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Yoga Vacations and Retreat Offered in California

  (April 22, 2014)
Yoga Vacations and Retreat Offered in California

Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) April 22, 2014

Bringing Family and Yoga practice together during this special time here at the Ashram. Participants will enjoy the peaceful nature, have fun and quality time with your family, while shaping body and mind in the daily Asana classes and spiritual courses.

The Family Week offers and an adjusted Ashram schedule to Family needs. Qualified staff members will provide some childcare, kids Yoga Asana classes and kids meditation, to give parents time for their personal Sadhana (spiritual practice), but some parental supervision of the children is required. For more information, please visit

Family accommodation in four-bed cabins are available, however, space is limited. If you would like to be nearer to nature, bring a tent.

Family Program Activities

    Ayurveda for the Family
    Massage Workshop
    Cooking Workshop
    Kids Yoga classes and meditation time
    outside games, hikes, swimming in the pond
    trip to Yuba river
    painting, arts and crafts
    music and play
    Talent Show

Daily Schedule:
6:00 a.m. Optional Satsang (silent meditation, chanting & discourse)
7:00 a.m. Kids breakfast
8:00 a.m. Yoga Asana class *
10:00 a.m. Organic Vegetarian Brunch
11:00 a.m. Karma Yoga (selfless service / chores)
12:00 p.m. Family time (games, music, arts and crafts)
1:30 p.m. Snack
2:00 p.m. Workshop
3:00 p.m. Pond Time/ Free Time
4:00 p.m. Yoga Asana Class **
6:00 p.m. Organic Vegetarian Dinner
7:30 p.m. Satsang (silent meditation, chanting & discourse)
kids meditation, then join the parents satsang

*8-9 a.m. kids will go for a supervised walk
9-10 a.m. kids yoga class (taught by ashram staff)
** parents take turns with childcare

Accommodation Rates, per night, per person:

    Tent: $50
    Dorm (4 person): $65
    Double (2 person): $85
    Private (1 person): $140
    Deluxe Cabin (2 person) : $120
    Deluxe Cabin (1 person) : $195

Children under the age of 12 pay half price. Children under 3 are free of charge.

Arrival and Departure
Arrive: Afternoon, Friday, April 25th, 2014

Depart: Late Morning, Sunday, April 27th, 2014

What to Bring
Games to Share, Comfortable Clothes, Bathing suit, towels, sunscreen, bug-spray, pocket money for boutique, flashlight, hat, easy slip-on shoes, water bottle

Katyayani (Katja Wishart)About Katyayani (Katja Wishart)
Mother of two girls, a nearly eight year old and a grown up who studies in Berlin, Germany. She has a background in Art and Design and brings a love for all kinds of nature projects. Katyayani is teaching Yoga, including visualization and breathing techniques, to children of all age groups in the Bay Area. She has been teaching at our San Francisco center and the Children's Yoga Camp here at the Yogafarm for the last 6 years.

The Yoga Farm also hosts a Yoga Nidra course, courses on Yogic philosophy, Yoga for back pain and ayurvedic retreats, and an advanced teacher's training course (ATTC). The Advanced Yoga Teacher's Training Course helps graduates to deepen their spiritual practice and their study of Hatha yoga, Vedanta philosophy, Raja yoga, anatomy and Sanskrit. The advanced class gives students an additional chance to practice under guidance in a supportive atmosphere, which provides many with a boost of energy and clarity.

About Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
In 1971, Swami Vishnudevananda returned to California and founded the third ashram in the young Sivananda International organization: the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm on 40 acres of land located in the Gold Country of the beautiful Sierra Nevada Foothills in Northern California. The non-profit, non-sectarian ashram offers yoga classes, retreats and teacher training courses for students of all abilities. For more information, please visit

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