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    22 India Pilgrimage In the footsteps of the Masters The blessings of pilgrimage and the power of being in places blessed by saints will change you and deepen you in ways you never would have thought possible The effects of pilgrimage last a lifetime the memories of sweet experiences making God s presence an ever deepening living reality within Nayaswami Krishnadas and Nayaswami Mantradevi November Sunday Nov 26 Sunday Dec 3 Costa Rica Ananda Yoga Vacation Come join us for a relaxing healing retreat on the blue waters of Costa Rica s beautiful Pacific Coast Nayaswami Diksha and Nayaswami Gyandev McCord Personal Retreat Combine personal quiet time with choices of classes and activities More Spiritual Growth Discover a center of calmness within yourself and learn to apply that creatively to any aspect of your life Mindful Living Strengthening Your Inner Life Spiritual Relationships Wisdom of Yogananda Karma Yoga Spiritual Travel Trips led by Expanding Light staff include pilgrimages as well as travel and vacations with a spiritual component More Karma Yoga Spiritualize Your Life Have the life changing experience of living at a spiritual retreat center for 2 weeks to 3 months More Ananda Institute of Cooperative Living Join us at Ananda Village for spiritual internships and programs for living a deeper spiritual daily life More Ananda Meditation Experience the divine within yourself in a calm and focused environment Meditation Retreats and Workshops Kriya Yoga Meditation Teacher Training Ananda Yoga A powerful spiritual practice and not merely an exercise routine Yoga Retreats Teacher Training Therapy Training Holistic Health How to Achieve Glowing Health and Vitality Holistic Health Retreats Teacher Training at the Ananda School of Yoga Meditation Ananda Yoga Teacher Training Ananda Yoga Therapy Training Ananda Meditation Teacher Training Spiritual Counselor Training Online Learning Exciting and informative courses available for you to take in the comfort of your own home More Ananda s Karma Yoga Ashram Program Spiritualize Your Daily Life Service is Joy Karma Yoga is working with the thought that it is God within us serving God within all Learn to spiritualize your daily life in an ashram environment with a community of like minded individuals practicing meditation and living a spiritual life Our karma yoga ashram program is held at Ananda s spiritual retreat The Expanding Light nestled among 700 acres of the Sierra Nevada Foothills of northern California Transform your consciousness and awaken your infinite potential Our program includes a balance of selfless service or karma yoga fun and lessons in meditation and Raja Yoga based on the spiritual teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda Yogananda is well known and loved worldwide for his best selling spiritual classic Autobiography of a Yogi Learn more about Ananda s Karma Yoga Ashram Program Karma Yoga Karma Yoga Cost Daily Schedule Testimonials What aspect of the Karma Yoga Program has influenced your life most deeply Find Out On line Learning with the Expanding Light We have many exciting and informative courses available for you to take in the comfort of your

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    Spiritualize Your Life Have the life changing experience of living at a spiritual retreat center for 2 weeks to 3 months More Ananda Institute of Cooperative Living Join us at Ananda Village for spiritual internships and programs for living a deeper spiritual daily life More Ananda Meditation Experience the divine within yourself in a calm and focused environment Meditation Retreats and Workshops Kriya Yoga Meditation Teacher Training Ananda Yoga A powerful spiritual practice and not merely an exercise routine Yoga Retreats Teacher Training Therapy Training Holistic Health How to Achieve Glowing Health and Vitality Holistic Health Retreats Teacher Training at the Ananda School of Yoga Meditation Ananda Yoga Teacher Training Ananda Yoga Therapy Training Ananda Meditation Teacher Training Spiritual Counselor Training Online Learning Exciting and informative courses available for you to take in the comfort of your own home More Ananda s Karma Yoga Ashram Program Spiritualize Your Daily Life Service is Joy Karma Yoga is working with the thought that it is God within us serving God within all Learn to spiritualize your daily life in an ashram environment with a community of like minded individuals practicing meditation and living a spiritual life Our karma yoga ashram program is held at Ananda s spiritual retreat The Expanding Light nestled among 700 acres of the Sierra Nevada Foothills of northern California Transform your consciousness and awaken your infinite potential Our program includes a balance of selfless service or karma yoga fun and lessons in meditation and Raja Yoga based on the spiritual teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda Yogananda is well known and loved worldwide for his best selling spiritual classic Autobiography of a Yogi Learn more about Ananda s Karma Yoga Ashram Program Karma Yoga Karma Yoga Cost Daily Schedule Testimonials What aspect of the Karma Yoga Program has influenced your life most deeply Find Out On line Learning with the Expanding Light We have many exciting and informative courses available for you to take in the comfort of your own home We are partnering with Online with Ananda to be able to bring you a variety of programs and subscription options that are very affordable Learn more about On line Learning with the Expanding Light AVAILABLE NOW IN YOUR HOME Online Learning Online Learning Overview Ananda Meditation Teacher Training Online Vegetarian Cooking Online for Health and Vitality Sharing Meditation with Others Nursing CE Contact Hours Eligible Courses Continuing Education Contact Hours Nurses can receive nursing continuing education credit by taking many of our courses Look for the logo on our Calendar page or on the individual course pages Learn more about Nursing CE Contact Hours and eligible courses Upcoming Special Events 2016 January Sunday Jan 31 Sunday Feb 7 Inner Renewal Week Going Deeper into God This week can permanently transform and deepen your spiritual life It is led by the spiritual directors of Ananda Worldwide and offered to serious spiritual seekers Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi February Friday Feb 26 Sunday Feb 28 You Can Change Your Brain and Transform

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    law of creation Nayaswami Anandi Friday Apr 29 Sunday May 1 Find Your Authentic Voice A Key to Effective Communication and Self Empowerment Through the power of your voice you can transmit the power clarity and warmth of the soul Learning how to use the voice effectively brings deep and lasting benefits for personal growth and expression Nayaswami Mukti May Friday May 6 Sunday May 8 First Timers Weekend While many of our programs work wonderfully for first time visitors this one is designed especially for you It s a perfect getaway with a blend of relaxation inspiration yoga postures meditation instruction and delicious vegetarian food in a beautiful atmosphere You ll be amazed how much you can learn and experience in just one weekend Friday May 6 Sunday May 8 Practical Steps for Painfree Living Yoga Techniques for Health and Relaxation Do everyday activities seem to trigger unwanted stiffness or pain in your body During this rejuvenating weekend you will be invited to release physical tension find correct balance and relax the whole body You will leave with a yoga routine designed to help you take your restorative practice home Satyana Willard Friday May 13 Sunday May 15 Learn How to Meditate for Opening the Heart By calming the restless waves of emotion in the heart through a simple and effective meditation technique you will experience your natural heart qualities such as love kindness and courage This weekend program will give you take home skills that you will look forward to making a regular practice Sabari Lester Friday May 13 Sunday May 15 Restorative Yoga to Relax and Rejuvenate Restorative yoga is currently the most popular style of yoga in the United States with good reason Restorative yoga is safe nurturing and systematic and helps you relax and release deep tension with no effort Melody Hansen Sunday May 15 Thursday May 19 Kriya Yoga Pilgrimage Attuning to Joy The meditation shrines at Ananda Village are as special as many of the great places around the globe Take a simple meditation focused retreat to dive deeply into the vibrations of our line of Masters Nayaswami Anandi and Bharat Cornell Thursday May 19 Sunday May 22 Kriyaban Retreat with Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi For Kriyabans worldwide to come together to energize and inspire our practice of Yogananda s Kriya Yoga practice Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi Sunday May 22 Saturday May 28 The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita Powerful Practical Keys to Spiritual Growth Take your spiritual life into an entirely new dimension as you unlock the secrets of this powerful scripture Nayaswami Gyandev McCord and Nayaswami Diksha Sunday May 22 Friday May 27 Ananda Holistic Health Retreat Achieving Glowing Health and Vitality Immerse yourself in an environment that will support you in every way diet exercise meditation changing habits living a balanced life Maitri Jones Nayaswami Mangala and Nayaswami Anandi Friday May 27 Monday May 30 Yoga Getaway for Memorial Day Find Balance Harmony and Strength Take a weekend getaway that will leave you feeling physically rejuvenated and mentally awake and ready for the coming of summer There s no better vacation than one that helps you change your pace and refresh your inner resources Badri Matlock Friday May 27 Sunday May 29 The Chakras Inner Guide to Self Realization You ll learn more about what the chakras do and you ll be guided through experiences of them on progressively deeper levels Nayaswami Maria Sunday May 29 Sunday Jun 5 Advanced Pranayama Pranayama is the key to a deep experience of yoga postures and meditation Nayaswami Gyandev McCord and Nayaswami Diksha June Thursday Jun 2 Sunday Jun 12 Living with Spirit Yoga Meditation Community and Sustainable Agriculture Two weeks of adventure in spirit friendship and fun Badri Matlock Thursday Jun 2 Sunday Jun 5 A Women s Retreat Sharing from the Heart Developing Inner Strength to Help Yourself and Others A wonderful weekend with Nayaswami Devi and Dr Shanti Rubenstone Nayaswami Devi and Shanti Rubenstone Friday Jun 3 Sunday Jun 5 Integrating Yoga and Meditation Use yoga to help you become more relaxed and centered for deeper meditations And use the intuition gained in meditation to help you attune to the deeper effects of yoga postures Sunday Jun 5 Saturday Jun 11 The Essence of the Yoga Sutras Apply the Wisdom of Patanjali for Spiritual Success Patanjali the great ancient exponent of yoga described the stages of spiritual development for all seekers These principles of yoga are based not on dogma but on how we are made Pranaba and Parvati Hansen Thursday Jun 9 Sunday Jun 12 Preparing for a Lifetime of Kriya For disciples of Yogananda a review and deepening of your practices of AUM technique Hong Sau in the spine and other advanced practices to prepare you for Kriya Yoga initiation for those eligible Sanjan Thelen Friday Jun 10 Sunday Jun 12 How to Connect with God The Divine expresses itself through qualities we can tangibly feel peace calmness love joy light sound power and wisdom During this weekend you ll have the opportunity to experience God in each of these manifestations Sahaja Sims Friday Jun 10 Sunday Jun 12 Yoga for Stronger Bones Enjoy a weekend of Therapeutic Ananda Yoga to strengthen your bones and muscles Maitri Jones Sunday Jun 12 Friday Jun 17 How to Create Your Own Happiness Take a 5 day vacation for personal transformation You ll gain experiences and tools you can use throughout your life Nayaswami Anandi Sunday Jun 19 Sunday Jun 26 Yoga Therapy Training Principles This in depth 7 day program is the first module of Ananda s Yoga Therapy Training It will give you many practical foundational skills necessary for a safe and effective yoga therapy practice You will also gain an understanding of the foundations of yoga therapy which come from the ancient sciences of Yoga and Ayurveda Nayaswami Mangala Maitri Jones and Barbara Bingham Thursday Jun 23 Sunday Jul 3 Ananda Meditation Teacher Training Meditation is well known in today s world as an invaluable aid to enhance one s quality of life mentally physically emotionally and spiritually Meditation teachers are in demand for yoga studios churches businesses health clubs etc become one yourself Nayaswami Diksha Nayaswami Anandi and Nayaswami Gyandev McCord Friday Jun 24 Sunday Jun 26 Learn How to Meditate Techniques for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living Meditation is recommended everywhere these days for the tremendous benefits in enhancing mental clarity inner peace creativity and overall physical health Nayaswami Mukti Ganesha Kieran and Sahaja Sims Sunday Jun 26 Wednesday Jul 6 Yoga Therapy Training Musculoskeletal 1 This course will explore problems of the back knee hip shoulder and more in great depth and detail You ll learn to evaluate communicate and teach yoga safely to help with pain relief and pain management from the simplest situations to the more complex Nicole DeAvilla July Friday Jul 1 Sunday Jul 3 First Timers Weekend While many of our programs work wonderfully for first time visitors this one is designed especially for you It s a perfect getaway with a blend of relaxation inspiration yoga postures meditation instruction and delicious vegetarian food in a beautiful atmosphere You ll be amazed how much you can learn and experience in just one weekend Friday Jul 8 Sunday Jul 10 How to Know and Trust Your Inner Guidance Developing Intuition can be an amazing time saving device It is the fruit of practicing the skills you will learn during this program awareness meditation and a joyful inner balance Led by guest teacher David Gamow author of the book Freedom from Stress David Gamow Friday Jul 8 Sunday Jul 10 Happiness Getaway Happiness is a natural quality of the soul Yet in our busy lives this lightness of spirit can get lost Learn skills and tools to restore your inner balance and bring happiness into your daily life Nayaswami Anandi Sunday Jul 10 Sunday Aug 7 Ananda Yoga Teacher Training A Spiritual Approach to Yoga Go beyond physical exercise into the deeper