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International Yoga Day

With Swami SivasankarianandaThursday, June 21, 2018
6:00 am–9:00 pm

Free programs all day

Join us in celebrating the fourth annual International Yoga Day.

AT THE CENTER
We love celebrating International Yoga Day. To conclude the week's festivities, we are offering a full day of free programs. Come for one or all!

6:00-7:30am
Guru Puja - in gratitude for our lineage and the clear guidance toward Truth. A beautiful ceremony. All are welcome.

8:00-9:30am
All-levels asana class

9:30-10:00am
Light vegetarian breakfast

10:00am-12:00pm
Talk: Exploring Nada Yoga, the power of sound, with Ram Vakkalanka. This will be an introduction to his upcoming workshop on Saturday at 2pm

12:00-1:00pm
Vegetarian lunch, plus karma yoga

1:00-3:00pm
Spreading the word. Building the community. Brainstorm. Give input. Share promotion ideas.

3:00-4:00pm
Pranayama in Stern Grove - one block away

4:15pm
Snack

4:45-5:15pm
Peace chanting - connecting to Swami Vishnuvedananda's mission of cultivating inner peace to bring about outer peace

5:30-7:00pm
All-levels Asana Class

7:15-8:45pm
All-levels Asana Class
or Yoga Nidra

9:00pm
Arati - Ceremony of light to close the event

 

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit, part of the International Yoga Vedanta Centers. 100% volunteer-run.

 

Swami Sivasankariananda

After 18 years of teaching and service at the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center in Los Angeles, Swami Sivasankariananda joined staff at the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm in May 2014. She has served as director of the San Francisco Center since February of 2015. She completed her TTC at the Yoga Farm in 1997 and ATTC there in 2008. She has been on yatra in north and south India and Mount Kailas. She loves to teach and is particularly fond of the Bhakti Yoga practices. She was initiated into sannyas in 2017 and is a certified yoga therapist. She is enrolled in the 800-hour Sivananda Yoga Health Educator Training and a 350-hour Pain Care Mentorship Program.