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at Sivananda Ashram Yoga Ranch, Catskill Mountains, NY
with Shyam and Mohini of the Yoga Warehouse
Friday, March 30 - Sunday, April 1

During this Easter and Passover holiday weekend, separate yoga classes will be held to help both beginner and more advanced students focus on improving and deepening their practice. Special coaching workshops, and talks on how yoga really works and how to maintain a successful home practice will also be offered.

There is a $25/day holiday surcharge in addition to accommodations or ashram day rate. Your accommodation rate includes meals, Satsangs, and Hatha yoga classes, which are offered daily. For more information, go to

Program Schedule:

2:00pm Check-in
4:00pm Hatha Yoga Class
6:00pm Dinner
8:00pm Satsang*
10:30pm Lights Out

5:30am Wake Up Bell
6:00am Satsang* or Silent Walk
8:00am Hatha Yoga Class
10:00am Brunch
10:45am Karma Yoga
12:00pm Optional Activity or Free Time (Coaching Class, Walk or Other Activity)
1:00pm Workshop
4:00pm Hatha Yoga Class
6:00pm Dinner
8:00pm Satsang*
10:30pm Lights Out

5:30am Wake Up Bell
6:00am Satsang* or Silent Walk
8:00am Hatha Yoga Class
10:00am Brunch
10:45am Karma Yoga
12:00pm Room Check-Out

* Satsang – 30-minute silent meditation, kirtan/chanting, spiritual lecture.
Daily activity schedule, and/or possible changes, will be announced at morning Satsang.

at Sivananda Ashram Yoga Ranch, Catskill Mountains, NY
with Srinivasan, Swami Paramananda, Swami Satyapremananda, and Shyam and Mohini of the Yoga Warehouse
Friday, April 6 - Sunday, April 8

Join us for the East Coast teachers’ meeting where yoga teachers come together in practice and get re-inspired to serve humanity by the means of teaching Yoga. Open to graduates of the Sivananda Yoga Teacher Training Course, and specifically geared towards those who are currently teaching on the East Coast.

Tuition: Accommodation or ashram day rate only. For more information or to register, click here

with Girija and Govinda
Limited to 10 participants
Saturday, April 14, 2-4 pm

Transformational Breathing is a self-empowering healing system, a dynamically powerful technique that utilizes a high vibrational energy force created by a specific breathing pattern. It focuses on the energies and states that we want to create, rather than paying attention to the patterns we are trying to release. Come prepared to transform!

Transformational Breathing allows us to:
Breathe better
Have more energy
Feel more peaceful and loving
Integrate unprocessed material, such as trauma
Ultimately attain higher levels of consciousness

Girija (Giri Bek) is a certified Transformational Breath trainer. She is also a registered holistic nutritionist, an E-RYT 500 in the Sivananda tradition and certified in Yoga Nidra, Yoga of Recovery and Chakradance. Girija is passionate about working with people in recovery from addictions and disordered eating. She and her partner, Govinda, offer private and group sessions as well as Radiant Health retreats where people experience these powerful, healing and transforming modalities over several days.

Govinda Yogi is a certified Transformational Breath group leader, skillful at assisting people in remembering their own true nature and reconnecting with their higher Self. He began his spiritual journey with bhakti yoga over a decade ago, and is a graduate of the Sivananda Yoga Teacher Training Course, a Reiki practitioner and offers assisted Thai Yoga sessions. As a culinary graduate he is also dedicated to serving conscious, healthy food and offers healthy cooking classes.

For more information about Girija and Govinda Yogi go to

$35. Pre-registration required. Limited to 10 participants. To register call the YW at 954-525-7726 or e-mail us at

Music to Elevate Your Spirit
Friday, May 11, 7:30pm

Gaura Vani is our favorite kirtanist and he is coming to the Yoga Warehouse!! Gaura is an internationaly acclaimed kirtan artist, filmmaker, musician and activist, and we have been following him and his soulful music for many years. He was raised in the bhakti yoga tradition from birth and is an engaging storyteller and teacher. Don't miss this inspiring and uplifting evening.

$20 in advance, $25 (cash only) at the door. To pay in advance, call the YW at 954-525-7726 or e-mail us at

Healing the Heart with Simple Songs of Devotion
Saturday, May 12, 2-4pm

All are welcome to attend this special workshop on embodying bhakti. Gaura Vani will share music and folk songs from ancient India, well-loved stories on dharma (living one's path) and introduce us to the more than 5,000-year-old practice of connecting to Radha and Krishna, the "Divine Couple."

