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International Yoga Day at the Center

With Swami SivasankarianandaFriday, June 21, 2019
6:00 am–9:00 pm

Free programs all day

Join us in celebrating the fifth annual International Yoga Day.

AT THE CENTER
We love celebrating International Yoga Day and are offering a full day of free programs. Come for one or all!

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

7:30am
Light vegetarian breakfast

8:00am
Karma Yoga - an opportunity to serve the Center and experience community

9:00am
Gentle Yoga Class - one hour

10:30am
Open Yoga Class - all levels, 90 minutes

Noon
Vegetarian lunch

1:00pm
Talk: Yoga for Health

2:30pm
Pranayama in Stern Grove - one block away

4:00pm
Introduction to Meditation

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

5:30pm
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Open Yoga Class - all levels, one hour
• Separate class for children ages 6–12

6:30pm
Pizza for all

7:00pm
Video about the peace missions of Swami Vishnudevananda: In the Name of Peace

7:30pm
Wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita

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.