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Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training – May 2024

Lara Kohn Thompson, LMT, E-RYT 500, RPYT and Beth Donnelly Cabán, RN, E-RYT 500 will conduct a hybrid Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training from May 3 – June 2, 2024, hosted by the Integral Yoga Institute of New York. This training prepares Yoga teachers to teach classes in...

Take the 21-Day Meditation Challenge: Online

Join Swami Divyananda for a 21-day meditation challenge, noon – 1 PM (ET) daily from March 3 - March 24, 2024. Starting with ten minutes, the sessions of meditation will gradually increase to one full hour. On each day except the last one, insights, guidance and new...

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Calling All Farm Yogis!

Calling All Farm Yogis!

Are you interested in learning how to grow organic vegetables? We want you to come play in the dirt and help us grow the yummy food that we get to eat here at Yogaville! When you join the Ashram Yogi Farm Program you will learn the art of organic farming, including...

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200-hour Integral Yoga Teacher Training – Spring 2024

200-hour Integral Yoga Teacher Training – Spring 2024

Swami Divyananda Ma, E-RYT 500 (Integral Yoga Master Teacher Trainer) will teach this 200-hour Integral Yoga Teacher Training (April 14 – May 12, 2024) at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville. Trainees will gain a strong foundation for personal and spiritual development, a...

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Book: Bhagavad Gita Concordance

Book: Bhagavad Gita Concordance

Dr. Graham Schweig's new book, Bhagavad Gītā Concordance: A Comprehensive Word Reference with English and Sanskrit Indexes is a masterpiece by one of the leading modern-day scholars of the Gita. Not only does Dr. Schweig present the first comprehensive and accessible...

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Frozen Meltdown: Showing Up On the Path of Yoga

Frozen Meltdown: Showing Up On the Path of Yoga

Huddled inside my heaviest winter coat at the edge of a pond, I watched as my coffee steam merged with misty clouds of my breath. At dawn the cranberry bog in coastal Massachusetts was an expanse of frozen sand and wiry tangles of russet vines; old snow scudded across...

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A Deep Dive into Fullness

A Deep Dive into Fullness

This shloka is a Shanti mantra from Brihadaranyaka Upanishad and Ishavasya Upanishad. This is an innocuous looking verse: one noun, two pronouns, three verbs and a participle for emphasis. Yet, someone once said: “Let all the Upanishads disappear from the face of the...

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We Are All Parts of a Whole

We Are All Parts of a Whole

In the last ten years my work has been made much easier by the progress made in the fields of Neuroscience and Epigenetics. Following a great deal of scientific experimentation, significant evidence has materialized to show how the brain works and how meditation...

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Understanding the Ego

Understanding the Ego

God or Infinite Consciousness is That through which our own egos move. Unfortunately, the ego tends to overlook the fact that its capacity to function is from that Source, and instead it comes up with the notion that I am doing everything by myself. But it would be a...

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In Memoriam: Swami Murugananda, 1942 – 2024

In Memoriam: Swami Murugananda, 1942 – 2024

On Jan. 6, 2024, after some time at the Acute Care Center at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, Virginia, our dear brother Swami Murugananda has passed into the Divine Light, embraced by the eternal love of his beloved Sri Gurudev Swami...

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Help Support Yoga at School®

Help Support Yoga at School®

Integral Yoga's Yoga at School® program is a heartfelt initiative aimed at nurturing the minds and spirits of the young people. Imagine a world where teenagers start their days with a deep breath, a moment of stillness, and a sense of inner calm. That's precisely what...

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5 Yogic Alternatives to New Year’s Resolutions

5 Yogic Alternatives to New Year’s Resolutions

2024 is now underway and as we transition out of the festivities returning to our daily routines again, many of us may have found ourselves pondering the year ahead. This often includes setting New Year’s resolutions. We may have even already boarded that bus of...

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Swami Satchidananda Teaches the Pūjā Ślokas

Swami Satchidananda Teaches the Pūjā Ślokas

Integral Yoga Media is please to offer the newly mastered audio recording “Swami Satchidananda Teaches the Pūjā Ślokas.” These prayers are used in daily pūjā, a service of devotion. At Chidambaram (the Mahasamadhi Shrine of Sri Swamiji), the pūjā is offered to the...

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Breathing Spiritual Life into Each Day

Breathing Spiritual Life into Each Day

The beginning of a new year is a natural time to reflect on and re-envision our lives. The tradition of New Year’s resolutions can be life-changing or it can be a temporary way of fooling ourselves with lofty ideas that fade when reality hits. Clarifying our...

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Christian Mysticism Meets Integral Yoga

Christian Mysticism Meets Integral Yoga

Everyone seeks happiness, but happiness seems never to be stable. Something always happens to disturb our happiness. Religions were born to show a path to happiness that never dies. The mystical aspect of most faiths are particularly focused on this quest. Integral...

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The Paradox of the Journey

The Paradox of the Journey

All major mystical traditions have recognized that there is a paradox at the heart of the journey of return to Origin. Put simply, this is that we are already what we seek, and that what we are looking for on the Path with such an intensity of striving and passion and...

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Pure Divinity

Pure Divinity

The goal of Yoga is to realize the Divinity within. This can be explained in different ways. A devotee will say, “I want to know God. I want to commune with God.” The jnani will say, “Tat Tvam Asi. I am That. I want to know this Truth—this Self or Cosmic...

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Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Video Series

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Video Series

Join Integral Yoga Master Teacher Nalanie Chellaram as she teaches the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. The series begins with an overview of the text and why it is such an inspiration to so many. Utilizing the commentaries by Swami Satchidananda, along with insights from...

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Jnana Yoga Workshop – Jan. 12, 2024

Jnana Yoga Workshop – Jan. 12, 2024

Embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery and spiritual growth with this Jnana Yoga program, skillfully led by Reverend Bhagavan Metro. Rooted in the profound principles of Jnana Yoga, the path of knowledge and wisdom, this program delves deep into the...

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Christmas Message 2023 from Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB

Christmas Message 2023 from Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB

+ Dear Family and Friends, The days are growing short. Winter daylight is fading early, as I’m watching the chickadees quickly snatching a few last sunflower seeds from the bird feeder. From my armchair by the window i can enjoy their antics all day long, as i look...

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Yoga Immersion Program Announced for Jan. 2024

Yoga Immersion Program Announced for Jan. 2024

The Integral Yoga Institute of New York will be hosting their first Yoga Immersion Program. This is geared to those who are seeking a true classical Yoga immersion and/or those who will utilize this program as a pre-requisite for certification as a Yoga teacher. For...

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200-hour Integral Yoga Teacher Training – Spring 2024

200-hour Integral Yoga Teacher Training – Spring 2024

The 200-hour Integral Yoga Teacher Training will take place from April 14 - May 12, 2024 at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville (Virginia) with Swami Divyananda Ma, E-RYT 500. Gain a strong foundation for personal and spiritual development, a space for nurturing your own...

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The Broken Christmas Tree: How Love Saved Its Light

The Broken Christmas Tree: How Love Saved Its Light

My dad ascended the rickety ladder, thus launching our family’s annual quest to decorate our Christmas tree. Ours was no snowy trek to an idyllic woodland. Instead it was an ascension up the world’s oldest wooden ladder to a high and bafflingly small closet where our...

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