Category Archives: Classes

Guided Seclusion at Ananda Desert Retreat

Join us for our first guided seclusion retreat at the brand new Ananda Desert Retreat in Twentynine Palms! Attendance is limited so please register right away. Retreat includes: Saturday (vegetarian) lunch & dinner Sunday (vegetarian) breakfast & lunch Morning & Afternoon Sadhana (spiritual practice) including:               — Gentle yoga postures               — Energization Exercises               — Devotional Chanting  …read more

How to Be a True Channel

4-Week Series In this class series we’ll discuss the importance of including the Divine in our daily lives and how, by sincerely striving to live in attunement with God and Truth, we can become purer and purer channels for high consciousness in this world. As you know, we are entering a period of extraordinary change  …read more

Inner Awakening Writing Retreat, June 27

Spend the afternoon learning and practicing how to combine journaling and meditation to discover inner truths, improve relationships and life circumstances, find healing, happiness and success… And so much more! Why do I journal? The simple and yet most revealing answer is that it frees me. It separates my truest self or my soul self  …read more

Learn to Meditate Intensive

3-Week Series Based on the original teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda This class is Step 1 on the Path of Kriya Yoga. Learn basic yet powerful techniques of meditation through clear, step-by-step instructions. Experience the importance of the breath/mind connection and the power of the focused mind. Learn Paramhansa Yogananda’s Energization Exercises, a unique system of  …read more

Journaling & Meditation Workshop, Aug 29

Spend the ​afternoon immersed in introspection in this uplifting yet deeply transformative retreat, while learning to combine profound journaling techniques with meditation to help you find healing, happiness, success or whatever it is that you’re seeking. This class is for everyone — experienced and new writers and meditators alike! In this retreat, learn how journaling  …read more

Sharing Meditation with Others

4-Week Series Ananda is known for its expertise in meditation, and we’ve been training teachers for almost 40 years. We’re delighted that we can now offer you training in Los Angeles. Ananda Meditation and related techniques offered in this course are time-tested, traditional practices, based on the highest ancient yogic practices of India, as brought  …read more

Raja Yoga, Starts Sept 2

12-Week Series This class is Step 2 on the Path of Kriya Yoga. Based on The Art and Science of Raja Yoga by Swami Kriyananda, as taught by Paramhansa Yogananda, you will learn in-depth the teachings and practices Patanjali’s Eightfold Path (Ashtanga Yoga). Topics covered include Hatha Yoga, Pranayama, Self-Healing, Diet, Meditation. These teachings are  …read more