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2015 July

First-Timers' Weekend

Friday, July 10 – Sunday, July 12

First-Timers' Weekend

Painting Magic Into Your Life

Friday, July 10 – Sunday, July 12

Painting Magic Into Your Life

Ananda Yoga Teacher Training

Sunday, July 12 – Sunday, August 9   ceu credits

Ananda Yoga Teacher Training

Ananda Yoga Assistantship

Sunday, July 12 – Saturday, July 25

Ananda Yoga Assistantship

Bridge to Ananda Yoga

Sunday, July 12 – Monday, July 20   ceu credits

Bridge to Ananda Yoga

How to Love and Be Loved

Sunday, July 12 – Friday, July 17

How to Love and Be Loved

How to Be a Channel of Divine Grace

Friday, July 17 – Sunday, July 19

How to Be a Channel of Divine Grace

Learn How to Meditate

Friday, July 17 – Sunday, July 19

Learn How to Meditate

Nature Awareness for Higher Spiritual Awareness

Friday, July 17 – Sunday, July 19   ceu credits

Nature Awareness for Higher Spiritual Awareness

Yogananda Answers

Tuesday, July 21 – Thursday, July 23

Yogananda Answers

Developing Intuition: How to Know and Trust Your Inner Guidance

Friday, July 24 – Sunday, July 26

Developing Intuition: How to Know and Trust Your Inner Guidance

Yoga Sutras Retreat Weekend

Friday, July 24 – Sunday, July 26

Yoga Sutras Retreat Weekend

Life Transitions: What's My Next Step?

Friday, July 31 – Sunday, August 2

Life Transitions: What's My Next Step?

