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Holistic Health Weekend Retreat: Positive Thinking for Optimal Health

Friday, August 16, 2024 Sunday, August 18, 2024 PDT

With Swami Sivasankariananda

Attend this therapeutic weekend program as a residential retreat or come as a day guest.

Program covers:

  • Yoga and thought management
  • Stress management, self-care and positive thinking techniques
  • Self-affirmation, emotional intelligence and meditation

“Sow a thought and reap an action. Sow an action and reap a habit. Sow a habit and reap a character. Sow a character and reap a destiny.” —Swami Sivananda

Learn or deepen your practice of the yogic tools to guide your mind in thinking positive thoughts, creating health and a joyful life.

Support your health and peace of mind with the powerful tools and knowledge of Yoga, meditation and breathwork. Gain diet and lifestyle tips. Join us for Hatha Yoga classes, breathwork, meditation, healthy vegetarian meals, and educational workshops in a supportive spiritual community at the LA Sivananda Yoga Center. Empower yourself with a holistic wellness routine. 

Includes a 90-minute personal holistic health review prior to the program (in person or via Zoom) and one-on-one mini-consultations each day. Follow-up sessions possible.

Swami Sivasankariananda is a certified Yoga Therapist and directs the LA Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center. She has been practicing yoga for 30 years and enjoys introducing people to the subtler benefits of the four classical paths of yoga.

Daily Schedule

(Day Guest schedule: Saturday and Sunday 10:00am–4:00pm, indicated in bold)

6:00–7:30pm – Asana class
7:30pm – Vegetarian dinner

6:00–7:30am – Satsang (silent meditation, chanting and a talk)
8:00am – Light breakfast
10:00–11:30am – Yoga Class: Gentle Asanas and Pranayama
12:00pm – Vegetarian lunch
1:00–2:30pm – Talk: Positive Thinking Strategies
2:45–3:45pm – Relaxation Techniques
3:45pm –
 Individual check-ins
4:00pm – Karma Yoga
6:00pm – Dinner

6:00–7:30am – Satsang on the topic of Prana
8:00am – Light breakfast
10:00–11:30am – Yoga Class: Gentle Asanas and Pranayama
12:00pm – Vegetarian lunch
1:00–2:30pm – Talk: Positive Affirmations
2:45–3:45pm – Concentration and Meditation Techniques
3:45pm – Individual mini-consultations

5:30–7:30pm – Satsang and soup (optional)

Retreat Arrival & Departure

Arrival: Check-in as early as 2:00pm Friday. 

Departure: Check-out at 4:00pm Sunday. Or stay for Satsang and soup.

What to bring

Slip-on shoes, loose comfortable clothing, writing materials, meditation shawl or blanket, water bottle and indoor slippers.

You are welcome to bring your own yoga mat and sitting cushion, if convenient.

Register here

Choose the donation amount that works for you. Contact us for further options.