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Integral Yoga Silent Retreats – Late Summer/Fall 2022

Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville is offering in-person Integral Yoga Retreats during the late summer and fall. These retreats offer the opportunity for retreatants to observe the activity of the mind and develop an awareness of their thoughts and emotions. By practicing...

Meditation Teacher Training Online: Dec. 2022 – Jan. 2023

The Integral Yoga Institute of San Francisco is offering an online Meditation Teacher Training program that will enable you to go deeper in your own practice and guide your students to go deeper in theirs. The program will be taught by  Swami Ramananda and Diana...

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Integral Yoga Commemorates International Day of Yoga 2022

Integral Yoga Commemorates International Day of Yoga 2022

The Integral Yoga centers around the globe celebrated the annual International Day of Yoga with programs on and off the mat. This year's theme was: "Yoga for Humanity" and the Integral Yoga Institute of Coimbatore (India) held a special program offering Hatha Yoga,...

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Swami Asokananda’s Programs in Italy July 2022

Swami Asokananda’s Programs in Italy July 2022

Swami Asokananda (Integral Yoga Master Teacher, senior Swami, and President of the Integral Yoga Institute of New York) will visit Milan, Italy in July, 2022.  Integral Yoga Shanti Milano is hosting these events, which will take place in person and online. The...

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Bhakti Yoga Sadhana Retreat: July 2022

Bhakti Yoga Sadhana Retreat: July 2022

Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville will be holding a Bhakti Yoga Sadhana Retreat from July 1 - 4, 2022. This retreat is in-person (and hopefully will become a hybrid program in the next offering). Bhakti Yoga is the Yoga of love and devotion. It is a spiritual path within...

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Guru Poornima July 2022

Guru Poornima July 2022

The annual Guru Poornima celebration is being hosted by Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville on July 9 – 10, 2022. The program will be both in-person (limited space, health protocols and registration required) and it will also be streamed. For in-person details and the...

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Pianist Serenades Rescued Elephants

Pianist Serenades Rescued Elephants

Paul Barton is a pianist from Yorkshire, England who traded the dales and concert halls for the jungles of Thailand, where he performs for elephants rescued from captivity, some blind and handicapped, at a sanctuary in Thailand. This story and short video is so...

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Integral Yoga TV – New Classes Each Week!

Integral Yoga TV – New Classes Each Week!

You can have 24/7 access to a large and ever-expanding library of recorded Integral Yoga Teachings and Classes when you become an Integral Yoga TV member. Whether you are interested in improving flexibility and strength, calming the mind, developing healthy habits,...

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Online Interfaith Meditation Conference June 10-12, 2022

Online Interfaith Meditation Conference June 10-12, 2022

Join faith leaders and spiritual teachers from various traditions in this online interfaith meditation conference from June 10 – 12, 2022. Meditation is one of the most widely used forms of spiritual practice that enables us to connect to the Divine. This timeless...

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Weeds are a Gardener’s Best Friend

Weeds are a Gardener’s Best Friend

One fine spring morning I stood on the deck as the sun crested the trees. Tucked into the raised beds, cabbages, and leaf lettuce glittered with dew. As if on cue a Mourning Dove landed on the topmost barn gable. I half expected a butterfly to land on my shoulder and...

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The Fruit of Practice

The Fruit of Practice

A meditation teacher of mine once quoted a Burmese teacher as saying “When everything that can go is gone, what’s left is the truth.” That sentence resonated with me. I heard it maybe 20 years ago and I still reference it and repeat it a lot. And I think that’s...

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The Science of Sound

The Science of Sound

In any Sanskrit mantra, one of the letters will be a sound that is considered a “seed” sound or a bija. The various bijas each have a different effect on our bodies and minds, and even on plant life. Mantra Shastra, is the science of sound. In Yoga, we have the...

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Can the Yoga Sutras Bestow Power?

Can the Yoga Sutras Bestow Power?

Observing how Yoga has changed the world, I cannot help but wonder how the world has changed Yoga. As the plethora of Yoga studios and communities formed, they focused mainly on serving the physical body. The calling was great; strengthen and balance the body—that is...

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Yoga for Strong Bones-Part 1: May 14-15 Online

Yoga for Strong Bones-Part 1: May 14-15 Online

Discover how Yoga asana (posture) can help to build and maintain strong bones. Join Integral Yoga master teacher Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT for the Yoga for Strong Bones Part 1 online workshop, May 14 – 15, 2022. A 10-year study by Dr. Loren Fishman...

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Masters of Arts Degree in Yoga Studies

Masters of Arts Degree in Yoga Studies

The Graduate Yoga Studies Program at Loyola Marymount University provides deep study of the Yoga tradition from multiple perspectives through a Master of Arts degree, offered both in residential and low-residency formats. The graduate program is designed to help...

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200-hour Integral Yoga Teacher Training – Summer 2022

200-hour Integral Yoga Teacher Training – Summer 2022

The next 200-hour Integral Yoga Teacher Training to be held at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville in central Virginia is from July 11 - August 7, 2022. This in-person training will be led by Integral Yoga master teacher Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT. Gain a strong...

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Integral Yoga Therapy Virtual Open House: May 14, 2022

Integral Yoga Therapy Virtual Open House: May 14, 2022

The Integral Yoga Therapy Certification Program is excited to announce their annual Virtual Open House on Saturday, May 14th from 12–1:30pm EST. The open house is a chance for all who are interested in better understanding what it takes to become an Integral Yoga...

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A Short Guided Meditation/Relaxation Experience

A Short Guided Meditation/Relaxation Experience

Integral Yoga teacher Zac Parker leads a short meditative and relaxing experience that you can do to begin or end your day. It's also the perfect length to take a moment out of a stressful day or utilize during a work break, to drop into essence-nature and the peace...

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A Tribute to Sylta Divyajyoti Kalmbach (1936 – 2022)

A Tribute to Sylta Divyajyoti Kalmbach (1936 – 2022)

It was in 1991 that Yoga teacher Sylta Divyajyoti Kalmbach invited Swami Satchidananda to southern Portugal in 1991 to conduct an Integral Yoga retreat at her center, Quinta de Calma. This was the beginning of what would become a beautiful relationship between...

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My Restless Savasana

My Restless Savasana

My time on the mat began with a few sporadic classes to balance out a new fitness regime. I was in my early thirties and began noticing my high metabolism was not all I could rely on to stay healthy. Group classes motivated me to go to the gym, and I mixed up my...

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Seeking Something like Faith

Seeking Something like Faith

The howl of a nor’easter blew against my house and rattled the windows. A rifle-like crack, roaring whoosh, and an earth-shaking thud shocked me fully awake. I assumed another tree had fallen. Finally, night gave way to grey dawn and I huddled around my coffee mug in...

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