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Dec. 5

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Take Back Your Power

with Swami Vidyananda, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT
Price: $108.00–$145.00 – Sliding Scale Tuition

Saturday, Dec. 5 and 12, 2020
10 am–12:30 pm and 2–4 pm ET

Yoga can teach you to reclaim your inner power and peace in a rapidly changing world. In this online workshop, you will learn simple Yoga tools to build resilience, release stress, and find strength in the midst of confusion.

It often feels like the world is out of balance and seeing the news can create feelings of helplessness and hopelessness. Yoga can help you know when and how to act, and how to conserve your energy to be an effective agent for positive change in the world.


This workshop will include:

  • Easy Yoga stretches and relaxation techniques to help reduce anxiety and exhaustion
  • Comfortable breathing techniques for portable stress release
  • Simple mental attitudes to maintain your inner balance
  • Tips to handle the anxiety that comes from so many unknowns in our current world


Live sessions with Swami Vidyananda on both Saturdays, Dec. 5 and 12, at 10 am–12:30 pm and 2–4 pm ET.

In addition, you will have access to the Ashram’s Live Hatha Yoga classes at 5 pm ET, recorded Ashram meditations, and inspiring talks with Sri Swami Satchidananda. You will also have access to an online social community to connect and communicate with other participants about this course.

The main program sessions are live and all sessions are in ET. The live sessions will be recorded and posted to the Online Programs access page if you are unable to join us live for that session. Recordings* are usually posted within one day and are available to program participants and presenter(s) only.
*You're welcome to turn off your camera if you don't wish your image to be recorded.

You will have access to the video recordings for 8 weeks after the program ends, until February 6, 2021.


Continuing Education (CE) Opportunities


Testimonials

Swami Vidyananda is remarkable, compassionate, knowledgeable, straightforward, and funny. It was a pleasure to have this opportunity to learn from her. — Rashmi Galliano

Swami Vidyananda is a master at anything she teaches. — Doug (Madhavan) Weatherley

It is truly inspiring to learn from a lifelong devotee of Swami Satchidananda such as Swami Vidyananda! Her heart and humor shine through beautifully! — Jon Lolley

Schedule

  • 1

    Welcome !!

    • Student Walkthrough – How to Navigate this Course

    • Welcome to Take Back Your Power

    • Resources, Materials, and Assistance

  • 2

    Day 1 | Dec. 5

    • Morning Sadhana

    • LIVE – Session 1 with Swami Vidyananda – 10 am–12:30 pm ET

    • Lunch Talk

    • LIVE – Session 2 with Swami Vidyananda – 2–4 pm ET

    • LIVE – Integral Yoga® Hatha – 5–6:30 pm ET

    • LIVE – Saturday Evening Satsang – 7:30–9:30 pm ET

  • 3

    Day 2 | Dec. 12

    • Morning Sadhana

    • LIVE – Session 3 with Swami Vidyananda – 10 am–12:30 pm ET

    • Lunch Talk

    • LIVE – Session 4 with Swami Vidyananda – 2–4 pm ET

    • Congratulations!

    • Program Evaluation – Help us create amazing experiences

    • LIVE – Integral Yoga® Hatha – 5–6:30 pm ET

    • LIVE – Saturday Evening Satsang – 7:30–9:30 pm ET

Presenter

Senior Sannyasi, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT

Swami Vidyananda

Swami Vidyananda has been practicing Yoga since 1969, and teaching Integral Yoga internationally since 1973. She has served as a Yoga Therapist since 1979. She co-developed the Integral Yoga Stress Management Teacher Training program with Swami Ramananda.

Vidyananda has taught in many therapeutic programs, including Smith Center Cancer Retreats, and Yoga for persons with eating disorders. She has taught Yoga for Stress Relief around the world. She trained as a hospital chaplain at the University of Virginia Hospital in Charlottesville.

For many years she traveled with Sri Swami Satchidananda serving as his translator into French. She lives in Yogaville, Virginia, where she teaches Meditation and all branches of Integral Yoga.

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Yoga can teach you to reclaim your inner power and peace in a rapidly changing world. In this online workshop, you will learn simple Yoga tools to build resilience, release stress, and find strength in the midst of confusion