realms of yoga It s a life changing journey for you and your students as you experience Ananda s unique integrated approach to working directly with the body s subtle energies for spiritual growth and wellness on all levels Badri Matlock Maitri Jones Melody Hansen Nayaswami Gyandev McCord Nayaswami Diksha and Barbara Bingham Sunday Jul 10 Saturday Jul 23 Ananda Yoga Assistantship This Level 2 teacher training program is offered on a space available basis to Ananda Yoga Teacher Training graduates who have at least 100 hours or one year of yoga teaching experience after completing Level 1 or Bridge to Ananda Yoga Parts 1 and 2 Patricipants will get personal coaching in adapting poses for individual needs plus hands on experience as an Ananda Yoga Teacher Training program assistant Maitri Jones Sunday Jul 10 Monday Jul 18 Bridge to Ananda Yoga Teachers of other styles of yoga often want to transfer into Ananda s Level 2 Yoga Teacher Training or Yoga Therapy Training after they ve experienced the gentle power of Ananda Yoga Nayaswami Mangala Badri Matlock Dayavati Barsic and Maitri Jones Wednesday Jul 13 Sunday Jul 17 How to Love and Be Loved Seeing your love and harmony reflected in others is life transforming Learn effective skills to enjoy better communication and joy in your relationships Nayaswami Mantradevi and Nayaswami Anandi Friday Jul 22 Sunday Jul 24 How to Be a Channel of Divine Grace How to feel the divine presence more deeply in your life and to share that with others based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda Nayaswami Maria Friday Jul 22 Sunday Jul 24 Learn How to Meditate for Focus and Concentration Everything about modern life conspires toward restlessness and lack of focus Concentration is a skill that can and must be learned using the powerful tool of a basic meditation technique Nayaswami Krishnadas Sunday Jul 24 Friday Jul 29 Change Your Magnetism Change Your Life How to Eliminate Self Defeating Patterns and Attract True Success This 5 day format helps you absorb how truly to change your life you will have a powerful jumpstart for personal transformation Nayaswami Naidhruva Friday Jul 29 Sunday Jul 31 Yoga for Chakra Awareness Awaken the Energy of Your Spiritual Spine During this special weekend course you will enjoy a deep and focused practice of Ananda Yoga postures to help you tune into and awaken the energy in the chakras August Friday Aug 5 Sunday Aug 7 Sky and Earth Touched Me A Nature Awareness Weekend for Inner Awakening Experience nature deeply with awareness activities created by Ananda s renowned nature educator Joseph Bharat Cornell An inspirational educational and fun adventure Sundara Traymar Sunday Aug 7 Sunday Aug 14 Spiritual Renewal Week Join the Ananda Community in our annual week of Spiritual Renewal the highlight of Ananda s summer for over 40 years Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi Friday Aug 19 Sunday Aug 21 Release the Past Uncover the Power of the Present to Heal Your Life While the past can burden us either by what we have done or what has been done to us we are really not meant to carry that burden Nayaswami Diksha and Nayaswami Anandi Sunday Aug 21 Friday Aug 26 How to Create Your Own Happiness Take a 5 day vacation for personal transformation You ll gain experiences and tools you can use throughout your life Nayaswami Anandi Friday Aug 26 Sunday Aug 28 Deepening Your Practice of Meditation Bathe in the Gift of Inner Peace If your meditation practice needs recharging or restarting this weekend will re inspire you Deepening your experience of meditation will open doors to inner freedom Nayaswami Mukti Friday Aug 26 Sunday Aug 28 Life Transitions What s My Next Step Sometimes changes are thrust upon us sometimes they come from deep within ourselves Either way we want to move in a direction that is positive growthful and spiritually uplifting Nayaswami Mantradevi Wednesday Aug 31 Saturday Sep 3 Restorative Yoga Teacher Training Restorative yoga is a popular way for beginning through advanced yoga students to experience true relaxation often the most difficult skill to master Melody Hansen September Thursday Sep 1 Sunday Sep 11 Ananda Meditation Teacher Training Meditation is well known in today s world as an invaluable aid to enhance one s quality of life mentally physically emotionally and spiritually Meditation teachers are in demand for yoga studios churches businesses health clubs etc become one yourself Nayaswami Diksha Nayaswami Anandi and Nayaswami Gyandev McCord Friday Sep 2 Monday Sep 5 Yoga Getaway for Labor Day Give yourself a marvelous gift at the end of your busy summer Take a weekend getaway that will leave you feeling physically rejuvenated and mentally awake and ready for the coming change of seasons Badri Matlock Sunday Sep 4 Wednesday Sep 7 Yoga Therapy Training Seniors and Bone Strength Formerly Seniors and Osteoporosis Yoga teachers and yoga therapists have an opportunity to provide a much needed service by learning to help older people and those with bone strength issues Maitri Jones Barbara Bingham and Nayaswami Mangala Monday Sep 5 Monday Nov 14 Ananda Meditation Teacher Training Online 10 Week Online Certification Course Meditation is becoming well known as an invaluable tool for enhancing one s quality of life mentally physically emotionally and spiritually Meditation teachers are needed and wanted in yoga studios churches businesses health clubs and more Nayaswami Diksha Nayaswami Gyandev McCord and Nayaswami Anandi Wednesday Sep 7 Monday Sep 12 Yoga Therapy Training Psychology and Mental Health Exploring Yogic Ayurvedic and Western Perspectives Nayaswami Mangala Nayaswami Mantradevi and Therese Smith Friday Sep 9 Sunday Sep 11 Explore the Path of Kriya Yoga The Kriya Yoga teachings and techniques of Paramhansa Yogananda provide a straight clear path to Truth This weekend is an introduction for all interested in knowing more Badri Matlock Friday Sep 9 Sunday Sep 11 Learn How to Meditate Techniques for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living Meditation is recommended everywhere these days for the tremendous benefits in enhancing mental clarity inner peace creativity and overall physical health Nayaswami Mukti Ganesha Kieran and Sahaja Sims Sunday Sep 18 Friday Sep 23 Sharing Nature Training and Retreat Learn techniques to give children and adults a dynamic and inspiring experience of nature Sundara Traymar and Bharat Cornell Friday Sep 23 Sunday Sep 25 Recreate Yourself Take this opportunity to learn how to become the best yet version of yourself Discover how to bring out your inner creative potential and open the door to deeper fulfillment Nayaswami Mantradevi Tuesday Sep 27 Saturday Oct 1 Yoga Therapy Training Ayurveda Learn a powerful approach to guiding clients to optimal health The principles of Ayurveda India s ancient healing science will help you tailor yoga techniques to each client s unique needs Nayaswami Mangala Friday Sep 30 Sunday Oct 2 Learn How to Meditate Techniques for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living Meditation is recommended everywhere these days for the tremendous benefits in enhancing mental clarity inner peace creativity and overall physical health Nayaswami Mukti Ganesha Kieran and Sahaja Sims October Sunday Oct 2 Sunday Oct 9 Yoga Therapy Training Health Challenges I Formerly Specialties 1 Yoga therapy has proved extremely helpful for such common health conditions as Stress Anxiety Depression Insomnia Neurological Neuromuscular disorders and Cancer Maitri Jones Nayaswami Mangala and Barbara Bingham Tuesday Oct 4 Sunday Oct 9 Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training will leave you feeling confident and well prepared with knowledge and the ability to safely and lovingly work with prenatal yoga students Nicole DeAvilla Thursday Oct 6 Sunday Oct 9 Preparing for a Lifetime of Kriya For disciples of Yogananda a review and deepening of your practices of AUM technique Hong Sau in the spine and other advanced practices to prepare you for Kriya Yoga initiation for those eligible Sanjan Thelen Friday Oct 7 Sunday Oct 9 Prenatal Yoga Retreat Learn the use of yogic tools and techniques for a positive pregnancy labor and birth experience Melody Hansen Sunday Oct 9 Sunday Oct 16 Meditation Solutions Meditation Teacher Training Level 2 A wonderful week of deepening your personal spiritual life and intensifying your daily meditation practices In addition you ll learn new teaching skills and polish the ones you may already be using Nayaswami Diksha Nayaswami Gyandev McCord and Nayaswami Anandi Tuesday Oct 18 Sunday Oct 23 Spiritual Counseling Training Most us find ourselves in the position of listening to someone talk to us about their problems Would you like to feel more confident about how to respond Nayaswami Diksha Nayaswami Anandi and Nayaswami Mangala Friday Oct 21 Sunday Oct 23 Developing Intuition How to Know and Trust Your Inner Guidance Life continually offers us difficult choices Intuition is a human faculty deeper than thought the clear inner knowing of what is true It is a skill that can be learned and developed Nayaswami Mukti Sunday Oct 23 Sunday Nov 20 Ananda Yoga Teacher Training A Spiritual Approach to Yoga Go beyond physical exercise into the deeper realms of yoga It s a life changing journey for you and your students as you experience Ananda s unique integrated approach to working directly with the body s subtle energies for spiritual growth and wellness on all levels Badri Matlock Maitri Jones Melody Hansen Nayaswami Gyandev McCord Nayaswami Diksha and Barbara Bingham Sunday Oct 23 Saturday Nov 5 Ananda Yoga Assistantship This Level 2 teacher training program is offered on a space available basis to Ananda Yoga Teacher Training graduates who have at least 100 hours or one year of yoga teaching experience after completing Level 1 or Bridge to Ananda Yoga Parts 1 and 2 Patricipants will get personal coaching in adapting poses for individual needs plus hands on experience as an Ananda Yoga Teacher Training program assistant Maitri Jones Sunday Oct 23 Monday Oct 31 Bridge to Ananda Yoga Teachers of other styles of yoga often want to transfer into Ananda s Level 2 Yoga Teacher

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    will be invited to release physical tension find correct balance and relax the whole body You will leave with a yoga routine designed to help you take your restorative practice home Satyana Willard Friday May 13 Sunday May 15 Learn How to Meditate for Opening the Heart By calming the restless waves of emotion in the heart through a simple and effective meditation technique you will experience your natural heart qualities such as love kindness and courage This weekend program will give you take home skills that you will look forward to making a regular practice Sabari Lester Friday May 13 Sunday May 15 Restorative Yoga to Relax and Rejuvenate Restorative yoga is currently the most popular style of yoga in the United States with good reason Restorative yoga is safe nurturing and systematic and helps you relax and release deep tension with no effort Melody Hansen Sunday May 15 Thursday May 19 Kriya Yoga Pilgrimage Attuning to Joy The meditation shrines at Ananda Village are as special as many of the great places around the globe Take a simple meditation focused retreat to dive deeply into the vibrations of our line of Masters Nayaswami Anandi and Bharat Cornell Thursday May 19 Sunday May 22 Kriyaban Retreat with Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi For Kriyabans worldwide to come together to energize and inspire our practice of Yogananda s Kriya Yoga practice Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi Saturday May 21 Saturday Jun 11 Pilgrimage to Spain Italy Sacred Sites in Southern Europe Experience Historical and Holy Sites and Walk Where Saints Walked Experience the deep vibrations of early monasteries ancient convents museums opulent palaces and antique castles places of spiritual historical and artful inspiration Nayaswami Krishnadas and Nayaswami Mantradevi Sunday May 22 Saturday May 28 The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita Powerful Practical Keys to Spiritual Growth Take your spiritual life into an entirely new dimension as you unlock the secrets of this powerful scripture Nayaswami Gyandev McCord and Nayaswami Diksha Sunday May 22 Friday May 27 Ananda Holistic Health Retreat Achieving Glowing Health and Vitality Immerse yourself in an environment that will support you in every way diet exercise meditation changing habits living a balanced life Maitri Jones Nayaswami Mangala and Nayaswami Anandi Friday May 27 Monday May 30 Yoga Getaway for Memorial Day Find Balance Harmony and Strength Take a weekend getaway that will leave you feeling physically rejuvenated and mentally awake and ready for the coming of summer There s no better vacation than one that helps you change your pace and refresh your inner resources Badri Matlock Friday May 27 Sunday May 29 The Chakras Inner Guide to Self Realization You ll learn more about what the chakras do and you ll be guided through experiences of them on progressively deeper levels Nayaswami Maria Sunday May 29 Sunday Jun 5 Advanced Pranayama Pranayama is the key to a deep experience of yoga postures and meditation Nayaswami Gyandev McCord and Nayaswami Diksha June Thursday Jun 2 Sunday Jun 12 Living with Spirit Yoga Meditation Community and Sustainable Agriculture Two weeks of adventure in spirit friendship and fun Badri Matlock Thursday Jun 2 Sunday Jun 5 A Women s Retreat Sharing from the Heart Developing Inner Strength to Help Yourself and Others A wonderful weekend with Nayaswami Devi and Dr Shanti Rubenstone Nayaswami Devi and Shanti Rubenstone Friday Jun 3 Sunday Jun 5 Integrating Yoga and Meditation Use yoga to help you become more relaxed and centered for deeper meditations And use the intuition gained in meditation to help you attune to the deeper effects of yoga postures Sunday Jun 5 Saturday Jun 11 The Essence of the Yoga Sutras Apply the Wisdom of Patanjali for Spiritual Success Patanjali the great ancient exponent of yoga described the stages of spiritual development for all seekers These principles of yoga are based not on dogma but on how we are made Pranaba and Parvati Hansen Thursday Jun 9 Sunday Jun 12 Preparing for a Lifetime of Kriya For disciples of Yogananda a review and deepening of your practices of AUM technique Hong Sau in the spine and other advanced practices to prepare you for Kriya Yoga initiation for those eligible Sanjan Thelen Friday Jun 10 Sunday Jun 12 How to Connect with God