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What Is Ananda Yoga?

Ananda Yoga is a holistic approach that brings yoga back to its spiritual essence.
Above all, Ananda Yoga helps you:

  • Achieve inner peace by using the power of mind to harmonize body and spirit.
  • Experience uplifted consciousness, release, and relaxation in each yoga pose.
  • Discover bodily balance and stillness, which helps deepen your meditations.
  • Discover a direct experience of who and what you really are!




Ananda Yoga is the style of yoga we share at The Expanding Light Retreat. We offer retreats including restorative yoga, therapeutic yoga, and dynamic Ananda asana programs. Our Ananda School of Yoga & Meditation offers certificate trainings to become an Ananda Yoga Teacher, Meditation Teacher, or Ananda Yoga Therapist.

Heart Opening Yoga Routine
Gentle Chair Yoga ~ Ananda Yoga®
Yoga, Pranayama & Meditation ~ 30 Min Routine

Yoga Workshops in Northern California

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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Joy is within you


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Nevada City, California 95959
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