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She Recovers® Foundation’s Trauma Informed Yoga Teacher Training

SHE RECOVERS ® Yoga will offer their Trauma Informed Yoga Teacher Designation Program taught by Taryn Strong in 2023. You can join the waitlist for an upcoming training here. During the training, you will gain the tools and knowledge to confidently hold space for...

New Year’s Silent Retreat

Join Integral Yoga for an inspirational and renewing start to the New Year with a hybrid silent retreat from Dec. 28, 2022 – January 1, 2023. The retreat will be held in person at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville AND Online. Take time to step back from the demands of...

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Swami Satchidananda Chanting: Now Streaming

Swami Satchidananda Chanting: Now Streaming

Integral Yoga Media is happy to announce that many of the albums and singles of Swami Satchidananda chanting and leading Yoga practices are now widely streaming. These include: Swami Satchidananda (the original double album), Songs of Grace, the Sacred Mantra Series,...

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The Joy of Authenticity

The Joy of Authenticity

In this Integral Yoga podcast, Avi Gordon (director of the Integral Yoga Teachers Association) and Lucy Luckshmi Cannon discuss the balance between service and self-care, overcoming the need for approval, rigidity and growing in authenticity. Following her school...

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Ramakrishna Mission Celebrates 125th Anniversary

Ramakrishna Mission Celebrates 125th Anniversary

The Ramakrishna Mission is celebrating its 125th anniversary. In honor of this milestone, the documentary "Blooming Lotus of Humanity" tells the Mission's story. The Mission is named after Sri Ramakrishna and was founded by his chief disciple Swami Vivekananda. Swami...

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Remembrances of My Guru on His 108th Birth Anniversary

Remembrances of My Guru on His 108th Birth Anniversary

For thirty-two years, I had the great good fortune to sit at the feet of Sri Swami Satchidananda (Gurudev). There were happy times and sad times, countless comings and goings, many ups and downs, but through it all, he remained the same: peaceful, patient, balanced,...

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Let the Holidays Become Your Light-filled Holydays

Let the Holidays Become Your Light-filled Holydays

If we want to make all our days holy days we should think of the inspiring thoughts of the great sages and saints. Otherwise, when we celebrate this holiday season, it will be just once a year fun. Instead, let us utilize the season to reaffirm that we wish to lead...

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Lessons from the Leaves: the Power of Letting Go

Lessons from the Leaves: the Power of Letting Go

I crunched through the leaves toward the trailhead. A chill wind chased the clouds from the turquoise face of the sky. I paused under the maple tree to chant Om before my morning walk. In the branches overhead, yellow leaves fluttered like prayer flags. One released...

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Putting Our Ahimsa Where Our Mouth Is

Putting Our Ahimsa Where Our Mouth Is

In the early 1970s, I was in the dance department at the University of California, Berkeley, and right when I passed from my apartment to the campus, there was the Integral Yoga Institute. I went in there, long story short, to take a Yoga class. The postures were...

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