The Divine expresses itself through qualities we can tangibly feel peace calmness love joy light sound power and wisdom During this weekend you ll have the opportunity to experience God in each of these manifestations Sahaja Sims Friday Jun 10 Sunday Jun 12 Yoga for Stronger Bones Enjoy a weekend of Therapeutic Ananda Yoga to strengthen your bones and muscles Maitri Jones Sunday Jun 12 Friday Jun 17 How to Create Your Own Happiness Take a 5 day vacation for personal transformation You ll gain experiences and tools you can use throughout your life Nayaswami Anandi Sunday Jun 19 Sunday Jun 26 Yoga Therapy Training Principles This in depth 7 day program is the first module of Ananda s Yoga Therapy Training It will give you many practical foundational skills necessary for a safe and effective yoga therapy practice You will also gain an understanding of the foundations of yoga therapy which come from the ancient sciences of Yoga and Ayurveda Nayaswami Mangala Maitri Jones and Barbara Bingham Thursday Jun 23 Sunday Jul 3 Ananda Meditation Teacher Training Meditation is well known in today s world as an invaluable aid to enhance one s quality of life mentally physically emotionally and spiritually Meditation teachers are in demand for yoga studios churches businesses health clubs etc become one yourself Nayaswami Diksha Nayaswami Anandi and Nayaswami Gyandev McCord Friday Jun 24 Sunday Jun 26 Learn How to Meditate Techniques for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living Meditation is recommended everywhere these days for the tremendous benefits in enhancing mental clarity inner peace creativity and overall physical health Nayaswami Mukti Ganesha Kieran and Sahaja Sims Sunday Jun 26 Wednesday Jul 6 Yoga Therapy Training Musculoskeletal 1 This course will explore problems of the back knee hip shoulder and more in great depth and detail You ll learn to evaluate communicate and teach yoga safely to help with pain relief and pain management from the simplest situations to the more complex Nicole DeAvilla July Friday Jul 1 Sunday Jul 3 First Timers Weekend While many of our programs work wonderfully for first time visitors this one is designed especially for you It s a perfect getaway with a blend of relaxation inspiration yoga postures meditation instruction and delicious vegetarian food in a beautiful atmosphere You ll be amazed how much you can learn and experience in just one weekend Friday Jul 8 Sunday Jul 10 How to Know and Trust Your Inner Guidance Developing Intuition can be an amazing time saving device It is the fruit of practicing the skills you will learn during this program awareness meditation and a joyful inner balance Led by guest teacher David Gamow author of the book Freedom from Stress David Gamow Friday Jul 8 Sunday Jul 10 Happiness Getaway Happiness is a natural quality of the soul Yet in our busy lives this lightness of spirit can get lost Learn skills and tools to restore your inner balance and bring happiness into your daily life Nayaswami Anandi Sunday Jul 10 Sunday Aug 7 Ananda Yoga Teacher Training A Spiritual Approach to Yoga Go beyond physical exercise into the deeper realms of yoga It s a life changing journey for you and your students as you experience Ananda s unique integrated approach to working directly with the body s subtle energies for spiritual growth and wellness on all levels Badri Matlock Maitri Jones Melody Hansen Nayaswami Gyandev McCord Nayaswami Diksha and Barbara Bingham Sunday Jul 10 Saturday Jul 23 Ananda Yoga Assistantship This Level 2 teacher training program is offered on a space available basis to Ananda Yoga Teacher Training graduates who have at least 100 hours or one year of yoga teaching experience after completing Level 1 or Bridge to Ananda Yoga Parts 1 and 2 Patricipants will get personal coaching in adapting poses for individual needs plus hands on experience as an Ananda Yoga Teacher Training program assistant Maitri Jones Sunday Jul 10 Monday Jul 18 Bridge to Ananda Yoga Teachers of other styles of yoga often want to transfer into Ananda s Level 2 Yoga Teacher Training or Yoga Therapy Training after they ve experienced the gentle power of Ananda Yoga Nayaswami Mangala Badri Matlock Dayavati Barsic and Maitri Jones Wednesday Jul 13 Sunday Jul 17 How to Love and Be Loved Seeing your love and harmony reflected in others is life transforming Learn effective skills to enjoy better communication and joy in your relationships Nayaswami Mantradevi and Nayaswami Anandi Friday Jul 22 Sunday Jul 24 How to Be a Channel of Divine Grace How to feel the divine presence more deeply in your life and to share that with others based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda Nayaswami Maria Friday Jul 22 Sunday Jul 24 Learn How to Meditate for Focus and Concentration Everything about modern life conspires toward restlessness and lack of focus Concentration is a skill that can and must be learned using the powerful tool of a basic meditation technique Nayaswami Krishnadas Sunday Jul 24 Friday Jul 29 Change Your Magnetism Change Your Life How to Eliminate Self Defeating Patterns and Attract True Success This 5 day format helps you absorb how truly to change your life you will have a powerful jumpstart for personal transformation Nayaswami Naidhruva Friday Jul 29 Sunday Jul 31 Yoga for Chakra Awareness Awaken the Energy of Your Spiritual Spine During this special weekend course you will enjoy a deep and focused practice of Ananda Yoga postures to help you tune into and awaken the energy in the chakras August Friday Aug 5 Sunday Aug 7 Sky and Earth Touched Me A Nature Awareness Weekend for Inner Awakening Experience nature deeply with awareness activities created by Ananda s renowned nature educator Joseph Bharat Cornell An inspirational educational and fun adventure Sundara Traymar Sunday Aug 7 Sunday Aug 14 Spiritual Renewal Week Join the Ananda Community in our annual week of Spiritual Renewal the highlight of Ananda s summer for over 40 years Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi Friday Aug 19 Sunday Aug 21 Release the Past Uncover the Power of the Present to Heal Your Life While the past can burden us either by what we have done or what has been done to us we are really not meant to carry that burden Nayaswami Diksha and Nayaswami Anandi Sunday Aug 21 Friday Aug 26 How to Create Your Own Happiness Take a 5 day vacation for personal transformation You ll gain experiences and tools you can use throughout your life Nayaswami Anandi Friday Aug 26 Sunday Aug 28 Deepening Your Practice of Meditation Bathe in the Gift of Inner Peace If your meditation practice needs recharging or restarting this weekend will re inspire you Deepening your experience of meditation will open doors to inner freedom Nayaswami Mukti Friday Aug 26 Sunday Aug 28 Life Transitions What s My Next Step Sometimes changes are thrust upon us sometimes they come from deep within ourselves Either way we want to move in a direction that is positive growthful and spiritually uplifting Nayaswami Mantradevi Wednesday Aug 31 Saturday Sep 3 Restorative Yoga Teacher Training Restorative yoga is a popular way for beginning through advanced yoga students to experience true relaxation often the most difficult skill to master Melody Hansen September Thursday Sep 1 Sunday Sep 11 Ananda Meditation Teacher Training Meditation is well known in today s world as an invaluable aid to enhance one s quality of life mentally physically emotionally and spiritually Meditation teachers are in demand for yoga studios churches businesses health clubs etc become one yourself Nayaswami Diksha Nayaswami Anandi and Nayaswami Gyandev McCord Friday Sep 2 Monday Sep 5 Yoga Getaway for Labor Day Give yourself a marvelous gift at the end of your busy summer Take a weekend getaway that will leave you feeling physically rejuvenated and mentally awake and ready for the coming change of seasons Badri Matlock Sunday Sep 4 Wednesday Sep 7 Yoga Therapy Training Seniors and Bone Strength Formerly Seniors and Osteoporosis Yoga teachers and yoga therapists have an opportunity to provide a much needed service by learning to help older people and those with bone strength issues Maitri Jones Barbara Bingham and Nayaswami Mangala Monday Sep 5 Monday Nov 14 Ananda Meditation Teacher Training Online 10 Week Online Certification Course Meditation is becoming well known as an invaluable tool for enhancing one s quality of life mentally physically emotionally and spiritually Meditation teachers are needed and wanted in yoga studios churches businesses health clubs and more Nayaswami Diksha Nayaswami Gyandev McCord and Nayaswami Anandi Wednesday Sep 7 Monday Sep 12 Yoga Therapy Training Psychology and Mental Health Exploring Yogic Ayurvedic and Western Perspectives Nayaswami Mangala Nayaswami Mantradevi and Therese Smith Friday Sep 9 Sunday Sep 11 Explore the Path of Kriya Yoga The Kriya Yoga teachings and techniques of Paramhansa Yogananda provide a straight clear path to Truth This weekend is an introduction for all interested in knowing more Badri Matlock Friday Sep 9 Sunday Sep 11 Learn How to Meditate Techniques for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living Meditation is recommended everywhere these days for the tremendous benefits in enhancing mental clarity inner peace creativity and overall physical health Nayaswami Mukti Ganesha Kieran and Sahaja Sims Sunday Sep 18 Friday Sep 23 Sharing Nature Training and Retreat Learn techniques to give children and adults a dynamic and inspiring experience of nature Sundara Traymar and Bharat Cornell Friday Sep 23 Sunday Sep 25 Recreate Yourself Take this opportunity to learn how to become the best yet version of yourself Discover how to bring out your inner creative potential and open the door to deeper fulfillment Nayaswami Mantradevi Saturday Sep 24 Saturday Oct 1 Pilgrimage to the Shrines of Paramhansa Yogananda in Southern California Join us on this amazing spiritual adventure visiting sacred places in Encinitas and Los Angeles blessed by Yogananda Badri Matlock Sunday Sep 25 Tuesday Oct 4 The Arts Culture of Assisi Tour Program A participatory artistic adventure On this tour and program you will share your time between visiting many great expressions of various art forms in Assisi and time in the studio yourself working hands on to connect with your own creative energy and manifest your own artistic expressions Dana Lynne Andersen Tuesday Sep 27 Saturday Oct 1 Yoga Therapy Training Ayurveda Learn a powerful approach to guiding clients to optimal health The principles of Ayurveda India s ancient healing science will help you tailor yoga techniques to each client s unique needs Nayaswami Mangala Friday Sep 30 Sunday Oct 2 Learn How to Meditate Techniques for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living Meditation is recommended everywhere these days for the tremendous benefits in enhancing mental clarity inner peace creativity and overall physical health Nayaswami Mukti Ganesha Kieran and Sahaja Sims October Sunday Oct 2 Sunday Oct 9 Yoga Therapy Training Health Challenges I Formerly Specialties 1 Yoga therapy has proved extremely helpful for such common health conditions as Stress Anxiety Depression Insomnia Neurological Neuromuscular disorders and Cancer Maitri Jones Nayaswami Mangala and Barbara Bingham Tuesday Oct 4 Sunday Oct 9 Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training will leave you feeling confident and well prepared with knowledge and the ability to safely and lovingly work with prenatal yoga students Nicole DeAvilla Thursday Oct 6 Sunday Oct 9 Preparing for a Lifetime of Kriya For disciples of Yogananda a review and deepening of your practices of AUM technique Hong Sau in the spine and other advanced practices to prepare you for Kriya Yoga initiation for those eligible Sanjan Thelen Friday Oct 7 Sunday Oct 9 Prenatal Yoga Retreat Learn the use of yogic tools and techniques for a positive pregnancy labor and birth experience Melody Hansen Sunday Oct 9 Sunday Oct 16 Meditation Solutions Meditation Teacher Training Level 2 A wonderful week of deepening your personal spiritual life and intensifying your daily meditation practices In addition you ll learn new teaching skills and polish the ones you may already be using Nayaswami Diksha Nayaswami Gyandev McCord and Nayaswami Anandi Tuesday Oct 18 Sunday Oct 23 Spiritual Counseling Training Most us find ourselves in the position of listening to someone talk to us about their problems Would you like to feel more confident about how to respond Nayaswami Diksha Nayaswami Anandi and Nayaswami Mangala Friday Oct 21 Sunday Oct 23 Developing Intuition How to Know and Trust Your Inner Guidance Life continually offers us difficult choices Intuition is a human faculty deeper than thought the clear inner knowing of what is true It is a skill that can be learned and developed Nayaswami Mukti Sunday Oct 23 Sunday Nov 20 Ananda Yoga Teacher Training A Spiritual Approach to Yoga Go beyond physical exercise into the deeper realms of yoga It s a life changing journey for you and your students as you experience Ananda s unique integrated approach to working directly with the body s subtle energies for spiritual growth and wellness on all levels Badri Matlock Maitri Jones Melody Hansen Nayaswami Gyandev McCord Nayaswami Diksha and Barbara Bingham Sunday Oct 23 Saturday Nov 5 Ananda Yoga Assistantship This Level 2 teacher training program is offered on a space available basis to Ananda Yoga Teacher Training graduates who have at least 100 hours or one year of yoga teaching experience after completing Level 1 or Bridge to Ananda Yoga Parts 1 and 2 Patricipants will get personal coaching in adapting poses for individual needs plus hands on experience as an Ananda Yoga Teacher Training program assistant Maitri Jones Sunday Oct 23 Monday Oct 31 Bridge to Ananda Yoga Teachers of other styles of yoga often want to transfer into Ananda s Level 2 Yoga Teacher Training or Yoga Therapy Training after they ve experienced

