Experience Sivananda Yoga

In the Catskill Mountains

Nestled in the beautiful rolling Catskill Mountains, just 100 miles outside New York City, the Sivananda Yoga Ranch is a peaceful haven where people of all walks of life come together to practice Yoga, meditation, and get in touch with their True, Divine Self.

  • “Health is wealth, peace of mind is happiness,
    Yoga shows the way.”

    – Swami Vishnudevananda

Reconnect Within

One Retreat, Many Offerings

Teacher Training Courses

Teacher Training Courses

Our 4-week courses, which offer a powerful personal experience, will allow you to transmit the knowledge of Yoga to others. An internationally recognized certification accepted by the worldwide Yoga Alliance is awarded upon successful completion.

Karma Yoga Program

Karma Yoga Program

Come experience the unique gifts of Karma Yoga. Open into yourself. Deepen your practice. Cultivate lasting friendships. Observe the transformation that comes with selfless service. Learn, grow, and broaden your horizon.

Certificate Programs

Certificate Programs

Our certificate programs offer the opportunity to take your practice to the next level. Discover the course that's calling to you, get certified, and share your well-earned practitioner skills.


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Our Teachings

The Five Points of Yoga

After closely observing the lifestyles and needs of people in the West, Swami Vishnudevananda noted that the ancient wisdom of Yoga can be synthesized into five basic principles, which can easily be incorporated into our own lifestyles to provide the foundation for healthy living. It is around these five principles that the activities at the Sivananda Yoga Ranch and The NYC Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center are based.


Proper Exercise (Asanas)

The asanas not only produce a strong, healthy body, but as exercises in meditation they provide deep and powerful inner benefits.

 

Proper Breathing (Pranayama)

These specific breathing techniques align us with our natural energy, creating physical and mental rejuvenation and promoting optimum health.

 

Proper Relaxation (Savasana)

Yoga teaches three levels of relaxation: physical, mental, and spiritual. Savasana is a vital part of keeping the body, mind, and spirit healthy.

Proper Diet (Vegetarian)

A Yogi eats with awareness, choosing food that has the most positive effect on the body and mind and the least negative effect on the environment.

 

Positive Thinking and Meditation (Vedanta and Dhyana)

Life is evolving and accelerating. With Vedanta and meditation, the mind becomes calm and steady. Meditation is especially helpful for those with stressful lives.


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Relax • Rejuvenate • Restore

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

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