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Ayurveda Massage Weekend

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

Saturday & Sunday, November 4–5 Book your abhyanga or shirodhara! Benefit from the wisdom of a 5,000-year-old science. Ayurvedic therapies are often recommended in Ayurvedic consultations. We generally offer Ayurvedic body treatments the first weekend of each month. (Contact us to check availability for other times.)  T H E   T R E A T M […]

Best Ayurvedic Practices for the Fall Season

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

WITH ELANA BERMAN Create morning/evening/daily routines according to the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda for happy skin, improved digestion, a calm mind and radiant health.

Yoga of Recovery with Durga Leela

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

IN PERSON OR ONLINEOnline registrants will receive a Zoom link at least one hour before the first class. Durga Leela is visiting Los Angeles! Yoga of Recovery is a comprehensive program that integrates Ayurveda and Yoga with recovery tools for a holistic mind, body and spirit approach for all those affected by addiction and self-destructive […]

Puja in Honor of the Jalasamadhi of Swami Vishnudevananda

IN PERSON OR ONLINEOnline participants can use our regular Zoom link for the morning Satsang. Although teaching yoga was the central theme of his life, Swamiji felt the need to take more direct action. And this is where the peace plane arrives on the scene. It was painted by the American artist Peter Max. Swamiji […]

Hike Los Leones Trail

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

Start the year off with lots of prana!

Diwali: Festival of Light

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

Pundit Samavedula will give a talk and then celebrate Lakshmi Puja with 108 lotus flowers.

Weekend Retreat: Inner Journey

Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center Los Angeles 3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, CA, United States

IN PERSON OR ONLINEWith Swami Sivasankariananda Concentration is the key to peace. Mind can never be satisfied. Through concentration, we access deeper knowledge. There is no limit to the power of the human mind. The more concentrated it is, the more power is brought to bear on one point. Daily Schedule Friday 12/16:00–7:30pm Yoga Asana […]

Mind & Emotions

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

IN PERSON OR ONLINEA Zoom link will be sent one hour before the event to online participants With Swami Sivasankariananda An emotion is a combination of thought and desire. Every idea is charged with emotions. Emotions are desires which are penetrated by the thought element. In other words, emotion is desire mingled with thought. Every […]

Weekend Retreat: Yogic Holidays

Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center Los Angeles 3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, CA, United States

A festive weekend of yoga, community and fun. Daily Schedule Friday 12/86:00–7:30pm Yoga Asana Class7:30pm Vegetarian dinner Saturday 12/96:00–7:15am Satsang (meditation, chanting and a short talk)8:00am Light breakfast10:00–11:30am All-Levels Yoga Class12:00pm Lunch and Karma Yoga1:30–3:00pm Talk: Love in Action5:00–8:00pm Holiday Celebration with meditation, carols, good company Sunday 12/106:00–7:15am Satsang8:00am Light breakfast10:00–11:30am All-Levels Yoga Class12:00pm Lunch1:00pm […]

Love in Action

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

Meets weekly
Fulfillment from the confluence of karma, duty and love

Annual Holiday Celebration

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

An LA tradition. Our merry celebration will be held outdoors this year.

Vegan Baking Workshop

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

The ingredients are warming, healthy and energizing, balancing flavors of sweet and spicy!

ONLINE Positive Thinking Workshop (2 sessions)

Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center Los Angeles 3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Boost strength, health, immunity and your spirits. Attend in person or online.

New Year’s Eve Celebration

In Los Angeles! Chanting, birthday puja, then meditate in the New Year! May peace and joy abound.

New Year’s Day Hike

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

Start the year off with lots of prana!

Ayurveda Retreat: What’s My Dosha?

Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center Los Angeles 3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Boost strength, health, immunity and your spirits. Attend in person or online.

What’s My Ayurvedic Body Type?

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

Saturday, January 6 @ 2:00–3:30am IN PERSON OR ONLINEOnline registrants will be sent a Zoom link at least one hour before the program. Understanding your Ayurvedic dosha can provide valuable insights into your unique mind-body constitution and help you make informed lifestyle choices for optimal health. Ayurveda, an ancient system of medicine originating in India, […]

Yoga 3 Course (5 sessions)

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

Meets weekly
More advanced theory and practice. Talks will cover the subtle energy, back health, yogic cleansing, and the Eight Limbs of Raja Yoga.