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    Living Meditation is recommended everywhere these days for the tremendous benefits in enhancing mental clarity inner peace creativity and overall physical health Nayaswami Mukti Ganesha Kieran and Sahaja Sims Friday Apr 15 Sunday Apr 17 A Women s Retreat Reconnect with God Yourself Nature A spiritual retreat that is refreshing beyond all other breaks It s a revitalizing feast of Divine Mother energy Nayaswami Mantradevi Saturday Apr 16 Sunday Apr 17 Springtime at Ananda Tulip Garden Open House Enjoy the magnificent tulip display at Crystal Hermitage with 10 000 blooming tulips in an exquisite setting attracts thousands of guests annually Friday Apr 22 Sunday Apr 24 How to Achieve Glowing Health Who doesn t want more happiness energy and joy This comprehensive program includes practical and rejuvenating tools for optimal health and inner well being Maitri Jones Friday Apr 22 Sunday Apr 24 Superconscious Living Learn to live with more enthusiasm love and joy The superconscious living principles use powerful laws of Spirit to help you discover your highest potential and find positive approaches to life Nayaswami Anandi Friday Apr 29 Sunday May 1 Making Miracles Happen In this course you ll learn and begin to apply principles that can bring about what seem like miracles but are in fact only the operation of a subtle law of creation Nayaswami Anandi Friday Apr 29 Sunday May 1 Find Your Authentic Voice A Key to Effective Communication and Self Empowerment Through the power of your voice you can transmit the power clarity and warmth of the soul Learning how to use the voice effectively brings deep and lasting benefits for personal growth and expression Nayaswami Mukti May Friday May 6 Sunday May 8 First Timers Weekend While many of our programs work wonderfully for first time visitors this one is designed especially for you It s a perfect getaway with a blend of relaxation inspiration yoga postures meditation instruction and delicious vegetarian food in a beautiful atmosphere You ll be amazed how much you can learn and experience in just one weekend Friday May 6 Sunday May 8 Practical Steps for Painfree Living Yoga Techniques for Health and Relaxation Do everyday activities seem to trigger unwanted stiffness or pain in your body During this rejuvenating weekend you will be invited to release physical tension find correct balance and relax the whole body You will leave with a yoga routine designed to help you take your restorative practice home Satyana Willard Friday May 13 Sunday May 15 Learn How to Meditate for Opening the Heart By calming the restless waves of emotion in the heart through a simple and effective meditation technique you will experience your natural heart qualities such as love kindness and courage This weekend program will give you take home skills that you will look forward to making a regular practice Sabari Lester Friday May 13 Sunday May 15 Restorative Yoga to Relax and Rejuvenate Restorative yoga is currently the most popular style of yoga in the United States with good reason Restorative yoga is safe nurturing and systematic and helps you relax and release deep tension with no effort Melody Hansen Sunday May 15 Thursday May 19 Kriya Yoga Pilgrimage Attuning to Joy The meditation shrines at Ananda Village are as special as many of the great places around the globe Take a simple meditation focused retreat to dive deeply into the vibrations of our line of Masters Nayaswami Anandi and Bharat Cornell Thursday May 19 Sunday May 22 Kriyaban Retreat with Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi For Kriyabans worldwide to come together to energize and inspire our practice of Yogananda s Kriya Yoga practice Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi Saturday May 21 Saturday Jun 11 Pilgrimage to Spain Italy Sacred Sites in Southern Europe Experience Historical and Holy Sites and Walk Where Saints Walked Experience the deep vibrations of early monasteries ancient convents museums opulent palaces and antique castles places of spiritual historical and artful inspiration Nayaswami Krishnadas and Nayaswami Mantradevi Sunday May 22 Saturday May 28 The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita Powerful Practical Keys to Spiritual Growth Take your spiritual life into an entirely new dimension as you unlock the secrets of this powerful scripture Nayaswami Gyandev McCord and Nayaswami Diksha Sunday May 22 Friday May 27 Ananda Holistic Health Retreat Achieving Glowing Health and Vitality Immerse yourself in an environment that will support you in every way diet exercise meditation changing habits living a balanced life Maitri Jones Nayaswami Mangala and Nayaswami Anandi Friday May 27 Monday May 30 Yoga Getaway for Memorial Day Find Balance Harmony and Strength Take a weekend getaway that will leave you feeling physically rejuvenated and mentally awake and ready for the coming of summer There s no better vacation than one that helps you change your pace and refresh your inner resources Badri Matlock Friday May 27 Sunday May 29 The Chakras Inner Guide to Self Realization You ll learn more about what the chakras do and you ll be guided through experiences of them on progressively deeper levels Nayaswami Maria Sunday May 29 Sunday Jun 5 Advanced Pranayama Pranayama is the key to a deep experience of yoga postures and meditation Nayaswami Gyandev McCord and Nayaswami Diksha June Thursday Jun 2 Sunday Jun 12 Living with Spirit Yoga Meditation Community and Sustainable Agriculture Two weeks of adventure in spirit friendship and fun Badri Matlock Thursday Jun 2 Sunday Jun 5 A Women s Retreat Sharing from the Heart Developing Inner Strength to Help Yourself and Others A wonderful weekend with Nayaswami Devi and Dr Shanti Rubenstone Nayaswami Devi and Shanti Rubenstone Friday Jun 3 Sunday Jun 5 Integrating Yoga and Meditation Use yoga to help you become more relaxed and centered for deeper meditations And use the intuition gained in meditation to help you attune to the deeper effects of yoga postures Sunday Jun 5 Saturday Jun 11 The Essence of the Yoga Sutras Apply the Wisdom of Patanjali for Spiritual Success Patanjali the great ancient exponent of yoga described the stages of spiritual development for all seekers These principles of yoga are based not on dogma but on how we are made Pranaba and Parvati Hansen Thursday Jun 9 Sunday Jun 12 Preparing for a Lifetime of Kriya For disciples of Yogananda a review and deepening of your practices of AUM technique Hong Sau in the spine and other advanced practices to prepare you for Kriya Yoga initiation for those eligible Sanjan Thelen Friday Jun 10 Sunday Jun 12 How to Connect with God The Divine expresses itself through qualities we can tangibly feel peace calmness love joy light sound power and wisdom During this weekend you ll have the opportunity to experience God in each of these manifestations Sahaja Sims Friday Jun 10 Sunday Jun 12 Yoga for Stronger Bones Enjoy a weekend of Therapeutic Ananda Yoga to strengthen your bones and muscles Maitri Jones Sunday Jun 12 Friday Jun 17 How to Create Your Own Happiness Take a 5 day vacation for personal transformation You ll gain experiences and tools you can use throughout your life Nayaswami Anandi Sunday Jun 19 Sunday Jun 26 Yoga Therapy Training Principles This in depth 7 day program is the first module of Ananda s Yoga Therapy Training It will give you many practical foundational skills necessary for a safe and effective yoga therapy practice You will also gain an understanding of the foundations of yoga therapy which come from the ancient sciences of Yoga and Ayurveda Nayaswami Mangala Maitri Jones and Barbara Bingham Thursday Jun 23 Sunday Jul 3 Ananda Meditation Teacher Training Meditation is well known in today s world as an invaluable aid to enhance one s quality of life mentally physically emotionally and spiritually Meditation teachers are in demand for yoga studios churches businesses health clubs etc become one yourself Nayaswami Diksha Nayaswami Anandi and Nayaswami Gyandev McCord Friday Jun 24 Sunday Jun 26 Learn How to Meditate Techniques for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living Meditation is recommended everywhere these days for the tremendous benefits in enhancing mental clarity inner peace creativity and overall physical health Nayaswami Mukti Ganesha Kieran and Sahaja Sims Sunday Jun 26 Wednesday Jul 6 Yoga Therapy Training Musculoskeletal 1 This course will explore problems of the back knee hip shoulder and more in great depth and detail You ll learn to evaluate communicate and teach yoga safely to help with pain relief and pain management from the simplest situations to the more complex Nicole DeAvilla July Friday Jul 1 Sunday Jul 3 First Timers Weekend While many of our programs work wonderfully for first time visitors this one is designed especially for you It s a perfect getaway with a blend of relaxation inspiration yoga postures meditation instruction and delicious vegetarian food in a beautiful atmosphere You ll be amazed how much you can learn and experience in just one weekend Friday Jul 8 Sunday Jul 10 How to Know and Trust Your Inner Guidance Developing Intuition can be an amazing time saving device It is the fruit of practicing the skills you will learn during this program awareness meditation and a joyful inner balance Led by guest teacher David Gamow author of the book Freedom from Stress David Gamow Friday Jul 8 Sunday Jul 10 Happiness Getaway Happiness is a natural quality of the soul Yet in our busy lives this lightness of spirit can get lost Learn skills and tools to restore your inner balance and bring happiness into your daily life Nayaswami Anandi Sunday Jul 10 Sunday Aug 7 Ananda Yoga Teacher Training A Spiritual Approach to Yoga Go beyond physical exercise into the deeper realms of yoga It s a life changing journey for you and your students as you experience Ananda s unique integrated approach to working directly with the body s subtle energies for spiritual growth and wellness on all levels Badri Matlock Maitri Jones Melody Hansen Nayaswami Gyandev McCord Nayaswami Diksha and Barbara Bingham Sunday Jul 10 Saturday Jul 23 Ananda Yoga Assistantship This Level 2 teacher training program is offered on a space available basis to Ananda Yoga Teacher Training graduates who have at least 100 hours or one year of yoga teaching experience after completing Level 1 or Bridge to Ananda Yoga Parts 1 and 2 Patricipants will get personal coaching in adapting poses for individual needs plus hands on experience as an Ananda Yoga Teacher Training program assistant Maitri Jones Sunday Jul 10 Monday Jul 18 Bridge to Ananda Yoga Teachers of other styles of yoga often want to transfer into Ananda s Level 2 Yoga Teacher Training or Yoga Therapy Training after they ve experienced the gentle power of Ananda Yoga Nayaswami Mangala Badri Matlock Dayavati Barsic and Maitri Jones Wednesday Jul 13 Sunday Jul 17 How to Love and Be Loved Seeing your love and harmony reflected in others is life transforming Learn effective skills to enjoy better communication and joy in your relationships Nayaswami Mantradevi and Nayaswami Anandi Friday Jul 22 Sunday Jul 24 How to Be a Channel of Divine Grace How to feel the divine presence more deeply in your life and to share that with others based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda Nayaswami Maria Friday Jul 22 Sunday Jul 24 Learn How to Meditate for Focus and Concentration Everything about modern life conspires toward restlessness and lack of focus Concentration is a skill that can and must be learned using the powerful tool of a basic meditation technique Nayaswami Krishnadas Sunday Jul 24 Friday Jul 29 Change Your Magnetism Change Your Life How to Eliminate Self Defeating Patterns and Attract True Success This 5 day format helps you absorb how truly to change your life you will have a powerful jumpstart for personal transformation Nayaswami Naidhruva Friday Jul 29 Sunday Jul 31 Yoga for Chakra Awareness Awaken the Energy of Your Spiritual Spine During this special weekend course you will enjoy a deep and focused practice of Ananda Yoga postures to help you tune into and awaken the energy in the chakras August Friday Aug 5 Sunday Aug 7 Sky and Earth Touched Me A Nature Awareness Weekend for Inner Awakening Experience nature deeply with awareness activities created by Ananda s renowned nature educator Joseph Bharat Cornell An inspirational educational and fun adventure Sundara Traymar Sunday Aug 7 Sunday Aug 14 Spiritual Renewal Week Join the Ananda Community in our annual week of Spiritual Renewal the highlight of Ananda s summer for over 40 years Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi Friday Aug 19 Sunday Aug 21 Release the Past Uncover the Power of the Present to Heal Your Life While the past can burden us either by what we have done or what has been done to us we are really not meant to carry that burden Nayaswami Diksha and Nayaswami Anandi Sunday Aug 21 Friday Aug 26 How to Create Your Own Happiness Take a 5 day vacation for personal transformation You ll gain experiences and tools you can use throughout your life Nayaswami Anandi Friday Aug 26 Sunday Aug 28 Deepening Your Practice of Meditation Bathe in the Gift of Inner Peace If your meditation practice needs recharging or restarting this weekend will re inspire you Deepening your experience of meditation will open doors to inner freedom Nayaswami Mukti Friday Aug 26 Sunday Aug 28 Life Transitions What s My Next Step Sometimes changes are thrust upon us sometimes they come from deep within ourselves Either way we want to move in a direction that is positive growthful and spiritually uplifting Nayaswami Mantradevi Wednesday Aug 31 Saturday Sep 3 Restorative Yoga Teacher Training Restorative yoga is a popular way for beginning through advanced yoga students to experience true relaxation often the most difficult skill to master Melody Hansen September Thursday Sep 1 Sunday Sep 11 Ananda Meditation Teacher Training Meditation is well known in today s world as an invaluable aid to enhance one s quality of life mentally physically emotionally and spiritually Meditation teachers are in demand for yoga studios churches businesses health clubs etc become one yourself Nayaswami Diksha Nayaswami Anandi and Nayaswami Gyandev McCord Friday Sep 2 Monday Sep 5 Yoga Getaway for Labor Day Give yourself a marvelous gift at the end of your busy summer Take a weekend getaway that will leave you feeling physically rejuvenated and mentally awake and ready for the coming change of seasons Badri Matlock Sunday Sep 4 Wednesday Sep 7 Yoga Therapy Training Seniors and Bone Strength Formerly Seniors and Osteoporosis Yoga teachers and yoga therapists have an opportunity to provide a much needed service by learning to help older people and those with bone strength issues Maitri Jones Barbara Bingham and Nayaswami Mangala Monday Sep 5 Monday Nov 14 Ananda Meditation Teacher Training Online 10 Week Online Certification Course Meditation is becoming well known as an invaluable tool for enhancing one s quality of life mentally physically emotionally and spiritually Meditation teachers are needed and wanted in yoga studios