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Holistic Health Retreat: Yoga for Anxiety Relief

Friday, April 19, 2024 Sunday, April 21, 2024 PDT

With Saraswati

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

During this retreat, you will learn how to reduce anxiety with yoga practices, and how to achieve a deep sense of peace and well-being by integrating breath, body, and mind. Learn and experience time-tested practices of yogic principles—highly effective and easy to learn regardless of your experience in yoga. Gain diet and lifestyle tips from the ancient healing science of Ayurveda. 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 by creating a practical and holistic daily wellness routine.

This is a program of the Sivananda Institute of Health & Yoga. It offers guidance from the 5 Points of Yoga in the Sivananda tradition and the 4 Paths of Yoga.

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

Saraswati completed her first Teacher Training Course on September 19, 1977.  She returned to her first love after retirement and obtained her second Teacher Training certificate on November 17, 2021.  She immediately enrolled in the Sivananda Yoga Health Educator Training program in January 2022, completed the coursework and is now in the midst of her practicum. 



Daily Schedule

(Items shown in bold indicate the Day Guest schedule)

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: Yoga and Anxiety Relief
2:45–3:45pm – Relaxation Techniques
3:45pm –
Individual Follow-ups
4:00pm – Karma Yoga
6:00pm – Dinner

6:00–7:30am – Satsang
8:00am – Light breakfast
10:00–11:30am – Yoga Class: Gentle Asanas and Pranayama
12:00pm – Vegetarian Lunch
1:00–2:30pm – Talk: Keys to Vibrancy
2:45–3:45pm – Meditation Techniques
3:45pm – Individual Follow-ups

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  and water bottle.

You are welcome to bring a meditation shawl, yoga mat and sitting cushion, if convenient.


Register here

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