Yoga 1 Course (5 sessions)

Meets weekly
This course is ideal for beginners and those new to Sivananda Yoga— a gradual introduction to the practice.

Weekend Retreat: Yoga for Healthy Living

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

IN PERSON OR ONLINEOnline registrants will receive a Zoom link at least one hour before the first class. The foundations of a healthy yoga life are: proper exercise (asanas), proper breathing (pranayama), proper relaxation (savasana), proper diet (vegetarian), positive thinking (dharana) and meditation (dhyana). These five points of holistic yoga for integral health constitute the […]

Weekend Retreat: Sadhana & Hatha Yoga

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

IN PERSON OR ONLINEOnline registrants will receive a Zoom link at least one hour before the first class. What is Sadhana? What constitutes Sadhana? Consider the best Sadhana for you. Build a spiritual practice that you will stick to. This weekend, practice two yoga classes daily, including pranayama breathing exercises to improve mental and physical […]

Sadhana and Its Challenges

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

IN PERSON OR ONLINEA Zoom link will be sent to online registrants within one hour of the workshop start time. With Swami Sivasankariananda   Swami Sivananda says, “Sadhana is necessary; but we will not do it because we do not really believe it is necessary.”  The whole vexing battle is with the mind. Again and […]

Hip Opening Workshop

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

Full yoga class. Release tight hip muscles and stress at the same time.

Meditation 2 Course (5 sessions)

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

Meets weekly
Meditation is the key to achieving peace of mind in a stressful and competitive world.

Ayurveda Retreat: Women’s Health

Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center Los Angeles 3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, CA, United States

IN PERSON OR ONLINE Health is a positive state of happiness achieved through the normal condition of the doshas (constitution), dhatus (tissues), agni (digestive fire), and malas (waste). as well as a serene state of body, mind and senses. The strength of agni and doshas varies throughout the seasons.  The Ayurvedic lifestyle is based on […]

Ayurveda for Women’s Health with Dr Bharathi

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

Saturday, February 3 @ 1:00–2:30pm IN PERSON OR ONLINEOnline registrants will be sent a Zoom link at least one hour before the program. The traditional practice of Ayurveda, the ancient science of health and well-being, sheds light on the importance of nutrition, herbal remedies, and lifestyle choices. Attentive to women's needs, important practices to consider […]

Self-Abhyanga Workshop

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

Nourish your body with regular self-massage. Learn the technique and get advice on what oil to use...

Raja Yoga Sutras 2 Course (5 sessions)

IN PERSON OR ONLINEOnline registrants will receive a Zoom link at least one hour before the first class. This 5-session course meets weekly on Saturdays, starting February 1060 minutes each session Raja Yoga is the royal Yoga path of mind control and meditation. The purpose of Raja Yoga is to bring the mind to calmness […]

Vedic Astrology and Its Connection to Yoga

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

IN PERSON OR ONLINEA Zoom link will be sent to online registrants within one hour of the workshop start time. With Vishwajeet Chatterji Vedic Astrology or Jyotish is the science of karma, and a powerful way to foresee and navigate challenges we face in our lives. Jyotish helps us understand the “why” behind our life […]

Weekend Retreat: Mastering the Self

Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center Los Angeles 3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, CA, United States

IN PERSON OR ONLINE Developing Qualifications for Spiritual Mastery according to the Bhagavad Gita After receiving the main teachings about Self Knowledge, Dharma or duty, and Karma Yoga, desirous of knowing whether Self Realization is actually feasible, Arjuna asked Krishna to explain the characteristics of a spiritual master. He wanted to know how such a […]

ONLINE Teachings from the Bhagavad Gita, Chapter 2 (two talks)