churches businesses health clubs and more Nayaswami Diksha Nayaswami Gyandev McCord and Nayaswami Anandi Wednesday Sep 7 Monday Sep 12 Yoga Therapy Training Psychology and Mental Health Exploring Yogic Ayurvedic and Western Perspectives Nayaswami Mangala Nayaswami Mantradevi and Therese Smith Friday Sep 9 Sunday Sep 11 Explore the Path of Kriya Yoga The Kriya Yoga teachings and techniques of Paramhansa Yogananda provide a straight clear path to Truth This weekend is an introduction for all interested in knowing more Badri Matlock Friday Sep 9 Sunday Sep 11 Learn How to Meditate Techniques for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living Meditation is recommended everywhere these days for the tremendous benefits in enhancing mental clarity inner peace creativity and overall physical health Nayaswami Mukti Ganesha Kieran and Sahaja Sims Sunday Sep 18 Friday Sep 23 Sharing Nature Training and Retreat Learn techniques to give children and adults a dynamic and inspiring experience of nature Sundara Traymar and Bharat Cornell Friday Sep 23 Sunday Sep 25 Recreate Yourself Take this opportunity to learn how to become the best yet version of yourself Discover how to bring out your inner creative potential and open the door to deeper fulfillment Nayaswami Mantradevi Saturday Sep 24 Saturday Oct 1 Pilgrimage to the Shrines of Paramhansa Yogananda in Southern California Join us on this amazing spiritual adventure visiting sacred places in Encinitas and Los Angeles blessed by Yogananda Badri Matlock Sunday Sep 25 Tuesday Oct 4 The Arts Culture of Assisi Tour Program A participatory artistic adventure On this tour and program you will share your time between visiting many great expressions of various art forms in Assisi and time in the studio yourself working hands on to connect with your own creative energy and manifest your own artistic expressions Dana Lynne Andersen Tuesday Sep 27 Saturday Oct 1 Yoga Therapy Training Ayurveda Learn a powerful approach to guiding clients to optimal health The principles of Ayurveda India s ancient healing science will help you tailor yoga techniques to each client s unique needs Nayaswami Mangala Friday Sep 30 Sunday Oct 2 Learn How to Meditate Techniques for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living Meditation is recommended everywhere these days for the tremendous benefits in enhancing mental clarity inner peace creativity and overall physical health Nayaswami Mukti Ganesha Kieran and Sahaja Sims October Sunday Oct 2 Sunday Oct 9 Yoga Therapy Training Health Challenges I Formerly Specialties 1 Yoga therapy has proved extremely helpful for such common health conditions as Stress Anxiety Depression Insomnia Neurological Neuromuscular disorders and Cancer Maitri Jones Nayaswami Mangala and Barbara Bingham Tuesday Oct 4 Sunday Oct 9 Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training will leave you feeling confident and well prepared with knowledge and the ability to safely and lovingly work with prenatal yoga students Nicole DeAvilla Thursday Oct 6 Sunday Oct 9 Preparing for a Lifetime of Kriya For disciples of Yogananda a review and deepening of your practices of AUM technique Hong Sau in the spine and other advanced practices

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    begin to apply principles that can bring about what seem like miracles but are in fact only the operation of a subtle law of creation Nayaswami Anandi Friday Apr 29 Sunday May 1 Find Your Authentic Voice A Key to Effective Communication and Self Empowerment Through the power of your voice you can transmit the power clarity and warmth of the soul Learning how to use the voice effectively brings deep and lasting benefits for personal growth and expression Nayaswami Mukti May Friday May 6 Sunday May 8 First Timers Weekend While many of our programs work wonderfully for first time visitors this one is designed especially for you It s a perfect getaway with a blend of relaxation inspiration yoga postures meditation instruction and delicious vegetarian food in a beautiful atmosphere You ll be amazed how much you can learn and experience in just one weekend Friday May 6 Sunday May 8 Practical Steps for Painfree Living Yoga Techniques for Health and Relaxation Do everyday activities seem to trigger unwanted stiffness or pain in your body During this rejuvenating weekend you will be invited to release physical tension find correct balance and relax the whole body You will leave with a yoga routine designed to help you take your restorative practice home Satyana Willard Friday May 13 Sunday May 15 Learn How to Meditate for Opening the Heart By calming the restless waves of emotion in the heart through a simple and effective meditation technique you will experience your natural heart qualities such as love kindness and courage This weekend program will give you take home skills that you will look forward to making a regular practice Sabari Lester Friday May 13 Sunday May 15 Restorative Yoga to Relax and Rejuvenate Restorative yoga is currently the most popular style of yoga in the United States with good reason Restorative yoga is safe nurturing and systematic and helps you relax and release deep tension with no effort Melody Hansen Sunday May 15 Thursday May 19 Kriya Yoga Pilgrimage Attuning to Joy The meditation shrines at Ananda Village are as special as many of the great places around the globe Take a simple meditation focused retreat to dive deeply into the vibrations of our line of Masters Nayaswami Anandi and Bharat Cornell Thursday May 19 Sunday May 22 Kriyaban Retreat with Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi For Kriyabans worldwide to come together to energize and inspire our practice of Yogananda s Kriya Yoga practice Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi Saturday May 21 Saturday Jun 11 Pilgrimage to Spain Italy Sacred Sites in Southern Europe Experience Historical and Holy Sites and Walk Where Saints Walked Experience the deep vibrations of early monasteries ancient convents museums opulent palaces and antique castles places of spiritual historical and artful inspiration Nayaswami Krishnadas and Nayaswami Mantradevi Sunday May 22 Saturday May 28 The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita Powerful Practical Keys to Spiritual Growth Take your spiritual life into an entirely new dimension as you unlock the secrets of this powerful scripture Nayaswami Gyandev McCord and Nayaswami Diksha Sunday May 22 Friday May 27 Ananda Holistic Health Retreat Achieving Glowing Health and Vitality Immerse yourself in an environment that will support you in every way diet exercise meditation changing habits living a balanced life Maitri Jones Nayaswami Mangala and Nayaswami Anandi Friday May 27 Monday May 30 Yoga Getaway for Memorial Day Find Balance Harmony and Strength Take a weekend getaway that will leave you feeling physically rejuvenated and mentally awake and ready for the coming of summer There s no better vacation than one that helps you change your pace and refresh your inner resources Badri Matlock Friday May 27 Sunday May 29 The Chakras Inner Guide to Self Realization You ll learn more about what the chakras do and you ll be guided through experiences of them on progressively deeper levels Nayaswami Maria Sunday May 29 Sunday Jun 5 Advanced Pranayama Pranayama is the key to a deep experience of yoga postures and meditation Nayaswami Gyandev McCord and Nayaswami Diksha June Thursday Jun 2 Sunday Jun 12 Living with Spirit Yoga Meditation Community and Sustainable Agriculture Two weeks of adventure in spirit friendship and fun Badri Matlock Thursday Jun 2 Sunday Jun 5 A Women s Retreat Sharing from the Heart Developing Inner Strength to Help Yourself and Others A wonderful weekend with Nayaswami Devi and Dr Shanti Rubenstone Nayaswami Devi and Shanti Rubenstone Friday Jun 3 Sunday Jun 5 Integrating Yoga and Meditation Use yoga to help you become more relaxed and centered for deeper meditations And use the intuition gained in meditation to help you attune to the deeper effects of yoga postures Sunday Jun 5 Saturday Jun 11 The Essence of the Yoga Sutras Apply the Wisdom of Patanjali for Spiritual Success Patanjali the great ancient exponent of yoga described the stages of spiritual development for all seekers These principles of yoga are based not on dogma but on how we are made Pranaba and Parvati Hansen Thursday Jun 9 Sunday Jun 12 Preparing for a Lifetime of Kriya For disciples of Yogananda a review and deepening of your practices of AUM technique Hong Sau in the spine and other advanced practices to prepare you for Kriya Yoga initiation for those eligible Sanjan Thelen Friday Jun 10 Sunday Jun 12 How to Connect with God The Divine expresses itself through qualities we can tangibly feel peace calmness love joy light sound power and wisdom During this weekend you ll have the opportunity to experience God in each of these manifestations Sahaja Sims Friday Jun 10 Sunday Jun 12 Yoga for Stronger Bones Enjoy a weekend of Therapeutic Ananda Yoga to strengthen your bones and muscles Maitri Jones Sunday Jun 12 Friday Jun 17 How to Create Your Own Happiness Take a 5 day vacation for personal transformation You ll gain experiences and tools you can use throughout your life Nayaswami Anandi Sunday Jun 19 Sunday Jun 26 Yoga Therapy Training Principles This in depth 7 day program is the first module of Ananda s Yoga Therapy Training It will give you many practical foundational skills necessary for a safe and effective yoga therapy practice You will also gain an understanding of the foundations of yoga therapy which come from the ancient sciences of Yoga and Ayurveda Nayaswami Mangala Maitri Jones and Barbara Bingham Thursday Jun 23 Sunday Jul 3 Ananda Meditation Teacher Training Meditation is well known in today s world as an invaluable aid to enhance one s quality of life mentally physically emotionally and spiritually Meditation teachers are in demand for yoga studios churches businesses health clubs etc become one yourself Nayaswami Diksha Nayaswami Anandi and Nayaswami Gyandev McCord Friday Jun 24 Sunday Jun 26 Learn How to Meditate Techniques for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living Meditation is recommended everywhere these days for the tremendous benefits in enhancing mental clarity inner peace creativity and overall physical health Nayaswami Mukti Ganesha Kieran and Sahaja Sims Sunday Jun 26 Wednesday Jul 6 Yoga Therapy Training Musculoskeletal 1 This course will explore problems of the back knee hip shoulder and more in great depth and detail You ll learn to evaluate communicate and teach yoga safely to help with pain relief and pain management from the simplest situations to the more complex Nicole DeAvilla July Friday Jul 1 Sunday Jul 3 First Timers Weekend While many of our programs work wonderfully for first time visitors this one is designed especially for you It s a perfect getaway with a blend of relaxation inspiration yoga postures meditation instruction and delicious vegetarian food in a beautiful atmosphere You ll be amazed how much you can learn and experience in just one weekend Friday Jul 8 Sunday Jul 10 How to Know and Trust Your Inner Guidance Developing Intuition can be an amazing time saving device It is the fruit of practicing the skills you will learn during this program awareness meditation and a joyful inner balance Led by guest teacher David Gamow author of the book Freedom from Stress David Gamow Friday Jul 8 Sunday Jul 10 Happiness Getaway Happiness is a natural quality of the soul Yet in our busy lives this lightness of spirit can get lost Learn skills and tools to restore your inner balance and bring happiness into your daily life Nayaswami Anandi Sunday Jul 10 Sunday Aug 7 Ananda Yoga Teacher Training A Spiritual Approach to Yoga Go beyond physical exercise into the deeper realms of yoga It s a life changing journey for you and your students as you experience Ananda s unique integrated approach to working directly with the body s subtle energies for spiritual growth and wellness on all levels Badri Matlock Maitri Jones Melody Hansen Nayaswami Gyandev McCord Nayaswami Diksha and Barbara Bingham Sunday Jul 10 Saturday Jul 23 Ananda Yoga Assistantship This Level 2 teacher training program is offered on a space available basis to Ananda Yoga Teacher Training graduates who have at least 100 hours or one year of yoga teaching experience after completing Level 1 or Bridge to Ananda Yoga Parts 1 and 2 Patricipants will get personal coaching in adapting poses for individual needs plus hands on experience as an Ananda Yoga Teacher Training program assistant Maitri Jones Sunday Jul 10 Monday Jul 18 Bridge to Ananda Yoga Teachers of other styles of yoga often want to transfer into Ananda s Level 2 Yoga Teacher Training or Yoga Therapy Training after they ve experienced the gentle power of Ananda Yoga Nayaswami Mangala Badri Matlock Dayavati Barsic and Maitri Jones Wednesday Jul 13 Sunday Jul 17 How to Love and Be Loved Seeing your love and harmony reflected in others is life transforming Learn effective skills to enjoy better communication and joy in your relationships Nayaswami Mantradevi and Nayaswami Anandi Friday Jul 22 Sunday Jul 24 How to Be a Channel of Divine Grace How to feel the divine presence more deeply in your life and to share that with others based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda Nayaswami Maria Friday Jul 22 Sunday Jul 24 Learn How to Meditate for Focus and Concentration Everything about modern life conspires toward restlessness and lack of focus Concentration is a skill that can and must be learned using the powerful tool of a basic meditation technique Nayaswami Krishnadas Sunday Jul 24 Friday Jul 29 Change Your Magnetism Change Your Life How to Eliminate Self Defeating Patterns and Attract True Success This 5 day format helps you absorb how truly to change your life you will have a powerful jumpstart for personal transformation Nayaswami Naidhruva Friday Jul 29 Sunday Jul 31 Yoga for Chakra Awareness Awaken the Energy of Your Spiritual Spine During this special weekend course you will enjoy a deep and focused practice of Ananda Yoga postures to help you tune into and awaken the energy in the chakras August Friday Aug 5 Sunday Aug 7 Sky and Earth Touched Me A Nature Awareness Weekend for Inner Awakening Experience nature deeply with awareness activities created by Ananda s renowned nature educator Joseph Bharat Cornell An inspirational educational and fun adventure Sundara Traymar Sunday Aug 7 Sunday Aug 14 Spiritual Renewal Week Join the Ananda Community in our