Come discover methods to integrate sound waves, chanting, and movement for optimal healing and personal growth.

 
Yoga Teacher Training
February 3 — March 2, 2018

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.

 
Yoga Teacher Training
March 7 — April 3, 2018

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.

 
Yoga Teacher Training
April 6 — May 3, 2018

Deepen and expand your knowledge and practice as a yoga teacher through this four-week immersion into advanced yogic practices of hatha yoga, meditation, pranayama, Sanskrit, and the Sivananda teachings.

 
Yoga Teacher Training
April 6 — May 3, 2018

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.

 
Yoga Teacher Training
May 6 — June 2, 2018

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.

 
Yoga Teacher Training
June 5 — July 2, 2018

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.

 
Yoga Teacher Training
July 5 — August 1, 2018

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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