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

Saturday and Sunday, February 17 & 18 • 2:00–3:30 pm PST ONLINEA Zoom link will be sent to registrants at least an hour before the first class. Developing Qualifications for Spiritual Mastery according to the Bhagavad Gita After receiving the main teachings about Self Knowledge, Dharma or duty, and Karma Yoga, desirous of knowing whether […]

Age Well with Ayurveda with Sandhiya Ramaswamy

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

Saturday, March 2 @ 2:00–3:30pm IN PERSON OR ONLINEOnline registrants will be sent a Zoom link at least one hour before the program. We all want to age well.  Add life to our years, not just years to our lives. Central to Ayurveda is the concept of ojas—vital immunity, endurance and strength of body and mind […]

Wellness Weekend: Working Through Grief

Any loss can spark feelings of grief, even the loss of a dream. We must gradually find the courage to remain in the present moment, accept and bear the unbearable. Engage in inner work, group work, mutual sharing and yoga practices to support personal healing. Enjoy one-on-one sharing. Let go deeply. DAILY SCHEDULE Friday 3/84:30pm […]

Sivaratri Celebration: All-Night Vigil

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

Celebrate this auspicious festival, the Great Night of Lord Siva, with a series of pujas. Siva is the Lord of cosmic transformation and dance. Chant kirtan until sunrise.

Holistic Health Retreat: Yoga for Chronic Pain Relief

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

With Swami Sivasankariananda, C-IAYT Attend this therapeutic weekend program as a residential retreat or come as a day guest. When we are in pain it often feels immutable. The logical solution seems to be to turn away from the pain, and even disconnect from the aspect of ourselves in which the pain is experienced. Learn […]

Vedic Astrology Intro Course (3 sessions)

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

IN PERSON OR ONLINEA Zoom link will be sent to online registrants on the first day of the course. With Vishwajeet Chatterji The course meets three consecutive Saturdays: March 16, 23 and 30 from 1:00–4:00pm. Vedic Astrology or Jyotish is the science of karma, and a powerful way to foresee and navigate challenges we face […]

Weekend Retreat: Bhakti Yoga

Thanksgiving Retreat at the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm in Grass Valley, CA. A great time to visit. Book now—onsite or online!

Cultivate Bhakti

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

Lighten your heart and connect to the divine within.

Puja Workshop

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

Lighten your heart and connect to the divine within.

Kirtan Workshop

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

Transform lower emotions to feelings of Peace, Joy and Contentment.

Ayurveda Retreat: Ayurvedic Psychology

Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center Los Angeles 3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Boost strength, health, immunity and your spirits. Attend in person or online.

The Basis of Ayurvedic Psychology with Ajita Patel

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

Lifestyle adjustments per the change of season. Learn the benefits of detoxing, as well as the Ayurvedic body treatments

Weekend Retreat: Vedanta in Daily Life

Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center Los Angeles 3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Boost strength, health, immunity and your spirits. Attend in person or online.

Be Good, Do Good (5 sessions)

Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center Los Angeles 3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Meets weekly
Emphasis is placed on holding postures longer and building a solid personal practice.

Vedanta for Health

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

IN PERSON OR ONLINEA Zoom link will be sent to online registrants within one hour of the workshop start time. With Swami Jnaneswariananda Vedanta is the science and the art of living one’s life at the highest and the best. This desirable state is coveted by all. A life with good health is a great […]

Vedanta Solves All Problems

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

IN PERSON OR ONLINEA Zoom link will be sent to online registrants within one hour of the workshop start time. With Swami Jnaneswariananda “Vedanta alone can solve all problems. Understanding and practice of Vedanta alone can stop all wars and bring peace in this world. Vedanta will remove all barriers. Vedanta will melt all differences. […]

Yoga 1 Course (5 sessions)

Meets weekly
This course is ideal for beginners and those new to Sivananda Yoga— a gradual introduction to the practice.

Meditation 1 Course (5 sessions)

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

Meets weekly
Meditation is the key to achieving peace of mind in an anxiety-ridden world.

Weekend Retreat: Enter the Mystical

Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center Los Angeles 3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Boost strength, health, immunity and your spirits. Attend in person or online.

