San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 04, 2012
The Sivananda Yoga Farm announces its Introduction to meditation retreat in California in November 17th-22, 2012.
This course is ideal for people at all levels in their meditation practice. In addition, participants will practice yoga postures, Yoga breathing and meditation twice per day, participate in daily Kirtan chanting sessions, enjoy 2 delicious organic, vegetarian meals, and learn about the specifics of meditation from an experienced meditation teacher.
This meditation course is the only one of it's kind in Northern California, based on the traditional methods of Classical Yoga meditation from ancient India.
Benefits of meditation include:
Increased focus and concentration
Lowers blood pressure, naturally
Balances both right and left hemispheres of the brain
Natural energy boost
Increased problem solving ability
Heightened awareness throughout your day
Inner peace and tranquility
Balanced mind and emotions
Increased sense of joy and happiness
The Yoga Farm also offers a Yoga teacher training course. This program was designed by the renowned Swami Vishnu-devananda. It is an intensive immersion in Yoga, balanced between theory and practice. Students come from different backgrounds and cultures and live harmoniously together in a spiritual community under the guidance of teachers. Since 1969, over 30,000 yoga teachers have been trained through the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers' TTC program
About Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm
In 1971, Swami Vishnudevananda returned to California and founded the third ashram in the young Sivananda International organization: the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm on 40 acres of land located in the Gold Country of the beautiful Sierra Nevada Foothills in Northern California. The non-profit, non-sectarian ashram offers yoga classes, retreats and teacher training courses for students of all abilities. For more information, please visit sivanandayogafarm.org A retreat is also offered in meditation vietnam, as well as Yoga Nidra courses.