annual week of Spiritual Renewal the highlight of Ananda s summer for over 40 years Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi Friday Aug 19 Sunday Aug 21 Release the Past Uncover the Power of the Present to Heal Your Life While the past can burden us either by what we have done or what has been done to us we are really not meant to carry that burden Nayaswami Diksha and Nayaswami Anandi Sunday Aug 21 Friday Aug 26 How to Create Your Own Happiness Take a 5 day vacation for personal transformation You ll gain experiences and tools you can use throughout your life Nayaswami Anandi Friday Aug 26 Sunday Aug 28 Deepening Your Practice of Meditation Bathe in the Gift of Inner Peace If your meditation practice needs recharging or restarting this weekend will re inspire you Deepening your experience of meditation will open doors to inner freedom Nayaswami Mukti Friday Aug 26 Sunday Aug 28 Life Transitions What s My Next Step Sometimes changes are thrust upon us sometimes they come from deep within ourselves Either way we want to move in a direction that is positive growthful and spiritually uplifting Nayaswami Mantradevi Wednesday Aug 31 Saturday Sep 3 Restorative Yoga Teacher Training Restorative yoga is a popular way for beginning through advanced yoga students to experience true relaxation often the most difficult skill to master Melody Hansen September Thursday Sep 1 Sunday Sep 11 Ananda Meditation Teacher Training Meditation is well known in today s world as an invaluable aid to enhance one s quality of life mentally physically emotionally and spiritually Meditation teachers are in demand for yoga studios churches businesses health clubs etc become one yourself Nayaswami Diksha Nayaswami Anandi and Nayaswami Gyandev McCord Friday Sep 2 Monday Sep 5 Yoga Getaway for Labor Day Give yourself a marvelous gift at the end of your busy summer Take a weekend getaway that will leave you feeling physically rejuvenated and mentally awake and ready for the coming change of seasons Badri Matlock Sunday Sep 4 Wednesday Sep 7 Yoga Therapy Training Seniors and Bone Strength Formerly Seniors and Osteoporosis Yoga teachers and yoga therapists have an opportunity to provide a much needed service by learning to help older people and those with bone strength issues Maitri Jones Barbara Bingham and Nayaswami Mangala Monday Sep 5 Monday Nov 14 Ananda Meditation Teacher Training Online 10 Week Online Certification Course Meditation is becoming well known as an invaluable tool for enhancing one s quality of life mentally physically emotionally and spiritually Meditation teachers are needed and wanted in yoga studios churches businesses health clubs and more Nayaswami Diksha Nayaswami Gyandev McCord and Nayaswami Anandi Wednesday Sep 7 Monday Sep 12 Yoga Therapy Training Psychology and Mental Health Exploring Yogic Ayurvedic and Western Perspectives Nayaswami Mangala Nayaswami Mantradevi and Therese Smith Friday Sep 9 Sunday Sep 11 Explore the Path of Kriya Yoga The Kriya Yoga teachings and techniques of Paramhansa Yogananda provide a straight clear path to Truth This weekend is an introduction for all interested in knowing more Badri Matlock Friday Sep 9 Sunday Sep 11 Learn How to Meditate Techniques for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living Meditation is recommended everywhere these days for the tremendous benefits in enhancing mental clarity inner peace creativity and overall physical health Nayaswami Mukti Ganesha Kieran and Sahaja Sims Sunday Sep 18 Friday Sep 23 Sharing Nature Training and Retreat Learn techniques to give children and adults a dynamic and inspiring experience of nature Sundara Traymar and Bharat Cornell Friday Sep 23 Sunday Sep 25 Recreate Yourself Take this opportunity to learn how to become the best yet version of yourself Discover how to bring out your inner creative potential and open the door to deeper fulfillment Nayaswami Mantradevi Saturday Sep 24 Saturday Oct 1 Pilgrimage to the Shrines of Paramhansa Yogananda in Southern California Join us on this amazing spiritual adventure visiting sacred places in Encinitas and Los Angeles blessed by Yogananda Badri Matlock Sunday Sep 25 Tuesday Oct 4 The Arts Culture of Assisi Tour Program A participatory artistic adventure On this tour and program you will share your time between visiting many great expressions of various art forms in Assisi and time in the studio yourself working hands on to connect with your own creative energy and manifest your own artistic expressions Dana Lynne Andersen Tuesday Sep 27 Saturday Oct 1 Yoga Therapy Training Ayurveda Learn a powerful approach to guiding clients to optimal health The principles of Ayurveda India s ancient healing science will help you tailor yoga techniques to each client s unique needs Nayaswami Mangala Friday Sep 30 Sunday Oct 2 Learn How to Meditate Techniques for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living Meditation is recommended everywhere these days for the tremendous benefits in enhancing mental clarity inner peace creativity and overall physical health Nayaswami Mukti Ganesha Kieran and Sahaja Sims October Sunday Oct 2 Sunday Oct 9 Yoga Therapy Training Health Challenges I Formerly Specialties 1 Yoga therapy has proved extremely helpful for such common health conditions as Stress Anxiety Depression Insomnia Neurological Neuromuscular disorders and Cancer Maitri Jones Nayaswami Mangala and Barbara Bingham Tuesday Oct 4 Sunday Oct 9 Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training will leave you feeling confident and well prepared with knowledge and the ability to safely and lovingly work with prenatal yoga students Nicole DeAvilla Thursday Oct 6 Sunday Oct 9 Preparing for a Lifetime of Kriya For disciples of Yogananda a review and deepening of your practices of AUM technique Hong Sau in the spine and other advanced practices to prepare you for Kriya Yoga initiation for those eligible Sanjan Thelen Friday Oct 7 Sunday Oct 9 Prenatal Yoga Retreat Learn the use of yogic tools and techniques for a positive pregnancy labor and birth experience Melody Hansen Sunday Oct 9 Sunday Oct 16 Meditation Solutions Meditation Teacher Training Level 2 A wonderful week of deepening your personal spiritual life and intensifying your daily meditation practices In addition you ll learn new teaching skills and polish the ones you may already be using Nayaswami Diksha Nayaswami Gyandev McCord and Nayaswami Anandi Tuesday Oct 18 Sunday Oct 23 Spiritual Counseling Training Most us find ourselves in the position of listening to someone talk to us about their problems Would you like to feel more confident about how to respond Nayaswami Diksha Nayaswami Anandi and Nayaswami Mangala Friday Oct 21 Sunday Oct 23 Developing Intuition How to Know and Trust Your Inner Guidance Life continually offers us difficult choices Intuition is a human faculty deeper than thought the clear inner knowing of what is true It is a skill that can be learned and developed Nayaswami Mukti Sunday Oct 23 Sunday Nov 20 Ananda Yoga

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    May 21 Saturday Jun 11 Pilgrimage to Spain Italy Sacred Sites in Southern Europe Experience Historical and Holy Sites and Walk Where Saints Walked Experience the deep vibrations of early monasteries ancient convents museums opulent palaces and antique castles places of spiritual historical and artful inspiration Nayaswami Krishnadas and Nayaswami Mantradevi Sunday May 22 Saturday May 28 The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita Powerful Practical Keys to Spiritual Growth Take your spiritual life into an entirely new dimension as you unlock the secrets of this powerful scripture Nayaswami Gyandev McCord and Nayaswami Diksha Sunday May 22 Friday May 27 Ananda Holistic Health Retreat Achieving Glowing Health and Vitality Immerse yourself in an environment that will support you in every way diet exercise meditation changing habits living a balanced life Maitri Jones Nayaswami Mangala and Nayaswami Anandi Friday May 27 Monday May 30 Yoga Getaway for Memorial Day Find Balance Harmony and Strength Take a weekend getaway that will leave you feeling physically rejuvenated and mentally awake and ready for the coming of summer There s no better vacation than one that helps you change your pace and refresh your inner resources Badri Matlock Friday May 27 Sunday May 29 The Chakras Inner Guide to Self Realization You ll learn more about what the chakras do and you ll be guided through experiences of them on progressively deeper levels Nayaswami Maria Sunday May 29 Sunday Jun 5 Advanced Pranayama Pranayama is the key to a deep experience of yoga postures and meditation Nayaswami Gyandev McCord and Nayaswami Diksha June Thursday Jun 2 Sunday Jun 12 Living with Spirit Yoga Meditation Community and Sustainable Agriculture Two weeks of adventure in spirit friendship and fun Badri Matlock Thursday Jun 2 Sunday Jun 5 A Women s Retreat Sharing from the Heart Developing Inner Strength to Help Yourself and Others A wonderful weekend with Nayaswami Devi and Dr Shanti Rubenstone Nayaswami Devi and Shanti Rubenstone Friday Jun 3 Sunday Jun 5 Integrating Yoga and Meditation Use yoga to help you become more relaxed and centered for deeper meditations And use the intuition gained in meditation to help you attune to the deeper effects of yoga postures Sunday Jun 5 Saturday Jun 11 The Essence of the Yoga Sutras Apply the Wisdom of Patanjali for Spiritual Success Patanjali the great ancient exponent of yoga described the stages of spiritual development for all seekers These principles of yoga are based not on dogma but on how we are made Pranaba and Parvati Hansen Thursday Jun 9 Sunday Jun 12 Preparing for a Lifetime of Kriya For disciples of Yogananda a review and deepening of your practices of AUM technique Hong Sau in the spine and other advanced practices to prepare you for Kriya Yoga initiation for those eligible Sanjan Thelen Friday Jun 10 Sunday Jun 12 How to Connect with God The Divine expresses itself through qualities we can tangibly feel peace calmness love joy light sound power and wisdom During this weekend you ll have the opportunity to experience God in each of these manifestations Sahaja Sims Friday Jun 10 Sunday Jun 12 Yoga for Stronger Bones Enjoy a weekend of Therapeutic Ananda Yoga to strengthen your bones and muscles Maitri Jones Sunday Jun 12 Friday Jun 17 How to Create Your Own Happiness Take a 5 day vacation for personal transformation You ll gain experiences and tools you can use throughout your life Nayaswami Anandi Sunday Jun 19 Sunday Jun 26 Yoga Therapy Training Principles This in depth 7 day program is the first module of Ananda s Yoga Therapy Training It will give you many practical foundational skills necessary for a safe and effective yoga therapy practice You will also gain an understanding of the foundations of yoga therapy which come from the ancient sciences of Yoga and Ayurveda Nayaswami Mangala Maitri Jones and Barbara Bingham Thursday Jun 23 Sunday Jul 3 Ananda Meditation Teacher Training Meditation is well known in today s world as an invaluable aid to enhance one s quality of life mentally physically emotionally and spiritually Meditation teachers are in demand for yoga studios churches businesses health clubs etc become one yourself Nayaswami Diksha Nayaswami Anandi and Nayaswami Gyandev McCord Friday Jun 24 Sunday Jun 26 Learn How to Meditate Techniques for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living Meditation is recommended everywhere these days for the tremendous benefits in enhancing mental clarity inner peace creativity and overall physical health Nayaswami Mukti Ganesha Kieran and Sahaja Sims Sunday Jun 26 Wednesday Jul 6 Yoga Therapy Training Musculoskeletal 1 This course will explore problems of the back knee hip shoulder and more in great depth and detail You ll learn to evaluate communicate and teach yoga safely to help with pain relief and pain management from the simplest situations to the more complex Nicole DeAvilla July Friday Jul 1 Sunday Jul 3 First Timers Weekend While many of our programs work wonderfully for first time visitors this one is designed especially for you It s a perfect getaway with a blend of relaxation inspiration yoga postures meditation instruction and delicious vegetarian food in a beautiful atmosphere You ll be amazed how much you can learn and experience in just one weekend Friday Jul 8 Sunday Jul 10 How to Know and Trust Your Inner Guidance Developing Intuition can be an amazing time saving device It is the fruit of practicing the skills you will learn during this program awareness meditation and a joyful inner balance Led by guest teacher David Gamow author of the book Freedom from Stress David Gamow Friday Jul 8 Sunday Jul 10 Happiness Getaway Happiness is a natural quality of the soul Yet in our busy lives this lightness of spirit can get lost Learn skills and tools to restore your inner balance and bring happiness into your daily life Nayaswami Anandi Sunday Jul 10 Sunday Aug 7 Ananda Yoga Teacher Training A Spiritual Approach to Yoga Go beyond physical exercise into the deeper realms of yoga It s a life changing journey for you and your students as you experience Ananda s unique integrated approach to working directly with the body s subtle energies for spiritual growth and wellness on all levels Badri Matlock Maitri Jones Melody Hansen Nayaswami Gyandev McCord Nayaswami Diksha and Barbara Bingham Sunday Jul 10 Saturday Jul 23 Ananda Yoga Assistantship This Level 2 teacher training program is offered on a space available basis to Ananda Yoga Teacher Training graduates who have at least 100 hours or one year of yoga teaching experience after completing Level 1 or Bridge to Ananda Yoga Parts 1 and 2 Patricipants will get personal coaching in adapting poses for individual needs plus hands on experience as an Ananda Yoga Teacher Training program assistant Maitri Jones Sunday Jul 10 Monday Jul 18 Bridge to Ananda Yoga Teachers of other styles of yoga often want to transfer into Ananda s Level 2 Yoga Teacher Training or Yoga Therapy Training after they ve experienced the gentle power of Ananda Yoga Nayaswami Mangala Badri Matlock Dayavati Barsic and Maitri Jones Wednesday Jul 13 Sunday Jul 17 How to Love and Be Loved Seeing your love and harmony reflected in others is life transforming Learn effective skills to enjoy better communication and joy in your relationships Nayaswami Mantradevi and Nayaswami Anandi Friday Jul 22 Sunday Jul 24 How to Be a Channel of Divine Grace How to feel the divine presence more deeply in your life and to share that with