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Interfaith Easter & Passover Weekend Yoga Retreat
with Rabbi Zoe B. Zak, The Peace Ensemble & Reverend Susan Auchincloss

Friday, March 30, 2018 - Sunday, April 1, 2018

Easter & Passover Interfaith Weekend with Rabbi Zoe Zak at The Sivananda Yoga Ranch


Rabbi Zoe B. Zak
The Peace Ensemble
Reverend Susan Auchincloss

Tuition: Accommodation only or Ashram day rate

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Spring is a season of rebirth and renewal, when many faiths engage in spiritual practices that hold great opportunities for healing. Join us for an interfaith celebration of freedom, devotion, and resurrection.

The interfaith celebration starts on Saturday morning with a Passover Seder led by Rabbi Zoe Zak with special music from the Peace Ensemble. Passover commemorates the emancipation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. This morning we will be celebrating freedom together, while sharing in Jewish tradition and ritual.

The celebration continues on Sunday morning with Reverend Susan Auchincloss, who will be leading the Easter Sunday service to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus.

Registration Information

The course tuition (listed above) is for the whole program. There is a $25/day holiday surcharge in addition to accommodations or Ashram day rate. Your accommodation rate includes meals, Satsangs, and Hatha yoga classes, which are offered daily.

Program Schedule


2:00pm->  Check-in
4:00pm      Hatha Yoga Class
6:00pm      Dinner
8:00pm      Satsang*
10:30pm    Lights Out


5:30am      Wake Up Bell
6:00am      Satsang* or Silent Walk
8:00am      Hatha Yoga Class
10:00am    Brunch – Passover Seder & Music by the Peace Ensemble
11:00am    Karma Yoga
12:00pm    Optional Activity or Free Time (Coaching Class, Walk or Other Activity)
1:00pm      Workshop
4:00pm      Hatha Yoga Class
6:00pm      Dinner
8:00pm      Satsang*
10:30pm    Lights Out


5:30am      Wake Up Bell
6:00am      Satsang* & Easter Sunday service
8:00am      Hatha Yoga Class
10:00am    Brunch
10:45am    Karma Yoga
12:00pm    Room Check-Out & Final Workshop

* Satsang – 30-minute silent meditation, kirtan / chanting, spiritual lecture.
Daily activity schedule, and/or possible changes, will be announced at morning Satsang.

Arrival & Departure Information

•   Friday – 2:00pm onwards
•   Sunday – 12:00pm (room checkout)

Planning to arrive and depart here by bus?  See more information.

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Rabbi Zoe B. Zak

Zoe B. Zak is honored to serve as rabbi of Temple Israel of Catskill, Catskill, NY and as Outreach Chaplain for Jewish Federation of Northeastern NY. Rabbi Zoe is a founding member of Peace Ensemble, where Christian and Jewish clergy come together carrying the message of Peace through original and traditional music. As performer, composer and producer, Zoe has over 30 CDs to her credit. She aims to blur the line between praying and playing. zoebzak.com

The Peace Ensemble

The Peace Ensemble features Christian and Jewish clergy whose aim is to bridge the religious divide through traditional and original music. Ensemble members include Pastor Everett Newton, Hazzan Michael Kasper, Rabbi Zoe B. Zak & Robert Bard.

The Ranch's Daily Schedule

5:30amWake Up
6:00amSatsang or Silent Walk
8:00amHatha Yoga Class
11:00amKarma Yoga
12:00pmAfternoon Program
& Free Time
4:00pmHatha Yoga Class
10:30pmLights Out

Satsang & Yoga Classes

Satsang consists of a 30-minute silent meditation, followed by 30 minutes of spiritual chanting (kirtan), and finishes with 30 minutes of spiritual lecture.
Daily attendance at both Satsangs and Hatha Yoga Classes is encouraged for your health and well-being and to maintain the proper rhythm and atmosphere of the ashram community.

Sivananda Yoga Ranch


Friday, March 30, 2018
Sunday, April 1, 2018


Sivananda Yoga Ranch
500 Budd Rd
Woodbourne, NY 12788


The Sivananda Yoga Ranch