Join Integral Yoga International for the online New Year’s Immersion Retreat hosted by Yogaville Online. Treat yourself to a special time of the year to reflect deeply, gather your strength, renew your inspiration, reconnect with your spirit, and restore yourself in the sanctuary and solace of the Integral Yoga community. The retreat features many of Integral Yoga’s senior swamis and leading teachers, including Swami Divyananda Ma, E-RYT 500, Swami Asokananda, E-RYT 500, Swami Hamsananda, Swami Karunananda, E-RYT 500, Swami Ramananda, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, Swami Vidyananda, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, Rev. Paraman Barsel, Reverend Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM, E-RYT 200, RCYT, YACEP, Mazin Jamal and Amrita Sandra McLanahan, M.D.
New Year’s 2021: a tumultuous year concluding and a fresh new year before us. We have learned a lot— lessons both bitter and sweet. What better time than New Year’s to reflect, renew, and restore ourselves through Yoga and set our sights on health and peace in the year to come.
This online retreat will be a two-track experience. For those yearning for the silent retreat experience which Integral Yoga has offered every New Year’s since 1970, we will guide you to transform your home into an ashram and dive deep into the waters of silent peace. For those who are busy householders for whom speech is required, we invite you to join the sessions and weave them into your daily obligations, using recorded sessions to create your own schedule.
Either way, the New Year’s Immersion Retreat promises to deliver on what every Yoga practice helps to cultivate: peace of mind. We will draw upon the most experienced of our Integral Yoga presenters from around the world to “Zoom in” their wisdom and guide us to revisit the profound teachings of Yoga with their famous wit and clarity.
This time away from the demands of daily life is intended to invite deep reflection and help you to make inspiring goals for 2021!
Live sessions on Wednesday evening, Thursday and Friday all day, and Saturday morning, with breaks and optional videos and activities.
Click here for the full schedule.
Live sessions are in bold and times posted are in US Eastern Time
Schedule may be subject to change.
You will have access to the video recordings for 8 weeks after the program ends, until February 27, 2021.
*Swami Divyananda, retreat leader, will also offer a 21-day meditation program following this retreat on January 3–23, 2021.
What to Expect
Experiential classes in:
- Yoga philosophy
- Breathing techniques
- Yoga postures
- Deep relaxation
All Are Welcome
These retreats are open to everyone, from beginners to advanced Yoga retreatants. Those who are new to meditation or Yoga practices will receive full instruction, while those with experience will have the opportunity to deepen their practice.
Swami Divyananda was incredible! All throughout the retreat, she made me want to give up my outside life and dedicate myself to this practice just by seeing her peace and authenticity. — Emerald R.
Swami Divyananda is a national treasure. Fantastically knowledgeable—a terrific example of what a Yogi should be. I met Swami Satchidananda about 45 years ago and being in Swami Divyananda’s (online) presence is very much like being in the presence of Swami Satchidananda. Very very grateful to have had the experience. — Past Participant
I needed to re-ground myself in my spiritual practices. For the first time in months, I felt such peace and I began to hope and dream for a better future. I would say I’ve gotten more than what I came for because I have a plan for changing my life more powerful than ever before. — Megan Chandler