Bhakti is a living practice of softening the heart through daily acts of humility, love and devotion. Sometimes our hearts become chapped and dry from what it takes to make our way in this world. We are often encouraged to be harder, stronger, more driven; and we begin to lose our connection with our Sacred Heart. Bhakti invites us into an awareness of the deep and personal relationship with the Divine in everything we do and everyone we meet.

Learn the basics of Bhakti and begin to bring this ancient intention-based practice into your life in practical ways. You will have the opportunity to weave together and embody these bhakti teachings with kirtan (call and response chanting).

$20. To register, call the YW at 954-525-7726 or e-mail us at

and Special Guest Musician JORGE ALFANO
Sunday, May 20, 7-9pm

We are happy to welcome Srinivasan to the Yoga Warehouse for a special meditation gathering! Join us for a joyful evening of guided meditation, chanting and a talk by Srinivasan.

The evening will also feature music by Jorge Alfano, who has studied and worked with many noted masters and musicians all over the world. His specialties are flute and string instruments.

Srinivasan was a close student of Swami Vishnudevananda and spent many years with him. He is the acharya (spiritual director) of Sivananda yoga centers and ashrams on the East Coast of the United States (including the Yoga Warehouse) and directs the Sivananda Yoga Ashram in Woodbourne, NY. He is a knowledgable and compassionate teacher whose life mission is empowering all with the peace and wisdom of Yoga.

This Satsang is by donation - please arrive early.

Sunday May 27, 7pm

We are honored and excited to welcome Krishnan Namboodiri, a South Indian Tantric priest, to the Yoga Warehouse! Krishnan Namboodiri is trained in the classical tradition of mantras (sacred sounds), pujas (prayers), homas (fire rituals), and yantras (sacred geometric designs). He is the priest of the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat in the Bahamas, in charge of performing daily rituals and special ceremonies. He is also a Vedic astrologer, and comes from a long family lineage of tantric priests, as well as being a popular hatha yoga teacher.

Krishnan Namboodiri will join us for our regular Sunday meditation gathering to guide us through a special ritual, or puja to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Yoga Warehouse. Everyone present will have the rare opportunity to participate in this auspicious ceremony!

Please join us for this special evening. All are welcome.
By donation, please arrive early.


Every Sunday evening, 7-8:30pm

Satsang means ‘“association with the wise.” Meditating together in a group creates a strong spiritual atmosphere which allows a deeper experience of meditation. In satsang, people of different levels practice together – from newcomers to experienced Yoga teachers.

Satsang is the heart of the Yoga practice. It consists of 30 minutes of silent meditation, 30 minutes of meditative chanting of mantras and kirtan and an easy-to-follow reading and/or talk on yoga philosophy or psychology. The steady, joyful practice of satsang tangibly builds the energy at the yoga center.

Our chant book reflects the inclusiveness of the Sivananda lineage, with a section of chants for each of the main deities, as well as chants in English and Hebrew. Many of the Sanskrit chants are followed by translations. There is a mysterious power in every word. Our Daily Chants (Jaya Ganesha) and a few bhajans are usually accompanied by harmonium and simple percussion. It is not your voice, but the inner feeling that matters.

We recite Swami Sivananda's Universal Prayer and conclude satsang with arati, an offering and receiving of Divine Light. We also share prasad, a sweet offering.

Beginners and members of all traditions welcome. This is a free event although donations are gratefully accepted. Please arrive at least five minutes early.

"As Satsang is the only safe boat to take you to the other shore of Bliss or Moksha [liberation], you should all try as best as is in your power, never to miss it." - Swami Sivananda


The International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers make up the largest yoga organization of its kind in the world, with more than 40 years of experience in teaching this course, which was the first yoga teachers training course in the West. The four-week residential course, founded by Swami Vishnudevananda, offers a profound personal experience and the opportunity to increase strength and flexibility, develop greater spiritual awareness, improve your power of concentration, and enhance your self-esteem and self-discipline. Mastery of any yoga practice is not necessary, only your sincere desire for knowledge and your commitment to personal growth.

Upcoming TTCs in the Catskill Mountains of New York:
June 3 — July 1
August 2 — August 30

Upcoming TTCs in the Bahamas:
April 6 — May 3
May 6 — June 2
June 5 — July 2
July 5 — August 1

For information on the curriculum, schedule, accommodations, rates and for more dates for Sivananda teacher training courses all over the world (including California, Canada, Colombia, Brazil, Argentina, England, France, Italy, Austria, Poland, Lithuania, India, Thailand, Vietnam and China), go to


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