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Restore & Renew Yoga Retreat in ASL
with Lila Lolling & Jessica ‘Kalyani’ Frank

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - Sunday, June 16, 2019


Restore & Renew Yoga Retreat in ASL at the Sivananda Yoga Ranch


Lila Lolling & Jessica ‘Kalyani’ Frank

Tuition: $150 + Accommodation or Ashram day rate

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This yoga retreat is open to all fluent in American Sign Language. Summer is the perfect time of year to renew and restore your own body, mind, and soul with a four-day yoga retreat with Deaf yoga instructor Jessica Kalyani Frank and ASL-fluent yoga teacher Lila Lolling. This long weekend is designed for you to have time to deepen in your yoga practice through daily meditations, mudras, yoga classes, yoga philosophy and spirituality.

You will have personal time to relax, restore, and renew yourself as you enter the season of warmth and play. All yoga experience levels welcome.

We are offering a special discounted rate of $60/night for this program, for dorm accommodations only. To take advantage of the discounted dorm rate, click on “Register Now” and select the dorm option. The discounted rate is automatically calculated into the total price.

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
4:00pm      What is Yoga Ashram Tour
6:00pm      Dinner
7:00pm      Welcome and Introductions
10:30pm    Lights Out

Friday – Saturday

5:30am      Wake Up Bell
6:00am      Meditation, Mudras, and Lecture
8:00am      Hatha Yoga Class in ASL
10:00am    Brunch
10:45am    Karma Yoga
12:00pm    Workshop in ASL
4:00pm      Hatha Yoga Class in ASL
6:00pm      Dinner
8:00pm      Meditation, Mudras, and Lecture
10:30pm    Lights Out


5:30am      Wake Up Bell
6:00am      Meditation, Mudras, and Lecture
8:00am      Hatha Yoga Class in ASL
10:00am    Brunch
11:00am    Retreat Closing
12:00pm    Room Check-Out

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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Lila Lolling

Lila Lolling is a long-time Sivananda affiliate yoga instructor and spiritual teacher for nearly 20 years. She is a dedicated yoga and permaculture practitioner who has lived and taught in traditional yoga ashrams around the world. Lila is the author of Walking the Ancient Path of Yoga, founder of EcoYoga Life and DeafYoga Foundation. She is a lighthearted, honest, and sincere yoga teacher who offers all who study with her inspiration to live a life of peace, joy, and purpose. Lila is fluent in American Sign Language. www.lilalolling.com

Jessica “Kalyani” Frank

Jessica Frank is a 500-RYT Deaf yoga teacher certified in the Sivananda lineage. She is based in southern California and has been teaching yoga in American Sign Language since 2011. She has long been an advocate for access to yoga for Deaf people and is a co-facilitator of the nonprofit, ASL Yoga Kula, an organization focused on sharing yoga in sign language. She holds a Masters’ degree in Cultural Studies and currently teaches Deaf Studies at the California State University, Northridge. When she’s not teaching a class, you can probably find her hiking somewhere with her Ewok lookalike pup.

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


Thursday, June 13, 2019
Sunday, June 16, 2019


Sivananda Yoga Ranch
500 Budd Rd
Woodbourne, NY 12788


The Sivananda Yoga Ranch