August

How to Be a Success

Friday, August 7 – Sunday, August 9

How to Be a Success

Learn How to Meditate

Friday, August 7 – Sunday, August 9

Learn How to Meditate

Spiritual Renewal Week

Sunday, August 9 – Sunday, August 16

Spiritual Renewal Week

Preparing for a Lifetime of Kriya

Tuesday, August 11 – Saturday, August 15

Preparing for a Lifetime of Kriya

Kriya Yoga Initiation

Tuesday, August 11 – Saturday, August 15

Kriya Yoga Initiation

Relax and Heal

Tuesday, August 18 – Thursday, August 20

Relax and Heal

First-Timers' Week

Sunday, August 23 – Friday, August 28

First-Timers' Week

Yoga Therapy Training: Psychology and Mental Health

Wednesday, August 26 – Monday, August 31   ceu credits

Yoga Therapy Training: Psychology and Mental Health

How to Achieve Glowing Health and Vitality

Friday, August 28 – Sunday, August 30

How to Achieve Glowing Health and Vitality

September

Ananda Meditation Teacher Training

Thursday, September 3 – Sunday, September 13   ceu credits

Ananda Meditation Teacher Training

Yoga Getaway for Labor Day

Friday, September 4 – Monday, September 7

Yoga Getaway for Labor Day

The Chakras: Inner Guide to Self-Realization

Friday, September 4 – Sunday, September 6

The Chakras: Inner Guide to Self-Realization

Yoga Therapy Training: Ayurveda

Tuesday, September 8 – Saturday, September 12   ceu credits

Yoga Therapy Training: Ayurveda

Experiencing the 8 Manifestations of God

Friday, September 11 – Sunday, September 13

Experiencing the 8 Manifestations of God

Learn How to Meditate

Friday, September 11 – Sunday, September 13

Learn How to Meditate

Yoga Therapy Training: Health Challenges I

Sunday, September 13 – Sunday, September 20   ceu credits

Yoga Therapy Training: Health Challenges I

Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training

Tuesday, September 15 – Sunday, September 20

Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training

First-Timers' Weekend

Friday, September 18 – Sunday, September 20

First-Timers' Weekend

Prenatal Yoga Retreat

Friday, September 18 – Sunday, September 20

Prenatal Yoga Retreat

From Heartache to Healing

Thursday, September 24 – Sunday, September 27

From Heartache to Healing

Therapeutic Yoga Retreat

Friday, September 25 – Sunday, September 27

Therapeutic Yoga Retreat

Tools for Success

Friday, September 25 – Sunday, September 27

Tools for Success

Sharing Nature Training and Retreat

Sunday, September 27 – Friday, October 2

Sharing Nature Training and Retreat

Himalayan Adventure Pilgrimage

Tuesday, September 29 – Thursday, October 15

Himalayan Adventure Pilgrimage

October

Preparing for a Lifetime of Kriya

Thursday, October 1 – Sunday, October 4

Preparing for a Lifetime of Kriya

You Can Change Your Brain and Transform Your Life

Friday, October 2 – Sunday, October 4   ceu credits

You Can Change Your Brain and Transform Your Life

Kriya Yoga Initiation

Friday, October 2 – Sunday, October 4

Kriya Yoga Initiation

Painting Magic Into Your Life

Friday, October 2 – Sunday, October 4

Painting Magic Into Your Life

First-Timers' Week

Sunday, October 4 – Friday, October 9

First-Timers' Week

Israel Pilgrimage

Tuesday, October 6 – Monday, October 19

Israel Pilgrimage

How to Be Happy All the Time

Friday, October 23 – Sunday, October 25

How to Be Happy All the Time

The Dancer as a Channel

Friday, October 23 – Sunday, October 25

The Dancer as a Channel

Ananda Yoga Teacher Training

Sunday, October 25 – Sunday, November 22   ceu credits

Ananda Yoga Teacher Training

Ananda Yoga Assistantship

Sunday, October 25 – Saturday, November 7

Ananda Yoga Assistantship

Bridge to Ananda Yoga

Sunday, October 25 – Monday, November 2   ceu credits

Bridge to Ananda Yoga

Yogananda Answers

Tuesday, October 27 – Thursday, October 29

Yogananda Answers

Relax and Heal

Thursday, October 29 – Sunday, November 1

Relax and Heal

The 12 Steps and Yoga Principles

Friday, October 30 – Sunday, November 1

The 12 Steps and Yoga Principles

November

How to Be a Channel of Divine Grace

Friday, November 6 – Sunday, November 8

How to Be a Channel of Divine Grace

First-Timers' Weekend

Friday, November 6 – Sunday, November 8

First-Timers' Weekend

Meditation Solutions

Sunday, November 8 – Sunday, November 15   ceu credits

Meditation Solutions

Learn How to Meditate

Friday, November 13 – Sunday, November 15

Learn How to Meditate

Achieving Inner Peace & Tranquility

Friday, November 13 – Sunday, November 15

Achieving Inner Peace & Tranquility

Spiritual Counseling Training

Tuesday, November 17 – Sunday, November 22   ceu credits

Spiritual Counseling Training

Healing with Divine Energy

Thursday, November 19 – Sunday, November 22   ceu credits

Healing with Divine Energy

Living with a Grateful Heart: A Thanksgiving Retreat

Wednesday, November 25 – Sunday, November 29

Living with a Grateful Heart: A Thanksgiving Retreat
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Developing Intuition: How to Know and Trust Your Inner Guidance

Friday, November 27 – Sunday, November 29

Developing Intuition: How to Know and Trust Your Inner Guidance

Yoga Therapy Training: Seniors and Bone Strength

Sunday, November 29 – Wednesday, December 2   ceu credits

Yoga Therapy Training: Seniors and Bone Strength

December

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training

Wednesday, December 2 – Saturday, December 5   ceu credits

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training

Kriya Yoga Initiation

Friday, December 4 – Sunday, December 6

Kriya Yoga Initiation

Relationships That Work

Friday, December 4 – Sunday, December 6

Relationships That Work

Restorative Yoga for Men and Women

Friday, December 11 – Sunday, December 13

Restorative Yoga for Men and Women

A Christmas of Inner Awakening

Tuesday, December 22 – Saturday, December 26

A Christmas of Inner Awakening
20% off

New Year Renewal: Relax, Recharge, Refocus

Tuesday, December 29 – Saturday, January 2

New Year Renewal: Relax, Recharge, Refocus

2016 January

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training

Wednesday, January 13 – Saturday, January 16   ceu credits

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training

Yoga Therapy Training: Principles

Sunday, January 17 – Sunday, January 24   ceu credits

Yoga Therapy Training: Principles

Yoga Therapy Training: Health Challenges 2

Tuesday, January 26 – Saturday, January 30

Yoga Therapy Training: Health Challenges 2

Inner Renewal Week

Sunday, January 31 – Sunday, February 7

Inner Renewal Week

February

Ayurvedic Healing and Yoga Retreat in Kerala, India

Friday, February 5 – Wednesday, February 17   ceu credits

Ayurvedic Healing and Yoga Retreat in Kerala, India

March

Ananda Yoga Teacher Training

Sunday, March 20 – Sunday, April 17   ceu credits

Ananda Yoga Teacher Training

May

Pilgrimage to Spain & Italy: Sacred Sites in Southern Europe

Saturday, May 21 – Saturday, June 11

Pilgrimage to Spain & Italy: Sacred Sites in Southern Europe

June

Yoga Therapy Training: Principles

Sunday, June 19 – Sunday, June 26   ceu credits

Yoga Therapy Training: Principles

Yoga Therapy Training: Musculoskeletal 1

Sunday, June 26 – Tuesday, July 5   ceu credits

Yoga Therapy Training: Musculoskeletal 1

Ananda Meditation Teacher Training

Thursday, June 30 – Sunday, July 10   ceu credits

Ananda Meditation Teacher Training

July

Ananda Yoga Teacher Training

Sunday, July 10 – Sunday, August 7   ceu credits

Ananda Yoga Teacher Training

August

Practical Ayurveda for Self-Healing

Wednesday, August 10 – Sunday, August 14   ceu credits

Practical Ayurveda for Self-Healing

Spiritual Renewal Week

Sunday, August 14 – Sunday, August 21

Spiritual Renewal Week

October

Ananda Yoga Teacher Training

Sunday, October 23 – Sunday, November 20   ceu credits

Ananda Yoga Teacher Training

India Pilgrimage

Sunday, October 1 – Sunday, October 22

India Pilgrimage

Programs

Personal Retreat
Combine personal quiet time and spiritual inspiration. Come almost any day of the year except the nights of Aug 9-15, Oct 2-3

Karma Yoga
An opportunity to study, serve and grow. Have the life-changing experience of living in an ashram for 2 weeks to 3 months. Apply


Ananda Institute of Cooperative Living
Live and learn how this spiritual intentional community has succeeded for 45 years. More...


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Massage and other healing treatments are available to support your meditation retreat experience

Come a Day Early
Relax, Take a Walk,
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Gardens, flowers, forest are within and around the Expanding Light Spiritual Retreat for Meditation, Yoga, and Health

Stay an Extra Day,  Relax,
Absorb Your Experience


Exquisite vegetarian cuisine is carefully planned to support your meditation and overall health. Our menu is based on the teachings of yoga on diet

Three delicious and satisfying
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