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Essentials of Yoga Health & Self Healingwith Swami Jnaneswariananda and Swami Dharmananda

Sunday, August 20, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - Saturday, August 26, 2023 @ 12:00 pm EDT

 Yoga and Relationships at the Sivananda Yoga Ranch

Fee: $450 + Accommodations



Join us for this 6-day program with Swami Jnaneswariananda & Swami Dharmananda on the Essentials of Yoga Health & Self Healing. Swamijis will cover many topics in depth with wisdom that are important for our knowledge and understanding on how to be healthy in body, mind, and spirit.



The deeper path of Holistic Health & Self Healing
Healing 3 bodies and 5 layers
Resilience in life struggles – conflicts & Stress
The Yoga and Ayurveda way of life
Increasing & Balancing Prana
Learning lesson on karma
Going to the root causes of suffering
Sadhana – Conscious Training
Overcoming (adapting) obstacles from the environment
Healing emotion and relationship
Cultivating selfless love
Finding your purpose
Sublimating habits & desires
Protecting & strengthening the mind
Positive thinking in daily life
Meditation in daily life
Self inquiry to be free from Karma
Nurturing Self-awareness, Satsanga & helpful connection


Daily Course Schedule

• 6 – 7:45 am       Satsang (Meditation, chanting, lecture)
• 8 – 10 am         Yoga Asana and Pranayama Class
• 10:00am          Brunch
• 1 – 3 pm         Self Healing Workshop
• 4:00pm            Yoga Asana and Pranayama Practice
• 6:00pm            Dinner
• 7:30pm             Satsang (Meditation, chanting, lecture)

Arrival & Departure Information

•   Monday – 2:00pm
•   Monday – 12:00pm (room checkout)
Planning to arrive and depart here by bus?  See more information.

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Swami Dharmananda

Swami Dharmananda is the assistant director and spiritual advisor to staff and students of the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm in Grass Valley, California, where he teaches yoga and meditation in the Teacher Training Course. He presents the classical teachings in a practical and accessible way to people of all backgrounds.

Teachers are subject to change.


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


Sunday, August 20, 2023 @ 2:00 pm UTC-4
Saturday, August 26, 2023 @ 12:00 pm UTC-4


Sivananda Yoga Ranch
500 Budd Rd
Woodbourne, NY 12788 United States


The Sivananda Yoga Ranch