• Yogis Beyond Borders

Yogis Beyond Borders | Sivananda Yoga Ranch

Yogis Beyond Borders

Sunday, September 3 – Friday, September 8
Taught by: Elaine Valdov PhD
Tuition: $350
Accommodation: Cost Varies

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Take yoga into the world and be of service to humanity, offering the gift of selfless service to those in need.

Yogis Beyond Borders (YBB) will inspire and empower you to become an activist of the heart by taking yoga into your local community (hospitals, shelters for battered women and disadvantaged youth, cancer survivor’s and veteran’s groups); underserved communities worldwide (refugee camps, poverty stricken areas, orphanages); and areas around the globe that have been affected by war and conflict.

YBB trains yoga teachers to be leaders in peace initiatives, to aid in recovery, relieve stress, promote resilience, and provide tools to deal with difficult life challenges.

Develop your skills for taking yoga into the world:

  • Find your calling and map your path to make a difference in the world
  • Build leadership skills to make your path into a reality
  • Acquire clinical skills for taking yoga into special needs areas
  • Assist in crisis disaster
  • Learn how to work with local and international agencies, joining first responders, NGOs, and others working for a better world
  • Be part of local-to-international campaigns and movements that take yoga into areas of need
  • Be an agent of change in your own personal life as well as in your local and world community.

Arrival and Departure Information

•   Arrival – Sunday 2:00 pm
•   Departure – Friday 12:00 pm

Course Tuition

The course tuition is for the workshop and does not include accommodation. The separate accommodation rate includes Satsang, vegetarian meals and Hatha yoga classes which are offered daily.

Daily Schedule

5:30am     Wake up Bell
6:00am     Morning Satsang*
8:00am     Hatha Yoga Practice
10:00am   Organic, Vegetarian Brunch
11:00am   Karma Yoga (Opportunity to Offer Selfless Service)
12:00pm   Afternoon Program & Free Time
4:00pm     Hatha Yoga Practice
6:00pm     Organic, Vegetarian Dinner
8:00pm     Satsang*
10:00pm   Lights Out

* Satsang = 30-minute silent meditation, kirtan/chanting, contemporary spiritual lecture. Daily activity schedule, or possible schedule changes, will be announced during morning Satsang.

Daily attendance at both Satsangs and Hatha yoga asana classes is required in order to maintain the proper rhythm and atmosphere of the ashram.

  • “The meaning of life is found by diving deep, deep within.”

    – Swami Vishnudevananda

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