Living from the Inside Out Retreat
Find Solutions to Life's Challenges

Not scheduled at this time.

with Nayaswami Pranaba and Nayaswami Parvati

Live More Deeply! Learn how to Access Your Superconscious Mind and Discover Your Deepest Wisdom.

Use and experience powerful laws of Spirit to discover your highest potential and to live with stronger, positive energy.

Lift yourself out of negative emotions and old bad habits. A wonderful clarity and positive energy comes with dynamically connecting to your highest self. Even a little of these superconscious techniques and inner attention can open the door for you to discover a storehouse of solutions within yourself.

The superconscious mind is the wellspring of true inner guidance and inspiration. It is the most powerful part of our mind and one we can learn to befriend and draw upon. Meditation is the springboard to attuning to superconsciousness. Learning to bring superconscious inspiration into life’s daily challenges will bring you unexpected solutions.

Your weekend will include in-depth instruction in one of yoga’s most useful techniques of meditation.

During this retreat you will learn how to:

  • Recognize the ploys of the subconscious mind: unwilling to change, stuck in emotions like resentment, fear, anger, and more
  • Use your conscious, thinking mind to your best advantage
  • Learn to access the superconscious mind to help you solve problems, make decisions, and heal challenging situations with others
  • Learn techniques to connect to your highest self
  • Explore tools and attitudes to maintain inspiration throughout the day
  • Look at attitudes that hold you back from higher awareness 

Connect with your higher self—for better relationships, for harmony inwardly and outwardly, and to find solutions in daily life.

Don’t let others define you in their terms. Live by what you know of yourself, inwardly. Your abiding reality is the peace, love, and joy you have experienced in your own soul.
—Swami Kriyananda, Meditation for Starters 

Guided meditation video for Inner Peace with Diksha McCord

Watch this video on feeling Inner Peace

This will be a dynamic, joyful, and fun retreat weekend experience, giving you tools to use for the rest of your life.

What our guests say:

 "The experience was amazing.  I was introduced to many principles that have helped me navigate through life. I will definitely be back soon." -MM Fresno, CA

"Just returned from the Living From the Inside Out retreat with Mukti Deranja. This class was the perfect next step in my path of yoga and meditation, providing me with practical tools that I can use when specific challenges arise, from procrastination to working with difficult people. Mukti created a warm, welcoming environment in which to share and explore ways to help ourselves become the people we are meant to be. Her wise, cheerful, and patient manner belied a seriously targeted set of tools that anyone can practice to navigate daily life. Highly recommend this eminently practical course!" - C.S., Oakland, CA

"Wonderful, simple exercises that bring profound teachings. Clear, straightforward explanations."  - Michael, Palo Alto, CA

"This coures is a well-sequenced, delightfully offered instruction. I felt at at ease while at the same time learning profoundly useful techniques. Interaction is offered with a kind invitation. We learned that this special gift of meditation is accessible to all, and that the skill is buildable with continued practice. We noticed this within the process of the class itelf, and so we can easily imagine how the practice can continue to grow one's connection to the superconsciousness or God in one's daily life. I highly recommend the class." - B.D., Sacramento, CA

"In a few simple descriptions, I understood the different types of influences within myself and techniques that could help me move toward higher consciousness. Very helpful and easy to understand." - K.S., Rescue, CA

"I gained a sense of peace, calmness, and insights for my personal practice - tools for balancing the inner and outer world, techniques to bring energy to higher consciousness."  - V.H., Sacramento, CA

3 Tips for Living from the Inside Out

1. Take a few minutes of personal quiet time, noticing the flow of breath inside the nose, letting the world carry on without you. Make this a daily habit.
2. Notice negative thoughts and choose to release them. Discover new ways to approach a situation.
3. Place your index finger at the point between the eyebrows and concentrate (with relaxation) at that point. How do you feel?

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Nayaswami Pranaba and Nayaswami Parvati

Nayaswami Pranaba and Nayaswami Parvati

Kriyacharyas, Ananda Ministers, Hatha and Raja Yoga Teachers, Director of Ananda Sangha and the Janaka Foundation
What is a nayaswami?

Nayaswamis Pranaba and Parvati are two of Ananda’s most widely traveled and experienced ministers. They helped to create and direct Ananda centers in Palo Alto, Portland, Seattle, Dallas, and Assisi, Italy. Together they have been sharing Yogananda’s teachings for almost 60 years. Pranaba has been Director of the Yoga Teacher Training program and Manager of The Expanding Light as well as Ananda’s Retreat in Assisi, Italy. Pranaba has directed the membership training program at Ananda Village and has coordinated Ananda's Meditation Centers and Groups. He now manages Ananda Sangha Worldwide, Ananda's outreach ministry. An excellent teacher, he is known for his unfailing kindness and gentle approach.

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Prices are all-inclusive and cover accommodations, meals, classes or activities, and course materials.

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Living from the Inside Out Retreat starts the afternoon of the first date listed and ends with lunch on the last date listed. Check-in is anytime between 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at our Front Desk. Your room will be available by 3:00 p.m. Dinner is at 6:30. The first gathering of your group is after dinner.
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You can add extra personal retreat days before and/or after your program. Check availability and costs for the days and accommodations that you require.

Living from the Inside Out Retreat starts the afternoon of the first date listed. It’s ideal to arrive before 4 pm, if you are able to. That way, you can join in the afternoon session of yoga and meditation, which begins at 4:45 pm. Dinner is at 6:30. The first real gathering of your group is at 7:30 pm. If you need to arrive here after 5 pm, that’s fine, but it helps us if you let us know at 800-346-5350. We can also put aside a dinner for you if you need to arrive after 7 pm. The program ends with lunch on the last date. Please see our Daily Schedule.

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