In this retreat you will experience upliftment of heart, mind, body, and spirit.

You will learn in detail through practical experiential activities:

  • How to vitalize the body and mind with life force
  • The art and science of super relaxation
  • Powerful techniques for developing inner calmness
  • How to create balance in daily life
  • How to reconnect mind, body, and heart
  • Present moment awareness through Ananda Yoga®
    postures and affirmations
  • Powerful pranayama techniques for increasing health and vitality
  • Techniques to reduce stress and anxiety
  • How to awaken inner joy through meditation

Your retreat will be led by Brahmachari Jitendra, a gifted yoga instructor with a warm and engaging manner. A certified Ananda Yoga® and Meditation Teacher, Jitendra’s depth of experience makes him a very popular instructor and retreat leader.

Yoga for Emotion Wellness

Yoga for Emotion Wellness

"Keep your expectations of life positive.  Strive to live with unceasing happiness . . .Gain strength to rise above distraction by sipping frequently the nectar of inner peace, given you lovingly by angel hands as you grow silently toward Self-realization" - Paramhansa Yogananda

Yoga Retreat for Emotional Wellness


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Brahmachari Jitendra

Brahmachari Jitendra

 Ananda Yoga® Instructor.  Ananda Meditation Instructor.

Brahmachari Jitendra Guindon is a certified Ananda Yoga® teacher with Yoga Alliance. He is also a certified and experienced Ananda Meditation teacher. 

Jitendra is one of Ananda's most popular yoga class and retreat leaders due to the depth of understanding and heart centered energy he brings to each course and session.

Jitendra serves as the assistant director of Online with Ananda, home of Ananda’s Virtual community, online courses, and live broadcasts. Through Online with Ananda, he shares the ancient teachings of yoga as brought by Paramhansa Yogananda and acts as a spiritual counselor to hundreds of truth seekers around the world.

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No dates scheduled for Restore with Ananda Yoga® Retreat at this time.

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

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Restore with Ananda Yoga® Retreat starts the afternoon of the first date listed and ends with lunch on the last date. Please see:

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.

Restore with Ananda Yoga® 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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Ananda is a worldwide movement to help you realize the joy of your own higher Self. It is based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda and was founded by his direct disciple Swami Kriyananda in 1968.
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