Yoga Philosophy

Transformative Power of Sound with Swami Kailasananda

Workshop, April 7th – Transformative Power of Sound. 8pm Satsang: ‘The Power of Service in Modern Society’.

Swami Kailasananda is Yoga Acharya and director of the Ashram de Yoga Sivananda in France. She teaches with dynamism, inspiration and is the author of The Sivananda Book of Meditation.



Teachings from the Bhagavad Gita with Swami Narayanananda:

May 15 – 18

These workshops will introduce the teachings of the Srimad Bhagavad Gita or Gita, one of the core scriptures of Yoga. The Gita is a conversation between Pandava Prince Arjuna and his teacher Krishna on a variety of philosophical concepts. It upholds the essence and the philosophical tradition of the Upanishads. Swami Narayanananda will be reading from the Bhagavad Gita, taking inspiration from the important verses and connecting them with struggles we face in everyday life. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss in detail some of the teachings to gain a better understanding of Yoga and Vedanta.

Vedanta for Beginners

June 29 – 30

Explore the ancient philosophy that presents the eternal and subjective principles of life and living that lead to the ultimate goal of Self-Realization. Register



Achieving Spiritual Progress through Yoga Practice & Philosophy with Swami Sitaramananda:

July 13 – 19

During this week, Swami Sitaramananda will discuss the application of the classical 4 paths of Yoga in daily life, leading to a fulfilled life and spiritual progress. This can be applied to all walks of life, whether you are a student, a householder or a retired person with more or less time dedicated to Yoga practices. Swami Sitaramananda is Director of the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm in Grass Valley, California, an acharya (spiritual teacher) of the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres, and a direct disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda. She is an experienced teacher of meditation and yoga philosophy and psychology. viagra generico brasileiro

A week Swami Atmananda:

July 26 – August 1

Swami Atmananda Saraswati is one of the few living direct disciples of Swami Sivananda. No category, jnani – bhakta – vedanti – teacher – yogi – Self – etc, fits his description. Come be in his presence and enjoy the free flow of divinity.



The Highest Yoga with Srinivasan:

August 3 – 6

“The Highest Yoga – Bear Insult and Bear Injury” & Swami Vishnudevananda’s Peace Missions Director and Senior Teacher (acharya) of the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Ranch, Srinivasan has dedicated his life to the propagation of the classical teachings of Yoga. Srinivasan served and studied with his guru and yoga master, Swami Vishnudevananda, and now continues to carry the teachings as a direct disciple.


Yamas and Niyamas: August 6 – 8

Learn how to incorporate the ten ethical precepts of yoga that allow us to be at peace with ourselves, family, and community, into your daily yoga practice.




The 8 Limbs of Raja Yoga with Saraswati

August 12

Explore the eight steps of yoga as a logical pathway that leads to physical, ethical, emotional, and psycho-spiritual health.




The art of positive thinking with Mahadev Chaitanya

Aug. 28-30

Every thought that you have is infinitely sent out into the universe and actually begins to manifest. The yogis have known this more millennia and during this weekend intensive we will be investigating the power of your thoughts and how to cultivate a positive, optimistic thinking patterns.