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Arrival: Wednesday, December 19
Departure: Monday, December 24, 2012

Tuition: $250

Accommodation options for the 5 night stay, per person:
Tent - $250
Dorm (4 person) - $325
Cabin (2 person) - $425
Cabin (1 person) - $700
Deluxe Shared (3 person) - $475
Deluxe Shared (2 person) - $600
Deluxe Cabin (1 person) - $975

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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.

Meditation & Self Study Course

Wednesday, December 19—Monday, December 24, 2012
Swami Sitaramananda •

This five-day meditation immersion is ideal for sincere aspirants, yoga teachers, therapists, and health professionals. The course offers an opportunity for you to know your mind under the guidance of an experienced meditation teacher. You will learn the basic techniques of meditation according to the 4 classical paths of Yoga.



$250 plus cost of accommodations for 5 nights.

Daily Schedule

6-8am Meditation, Chanting and short talk on Yoga

8-10am Yoga Class
10am Organic Vegetarian Brunch
10:45 - 11:45 Karma Yoga
12-1pm Silent meditation and personal study
1-3pm Meditation Workshop and Discussion
4-6pm Yoga Class
6pm Organic Vegetarian Dinner
8-10pm Satsang - meditation, chanting and lecture
10:30pm Lights Out

Arrival and Departure

The course will begin at 7pm on Wed., December 19 with satsang, and will end Monday, December 24 at 3pm.

What to Bring

Essentials of Yoga Practice and Philosophy by Swami Sitaramananda 
Positive Thinking Manual 
Meditation and Mantras by Swami Vishnu-devananda

Slip-on shoes, loose comfortable clothing, writing materials, meditation shawl or blanket, yoga mat, flashlight.

All books and materials are available in our boutique.


To reserve a place for this course, please register online or email 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.

Tuition Discounts

TTC Graduates 10%

Seniors (60+) 10%


Taught by

Swami SitaramanandaAbout Swami Sitaramananda
Swami Sitaramananda is a Yoga, Meditation, and Vedanta teacher for more than 30 years. She is presently the main teacher of the Yoga Teachers Training Courses offered at the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm, Grass Valley, CA where she is serving as the director for more then 17 years. She also teaches at other Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Ashrams & Centers in India, Bahamas, Asia, as well as Centers along the West Coast USA, including her birth country, Vietnam. She is a direct disciple of Swami Vishnu-devananda. She was nominated by her teacher as Goraknath acharya (spiritual teacher, one of the holders of the lineage) in 1989. Her lectures are based on the four classical paths of yoga as well as the 5 points of Health.