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The Pursuit of Happiness and Peak Performance in Life and Work through the Path of Yoga
with Gopi Kallayil

Friday, August 7 - Sunday, August 9

The Pursuit of Happiness and Peak Performance in Life and Work through the Path of Yoga at the Sivananda Yoga Ranch


Gopi Kallayil

Tuition: $25 + Accommodation or Ashram day rate

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We all seek happiness. We all seek to be productive and use our talents to make a contribution, make a difference. The path of yoga is well designed to help us get there. Gopi Kallayil will explore this topic through lectures and an experiential workshop.

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


2:00pm                 Check-in
4:00-6:00pm       Hatha Yoga Class
6:00-6:45pm       Dinner
8:00-9:30pm       Satsang*
10:30pm               Lights Out


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                Optional Activity (coaching class, walk or other activity)
2:00-3:30pm         Workshop
4:00-6:00pm         Hatha Yoga Class
6:00-6:45pm         Dinner
8:00-9:30pm         Satsang*
10:30pm                 Lights Out


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

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

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Gopi Kallayil

Gopi Kallayil is Chief Brand Evangelist, Brand Marketing, at Google, the founder of the yoga program for Googlers, called Yoglers, and the self-proclaimed “Happy Human,” a title his business card bears above his name. Having become a yoga teacher by studying at the Sivananda Ashram Neyyar Dam, Kerala, India, Gopi is an avid yoga practitioner. He is also a triathlete, global traveler, and Burning Man devotee. He often tells people he feels lucky to have won the ovarian lottery, meaning he feels incredibly blessed to have been born into a culture where practicing meditation and mindfulness have been a part of people’s daily lives for hundreds of years, an integral part of the culture and spiritual traditions of that land. He carries that influence into all that he does. Gopi earned his bachelor’s degree in electronics engineering from the National Institute of Technology in India. He received two master’s degrees in business administration, one from the Indian Institute of Management, and one from The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Gopi has delivered more than one hundred talks on topics such as meditation, mindfulness in business practices, the dharma of business, corporate culture, and yoga. He has spoken at TEDx, The World Happiness Summit, Yoga Journal LIVE!, and Wisdom 2.0. Gopi holds a guest faculty position teaching brand marketing at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and serves on the board of the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation. He’s the author of The Internet to the Inner-net and has released two music albums (Kirtan Lounge). Learn more at www.kallayil.com

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, August 7
Sunday, August 9


Sivananda Yoga Ranch
500 Budd Rd
Woodbourne, NY 12788
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