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Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm

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14651 Ballantree Lane, Grass Valley, CA 95949
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We attended the yoga farm on a Groupon weekend for stress relief. The facility is lovely, tranquil and very clean. The staff is friendly, accessible and helpful. Sine it was a Groupon deal, we were in a cabin for 4, which is a bit risky since it's tight quarters. Toilets and shower are a walk away. If you choose to... More 

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Brentwood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I have been to Sivananda Yoga farm, often on a personal trip, this last time I was there to attend and speak at a Jyotish conference. As always it is a greatly uplifting experience. It is set up like an Indian ashram, with yoga, spiritual discourses and Vedic knowledge. Set in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, the visit... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I had the chance to spend the month of May at the ashram to do my TTC. I did my research and understood what an ashram was but I still did not know what to expect. I knew it would be far out of my comfort zone but that is exactly what I was looking for. Although there were times... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The Siva temple The mountain shines like a lamp, a flame or a song that rises. The hill Siva vibrates in its soft green, a powerful blast door high in the sky. How not to feel joy with the first movement of the earth, which is to spring up, the darkest to the lightest, the most dense to the lighter,... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

So good! I love the Sivananda Yoga Farm. After my first visit to the farm in Dec. '14 it has changed my life. I really enjoy the pure energy that is encapsulated and the sincerity of all the staff and guests. Most people come to the yoga farm with intention. It's not a place that someone usually stumbles upon and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

If you want to find a structured retreat away from civilization then Sivananda Yoga Farm is for you. It's about 3 hours north east of San Francisco and it's very relaxed and chill. The retreat has a set schedule from morning mediation, to yoga, to talks, to chanting. Of course all the food is locally grown, organic, and vegan and... More 

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Palo Alto, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

If you're looking for a place to get away from everything, this is it. Yoga Farm is a rare home where you can be around good people, good food, and good living to find/remember what it's like to step off the hamster wheel. Be warned though... it's the kind of place people go for a few days and just don't... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I've been with my family to Yoga farm (ashram) couple of times over the past few years. Truly a serene place. Its an ashram in true sense not a retreat. All volunteers are very genuine, caring, and really love their work. You've to help out with karma yoga - clean the kitchen, restrooms, etc. And believe it or not, you... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I spent a week at the Yoga Farm January 2015 for a Meditation for Beginners workshop. While the workshop was for beginners the Farm itself I'd suggest is best enjoyed by those with prior yoga experience. The Farm is beautiful. The staff was gracious, and genuinely friendly. I learned a lot about yoga, meditation, and myself. Staying longer than a... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Lovely place and wonderful people (teachers, volunteer staff and fellow guests), well worth a visit but please look carefully at the web site and know what you are letting yourself in for. I stayed to do the month long yoga teacher training course TTC, which was intense but very rewarding. Whatever your reason for visiting to reap the benefits be... More 

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