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Arrival: Friday, March 28
Departure: Sunday, March 30, 2014

Tuition: $30

Accommodation options for the 2 night stay, per person:
Tent - $100
Dorm (4 person) - $130
Cabin (2 person) - $170
Cabin (1 person) - $280
Deluxe Shared (3 person) - $190
Deluxe Shared (2 person) - $240
Deluxe Cabin (1 person) - $390

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Dates given are when you should plan to arrive and leave and may not be actual dates of instruction. All deposits and payments are non-refundable.

 



The Sivananda Yoga farm is in the Sierra foothills.

 

 

The yoga farm has been entirely renovated over the past 15 years.

 

 

One of the interiors of the new shanti cabins.

 

 

The yoga farm is in a beautiful location.
 

Ayurvedic Massage Rejuvenation Retreat

Friday, March 28—Sunday, March 30, 2014
Ambika (Jennifer Andrews) •

The ashram is the ideal place to come relax, rejuvenate and detoxify from your daily life.   This weekend provides an opportunity to receive guidance and nurturing from specialists trained in the ancient healing science of Ayurveda in the form of body treatments, consultations and daily workshops. Please call in advance to book your Ayurvedic body treatment and consultation as there are a limited number of appointments available. Participants will practice Yoga asanas (postures), Pranayama (breathing) and meditation twice daily and attend daily workshops on Ayurveda and health.

Ayurvedic Consultation

Discover your own personal constitution and learn the basic tools to keep your body, mind and spirit in balance through diet, lifestyle and other tools for healthy living. We'll determine what kinds of activities and changes in your lifestyle can best help you restore balance. Includes detailed history intake, pulse and tongue analysis, diet and lifestyle evaluation. Please call to book your Ayurvedic consultation and complete your Intake Forms before your scheduled appointment time. 150 USD

Ayurvedic Body Treatments

A beautifully relaxing and luxurious full body treatment. Includes Abhyanga, a herbal oil massage; followed by Shirodhara, a soothing, steady stream of herbal oil poured on to the forehead directly over the third eye, calming and purifying the mind. Last comes Swedhana, a full-body herbal steam treatment, which helps the oil and herbs penetrate the body, nourishing the skin and removing toxins. Please call in advance to book your Ayurvedic body treatment as there are a limited number of appointments available. 245 USD

Our Ayurvedic therapists are graduates of the California College of Ayurveda.

Curriculum

Talks will be given on topics such as: Ayurvedic constitution Signs of imbalance and balancing therapies Proper Digestion Guidelines to healthy eating Ayurvedic lifestyle, seasonal and daily routines

Daily Schedule

6-8am Satsang: Guided silent meditation practice, chanting and lecture
8-10am Yoga Class
10am Brunch
11am Karma Yoga
12-1pm Workshop on Ayurvedic Lifestyle & Routines
1-4pm Free Time and Nature walks
4-6pm Yoga Class
6pm Dinner
7-8pm Free Time
8-10pm Satsang: meditation, chanting and lecture

Arrival and Departure

The course will begin at 8pm on Friday with Satsang, and will end at 3pm on Sunday.

We encourage you to arrive by 4pm on Friday making the most out of the afternoon by joining us for the Asana class and dinner. You are always welcome and encouraged to extend your stay to any length before or after the course. Please indicate your desired arrival and departure dates on your registration form (click 'register' on the left).

What to Bring

Reccommended texts:

Ayurveda - Science of Self-healing by Dr. Vasant Lad
The Ayurvedic Cookbook by Dr. Vasant Lad

Other: slip on shoes, loose comfortable clothing, writing materials, meditation shawl or blanket, yoga mat, flashlight. All books and materials are available in our boutique.

Reservations

To reserve a place for this course, please register online or email yogafarmregistration@sivananda.org. Then please call to give us your credit card deposit and confirm your reservation.   A deposit paying for your first night's stay is required for your reservation. Please note that in case of cancellation, no refund will be given. A credit note for other programs at the Yoga Farm (valid for one year) will be given.

 

Ambika (Jennifer Andrews)About Ambika (Jennifer Andrews)
Ambika (Jennifer Andrews) specializes in the ancient vedic healing sciences of Ayurveda and Yoga. She is the owner and founder of Ambikas Ayurveda. Ambika has a Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Nevada, Reno, Masters of Education degree from The University of Cincinnati, and certificates in Ayurveda from The Institute of Vedic Studies, Santa Fe, New Mexico , and The California College of Ayurveda, Grass Valley, California, and is a certified Sivananda yoga instructor. www.ambikasayurveda.com