The Heart of the Matter

My father would have been in a coffin when I was 16 years-old had he not noticed subtle changes in his breathing and the way that he felt while running on a treadmill at the gym. My father was an avid runner, and a wonderful example of one who takes care of their...

The Sound of Yoga

High summer rang loud on garlic harvest day. I stuck my pitchfork into the soil as sun spilled down the hill and into the veggie garden. Goldfinches twittered as they climbed the swaying sunflowers. Warm and sweet air rose from the earth. Leaving the pitchfork speared...

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...

Newly Discovered Video: Alice Coltrane (Swamini Turiyasangitananda)

Newly discovered video of the late great Jazz virtuoso, musician and composer, Alice Coltrane (Swami Turiyasangitananda) recorded live at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville in 1993. Swamini performed live for her beloved Guru, Sri Swami Satchidananda and the Yogaville...

Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville “Soft” Re-Opening

Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville will reopen for guests registered for a Sadhana Weekend on September 16, 2021. Whether you are registered for this program or anticipating a future visit, here’s a flashback to 2017 when this episode “Conscious Living”...