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Independence Day Weekend Celebration
with Ken Whitely, Srinivasan, and Swami Paramananda

Thursday, July 4 - Sunday, July 7

Independence Day Weekend Celebration at the Sivananda Yoga Ranch

WITH

Ken Whitely, Srinivasan, and Swami Paramananda

Tuition: Accommodation or Ashram day rate only

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Spend your holiday in the beautiful Catskill Mountains enjoying the practices of Yoga, meditation, and sacred music with gospel singer Ken Whiteley. Also take summer walks in the woods, relax in the sauna, enjoy special Yoga classes, and more!

Registration Information

The course tuition (listed above) is for the whole program. Your accommodation rate includes meals, Satsangs, and Hatha yoga classes which are offered daily.

Program Schedule

Thursday

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

Friday – Saturday

5:30am      Wake Up Bell
6:00am      Satsang* or Silent Walk
8:00am      Hatha Yoga Class
10:00am    Brunch
10:45am    Karma Yoga
12:00pm    Optional Activity (coaching class, walk or other activity)
2:00pm      Workshop
4:00pm      Hatha Yoga Class
6:00pm      Dinner
8:00pm      Special Satsang Concert*
10:30pm    Lights Out

Sunday

5:30am      Wake Up Bell
6:00am      Satsang* or Silent Walk
8:00am      Hatha Yoga Class
10:00am    Brunch
10:45am    Karma Yoga
12:00pm    Room Check-Out

* 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

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

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

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Ken Whiteley

Whatever particular spiritual tradition resonates for you, gospel singing can be a powerful vehicle to allow you to connect with the struggles in your life and let them go, connect with joy and celebration and ultimately connect with the Divine both within yourself and those around you. Experience this powerful act of group singing that has brought people together in the face of adversity and given them the assurance and strength to know the love and support that can flow through all of us. Whatever your singing experience, you will be given the opportunity to open up your voice and open up your heart. Ken Whiteley has taught gospel singing across North America and led gospel singing workshops at hundreds of festivals, camps, churches, community centers and ashrams. He has been a professional musician for 50 years, recorded 30 albums and won many awards. He is also a certified Sivananda yoga teacher and a lifetime spiritual aspirant. www.kenwhiteley.com

Srinivasan

Director of the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Ranch and Acharya (senior teacher) in the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers organization, Srinivasan has dedicated his life to the propagation of the classical teachings of Yoga. An internationally recognized teacher of Raja Yoga and Hatha Yoga, Srinivasan served and studied with his guru and Yoga master, Swami Vishnudevananda, and now teaches around the world, continuing to carry the teachings as a direct disciple. As acharya, Srinivasan leads our team of teachers, conducts morning satsangs at the ashram, and leads workshops on various aspects of yoga philosophy and practice. He also leads the ashram’s move toward Earth Care and sustainability, finding an effortless union between Permaculture and Yoga. He is a knowledgeable and compassionate teacher whose life mission is empowering all with the peace and wisdom of Yoga.

Swami Paramananda

Swami Paramananda, manager of the Sivananda Yoga Ranch, has been dedicated to the practices of Yoga for nearly a decade. Through his intense devotion to Yoga and his great sense of humor, Swami Paramananda is a wonderful teacher who effortlessly weaves classical yoga teachings into today’s modern lifestyle.

The Ranch's Daily Schedule

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

Details

Start:
Thursday, July 4
End:
Sunday, July 7

Venue

Sivananda Yoga Ranch
500 Budd Rd
Woodbourne, NY 12788

Organizer

The Sivananda Yoga Ranch
Phone:
845-436-6492
Email:
yogaranch@sivananda.org
Website:
sivanandayogaranch.org