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Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training – April 2023 Online

The Integral Yoga Institute of New York is sponsoring this Online Training in April 2023, that prepares Yoga teachers to teach classes in Prenatal Yoga. The specialized prenatal practices help the students become aware of the changes of pregnancy and promote...

Living Yoga Training 2023

The Living Yoga Training (LYT) program will re-open in early 2023 at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville. The goal of the LYT program is to help participants establish or deepen their practice in the supportive Ashram environment. You will be guided by instructors who have...
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Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville Re-Opening 2023

Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville Re-Opening 2023

Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville continues to work toward full re-opening in 2023. It is currently open for pre-registered program and training participants. This short video offers an overview of some of the re-opening process and the renovations that were undertaken...

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The Spiritual Wisdom of George Harrison

The Spiritual Wisdom of George Harrison

For many, George Harrison was just one of the Beatles and a musician, but there was so much more. This short video captures some of the spiritual wisdom that inspired his inner life and his spiritual journey. He explains how being anchored in the Yoga teachings and...

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Yogaville Environmental Activist Honored by Sierra Club

Yogaville Environmental Activist Honored by Sierra Club

Yogaville community resident and environmental activist Heidi Dhivya Berthoud was honored with the 2023 Sierra Club's Earth Flag, in recognition of the extraordinary work she has been doing to protect Yogaville and other communities from fracked gas pipelines and...

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Integral Yoga Stress Management Teacher Training March 2023

Integral Yoga Stress Management Teacher Training March 2023

Join Swamis Ramananda and Vidyananda for this online Integral Yoga Stress Management Teacher Training from March 12 – May 7, 2023. You will gain the essential skills and confidence to teach Yoga as stress management in a wide variety of environments, including the...

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Questions and Answers on the Yamas

Questions and Answers on the Yamas

Q: In the Ramayana and Mahabharata, it’s clear that there was killing. The Gita itself takes place on a battlefield. How is this explained and justified in terms of ahimsa (non-violence)? Swami Satchidananda: In the Bhagavad Gita, Krishna talks about non‑violence to...

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Living On Purpose

Living On Purpose

As we enter a new year, we can make good use of this landmark in time to reflect on the way we make decisions and choices in our lives. Is there an overarching purpose behind the way we use our time and energy, or are we “going with the flow?” Are we acting on the...

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The Interconnectedness of Yoga and Plant-Based Diets

The Interconnectedness of Yoga and Plant-Based Diets

If you immerse yourself in your Yoga practice, you’ll undoubtedly notice many of your fellow yogis consume a plant-based diet. You may see your relationship with food changing, too. Why do so many yogis give up eating animals? While the practice deeply connects to...

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The Magic Mat

The Magic Mat

As someone who enjoys crafting, the advertisement for the “Original Magic Mat” (a die-cutting crafting aid), suddenly took on an entirely new meaning after experiencing Yoga teacher training. I’ve seen this ad before, but I’ve never thought about anything more than...

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My Journey “In the World, But Not of the World”

My Journey “In the World, But Not of the World”

From 2008 to 2009 I lived at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville, in Buckingham County, Virginia. I returned to “the world” in 2009 to take a job in the West Indies, where I spent four clumsy years stumbling all over myself in an effort to integrate the experience and...

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