others based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda Nayaswami Maria Friday Jul 22 Sunday Jul 24 Learn How to Meditate for Focus and Concentration Everything about modern life conspires toward restlessness and lack of focus Concentration is a skill that can and must be learned using the powerful tool of a basic meditation technique Nayaswami Krishnadas Sunday Jul 24 Friday Jul 29 Change Your Magnetism Change Your Life How to Eliminate Self Defeating Patterns and Attract True Success This 5 day format helps you absorb how truly to change your life you will have a powerful jumpstart for personal transformation Nayaswami Naidhruva Friday Jul 29 Sunday Jul 31 Yoga for Chakra Awareness Awaken the Energy of Your Spiritual Spine During this special weekend course you will enjoy a deep and focused practice of Ananda Yoga postures to help you tune into and awaken the energy in the chakras August Friday Aug 5 Sunday Aug 7 Sky and Earth Touched Me A Nature Awareness Weekend for Inner Awakening Experience nature deeply with awareness activities created by Ananda s renowned nature educator Joseph Bharat Cornell An inspirational educational and fun adventure Sundara Traymar Sunday Aug 7 Sunday Aug 14 Spiritual Renewal Week Join the Ananda Community in our annual week of Spiritual Renewal the highlight of Ananda s summer for over 40 years Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi Friday Aug 19 Sunday Aug 21 Release the Past Uncover the Power of the Present to Heal Your Life While the past can burden us either by what we have done or what has been done to us we are really not meant to carry that burden Nayaswami Diksha and Nayaswami Anandi Sunday Aug 21 Friday Aug 26 How to Create Your Own Happiness Take a 5 day vacation for personal transformation You ll gain experiences and tools you can use throughout your life Nayaswami Anandi Friday Aug 26 Sunday Aug 28 Deepening Your Practice of Meditation Bathe in the Gift of Inner Peace If your meditation practice needs recharging or restarting this weekend will re inspire you Deepening your experience of meditation will open doors to inner freedom Nayaswami Mukti Friday Aug 26 Sunday Aug 28 Life Transitions What s My Next Step Sometimes changes are thrust upon us sometimes they come from deep within ourselves Either way we want to move in a direction that is positive growthful and spiritually uplifting Nayaswami Mantradevi Wednesday Aug 31 Saturday Sep 3 Restorative Yoga Teacher Training Restorative yoga is a popular way for beginning through advanced yoga students to experience true relaxation often the most difficult skill to master Melody Hansen September Thursday Sep 1 Sunday Sep 11 Ananda Meditation Teacher Training Meditation is well known in today s world as an invaluable aid to enhance one s quality of life mentally physically emotionally and spiritually Meditation teachers are in demand for yoga studios churches businesses health clubs etc become one yourself Nayaswami Diksha Nayaswami Anandi and Nayaswami Gyandev McCord Friday Sep 2 Monday Sep 5 Yoga Getaway for Labor Day Give yourself a marvelous gift at the end of your busy summer Take a weekend getaway that will leave you feeling physically rejuvenated and mentally awake and ready for the coming change of seasons Badri Matlock Sunday Sep 4 Wednesday Sep 7 Yoga Therapy Training Seniors and Bone Strength Formerly Seniors and Osteoporosis Yoga teachers and yoga therapists have an opportunity to provide a much needed service by learning to help older people and those with bone strength issues Maitri Jones Barbara Bingham and Nayaswami Mangala Monday Sep 5 Monday Nov 14 Ananda Meditation Teacher Training Online 10 Week Online Certification Course Meditation is becoming well known as an invaluable tool for enhancing one s quality of life mentally physically emotionally and spiritually Meditation teachers are needed and wanted in yoga studios churches businesses health clubs and more Nayaswami Diksha Nayaswami Gyandev McCord and Nayaswami Anandi Wednesday Sep 7 Monday Sep 12 Yoga Therapy Training Psychology and Mental Health Exploring Yogic Ayurvedic and Western Perspectives Nayaswami Mangala Nayaswami Mantradevi and Therese Smith Friday Sep 9 Sunday Sep 11 Explore the Path of Kriya Yoga The Kriya Yoga teachings and techniques of Paramhansa Yogananda provide a straight clear path to Truth This weekend is an introduction for all interested in knowing more Badri Matlock Friday Sep 9 Sunday Sep 11 Learn How to Meditate Techniques for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living Meditation is recommended everywhere these days for the tremendous benefits in enhancing mental clarity inner peace creativity and overall physical health Nayaswami Mukti Ganesha Kieran and Sahaja Sims Sunday Sep 18 Friday Sep 23 Sharing Nature Training and Retreat Learn techniques to give children and adults a dynamic and inspiring experience of nature Sundara Traymar and Bharat Cornell Friday Sep 23 Sunday Sep 25 Recreate Yourself Take this opportunity to learn how to become the best yet version of yourself Discover how to bring out your inner creative potential and open the door to deeper fulfillment Nayaswami Mantradevi Saturday Sep 24 Saturday Oct 1 Pilgrimage to the Shrines of Paramhansa Yogananda in Southern California Join us on this amazing spiritual adventure visiting sacred places in Encinitas and Los Angeles blessed by Yogananda Badri Matlock Sunday Sep 25 Tuesday Oct 4 The Arts Culture of Assisi Tour Program A participatory artistic adventure On this tour and program you will share your time between visiting many great expressions of various art forms in Assisi and time in the studio yourself working hands on to connect with your own creative energy and manifest your own artistic expressions Dana Lynne Andersen Tuesday Sep 27 Saturday Oct 1 Yoga Therapy Training Ayurveda Learn a powerful approach to guiding clients to optimal health The principles of Ayurveda India s ancient healing science will help you tailor yoga techniques to each client s unique needs Nayaswami Mangala Friday Sep 30 Sunday Oct 2 Learn How to Meditate Techniques for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living Meditation is recommended everywhere these days for the tremendous benefits in enhancing mental clarity inner peace creativity and overall physical health Nayaswami Mukti Ganesha Kieran and Sahaja Sims October Sunday Oct 2 Sunday Oct 9 Yoga Therapy Training Health Challenges I Formerly Specialties 1 Yoga therapy has proved extremely helpful for such common health conditions as Stress Anxiety Depression Insomnia Neurological Neuromuscular disorders and Cancer Maitri Jones Nayaswami Mangala and Barbara Bingham Tuesday Oct 4 Sunday Oct 9 Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training will leave you feeling confident and well prepared with knowledge and the ability to safely and lovingly work with prenatal yoga students Nicole DeAvilla Thursday Oct 6 Sunday Oct 9 Preparing for a Lifetime of Kriya For disciples of Yogananda a review and deepening of your practices of AUM technique Hong Sau in the spine and other advanced practices to prepare you for Kriya Yoga initiation for those eligible Sanjan Thelen Friday Oct 7 Sunday Oct 9 Prenatal Yoga Retreat Learn the use of yogic tools and techniques for a positive pregnancy labor and birth experience Melody Hansen Sunday Oct 9 Sunday Oct 16 Meditation Solutions Meditation Teacher Training Level 2 A wonderful week of deepening your personal spiritual life and intensifying your daily meditation practices In addition you ll learn new teaching skills and polish the ones you may already be using Nayaswami Diksha Nayaswami Gyandev McCord and Nayaswami Anandi Tuesday Oct 18 Sunday Oct 23 Spiritual Counseling Training Most us find ourselves in the position of listening to someone talk to us about their problems Would you like to feel more confident about how to respond Nayaswami Diksha Nayaswami Anandi and Nayaswami Mangala Friday Oct 21 Sunday Oct 23 Developing Intuition How to Know and Trust Your Inner Guidance Life continually offers us difficult choices Intuition is a human faculty deeper than thought the clear inner knowing of what is true It is a skill that can be learned and developed Nayaswami Mukti Sunday Oct 23 Sunday Nov 20 Ananda Yoga Teacher Training A Spiritual Approach to Yoga Go beyond physical exercise into the deeper realms of yoga It s a life changing journey for you and your students as you experience Ananda s unique integrated approach to working directly with the body s subtle energies for spiritual growth and wellness on all levels Badri Matlock Maitri Jones Melody Hansen Nayaswami Gyandev McCord Nayaswami Diksha and Barbara Bingham Sunday Oct 23 Saturday Nov 5 Ananda Yoga Assistantship This Level 2 teacher training program is offered on a space available basis to Ananda Yoga Teacher Training graduates who have at least 100 hours or one year of yoga teaching experience after completing Level 1 or Bridge to Ananda Yoga Parts 1 and 2 Patricipants will get personal coaching in adapting poses for individual needs plus hands on experience as an Ananda Yoga Teacher Training program assistant Maitri Jones Sunday Oct 23 Monday Oct 31 Bridge to Ananda Yoga Teachers of other styles of yoga often want to transfer into Ananda s Level 2 Yoga Teacher Training or Yoga Therapy Training after they ve experienced the gentle power of Ananda Yoga Nayaswami Mangala Badri Matlock Dayavati Barsic and Maitri Jones Sunday Oct 23 Friday Oct 28 Pilgrimage on the Path of Kriya Yoga Sacred Places of Ananda Pilgrimage offers a unique opportunity for deepening your connection with God it can transform your life Nayaswami Anandi and Bharat Cornell Friday Oct 28 Sunday Oct 30 You Can Change Your Brain and Transform Your Life Self Transformation through Superconsciousness Peter Van Houten M D leads this fascinating encouraging and deeply beneficial weekend sharing exciting new information on the brain that helps us engage our brain s infinite capacity for change and adaptation Dr Peter Van Houten November Friday Nov 4 Sunday Nov 6 Freedom from Stress You ll practice the techniques of Paramhansa Yogananda to help you to relax physically and mentally You ll learn how to develop mental strength through concentration and meditation to help you maintain your calmness throughout the day Nayaswami Diksha Friday Nov 4 Sunday Nov 6 First Timers Weekend While many of our programs work wonderfully for first time visitors this one is designed especially for you It s a perfect getaway with a blend of relaxation inspiration yoga postures meditation instruction and delicious vegetarian food in a beautiful atmosphere You ll be amazed how much you can learn and experience in just one weekend Friday Nov 4 Sunday Nov 6 Learn How to Meditate Techniques for

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    be guided through experiences of them on progressively deeper levels Nayaswami Maria Sunday May 29 Sunday Jun 5 Advanced Pranayama Pranayama is the key to a deep experience of yoga postures and meditation Nayaswami Gyandev McCord and Nayaswami Diksha June Thursday Jun 2 Sunday Jun 12 Living with Spirit Yoga Meditation Community and Sustainable Agriculture Two weeks of adventure in spirit friendship and fun Badri Matlock Thursday Jun 2 Sunday Jun 5 A Women s Retreat Sharing from the Heart Developing Inner Strength to Help Yourself and Others A wonderful weekend with Nayaswami Devi and Dr Shanti Rubenstone Nayaswami Devi and Shanti Rubenstone Friday Jun 3 Sunday Jun 5 Integrating Yoga and Meditation Use yoga to help you become more relaxed and centered for deeper meditations And use the intuition gained in meditation to help you attune to the deeper effects of yoga postures Sunday Jun 5 Saturday Jun 11 The Essence of the Yoga Sutras Apply the Wisdom of Patanjali for Spiritual Success Patanjali the great ancient exponent of yoga described the stages of spiritual development for all seekers These principles of yoga are based not on dogma but on how we are made Pranaba and Parvati Hansen Thursday Jun 9 Sunday Jun 12 Preparing for a Lifetime of Kriya For disciples of Yogananda a review and deepening of your practices of AUM technique Hong Sau in the spine and other advanced practices to prepare you for Kriya Yoga initiation for those eligible Sanjan Thelen Friday Jun 10 Sunday Jun 12 How to Connect with God The Divine expresses itself through qualities we can tangibly feel peace calmness love joy light sound power and wisdom During this weekend you ll have the opportunity to experience God in each of these manifestations Sahaja Sims Friday Jun 10 Sunday Jun 12 Yoga for Stronger Bones Enjoy a weekend of Therapeutic Ananda Yoga to strengthen your bones and muscles Maitri Jones Sunday Jun 12 Friday Jun 17 How to Create Your Own Happiness Take a 5 day vacation for personal transformation You ll gain experiences and tools you can use throughout your life Nayaswami Anandi Sunday Jun 19 Sunday Jun 26 Yoga Therapy Training Principles This in depth 7 day program is the first module of Ananda s Yoga Therapy Training It will give you many practical foundational skills necessary for a safe and effective yoga therapy practice You will also gain an understanding of the foundations of yoga therapy which come from the ancient sciences of Yoga and Ayurveda Nayaswami Mangala Maitri Jones and Barbara Bingham Thursday Jun 23 Sunday Jul 3 Ananda Meditation Teacher Training Meditation is well known in today s world as an invaluable aid to enhance one s quality of life mentally physically emotionally and spiritually Meditation teachers are in demand for yoga studios churches businesses health clubs etc become one yourself Nayaswami Diksha Nayaswami Anandi and Nayaswami Gyandev McCord Friday Jun 24 Sunday Jun 26 Learn How to Meditate Techniques for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living Meditation is recommended everywhere these days for the tremendous benefits in enhancing mental clarity inner peace creativity and overall physical health Nayaswami Mukti Ganesha Kieran and Sahaja Sims Sunday Jun 26 Wednesday Jul 6 Yoga Therapy Training Musculoskeletal 1 This course will explore problems of the back knee hip shoulder and more in great depth and detail You ll learn to evaluate communicate and teach yoga safely to help with pain relief and pain management from the simplest situations to the more complex Nicole DeAvilla July Friday Jul 1 Sunday Jul 3 First Timers Weekend While many of our programs work wonderfully for first time visitors this one is designed especially for you It s a perfect getaway with a blend of