Yantra Painting Workshop

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

A wonderfully engrossing practice to calm and elevate the mind. Try it!

Vietnamese Cooking Workshop

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

With Ganga Chaitanya IN PERSON OR ONLINEOnline registrants will receive a Zoom link at least one hour before the first class. You know about Pho and Bánh mi sandwiches, right? Learn more about the tastes and techniques of Vietnamese cuisine from visiting expert, Ganga Chaitanya. We feature lots of fresh vegetables and a balance of […]

Pranayama & Kriyas for Cleansing

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

With Ganga Chaitanya IN PERSON OR ONLINEOnline registrants will receive a Zoom link at least one hour before the first class. Purify the body with breath. Practice pranayama breathing exercises to improve mental and physical health, balance the two hemispheres of the brain, balance the two energies of yin and yang, balance emotions, and increase […]

Mala & Japa Yoga Workshop

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

IN PERSON OR ONLINEA Zoom link will be sent one hour before the event to online participants   A mala or rosary has 108 beads that are connected to each other. Wearing a rosary around your neck not only protects you from negative energies, but also aids you in progressing in your spiritual practice. Discover […]

Maya: Divine Illusion

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

IN PERSON OR ONLINEA Zoom link will be sent one hour before the event to online participants The world is an imagination of the mind. The happiness and misery experienced in this world are caused by the workings of the mind. You cannot destroy a mountain, but you can destroy the idea of a mountain. […]

Weekend Retreat: Ayurveda for Family Health

Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center Los Angeles 3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Boost strength, health, immunity and your spirits. Attend in person or online.

Cooking Workshop: Kitchari

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

Easy, nutritious Indian comfort food!

Self-Abhyanga Workshop

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

Nourish your body with regular self-massage. Learn the technique and get advice on what oil to use...

Hatha Yoga Wellness Weekend

Onsite retreat at the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm! Please join the warmth and cheer.

Hatha Yoga for Wellness

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

IN PERSON OR ONLINEA Zoom link will be sent to online registrants within one hour of the workshop start time. With Swami Sivasankariananda   The physical exercises of Yoga, or “asanas,” are not just exercises. They have an inherent mental component. It is in holding the postures that the full benefits are realized. The Yoga […]

Building Prana Workshop

Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center Los Angeles 3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Learn a safe practice you can do daily. Build your energy, immunity and steadiness of mind.

Songs, Stories & Poems with Stephen Longfellow Fiske

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

IN PERSON OR ONLINE This event will be offered on our regular Satsang Zoom link. Please welcome longtime friend of Sivananda Yoga, Stephen Longfellow Fiske. He has supported our Yoga Teacher Training Courses for many years and used to play for Swami VIshnudevananda himself. He has many inspiring stories to tell. Stephen is a musician, […]

Positive Thinking 1 (5 sessions)

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

Meets weekly.
Develop a positive attitude toward life, even in adversity. Increase self-esteem and confidence.

Classical Indian Dance Performance

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

Energetic and innovative, Deobrat MIshra will raise our sights for 2021.

Weekend Retreat: Meditate for Peace

Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center Los Angeles 3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, CA, United States

IN PERSON OR ONLINEOnline participants will receive a Zoom link at least one hour before the program begins. With Sivashakti Chaitanya, visiting from the Sivananda Ashram in Dalat, Vietnam Learn:∙ What is meditation?∙ Why meditate?∙ How to meditate?∙ Techniques of meditation according to the four Classical Paths of Yoga Gain:∙ Tools to overcome obstacles encountered […]

Wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita

Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center Los Angeles 3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Ongoing
Study Chapter 6 of the most important scripture in Yoga. Its teachings are practical and timeless.

Understand the Mind to Meditate

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

The whole mischief of life is wrought by the mind. Introspect. Look within.

The Four Classical Paths to Meditation

3741 West 27th Street, Los Angeles, California

The whole mischief of life is wrought by the mind. Introspect. Look within.

Online Yoga Nidra with Kashyap

Do you need a rest? Yoga Nidra is the art of conscious deep relaxation. Indeed, Yoga Nidra is a profound state of consciousness.