Come for an evening of Q&A with Swami Swaroopananda and ask anything you ever wanted to know about yoga practice and philosophy and the spiritual path. Swami Swaroopananda is renowned for his clear and illuminating answers, dispelling doubts and fears and inspiring the listener to advance on the spiritual path.
The course tuition (listed above) is for the whole program. Your accommodation rate includes meals, Satsangs, and Hatha yoga classes which are offered daily.
4:00pm Hatha Yoga Class
8:00pm Special satsang with Swami Swaroopananda*
10:30pm Lights Out
5:30am Wake Up Bell
6:00am Satsang* or Silent Walk
8:00am Hatha Yoga Class
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.
Swami Swaroopananda is a senior disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda. A practicing yogi from a very young age, Swami Swaroopananda has dedicated the past thirty six years to the practice and teaching of yoga. He is a member of the board of directors of the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers. He is the director of the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat and the Acharya for the Sivananda centers and ashrams on the West Coast of the United States, the Middle East, and the Bahamas.
The Ranch's Daily Schedule
6:00amSatsang or Silent Walk
8:00amHatha Yoga Class
12:00pmAfternoon Program& Free Time
4:00pmHatha Yoga Class
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.