relaxation inspiration yoga postures meditation instruction and delicious vegetarian food in a beautiful atmosphere You ll be amazed how much you can learn and experience in just one weekend Friday Jul 8 Sunday Jul 10 How to Know and Trust Your Inner Guidance Developing Intuition can be an amazing time saving device It is the fruit of practicing the skills you will learn during this program awareness meditation and a joyful inner balance Led by guest teacher David Gamow author of the book Freedom from Stress David Gamow Friday Jul 8 Sunday Jul 10 Happiness Getaway Happiness is a natural quality of the soul Yet in our busy lives this lightness of spirit can get lost Learn skills and tools to restore your inner balance and bring happiness into your daily life Nayaswami Anandi Sunday Jul 10 Sunday Aug 7 Ananda Yoga Teacher Training A Spiritual Approach to Yoga Go beyond physical exercise into the deeper realms of yoga It s a life changing journey for you and your students as you experience Ananda s unique integrated approach to working directly with the body s subtle energies for spiritual growth and wellness on all levels Badri Matlock Maitri Jones Melody Hansen Nayaswami Gyandev McCord Nayaswami Diksha and Barbara Bingham Sunday Jul 10 Saturday Jul 23 Ananda Yoga Assistantship This Level 2 teacher training program is offered on a space available basis to Ananda Yoga Teacher Training graduates who have at least 100 hours or one year of yoga teaching experience after completing Level 1 or Bridge to Ananda Yoga Parts 1 and 2 Patricipants will get personal coaching in adapting poses for individual needs plus hands on experience as an Ananda Yoga Teacher Training program assistant Maitri Jones Sunday Jul 10 Monday Jul 18 Bridge to Ananda Yoga Teachers of other styles of yoga often want to transfer into Ananda s Level 2 Yoga Teacher Training or Yoga Therapy Training after they ve experienced the gentle power of Ananda Yoga Nayaswami Mangala Badri Matlock Dayavati Barsic and Maitri Jones Wednesday Jul 13 Sunday Jul 17 How to Love and Be Loved Seeing your love and harmony reflected in others is life transforming Learn effective skills to enjoy better communication and joy in your relationships Nayaswami Mantradevi and Nayaswami Anandi Friday Jul 22 Sunday Jul 24 How to Be a Channel of Divine Grace How to feel the divine presence more deeply in your life and to share that with others based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda Nayaswami Maria Friday Jul 22 Sunday Jul 24 Learn How to Meditate for Focus and Concentration Everything about modern life conspires toward restlessness and lack of focus Concentration is a skill that can and must be learned using the powerful tool of a basic meditation technique Nayaswami Krishnadas Sunday Jul 24 Friday Jul 29 Change Your Magnetism Change Your Life How to Eliminate Self Defeating Patterns and Attract True Success This 5 day format helps you absorb how truly to change your life you will have a powerful jumpstart for personal transformation Nayaswami Naidhruva Friday Jul 29 Sunday Jul 31 Yoga for Chakra Awareness Awaken the Energy of Your Spiritual Spine During this special weekend course you will enjoy a deep and focused practice of Ananda Yoga postures to help you tune into and awaken the energy in the chakras August Friday Aug 5 Sunday Aug 7 Sky and Earth Touched Me A Nature Awareness Weekend for Inner Awakening Experience nature deeply with awareness activities created by Ananda s renowned nature educator Joseph Bharat Cornell An inspirational educational and fun adventure Sundara Traymar Sunday Aug 7 Sunday Aug 14 Spiritual Renewal Week Join the Ananda Community in our annual week of Spiritual Renewal the highlight of Ananda s summer for over 40 years Nayaswamis Jyotish and Devi Friday Aug 19 Sunday Aug 21 Release the Past Uncover the Power of the Present to Heal Your Life While the past can burden us either by what we have done or what has been done to us we are really not meant to carry that burden Nayaswami Diksha and Nayaswami Anandi Sunday Aug 21 Friday Aug 26 How to Create Your Own Happiness Take a 5 day vacation for personal transformation You ll gain experiences and tools you can use throughout your life Nayaswami Anandi Friday Aug 26 Sunday Aug 28 Deepening Your Practice of Meditation Bathe in the Gift of Inner Peace If your meditation practice needs recharging or restarting this weekend will re inspire you Deepening your experience of meditation will open doors to inner freedom Nayaswami Mukti Friday Aug 26 Sunday Aug 28 Life Transitions What s My Next Step Sometimes changes are thrust upon us sometimes they come from deep within ourselves Either way we want to move in a direction that is positive growthful and spiritually uplifting Nayaswami Mantradevi Wednesday Aug 31 Saturday Sep 3 Restorative Yoga Teacher Training Restorative yoga is a popular way for beginning through advanced yoga students to experience true relaxation often the most difficult skill to master Melody Hansen September Thursday Sep 1 Sunday Sep 11 Ananda Meditation Teacher Training Meditation is well known in today s world as an invaluable aid to enhance one s quality of life mentally physically emotionally and spiritually Meditation teachers are in demand for yoga studios churches businesses health clubs etc become one yourself Nayaswami Diksha Nayaswami Anandi and Nayaswami Gyandev McCord Friday Sep 2 Monday Sep 5 Yoga Getaway for Labor Day Give yourself a marvelous gift at the end of your busy summer Take a weekend getaway that will leave you feeling physically rejuvenated and mentally awake and ready for the coming change of seasons Badri Matlock Sunday Sep 4 Wednesday Sep 7 Yoga Therapy Training Seniors and Bone Strength Formerly Seniors and Osteoporosis Yoga teachers and yoga therapists have an opportunity to provide a much needed service by learning to help older people and those with bone strength issues Maitri Jones Barbara Bingham and Nayaswami Mangala Monday Sep 5 Monday Nov 14 Ananda Meditation Teacher Training Online 10 Week Online Certification Course Meditation is becoming well known as an invaluable tool for enhancing one s quality of life mentally physically emotionally and spiritually Meditation teachers are needed and wanted in yoga studios churches businesses health clubs and more Nayaswami Diksha Nayaswami Gyandev McCord and Nayaswami Anandi Wednesday Sep 7 Monday Sep 12 Yoga Therapy Training Psychology and Mental Health Exploring Yogic Ayurvedic and Western Perspectives Nayaswami Mangala Nayaswami Mantradevi and Therese Smith Friday Sep 9 Sunday Sep 11 Explore the Path of Kriya Yoga The Kriya Yoga teachings and techniques of Paramhansa Yogananda provide a straight clear path to Truth This weekend is an introduction for all interested in knowing more Badri Matlock Friday Sep 9 Sunday Sep 11 Learn How to Meditate Techniques for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living Meditation is recommended everywhere these days for the tremendous benefits in enhancing mental clarity inner peace creativity and overall physical health Nayaswami Mukti Ganesha Kieran and Sahaja Sims Sunday Sep 18 Friday Sep 23 Sharing Nature Training and Retreat Learn techniques to give children and adults a dynamic and inspiring experience of nature Sundara Traymar and Bharat Cornell Friday Sep 23 Sunday Sep 25 Recreate Yourself Take this opportunity to learn how to become the best yet version of yourself Discover how to bring out your inner creative potential and open the door to deeper fulfillment Nayaswami Mantradevi Saturday Sep 24 Saturday Oct 1 Pilgrimage to the Shrines of Paramhansa Yogananda in Southern California Join us on this amazing spiritual adventure visiting sacred places in Encinitas and Los Angeles blessed by Yogananda Badri Matlock Sunday Sep 25 Tuesday Oct 4 The Arts Culture of Assisi Tour Program A participatory artistic adventure On this tour and program you will share your time between visiting many great expressions of various art forms in Assisi and time in the studio yourself working hands on to connect with your own creative energy and manifest your own artistic expressions Dana Lynne Andersen Tuesday Sep 27 Saturday Oct 1 Yoga Therapy Training Ayurveda Learn a powerful approach to guiding clients to optimal health The principles of Ayurveda India s ancient healing science will help you tailor yoga techniques to each client s unique needs Nayaswami Mangala Friday Sep 30 Sunday Oct 2 Learn How to Meditate Techniques for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living Meditation is recommended everywhere these days for the tremendous benefits in enhancing mental clarity inner peace creativity and overall physical health Nayaswami Mukti Ganesha Kieran and Sahaja Sims October Sunday Oct 2 Sunday Oct 9 Yoga Therapy Training Health Challenges I Formerly Specialties 1 Yoga therapy has proved extremely helpful for such common health conditions as Stress Anxiety Depression Insomnia Neurological Neuromuscular disorders and Cancer Maitri Jones Nayaswami Mangala and Barbara Bingham Tuesday Oct 4 Sunday Oct 9 Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training will leave you feeling confident and well prepared with knowledge and the ability to safely and lovingly work with prenatal yoga students Nicole DeAvilla Thursday Oct 6 Sunday Oct 9 Preparing for a Lifetime of Kriya For disciples of Yogananda a review and deepening of your practices of AUM technique Hong Sau in the spine and other advanced practices to prepare you for Kriya Yoga initiation for those eligible Sanjan Thelen Friday Oct 7 Sunday Oct 9 Prenatal Yoga Retreat Learn the use of yogic tools and techniques for a positive pregnancy labor and birth experience Melody Hansen Sunday Oct 9 Sunday Oct 16 Meditation Solutions Meditation Teacher Training Level 2 A wonderful week of deepening your personal spiritual life and intensifying your daily meditation practices In addition you ll learn new teaching skills and polish the ones you may already be using Nayaswami Diksha Nayaswami Gyandev McCord and Nayaswami Anandi Tuesday Oct 18 Sunday Oct 23 Spiritual Counseling Training Most us find ourselves in the position of listening to someone talk to us about their problems Would you like to feel more confident about how to respond Nayaswami Diksha Nayaswami Anandi and Nayaswami Mangala Friday Oct 21 Sunday Oct 23 Developing Intuition How to Know and Trust Your Inner Guidance Life continually offers us difficult choices Intuition is a human faculty deeper than thought the clear inner knowing of what is true It is a skill that can be learned and developed Nayaswami Mukti Sunday Oct 23 Sunday Nov 20 Ananda Yoga Teacher Training A Spiritual Approach to Yoga Go beyond physical exercise into the deeper realms of yoga It s a life changing journey for you and your students as you experience Ananda s unique integrated approach to working directly with the body s subtle energies for spiritual growth and wellness on all levels Badri Matlock Maitri Jones Melody Hansen Nayaswami Gyandev McCord Nayaswami Diksha and Barbara Bingham Sunday Oct 23 Saturday Nov 5 Ananda Yoga Assistantship This Level 2 teacher training program is offered on a space available basis to Ananda Yoga Teacher Training graduates who have at least 100 hours or one year of yoga teaching experience after completing Level 1 or Bridge to Ananda Yoga Parts 1 and 2 Patricipants will get personal coaching in adapting poses for individual needs plus hands on experience as an Ananda Yoga Teacher Training program assistant Maitri Jones Sunday Oct 23 Monday Oct 31 Bridge to Ananda Yoga Teachers of other styles of yoga often want to transfer into Ananda s Level 2 Yoga Teacher Training or Yoga Therapy Training after they ve experienced the gentle power of Ananda Yoga Nayaswami Mangala Badri Matlock Dayavati Barsic and Maitri Jones Sunday Oct 23 Friday Oct 28 Pilgrimage on the Path of Kriya Yoga Sacred Places of Ananda Pilgrimage offers a unique opportunity for deepening your connection with God it can transform your life Nayaswami Anandi and Bharat Cornell Friday Oct 28 Sunday Oct 30 You Can Change Your Brain and Transform Your Life Self Transformation through Superconsciousness Peter Van Houten M D leads this fascinating encouraging and deeply beneficial weekend sharing exciting new information on the brain that helps us engage our brain s infinite capacity for change and adaptation Dr Peter Van Houten November Friday Nov 4 Sunday Nov 6 Freedom from Stress You ll practice the techniques of Paramhansa Yogananda to help you to relax physically and mentally You ll learn how to develop mental strength through concentration and meditation to help you maintain your calmness throughout the day Nayaswami Diksha Friday Nov 4 Sunday Nov 6 First Timers Weekend While many of our programs work wonderfully for first time visitors this one is designed especially for you It s a perfect getaway with a blend of relaxation inspiration yoga postures meditation instruction and delicious vegetarian food in a beautiful atmosphere You ll be amazed how much you can learn and experience in just one weekend Friday Nov 4 Sunday Nov 6 Learn How to Meditate Techniques for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living Meditation is recommended everywhere these days for the tremendous benefits in enhancing mental clarity inner peace creativity and overall physical health Nayaswami Mukti Ganesha Kieran and Sahaja Sims Friday Nov 11 Sunday Nov 13 Making Miracles Happen In this course you ll learn and begin to apply principles that can bring about what seem like miracles but are in fact only the operation of a subtle law of creation Nayaswami Anandi Friday Nov 11 Sunday Nov 13 Achieving Inner Peace Tranquility This course is filled with experiential exercises discussion and living examples It also includes the Full Circle Emotional Awareness Exercises Nayaswami Mantradevi Sunday Nov 13 Friday Nov 18 Change Your Magnetism Change Your Life How to Eliminate Self Defeating Patterns and Attract True Success This 5 day format helps you absorb how truly to change your life you will have a powerful jumpstart for personal transformation Nayaswami Naidhruva Friday Nov 18 Sunday Nov 20 Superconscious Living Learn to live with more enthusiasm love and joy The superconscious living principles use powerful laws of Spirit to help you discover your highest potential and find positive approaches to life Nayaswami Anandi December Friday Dec 2 Sunday Dec 4 Kriya Yoga Initiation This program is for those who have completed Kriya Yoga Preparation or

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