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New Year’s Yoga Retreat
with Srinivasan and Swami Paramananda

Friday, December 27, 2019 - Wednesday, January 1, 2020

 New Years Yoga Retreat at the Sivananda Yoga Ranch


Swami Paramananda

Tuition: Accommodation or Ashram day rate ($15/night holiday surcharge applies)

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Transition recharged and inspired into 2020 : join us for early morning breathing classes to cleanse and energize, special asana classes to expand your practice, inspiring daily workshops on Teachings of Swami Vishnudevananda on Yoga Life and find time for relaxation and sauna, invigorating walks in the tranquil woods…and more!
The Program will be led by Srinivasan and Swami Paramananda.

In addition to the Program led by Srinivasan and Swami Paramananda, we offer a Yantra Painting Workshop on December 30th and 31st led my Mavis Gewant, a sacred Sounds Santoor Concert with talented musician Vinay Desai and special New Year’s Eve Celebration program.

Registration Information

Book to join us on any day you like, and stay as long as you like. 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

Friday (or Arrival Day)

2:00pm                Check-in
4:00-6:00pm      Hatha Yoga Class
6:00-7:00pm      Dinner
8:00-9:30pm      Satsang*
10:30pm              Lights Out

Saturday – Monday

5:30am                 Optional Morning Pranayama with Swami Paramananda
5:30am                 Wake Up Bell
6:00-7:30am       Satsang* or Silent Walk
8:00-10:00am     Hatha Yoga Class
10:00-10:45am   Brunch
10:45-11:30am   Karma Yoga
12:00-1:30pm     “Yoga as a Path to Peace” with Srinivasan
2:00-3:00pm        Workshop with Swami Paramananda
4:00-6:00pm        Hatha Yoga Class
6:00-6:45pm        Dinner
8:00-9:30pm        Satsang* (with Sacred Sounds Santoor Concert-Monday evening only)
10:30pm                Lights Out

Tuesday (New Year’s Eve)

5:30am                  Optional Morning Pranayama with Swami Paramananda
5:30am                  Wake Up Bell
6:00-7:30am        Satsang* or Silent Walk
8:00-10:00am      Hatha Yoga Class
10:00-10:45am    Brunch
10:45-11:30am    Karma Yoga
2:00-3:00pm         Workshop on New Years Resolutions with Swami Paramananda
4:00-6:00pm         Hatha Yoga Class
6:00-6:45pm         Dinner
8:00-9:30pm         Satsang concert
10:30pm                 Lights Out

Wednesday (or Departure Day)

5:30am                  Wake Up Bell
6:00-7:30am        Satsang* or Silent Walk
8:00-10:00am      Hatha Yoga Class
10:00-10:45am    Brunch
10:45-11:30am    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

•   Friday – 2:00pm 

•   Wednesday – 12:00pm (room checkout)

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

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Srinivasan is the director and senior teacher (Acharya) of the Yoga Ranch and has dedicated his life to the propagation of the classical teachings of Yoga. He served and studied with his Guru and Yoga master, Swami Vishnudevananda, for 16 years and continues to carry the teachings as a direct disciple.


Swami Paramananda

Swami Paramananda is the manager of the Sivananda Yoga Ranch and teaches Sivananda Teacher Training Courses in New York, India, and the Bahamas. Through his intense devotion to Yoga and his great sense of humor, he 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
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, December 27, 2019
Wednesday, January 1


Sivananda Yoga Ranch
500 Budd Rd
Woodbourne, NY 12788
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