This five-day Meditation Course will introduce beginners to the practical steps to establishing a daily meditation practice.
Arrival and Departure Information
Arrival - Sunday 3:00pm
Departure - Friday 2:00pm
Above times are suggested times, so feel free to join us Sunday when you can and leave Friday when you need to. Planning to arrive and depart here by bus? See more information.
5:30am Wake up bell
6:00am Satsang* or Silent Walk
8:00am Hatha Yoga Class
10:00am Organic, Vegetarian Brunch
11:00am Karma Yoga
12:00pm Optional Activity (coaching class, walk or other activity)
2:00pm Meditation Workshop
4:00pm Hatha Yoga Class
6:00pm Organic, Vegetarian Dinner
10:30pm Lights Out
* Satsang - 30-minute silent meditation, kirtan / chanting, spiritual lecture. Daily activity schedule, and/or possible changes, will be announced at morning Satsang.
To view our registration process, please click here.
The course tuition (listed above) is for the workshops only. Your accommodation rate includes satsang, vegetarian meals and Hatha yoga classes which are offered twice daily.
Swami Ambikananda is the Ashram's resident sannyasa, or monk. She exemplifies Yoga as a joyful, light-hearted practice and has a contagious laugh that mirrors her approach to life. Through her dedication to the practices, her caring service and devotion, she brings an upbeat approach to Yoga, the gardens and the satsang hall.
Mahadev Chaitanya, manager of the Sivananda Yoga Ranch, has been dedicated to the practices of Yoga for nearly a decade. Through his intense devotion to Yoga and his great sense of humor, Mahadev Chaitanya is a wonderful teacher who effortlessly weaves classical yoga teachings into today's modern lifestyle.