Restore with Ananda Yoga® Retreat

A weekend retreat filled with yoga postures (hatha yoga), chanting, and meditation techniques that help restore our natural state of perfect joy and love.

This retreat provides a weekend of recharging your body, mind and soul through Ananda Yoga® asana sequences focused on helping you release tension, anxiety, and awaken calmness, peace and inner joy. 

Explore the specific yogic teachings and practices as formulated by Paramhansa Yogananda, (author of Autobiography of a Yogi), and his direct disciple, Swami Kriyananda. 

The weekend will have several components focused on providing methods that will help you deepen your understanding and experience of Hatha Yoga. 

We will be learning several Pranayama techniques (yogic breathing and energy control) to eliminate toxins and calm the mind. 

During your retreat, you will enjoy:

  • Guided Sadhanas (Yoga Routines suitable for all levels)
  • Guided Meditations based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda,
  • Guided Affirmation based walking Meditation
  • Teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda and Swami Kriyananda
  • Incorporating Affirmations to deepen Asana. 

Whether you are new to the practice of yoga or an experienced yogi, this retreat will be an experience to help you restore the awareness of your highest Self: Perfect joy and love. 

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.

Hatha Yoga Affirmation for half-spinal-twist-from Swami Kriyananda

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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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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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